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What happend on November 18th 2007

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Bangladesh toll more than 2,000

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 0:27
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The death toll from this week's devastating cyclone in Bangladesh passes 2,000, officials announce.
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Democrats face HK election test

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 6:18
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Pro-Beijing parties, buoyed by the economy, are expected to do well in district council elections in Hong Kong.
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Cricket: Australia take control

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 7:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

Australia take complete control of the second Test in Hobart with Brett Lee taking 4-82 in Sri Lanka's 246 all out.
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Bangladesh rescue effort goes on

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 8:21
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Rescuers are still trying to reach areas hit by a cyclone that tore through Bangladesh killing at least 2,000.
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Japanese whalers hunt humpbacks

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 9:17
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese whaling fleet sets sail with the aim of harpooning humpback whales for the first time in decades.
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Asean rules out suspending Burma

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 9:38
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

The head of a south-east Asian grouping rejects a US call to suspend Burma in protest at its crackdown.
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Clinton in Dublin gala fundraiser

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 12:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United States United States
related places: Dublin

Former US president Bill Clinton has travelled to Dublin to raise funds for wife Hillary's presidential campaign.
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Khmer Rouge's Pol Pot 'a patriot'

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 12:23
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's Pol Pot was a patriot who defended social justice, a former senior Khmer Rouge figure says.
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Live - India v Pakistan

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Yuvraj Singh passes his half-century to keep India's hopes of passing Pakistan's 306-6 alive in Jaipur.
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Inquiry call over Nigeria deaths

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 14:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Activists call on Nigeria's government to open an inquiry into the hundreds of people shot every year by police.
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Khan protest at Pakistan mission

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 15:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Jemima Khan, the former wife of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, protests outside the Pakistani High Commission in London
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Zimbabwe 'ready for UK invasion'

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 15:42
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Zimbabwe government accuses the UK of plotting to invade and stage assassinations.
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Miliband urges Middle East action

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 15:42
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says the Mid East peace process must get "back on track", as he meets his Israeli counterpart.
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Fire at Saudi pipeline kills 28

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 15:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 28 people are killed in a fire at a gas pipeline in Saudi Arabia, the state oil company says.
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Iran eyes nuclear options abroad

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 16:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it is considering enriching uranium in a neutral country, thereby allaying fears about its nuclear aims.
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Cricket: Pakistan salvage pride

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 17:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Shoaib Malik stars with bat and ball to help his side to victory over India as Pakistan salvage some pride from their series defeat.
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Dozens dead in Ukraine mine blast

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 18:25
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

An explosion in a coal mine in Ukraine kills at least 63 people and more are trapped below ground.
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US tells Musharraf to step back

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 19:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A senior US envoy urges Pakistani President Musharraf to lift emergency rule and free opponents.
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Berlusconi to launch 'mass party'

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 22:09
related countries: Italy Italy

Ex-Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi says he will create a new centre-right party, despite criticism of his plans by allies.
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Iran dismisses US currency

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 23:16
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calls the US dollar "worthless" at the end of the Opec summit.
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Australia gold miners rescued

Sunday 18th of November 2007, 23:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Twenty-seven miners are rescued unharmed after a shaft collapses at a gold mine in Australia.
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