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What happend on November 28th 2005

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Uganda first lady enters politics

Monday 28th of November 2005, 0:02
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Janet Museveni, the Ugandan president's wife, is to enter politics and try to win a seat in parliament.
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McCartney attacks China over fur

Monday 28th of November 2005, 0:14
related countries: China China

Sir Paul McCartney vows not to perform in China after seeing footage of dogs and cats being killed for their fur.
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Four Westerners kidnapped in Iraq

Monday 28th of November 2005, 2:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Four Western aid workers, including two Canadians and a Briton, are abducted in Iraq, officials confirm.
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Ten dead in southern Iran quake

Monday 28th of November 2005, 2:24
related countries: Iran Iran

At least 10 people are killed and villages are badly damaged as a 6.1-magnitude quake hits southern Iran.
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Chechens vote for new parliament

Monday 28th of November 2005, 5:46
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The Caucasus republic of Chechnya elects its first parliament since Russia regained control in 1999.
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Opposition leads in Honduran poll

Monday 28th of November 2005, 7:02
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Opposition front-runner Manuel Zelaya claims victory in the Honduras presidential election.
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Warm weather hits Japanese sales

Monday 28th of November 2005, 7:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese retail sales fell in October as hot weather hit clothing purchases, official figures show.
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Ofgem demands EU gas supply probe

Monday 28th of November 2005, 7:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ofgem asks for an inquiry into why the rest of the EU is not selling more gas to Britain even when prices are high.
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Strike halts Ugandan High Court

Monday 28th of November 2005, 8:39
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Lawyers in Uganda go on strike in protest at what they see as military interference in judicial independence.
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Kenya opposition defies rally ban

Monday 28th of November 2005, 9:28
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan opposition leaders say they will hold rallies calling for new elections, despite a government ban.
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Nepal radio shut over BBC report

Monday 28th of November 2005, 9:31
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Police in Nepal close a radio station for trying to rebroadcast a BBC interview with the Maoist rebel leader.
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Ethiopia prisoners' hunger strike

Monday 28th of November 2005, 10:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopian opposition leaders and a human rights activist go on hunger strike in protest at their continued detention.
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Uribe announces re-election bid

Monday 28th of November 2005, 10:21
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe officially announces he will stand for a second term in office next May.
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Tamil Nadu flood relief announced

Monday 28th of November 2005, 10:28
related countries: India India

India announces more than $100m in relief aid for flood-hit areas of southern Tamil Nadu state.
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Singapore executioner 'sacked'

Monday 28th of November 2005, 11:03
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore's chief executioner says he has been sacked after his identity was exposed by the media.
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Saddam opens hearing with tirade

Monday 28th of November 2005, 11:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein upbraids his judge as his trial on murder and torture charges resumes.
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England seek win to square series

Monday 28th of November 2005, 11:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England go into the Lahore Test against Pakistan on Tuesday needing a win to prevent a first series defeat in two years.
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France dampens hope of trade deal

Monday 28th of November 2005, 11:57
related countries: France France, Hong Kong Hong Kong

France's trade minister expresses doubts about any major breakthrough at global trade talks in Hong Kong next month.
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Extra troops for Nigerian state

Monday 28th of November 2005, 12:18
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria deploys soldiers in Bayelsa state as tensions rise following impeachment moves against the governor.
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Concerns over Indian oil output

Monday 28th of November 2005, 12:41
related countries: India India

India raises concerns about its future energy supplies, amid falling oil output at its largest energy company.
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Suu Kyi's house arrest extended

Monday 28th of November 2005, 12:49
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's opposition NLD confirms reports that Aung San Suu Kyi has had her house arrest extended.
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Saudi women take part in election

Monday 28th of November 2005, 13:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia are taking part in an election, both as voters and as candidates, for the first time.
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Sri Lanka head offers peace talks

Monday 28th of November 2005, 13:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's new president invites the Tamil Tigers to resume peace talks, a day after a rebel ultimatum.
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UK suicide bomber family cleared

Monday 28th of November 2005, 14:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The relatives of a British would-be suicide bomber are cleared of failing to disclose information about terrorism.
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Pimps face jail over sex traffic

Monday 28th of November 2005, 14:27
related countries: Albania Albania, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five Albanian pimps are convicted of trafficking women to Britain and forcing them into prostitution.
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Nigeria presses UK over governor

Monday 28th of November 2005, 15:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nigeria's president asks the UK how a Nigerian state governor charged with money laundering was able to skip bail.
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China mine blast death toll jumps

Monday 28th of November 2005, 15:36
related countries: China China

An explosion at a mine in north-east China claims 134 lives, officials say, with 15 miners still trapped.
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India cruise to victory in Mumbai

Monday 28th of November 2005, 16:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

India beat South Africa under lights in Mumbai (Bombay) as the series ends drawn 2-2.
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Hariri witness says he was bribed

Monday 28th of November 2005, 17:17
related countries: Syria Syria

A man appears on Syrian TV saying he was bribed to give evidence against Syria to the UN Hariri inquiry.
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UK seeks cuts to future EU budget

Monday 28th of November 2005, 17:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK proposes cutting the money promised to new EU members, in a bid to get a 2007-13 budget deal.
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India-Pakistan consulates delayed

Monday 28th of November 2005, 18:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai, Karachi

Delays hit the opening of consulates by Pakistan and India in Mumbai and Karachi, Pakistani authorities say.
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Paris hotels fined for collusion

Monday 28th of November 2005, 18:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Six of Paris' most prestigious hotels are fined for sharing commercial information, keeping prices artificially high.
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Venezuela signs Spain arms deal

Monday 28th of November 2005, 18:36
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela, Spain Spain

A deal that will see Venezuela supplied with military hardware by Spain goes ahead despite US opposition.
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Deathbed evidence at Saddam trial

Monday 28th of November 2005, 18:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The trial of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein hears its first witness - video testimony from a dying man.
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Slovakian crown hits high on euro

Monday 28th of November 2005, 19:39
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

The Slovak crown hits an eight month high against the euro after Slovakia joins the Exchange Rate Mechanism.
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Canada government 'set to fall'

Monday 28th of November 2005, 20:59
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's prime minister faces a no-confidence vote that is likely to bring down his minority Liberal government.
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US thief to wear 'I stole mail' sign

Monday 28th of November 2005, 21:58
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court rejects an appeal by a jailed thief, against the legality of being publicly shamed.
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US lawmaker quits in bribery row

Monday 28th of November 2005, 23:22
related countries: United States United States

US Republican congressman Randy Cunningham resigns after admitting taking bribes from a defence contractor.
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