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UK and Pakistan forge terror pact

Monday 20th of November 2006, 0:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British and Pakistani leaders agree to strengthen their ties in the fight against terrorism.
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Saddam trial 'flawed and unsound'

Monday 20th of November 2006, 1:40
related countries: United States United States

Saddam Hussein's trial was so flawed its verdict was unsound, says campaign group Human Rights Watch.
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Nigeria scams 'cost UK billions'

Monday 20th of November 2006, 2:12
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Not enough is being done to stop internet scams and other financial crimes stemming from Nigeria, a report says.
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Officials mull Khmer Rouge trials

Monday 20th of November 2006, 4:24
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodian and international judges meet to debate the procedure for the trials of former Khmer Rouge leaders.
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Nepal king blamed for crackdown

Monday 20th of November 2006, 6:45
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A Nepalese panel finds King Gyanendra responsible for suppressing large-scale pro-democracy protests in April.
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China official admits to torture

Monday 20th of November 2006, 8:29
related countries: China China

A senior Chinese court official makes a rare admission about the extent of the use of torture in getting convictions.
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Blair meets troops in Afghanistan

Monday 20th of November 2006, 8:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Tony Blair visits British troops in southern Afghanistan on a flying visit to the country.
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Nasdaq makes £2.7bn bid for LSE

Monday 20th of November 2006, 8:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US Nasdaq market tables an offer worth £2.7bn to take over the London Stock Exchange.
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Italy 'sacks' spy over CIA kidnap

Monday 20th of November 2006, 9:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy replaces the head of military intelligence amid an inquiry into his role in an alleged CIA abduction.
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German nurse jailed for killings

Monday 20th of November 2006, 9:56
related countries: Germany Germany

A male nurse is jailed for life in southern Germany for giving lethal injections to 28 mostly elderly patients.
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Egypt arrests another blog critic

Monday 20th of November 2006, 10:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Police in Cairo detain a blogger known as Ayyoub whose posts are critical of the Egyptian government.
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Germany foils 'air terror plot'

Monday 20th of November 2006, 11:04
related countries: Germany Germany

German officials say they have uncovered a terrorist plot to blow up a passenger plane in Germany.
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Cricket: McGrath 'not retiring'

Monday 20th of November 2006, 11:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Veteran Australian seam bowler Glenn McGrath dismisses a suggestion that he will soon retire.
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S Africa manhunt after jailbreak

Monday 20th of November 2006, 12:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

South African police search for the first man to escape from the top security C-Max prison near Pretoria.
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Protests as Bush visits Indonesia

Monday 20th of November 2006, 12:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States
related places: Bush

US President George W Bush makes a brief, controversial visit to Indonesia, amid protests over Iraq.
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EU pushes for joint energy stance

Monday 20th of November 2006, 12:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Top EU officials meet energy industry chiefs amid difficulties over key negotiations with Russia.
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Fifty hurt in Bangladesh clashes

Monday 20th of November 2006, 13:06
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Hundreds of Bangladesh opposition activists resume a transport blockade to electoral reform.
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Drugs 'sub' seized off Costa Rica

Monday 20th of November 2006, 13:17
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

A makeshift submarine carrying three tonnes of cocaine is found off Costa Rica's Pacific coast.
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Poisoned ex-spy 'slightly worse'

Monday 20th of November 2006, 13:35
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A former Russian KGB colonel poisoned by the chemical thallium is readmitted to intensive care.
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Blair to stand by Afghanistan

Monday 20th of November 2006, 14:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK prime minister says troops fighting the Taleban will stay in Afghanistan until the job is done.
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Iraqi minister's convoy attacked

Monday 20th of November 2006, 14:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Gunmen target the convoy of an Iraqi deputy health minister, a day after his colleague was kidnapped.
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WTO 'to referee' alcohol duty row

Monday 20th of November 2006, 14:45
related countries: India India

The EU asks the WTO to intervene in its attempts to open the Indian market to wine and spirits exports.
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UK initiative on EU budget

Monday 20th of November 2006, 15:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government is to produce an annual statement on EU spending in the UK in a bid to improve taxpayers' confidence.
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Gunman dies after storming school

Monday 20th of November 2006, 15:43
related countries: Germany Germany

A gunman dies after storming into a school in western Germany, leaving several people wounded.
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Twin bomb blasts hit Indian train

Monday 20th of November 2006, 16:00
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 12 people die after two bombs explode on a passenger train in eastern India, police say.
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Stay in Iraq, says Pentagon panel

Monday 20th of November 2006, 16:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US military review on Iraq is likely to back a limited troop boost, officials tell the Washington Post.
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Iran and Syria to seek Iraq role

Monday 20th of November 2006, 17:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, Iran Iran

Iran's president invites his Iraqi counterpart to a three-way summit with Syria's leader to tackle Iraq violence.
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Fears for BBC Pakistan reporter

Monday 20th of November 2006, 17:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A BBC journalist who reports from Pakistan's tribal region goes missing amid fears for his safety.
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Football: Adu starts Man Utd trial

Monday 20th of November 2006, 17:29
related countries: United States United States

Teenage American star Freddy Adu begins his two-week trial with Man Utd.
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UN airlifts after African floods

Monday 20th of November 2006, 18:11
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

The UN launches a series of airlifts and food drops for more than 1m people hit by floods in Somalia and Kenya.
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'No proof' of Iran nuclear arms

Monday 20th of November 2006, 21:55
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

A secret CIA report says there is no proof that Iran is developing nuclear weapons, a US magazine article says.
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Gazans gather to foil air strike

Monday 20th of November 2006, 22:30
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians in Gaza again gather at a militant leader's home following reports Israeli forces are about to attack.
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Russia denies poisoned spy claims

Monday 20th of November 2006, 22:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Kremlin dismisses claims it was involved in the poisoning of a former KGB agent in the UK as "sheer nonsense".
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