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What happend on November 8th 2007

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Palm oil warning for Indonesia

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 4:36
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Land clearances in Indonesia to cultivate palm oil threaten a "climate bomb", Greenpeace warns.
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Italian judge considers charges

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 4:49
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian judge is deciding if three people can be kept in custody over the death of Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Ex-US governor starts jail term

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 5:10
related countries: United States United States

George Ryan, the former governor of the US state of Illinois, begins a prison sentence for corruption.
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GHB fears for Chinese-made toys

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 5:18
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

The US and Australia recall Chinese-made toys containing a substance linked to date-rape drug GHB.
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Georgia under state of emergency

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 5:24
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili declares a state of emergency after police break up opposition protests.
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Zia aide arrested in Bangladesh

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 5:35
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A top aide of Bangladesh's ex-PM Khaleda Zia is arrested for trying to lead a street protest, police say.
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Arrests in US airport badge scam

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 6:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

More than 100 workers at Chicago's O'Hare airport are found to have fake security badges, with 23 arrested.
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Bush urges Musharraf on election

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 6:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

US President George W Bush tells Pakistan's leader by phone to step down as army chief and hold elections soon.
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Morgan Stanley takes $3.7bn hit

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 7:23
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United States United States

Investment bank Morgan Stanley says it has suffered a $3.7bn loss from its US sub-prime mortgage exposure.
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Aussies thrive on Jaques century

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 7:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Australia Australia

Phil Jaques hits a maiden Test hundred as Australia reach 242-3 on day one against Sri Lanka in Brisbane.
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Aussies thrive on Jaques century

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 7:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Australia Australia

Phil Jaques hits a maiden Test hundred as Australia reach 242-3 at stumps against Sri Lanka.
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Finland mourns shooting victims

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 7:51
related countries: Finland Finland

A national day of mourning is being held in Finland after a student shoots dead seven fellow pupils and a teacher.
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Gunmen fire on Venezuela protest

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 8:35
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Masked gunmen open fire on students protesting in Caracas against planned constitutional reforms.
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Live - India v Pakistan

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 8:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's Harbhajan Singh takes his second wicket to leave Pakistan in trouble in the second one-dayer.
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Tennis: Haas poison claim probed

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 8:42
related countries: Russia Russia, Germany Germany

The International Tennis Federation is investigating claims Tommy Haas was poisoned during the Davis Cup defeat by Russia.
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Emiratis tried for raping youth

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 10:11
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Switzerland Switzerland, France France
related places: Dubai

A Dubai court hears evidence against three Emirati nationals accused of raping a French-Swiss boy.
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'Hundreds held' in Bhutto raids

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 11:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Bhutto

The party of Pakistan ex-PM Benazir Bhutto says hundreds of its members have been held ahead of a mass rally.
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Troops enforce Georgia emergency

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 11:16
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Troops and police enforce a state of emergency in Georgia's capital after clashes with opposition protesters.
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Militant urges Delta conference

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 11:24
related countries: Niger Niger

Freed oil militant Mujahid Dokubo-Asari calls for peoples of the Niger Delta to decide the oil-rich region's future.
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Mongolia's prime minister quits

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 11:38
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

The resignation of Mongolia's leader, Miyeegombo Enkhbold, is accepted by the country's parliament.
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New plea over UK police shooting

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A police watchdog calls for debate over the policy to shoot suspected suicide bombers in its report on the death of Jean Charles de Menezes.
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Afghanistan holds funeral for MPs

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 12:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Baghlan, Kabul

Funerals are held in Kabul for five Afghan MPs killed in a bombing on Tuesday in northern Baghlan province.
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NZ activists avoid terror charges

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 12:14
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's solicitor-general says 12 activists held last month cannot be charged under anti-terror laws.
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Oil firm clash kills 12 in Yemen

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 12:21
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Yemen Yemen

Fighting between tribesmen and army personnel protecting a Ukrainian oil company leaves 12 dead in Yemen.
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US military 'frees 500 detainees'

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 12:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military in Iraq releases about 500 detainees in what was described as a goodwill gesture.
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Italy-Romania plea over migrants

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 13:35
related countries: Italy Italy, Romania Romania

Italy and Romania urge the EU to do more to help integrate migrants amid a row over deportations.
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UN hails Burma 'progress'

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 13:35
related countries: Burma Burma

A path to dialogue has opened between Burma's junta and the opposition, the UN says after an envoy's visit.
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Flood disease warning in Mexico

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 13:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Tabasco

Tens of thousands of people hit by flooding in the state of Tabasco are at risk of disease, Mexican officials say.
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Hunt to find missing Uganda rebel

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 14:48
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Sudan Sudan

A southern Sudanese team is heading to Ugandan LRA camps to try to find missing deputy leader Vincent Otti.
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Israel minister: Sack ElBaradei

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 14:55
related countries: Israel Israel

A senior Israeli minister calls for the sacking of Mohamed ElBaradei as head of the UN nuclear watchdog.
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Irish arrest 'ex-IRA boss' Murphy

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 15:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The alleged former IRA chief of staff Thomas 'Slab' Murphy appears in court charged with tax evasion.
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US House approves gay rights bill

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 15:48
related countries: United States United States

The US House of Representatives passes a bill to protect gay people from discrimination in the workplace.
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Finland killer suicide note found

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 16:31
related countries: Finland Finland

Police in Finland find a suicide note written by an 18-year-old student shortly before he shot dead eight people at his school.
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Sri Lanka in false UK visa report

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 16:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK refuses to confirm reports that Sri Lanka helped a former Tamil rebel enter the UK on a fake passport.
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US economy to slow - Bernanke

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 16:36
related countries: United States United States

US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke warns the US economy will slow in the last three months of 2007.
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Extradition ordered for preacher

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 16:40
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK court orders the extradition of a Kenyan preacher who says prayer led to "miracle babies".
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Maldives suspects 'in Pakistan'

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 16:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Maldives Maldives

Police in the Maldives say 10 suspects in a September bomb attack on foreign tourists are in Pakistan.
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Bodies dragged through Mogadishu

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 17:04
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Ethiopian casualties are dragged through the streets of the Somali capital after heavy battles with insurgents.
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Cricket: Pakistan snatch victory

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 17:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mohali

Younus Khan hits a brilliant century as Pakistan beat India by four wickets in Mohali to level their one-day series.
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Sacked judge in Pakistan appeal

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 17:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistanis must unite and stand up for the constitution, sacked chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry tells the BBC.
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Suu Kyi ready to talk to generals

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 18:06
related countries: Burma Burma

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she is ready to co-operate with Burma's military government.
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Musharraf vows polls in February

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 18:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan will hold elections before 15 February, President Pervez Musharraf says after pressure from the US.
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Georgia to hold early elections

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 19:14
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia's President Mikhail Saakashvili calls a snap election, after a week of anti-government protests.
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Ryanair sues EU over French aid

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 19:59
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

Ryanair lodges a legal case against the European Commission, saying it has not stopped alleged French aid for Air France.
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Bush veto annulled by Congress

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 21:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

The Democratic-led US Congress has for the first time overturned a veto by President George W Bush.
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Flooding 'may put lives at risk'

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 21:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A tidal surge along the east coast of England leads to severe flood warnings and lives could be at risk.
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Charges laid in Polish sex case

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 22:57
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish prosecutors charge a former deputy prime minister, Andrzej Lepper, with soliciting sex from two women.
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Chavez meets Colombia rebels

Thursday 8th of November 2007, 23:48
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez holds talks with high level representatives of Colombia's Farc rebel group.
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