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06-08 At least 18 dead in clash Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
C. 06-08 Jail term for corrupt Zuma aide South Africa
D. 06-08 $80bn Google takes top media spot San Francisco Bay Area
E. 06-08 Iraq leaders back militia group Iraq
F. 06-08 Abbas visits Gaza to rescue truce Gaza
G. 06-08 US could support UN nuclear head UN
H. 06-08 Bolivia weighs presidential options Bolivia
I. 06-08 Emergency Congress to name President Bolivia
9. 06-08 Zimbabwe braced for strike action Zimbabwe


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Jun.8   Ethiopia   At least 18 dead in clash
Map of Addis Ababa Ethiopia
  In a third day of unrest following a disputed election, protesters clash with security forces in Addis Ababa

  South Africa Jail term for corrupt Zuma aide  Schabir Shaik, a financial adviser to Deputy President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 years

  San Francisco Bay Area $80bn Google takes top media spot  Internet search phenomenon become the world's biggest media company ahead of Time Warner

  Iraq Iraq leaders back militia group  Government have publicly supported the Badr Organization charged by many Sunni leaders with the murders

Day News

  Gaza     Abbas visits Gaza to rescue truce  Palestinian leader is to persuade militants to abide by a ceasefire threatened by sporadic clashes with Israel

  UN US could support UN nuclear head  The US has indicated it could support a 3rd term for Mohamed ElBaradei - if he toughens his stance on Iran

  Bolivia Bolivia weighs presidential options  Lawmakers haggled over naming a wealthy rancher as the new president or calling early elections

Evening News

  Bolivia   Emergency Congress to name President  Lawmakers have flown to historic capital of Sucre to open a session to name a replacement for Carlos Mesa

  Zimbabwe Zimbabwe braced for strike action  2-day general strike is called by opposition groups in protest at a huge number of arrests

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