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What happend on November 22nd 2007

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Saudis back rape victim sentence

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 0:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi officials defend a sentence of 200 lashes for a rape victim, in spite of international protests.
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Sudan 'to disarm Darfur camp'

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 0:13
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Aid agencies fear an outbreak of bloodshed as Sudanese police threaten to disarm a Darfur refugee camp.
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New Hampshire sets primary date

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 0:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Hampshire

The US state of New Hampshire names 8 January 2008 for its presidential primary, the earliest ever.
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Rivals rally over Chavez reforms

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 5:31
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Tens of thousands of Venezuelan students join rival rallies over President Chavez's constitutional reforms.
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Queen to tour Ugandan Aids clinic

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 6:06
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The Queen will tour a specialist Aids clinic and children's hospital on her official state visit to Uganda.
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Saudi rape case condemned

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 8:17
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Democrat

Democrat presidential candidates in the US criticise a Saudi ruling increasing the punishment of a rape victim.
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China backs US Navy's HK visit

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 8:27
related countries: United States United States, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Thanksgiving

A US Navy flotilla is allowed to enter Hong Kong for Thanksgiving, in an apparent U-turn by China.
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New Somali premier named

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 9:00
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The Somali president names a new prime minister, three weeks after his predecessor left office.
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Russia opposition candidate shot

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 9:51
related countries: Russia Russia

An opposition candidate in Russia's elections is seriously hurt in a gun attack in the Dagestan region.
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Aid 'reaching cyclone survivors'

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 10:02
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Aid agencies say they are now reaching all the victims of last week's cyclone which struck southern Bangladesh.
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Colombia halts Chavez mediation

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 11:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia
related places: Chavez

Colombia ends the involvement of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in negotiations with Farc rebels.
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Cricket: Pakistan recover

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 11:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Delhi

India are held up by a rearguard action from Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq after taking control on day one of the first Test in Delhi.
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China 'acting on toy safety'

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 11:30
related countries: China China

China has made "considerable progress" in improving safety of the toys it exports, a European report finds.
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US immigration delays risk votes

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 11:45
related countries: United States United States

A backlog of applications for US citizenship could leave thousands of US immigrants unable to vote next year.
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Calcutta calm after day of riots

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 12:05
related countries: India India
related places: Calcutta

Life returns to normal in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta a day after riots over a controversial writer.
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PM Howard condemns fake leaflets

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 12:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's leader condemns fake leaflets claiming rival Labor backed Bali bombers, two days before the election.
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Stolen Javanese statues returned

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 12:32
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Staff at Indonesia's oldest museum are accused of selling valuable statues and replacing them with fakes.
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Choreographer Bejart dies at 80

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 12:52
related countries: France France

Renowned French choreographer Maurice Bejart has died, a spokeswoman for his company says.
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Iraqi militants attack villages

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 13:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Dozens are killed in attacks on two villages in central Iraq blamed on al-Qaeda-linked militants.
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Football: England coach sacked

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 13:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Steve McClaren and his assistant Terry Venables lose their jobs after the failure to qualify for Euro 2008.
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Nato defends Afghanistan tactics

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 14:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Secretary General of Nato, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, says their forces are doing all they can to avoid Afghan civilian casualties.
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UN uncertainty over nuclear Iran

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 14:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's history of hiding nuclear activities means it is unclear if its intentions are peaceful, the UN watchdog chief says.
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World markets jittery on US woes

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 14:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

Global shares continue their volatile trading after US stocks plunge amid fears about the economy.
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Bromide linked to Angola illness

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 15:12
related countries: Angola Angola

A mystery disease that has hit nearly 400 Angolans is associated with high levels of bromide, UN experts say.
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Liquidation of Yukos is completed

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 15:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Yukos, once Russia's biggest oil company, ceases to exit following its final liquidation.
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Kenya storm over president lunch

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 16:03
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Top Kenyan politicians and businessmen reportedly pay $15,000 each for lunch with President Kibaki.
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Minister sacks Argentine spy boss

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 16:04
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's new defence minister sacks the military intelligence chief after he is caught plotting to oust her.
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Writer leaves Calcutta after riot

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 16:48
related countries: India India
related places: Calcutta

Feminist writer Taslima Nasreen is flown out of the Indian city of Calcutta after violent protests by Muslims.
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Court upholds Musharraf election

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 17:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Supreme Court dismisses the final legal challenge to President Musharraf's re-election.
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Jordanian king 'appoints new PM'

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 17:28
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Jordan's King Abdullah names a new prime minister following parliamentary elections, officials say.
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Mbeki upbeat after Zimbabwe talks

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 17:42
related countries: Uganda Uganda, South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

South African President Mbeki "very confident" of a solution after talks with Zimbabwe's president and opposition
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Denmark plans new euro vote

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 18:54
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Danish government says it would like to hold a fresh referendum on whether to adopt the euro.
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Colombia urged to recall Chavez

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 19:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia
related places: Chavez

France urges Colombia to re-engage Venezuela's Hugo Chavez in negotiations with Farc rebels.
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France urged to cut its spending

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 19:57
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The president of the European Central Bank urges France to cut its public spending - the heaviest in the EU.
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Explosion rips through Russia bus

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 22:37
related countries: Russia Russia

An explosion aboard a bus in Russia's North Caucasus region kills at least five people and hurts 12, officials say.
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France's rail strike 'nears end'

Thursday 22nd of November 2007, 23:13
related countries: France France

French travellers endure a ninth day of chaos, but an end to a crippling transport strike appears to be in sight.
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