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1. 06-02 Outbreak is new form of E. coli Germany
06-03 Yemen's presidential compound attacked Sanaa, Yemen
3. 06-11 Chile volcano affects NZ flights New Zealand
E. 06-16 Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda al-Zawahiri
5. 06-17 Deadly floods hit China Zhejiang, Southern China
G. 06-18 Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban Kabul
7. 06-20 Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens Petrozavodsk, Russia
8. 06-20 Ash cloud grounds Australian flights Adelaide, Australia
J. 06-22 Obama orders cut in Afghan force Washington

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Outbreak is new form of E. coli Yemen's presidential compound attacked   President, prime minister and other senior government officials were injured during the shelling of the presidential compound in Sanaa Chile volcano affects NZ flights Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda Deadly floods hit China Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens Ash cloud grounds Australian flights   An ash cloud is drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago Obama orders cut in Afghan force Leading China activist Hu Jia 'freed' ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi   Parliament's vote in favour of austerity   The European Union has welcomed the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and protests
Jun.2   Germany
 Japan  Prime minister survives no-confidence vote
Jun.3   Yemen
 Syria  Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest
 Libya  NATO uses attack helicopters
Jun.4  Tribal Areas  Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'
 Paris  China's Li wins French Open title
 Saudi Arabia  Yemen's Saleh 'in Saudi Arabia
 Germany  Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak
Jun.5  Germany  Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
 Paris  Nadal secures sixth French crown
 Portugal  Socialists admit election defeat
 Peru  Peru's Humala claims election win
 Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm
Jun.6  New York  US lawmaker admits lewd picture
 Syria  Syria vows to deal with attackers
 Luxembourg  EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting
Jun.7  Yemen  Tribal fighters take over major city
 Saudi Arabia  Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'
Jun.8  Libya  Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault
 Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges
Jun.10  Syria  Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour'
 Northern Syria  Protesters die in clashes
 Somalia  Somali minister killed by niece
Jun.11  Somalia  'African US embassy bomber dead'
 Peshawar  Deadly blasts at market
  New Zealand
Jun.12  Turkey  Turkey ruling party 'leads vote'
 Syria  Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour
 Miami  Mavericks top Heat 105-95 for NBA title
Jun.13  Bahrain  Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial
 Syria  Military in control of Jisr al-Shugur
Jun.14  Southern Sudan  'Huge suffering' from Sudan bombs
Jun.15  U.S. Congress  White House defends mission in Libya
 Vancouver  Bruins Win Stanley Cup
Jun.16   al-Zawahiri
 Vancouver  Vancouver riot after hockey defeat
 New York  Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity'
Jun.17   Southern China
 Syria  Syria unrest: fresh protests erupt
 Morocco  Moroccan monarch unveils reforms
Jun.18   Kabul
 Libya  Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five'
Jun.19  NATO  Nato admits Tripoli target error
 European Union  European ministers: Greece to get loans
Jun.20   Russia
 Tunisia  Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
 Syria  Al-Assad: Reheated promises with threats
  Australia
Jun.21  Mexico  Top cartel leader captured
 Greece  Greek PM survives confidence vote
Jun.22   Washington
Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape
Jun.25   Beijing
 Afghanistan  Suicide bomber targets hospital, kills 35
 Syria  Syrian army widens border sweep
Jun.26  Southern France  6 bodies found in French Alps
 Libya  Fierce fighting near to Tripoli
Jun.27   Hague
 Greece  Greek unions stage general strike
Jun.28  Athens  Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins
 Kabul  Suicide bombers attack luxury hotel
 France  Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Jun.29   Greece
Jun.30  London  British labor strikes could cause chaos
 Canada  Canada welcomes William and Kate
 Beijing  China marks 90 years of communism
 Venezuela  Chavez tells of cancerous tumour


World in June 2011 , Location by Topic
Location Politics War & Army Crime & Justice Disasters Sports
Arab Countries
Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest
Yemen's Saleh 'in Saudi Arabia
Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'
Protesters die in clashes
Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial
Syria unrest: fresh protests erupt
Moroccan monarch unveils reforms
Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
Al-Assad: Reheated promises with threats
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest
NATO uses attack helicopters
Syria vows to deal with attackers
Tribal fighters take over major city
Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault
ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges
Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour'
Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour
Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five'
Fierce fighting near to Tripoli
ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges
Somali minister killed by niece
'African US embassy bomber dead'
Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial
Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
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European Union
Socialists admit election defeat
EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting
European ministers: Greece to get loans
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
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ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Outbreak is new form of E. coli
Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak
Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
E. coli 'linked' to German farm
EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting
6 bodies found in French Alps
Federer ends Djokovic's run
China's Li wins French Open title
Nadal secures sixth French crown
6 bodies found in French Alps
Syria
Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest
Protesters die in clashes
Syria unrest: fresh protests erupt
Al-Assad: Reheated promises with threats
Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest
Syria vows to deal with attackers
Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour'
Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour
Military in control of Jisr al-Shugur
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North Africa
Moroccan monarch unveils reforms
Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
NATO uses attack helicopters
Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault
ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges
Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five'
Fierce fighting near to Tripoli
ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges
Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
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USA
US lawmaker admits lewd picture
White House defends mission in Libya
Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity'
Obama orders cut in Afghan force
White House defends mission in Libya
Obama orders cut in Afghan force
John Edwards charged over funds
Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity'
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Mavericks top Heat 105-95 for NBA title
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NATO uses attack helicopters
Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault
Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five'
Fierce fighting near to Tripoli
ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges
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France
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
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6 bodies found in French Alps
China's Li wins French Open title
Nadal secures sixth French crown
6 bodies found in French Alps
Balkans
Greek PM survives confidence vote
Greek unions stage general strike
Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins
Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
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Jun.1  Turkey  Erdogan speaks of brotherhood at rally
 Switzerland  Blatter remains FIFA president
 Global  Global war on drugs has 'failed'


June 2 ... more > Top ^

Jun.2   Germany  
  Infectious disease detectives worldwide rushed to find the cause of an outbreak of a rare strain of E. coli that has spread to 10 countries
  Japan Prime minister survives no-confidence vote  Spain  Spain seeks E. coli compensation

June 3 ... more > Top ^

Jun.3   Yemen     Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Map of Sanaa Yemen
  President, prime minister and other senior government officials were injured during the shelling of the presidential compound in Sanaa
 The president sustained a injury to the head in the Sanaa attack. Prime Minister, the parliament speaker, the deputy prime minister, and the Sanaa governor were among seven injured
 UN Tribunal  Mladic calls charges against him obnoxious  North Carolina  John Edwards charged over funds   Syria     Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest   Thousands of anti-government protesters have taken to the streets across Syria after prayers, in defiance of the crackdown on dissent  Libya  Short on weapons, Libya rebels dig in  Yemen  Yemen leader defiant after injury  Paris  Federer ends Djokovic's run   Libya     NATO uses attack helicopters   NATO used attack helicopters for the first time as part of its military operation aimed at increasing pressure on Gadhafi's regime

June 4 ... more > Top ^

Jun.4   Tribal Areas Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'
  Paris China's Li wins French Open title   Saudi Arabia     Yemen's Saleh 'in Saudi Arabia   Yemen's president Ali Abdullah Saleh has flown to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment, a day after he was wounded   Germany Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak

June 5 ... more > Top ^

Jun.5   Germany   Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'  Locally grown beansprouts are suspected to be the source of an E.coli outbreak that has left at least 21 people dead   Paris Nadal secures sixth French crown
 Northern Israel  Israeli troops open fire in Golan  Yemen  Yemenis rejoice as Saleh leaves  Syria  25 killed in one Syrian city  Croatia  Pope celebrates Mass in Croatia   Portugal Socialists admit election defeat   Peru Peru's Humala claims election win   Hamburg E. coli 'linked' to German farm

June 6 ... more > Top ^

Jun.6   New York US lawmaker admits lewd picture
 Yemen  Fierce clashes; fate of Saleh uncertain   Syria Syria vows to deal with attackers   Luxembourg EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting

June 7 ... more > Top ^

Jun.7   Yemen   Tribal fighters take over major city   More than 400 tribal gunmen took over Taiz. Government forces have been regrouping in an effort to re-enter the city   Saudi Arabia   Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'  Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh was more seriously injured in a rocket attack on his compound last week than thought  Germany  Germany optimistic over E. coli  France  EU allies seek UN action on Syria

June 8 ... more > Top ^

Jun.8   Libya Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault
  Libya ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges  Southern India  Elephants rampage in Indian city  United Arab Emirates  Talks focus on post-Gaddafi Libya

June 9 ... more > Top ^

Jun.9  Yemen  U.S. resumes airstrikes in Yemen  Libya  Allies boost aid to Libya rebels  Beijing  Lagarde visits China in IMF bid  Washington  Iraq 'to request' US troops stay

June 10 ... more > Top ^

Jun.10   Syria Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour'
  Northern Syria Protesters die in clashes   Somalia Somali minister killed by niece  Washington  US demands end to Syria violence

June 11 ... more > Top ^

Jun.11   Somalia   'African US embassy bomber dead'   Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, suspected of in the 1998 embassy bombings, has been killed by Somali government forces  Turkey  Syrian refugees mount in Turkey   Peshawar   Deadly blasts at market   At least 34 people have been killed and 90 wounded after two explosions ripped through a market in the north-western Pakistani city  Washington  US hails death of al-Qaeda militant   New Zealand   Chile volcano affects NZ flights
  Flights to and from Tasmania and parts of New Zealand have been cancelled as ash from a volcano erupting in Chile drifts across the region
 Global  IMF hit by 'major' cyber attack

June 12 ... more > Top ^

Jun.12   Turkey     Turkey ruling party 'leads vote'  Partial results from election suggest the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will win a third term   Syria   Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour   At least 3 people were killed in clashes as Syrian forces surged into a northwestern city of Jisr al-Shugur; helicopters hovered in the sky   Miami Mavericks top Heat 105-95 for NBA title
 Turkey  Turkey PM 'will build consensus'  New Zealand  Quake shocks rattle Christchurch

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Jun.13   Bahrain   Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial  Doctors and nurses accused of taking control of a hospital during anti-government protests, storing weapons and keeping people prisoner   Syria Military in control of Jisr al-Shugur
 New Hampshire  Republican 2012 hopefuls face off

June 14 ... more > Top ^

Jun.14   Southern Sudan 'Huge suffering' from Sudan bombs
 Washington  Obama calls for Sudan ceasefire

June 15 ... more > Top ^

Jun.15   U.S. Congress White House defends mission in Libya
  Vancouver Bruins Win Stanley Cup  Greece  Greek PM to form new government

June 16 ... more > Top ^

Jun.16   al-Zawahiri   Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
  Ayman al-zawahiri.html#2011" title="al-Zawahiri timeline">al-Zawahiri will take over leadership of al Qaeda, according to a statement posted on several jihadist websites
  Vancouver Vancouver riot after hockey defeat  New York  US lawmaker Weiner 'to step down'   New York Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity'  Libya  Rebels: Cell phones show rapes  Washington  US pledges to hunt down Zawahiri  Israel  Gas explosion kills 4 in Israel

June 17 ... more > Top ^

Jun.17   Southern China   Deadly floods hit China
Map of Zhejiang China
  Another round of torrential rains has flooded a once drought-stricken region, killing 25 people and leaving 25 missing
  Syria Syria unrest: fresh protests erupt  Berlin  Merkel and Sarkozy urge Greek aid   Morocco Moroccan monarch unveils reforms  Northern Japan  Fukushima water clean-up halted

June 18 ... more > Top ^

Jun.18   Kabul     Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
  The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group
 Washington  Obama tees off in 'golf summit'  Northern Syria  Syria troops 'raid border town'   Libya   Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five'   At least five people have died in a Nato air strike that hit a house in the Libyan capital, Libyan government officials say

June 19 ... more > Top ^

Jun.19  NATO  Nato probes Libya 'civilian' raid   NATO Nato admits Tripoli target error
 Luxembourg  Eurozone 'to approve' Greece loan   European Union     European ministers: Greece to get loans  Applauding budget-cutting measures by Greece, the finance ministers announced that Athens is on track to receive fresh loans in mid-July  Washington  Majestic McIlroy secures US Open

June 20 ... more > Top ^

Jun.20   Russia   Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Map of Petrozavodsk Russia
  At least 44 people died when twin-engine Tupolev-134 crashed onto a highway outside the northwestern city of Petrozavodsk.    The plane came down while flying from Moscow, to Petroza...
  Tunisia   Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia  A court has sentenced ex-President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila to 35 years for embezzlement and misusing public funds   Syria Al-Assad: Reheated promises with threats  New York  U.S. stocks rise amid caution over Greece   Australia   Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
Map of Adelaide Australia
  An ash cloud is drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago
 All scheduled international flights in and out of Sydney and Melbourne were cancelled. Virgin Australia's New Zealand flights were cancelled indefinitely


June 21 ... more > Top ^

Jun.21   Mexico   Top cartel leader captured   Federal police captured Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas, a.k.a. 'The Monkey,' in an operation in the state of Aguascalientes   Greece Greek PM survives confidence vote
 Argentina  Fernandez announces re-election bid

June 22 ... more > Top ^

Jun.22  Libya  Gadhafi calls to investigate NATO attack  Northern Japan  Magnitude 6.7 quake rattles N. Japan   Washington     Obama orders cut in Afghan force
  Obama has announced the withdrawal of 10,000 US troops this year and another 23,000 by the end of September 2012


June 23 ... more > Top ^

Jun.23  Washington  US warns Syria over border move  Libya  Libya rebels 'have Tripoli network'

June 24 ... more > Top ^

Jun.24   Rwanda Woman guilty of genocide and rape
 Syria  Deadly protests erupt against al-Assad  Pakistan  HuM group denies al-Qaeda link

June 25 ... more > Top ^

Jun.25   Beijing   Leading China activist Hu Jia 'freed'
  Hu Jia - one of China's most prominent dissidents - has been released from prison, his wife says
  Afghanistan     Suicide bomber targets hospital, kills 35   A suicide bomb attack targeting a hospital in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 35 people and wounded more than two dozen   Syria Syrian army widens border sweep

June 26 ... more > Top ^

Jun.26   Southern France 6 bodies found in French Alps
 Global  LulzSec hacking group 'disbands'  Syria  Syrian general: Soldiers, police killed  European Union  Guarded welcome to Hu Jia release   Libya   Fierce fighting near to Tripoli   Rebels engage in a deadly battle with government forces in mountain plains, as the opposition says it is making an all-out push for the capi...

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Jun.27   Hague     ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Map of Hague
  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives
 Washington  Slavery report names weak links  Italy  Knox killed roommate, appeal told  London  Serena, Venus, Wozniacki all lose   Greece Greek unions stage general strike

June 28 ... more > Top ^

Jun.28   Athens   Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins   Riot police fired tear gas to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators, as thousands rallied to protest proposed austerity measures   Kabul   Suicide bombers attack luxury hotel  Six Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Kabul's Hotel Inter-Continental in a brazen, carefully orchestrated operation   France     Christine Lagarde named IMF chief  Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, 55, has been named the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund  Mountain States  Raging fire closes Los Alamos lab  Kabul  Nato quells hotel assault

June 29 ... more > Top ^

Jun.29   Greece     Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
  The European Union has welcomed the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and protests
 MPs approved the unpopular package of spending cuts and tax hikes by 155 votes to 138. The measures are needed to win the latest tranche of a 110bn-euro (98bn) loan


June 30 ... more > Top ^

Jun.30   London British labor strikes could cause chaos
 Greece  MPs pass second austerity vote  Southern Afghanistan  ISAF: Haqqani network leader killed   Canada   Canada welcomes William and Kate   Canada's governor general has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the start of the royal couple's first official overseas tour   Beijing China marks 90 years of communism   Venezuela Chavez tells of cancerous tumour  Beijing  Hu warns Chinese Communist Party


  Yemen's presidential compound attacked Map of Sanaa Yemen




World, June 2011 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Jun.3   Yemen
  President, prime minister and other senior government officials were injured during the shelling of the presidential compound in Sanaa
 The president sustained a injury to the head in the Sanaa attack. Prime Minister, the parliament speaker, the deputy prime minister, and the Sanaa governor were among seven injured
Jun.3  UN Tribunal  Mladic calls charges against him obnoxious Jun.3   Syria   Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest   Thousands of anti-government protesters have taken to the streets across Syria after prayers, in defiance of the crackdown on dissent Jun.3  Libya  Short on weapons, Libya rebels dig in Jun.3   Libya   NATO uses attack helicopters   NATO used attack helicopters for the first time as part of its military operation aimed at increasing pressure on Gadhafi's regime Jun.4   Tribal Areas Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone' Jun.5  Northern Israel  Israeli troops open fire in Golan Jun.6  Yemen  Fierce clashes; fate of Saleh uncertain Jun.6   Syria Syria vows to deal with attackers Jun.7   Yemen Tribal fighters take over major city   More than 400 tribal gunmen took over Taiz. Government forces have been regrouping in an effort to re-enter the city Jun.8   Libya Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault Jun.8   Libya ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jun.9  Yemen  U.S. resumes airstrikes in Yemen Jun.9  Libya  Allies boost aid to Libya rebels Jun.9  Washington  Iraq 'to request' US troops stay Jun.10   Syria Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour' Jun.12   Syria Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour   At least 3 people were killed in clashes as Syrian forces surged into a northwestern city of Jisr al-Shugur; helicopters hovered in the sky Jun.13   Syria Military in control of Jisr al-Shugur Jun.14   Southern Sudan 'Huge suffering' from Sudan bombs Jun.14  Washington  Obama calls for Sudan ceasefire Jun.15   U.S. Congress White House defends mission in Libya Jun.16  Libya  Rebels: Cell phones show rapes Jun.16  Washington  US pledges to hunt down Zawahiri Jun.18   Kabul   Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
  The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group
Jun.18  Northern Syria  Syria troops 'raid border town' Jun.18   Libya Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five'   At least five people have died in a Nato air strike that hit a house in the Libyan capital, Libyan government officials say Jun.19  NATO  Nato probes Libya 'civilian' raid Jun.19   NATO Nato admits Tripoli target error
Jun.22   Washington   Obama orders cut in Afghan force
  Obama has announced the withdrawal of 10,000 US troops this year and another 23,000 by the end of September 2012
Jun.23  Libya  Libya rebels 'have Tripoli network' Jun.24   Rwanda Woman guilty of genocide and rape
Jun.25   Syria Syrian army widens border sweep Jun.26  Syria  Syrian general: Soldiers, police killed Jun.26   Libya Fierce fighting near to Tripoli   Rebels engage in a deadly battle with government forces in mountain plains, as the opposition says it is making an all-out push for the capi... Jun.28  Kabul  Nato quells hotel assault Jun.30  Southern Afghanistan  ISAF: Haqqani network leader killed



World, June 2011 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2011 Jun.2   Germany Outbreak is new form of E. coli
  Infectious disease detectives worldwide rushed to find the cause of an outbreak of a rare strain of E. coli that has spread to 10 countries
Jun.2  Spain  Spain seeks E. coli compensation Jun.4   Germany Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'  Locally grown beansprouts are suspected to be the source of an E.coli outbreak that has left at least 21 people dead Jun.5   Hamburg E. coli 'linked' to German farm Jun.6   Luxembourg EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting Jun.7  Germany  Germany optimistic over E. coli Jun.8  Southern India  Elephants rampage in Indian city Jun.11   New Zealand Chile volcano affects NZ flights
  Flights to and from Tasmania and parts of New Zealand have been cancelled as ash from a volcano erupting in Chile drifts across the region
Jun.12  New Zealand  Quake shocks rattle Christchurch Jun.16  Israel  Gas explosion kills 4 in Israel Jun.17   Southern China Deadly floods hit China Map of Zhejiang China
  Another round of torrential rains has flooded a once drought-stricken region, killing 25 people and leaving 25 missing
Jun.17  Northern Japan  Fukushima water clean-up halted Jun.20   Russia Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens Map of Petrozavodsk Russia
  At least 44 people died when twin-engine Tupolev-134 crashed onto a highway outside the northwestern city of Petrozavodsk.    The plane came down while flying from Moscow, to Petroza...
Jun.20   Australia Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
Map of Adelaide Australia
  An ash cloud is drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago
 All scheduled international flights in and out of Sydney and Melbourne were cancelled. Virgin Australia's New Zealand flights were cancelled indefinitely
Jun.22  Northern Japan  Magnitude 6.7 quake rattles N. Japan Jun.26   Southern France 6 bodies found in French Alps Jun.28  Mountain States  Raging fire closes Los Alamos lab



World, June 2011 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2011 Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'  Locally grown beansprouts are suspected to be the source of an E.coli outbreak that has left at least 21 people dead Jun.5   Hamburg E. coli 'linked' to German farm
Jun.9  Beijing  Lagarde visits China in IMF bid Jun.11  Global  IMF hit by 'major' cyber attack Jun.19  Luxembourg  Eurozone 'to approve' Greece loan Jun.19   European Union   European ministers: Greece to get loans  Applauding budget-cutting measures by Greece, the finance ministers announced that Athens is on track to receive fresh loans in mid-July Jun.20  New York  U.S. stocks rise amid caution over Greece Jun.27   Greece Greek unions stage general strike Jun.28   France   Christine Lagarde named IMF chief  Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, 55, has been named the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund Jun.30   London British labor strikes could cause chaos



World, June 2011 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2011 Jun.1  Switzerland  Blatter remains FIFA president Jun.3  Paris  Federer ends Djokovic's run Jun.4   Paris China's Li wins French Open title
Jun.5   Paris Nadal secures sixth French crown Jun.12   Miami Mavericks top Heat 105-95 for NBA title Jun.15   Vancouver Bruins Win Stanley Cup Jun.16   Vancouver Vancouver riot after hockey defeat Jun.18  Washington  Obama tees off in 'golf summit' Jun.19  Washington  Majestic McIlroy secures US Open Jun.26   Southern France 6 bodies found in French Alps Jun.27  London  Serena, Venus, Wozniacki all lose



World, June 2011 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2011 Jun.1  Global  Global war on drugs has 'failed' Jun.3  UN Tribunal  Mladic calls charges against him obnoxious Jun.3  North Carolina  John Edwards charged over funds Jun.6   New York US lawmaker admits lewd picture
Jun.8   Libya ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jun.10   Somalia Somali minister killed by niece Jun.11   Somalia 'African US embassy bomber dead'   Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, suspected of in the 1998 embassy bombings, has been killed by Somali government forces Jun.11   Peshawar Deadly blasts at market   At least 34 people have been killed and 90 wounded after two explosions ripped through a market in the north-western Pakistani city Jun.11  Washington  US hails death of al-Qaeda militant Jun.11  Global  IMF hit by 'major' cyber attack Jun.13   Bahrain Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial  Doctors and nurses accused of taking control of a hospital during anti-government protests, storing weapons and keeping people prisoner Jun.16   al-Zawahiri Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
  Ayman al-zawahiri.html#2011" title="al-Zawahiri timeline">al-Zawahiri will take over leadership of al Qaeda, according to a statement posted on several jihadist websites
Jun.16   Vancouver Vancouver riot after hockey defeat
Jun.16   New York Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity' Jun.16  Libya  Rebels: Cell phones show rapes Jun.20   Tunisia Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia  A court has sentenced ex-President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila to 35 years for embezzlement and misusing public funds Jun.21   Mexico Top cartel leader captured   Federal police captured Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas, a.k.a. 'The Monkey,' in an operation in the state of Aguascalientes Jun.24   Rwanda Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jun.24  Pakistan  HuM group denies al-Qaeda link Jun.25   Afghanistan   Suicide bomber targets hospital, kills 35   A suicide bomb attack targeting a hospital in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 35 people and wounded more than two dozen Jun.26  Global  LulzSec hacking group 'disbands' Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi Map of Hague
  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives
Jun.27  Italy  Knox killed roommate, appeal told Jun.28   Kabul Suicide bombers attack luxury hotel  Six Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Kabul's Hotel Inter-Continental in a brazen, carefully orchestrated operation Jun.30  Southern Afghanistan  ISAF: Haqqani network leader killed



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2011 Jun.1  Turkey  Erdogan speaks of brotherhood at rally Jun.2   Japan Prime minister survives no-confidence vote
Jun.3  North Carolina  John Edwards charged over funds Jun.3   Syria   Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest   Thousands of anti-government protesters have taken to the streets across Syria after prayers, in defiance of the crackdown on dissent Jun.3  Yemen  Yemen leader defiant after injury Jun.4   Saudi Arabia   Yemen's Saleh 'in Saudi Arabia   Yemen's president Ali Abdullah Saleh has flown to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment, a day after he was wounded Jun.5  Yemen  Yemenis rejoice as Saleh leaves Jun.5  Syria  25 killed in one Syrian city Jun.5  Croatia  Pope celebrates Mass in Croatia Jun.5   Portugal Socialists admit election defeat Jun.5   Peru Peru's Humala claims election win Jun.6   New York US lawmaker admits lewd picture Jun.6  Yemen  Fierce clashes; fate of Saleh uncertain Jun.6   Luxembourg EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting Jun.7   Saudi Arabia Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'  Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh was more seriously injured in a rocket attack on his compound last week than thought Jun.7  France  EU allies seek UN action on Syria Jun.8  United Arab Emirates  Talks focus on post-Gaddafi Libya Jun.9  Libya  Allies boost aid to Libya rebels Jun.9  Beijing  Lagarde visits China in IMF bid Jun.9  Washington  Iraq 'to request' US troops stay Jun.10   Northern Syria Protesters die in clashes Jun.10  Washington  US demands end to Syria violence Jun.11  Turkey  Syrian refugees mount in Turkey Jun.11  Washington  US hails death of al-Qaeda militant Jun.12   Turkey   Turkey ruling party 'leads vote'  Partial results from election suggest the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will win a third term Jun.12  Turkey  Turkey PM 'will build consensus' Jun.13   Bahrain Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial  Doctors and nurses accused of taking control of a hospital during anti-government protests, storing weapons and keeping people prisoner Jun.13  New Hampshire  Republican 2012 hopefuls face off Jun.14  Washington  Obama calls for Sudan ceasefire Jun.15   U.S. Congress White House defends mission in Libya Jun.15  Greece  Greek PM to form new government Jun.16  New York  US lawmaker Weiner 'to step down' Jun.16   New York Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity' Jun.17   Syria Syria unrest: fresh protests erupt Jun.17  Berlin  Merkel and Sarkozy urge Greek aid Jun.17   Morocco Moroccan monarch unveils reforms Jun.18   Kabul   Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
  The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group
Jun.18  Washington  Obama tees off in 'golf summit' Jun.18  Northern Syria  Syria troops 'raid border town' Jun.19  NATO  Nato probes Libya 'civilian' raid Jun.19  Luxembourg  Eurozone 'to approve' Greece loan Jun.19   European Union   European ministers: Greece to get loans  Applauding budget-cutting measures by Greece, the finance ministers announced that Athens is on track to receive fresh loans in mid-July Jun.20   Tunisia Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia  A court has sentenced ex-President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila to 35 years for embezzlement and misusing public funds Jun.20   Syria Al-Assad: Reheated promises with threats
Jun.21   Greece Greek PM survives confidence vote Jun.21  Argentina  Fernandez announces re-election bid Jun.22  Libya  Gadhafi calls to investigate NATO attack Jun.22   Washington   Obama orders cut in Afghan force
  Obama has announced the withdrawal of 10,000 US troops this year and another 23,000 by the end of September 2012
Jun.23  Washington  US warns Syria over border move Jun.24  Syria  Deadly protests erupt against al-Assad Jun.25   Beijing Leading China activist Hu Jia 'freed'
  Hu Jia - one of China's most prominent dissidents - has been released from prison, his wife says
Jun.26  Syria  Syrian general: Soldiers, police killed Jun.26  European Union  Guarded welcome to Hu Jia release Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Map of Hague
  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives
Jun.27  Washington  Slavery report names weak links Jun.27   Greece Greek unions stage general strike Jun.28   Athens Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins   Riot police fired tear gas to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators, as thousands rallied to protest proposed austerity measures Jun.28   France   Christine Lagarde named IMF chief  Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, 55, has been named the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund Jun.29   Greece   Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
  The European Union has welcomed the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and protests
 MPs approved the unpopular package of spending cuts and tax hikes by 155 votes to 138. The measures are needed to win the latest tranche of a 110bn-euro (98bn) loan
Jun.30  Greece  MPs pass second austerity vote Jun.30   Canada Canada welcomes William and Kate   Canada's governor general has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the start of the royal couple's first official overseas tour Jun.30   Beijing China marks 90 years of communism
Jun.30   Venezuela Chavez tells of cancerous tumour Jun.30  Beijing  Hu warns Chinese Communist Party