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Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 0:01
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh puts its huge migrant workforce online
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Italian glitz belies despair

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 0:01
related countries: Italy Italy

Don't bother Italy's wealthy shoppers with price tags
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Libya appoints academic as new PM

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 0:02
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Libya's interim authorities name Tripoli-based academic Abdurrahim al-Keib as the new prime minister, days after declaring the country "liberated".
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Arizona smashes Mexican drug ring

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 0:28
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Arizona

US authorities smash a huge drugs-smuggling network in Arizona linked to one of Mexico's most powerful cartels.
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Millions powerless after US storm

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 0:44
related countries: United States United States

Close to two million homes still have no power and Halloween trick-or-treating is on hold after the weekend's US East Coast snowstorm.
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Shackling trauma of Indonesia's mental health patients

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 1:22
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Trauma of Indonesia's shackled mental health patients
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India loses stomach for the pot belly

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 1:30
related countries: India India

India loses stomach for the pot belly
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Argentina tightens dollar control

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 1:43
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina imposes new restrictions on foreign currency exchange in an attempt to reduce capital flight and tax evasion.
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China manufacturing growth slows

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 2:23
related countries: China China

China reports an unexpected drop in manufacturing activity raising concerns about the impact of a global slowdown on its economy.
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Honda to cut US and Canada output

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 3:13
related countries: Canada Canada, Thailand Thailand, United States United States
related places: Honda

Honda will cut production at its US and Canada factories by 50% as it faces a shortage of parts due to floods in Thailand.
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Gillard fury over Qantas action

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 3:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard labels national airline Qantas as "extreme and irresponsible" for shutting down its operations on the weekend.
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Dunaden takes Melbourne Cup prize

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 4:20
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

French raider Dunaden beats Red Cadeaux in a photo finish to win the Melbourne Cup at Flemington and deny the British an historic victory.
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UN concern over Libyan weapons

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 4:30
related countries: Libya Libya

The United Nations Security council expresses concern over the fate of the massive weapons stockpile built up in Libya under Col Gaddafi.
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India politician 'beaten' in jail

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 4:37
related countries: India India

A former chief minister of the Indian state of Jharkhand is assaulted in a prison, where he is being held in connection with with a corruption investigation.
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VIDEO: India's growing obesity problem

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 5:00
related countries: India India

Medical experts in India say rising incomes in the country are leading to expanding waistlines.
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Colombia leader scraps spy agency

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 5:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos officially dissolves the country's intelligence agency, the DAS, after a series of scandals.
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Australia lowers interest rates

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 5:53
related countries: Australia Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates in a bid to boost growth amid fears of a slowdown in the global economy.
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SIA unveils new low-cost airline

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 6:13
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore airlines unveils a new budget carrier in a bid to cater to growing demand for low-cost flying in the region.
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US soldier jailed for Korean rape

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 6:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

An American soldier is jailed for 10 years for raping a South Korean teenager, one of the heaviest sentences ever for a US serviceman in the country.
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VIDEO: Key moment in Chinese space quest

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 6:53
related countries: China China

China has taken the next step in its quest to become a major space power with the launch of the unmanned Shenzhou 8 vehicle.
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India state road blockade lifted

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 7:26
related countries: India India

A crippling road blockade by a tribal group in the Indian state of Manipur is lifted after the government agrees to their demand for a new district - but a rival tribe continues to block the same roads.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 8:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Stoke, Newcastle

Sportsday Live featuring the latest transfer gossip, reaction to spot-fixing trial verdict and build up to tonight's Champions League matches, plus more.
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Anger grows over Bangkok floods

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 8:17
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Flood water continues to pour into Bangkok's outer districts, angering residents who want barriers opened to allow the water to drain.
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Greece's PM in referendum gamble

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 8:19
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece is to hold a referendum on austerity measures demanded by the EU, its PM says, in a move that could threaten the deal on the euro debt crisis.
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Indian activist 'may resume fast'

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 8:28
related countries: India India

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare says he will resume a hunger strike if the government fails to pass a law curbing graft in parliament's next session.
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'Hundreds' dead in Sudan clashes

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 9:26
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Hundreds of rebels are killed in Sudan's South Kordofan state following clashes with the army, officials say - claims denied by the rebels.
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Japan MP drinks Fukushima water

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 9:36
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

A Japanese government official drinks water from puddles at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, after journalists challenge him to prove it was safe.
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Scots omit Bannan for Cyprus game

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 10:30
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Craig Levein leaves Aston Villa's Barry Bannan out of his squad, while there are returns for Jamie Mackie and Russell Martin.
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Rabbis meet to discuss Dutch bill

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 10:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

A Dutch move to curb the ritual slaughter of animals tops the agenda at a meeting of European Jewish leaders in the Polish capital Warsaw.
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Henry wants European coaching job

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry admits he is interested in coaching in Europe after stepping down as New Zealand boss on Monday.
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G4S abandons £5.2bn ISS takeover

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:31
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Security group G4S abandons its £5.2bn takeover of Danish cleaning company ISS after opposition from shareholders.
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'Muhammad' to edit French weekly

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:36
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, France France

A French satirical magazine names the Prophet Muhammad as "editor-in-chief" for its next issue to mark the electoral win of an Islamist party in Tunisia.
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Soong enters Taiwan election race

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:41
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

James Soong says he will contest Taiwan's presidential polls - potentially splitting support for the ruling Kuomintang party.
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VIDEO: Bangkok residents flee homes

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:44
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

More residents in the outer suburbs of the Thai capital Bangkok have fled their homes because of rising floodwaters. Many parts of central Thailand are still under water.
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Ai Weiwei served with tax demand

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:45
related countries: China China

Chinese authorities serve Ai Weiwei with a demand telling him to pay $2.3m within 15 days, the artist tells journalists.
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VIDEO: Japanese MP drinks Fukushima water

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 11:48
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

A Japanese official has drunk a glass of water taken from a radioactive puddle at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.
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DR Congo mines guide on the web

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 12:04
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A website is launched to promote greater transparency in the Democratic Republic of Congo's mining sector, which is plagued by conflict and corruption.
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VIDEO: Hague outlines UK's cyber vision

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 12:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Foreign Secretary William Hague outlines the UK's vision for the global development of the internet at a conference in London.
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SNP reintroduces alcohol pricing

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 12:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Plans to reintroduce a minimum price for a unit of alcohol in Scotland are announced by ministers.
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Iran bans 'immoral' footballers

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 12:52
related countries: Iran Iran

Two Iranian football players are suspended indefinitely for going too far with "immoral" goal-scoring celebrations, state TV says.
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Long-awaited Algeria metro opens

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 13:03
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Algeria Algeria
related places: Cairo, Algiers

Thousands of people use the underground metro in Algeria's capital, Algiers, as it opens 28 years after construction first began.
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Tintin movie tops UK box office

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 13:12
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn tops the UK and Ireland box office, debuting at number one with takings of £6.7m.
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Comedian in Nigeria to be freed

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 13:50
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's High Court orders the release on bail of popular comedian Baba Suwe following his detention on suspicion of drug trafficking.
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Swedes 'backed Ethiopia rebels'

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 14:32
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia's police chief tells a court where two Swedish journalists are on trial for terrorism that they entered the country to support rebels.
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'Hackers' cut Palestinian network

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 14:54
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Palestinian Authority says hackers have cut phone and internet services in the West Bank and Gaza - a day after the Palestinians' successful bid for Unesco membership.
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VIDEO: Thai floods trap baby elephants

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 15:01
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Flooding leaves 17 elephants, many of them babies, stranded for weeks on a small concrete island in the Thai city of Ayutthaya.
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Gerrard out of England friendlies

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 15:02
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain
related places: Liverpool, Swansea

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is to miss Saturday's Premier League game against Swansea and England's friendlies against Spain and Sweden because of an ankle infection.
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Hillary Clinton mother dies at 92

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 15:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

The mother of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Dorothy Rodham, has died at 92, prompting Mrs Clinton to cancel a trip London and Istanbul.
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Boeing 767 crash lands in Warsaw

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 15:53
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States
related places: Warsaw

A Boeing 767 carrying 230 passengers from the US makes an emergency landing in Warsaw after suffering problems with its landing gear.
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UK economic growth rises to 0.5%

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 16:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK economy grew by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2011, official figures show, faster than the 0.1% rate seen in the previous quarter.
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US factory growth slows further

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 16:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Expansion

Expansion in the US manufacturing sector slowed to a snail's pace in October, according to the latest monthly survey.
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Netherlands divided over Angolan teen asylum seeker

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 16:40
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Angola Angola

The teen asylum seeker who has divided the Netherlands
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Glee star's dad dies in stabbing

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 16:51
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Charice Pempengco, Sunshine from Glee, has pulled out of gigs after her dad was killed in the Philippines.
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Singer Beryl Davis dies aged 87

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British singer Beryl Davis, who sang with Frank Sinatra and Benny Goodman, dies aged 87.
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Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 18:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The City of London Corporation says it is pressing the "pause" button on its legal action against a protest camp outside St Paul's Cathedral.
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Final Nepal peace deal is agreed

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 18:33
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's main political parties agree the final part of a landmark peace deal after years of wrangling.
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London hosts cybersecurity summit

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 18:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Wikipedia's founder warns politicians not to "overreach" as experts discuss cybersecurity at a London conference.
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Iranian minister survives vote

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 18:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian Economy Minister Shamseddin Hosseini survives an impeachment vote linked to a major banking scandal.
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Joint Rabbani murder probe agreed

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 18:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan agree to a joint investigation into the murder of Afghan peace envoy Burhanuddin Rabbani, after talks hosted by Turkey.
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VIDEO: Tibetan protesters arrested in Nepal

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 19:09
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Dozens of Tibetan protesters have been arrested in Nepal as they held a prayer meeting.
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Kenya warns al-Shabab by Twitter

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 19:32
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenya's military spokesman warns the residents of 10 towns in Somalia via Twitter that they "will be under attack continuously".
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Greece PM holds emergency talks

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 20:09
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece PM George Papandreou chairs emergency talks after the turmoil triggered by his announcement of a referendum on the proposed EU bailout.
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Cricketers guilty of betting scam

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 20:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif are found guilty of their part in a betting scam in last year's Lord's Test match against England.
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Markets dive on Greek referendum

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 21:19
related countries: Greece Greece

US and European markets fall sharply after Monday's announcement of a Greek referendum on EU moves to solve its debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Hackers take on Mexico drug cartel

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 21:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A video posted on Youtube, reportedly from the hacking group Anonymous has threatened to expose the identities of some of the drug cartel los Zetas' allies.
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Israel to rush settler expansion

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 22:26
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel says it will accelerate the construction of settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, after the Palestinians won membership of the UN cultural organisation Unesco.
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Honduras troops join crime fight

Tuesday 1st of November 2011, 23:00
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras deploys troops to combat violent crime, amid public anger at the failure of the police to reduce the world's highest murder rate.
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