Category:June 10, 2006

News briefs

The time is 18:00 (UTC) on June 10th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.


Second fire in 24 hours hits Muslim building in the Netherlands


Just a few hours after a suspected arson fire was put out by fire crews, another fire hit the large Muslim building. The building has now been completely destroyed, a spokesman for the Dutch police said.

Pilot with 9/11 links deported from New Zealand

New Zealand

A Yemeni man linked to the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States has been deported from New Zealand, only the second time that Section 72 of the Immigration Act is used to deport someone.

Australian government to review censorship of "hate material"


The Australian federal government is looking at reviewing censorship laws to ensure that so-called "hate material" is adequately censored. The government claims the review is required following the approval of eight publications and a film that allegedly promoted terrorism.

Rebels blow up oil pipelines in Assam


Normal life in the Asom continued to be disturbed for third day in a row on Saturday following the series of subversive activities engineered by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom(ULFA).

Two teenagers killed in Greater Manchester


Two teenagers have been found shot to death in Salford, Greater Manchester. One of the victims is a 15-year old girl, the other victim is a male aged 18.

Shiv Sena activists disrupt news conference in Jammu


Shiv sena activists today disrupted a news conference of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the leader of the break away fraction of the All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC).

U S House of Representatives passes HR 5252 COPE Act

United States

The United States House of Representatives with a vote of 321 yeas to 101 nays passed the COPE Act, HR 5252, at 10:05 pm, June 8, 2006.

Plane lands safely in Seoul after losing radar, nose and windows in storm


An Asiana Airlines Airbus aircraft made an emergency landing Friday night and landed safely without its nose, radar and windows. The plane landed at the airport of Seoul.

England wins first match with 1-0 victory in Group B

sports – football or soccer

England beat Paraguay 1-0 in a bruising encounter among the shadows of the Commerzbank Arena, Frankfurt, Saturday.

All Blacks defeat Ireland in rugby

sports - rugby

The All Blacks have defeated Ireland 34 points to 23 in rugby union at Waikato Stadium in New Zealand.

Scotland go down to South Africa in rugby

sports - rugby

The Springboks have defeated Scotland in a rugby test in Durban, South Africa.

Oklahoma State men's golf wins 10th NCAA title

sports - golf

The Oklahoma State University men's golf team won their 10th NCAA title last Saturday under first year head coach Mike McGraw.

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