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November 28

Armed conflicts and attacks

Five Peshmerga fighters are killed and four more are wounded during a shooting and bombing attack by the Islamic State in Diyala.
Source: Al Jazeera external link
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Six Sudanese soldiers are killed during a confrontation with Ethiopian troops in a disputed border region.
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A convoy carrying French troops in Niger opens fire against locals in Téra, Tillabéri Region, who were protesting against the French presence in the country, killing two people and wounding 18 others.
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Disasters and accidents

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Peru at 131 kilometres (81 mi) of depth, killing one person and injuring 12 others. 75 homes are destroyed and around 220 homes are damaged. The earthquake is felt as far south as Lima. President Pedro Castillo orders the deployment of relief and also viewed the area in a military aircraft.
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Law and crime

Sixty-seven protesters are arrested in Isfahan during a protest against water shortages.
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Politics and elections

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Hondurans go to the polls to elect their next President.
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Kyrgyzstan holds parliamentary elections after the annulment of the results of the October 2020 elections due to protests.
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November 27

Disasters and accidents

Three people are killed in the United Kingdom as Storm Arwen hits the British Isles. Widespread damage and travel disruptions are reported in Scotland and North East England, with 100,000 people losing power.
Source: BBC News external link

Armed conflicts and attacks

France says that it is willing to discuss greater autonomy for Guadeloupe if "it is in the interests of the people who live there". The Caribbean archipelago has experienced violent demonstrations in recent days, and Guadeloupean officials have raised the issue of autonomy with France.
Source: Reuters external link

Business and economy

The World Trade Organization postpones its four-day Ministerial Conference, which was scheduled to be held on November 29 in Geneva, Switzerland, amid the emergence of the new Omicron variant that was declared a "variant of concern" by the WHO.
Source: France 24 external link

November 26

Business and economy

Stocks and oil prices decline sharply amid growing concerns over the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.
Source: CNBC external link

International relations

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Russia of plotting a coup against him and says that Ukrainian tycoon Rinat Akhmetov was being enlisted to help plan the coup. Zelensky says that his country "is prepared for any scenario" as tensions rise.
Source: The Washington Post external link
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko makes a public appearance at the Belarus–Poland border for the first time since the migrant crisis began. Lukashenko gave a speech to migrants, telling them that they were free to either return home or head west, saying, "If you want to go westwards, we won't detain you, choke you, beat you. It's up to you. Go through. Go."
Source: Reuters external link
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emmanuel Macron sign a treaty that strengthens the ties between the two countries "in areas including defence, migration, the economy, culture and trade".
Source: ANSA external link

Disasters and accidents

A passenger bus crashes on a highway in San José del Rincón, Mexico, killing 19 people and injuring 32 others.
Source: ABC News external link

Armed conflicts and attacks

Australian Federal Police take control of the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara following three days of civil unrest. A night time curfew begins at 7:00 p.m. local time while rioting and looting continues in the Chinatown suburb of the city.
Source: Reuters external link
Three people are found dead at a burnt-out store in the Chinatown suburb in Honiara.
Source: Al Jazeera external link

Law and crime

Three people are killed and four others injured during a mass shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
Source: NBC News external link