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What happend on November 15th 2008

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Morocco jails ex-Guantanamo man

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 0:05
related countries: Morocco Morocco

An ex-prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp is jailed by a Moroccan court for 10 years on terrorism charges.
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China welcomes UK Tibet decision

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 0:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: Beijing

A senior Chinese official welcomes the UK government's decision to recognise Beijing's direct rule over Tibet.
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Willing to engage

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 0:38
related countries: China China

Tibet issue shows China is keen to talk to the West
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Tensions flare

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 1:23
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgians flee as militia move in on edge of Ossetia
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Bowled over

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 2:02
related countries: Senegal Senegal

'Boules fever' grips Senegal for world championships
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Nebraska discusses safe-haven law

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 2:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nebraska

Lawmakers in the US state of Nebraska introduce bills calling for limits on the age of children who can be abandoned under a safe-haven law.
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Father Christmas gets early notice to cross Croatia off his list

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 3:47
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Father Christmas can cross Croatia off his list, after the prime minister banned state firms from having parties and giving presents, due to the credit crunch.
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Obama 'mulls Clinton for top job'

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 4:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton

US President-elect Barack Obama met former rival Hillary Clinton to offer her a top job in his administration, reports say.
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Sri Lanka army 'takes Tiger base'

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 7:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Pooneryn

Sri Lankan soldiers have entered the strategically important Tamil Tiger stronghold of Pooneryn, the defence ministry says.
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Live text - England v NZ

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 8:30
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand book their place in the World Cup final after a 32-22 victory over England in Brisbane.
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Pakistan asks IMF for rescue loan

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 10:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan has asked the International Monetary Fund for a loan of at least $7.6bn, its top economic adviser says.
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New Zealand sink England in semis

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 10:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's World Cup campaign is over after another error-strewn performance in their semi-final with New Zealand.
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Questioning the ceasefire in Gaza

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 12:00
related countries: Israel Israel

Paul Martin recently visited Gaza, where he found opinions divided and some people keen for hostilities to resume.
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Close encounter with Mount Etna

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British field geologist Dr John Murray has spent a lifetime mapping the changing contours of Mount Etna
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Live text - autumn Tests

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 13:14
related countries: Ireland Ireland, South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Ireland play New Zealand in the late game after England lose to Australia and Scotland fall short against South Africa.
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Obama urges action on US economy

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 13:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US President-elect Barack Obama urges Congress to take immediate steps to tackle the economic crisis.
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Hundreds bid farewell to Makeba

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 14:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Large crowds take part in a memorial service in Johannesburg for South African singer Miriam Makeba, who died last weekend.
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In pictures

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 14:36
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thousands turn out for the funeral of Thai king's sister
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Iran pushes for further oil cut

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 16:08
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran is to urge Opec to agree another cut in production to boost the price of oil, a top Iranian oil official says.
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Australia too strong for England

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 16:29
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England suffer their first defeat of Martin Johnson's managerial reign as Australia prevail 28-14 at Twickenham.
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Lethal car bomb rocks Iraqi town

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 16:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A car bomb kills 10 people outside a car dealership in the north Iraqi town of Tal Afar while three die in a blast in Baghdad.
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Thais say farewell to princess

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 16:48
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thousands of people pay their last respects to the sister of the king of Thailand, Princess Galyani Vadhana.
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Frenchman held over missing women

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 21:39
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

Police in France hold a man in the southern city of Marseille after three foreign prostitutes vanish in the space of a month.
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Dozens die in Burkina Faso crash

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 22:26
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

At least 66 people are killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a goods lorry in the west African country of Burkina Faso.
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Gas blasts kill Romanian miners

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 22:32
related countries: Romania Romania

Gas explosions at a colliery in south-western Romania kill 12 miners and seriously injure eight others, officials say.
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Somali head admits militant gains

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 23:13
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Somalia president says Islamist insurgents now control most of the country, and are approaching Mogadishu.
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Militant killed in Gaza explosion

Saturday 15th of November 2008, 23:17
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A member of a Palestinian militant group has been killed and another badly hurt in an explosion in the Gaza Strip, medical workers say.
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