By TRG Alerts Admin
AFRICA: Somali officials said they are considering integrating the country’s troops in Somalia into the UN-backed African Union force fighting Shebab rebels there.
AMERICAS: Venezuelan President Maduro said a Mexican plane forced to land in his country and destroyed earlier this week was full of cocaine.
ASIA: Indian PM Singh will not attend the Commonwealth Summit in Sri Lanka in protest against human rights crimes committed by the Sri Lankan military in 2009.
EUROPE: The Bulgarian Interior Ministry reported over 100 clandestine immigrants were turned away at the country’s Turkish border.
MIDDLE EAST: Turkish FM Davutoglu arrived in Iraq for meetings with top officials seeking to promote a “fresh start” between the two countries.
TECHNOLOGY: Several staffers at Bloomberg News alleged the company self-censors articles it believes may anger China.
Iran: Geneva talks fail to produce a deal, negotiators will reconvene on 20NOV.
Iranian President Rouhani said “rights to enrichment” of uranium were “red lines” that would not be crossed in a future deal.
British Foreign Secretary Hague expressed confidence that agreement between world powers and Iran is within reach.
Israel Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said his government plans to lobby the US Congress to prevent a deal being reached.
Ethiopia: Officials said they are considering integrating the country’s troops in Somalia into the UN-backed African Union force fighting Shebab rebels there. (AFP)
Nigeria: Police said unidenteified gunmen attacked five villages in Benue State, killing six and burning multiple houses. (AFP)
Somalia: The UNSC expressed outrage over the Mogadishu hotel car bombing, which claimed at least five lives. (Xinhua)
Argentina: Doctors gave President Kirchner, who underwent brain surgery, permission to return to work. (BBC)
Venezuela: President Maduro said a Mexican plane forced to land in his country and destroyed earlier this week was full of cocaine. (AFP)
Venezuela: The Miami Herald confirmed its journalist who spent nearly 48 hours in custody was released. (AFP)
Region: Indian PM Singh will not attend the Commonwealth Summit in Sri Lanka, in protest against human rights crimes by the Sri Lankan military in 2009. (Xinhua)
Afghanistan: A local official reported 45 militants renounced fighting against the government in the northern Baghlan province. (Xinhua)
China: The Meteorological Administration raised its highest alert for Typhoon Haiyan as six crew members of a cargo boat were reported missing at sea. (AFP)
Maldives: The Supreme Court blocked a second round run-off in the presidential elections until 16NOV. (Xinhua)
Bulgaria: The Interior Ministry reported over 100 clandestine immigrants were turned away at the country’s Turkish border. (AFP)
Greece: Police said small clashes broke out between them and supporters of former public broadcaster ERT, as a government no-confidence vote was to take place. (AFP)
Germany: Kristallnacht was remembered with silent memorials and events on the 75th anniversary of this infamous Holocaust event. (DPA)
Iraq: Turkish FM Davutoglu arrived in Baghdad for meetings with top officials seeking to promote a “fresh start” between the two countries. (AFP)
Kuwait: The cabinet approved a decision to set up a high-level ministerial committee to review government subsidies on commodities and services. (AFP)
Saudi Arabia: Police said two were killed during a nationwide crackdown on illegal expatriates. (AFP)
Syria: Sources at Istanbul talks said the opposition is closer to agreeing to Geneva peace talks but first wants the blessing of rebels inside the country. (Reuters)
TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATIONS
Journalism/Censorship: Several staffers at Bloomberg News alleged the company self-censors articles it believes may anger China. (NYT)
Typhoon 31W (Haiyan)
Location: 132 miles NNE of Da Nang, Vietnam
Movement: NW at 21 mph
Winds: 92 mph
Tropical Cyclone 03A (Three)
Location: 224 miles S of Ras Binnah, Somalia
Movement: WSW at 2 mph
Winds: 46 mph
Hurricanes: Nothing to report.
Earthquakes: Nothing to report.
Volcanoes: Nothing to report.
Global Disease Outbreaks:
TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK (11NOV)
Global: Conference of parties to the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change will begin in Warsaw, Poland (to 22NOV)
Angola: Independence Day – 1975
Cambodia and Thailand: ICJ to issue verdict on border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand
Colombia: Independence of Cartagena – 1811
Libya: Anniversary of Niger granting asylum to Saadi Gadaffi, Muammar’s son – 2011
India: Asia-Europe Meeting in New Delhi (to 12NOV)
Iran: IAEA Head Amano holds talks with Iran
Myanmar: National Day – 1991
Nigeria: Anniversary of gunmen killing 5 Christians in Yobe state – 2012
Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of Yasser Arafa’s death – 2004
Poland: Independence Day – 1989
Syria: Anniversary of opposition signing unity deal in Doha to form national coalition – 2012
United States: Veteran’s Day
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