Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

What happend on November 29th 2010

You may use the navigation bar to select any day since November 11th, 2005. See the most imporant events in the world – expore the recent history on the map.

This map is informational only. No representation is made or warranty given as to its content. User assumes all risk of use. Maplandia.com assumes no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from such use.

Sir Peter Hall condemns cutbacks

Monday 29th of November 2010, 4:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sir Peter Hall describes cuts to arts funding as "insane" in a speech at the Evening Standard theatre awards in London.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ to hold mine disaster inquiry

Monday 29th of November 2010, 4:40
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand announces an inquiry into the mining disaster in which 29 men died, as the prime minister says the future of the industry is at stake.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Protests over Egypt 'votes fraud'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 4:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Opposition supporters in Egypt have protested against what they describe as widespread fraud in parliamentary elections.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rio police seize large drugs haul

Monday 29th of November 2010, 5:17
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police and troops find more than 30 tonnes of marijuana after storming a major drug trafficker stronghold in Rio de Janeiro's slums.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Euro pressure post Irish bail-out

Monday 29th of November 2010, 5:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Investors are not convinced an 85bn euro bail-out package will end the crisis in Ireland, putting new pressure on the single currency.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lib Dems target Clegg over fees

Monday 29th of November 2010, 5:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 100 Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidates petition Nick Clegg to oppose government plans to raise tuition fees in England.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wikileaks publishes US global fears

Monday 29th of November 2010, 5:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Secret cables sent by US embassies back to Washington have been published by the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Records fall as England draw Test

Monday 29th of November 2010, 6:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott set a number of records as England hit an extraordinary 517-1 to salvage a draw in the first Ashes Test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Okinawa leader Nakaima re-elected

Monday 29th of November 2010, 7:07
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Okinawa

Re-elected Okinawa governor Hirokazu Nakaima vows to respect voters' wishes on a controversial US military base relocation plan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Candidates denounce Haiti 'fraud'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 8:05
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Twelve of the 18 candidates in Haiti's presidential election have called for Sunday's vote to be cancelled.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vodafone cuts smartphone charges

Monday 29th of November 2010, 8:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Vodafone says it will make it cheaper for UK customers to use their smartphones when travelling in Europe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India Congress party MP resigns

Monday 29th of November 2010, 8:25
related countries: India India

Indian Congress MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy quits after his television channel airs a programme criticising party leaders.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'No blame' in Cambodia stampede

Monday 29th of November 2010, 8:27
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen says no one will be punished for a festival stampede in which 351 people died.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thai court rejects Democrat case

Monday 29th of November 2010, 9:12
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's Constitutional Court dismisses a case against the governing Democrat Party involving the alleged misuse of electoral funds.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Court rejects Gandhi faith appeal

Monday 29th of November 2010, 9:14
related countries: India India
related places: Haryana

A court in India's northern Punjab and Haryana state dismisses a petition seeking details of Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi's religious beliefs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Men in court over honeymoon death

Monday 29th of November 2010, 9:33
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Three men appear in court accused of murdering a woman on her honeymoon in South Africa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rio police seize huge drugs haul

Monday 29th of November 2010, 9:46
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian authorities say they have found a large haul of drugs after storming a major drug traffickers' stronghold in Rio de Janeiro.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Aussies consider bowling changes

Monday 29th of November 2010, 9:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane, Adelaide

Australia bolster their seam bowling options ahead of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide following the drawn opener with England in Brisbane.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

In pictures

Monday 29th of November 2010, 9:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

How Afghan conflict denies civilians access to healthcare
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sudan rappers fight to keep music alive

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:14
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Khartoum-based hip-hop group ReZOULution speak to James Copnall about the importance of keeping their artistic freedom in the face of possible Islamist prohibition.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US Twitter user @theashes pestered by cricket fans

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:33
related countries: United States United States

A woman in the US with the Twitter username @theashes makes headlines after complaining about cricket messages.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US shuts down file-sharing sites

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:41
related countries: United States United States

More than 70 sites alleged to be selling counterfeit goods or offering pirated content are shut down by the US government.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Candidates denounce Haiti 'fraud'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:49
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Twelve of the 18 candidates in Haiti's presidential election call for Sunday's vote to be cancelled, describing it as fraudulent.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Strauss buoyant after Gabba draw

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Strauss says England have the belief to push on and win the Ashes after drawing the opening Test.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dhaka court rules against ex-PM

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:53
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi Supreme Court rejects an appeal by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia against her eviction from a military-owned house.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mexico gang boss 'admits murders'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 10:59
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Mexican authorities capture alleged gang leader Arturo Gallegos who reportedly admits a string of murders, including that of a US consular employee.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mortgage approvals still falling

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

The number of new mortgages being approved for house buyers has fallen for the sixth month in a row, Bank of England figures show.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt Brothers 'lose most seats'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 11:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the biggest opposition bloc in parliament, says it has won no seats outright in the first round of a poll which it says has been marred by fraud.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Top mountain bikers brave volcano

Monday 29th of November 2010, 11:33
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, India India, Reunion Reunion

Julien Absalon is one of hundreds of mountain bikers that have descended on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to compete in one of the world's most extreme sporting challenges.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wikileaks shows 'criticism of UK'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 11:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Guardian

A new leak of US government documents includes serious criticism of UK operations in Afghanistan, according to the Guardian.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan confirms Wikileaks claim

Monday 29th of November 2010, 11:55
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Pakistan confirms claims by Wikileaks that the US had wanted nuclear fuel to be removed from a plant, but plays down suggestions unflattering comments were made about President Zardari by the Saudi king.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wikileaks sparks anger in Europe

Monday 29th of November 2010, 12:05
related countries: United States United States

European countries react with irritation as whistle-blowing website Wikileaks reveals the contents of secret US diplomatic cables.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BFI to take on Film Council role

Monday 29th of November 2010, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Film Institute and regional agency Film London are to take over roles played by the axed UK Film Council.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Village to city

Monday 29th of November 2010, 12:32
related countries: China China

How one place's transformation reflects huge changes in China
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iranian nuclear scientist killed

Monday 29th of November 2010, 13:32
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

An Iranian nuclear scientist is killed and another wounded in separate but similar bomb attacks carried out by motorbike drivers in Tehran.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BA Iberia merger gets green light

Monday 29th of November 2010, 13:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shareholders of both British Airways and Spain's national carrier Iberia approve the merger between the two companies.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea condemns North's 'crime'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 14:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak describes as an "inhumane crime" the North's deadly shelling of a South Korean island last week.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

AXA agrees deal on Asian insurer

Monday 29th of November 2010, 14:08
related countries: France France, Aruba Aruba

The French insurer AXA has signed an agreement with Australian wealth manager AMP to divide up the activities of AXA APH.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Row erupts over newly discovered Picassos

Monday 29th of November 2010, 14:24
related countries: France France

A retired electrician in southern France says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by Pablo Picasso, worth about 60m euros.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kenya 'gay crackdown' criticised

Monday 29th of November 2010, 14:43
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A gay rights activist criticises Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga for saying homosexual people will be arrested.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Militants killed' in Kyrgyz raid

Monday 29th of November 2010, 15:03
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
related places: Osh

Reports from Kyrgyzstan say four Islamist militants have been killed in a raid by special forces on a hide-out in the southern city of Osh.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BA cabin crew face fresh ballot

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

British Airways cabin crew are to be balloted again over possible new strike action in their long-running dispute with the airline.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BP raises $7bn through asset sale

Monday 29th of November 2010, 15:33
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Mexico Mexico

BP confirms the sale of its 60% stake in an Argentina-based oil and gas company to raise funds for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wikileaks cables leak criticised

Monday 29th of November 2010, 15:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: White House

The publication of confidential US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks has been criticised by governments including Britain, America and Pakistan - the White House described it as "reckless".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England 'underdogs' in 2018 vote

Monday 29th of November 2010, 16:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The chief executive of England's 2018 World Cup bid says they feel like underdogs and that it is inevitable negative media stories will have an impact.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran dismisses Wikileaks release

Monday 29th of November 2010, 16:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Washington

Iran's President Ahmadinejad dismisses as propaganda leaked US cables of Arab nations urging Washington to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Suspected Sicily killer seized

Monday 29th of November 2010, 16:22
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police arrest a 69-year-old man on suspicion of carrying out a series of murders in a town in Sicily.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

N Korea video of anger and poverty

Monday 29th of November 2010, 16:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Secretly filmed video of poverty and disobedience in North Korea has emerged, as the South describes the shelling of its territory as an "inhumane crime".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK 'will lose fewer public jobs'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 16:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The independent Office for Budget Responsibility says public sector job losses will not be as high as previously thought.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

DR Congo army 'worsens conflict'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 16:58
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A UN report says criminal networks in the DR Congo army are a major cause of insecurity and conflict in the east of the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Markets down after Irish bail-out

Monday 29th of November 2010, 17:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The euro and major European markets fall after ministers agree a 85bn euros bail-out for the Republic of Ireland.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US doubts Tsvangirai - Wikileaks

Monday 29th of November 2010, 17:32
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United States United States

The former US ambassador to Zimbabwe thought the then opposition leader, now Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai was a "flawed figure", Wikileaks says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK recovery is on track - Osborne

Monday 29th of November 2010, 17:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

George Osborne says the UK's economic recovery is "on track", following the upgrading of this year's official growth forecast.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Nuclear sabotage' affected Iran

Monday 29th of November 2010, 18:27
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president says some of the centrifuges used in its uranium enrichment programme were sabotaged, affecting their operation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Picasso 'treasure trove' revealed

Monday 29th of November 2010, 18:33
related countries: France France

A retired electrician in southern France who worked for Pablo Picasso says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by the artist.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Barcelona v Real Madrid

Monday 29th of November 2010, 18:58
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona produce a sensational performance as they demolish Real Madrid 5-0 in El Clasico in La Liga, with David Villa scoring twice as they go top of the table.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Who is behind leaked US cables?

Monday 29th of November 2010, 19:04
related countries: United States United States

Suspicion about the leaks of US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks has fallen on one man - US Army Private Bradley Manning.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Napoleon's soldiers laid to rest

Monday 29th of November 2010, 19:21
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, Russia Russia

The remains of 18 soldiers who took part in Napoleon Bonaparte's failed invasion of Russia in 1812 are buried in Lithuania.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Three top Fifa men 'took bribes'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 19:52
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Panorama

Three senior FIFA officials, due to vote on England's 2018 World Cup bid, are alleged to have taken bribes in the 1990s. The BBC's Panorama reveals that Brazil's Ricardo Teixeira, Paraguay's Nicolas Leoz and Cameroon's Issa Hayatou received payment i
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Afghan 'policeman' kills troops

Monday 29th of November 2010, 20:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A gunman in an Afghan police uniform kills six US service members during a training mission in eastern Afghanistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Leaked cables 'attack on world'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 22:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denounces the leak of classified diplomatic cables as an "attack on the international community".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Messi shines as Barca thrash Real

Monday 29th of November 2010, 22:04
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi's bewitching performance hands Real Madrid their first competitive defeat of the season and sends Barcelona top of the table after a 5-0 win.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Snow closes hundreds of schools

Monday 29th of November 2010, 22:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hundreds of schools were closed in the north-east of England, Northern Ireland, Cornwall and Scotland on Monday, with snow causing travel chaos.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Somalia: 'People fed up of this'

Monday 29th of November 2010, 23:03
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, India India

Somalia's prime minister has called for greater international support to help combat jihadist fighters linked to al-Qaeda.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mourinho denies Real humiliation

Monday 29th of November 2010, 23:42
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona, Real

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho denies his team were humiliated in their 5-0 thumping at the hands of champions Barcelona in La Liga.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US court sentences Somali pirate

Monday 29th of November 2010, 23:43
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

A US court sentences a Somali man to 30 years in jail for attacking a US warship off the coast of Somalia in April.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japanese export orders contract

Monday 29th of November 2010, 23:51
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese manufacturing activity shrank for a third consecutive month in November as a strong yen hit exports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lula hails Rio police operation

Monday 29th of November 2010, 23:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's President Luiz Lula da Silva says a police operation to take control of a drug traffickers' stronghold in Rio de Janeiro is just the start of an anti-gang offensive.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

About Maplandia.com World News Centre

This content is from the BBC News website. We use BBC News RSS feed under BBC Terms and Conditions. Date and time information is related to GMT. Unfortunately we can not offer RSS feed of this site with geographically sorted world news. However, you can add this page to your favourites or set it as your homepage to see what's new in the world when you start browsing.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS