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What happend on November 5th 2006

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Lottery plan for Bosnian weapons

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 0:42
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lottery prizes are on offer for Bosnians who hand in illegal weapons in a month-long UN scheme getting under way.
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US pastor sacked amid sex row

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 2:40
related countries: United States United States

US evangelical Ted Haggard is sacked by his church after being found guilty of "sexually immoral conduct".
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Tense Iraq awaits Saddam verdict

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 7:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Saddam Hussein is to learn if he is guilty of crimes against humanity and if so, whether he should be executed.
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Pakistan celebrate Hair decision

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 8:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistan Cricket Board hails Darrell Hair's removal from the list of elite umpires as a "victory for cricket".
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Kylie prepares for tour comeback

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 10:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Kylie Minogue returns to Australia to resume her world tour, 18 months after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Taiwan's Chen denies graft charge

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 15:18
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian rejects corruption allegations and refuses to quit despite mounting pressure.
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Jolie tours refugee camp in India

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 15:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India, Burma Burma

Actress Angelina Jolie takes a break from filming in India to meet refugees from Afghanistan and Burma.
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Bid to overhaul Europe power grid

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 16:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's prime minister calls for a central power authority to prevent the cuts which blacked out West Europe.
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'Cyprus plan' proposed for Israel

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 16:47
related countries: Israel Israel, Cyprus Cyprus

Israeli deputy PM Avigdor Lieberman says Israel should separate Jews and Arabs using the Cypriot model.
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Rugby: All Blacks thrash England

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 17:21
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England suffer a record home defeat to New Zealand at Twickenham.
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Deaths mount in Gazan offensive

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 17:25
related countries: Israel Israel

Three Palestinians are killed in Gaza as Israel vows to pursue its continuing offensive in the territory.
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Bomb explosions kill 15 in Assam

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 18:09
related countries: India India

At least 15 people are killed in bomb blasts in India's north-eastern state of Assam blamed on separatist rebels.
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US pastor admits sex 'immorality'

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 18:19
related countries: United States United States

Disgraced US evangelical leader Ted Haggard confesses that he is guilty of "sexual immorality".
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Saddam Hussein sentenced to death

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 19:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death by hanging over the killing of 148 Shia Iraqis in 1982.
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Somali Islamists back peace talks

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 19:31
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Somalia's Islamist leaders agree to hold new peace talks with the interim government to avert all-out war.
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Africa focus for climate summit

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 20:33
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

The latest round of UN climate talks starting in Nairobi will focus on measures to "climate-proof" poor countries.
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Iraqi PM hails Saddam's sentence

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 21:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

The Iraqi prime minister says the sentencing of Saddam Hussein to death is "a verdict on a whole dark era".
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Football: Sevilla knock Barcelona

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 21:19
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Sevilla take the lead of Spain's Primera Liga from Barcelona after the weekend's games.
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Jerusalem gay march to go ahead

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 21:43
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's attorney-general gives the go-ahead for a gay pride parade in Jerusalem despite protests from ultra-Orthodox Jews.
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Turkish ex-PM Bulent Ecevit dies

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 23:06
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Five-times Turkish prime minister Bulent Ecevit, a key figure who ordered troops into Cyprus in 1974, dies aged 81.
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At-a-glance: 4/5 November

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 23:32
related countries: United States United States

Everything you need to know about the latest developments in this year's US mid-term elections.
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DR Congo gets partial poll result

Sunday 5th of November 2006, 23:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Partial results are being issued to quell rumours after last week's run-off in the DR Congo's presidential polls.
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