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Inquest to open into Speed death

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 0:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An inquest will open later into the death of Wales manager Gary Speed as tributes continue to be paid to him.
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Fraud fears cloud Russia election

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 0:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Russians in one town wonder if Sunday's election will be fair
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Herman Cain denies affair claim

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 0:08
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain denies claims by a Georgia woman that she had a 13-year extramarital affair with him.
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Poor rural villages show China's economic dilemma

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 0:43
related countries: China China

Should China bail Europe out or help its own poor farmers?
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Sri Lanka opens its first motorway

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 0:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka cuts the ribbon on its first motorway
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Guyana votes for new government

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 0:58
related countries: Guyana Guyana, United States United States

The people of Guyana vote for a new government in an election likely to continue to reflect the South American nation's traditional racial divide.
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Will English kill off India's languages?

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 1:09
related countries: India India

Mark Tully on whether English will eclipse Indian languages
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Rockets from Lebanon hit Israel

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 1:27
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Several rockets fired from southern Lebanon landed in northern Israel, the Israeli army says, but no casualties are reported.
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Computer hacking warning for Hain

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 1:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former Northern Ireland Secretary, Peter Hain, is understood to have been warned by police that his computer may have been hacked.
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Japan households feel the squeeze

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 2:06
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's household spending falls while the unemployment rate increases raising concerns about economic recovery.
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UK carrier 'fully ready in 2030'

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 2:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain may be without a fully operational aircraft carrier until 2030, according to a report published by the Commons spending watchdog.
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VIDEO: Retired football legends slug it out

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 3:07
related countries: Canada Canada

Retired Canadian football legends and former rivals Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca brawled at a Canadian Football League luncheon honouring the 73-year-old players.
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US and EU to explore trade talks

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 3:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US and EU leaders announce steps towards launching bilateral trade talks, as they wrap up a White House summit addressing the eurozone debt crisis.
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Big turnout as Egypt poll goes on

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 3:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The first elections in Egypt since former President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown enter a second day after thousands queued to vote on Monday.
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India tribe road blockade lifted

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 3:53
related countries: India India

A three-month blockade by a tribal group of roads into the Indian state of Manipur is lifted ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's trip there.
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VIDEO: New Farc leader top target in Colombia

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 4:06
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

The Colombian leader will now be counting on Venezuela to help capture the leader of the Farc guerrillas, Rodrigo Londoño, alias "Timochenko".
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Indian writer Indira Goswami dead

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 4:14
related countries: India India

Well-known Indian writer and activist Indira Goswami dies in the north-eastern state of Assam after a long illness, aged 70.
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Probe into iPhone 'fire' on plane

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 5:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian air-safety officials are investigating an iPhone which apparently caught fire during a flight, emitting dense smoke.
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India retail meeting deadlocked

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 5:42
related countries: India India

An all-party meeting fails to break a deadlock between the government and opposition on foreign direct investment retail.
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VIDEO: Who could lead Syria next?

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 5:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's opposition is notoriously fragmented so could a cohesive group emerge and unite the many contrasting political and religious ideologies if the Assad regime were to crumble?
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Why do Nepal's former rebels want to join the army?

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 6:21
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Why do so many former guerrillas want to join Nepal's army?
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Error millionaire to be sent home

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 7:01
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong may soon extradite a New Zealand man suspected of withdrawing millions of dollars that were mistakenly deposited in his bank account.
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Asian stock markets keep rising

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 7:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monday

Asian stock markets continue to rally after strong gains in the US and Europe on Monday, on hopes of a eurozone solution.
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Public identify whale 'dialects'

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 7:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists in Scotland ask members of the public to help with a project looking at the way whales communicate with each other.
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Trapattoni extends Republic deal

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 7:54
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni signs a new contract for their 2014 World Cup qualifying games.
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Eurozone to discuss bailout fund

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 8:22
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Eurozone finance ministers will meet in Brussels later to discuss ways to expand the region's bailout fund.
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Sexual violence in eastern DR Congo - signs of change?

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 9:45
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Why Congolese civilians seem to be raping, rather than soldiers
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Libya ex-rebels 'hold 7,000' - UN

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 10:28
related countries: Libya Libya

The UN says former Libyan rebels are still holding about 7,000 prisoners without access to legal process because police and courts are not working.
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China bans TV drama advertising

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 10:49
related countries: China China

China orders a ban on advertisements during TV dramas as part of its reform of cultural activities - something stations say will hit revenue hard.
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Nigerian bank chief wins award

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 10:50
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's central bank governor Lamido Sanusi is voted Africa Person of the Year by Forbes magazine.
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Poland in plea to Germany on euro

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 10:54
related countries: Poland Poland, Germany Germany

Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski calls on Germany to do more to resolve the eurozone debt crisis, saying a collapse of the euro is the biggest threat to Poland.
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Oslo court handed Breivik report

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 11:20
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Breivik

A report by Norwegian psychiatrists on the mental state of self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is handed to a court in Oslo.
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India wins big Afghan mines deal

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 11:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

A consortium of Indian companies wins the right to develop some of Afghanistan's large iron ore deposits, Afghan mining ministry officials say.
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Arrest in Germany neo-Nazi hunt

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 12:10
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Jena

German police investigating a neo-Nazi cell accused of killing 10 people arrest a suspected accomplice in the eastern city of Jena.
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Russian 'spy' can stay in Britain

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 12:10
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An alleged Russian spy who had an affair with Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock while working for him wins her appeal against deportation.
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Partial DR Congo vote extension

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 12:14
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Polling is extended into a second day in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo after Monday's vote was hit by delays and violence.
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Russia urges end to Syria threats

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 12:55
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia's foreign minister says no more ultimatums should be issued to Syria, a day after the west says more action is needed to end the violence.
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Museum acquires Picasso etchings

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 13:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A businessman's gift of £1m has allowed the British Museum to buy a complete set of 100 Picasso etchings never before seen in public.
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Syria: The view from next door

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 14:03
related countries: Syria Syria

What's at stake for Syria's neighbours as crisis escalates
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Malaysia passes street rally ban

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 14:11
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Malaysian parliament passes a ban on street protests, despite a demonstration against the bill by hundreds of lawyers.
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Russia switches on missile radar

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 14:22
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia turns on a new incoming missile early warning system in its westernmost region in response to US plans for a missile shield in Europe.
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Stalin's only daughter dies in US

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 14:34
related countries: United States United States

Lana Peters, the only daughter of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, dies of colon cancer at a care home in the US state of Wisconsin, aged 85.
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Warm blast hits UN climate summit

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 14:35
related countries: Canada Canada

The global weather agency says the world continues to warm, as words fly over Canada's stance on emissions and finance.
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Sri Lankan nun faces baby charges

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 15:14
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A nun at a Roman Catholic convent in Sri Lanka is to appear in court for failing to disclose an underage pregnancy at a mother and baby shelter.
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Wealth managers win $250m jackpot

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

Three wealth managers from one of the richest US cities are unveiled as winners of a $254m (£163m) lottery jackpot.
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Sonia Gandhi in comeback speech

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 16:03
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Congress, August

India's governing Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi makes her first public speech since undergoing surgery in August in the US.
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Sudan to expel Kenyan ambassador

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 16:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Sudan orders Kenya's ambassador out after a Kenyan judge issues an arrest warrant for Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the foreign ministry says.
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Bid to move Gen Franco's remains

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 16:24
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

The remains of General Franco should be exhumed from the basilica near Madrid where he is buried, a Spanish government commission recommends.
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VIDEO: Pakistan 'to boycott Bonn talks'

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 16:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan is to boycott talks on Afghanistan's future in protest at a Nato air strike which killed 24 of its soldiers at the weekend, officials say.
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Islamist named as new Morocco PM

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 16:40
related countries: Morocco Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco appoints moderate Islamist leader Abdelilah Benkirane prime minister, following his party's election victory.
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Dismay at Sports Personality list

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 16:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some of Britain's leading sports stars criticise the absence of women from the shortlist for BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
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RFU made me scapegoat - Tindall

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 17:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Tindall says he has been made a "scapegoat" by the Rugby Football Union despite the decision to reinstate him to England's Elite Player Squad.
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Norway killer is declared insane

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 17:28
related countries: Norway Norway

Psychiatrists assessing Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik conclude he is a paranoid schizophrenic and should be treated as such.
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Call to annul 'rigged' Congo vote

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 17:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Four opposition candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo's election say it should be cancelled because of fraud and violence.
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Murdoch wins BSkyB chairman vote

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 18:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Murdoch is re-elected as chairman of broadcaster BSkyB, but a fifth of shareholders vote against his reappointment.
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VIDEO: Iran protesters storm UK embassy

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 19:07
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Protesters in the Iranian capital have broken into the British embassy compound during a demonstration against sanctions imposed by the UK.
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Russian criticises 'spy' inquiry

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 19:11
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian who won her appeal against deportation has described the MI5 investigation into claims she was a spy as "extremely unprofessional".
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Lebanon president condemns attack

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 19:15
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman condemns a rocket attack against Israel carried out from Lebanon, as an obscure group claims responsibility.
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Lauded US Marine sues BAE Systems

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 19:48
related countries: United States United States

A highly decorated US Marine is suing BAE Systems after a manager described him as "mentally unstable" and alleged he had a drink problem.
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Chile seeks US man for 1973 death

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 20:16
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

Chile seeks the extradition of US ex-officer Ray Davis over the death of a US reporter killed after the 1973 coup that brought Gen Pinochet to power.
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Biden visits Iraq as troops leave

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 20:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad to meet Iraqi officials as American troops prepare to leave Iraq by the end of the year.
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Pakistan to boycott Bonn talks

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 20:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan is to boycott next week's talks in Bonn on Afghanistan's future in protest at a Nato air strike which killed 24 of its soldiers, officials say.
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Iran protesters storm UK embassy

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 20:56
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

Iran expresses "regret" after protesters force their way into the UK embassy compound in Tehran, smashing windows and burning the British flag.
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US airline AA shares plunge 81%

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 21:37
related countries: United States United States

American Airlines' parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but expects business to continue as normal.
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Facebook settles privacy inquiry

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 21:53
related countries: United States United States

Facebook agrees to tighten privacy controls as part of a settlement with the US regulator, the Federal Trade Commission.
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VIDEO: Jackson doctor given four years

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 22:20
related countries: United States United States

Conrad Murray, the US doctor convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of pop legend Michael Jackson, is sentenced to a maximum prison term of four years.
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Norwegian disbelief at Breivik 'insanity'

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 22:26
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Breivik

Norwegians struggle to accept psychiatrists' verdict on Breivik
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VIDEO: Russian 'spy' wins fight to stay in UK

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 22:51
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An alleged Russian spy who had an affair with Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock and worked for him has won her appeal against deportation.
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Pay and jobs pain as growth slows

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 23:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chancellor George Osborne announces a two year pay cap for public sector workers and lowers UK growth forecasts in the Autumn Statement.
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Jackson doctor given four years

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 23:03
related countries: United States United States

Conrad Murray, the US doctor convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, is sentenced to a maximum prison term of four years.
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VIDEO: Violence on edge of Tahrir Square

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 23:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

There are reports of violent scuffles on the northern edge of Cairo's Tahrir Square, near the museums.
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VIDEO: Nato outpost attacked by insurgents

Tuesday 29th of November 2011, 23:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

A Nato outpost in eastern Afghanistan has been attacked by insurgents - some from across the border in Pakistan.
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