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What happend on November 18th 2005

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Turkish publisher goes on trial

Friday 18th of November 2005, 0:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey prosecutes a publisher for a translated work critical of the Turkish military during the Kurdish insurgency.
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Controversy dogs UN net gathering

Friday 18th of November 2005, 1:01
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A head of a media freedom group is barred from a UN net summit in Tunisia, which is continued to be dogged by controversy.
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Castro mocks Parkinson's report

Friday 18th of November 2005, 5:33
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban leader Fidel Castro says it's "wishful thinking" for the CIA to say he is suffering from Parkinson's disease.
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Cricket: Aussie pair punish WI

Friday 18th of November 2005, 7:37
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

Mike Hussey and Matthew Hayden make hundreds as Australia reach 256-1 on day two in Hobart.
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US to discuss Iran with Europeans

Friday 18th of November 2005, 7:47
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

A senior US official is to meet EU officials involved in talks with Iran over its nuclear programme.
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China miner saved after 11 days

Friday 18th of November 2005, 8:12
related countries: China China

A Chinese miner has been rescued from underground 11 days after the shaft he was working in collapsed.
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Two huge blasts hit Baghdad

Friday 18th of November 2005, 9:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Twin car bombs kill at least six people outside an Iraqi interior ministry building at the centre of an abuse scandal.
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S Korea to table Iraq troops cut

Friday 18th of November 2005, 10:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq, South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea's government is to propose withdrawing a third of its troops in Iraq, reports say, surprising the US.
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UN chief tours quake-hit Pakistan

Friday 18th of November 2005, 10:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan tours quake-hit areas of Pakistan, calling for a "gigantic" aid effort.
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Conrad Black denies fraud charges

Friday 18th of November 2005, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Media

Media tycoon Conrad Black, a member of the UK House of Lords, denies charges of fraud in the US.
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SA to work with Zimbabwe's spies

Friday 18th of November 2005, 11:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

South African and Zimbabwe sign an agreement to increase co-operation on defence and security matters.
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Nordic states probe 'CIA flights'

Friday 18th of November 2005, 11:22
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Sweden Sweden

Iceland and Sweden become the latest countries to investigate alleged secret CIA transfers of prisoners.
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US gang boss deserves 'no mercy'

Friday 18th of November 2005, 11:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

US prosecutors ask California's governor to show no mercy to a former gang leader on death row for murder.
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'Tourists' harming India's health

Friday 18th of November 2005, 11:35
related countries: India India

Health tourists are helping destabilise India's health system, doctors claim.
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Pakistan ready to discard Shabbir

Friday 18th of November 2005, 12:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Faisalabad

Suspect bowler Shabbir Ahmed might be dropped by Pakistan for the second Test against England in Faisalabad.
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Migrants die on coast of Sicily

Friday 18th of November 2005, 12:42
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sicily

Italy finds nine dead migrants washed up on the Sicilian coast and picks up about 160 survivors.
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US anti-drugs policy 'succeeding'

Friday 18th of November 2005, 13:23
related countries: United States United States

The rising street price of cocaine in the US shows that its policies in Latin America are working, a senior official says.
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Protests hit Pacific Rim summit

Friday 18th of November 2005, 14:14
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Police fire water cannon at protesters as leaders meet in South Korea to seek a breakthrough on trade talks.
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Hardliner wins Sri Lanka election

Friday 18th of November 2005, 14:22
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapakse, who has pledged a hard line with Tamil Tiger rebels, wins Sri Lanka's presidential poll.
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Vanunu held after West Bank visit

Friday 18th of November 2005, 16:02
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel detains nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu for allegedly violating the terms of his release from jail.
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UN rejects Guantanamo visit offer

Friday 18th of November 2005, 16:28
related countries: United States United States

The UN formally rejects an invitation to visit the Guantanamo prison camp because of US restrictions.
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Landslide win for Burkina leader

Friday 18th of November 2005, 16:33
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's incumbent President Blaise Compaore is declared the landslide winner of presidential polls.
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Controversy at UN net summit

Friday 18th of November 2005, 16:34
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

A crucial UN internet summit ends in Tunis marred by controversy over censorship and who runs the net.
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Nepal opposition in Maoist talks

Friday 18th of November 2005, 16:39
related countries: Nepal Nepal, India India

Leading Nepalese politicians hold behind-the-scenes talks in India with Nepal's Maoist leaders.
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Iraq suicide attacks kill dozens

Friday 18th of November 2005, 17:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A series of suicide bombings kills at least 80 at two mosques in eastern Iraq and in the capital, Baghdad.
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Ugandans taken to military court

Friday 18th of November 2005, 17:44
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Treason suspects arrested with Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye are moved to a military court on terrorism and weapons charges.
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Pinochet and ex-police chief meet

Friday 18th of November 2005, 18:15
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's General Pinochet meets his jailed ex-secret police chief over the disappearance of dissidents 30 years ago.
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Ugandan judge's fury at military

Friday 18th of November 2005, 18:26
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A Ugandan judge launches a scathing attack on the army after commandos turned up at a court hearing for opposition activists.
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Irving faces week in Austria cell

Friday 18th of November 2005, 18:38
related countries: Austria Austria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Austria may hold UK historian David Irving for a week as it weighs a case against him for Holocaust denial.
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France 'needs ethnic statistics'

Friday 18th of November 2005, 19:18
related countries: France France

The French equal opportunities minister calls for a ban on data based on ethnicity to be scrapped.
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Zarqawi 'defends Jordan attacks'

Friday 18th of November 2005, 21:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Jordan Jordan

An audiotape purportedly from the al-Qaeda in Iraq head says the Jordan blasts were not meant to hit Muslims.
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EU-US land 'open skies' deal

Friday 18th of November 2005, 22:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlantic

Talks aimed at liberalising air services between the US and Europe result in the lifting of restrictions on Atlantic flights.
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New move in US leak inquiry

Friday 18th of November 2005, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

The US prosecutor looking into the naming of a CIA agent announces fresh grand jury proceedings.
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Iran given 'nuclear weapon' data

Friday 18th of November 2005, 22:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Iran Iran

Iran surrenders documents it says it received from Pakistani scientist AQ Khan on nuclear bomb technology.
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