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French actor Philippe Noiret dies

Friday 24th of November 2006, 0:02
related countries: France France

French actor Philippe Noiret, best-known for his role in Cinema Paradiso, dies in France at the age of 76.
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French actor Philippe Noiret dies

Friday 24th of November 2006, 0:02
related countries: France France

French actor Philippe Noiret, best known for his role in Cinema Paradiso, dies in France at the age of 76.
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Palestinians die in Gaza violence

Friday 24th of November 2006, 0:23
related countries: Israel Israel

Five Palestinians die in Israeli operations in Gaza, as a female suicide bomber injures three Israeli troops.
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Iran women spy camera warning

Friday 24th of November 2006, 0:26
related countries: Iran Iran

Police chief warns Iranian women to watch out for cameras hidden in places where they undress.
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China rejects journalist appeal

Friday 24th of November 2006, 2:21
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Chinese court upholds the sentencing of a Hong Kong journalist jailed in mainland China for spying.
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Australia wheat bribes report due

Friday 24th of November 2006, 3:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Aruba Aruba

An Australian investigation into alleged bribes paid to export wheat to Saddam Hussein's Iraq is due out.
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Aceh election campaign begins

Friday 24th of November 2006, 4:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Campaigning gets underway for next month's elections to choose a governor in Indonesia's Aceh province.
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Taiwan's Chen survives key vote

Friday 24th of November 2006, 6:22
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A third attempt to begin moves to oust Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian fails to get enough support.
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AWB kickbacks report handed in

Friday 24th of November 2006, 7:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Aruba Aruba

An Australian inquiry into alleged bribes paid to export wheat to Saddam Hussein's Iraq delivers its report.
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McGrath adds to England's misery

Friday 24th of November 2006, 7:37
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Glenn McGrath takes two wickets as England flounder 549 runs behind Australia in the first Ashes Test.
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Ethiopia warning draws Somali ire

Friday 24th of November 2006, 8:06
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

The body that controls much of Somalia reacts angrily to comments by Ethiopia that it is prepared for an attack.
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Golf: Wie misses cut

Friday 24th of November 2006, 8:43
related countries: Japan Japan

Michelle Wie misses her 11th cut in 12 appearances on the men's tour after shooting an 80 in the Casio World Open in Japan.
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Baghdad curfew after bombing wave

Friday 24th of November 2006, 8:44
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi capital is under indefinite curfew as the death toll from Thursday's Baghdad bombings rises to 202.
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'Imminent coup' warning for Fiji

Friday 24th of November 2006, 9:23
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

Tensions rise in Fiji as Australia warns of "clear evidence" a coup is planned for the next two weeks.
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Paris fan shot dead by policeman

Friday 24th of November 2006, 10:20
related countries: France France

A Paris Saint Germain fan is shot dead by a French plain-clothed police officer after a European game.
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Ecuador rivals wrap up poll fight

Friday 24th of November 2006, 10:36
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

The two men contesting the presidency in Ecuador end campaigning before a second round run-off vote.
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Russian ex-spy dies in hospital

Friday 24th of November 2006, 10:44
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who said he was the victim of a poisoning, dies in a London hospital.
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Death toll in Sri Lanka goes up

Friday 24th of November 2006, 11:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers say that fighting on Thursday has left more than 30 dead.
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Israel rejects ceasefire proposal

Friday 24th of November 2006, 11:55
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel dismisses an offer by Palestinian militant groups to stop firing rockets into Israel, if Israel end on Palestinians.
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Call to end female circumcision

Friday 24th of November 2006, 12:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Leading Muslim scholars urge an end to female circumcision and punishment for those who carry it out.
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UK in 'equipment problems'

Friday 24th of November 2006, 12:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government faces fresh claims that its troops in Afghanistan lack vital equipment.
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Spy's death-bed Putin accusation

Friday 24th of November 2006, 13:18
related countries: Russia Russia

Ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko accuses the Russian leader over his death, in a statement made as he lay dying.
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Italian right 'tried to rig poll'

Friday 24th of November 2006, 13:46
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy launches an inquiry into claims that former PM's Silvio Berlusconi tried to rig April's general election.
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Argentina-Uruguay dispute deepens

Friday 24th of November 2006, 14:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Uruguay Uruguay

Argentina reportedly accuses Uruguay of diverting attention from environmental issues, in a dispute over a mill project.
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Dollar loses ground against euro

Friday 24th of November 2006, 14:50
related countries: United States United States

The dollar sinks to 19-month lows of $1.30 against the euro amid concerns for the health of the US economy.
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China and Pakistan in trade deal

Friday 24th of November 2006, 15:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India, China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao signs a free trade deal with his Pakistani counterpart, Pervez Musharraf.
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EU-Russia summit delays new pact

Friday 24th of November 2006, 15:58
related countries: Poland Poland, Finland Finland
related places: Helsinki

The EU and Russia fail to launch talks on a new partnership because of a row over meat from Poland.
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UN finds mass graves in DR Congo

Friday 24th of November 2006, 16:00
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN investigators in DR Congo find mass graves with about 30 bodies in an army camp in the east of the country.
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Row over 'Aids' death certificate

Friday 24th of November 2006, 16:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African doctor faces censure for citing Aids on a death certificate against family wishes.
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Baghdad Shias mourn bomb victims

Friday 24th of November 2006, 16:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Funerals are held for scores of Shia Iraqi bomb victims, as mosques in a Sunni area of Baghdad come under attack.
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Stormont attack devices defused

Friday 24th of November 2006, 17:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Loyalist killer Michael Stone is being held after attempting to enter the Northern Ireland Assembly with a gun.
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Bolivia regions oppose reforms

Friday 24th of November 2006, 17:50
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Two Bolivian states formally object to the president's plans to redistribute land and rewrite the constitution.
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Lebanon strikers call for unity

Friday 24th of November 2006, 18:14
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Business leaders in Lebanon begin a two-day strike in protest at the murder of politician Pierre Gemayel.
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Rwanda cuts ties with France

Friday 24th of November 2006, 18:23
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Rwanda breaks off diplomatic ties with Paris in a row over a French inquiry related to the 1994 genocide.
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Chavez 'recalls Argentina envoy'

Friday 24th of November 2006, 18:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

Venezuela's president reportedly recalls his Buenos Aires envoy after a complaint by Argentina's leader.
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Fears over Somalia flood relief

Friday 24th of November 2006, 19:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Growing fears of war in Somalia are hampering flood relief efforts for thousands of people, the UN warns.
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Radiation found after spy's death

Friday 24th of November 2006, 20:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Police probing the death of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko find above-normal levels of radiation at three locations.
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Mosques hit in Baghdad clashes

Friday 24th of November 2006, 22:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Attacks on Sunni mosques and homes leave 30 dead in Baghdad, as scores of Shia bomb victims are buried.
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Stone held over Stormont attack

Friday 24th of November 2006, 22:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Loyalist killer Michael Stone is being held after attempting to enter the Northern Ireland Assembly with a gun.
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