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1. 06-12 Turkey's protest leaders bail out of talks Gezi Park, Istanbul
C. 06-12 Snowden 'vows to fight extradition' Hong Kong
3. 06-12 Mandela 'responding to treatment' South Africa
4. 06-12 Pope 'confirms Vatican gay lobby' Vatican
F. 06-12 NBA: Spurs smash Heat to take lead San Antonio, Texas
06-12 Floods sweep through Central Europe Saxony, Eastern Germany
7. 06-12 US spy data 'prevented attacks' U.S. Senate
I. 06-12 Lung transplant for ill US girl Philadelphia
9. 06-12 Greeks strike over media closure Greece

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Jun.12   Istanbul   Turkey's protest leaders bail out of talks Map of Gezi Park Turkey
  Protest leaders are saying the previous night's violence in Istanbul's Taksim Square and Gezi Park showed talks would be fruitless


  Hong Kong     Snowden 'vows to fight extradition'  Edward Snowden, the ex-CIA employee who leaked secret US surveillance details, has vowed to fight any attempt to extradite him from Hong Kong

  South Africa Mandela 'responding to treatment'  South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela is 'responding better' to treatment in hospital, President Jacob Zuma has said

  Vatican Pope 'confirms Vatican gay lobby'  Pope Francis is reported to have acknowledged the existence of a 'gay lobby' inside the Vatican

  Texas NBA: Spurs smash Heat to take lead  Two lesser lights stole the headlines as the San Antonio Spurs routed the Miami Heat 113-77 in Game Three of the 2013 NBA Finals

Day News


  Eastern Germany   Floods sweep through Central Europe
Map of Saxony Germany
  Floods continued to devastate communities alongside the surging River Elbe in Germany's northeastern Saxony-Anhalt state


  U.S. Senate   US spy data 'prevented attacks'  In a US Senate hearing, National Security Agency (NSA) Director Keith Alexander defended the internet and telephone data snooping programmes

  Philadelphia Lung transplant for ill US girl  A severely ill 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan to whom a US judge granted a prime spot on the adult transplant list despite her youth

  Greece Greeks strike over media closure  A general strike has begun in Greece in protest at the government's surprise move to shut down state broadcaster ERT - with the loss of 2,700 jobs

  San Francisco Bay Area Facebook adds support for hashtags  Facebook is adding support for hashtags to help its members keep track of popular topics being discussed on the social network

  Barcelona Messi in tax probe  Soccer star Lionel Messi has denied allegations of wrongdoing after being accused of defrauding the Spanish authorities of over $5 million

Evening News


  Turkey   Turkey 'may hold referendum on park'
Map of Gezi Park Turkey
  The deputy chairman of ruling AK party says it is open to the idea of a referendum on controversial plans to redevelop Istanbul's Gezi Park


  UN     UN condemns Syria children killings  Thousands of children have been killed in the Syria uprising since March 2011, according to a new global UN report on children and armed conflict

  North Korea N Korea blames ‘disruptive’ South  North Korea has blamed South Korea for 'arrogant obstructions' that it says led high-level talks to be cancelled

  Google Google detects Iran phishing attacks  Google says it has detected and stopped thousands of attacks targeting email accounts of Iranian users ahead of the presidential election

  Florida Jellyfish sting ends Cuba-US swim  Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel's attempted to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective shark cage

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