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1. 10-09 S Korean proposed as new UN chief UN Security Council
2. 10-09 Outcry at N Korea 'nuclear test' UN Security Council
D. 10-09 Hussein men 'buried inmates alive' Baghdad
E. 10-09 Sixth 2006 Nobel goes to American Sweden
5. 10-09 Brother: Castro 'getting better,' not dying Cuba
G. 10-09 Somalis vow holy war on Ethiopia Somalia
10-09 North Korea claims nuclear test North Korea
I. 10-09 Google buys YouTube for $1.65bn San Francisco Bay Area
9. 10-09 U.S. calls for sanctions against N. Korea Washington


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Morning News

Oct.9   UN Security Council     S Korean proposed as new UN chief
  Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon has been nominated by the Security Council as the successor to Kofi Annan

  UN Security Council   Outcry at N Korea 'nuclear test'
  Security Council members are meeting to discuss their reaction

  Baghdad Hussein men 'buried inmates alive'  A former female prisoner testified that prison guards used to bury detainees alive

  Sweden Sixth 2006 Nobel goes to American  Every prize save for the literature and peace prizes have gone to Americans

  Cuba Brother: Castro 'getting better,' not dying  The ailing Fidel Castro is recovering from an illness, his younger brother and acting president said

  Somalia Somalis vow holy war on Ethiopia  Islamists have accused Ethiopia of attacking a town and have vowed a holy war in revenge

  North Korea     North Korea claims nuclear test
  Official Korean Central News Agency: North Korea claimed it has performed a successful nuclear test
 South Korean officials confirmed that North Korea performed its first nuclear test. The apparent test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. in Hwaderi near Kilju city. China was given a 20-minute warning and in turn told the U.S., Japan and S. Korea. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.2-magnitude quake in North Korea at 10:35 a.m., 385 kilometers northeast of the capital, Pyongyang

Day News

  San Francisco Bay Area   Google buys YouTube for $1.65bn
  Google is buying video-sharing website for $1.65bn in shares. The companies will continue to operate independently
 YouTube, launched in February 2005, has 100 million videos viewed every day

  Washington   U.S. calls for sanctions against N. Korea  The United States circulated a draft resolution to U.N. Security Council calling for stiff weapons sanctions

  Iraq Hall boss arrested for sickening troops  

  Guatemala Dozens killed in bus crash  At least 34 have died and several injured after a passenger bus fell down a 100m ravine in northern Guatemala

Evening News

  Darfur Hundreds died in August attacks in Darfur  The UN human rights chief said several hundred civilians may have died in late August attacks by militias

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