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What happend on November 5th 2010

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Lawyers seek 'Iraq abuse' inquiry

Friday 5th of November 2010, 0:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lawyers are going to the High Court to push for a full public inquiry into allegations made by 142 Iraqi civilians that they were abused by British soldiers in southern Iraq.
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Iranian lawyer on hunger strike

Friday 5th of November 2010, 1:11
related countries: Iran Iran

Jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh is in a serious condition after going on hunger strike, a New York-based Iranian rights group says.
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Singapore Airlines A380s cleared

Friday 5th of November 2010, 2:10
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore Airlines resumes flights on its A380 planes, which were grounded after one of the planes operated by Qantas had to make an emergency landing.
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Democrats win in Washington state

Friday 5th of November 2010, 2:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Alaska, Senate

Democratic Senator Patty Murray wins the close race for the US Senate seat in Washington state, leaving Alaska the only Senate result outstanding.
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Fears of militancy in Kashmir

Friday 5th of November 2010, 2:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Kashmir

For more than 60 years India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir - currently split between the two of them - now trouble is again brewing on both sides.
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Karachi aircraft crash 'kills 21'

Friday 5th of November 2010, 4:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

A charter plane crashes shortly after take-off from Karachi airport and reports say all 21 people on board have been killed.
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'Possible fault' in A380 - Qantas

Friday 5th of November 2010, 5:19
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The failure that caused the emergency landing of a Qantas Airbus A380 in Singapore may have been caused by a design fault, the airline's head says.
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Rain soaks Haiti as storm nears

Friday 5th of November 2010, 6:01
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Heavy rain starts to fall in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince as a powerful storm threatens thousands of vulnerable earthquake survivors.
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Merapi eruption death toll rises

Friday 5th of November 2010, 9:34
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

More than 60 people are killed in the latest eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano, doubling the death toll.
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Hurricane menaces quake-hit Haiti

Friday 5th of November 2010, 9:37
related countries: Haiti Haiti

A tropical storm regains hurricane strength as it nears Haiti, threatening earthquake survivors living in camps.
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Upbeat HSBC warns on regulation

Friday 5th of November 2010, 9:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, says its profits are "well ahead" on last year, but regulation is a worry
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Broad on song in England warm-up

Friday 5th of November 2010, 10:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pace bowler Stuart Broad puts in a strong display as England make an encouraging start to their first warm-up match ahead of the Ashes.
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Aid air crew kidnapped in Darfur

Friday 5th of November 2010, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Sudan Sudan

Three Latvian aid air crewmen have been kidnapped in Darfur, in Sudan.
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Cleric Hamza wins passport appeal

Friday 5th of November 2010, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Preacher Abu Hamza wins his appeal against government attempts to strip him of his British passport.
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Rooney heads to US for rehab work

Friday 5th of November 2010, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

Injured Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to spend a week in the United States undergoing conditioning work on his ankle problem.
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Friday 5th of November 2010, 11:50
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Folkestone

The UK government sells a 30-year lease on the 68-mile London to Folkestone high speed rail link to a Canadian consortium for £2.1bn.
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Piglet suckled by her canine carer

Friday 5th of November 2010, 12:29
related countries: Spain Spain

A Spanish piglet has been spared the butcher after it was adopted by a dog.
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Australia crash to seventh defeat

Friday 5th of November 2010, 12:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Australia Australia

Sri Lanka celebrate a maiden series win down under as Australia lose the second one-day international, their seventh defeat in succession.
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Georgia 'breaks Russian spy ring'

Friday 5th of November 2010, 13:09
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Two years after their brief war, Georgia says it has dismantled a major Russian spy ring, a move derided in Moscow as a "provocation".
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Sri Lanka launches anti-porn push

Friday 5th of November 2010, 13:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan court today allows police to publish photographs of porn actors in the media in an effort to break up a porn ring.
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Tanzania's president re-elected

Friday 5th of November 2010, 14:17
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania's incumbent President Jakaya Kikwete is declared the winner of last weekend's elections, officials say.
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AIG loses $2.4bn in quarter

Friday 5th of November 2010, 14:18
related countries: United States United States

AIG, the insurer bailed out by US taxpayers in the credit crisis, records losses as it repays the US government
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US new jobs data beats forecasts

Friday 5th of November 2010, 14:24
related countries: United States United States

The US unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.6% in October, but 151,000 jobs were created, the government says.
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China warning over Nobel ceremony

Friday 5th of November 2010, 14:45
related countries: China China

China warns that there will be "consequences" if governments show support for jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo.
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Ponting eyes end to Aussie 'doom'

Friday 5th of November 2010, 15:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Ricky Ponting concedes the 'doom and gloom' around the team will only be dispelled when they start winning again.
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Civilians 'were abused' in Iraq

Friday 5th of November 2010, 15:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

More than 220 Iraqi civilians were subjected to "systemic abuse", including torture, by British soldiers and interrogators in Iraq, the High Court was told on Friday.
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German bank could be wound down

Friday 5th of November 2010, 15:26
related countries: Germany Germany

The European Commission says a very large regional bank, WestLB, could be broken up.
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Live - Brazilian GP practice

Friday 5th of November 2010, 15:30
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Second practice is under way at Interlagos after Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace in the opening F1 session.
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Farage re-elected as UKIP leader

Friday 5th of November 2010, 15:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nigel Farage is re-elected as leader of the UK Independence Party, replacing Lord Pearson in the post he previously held between 2006 and 2009.
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Pakistan mosque bomb kills scores

Friday 5th of November 2010, 16:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suicide bomb attack on a packed mosque during Friday prayers in north-west Pakistan leaves at least 55 people dead and dozens more injured, local officials say.
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Global criticism of US stimulus

Friday 5th of November 2010, 16:20
related countries: Germany Germany, China China

Germany's finance minister calls the US stimulus programme "clueless", while China warns of its "negative impact".
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Greece lifts ban on mail delivery

Friday 5th of November 2010, 16:37
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece resumes deliveries of mail and packages abroad, lifting a ban it imposed after a series of parcel bombs.
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55 dead in Pakistan mosque blast

Friday 5th of November 2010, 16:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in Pakistan killing at least 55 people and demolishing most of the building.
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Second Qantas jet in engine scare

Friday 5th of November 2010, 17:06
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A Qantas airline jumbo jet makes an emergency landing in Singapore because of an engine problem - the second such incident in two days.
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RBS back in red with £1.4bn loss

Friday 5th of November 2010, 18:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland plunges back into the red with a £1.4bn ($2.3bn) pre-tax loss during the three months to September.
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Hurricane sweeps past Haitian capital

Friday 5th of November 2010, 18:49
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

People living in temporary camps in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince have escaped the feared direct hit from Hurricane Tomas.
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Russia's Mail.ru sees shares jump

Friday 5th of November 2010, 19:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Shares in Russia's Mail.ru, part-owner of Facebook, surge on their London debut.
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Red Bull dominate Brazil practice

Friday 5th of November 2010, 19:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber finish fastest in both of Friday's practice sessions for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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MSNBC suspends prime-time TV host

Friday 5th of November 2010, 20:24
related countries: United States United States

The US broadcasting network MSNBC has suspended prime-time host Keith Olbermann for making political contributions.
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Secret of youth - man looks years younger after flight

Friday 5th of November 2010, 22:05
related countries: Canada Canada, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Canadian officials have detained a young Asian man who apparently boarded a flight from Hong Kong disguised as an elderly white male.
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Al-Qaeda group claims cargo bombs

Friday 5th of November 2010, 22:12
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula says it sent two parcel bombs on planes bound for the US last week, in messages on Islamist websites.
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Peru releases US activist again

Friday 5th of November 2010, 22:31
related countries: Peru Peru, United States United States

An American woman who was imprisoned for aiding left-wing rebels in Peru is freed again, after an earlier parole was annulled on a technicality.
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Romanian 'Holocaust grave' found

Friday 5th of November 2010, 23:03
related countries: Romania Romania

A mass grave containing the bodies of about 100 Jews killed during the Holocaust has been discovered in Romania, researchers say.
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Pelosi bidding for new House role

Friday 5th of November 2010, 23:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Democrat

The top Democrat in the US House of Representatives says she wants to continue to lead her party in the chamber despite its big losses in the mid-term elections.
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No survivors in Cuba plane crash

Friday 5th of November 2010, 23:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A Cuban passenger plane crashes in the centre of the country killing all 68 people on board, including 28 foreigners, officials say.
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