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What happend on November 23rd 2005

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Venezuela gives US cheap oil deal

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 2:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's government agrees a deal to provide cheap heating fuel to low-income Americans.
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Nigeria governor to be impeached

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 9:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Nigerian governor who skipped bail in the UK and dressed as a woman to get home is impeached by his state.
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No end to women murders in Mexico

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 9:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Ciudad Juarez

This year has been one of the worst for women's murders in Ciudad Juarez, where hundreds have been killed since 1993.
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Iran president suffers new rebuff

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 10:52
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's third nominee for oil minister is rejected by the Iranian parliament.
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Russian MPs act to 'curb' NGOs

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 10:58
related countries: Russia Russia

The Duma backs in principle a contentious bill that will give the state more control over non-governmental bodies.
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Abducted Indian driver found dead

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 11:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

The body of an Indian man is found three days after he was kidnapped in southern Afghanistan, officials confirm.
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Inspired Flintoff revives England

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 11:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Flintoff's three wickets lift England hopes as Pakistan end day four on 183-6, 199 runs ahead.
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'Iron Lady' named Liberian leader

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 11:54
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf becomes Africa's first elected female leader after being declared the winner of Liberia's poll.
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Gunmen kill Iraqi tribal chief

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 13:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The police in Iraq say a prominent Sunni Arab tribal chief has been shot dead in the capital, Baghdad.
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Israel sets date for early poll

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 13:05
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's president signs an order dissolving parliament and calling early elections on 28 March.
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Italy mulls 2006 Iraq withdrawal

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 13:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Italy Italy

Italy will probably withdraw its troops from Iraq by the end of 2006, according to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Death sentence for Korean soldier

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 13:31
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

A military court in South Korea sentences to death a soldier who shot dead eight of his colleagues in June.
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Paraglider prompts Lebanon clash

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 15:09
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli troops clash with Hezbollah guerrillas after an Israeli paraglider crosses the Lebanese border.
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Palestinian man killed in Jenin

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 15:50
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian has been shot dead by Israeli troops during a military operation in the West Bank city of Jenin.
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Spain arrests 10 terror suspects

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 17:04
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police arrest 10 people suspected of setting up a support network for a group linked to al-Qaeda.
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China has second bird flu death

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 17:47
related countries: China China

China confirms a second woman has died of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu - in its third human case.
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Women resist 'honour' marriages

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 18:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Five women from the same Pakistan family refuse to fulfil marriages that took place when they were children.
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Kenya's entire cabinet dismissed

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 18:34
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's president dismisses his entire cabinet after losing a referendum on a draft constitution.
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Niger 'faces second food crisis'

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 18:48
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger faces a second food crisis in the coming months unless world donors give more, a UN agency warns.
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Merkel calls for stronger US ties

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 19:52
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

New German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for stronger ties with the US on her first full day in office.
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China city braces for toxic spill

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 20:03
related countries: China China

A Chinese city threatened by a chemical spill into a river prepares for the contaminated water to reach it.
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Pinochet faces tax fraud charges

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 22:14
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's ex-military ruler Augusto Pinochet is placed under house arrest and charged with tax evasion.
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Abuse payout for native Canadians

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 22:45
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada offers to pay more than C$2bn compensation to indigenous people abused at residential schools.
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Canada bomb inquiry to go ahead

Wednesday 23rd of November 2005, 23:39
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada orders a public inquiry into how the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet with the loss of 329 lives was investigated.
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