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International News Archive - July 09, 2006

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An eight-year-old aboriginal girl was feared killed in a crocodile attack as she collected water from a river in Australia's remote Arnhem Land region, police said on Sunday.

KABUL (Reuters) - A roadside bomb hit a patrol of NATO-led Spanish peacekeepers in western Afghanistan, killing one and wounding four, the force and Spain's Defense Ministry said.

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta is likely to be sworn in on Monday as East Timor's prime minister, Dili's ambassador to Indonesia said on Sunday.

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist militiamen ambushed fighters loyal to defeated Somali warlords in Mogadishu early on Sunday in heavy clashes that killed at least 12 people, witnesses and militia sources said.

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist militiamen ambushed fighters loyal to defeated Somali warlords in Mogadishu early on Sunday in a heavy battle that killed at least 12 people and wounded scores more, witnesses and militia sources said.

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's new government presented its annual policies in parliament on Sunday at a ceremony which for first time did not include the king, and the prime minister was absent to poor health.

BEIJING (Reuters) - A gas explosion in a coal mine in northern China has killed at least eight people, the latest in a series of disasters to hit the calamity-prone province of Shanxi, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.

By Guled Mohamed MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist militia ambushed fighters loyal to defeated Somali warlords in Mogadishu early on Sunday in a heavy battle that killed at least 12 people and wounded scores more, witnesses and militia sources said.

By Guled Mohamed MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist militia attacked fighters loyal to defeated Somali warlords in Mogadishu on Sunday in a heavy battle that killed at least 15 people and wounded scores including refugees, witnesses said.

By Rose Skelton DAKAR (Reuters) - At the top of a tower block in one of Dakar's densely packed neighborhoods, Xuman sits in the studio of Ocean FM radio and addresses the young people of the Senegalese capital.