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1. 11-17 Sharon agrees to early Israel vote Jerusalem
2. 11-17 Iraq official defends 'torture' facility Baghdad
3. 11-17 Iraq probes white phosphorus use Baghdad
E. 11-17 UN debut for $100 laptop for poor UN
F. 11-17 Deadly blast mars vote Sri Lanka
6. 11-17 APEC leaders gather amid protests South Korea
H. 11-17 Conrad Black indicted on fraud charges Washington
I. 11-17 Magnitude 6.8 temblor strikes Chile
11-17 Rajapakse 'wins' poll Sri Lanka

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Morning News


Nov.17   Jerusalem     Sharon agrees to early Israel vote  Prime Minister and Amir Peretz have agreed to hold elections between the end of February and the end of March

  Baghdad   Iraq official defends 'torture' facility  Interior minister has defended a facility that was found to be holding dozens of prisoners

  Baghdad Iraq probes white phosphorus use  Iraq has launched an investigation into allegations that U.S. soldiers aimed artillery rounds of flammable at civilians

  UN UN debut for $100 laptop for poor  A prototype of a cheap and robust laptop for pupils has been welcomed by Secretary General Kofi Annan

Day News


  Sri Lanka   Deadly blast mars vote  Police in are blaming Tamil Tiger rebels for an explosion that killed 2 voters in the district of Batticaloa

  South Korea     APEC leaders gather amid protests  Bush and leaders of 20 countries convene with trade, terrorism, bird flu and N. Korea ambitions on the agenda

  Washington   Conrad Black indicted on fraud charges  The former chairman of Hollinger International and 3 other former executives have been charged

  Chile Magnitude 6.8 temblor strikes  A strong earthquake rocked northern Chile and parts of Bolivia, sending residents fleeing out of buildings

Evening News


  Sri Lanka   Rajapakse 'wins' poll
  Prime Minister has won the presidential election by a narrow margin against opposition leader Wickramasinghe


  Cuba     Castro mocks Parkinson's report  President has portrayed as wishful thinking reports from the US that he is suffering from Parkinson's Disease

  South Korea Trade issues top Pacific summit  Stalled global trade talks are topping the agenda of a 2-day summit of 21 leaders

San Francisco Bay Area , November 17, 2005 Timeline