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S Leone 'riddled with corruption'

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 0:13
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Widespread corruption and mismanagement are revealed in a secret presidential audit in Sierra Leone.
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Texas mayors want deeper border

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 2:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Texas

A groups of mayors in Texas call for a system of dams on the river border with Mexico to deter illegal immigrants.
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Brazil's Aids policy 'remarkable'

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 4:35
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Brazil's policy of bargaining with drug companies on Aids medicine has been a great success, a US study says.
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Sri Lanka abuse 'rampant' in Gulf

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 7:20
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Gulf states are failing to curb serious abuses of Sri Lankans working as maids, Human Rights Watch says.
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Labor launches Australia poll bid

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 8:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Labor leader Kevin Rudd formally begins his attempt to unseat John Howard as Australia's prime minister.
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NZ reclaims shrunken heads

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 9:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The remains of nine people brought to Bristol as curiosities in the 19th Century are to be repatriated to New Zealand.
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Danish centre-right wins election

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 9:29
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark's centre-right ruling coalition wins snap elections, securing a third consecutive term in office.
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Korean PMs begin historic talks

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 9:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Prime ministers from North and South Korea begin talks in Seoul, the first such meeting for 15 years.
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Lat Am police start joint force

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 10:20
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Police forces from across Latin America and the Caribbean meet in Colombia to create a new regional police force.
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Anti-French riot erupts in Chad

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 10:22
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

Chadian police fire tear gas to disperse students attacking cars belonging to foreigners in the capital.
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Egypt's mufti rejects criticism

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 10:23
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's top Muslim scholar defends himself against criticism for a series of controversial fatwas.
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Qantas seeks to expand network

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 10:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian airline Qantas agrees to buy up to 188 planes, as it plans to widen its Asian schedules.
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US envoy hits out at Burma junta

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 11:06
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's rulers have not changed their attitude towards democratic reform, a senior US diplomat says.
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UK Darfur asylum rejected

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 11:12
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sending Sudanese asylum seekers back to camps in Darfur is lawful, a UK appeal hearing decides.
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Nigeria, Cameroon probe attack

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 11:32
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Cameroon Cameroon
related places: More

Cameroon and Nigeria are working together to find out who killed 21 Cameroonian soldiers in Bakassi.
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Iranian abducted in Afghanistan

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 12:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iran Iran
related places: Herat

An Iranian engineer is kidnapped in the western Afghan province of Herat, the authorities say.
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Rome mourns killed football fan

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 12:41
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Thousands of people in Rome attend the funeral of an Italian football fan shot dead by a policeman.
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Manila blast toll rises to four

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 12:53
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The death toll from a powerful bomb at the Philippine parliament rises to four, including an MP, officials say.
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US trousers-claim judge loses job

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 13:13
related countries: United States United States

A US judge who failed in a $54m dry-clean lawsuit over missing trousers has not been reappointed, it is confirmed.
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Russia warns of Belarus missiles

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 13:30
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia, United States United States

A senior Russian general says missiles could be placed in Belarus to counter a planned US missile defence system.
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Georgia to end emergency rule

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 14:30
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia will lift a state of emergency imposed last week on 16 November, the parliament's speaker says.
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Spy charge for Iranian official

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 14:40
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A former Iranian nuclear negotiator is charged with giving classified information to the British embassy.
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Khan arrested at Pakistan protest

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 15:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan is arrested after appearing for the first time since emergency rule.
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Somali insurgents target AU force

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 15:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A Somali insurgent leader orders fighters to attack African Union troops based in the capital, Mogadishu.
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European far-right bloc collapses

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 16:12
related countries: Italy Italy, Romania Romania

The European parliament's far-right bloc collapses as Romanian MEPs quit over an Italian's "xenophobic" remarks.
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Ghanaian leader in car accident

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 16:25
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian President John Kufuor emerges from a car crash holding his head, but aides say he appears fine.
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'Action needed' over Delhi smog

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 16:42
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Tough measures are urgently needed to clean up the air in the Indian capital, Delhi, campaigners say.
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MPs seek to block Jerusalem deal

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 17:11
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli MPs give initial approval to a draft law making it harder to change Jerusalem's status in a peace deal.
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Poles charged over Afghan deaths

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 17:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Poland Poland

Seven Polish soldiers are charged in connection with the deaths of six civilians in an attack in Afghanistan this year.
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Spain king 'arrogant' - Chavez

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 17:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Chile Chile, Spain Spain
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez accuses Spain's king of "arrogance" for telling him to shut up at a summit.
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New drugs approach to come

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 18:07
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

The World Anti-Doping Agency will tell a Madrid summit that the fight against drugs cheats must now be waged by police forces as much as scientists.
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Football: Benelux's 2018 hopes

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 18:34
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg submit a joint bid to host the 2018 World Cup.
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French strike brings travel chaos

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 20:01
related countries: France France

France is hit by transport upheavals as workers strike against President Nicolas Sarkozy's pension reforms.
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Police charge Imran Khan

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 21:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani police charge Imran Khan under anti-terrorism laws after his first appearance under the emergency.
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India among worst emitters

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 22:42
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

A survey of the world's power stations finds India to be the fifth highest polluter per capita, with Australia at top.
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Bomb kills three near Green Zone

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 22:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A bomb kills three people near Baghdad's heavily guarded administrative area, US military officials say.
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US war costs report 'incorrect'

Wednesday 14th of November 2007, 23:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US Republicans demand the retraction of a Democrats' report on the hidden costs of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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