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What happend on November 15th 2010

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England 2018 team write to Fifa

Monday 15th of November 2010, 0:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leaders of England's bid for the 2018 World Cup write to members of the Fifa executive committee distancing themselves from the British media.
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Cotton subsidies 'should be cut'

Monday 15th of November 2010, 0:07
related countries: United States United States

Campaigners working with West African farmers are calling on Europe and the United States to cut the subsidies they pay to their cotton farmers.
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Arrest after US motorcycle crash

Monday 15th of November 2010, 0:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Police in southern California arrest a car driver following a head-on collision with a group of motorcyclists which leaves five people dead.
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Aussies name 17-man Ashes squad

Monday 15th of November 2010, 0:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Australia name a 17-man squad for the Ashes series against England which begins in Brisbane on 25 November.
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Seven die in Mexico hotel blast

Monday 15th of November 2010, 1:05
related countries: Canada Canada, Mexico Mexico

At least five Canadian tourists and two hotel staff are killed in a suspected gas explosion at a luxury hotel on Mexico's Caribbean coast.
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Pasok wins mayoral poll in Athens

Monday 15th of November 2010, 2:18
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Greece's governing Socialist party wins control of the capital Athens, in the second round of local elections dominated by the country's debt crisis.
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Mayor puts US city on a diet

Monday 15th of November 2010, 5:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oklahoma City, America

Panorama reporter Shelley Jofre travels to Oklahoma City, one of the fattest cities in America, to find out whether the Mayor's radical plan to tackle obesity is working.
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Sarah Palin's own reality TV show

Monday 15th of November 2010, 6:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

The Republican nominee for US Vice President in 2008, Sarah Palin, is now the star of her own reality TV show.
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Sarkozy makes cabinet reshuffle

Monday 15th of November 2010, 6:51
related countries: France France

The French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, has made a significant cabinet reshuffle.
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Japan economy in surprise growth

Monday 15th of November 2010, 7:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's economy expanded faster than expected between July and September, but much of the growth was due to one-off factors, figures show.
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Sudan seeks to ease poll tension

Monday 15th of November 2010, 7:31
related countries: Sudan Sudan

North and south Sudan agree on a framework to resolve outstanding issues as voter registration begins for January's poll on possible southern independence.
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Pamela Anderson to join Indian Big Brother

Monday 15th of November 2010, 7:50
related countries: India India

Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is to join the Indian version of Big Brother, a spokesman for the channel airing the show said.
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N Korean arrivals in South surge‎

Monday 15th of November 2010, 8:29
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

The number of North Koreans arriving in the South has surged because of economic hardship, passing 20,000 at the weekend, South Korea says.
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New bat species found in Ecuador

Monday 15th of November 2010, 9:09
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

A tiny new species of bat is discovered in the western slopes of the Andes in northwestern Ecuador.
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Riding the world's fastest rollercoaster

Monday 15th of November 2010, 9:12
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Fast track travelled to Abu Dhabi to mark the opening of Ferrari World and take a ride on the world's fastest rollercoaster.
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Driven crazy

Monday 15th of November 2010, 10:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Brave Afghan bus drivers shrug off daily gauntlet of terror
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Megamind continues US chart reign

Monday 15th of November 2010, 10:11
related countries: United States United States

Animated comedy Megamind tops the North American box office chart for a second week in a row, early figures reveal.
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Israel 'risks chaos if no peace'

Monday 15th of November 2010, 10:34
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

The Palestinian leadership could fall apart in the West Bank if there is not significant progress towards a peace deal, a senior Israeli intelligence official warns.
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Greece's budget deficit worsens

Monday 15th of November 2010, 11:29
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's 2009 budget deficit was worse than previously calculated, making it the largest in the eurozone, official figures show.
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Indian MPs row over phones 'scam'

Monday 15th of November 2010, 11:37
related countries: India India

Parliament in India is adjourned in uproar after the government rejected a joint inquiry into an alleged telecoms scandal.
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Massive vote urged in south Sudan

Monday 15th of November 2010, 11:40
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Southern Sudanese are told by their leader Salva Kiir to take part in next year's referendum "en masse" as voter registration finally begins.
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Danish astronomer's body exhumed to solve mystery

Monday 15th of November 2010, 11:43
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Prague

The 16th Century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe is being exhumed in Prague to clarify the cause of his death, after previous tests showed high levels of mercury in his hair.
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Family shock at honeymoon murder

Monday 15th of November 2010, 11:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The family of a Bristol man whose wife was killed in a carjacking incident on their honeymoon in South Africa express shock at the incident.
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Families return as Merapi rumbles

Monday 15th of November 2010, 12:06
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Merapi

Thousands of villagers return to their homes as activity falls at Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano, as the death toll from the eruption passes 250.
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NZ fight back after Harbhajan ton

Monday 15th of November 2010, 12:26
related countries: India India, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's Brendon McCullum leads the recovery after India spinner Harbhajan Singh makes his second century in a row on the fourth day of the second Test.
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Suu Kyi seeks peaceful revolution

Monday 15th of November 2010, 12:30
related countries: Burma Burma

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says her aim is for a peaceful revolution in Burma, two days after being freed from house arrest.
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New Egypt 'police torture' case

Monday 15th of November 2010, 12:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian police have beaten a 19-year-old man to death and dumped his body in a canal, his family allege.
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Millions attend Hajj pilgrimage

Monday 15th of November 2010, 12:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

As many as three million Muslims have made their way to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
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Banks in talks over bonuses cut

Monday 15th of November 2010, 13:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's biggest banks are in talks about collectively reducing the total amount of money they will pay staff in the forthcoming bonus season.
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US anger at new Karzai criticism

Monday 15th of November 2010, 13:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US military commander General David Petraeus warns that Afghan President Hamid Karzai's latest public criticism of US strategy threatens to undermine progress in the war.
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Suu Kyi on freedom and mobile phones

Monday 15th of November 2010, 13:38
related countries: Burma Burma

In an interview with the BBC. the freed political campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi calls for peaceful revolution in Burma.
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BHP drops takeover bid for Potash

Monday 15th of November 2010, 14:08
related countries: Canada Canada

Mining giant BHP Billiton abandons its takeover bid for fertiliser group Potash Corporation after it was blocked by the Canadian government.
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Huge antenna launched into space

Monday 15th of November 2010, 14:19
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, United States United States

A US satellite carrying the biggest commercial antenna reflector ever put in space is launched successfully from Baikonur in Kazakhstan.
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US retail sales jump in October

Monday 15th of November 2010, 14:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: March

A jump in car sales helps US retail sales increase by 1.2% in October, the biggest gain since March.
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Woman admits son's bleach killing

Monday 15th of November 2010, 15:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A woman from east London admits killing her 12-year-old autistic son by making him drink bleach.
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Guinea clash after poll protests

Monday 15th of November 2010, 15:32
related countries: Guinea Guinea
related places: Conakry

Police in Guinea clash with protesters in the capital, Conakry, as tensions rise as the country awaits the results of the presidential run-off.
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Afghan Buddhist relics 'at risk'

Monday 15th of November 2010, 15:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan archaeologists say they are racing against time to salvage seventh century Buddhist relics.
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Muslim appeal over Ayodhya ruling

Monday 15th of November 2010, 15:48
related countries: India India
related places: Ayodhya

One of India's leading Muslim groups appeals against the ruling over the Ayodhya holy site, where Hindu mobs destroyed a mosque 18 years ago.
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Italy drug haul found in tractors

Monday 15th of November 2010, 15:54
related countries: Italy Italy, Brazil Brazil

Italian police say they have seized one tonne of pure cocaine, hidden in packages inside four tractors shipped from Brazil.
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Commonwealth Games officials held

Monday 15th of November 2010, 16:27
related countries: India India

India's top investigating agency arrests two 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games officials for alleged financial irregularities.
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Chandlers told of father's death

Monday 15th of November 2010, 16:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paul

Paul and Rachel Chandler, who are to return home "very soon", hear that his father died while they were being held hostage by Somali pirates.
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Taliban chief says no Nato talks

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

There is no prospect for peace talks between the Taliban and Kabul while foreign forces remain in Afghanistan, Taliban chief Mullah Omar has insisted in a statement.
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'Dead man' arrested after US hunt

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

A man declared legally dead 16 years ago is arrested in the US state of Mississippi over the kidnapping of a girl whose body was found in Louisiana.
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Justin Bieber UK tour dates

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Justin Bieber has announced he'll be doing a UK tour for the first time with dates being announced on his Twitter feed.
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Cuba and UK to combat smuggling

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:33
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British navy holds talks with Cuba on how to strengthen counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean as the first UK Royal Navy warship visits Cuba since 1957.
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Irish resisting bail-out pressure

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:43
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish Republic insists it does not need financial assistance from the EU amid speculation that a bail-out is increasingly likely.
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China high-rise fire kills dozens

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:54
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

A huge fire destroys a high-rise building in the Chinese city of Shanghai, killing at least 42 people and injuring more than 90.
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Ministers quit Italian government

Monday 15th of November 2010, 17:56
related countries: Italy Italy

Four members of Silvio Berlusconi's coalition government have resigned, deepening the political crisis surrounding the Italian PM.
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South Africa pair fail drug tests

Monday 15th of November 2010, 18:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle and winger Bjorn Basson are suspended and sent home after failing drugs tests.
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Cosmonauts on six-hour spacewalk

Monday 15th of November 2010, 18:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian cosmonauts have carried out a six-hour spacewalk at the International Space Station.
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Russian yacht sets Arctic record

Monday 15th of November 2010, 18:33
related countries: Russia Russia

A crew of young Russians has returned to their home port in St Petersburg after setting a new record for a round-the-world Arctic voyage.
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New large species of squid found

Monday 15th of November 2010, 18:42
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, India India

A new species of squid has been discovered by scientists during a research cruise in the southern Indian ocean.
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Undiminished

Monday 15th of November 2010, 19:39
related countries: Burma Burma

John Simpson finds Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi as articulate as ever
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Swamp causes Mexico hotel blast

Monday 15th of November 2010, 19:47
related countries: Canada Canada, Mexico Mexico

An explosion that killed five Canadian tourists and two workers on Sunday at a hotel in Mexico was caused by gas from a swamp, authorities say.
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Congress begins lame duck session

Monday 15th of November 2010, 20:15
related countries: United States United States

The US Congress returns to work for the start of the "lame duck" session, with battles expected over tax cuts and government spending.
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Monday 15th of November 2010, 20:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

"Long overdue" cuts of £350m to legal aid funding in England and Wales are revealed, with money axed for thousands of civil cases.
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Will Ireland need a bail-out?

Monday 15th of November 2010, 22:51
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish government has sought to reassure the EU it will not need a bail-out to help reduce its deficit after announcing huge budget cuts.
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Conde declared Guinea poll winner

Monday 15th of November 2010, 22:58
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Opposition leader Alpha Conde is declared the winner of Guinea's presidential run-off in the poll intended to end 52 years of authoritian rule.
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Ireland denies bailout rumours

Monday 15th of November 2010, 23:02
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish ministers have sought to reassure the EU they will not be looking for a bail-out to help them deal with the country's deficit.
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More US households short of food

Monday 15th of November 2010, 23:10
related countries: United States United States

Almost 15% of US households experienced a food shortage at some point in 2009, with single mothers hardest hit, a government report finds.
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Guantanamo prisoners payout due

Monday 15th of November 2010, 23:10
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Former detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba are set to be paid a substantial compensation figure by the government, the BBC understands.
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Clinton defends Afghan strategy

Monday 15th of November 2010, 23:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defends US Afghan operations against criticism from Afghan President Hamid Karzai, saying targeted attacks on militants were a key part of US strategy.
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Museum halts Paraguay expedition

Monday 15th of November 2010, 23:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London's Natural History Museum suspends a planned expedition to a remote region of Paraguay after protests that it might disturb one of the world's last uncontacted tribes.
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