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What happend on November 28th 2009

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Gatecrashers met Obama at banquet

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 0:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

A couple who gatecrashed a state dinner at the White House met President Barack Obama, his office confirms.
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UK 'to block Sri Lanka summit bid'

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 1:22
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will try to block Sri Lanka's bid to host the next Commonwealth summit, sources say, as leaders gather in Trinidad.
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Woman's touch

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 1:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Female preachers prompt Islamic revival in Syria
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Georgian roulette

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 1:34
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Is there a link between drugs and gambling?
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UN chief urges deal at Copenhagen

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 4:55
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

UN head Ban Ki-moon urges world leaders to "seal a deal" on climate change when they meet in Copenhagen next month.
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Golf star Woods hurt in US car crash

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 7:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

World number one golfer Tiger Woods is released from hospital after an early-hours car accident near his home in Florida.
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Russia train crash kills dozens

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 7:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian officials say 25 people died in an express train crash, amid speculation that it may have been caused by a bomb blast.
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The latest in panda comfort - refrigerated rocks

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 8:39
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Two giant pandas from China are welcomed in Australia with a police escort as they start a 10-year stay.
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Colombia ministers 'snub' summit

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 9:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela

Colombian ministers fail to attend a regional summit in an apparent snub to Venezuela as the countries' dispute deepens.
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Stress points

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 11:45
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Ongoing tension over Israeli settlements
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Ferry sinks in south Bangladesh

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 11:52
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A ferry capsizes in southern Bangladesh, killing 26 passengers and leaving many more missing, police say.
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From Singapore to Bangkok on the 'jungle railway'

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 11:56
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Thailand Thailand, Singapore Singapore
related places: Bangkok

Christine Finn samples various delicacies on a journey through Malaysia's jungle and the paddy fields of Thailand.
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Live text - Scottish Premier League

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Pittodrie, Aberdeen

Rangers can extend their lead at the top of the Scottish Premier League to four points with a win against Aberdeen in the early kick-off at Pittodrie.
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National outrage

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 12:03
related countries: Egypt Egypt

How Egypt's World Cup exit exposed deeper frustrations
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Three dead in China plane crash

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 12:23
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Shanghai

Three American crew members are killed as a cargo plane crashes on take-off at China's Shanghai airport.
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Swedish 'murder' committed by elk

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 13:54
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A Swedish man arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife is cleared after police concluded an elk was to blame.
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Live - Federer v Davydenko

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 14:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Nikolay Davydenko beats Roger Federer in three sets to reach the final of the World Tour Finals in London.
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Tainted milk case in China court

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 15:39
related countries: China China

A Chinese court hears the first civil compensation claim by a parent whose child fell ill because of the tainted milk scandal.
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'Bomb' caused Russian train crash

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 16:57
related countries: Russia Russia

A bomb blast caused a Russian express train to crash, killing at least 26 people, intelligence officials say.
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Davydenko shocks Federer in semis

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 16:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Nikolay Davydenko beats Roger Federer for the first time in 13 attempts to reach the final of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Sri Lanka general in election bid

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 17:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's former military chief says he will challenge President Mahinda Rajapaksa in presidential polls early next year.
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Brown steps up pressure on Karzai

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 18:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK prime minister says Afghanistan's president will be set targets for training Afghan forces and tackling corruption.
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Zardari hands over nuclear powers

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 18:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's president hands control of the nation's nuclear arsenal to his PM, in an apparent bid to ease political pressure.
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Second day of polling in Namibia

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 19:53
related countries: Namibia Namibia

The people of Namibia vote for a second day in presidential and parliamentary elections, with long queues reported in some areas.
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Live - Del Potro v Soderling

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 20:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Juan Martin del Potro beats Robin Soderling in three sets to set up a final with Nikolay Davydenko at the World Tour Finals in London.
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Congo boat sinking leaves 73 dead

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 20:33
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A boat accident on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo leaves at least 73 people dead, Red Cross officials say.
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Disasters 'caused by immorality'

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 22:06
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A government minister blames Indonesia's recent string of natural disasters on people's immorality.
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Saudi flood deaths 'rise to 100'

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 22:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Floods in Saudi Arabia kill around 100 people after the heaviest rainfall in years, with Jeddah badly affected.
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Battling Del Potro reaches final

Saturday 28th of November 2009, 23:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Juan Martin del Potro beats Robin Soderling in three sets and will face Nikolay Davydenko in Sunday's final at the World Tour Finals in London.
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