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What happend on November 15th 2005

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BBC Urdu taken off Pakistan radio

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 0:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's media regulators censure three broadcasters for re-broadcasting BBC earthquake coverage.
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US condemns Uzbek trial verdicts

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 1:07
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan, United States United States
related places: Washington, May

The US says the trial in Uzbekistan of 15 men involved in an uprising in Andijan in May was "unfair".
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Brazil army probes torture video

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 3:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's army launches an inquiry after a TV station showed images of soldiers being tortured by superiors.
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Explosion at Karachi restaurant

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 4:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

A blast hits a restaurant in the southern Pakistan city of Karachi with reports of several people injured.
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Mid-East talks continue overnight

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 6:33
related countries: Israel Israel

The US secretary of state extends talks with Israeli and Palestinian negotiators over border crossings.
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Mass labour rallies in Australia

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 7:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Tens of thousands of people attend rallies in Australia to protest against changes to industrial laws.
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China fears domestic oversupply

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 7:39
related countries: China China

Chinese industrial production continues to grow strongly, so much so that some officials are now fearful of oversupply.
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Court ends Newmont civil case

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 8:11
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian court ends a civil suit alleging pollution against Newmont Mining, but criminal charges remain.
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Gandhi vows to punish oil guilty

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 8:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq, India India

India's ruling Congress party head says anyone who profited from Iraq's oil-for-food deal will be punished.
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Libya delays 'HIV medics' verdict

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 8:31
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya postpones a ruling on whether six foreign medics will be put to death for infecting children with HIV.
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Blair urges rich nations on trade

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 8:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blair

Tony Blair urges the US and the EU to help poor countries by dismantling trade barriers and increasing trade aid.
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Israeli PM's son to plead guilty

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 9:25
related countries: Israel Israel

The son of Israel's prime minister has agreed to plead guilty to campaign fraud charges, prosecutors say.
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China to mark reformer's birth

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 9:49
related countries: China China

China will publicly mark the birthday of Hu Yaobang, whose death sparked the Tiananmen protests.
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Japanese princess weds commoner

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 10:09
related countries: Japan Japan

Princess Sayako of Japan loses her royal status after marrying a commoner, in a simple ceremony in Tokyo.
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Chirac in new pledge to end riots

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 10:11
related countries: France France

The French leader vows to create new opportunities for young people, saying France faces "a crisis of identity".
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Nigeria gas flaring 'is illegal'

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 10:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

Environmental rights group in Nigeria celebrate their victory in stopping gas flaring in the oil-rich Niger Delta.
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B Aires mayor suspended over fire

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 10:29
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Buenos Aires City Mayor, Anibal Ibarra, is suspended and faces impeachment over last year's deadly fire.
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Warning over Liberia poll results

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 10:45
related countries: Liberia Liberia

The party of Liberian football star George Weah warns the election body not to announce official results.
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Iraq attacks kill nine policemen

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 10:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Kirkuk, Baghdad

At least nine Iraqi policemen have been killed in three separate attacks in Baghdad and Kirkuk on Tuesday.
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Cricket: England set for run chase

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 11:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England need 174 more runs to win the first Test after dismissing Pakistan for 341 and ending day four on 24-1.
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'Australian Taleban' trial delay

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 12:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

A federal judge in the US suspends the war crimes trial of an Australian prisoner at Guantanamo base.
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German growth boosted by exports

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 12:30
related countries: Germany Germany

Strong export growth lifts German GDP over the past three months but consumer spending continues to fall.
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Kashmir battle leaves five dead

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 12:40
related countries: India India
related places: Srinagar

A shootout which has claimed five lives ends in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Nigerian leader third-term boost

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 12:44
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's presidents should be allowed to run for a third term in office, a Nigerian Senate committee proposes.
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Former Chad leader arrested

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 12:53
related countries: Senegal Senegal, Belgium Belgium, Chad Chad

Senegal arrests Hissene Habre, the former Chadian president wanted by a Belgian court.
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US 'failing to stem terror risk'

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 13:00
related countries: United States United States

The US is not doing enough to stop terrorists acquiring nuclear weapons, says an influential lobby group.
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Suicides raise fears over Tamiflu

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 13:10
related countries: Japan Japan

Medicines regulators are monitoring the antiviral Tamiflu after reports from Japan that two teenagers who had taken the drug committed suicide.
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Car bomb hits Karachi restaurant

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 13:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

At least three people die in a car bomb attack outside a fast-food restaurant in Karachi, southern Pakistan.
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China to vaccinate 14bn poultry

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 13:55
related countries: China China

China says it is trying to vaccinate all of its estimated 14 billion poultry against the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu.
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UN concern at Iraq mass arrests

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 13:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The UN expresses concern over mass arrests by the US-led troops in Iraq "without adequate judicial oversight".
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Chavez and Fox dispute escalates

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 14:16
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Mexico Mexico

Mexico threatens to cut all diplomatic ties with Venezuela as a row between their leaders escalates.
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Spain probes 'secret CIA flights'

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 14:23
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Cia

Spain is to investigate claims that CIA planes carrying terror suspects made secret stopovers in Majorca.
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Ahmadinejad pushes new oil chief

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 15:16
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad nominates a third candidate for the oil ministry, after the first two were rejected.
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Chile's ex-police chief jailed

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 16:10
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's former secret police chief, Manuel Contreras, is sentenced to prison for the disappearance of a teacher.
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Terror 'distorts' image of Islam

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 16:24
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

A Vienna conference on Muslims' ties with non-Muslims hears calls not to let terrorism distort Islam's image.
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Uganda police shoot rioter dead

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 16:38
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Police in Uganda shoot a man dead as riots continue over the arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye.
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Violence in Egypt run-off voting

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 16:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Violence mars run-off voting in the first round of Egyptian parliamentary elections.
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Tunis media attack alarms France

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 17:40
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, France France

France calls on Tunisia to uphold press freedoms after an attack on French media ahead of a UN internet summit.
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Gaza girl death officer acquitted

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 18:56
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli soldier charged with illegal use of his weapon in relation to the killing of a Palestinian girl is acquitted.
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France MPs back riot powers

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 20:32
related countries: France France

The French parliament backs a three-month extension of emergency powers to curb urban rioting.
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Football: England U21s go down

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 21:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A controversial late penalty sees England Under-21s suffer an agonising defeat in a pulsating European Championship qualifier in Nancy.
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Guantanamo appeals backed

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 22:24
related countries: United States United States

US Senators back the right to appeal for Guantanamo terror suspects in a move President Bush may block.
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UN reverses oil-for-food sacking

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 22:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The only UN official sacked over the Iraq oil-for-food scandal is reinstated after an internal appeal in his favour.
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Diplomats hail Gaza border deal

Tuesday 15th of November 2005, 23:55
related countries: Israel Israel

A last-minute deal to reopen Gaza's borders with Israel and Egypt wins praise from Europe and the UN.
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