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Ongoing events

Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal
Atlantic hurricane season
Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak
Bali bombings investigation
UK Conservative Party leadership election
DeLay political financing scandal
French urban violence
Fuel prices / Peak oil
Iran's nuclear program
Kashmir earthquake
London bombings investigation
Malawi food crisis
Niger food crisis
North Korea's nuclear program
Pacific hurricane season
Pacific typhoon season
Plame CIA leak investigation
Summit of the Americas protests

Upcoming events

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
Forum for the Future (Bahrain 2005)

Deaths in November

6: Rod Donald
5: John Fowles
1: Michael Piller

Upcoming elections

November 8: California special election
November 8: New Jersey State elections
November 8: Virginia State elections
November 8: Northern Mariana Islands elections
November 13: Burkina Faso, President
November 15: Greenland, Parliament
November 17: Sri Lanka, President
November 20: Haiti elections
November 21: Kenya constitutional referendum
November 23: Jersey, States
November 27: Armenia constitutional referendum
November 27: Honduras elections
November 27: D.R.C. constitutional referendum
November 27: Gabon, President
November 2005: Egypt, Parliament
November 2005: Falkland Islands, Parliament
December 4: Kazakhstan elections
December 4: Venezuela, Parliament
December 11: Chile, Parliament and President
December 11: Transnistria Parliament
December 18: Bolivia, General
December 18: Tanzanian elections
December 24: Pitcairn, Island Council & Magistrate

Recent election results

October 15: Iraqi constitution vote
October 23: Polish presidential runoff
October 23: Argentine parliamentary
November 6: Azerbaijan, Parliament

Ongoing armed conflicts

Arab-Israeli conflict (Al-Aqsa Intifada)
Second Chechen War
Second Congo War
Conflict in Iraq
Darfur conflict in Sudan
Civil war in Côte d'Ivoire
Conflict in northern Uganda
South Thailand insurgency

Upcoming holidays
and observances

November

November : Chhath (India, Nepal)
11: Pepero Day (South Korea)
11: St. Martin's Day (Netherlands)
11: Veterans' Day (United States)
11: Rememberance Day (Australia)
12: Birth of Bahá'u'lláh (Bahá'í Faith)
15: Shichigosan (Japan)
16: Loy Krathong (Thailand)
20: Zumbi Day (Brazil)
24: Thanksgiving (United States)
30: Bonifacio Day (Philippines)

Ongoing trials

Australia: Bradley John Murdoch
Chile: Augusto Pinochet
Indonesia: Bali Nine
Indonesia: Michelle Leslie
Iraq: Iraqi Special Tribunal
Saddam Hussein and others
Neth.: ICTY
Slobodan Milošević, among others
Russia: Nur-Pashi Kulayev
U.S.: Zacarias Moussaoui
U.S.: Brian Nichols
U.S.: Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District

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2004: January February March April May June July August September October November December
2003: January February March April May June July August September October November December
2002: January February March April May June July August September October November December
2001: January February March April May June July August September October November December
2000: January February March April May June July August September October November December


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