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Israel to probe cluster bomb use

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 0:25
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's military says it will investigate the use of cluster bombs in Lebanon, as a new report criticises its tactics.
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Cricket: Warne criticises England

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 0:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shane Warne says playing Geraint Jones and Ashley Giles in the first Ashes Test would be a negative ploy from England.
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Iran to host Iraq security talks

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 1:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, Iran Iran

Iraq's president accepts an invitation from his Iranian counterpart to discuss the violence in his country.
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Anti-gay Latvian MP given key job

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 2:10
related countries: Latvia Latvia

Latvia's parliament elects anti-gay activist Janis Smits as the head of its human rights committee.
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Guatemala market blaze kills 15

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 2:23
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

At least 15 people die in a fire that sweeps through a sprawling market in the capital of Guatemala.
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Cambodia-S Korea expo at Angkor

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 4:59
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Growing ties between Cambodia and S Korea are on show at a major expo near the Angkor temples.
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Obrador 'sworn in' in Mexico

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 6:26
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's defeated candidate, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is inaugurated as president of a "parallel government".
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Sri Lanka jets bomb 'rebel camp'

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 6:40
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan military says it has carried out an air raid on a Tamil Tiger "rebel training camp" in the north.
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Korean Air orders 25 Boeing jets

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 6:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Korean is to spend $5.5bn on 25 Boeing planes - the biggest such deal in the country's aviation history.
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US to relaunch dollar coin

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 8:13
related countries: United States United States

The US Mint plans to reintroduce dollar coins in an attempt to get Americans to give up the dollar bill.
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Rwanda leader 'should be tried'

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 8:36
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

A French judge says Rwanda's president should stand trial over the 1994 killing of a former Rwandan leader.
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Rome airport closed in bomb scare

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 9:48
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Rome's second-biggest airport is closed after an anonymous caller says a bomb is aboard a jet, officials say.
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States sign nuclear energy pact

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 10:06
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Governments agree a deal to harness an alternative source of nuclear power which would be clean and abundant.
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Berlusconi turns back on PM job

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 10:33
related countries: Italy Italy

Silvio Berlusconi, a veteran of Italian politics, says he will not be prime minister again.
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Horn rivals reject border plans

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 10:40
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Eritrea Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea reject a boundary commission proposal to demarcate their disputed border.
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Iraq and Syria restore relations

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 11:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Syria and Iraq are to restore diplomatic relations, after a break of more than 20 years, it is announced in Baghdad.
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Cricket: Lara builds Windies lead

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 11:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Multan

Brian Lara strikes an unbeaten 196 to put the West Indies in a commanding position against Pakistan in Multan.
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Philippines oil spill barge sinks

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 11:50
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A barge carrying hundreds of tonnes of debris from last August's devastating oil spill in Philippines sinks.
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New bid to solve Darfur impasse

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 12:02
related countries: Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan

Several African leaders are gathering in Libya to try to find a solution to the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region.
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BBC in 'abducted' reporter appeal

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 12:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The BBC urges the Pakistan government to help find "kidnapped" journalist Dilawar Khan.
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Italian spy shake-up amid probe

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 12:32
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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New lead in Palme murder inquiry

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 12:58
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A gun that may have been used in the unsolved 1986 murder of Swedish PM Olof Palme is found, police say.
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Six imams ejected from US flight

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 13:05
related countries: United States United States

Six Muslim scholars are thrown off a US Airways flight after saying their evening prayers before take-off.
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Egypt minister in headscarf row

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 13:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's Culture Minister, Farouk Hosni, faces calls to resign after saying that wearing the Islamic headscarf is "regressive".
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Settlements 'violate Israeli law'

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 13:57
related countries: Israel Israel

A report says that 40% of settlements are built on private Palestinian land, in violation of Israeli law.
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Two Palestinians die in Gaza raid

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 15:12
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops launch a major raid in Gaza with troops and tanks, killing a Hamas militant and an elderly woman.
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Radioactive poison fear over spy

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 15:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Russian dissident may have been poisoned in the UK with a radioactive substance, says an expert toxicologist.
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Rwanda fury at call for Kagame trial

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 16:47
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda dismisses a French judge's claims implicating the Rwandan president in the 1994 killing of his predecessor.
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New strike paralyses Bangladesh

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 17:04
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Normal life in Bangladesh is paralysed for a second day in a strike by the Awami League party and its allies.
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Pro-reform Mexico cabinet named

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 17:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The President-elect of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, announces his first cabinet appointments.
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India and China 'to double trade'

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 18:25
related countries: India India, China China
related places: Delhi

India and China's leaders pledge to double annual trade to $40bn by 2010 during talks in Delhi.
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EU offers Belarus aid and trade

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 18:33
related countries: Belarus Belarus

The EU says sanctions on Belarus will remain, but aid is available if it carries out democratic reforms.
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Abducted BBC journalist released

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 18:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Kidnapped BBC reporter Dilawar Khan Wazir is released a day after going missing in Pakistan.
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Poisoned spy 'had death threats'

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 18:59
related countries: Russia Russia

A friend of a poisoned Russian dissident said they both received e-mail threats days before he was taken ill.
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Annan sees US 'trapped' in Iraq

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 19:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, Iran Iran, United States United States

The UN chief says the US is stuck in Iraq, as he urges Syria and Iran to help bring stability to the country.
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US trims growth forecast

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 20:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House cuts its forecasts for US growth over the coming year as a result of a housing market slump.
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Lebanese Christian leader killed

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 21:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Pierre Gemayel, a leading anti-Syrian Lebanese minister and Maronite Christian leader, is assassinated in Beirut.
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Red Cross suspends work in Gaza

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 22:24
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The International Red Cross suspends its field work in the Gaza Strip after two of its staff are briefly abducted.
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Congo court burnt in poll protest

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 22:53
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

DR Congo's Supreme Court is set on fire during protests over alleged fraud in the presidential run-off.
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Peace deal ends Nepal's civil war

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 22:55
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's government signs a historic peace deal with Maoist rebels who have been fighting a 10-year insurgency.
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Lebanon mourns murdered minister

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 23:02
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon begins three days of mourning for the assassinated Maronitwe Christian leader Pierre Gemayel.
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No verdict in Colombia rebel trial

Tuesday 21st of November 2006, 23:49
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

A jury fails to reach a verdict in the first trial in the US of a member of Colombia's left-wing Farc rebels.
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