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What happend on November 7th 2006

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Iraq Baathists ban 'to be eased'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 2:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Iraqi official says plans have been made to allow ex-members of Saddam Hussein's party to get government jobs.
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Traders strike in Indian capital

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 4:21
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Traders in the Indian capital, Delhi, begin a day long strike over a court order to close illegal businesses.
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Nepal talks with rebels resume

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 4:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Peace talks between Nepal's government and rebels resume amid reports of a deal on rebel arms.
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Delta Blues takes Melbourne Cup

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 5:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Delta Blues leads home a Japanese one-two in the Melbourne Cup.
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Half Chinese 'in cities by 2010'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 5:41
related countries: China China

Half China's 1.3bn people will be living in cities by 2010, according to officials quoted in the state media.
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Indian airports petition rejected

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 6:33
related countries: India India

India's top court rejects a petition to overturn the award of contracts for privatising Delhi and Mumbai airports.
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Deadly tornado hits town in Japan

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 8:13
related countries: Japan Japan

At least nine people are killed as a tornado sweeps through a town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.
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Kenya hit by bank 'scam'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 9:48
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The stability of Kenya's economy could be threatened by alleged bank fraud worth $1.5bn, say auditors.
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Fiji police chief 'should resign'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 9:56
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Fiji's military calls for the police chief to quit, adding to simmering political tensions and fears of a coup.
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US set for key mid-term elections

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 10:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

US voters are set to take part in mid-term congressional polls, seen as a crucial test for the Bush administration.
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Rome police tackle child sex ring

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 10:05
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police arrest at least 28 people suspected of preying on Roma (Gypsy) children for sex.
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Discarded blood protest in Israel

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 10:15
related countries: Israel Israel, Ethiopia Ethiopia

About 200 people protest in Jerusalem against the policy of rejecting blood donated by Ethiopian-Israelis.
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Israeli army leaves Beit Hanoun

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 10:31
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli army withdraws after a six-day operation in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Zimbabwe court frees 180 women

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 10:31
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A judge in Zimbabwe drops charges against 180 women charged for taking part in anti-government protests.
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Bank of Japan hints at rate raise

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 11:05
related countries: Japan Japan

The head of the Bank of Japan suggests that interest rates may rise soon as inflation pressures increase.
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World trade body admits Vietnam

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 11:53
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam has been officially invited to join the ranks of the World Trade Organization as its 150th member.
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Orangutans perish in Borneo fires

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 12:12
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Forest fires on the Indonesian island of Borneo kill up to 1,000 orangutans, animal protection workers say.
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Two convicted over Lahore bombs

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 12:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani court sentences one man to death and another to life in jail for deadly bombings in Lahore last year.
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Clashes erupt in Kyrgyz capital

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 12:27
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Violence erupts between pro and anti-government protesters in Kyrgyzstan amid calls for the president to quit.
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Ivory Coast toxic waste in France

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 12:38
related countries: France France

A ship with 3,000 tons of toxic waste arrives in France from Ivory Coast, where it is blamed for 10 deaths.
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India firms warn on IT skills gap

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 13:20
related countries: India India

Business leaders warn that India's IT industry faces a severe shortage of highly-skilled manpower.
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Iraqis charged over secret jail

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 14:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's Interior Ministry charges 57 employees, including top security staff, with human rights abuses at a secret jail.
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UK launches vaccination bonds

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 15:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's chancellor announces a £2.1bn scheme aimed at speeding vaccinations for children in the developing world.
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Darfur 'genocide crosses to Chad'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 15:57
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad's government accuses Sudan of "exporting the genocide" in Darfur across the border.
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Panama wins UN council seat

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 16:17
related countries: Panama Panama

Panama is elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council - ending weeks of deadlock.
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Japan pupil in 'suicide warning'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 16:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's education ministry publishes a letter claiming to be from a bullied pupil threatening suicide on Saturday.
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Cricket: India great Umrigar dies

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 17:19
related countries: India India

One of India's greatest batsmen Polly Umrigar dies aged 80 after a struggle with lymphatic cancer.
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Israeli city hit by rocket fire

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 18:21
related countries: Israel Israel

Rockets are launched into Israel hours after troops end an operation in Beit Hanoun aimed at stopping them.
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Al-Qaeda plotter jailed for life

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 18:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Briton Dhiren Barot is given a life sentence for planning carnage on a "colossal scale" in the UK and US.
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UK keeps working time opt-out

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 18:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Countries trying to end the UK's opt-out from the EU's 48-hour working week suffer a setback.
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At-a-glance: 7 November

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 20:15
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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Saddam 'executed by end of year'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 20:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki expects Saddam Hussein to be executed by the end of the year, he tells the BBC.
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EU to criticise Turkish progress

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 22:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The European Commission is to issue a critical verdict on Turkey's progress towards EU membership.
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Baghdad cafe blast leaves 17 dead

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 22:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 14 people die in a blast in Baghdad - the first such attack since Saddam Hussein was sentenced.
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Nepal's Maoists agree peace deal

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 22:21
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The Nepalese government and Maoist rebels agree a peace deal aimed at ending the 10-year insurgency.
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Afghanistan 'to spray poppy crop'

Tuesday 7th of November 2006, 23:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan is poised to allow aerial spraying of opium poppy crops for the first time, officials say.
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