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Main News for November 25

Topic: Top stories of the day

23:58 25/11/2012
A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours

RUSSIA

Eight members of a Russian special duties riot police unit have been hurt in the course of an operation to regain control of a prison where convicts have run riot, local Interior Ministry sources said.

Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev expects he "probably will" go to prison over his involvement in a brawl on Russian TV earlier this year, his son Yevgeny Lebedev said on the BBC's Andrew Marr show.

Seven miners were injured in an explosion at a coal mine in western Siberia, a local source told RIA Novosti.

Eight people were injured after a Russian An-2 biplane caught fire after crash landing in West Siberia.

Human rights organization Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG) has been forced to appeal to ordinary Russians for financial help in order to continue its work, after financial assistance from abroad was cut off by a new NGO law passed last week.

 

WORLD

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have proposed a radical new sovereign debt restructuring plan for Greece, the second such plan in a year, German daily Der Spiegel's online paper said.

Egypt’s judges union called for "the nationwide suspension of work in all courts and prosecution administrations" in protest against President Mohamed Morsi’s new constitutional declaration, which gives him sweeping new powers.

A Chinese Shenyang J-15 fighter jet successfully carried out the first arrested deck landing on the country’s only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, Xinhua reported citing naval sources.

Spain's Basque separatist group ETA said it is ready to disband and enter talks with the French and Spanish governments if certain conditions are met, a Basque news site reported.

A music clip produced by South Korean rap sensation Psy has topped YouTube's all-time list of most-viewed videos, YouTube said on its website.

A powerful explosion on the Egyptian side of the town of Rafah divided between Egypt and the Gaza Strip destroyed a part of a building used by Egyptian intelligence, Al Arabiya reported.

At least 112 people have died in a fire that broke out in a clothes factory in Bangladesh, Sky News reported, citing local officials.

 

SPORT

Police arrested more than 160 people after the derby game between Spartak Moscow and Dynamo Moscow, the city police’s rapid-reaction force said.

Sebastian Vettel won a third straight Formula One title after a thrilling race in Brazil that saw Jenson Button win his third race of the season.

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