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What happend on November 27th 2011

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Double jeopardy principle amended

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 1:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Suspects who have been acquitted could face a retrial as a change to the double jeopardy rule comes into force in Scotland.
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'Nigerian sect' in Yobe attacks

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 1:23
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Gunmen believed to be members of the Nigerian militant Islamist sect Boko Haram attack several targets in the country's Yobe state, reports say.
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Colombian Farc kill four hostages

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 1:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's left-wing Farc rebels kill four hostages after troops approach the camp in the southern Caqueta region - but a fifth escapes alive.
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VIDEO: DR Congo hit by pre-vote violence

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 5:16
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

Tension is high in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, after violence at pre-election rallies left at least two people dead.
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DR Congo hit by pre-vote violence

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 7:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

The final day of election campaigning in the DR Congo is marred by deadly violence in the capital, Kinshasa, and clashes at the airport.
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Nato raid prompts Pakistan review

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 7:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Pakistan orders a review of all co-operation with the US and Nato after the alliance struck an army checkpoint, killing at least 24 people.
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United States claim World Cup win

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 8:15
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland combine for six birdies as the United States win the World Cup by two shots from England and Germany.
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VIDEO: Arab League plans Syria sanctions

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 9:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Syria Syria
related places: Cairo

Members of the Arab League have drafted a list of economic sanctions to impose on Syria, after a meeting in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Pakistan shuts down Nato supply routes

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 9:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan has shut down Nato supply routes into Afghanistan after Nato helicopters and fighter jets attacked two military outposts on Pakistani territory.
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Egypt braced for more conflict

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 9:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Jeremy Bowen on tensions at heart of Cairo protest
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Joint patrols planned on Mekong

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 10:50
related countries: Burma Burma, Thailand Thailand, China China

China, Thailand, Laos and Burma will launch joint police patrols of the Mekong River next month, Chinese state media report.
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Pakistan buries Nato-raid troops

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 11:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan buries 24 troops killed in a "tragic unintended" airstrike by Nato helicopters on the border with Afghanistan.
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Ship rescuers recover one crewman

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 11:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Rescuers searching for six Russian seamen missing after a cargo vessel sank off north Wales in gale force weather say one crew member has been recovered.
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Sunday 27th of November 2011, 11:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former South Africa head coach Jake White distances himself from the vacant England manager's job.
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Big emitters aim for climate delay

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 11:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Brazil Brazil, United States United States

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters including the US, India and Brazil hope to delay talks on a new climate deal at the UN summit in South Africa.
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Body found by sea search rescuers

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A crewman on a cargo carrier which has sunk off the coast of north Wales has been found dead, coastguards confirm.
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Live - Sunday football plus tributes to Gary Speed

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool, Swansea, Kilmarnock

Sunday football that sees Swansea and Aston Villa draw 0-0, Kilmarnock beat Rangers, before Liverpool host Manchester City, plus tributes following the death of Gary Speed.
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Egypt military head fires warning

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 12:45
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egypt's army chief says he will not let "troublemakers" undermine Monday's elections, as protesters against military rule gather in Cairo.
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Iran moves to downgrade UK ties

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 12:51
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran's parliament votes to downgrade diplomatic relations with Britain after the UK imposed fresh sanctions over Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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Live - Brazilian Grand Prix

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 14:28
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana

Mark Webber leads the final race of the 2011 Formula 1 season from world champion Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button as Lewis Hamilton retires.
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Germany clears nuclear protesters

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 14:34
related countries: Germany Germany

German police clear thousands of protesters who were trying to block the route of a train carrying nuclear waste to a storage site.
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Wales football boss Speed dies

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 14:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales football manager Gary Speed has been found dead at his home in Cheshire, the Football Association of Wales has said.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 15:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier has been killed in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence announces.
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Bus crash in Togo leaves six dead

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 15:25
related countries: Togo Togo

Six people die as a bus carrying a Togolese football team plunges into a ravine and catches fire.
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Shell and Iraq in new energy deal

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 15:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Netherlands Netherlands

Iraq signs a $17bn deal over 25 years with Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi to capture flared gas at southern oilfields.
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Afghan troop transition announced

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 15:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai announces the areas to be handed by Nato to Afghan control in the second wave of transition.
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VIDEO: Putin's battle to win hearts and minds

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 15:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been formally adopted as the presidential candidate for Russia's ruling party, but he is not as popular with the country's people as he once was.
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Japan's youth turn to rural areas

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 16:04
related countries: Japan Japan

Young Japanese swapping city lights for rural charm
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VIDEO: Funerals for Pakistan Nato-raid dead

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 16:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan has buried 24 of its troops who were killed in a Nato airstrike at a checkpoint on the Afghan border.
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VIDEO: Sanctions 'a tough step' on Syria

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 16:39
related countries: Syria Syria

The Arab League has approved sanctions against Syria, including an asset freeze and an embargo on investments.
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DR Congo poll on despite violence

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 16:41
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be held on Monday as planned despite violence and logistical delays, officials say.
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Live - Federer v Tsonga

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 17:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Five-time champion Roger Federer faces Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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VIDEO: Concerns ahead of key DR Congo polls

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 17:23
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have said Monday's parliamentary and presidential elections will go ahead as planned.
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VIDEO: Tense countdown to Egypt elections

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 17:27
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egypt's army chief says he will not let "troublemakers" meddle in Monday's parliamentary elections, but thousands of protesters remain on the street sin Cairo.
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Mexico City claims zombie record

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 17:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico City clams the world record for the biggest ever "zombie walk" after nearly 10,000 people parade dressed up as the living dead.
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Webber storms to Brazilian GP win

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 17:45
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Red Bull's Mark Webber wins the season finale in Brazil from team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button as Lewis Hamilton retires.
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Arab League sanctions for Syria

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 17:51
related countries: Syria Syria

The Arab League adopts unprecedented sanctions on Syria, including an asset freeze, in response to Syria's crackdown on anti-government protests.
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Rihanna reigns over UK pop charts

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 19:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rihanna's sixth album, Talk That Talk, goes straight to number one, and spawns three hit singles in the UK top 40.
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Football mourns Gary Speed death

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 20:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leading figures in football and politics pay tribute to Wales football manager Gary Speed, who has died aged 42.
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Arab League sanctions tighten grip on Syria

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 21:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria may evade some sanctions, but Arab pressure mounts
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Yemen names Basindwa interim PM

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 21:34
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Senior Yemeni opposition figure Mohammed Basindwa is asked to form an interim government by Vice-President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
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VIDEO: Yemen's Saleh remains in spotlight

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 21:48
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's Vice-President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has named a senior opposition figure, Mohammed Basindwa, as interim prime minister, but many questions remain over the role of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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Morocco Islamists win elections

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 21:52
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Morocco's moderate Islamist party wins the most seats in parliamentary elections, giving it the right to form a government, final results confirm.
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Tributes pour in for Gary Speed

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 23:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The world of football pays its respects to Wales manager Gary Speed who has been found dead at his Cheshire home at the age of 42.
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Changing habits illustrate decline of India's comics

Sunday 27th of November 2011, 23:33
related countries: India India

India's comics industry could be facing a mortal blow
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