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While U Slept: Big 5 News Breaking Overnight. Monday, November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010

MINERS IN CHINA RESCUED, 29 IN NEW ZEALAND STILL MISSING Rescuers pull to safety all 29 people trapped in a flooded mine in southwestern China a day after they were stranded. Meanwhile in New Zealand, 29 men remain missing after an explosion at a coal mine last week. (AFP)

UK TO LEND £7BN TO AILING IRELAND Chancellor George Osborne confirms that Britain will lend £7 billion to Ireland, which he described as the country’s “closest economic neighbor.” (FinancialTimes)

FACING TERROR THREAT, GERMANY LIMITS ACCESS TO PARLIAMENT
Germany indefinitely closes specific areas of the Reichstag parliamentary building, citing terrorist threats. (CNN)

SON OF AUNG SAN SUU KYI GRANTED BURMA VISA Kim Aris receives a visa, allowing him to travel to Burma, where his mother, Aung San Suu Kyi, was recently released from prison. (BBC)

NAZI SUSPECT DIES AHEAD OF TRIAL German Nazi suspect Samuel Kanz dies ahead of a war crimes trial, in which he faced charges for killing 430,000 Jews. (BBC)

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