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B. 11-01 35 dead in explosion Rawalpindi
2. 11-02 Karzai declared elected president Kabul
3. 11-03 EU reform treaty passes last test Czech Republic
11-05 Deadly shootings at US army base Fort Hood, Texas
F. 11-06 US jobless rate rises to over 10% Washington
6. 11-09 Berlin celebrates wall's fall aniversary Berlin
7. 11-19 Belgian PM is first 'president of Europe' Belgium
I. 11-24 Death toll rises in massacre Southern Philippines
J. 11-27 Dubai debt woes 'a drama, but no crisis' Dubai

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35 dead in explosion   Karzai declared elected president
Nov.1  Kabul  Abdullah withdraws from Afghan runoff
  Rawalpindi
Nov.2   Kabul
  Afghan electoral officials declared incumbent President Hamid Karzai the winner of another term in office, after canceling second round of voting
Nov.3  UN Tribunal  Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing
  Czech Republic
 Detroit  General Motors cancels Opel sale
 New Jersey  Republicans win key elections
Nov.4  Israel  Israelis seize Iran arms ship
 Afghanistan  UN to evacuate Afghanistan staff
 Manhattan  Yankees win World Series
Nov.5  West Bank  Abbas 'will not seek re-election'
  Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'
 UN Gen. Assembly  Gaza war probes get U.N. approval Nov.6   Washington US jobless rate rises to over 10%
  US Labor Department: The unemployment rate in the US rose to 10.2% in October, which was its highest rate since April 1983
Nov.7  House of Representatives  US House backs healthcare reforms Nov.8  Baghdad  Iraq MPs approve election reform  El Salvador  Flooding kills at least 124 Nov.9   Berlin Berlin celebrates wall's fall aniversary   Thousands of people joined world leaders to remember the night 20 years ago when a euphoric wave of people power swept away the Berlin Wall  Iran  Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage  South Korea  Two Koreas' navies in skirmish Nov.10  West Germany  Enke's death apparent suicide  Washington  Washington sniper is put to death  Brazil  Dam failure triggers huge blackout Nov.11  Washington  Obama in Afghan troop level talks Nov.12  Peshawar  Blast 'hits security HQ' Nov.13  London  MoD probes new Iraq abuse claims Nov.14  Singapore  Apec leaders in climate warning Nov.15  Australia  Australia apologizes to ex-child migrants Nov.17  Jerusalem  Israel approves plan to build 900 houses  Beijing  Trade focus for Obama talks Nov.19   Belgium Belgian PM is first 'president of Europe'
  European Union leaders named Herman Van Rompuy, edging out former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for a still-vaguely defined job.    The other top job created - foreign affairs supremo - has gone to...
 Ireland  French soccer's tainted win enrages Irish  Kabul  Hamid Karzai sworn in for second term Nov.21  Vatican  Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope agree  Northeast China  Coal mine blast death toll reaches 87 Nov.22  Sumatra  29 dead as ferry sinks  Iran  War games to defend nuclear sites  Gaza  Israel launches airstrikes against Gaza Nov.24   Southern Philippines Death toll rises in massacre Map of Southern Philippines
  Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women.    Search teams had found a total of 46 bodies, and...
Nov.25  Mumbai  Mumbai attacks: One year on Nov.26  Ireland  Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up  Trinidad & Tobago  Commonwealth summit in targets climate Nov.27  Berlin  2nd German official quits over airstrike  Iran  IAEA urges Iran to scrap nuke facility   Dubai Dubai debt woes 'a drama, but no crisis'  Russia  Train derails, 26 died Nov.28  Trinidad & Tobago  Commonwealth leaders back climate fund  Florida  Tiger Woods to face police over crash   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'   Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train Nov.29   Switzerland Voters back ban on minarets
  Swiss voters, more than 57% of voters and 22 out of 26 cantons, have supported a referendum proposal to ban the building of minarets.    The government is saying the ban would harm Switzerland's image, particularly in the Muslim world. The ...
  Iran Iran authorizes 10 new nuke plants
 Bangladesh  54 bodies recovered from ferry disaster  Uruguay  Exit polls: Ex-guerrilla wins presidency  Honduras  Exit polls: Lobo leads Nov.30  Gulf  Iranian navy detains five Britons on yacht  Washington  Obama issues new Afghan orders  Philippines  Murder charges filed over massacre


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USA
Obama urges 'new Afghan chapter'
Republicans win key elections
US 'grieving' after army shooting
US House backs healthcare reforms
Obama in Afghan troop level talks
Obama issues new Afghan orders
Deadly shootings at US army base
Washington sniper is put to death
Tiger Woods to face police over crash
Deadly shootings at US army base
US launches 'Twin Towers' warship
No Afghanistan troop decision made
Obama in Afghan troop level talks
Obama issues new Afghan orders
CIT Group files for US bankruptcy
General Motors cancels Opel sale
GM plans to cut 10,000 Opel jobs
US jobless rate rises to over 10%
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European Union
Czech court clears Lisbon Treaty
EU reform treaty passes last test
Berlin celebrates wall's fall aniversary
Belgian PM is first 'president of Europe'
Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up
2nd German official quits over airstrike
Key evidence disputed in Knox trial
Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up
UK honors fallen as Afghan toll rises
MoD probes new Iraq abuse claims
2nd German official quits over airstrike
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Enke's death apparent suicide
Washington
Obama urges 'new Afghan chapter'
US 'grieving' after army shooting
US House backs healthcare reforms
Obama in Afghan troop level talks
Obama issues new Afghan orders
Washington sniper is put to death
No Afghanistan troop decision made
Obama in Afghan troop level talks
Obama issues new Afghan orders
US jobless rate rises to over 10%
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Afghanistan
Abdullah withdraws from Afghan runoff
Karzai declared elected president
UN to evacuate Afghanistan staff
Hamid Karzai sworn in for second term
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Envoy urges no US troop increase
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Israel
Abbas 'will not seek re-election'
Israel approves plan to build 900 houses
Israeli settler held over attacks
Tunnel scam hits dirt-poor Palestinians
Israelis seize Iran arms ship
Israel launches airstrikes against Gaza
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Iran
Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage
IAEA urges Iran to scrap nuke facility
Iran authorizes 10 new nuke plants
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War games to defend nuclear sites
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Kabul
Abdullah withdraws from Afghan runoff
Karzai declared elected president
Karzai vows to battle corruption
Hamid Karzai sworn in for second term
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Envoy urges no US troop increase
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Germany
Berlin celebrates wall's fall aniversary
Berlin Wall dominoes tumble
2nd German official quits over airstrike
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Enke's death apparent suicide

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November 1 ... more > Top ^

Nov.1   Kabul
 New York  CIT Group files for US bankruptcy
 West Bank  Israeli settler held over attacks
  Rawalpindi  
  An explosion ripped through commercial Cannt area , killing at least 25 people, as they lined up to collect their monthly salary.    Another suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a poli...
 North Korea  N Korea 'ready' for nuclear talks

November 2 ... more > Top ^

Nov.2   Kabul     Karzai declared elected president
  Afghan electoral officials declared incumbent President Hamid Karzai the winner of another term in office, after canceling second round of voting
 Tehran  Iran warns reformists before anniversary  Washington  Obama urges 'new Afghan chapter'  Czech Republic  Czech court clears Lisbon Treaty  Kabul  Karzai vows to battle corruption

November 3 ... more > Top ^

Nov.3   UN Tribunal Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing
  Czech Republic   EU reform treaty passes last test
  The president of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, has signed the Lisbon Treaty, the final step in the charter's ratification
  Detroit General Motors cancels Opel sale
  New Jersey Republicans win key elections

November 4 ... more > Top ^

Nov.4   Israel Israelis seize Iran arms ship
 Detroit  GM plans to cut 10,000 Opel jobs  Italy  Key evidence disputed in Knox trial   Afghanistan   UN to evacuate Afghanistan staff  The UN is to temporarily move 600 'non-essential' international staff from Afghanistan to bolster security at UN accommodation   Manhattan     Yankees win World Series   The Yankees christened the first season in their new ballpark with a World Series championship beating the Phillies 7-3

November 5 ... more > Top ^

Nov.5   West Bank     Abbas 'will not seek re-election'  Palestinian Authority President has announced that he will not seek re-election in polls in January  Gaza  Tunnel scam hits dirt-poor Palestinians  Nicaragua  Ida weakens to tropical storm   Texas     Deadly shootings at US army base
Map of Fort Hood Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'
  UN Gen. Assembly     Gaza war probes get U.N. approval  The General Assembly approved a resolution endorsing a U.N. report calling for both Israel and Palestine to carry out independent investigat...

November 6 ... more > Top ^

Nov.6   Washington   US jobless rate rises to over 10%
  US Labor Department: The unemployment rate in the US rose to 10.2% in October, which was its highest rate since April 1983
 Washington  US 'grieving' after army shooting  Mexico  MDs accused of stealing, selling babies  Global  Rifts appear ahead of G20 meeting

November 7 ... more > Top ^

Nov.7  House of Representatives  Obama in 11th-hour health plea  Manhattan  US launches 'Twin Towers' warship  Bavaria  Haye beats Valuev to win world title   House of Representatives   US House backs healthcare reforms   The House has backed, in a 220-215 vote, a healthcare bill in a step towards reforms promised by President Obama, despite strong opposition

November 8 ... more > Top ^

Nov.8   Baghdad Iraq MPs approve election reform
 London  UK honors fallen as Afghan toll rises  Peshawar  Pakistan suicide bombing kills 11   El Salvador Flooding kills at least 124

November 9 ... more > Top ^

Nov.9   Berlin   Berlin celebrates wall's fall aniversary
  Thousands of people joined world leaders to remember the night 20 years ago when a euphoric wave of people power swept away the Berlin Wall
 German Chancellor Merkel walked across a bridge that was the first crossing opened between East and West on 9 November 1989, joined by ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev and Polish ex-President Walesa. 1,000 giant dominoes was knocked over The wall's fall led to the German reunification and the Cold War's end. East Germany erected the 155-km concrete wall in 1961 to encircle W. Berlin
  Iran Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage  Berlin  Berlin Wall dominoes tumble   South Korea Two Koreas' navies in skirmish  Washington  No Afghanistan troop decision made

November 10 ... more > Top ^

Nov.10   West Germany Enke's death apparent suicide
 Ural  Kalashnikov gun designer turns 90   Washington     Washington sniper is put to death  John Allen Muhammad, the man behind the 2002 sniper attacks in and around DC, has been executed after a last-ditch appeal was thrown out   Brazil   Dam failure triggers huge blackout  An important hydroelectric dam shared by Brazil and Paraguay failed, pushing a large swath of central and southern Brazil into darkness

November 11 ... more > Top ^

Nov.11   Washington Obama in Afghan troop level talks
 Kabul  Envoy urges no US troop increase  China  China 'running illegal prisons'

November 12 ... more > Top ^

Nov.12  Peshawar  Al Qaeda blames Blackwater in for blasts  London  British Airways, Iberia close to merger   Peshawar   Blast 'hits security HQ'   A bomb has hit intelligence agency in the north-western city, killing at least seven people and injuring 35  Washington  Obama orders base killings probe  North Mexico  U.N. troops sought in drug cartel fight

November 13 ... more > Top ^

Nov.13   London MoD probes new Iraq abuse claims
 Japan  Obama affirms commitment to Asia

November 14 ... more > Top ^

Nov.14  London  No public probe into Iraq 'abuse'  Singapore  Obama joins Apec summit  Peshawar  Suicide car bomb kills 11   Singapore Apec leaders in climate warning


November 15 ... more > Top ^

Nov.15  Washington  US demands Afghan 'bribery court'  Singapore  No climate deal seen by year's end  Argentina  Maradona banned for lewd outburst  West Germany  Thousands mourn goalkeeper Enke   Australia Australia apologizes to ex-child migrants


November 16 ... more > Top ^

Nov.16  London  Brown plans Afghan handover talks  Beijing  End protectionism, China tells US

November 17 ... more > Top ^

Nov.17   Jerusalem   Israel approves plan to build 900 houses   Israel approved a construction plan for hundreds of houses in Gilo, a disputed neighborhood on Jerusalem's southern outskirts   Beijing     Trade focus for Obama talks  US President is to meet Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his much-watched visit

November 18 ... more > Top ^

Nov.18  Somalia  U.S. ship thwarts second pirate attack

November 19 ... more > Top ^

Nov.19   Belgium   Belgian PM is first 'president of Europe'
  European Union leaders named Herman Van Rompuy, edging out former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for a still-vaguely defined job
 The other top job created - foreign affairs supremo - has gone to the EU Trade Commissioner, Baroness Catherine Ashton from the UK
  Ireland French soccer's tainted win enrages Irish   Kabul Hamid Karzai sworn in for second term  South Africa  Semenya to keep gold medal  Washington  US welcomed Van Rompuy's EU presidency

November 20 ... more > Top ^

Nov.20  Somalia  British hostages say pirates will kill them  London  Vicks nasal spray recalled over bacteria  Geneva  Large Hadron Collider restarts

November 21 ... more > Top ^

Nov.21   Vatican Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope agree
  Northeast China Coal mine blast death toll reaches 87  Afghanistan  Top militants killed, NATO force says  U.S. Senate  Healthcare bill passes first Senate hurdle  Saudi Arabia  Flu kills four pilgrims

November 22 ... more > Top ^

Nov.22   Sumatra   29 dead as ferry sinks  More than 240 people have been rescued from the sea after a heavily-loaded ferry sank. 17 others are missing   Iran War games to defend nuclear sites
  Gaza Israel launches airstrikes against Gaza  Sumatra  Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks  Denmark  60 world leaders to attend climate summit

November 23 ... more > Top ^

Nov.23  Baghdad  Alleged Baathists confess to attacks  Washington  US will announce climate target

November 24 ... more > Top ^

Nov.24  Washington  Obama seeks Afghanistan closure   Southern Philippines   Death toll rises in massacre
Map of Southern Philippines
  Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women
 Search teams had found a total of 46 bodies, and it was still unclear if there were more victims


November 25 ... more > Top ^

Nov.25  Jerusalem  Temporary settlement freeze announced  Antarctica  Massive icebergs heading to New Zealand   Mumbai     Mumbai attacks: One year on  Ceremonies are being held to mark the first anniversary of a series of devastating attacks on the Indian city by militants  Southern Philippines  Clan leader held over massacre

November 26 ... more > Top ^

Nov.26   Ireland Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up
 Berlin  Top soldier quits over Afghanistan raid  Beijing  China pledges action on climate change   Trinidad & Tobago Commonwealth summit in targets climate  Tehran  Nobel Peace medal 'confiscated' by Iran

November 27 ... more > Top ^

Nov.27   Berlin   2nd German official quits over airstrike  Former Defense Minister and current Labor Minister Franz Josef Jung has resigned over a fatal Afghan airstrike ordered by German forces   Iran     IAEA urges Iran to scrap nuke facility  The board of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency sharply criticized Iran's nuclear activities in a resolution  Global  Jump in number of global swine flu deaths  Florida  Tiger Woods injured in car accident   Dubai   Dubai debt woes 'a drama, but no crisis'
  Market experts say the debt revelations will not lead the global economy back into recession, but have seriously damaged the Emirate's standing
  Russia Train derails, 26 died
 UN  UN chief urges to 'seal deal' on climate

November 28 ... more > Top ^

Nov.28   Trinidad & Tobago   Commonwealth leaders back climate fund   A multi-billion-dollar plan is to help developing nations to deal with climate change and cut greenhouse gases   Florida     Tiger Woods to face police over crash   Police are waiting to question world number one golfer after an early-hours car crash outside his home   Russia     Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train
 A bomb blast caused the Nevsky Express crash
 Mecca  Bridge to safety unveiled for Hajj stoning

November 29 ... more > Top ^

Nov.29   Switzerland   Voters back ban on minarets
  Swiss voters, more than 57% of voters and 22 out of 26 cantons, have supported a referendum proposal to ban the building of minarets
 The government is saying the ban would harm Switzerland's image, particularly in the Muslim world. The proposal had been put forward by the Swiss People's Party, which says minarets are a sign of Islamisation
  Iran   Iran authorizes 10 new nuke plants
  Iran's Cabinet has authorized the construction of another 10 uranium enrichment plants, further defying international calls.    MPs urge redu...
  Bangladesh 54 bodies recovered from ferry disaster  Russia  18 still missing after train derailment   Uruguay Exit polls: Ex-guerrilla wins presidency   Honduras   Exit polls: Lobo leads  Porfirio Lobo, of the conservative National Party of Honduras, a former president of the congress, is poised to become the next president  Dubai  Stocks plunge as debt crisis fears continue

November 30 ... more > Top ^

Nov.30   Gulf     Iranian navy detains five Britons on yacht  Five Britons have been detained by the navy while sailing a Volvo 60 yacht from Bahrain to Dubai for a race   Washington Obama issues new Afghan orders
 Beijing  State media reveal secret, illegal jails   Philippines Murder charges filed over massacre


Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing Israelis seize Iran arms ship   Deadly shootings at US army base Map of Fort Hood Texas




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2009
Nov.3   UN Tribunal
Nov.4   Israel
Nov.5   Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'
Nov.5   UN Gen. Assembly   Gaza war probes get U.N. approval  The General Assembly approved a resolution endorsing a U.N. report calling for both Israel and Palestine to carry out independent investigat... Nov.7  Manhattan  US launches 'Twin Towers' warship Nov.8  London  UK honors fallen as Afghan toll rises Nov.9   South Korea Two Koreas' navies in skirmish Nov.9  Washington  No Afghanistan troop decision made Nov.10  Ural  Kalashnikov gun designer turns 90 Nov.11   Washington Obama in Afghan troop level talks Nov.11  Kabul  Envoy urges no US troop increase Nov.12  Washington  Obama orders base killings probe Nov.13   London MoD probes new Iraq abuse claims Nov.14  London  No public probe into Iraq 'abuse' Nov.16  London  Brown plans Afghan handover talks Nov.21  Afghanistan  Top militants killed, NATO force says Nov.22   Iran War games to defend nuclear sites Nov.22   Gaza Israel launches airstrikes against Gaza Nov.24  Washington  Obama seeks Afghanistan closure Nov.26  Berlin  Top soldier quits over Afghanistan raid Nov.27   Berlin 2nd German official quits over airstrike  Former Defense Minister and current Labor Minister Franz Josef Jung has resigned over a fatal Afghan airstrike ordered by German forces Nov.29   Iran Iran authorizes 10 new nuke plants
  Iran's Cabinet has authorized the construction of another 10 uranium enrichment plants, further defying international calls.    MPs urge redu...
Nov.30   Gulf   Iranian navy detains five Britons on yacht  Five Britons have been detained by the navy while sailing a Volvo 60 yacht from Bahrain to Dubai for a race Nov.30   Washington Obama issues new Afghan orders




World, November 2009 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2009 Nov.5  Nicaragua  Ida weakens to tropical storm Nov.8   El Salvador Flooding kills at least 124
Nov.10   West Germany Enke's death apparent suicide Nov.10   Brazil Dam failure triggers huge blackout  An important hydroelectric dam shared by Brazil and Paraguay failed, pushing a large swath of central and southern Brazil into darkness Nov.20  London  Vicks nasal spray recalled over bacteria Nov.21   Northeast China Coal mine blast death toll reaches 87 Nov.21  Saudi Arabia  Flu kills four pilgrims Nov.22   Sumatra 29 dead as ferry sinks  More than 240 people have been rescued from the sea after a heavily-loaded ferry sank. 17 others are missing Nov.22  Sumatra  Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks Nov.25  Antarctica  Massive icebergs heading to New Zealand Nov.27  Global  Jump in number of global swine flu deaths Nov.27  Florida  Tiger Woods injured in car accident Nov.27   Russia Train derails, 26 died Nov.28   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train
 A bomb blast caused the Nevsky Express crash
Nov.29   Bangladesh 54 bodies recovered from ferry disaster Nov.29  Russia  18 still missing after train derailment



World, November 2009 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2009 Nov.4   Manhattan   Yankees win World Series   The Yankees christened the first season in their new ballpark with a World Series championship beating the Phillies 7-3 Nov.7  Bavaria  Haye beats Valuev to win world title Nov.10   West Germany Enke's death apparent suicide
Nov.15  Argentina  Maradona banned for lewd outburst Nov.15  West Germany  Thousands mourn goalkeeper Enke Nov.19   Ireland French soccer's tainted win enrages Irish Nov.19  South Africa  Semenya to keep gold medal Nov.27  Florida  Tiger Woods injured in car accident Nov.28   Florida   Tiger Woods to face police over crash   Police are waiting to question world number one golfer after an early-hours car crash outside his home



World, November 2009 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Nov.1  New York  CIT Group files for US bankruptcy Nov.3   Detroit General Motors cancels Opel sale
Nov.4  Detroit  GM plans to cut 10,000 Opel jobs Nov.6   Washington US jobless rate rises to over 10%
  US Labor Department: The unemployment rate in the US rose to 10.2% in October, which was its highest rate since April 1983
Nov.7   House of Representatives US House backs healthcare reforms   The House has backed, in a 220-215 vote, a healthcare bill in a step towards reforms promised by President Obama, despite strong opposition Nov.12  London  British Airways, Iberia close to merger Nov.16  Beijing  End protectionism, China tells US Nov.17   Jerusalem Israel approves plan to build 900 houses   Israel approved a construction plan for hundreds of houses in Gilo, a disputed neighborhood on Jerusalem's southern outskirts Nov.17   Beijing   Trade focus for Obama talks  US President is to meet Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his much-watched visit Nov.20  London  Vicks nasal spray recalled over bacteria Nov.20  Geneva  Large Hadron Collider restarts Nov.21  U.S. Senate  Healthcare bill passes first Senate hurdle Nov.27   Dubai Dubai debt woes 'a drama, but no crisis'
  Market experts say the debt revelations will not lead the global economy back into recession, but have seriously damaged the Emirate's standing
Nov.28  Mecca  Bridge to safety unveiled for Hajj stoning Nov.29  Dubai  Stocks plunge as debt crisis fears continue



World, November 2009 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2009 Nov.1  West Bank  Israeli settler held over attacks Nov.1   Rawalpindi 35 dead in explosion Map of Rawalpindi
  An explosion ripped through commercial Cannt area , killing at least 25 people, as they lined up to collect their monthly salary.    Another suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a poli...
Nov.2  Kabul  Karzai vows to battle corruption Nov.3   UN Tribunal Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing Nov.4  Italy  Key evidence disputed in Knox trial Nov.5  Gaza  Tunnel scam hits dirt-poor Palestinians Nov.5   Texas   Deadly shootings at US army base Map of Fort Hood Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'
Nov.6  Mexico  MDs accused of stealing, selling babies Nov.8  Peshawar  Pakistan suicide bombing kills 11 Nov.9   Iran Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage Nov.10   Washington   Washington sniper is put to death  John Allen Muhammad, the man behind the 2002 sniper attacks in and around DC, has been executed after a last-ditch appeal was thrown out Nov.11  China  China 'running illegal prisons' Nov.12  Peshawar  Al Qaeda blames Blackwater in for blasts Nov.12   Peshawar Blast 'hits security HQ'   A bomb has hit intelligence agency in the north-western city, killing at least seven people and injuring 35 Nov.12  North Mexico  U.N. troops sought in drug cartel fight Nov.14  Peshawar  Suicide car bomb kills 11 Nov.15  Washington  US demands Afghan 'bribery court' Nov.18  Somalia  U.S. ship thwarts second pirate attack Nov.20  Somalia  British hostages say pirates will kill them Nov.23  Baghdad  Alleged Baathists confess to attacks Nov.24   Southern Philippines Death toll rises in massacre Map of Southern Philippines
  Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women
 Search teams had found a total of 46 bodies, and it was still unclear if there were more victims
Nov.25   Mumbai   Mumbai attacks: One year on  Ceremonies are being held to mark the first anniversary of a series of devastating attacks on the Indian city by militants Nov.25  Southern Philippines  Clan leader held over massacre Nov.26   Ireland Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up Nov.27   Russia Train derails, 26 died Nov.28   Florida   Tiger Woods to face police over crash   Police are waiting to question world number one golfer after an early-hours car crash outside his home Nov.28   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train
 A bomb blast caused the Nevsky Express crash
Nov.30  Beijing  State media reveal secret, illegal jails Nov.30   Philippines Murder charges filed over massacre




World, November 2009 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2009 Nov.1   Kabul Abdullah withdraws from Afghan runoff
Nov.1  North Korea  N Korea 'ready' for nuclear talks Nov.2   Kabul   Karzai declared elected president
  Afghan electoral officials declared incumbent President Hamid Karzai the winner of another term in office, after canceling second round of voting
Nov.2  Tehran  Iran warns reformists before anniversary Nov.2  Washington  Obama urges 'new Afghan chapter' Nov.2  Czech Republic  Czech court clears Lisbon Treaty Nov.2  Kabul  Karzai vows to battle corruption Nov.3   Czech Republic EU reform treaty passes last test
  The president of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, has signed the Lisbon Treaty, the final step in the charter's ratification
Nov.3   New Jersey Republicans win key elections Nov.4   Afghanistan UN to evacuate Afghanistan staff  The UN is to temporarily move 600 'non-essential' international staff from Afghanistan to bolster security at UN accommodation Nov.5   West Bank   Abbas 'will not seek re-election'  Palestinian Authority President has announced that he will not seek re-election in polls in January Nov.5   UN Gen. Assembly   Gaza war probes get U.N. approval  The General Assembly approved a resolution endorsing a U.N. report calling for both Israel and Palestine to carry out independent investigat... Nov.6  Washington  US 'grieving' after army shooting Nov.6  Global  Rifts appear ahead of G20 meeting Nov.7  House of Representatives  Obama in 11th-hour health plea Nov.7   House of Representatives US House backs healthcare reforms   The House has backed, in a 220-215 vote, a healthcare bill in a step towards reforms promised by President Obama, despite strong opposition Nov.8   Baghdad Iraq MPs approve election reform Nov.8  London  UK honors fallen as Afghan toll rises Nov.9   Berlin Berlin celebrates wall's fall aniversary
  Thousands of people joined world leaders to remember the night 20 years ago when a euphoric wave of people power swept away the Berlin Wall
 German Chancellor Merkel walked across a bridge that was the first crossing opened between East and West on 9 November 1989, joined by ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev and Polish ex-President Walesa. 1,000 giant dominoes was knocked over The wall's fall led to the German reunification and the Cold War's end. East Germany erected the 155-km concrete wall in 1961 to encircle W. Berlin
Nov.9   Iran Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage Nov.9  Berlin  Berlin Wall dominoes tumble Nov.9  Washington  No Afghanistan troop decision made Nov.11   Washington Obama in Afghan troop level talks Nov.11  Kabul  Envoy urges no US troop increase Nov.11  China  China 'running illegal prisons' Nov.12  Washington  Obama orders base killings probe Nov.13  Japan  Obama affirms commitment to Asia Nov.14  London  No public probe into Iraq 'abuse' Nov.14  Singapore  Obama joins Apec summit Nov.14   Singapore Apec leaders in climate warning Nov.15  Washington  US demands Afghan 'bribery court' Nov.15  Singapore  No climate deal seen by year's end Nov.15  West Germany  Thousands mourn goalkeeper Enke Nov.15   Australia Australia apologizes to ex-child migrants Nov.16  London  Brown plans Afghan handover talks Nov.16  Beijing  End protectionism, China tells US Nov.17   Jerusalem Israel approves plan to build 900 houses   Israel approved a construction plan for hundreds of houses in Gilo, a disputed neighborhood on Jerusalem's southern outskirts Nov.17   Beijing   Trade focus for Obama talks  US President is to meet Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on the last day of his much-watched visit Nov.19   Belgium Belgian PM is first 'president of Europe'
  European Union leaders named Herman Van Rompuy, edging out former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for a still-vaguely defined job
 The other top job created - foreign affairs supremo - has gone to the EU Trade Commissioner, Baroness Catherine Ashton from the UK
Nov.19   Kabul Hamid Karzai sworn in for second term Nov.19  Washington  US welcomed Van Rompuy's EU presidency Nov.21   Vatican Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope agree Nov.21  U.S. Senate  Healthcare bill passes first Senate hurdle Nov.21  Saudi Arabia  Flu kills four pilgrims Nov.22  Denmark  60 world leaders to attend climate summit Nov.23  Washington  US will announce climate target Nov.24  Washington  Obama seeks Afghanistan closure Nov.25  Jerusalem  Temporary settlement freeze announced Nov.25   Mumbai   Mumbai attacks: One year on  Ceremonies are being held to mark the first anniversary of a series of devastating attacks on the Indian city by militants Nov.26   Ireland Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up Nov.26  Berlin  Top soldier quits over Afghanistan raid Nov.26  Beijing  China pledges action on climate change Nov.26   Trinidad & Tobago Commonwealth summit in targets climate Nov.26  Tehran  Nobel Peace medal 'confiscated' by Iran Nov.27   Berlin 2nd German official quits over airstrike  Former Defense Minister and current Labor Minister Franz Josef Jung has resigned over a fatal Afghan airstrike ordered by German forces Nov.27   Iran   IAEA urges Iran to scrap nuke facility  The board of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency sharply criticized Iran's nuclear activities in a resolution Nov.27  UN  UN chief urges to 'seal deal' on climate Nov.28   Trinidad & Tobago Commonwealth leaders back climate fund   A multi-billion-dollar plan is to help developing nations to deal with climate change and cut greenhouse gases Nov.28  Mecca  Bridge to safety unveiled for Hajj stoning Nov.29   Switzerland Voters back ban on minarets
  Swiss voters, more than 57% of voters and 22 out of 26 cantons, have supported a referendum proposal to ban the building of minarets
 The government is saying the ban would harm Switzerland's image, particularly in the Muslim world. The proposal had been put forward by the Swiss People's Party, which says minarets are a sign of Islamisation
Nov.29   Iran Iran authorizes 10 new nuke plants
  Iran's Cabinet has authorized the construction of another 10 uranium enrichment plants, further defying international calls.    MPs urge redu...
Nov.29   Uruguay Exit polls: Ex-guerrilla wins presidency Nov.29   Honduras Exit polls: Lobo leads  Porfirio Lobo, of the conservative National Party of Honduras, a former president of the congress, is poised to become the next president Nov.30   Gulf   Iranian navy detains five Britons on yacht  Five Britons have been detained by the navy while sailing a Volvo 60 yacht from Bahrain to Dubai for a race Nov.30   Washington Obama issues new Afghan orders Nov.30  Beijing  State media reveal secret, illegal jails