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B. 06-09 Knife frenzy suspect warned: It's time Tokyo
C. 06-09 Safaricom soars on debut Kenya
D. 06-09 Water rising too fast at quake lake Sichuan
4. 06-09 18,000 held 'political crackdown' Bangladesh
F. 06-09 PM hails fallen troops in Afghanistan London
G. 06-09 Greece warned of earthquake aftershock Greece
06-09 Factions sign peace deal Somalia
8. 06-09 Bush heads to Europe for six-nation tour Washington
J. 06-09 Apple announces cheaper 3G iPhone San Francisco Bay Area

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Jun.9   Tokyo   Knife frenzy suspect warned: It's time Map of Tokyo  Tomohiro Kato arrested after 7 people died in a knifing rampage in Tokyo foretold the mayhem in a series of messages posted to the Internet

  Kenya   Safaricom soars on debut  Shares in mobile phone firm soared as much as 60% on their first day of trading after Kenya's biggest ever stock market flotation

  Sichuan     Water rising too fast at quake lake Map of Sichuan  Fears were mounting for the safety of more than a million people as waters threatening to burst a dam of landslide rubble

  Bangladesh 18,000 held 'political crackdown'  Police have detained or arrested more than 18,000 people in the last 11 days in a crackdown on crime aimed at improving security ahead of elections

  London PM hails fallen troops in Afghanistan  Gordon Brown has paid tribute to troops serving in Afghanistan, a day after the British death toll reached 100

  Greece Greece warned of earthquake aftershock  Seismologists warned that a strong aftershock was expected a day after a powerful earthquake killed two people and injured nearly 150

Day News


  Somalia   Factions sign peace deal
  The government has signed a peace deal with an opposition bloc aimed at ending 17 years of conflict in the country


  Washington     Bush heads to Europe for six-nation tour  The tour likely will be his last trip to the continent during his presidency for an eight-day trip to highlight improved U.S. relations

  San Francisco Bay Area Apple announces cheaper 3G iPhone  The company is hoping to boost its share of the smartphone market, with support for faster wireless networks

  Switzerland Rampant Netherlands crush sorry Italy  World champions suffered a calamitous start to their Euro 2008 campaign as they slumped to a 3-0 defeat against Netherlands in their Group C opener

  South Korea Man abducted in 1975 escapes N. Korea  65-year-old Yoon Jong-soo fled last month and is now under S. Korean protection at a consulate in northeastern China

  Ethiopia 'Everyone's starving' in Ethiopia  Aid groups say the older victims suggest an escalation in the crisis

Evening News


  European Union     US and EU 'to issue Iran warning'
  President Bush is to hold talks with European Union leaders as they meet in Slovenia for their twice-yearly summit


  Sichuan     Quake lake 'now draining'
Map of Sichuan
  Water has flowed into an abandoned town, as drainage from an unstable lake formed by last month's massive earthquake accelerates


  Washington   Danger of US downturn 'has faded'  Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke: The US economy may have avoided a major decline. He is playing down recent unemployment rises

  Israel Captive Israeli's letter given to parents  The parents of Cpl. Gilad Shalit received a letter from their son. Carter Center arranged delivery of the message

  South Korea Cabinet offers to resign  Prime Minister Han Seung-soo and the Cabinet offered to resign amid an uproar over an unpopular deal to resume importing U.S. beef

San Francisco Bay Area , June 9, 2008 Timeline