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What happend on November 29th 2008

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Marches urge Farc hostage release

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 0:07
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Thousands of people march in Colombia and other countries demanding freedom for hostages held by Colombia's Farc rebels.
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Civilian cost

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 0:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US military defends its air strikes in Afghanistan
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Sarkozy 'voodoo doll' may be sold - but only with a disclaimer

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 0:55
related countries: France France

A French appeals court rules satirical "voodoo dolls" of President Nicolas Sarkozy may be sold but must carry a label saying they offend his dignity.
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Troops battle to end Mumbai siege

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 2:50
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Five bodies are found inside a Jewish centre in Mumbai, Israeli diplomats report, as security forces attempt to free hostages.
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UK funds for S Africa Aids fight

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 5:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to give South Africa's new Health Minister Barbara Hogan £15m to help combat Aids in the country.
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India return up to us - Pietersen

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 6:55
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Kevin Pietersen says no England player will be forced to return to India where officials insist the Tests will go ahead, with the second match moved to Chennai.
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Police declare Mumbai siege over

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 9:05
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The siege at Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel is over, police say, three days after gunmen launched deadly attacks across the city.
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Heroin treatment

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 9:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Radical Swiss state supply policy goes to the vote
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Uganda rebel 'to sign peace deal'

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 10:38
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Peace negotiators wait for the Ugandan rebel, Joseph Kony, to sign a peace deal ending 20 years of war.
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Amazon destruction 'increasing'

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 11:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The destruction of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has accelerated for the first time in four years, officials say.
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'Mummy, can I phone pirates?'

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 12:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia

How a BBC reporter's 12-year-old daughter set up a scoop interview with the Somali pirates.
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The art of the toilet in Japan

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 12:21
related countries: Japan Japan

Duncan Bartlett discovers how, when it comes to lavatories, Japan is a step ahead of the rest of the world.
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Laughter defying Burma's junta

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 12:27
related countries: Burma Burma

Andrew Harding reflects on his friendship with Burmese comedian Zarganar who, despite repeated arrests and imprisonment, continues to make jokes about the country's military rule.
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Arms-smuggling charge for Menem

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 13:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem is formally charged with involvement in illegal arms sales in the 1990s.
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UN contractors killed in Iraq

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 13:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Two foreign UN contractors are killed and 15 injured in a rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone.
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Live text - autumn Tests

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 13:48
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England take on the All Blacks at Twickenham while Wales play Australia at the Millennium Stadium.
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Uganda rebel fails to sign deal

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 15:06
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Peace mediators return to base after the Ugandan rebel, Joseph Kony, fails to show up to sign a peace deal to end war.
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Thailand protesters attack police

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 15:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Protesters force Thai police to abandon a checkpoint as police seek to end a blockade paralysing Bangkok's airports.
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French charges over Deby killing

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 15:57
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

French prosecutors charge four suspects with the murder last year of the Chadian president's son.
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Opec refuses oil production cuts

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 16:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Petroleum producers leave oil production quotas unchanged after a brief meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo.
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Wales beat Australia in thriller

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 16:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Wales survive a late Australian fightback to seal a thrilling 21-18 win at the Millennium Stadium.
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England 6-32 New Zealand

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

England pay for their indiscipline as New Zealand comfortably secure a 'grand slam' of the home nations on their autumn tour.
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England wait on security report

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 19:33
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai, London

England's cricketers arrive home to decide whether to return to India following the attacks in Mumbai.
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Blast hits Thai government house

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 21:02
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

A grenade injures 46 people inside the opposition-occupied government house in the Thai capital Bangkok.
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Riots 'kill hundreds in Nigeria'

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 21:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Jos

Hundreds of people are reported to have been killed during religious clashes in the central Nigerian town of Jos.
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Troops search Mumbai siege hotel

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 21:26
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Indian troops comb rooms in Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel, hours after killing the last gunmen holding out after Wednesday's attacks.
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Congo rebel chief threatens 'war'

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 22:11
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rebel leader General Laurent Nkunda threatens war unless the government of DR Congo holds talks after months of conflict.
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Danish architect who changed the face of Sydney dies

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 22:29
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Danish architect of the iconic Sydney Opera House, Jorn Utzon, dies at the age of 90, after suffering a heart attack.
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Indian allegations alarm Pakistan

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 22:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan expresses concern about tension with India after reports that gunmen who killed 200 in Mumbai had Pakistani links.
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Divers recover Airbus cockpit box

Saturday 29th of November 2008, 23:13
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand

French divers find the cockpit voice recorder from the Air New Zealand plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, killing seven.
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