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What happend on November 18th 2006

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Madrid bombing suspect extradited

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 2:16
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

A key suspect in the 2004 Madrid bombings is sent to Spain from Italy, where he is in jail for terror links.
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Overseas troops arrive in Tonga

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 5:38
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia, Tonga Tonga

Police and soldiers from Australia and New Zealand arrive in Tonga to help restore order after riots.
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Cricket: Bell rescues England

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 7:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell's 132 rescues England from a shaky start on day two against South Australia.
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Dutch Muslims condemn burqa ban

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 7:48
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch Muslims criticise government plans to ban burqas and face-covering veils in public places.
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Apec summit to push trade talks

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 7:55
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States
related places: Asia

Asia-Pacific leaders are to promise to tackle a deadlock in global trade talks at a key regional summit.
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Blair accepts 'disaster' in Iraq

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 11:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Tony Blair publicly agrees with the opinion that the violence in Iraq since the 2003 invasion has been a disaster.
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Iraq woes haunt Bush in Vietnam

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 11:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States
related places: Bush

As President Bush visits Vietnam, Brian Barron compares the current conflict in Iraq with the war in Indochina which ended in humiliation for the US.
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Competing for votes in South Ossetia

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 11:31
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Two referendums in this tiny area of Georgia have only exacerbated divisions in a region which has seen much violence, reports Matthew Collin.
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The stolen dream of Iraqi freedom

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 11:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The attempt to bring freedom to Iraqis has turned into a terrifying, endless nightmare reports Hugh Sykes in Baghdad.
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Rugby League: Australia knock out Great Britain

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 11:50
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Great Britain's Tri-Nations campaign is over after a comprehensive defeat to Australia in Brisbane.
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Many dead in Afghan flash floods

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 12:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 56 people are killed and dozens missing in flash floods in western Afghanistan, officials say.
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Overthrow urged in Madagascar

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 14:23
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

A Madagascar army general calls on the military to overthrow the president two weeks before the election.
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Nicaragua brings in abortion ban

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 14:32
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

A ban on all abortions even when the woman's life is at risk is made law by Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolanos.
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Two killed in Israeli Gaza raid

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 14:49
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinians are killed and three Israeli soldiers are wounded in clashes in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Seven killed in Indian violence

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 14:58
related countries: India India

Seven people including three police die in violence sparked by arrests in the Indian state of Assam.
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Thai opera in 'bad luck' threats

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 15:45
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Thai composer says he had to tone down his opera after threats from the military-backed government.
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Rugby: England beat S Africa

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 16:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Phil Vickery's late try helps England beat South Africa 23-21 and avoid a record eighth successive defeat.
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Afghan 'threat to wider region'

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 17:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai urges neighbouring nations to help Afghanistan, saying instability threatens regional peace.
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Sudan 'begins new Darfur attacks'

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 17:27
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The Sudanese government and the Janjaweed militia launch new attacks in Darfur, the African Union says.
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US presses for full NK sanctions

Saturday 18th of November 2006, 18:05
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

President Bush tries to persuade leaders to give full support to UN sanctions against North Korea.
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