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Manukau City

Six students and a teacher from Manukau City's Elim Christian College die in a canyoning trip on the Mangatepopo Stream in the North Island's Tongariro National Park in New Zealand.

War in Iraq

War in Iraq: Two separate bombings in Baquba and Ramadi kills at least 60.

Hewa Bora Airways

A plane from Hewa Bora Airways crashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 44.


A five-year ban preventing prominent Malaysian Opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim from running for office in Malaysia effectively expires midnight (MST).