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What Happened on 17 November 2014

Iran and world powers to make final push for historic deal

An end to more than a decade of stalemate over the Iranian nuclear program is at hand as Iran and… Read More.

Putin quits G20 summit early after pressure over Ukraine

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit early as several western leaders piled up the pressure on him to… Read More.

Nigerian forces 'recapture' Chibok town

Nigeria’s army says it has retaken Chibok town, the place from where 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in… Read More.

Michel Kafando appointed as transitional president of Burkina Faso

Michel Kafando, the former foreign minister, has been named as the transitional president of Burkina Faso as the country navigates… Read More.

Farc peace talks suspended after general's abduction

Peace talks with Farc rebels have been suspended by the Colombian government after the reported abduction of a top army… Read More.

Corruption scandal: Portugal minister resigns

Miguel Macedo, the interior minister of Portugal, has resigned following a probe into allegations of corruption concerning residence permit allocations,… Read More.

Klaus Iohannis set to become Romanian president

Romania’s Prime Minister and Social Democrat Leader Victor Ponta has admitted defeat in the presidential election run-off to Klaus Iohannis,… Read More.

David Cameron warns of a second global crash

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has warned of a second crash in the world economy, according to media reports. In… Read More.

Japanese economy shrinks into recession

Japan’s economy has fallen into a recession after contracting for two straight quarters in what is a huge setback to… Read More.

Kohli leads India to victory as India beat Sri Lanka 5-0

India’s Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 139 to lead India to a three-wicket win against Sri Lanka and complete a… Read More.

Back injury forces Federer out of ATP World Tour final

In a disappointing end to the ATP World Tour, Roger Federer withdrew from the final against World number one Novak… Read More.

Euro qualifiers: Italy draws 1-1 with Croatia

A Euro qualifier Group H match between Italy and Croatia ended in a 1-1 draw amid several disturbances, including flares… Read More.