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What happend on November 4th 2006

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Abu Ghraib man's Iraq tour halted

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 2:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military reverses plans to redeploy to Iraq a dog handler convicted of abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
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Israel strikes Gaza after siege

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 3:00
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops continue strikes on Gaza after shooting at "human shield" women who helped militants to escape.
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Fiji PM meets army demand

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 3:54
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Fijian PM Laisenia Qarase says he will change a controversial law that had provoked fears of a military coup.
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Storm over Venezuela oil speech

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 5:48
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's energy minister causes a storm by telling oil workers they must back President Hugo Chavez.
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China to double its aid to Africa

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 8:31
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese President Hu Jintao pledges to double aid to Africa as he opens a summit in Beijing with African leaders.
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India temple stampede kills four

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 8:35
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least four people die and many others are injured in a stampede at a temple in the Indian state of Orissa.
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Taiwan protesters urge Chen to go

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 10:03
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Protesters in Taiwan urge President Chen Shui-bian to resign following corruption allegations.
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Rugby L: GB stun Australia

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 11:56
related countries: Australia Australia

GB win an enthralling and brutal Test match to open their Tri-Nations account at Aussie Stadium.
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Thailand 'rebels' attack schools

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 12:28
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Suspected Thai rebels burn down three schools and shoot a teacher in the country's restive south.
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Iranians mark US embassy siege

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 12:37
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian students hold a rowdy rally on the anniversary of the hostage-taking of the American embassy in 1979.
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Hair barred from internationals

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 13:06
related countries: India India

Umpire Darrell Hair will not stand in any future Test matches or one-day internationals.
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Meeting the hard man of Liberia

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 13:50
related countries: Liberia Liberia

The BBC's Bill Law meets Prince Johnson of Liberia - the man held responsible for the mutilation and death of Samuel Doe.
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Treasure quest endangers Peru's bears

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 14:08
related countries: Peru Peru

Economic development is putting Peru's bears in danger of extinction, says Hugh O'Shaughnessy.
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HIV medics to get Libya verdict

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 14:10
related countries: Libya Libya

Five Bulgarians and a Palestinian on trial for infecting Libyan children with HIV will hear their verdict in December.
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Leaving Captain Cook's 'paradise'

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 14:24
related countries: Cook Islands Cook Islands

The BBC's Nick Squires discovers why life in the Cook Islands is not as good as the scenery.
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Security boost for Saddam verdict

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 14:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Military leave is cancelled in Iraq amid tight security ahead of Sunday's expected verdict against Saddam Hussein.
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Russian marchers defy ban

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 18:51
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Ultra-nationalists demonstrate in the Russian capital, in defiance of a ban imposed on their march.
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Iraqi PM condemns Saddam 'crimes'

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 20:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

The Iraqi PM says he hopes Saddam Hussein gets "what he deserves", ahead of Sunday's expected verdict.
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Woman bishop takes over Church

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 20:56
related countries: United States United States

US bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori takes office as the first female leader of an Anglican Church anywhere.
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Hungary mourns crushed uprising

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 21:47
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary holds a day of mourning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the crushing of the revolution.
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Eritrean gospel singer 'released'

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 22:13
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

An Eritrean Christian singer, held without charge for two years, has been freed, Amnesty International says.
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Israel mounts air strikes in Gaza

Saturday 4th of November 2006, 23:47
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops kill at least seven people including a 12-year-old girl on the fourth day of an offensive in Gaza.
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