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What happend on November 10th 2008

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US makes first Lockerbie payouts

Monday 10th of November 2008, 1:33
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

The US hands over $500m in Libyan compensation to families of victims of the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing.
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UK PM to urge global finance reform

Monday 10th of November 2008, 2:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown is to use a speech to urge world leaders to "seize the moment" and work together on financial reform.
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Cholera threatens DR Congo camps

Monday 10th of November 2008, 3:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Aid agencies warn of the risks of disease in DR Congo refugee camps, as fresh fighting breaks out across the country.
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Live text - India v Australia

Monday 10th of November 2008, 3:42
related countries: India India, Australia Australia
related places: Nagpur

Australia lose seven wickets for less than 200 on day five of the final Test against India in Nagpur, needing 382 to win and level the series.
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US 'in secret overseas strikes'

Monday 10th of November 2008, 5:34
related countries: United States United States

The New York Times says the US has carried out about a dozen secret attacks on al-Qaeda abroad since 2004.
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Indian Muslims condemn terrorism

Monday 10th of November 2008, 5:54
related countries: India India

A conference of thousands of Muslim clerics and scholars in India endorses a religious ruling against terrorism.
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Tibetans blamed for failed talks

Monday 10th of November 2008, 7:02
related countries: China China

China blames Tibetan delegates for the failure of the latest round of talks on the future of the Himalayan region.
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S African icon Miriam Makeba dies

Monday 10th of November 2008, 7:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Italy Italy

South African singing legend Miriam Makeba dies aged 76, after being taken ill following a concert in southern Italy.
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New Zealand's new PM meets allies

Monday 10th of November 2008, 7:57
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's prime minister-elect John Key is meeting leaders of smaller political parties to help set up a government.
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Aids diary

Monday 10th of November 2008, 7:58
related countries: Lesotho Lesotho

Meet the Lesotho villagers struggling with HIV
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Miriam Makeba dies: Your reaction

Monday 10th of November 2008, 8:27
related countries: Italy Italy

Singing legend Miriam Makeba has died aged 76 in southern Italy. Did her music change your life?
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India beat Aussies to win series

Monday 10th of November 2008, 8:54
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

India beat Australia by 172 runs to seal a 2-0 Test series victory and win back the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
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Live text - Ireland v Fiji

Monday 10th of November 2008, 9:01
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Fiji Fiji

Ireland look to make history as they take on Fiji in the semi-final play-off on the Gold Coast.
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German clashes over nuclear cargo

Monday 10th of November 2008, 9:22
related countries: Germany Germany

A shipment of nuclear waste is due to arrive at a dump in northern Germany despite violent protests from environmentalists.
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Aide held over death of Rwanda leader

Monday 10th of November 2008, 9:27
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

An aide to Rwanda's president is arrested in Germany over the death of a previous leader that triggered the 1994 genocide.
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HSBC takes $4.3bn hit on US loans

Monday 10th of November 2008, 10:14
related countries: United States United States

HSBC's losses relating to the US housing market crisis reach $4.3bn (£2.7bn) in the third quarter.
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Rwandan anger at Germany arrest

Monday 10th of November 2008, 10:29
related countries: Germany Germany, Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan minister condemns the arrest of a top Rwandan official in Germany over a killing that triggered the 1994 genocide.
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Guatemala bus fire leaves 16 dead

Monday 10th of November 2008, 10:36
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, Nicaragua Nicaragua

Guatemalan police find 16 bodies inside a burnt-out bus on a rural road, and reports suggest the victims were from Nicaragua.
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MDC rejects latest cabinet plan

Monday 10th of November 2008, 10:39
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's opposition says it will not accept a compromise plan proposed by Southern African leaders to share a key ministry.
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Plan for new Maldives homeland

Monday 10th of November 2008, 10:42
related countries: Maldives Maldives

The Maldives' new president says he wants to buy a new homeland for his people in case rising sea-levels make them homeless.
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New hopes for Japan missing

Monday 10th of November 2008, 10:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

Japan's government is investigating reports that a woman missing for 30 years may be alive in North Korea.
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Afghan transport minister sacked

Monday 10th of November 2008, 11:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai fires his transport minister "for carrying out suspicious activities", his office says.
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Triple Baghdad blasts kill dozens

Monday 10th of November 2008, 11:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 28 people are killed in three bombings that occurred just moments apart in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
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Fresh Thai-Cambodia talks

Monday 10th of November 2008, 11:33
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Thailand Thailand

Thai and Cambodian officials are beginning the highest-level talks over their border since tensions erupted last month.
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Study shows how spammers cash in

Monday 10th of November 2008, 11:53
related countries: United States United States

Spammers get one response for every 12.5m e-mails they send and still make big profits, US researchers find.
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Former B'desh ministers remanded

Monday 10th of November 2008, 13:00
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A court in Bangladesh orders three former ministers to be remanded on corruption charges.
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Stocks surge after China stimulus

Monday 10th of November 2008, 14:46
related countries: China China

Stock markets across Asia jump after China announces a $586bn economic and infrastructure stimulus plan.
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African troops to back Congo army

Monday 10th of November 2008, 14:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Southern African leaders say they are ready to support DR Congo's army in its fight against rebel forces.
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Still unstable

Monday 10th of November 2008, 14:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Bombings show Baghdad is still highly volatile
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Italian nuns kidnapped in Kenya

Monday 10th of November 2008, 14:51
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Italy Italy, Somalia Somalia

Suspected Somali gunmen kidnap two Italian nuns in Kenya and take them to Somalia, officials and witnesses say.
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'Give us security'

Monday 10th of November 2008, 14:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan plea as development stalls amid fighting
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Russia investigates sub disaster

Monday 10th of November 2008, 15:01
related countries: Russia Russia

An inquiry is under way into a gas poisoning accident on Russia's nuclear submarine that has left 20 people dead.
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Fannie Mae loss widens to $29bn

Monday 10th of November 2008, 15:08
related countries: United States United States

US mortgage finance firm Fannie Mae reports a third-quarter loss of $29bn in the wake of the slowing housing sector.
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Latest tragedy

Monday 10th of November 2008, 15:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's submarine disaster exposes weaknesses in fleet
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Mandela mourns icon Miriam Makeba

Monday 10th of November 2008, 15:33
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Former South African President Nelson Mandela pays tribute to singing legend Miriam Makeba, who has died aged 76.
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Britain lifts India nuclear ban

Monday 10th of November 2008, 16:14
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Government announces the lifting of a ban on exporting sensitive nuclear technology to India.
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Probe into Poland WWII PM death

Monday 10th of November 2008, 16:18
related countries: Poland Poland

The remains of Poland's wartime prime minister are to be exhumed as investigators try to establish whether he was murdered.
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Serbs hunt Mladic in factory raid

Monday 10th of November 2008, 17:06
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbian security forces hunting war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic raid a factory, but make no arrests.
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Nadal will miss Davis Cup final

Monday 10th of November 2008, 17:27
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Spain Spain

World number one Rafael Nadal is out of Spain's Davis Cup final against Argentina because of a knee problem.
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Word power

Monday 10th of November 2008, 17:34
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea irked by subversive balloons
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Lost bomb

Monday 10th of November 2008, 18:14
related countries: Greenland Greenland, United States United States

Missing US nuclear bomb mystery haunts Greenland
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EU to end freeze on Russia talks

Monday 10th of November 2008, 18:30
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

EU foreign ministers decide to resume partnership talks with Russia, suspended over the conflict in Georgia.
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Bird-hit jet in emergency landing

Monday 10th of November 2008, 18:36
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome, Ciampino

Rome's Ciampino airport is temporarily closed after birds caused a Ryanair flight to make an emergency landing.
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Pakistan militants hijack trucks

Monday 10th of November 2008, 19:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Militants in north-west Pakistan hijack 12 trucks carrying supplies for Western forces in Afghanistan, a government official says.
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Talk or go, DR Congo rebel warns

Monday 10th of November 2008, 19:34
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda tells the BBC he will topple the government if it refuses to talk to him.
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Light fantastic - German team find illuminated sea sponge secret

Monday 10th of November 2008, 20:11
related countries: Germany Germany

Sea sponges can beam light deep inside their bodies, and do so using the natural equivalent of fibre optic cables, scientists find.
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Ghana unveils a controversial new palace for its president

Monday 10th of November 2008, 20:29
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Accra

Ghana has inaugurates a presidential palace costing tens of million of dollars in the capital, Accra.
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'No sign of life' at Haiti school

Monday 10th of November 2008, 20:43
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Rescuers make a last attempt to hunt for survivors at a school in Haiti that collapsed, claiming at least 93 lives.
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India deserved victory - Ponting

Monday 10th of November 2008, 20:59
related countries: India India

Australia captain Ricky Ponting admits his team fell short of expectations as India condemn the tourists to their first series defeat since 2005.
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GM shares decline to 60-year low

Monday 10th of November 2008, 23:09
related countries: United States United States

Shares in US car group General Motors close at a 60-year low after the struggling firm is hit by a broker downgrade.
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Satellites map cholera outbreaks

Monday 10th of November 2008, 23:42
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Satellite monitoring data can be used to predict cholera outbreaks in India and Bangladesh, researchers find.
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