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B. 02-06 Egypt 'to try foreign NGO staff' Egypt
C. 02-06 Activist: Rockets rip through Syrian city Homs, Syria
3. 02-06 Australians urged to flee flooding
E. 02-06 Pakistan seal series whitewash Dubai
F. 02-06 US sanctions Iranian Central Bank Washington
G. 02-06 Contador loses drug case Spain
7. 02-06 Aftershocks rattle Philippines Negros, Southern Philippines
02-06 Syria artillery onslaught on Homs Homs, Syria
9. 02-06 Shrinking polar ice may be to blame for freeze Arctic


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Feb.6   Egypt     Egypt 'to try foreign NGO staff'  Egypt says it is to put on trial 43 people - including Americans and other foreigners - over the funding of non-governmental organisations

  Syria     Activist: Rockets rip through Syrian city Map of Homs Syria  Intense blasts echoed through the ravaged Syrian city of Homs on Monday after a weekend bloodbath ended in hundreds of deaths there

  Queensland   Australians urged to flee flooding Map of St. George Queensland Australia  Australian authorities pleaded with hundreds of people who had chosen to remain in a town in the path of rising flood waters to vacate their homes

  Dubai Pakistan seal series whitewash  Pakistan wrapped up a first series whitewash over top-ranked England on Monday by winning the third and final Test in Dubai by 71 runs

  Washington US sanctions Iranian Central Bank  US President Barack Obama has placed stricter sanctions on Iran's government, including its central bank

  Spain Contador loses drug case  Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has been stripped of his 2010 title and retroactively banned from cycling for two years

  Southern Philippines Aftershocks rattle Philippines  A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Monday off the third-largest island in the Philippines, killing at least 12 people

Day News

  Syria     Syria artillery onslaught on Homs
Map of Homs Syria
  Heavy artillery fire has been rocking Homs, as Syrian troops step up an assault on the restive city

  Arctic   Shrinking polar ice may be to blame for freeze  Europe's deadly cold snap may have a lot to do with shrinking amounts of ice in the Arctic, a recent study suggests

  Jerusalem Israel condemns Fatah-Hamas move  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the Palestinian Authority must choose between a treaty with Hamas 'or peace with Israel'

  Italy Italy acts on Russia gas shortage  Italy has activated emergency measures to conserve gas supplies as freezing weather continues to grip the country

  Cairo One dead, dozens injured in fifth day of clashes  Violent clashes near Egypt's Interior Ministry on Monday left at least one person dead and 72 injured. The man died of a gunshot wound

Evening News

  Southern Philippines   Teams search for earthquake survivors
Map of Negros island Philippines
  Rescue efforts are continuing after Monday's powerful earthquake in the central Philippines that left dozens of people dead or missing

  San Diego Five killer whales 'sue' SeaWorld  5 whales have been named as plaintiffs in a court case which argues they deserve the same constitutional protection from slavery as humans

San Francisco Bay Area , February 6, 2012 Timeline