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What happend on November 21st 2007

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Peru to name ex-terror prisoners

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 2:07
related countries: Peru Peru

Peru's president is criticised over plans to publicise the names of people once in prison on terrorism charges.
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Talks to begin over French strike

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 5:24
related countries: France France

The French government is to hold talks with striking unions as a pensions dispute enters its eighth day.
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Deadly landslide near China dam

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 5:48
related countries: China China

A landslide kills a worker near the Three Gorges dam, amid warnings the project is threatening the environment.
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France 'let down' Chad aid staff

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 6:29
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

The head of a French charity facing child abduction charges in Chad says his government "let down" his workers.
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Australia rivals up poll rhetoric

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 7:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian rivals John Howard and Kevin Rudd increase campaign rhetoric ahead of Saturday's general election.
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China warship in key Japan visit

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 7:54
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

A Chinese warship sets off for Japan, the first such port call since the Communist Party took power in 1949.
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Pakistan army 'kills 40 rebels'

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 8:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's army says it has killed at least 40 pro-Taleban militants in two days of raids in the north-west.
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Ex-Rhodesia leader Ian Smith dies

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 9:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former PM of Rhodesia, Ian Smith, whose government declared independence from Britain, dies aged 88.
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UK under fire for lost records

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 9:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government's "basic competence" is questioned by the Conservatives after the loss of 25m people's details.
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Lion killer is killed by hyenas

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 10:22
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Kenyan herdsman who fought off a lion attack dies after being attacked by a pack of hyenas.
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Japan workers strike at US bases

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 10:24
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

Thousands of Japanese support workers at US military bases in Japan strike over a planned pay cut.
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'At least 150 dead' in PNG floods

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 10:47
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

At least 150 people are now known to have died in flooding in eastern Papua New Guinea, reports say.
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Cycling: Landis in last drugs plea

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 11:12
related countries: France France

Floyd Landis files his final appeal as he tries to overturn the doping ban that cost him the 2006 Tour de France title.
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Iraqis return home 'in thousands'

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 11:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq

About 1,000 Iraqis a day return home after fleeing the country to escape violence, say Iraqi authorities.
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Live - Euro 2008 qualifying

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 12:19
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England fail to qualify for Euro 2008 after losing 3-2 to Croatia while Northern Ireland slip to a 1-0 defeat by Spain.
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Army deployed after Calcutta riot

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 12:42
related countries: India India
related places: Calcutta

Troops are deployed in the Indian city of Calcutta after protests over a controversial writer turn into riots.
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US confirms Mid-East peace talks

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 12:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Annapolis

The US confirms plans for a Middle East peace conference next week and that invitations have been sent.
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Putin attacks 'jackal' opponents

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 13:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses the opposition of scavenging for foreign funds like jackals.
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Nigeria probes Siemens bribery

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 14:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Germany Germany

Nigeria investigates ex-ministers named in a German court as taking bribes from telecoms firm Siemens.
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S Africa police helicopter crash

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 14:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Lesotho Lesotho

One policeman is killed as a South African helicopter patrolling the border with Lesotho crashes.
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Pakistan top judge still detained

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 15:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's ousted chief justice remains under arrest, despite pledges to free judges held under emergency rule.
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Muted response to Smith's death

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 15:28
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe marks the death of the former prime minister of Rhodesia, Ian Smith, with little fanfare.
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Race to reach cyclone survivors

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 16:04
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladesh army says it has reached most parts of the south coast, six days after a cyclone caused devastation.
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Street vendors riot in Senegal

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 16:05
related countries: Senegal Senegal
related places: Dakar

Police in Senegal's capital, Dakar, fire tear gas at hundreds of protesting street vendors.
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Lisbon wants Mugabe to stay away

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 16:48
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal's foreign minister says Robert Mugabe should stay away from December's EU-African summit.
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French trains 'hit by sabotage'

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 16:51
related countries: France France

Widespread sabotage has damaged France's high-speed TGV rail network, the state rail operator says.
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Imran Khan freed from prison

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 16:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan is freed after being detained since last week under anti-terror laws.
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Chirac formally probed over scam

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 17:14
related countries: France France

French ex-President Jacques Chirac is questioned over alleged embezzlement while he was Paris mayor.
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Jordan Islamists claim poll fraud

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 17:19
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Jordan's Islamist opposition loses most of its seats in parliamentary polls it says were marred by fraud.
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Palestinians to get armoured cars

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 17:22
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel approves the transfer of 25 armoured vehicles to Palestinian security forces in the West Bank.
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Top Baloch rebel leader 'killed'

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 17:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Top

A leading rebel from Pakistan's Balochistan province, Mir Balaach Marri, has been killed, his family says.
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Iran paper attacks Ahmadinejad

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 18:41
related countries: Iran Iran

A hardline Iranian newspaper attacks President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, saying his behaviour is dangerous.
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Rice sets Mid-East peace target

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 19:07
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US secretary of state says she will try to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal over the next year.
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Sarkozy vows to punish saboteurs

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 20:03
related countries: France France

France's president calls for those who sabotaged the TGV rail network to be punished with "extreme severity".
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England fail to reach Euro 2008

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 21:53
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England fail to qualify for Euro 2008 after losing a sensational game against Croatia at Wembley.
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World markets slump on US woes

Wednesday 21st of November 2007, 22:26
related countries: United States United States

Share values tumble in Europe and the US, hurt by a weak dollar and fears of a slowdown in the US.
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