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11-21 Oil nudges $99 a barrel Singapore
C. 11-21 Transport 'sabotage' hits France France
3. 11-21 Putin attacks 'jackal' opponents Moscow
4. 11-21 Iraqis return home 'in thousands' Syria
F. 11-21 Courthouse car bomb kills 5 Ramadi, Sunni Triangle
G. 11-21 Struggle to help cyclone survivors Bangladesh
7. 11-21 Sarkozy vows to punish saboteurs Paris
I. 11-21 Croatia crush England Euro dreams London

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Nov.21   Singapore     Oil nudges $99 a barrel
  The declining dollar and speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will again cut interest rates also boosted prices
 Crude prices rose above a record $99 as worries about inadequate winter supplies in the Northern Hemisphere. Investors put their money into oil contracts, betting that gains will offset dollar weakness


  France   Transport 'sabotage' hits France
  Striking railway workers have carried out 'a coordinated campaign of sabotage' on the tracks of high-speed TGV rail network, setting fire to cables
 The SNCF is saying militants wanted to harm ongoing talks to end the strike


  Moscow     Putin attacks 'jackal' opponents  The president has accused opposition of scavenging like jackals for funds from foreign embassies and the West of meddling in Russian politics

  Syria Iraqis return home 'in thousands'  An estimated 1,000 people a day are returning across Iraq's borders having previously moving abroad to escape the violence

  Colombia Argentina suffer Colombian setback  Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign suffered a setback with a shock 2-1 defeat in Bogota

  Sunni Triangle Courthouse car bomb kills 5  A bomb struck a police checkpoint in central Ramadi outside a courthouse

  Bangladesh Struggle to help cyclone survivors  Overburdened relief centers scrambled to help tens of thousands, and fist fights broke out among victims waiting for rice

Day News


  Paris   Sarkozy vows to punish saboteurs  The French president has called for those who sabotaged his country's high-speed TGV rail network to be punished with 'extreme severity'

  London   Croatia crush England Euro dreams  Croatia demolished England's dreams of a place in the finals with a dramatic 3-2 triumph that sent Russia through as Group E runners-up

  Pakistan   Imran Khan released  Police released jailed opposition party leader Imran Khan, a former Pakistani cricket star, who had been on a hunger strike

  Tehran     Tehran paper attacks Ahmadinejad Map of Tehran  In a rare attack on the president, a hardline newspaper has accused him of behaving immorally towards his political rivals

  Saudi Arabia Rape victim's husband blames judge  The husband said his wife is 'a crushed human being,' but blamed a judge -- not the judicial system -- for treating her as a criminal

  London Diana's private secretary testifies  Michael Gibbins told an inquest jury that he repeatedly expressed concern about security and possible bad publicity

  Darfur Sudanese 'to disarm camp'  Darfur refugee camp residents were warned they would be disarmed by the Sudanese army

  Sweden Victory gives Sweden finals place  Sweden sealed their place at Euro 2008 with a 2-1 victory over Latvia which rendered Northern Ireland's bid to win in Spain irrelevant

  Philippines Tropical storms threaten thousands  President Arroyo ordered the evacuation of thousands of people in the eastern Philippines ahead of a powerful tropical storm

Evening News


  Paris   Talks fail to end strike
  French commuters are facing a 9th day of travel chaos as a country-wide strike by transport workers continues


  Washington   U.S. submits missile defense plans  The United States submitted a proposal to Russia for cooperation on missile defense in eastern Europe, seeking to defuse the issue

  Colombia Colombia halts Chavez mediation  Colombia has ended the involvement of Venezuelan President in attempts to negotiate a prisoner swap with left-wing rebels

  Australia PM Howard condemns fake leaflets  John Howard has condemned party members' use of fake leaflets implying Labor backed Muslim bombers, 2 days before nationwide polls

San Francisco Bay Area , November 21, 2007 Timeline