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What happend on November 21st 2009

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Blackwater guard charges to drop

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 0:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Blackwater

US prosecutors ask for charges against one of five Blackwater guards accused of killing up to 17 Iraqi civilians to be dropped.
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Childhood abuse 'quickens ageing'

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 0:48
related countries: United States United States

Physical or emotional abuse during childhood could speed up the body's ageing process, US research suggests.
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US sets marker on Afghan corruption

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 1:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says foreign aid donors must use their influence to tackle corruption in Afghanistan.
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US couple admit spying for Cuba

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 5:27
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

A retired US state department official and his wife have admitted spying for Cuba for nearly three decades.
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UN condemns Iran on human rights

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 6:13
related countries: Iran Iran

A UN committee approves a resolution condemning Iran for its post-election crackdown on political opposition supporters.
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Malaysia activist's body exhumed

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 10:20
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Malaysian authorities exhume the body of an opposition activist who died in custody, following allegations of foul play.
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Flood-hit UK braced for more rain

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 10:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Flooded parts of the UK are preparing for more rain after the wettest day on record swamped homes and brought down bridges.
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China mine blast death toll rises

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 10:50
related countries: China China

A gas blast at a coal mine in China kills 42 people and leaves more than 66 trapped, state media reports.
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Tough lessons

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 11:40
related countries: United States United States

How the Mid-East has taught Obama hard lessons
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Tracking down Java's paleo-celebrity

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 11:52
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Christine Finn travels to Java in Indonesia to find out more about a long-celebrated ancestor of both humans and chimps.
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Second separated twin out of coma

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 12:00
related countries: Australia Australia

The second conjoined twin separated by doctors in Australia this week wakes from an induced coma.
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Mumbai suspects arrested in Italy

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 13:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Italy Italy

Italian police arrest a Pakistani father and son suspected of providing logistical support for last year's Mumbai attacks.
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Live - autumn international rugby

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 13:51
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Argentina Argentina, Fiji Fiji, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

Scotland play Australia and Ireland take on Fiji after England are beaten 6-19 by the All Blacks at Twickenham and Wales see off Argentina 33-16 in Cardiff.
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Hand-wringing

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 14:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland, France France

French qualms about football win over Ireland
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Sri Lanka camps 'to be opened'

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 14:37
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka says people held in special camps since the end of the conflict with Tamil rebels will be allowed out for short periods.
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Egypt leader enters football row

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 15:07
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Algeria Algeria

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak steps into a row with Algeria following violence over World Cup football matches.
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Archbishop and Pope make progress

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 15:12
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Pope agree to seek closer relations between Catholics and Anglicans.
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Knox prosecutors seek life term

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 15:49
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States

Italian prosecutors seek a life sentence for US student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend over an alleged sexual murder.
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England 6-19 New Zealand

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 16:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Twickenham

Jimmy Cowan scores the decisive try as New Zealand beat much-improved England at Twickenham.
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Enabling rhythms

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 17:42
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo band shines despite disability and poverty
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Scotland 9-8 Australia

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 19:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Scotland end a 27-year losing run against Australia as an awesome defensive performance sets up a 9-8 victory at Murrayfield.
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Scotland stun Australia with win

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 19:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Scotland end a 16-match losing run against Australia as an awesome defensive performance sets up a 9-8 victory over the Wallabies at Murrayfield.
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Gaza militants 'to end rockets'

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 23:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Hamas in Gaza says it has reached an agreement with other militant groups to stop firing rockets into Israeli territory.
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Angola head urges action on graft

Saturday 21st of November 2009, 23:31
related countries: Angola Angola
related places: Santos

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has called for a crackdown on government corruption.
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