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What Happened on 12 November 2015

Chinese security agents use 'medieval methods of torture': Amnesty

Security agents in China continue to use “medieval” torture methods on lawyers, activists and government opponents, the… Read More.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi to meet with President as her party heads for victory

Thein Sein, the president of Myanmar, has agreed to meet with National League of Democracy leader Aung… Read More.

Sweden introduces border checks to control flow of migrants

Sweden has introduced temporary border checks to control the influx of migrants into the country. Anders Ygeman,… Read More.

Spain: Catalonia's leaders vow to press ahead with independence bid

Catalonia’s pro-independence leaders have vowed to carry on with their plans to break away from Spain though… Read More.

China Singles' Day: Shoppers spend $9.3bn in 12 hours

Shoppers in China splurged more than $9 billion in the first 12 hours of the Singles’ Day… Read More.

Cricket: Hafeez scores unbeaten century as Pakistan beat England

Mohammad Hafeez's unbeaten century helped Pakistan score a comprehensive six-wicket victory over England in the first one-day international at Abu… Read More.

Putin calls for investigation into doping claims

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has ordered a probe into claims that Russian athletes have been involved in a systematic “state-supported”… Read More.

Drummer and 'fifth Beatle' Andy White dies, aged 85

Andy White, who played drums for the American version of the famous Beatles’ song "Love Me Do", has died at… Read More.