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06-08 G8: Oil prices could spur global recession Japan
C. 06-08 Nadal humiliates Federer in French final Paris
3. 06-08 Deadly quake traps residents Patras, Greece
4. 06-08 Cyclone dead will 'never' be identified Myanmar
5. 06-08 Quake lake aftershock causes landslides Sichuan
G. 06-08 End struggle, Chavez urges Farc Venezuela
H. 06-08 Deadly bombings strike train station Algeria
8. 06-08 Battle to save 37 miners Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine
J. 06-08 Two-goal Podolski gives Germany victory Austria


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Morning News

Jun.8   Japan     G8: Oil prices could spur global recession
  Japan's energy chief launched a meeting of ministers from the G8 nations by warning that soaring oil prices could trigger a global recession

  Paris     Nadal humiliates Federer in French final
  Rafael Nadal became the second man to win 4 successive French Open titles after crushing world No. 1 Roger Federer in straight sets
 The Spaniard triumphed 6-1 6-3 6-0 to hand Swiss a third straight defeat in the final at Roland Garros, with the Federer top seed still seeking to win the only Grand Slam title missing from his collection.

  Greece Deadly quake traps residents  A strong earthquake jolted western Greece, killing at least two people and trapping several people beneath collapsed buildings

  Myanmar Cyclone dead will 'never' be identified  Tens of thousands of people may never be identified because their bodies have decomposed so badly and many ended up far from home

  Sichuan Quake lake aftershock causes landslides  A relatively strong aftershock shook a massive quake-formed lake, sending landslides tumbling down surrounding mountains

Day News

  Venezuela     End struggle, Chavez urges Farc
  Venezuelan President has urged the new leader of Colombia's rebels to end their four-decade struggle and release all hostages

  Algeria   Deadly bombings strike train station  Two bombs in quick succession rocked a station, killing several people, including a French engineer and Algerian firefighters and soldiers
 At least 12 people are killed at a train station east of the Algerian capital

  Eastern Ukraine   Battle to save 37 miners Map of Donetsk Ukraine  Rescue teams are battling to save miners trapped underground after a gas explosion. The rescuers are racing against time amid fears of flooding

  Austria Two-goal Podolski gives Germany victory  Lukas Podolski scored twice against the country of his birth for a convincing 2-0 victory against Poland in their opening Group B match at Euro 2008

  Canada Pole profits from Hamilton's calamity  BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica claimed his first victory in F1 and moved to the top of the drivers' championship

  Austria Croatia made 1-0 win over co-host  Luka Modric scored from the penalty spot to give a 1-0 win over co-host Austria at the European Championship

  Helmand Journalist for BBC killed  Abdul Samad Rohani , an Afghan journalist working for the BBC was found dead, a day after he was abducted

Evening News

  Afghanistan   British toll in Afghanistan climbs to 100  3 British paratroopers were killed in a suicide bombing

  Spain   Hauliers on fuel strike  Tens of thousands of lorry drivers have begun an indefinite strike against the soaring price of diesel, which has risen by 20% this year

  Somalia Clashes leave at least 10 dead  Fresh fighting between Ethiopian-backed government forces and Islamic insurgents in capital city of Mogadishu

San Francisco Bay Area , June 8, 2008 Timeline