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06-07 Clinton backs Obama and bows out Washington
C. 06-07 Ivanovic clinches maiden Grand Slam Paris
3. 06-07 Court lifts rally ban Zimbabwe
E. 06-07 Monsoon brings more suffering Myanmar
F. 06-07 50 people detained after deadly bombings Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
G. 06-07 Pakistan asks U.N. to probe Bhutto killing Pakistan
H. 06-07 Oil crisis dominates G8 meeting Japan
I. 06-07 Portugal impress in 2-0 win over Turkey Geneva
9. 06-07 Iran protests threats from Israeli official UN Security Council

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Jun.7   Washington     Clinton backs Obama and bows out
  Hillary Clinton has told her supporters to unite behind Barack Obama as she suspended her campaign to become the nominee for the president
 In her speech at the National Building Museum, Hillary was grateful to 'all who poured hearts' into this campaign. She urged supporters to now ensure their energy and passion was directed towards getting Obama elected


  Paris   Ivanovic clinches maiden Grand Slam  New world number one Ana Ivanovic is claiming her first Grand Slam title with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Dinara Safina in the French Open women's final

  Zimbabwe   Court lifts rally ban  High Court has overturned a police ban on opposition campaign rallies this weekend

  Myanmar     Monsoon brings more suffering  A severe shortage of housing has left hundreds of thousands of cyclone survivors exposed to heavy rain as the monsoon season begins

  Sri Lanka 50 people detained after deadly bombings  2 bus bombings which killed at least 22 people. One explosion on a crowded bus in Moratuwa, a southern suburb of Colombo, killed 21 commuters

  Pakistan Pakistan asks U.N. to probe Bhutto killing  Pakistan's ambassador to the U.N. handed the request to the secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon

Day News


  Japan   Oil crisis dominates G8 meeting
  The energy ministers of the world's leading industrialised nations are meeting amid fears soaring oil prices could damage the global economy


  Geneva     Portugal impress in 2-0 win over Turkey Map of Geneva Switzerland  Portugal made a confident opening to their Euro 2008 campaign with an impressive win over Turkey in their Group A clash

  UN Security Council Iran protests threats from Israeli official  Iran's UN delegation accused the Security Council of 'emboldening' an Israeli official into threatening to attack Iran over nuclear program

  Switzerland Sverkos gives Czech Republic opening win  Substitute Vaclav Sverkos stunned Euro 2008 co-hosts Switzerland with the only goal of the opening game

Evening News


  Tehran   Iraqi PM arrives for talks
Map of Tehran
  Iraq will not allow its territory to be used to attack Iran, says Nouri Maliki during a visit
 Prime Minister arrived in Tehran for a visit with top Iranian officials, while car bombings renewed violence at home


  Tokyo   Tokyo man goes on stabbing spree
Map of Tokyo
  A man armed with a knife has killed three people and injured at least 17 Akihabara district, a shopping area known as Electric Town in central Tokyo


  Obama     Obama praises 'valiant' Clinton   Democratic hopeful has paid tribute to Hillary Clinton for her 'valiant campaign' to become the party nominee for US president

  Somalia Leading journalist slain  Nasteh Dahir Farah, 36, was gunned down in a targeted assassination, making him the 10th journalist to be killed in the country since last year

San Francisco Bay Area , June 7, 2008 Timeline