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What happend on November 14th 2006

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Afghans 'seize key al-Qaeda man'

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 2:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US and Afghan forces say they have captured a high-ranking al-Qaeda figure in eastern Afghanistan.
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Afghans 'seize key al-Qaeda man'

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 2:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US and Afghan forces say they have captured a high-ranking al-Qaeda figure in eastern Afghanistan.
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Venezuela opens Orinoco bridge

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 2:32
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Brazil Brazil
related places: Orinoco, Silva

Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and Brazil's Lula da Silva open a $1.2bn bridge over the Orinoco River.
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Colombia's Uribe pushes US trade

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 2:46
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: Uribe

Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe lobbies the US Congress to pass a free trade deal with his country.
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Zune goes head to head with iPod

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 3:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

Microsoft's Zune music player, a rival to Apple's iPod, goes on sale in the US, receiving mixed reviews.
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Japan bans luxuries for N Korea

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 6:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Japan approves a ban on the export of luxury goods to North Korea, in line with UN sanctions agreed last month.
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Cricket: Pietersen hits century

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 6:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits a century and James Anderson takes three wickets as England draw with New South Wales.
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Iraq neighbours told to mend ways

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 7:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US and UK say Iran and Syria could play a role in stabilising Iraq, but they must stop supporting terror first.
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Vietnam off US religion blacklist

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 8:28
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States

The US drops Vietnam from its list of countries violating religious freedom, but a trade bill is held up in Congress.
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Ex-governors on run in Nigeria

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 9:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The two governors recently sacked are "wanted men", Nigeria's anti-corruption agency says.
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French climbers missing in Nepal

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 9:57
related countries: Nepal Nepal, France France

Four French climbers have gone missing while trying to climb a mountain in northern Nepal, officials say.
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Howard in carbon trading shift

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's PM John Howard signals a major policy change by backing an international carbon trading scheme.
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Pagans fight grave symbol ban

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 10:31
related countries: United States United States

Pagans in the US demand the right to have their five-pointed symbol placed on military gravestones.
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Taiwan mayor quizzed over fund

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 10:36
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Taipei

The mayor of Taiwan's capital Taipei is questioned over alleged misuse of funds - the latest in a series of scandals.
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Move for hybrid force in Darfur

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 10:44
related countries: Sudan Sudan

UN chief Kofi Annan calls high-level talks to try and end a peacekeeping crisis after more violence in Sudan's Darfur.
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India and China row over border

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 10:53
related countries: India India, China China

A spat over a disputed border breaks out between India and China days before a visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao.
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Cricket: Pakistan triumph

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 11:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lara

Brian Lara makes 122 but Pakistan stroll to victory in the first Test against West Indies.
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Giuliani tests presidency waters

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 12:00
related countries: United States United States

Ex-New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani takes a key step towards running for the 2008 US presidency.
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Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 12:39
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

A lawyers' group asks Germany to sue former US defence chief Donald Rumsfeld over alleged prisoner abuse.
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Russian oil fund chief shot dead

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 12:46
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The head of a Russian oil industry consultancy is shot dead in Moscow in an apparent contract killing.
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Roman ship thrills archaeologists

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 12:56
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Roman

A Roman ship, wrecked off the coast of Spain in the 1st Century AD, reveals a wealth of historical treasures.
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'Eight die' in Sri Lanka violence

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 13:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Four Sri Lankan soldiers and four Tamil Tiger rebels are killed in renewed violence, the military says.
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Hamas: No recognition of Israel

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 13:58
related countries: Israel Israel

The Palestinian government will not agree to international demands to recognise Israel, Hamas says.
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Thailand investigates drugs war

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 14:40
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The Thai government is probing the anti-drugs campaign launched by ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra.
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S Africa approves gay marriage

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 14:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's parliament votes to legalise weddings for gay couples, the first African nation to do so.
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Panama deaths see health reforms

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 15:07
related countries: Panama Panama

Panama announces reforms to the public health system, after at least 40 people die from contaminated medicines.
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EU clears Suez-GDF merger

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 15:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Eu

EU regulators clear a merger between French energy firms Suez and GDF, on condition that they sell Belgian units.
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Marbella fraud probe intensifies

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 16:27
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Marbella

More officials are arrested in a major Spanish corruption scandal involving property in Marbella.
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Germany tries 'Holocaust denier'

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 16:48
related countries: Germany Germany

A chemist goes on trial in Germany, accused of denying the Holocaust and defaming the memory of the dead.
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Blair pushes Mid East peace to US

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 17:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Tony Blair tells the US inquiry into future policy options that Mid East peace is crucial to the future of Iraq.
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Scores seized from Baghdad office

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 17:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Five Iraqi police officers are arrested after gunmen storm a government office in Baghdad, abducting dozens of people.
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Average European 'is overweight'

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 17:52
related countries: Malta Malta

The Maltese and the Greeks are the heavyweights of Europe, figures from the European Commission reveal.
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Bemba rejects DR Congo poll loss

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 17:57
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Supporters of ex-DR Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba reject results showing he is set to lose a presidential run-off.
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Refugees cut off by Kenya floods

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 18:06
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Camps housing Somali refugees in eastern Kenya are cut off after severe flooding.
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Iran will talk to 'corrected' US

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 19:40
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's president says that his country is willing to enter into a dialogue with the US - if it changes its attitude.
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US car giants lobby White House

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 20:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US car firms tell President Bush they need help to boost their competitiveness but are not seeking financial aid.
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Iraq policemen held over kidnap

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 20:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Five senior police officers are arrested after gunmen storm a government office in Baghdad, seizing dozens of people.
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Peron paternity test 'negative'

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 22:00
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Initial DNA tests show late Argentine leader Peron did not father a woman who claims to be his daughter, lawyers say.
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Saudis plan Iraq security fence

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 22:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities say they are pressing on with building a hi-tech security fence to seal their border with Iraq.
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Lebanese leader rejects UN court

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 23:04
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's President Lahoud says his government's backing of a UN tribunal into the Hariri killing is illegal.
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Rugby League: Long replaced

Tuesday 14th of November 2006, 23:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Richard Horne replaces Sean Long for Great Britain's crunch Tri-Nations clash with Australia on Saturday.
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