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What happend on November 15th 2006

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S Asia rivals continue key talks

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 4:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai

India and Pakistan have begun a second day of talks, the first since train bombings in Mumbai (Bombay) in July.
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Japanese begin annual whale hunt

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 6:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Six Japanese whaling ships set sail for their annual hunt in the south Atlantic, despite anger from environmentalists.
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US official to begin Nepal visit

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 6:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal, United States United States

A senior US official is to visit Nepal - the first such trip by a foreign dignitary since last week's landmark peace deal.
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Philippine 'coup plotter' seized

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 7:25
related countries: Philippines Philippines

An ex-Philippines army colonel is arrested for involvement in an alleged coup plot against President Arroyo.
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Chinese industrial output slows

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 7:49
related countries: China China

China's industrial output grew at its slowest annual rate in almost two years in October, official figures show.
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Iraq hostages 'freed by police'

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 9:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Most of the hostages seized in an armed raid in a Baghdad education facility are free, officials say.
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Afghan women seek death by fire

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 10:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Young Afghan women are increasingly committing suicide by setting themselves on fire, NGOs say.
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Malaysians charged over murder

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 10:17
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Mongolia Mongolia

A Malaysian court charges two police with the murder of a Mongolian model, in a case that has gripped the country.
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Powers 'stoking Somali conflict'

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 11:03
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Syria Syria, Iran Iran

Ten countries, including Syria and Iran, are violating an arms embargo on Somalia, a UN report says.
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Suspect admits Poso murders role

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 11:10
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Poso

The main suspect in the 2005 beheadings of three Christian schoolgirls in Indonesia admits he was involved.
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Cricket: England call on Joyce

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Uncapped Ed Joyce is called into England's Ashes squad as a replacement for Marcus Trescothick.
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UN chief issues climate warning

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 11:55
related countries: Kenya Kenya

UN chief Kofi Annan criticises a "frightening lack of leadership" in tackling climate change, at a summit in Kenya.
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Yushchenko allies face dismissal

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 12:12
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's parliament is expected to sack the foreign and defence ministers - allies of President Yushchenko.
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US Airways eyes $8bn Delta merger

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 12:43
related countries: United States United States

US Airways makes a $8bn offer to merge with Delta Air Lines, creating one of the world's largest airlines.
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Donors urged to raise Yemen aid

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 12:48
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen and the World Bank bring together international donors to raise money to fight poverty in the country.
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Iraq PM calls for raiders' arrest

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 12:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki calls for the arrest of those who kidnapped up to 40 people as a car bomb kills 11.
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S Asia rivals in anti-terror move

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 13:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

India and Pakistan agreed to set up a joint panel to share intelligence to help in the fight against terrorism.
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'No cheating' in Congo election

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 14:41
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Allegations of election fraud by ex-DR Congo rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are unsubstantiated, officials say.
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Chemical cloud hits Serbian town

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 14:42
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Belgrade

The Serbian president calls for a chemical plant near Belgrade to be shut after a dangerous chemicals leak.
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Boy's plea moves Mexican congress

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 15:55
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Mexico's congress backs a seven-year-old boy's plea to pressure the US against deporting his mother.
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Pakistan votes to amend rape laws

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 17:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's parliament votes to amend strict Sharia laws on rape, amid warnings by religious parties.
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US to back Russia's WTO entry bid

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 17:11
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

President George W Bush and Russia's President Putin are to sign an agreement on Russia's WTO membership bid.
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Argentina tackles soccer violence

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 17:25
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Authorities in Argentina ban football fans from travelling to away matches in an effort to crack down on violence
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Palestinian rocket kills Israeli

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 17:55
related countries: Israel Israel

One Israeli woman is killed in a Palestinian rocket attack on the town of Sderot, as Israel vows revenge.
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'Graft ministers' return in Kenya

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 18:11
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Two Kenyan ministers who resigned after corruption allegations are reappointed to the cabinet by the president.
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Sudan accused of invading Chad

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 18:11
related countries: Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan

A Chadian diplomat accuses Sudan of trying to destabilise the region and calls for AU courage to condemn this.
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Iraq cabinet row over hostages

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 18:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A row erupts between Iraqi government officials over the number of hostages in a mass kidnapping.
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US lobbyist starts jail sentence

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 18:39
related countries: United States United States

Disgraced US lobbyist Jack Abramoff begins serving a 70-month prison sentence for conspiracy and fraud.
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US soldier admits Iraq girl rape

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 18:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US Army soldier pleads guilty to raping an Iraqi teenager and helping kill her and her family.
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Immigrants 'drive Spanish growth'

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 19:11
related countries: Spain Spain

Half of Spain's recent economic growth can be attributed to immigration, a government report says.
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Football: European qualifiers

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 20:15
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Croatia go top of England's Euro 2008 qualifying group, plus a round-up of Wednesday's other qualifiers.
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Small tsunamis hit northern Japan

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 20:53
related countries: Russia Russia, Japan Japan

Small tsunami waves hit a Japanese island after an earthquake, and Russia's Pacific coast remains on alert.
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Footballl: Holland 1-1 England

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 20:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wayne Rooney is on target, but Rafael van der Vaart's late equaliser deprives England of victory in Holland.
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Kabila named DR Congo poll winner

Wednesday 15th of November 2006, 21:33
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

President Joseph Kabila wins the run-off election in DR Congo, the country's electoral commission says.
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