Category:June 25, 2006

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The time is 18:00 (UTC) on June 25th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.


United States

Former CIA Director George Tenet and Deputy Director, John E. McLaughlin lied to then Secretary of State Colin Powell about the depth of evidence regarding mobile chemical weapons labs, according to a story published today in the Washington Post.


Arcelor, Luxembourg's largest steel company, has reached in an agreement with Mittal Steel over a €27.5 billion merger.

United States

The Hubble Space Telescope's main camera has ceased to function. The telescope revolutionized astronomy with its stunning pictures of the universe. It has three separate electronic cameras and a collection of filters and light dispersers that are used to photograph distant celestial objects.

United States

United State president George W. Bush kicked off the 2006 Tee Ball on South Lawn season Friday,

sports – football or soccer

A David Beckham freekick was the difference as England went through to the quarter-finals of the 2006 Fifa World Cup after a 1-0 win over Ecuador, Sunday.

sports – rugby

The All Blacks came from behind at half-time to defeat Argentina in a rugby union test match at Velez Sarsfield Stadium in Buenos Aires.

France defeated South Africa in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday in a rugby union test match.

Australia defeated Ireland 37 points to 15 at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Australia on Saturday in a rugby union test match.

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