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1. 06-19 Harare mayor's wife bludgeoned to death Harare, Zimbabwe
C. 06-19 Africa turns up heat on Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
3. 06-19 FBI holds 406 for mortgage fraud FBI
4. 06-19 Mystery surrounds severed feet British Columbia, Western Canada
5. 06-19 Mercenary implicates Thatcher Equatorial Guinea
G. 06-19 Obama shuns public campaign funds USA
H. 06-19 Earthquake region braced for wet season China
06-19 EU to lift sanctions against Cuba European Union
J. 06-19 Ballack steers Germany to Euro semifinals Basel, Switzerland

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Jun.19   Zimbabwe   Harare mayor's wife bludgeoned to death Map of Harare Zimbabwe  Opposition party said 4 of its activists and the wife of Harare's mayor were found dead days ahead of next week's presidential runoff election

  Zimbabwe     Africa turns up heat on Zimbabwe  African states monitoring election campaign have added their voice to growing international pressure over the presidential run-off vote

  FBI FBI holds 406 for mortgage fraud  The Justice Department was pursuing 144 cases. The arrests include estate agents and loan originators, who help homebuyers to take out loans

  Western Canada Mystery surrounds severed feet  Investigators are pursuing a variety of theories in their quest to unravel the mystery of 6 human feet that have washed up on the shores

  Equatorial Guinea Mercenary implicates Thatcher  The trial of British mercenary Simon Mann implicated former friend Mark Thatcher in the alleged plot to overthrow the president of Equatorial Guinea

  USA Obama shuns public campaign funds  Barack Obama has said he will not take public financing, allowing him to raise unlimited private funds in his campaign for the presidency

  China Earthquake region braced for wet season  Rain began falling in the evening and thunderstorms were forecast through Sunday

Day News


  European Union   EU to lift sanctions against Cuba
  The European Union is to lift sanctions imposed on Cuba in 2003 in protest at the imprisonment of 70 Cuban dissidents by the Castro government


  Switzerland   Ballack steers Germany to Euro semifinals Map of Basel Switzerland  Michael Ballack sent his new Chelsea manager packing from the finals as Germany clinched a berth with a dramatic 3-2 win over Portugal

Evening News


  UN Security Council   UN classifies rape a 'war tactic'
  The Council has voted unanimously in favour of a resolution classifying rape as a weapon of war and a threat to international security


  Belgium     Sarkozy warning on EU expansion  French President has said the European Union will not be able to expand further without ratification of the Lisbon treaty

  China   China raises fuel prices  China raised prices for fuel by as much as 18% in a move that could cool the nation's surging energy consumption

  Helmand Suicide attacker kills 10  A bomber detonated his explosives as a convoy of foreign troops was passing through Gereshk district, killing 10 civilians

San Francisco Bay Area , June 19, 2008 Timeline