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Main news of June 10

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A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


*World No. 1 Maria Sharapova believes that winning the French Open is testament to her own strength of character, she has said.

*Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to lend Spain up to 100 billion euros ($125 billion) to bail out its troubled banks as Madrid officially stated its intention to ask the Eurogroup for help.

* Syria's main opposition group, the Syrian National Council (SNC), has elected a Kurdish activist as its new leader at a meeting in Istanbul, al Jazeera television reported.

*A 6 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey on Sunday, no deaths or damages were reported.



* Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medevedev and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov have laid a time capsule at the site of the future “science and technology” city for 155,000 residents.

* Three militants have been killed in Kabardino-Balkaria, following an attack in the restive North Caucasus republic in which a security officer died.


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