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What happend on November 1st 2006

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Hezbollah confirms Israel talks

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 1:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Hezbollah leader Sheikh Nasrallah says "serious" talks on a prisoner exchange with Israel are under way.
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Congo urges vote results caution

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 1:58
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The head of DR Congo's election commission warns against publishing unofficial results amid tensions.
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Bush hails China on N Korea deal

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 2:03
related countries: United States United States, North Korea North Korea, China China

The US president thanks China for its role in persuading North Korea to return to talks about its nuclear programme.
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Madonna's Malawi 'support offer'

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 3:43
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Madonna offered to support the baby she hopes to adopt and leave him in Malawi but his father declined.
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Japan unmoved by N Korea offer

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 4:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Japan says it will maintain sanctions on North Korea despite its decision to resume talks on its nuclear activities.
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Agent 'smuggled baseball players'

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 5:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

A sports agent and four other people are charged with smuggling Cuban baseball players into the US.
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Crime warning on new EU states

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 5:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Romania Romania, Bulgaria Bulgaria

The UK faces the threat of increased crime when Romania and Bulgaria join the EU, ministers are warned.
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China overturns activist sentence

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 6:34
related countries: China China

A Chinese court quashes the conviction of a blind activist who highlighted forced abortions, in a surprise ruling.
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Fears grow of Fiji military coup

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 6:46
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji, United States United States

The US and Australia voice fears of a coup in Fiji, as tensions mount between the military and the government.
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Rebel targets 'hit' in Sri Lanka

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 7:58
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Batticaloa

Sri Lanka's air force carries out strikes against Tamil Tiger targets in the eastern town of Batticaloa, the military says.
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China gives nod to HK checkpoint

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 10:04
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China
related places: Shenzhen

China gives formal permission for Hong Kong to run a border checkpoint on its soil at trading hub Shenzhen.
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Italy considers Mafia crackdown

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 11:32
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

Italy's prime minister says troops could be sent to Naples to deal with a rash of Mafia-linked crimes.
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Delhi shop protests turn violent

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 11:54
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Police in India's capital, Delhi, break up protests by traders angry at moves to close illegal businesses.
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Depleted uranium risk 'ignored'

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 11:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

UK and US forces continue to use depleted uranium weapons despite warnings of a cancer risk, the BBC finds.
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Ethiopia food aid 'habit' worsens

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 12:41
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States

Ethiopia is locked into a vicious downward spiral of aid dependency, a US-based crop monitoring agency warns.
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Ugandan LRA rebels sign truce

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 12:51
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's northern rebels and the government agree a new truce in an effort to revive stalled talks.
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Celebrities 'fuel Colombian war'

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 13:34
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's vice president is "baffled" by Kate Moss's success following cocaine allegations.
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Turkey court clears archaeologist

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 13:35
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish court acquits a 92-year-old historian, who linked the origins of the headscarf to ancient sexual rites.
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Bomber hits Afghan Nato convoy

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 14:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

A suicide bomber targets a convoy of Nato troops near a base outside the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.
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Alcohol now Finland's top killer

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 15:20
related countries: Finland Finland

Alcohol overtakes heart disease as the leading cause of death among Finnish men, new figures show.
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Pakistan pair hit by doping bans

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 15:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Shoaib Akhtar is banned for two years and Mohammad Asif for one year after testing positive for a banned steroid.
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German 'skull troops' suspended

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 15:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Germany suspends more soldiers over photos showing troops posing with human skulls in Afghanistan.
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Jail sentence for Somali pirates

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:01
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia, India India

Ten Somalis pirates are sentenced to seven years in prison by a Kenya court for hijacking an Indian ship.
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Mandela hails apartheid defender

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Nelson Mandela pays tribute to a "symbol of apartheid", ex-South African leader PW Botha, who has died aged 90.
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Many dead in Turkey flash floods

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Fourteen wedding guests are among many to die as flash floods hit towns and cities in Turkey's south-east.
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Nepal 'goddess' inquiry ordered

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:26
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The Supreme Court in Nepal orders an investigation into the tradition of worshipping a "living goddess".
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Iceland rapped on whale hunting

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:27
related countries: Iceland Iceland

A group of 25 nations sends a diplomatic protest to Iceland over its resumption of commercial whaling.
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Probe urged into Pakistan raid

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Human Rights Watch urges Pakistan to allow an inquiry into Monday's Islamic school bombing in which 80 died.
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Australia v NZ as it happened

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:35
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

Australia beat New Zealand by 34 runs to reach the Champions Trophy final for the first time.
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At-a-glance: 1 November

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:36
related countries: United States United States

Everything you need to know about the latest developments in this year's US mid-term elections.
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Cricket: Aussies clinch final spot

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 16:37
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia secured a first appearance in a Champions Trophy final with a 34-run victory over New Zealand.
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Israel launches major Gaza raid

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 18:22
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Eight Palestinians and an Israeli soldier are killed as Israel launches a major raid into northern Gaza.
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Denmark 'Egypt's foe', says poll

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 19:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Denmark is Egypt's worst enemy after Israel, a poll conducted by an Egyptian government agency indicates.
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US issues Lebanon 'plot' warning

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 21:22
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States
related places: White House

The White House says it has "mounting evidence" of a plan to try to bring down the Lebanese government.
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Football: Arsenal held by CSKA

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 21:38
related countries: Russia Russia

Arsenal squander a whole host of chances in a frustrating Champions League night at the Emirates Stadium.
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Embattled Kerry seeks low profile

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 22:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Senator John Kerry cancels plans to help fellow Democrats amid a growing row over remarks about US troops.
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Nordic storms sink Swedish ship

Wednesday 1st of November 2006, 23:17
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A Swedish cargo ship sinks in the Baltic Sea, leaving one crew member missing, as storms lash Scandinavia.
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