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Bloc Quebecois backs Canada PM

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 1:12
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's Bloc Quebecois backs a government motion that Quebecers are "a nation within a united Canada".
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S American 12 cut travel red tape

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 3:22
related countries: United States United States

The 12 countries of the South American Community of Nations will allow passport-free travel between them.
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First Test, day three as it happened

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 6:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia are 626 ahead at stumps on day three of the first Ashes Test after dismissing England for 157.
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Cricket: Aussies pile on agony

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 7:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia build a lead of over 600 after Glenn McGrath takes 6-50 to dismiss England for 157 in Brisbane.
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Lebanon death 'may herald coup'

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 8:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The killing of a Lebanese minister could be the first step in a coup, a top US diplomat tells the BBC.
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Rugby: Australia 16-12 N Zealand

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 11:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Darren Lockyer's extra-time try gives Australia victory over New Zealand in a pulsating Tri-Nations final in Sydney.
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Chinese Aids activist 'missing'

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 12:04
related countries: China China

Prominent Chinese Aids activist Wan Yanhai has disappeared after being questioned by police, colleagues say.
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China's ambitions in Africa

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 12:09
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania, China China

Mark Ashhurst in Tanzania examines the growing Chinese influence in Africa.
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Showdown time in Lebanon

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 12:23
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Speculation is rife in Lebanon over who killed industry minister Pierre Gemayel, reports the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
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US forces 'kill Iraq insurgents'

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 12:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq

US forces say they have killed 22 militants as Iraq's president postpones a trip to Iran because of a curfew.
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Chirac condemns football violence

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 12:59
related countries: France France

France's President Chirac condemns racist violence that led to a policeman shooting dead a football fan.
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Chinese president visits Lahore

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 15:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, China China
related places: Lahore

President Hu nears the end of his Pakistan trip as the two countries vow to take ties to a "new high".
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Chan film scoops Chinese awards

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 16:18
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Peter Chan's musical Perhaps Love picks up four awards at the Chinese-speaking world's equivalent of the Oscars.
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S Korea in mass poultry slaughter

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 17:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean officials are to slaughter 236,000 poultry after an outbreak of the H5N1 form of bird flu at a farm.
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Nigeria VP to run for president

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 18:00
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Vice-President Atiku Abubakar announces he will stand for the presidency in next year's elections.
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Bahrain votes on new parliament

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 18:38
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Voters in the Gulf state of Bahrain take part in elections to pick a new parliament and local councils.
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Rugby: NZ thrash Wales

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 18:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Sitiveni Sivivatu claims a hat-trick as the All Blacks outclass Wales in Cardiff.
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Hariri court gets Lebanon backing

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 19:00
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's cabinet gives final approval to a UN plan for a tribunal to try suspects in ex-PM Hariri's murder.
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Radiation tests after spy death

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 19:41
related countries: Russia Russia

People who may have come into contact with dead ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko are offered radiation tests.
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Rebels 'seize' two Chadian towns

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 19:42
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

Rebels in Chad say they have captured two eastern towns, but the government denies losing control of either.
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Fighting flares in east DR Congo

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 19:56
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo's government says troops loyal to a dissident general have attacked army positions in the east.
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Iraq extends Baghdad curfew

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 22:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

The Iraqi government extends until Monday a round-the-clock curfew in Baghdad, amid continuing violence.
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Pinochet 'takes responsibility'

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 22:49
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's ex-military leader, Augusto Pinochet, admits "political responsibility" for what occurred under his rule.
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Ceasefire agreed for Gaza Strip

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 23:17
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza will stop, and Israel will withdraw its forces, senior officials say.
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Live - Australia v England

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 23:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia declare on 202-1 and set England an unlikely 648 to win the first Test in Brisbane.
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Yemen editor jailed over cartoons

Saturday 25th of November 2006, 23:50
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Yemen Yemen
related places: A

A newspaper editor in Yemen gets a year in jail for reprinting Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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