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North Korea

North Korea launches its sixth ballistic missile despite the United Nations Security Council's possible international sanctions.


Germany allows Canadian company Magna International to take over automaker Opel.


Pakistan's military captures Mingora, Swat, from the Taliban.


Former Iraqi Trade Minister Abdel Falah al-Sudani is arrested at Baghdad International Airport for corruption.

Chelsea F.C.

Chelsea F.C. defeat Everton F.C. to win the 2009 FA Cup Final.


Three Jundallah members who bombed a mosque in Zahedan, Iran, on May 28 are hanged.

Iran executed in public on Saturday three men convicted of involvement in a bomb attack on a mosque that killed 25 people, the official IRNA news agency reported.


A bomb is discovered and defused aboard a Kish Air flight between Ahvaz and Tehran, Iran.

South Africa

The South Africa Bulls defeat the New Zealand Chiefs to win rugby union's 2009 Super 14.