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What happend on November 6th 2008

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Bin Laden son asylum bid rejected

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 0:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

Spain rejects a political asylum bid by one of Osama Bin Laden's sons, months after he was refused a UK visa.
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Peru declares emergency in south

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 0:26
related countries: Peru Peru

Protesters in southern Peru clash with police in mining revenue protest, after a state of emergency is imposed.
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Plan Colombia misses coca target

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 1:46
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

A $6bn US aid plan for Colombia fails to reach its target of halving drug production in the country, a Congressional report says.
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Live text - India v Australia

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 3:43
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

Sachin Tendulkar is out lbw for 109 as India pass 300 in the final Test against Australia at Nagpur.
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Lavish coronation for Bhutan king

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 4:40
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The new king of Bhutan is crowned in a lavish coronation ceremony in the isolated Himalayan kingdom.
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Kim schedule 'returns to normal'

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 6:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea

New images and reports of North Korea's Kim Jong-il suggest a return to normal activity, Seoul says, after a suspected illness.
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IMF backs $16.4bn Ukraine loan

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 7:31
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The IMF approves a $16.4bn loan to Ukraine to bolster its economy, which has been shaken by the global financial turmoil.
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Curfew in Kashmir to stop march

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 7:55
related countries: India India

A curfew is in force in Indian-administered Kashmir to prevent a proposed march by separatist groups.
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West lambasts Russia missile plan

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 9:03
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Baltic

The US and Nato express concerns about Russia's plans to deploy missiles in the Baltic to counter a US defence shield.
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It's quiz time!

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 9:38
related countries: Italy Italy

How do antelopes demonstrate sexual prowess?
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Divorced at nine

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 9:38
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Child brides in Yemen fight back in the courts
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Paradise lost

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 9:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Life as the only guest in a 50-room luxury hotel
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Israel seeks Gaza truce extension

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 9:53
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel says it favours an extension of the truce in Gaza, despite an outbreak of violence in the past two days.
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UK duchess stands by Turkish film

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 10:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: York

Britain's Duchess of York rejects criticism over an undercover film that highlights poor conditions in Turkish orphanages.
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South Africa drop troubled Gibbs

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 10:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Batsman Herschelle Gibbs is dropped from South Africa's side after breaking team curfew before their Twenty20 match against Bangladesh.
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Four killed by twin Baghdad bombs

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 10:13
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Four people have been killed by twin bombs at a checkpoint in a Sunni enclave of Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
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UN fears over warrant for Bashir

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 10:33
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Indicting Sudan's president over alleged war crimes in Darfur could put peacekeepers at risk, a senior UN official warns.
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Economic worries push stocks lower

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 10:49
related countries: United States United States

World economic worries send European shares sharply down, reversing gains made ahead of the US election.
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Snoring judge derails Australian drugs case

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's High Court overturns the convictions of two alleged drug traffickers because the judge repeatedly fell asleep.
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Toyota slashes profits forecast

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:03
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Japanese car firm Toyota shocks analysts by announcing a 69% fall in quarterly profits and its 2008 profit forecast.
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Obama naming craze for Kenyan babies

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:15
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A craze of naming new babies Obama hits Kenya, where his father came from.
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Tendulkar gives India solid start

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:35
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first man to reach 40 Test centuries as India make a steady start against Australia.
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Ready to go?

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

No easy way out of Iraq for next US commander-in-chief
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China makes Taiwan plea to Obama

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:43
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China
related places: Taipei

Beijing urges the new Obama administration in the US to oppose Taiwan's aspirations towards independence.
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Senate races go down to the wire

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

Four races in the US Senate are still hanging in the balance, a day after the Democrats made big gains in both houses of Congress.
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Air raid 'kills Afghan civilians'

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 11:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least five Afghan civilians have been killed in an air strike by international forces in the north-west, local officials say.
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F1 boss cools Hamilton racism row

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 12:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Bernie Ecclestone dismisses suggestions the sport has a problem with racism in the wake of the abuse handed out to Lewis Hamilton.
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Khamenei enters fake degree row

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 12:40
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's supreme leader warns against undermining the government after a minister is sacked for faking a degree.
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UK interest rates slashed to 3%

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of England slashes interest rates by one-and-a-half percentage points in a bid to stimulate the economy.
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Rebels force Congo town clearance

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 13:08
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Goma

Thousands are forced to flee after rebel forces take a town from pro-government militia in eastern DR Congo.
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Long walk home

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 14:31
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese trudge away from camps despite risks
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Chinese job losses prompt exodus

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 15:08
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

Tens of thousands of migrant workers leave the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou after losing their jobs, officials say.
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Brawls at Egyptian opposition HQ

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 15:14
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Several people are reportedly injured in clashes between factions of the Egyptian opposition Ghad party.
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Rice says Mid-East deal unlikely

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Rice appears to concede that a Mid-East peace deal will not come by the end of the year.
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Police drop Lesotho bribery probe

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 15:46
related countries: Lesotho Lesotho, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK fraud investigators have dropped an investigation into a firm accused of bribing officials in Lesotho.
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Botham predicts 'easy' Ashes win

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 16:23
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former captain Sir Ian Botham is tipping England to "easily" win next summer's Ashes series against Australia.
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Deadly blast hits Russian minibus

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 16:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Vladikavkaz

At least 11 people die in a bomb blast that hit a minibus in Vladikavkaz in the Caucasus, Russian officials say.
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S Africa holds huge ivory auction

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 17:17
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa holds the world's biggest legal sale of ivory for almost 20 years, including more than 51 tonnes of elephant tusks.
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New Falklands constitution agreed

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A new constitution for the South Atlantic territory of the Falklands will "enhance democracy" for its residents, the UK says.
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Iranian leader welcomes Obama win

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 18:04
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad offers his congratulations to Barack Obama on his US presidential win.
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Ethiopia arrests 'bomb plotters'

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 18:18
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia arrests people it says were planning bomb attacks in the capital Addis Ababa.
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Live text - Uefa Cup

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 19:00
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Man City host FC Twente, Aston Villa travel to Slavia Prague and Spurs entertain Dinamo Zagreb in the Uefa Cup on Thursday.
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Zimbabwe attacks 'kill dialogue'

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 19:25
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

New violence has ended hopes of a deal in Zimbabwe, the opposition MDC says.
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Thursday 6th of November 2008, 20:58
related countries: China China

The demise of some of China's ruling dynasties was linked to changes in the strength of monsoon rains, a study suggests.
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Congolese rebels make new gains

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 21:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rebels in eastern DR Congo seize control of another town, forcing government forces and residents to flee, the UN says.
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Bent stars as Spurs hammer Zagreb

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 21:54
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Zagreb

Tottenham get their Uefa Cup campaign back on track as Darren Bent grabs a hat-trick in a 4-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb.
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Hoping for change

Thursday 6th of November 2008, 22:25
related countries: Iran Iran

Obama's victory offers intriguing possibilities to Iran
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