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06-23 Mugabe rival seeks refuge in embassy Harare, Zimbabwe
2. 06-23 China sacks officials over quake corruption China
D. 06-23 Oil prices surges despite Saudi pledge Global
4. 06-23 EU imposes new sanctions on Iran European Union
5. 06-23 Raids hit EU 'people-smugglers' European Union
G. 06-23 Ruthless Federer crushes friend Hrbaty London
H. 06-23 Violent clashes continue Tripoli, Northern Lebanon
I. 06-23 Rescuers hold out hope for ferry survivors Philippines
9. 06-23 UN: Free Zimbabwe poll impossible UN Security Council


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Jun.23   Zimbabwe   Mugabe rival seeks refuge in embassy Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  Opposition presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai was taking refuge at the Dutch embassy in Harare
 Tsvangirai had spent the night at the embassy as he feared for his safety but had not requested asylum

  China China sacks officials over quake corruption  12 officials fired for dereliction of duty and misuse of earthquake relief

  Global Oil prices surges despite Saudi pledge  Investors shrugged off the pledge to increase oil production, focusing on disruptions to Nigerian supply and heightened Middle East tensions

  European Union EU imposes new sanctions on Iran  The Union has agreed new financial sanctions aimed at pressuring Iran to halt uranium enrichment

  European Union Raids hit EU 'people-smugglers'  A pan-Europe police operation has led to the arrest of 75 people suspected of trafficking Iraqi Kurds into the EU

  London Ruthless Federer crushes friend Hrbaty  Roger Federer opened his bid for a record sixth successive Wimbledon title with a ruthless 6-3 6-2 6-2 victory over Dominik Hrbaty

  Northern Lebanon Violent clashes continue  Heavy fighting between pro- and anti-government supporters raged for a second day and officials said 4 more people had died overnight

  Philippines Rescuers hold out hope for ferry survivors  Rescuers have refused to give up hope of rescuing some of the 700 people missing after a ferry capsized in a typhoon

Day News

  UN Security Council   UN: Free Zimbabwe poll impossible
  The Security Council has unanimously condemned the violence and intimidation against Zimbabwe's opposition party

  Washington   Violence down in Iraq since 'surge' Map of Pentagon USA  Pentagon: All major indicators of violence have dropped by between 40 and 80 percent since February 2007

  USA US court backs Guantanamo inmate  The court has for the first time rejected the classification of a prisoner held in Guantanamo as an 'enemy combatant'. Huzaifa Parhat is a Chinese

  North Korea Media invited to nuclear plant blast  North Korea is to blow up the plant's cooling tower, a key part of its controversial Yongbyon nuclear reactor

  USA Terror attack 'would help McCain'  An aide to Republican presidential hopeful has said he regrets telling a reporter that a terror attack on the US would be 'an advantage'

Evening News

  Philippines   Divers yet to find ferry survivors
Map of Sibuyan Philippines
  The divers found bodies but so far no survivors inside the hull of a ferry that capsized. No response yet when divers hammered the ship

San Francisco Bay Area , June 23, 2008 Timeline