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What happend on November 9th 2006

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Ortega pledges economic stability

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 0:43
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Nicaragua's President-elect, ex-Marxist Daniel Ortega, says he will not introduce radical economic changes.
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Rumsfeld replaced after poll loss

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 1:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is standing down, following Republican election losses amid anger over Iraq.
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UN official to push Burma reform

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 5:55
related countries: Burma Burma

UN official Ibrahim Gambari arrives in Burma to press the military rulers to commit to democratic reforms.
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Nepal rebels make peace promise

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 6:16
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's top Maoist leader says the rebels will meet the aspirations of people "longing for peace".
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S Asia media cautious on US poll

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 6:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India, United States United States

Newspapers in India and Pakistan react cautiously to the results of the US mid-term polls.
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Japan's NHK in media control row

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 6:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

Japan's government says public broadcaster NHK can be ordered to focus on North Korean abductions.
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Ex-Malaysian PM has heart attack

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 7:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is in hospital after suffering a mild heart attack.
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French nearly fired at Israelis

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 9:20
related countries: France France, Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

French troops nearly fired on "menacing" Israeli aircraft in Lebanon, the French defence minister says.
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Iraq corruption 'costs billions'

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 9:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Corruption within the Iraqi government is costing the country billions of dollars, a US official says.
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Cricket: Aussies reveal strategy

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 10:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia explain why they want to make life uncomfortable for England captain Andrew Flintoff in the Ashes.
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Turks stoical about EU report

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 11:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish papers react coolly to EU criticism of the progress Turkey has made ahead of membership talks
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Senegal to care for ferry orphans

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 11:32
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Senegal passes a bill to make the children of Africa's worst maritime disaster "orphans of the nation".
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Row over new Somali passport

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 12:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Plans for a new Somali passport worsen relations between the government and the Islamic courts.
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Retrial over Russia Forbes murder

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 12:57
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia's Supreme Court overturns the acquittal of three men over the murder of US journalist Paul Klebnikov.
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Thai coup chiefs in extra pay row

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 13:00
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's coup leaders face criticism for allegedly taking extra payments that effectively double their pay.
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Sea battle erupts off Sri Lanka

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 13:29
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A fierce battle between the navy and Tamil rebels is taking place off the northern coast of Sri Lanka, the two sides say.
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Oil workers flee Nigerian siege

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 13:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nine oil workers walk for 12 hours to escape a pumping station overrun by militants in southern Nigeria.
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Football: Adu trains with Man Utd

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 13:49
related countries: United States United States

Man Utd are negotiating a two-week trial for American teenager Freddy Adu, contrary to an earlier statement from the club.
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Rugby: Pumas name squad

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 14:00
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina include six English-based players in their starting XV to face England on Saturday.
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Troops hunt for bomber's helpers

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 14:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani authorities search for the people who helped a suicide bomber kill 42 soldiers on Wednesday.
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International court in first case

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 14:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The International Criminal Court starts hearing its first case, against a militia leader from DR Congo.
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Chad ethnic attacks 'killed 200'

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 16:20
related countries: Chad Chad

More than 200 people were killed in a spate of attacks in eastern Chad earlier this week, aid workers say.
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Democrats 'to control US Senate'

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 16:30
related countries: United States United States

The final US Senate seat is set to go to the Democrats, AP reports, as defence chief Donald Rumsfeld steps down.
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'Real Borat' hopes to make film

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 16:51
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish man who claims he is the inspiration for spoof Kazakh journalist Borat says he plans to make his own film.
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Italian police 'bust drug cartel'

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 17:44
related countries: Italy Italy

Police in Italy arrest 50 people in a major operation targeting suspected drug-traffickers.
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Thousands mourn Gaza dead

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 17:52
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands of mourners fill the streets of Beit Hanoun to bury 18 Palestinians killed by Israeli tank fire.
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Anger over Lanka civilian deaths

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 18:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government is heavily criticised for artillery strikes that killed dozens of civilians in the island's east.
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Bush drive to heal partisan split

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 18:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US President George W Bush reaches out to Democrats, as they look set to take control of both houses of Congress.
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France rebukes Israel over jets

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 18:40
related countries: France France, Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

The French foreign ministry summons Israel's ambassador over "menacing" Israeli jet flights over Lebanon.
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Argentina seeks Rafsanjani arrest

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 18:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Iran Iran

An Argentine judge orders the arrest of ex-President Rafsanjani of Iran over the 1994 Buenos Aires bombing.
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Nepal PM admits peace 'gamble'

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 18:43
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's Prime Minister, Girija Prasad Koirala, says he took a major political gamble joining hands with the Maoist rebels.
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Gaza barrage 'technical failure'

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 22:31
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel's PM says the shelling that killed 18 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip was the result of a "technical failure".
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Mexico voices US border concerns

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 22:43
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: President

Mexican President-elect Felipe Calderon tells US President Bush of his concerns over a planned border fence.
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US Democrats secure sweeping win

Thursday 9th of November 2006, 23:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate, Virginia

Democrats gain the final seat in the battle for the US Senate, sealing their victory in both houses of Congress.
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