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French voters go to the polls to elect a new French National Assembly. The centre-right Union for a Popular Movement (UPM) wins a comfortable majority; however, the left did make some gains, with senior minister Alain Juppe losing his seat in Bordeaux.


At least 35 people die in Kabul, Afghanistan as the result of a bombing of a police bus.

Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian National Authority, outlaws armed factions of Hamas.


A Canadian pilot and five British passengers die in a plane crash in Malawi.


Audi wins their seventh 24 Hours of Le Mans in eight years, including their second straight win with a diesel R10 prototype.

Linate Airport

Linate Airport in Milan, Italy is closed for three hours at dawn to allow wildlife experts to trap 80 hares that have bred in recent months and are confusing ground radar.

Ngel Cabrera

ngel Cabrera wins the 2007 U.S. Open Golf Championship at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.


Air strikes in Afghanistan on a suspected Al Qaeda headquarters kill several militants as well as civilians, including children.

Seven Afghan children have been killed in a U.S.-led coalition air strike, the coalition said on Monday, the latest civilian deaths by foreign troops amid rising anger in Afghanistan.