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B. 11-01 Drone strike targets Taliban chief North Waziristan, Tribal Areas
C. 11-01 TSA officer shot dead at LA airport
D. 11-04 DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels Bunagana, Congo
E. 11-06 Arafat 'may have been poisoned' Switzerland
F. 11-07 'Drunk' Toronto mayor in murder rant Toronto
11-09 Hundreds feared dead in typhoon Leyte, Southern Philippines
H. 11-09 'No deal' at Iran nuclear talks Geneva
8. 11-11 Philippines declares state of calamity Manila
9. 11-16 Philippines aid effort gathers pace Tacloban, Southern Philippines

Summary.     Click for More > 'No deal' at Iran nuclear talks Philippines declares state of calamity Philippines aid effort gathers pace 'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash   A passenger Boeing 737 has crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing at least 50 people, officials say Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Women 'held as slaves for 30 years'   Three women have been 'rescued' from a house in south London by police investigating claims they were held as slaves for about 30 years U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
Drone strike targets Taliban chief   A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say TSA officer shot dead at LA airport DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels   The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed victory over M23 rebels in the east of the country Arafat 'may have been poisoned' 'Drunk' Toronto mayor in murder rant   Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit 'first-degree murder' against an unknown person Hundreds feared dead in typhoon Map of Leyte Philippines
Nov.1   Tribal Areas
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Nov.2  Pakistan  Mehsud killing 'death of peace plan'
 Mali  French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali
Nov.3  Thailand  6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand
Nov.4  Cairo  Morsi tells trial 'I am president'
  Congo
Nov.5  India  India launches rocket to Mars
 Toronto  Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on'
 New York  Democrats win NYC and Virginia polls
 China  Explosions by China Communist office
Nov.6   Switzerland
 Global  Warming gases reach record high
 Jerusalem  Kerry visits Jerusalem
Nov.7  Tribal Areas  Pakistan Taliban name new leader
 San Francisco Bay Area  Twitter shares jump on market debut
  Toronto
 Southern Philippines  Super Typhoon Haiyan hits central Philippines
Nov.8  Southern Philippines  Monster storm roars into Philippines
 Southern Philippines  Philippines storm toll 'tops 100'
Nov.9   Southern Philippines
  Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday.    The cyclone caused catastrophic destruction in the Visayas, particularly on Samar and Leyte. Acco...
 Russia  Olympic torch in first spacewalk
  Geneva
 Southern Philippines  Death toll after Philippines typhoon could reach 10,000
Nov.10  Philippines  Philippines battle to move storm aid
 Southern Philippines  Philippines devastation is 'bedlam'
 Vietnam  Storm makes landfall in Vietnam
Nov.11   Manila
Nov.12  Southern Philippines  800,000 displaced by typhoon: U.N.
 Philippines  Typhoon deaths 'fewer than feared'
 Helmand  Afghanistan opium harvest at record high - UNODC
 Southern Philippines  Typhoon Haiyan survivors 'desperate' for aid
Nov.13  Toronto  Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years
 Manila  Philippines defends storm response
 Southern Philippines  Typhoon survivors go hungry despite aid
 Philippines  US carrier to boost typhoon effort
Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort
 Southern Philippines  Typhoon survivors' outlook 'bleak'
Nov.15  Beijing  China to loosen one-child policy
 Southern Philippines  Typhoon death toll climbs past 3,600
 Northern Syria  Syrian rebel 'beheaded in case of mistaken identity'
Nov.16   Southern Philippines
 Maldives  Brother of ex-strongman elected Maldives president
 Naples  Thousands march in Naples over toxic waste dumps
 Southern Philippines  Typhoon survivors attend church services
Nov.17   Russia
 Cairo  27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo
 Illinois  Deadly tornadoes hit US Midwest
Nov.18  Northern Syria  Top Syrian rebel commander dies
 Paris  Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris
 Toronto  Toronto council strip most powers from embattled mayor
  Jakarta
Nov.19  Beirut  Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy
 Southern Italy  Storm Cleopatra kills at least 16 on Italian island of Sardinia
 South Africa  40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse
 Manhattan  JP Morgan in record $13bn settlement
Nov.20  Sinai  Egyptian troops die in Sinai attack
Nov.21   London
  Washington
  Latvia
  A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said.    A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown ...
  Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Nov.22  Southern Philippines  Typhoon Haiyan toll tops 5,000: Report   China China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea Map of East China Sea China
  China has demarcated an 'air-defence identification zone' over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan.    PRC set up the 'East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone' which includes the Senkaku Islands, and announced that it would require all aircraft entering the zone to file a flight plan and submit radio frequency or transponder information. The Senkaku Islands dispute ...
Nov.23  Latvia  Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'   China Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people   Geneva Iran nuclear deal agreed at talks
  Iran and six world powers meeting in Geneva have reached a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, foreign ministers say
 Iran agrees to halt some of its work on uranium enrichment for six months. Negotiators from the UK, US, Russia, China, France and Germany want Iran to stop enriching uranium in return for a loosening of sanctions
Nov.24   Kiev   Huge Ukraine rally over EU ties  More than 100,000 people are protesting against the government's move to delay an association deal with the EU under pressure from Russia   Bangkok Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets   Crowds opposed to the administration of Prime Minister Shinawatra are on the streets for a second day, amid tensions between rival political...  Tehran  Iran cheers deal as Israel warns Nov.26   China US bombers challenge China air zone
 Mexico  Count of bodies in Mexico mass graves rises to 48  Berlin  German parties reach coalition deal  China  China 'monitored' path of US bombers Nov.27  Rome  Berlusconi expelled from Italy Senate  Sao Paulo  Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium  Bangkok  Thai PM survives no-confidence vote Nov.28  China  China sends warplanes to air zone  Bangkok  Thai protesters target army HQ Nov.29  China  China sends jets into disputed zone   Scotland   Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub   A copter has crashed into a pub on the banks of the River Clyde. There were 3 people on board the helicopter  Kiev  Ukraine police disperse protesters Nov.30  Scotland  Pub helicopter crash kills eight  Namibia  Namibia finds Mozambique plane wreck  Bangkok  Troops deployed amid Bangkok clashes



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Nov.1   Tribal Areas  
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
  Los Angeles   TSA officer shot dead at LA airport Map of Los Angeles International Airport USA
  Anthony Ciancia is in custody after a transportation official was killed and seven injured. Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were being evacuated
 Tribal Areas  Taliban say leader killed by drone

November 2 ... more > Top ^

Nov.2   Pakistan Mehsud killing 'death of peace plan'
 Tribal Areas  Pakistani Taliban reportedly replace leader killed in US drone strike   Mali   French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali   Two French radio journalists were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday and killed hours later  Washington  US deflects Pakistan anger on Mehsud

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Nov.3   Thailand 6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand
 Cairo  Kerry urges stability on Egypt visit  Egypt  Egypt tense as Morsi trial looms  Cairo  Morsi 'arrives for Egypt trial'

November 4 ... more > Top ^

Nov.4   Cairo     Morsi tells trial 'I am president'   Egypt's ousted leader Mohammed Morsi goes on trial in Cairo and tells the judge the case is illegitimate as he remains president  Kenya  Mall attack: Four accused of having role in bloody siege  Edward Snowden  NSA, GCHQ among worst surveillance offenders, Snowden says   Congo   DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels
Map of Bunagana Congo
  The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed victory over M23 rebels in the east of the country
 UN  UN aid chief says 40% of Syrians in need of assistance

November 5 ... more > Top ^

Nov.5   India India launches rocket to Mars
 Brazil  Brazil spying 'different' from US   Toronto Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on'   New York     Democrats win NYC and Virginia polls   Democrats have won key elections in New York City and the state of Virginia, in the first major round of polls since President Obama's re-election...   China Explosions by China Communist office

November 6 ... more > Top ^

Nov.6   Switzerland     Arafat 'may have been poisoned'
  Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with radioactive polonium, says a Swiss forensic report obtained by al-Jazeera
  Global   Warming gases reach record high  According to the (WMO), the levels of gases in the atmosphere that drive global warming increased to a record high in 2012   Jerusalem Kerry visits Jerusalem
 Damascus  Deadly blast hits central Damascus  New Jersey  Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has won a landslide  Miami  US hijacker returns from Cuba  Tehran  Iran nuclear issue not insoluble

November 7 ... more > Top ^

Nov.7   Tribal Areas     Pakistan Taliban name new leader  Pakistan's Taliban have named Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader, after the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone attack   San Francisco Bay Area Twitter shares jump on market debut
 Washington  US moves to ban trans fats in foods   Toronto   'Drunk' Toronto mayor in murder rant Map of Toronto
  Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit 'first-degree murder' against an unknown person
  Southern Philippines     Super Typhoon Haiyan hits central Philippines   Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever observed, made landfall Friday morning. Thousands of people were evacuated

November 8 ... more > Top ^

Nov.8   Southern Philippines Monster storm roars into Philippines
 Geneva  John Kerry says no Iran nuclear deal yet   Southern Philippines     Philippines storm toll 'tops 100'   At least 100 people have reportedly been killed by Typhoon Haiyan in one city, Tacloban, according to a Philippine official

November 9 ... more > Top ^

Nov.9   Southern Philippines     Hundreds feared dead in typhoon
Map of Leyte Philippines
  Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday
 The cyclone caused catastrophic destruction in the Visayas, particularly on Samar and Leyte. According to UN officials, about 11 million people have been affected and many have been left homeless
  Russia Olympic torch in first spacewalk   Geneva   'No deal' at Iran nuclear talks
  Talks between world powers and Iran have failed to reach an agreement on Tehran's nuclear program
  Southern Philippines     Death toll after Philippines typhoon could reach 10,000   Authorities expect a 'very high number of fatalities' after one of the strongest typhoons on record devastated central Philippines  Maldives  Court delays Maldives run-off vote

November 10 ... more > Top ^

Nov.10   Philippines   Philippines battle to move storm aid   The authorities are struggling to bring relief to some of the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the deadliest storms ever   Southern Philippines Philippines devastation is 'bedlam'
  Vietnam Storm makes landfall in Vietnam

November 11 ... more > Top ^

Nov.11   Manila   Philippines declares state of calamity
  President Benigno Aquino has declared a state of national calamity to speed relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan
 Southern Philippines  Race to save typhoon survivors  Southern Philippines  US Marines land in Philippines as official death toll rises

November 12 ... more > Top ^

Nov.12   Southern Philippines   800,000 displaced by typhoon: U.N.   While still unimaginably devastating, Typhoon Haiyan may not turn out to be as deadly as initially thought  UN  UN launches Philippines aid appeal   Philippines   Typhoon deaths 'fewer than feared'   The President of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino, says the death toll from Friday's typhoon may be lower than first thought   Helmand Afghanistan opium harvest at record high - UNODC
  Southern Philippines Typhoon Haiyan survivors 'desperate' for aid  Jerusalem  Israel backtracks on settlements  New York  Bacon painting fetches record price  Antarctica  Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping

November 13 ... more > Top ^

Nov.13   Toronto   Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years   Toronto Mayor has admitting buying illegal drugs in the past two years, at a raucous meeting at which city councillors asked him to take a leave...   Manila Philippines defends storm response
  Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors go hungry despite aid  Geneva  Pink diamond fetches record price   Philippines US carrier to boost typhoon effort

November 14 ... more > Top ^

Nov.14  Washington  Obama announces healthcare law fix  Mumbai  Tendulkar thrills fans in finale  Toronto  Toronto mayor apologizes for graphic remarks  Global  CO2 causing oceans to acidify at 'unprecedented' rate   Philippines   1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort  The number of American troops helping the typhoon relief effort in the Philippines could triple to more than 1,000 by the end of the week   Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors' outlook 'bleak'


November 15 ... more > Top ^

Nov.15   Beijing   China to loosen one-child policy   China is to relax its policy of restricting most couples to having only a single child, state media say   Southern Philippines   Typhoon death toll climbs past 3,600   More than a week after Typhoon Haiyan laid waste to much of the central Philippines, a health official said that some victims are living off...   Northern Syria Syrian rebel 'beheaded in case of mistaken identity'
 Toronto  Toronto city council votes to strip embattled mayor of some power  Sri Lanka  UK urges Sri Lanka over rights  Brazil  Brazil Mensalao jailings begin

November 16 ... more > Top ^

Nov.16   Southern Philippines   Philippines aid effort gathers pace
Map of Tacloban Philippines
  The international aid effort in parts of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan is starting to have a major impact
  Maldives Brother of ex-strongman elected Maldives president  Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa defiant on rights row  Southern Philippines  Search for missing a nightmare for families after devastating typhoon   Naples Thousands march in Naples over toxic waste dumps   Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors attend church services

November 17 ... more > Top ^

Nov.17  South Africa  Mandela 'still unable to speak'  England  Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94  Southern Philippines  Finding clean water a concern for typhoon survivors   Russia   'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash
Map of Kazan Russia
  A passenger Boeing 737 has crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing at least 50 people, officials say
 The Tatarstan Airlines plane had taken off from Moscow, and was reportedly trying to land but exploded on impact
  Cairo   27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo   The train, travelling from the city of Bani Swaif, hit the vehicles at a crossing about 40km (25 miles) from Cairo   Illinois Deadly tornadoes hit US Midwest  Belgrade  Tennis: Czechs double up in Davis Cup  Chile  Chile election goes to second round  Microsoft  Search engines to block abuse images

November 18 ... more > Top ^

Nov.18   Northern Syria     Top Syrian rebel commander dies   A top Syrian rebel commander has died of wounds he sustained in an air strike on a rebel-held air base in Aleppo province on Thursday   Paris Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris
  Toronto Toronto council strip most powers from embattled mayor  Southern Philippines  Amphibious U.S. ships to aid in typhoon relief  Kabul  Afghan-US security deal at impasse   Jakarta     Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Map of Jakarta
  Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been 'damaged' by reports that Canberra spied on his phone calls and those of his ministers


November 19 ... more > Top ^

Nov.19   Beirut   Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy   At least 22 people have been killed and more than 140 injured in a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capita   Southern Italy Storm Cleopatra kills at least 16 on Italian island of Sardinia
 Global  Greenhouse gases near record 39.6 million tons in 2013   South Africa   40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse   At least two people have died and up to 40 people are feared trapped after a roof collapsed at a construction site in eastern South Africa   Manhattan JP Morgan in record $13bn settlement  Washington  Obama urges against fresh Iran sanctions

November 20 ... more > Top ^

Nov.20   Sinai   Egyptian troops die in Sinai attack   Eleven Egyptian military personnel have been killed and dozens more wounded in a car bomb attack near the North Sinai city of el-Arish  Iran  Iran warning ahead of nuclear talks  Geneva  Iran talks: Controversial plan takes the stage in Geneva  Kabul  Loya Jirga to debate US-Afghan security deal  Paris  Arrested Paris gun suspect named

November 21 ... more > Top ^

Nov.21   London   Women 'held as slaves for 30 years'
Map of south London United Kingdom
  Three women have been 'rescued' from a house in south London by police investigating claims they were held as slaves for about 30 years
  Washington   U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact
  The U.S. and Afghanistan have reached a deal on the final language of a bilateral security agreement, guiding the role of American troops
 Kabul  US-Afghan clash on pact timetable   Latvia   50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse
Map of Riga Latvia
  A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
  Dallas   US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Map of Dallas
  The US is marking 50 years since President John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas
 Vatican  Pope offers words of comfort on Philippine typhoon

November 22 ... more > Top ^

Nov.22   Southern Philippines   Typhoon Haiyan toll tops 5,000: Report   The death toll from this month's Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has spiked to 5,209, the government-run Philippines News Agency reported  Southern India  Norwegian prodigy wins chess title  China  Pipeline explosion kills 22 in China, report says  Pakistan  Doc who helped get bin Laden hit with dubious murder charge   China   China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea
Map of East China Sea China
  China has demarcated an 'air-defence identification zone' over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
 PRC set up the 'East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone' which includes the Senkaku Islands, and announced that it would require all aircraft entering the zone to file a flight plan and submit radio frequency or transponder information. The Senkaku Islands dispute concerns a territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, the Diaoyu in China, and Tiaoyutai Islands in Taiwan. The islands are included within the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan
 Geneva  Powers gather for Iran nuclear talks

November 23 ... more > Top ^

Nov.23   Latvia Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'
 Cairo  Egypt tells Turkish ambassador to leave   China   Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people Map of Qingdao China
  Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this year
  Geneva   Iran nuclear deal agreed at talks
  Iran and six world powers meeting in Geneva have reached a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, foreign ministers say
 Iran agrees to halt some of its work on uranium enrichment for six months. Negotiators from the UK, US, Russia, China, France and Germany want Iran to stop enriching uranium in return for a loosening of sanctions


November 24 ... more > Top ^

Nov.24   Kiev     Huge Ukraine rally over EU ties
  More than 100,000 people are protesting against the government's move to delay an association deal with the EU under pressure from Russia
 USA  Iran nuclear deal makes Mid-East safer place - Kerry  Egypt  New Egypt protest law condemned   Bangkok   Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets
Map of Bangkok
  Crowds opposed to the administration of Prime Minister Shinawatra are on the streets for a second day, amid tensions between rival political camps
  Tehran Iran cheers deal as Israel warns  Beijing  China defends 'expanded air zone'

November 25 ... more > Top ^

Nov.25  Paris  Iran curbs 'may be eased next month'  San Francisco Bay Area  Obama defends Iran nuclear deal  CAR  Call for UN action on CAR 'chaos'

November 26 ... more > Top ^

Nov.26  Vatican  Pope calls for radical Church reform  Bangkok  Mass protests up tensions in Thailand   China   US bombers challenge China air zone
Map of Senkaku East China Sea China
  The US has flown two B-52 bombers over disputed islands in the East China Sea in defiance of new Chinese air defence rules, officials say
  Mexico Count of bodies in Mexico mass graves rises to 48   Berlin   German parties reach coalition deal   German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have agreed to enter a coalition with the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD)   China China 'monitored' path of US bombers

November 27 ... more > Top ^

Nov.27  Rome  Berlusconi faces expulsion vote  Moscow  'Armed Islamists' arrested in Moscow   Rome     Berlusconi expelled from Italy Senate  The Italian Senate has voted to expel ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament with immediate effect over his conviction for tax fraud   Sao Paulo     Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium   A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers  Washington  New delay for US health law website  Brussels  Lawmakers back allowing minors to request euthanasia   Bangkok Thai PM survives no-confidence vote


November 28 ... more > Top ^

Nov.28   China   China sends warplanes to air zone   China has sent warplanes to its newly declared air defence zone in the East China Sea, state media reports  Southern Iran  Earthquake strikes town in Iran near nuclear plant   Bangkok Thai protesters target army HQ
 Hong Kong  Dozens injured in Hong Kong ferry boat crash  Bangladesh  Fire guts closed garment factory in Bangladesh

November 29 ... more > Top ^

Nov.29   China   China sends jets into disputed zone   Fighters scrambled by China have identified U.S. and Japanese military aircraft that entered its newly declared air defense zone over the East...  Mozambique  Mozambique plane missing with 34 on board   Scotland     Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
Map of Clutha Vaults Glasgow United Kingdom
  A copter has crashed into a pub on the banks of the River Clyde. There were 3 people on board the helicopter
 Pub helicopter crash kills eight. They had made contact with some people trapped inside the pub but the building was very unsafe. It has been reported that about 120 people were in the pub at the time
  Kiev     Ukraine police disperse protesters   Riot police in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, have forcefully dispersed hundreds of protesters, beating some with truncheons, witnesses say

November 30 ... more > Top ^

Nov.30   Scotland   Pub helicopter crash kills eight   Eight people are now confirmed to have died after a police helicopter crashed into a busy pub in Glasgow city centre   Namibia   Namibia finds Mozambique plane wreck   The wreckage of a Mozambique Airlines plane that disappeared over Namibia has been found, but none of the 34 people aboard survived the cras...  Cuba  Cuba says 2 dead as heavy rains collapse buildings   Bangkok Troops deployed amid Bangkok clashes



Drone strike targets Taliban chief Map of North Waziristan Pakistan




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Nov.1   Tribal Areas
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
Nov.1  Tribal Areas  Taliban say leader killed by drone Nov.2   Pakistan Mehsud killing 'death of peace plan' Nov.4   Congo DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels
Map of Bunagana Congo
  The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed victory over M23 rebels in the east of the country
Nov.4  UN  UN aid chief says 40% of Syrians in need of assistance Nov.11  Southern Philippines  US Marines land in Philippines as official death toll rises Nov.13   Philippines US carrier to boost typhoon effort Nov.14   Philippines 1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort  The number of American troops helping the typhoon relief effort in the Philippines could triple to more than 1,000 by the end of the week Nov.15   Northern Syria Syrian rebel 'beheaded in case of mistaken identity' Nov.15  Sri Lanka  UK urges Sri Lanka over rights Nov.18   Northern Syria   Top Syrian rebel commander dies   A top Syrian rebel commander has died of wounds he sustained in an air strike on a rebel-held air base in Aleppo province on Thursday Nov.18  Southern Philippines  Amphibious U.S. ships to aid in typhoon relief Nov.18  Kabul  Afghan-US security deal at impasse Nov.20   Sinai Egyptian troops die in Sinai attack   Eleven Egyptian military personnel have been killed and dozens more wounded in a car bomb attack near the North Sinai city of el-Arish Nov.22   China China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea Map of East China Sea China
  China has demarcated an 'air-defence identification zone' over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
 PRC set up the 'East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone' which includes the Senkaku Islands, and announced that it would require all aircraft entering the zone to file a flight plan and submit radio frequency or transponder information. The Senkaku Islands dispute concerns a territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, the Diaoyu in China, and Tiaoyutai Islands in Taiwan. The islands are included within the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan
Nov.24  Beijing  China defends 'expanded air zone' Nov.25  CAR  Call for UN action on CAR 'chaos' Nov.26   China US bombers challenge China air zone Map of Senkaku East China Sea China
  The US has flown two B-52 bombers over disputed islands in the East China Sea in defiance of new Chinese air defence rules, officials say
Nov.26   China China 'monitored' path of US bombers Nov.28   China China sends warplanes to air zone   China has sent warplanes to its newly declared air defence zone in the East China Sea, state media reports Nov.28   Bangkok Thai protesters target army HQ Nov.29   China China sends jets into disputed zone   Fighters scrambled by China have identified U.S. and Japanese military aircraft that entered its newly declared air defense zone over the East... Nov.30   Bangkok Troops deployed amid Bangkok clashes



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2013 Nov.3   Thailand 6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand
Nov.6   Global Warming gases reach record high  According to the (WMO), the levels of gases in the atmosphere that drive global warming increased to a record high in 2012 Nov.7   Southern Philippines   Super Typhoon Haiyan hits central Philippines   Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever observed, made landfall Friday morning. Thousands of people were evacuated Nov.8   Southern Philippines Monster storm roars into Philippines Nov.8   Southern Philippines   Philippines storm toll 'tops 100'   At least 100 people have reportedly been killed by Typhoon Haiyan in one city, Tacloban, according to a Philippine official Nov.9   Southern Philippines   Hundreds feared dead in typhoon Map of Leyte Philippines
  Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday
 The cyclone caused catastrophic destruction in the Visayas, particularly on Samar and Leyte. According to UN officials, about 11 million people have been affected and many have been left homeless
Nov.9   Southern Philippines   Death toll after Philippines typhoon could reach 10,000   Authorities expect a 'very high number of fatalities' after one of the strongest typhoons on record devastated central Philippines Nov.10   Philippines Philippines battle to move storm aid   The authorities are struggling to bring relief to some of the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the deadliest storms ever Nov.10   Southern Philippines Philippines devastation is 'bedlam' Nov.10   Vietnam Storm makes landfall in Vietnam Nov.11   Manila Philippines declares state of calamity
  President Benigno Aquino has declared a state of national calamity to speed relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Nov.11  Southern Philippines  Race to save typhoon survivors Nov.11  Southern Philippines  US Marines land in Philippines as official death toll rises Nov.12   Southern Philippines 800,000 displaced by typhoon: U.N.   While still unimaginably devastating, Typhoon Haiyan may not turn out to be as deadly as initially thought Nov.12  UN  UN launches Philippines aid appeal Nov.12   Philippines Typhoon deaths 'fewer than feared'   The President of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino, says the death toll from Friday's typhoon may be lower than first thought Nov.12   Southern Philippines Typhoon Haiyan survivors 'desperate' for aid
Nov.12  Antarctica  Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping Nov.13   Manila Philippines defends storm response Nov.13   Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors go hungry despite aid Nov.13   Philippines US carrier to boost typhoon effort Nov.14  Global  CO2 causing oceans to acidify at 'unprecedented' rate Nov.14   Philippines 1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort  The number of American troops helping the typhoon relief effort in the Philippines could triple to more than 1,000 by the end of the week Nov.14   Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors' outlook 'bleak' Nov.15   Southern Philippines Typhoon death toll climbs past 3,600   More than a week after Typhoon Haiyan laid waste to much of the central Philippines, a health official said that some victims are living off... Nov.16   Southern Philippines Philippines aid effort gathers pace Map of Tacloban Philippines
  The international aid effort in parts of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan is starting to have a major impact
Nov.16  Southern Philippines  Search for missing a nightmare for families after devastating typhoon Nov.16   Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors attend church services Nov.17  Southern Philippines  Finding clean water a concern for typhoon survivors Nov.17   Russia 'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash
Map of Kazan Russia
  A passenger Boeing 737 has crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing at least 50 people, officials say
 The Tatarstan Airlines plane had taken off from Moscow, and was reportedly trying to land but exploded on impact
Nov.17   Cairo 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo   The train, travelling from the city of Bani Swaif, hit the vehicles at a crossing about 40km (25 miles) from Cairo Nov.17   Illinois Deadly tornadoes hit US Midwest Nov.18  Southern Philippines  Amphibious U.S. ships to aid in typhoon relief Nov.19   Southern Italy Storm Cleopatra kills at least 16 on Italian island of Sardinia Nov.19  Global  Greenhouse gases near record 39.6 million tons in 2013 Nov.19   South Africa 40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse   At least two people have died and up to 40 people are feared trapped after a roof collapsed at a construction site in eastern South Africa Nov.21   Latvia 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
  A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
Nov.21  Vatican  Pope offers words of comfort on Philippine typhoon Nov.22   Southern Philippines Typhoon Haiyan toll tops 5,000: Report   The death toll from this month's Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has spiked to 5,209, the government-run Philippines News Agency reported Nov.22  China  Pipeline explosion kills 22 in China, report says Nov.23   Latvia Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Nov.23   China Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people Map of Qingdao China
  Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this year
Nov.27   Sao Paulo   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium   A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers Nov.28  Southern Iran  Earthquake strikes town in Iran near nuclear plant Nov.28  Hong Kong  Dozens injured in Hong Kong ferry boat crash Nov.28  Bangladesh  Fire guts closed garment factory in Bangladesh Nov.29  Mozambique  Mozambique plane missing with 34 on board Nov.29   Scotland   Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub Map of Clutha Vaults Glasgow United Kingdom
  A copter has crashed into a pub on the banks of the River Clyde. There were 3 people on board the helicopter
 Pub helicopter crash kills eight. They had made contact with some people trapped inside the pub but the building was very unsafe. It has been reported that about 120 people were in the pub at the time
Nov.30   Scotland Pub helicopter crash kills eight   Eight people are now confirmed to have died after a police helicopter crashed into a busy pub in Glasgow city centre Nov.30   Namibia Namibia finds Mozambique plane wreck   The wreckage of a Mozambique Airlines plane that disappeared over Namibia has been found, but none of the 34 people aboard survived the cras... Nov.30  Cuba  Cuba says 2 dead as heavy rains collapse buildings



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2013 Nov.9   Russia Olympic torch in first spacewalk
Nov.14  Mumbai  Tendulkar thrills fans in finale Nov.17  Belgrade  Tennis: Czechs double up in Davis Cup Nov.22  Southern India  Norwegian prodigy wins chess title Nov.27   Sao Paulo   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium   A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers



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2013 Nov.3   Thailand 6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand
Nov.7   San Francisco Bay Area Twitter shares jump on market debut Nov.7  Washington  US moves to ban trans fats in foods Nov.12  New York  Bacon painting fetches record price Nov.12  Antarctica  Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping Nov.13  Geneva  Pink diamond fetches record price Nov.14  Washington  Obama announces healthcare law fix Nov.17  England  Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94 Nov.17  Microsoft  Search engines to block abuse images Nov.19   South Africa 40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse   At least two people have died and up to 40 people are feared trapped after a roof collapsed at a construction site in eastern South Africa Nov.19   Manhattan JP Morgan in record $13bn settlement Nov.22  China  Pipeline explosion kills 22 in China, report says Nov.23   China Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people Map of Qingdao China
  Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this year
Nov.27   Sao Paulo   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium   A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers Nov.27  Washington  New delay for US health law website Nov.27  Brussels  Lawmakers back allowing minors to request euthanasia Nov.28  Bangladesh  Fire guts closed garment factory in Bangladesh



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2013 Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief
Map of North Waziristan Pakistan
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
Nov.1   Los Angeles TSA officer shot dead at LA airport Map of Los Angeles International Airport USA
  Anthony Ciancia is in custody after a transportation official was killed and seven injured. Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were being evacuated
Nov.2  Tribal Areas  Pakistani Taliban reportedly replace leader killed in US drone strike Nov.2   Mali French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali   Two French radio journalists were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday and killed hours later Nov.3  Egypt  Egypt tense as Morsi trial looms Nov.3  Cairo  Morsi 'arrives for Egypt trial' Nov.4   Cairo   Morsi tells trial 'I am president'   Egypt's ousted leader Mohammed Morsi goes on trial in Cairo and tells the judge the case is illegitimate as he remains president Nov.4  Kenya  Mall attack: Four accused of having role in bloody siege Nov.5  Brazil  Brazil spying 'different' from US Nov.5   Toronto Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on' Nov.5   China Explosions by China Communist office Nov.6   Switzerland   Arafat 'may have been poisoned'
  Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with radioactive polonium, says a Swiss forensic report obtained by al-Jazeera
Nov.6  Damascus  Deadly blast hits central Damascus Nov.6  Miami  US hijacker returns from Cuba Nov.7   Tribal Areas   Pakistan Taliban name new leader  Pakistan's Taliban have named Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader, after the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone attack Nov.12   Helmand Afghanistan opium harvest at record high - UNODC
Nov.13   Toronto Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years   Toronto Mayor has admitting buying illegal drugs in the past two years, at a raucous meeting at which city councillors asked him to take a leave... Nov.15  Brazil  Brazil Mensalao jailings begin Nov.17  Microsoft  Search engines to block abuse images Nov.18   Paris Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris Nov.18   Jakarta   Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Map of Jakarta
  Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been 'damaged' by reports that Canberra spied on his phone calls and those of his ministers
Nov.19   Beirut Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy   At least 22 people have been killed and more than 140 injured in a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capita Nov.20  Paris  Arrested Paris gun suspect named Nov.21   London Women 'held as slaves for 30 years' Map of south London United Kingdom
  Three women have been 'rescued' from a house in south London by police investigating claims they were held as slaves for about 30 years
Nov.21   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Map of Dallas
  The US is marking 50 years since President John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas
Nov.22  Pakistan  Doc who helped get bin Laden hit with dubious murder charge Nov.23   Latvia Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Nov.26   Mexico Count of bodies in Mexico mass graves rises to 48 Nov.27  Moscow  'Armed Islamists' arrested in Moscow



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2013 Nov.2   Pakistan Mehsud killing 'death of peace plan'
Nov.2  Tribal Areas  Pakistani Taliban reportedly replace leader killed in US drone strike Nov.2   Mali French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali   Two French radio journalists were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday and killed hours later Nov.2  Washington  US deflects Pakistan anger on Mehsud Nov.3  Cairo  Kerry urges stability on Egypt visit Nov.3  Egypt  Egypt tense as Morsi trial looms Nov.3  Cairo  Morsi 'arrives for Egypt trial' Nov.4   Cairo   Morsi tells trial 'I am president'   Egypt's ousted leader Mohammed Morsi goes on trial in Cairo and tells the judge the case is illegitimate as he remains president Nov.4  Edward Snowden  NSA, GCHQ among worst surveillance offenders, Snowden says Nov.4  UN  UN aid chief says 40% of Syrians in need of assistance Nov.5   India India launches rocket to Mars Nov.5  Brazil  Brazil spying 'different' from US Nov.5   Toronto Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on' Nov.5   New York   Democrats win NYC and Virginia polls   Democrats have won key elections in New York City and the state of Virginia, in the first major round of polls since President Obama's re-election... Nov.6   Jerusalem Kerry visits Jerusalem Nov.6  New Jersey  Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has won a landslide Nov.6  Miami  US hijacker returns from Cuba Nov.6  Tehran  Iran nuclear issue not insoluble Nov.7   Tribal Areas   Pakistan Taliban name new leader  Pakistan's Taliban have named Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader, after the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone attack Nov.7  Washington  US moves to ban trans fats in foods Nov.7   Toronto 'Drunk' Toronto mayor in murder rant Map of Toronto
  Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit 'first-degree murder' against an unknown person
Nov.8  Geneva  John Kerry says no Iran nuclear deal yet Nov.9   Russia Olympic torch in first spacewalk Nov.9   Geneva 'No deal' at Iran nuclear talks
  Talks between world powers and Iran have failed to reach an agreement on Tehran's nuclear program
Nov.9  Maldives  Court delays Maldives run-off vote Nov.12  UN  UN launches Philippines aid appeal Nov.12  Jerusalem  Israel backtracks on settlements Nov.13   Toronto Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years   Toronto Mayor has admitting buying illegal drugs in the past two years, at a raucous meeting at which city councillors asked him to take a leave... Nov.13   Manila Philippines defends storm response
Nov.14  Washington  Obama announces healthcare law fix Nov.14  Toronto  Toronto mayor apologizes for graphic remarks Nov.15   Beijing China to loosen one-child policy   China is to relax its policy of restricting most couples to having only a single child, state media say Nov.15  Toronto  Toronto city council votes to strip embattled mayor of some power Nov.15  Sri Lanka  UK urges Sri Lanka over rights Nov.15  Brazil  Brazil Mensalao jailings begin Nov.16   Southern Philippines Philippines aid effort gathers pace Map of Tacloban Philippines
  The international aid effort in parts of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan is starting to have a major impact
Nov.16   Maldives Brother of ex-strongman elected Maldives president Nov.16  Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa defiant on rights row Nov.16   Naples Thousands march in Naples over toxic waste dumps Nov.16   Southern Philippines Typhoon survivors attend church services Nov.17  South Africa  Mandela 'still unable to speak' Nov.17  Chile  Chile election goes to second round Nov.18   Paris Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris Nov.18   Toronto Toronto council strip most powers from embattled mayor Nov.18  Kabul  Afghan-US security deal at impasse Nov.18   Jakarta   Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Map of Jakarta
  Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been 'damaged' by reports that Canberra spied on his phone calls and those of his ministers
Nov.19   Beirut Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy   At least 22 people have been killed and more than 140 injured in a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capita Nov.19  Washington  Obama urges against fresh Iran sanctions Nov.20  Iran  Iran warning ahead of nuclear talks Nov.20  Geneva  Iran talks: Controversial plan takes the stage in Geneva Nov.20  Kabul  Loya Jirga to debate US-Afghan security deal Nov.21   Washington U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact
  The U.S. and Afghanistan have reached a deal on the final language of a bilateral security agreement, guiding the role of American troops
Nov.21  Kabul  US-Afghan clash on pact timetable Nov.21   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later
Map of Dallas
  The US is marking 50 years since President John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas
Nov.21  Vatican  Pope offers words of comfort on Philippine typhoon Nov.22  Pakistan  Doc who helped get bin Laden hit with dubious murder charge Nov.22   China China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea Map of East China Sea China
  China has demarcated an 'air-defence identification zone' over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
 PRC set up the 'East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone' which includes the Senkaku Islands, and announced that it would require all aircraft entering the zone to file a flight plan and submit radio frequency or transponder information. The Senkaku Islands dispute concerns a territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, the Diaoyu in China, and Tiaoyutai Islands in Taiwan. The islands are included within the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan
Nov.22  Geneva  Powers gather for Iran nuclear talks Nov.23  Cairo  Egypt tells Turkish ambassador to leave Nov.23   Geneva Iran nuclear deal agreed at talks
  Iran and six world powers meeting in Geneva have reached a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, foreign ministers say
 Iran agrees to halt some of its work on uranium enrichment for six months. Negotiators from the UK, US, Russia, China, France and Germany want Iran to stop enriching uranium in return for a loosening of sanctions
Nov.24   Kiev   Huge Ukraine rally over EU ties
  More than 100,000 people are protesting against the government's move to delay an association deal with the EU under pressure from Russia
Nov.24  USA  Iran nuclear deal makes Mid-East safer place - Kerry Nov.24  Egypt  New Egypt protest law condemned Nov.24   Bangkok Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets
Map of Bangkok
  Crowds opposed to the administration of Prime Minister Shinawatra are on the streets for a second day, amid tensions between rival political camps
Nov.24   Tehran Iran cheers deal as Israel warns Nov.25  Paris  Iran curbs 'may be eased next month' Nov.25  San Francisco Bay Area  Obama defends Iran nuclear deal Nov.26  Vatican  Pope calls for radical Church reform Nov.26  Bangkok  Mass protests up tensions in Thailand Nov.26   Berlin German parties reach coalition deal   German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have agreed to enter a coalition with the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) Nov.27  Rome  Berlusconi faces expulsion vote Nov.27   Rome   Berlusconi expelled from Italy Senate  The Italian Senate has voted to expel ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament with immediate effect over his conviction for tax fraud Nov.27  Washington  New delay for US health law website Nov.27  Brussels  Lawmakers back allowing minors to request euthanasia Nov.27   Bangkok Thai PM survives no-confidence vote Nov.28   Bangkok Thai protesters target army HQ Nov.29   Kiev   Ukraine police disperse protesters   Riot police in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, have forcefully dispersed hundreds of protesters, beating some with truncheons, witnesses say Nov.30   Bangkok Troops deployed amid Bangkok clashes