Main news of August 6


*Over 20 U.S. Navy SEALs that killed Osama bin Laden in early May were onboard the NATO helicopter, crashed on Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, Fox News reported

*Ukraine’s leading opposition party, Batkivshchyna (Fatherland), whose leader Yulia Tymoshenko was arrested on Friday, called for creation of the nationwide Resistance Committee, party’s first deputy chairman, Alexander Turchinov said

*Ratings agency Standard Poor’s has downgraded the United States’ top-notch AAA credit score for the first time ever, citing concerns about the country’s record budget deficits and rising debt burden

*The U.S. Department of State urged its citizens to leave Syria immediately amid the ongoing violent clashes in the country between the government and protesters

*President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez sent a letter to his Libyan counterpart Muammar Gaddafi, in which he expressed support to his “brother-in-arms” and wished him victory


*Farmers in Russia’s central Yaroslavl region held a beauty pageant among sheep and chose a Beauty Queen of Russia’s famous breed, Romanov sheep


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