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What happend on November 25th 2011

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Nuclear power 'has small support'

Friday 25th of November 2011, 0:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A poll for the BBC indicates a small and diminishing appetite around the world for building new nuclear reactors, although the UK bucks the trend.
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War of words over pension strikes

Friday 25th of November 2011, 0:51
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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Cycling to power in DR Congo?

Friday 25th of November 2011, 1:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The team of Congolese cyclists seeking to cause a political upset
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Moroccans see limits of reform in rapper's case

Friday 25th of November 2011, 1:59
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Moroccan protesters rally round arrested musician
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Syria faces Arab League deadline

Friday 25th of November 2011, 2:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Syria Syria
related places: Cairo

Syria is a few hours away from a deadline to allow Arab League observers into the country, or face possible sanctions, as a months-long crackdown continues.
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VIDEO: Sarkozy and Merkel back Italian PM

Friday 25th of November 2011, 2:41
related countries: Italy Italy, France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

The leaders of France and Germany are proposing changes to EU treaties, to tighten control over the eurozone.
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Man granted asylum on wanted list

Friday 25th of November 2011, 2:43
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A tribal leader from an Indonesian province, who was granted asylum in the UK, has been named on an Interpol wanted list, the BBC learns.
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Australia approves Foster's sale

Friday 25th of November 2011, 3:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government backs brewer SABMiller's 9.9bn Australian dollars ($10.2bn; £6.5bn) takeover of Foster's.
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Bali jails Australian drugs boy

Friday 25th of November 2011, 4:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba
related places: Bali

Indonesia jails an Australian teenager for two months for cannabis possession in Bali, after a trial that caused huge controversy in his home nation.
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Ex-Olympus boss praises meeting

Friday 25th of November 2011, 4:19
related countries: Japan Japan

The ex-boss of scandal-hit Japanese camera-maker Olympus says a meeting with the company's board was "constructive and honest".
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Three Olympus board members quit

Friday 25th of November 2011, 4:33
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Three directors stand down at firm Olympus, amid one of Japan's biggest corporate scandals.
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VIDEO: Man slaps India's agriculture minister

Friday 25th of November 2011, 4:54
related countries: India India
related places: New Delhi

A man in New Delhi has slapped India's agriculture minister in the face, reportedly to draw attention to corruption.
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Tendulkar misses historic century

Friday 25th of November 2011, 5:00
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India legend Sachin Tendulkar falls six runs short of his 100th international century, out for 94 in the third Test against West Indies in his home city of Mumbai.
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VIDEO: Giffords' Thanksgiving with troops

Friday 25th of November 2011, 5:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Thanksgiving, Arizona

Gabrielle Giffords, the US Congresswoman who was shot in the head in January, has marked another milestone in her recovery by helping to serve Thanksgiving dinner to troops at a military base in Arizona.
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Gloria Arroyo 'can quit hospital'

Friday 25th of November 2011, 7:17
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippines former President Gloria Arroyo, under arrest for election fraud, is healthy enough to leave hospital, her doctors tell court.
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Russia sets presidential poll day

Friday 25th of November 2011, 7:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia sets 4 March 2012 as the date for its presidential elections, in which former President Vladimir Putin is the overwhelming favourite.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Friday 25th of November 2011, 8:00
related countries: France France

Sportsday Live - featuring the latest news on the leaked RFU reports, David Beckham and Carlos Tevez's possible moves and updates from the ATP World Tour Finals, plus more
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Border grenade attacks in Kenya

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:04
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

At least three people have been killed in grenade attacks in eastern Kenya, near the border with Somalia, officials say.
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Australia releases asylum seekers

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:13
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Australia Australia

Australia begins releasing asylum seekers from detention into communities, following the collapse of its "Malaysia swap" plan.
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US poet Ruth Stone dies aged 96

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Vermont

National Book Award winner Ruth Stone, whose career flourished in her 80s and 90s, dies in Vermont at the age of 96.
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Mexico bodies dumped in cars

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:31
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Sinaloa, Guadalajara

Mexican authorities find 26 murdered men in vehicles abandoned in the centre of Guadalajara in a suspected escalation of a drugs feud.
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VIDEO: The 'genius' of Tim Hetherington

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:34
related countries: Libya Libya

Photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed in April 2011 while covering the Libyan civil war, is remembered by some of those who knew him best.
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Lech Walesa biopic begins filming

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:55
related countries: Poland Poland

Oscar-winning director Andrzej Wajda begins filming a biopic in Poland about former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa.
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Hungarian debt downgraded to junk

Friday 25th of November 2011, 9:57
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Moody's cuts its rating of Hungarian government debt to junk status because of high debt and weak growth prospects.
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Matilda proves a hit with critics

Friday 25th of November 2011, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: West End, London

Matilda, comedian Tim Minchin's musical take on the Roald Dahl classic, is a hit with critics as it opens in London's West End.
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VIDEO: US gears up for shopping season

Friday 25th of November 2011, 10:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

America gears up for its biggest shopping day of the year - but retailers may not have much cause for thanksgiving.
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A century of Harry's Bar in Paris

Friday 25th of November 2011, 10:19
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Bar

Iconic Paris bar marks centenary with nostalgia-fest
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AUDIO: Higgs Boson hunt '80% complete'

Friday 25th of November 2011, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jon Butterworth, professor of physics at University College London and Cern explains that they should know within a year whether or not the elusive Higgs Boson particle really exists or not.
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India alert over Maoist 'killing'

Friday 25th of November 2011, 10:30
related countries: India India

The Indian state of West Bengal is on high alert amid fears of revenge attacks after police said they had shot dead senior Maoist rebel Koteshwar Rao.
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Mexico fugitives captured at sea

Friday 25th of November 2011, 11:03
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean, Mexico Mexico

Six men who escaped from an island penal colony are found floating in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico.
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Live - Brazilian GP practice

Friday 25th of November 2011, 11:28
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in second practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix as Interlagos hosts the final round of the season.
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Australia plans Coral Sea reserve

Friday 25th of November 2011, 11:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government announces plans to establish the world's largest marine reserve in the Coral Sea, home to sharks, reefs and shipwrecks.
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Whishaw cast as Q in new 007 film

Friday 25th of November 2011, 12:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British actor Ben Whishaw is cast as gadget master Q in the new Bond film Skyfall, his agent confirms.
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VIDEO: Fans' disappointment as Tendulkar fails

Friday 25th of November 2011, 13:02
related countries: India India

Fans expressed their disappointment after India cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar fell six runs short of his 100th international 100.
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Drugs giant challenges Facebook

Friday 25th of November 2011, 13:24
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

The social network is embroiled in a legal row after a German drugmaker claimed its page on the social network was given to a US rival.
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VIDEO: Chinese hospital ship in Costa Rica

Friday 25th of November 2011, 13:45
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, China China

A Chinese hospital ship offers Costa Ricans free treatment, in what some see as a mission to boost Chinese "soft power" in the region.
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Webber heads Button in practice

Friday 25th of November 2011, 13:48
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Red Bull's Mark Webber sets the pace from McLaren's Jenson Button in a tight first practice for the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix.
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German protests at nuclear train

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:04
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Anti-nuclear activists protest in Germany as a train carrying reprocessed waste from France crosses the border.
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Clashes follow funeral in Bahrain

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:06
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Despite promises of reform from Bahrain's king, violence is continuing, with the latest flashpoint a funeral in a Shia-majority town.
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Scuba helps man escape bushfire

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:08
related countries: Australia Australia

A man who stayed behind to fire-proof his house from a bushfire in Australia survives by using scuba gear and his neighbour's pool.
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Belarus agrees Russian gas deal

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:11
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia

Crisis-struck Belarus agrees a deal with Russia that will save it 60% on its gas bills in return for selling its pipelines.
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UK recovery to 'take five years'

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bank of England rate-setter Martin Weale says the UK economy will take more than five years to recover and more quantitative easing may be needed.
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Uproar over India retail reform

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:35
related countries: India India

There is uproar in India's parliament over the opening up of the retail market to global chains, as the trade minister defends the move.
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Johnson defends World Cup regime

Friday 25th of November 2011, 14:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former England boss Martin Johnson defends his regime following leaked reports into their World Cup failure.
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VIDEO: Bulgarian villagers' gold mine fears

Friday 25th of November 2011, 15:35
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Villagers in Dazhdovnik are torn between environmental concerns and potential economic gains as the government backs gold mining plans.
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VIDEO: Cable brings Liberia fast internet hope

Friday 25th of November 2011, 15:41
related countries: Liberia Liberia

A cable recently brought ashore in Liberia brings with it the hope of a new era of high internet speeds for the country.
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£1bn scheme targets young jobless

Friday 25th of November 2011, 15:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says a £1bn plan to provide subsidised work and training placements will "provide hope" to thousands of young people.
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Man held for US hospital shooting

Friday 25th of November 2011, 15:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

A man who shot dead a woman, reported to be his ex-partner, in the car park of a Chicago hospital where they both worked is arrested as he flees.
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Compensation for Nigeria comedian

Friday 25th of November 2011, 15:55
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian comic actor Baba Suwe, wrongly detained for three weeks on suspicion of trafficking drugs, is awarded over $150,000 in damages.
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Djokovic has to wait after defeat

Friday 25th of November 2011, 16:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Top seed Novak Djokovic is beaten 3-6 6-3 6-3 by Janko Tipsarevic in the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London.
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Sick George Michael shelves tour

Friday 25th of November 2011, 17:18
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Singer George Michael cancels the remaining dates of his tour while he is treated in Vienna for "severe" pneumonia, his publicist confirms.
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Robotic wardens to patrol prison

Friday 25th of November 2011, 17:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Three robots are set to assist prison wardens in a South Korean jail as part of the country's efforts to become a robotics leader.
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Italy forced to pay record rates

Friday 25th of November 2011, 17:23
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy is forced to pay record interest rates in a 10bn euro debt auction to borrow money for six months and for two years.
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VIDEO: Syria: BBC undercover in Homs

Friday 25th of November 2011, 18:08
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

An Arab League deadline for Syria to allow an observer mission or face sanctions has passed with no response from Damascus to the ultimatum.
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VIDEO: 'Jetman' Rossy flies with jets

Friday 25th of November 2011, 18:22
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss pilot Yves Rossy completes a formation flight alongside two Albatross jets above the Swiss Alps.
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Syria defies Arab League deadline

Friday 25th of November 2011, 18:27
related countries: Syria Syria

An Arab League deadline passes for Syria to allow in observers or face sanctions, as new evidence emerges of protests turning into an armed insurgency.
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Gambia president wins fourth term

Friday 25th of November 2011, 18:34
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh wins a fourth term in office, taking 72% of the president vote - results his main rival dismisses as "bogus".
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Mass protest against Egypt army

Friday 25th of November 2011, 18:36
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands of protesters pack into Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand that Egypt's military rulers step aside ahead of Monday's elections.
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Key in front as New Zealand votes

Friday 25th of November 2011, 18:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealanders are set to vote in a general election that could see the ruling National Party secure an historic outright majority.
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Aruba 'death' accused to be freed

Friday 25th of November 2011, 19:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States
related places: August

A judge on the Caribbean island of Aruba orders the release of a man held since August over the vanishing and presumed death of a US woman.
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Unesco lists intangible heritage

Friday 25th of November 2011, 19:16
related countries: Peru Peru

Traditional Bedouin weaving and indigenous Peruvian sung prayers are added to Unesco's 'intangible heritage' list for safeguarding
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Live - Ferrer v Berdych

Friday 25th of November 2011, 19:58
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech Tomas Berdych takes on world number five David Ferrer in his final round-robin match needing a victory to secure his place in the knockout stages at the expense of world number one Novak Djokovic.
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'Memo' row tests Pakistan cabinet

Friday 25th of November 2011, 20:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's "memogate" row has raised questions about the strength of the country's civilian government, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar tells the BBC.
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Foreigners kidnapped in Mali

Friday 25th of November 2011, 20:48
related countries: Mali Mali

An armed gang have abducted three tourists and killed a fourth in the ancient tourist city of Timbuktu in northern Mali, security sources say.
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Belgium credit rating downgraded

Friday 25th of November 2011, 21:08
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium has its credit rating downgraded by ratings agency Standard & Poor's, on concerns about government debt.
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US students in Egypt 'going home'

Friday 25th of November 2011, 21:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Cairo

Three US students arrested in Cairo for allegedly throwing firebombs at policemen will head home within hours, reports say.
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VIDEO: Iraq gets first all-female taxis

Friday 25th of November 2011, 21:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Arbil

A young Iraqi businesswoman has started a women-only taxi service in the city of Arbil.
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VIDEO: Hopes and fears for DR Congo election

Friday 25th of November 2011, 22:02
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa holds elections on Monday in what could be a turning point for the people
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VIDEO: Shrine for toothache in Pakistan

Friday 25th of November 2011, 22:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

In the Pakistani city of Peshawar many locals believe that the solution to their toothache can be found at a shrine.
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Mexico activists seek ICC probe

Friday 25th of November 2011, 22:30
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Activists in Mexico ask the International Criminal Court to investigate President Felipe Calderon and other top officials over the torture and killing of civilians.
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Egypt's new PM appeals to nation

Friday 25th of November 2011, 22:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Prime Minister-designate Kamal Ganzouri asks Egyptians to "give me a chance" as tens of thousands rally in Cairo against the military rulers.
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VIDEO: Divisions overshadow Egypt's new era

Friday 25th of November 2011, 22:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

As protests continue in Cairo and other Egyptian cities, the BBC's Jeremy Bowen has been assessing the support for various factions ahead of next week's parliamentary elections.
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Bangladesh bans lepers isolation

Friday 25th of November 2011, 23:01
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi activists welcome the abolition of a century-old act which confined leprosy patients to state-run institutions.
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Violence mars US retail bonanza

Friday 25th of November 2011, 23:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Thanksgiving

The US holiday shopping season gets off to an ugly start with several shootings and two pepper-sprayings as bargain-hunters stampede stores.
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