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What Happened on 11 November 2014

48 students killed in suicide bomb attack at Nigerian school

At least 48 school students were killed and about 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Nigeria, believed to… Read More.

Maternal death rates could soar in Ebola-hit countries

Charities working in west Africa, according to media reports, say that one in seven women in Ebola-hit countries could die… Read More.

Israeli woman, soldier killed as violence escalates

Two people, a woman and a soldier, have been killed in knife attacks by Palestinians as violence escalates in Israel,… Read More.

Catalonia's leader renews call for formal referendum on independence

Catalonia’s leader Artur Mas has pledged to accelerate steps towards independence after initial results from the non-binding referendum showed that… Read More.

Senior pastor among 9 killed in Bahamas plane crash

All nine people on board a plane were killed after it crashed on the Grand Bahama island near Freeport on… Read More.

Botched sterilization surgery kills eight women in India

Eight women died in central India’s Chhattisgarh state after they underwent sterilization surgery at a government-held health camp, media reports… Read More.

Alibaba hopes to break 'Singles' Day' sales record

Alibaba, the online retailing giant, sold goods worth $2 billion during the first hour on the ‘Singles’ Day’ annual sale… Read More.

Apec summit: Xi Jinping calls for further economic integration

China’s president Xi Jinping has called upon Asia-Pacific countries to step up economic integration in order to accelerate global growth,… Read More.

David Moyes is new Real Sociedad manager

David Moyes, the ex-boss of Manchester United, is the new manager of Real Sociedad, according to media reports. Moyes, 51,… Read More.

Facebook Messenger service has 500 million users

Facebook’s messaging service now has over 500 million users across the world, media reports say. Users of the Messenger app… Read More.

Obama supports 'net neutrality' plan

The US President Barack Obama has said that open internet access ought to be seen as a basic right for… Read More.

Cranberries singer arrested for 'alleged assault' in flight

Dolores O'Riordan, the singer of the legendary Irish group Cranberries, has been arrested on Monday, November 10, for allegedly assaulting… Read More.