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April 2005 : - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December - April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ← - 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in December • 30 Artie Shaw • 29 Julius Axelrod • 28 Jacques Dupuis • 28 Jerry Orbach • 28 Susan Sontag • 26 Reggie White • 26 Sir Angus Ogilvy • 23 P. V. Narasimha Rao • 23 Doug Ault • 19 Renata Tebaldi • 16... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in January • 29 Ephraim Kishon • 25 Philip Johnson • 23 Johnny Carson • 22 Parveen Babi • 20 Jan Nowak-Jeziorański • 17 Virginia Mayo • 17 Zhao Ziyang • 15... February 2005 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December - → Pope John Paul II is taken to a hospital suffering from a serious case of influenza. ... ← - 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in March • 31 – Terri Schiavo • 30 – Mitch Hedberg • 29 – Johnnie Cochran • 27 – Wilfred Bigelow • 26 – Paul Hester • 26 – James Callaghan • 21 – Jeff Weise • 21 – Bobby Short • 19 – John De Lorean • 18 – Gary Bertini • 17 – George F... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Wikimedia Commons has media related to: May 2005 Deaths in May May 26: Eddie Albert May 25: Ismail Merchant May 25: Sunil Dutt May 25: Graham Kennedy May 22: Thurl Ravenscroft May 21: Howard Morris May 21... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in June June 27: Shelby Foote June 27: John T. Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... January 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accuses European nations of trying to complete the Holocaust by creating a Jewish camp Israel in the Middle East. ...

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Deaths in April

1: Harald Juhnke
2: Pope John Paul II
5: Dale Messick
• 5: Saul Bellow
6: Prince Rainier III
9: Andrea Dworkin
16: Marla Ruzicka
23: Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen
• 23: John Mills
24: Ezer Weizman
26: Augusto Roa Bastos
← - 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in March • 31 – Terri Schiavo • 30 – Mitch Hedberg • 29 – Johnnie Cochran • 27 – Wilfred Bigelow • 26 – Paul Hester • 26 – James Callaghan • 21 – Jeff Weise • 21 – Bobby Short • 19 – John De Lorean • 18 – Gary Bertini • 17 – George F... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Wikimedia Commons has media related to: May 2005 Deaths in May May 26: Eddie Albert May 25: Ismail Merchant May 25: Sunil Dutt May 25: Graham Kennedy May 22: Thurl Ravenscroft May 21: Howard Morris May 21... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in April • 22 – Philip Morrison Events Hannover Messe Fair, April 11-15 Technology-Innovation-Automation NAB2005 Convention in Las Vegas Worlds Largest Electronic Media Show Robonexus 2005 in Silicon Valley Related pages • 2005 in science... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- &#8594; Deaths in April &#8211; 23 April Joh Bjelke-Petersen Events in April Elections in April April 26, 2005 The Civil Unions and Relationships Acts come into force in New Zealand, which allow same-sex and de... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- &#8594; This page deals with events in the English-speaking places of Europe. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- &#8594; This page deals with events related to Hong Kong and Macao. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → This page deals with current events in Malaysia and Singapore Deaths in April Other recent deaths Events in April Holidays in April Related pages 2005 in Malaysia 2005 in Singapore About this page April 20, 2005 (Wednesday... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- &#8594; This page deals with events in the United States, its insular areas, and other American interests. ... Monthly events by year: 2005, 2006. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Harald Juhnke (pronounced you-nke) (June 10, 1929 in Charlottenburg, Berlin - April 1, 2005 in Rüdersdorf near Berlin), actually Harry Heinz Herbert Juhnke, was a well-known German actor, comedian and entertainer. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Dale Messick (born April 11, 1906) is an American comic strip creator. ... Bellow as depicted in his Nobel diploma. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III (Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; May 31, 1923–April 6, 2005), styled HSH The Sovereign Prince of Monaco, ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost fifty-six years, making him one of the longest ruling monarchs of the 20th Century. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Andrea Rita Dworkin (September 26, 1946 – April 9, 2005) was an American radical feminist and writer best known for her criticism of pornography, which she linked with rape and other forms of violence against women. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... Marla Ruzicka (December 31, 1976 – April 16, 2005) was an American Green Party activist and aid worker who was killed by a car bomb blast in Baghdad. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, (13 January 1911 – 23 April 2005), New Zealand-born Australian politician, was the longest-serving and longest-lived Premier of the state of Queensland. ... John Mills as Professor Bernard Quatermass in the Thames Television science-fiction serial Quatermass (1979). ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... Ezer Weizman (עזר ויצמן) (Tel Aviv, June 15, 1924 – Caesarea Maritima, April 24, 2005) was the seventh President of the State of Israel (1993-2000). ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... Augusto Roa Bastos, (June 13, 1917 – April 26, 2005), was a Paraguayan novelist, widely acclaimed as one of the greatest that nation has produced. ...

Ongoing events

None listed For the new year, See Deaths in 2006. ...

Ongoing armed conflicts

None listed

Election results in April

None listed

Ongoing trials

ICTY: Slobodan Milošević
Iraq: Iraqi Special Tribunal
Saddam Hussein, among others
The International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991, more commonly referred to as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), is a body of the United Nations (UN) established to... Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević   (IPA Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Милошевић) (20 August 1941 – 11 March 2006) was President of Serbia and of Yugoslavia. ... The Iraq Special Tribunal is a body established under Iraqi national law to try Iraqi nationals or residents accused of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes or other serious crimes committed between 1968 and 2003. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majidida al-Tikriti (Arabic: ‎ [1]; born April 28, 1937[2]), was the President of Iraq from July 16, 1979 until April 9, 2003, when he was deposed during the United States-led 2003 invasion of Iraq. ...

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Click on the • beside each date for the details of one day at a time, April 1 includes world wide 'April the first' hoaxes.

1 April 2005

April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also March 31, 2005 - April 2005 - April 2, 2005 Hamas and Islamic Jihad have declared, in principle, their intention to join the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). ... Hamas (Arabic: ‎; acronym: Arabic: ‎, or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement; the Arabic acronym means zeal) is a Palestinian Sunni Islamist organization that currently (since January 2006) forms the majority party of the Palestinian National Authority. ... The emblem of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad shows a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) superimposed on the images of the Dome of the Rock, two fists and two rifles. ... The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (Arabic Munazzamat al-Tahrir Filastiniyyah &#1605;&#1606;&#1592;&#1605;&#1577; &#1578;&#1581;&#1585;&#1610;&#1585; &#1601;&#1604;&#1587;&#1591;&#1610;&#1606;&#1610;&#1577; ) is a political and paramilitary organization of Palestinian Arabs dedicated to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state to consist of the... A death squad is an armed group that carries out, usually in secrecy, extrajudicial assassinations and forced disappearances of activists, dissidents and others perceived as interfering with a social or political status quo. ... Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area    - City 1,260 km² Population    - City (2005) 5,613,000 [1]  - Density 4,781/km²  - Metro 11,620,000 [2] Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3) Website: www. ... Google, Inc. ... Gmail, officially Google Mail in the United Kingdom and Germany, is a free webmail and POP3 e-mail service provided by Google. ... A gigabyte (derived from the SI prefix giga-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one billion (that is, a thousand million) bytes. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... Septic shock is a serious medical condition causing such effects as multiple organ failure and death in response to infection and sepsis. ... The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the organ of the United Nations charged with maintaining peace and security among nations. ... In the context of war, a war crime is a punishable offense under International Law, for violations of the laws of war by any person or persons, military or civilian. ... This article is about the Darfur region of western Sudan. ... Official logo of the ICC. The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established in 2002 as a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, crime of aggression, and war crimes, as defined by several international agreements, most prominently the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. ... Poster of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change accusing the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front of election fraud Parliamentary elections were held in Zimbabwe on March 31, 2005. ... The Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) has been the ruling party in Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, led by Robert Mugabe, first as Prime Minister with the party simply known as ZANU, and then as President from 1988 after taking over ZAPU and renaming the party ZANU... Parliamentary Opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system. ... The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) was founded in 1999 as the official opposition party to the Zanu-PF party led by Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe. ... The United Liberation Front of Asom is a separatist organization from Assam. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... Hydroelectric dam diagram The waters of Llyn Stwlan, the upper reservoir of the Ffestiniog Pumped-Storage Scheme in north Wales, can just be glimpsed on the right. ... The Minuteman Project Civil Defense Corps was started in April 2005 by a group of American citizens to deter illegal crossings of the United States–Mexico border. ... The international border between Mexico and the United States runs a total of 3,141 km (1,951 miles) from San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Baja California, in the west to Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas, in the east. ... It has been suggested that Arizona Governors Mansion be merged into this article or section. ... The Bank of New York (NYSE: BK), sometimes BNY, is a global financial services company operating in four primary business areas: Securities servicing Treasury management Investment management Private banking The Bank of New York was founded by Alexander Hamilton in 1784, making it the oldest bank in the United States. ... ZONE is a J-pop band started in Sapporo, Japan in 1999, who went on to become a hit in 2000 with their single Good Days. ...

2 April 2005

April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also April 1, 2005 - April 2005 - April 3, 2005 Pope John Paul II passes away at 9:37 PM Vatican time (CEST) at the age of 84, thus beginning the period of Sede vacante. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... Central European Summer Time (CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Sede vacante is the vacancy of the episcopal see of a particular church in the Canon law of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Epicentre map from NOAA USGS image depicting earthquake zones for the Sunda Trench - Damage zones for 1833 and 1861, then 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, and 28 March 2005 Sumatran earthquake. ... The Australian Defence Force numbers about 53,000 full-time active duty personnel plus another 20,700 reservists. ... The Westland Sea King is a license-built version of the Sikorsky helicopter of the same name, built by Westland Helicopters. ... Pulau Nias, off Sumatra, Indonesia Nias (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. ... The California Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Caltech)[1] is a private, coeducational university located in Pasadena, California, in the United States. ... General Name, Symbol, Number xenon, Xe, 54 Chemical series noble gases Group, Period, Block 18, 5, p Appearance colorless Atomic mass 131. ... A zeptogram (symbol: Zg) is an SI unit of mass. ... Riccardo Muti (born July 28, 1941, in Naples) is an Italian conductor best known for being the Music Director of Milans La Scala opera house, a position he held from 1986 to 2005, and of The Philadelphia Orchestra from 1980 to 1992. ... The title of music director is used by many orchestras to designate the primary conductor of the orchestra. ... The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, by night. ... An opera house is a building where operas are performed. ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese: Milán (listen)) is the main city of northern Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. ... Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of the juice of fruits, usually grapes. ... Montpellier (Occitan Montpelhièr) is a city in the south of France. ... Carcassonne (Carcassona in Occitan) is a fortified French town, in the Aude département of which it is the préfecture, in the former province of Languedoc. ... Dynamite is an explosive based on the explosive potential of nitroglycerin using diatomaceous earth (Kieselguhr) as an adsorbent. ... Comité régional daction viticole (CRAV, Regional Committee of Wine Action), is a French group of radical wine producers. ... Girija Prasad Koirala at the UN Summit Girija Prasad Koirala (born 1921) is the Prime Minister of Nepal. ... In justice and law, house arrest is the situation where a person is confined (by the authorities) to his or her residence. ...

3 April 2005

April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 3, 2005 Conflict in Iraq: A group of at least 40 Iraqi insurgents attacks Baghdads Abu Ghraib prison, using car bombs, grenades, and small arms. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... Iraqi militants celebrating orders being given to the surrounding Coalition forces to stand down, Fallujah, May 1 2004. ... Baghdad ( translit: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Map of Iraq highlighting Abu Ghraib The city of Abu Ghraib (BGN/PCGN romanization: AbÅ« Ghurayb; أبو غريب in Arabic) in Iraq is located 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of Baghdads city center, or some 15 km northwest of Baghdad International Airport. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... For other uses, see John Howard (disambiguation). ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the UK Labour Party, and Member of the UK Parliament... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (born 9 December 1920 in Livorno) is an Italian politician and banker who has been both Prime Minister of Italy and President of the Italian Republic. ... Lawrence Gonzi Lawrence Gonzi (born July 1, 1953) is the Prime Minister and finance minister of Malta. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... View across St. ... A hawk eating its prey Death is the end of life, the full cessation of vital functions in a biological organism. ... Askar Akayev Askar Akayevich Akayev (Аскар Акаевич Акаев) (born November 10, 1944 in Kyzyl-Bairak, Kirghiz SSR) served as President of Kyrgyzstan from 1990 to March 2005, when he was deposed by a popular uprising dubbed the Tulip Revolution. ... Swiss longsword, 15th or 16th century Look up Sword in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Tamil people are an ethnic group from the Indian subcontinent with a recorded history going back more than two millennia. ... Stuttgart [], located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 590,000 (as of September 2005) in the city and around 3 million in the metropolitan area. ... The Marburg virus is the causative agent of Marburg hemorrhagic fever. ... Uige is the capital city of Uige Province in Mozambique. ... Hat Yai (also Haad Yai) (Thai หาดใหญ่) is a city in southern Thailand near the boundary to Malaysia. ... Songkhla is both a city and a province in Thailand. ...

4 April 2005

April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also April 3, 2005 - April 2005 - April 5, 2005 Israel is to begin dumping 10,000 tonnes of rubbish in the West Bank every month. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the largest multilateral source of grant technical assistance in the world. ... The Arab Human Development Report is published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States. ... U.S. Army SFC Paul R. Smith, Medal of Honor for actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom (April 4, 2003). ... Baghdad ( translit: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000... The Holy See (Latin: Sancta Sedes, lit. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... The funeral of Pope John Paul II was held on 8 April 2005, six days after his death on 2 April. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... The Basilica of Saint Peter from Castel SantAngelo. ... Saint Peter, also known as Simon ben Jonah/BarJonah, Simon Peter, Cephas and Kepha — original name Simon or Simeon (Acts 15:14) — was one of the Twelve Apostles whom Jesus chose from among his original disciples. ... Nubian wedding with some international modern touches, near Aswan, Egypt Preparing for the photographs, at a wedding in Thornbury Castle, England A traditional Japanese wedding ceremony A wedding is a civil or religious ceremony which celebrates the beginning of a marriage. ... The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor; born Windsor, 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. ... Camilla Parker Bowles (born July 17 1947) was mistress, now girlfriend, of Charles, Prince of Wales. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... Official logo of the ICC. The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established in 2002 as a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, crime of aggression, and war crimes, as defined by several international agreements, most prominently the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. ... The Darfur conflict is an ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan, mainly between the Janjaweed, a government-supported militia recruited from local Arab tribes, and the non-Arab peoples of the region. ... Flag flown by the Taliban. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957 [1]), most commonly known as Osama bin Laden is a militant Islamist and one of the founders of al-Qaeda. ... Al-Qaeda (Arabic: &#1575;&#1604;&#1602;&#1575;&#1593;&#1583;&#1577;, the foundation or the base) is the name given to a worldwide network of militant Islamist organizations under the leadership of Osama bin Laden. ... The Iraqi National Assembly is the unicameral parliament of Iraq which meets in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic &#1587;&#1606;&#1617;&#1577;) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... Hajim al-Hassani (born 1954, Kirkuk) is the speaker of the Iraqi National Assembly under the Iraqi Transitional Government. ... Shi&#8216;as (the adjective in Arabic is &#1588;&#1610;&#1593;&#1609; shi&#8216;i; English has traditionally used Shiite) which mean follower in Arabic make up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%-35% of all Muslim. ... Dr. Hussain al-Shahristani is an Iraqi Shiite nuclear scientist. ... Kurds are one of the Iranian peoples and speak Kurdish, a north-Western Iranian language related to Persian. ... Aref Tayfour is the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi National Assembly. ... A caricature of Gustave Courbet taking down a Morris column, published by Le Père Duchêne illustré magazine Vandalism is the conspicuous defacement destruction of a structure or symbol against the will of the owner/governing body. ... Graffiti is the unofficial application of graphics on publicly viewable surfaces. ... For other people named Rabin, see Rabin (disambiguation). ... Lea Rabin (April 8, 1928 in Königsberg, East Prussia, &#8212; November 12, 2000 in Petach Tikvah, Israel) was the wife of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. ... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ... Tomb of Theodor Herzl at the top of Mount Herzl, Jerusalem, Israel. ... Panoramic view from Mt. ... It has been suggested that Rotational bell painting be merged into this article or section. ... Amnesty International symbol Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) comprising a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.[1] Essentially it compares actual practices of human rights with internationally accepted standards and demands compliance where these have not... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The President of Nigeria is both head of government and head of state of Nigeria. ... Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo (born March 5, 1937) has been the President of Nigeria since 1999. ... The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the organ of the United Nations charged with maintaining peace and security among nations. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... A peacekeeper can be a person involved in peacekeeping. ... Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (born June 18, 1942) is the President of the Republic of South Africa. ... Vladimir Nicolae Voronin (born May 25, 1941) is the current President of the Republic of Moldova. ... Motto: none Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Republic  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica  - President Boris Tadić Establishment    - Formation 814   - First Serbian Uprising 1804   - Internationally recognized July 13, 1878   - Kingdom of SCS created December 1, 1918... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... In the context of war, a war crime is a punishable offense under International Law, for violations of the laws of war by any person or persons, military or civilian. ... Arms of The Hague The Hague (with capital T; Dutch: Den Haag, or officially s-Gravenhage) is the administrative capital of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province South Holland of which it is also the capital. ... Albanians in Kosovo in 1991 Albanians in Kosovo in 2005 according to the OSCE The Albanians are the largest ethnic group in Kosovo. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Master of Urban Planning (MUP) is a two-year academic/professional Masters degree that qualifies graduates to work as urban planners. ... Jörg Haider in Carinthia (promotional photo) Jörg Haider (born 26 January 1950) is an Austrian politician. ... The Austrian Freedom Party (Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs, abbreviated to FPÖ) is a far-right political party in Austria. ... The Alliance for the Future of Austria ( German Bündnis Zukunft Österreich &#8212; BZÖ) is a political party founded by Jörg Haider and other leading proponents of the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) on April 4, 2005. ...

5 April 2005

April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also April 4, 2005 - April 2005 - April 6, 2005 The government of South Korea complains to the Japanese government about a revised set of official Japanese history schoolbooks. ... Japanese Society for History Textbook Reform (新しい歴史教科書をつくる会) is a group founded in 1997 to promote a more sympathetic view of Japanese history. ... Western imperialism in Asia traces its roots back to the late 15th century with a series of voyages that sought a sea passage to India in the hope of establishing direct trade between Europe and Asia in spices. ... Dokdo is a group of disputed islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) currently administered by South Korea, but also claimed by Japan (where they are known as Takeshima). ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the UK Labour Party, and Member of the UK Parliament... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An African-American drinks out of a water fountain marked for colored in 1939 at a street car terminal in Oklahoma City. ... Rigoberta Menchú Rigoberta Menchú (born in Chimel, Guatemala, January 9, 1959) is a member of the indigenous Quiché Maya group, subject of the widely-read but controversial testimonial biography I, Rigoberta Menchú (1983). ...   (born September 29, 1936) is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, and media proprietor. ... Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings, CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian-American journalist and news anchor. ... Lung cancer is a cancer of the lungs characterized by the presence of malignant tumours. ... Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. ... Wanted poster for the ICTR The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) is a court under the auspices of the United Nations for the prosecution of offenses committed in Rwanda during the genocide which occurred there during April, 1994, commencing on April 6. ... The Rwandan Genocide (French: Génocide au Rwanda) was the massacre of an estimated 800,000 to 1,071,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda, mostly carried out by two extremist Hutu militia groups, the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi, during a period of about 100 days from April... Mumbai (IPA: ,Marathi: मुंबई), formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra, and the most populous city of India, with an estimated population of about 13 million (as of 2006)[1]. Mumbai is located on Salsette Island, off the west coast of Maharashtra. ... The Big Top of Billy Smarts Circus Cambridge 2004. ... Bribery is a crime implying a sum or gift given alters the behaviour of the person in ways not consistent with the duties of that person. ...

6 April 2005

April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also April 5, 2005 - April 2005 - April 7, 2005 Warring factions sign a peace treaty to end the civil war in Côte dIvoire, start immediate disarmament and make plans for new elections. ... A peace treaty is an agreement (a peace treaty) between two hostile parties, usually countries or governments, that formally ends a war or armed conflict. ... Armed insurgents French troops try to separate the belligerents. ... Elections in Côte dIvoire gives information on election and election results in Côte dIvoire. ... The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) was founded in 1999 as the official opposition party to the Zanu-PF party led by Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe. ... Parliamentary Opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system. ... Poster of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change accusing the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front of election fraud Parliamentary elections were held in Zimbabwe on March 31, 2005. ... Robert Gabriel Mugabe KCB (born February 21, 1924) is a Zimbabwean politician. ... The Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) has been the ruling political party in Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, led by Robert Mugabe, first as Prime Minister with the party simply known as ZANU, and then as President from 1988 after taking over ZAPU and renaming the party... The military of the United States, officially known as the United States Armed Forces, is structured into five branches consisting of the: United States Army United States Marine Corps United States Navy United States Air Force United States Coast Guard (recently converted to reporting to the Department of Homeland Security... The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is a versatile, twin-engine, tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter. ... Robinson Helicopter Company (USA) R44, a four seat development of the R22 A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more horizontal rotors, each having two or more rotor blades. ... Afghanistan consists of 34 provinces, or velayat: Badakhshan Badghis Baghlan Balkh Bamiyan Daikondi - established March 28, 2004 Farah Faryab Ghazni Ghowr Helmand Herat Jowzjan Kabul Kandahar Kapisa Khost Konar Kondoz Laghman Lowgar Nangarhar Nimruz Nurestan Oruzgan Paktia Paktika Panjshir - established April 13, 2004 Parvan Samangan Sar-e Pol Takhar Vardak... Ghazni is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. ... The Sacred College of Cardinals is the body of all Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... The Papal conclave of 2005 was convoked due to the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005. ... The Sistine Chapel is the location of the conclave. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... Leonardo and Da Vinci redirect here. ... Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda (La Joconde), is a 16th-century oil painting on poplar wood by Leonardo da Vinci, and is arguably the most famous painting in the world. ... The Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre) in Paris, France, is one of the largest, oldest, most important and famous art galleries and museums in the world. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Jalal Talabani (Kurdish: / Celal Talebanî / Jelal Talebaní Arabic: ‎, ) (born 1933), is an Iraqi politician, who was elected President of Iraq on April 6, 2005, (sworn in the next day, April 7, and once again on April 22, 2006, by the Iraqi National Assembly. ... The President of Iraq is Iraqs head of state. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... The Royal Burgh of Nairn (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Narann), formally North Nairnville, is a burgh in The Highlands of Scotland, lying about fifteen miles east of Inverness on the coast of the Moray Firth. ... His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III (Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; May 31, 1923–April 6, 2005), styled HSH The Sovereign Prince of Monaco, ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost fifty-six years, making him one of the longest ruling monarchs of the 20th Century. ... MST logo Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement, or in Portuguese Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST), is the largest social movement in Latin America with an estimated 1. ... 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7 April 2005

April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 7, 2005 The Mexican Chamber of Deputies votes by 360 to 127 to suspend the executive immunity of Mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico City, thereby removing him from office to face criminal charges. ... The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of Mexicos bicameral legislature, the Congress of the Union. ... The Head of Government ( Spanish: Jefe de Gobierno) wields executive power in the Mexican Federal District (the federal district, or D.F., is the seat of national executive, legislative, and judicial power, and is largely contiguous with the core of the sprawling Mexico City conurbation). ... Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician, affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). ... Country Mexico State Federal District Municipality Mexico City Founded Seat of the Government Capital of the Nation Head of government Marcelo Ebrard Area    - City km² Population    - City (2005) 8,720,916  - Density 5,741/km² Website: http://www. ... Criminal law (also known as penal law) is the body of statutory and common law that deals with crime and the legal punishment of criminal offenses. ... The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a part of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict, is an ongoing dispute between the State of Israel and Palestinian people (or state). ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The remnants of an exploded Qassam rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel. ... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ... Sederot (Hebrew: (help·info); unofficially also spelled Sderot) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... Shaul Mofaz during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on November 10, 2003. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ... The 1949 Armistice Agreements are a set of agreements signed during 1949 between Israel and its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. ... January is the first month of the year and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Panoramic view from Mt. ... Map of Israeli settlements (magenta) in the West Bank. ... Map of the Gaza Strip from The World Factbook. ... The Prime Minister of Israel is the elected head of the Israeli government. ...   (Hebrew: , also known by his diminutive Arik אָרִיק) (born February 27, 1928) is a former Israeli politician and general. ... Gush Katif Gush Katif (also Gush Katiff, Hebrew: גוש קטיף, English: Harvest Belt) was a bloc of 16 Israeli settlements in the southern Gaza Strip. ... The critically endangered Amur Tiger, a rare subspecies of tiger. ... Suborders Cryptodira Pleurodira See text for families. ... Species Several, see text A gazelle is an antelope of the genus Gazella. ... Ibrahim al-Jaafari Dr Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jaafari (&#1575;&#1576;&#1585;&#1575;&#1607;&#1610;&#1605; &#1575;&#1604;&#1575;&#1588;&#1610;&#1602;&#1585; &#1575;&#1604;&#1580;&#1593;&#1601;&#1585;&#1610;) (born 1947) is the new Prime Minister of Iraq in the Iraqi Transitional Government following the elections of January 2005. ... Shi&#699;a Islam (Arabic &#1588;&#1610;&#1593;&#1609; follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%&#8211;35% of all Muslim. ... Allawi at a ceremony for the transfer of governmental authority to the Iraqi Interim Government. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... The Indian Kashmir barrier is a 550 km (330 mile) separation barrier along the 740 km disputed 1972 Line of Control (or ceasefire line) between Indian and Pakistani controlled Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir, India and Azad Kashmir, Pakistan; the rest of the Line of Control is too inaccessible for construction... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ... Motto: Three Principles of the People (三民主義 San-min Chu-i) Anthem: National Anthem of the Republic of China Capital Taipei (de facto)  Nanking (de jure)1  Largest city Taipei Mandarin (GuóyÇ”) Government Semi-presidential system  - President Chen Shui-bian  - Vice President Annette Lu  - Premier Su Tseng-chang Establishment Xinhai... Chen Shui-bian, President of the Republic of China Chen Shui-bian (ch. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from October... Before her arrest Zahra Ziba Kazemi-Ahmadabadi (زهرا کاظمی احمدآبادی in Persian)‎ (1949 - July 11, 2003) was an Iranian (Persian)-born freelance photographer, residing in Montreal (Canada), who died in the custody of Iranian officials following her arrest. ... Shahram Azam is an Iranian doctor famous for his testimony in the death of Zahra Kazemi. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of the United Kingdom and the largest city of England (strangely, England has no constitutional existence within the United Kingdom, and therefore cannot be said to have a capital). ... Sir Ian Blair, QPM (born 19 March 1953) is the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in London. ... This article is about a British tabloid. ... Windsor Castle: The Round Tower or keep dominating the castle, as seen from the River Thames. ... Sinn Féin (pronounced in English, in Irish) is a name used by a series of Irish political movements of the 20th century, each of which claimed sole descent from the original party established by Arthur Griffith in 1905. ... Gerry Adams MP, MLA, (Irish: Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh; born 6 October 1948) is an Irish Republican politician and abstentionist Westminster Member of Parliament for West Belfast. ... This article is about the historical army of the self-proclaimed Irish Republic (1919–1922) which fought in the Irish War of Independence 1919-21, and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. ... The BBC World Service is one of the most widely recognised international broadcasters of radio programming, transmitting in 33 languages to many parts of the world. ... A trade pact is a wide ranging tax, tariff and trade pact that usually also includes investment guarantees. ... Trafficking in human beings (or human trafficking) involves the movement of people (mostly women and children) against their will by means of force for the purpose of sexual or labor exploitation. ... Power lines leading to a trash dump hover just overhead in El Carpio, a Nicaraguan refugee camp in Costa Rica Under international law, a refugee is a person who is outside his/her country of nationality or habitual residence; has a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her... The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) is an international research program whose goal is to explore the structure of the Earth as recorded in oceanic sediments and rocks. ... Earth (IPA: , often referred to as the Earth, Terra, the World or Planet Earth) is the third planet in the solar system in terms of distance from the Sun, and the fifth largest. ... Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. ... Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. ... Mohorovi&#269;i&#263; discontinuity. ...

8 April 2005

April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 8, 2005 The funeral of Pope John Paul II takes place. ... The funeral of Pope John Paul II was held on 8 April 2005, six days after his death on 2 April. ... Eric Robert Rudolph (born September 19, 1966) is a suspect in the July 27, 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing at the Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, which killed Alice Hawthorne and wounded 111 others. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Shrapnel mark on Olympic Park sculpture. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ( â–¶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ... Nickname: al-Bahjah Location of Algiers within Algeria Algiers 944 A.D. Area    - City 273 km² Population    - City (2003) around 2. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... Cairos location in Egypt Coordinates: Governor Dr. Abdul Azim Wazir Area    - City 210 km²  - Metro 1,492 km² Population    - City (2005) 7,438,376  - Density 35,420/km²  - Urban 10,834,495  - Metro 15,200,000 Time zone EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) Cairo (Arabic: ‎ translit: ) comes from... 20 (twenty) is the natural number following 19 and preceding 21. ... Shaul Mofaz during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on November 10, 2003. ... Map of Israeli settlements (magenta) in the West Bank. ... The Gaza Disengagement Plan describes the move to withdraw all Jewish Israeli settlers from the Gaza Strip unilaterally as soon as possible, lead by Ariel Sharon. ... A synagogue (Hebrew: בית כנסת ; beit knesset, house of assembly; Yiddish: שול, shul; Ladino אסנוגה esnoga) is a Jewish place of religious worship. ... A Mikvah (or Mikveh, &#1502;&#1511;&#1493;&#1492;) is a Jewish ritual bath used for immersion in a purification ceremony. ... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ... The 1949 Armistice Agreements are a set of agreements signed during 1949 between Israel and its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. ... Manchester is a major city within Greater Manchester in North West England, historically notable for being the worlds first industrialised city, and its subsequent central role in the Industrial Revolution. ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these cells to invade other tissues, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis. ... The Financial Times (FT) is an international business newspaper printed on distinctive salmon pink broadsheet paper. ... Hezbollah[1] (Arabic: ‎ ,[2] meaning party of God) is a Shia Islamist militant and political organization based in Lebanon. ... Shebaa Farms is a disputed, agricultural area consisting of a dozen or more abandoned farms located southwest of Shebaa, a Lebanese village on the northwestern slopes of Mount Hermon, at the junction of Syria, Lebanon and Israel. ... Shebaa Farms is a disputed, agricultural area consisting of a dozen or more abandoned farms located southwest of Shebaa, a Lebanese village on the northwestern slopes of Mount Hermon, at the junction of Syria, Lebanon and Israel. ... Sites on the Golan in blue are Israeli settlement communities. ... U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh shake hands at the Presidential residence in Djibouti Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (born November 27, 1947) is the second president of Djibouti. ...

9 April 2005

April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 9, 2005 A zircon crystal, thought to be the oldest piece of Earth at about 4. ... Zircon is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates. ... Quartz crystal In chemistry and mineralogy, a crystal is a solid in which the constituent atoms, molecules, or ions are packed in a regularly ordered, repeating pattern extending in all three spatial dimensions. ... Earth (IPA: , often referred to as the Earth, Terra, the World or Planet Earth) is the third planet in the solar system in terms of distance from the Sun, and the fifth largest. ... The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ... Chinese demonstrators in Beijing protesting Japanese textbook revisionism. ... This section may stray from the articles topic into the topic of another article: List of notable riots. ... A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one nation state present in another nation state to represent the sending state in the receiving State. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... HIStory: Past, Present and Future – Book I is a two-disc album by Michael Jackson released in 1995 by the Epic Records division of Sony BMG. The first disc (HIStory Begins) is a fifteen-track greatest hits (later released as Greatest Hits - HIStory Volume I), while the second disc (HIStory... Two textbooks A textbook is a book that strives to teach a student about a particular discipline, usually academic, and they are usually divided into chapters based on subject area. ... War is violent conflict between two or more groups that involve large numbers of individuals, the opposite of which is peace. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The New National Party (NNP) was a South African conservative political party formed when the National Party pulled out of the Government of National Unity with the African National Congress and decided to change its name in the process. ... The National Party (sometimes called the Nationalists or Nats) was the governing party of South Africa from 1948 to 1994. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ... The African National Congress (ANC) is a social-democratic political party, and has been South Africas governing party supported by a tripartite alliance between itself, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) since the establishment of majority rule in May 1994. ... The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, acting as a coordinating authority on international public health, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. ... The Marburg virus is the causative agent of Marburg hemorrhagic fever. ... The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a part of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict, is an ongoing dispute between the State of Israel and Palestinian people (or state). ... The emblem of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad shows a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) superimposed on the images of the Dome of the Rock, two fists and two rifles. ... The Palestinian flag, adopted in 1948, is a widely recognized modern symbol of the Palestinian people. ... Rafah (Arabic: رفح Hebrew: רפיח) is a town in the Gaza Strip, on the Egyptian border, and a nearby town on the Egyptian side of the border, on the Sinai Peninsula. ... Israel Broadcasting Authority is Israels state broadcasting network. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ×”×’× ×” לישראל  , [Army] Force for the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated with the Hebrew acronym צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels military forces, comprising the Israeli Army, the Israeli Air Force and the Israeli Navy. ... These lollipops, above, were found to contain heroin when inspected by the DEA. Smuggling is illegal transport, in particular across a border. ... US soldier loading a M224 60-mm mortar. ... Gush Katif Gush Katif (also Gush Katiff, Hebrew: גוש קטיף, English: Harvest Belt) was a bloc of 16 Israeli settlements in the southern Gaza Strip. ... Map of Israeli settlements (magenta) in the West Bank. ... Hamas (Arabic: ‎; acronym: Arabic: ‎, or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement; the Arabic acronym means zeal) is a Palestinian Sunni Islamist organization that currently (since January 2006) forms the majority party of the Palestinian National Authority. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... Prince Charles may refer to: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, current heir-apparent to the British throne Any of the previous British royals named Charles, Prince of Wales The former Belgian regent, Prince Charles of Belgium This is a disambiguation page &#8212; a navigational aid which lists other pages that... Camilla Parker Bowles (born July 17 1947) was mistress, now girlfriend, of Charles, Prince of Wales. ... Windsor (IPA: usually , but also ) is a suburban town and tourist destination in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, South East England. ... Windsor Castle: The Round Tower or keep dominating the castle, as seen from the River Thames. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... A town South of Baghdad in Iraq where Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi reported an assassination attempt against his person on September 1, 2004. ... Anti-American sentiment is a hostility towards or disapproval of the government, culture, history, and/or people of the United States of America. ... Saddam Husseins statue being torn down on April 9, 2003. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majidida al-Tikriti (Arabic: ‎ [1]; born April 28, 1937[2]), was the President of Iraq from July 16, 1979 until April 9, 2003, when he was deposed during the United States-led 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag of the President of Pakistan The President of Pakistan (Sadr-e-Mamlikat or صدرِ مملکہ in Urdu) is Head of State of Pakistan. ... (PA – 6920) General Pervez Musharraf ({ پرويز مشرف}}; born August 11, 1943) is currently the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army. ... An Aerial view of New Delhi The Humayuns Tomb, situated in New Delhi, has an architectural design similar to the Taj Mahal. ... For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... A One-day International (ODI) cricket match is a one-day cricket match played over 50 overs per side between two international teams each representing a particular country. ... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... The 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso (1876-1933) In Tibetan Buddhism, the successive Dalai Lamas (Tibetan: ཏ་ཱལའི་བླ་མ་; Wylie: Taa-la’i Bla-ma; Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dálài LÇŽmā) form a tulku lineage of Gelug leaders which trace back to 1391. ...

10 April 2005

April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 9, 2005 - April 2005 - April 11, 2005 An earthquake of magnitude 6. ... An earthquake is a phenomenon that results from and is powered by the sudden release of stored energy in the crust that propagates seismic waves. ... Padang is the capital and largest city of West Sumatra, Indonesia. ... Motto: Tuah Sakato. ... ... The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC; Chinese: 大陸委員會; pinyin: Dàlù WÄ›iyuánhuì) is a cabinet-level administrative agency under the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China. ... 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A bilingual poster in Romanian and Hungarian promoting a film about Jewish settlement in Palestine, 1930s. ... Extremism is the act of taking a belief, political view or ideology to its most literal extreme. ... The Temple Mount (Hebrew: הַר הַבַּיִת, Har haBáyit). ... The Temple Mount or Noble Sanctuary (Hebrew language: Har HaBayit, Arabic language: &#1575;&#1604;&#1581;&#1585;&#1605; &#1575;&#1604;&#1588;&#1585;&#1610;&#1601; Al-Haram As-Sharif), is a hotly contested religious site in the old city of Jerusalem. ... The Arabs (Arabic: عرب) are a heterogeneous ethnic group who are predominantly speakers of the Arabic language, mainly found throughout the Middle East and North Africa. ... A bilingual poster in Romanian and Hungarian promoting a film about Jewish settlement in Palestine, 1930s. ... Extremism is the act of taking a belief, political view or ideology to its most literal extreme. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... 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11 April 2005

April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 10, 2005 - April 2005 - April 12, 2005 Yad Vashem bestow the honour of Righteous Among the Nations posthumously upon a Nazi Major, Karl Plagge. ... Yad Vashem memorial sculpture Yad Vashem (יד ושם) is Israels official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust established in 1953 through the Memorial Law passed by the Knesset, Israels parliament. ... Righteous Among the Nations (Hebrew: חסידי אומות העולם, Hasidei Umot HaOlam), in contemporary usage, is a term often used to describe non-Jews who risked their lives during the Holocaust in order to save Jews from extermination by the Nazis. ... National Socialism redirects here. ... Major is a military rank the use of which varies according to country. ... Karl Plagge Major Karl Plagge (born July 10, 1897 in Darmstadt, died July 1957 in Darmstadt) was a German officer and Nazi Party member, who during World War II hired approximately 1,200 Jews — 500 men, and the rest women and children — to forced labor, thus preventing many of them... Concentration camp inmates during the Holocaust The Holocaust was Nazi Germanys systematic genocide (ethnic cleansing) of various ethnic, religious, national, and secular groups during World War II. Early elements include the Kristallnacht pogrom and the T-4 Euthanasia Program established by Hitler that killed some 200,000 people. ... This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ... Monument to pilgrims in Burgos, Spain This article is on religious pilgrims. ... Scrivener Dam, in Canberra, Australia, was engineered to withstand a once-in-5000-years flood A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundment. ... Madhya PradeÅ›   (HindÄ«: मध्य प्रदेश, English: , IPA: ), often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. ... Hezbollah[1] (Arabic: ‎ ,[2] meaning party of God) is a Shia Islamist militant and political organization based in Lebanon. ... UAVs in a hangar An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is a pilotless aircraft, controlled either remotely or flown autonomously, used for a number of missions, including reconnaissance and attack roles. ... Mixed reconnaissance patrol of the Polish Home Army and the Soviet Red Army during Operation Tempest, 1944 Reconnaissance is the military term for the active gathering of information about an enemy, or other conditions, by physical observation. ... A sonic boom is the audible component of a shock wave in air. ... A special session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States was held on 11 April 2005 at OAS headquarters in Washington, DC, United States, to elect a new Secretary General of the Organization among member states. ... The Organization of American States (OAS; OEA in the other three official languages) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., USA. Its members are the 35 independent nations of the Americas. ... Stalemate is a situation in chess where the player whose turn it is to move has no legal moves but is not in check. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: ראש הממשלה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. ...   (Hebrew: , also known by his diminutive Arik אָרִיק) (born February 27, 1928) is a former Israeli politician and general. ... Map of Israeli settlements (magenta) in the West Bank. ... Texas is the gayest motherfucking state out there they can suck my big black balls. ... A tulip, the symbol of the revolution The Tulip Revolution refers to the overthrow of President Askar Akayev and his government in the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan after the parliamentary elections of February 27 and of March 13, 2005. ... A resignation is the formal act of giving up ones office or position. ... The President of Kyrgyzstan is the head of state and the highest official of the Kyrgyz Republic. ... Askar Akayev Askar Akayevich Akayev (Аскар Акаевич Акаев) (born November 10, 1944 in Kyzyl-Bairak, Kirghiz SSR) served as President of Kyrgyzstan from 1990 to March 2005, when he was deposed by a popular uprising dubbed the Tulip Revolution. ... Chinese demonstrators in Beijing protesting Japanese textbook revisionism. ... Demonstrators march in the street while protesting the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005. ... China, and should not be confused with the former Kwantung Leased Territory in north-eastern China. ... Anthem: Kimi Ga Yo Imperial Reign Slogan: Fukoku Kyohei Enrich the Country, Strengthen the Military Imperial Japan at its fullest extent during World War II Capital Tokyo Language(s) Japanese Korean (in the Korean Peninsula) Government Constitutional monarchy Emperor  - 1852-1912 Meiji Emperor HIM Mutsuhito  - 1912-1926 Taisho Emperor HIM... 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The Marburg virus is the causative agent of Marburg hemorrhagic fever. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Self Portrait with Skeleton Arm, 1895 Edvard Munch (IPA: or , December 12, 1863 – January 23, 1944) was a Norwegian expressionist painter and printmaker. ... The Mona Lisa is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the Western world. ... An agonized figure wails against a blood red Oslofjord skyline in Edvard Munchs Scream (1893), National Gallery, Oslo. ... Edvard Munchs Madonna Madonna is a famous painting by the Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch. ... 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12 April 2005

April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 11, 2005 - April 2005 - April 13, 2005 A 15-year Palestinian boy was caught in Hawara checkpoint (near Nablus), hiding five pipe bombs under his coat. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The Pyramid of Amenemhet III at Hawara, viewed from the east Amenemhet III was the last powerful ruler of the 12th Dynasty, and the pyramid he built at Hawara, in the Faiyum, is believed to post-date the so-called Black Pyramid built by the same ruler at Dahshur. ... Nāblus (sometimes Nābulus; Arabic:  ; IPA: , Hebrew:   Shechem ; IPA: ); ) is a major city under Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and, with a population of over 100,000, is one of the largest Palestinian population centers in the Middle East. ... 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North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, usually shortened to: NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest Federal State of Germany. ... This article describes some ethnic, historic, and cultural aspects of the Jewish identity; for a consideration of the Jewish religion, refer to the article Judaism. ... Map of Israeli settlements (magenta) in the West Bank. ... Students in Rome, Italy. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Firefighter with an axe A firefighter, sometimes still called a fireman though women have increasingly joined firefighting units, is a person who is trained and equipped to put out fires, rescue people and in some areas provide emergency medical services. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... Sadarghat, one of the main ports of Dhaka Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: &#2466;&#2494;&#2453;&#2494;), population 9,000,022 (2001), is the capital of Bangladesh. ... Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles (born February 15, 1928) is a Cuban born Venezuelan national anti-Fidel Castro militant and anti-communist para-military presently incarcerated in the United States, who is alleged to have been involved in numerous violent terrorist plots, including Operation 40, hotel bombings and the 1976... Power lines leading to a trash dump hover just overhead in El Carpio, a Nicaraguan refugee camp in Costa Rica Under international law, a refugee is a person who is outside his/her country of nationality or habitual residence; has a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her... Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born on August 13, 1926) is the current President of Cuba but on indefinite medical hiatus. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... MareNostrum Supercomputer - CG rendered image. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... A supercomputer is a computer that leads the world in terms of processing capacity, particularly speed of calculation, at the time of its introduction. ... An Internet payphone loading Windows XP In computing, booting is a bootstrapping process that starts operating systems when the user turns on a computer system. ... The building of Barcelona Supercomputing Center is a former chapel. ... Attila the Hun (405–453), also sometimes known with the nickname as Attila the Scourge of God (Flagellum Dei) or simply Attila was the most powerful king of the Huns. ... In the common law legal system, an indictment is a formal charge of having committed a serious criminal offence. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... Nickname: Big Apple; City that never Sleeps; Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... This article refers to Prudential Financial, based in the United States. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... 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A selection of bottled beers A selection of cask beers Beer is the worlds oldest [1] and most popular [2] alcoholic beverage, selling more than 133 billion litres (35 billion gallons) per year. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice is two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. (The term wild rice can refer to wild species... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A genetically modified food is a product developed from a different genetically modified organism (GMO) such as a crop plant, animal or microorganisms, such as yeast. ... Ventria Bioscience logo Ventria Bioscience is a biotech company headquartered in Sacramento, CA with a focus on human nutrition and human therapeutics. ...

13 April 2005

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 12, 2005 - April 2005 - April 14, 2005 Canadas most prominent white supremacist and founder of the Heritage Front, Wolfgang Droege, is shot to death in his apartment. ... White supremacy is the variety of white nationalism that believes the white race should rule over other races. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Front page of the Toronto Sun, April 14, 2005. ... Omar Karami Omar Abdul Hamid Karami (last name also spelled Karamé) (born September 7, 1934) was the Prime Minister of Lebanon on two separate occasions. ... This page lists prime ministers of Lebanon. ... Sign in the entrance of the European Parliament building in Brussels, written in all the official languages used in the European Union as of July 2006 The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The debating chamber, or hemicycle, in Strasbourg The European Parliament building in Brussels The European Parliament (formerly European... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... An insurgency is an armed rebellion against a constituted authority, by any irregular armed force that rises up against an enforced or established authority, government, or administration. ... Location of Kirkuk in Iraqi map Kirkuk (also spelled Karkuk or Kerkuk; Arabic: كركوك, KirkÅ«k; Kurdish: كركوك ; Syriac: ܐܪܦܗܐ, Arrapha; Turkish: Kerkük) is a city in northern Iraq. ... A decoy is usually a person, device or event meant as a distraction to conceal what an individual or a group might be looking for. ... Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (&#1575;&#1604;&#1580;&#1586;&#1610;&#1585;&#1577;), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ... A video showing Jeffrey Ake being held hostage by unknown captors on Al Jazeera. ... The following text needs to be harmonized with text in the article Japan#Government and politics. ... Natural olive oil Synthetic motor oil Oil, in a general sense, is a chemical compound that is not miscible with water, and is in a liquid state at ambient temperatures. ... The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ... Respiratory disease properly named influenza(say: in-floo-en-zah ). Some specific varities of influenza with a vaccination available are: A-New Caledonia, A-California, B-Shanghai. ... The Avian Flu was a pandemic outbreak of influenza that originated in China in 1957 and spread worldwide that same year. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Schematic of antibody binding to an antigen An antibody or immunoglobulin is a large Y-shaped protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects like bacteria and viruses. ... The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, acting as a coordinating authority on international public health, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. ... Flag of the National Geographic Society The National Geographic Society, is a not-for-profit scientific organization based in the United States. ... Big Blue redirects here. ... The structure of part of a DNA double helix. ... Human beings are defined variously in biological, spiritual, and cultural terms, or in combinations thereof. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... Sadarghat, one of the main ports of Dhaka Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: &#2466;&#2494;&#2453;&#2494;), population 9,000,022 (2001), is the capital of Bangladesh. ... Three months after the tsunami struck, the people of Aceh, Indonesia, are struggling to put their lives together, according to the nations officials. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatera) is the sixth largest island of the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest island entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are partially in Indonesia). ... Meiwes in a photo taken by a friend. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... See also, List of Indigenous Australian group names Indigenous Australians are the first human inhabitants of the Australian continent and its nearby islands. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event. ... For other uses, see John Howard (disambiguation). ... Look up Genocide in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

14 April 2005

April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 14, 2005 Microsoft Encarta launches a Nupedia-like version of its encyclopedia where anonymous users can submit their new or edited entries to be approved by a paid staff of editors. ... Encarta Dictionary Technology (to be written) Encarta made use of various Microsoft technologies. ... Nupedia was a Web-based encyclopedia whose articles were written by experts and licensed as free content. ... Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon, 1902 An encyclopedia, encyclopaedia or (traditionally) encyclopædia,[1] is a comprehensive written compendium that contains information on all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge. ... Castor beans The protein ricin (pronounced ) is a toxin from the castor bean (Ricinus communis). ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of the United Kingdom and the largest city of England (strangely, England has no constitutional existence within the United Kingdom, and therefore cannot be said to have a capital). ... Al-Qaeda or al-Qaida (, translit: ; the Law, the foundation, or the base) is an armed Sunni Islamist organization with the stated objective of eliminating foreign influence in Muslim countries, eradicating those they deem to be infidels, and reestablishing the caliphate. ... The University of Miami is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... Lethal injection involves injecting a person with fatal doses of drugs to cause death. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a part of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict, is an ongoing dispute between the State of Israel and Palestinian people (or state). ... The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades (&#1603;&#1578;&#1575;&#1574;&#1576; &#1588;&#1607;&#1583;&#1575;&#1569; &#1575;&#1604;&#1575;&#1602;&#1589;&#1609;) are one of the militias of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafats al- Fatah faction. ... A raid is a brief attack, normally performed by a small military force of commandos, or by irregulars. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... 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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ×”×’× ×” לישראל  , [Army] Force for the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated with the Hebrew acronym צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels military forces, comprising the Israeli Army, the Israeli Air Force and the Israeli Navy. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital &#8212; although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Baghdad ( translit: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Quito (official name: San Francisco de Quito) is the capital city of Ecuador in northwestern South America. ... 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Amnesty International symbol Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) comprising a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.[1] Essentially it compares actual practices of human rights with internationally accepted standards and demands compliance where these have not... Paparazzi is a plural term (paparazzo being the singular form) for photographers who take candid photographs of celebrities, usually by relentlessly shadowing them in their public and private activities. ... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was the first wife of The Prince of Wales, eldest son and heir apparent of Elizabeth II. Her two sons, Princes William and Harry, are second and third, respectively, in line to the... Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed (Arabic: عماد الدين محمد عبد المنعم الفايد ) (April 15, 1955 – August 31, 1997), better known as Dodi Fayed, was the son of the Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Al-Fayed (Arabic: محمد الفايد), owner of the British department store Harrods, Fulham Football Club and the Hôtel Ritz Paris. ... Semi-arid grazing country near Burra Creek, South Australia The Murray-Darling Basin drains one-seventh of Australia and is by far the most significant agricultural area on that continent. ... For the Second World War frigate class, see River class frigate The Murray River in Australia A waterfall on the Ova da Fedoz, Switzerland A river is a large natural waterway. ... Schapelle Corby in prison in Bali, Indonesia Schapelle Leigh Corby (born 10 July 1977) is an Australian who is serving a 20 year sentence for the importation of 4. ... Retail selling Street selling is the bottom of the chain and can be accomplished through purchasing from prostitutes, through cloaked retail stores or refuse houses for users in the act located in red-light districts which often also deal in paraphernalia, dealers marketing merriment at night clubs and other events... This is the current Indonesian Collaboration of the week. ... The AIDS scandal in Libya concerns the trial, conviction and the death sentence imposed by a Libyan court against the Benghazi six: five Bulgarian nurses (Kristiyana Valtcheva, Nasya Nenova, Valentina Siropulo, Valya Chervenyashka and Snezhana Dimitrova) and one Palestinian physician (Ashraf al-Hajuj, alias al-Hadjudj). ... Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is a retrovirus that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. ... Benghazi (Arabic بنغازي, transliterated BanġāzÄ«) is a seaport in Libya, Africa. ... Craig Murray (born October, 1958)[1] is a writer and broadcaster[1] and was the United Kingdoms Ambassador to Uzbekistan. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... A minister for foreign affairs, or foreign minister, is a cabinet minister who helps form the governmental foreign policy of a sovereign nation. ... John Whitaker Jack Straw M.P. (born August 3, 1946, Buckhurst Hill) is a British Labour Party politician. ... The Marburg virus is the causative agent of Marburg hemorrhagic fever. ... Underwater funeral in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea A funeral is a ceremony marking a persons death. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... Anthem: Aegukga (The Patriotic Song) Capital (and largest city) Seoul Korean Government Republic  - President Roh Moo-hyun  - Prime Minister Han Myung-sook Establishment    - Gojoseon October 3, 2333 BCa   - Liberation declared March 1, 1919 (de jure)   - Liberation August 15, 1945   - First Republic August 15, 1948   - United Nations Recognition December 12, 1948... Tongsun Park was a figure in the Koreagate scandal of the 1970s with a reputation as the Asian Great Gatsby, a socialite who charmed congressmen with his Washington dinner parties and cash payments. ... Texas is the gayest motherfucking state out there they can suck my big black balls. ... Bribery is a crime implying a sum or gift given alters the behaviour of the person in ways not consistent with the duties of that person. ... The Oil-for-Food Programme was established by the United Nations in 1996 to allow Iraq to sell oil on the world market in exchange for food, medicine and the like. ... 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This article deals with The Daily Telegraph in Britain, see The Daily Telegraph (Australia) for the Australian publication The Daily Telegraph is a British broadsheet newspaper founded in 1855. ... An entry visa valid in all Schengen treaty countries issued by France A visa (short for the Latin carta visa, lit. ... The word bail as a legal term means: Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that persons appearance for trial. ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT is organized into five schools and one college, containing 32 academic departments and 53 interdisciplinary laboratories, centers and programs. ... Nonsense is an utterance or written text in what appears to be a human language or other symbolic system, that does not in fact carry any identifiable meaning. ... Citibank was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York. ... 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15 April 2005

April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 14, 2005 - April 2005 - April 16, 2005 NASA reports that the Gulf Stream is slowing. ... NASA Insignia Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from an article revision dated 2005-09-01, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... For the album by Ocean Colour Scene, see North Atlantic Drift (album) The Gulf Stream is orange and yellow in this representation of water temperatures of the Atlantic. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... Chinese demonstrators in Beijing protesting Japanese textbook revisionism. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan is the politician responsible for Japanese foreign policy. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... A large number of international organizations and other bodies have a secretary general or secretary-general as their chief administrative officers or in other administrative capacities. ... Kofi Atta Annan (born April 8, 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat and the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations. ... The Oil-for-Food Programme, established by the United Nations in 1995 (under UN Security Council Resolution 986) and terminated in late 2003, was intended to allow Iraq to sell oil on the world market in exchange for food, medicine, and other humanitarian needs for ordinary Iraqi citizens without allowing... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Sites on the Golan in blue are Israeli settlement communities. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ×”×’× ×” לישראל  , [Army] Force for the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated with the Hebrew acronym צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels military forces, comprising the Israeli Army, the Israeli Air Force and the Israeli Navy. ... Human Rights Watch Banner Human Rights Watch is a United States-based international non-government organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The word torture is commonly used to mean the infliction of pain to break the will of the victim(s). ... Soyuz TMA-6 launch Crew Launched ISS Expedition 11 crew: Sergei Krikalev (6) - Russia John Phillips (2) - U.S.A. Roberto Vittori (2) - ESA Italy Will land ISS Expedition 11 crew: Sergei Krikalev (6) - CDR Russia John Phillips (2) - U.S.A. Gregory Olsen (1) - Tourist - U.S.A. Mission... The Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakh: Байқоңыр ғарыш айлағы, Bayqoñır ÄŸarış aylağı; Russian: Космодром Байконур, Kosmodrom Baykonur), also called Tyuratam, is the worlds oldest and largest working space launch facility. ... Expedition 11 (2005) is the 11th expedition to the International Space Station, using the Soyuz TMA-6, which will stay during the expedition for emergency evacuation. ... ISS redirects here. ... His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III (Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; May 31, 1923–April 6, 2005), styled HSH The Sovereign Prince of Monaco, ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost fifty-six years, making him one of the longest ruling monarchs of the 20th Century. ... For the Prison Break episode, please see Buried (Prison Break episode) Underwater funeral in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea from an edition with drawings by Alphonse de Neuville and Edouard Riou. ... HIH Insurance is a defunct Australian insurance company. ... Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of catastrophic financial loss. ... HIH Insurance was Australias second largest insurance company, which was placed into provisional liquidation on 15 March 2001. ... The Federal Court of Canada, more properly known as the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal, is the court system set up by the Canadian national government to resolve disputes that arise under the national governments jurisdiction. ... Lai Changxing (赖昌星) is a Chinese businessman who has been described by the official Xinhua news agency as Chinas most wanted fugitive. He fled to Canada in 1999 with his wife Zeng Mingna (曾明娜) and their children. ... A skirmish with smugglers from Finland at the Russian border, 1853, by Vasily Hudiakov. ... The tip of a finger showing the friction ridge structure. ... The Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW) is the principal Green political party in England and Wales. ... 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16 April 2005

April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 15, 2005 - April 2005 - April 17, 2005 Najib Mikati becomes the new Prime Minister of Lebanon, replacing Omar Karami, who has resigned for a second time after seven weeks of frustrated efforts to form a consensus government. ... Najib Mikati Najib Mikati (born November 24, 1955) is a former Prime Minister of Lebanon. ... This page lists prime ministers of Lebanon. ... Omar Karami Omar Abdul Hamid Karami (last name also spelled Karamé) (born September 7, 1934) was the Prime Minister of Lebanon on two separate occasions. ... A resignation is the formal act of giving up ones office or position. ... Consensus government is a system of government which does not elect members of political parties but rather rule based on consensus. ... A stylised Celtic cross serves as the traditional logo of the GAA. The Gaelic Athletic Association (The GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an organisation which is mostly focussed on promoting Gaelic games - traditional Irish sports, such as hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball, and rounders. ... Croke Park (Irish: Páirc an Chrócaigh) in Dublin, Ireland is the principal stadium and headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Irelands biggest sporting organisation. ... Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia is capable of being converted from a rectangular rugby football field to an oval for cricket and Australian rules football games A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... An earthquake is a phenomenon that results from and is powered by the sudden release of stored energy in the crust that propagates seismic waves. ... Southern California Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal or colloquially, the Southland, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the U.S. state of California. ... 1983 G-7 Economic Summit in Williamsburg, Virginia (left to right) Pierre Trudeau, Gaston Thorn, Helmut Kohl, François Mitterrand, Ronald Reagan, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Margaret Thatcher, Amintore Fanfani. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... Natural olive oil Synthetic motor oil Oil, in a general sense, is a chemical compound that is not miscible with water, and is in a liquid state at ambient temperatures. ... ISO 4217 Code CNY User(s) Mainland of the Peoples Republic of China Inflation rate 1. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...

17 April 2005

April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 16, 2005 - April 2005 - April 18, 2005 A major breakthrough in the study of ancient Greek and Roman texts may lead to the revelation of hundreds of lost comedies, tragedies and epic poems. ... Ancient Greece is a period in Greek history that lasted for around one thousand years and was extinguished by the newly-powerful Christianity. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ... In general usage, a tragedy or tragoedy is a drama, movie or sometimes a real world event with a sad outcome. ... In mathematics, see epic morphism. ... Image of a small dog taken in mid-infrared (thermal) light (false color) Infrared (IR) radiation is electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength longer than that of visible light, but shorter than that of radio waves. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Oxyrhynchus (Greek: Οξύρυγχος; sharp-nosed; ancient Egyptian Per-Medjed; modern Egyptian Arabic el-Bahnasa) is an archaeological site in Egypt, considered one of the most important ever discovered. ... Sophocles, as depicted in the Nordisk familjebok. ... A statue of Euripides Euripides (Greek: Ευριπίδης) (c. ... Bust, traditionally thought to be Seneca, now identified by some as Hesiod. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... For the genre of Christian-themed music, see gospel music. ... Anti-American sentiment is a hostility towards or disapproval of the government, culture, history, and/or people of the United States of America. ... The Prosperous Justice Party (Partai Keadilan Sejahtera/PKS) is a political party in Indonesia. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of Islam. ... The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is not to be confused with the Dome of the Rock The Al-Aqsa Mosque (Arabic: &#1575;&#1604;&#1605;&#1587;&#1580;&#1583; &#1575;&#1604;&#1575;&#1602;&#1589;&#1609;, Masjid Al-Aqsa, literally farthest mosque) is part of the complex of religious buildings in Jerusalem... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The tip of a finger showing the friction ridge structure. ... Marla Ruzicka (December 31, 1976 – April 16, 2005) was an American Green Party activist and aid worker who was killed by a car bomb blast in Baghdad. ... Activism, in a general sense, can be described as intentional action to bring about social or political change. ... Aid workers are the staff of humanitarian aid organizations, typically working overseas in development, disaster or complex emergencies. ... Car bomb in Iraq, made from a number of concealed artillery shells in the back of a pickup truck. ... Hospice at the Great St Bernard, with ancient road in foreground. ... The Union of Comoros (until 2002 the Islamic Federal Republic of the Comoros) is an independent country at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean, between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique. ... Volcano 1. ... The Karthala (2361 m) is an active volcano on Grand Comore island, the highest point of the Comoros. ... Politics of Togo Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Togo ... Turkish Cypriots are those inhabitants of Cyprus who are ethnically Turkish, as opposed to those who are of Greek (the Greek Cypriots) or other ethnicities. ... Mehmet Ali Talat Mehmet Ali Talat (born July 6, 1952) is the current President of the de factoTurkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which controls the northern third of the island of Cyprus and is unrecognized by any nation except Turkey. ... The Party of the Democratic Revolution (in Spanish: Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) is one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... Vicente Fox Quesada[1] (born July 2, 1942) served as President of Mexico from December 1, 2000 to December 1, 2006. ... Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician, affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). ... Country Mexico State Federal District Municipality Mexico City Founded Seat of the Government Capital of the Nation Head of government Marcelo Ebrard Area    - City km² Population    - City (2005) 8,720,916  - Density 5,741/km² Website: http://www. ... The Basque Nationalist Party is a political party in the Basque region of Spain. ... Juan José Ibarretxe Juan José Ibarretxe Markuartu (born May 15, 1957) is a Basque politician. ... Capital Vitoria-Gasteiz Official language(s) Spanish and Basque Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 14th  7,234 km²  1. ... Batasuna (Unity) is a Basque political party based mainly in Spain but with a French presence, which is presumed to be associated with the Basque separatist armed group ETA. Their relation is similar to that of Northern Irelands Sinn Féin and the IRA. History and outline The party... Jörg Haider in Carinthia (promotional photo) Jörg Haider (born 26 January 1950) is an Austrian politician. ... The Alliance for the Future of Austria ( German Bündnis Zukunft Österreich &#8212; BZÖ) is a political party founded by Jörg Haider and other leading proponents of the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) on April 4, 2005. ... Founded 1550 Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area[1] - Of which land - Rank 185. ... ASNLF Flag The Free Aceh Movement (Indonesian: Gerakan Aceh Merdeka or simply GAM), also known as the Aceh Sumatra National Liberation Front (ASNLF), is an armed separatist group seeking independence for the Aceh region on Sumatra from Indonesia. ... Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari (IPA: ) (born June 23, 1937) is a former President of Finland (1994–2000) and a UN diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work. ...

18 April 2005

April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 17, 2005 - April 2005 - April 19, 2005 The largest moving object on Earth, the iceberg B15A in Antarctica has collided with the Drygalski ice tongue, a feature large enough to be included in Antarctic maps. ... An iceberg (a partial loan translation, probably from Dutch ijsberg (literally: mountain of ice),[1] cognate to German Eisberg) is a large piece of ice that has broken off from a snow-formed glacier or ice shelf and is floating in open water. ... B15A is an Antarctic ice floe, currently the largest moving object on Earth. ... The Drygalski Glacier is the largest glacier on the Nordenskjold Coast of Antarctica. ... Aerial view of Brookhaven National Laboratory. ... In physics, matter is commonly defined as the substance of which physical objects are composed, not counting the contribution of various energy or force-fields, which are not usually considered to be matter per se (though they may contribute to the mass of objects). ... Properties In chemistry and physics, an atom (Greek ἄτομος or átomos meaning indivisible) is the smallest particle of a chemical element that retains its chemical properties. ... The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory. ... A liquid will usually assume the shape of its container. ... These are the 6 quarks and their most likely decay modes. ... In particle physics, gluons are vector gauge bosons that mediate strong color charge interactions of quarks in quantum chromodynamics (QCD). ... The deepest visible-light image of the cosmos, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. ... According to the Big Bang, the universe emerged from an extremely dense and hot state (bottom). ... Catherine Ndereba (born July 31, 1972) is a world class Kenyan marathon runner. ... Hailu Negussie was the winner of the 109th Boston Marathon in 2005. ... The 100th running of the Boston Marathon, 1996 The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon sporting event hosted by the city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. ... A champion (identical to the French, from the late Latin campio) is one who has repeatedly come out first among contestants in challenges (especially the winner of a tournament or other competition) or other test, one who is outstandingly skilled in their field. ... Some organizations are called black when they keep a low profile, like Sociétés Anonymes and secret societies. ... Smoke from a wildfire Smoke is a suspension in air (aerosol) of small particles resulting from incomplete combustion of a fuel. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... The Papal conclave of 2005 was convoked due to the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005. ... In times of armed conflict a civilian is any person who is not a combatant. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Looking through a USMC sniper rifle’s scope at a practice range at Camp Hansen The same USMC sniper team, with a M40 Sniper Rifle (2004) French Special Forces Sniping Team. ... The Philadelphi Route (corridor / buffer zone) was an IDF code name for the strip of land along the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. ... The Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) are a Palestinian militant network which operates in the Gaza Strip and are regarded as terrorist organizations by Israel and the United States. ... Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE) (LSE: ABS) is an American computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California that was founded in December 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke. ... Macromedia was an American graphics and web development software house headquartered in San Francisco, California. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... Sadarghat, one of the main ports of Dhaka Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: &#2466;&#2494;&#2453;&#2494;), population 9,000,022 (2001), is the capital of Bangladesh. ... Chinese demonstrators in Beijing protesting Japanese textbook revisionism. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Foreign relations between Japan and China. ... State Council or National Council is the name of a major governmental body in some countries. ... Tang Jiaxuan (Chinese: &#21776;&#23478;&#29831;; pinyin: ) (born January 1938) was foreign minister of the Peoples Republic of China from 1998&#8211;2003. ... Li Zhaoxing (born October 1940) is the foreign minister of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Nobutaka Machimura (&#30010;&#26449;&#20449;&#23389; Machimura Nobutaka, born 1944) is a Japanese politician. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The supreme court in some countries, provinces, and states, functions as a court of last resort whose rulings cannot be challenged. ... Juan José Flores 1830-1834 Vicente Rocafuerte 1834-1839 Juan José Flores 1839-1845 José Joaquín de Olmedo 1845 Vicente Ramón Roca 1845-1849 Manuel de Ascásubi 1849-1850 Diego Noboa 1850-1851 José María Urbina 1851-1856 Francisco Robles 1856-1859 Gabriel García 1859... Lucio Gutiérrez Lucio Edwin Gutiérrez Borbúa (born March 23, 1957), Ecuadorian soldier and politician. ... A state of emergency is a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions of government, may work to alert citizens to alter their normal behaviors, or may order government agencies to implement emergency preparedness plans. ... Demonstrators march in the street while protesting the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005. ... A resignation is the formal act of giving up ones office or position. ... In a show of force during peace negotiations with the Philippine government, members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front parade during a press conference June 4, 2005, on the island of Mindanao. ...   (born September 29, 1936) is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, and media proprietor. ... A minority government or a minority cabinet is a cabinet of a parliamentary system formed when no political party has won a majority of seats in the parliament, typically by the party that does have a plurality. ... Potočari, July 11, 2006 Map of military operations during the Srebrenica massacre The Srebrenica Massacre also known as Srebrenica Genocide was the July 1995 killing of at an estimated 8,000 Bosniak males, ranging in age from teenagers to the elderly, in the region of Srebrenica in Bosnia and... In criminal law, an acquittal is the legal result of a verdict of not guilty, or some similar end of the proceeding that terminates it with prejudice without a verdict of guilty being entered against the accused. ... Arms of The Hague The Hague (with capital T; Dutch: Den Haag, or officially s-Gravenhage) is the administrative capital of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province South Holland of which it is also the capital. ... The International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991, more commonly referred to as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), is a body of the United Nations (UN) established to... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... Kofi Atta Annan (born April 8, 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat and the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations. ... Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician, affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). ... The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is a mainstream political party in Pakistan. ... Asif Ali Zardari Asif Ali Zardari is the husband of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was sacked from office twice on charges of corruption while Asif Zardari remained a senator. ... Bassel Fleihan ( September 10, 1963 - April 18, 2005) was a Lebanese legislator and Minister of Economy and Commerce. ... Rafic Bahaa Edine Hariri — (November 1, 1944 – February 14, 2005), (Arabic: ‎) a self-made billionaire and business tycoon, was the Prime Minister of Lebanon from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2000 until his resignation on 20 October 2004. ... The scene of one of the Madrid bombings. ... Pasteur Bizimungu (born 1950) was the President of Rwanda from July 19, 1994 until March 23, 2000. ... The Rwandan Genocide (French: Génocide au Rwanda) was the massacre of an estimated 800,000 to 1,071,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda, mostly carried out by two extremist Hutu militia groups, the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi, during a period of about 100 days from April... Roberto Calvi. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...

19 April 2005

April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 18, 2005 - April 2005 - April 20, 2005 George W. Bushs nomination of John R. Bolton for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations receives a serious setback when Ohio senator George Voinovich announces in committee that he cannot vote to endorse Bolton for this important diplomatic... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... John Robert Bolton (born November 20, 1948) is an American diplomat, currently serving as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. ... United States Ambasadors to the United Nations, full title, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations (also known as the... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... George Victor Voinovich (Vojinović in Serbo-Croatian) (born July 15, 1936) is an American politician of the Republican Party. ... U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is a standing committee of the United States Senate. ... The Papal conclave of 2005 was convoked due to the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005. ... White is the color of things that reflect light of all parts of the visible spectrum equally and are not dull (see grey). ... Smoke from a wildfire Smoke is a suspension in air (aerosol) of small particles resulting from incomplete combustion of a fuel. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, a member of the College of Cardinals, ranking below the Pope and appointed by him during a consistory of the College. ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... A regnal name, or reign name, is a formal name used by some popes and monarchs during their reigns. ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... MyPyramid, released by the United States Department of Agriculture on April 19, 2005, is an update on the ubiquitous U.S. food guide pyramid. ... The United States Department of Agriculture (also called the Agriculture Department, or USDA) is a United States Federal Executive Department (or Cabinet Department). ... // This 1992 food pyramid diagram can still be found on much of the food packaging in the United States The initial USDA - Pyramid divided the three groups: carbohydrates, vegetables and proteins into six new groups: 1) carbohydrates: Bread, Cereal, Rice & Pasta Vegetables into: 2) Vegetables 3) Fruits-Any fruit or... The United Iraqi Alliance (Arabic: الائتلاف العراقي الموحد; transliterated: al-Itilāf al-`IrāqÄ« al-Muwaḥḥad) is the electoral coalition that achieved the most votes in the December 15, 2005, National Assembly election in Iraq. ... A coalition is an alliance among entities, during which they cooperate in joint action, each in their own self-interest. ... Politics of Iraq includes the social relations involving authority or power in Iraq. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majidida al-Tikriti (Arabic: ‎ [1]; born April 28, 1937[2]), was the President of Iraq from July 16, 1979 until April 9, 2003, when he was deposed during the United States-led 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... Look up Genocide in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kurdistan (literally meaning the land of big sweaty turds[1]; old: Koordistan, Curdistan, Kurdia, also in Kurdish: Kurdewarî) is the name of an imaginary non-existing geographic and cultural region in the Middle East. ... The word torture is commonly used to mean the infliction of pain to break the will of the victim(s). ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... Baghdad ( translit: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Silence is a relative or total lack of sound. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Oklahoma City bombing was a terrorist attack on April 19, 1995, in which the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, a U.S. government office complex in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was destroyed, killing 168 people. ... Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (&#1575;&#1604;&#1580;&#1586;&#1610;&#1585;&#1577;), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ... The Arabs (Arabic: عرب) are a heterogeneous ethnic group who are predominantly speakers of the Arabic language, mainly found throughout the Middle East and North Africa. ... Rosemary Nelson (born circa 1958; died March 15, 1999) was a prominent solicitor from Northern Ireland. ... Motto: [citation needed] (French for God and my right)2 Anthem: UK: God Save the Queen Regional: (de facto) Londonderry Air Capital Belfast Largest city Belfast Official language(s) English (de facto), Irish, Ulster Scots 3, NI Sign Language Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair... The UDA flag in the town center of Ahoghill, County Antrim. ... The Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, also known as Mother Of All Bombs, produced in the United States. ... UNESCO logo UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... For other meanings of Inca, see Inca (disambiguation). ... View of Machu Picchu Machu Picchu (Quechua: Old Peak; sometimes called the Lost City of the Incas) is a well-preserved pre-Columbian Inca ruin located at 2,430 m (7,970 ft)[1] on a mountain ridge. ... The Northern Stelae Park in Axum, with the King Ezanas Stele at the centre and the Great Stele lies broken. ... The Axumite Kingdom, also known as the Aksum Kingdom, was an important trading nation in northeastern Africa, growing from circa the 5th century BC to become an important trading nation by the 1st century AD. It converted to Christianity in 325 or 328 (various sources). ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,285 km²  (496. ... Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945) was the prime minister and dictator of Italy from 1922 until 1943, when he was overthrown from power. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the disease that features high blood sugar. ... An organ transplant is the transplantation of a whole or partial organ from one body to another (or from a donor site on the patients own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipients damaged or failing organ with a working one from the donor site. ... For the song by Weird Al Yankovic, see Pancreas (song) The pancreas is an organ in the digestive and endocrine system that serves two major functions: exocrine (producing pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes) and endocrine (producing several important hormones, including insulin). ... Adolfo Scilingo is serving 640 years (maximum 40) in a Spanish jail after being convicted on April 19, 2005 for crimes committed between 1976 and 1983 during military government Proceso de Reorganizacion Nacional in Argentina. ... Motto: En Unión y Libertad(Spanish) In Union and Freedom Anthem: Himno Nacional Argentino Capital (and largest city) Buenos Aires Spanish Government Federal republic  - President Néstor Kirchner  - Vice President Daniel Scioli Independence from Spain   - May Revolution 25 May 1810   - Declared 9 July 1816   - Recognized 1821 (by Portugal)  Area... Dirty War (in Spanish: Guerra Sucia) refers to a program of a state-sponsored war on domestic citizens in response to strikes, social unrest, violence or subversion that is claimed to threaten a countrys stability. ... Mordechai Vanunu in the garden of St. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Voting is a method of decision making wherein a group such as a meeting or an electorate attempts to gauge its opinion—usually as a final step following discussions or debates. ... Najib Mikati Najib Mikati (born November 24, 1955) is a former Prime Minister of Lebanon. ... Genetic fingerprinting or DNA testing is a technique to distinguish between individuals of the same species using only samples of their DNA. Its invention by Sir Alec Jeffreys at the University of Leicester was announced in 1985. ... The French Alps are simply those parts of the Alps mountain range which lie in France. ... Anthony Ashley Cooper, 10th Earl of Shaftesbury ( May 22, 1938 - 2004 or 2005) was a British aristocrat. ... The title of Earl of Shaftesbury was created in 1672 for Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Baron Ashley, a prominent politician in the Cabal then dominating the policies of King Charles II. Lord Shaftesbury holds the subsidiary titles of Baron Ashley, of Wimborne St Giles in the County of Dorset (1661... Christies Auction Room in London circa 1808. ... The Persian Empire was a series of historical empires that ruled over the Iranian plateau (Irān - Land of the Aryans[1]) and beyond. ... The Treaty establishing a constitution for Europe is a proposed constitutional treaty for the European Union. ... (PA – 6920) General Pervez Musharraf ({ پرويز مشرف}}; born August 11, 1943) is currently the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947), also known by her initials GMA, is the current and 14th President of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The City of Manila (Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynila), or simply Manila, is the capital of the Philippines. ... Motto: Uhuru na Umoja (Swahili: Freedom and Unity) Anthem: Mungu ibariki Afrika (God Bless Africa) Capital (and largest city) Stone Town English Government Republic  - President Amani Abeid Karume  - Prime Minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha Independence From the United Kingdom   - Tanganyika December 9, 1961   - Zanzibar December 19, 1963   - Merge April 26, 1964...

20 April 2005

April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 19, 2005 - April 2005 - April 21, 2005 Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell signs a bill making same-sex civil unions legal. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Categories: Stub | 1946 births | Governors of Connecticut ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ; Irish for Radio and Television of Ireland) is the national publicly-funded broadcaster of Ireland. ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... Zacarias Moussaoui (Arabic: زكريا موسوي) (born May 30, 1968) is a French citizen of Moroccan descent who was convicted of conspiring to kill Americans as part of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... The Tigris (Old Persian: Tigr, Syriac Aramaic: Deqlath, Arabic: &#1583;&#1580;&#1604;&#1577;, Dijla, Turkish: Dicle; biblical Hiddekil) is the eastern member of the pair of great rivers that define Mesopotamia, along with the Euphrates, which flows from the mountains of Anatolia through Iraq. ... Anatomy In anatomy, the throat is the part of the neck anterior to the vertebral column. ... Salome and the Beheading of St. ... Haditha, Iraq Haditha (حديثة) is a city in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, about 240 km northwest of Baghdad. ... Baghdad ( translit: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... An insurgency is an armed rebellion against a constituted authority, by any irregular armed force that rises up against an enforced or established authority, government, or administration. ... This is a list of Prime Ministers of Italy. ...   (born September 29, 1936) is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, and media proprietor. ... The Government of Singapore is formed by the political party which gains a 50% majority in the general elections held in Singapore at least once every five years. ... Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Central business district. ... The big Merlion statue on Sentosa Central Business District from the Carlsberg Sky Tower. ... Social conservatism is a belief in traditional or natural law-based morality and social mores and the desire to preserve these in present day society, often through civil law or regulation. ... Uriel Yitzhaki (born 1949) is an Israeli diplomat. ... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... An earthquake is a phenomenon that results from and is powered by the sudden release of stored energy in the crust that propagates seismic waves. ... KyÅ«shÅ« region of Japan and the current prefectures on KyÅ«shÅ« island KyÅ«shÅ« ), literally Nine Provinces, is the third largest island of Japan and most southerly and westerly of the four main islands. ... Teachers campaign outside of Palacios presidential palace in August 2005 Luis Alfredo Palacio González (born January 22, 1939) is the current President of Ecuador. ... Juan José Flores 1830-1834 Vicente Rocafuerte 1834-1839 Juan José Flores 1839-1845 José Joaquín de Olmedo 1845 Vicente Ramón Roca 1845-1849 Manuel de Ascásubi 1849-1850 Diego Noboa 1850-1851 José María Urbina 1851-1856 Francisco Robles 1856-1859 Gabriel García 1859... The National Congress (Spanish: Congreso Nacional) is the unicameral legislative branch of the government of Ecuador. ... Lucio Gutiérrez Lucio Edwin Gutiérrez Borbúa (born March 23, 1957), Ecuadorian soldier and politician. ... Riot control are the measures to control a riot or to break up an unwanted demonstration (usually of protestors). ... A riot control agent is a type of lachrymatory agent (or lacrimatory agent). ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... United Nations Commission on Human Rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... The National Action Party is the name of various political parties El Salvador - National Action Party (Partido Acción Nacional) Mexico - National Action Party (Partido Acción Nacional) See also: National Party, List of political parties. ... Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician, affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). ... Country Mexico State Federal District Municipality Mexico City Founded Seat of the Government Capital of the Nation Head of government Marcelo Ebrard Area    - City km² Population    - City (2005) 8,720,916  - Density 5,741/km² Website: http://www. ... Maurice F. Strong, CC , OM (born April 29, 1929, in Oak Lake, Manitoba) is an industrialist and public servant who was the Secretary-General of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), better known as the Earth Summit. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... The Oil-for-Food Programme was established by the United Nations in 1996 to allow Iraq to sell oil on the world market in exchange for food, medicine and the like. ... Flag flown by the Taliban. ... Severo Moto Nsá (November 6, 1943) is the most notable opposition politician in Equatorial Guinea, and leader of the Progress Party of Equatorial Guinea. ... This article is concerned solely with chemical explosives. ...

21 April 2005 ===

April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 20, 2005 - April 2005 - April 22, 2005 400 Iranian volunteers sign up to sacrifice their lives in occupied Islamic countries, particularly Israel, after being inspired by a fatwa from a top hardline cleric giving religious backing to suicide missions. ... Islam (Arabic:  ) is a monotheistic religion based upon the Quran, its principal scripture, whose followers, known as Muslims (مسلم), believe God (Arabic: الله ) sent through revelations to Muhammad. ... A fatwa (Arabic: ‎; plural fatāwa), is a legal pronouncement in Islam made by a mufti, a scholar capable of issuing judgments on Sharia (Islamic law). ... A cleric is: A member of the clergy of a religion, especially one that has trained or ordained priests, preachers, or other religious professionals; or A member of a character class in Dungeons & Dragons and similar fantasy role-playing games. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chos&#335;n Minjuju&#365;i Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: &#51312;&#49440;&#48124;&#51452;&#51452;&#51032;&#51064;&#48124;&#44277;&#54868;&#44397;; Hanja: &#26397;&#39854;&#27665;&#20027;&#20027;&#32681;&#20154;&#27665;&#20849;&#21644;&#22283;), is a country in eastern Asia... Nahariyya (&#1504;&#1492;&#1512;&#1497;&#1492;; unofficially also spelled Nahariya or Naharia) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... U.S. President George W. Bush addresses AIPAC members in Washington on May 18, 2004. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Jeep is an automobile marque (and registered trademark) of DaimlerChrysler. ... Munitions rigged for an IED discovered by Iraqi police in Baghdad, November 2005. ... The Karni Crossing is a cargo terminal in the Israeli Gaza Strip barrier. ... Space Shuttle Discovery (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is one of three remaining spacecraft in the space shuttle fleet belonging to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ... STS-114 was the Return to Flight Space Shuttle mission which launched Space Shuttle Discovery at 10:39 EDT (14:39 UTC), July 26, 2005. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Crew of STS-107 on launch day (Close up of faces and names) STS-107 was a space shuttle mission by NASA using the Space Shuttle Columbia. ... 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for February, 2003. ... Teachers campaign outside of Palacios presidential palace in August 2005 Luis Alfredo Palacio González (born January 22, 1939) is the current President of Ecuador. ... Lucio Gutiérrez Lucio Edwin Gutiérrez Borbúa (born March 23, 1957), Ecuadorian soldier and politician. ... Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is a human rights organization based in New Malden, Surrey specialising in religious freedom. ... Early detection of chemical agents Sociopolitical climate of chemical warfare While the study of chemicals and their military uses was widespread in China, the use of toxic materials has historically been viewed with mixed emotions and some disdain in the West (especially when the enemy were doing it). ... ကရင္‌လူမ္ယုိး Total population 7,400,000 Regions with significant populations Myanmar: 7,000,000 Thailand:  400,000 Language Karen Religion Buddhism, Christianity, Animism Related ethnic groups Padaung The Karen (Burmese: ; MLCTS: ), also known in Thailand as the Kariang (Thai: ) or Yang, are an ethnic group in Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand. ... Motto: Uhuru na Umoja (Swahili: Freedom and Unity) Anthem: Mungu ibariki Afrika (God Bless Africa) Capital (and largest city) Stone Town English Government Republic  - President Amani Abeid Karume  - Prime Minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha Independence From the United Kingdom   - Tanganyika December 9, 1961   - Zanzibar December 19, 1963   - Merge April 26, 1964... Seif Shariff Hamad (b. ... This article is part of or related to the Liberalism series Categories: Politics stubs | Liberal related stubs | Liberal parties | Tanzanian political parties ... For the Finno-Ugric people, see Votes. ... Look up Candidate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Sgt. ... Combatants Coalition Forces: United States United Kingdom Poland Australia South Korea Romania Spain Portugal Italy others. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of Islam. ... The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet department of the federal government of the United States that is concerned with protecting the American homeland and the safety of American citizens. ... Racial profiling is the inclusion of race in the profile of a persons considered likely to commit a particular crime or type of crime (see Offender Profiling). ... Same-sex marriage is the legal union of two people who are of the same biological sex or gender. ...

22 April 2005 ===

April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 21, 2005 - April 2005 - April 23, 2005 Rumors abound that a nuclear test by North Korea may be imminent, and that the United States is urging the Peoples Republic of China to pressure North Korea not to do so. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Zacarias Moussaoui (Arabic: زكريا موسوي) (born May 30, 1968) is a French citizen of Moroccan descent who was convicted of conspiring to kill Americans as part of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... The United States federal courts are the system of courts organized under the Constitution and laws of the federal government of the United States. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of the United Kingdom and the largest city of England (strangely, England has no constitutional existence within the United Kingdom, and therefore cannot be said to have a capital). ... The Old Bailey by Mountford (1907) The Central Criminal Court, commonly known as The Old Bailey (a bailey being part of a castle), is a Crown Court (criminal high court) in London, dealing with major criminal cases in the UK. It stands on the site of the mediaeval Newgate Gaol... Saajid Muhammad Badat (born March 28, 1979) is a British student. ... Richard Reid, in a prison photograph Richard Colvin Reid (born August 12, 1973), also known as the shoe bomber, is a British citizen born in Bromley, South London and a Muslim allegedly working for Al-Qaeda. ... Meiwes in a photo taken by a friend. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Chinese demonstrators in Beijing protesting Japanese textbook revisionism. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. ... Junichiro Koizumi , born January 8, 1942) is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006. ... The term Japanese war crimes refers to events which occurred during the period of Japanese imperialism, from the late 19th century until 1945. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead... Hu Jintao (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Hú Jǐntāo; born December 21, 1942) is currently the Paramount Leader of the Peoples Republic of China, holding the titles of President of the Peoples Republic of China, Chairman of the Central Military Commission and General Secretary of the... The Bandung Conference was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, organized by Indonesia, Burma, Ceylon( Sri Lanka), India, and Pakistan. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... This article is about the Japanese legislature. ... Torii Gate at Yasukuni Shrine The main building of Yasukuni Shrine Yasukuni Shrine 75th anniversary Stamp (1944) Yasukuni Shrine ) (literally peaceful nation shrine) is a Shinto shrine located in Tokyo, Japan, dedicated to the spirits of soldiers and others who died fighting on behalf of the Japanese emperor. ... 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23 April 2005 ===

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict:
    • The Association of University Teachers, the leading British academic group, has voted to boycott two Israeli universities, Haifa University and Bar-Ilan University, over their alleged involvement in "illegal activity" in the occupied territories. The AUT said it voted for the boycott in response to a plea for action by a group of Palestinian academics. It was condemned by the Israeli Embassy, the British Ambassador in Israel, by Jewish Human Rights groups and by Universities UK. (BBC), (Guardian)
    • Israeli security forces arrest 3 suspected Palestinian militants on the Geha Highway near Ra'annana, Israel. When the police arrived, the 3 suspects were barricaded in their car, while a 4th suspect fled the scene. Earlier in the night, the Israeli Police put roadblocks and checkpoints after it received high alert on "rolling" suicide bombing attack. (Haaretz), (Ynet)
    • A 17-year-old Palestinian is caught carrying 4 pipe bombs in Beit Furik checkpoint. (Haaretz)
    • A Qassam rocket was launched toward northern Gaza community. No casualties were reported. Also, Palestinian militants stabbed a soldier near Ganim settlement, injuring him moderately. (Haaretz)
  • A rodent species representing a new family of mammals, Laonastidae, is discovered in Laos. This is the first new family of mammals discovered since 1974. (Cambridge Journals)
  • Bangladesh accuses the BSF of gunning down two farmers who had strayed into no man's land at Hairharpur on the Indo-Bangla border. Indian officials say the guards had only shot at and injured two Bangladeshis trying to sneak into West Bengal. (Gulf Times, Qatar) (Voice of America)

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24 April 2005 ===

April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 25, 2005 (Sunday) About 1 million people march silently through Mexico City in support of the capitals embattled mayor, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. ... Country Mexico State Federal District Municipality Mexico City Founded Seat of the Government Capital of the Nation Head of government Marcelo Ebrard Area    - City km² Population    - City (2005) 8,720,916  - Density 5,741/km² Website: http://www. ... Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician, affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). ... Flag of Togo, a West African country. ... Politics of Togo Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Togo ... This page contains a list of presidents of Togo. ... Gnassingbé Eyadéma - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Faure Gnassingbé Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé (born June 6, 1966), also known as Faure Eyadéma, has been the President of Togo since May 4, 2005; he was previously president for twenty days from February 5 to February 25, 2005. ... Emmanuel Bob-Akitani (born July 18, 1930) was the opposition leader in the 2005 Togolese presidential election. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... The Bandung Conference was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, organized by Egypt, Indonesia, Burma, Ceylon(Sri Lanka), India, and Pakistan. ... Armenian Genocide photo. ... Motto: دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem: Ottoman imperial anthem At the height of its power (1680) Capital Söğüt (1299-1326) Bursa (1326-1365) Edirne (1365-1453) Constantinople (Istanbul) (1453-1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–1922 Mehmed VI... Soyuz TMA-5 launch Crew Launched ISS Expedition 10 crew: Salizhan Sharipov (2) Leroy Chiao (4) - U.S.A. Yuri Shargin (1) Landed ISS Expedition 10 crew: Salizhan Sharipov (2) Leroy Chiao (4) - U.S.A. Roberto Vittori - ESA (2) Mission parameters Mass: ? kg Perigee: ~200 km Apogee: ~252 km... Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft approaching the International Space Station Soyuz (Russian: Союз, pronounced sah-YOUS, meaning union) is a series of spacecraft designed by Sergey Korolyov for the Soviet Unions space program. ... U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit (MMU) outside the Challenger in 1984. ... Salizhan S. Sharipov Salizhan Shakirovich Sharipov (Russian:Сализхан Шакирович Шарипов) (born August 24, 1964 in Uzgen, Osh oblast, Kirghiz SSR, now in Kyrgyzstan) is a Russian cosmonaut. ... A Chinese American is an American who is of ethnic Chinese descent. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Roberto Vittori (October 15, 1964 - ) is an ESA astronaut from Viterbo, Italy. ... Earth (IPA: , often referred to as the Earth, Terra, the World or Planet Earth) is the third planet in the solar system in terms of distance from the Sun, and the fifth largest. ... ISS redirects here. ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... As a Christian ecclesiastical term, Catholic - from the Greek adjective , meaning general or universal[2] - is described in the Oxford Dictionary as follows: ~Church, (originally) whole body of Christians; ~, belonging to or in accord with (a) this, (b) the church before separation into Greek or Eastern and Latin or Western... Pope Paul VI (1963-1978) is crowned at the last papal coronation to date, in 1963. ... A Medieval Low Mass by a bishop. ... Lucio Gutiérrez Lucio Edwin Gutiérrez Borbúa (born March 23, 1957), Ecuadorian soldier and politician. ... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (IPA: ) (born July 28, 1954) is the 53rd[1] and current President of Venezuela. ... Motto: none Anthem: Amar Shonar Bangla (My Golden Bengal) Capital (and largest city) Dhaka Bengali (Bangla) Government Parliamentary republic  - President Iajuddin Ahmed  - Prime Minister vacant  - Chief of Caretaker Govt. ... Kuwait City Kuwait City (also Al-Kuwait - الكويت), population 305,694 (1998), is the capital of the emirate of Kuwait and part of the Al-Asimah goveronate. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... Riyadh (Arabic: ‎ ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, located in Ar Riyad Province in the Najd region. ... Islam (Arabic:  ) is a monotheistic religion based upon the Quran, its principal scripture, whose followers, known as Muslims (مسلم), believe God (Arabic: الله ) sent through revelations to Muhammad. ...

25 April 2005 ===

April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 24, 2005 - April 2005 - April 26, 2005 April 25, 2005 was a Monday Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Amnesty International has called on the Israeli government to investigate the poisoning of Palestinian land, allegedly by Israeli settlers around Hebron (BBC) Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaty to the European... The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a part of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict, is an ongoing dispute between the State of Israel and Palestinian people (or state). ... Taxicab, short forms taxi or cab, is a type of public transport for a single passenger, or small group of passengers, typically for a non-shared ride. ... Alassane Dramane Ouattara (born 1 January 1942 in Dimbokro) is a Muslim political leader in Côte dIvoire. ... 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Nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-pin Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ...   (Chinese: 南京; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin), Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal map spelling)) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ... Dr. Lien Chan Lien Chan (連戰, in pinyin: Lián Zhàn) (born August 27, 1936, in Xian) is a Taiwanese politician. ... March 28, 2005, Kuomintang vice chairman Chiang Pin-kung led a delegation in the first official visit to Mainland China by the highest Kuomintang leader in 60 years. ... 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Lomé, estimated population 700,000 (1998), is the capital of Togo. ... Civil unions in New Zealand were ratified on 9 December 2004 when Parliament passed the Civil Union Bill to establish the institution of civil union for same-sex and opposite-sex couples. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... JR-West207 The Amagasaki rail crash occurred on 25 April 2005 at around 9:18 local time (0:18 UTC), just after the local rush hour. ... West Japan Railway Company (&#35199;&#26085;&#26412;&#26053;&#23458;&#37444;&#36947;&#26666;&#24335;&#20250;&#31038; Nishi Nihon Ryokaku Tetsudô Kabushiki Gaisha), commonly known as JR-West (JR&#35199;&#26085;&#26412; JR Nishi Nihon), is one of JR companies in Japan that covers western Honshu. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. 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26 April 2005 ===

April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 25, 2005 - April 2005 - April 27, 2005 April 26, 2005 was a Tuesday Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Israeli soldier killed in the West Bank on Monday night was shot by his comrades. ... The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a part of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict, is an ongoing dispute between the State of Israel and Palestinian people (or state). ... Taxicab, short forms taxi or cab, is a type of public transport for a single passenger, or small group of passengers, typically for a non-shared ride. ... Alassane Dramane Ouattara (born 1 January 1942 in Dimbokro) is a Muslim political leader in Côte dIvoire. ... March 28, 2005, Kuomintang vice chairman Chiang Pin-kung led a delegation in the first official visit to Mainland China by the highest Kuomintang leader in 60 years. ... The Chinese Nationalist Party (Traditional Chinese: 中國國民黨; Simplified Chinese: 中国国民党; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Tongyong Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chung-kuo Kuo-min-tang), commonly known as the Kuomintang (KMT), is a centre-right political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, and is currently the largest political party in terms of sitting Legislative... Dr. Lien Chan Lien Chan (連戰, in pinyin: Lián Zhàn) (born August 27, 1936, in Xian) is a Taiwanese politician. ... Nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-pin Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ...   (Chinese: 南京; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin), Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal map spelling)) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ... Dr. Lien Chan Lien Chan (連戰, in pinyin: Lián Zhàn) (born August 27, 1936, in Xian) is a Taiwanese politician. ... 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Faure Gnassingbé Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé (born June 6, 1966), also known as Faure Eyadéma, has been the President of Togo since May 4, 2005; he was previously president for twenty days from February 5 to February 25, 2005. ... Flag of Togo, a West African country. ... Lomé, estimated population 700,000 (1998), is the capital of Togo. ... Civil unions in New Zealand were ratified on 9 December 2004 when Parliament passed the Civil Union Bill to establish the institution of civil union for same-sex and opposite-sex couples. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... JR-West207 The Amagasaki rail crash occurred on 25 April 2005 at around 9:18 local time (0:18 UTC), just after the local rush hour. ... West Japan Railway Company (&#35199;&#26085;&#26412;&#26053;&#23458;&#37444;&#36947;&#26666;&#24335;&#20250;&#31038; Nishi Nihon Ryokaku Tetsudô Kabushiki Gaisha), commonly known as JR-West (JR&#35199;&#26085;&#26412; JR Nishi Nihon), is one of JR companies in Japan that covers western Honshu. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Categories: Iraq | 2003 Iraq conflict | Stub ... Weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a term used to describe a munition with the capacity to indiscriminately kill large numbers of living beings. ... United Nations Security Council Resolution 1559 calls on Syria to cease intervening in Lebanese internal politics, withdraw from Lebanon, and for the disbanding of all Lebanese militias (See: Hezbollah). ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Brian Sedgemore (on right) with the Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, announcing his defection prior to the 2005 General Election. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the head of the Government of Canada. ... For other uses, see Paul Martin (disambiguation). ... 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27 April 2005 ===

April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 26, 2005 - April 2005 - April 28, 2005 April 27, 2005 was a Wednesday The U.S. House of Representatives votes 406-20 to rescind controversial Republican ethics rules, in order to end a stalemate in the evenly-divided Ethics Committee since their introduction in January. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Johnson Beharry in front of a mural of the Victoria Cross Private Johnson Gideon Beharry, VC (born 26 July 1979, in Grenada), of the 1st Battalion, Princess of Waless Royal Regiment is a British soldier who, in March 2005, was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration for... Victoria Cross medal, ribbon, and bar. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Map of the West Bank, with Jenin in the north. ... The emblem of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad shows a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) superimposed on the images of the Dome of the Rock, two fists and two rifles. ... The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades (كتائب شهداء الأقصى) are a Palestinian armed terrorist group closely linked to the Fatah party. ... Airbus S.A.S. is a leading aircraft manufacturer based in Toulouse, France. ... The Airbus A380 manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. is a double-decker, four engined airliner capable of flying 800 passengers in a high density format or 555 passengers in a typical three-class configuration. ... The Maiden flight of an aircraft is the first occasion on which an aircraft leaves the ground of its own accord. ... New city flag (Occitan cross) Traditional coat of arms Motto: (Occitan: For Toulouse, always more) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région Midi-Pyrénées Département Haute-Garonne (31) Intercommunality Community of Agglomeration of Greater Toulouse Mayor Jean-Luc Moudenc  (UMP) (since 2004... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is an aerospace and defense corporation headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Boeing 747, commonly called a Jumbo Jet, is among the most recognizable jet airliners and is the largest passenger airliner currently in service. ... An Airbus A340 airliner operated by Air Jamaica An airliner is a large fixed-wing aircraft whose primary function is the transportation of paying passengers. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... JR-West207 The Amagasaki rail crash occurred on 25 April 2005 at around 9:18 local time (0:18 UTC), just after the local rush hour. ... Sher Bahadur Deuba (born June 13, 1946) was the prime minister of Nepal. ... Location Position of Moscow in Europe Government Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2005)    - Density 10,415,400   8537. ... Khodorkovsky speaking at a conference shortly before his arrest Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky (Russian: ; born June 26, 1963) is a Russian businessman, a former Komsomol activist who became one of Russias most powerful oligarchs. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Polgahawela level crossing collision - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... 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Vicente Fox Quesada[1] (born July 2, 1942) served as President of Mexico from December 1, 2000 to December 1, 2006. ... Rafael Macedo de la Concha (b. ... Contempt of court is a court ruling which, in the context of a court trial or hearing, deems an individual as holding contempt for the court, its process, and its invested powers. ... Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician, affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). ... Amnesty International symbol Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) comprising a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.[1] Essentially it compares actual practices of human rights with internationally accepted standards and demands compliance where these have not... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 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28 April 2005 ===

April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 28, 2005 (Thursday) Almost three months after the legislative election in Iraq, the National Assembly voted overwhelmingly to approve a Shia-led cabinet, establishing the first elected government in the history of Iraq. ... Iraqi police officers hold up their index fingers marked with purple indelible ink, a security measure to prevent double voting. ... The Iraqi National Assembly is the unicameral parliament of Iraq which meets in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. ... Shia Islam ( Arabic &#1588;&#1610;&#1593;&#1609; follower; English has traditionally used Shiite or Shiite) is the second largest Islamic denomination; some 20-25% of all Muslims are said to follow a Shia tradition. ... A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... 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29 April 2005 ===

April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 29, 2005 (Friday) The next launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-114, is delayed until at least July 13. ... Space Shuttle Discovery (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is one of three remaining spacecraft in the space shuttle fleet belonging to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ... STS-114 was the Return to Flight Space Shuttle mission which launched Space Shuttle Discovery at 10:39 EDT (14:39 UTC), July 26, 2005. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Crew of STS-107 on launch day (Close up of faces and names) STS-107 was a space shuttle mission by NASA using the Space Shuttle Columbia. ... 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for February, 2003. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Rob Portman speaks on March 17, 2005 at the White House ceremony at which President George W. Bush nominated him to be the next U.S. Trade Representative. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Office of the United States Trade Representative, or USTR, is an arm of the executive branch of the United States government. ... JR-West207 The Amagasaki rail crash occurred on 25 April 2005 at around 9:18 local time (0:18 UTC), just after the local rush hour. ... The Chinese Nationalist Party (Traditional Chinese: 中國國民黨; Simplified Chinese: 中国国民党; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Tongyong Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chung-kuo Kuo-min-tang), commonly known as the Kuomintang (KMT), is a centre-right political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, and is currently the largest political party in terms of sitting Legislative... Dr. Lien Chan Lien Chan (連戰, in pinyin: Lián Zhàn) (born August 27, 1936, in Xian) is a Taiwanese politician. ... General Secretary of the Communist Party of China - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Hu Jintao (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Hú Jǐntāo; born December 21, 1942) is currently the Paramount Leader of the Peoples Republic of China, holding the titles of President of the Peoples Republic of China, Chairman of the Central Military Commission and General Secretary of the... Chiang Kai-shek (October 31, 1887 – April 5, 1975) was a Chinese military and political leader who assumed the leadership of the Kuomintang (KMT) after the 1925 death of Sun Yat-sen. ...   (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976) (also Mao Tse-Tung in Wade-Giles transliteration) was a Chinese Marxist military and political leader, who led the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to victory against the Kuomintang (KMT) in the Chinese Civil War, leading to the establishment of the People’s Republic of... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Combatants Republic of China Empire of Japan Commanders Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Tse-Tung, Yan Xishan, Feng Yuxiang, Zhu De, He Yingqin Hideki Tojo, Matsui Iwane, Jiro Minami, Kesago Nakajima, Toshizo Nishio, Yasuji Okamura. ... ISO 4217 Code CNY User(s) Mainland of the Peoples Republic of China Inflation rate 1. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... ERM may refer to: Erm is a word that people say when they are trying to remember or think of something. ... The Cyprus Pound, also known unofficially as the Cyprus Lira (from Greek Λίρα, pl. ... The lat (in Latvian: lats, plural lati, the ISO 4217 currency code: LVL) is the official currency of Latvia. ... The Maltese lira, known in the Maltese language as the Lira Maltija, is the currency of Malta. ...

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April 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4594 words)
The Vatican announces that Pope John Paul II's funeral is to take place on the morning of April 8 and that he is to be buried in the crypt of Saint Peter in the Vatican.
The College of Cardinals sets April 18 as the date for a conclave for a papal election to select a successor to Pope John Paul II.
Spring 2005 anti-Japanese demonstrations in China: Chinese rioters storm the Japanese embassy in Beijing.
Hybrid Solar Eclipse of 2005 April 08 (1088 words)
A special web page 2005 Partial Eclipse in the USA gives full details, time and diagrams of the eclipse as seen from over a hundred cities there.
In most cases (like in 2005), the hybrid eclipse begins annular, changes to total for the central portion of the path, and then converts back to annular towards the end of the path.
The hybrid eclipse of 2005 Apr 08 is is the 51st eclipse of Saros series 129.
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