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Main News of November 4

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Main News of November 4 - Sputnik International
A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


* Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Sunday called on members of the country’s parliament to support the 2013 budget and austerity package, needed to secure another bailout tranche, and “save the country from disaster”

* Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has established a new naval base in the Strait of Hormuz, the export route for around 25 percent of the world's crude oil, the Fars news agency said

* Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has refused to fulfill the request by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili to leave the presidential palace

* Rebels in Syria said they were involved in a fierce fight against government forces to gain control of a key airbase in the country’s north, which is located between the city of Aleppo and the capital Damascus, world media reported

* Ukraine’s United Opposition led by imprisoned opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party has called on its supporters to gather in the Ukrainian capital on Monday to protest against the alleged falsification of the vote count at the country’s parliamentary election



* Thousands of Russian nationalists and ultra-conservative Orthodox activists marched along a central Moscow embankment to protest mass immigration and demand tougher internal travel restrictions on people from the country’s mainly Muslim North Caucasus

* Moscow is ready to discuss sending international monitors and a UN peacekeeping mission to Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said

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