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What happend on December 3rd 2011

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Iran attack 'had state support'

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 0:05
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tuesday's attack on Britain's embassy in Tehran had the "acquiescence and the support of the state", says the UK's former ambassador to Iran.
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What happened after the Americans left?

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 0:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Guess what happened when US left Afghan border hotspot?
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Serbia agrees Kosovo border deal

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 0:54
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Kosovo reach an agreement to jointly manage their border crossings, after a series of clashes on the ground, the European Union says.
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Salt stockpiled ready for winter

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 0:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Local authorities across the UK say they have stockpiled more road salt than was used throughout last winter in preparation for a potential big freeze.
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Israel urged to end 'isolation'

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 2:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel, Turkey Turkey, United States United States

US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta calls on Israel to work with Turkey and Egypt to end what he calls its growing isolation in the Middle East.
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Heroes of the Tripoli underground

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 4:11
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The ammunition smugglers who helped unseat Col Gaddafi  
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VIDEO: Egypt 'has 62% poll turnout'

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 4:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Election officials in Egypt say 62% of eligible voters turned out to vote in the initial stage of the country's elections earlier this week.
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VIDEO: X-rays reveal Rembrandt painting

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 4:30
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A new Rembrandt painting has been discovered after scientists used X-rays to confirm the identity of the artist as being that of the Dutch master.
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Australia Labor for gay marriage

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 4:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's governing Labor party votes to support same-sex marriage, although its MPs will be allowed a free vote on the issue in parliament.
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VIDEO: Anger over Peru jail expansion

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 5:04
related countries: Peru Peru

At least one person has been killed and 20 others injured during clashes between protesters and police in Peru.
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Winds disrupt power in western US

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

Fierce winds leave hundreds of thousands without power, close schools and down trees in a once-in-a-decade weather event in western US states.
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New Burmese law allows protests

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 11:16
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese President Thein Sein signs legislation allowing peaceful demonstrations for the first time, the latest in a series of reforms.
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VIDEO: Expelled diplomats return to Iran

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 11:29
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Iranian diplomats who were expelled from Britain earlier this week have arrived back in Iran
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Russian chief poll monitor held

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 11:58
related countries: Russia Russia

The head of Russia's main independent monitor group Golos is detained for several hours after refusing to handover her laptop to the authorities.
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Expelled Iran envoys return home

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 12:53
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

A group of Iranian diplomats who were expelled from Britain after the UK's Tehran embassy was ransacked, have arrived home, Iranian media say.
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Clashes hit Yemen's second city

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 12:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni troops clash with opponents of President Abdullah Saleh in the second city, Taez, as deadly violence threatens a power-transfer deal.
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Live - Wales v Australia

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 13:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Cardiff

Wing Shane Williams scores in his final international apperance but Wales lose 18-24 to Australia in Cardiff.
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Live - Saturday's Scottish football

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 13:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dunfermline, Inverness, Aberdeen

SPL leaders Rangers host Dunfermline, in-form St Johnstone visit Hearts, Kilmarnock entertain Aberdeen and St Mirren welcome Inverness.
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Nato troops killed in Afghanistan

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 14:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three soldiers from the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force have been killed in Afghanistan, Nato officials have said.
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UK 'honour crime' levels revealed

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 14:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police across the UK recorded more than 2,800 so-called honour attacks last year, with a number of forces seeing incidents increase, figures show.
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Egypt Islamists widen poll lead

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 15:12
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Two Islamist parties appear to be strengthening their lead in Egypt's parliamentary elections, as secular liberals trail behind.
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Swiss ski resorts hit by drought

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 15:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The traditional start of Switzerland's ski season is marred by a shortage of snow, following the driest autumn on record in the country.
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France reduces Iran embassy staff

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 15:43
related countries: France France, Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

France brings a number of diplomats and their families home from Iran, following Tuesday's attack on the British embassy in Tehran.
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VIDEO: Australia's Labor for gay marriage

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 16:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's governing Labor party has voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
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India 'suspends' supermarket plan

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 16:17
related countries: India India

India is reported to be suspending its plan to open up the retail market to global supermarket chains just days after approving the move.
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Brazil bus crash leaves 33 dead

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 16:54
related countries: Brazil Brazil

At least 33 people are killed and about a dozen injured in a crash involving a truck and a bus in north-east Brazil, officials say.
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Herman Cain to make announcement

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 17:29
related countries: United States United States

US Republican Herman Cain is expected to announce shortly whether he will continue his beleaguered presidential campaign.
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Wales 18-24 Australia

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 19:14
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Shane Williams ends his memorable Test career with an injury-time try as Wales lose to Australia in Cardiff.
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Cain suspends US presidency bid

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 19:41
related countries: United States United States

US Republican Herman Cain says he is suspending his campaign for the presidential nomination, in the wake of allegations of an extra-marital affair.
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Government considers HS2 tunnel

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 21:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, London

The government is to look again at the HS2 high-speed rail line between London and Birmingham, which could result in a new tunnel being built in the Chilterns.
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Fresh Syria clashes leave 23 dead

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 22:26
related countries: Syria Syria

At least 23 people die in Syria as violence between army defectors and troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad swells, activists say.
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New LatAm bloc ends first meeting

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 22:31
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Leaders from 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean approve the creation of a new regional bloc that excludes the United States and Canada.
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VIDEO: Iraq PM: Bomb aimed to kill me

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 22:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's prime minister says a bombing in the Green Zone earlier this week was an assassination attempt against him.
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VIDEO: Herman Cain suspends campaign

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 22:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

US presidential hopeful Herman Cain has said he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination.
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Albania buries claimant to throne

Saturday 3rd of December 2011, 22:43
related countries: Albania Albania
related places: Tirana

The self-styled heir to the throne of Albania, Leka Zogu, has been buried in an official ceremony in the capital, Tirana, after his death, aged 72.
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