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What happend on November 15th 2007

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US defends its cotton subsidies

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 0:57
related countries: United States United States, Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
related places: Washington

A senior US official defends Washington's big subsidies to its cotton farmers, on a trip to Burkina Faso.
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German cars 'least green in EU'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 1:16
related countries: Germany Germany

Most cars sold in Europe are becoming more efficient but German carmakers are going backwards a study finds.
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OJ Simpson faces Las Vegas trial

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 2:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Las Vegas

Former American football star OJ Simpson will be tried over an alleged armed robbery at a Las Vegas hotel.
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Sarkozy calls for end to strikes

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 2:52
related countries: France France

French President Sarkozy calls for a speedy end to transport strikes as the country faces a second day of disruption.
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US facing new Iraq funding row

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 3:26
related countries: United States United States

The US lower house backs an Iraq funding bill with a timeline for troop withdrawals in a new row with the White House.
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PNG police stop march over 'plot'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 5:13
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Police in Papua New Guinea stop a march in the capital over rumours of a plot to kill PM Michael Somare.
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Strong quake hits northern Chile

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 5:34
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

A powerful 7.7-magnitude quake hits northern Chile, killing two and injuring more than 100 people.
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Army claims Pakistan deaths

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 7:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 33 pro-Taleban militants are killed in north-western Pakistan, the country's military says.
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India parliament begins session

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 7:46
related countries: India India, United States United States

India's parliament begins its winter session with discussions over the nuclear deal with the US high on the agenda.
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Russia troops 'quit Georgia base'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 10:13
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

Russia says its has pulled out its last troops from a base in Georgia, but Tbilisi has yet to confirm the move.
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Brazil police killings condemned

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 10:35
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A senior UN official harshly criticises police in Brazil for involvement in large numbers of extra-judicial killings.
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Mexican head defends migrants

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 10:49
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon urges US presidential hopefuls not to use immigration to score political points.
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Caretaker government for Pakistan

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 10:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan President Musharraf meets aides to finalise a caretaker government ahead of elections due in January.
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Guantanamo manual leaked

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

A US army instruction manual for running the Guantanamo prison camp is published on the internet.
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Canadian stun gun death on video

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 11:18
related countries: Canada Canada, Poland Poland
related places: Vancouver

A video is released of a Polish immigrant's death after he was stun gunned by police at Vancouver airport.
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Indonesia censors in court fight

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 12:19
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian film-makers ask for the censorship board to be disbanded, saying it tramples on their constitutional rights.
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UN envoy visits Burma prisoners

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 12:55
related countries: Burma Burma

A UN rights envoy meets political prisoners at a notorious Burmese jail on the final day of his mission.
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Rift Valley Fever deaths in Sudan

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 13:16
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Rift Valley Fever kills nearly 100 Sudanese since reports of an outbreak surfaced a week ago, the UN says.
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Philippines in 'separatist deal'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 13:23
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Boundaries on a proposed Muslim homeland in the Philippines are agreed, a government official says.
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Musharraf 'will quit army soon'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 13:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's attorney general says he expects President Musharraf to resign as army head before 1 December.
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Delta militants deny Bakassi raid

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 15:20
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger, Cameroon Cameroon

Niger Delta militants blame the Nigerian army for killing 21 Cameroonian soldiers in the Bakassi peninsula on Tuesday.
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Putin urged to stay on as leader

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 15:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Supporters of Russia's president urge him to stay on as "national leader" after his term ends in 2008.
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UN joins Lebanon crisis mediation

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 16:11
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

The UN chief flies into Beirut to help broker an end to Lebanon's long impasse over a new president.
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F1: Fuel appeal ruling expected

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 16:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Botswana Botswana
related places: London

Ferrari accuse McLaren of being "naked opportunists" at an appeal over the result of the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Nigerian robbers shot in hundreds

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 16:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's police chief says 785 suspected armed robbers have died in police encounters in the last 90 days.
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Chile rattled by big aftershocks

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 16:38
related countries: Chile Chile

Northern Chile is rattled by major aftershocks a day after a quake struck the region, leaving 15,000 homeless.
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Cricket: India clinch series

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 16:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Sachin Tendulkar's brilliant 97 helps India beat Pakistan by six wickets to take a winning 3-1 lead in their one-day series.
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'Murder charge' over fan's death

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 17:39
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian policeman who shot dead a Lazio fan last weekend faces a murder charge, his lawyer says.
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SL leader pledges graft crackdown

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 17:41
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's new president pledges to fight corruption in front of crowds at his official inauguration.
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US to freeze Tamil charity assets

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 18:01
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United States United States

The US government is to freeze the assets of a Tamil charity with links to Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka.
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Mittal tops table of India's rich

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 18:03
related countries: India India

Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal is again ranked as India's wealthiest person by Forbes Asia magazine.
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EU 'should grow beyond Europe'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 18:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says the EU should work towards including countries from the Middle East and North Africa.
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Saudi gang-rape victim is jailed

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 18:34
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An appeal court in Saudi Arabia increases the sentence on a teenaged gang-rape victim.
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US accused of killing Iraq allies

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 18:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US forces in Iraq say they have killed 25 insurgents but tribal leaders say 45 pro-US fighters were killed.
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France braves fresh travel misery

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 19:02
related countries: France France

France endures a second day of travel chaos as transport unions continue their strike against pension reforms.
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US deserters lose asylum bid

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 19:19
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

The Canadian Supreme Court refuses to hear the asylum case of two deserters from the US army.
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Football: England recall Beckham

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 19:27
related countries: Austria Austria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Vienna

David Beckham will return to the England side for the friendly international against Austria in Vienna on Friday.
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Musharraf unveils new interim PM

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 19:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

President Musharraf names a caretaker government, with Pakistan's current Senate chairman appointed as PM.
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China spying 'biggest US threat'

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 20:32
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Congress

Chinese espionage poses "the single greatest risk" to the security of US technology, a panel warns Congress.
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Mixed UN nuclear report for Iran

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 21:28
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN nuclear agency says Iran has given it information on past nuclear activities, but is still enriching uranium.
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US planes to use military space

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 21:59
related countries: United States United States

US military airspace will be temporarily cleared for use by commercial planes during the holiday season.
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US urges more sanctions on Iran

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 22:55
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US vows to press for further UN sanctions against Iran, following a new report on Tehran's nuclear activities.
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Fierce cyclone batters Bangladesh

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 23:19
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A cyclone roars north through Bangladesh, levelling homes and uprooting trees, as thousands flee.
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Live - Australia v Sri Lanka

Thursday 15th of November 2007, 23:24
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Day three of the second Test is in progress in Hobart.
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