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What happend on November 11th 2006

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Ten-hour Brazil bus hijack ends

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 1:00
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A gunman surrenders to police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro after a 10-hour bus hijacking.
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New Srebrenica mass grave found

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 1:32
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

A new mass grave with more than 100 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre is found in Bosnia.
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Somali Islamists 'in peace deal'

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 3:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's Islamist leaders say they have agreed a deal to avoid hostilities with the transitional government.
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Rumsfeld may face abuse charges

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 4:47
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

Ex-US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld may face criminal charges in Germany over alleged prisoner abuses.
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Indonesia bomb blast injures one

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 7:27
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A bomb explodes at a restaurant in the Indonesian capital, injuring the suspected attacker, police say.
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Veteran western star Palance dies

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 8:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Shane

Oscar-winning US actor Jack Palance, who starred in Shane and City Slickers, has died aged 87.
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New Zealand 34-4 Great Britain

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 9:17
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Britain's Tri-Nations hopes suffer a major blow as New Zealand sweep to a six-try win in Wellington.
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Pasternak's grave hit by vandals

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 10:23
related countries: Russia Russia

The grave of Russian author Boris Pasternak, who wrote Dr Zhivago, has been desecrated by vandals.
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PlayStation 3 sells out at launch

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 10:25
related countries: Japan Japan

The long-awaited Playstation 3 console sells out in Japanese stores after gamers queued for hours to get one.
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Colombia politician probe widens

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 10:25
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A Colombian court widens an investigation into alleged links between a group of politicians and paramilitaries.
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Pakistan keep Windies in check

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 11:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Umar Gul takes 5-65 as Pakistan bowl out West Indies for 206 on the opening day of the first Test.
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Pain and disbelief in Gaza

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 12:00
related countries: Israel Israel

The BBC's Matthew Price reflects on his visit to the Gaza town of Beit Hanoun where 18 people were killed by Israeli tank fire.
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The Turkish peacemaker

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 12:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Sarah Rainsford meets the former butcher who is dedicating his life to resolving feuds and ending family vendettas in east Turkey.
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Beijing dog policy sparks protest

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 13:13
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Dog owners take to the streets of Beijing to protest against China's "one dog" policy for all households in the city.
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Somalia peace deal 'irrelevant'

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 15:50
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's transitional government dismisses a peace deal with Islamists, saying it did not approve any talks.
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UN peacekeepers die in Haiti

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 16:17
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Jordan Jordan

Gunmen in Haiti shoot dead two Jordanian peacekeepers amid growing local opposition to the UN force.
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CS Sfaxien 0-1 Ahly

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 17:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

Egypt's Ahly beat CS Sfaxien of Tunisia to take a fifth Champions League title in Tunis.
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Queen honours N Zealand's dead

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 17:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The Queen dedicates a memorial to New Zealand's war dead at a special Remembrance service.
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Bush offers Veterans Day tribute

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 18:16
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush praises US troops as his nation's "finest citizens" in a Veterans Day speech.
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UN official sees Burma's Suu Kyi

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 19:13
related countries: Burma Burma

Detained Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells a UN envoy she wants more regular medical visits.
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Ahly retain African title

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 19:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Tunisia Tunisia

Ahly of Egypt beat CS Sfaxien of Tunisia 2-1 on aggregate to retain the African Champions League title.
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Chants as Turks bury ex-PM Ecevit

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 20:01
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Crowds shout pro-secular slogans during the funeral of Turkey's staunchly secular former leader Bulent Ecevit.
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Clashes erupt in DR Congo capital

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 20:32
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Clashes between security forces and supporters of a DR Congo presidential candidate leave two civilians dead.
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Blair in Iraq talks with US panel

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 20:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The prime minister is to give evidence to a US task force looking at policy in Iraq, sparking a row.
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Twelve dead in Iraqi bus ambush

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 21:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 12 people die as gunmen ambush minibuses in Iraq, hours after bombs in a Baghdad market killed eight.
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Rugby Union: NZ crush France

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 21:49
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand confirm their status as favourites for the 2007 World Cup with a dazzling display away to tournament hosts France.
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India bullish on disputed glacier

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 22:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

India's army rules out a compromise with Pakistan over the disputed Siachen glacier.
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US vetoes motion on Gaza attack

Saturday 11th of November 2006, 22:59
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Gaza

The US blocks a draft UN resolution condemning an Israeli attack that killed 18 Palestinian civilians in Gaza.
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