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The most dangerous place in Europe

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 0:04
related countries: Russia Russia

The part of Russia that is now more explosive than Chechnya
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A rosy future for India's economy?

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 0:07
related countries: India India

Why it's time for India to help shape the rules of the global economy
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Traffickers kill Paraguay Indians

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 0:21
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

At least four members of an indigenous tribe in Paraguay have been killed by drug dealers after witnessing their smuggling activities, officials say.
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Fire crews battle Australia blaze

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 0:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Fire crews are battling to douse a bushfire which burnt through a town in Western Australia, destroying more than 20 homes.
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US hits the road for Thanksgiving

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 1:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Thanksgiving

Tens of millions of Americans are taking to the road to celebrate Thanksgiving in greater numbers than for several years.
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Councils 'may reject tax freeze'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 2:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Up to a fifth of councils in England may not accept the government's offer to help pay for a freeze in council tax next year, a survey suggests.
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Unrest continues in central Cairo

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 3:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Protests go on in central Cairo as demonstrators step up their demand for Egypt's military rulers to resign, with elections due in less than a week.
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NZ assisted suicide man sentenced

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 3:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A scientist who admitted helping his mother to die is given a five-month home detention sentence by a court in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Cost of Thai floods still being counted

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 3:26
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A clean-up operation is underway in Thailand after devastating floods which killed more than 600 people.
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Indian microfinance chief quits

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 4:18
related countries: India India

After much speculation, the head of India's largest microlender, SKS Microfinance, steps down.
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China navy in Pacific exercises

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 4:48
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean, China China

China's navy is to carry out military exercises in the Pacific Ocean, officials say, amid continuing maritime disputes in the region.
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World's worst team get first win

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 5:20
related countries: American Samoa American Samoa, United States United States

American Samoa's football team - ranked as the worst international team in the world - win a game for the first time in its history after 30 matches.
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VIDEO: Violence overnight in Cairo

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 5:40
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Violent clashes have continued throughout the night in Cairo as thousands of protesters remain in the area around Tahrir Square, demanding an immediate end to military rule.
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Two dead in Saudi Arabia gunfight

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 6:02
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Two people are killed in a gunfight in Saudi Arabia between security forces and what authorities call 'criminal elements' working for a foreign power.
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UK 'may return Afghan children'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 6:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kabul

Afghan children whose asylum claims have failed may be sent back to Kabul by the UK from next year.
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Suzuki files VW arbitration case

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 7:32
related countries: Germany Germany

Suzuki initiates arbitration proceedings against Volkswagen in a bid to buy back its shares from the German carmaker.
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VIDEO: Young Spain a 'lost generation'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 7:42
related countries: Spain Spain

Unemployment in Spain is twice the average for the rest of the EU, with young people particularly badly affected - and in the southern Spanish region of Andalucia, more than half are out of work.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 7:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sportsday Live - featuring the latest news on Carlos Tevez and a potential move to AC Milan, the latest from the ATP World Tour Finals and RFU elite director Rob Andrew's view that English rugby has hit rock bottom
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VIDEO: Austrian ski resorts lacking snow

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 7:58
related countries: Austria Austria

Some ski resorts in the Austrian Alps have cancelled their season opening weekends because of a lack of snow, after the driest November since the 1920s.
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Japan's Akihito leaves hospital

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 8:14
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japanese Emperor Akihito is discharged from a hospital in Tokyo, 18 days after being admitted with mild bronchial pneumonia.
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India actor sorry for slur on MPs

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 8:29
related countries: India India

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri writes to the speaker of India's parliament apologising for insulting politicians at an anti-corruption rally.
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Civil servants 'to staff borders'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 8:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Whitehall

Civil servants from across Whitehall are being lined up to act as border staff at UK ports and airports during next week's public sector strikes.
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Waiting in vain for a train in DR Congo

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 9:00
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo rail workers and passengers turn up in hope
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Karzai names new Afghan bank head

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 9:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai nominates a new central bank governor, Noorullah Delawari, after the previous head fled to the US saying his life was in danger.
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Russian backlash at Putin booing denial

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 9:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Putin booing denial sparks Russian backlash
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Elbow compose BBC's Olympic theme

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 9:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The band Elbow are behind the BBC's soundtrack for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Forsyth to make live stage return

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 10:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sir Bruce Forsyth returns to the London stage in May 2012 for the first time in more than a decade.
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Mexico police find charred bodies

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 10:10
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Sinaloa

Mexican police find 17 charred bodies in two vehicles in Sinaloa state, power base of the country's most powerful drug gang.
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Why has Morocco’s king survived the Arab Spring?

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 10:39
related countries: Morocco Morocco

How Morocco's king has avoided fate of Arab neighbours
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Arab League mulls Syria sanctions

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 10:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Syria Syria
related places: Cairo

Arab League ministers meet in Cairo to discuss possible economic sanctions against Syria over it violent crackdown on opposition protests.
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German business confidence rises

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 10:44
related countries: Germany Germany

German business sentiment unexpectedly rose in November for the first time since June, according to a closely-watched survey by research group Ifo.
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Wrong twin aborted in Australia

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 10:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

An investigation is under way at an Australian hospital after staff treating a woman carrying twin boys accidentally terminated the wrong foetus.
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Soldier dies in north Kenya blast

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 11:12
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Mandera

One Kenyan soldier is killed and several others wounded as an army truck hits a landmine near the northern town of Mandera.
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VIDEO: NZ helicopter pilot recalls crash

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 11:14
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The pilot of the New Zealand helicopter which broke in two after its blades caught on cables has spoken about what he remembers of the incident.
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Fresh arrest in neo-Nazi inquiry

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 11:29
related countries: Germany Germany

Police in Germany make a third arrest in their inquiry into a neo-Nazi cell believed to have killed 10 people, most of them Turks, over a decade.
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Corsica to host 2013 Tour start

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 11:30
related countries: France France

The 100th staging of the Tour de France will start on the Mediterranean island of Corsica in 2013.
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Egypt has its credit rating cut

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 11:37
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's cuts Egypt's sovereign debt rating, pushing it further into junk status.
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Olympics boycott call over Bhopal

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 12:13
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bhopal, Delhi

The head of the Indian state where the Bhopal gas disaster occurred urges Delhi to boycott the London Olympics if sponsorship by Dow Chemicals continues.
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Pension strikes 'could cost jobs'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 12:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Public sector strikes next week could cost the UK £500m and lead to job losses, say ministers - as unions accuse them of "fantasy economics".
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Cameroon jails men over gay sex

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 12:47
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

A court in Cameroon sentences three men to five years in prison for homosexual acts, which are illegal in the central African nation.
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Migration in 2010 at record high

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 12:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Annual net migration to the UK was 252,000 in 2010 - the highest calendar year figure on record, Office for National Statistics figures show.
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Sugarland facing collapse action

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 12:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: August, Indiana, Sugarland

US country duo Sugarland are named in legal action launched by those involved in a fatal stage collapse at Indiana's State Fair in August.
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Egypt tourism hit hard by unrest

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 13:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's tourism industry hit hard as unrest continues
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Convoy ambush kills Afghan guards

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 13:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Farah

Insurgents have killed at least 10 Afghan private security guards in an attack on their convoy in the western province of Farah, local officials say.
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Portugal debt lowered to 'junk'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 13:43
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal has its debt rating cut by Fitch to so-called "junk" status, as the nation enters a 24-hour strike against austerity measures.
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Live - Federer v Fish

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 13:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London, Fish

Roger Federer, the only unbeaten man in the tournament, plays American Mardy Fish in his final group match in the World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena.
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Smith steps down as attack coach

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 14:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Attack coach Brian Smith resigns after being criticised in the leaked reviews into England's World Cup campaign.
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Protesters 'shot dead' in Sanaa

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 14:30
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

At least five protesters are reportedly shot dead by Yemen government loyalists in Sanaa, after President Saleh signs a power transfer deal.
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Sri Lanka conducts war dead count

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 14:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is conducting a census of the number of civilians killed during the final phase of the civil war, the country's defence secretary says.
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VIDEO: Does everyone in Egypt back protests?

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 15:46
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's ruling military has apologised for the deaths of protesters in clashes with police, as the unrest enters its sixth day.
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Mexicans find bodies in cars

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 16:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Sinaloa, Guadalajara

Mexican officals find at least 20 bodies in abandoned vehicles in Guadalajara, a day after a similar discovery in Sinaloa state.
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French citizens abducted in Mali

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 16:23
related countries: France France, Niger Niger, Mali Mali
related places: Hombori

Gunmen have abducted two French citizens from their hotel in the central Mali town of Hombori, in the first kidnapping south of the Niger river.
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In pictures: Kenya drought changes Turkana way of life

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 16:34
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Images of the Kenyan nomads forced to change their diet
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Sick George Michael cancels shows

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 16:37
related countries: Austria Austria

George Michael has postponed a series of concerts, including two weekend shows in Cardiff, after being taken to hospital in Austria with pneumonia.
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Kerouac's 'lost' book published

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 17:19
related countries: United States United States

American author Jack Kerouac's first ever novel, which was thought to be lost, has been published 40 years after his death.
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Reform proposed for EU treaties

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 17:21
related countries: Italy Italy, France France, Germany Germany

Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Nicolas Sarkozy are to propose modifications to EU treaties to improve governance of the eurozone.
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Syrian rebel leader waiting in Turkey

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 17:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Syrian rebel leader gives rare interview on campaign
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VIDEO: Pakistan girl praised for blog bravery

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 17:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

Malala Yousafzai, 13, recently short-listed for a peace prize, talks about her blog under de-facto Taliban rule in Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Syrian rebel leader waiting in Turkey

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 17:51
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

The BBC's John Simpson tracks down Colonel Riyad al-Asad, the leader of the rebel Free Syrian Army, who is waiting in Turkey and hoping for the overthrow of the current president, Bashar al-Assad.
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Britain sells 72 retired Harriers

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 17:53
related countries: United States United States

Britain sells 72 Harrier jump jets that were scrapped in defence cuts to the US in a deal worth $180m (£116m).
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Egypt army apologises over deaths

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 18:21
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egypt's governing military apologises for the deaths of protesters in recent clashes with police, and says elections will be held next week as planned.
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'Unfair' vote ends in The Gambia

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 18:21
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

Polls close in The Gambia for presidential elections condemned by the West African regional body, Ecowas, as lacking legitimacy.
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Egypt to free three US students

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 18:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Cairo

A court in Egypt orders the release of three US students accused of taking part in the protests in Cairo, Egyptian officials say.
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India probes top Maoist's 'death'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 18:55
related countries: India India

Police in the Indian state of West Bengal investigate reports that senior Maoist military leader Koteshwar Rao has been killed.
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India open to global supermarkets

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 19:02
related countries: India India

India approves long-awaited proposals to open up the retail market to global supermarket chains.
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Portugal hit by austerity strike

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 19:31
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A 24-hour strike in Portugal grounds flights and halts public transportation in protest against proposed austerity measures.
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Three dead in north Kenya attacks

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 19:35
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

At least three people have been killed in explosions in northern Kenya, near the border with Somalia, officials say.
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Karadzic hears Srebrenica witness

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 19:52
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Srebrenica

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic cross-examines a survivor of the Srebrenica massacre during his war crimes trial in The Hague.
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Live - Nadal v Tsonga

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 19:58
related countries: France France

Spain's Rafael Nadal and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga meet in Group B's final round-robin match at the World Tour Finals with the winner advancing to the knockout stages.
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VIDEO: Merkel and Sarkozy meet with Monti

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 20:01
related countries: Germany Germany

European shares have fallen for the sixth consecutive session after German Chancellor Angela Merkel renewed her position against changing the role of the European Central Bank to ease the eurozone debt crisis.
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US stores hope for retail bonanza

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 20:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Thanksgiving

As Americans polish off Thanksgiving dinners, retailers prepare for an estimated 150 million bargain-hunters to kick-off the shopping season.
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US telecoms merger under threat

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

AT&T and Deutsche Telekom cast doubt over the $39bn sale of T-Mobile USA by withdrawing their application to the industry regulator.
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Afghan children 'killed by Nato'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 21:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Seven civilians, including six children, have been killed in a Nato air strike in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, local officials say.
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Worse to come for England - Moore

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 21:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moore

Former England hooker Brian Moore says there is worse to come after the RFU's Rob Andrew says English rugby has hit "rock bottom."
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Iraqi bomb blasts 'leave 19 dead'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 21:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three bombs in the Iraqi city of Basra kill at least 19 people and injure more than 65 others, police and medical sources say.
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Six dead in US peaks air crash

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 22:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Three children and three men are confirmed dead after a small plane crashed into the Superstition Mountains in the US state of Arizona.
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Germany nuclear protest clashes

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 22:35
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Police in northern Germany use water cannons after scuffles break out with protesters trying to stop a shipment of nuclear waste from France.
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Iran arrests 12 for 'CIA spying'

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 22:49
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran says it has arrested 12 agents of the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who were targeting its military and nuclear programme.
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Trinidad PM says 'threat' foiled

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 22:52
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says police have thwarted a plot to kill her and members of her government.
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VIDEO: Tension still high on Cairo streets

Thursday 24th of November 2011, 23:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egypt's military rulers have appointed ex-prime minister Kamal Ganzouri to form a new government, state media say.
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