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April 2006 : - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- Image File history File links Portal. ... April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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. ... Media:Example. ... March 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase announces that the 2006 Fiji general elections will be held in the second week of May 2006 from the 6th to the 13th. ... May 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → May 1, 2006 (Monday) Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association outraged Vatican by planning to ordain another bishop, Liu Xinhong in Anhui Province. ... June 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Extraordinary renditions. ... Early elections in November are announced in the Netherlands. ... August 2006 is the eighth month of that year, and has yet to occur. ... September 2006 is the ninth month of 2006 and has begun on a Friday. ... October 2006 is the tenth month of that year and has yet to occur. ... 67 die and about 300,000 people are affected by floods in Ethiopias Somali Region of Ogaden after the Shabelle River bursts its banks. ... December 2006 is the twelfth and final month of the year and will begin in 2 day(s). ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: Crystal ball, user has created future months and dates before, and been told not to (See User Talk:Jose and Ricardo). ...

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World - Sci-Tech - Sports - Video games - Wikinews March 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase announces that the 2006 Fiji general elections will be held in the second week of May 2006 from the 6th to the 13th. ... May 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → May 1, 2006 (Monday) Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association outraged Vatican by planning to ordain another bishop, Liu Xinhong in Anhui Province. ... 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December - → Events in Science April 26, 2006 A team of researchers working for IBM publishes the results of a pattern discovery analysis of junk DNA. In contrast to expectations, they discovered similar patterns in junk DNA and DNA... Categories: ...

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Wikinews has news related to: Obituaries The following is a list of notable deaths in 2006. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Elisabeth Magdalena (Nina) Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg (27 August 1913 – 2 April 2006) was the wife of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, the leader of the failed plot to assassinate Hitler on 20 July, 1944. ... Michael J. Novosel, Sr. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Denis Donaldson (left) pictured with Bobby Sands Denis Martin Donaldson (Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1950 – April 4, 2006 in Donegal, Republic of Ireland) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Sinn Féin who was exposed in December 2005 as an informer in the employ of MI5... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1940 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... Gerard Kornelis van het Reve (Amsterdam, Netherlands, December 14, 1923 - Zulte, Belgium, April 8, 2006) was a Dutch writer publishing first under the names Simon van het Reve, Darger Taveherven (an anagram) and his official name, although he became known as Gerard Reve. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... DeShaun Dupree Holton (October 2, 1973 – April 11, 2006), better known as Proof, was an American rapper and member of the rap group D12. ... June Pointer, as shown on the cover of her self-titled 1989 album June Antoinette Pointer Whitmore (November 30, 1953 — April 11, 2006) was an American vocalist best known for her work with The Pointer Sisters. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Rev. ... Dr. Rajkumar (Kannada:ಡಾ. ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌, Real Name: Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju Kannada:ಸಿಂಗನಲ್ಲೂರು ಪುಟ್ಟಸ್ವಾಮಯ್ಯ ಮುತ್ತುರಾಜು, April 24, 1929—April 12, 2006) is the most popular actor in Kannada film industry. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Scott Crossfield Albert Scott Crossfield (October 2, 1921 – April 19, 2006), normally referred to as Scott Crossfield, was an American naval officer, aviator and test pilot. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Alida Valli (31 May 1921 – 22 April 2006), sometimes simply credited as Valli, was an Italian actress. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Tun Ghafar Baba (February 18, 1925–April 23, 2006) was a Malaysian politician from Melaka and a former Deputy Prime Minister. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... Steve A. Stavro, CM, Decorated Knight Commander Knights of Malta (September 27, 1927 – April 24, 2006), was a grocery store magnate, horse breeder and sports team owner. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Jane Jacobs Jane Jacobs, OC, O.Ont (May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was an American-born Canadian urbanist, writer and activist. ... Peter John Law (1 April 1948 – 25 April 2006) was a Welsh politician. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Julia Stimson Thorne (September 16, 1944 – April 27, 2006) was a writer and the ex-wife of U.S. Senator John Kerry. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... John Kenneth Galbraith John Kenneth Galbraith (October 15, 1908–April 29, 2006) was an influential Canadian-American economist. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Paul Spiegel (born December 31, 1937) is leader of the Zentralrat der Juden in Germany and the main spokesman of the German Jews. ... Lobbyist Jack Abramoff was featured on the cover of TIME magazine, the week of January 9, 2006, after his guilty plea. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Ariel Sharon. ... The global spread of H5N1 in birds is considered a significant pandemic threat. ... The salt pit in Afghanistan Black site is a military term that has been used by United States intelligence agencies to refer to any classified facility that is officially denied by the US government. ... Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois CIA leak grand jury investigation (rel. ... The Cole Inquiry, formally the Inquiry into certain Australian companies in relation to the UN Oil-For-Food Programme was a Royal Commission set up by the Government of Australia in November 2005. ... The April 2006 Nepalese General strike was a general strike scheduled by forces opposed to the political crackdown under King Gyanendra to take place from April 5 to April 9, 2006 in Katmandu and other Nepalese cities. ... The government of Iraq from 2006 to 2010 will be formed from the Iraqi National Assembly that was elected in December 2005. ... Affected countries The 2006 Horn of Africa food crisis is an acute shortage of food affecting four Horn of Africa countries: Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia. ... As of 2006, Iran is not known to possess weapons of mass destruction and has signed treaties repudiating possession of them, including the Biological Weapons Convention, the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). ... Wikinews has news related to: Ignatieff tops first ballot in Canadian Liberal convention Canadian Liberal vote heads to third ballot Dion leads Ignatieff heading into final ballot of Canadian Liberal vote Dion wins Canadian Liberal leadership on fourth ballot Wikinews has news related to: Liberal Party of Canada leadership, 2006... The 2005 Malawi food crisis is a severe food security crisis affecting more than five million people in Malawi, especially in the south, caused by the failure to harvest sufficient staple maize due to a drought. ... The Montenegrin independence referendum was a referendum on the independence of the Republic of Montenegro from Serbia and Montenegro that was held on May 21, 2006. ... The controversial cartoons of Muhammad, as they were first published in Jyllands-Posten in September 2005. ... North Indian cyclone seasons 1995-1999 2000-2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 The 2006 North Indian cyclone season has no bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and December, with peaks in May and November. ... The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy concerns eavesdropping by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) without court oversight. ... Wikinews has news related to: Hurricane season, 2006 The 2006 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it runs year-round in 2006, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The Lords Resistance Army (LRA)[1], formed in 1987, is a rebel paramilitary group operating mainly in northern Uganda. ... Combatants Arab nations Israel Arab-Israeli conflict series History of the Arab-Israeli conflict Views of the Arab-Israeli conflict International law and the Arab-Israeli conflict Arab-Israeli conflict facts, figures, and statistics Participants Israeli-Palestinian conflict · Israel-Lebanon conflict · Arab League · Soviet Union / Russia · Israel and the United... For other uses, see al-Aqsa (disambiguation). ... Combatants factions of the SLA Justice & Equality Movement Janjaweed  Sudan Minnawi-faction of the SLA Commanders SLA: SalaBob and Sulaiman Gamos JEM: Ibrahim Khalil Janjaweed: ? Sudan: Omar al-Bashir SLA: Minni Minnawi Casualties 300,000 civilians killed (est. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... Combatants Lendu tribe, Nationalist and Integrationist Front (FNI) Hema tribe, Uganda, Union of Congolese Patriots, RCD-K Commanders Etienne Lona (FNI) James Kazini (UDPF) Casualties Civilians killed: 60,000 (estimation as of Nov. ... A French Army VAB armored vehicle patrolling in Côte dIvoire. ... now. ... Combatants Russian Federation Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Strength At least 93,000 in 1999 10,000 to 20,000 in 1999 (mostly militias) Casualties Unknown, at least 4,600 killed by October 2002[1] Hundreds of civilians. ... Combatants Thai Government/Military Muslim separatists Pattini Raya Commanders Gen. ... This electoral calendar 2006 lists the national/federal direct elections held in 2006 in the de jure and de facto sovereign states and their dependent territories. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... National legislative elections will be held in Thailand on 2 April 2006, following the decision by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to dissolve the lower house of the Thai legislature, the House of Representatives. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... The first round of the 2006 Peruvian national election was held on April 9, 2006 to elect the President of the Republic, two Vice-Presidents, 120 Members of Congress, and five Peruvian members of the Andean Parliament (plus 10 substitutes), for the 2006-2011 period. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... A general election for the renewal of the two Chambers of the Parliament of Italy was held on April 9 and April 10, 2006. ... The schedule of the 2006 Hungarian parliamentary elections, as announced by president László Sólyom will be: first round on April 9th, 2006 second round on April 23rd, 2006 According to the polls, current front-runners are Viktor Orbáns Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Union and current Prime Minister... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... The 2006 West Bengal legistlative election was held on the 17th, 22nd, 27th of April and on 3rd and 8th of May, 2006 over 5 phases. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... National legislative elections will be held in Thailand on 2 April 2006, following the decision by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to dissolve the lower house of the Thai legislature, the House of Representatives. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... The 2006 Elections in Haiti, to replace the interim government of Gerard Latortue put in place after the 2004 Haiti rebellion, were delayed four times after having been originally scheduled for October and November 2005. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... The schedule of the 2006 Hungarian parliamentary elections, as announced by president László Sólyom will be: first round on April 9th, 2006 second round on April 23rd, 2006 According to the polls, current front-runners are Viktor Orbáns Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Union and current Prime Minister... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Scotland has elections to several bodies: the Scottish Parliament, the United Kingdom Parliament, the European Parliament, local councils and community councils. ... The Moray by-election to the Scottish Parliament has been called for 27 April 2006 following the death of the Scottish National Party MSP Margaret Ewing on 21 March 2006. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Alberto Kenya Fujimori, (born in Peru[1] on July 28, 1938), also known as Kenya Fujimori (藤森 謙也 Fujimori Kenya), was President of Peru from July 28, 1990 to November 17, 2000. ... Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte[1] (November 25, 1915–December 10, 2006) was a general and President of Chile. ... The Coalition for Unity and Democracy (commonly referred to as CUD, or occasionally as CDU) is a coalition of four existing political parties of Ethiopia which combined to compete for seats in the Ethiopian General Elections held on May 15, 2005. ... Ethiopia held general elections on May 15, 2005, for seats in both its national and in four regional government councils. ... 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 during his first appearance before the Iraqi Special Tribunal The trials of Saddam Hussein, the former President of Iraq, are being held under the Iraqi Special Tribunal. ... 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. ... Thomas Lubanga Thomas Lubanga Dyilo was the founder and leader of the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC), an armed militia in Ituri, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). ... 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... Kulayev following raid A native of Engenoi, Chechnya, Nur-Pashi Kulayev is thought to be the sole survivor of the 32 hostage-takers in the 2004 Beslan school hostage crisis, although Shamil Basayev denies the claim, stating that one other escaped[1] 24, and an unemployed carpenter at the time... The Special Court for Sierra Leone is an independent judicial body set up to try those who bear greatest responsibility for the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sierra Leone after 30 November 1996 during the Sierra Leone Civil War. ... For other persons named Charles Taylor, see Charles Taylor (disambiguation). ... Jacob Zuma Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (born Inkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 12 April 1942) is a former Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa and current deputy president of the governing political party, the African National Congress (ANC). ... Leo OConnor and David Keogh have been charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act in the United Kingdom. ... Brian Nichols Brian Gene Nichols (born December 10, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland) is accused of shooting and killing Judge Rowland W. Barnes, court reporter Julie Brandau, and deputy sheriff Sgt. ... Kenneth Lee Ken Lay (April 15, 1942 – July 5, 2006), was an American businessman, best known for his role in the widely-reported corruption scandal that led to the downfall of Enron Corporation. ... Jeffrey Skilling, credit AP Worldwide. ... Thomas Dale DeLay (born April 8, 1947) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Sugar Land, Texas. ... 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. ...

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1 April 2006 (Saturday)

April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Marcos César Pontes (born March 11, 1963) became the first Brazilian and the first Lusophone to go into space when he launched towards the International Space Station aboard Soyuz TMA-8 on March 30, 2006. ... For other uses, see Astronaut (disambiguation). ... International Space Station insignia ISS Statistics Crew: 3 As of December 19, 2006 Perigee: 352. ... Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro  - Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area    - City 1,260 km²  (486. ... Saqurema is a town in Brazil located one and one-half hours north of Rio de Janeiro. ... The SOCA logo;.[1] The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) is a policing agency of the United Kingdom that acts against organised crime, including the illegal drugs trade, money laundering, and people smuggling. ... First Great Western is the operating name of First Greater Western Ltd,[1] a British train operating company owned by First Group, which operates services in the west and south west of England and South Wales. ... First Great Western Link is a train operating company owned by First Group that provides train services, on a franchise basis, from Paddington Station to destinations such as Slough, Reading, Didcot, Oxford, Basingstoke, Newbury, Bedwyn, Hereford, Worcester and Banbury. ... A Wessex Class 153 A Class 150/2 unit in West Country advertising livery. ...

2 April 2006 (Sunday)

April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... National legislative elections will be held in Thailand on 2 April 2006, following the decision by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to dissolve the lower house of the Thai legislature, the House of Representatives. ... 1Time from first tornado to last tornado 2Maximum windspeed of most powerful tornado The April 2, 2006 Tornado Outbreak was a tornado outbreak that occured on April 2, 2006 in the central United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri; the term Bootheel is also used to refer to the southwestern part of Hidalgo County, New Mexico. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... On September 30, 1996, AT&T spun off its Systems and Technology units (AT&T Technologies, Inc. ... Alcatel SA is a global company, headquartered in France that provides hardware, software and services to telecommunications service providers and enterprises. ... Politics of Samoa Categories: Stub | Samoan political parties ... Politics of Samoa Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Samoa ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi. ... List of Prime Ministers of Samoa Categories: | ... Beginning in April 2004, members of the Iraqi insurgency began taking hostage foreign civilians in Iraq. ... Jill Carroll appeared in a video released by the terrorist group Brigades of Vengeance Jill C. Carroll (born October? 1977) is an American journalist, currently employed by the Christian Science Monitor. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling promotion, currently the largest in North America. ... WrestleMania 22 was the twenty-second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ...

3 April 2006 (Monday)

April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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. ... 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. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... The C-5 Galaxy is a jet-powered military transport aircraft designed to provide strategic heavy airlift over intercontinental distances. ... Dover Air Force Base (Dover AFB) is a base of the United States Air Force in the state of Delaware. ... 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 Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  Ranked 49th  - Total 2,491 sq mi (6,452 km²)  - Width 30 miles (48 km)  - Length 100 miles (161 km)  - % water 21. ... Anand Satyanand with Dame Silvia Cartwright Wikinews has news related to: New Governor-General of New Zealand announced Anand Satch[1] Satyanand, PCNZM (born 22 July 1944 in Auckland) is the Governor-General of New Zealand. ... Silvia Rose Cartwright, Governor-General of New Zealand Her Excellency Dame Silvia Rose Cartwright PCNZM DBE (née Poulter) (born November 7, 1943) is New Zealands second female Governor-General, and as the Queens representative, lives in Government House in the capital city of Wellington. ... The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the Sovereign in right of New Zealand (currently, Queen Elizabeth II). ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

4 April 2006 (Tuesday)

===5 April 2006 (Wednesday)=== Hannah Hember, aged 13 born this day 1993 April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The 2006 labor protests in France occurred throughout France during February, March, and April 2006 as a result of opposition to a measure set to deregulate labor. ... Demonstration against CPE, March 28, 2006, Paris Jussieu en lutte (Jussieu is fighting), Villepin va précariser. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... A general strike is a strike action by an entire labour force in a city, region or country. ... Denis Donaldson (left) pictured with Bobby Sands Denis Martin Donaldson (Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1950 – April 4, 2006 in Donegal, Republic of Ireland) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Sinn Féin who was exposed in December 2005 as an informer in the employ of MI5... 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. ... Glenties (Na Gleannta in Irish, meaning The Glens) is a small town in the northwest of Ireland in central County Donegal. ... Statistics Province: Ulster County Town: Lifford Code: DL Area: 4,841 km² Population (2006) 146,956 Website: www. ... 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. ... National legislative elections will be held in Thailand on 2 April 2006, following the decision by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to dissolve the lower house of the Thai legislature, the House of Representatives. ... Wikinews has news related to: Thaksin Shinawatra   (Thai: , IPA: ; born July 26, 1949 in Chiang Mai, Thailand), Thai businessman and politician, is the deposed Prime Minister of Thailand and the former leader of the populist Thai Rak Thai party. ... The following is a list of Prime Ministers of Thailand: Phraya Manopakorn Nititada, (1932-1933) General Phraya Phahol Pholphayuhasena, (1933-1938) Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram, (1938-1944) Major Khuang Abhaiwongse, (1944-1945) Tawee Boonyaket, (1945) Seni Pramoj, (1945) Major Khuang Abhaiwongse, (1946) Luang Praditmanutham, (1946) Rear Admiral Thawal Thamrong Navaswadhi... Thai Rak Thai (ไทยรักไทย, lit. ... Political parties in Thailand lists political parties in Thailand. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... James Miller. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives acts as the leader of the party that has a majority control of the seats in the house (currently at least 218 of the 435 seats). ... Thomas Dale DeLay (born April 8, 1947) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Sugar Land, Texas. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... The initial seat distribution of the 39th Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper is the Prime Minister of the 39th Parliament. ... Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location of the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Established 1850 as Town of Bytown Incorporated 1855 as City of Ottawa Amalgamated January 1, 2001  - Mayor Larry OBrien  - City Council Ottawa City Council  - Representatives 8 MPs... Queen Elizabeth II reads Canadas Speech from the Throne in 1977 The Speech from the Throne (or Throne Speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the monarch (or a representative) reads a prepared speech to a complete session of parliament, outlining the governments agenda for the... The Governor General of Canada (French: Gouverneure générale du Canada or Gouverneur général du Canada) is the representative of the Canadian Monarch. ... Stephen Joseph Harper (born April 30, 1959) is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

An organ transplant is the moving 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. ... An artificial bladder is an artificial bladder organ. ... An artificial organ is a man-made organ that is implanted in a human to replace a natural organ. ... In anatomy, the urinary bladder is a hollow, muscular, and distensible (or elastic) organ that sits on the pelvic floor in mammals. ...

6 April 2006 (Thursday)

April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... On 6th April, 2006, an earthquake was reported at 11:29:16 PM IST in Gujarat, Indias Kutch and Sourashtra region. ... This article is for the Indian state. ... The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 187 Member States and Territories. ... The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season was the most active Atlantic hurricane season in recorded history, shattering previous records on repeated occasions. ... Hurricane Dennis was the fourth named storm, second hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. ... Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa; 26. ... Lowest pressure 895 mbar (hPa)[1] Damages $10 billion (2005 USD)[1] Fatalities 7 direct, 113 indirect Areas affected Bahamas, Florida, Cuba, Yucatán Peninsula, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas Part of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season Hurricane Rita is the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the most... Lowest pressure 977 mbar (hPa; 28. ... Lowest pressure 882 mbar (hPa) (Lowest pressure ever recorded in an Atlantic hurricane) Damage $28. ... Flag of the National Geographic Society The National Geographic Society, is a not-for-profit scientific organization based in the United States. ... For other uses, see Gospel of Judas (disambiguation). ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... 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Binomial name Tiktaalik roseae Daeschler, Shubin & Jenkins, 2006 Tiktaalik (IPA pronunciation: ) is a genus of extinct sarcopterygian (lobe-finned) fishes from the late Devonian period, with many features akin to those of tetrapods (four-legged animals). ... Three small ammonite fossils, each approximately 1. ... Hebrew יְרוּשָׁלַיִם (Yerushalayim) (Standard) Yerushalayim or Yerushalaim Arabic commonly القـُدْس (Al-Quds); officially in Israel أورشليم القدس (Urshalim-Al-Quds) Name Meaning Hebrew: (see below), Arabic: The Holiness Government City District Jerusalem Population 724,000 (2006) Jurisdiction 123,000 dunams (123 km²) Mayor Uri Lupolianski Web Address www. ... Hamas (Arabic: ‎; acronym: Arabic: ‎, or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement; the Arabic acronym means zeal) is a Palestinian Islamist organization that currently (since January 2006) forms the majority party of the Palestinian National Authority. ... 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 New Zealand Parliament is the legislative body of the New Zealand government. ... // The granting of Royal Assent is the formal method by which a constitutional monarch completes the legislative process of lawmaking by formally assenting to an Act of Parliament. ... New Zealand Sign Language or NZSL is the main language of the deaf community in New Zealand. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Māori or Te Reo Māori, commonly shortened to Te Reo (literally the language) is an official language of New Zealand. ... Species 6-7 living, see text. ... Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - UK Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I 843  Area    - Total 78,772 km... Avian influenza (also known as bird flu) is a type of influenza virulent in birds. ... Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, also known as A(H5N1) or simply H5N1, is a subtype of the Influenza A virus that can cause illness in humans and many other animal species. ...

7 April 2006 (Friday)

April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 1Time from first tornado to last tornado 2Most severe tornado damage; see Fujita scale The April 6-8, 2006 Tornado Outbreak was a major tornado outbreak in the Central and parts of the Southern United States that began on April 6, 2006 in the Great Plains and continued until April... A tornado in central Oklahoma. ... 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 Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... This article is about the novel. ... Dan Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for writing the controversial 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. ... Random House is a publishing division of the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann based in New York City. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Book cover of The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail 2005 illustrated hardcover edition The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail (retitled Holy Blood, Holy Grail in the United States) is a controversial book by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln, which was based in large part on Pierre... ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States Government, responsible for that nations public space program. ... Adjectives: Plutonian Atmosphere Surface pressure: 0. ... New Horizons is a NASA unmanned mission to fly by Pluto and its moons. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ...

8 April 2006 (Saturday)

April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Shedden Massacre involved the killings of eight men, whose bodies were found in a farmers field five kilometres north[1] of the hamlet of Shedden, Ontario on 8 April 2006. ... Bandidos Washington State Bandidos is a motorcycle club with a worldwide membership. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... The Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) is the provincial police force for the province of Ontario, Canada. ... For other uses, see Murder (disambiguation). ... The United Front for Democratic Change (officially abbreviated as F.U.C.) is a Chadian rebel alliance, made up of eight individual rebel groups, all with the goals of overthrowing the government of current Chadian President. ... Am Timan is a city in Chad and is the capital of the region of Salamat. ... The Sudan Peoples Armed Forces is a 60,000-member army supported by a small air force and navy. ... Combatants Sudan, United Front for Democratic Change rebel alliance Chad Commanders Omar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir (Sudan), Mohammed Nour (UFDC) Idriss Deby Strength ~120,000 est. ... The Military of Chad was dominated by members of Gourane, Zaghawa, Kanembou, Hadjerai, and Massa ethnic groups during the presidency of Hissene Habre. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... Location of Djibouti. ... Aligarh is a Muslim-dominated town in North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. ... This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of Islam. ... Categories: Stub | Riots ... Dark green region marks the approximate extent of northern India while the regions marked as light green lies within the sphere of north Indian influence. ... Aligarh   (Hindi: अलीगढ़, Urdu: علی Ú¯Ú‘Ú¾) is a city in Aligarh District in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. ... The April 2006 Nepalese General strike was a general strike scheduled by forces opposed to the political crackdown under King Gyanendra to take place from April 5 to April 9, 2006 in Katmandu and other Nepalese cities. ... King Gyanendra King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev of Nepal (born July 7, 1947) has been the king of Nepal since June 2001. ... The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. ... World map of life expectancy, 2005 Life expectancy is a statistical measure defined as the expected (mean) survival of human beings based upon a number of criteria such as gender and geographic location. ... Official website www. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - UK Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I 843  Area    - Total 78,772 km... Edinburgh (pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second-largest city. ... Heriot or Heriots may refer to: Heriot, a feudal right in medieval Europe. ...

9 April 2006 (Sunday)

April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... I. Lewis Libby I. Lewis Scooter Libby Jr. ... The presidential seal was first 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 CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... The schedule of the 2006 Hungarian parliamentary elections, as announced by president László Sólyom will be: first round on April 9th, 2006 second round on April 23rd, 2006 According to the polls, current front-runners are Viktor Orbáns Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Union and current Prime Minister... The Hungarian Socialist Party (Hungarian: Magyar Szocialista Párt, MSZP) is a socialist party in Hungary. ... Men of the Colony of Queensland turning out to vote in the Australian 1899 Federation referendum. ... The first round of the 2006 Peruvian national election was held on April 9, 2006 to elect the President of the Republic, two Vice-Presidents, 120 Members of Congress, and five Peruvian members of the Andean Parliament (plus 10 substitutes), for the 2006-2011 period. ...

10 April 2006 (Monday)

April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The first round of the 2006 Peruvian national election was held on April 9, 2006 to elect the President of the Republic, two Vice-Presidents, 120 Members of Congress, and five Peruvian members of the Andean Parliament (plus 10 substitutes), for the 2006-2011 period. ... Ollanta Humala Tasso (born June 26, 1963) is a Peruvian left-leaning nationalist politician and a Lieutenant Colonel (retired) in the Peruvian army. ... May is the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with a length of 30 days. ... Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez (born May 23, 1949 in Lima) is the current President of Peru after winning the 2006 elections on June 4, 2006 in a run-off against Union for Peru candidate Ollanta Humala. ... Lourdes Flores Lourdes Flores Nano (born 1959) is a Peruvian politician and lawyer. ... Thousands gather for immigrant rights rally in Nashville, Tennessee on March 29, 2006. ... 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... House Resolution 4437 (The Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005) was passed by the United States House of Representatives on December 16, 2005 by a vote of 239 to 182. ... Illegal Aliens is a 2006 movie featuring Anna Nicole Smith and Joanie Laurer. ... For the record label, see Felony Records The term felony is a term used in common law systems for very serious crimes, whereas misdemeanors are considered to be less serious offenses. ... The Shedden Massacre involved the killings of eight men, whose bodies were found in a farmers field five kilometres north[1] of the hamlet of Shedden, Ontario on 8 April 2006. ... The Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) is the provincial police force for the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... Bandidos Washington State Bandidos is a motorcycle club with a worldwide membership. ... Although the term refers to any motorcycle enthusiast, sometimes the word biker is sometimes used to mean an outlaw biker, or bikie, who is a member of a 1%er or outlaw motorcycle gang. ... Matthias Platzeck, born 29 December 1953 in Potsdam, is a German politician. ... Social Democratic Party of Germany Spectral Power Density ... Hearing impairment or deafness is decreased or absent ability to perceive auditory information. ... Kurt Beck, 2004 Kurt Beck (* 1949 in Bad Bergzabern) is a German politician and since 1994 the prime minister of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz). ... The Rhenish Palatinate (Rheinpfalz, sometimes Lower Palatinate or Niederpfalz) occupies rather more than a quarter of the German Bundesland (federal state) of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) and contains the towns of Ludwigshafen, Kaiserslautern, Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Pirmasens, Landau and Speyer. ... A general election for the renewal of the two Chambers of the Parliament of Italy was held on April 9 and April 10, 2006. ...   (born 9 August 1939) is a centre-left Italian politician. ... The Union can refer to: Union (American Civil War) This is a disambiguation page &#8212; a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...   (born September 29, 1936) is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, and media proprietor. ... Casa delle Libertà, or House of Freedoms in English, is an Italian right of center party alliance led by national media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi. ... Back side of Palazzo Montecitorio designed by architect Ernesto Basile. ... Demonstration against CPE, March 28, 2006, Paris Jussieu en lutte (Jussieu is fighting), Villepin va précariser. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and a minority terrorist group consisting of Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils on the island-nation of Sri Lanka. ... Parts of the M18A1 Claymore The M18A1 Claymore Antipersonnel Mine is a weapon often used by many countries around the world, named after the large Scottish sword, by the inventor, Norman A. MacLeod. ... Jaffna District. ... The Caritas House in Caine Road, Mid-levels, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ...

11 April 2006 (Tuesday)

April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... [Essen], german for Meal [essen], german for eat Essen is the name of the following places: Essen, Germany, one of the major cities of the Ruhr area Essen, Belgium Essen, Netherlands, a village in the province of Groningen German: to eat, eating, food This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one year during which it is given a chance to showcase its cultural life and cultural development. ... A suicide attack is an attack in which the attacker (attacker being either an individual or a group) intends to kill others and intends to die in the process of doing so (see suicide). ... Karachi (Urdu: كراچى, Sindhi: ڪراچي) is the capital of the province of Sindh, and the most populated city in Pakistan. ... Mawlid, Mawlid an-Nabi or Milad al-Nabi (Arabic: ‎) is the celebration of the birthday of Muhammad, the final prophet of Islam; also known as The Seal of the Prophets. Shia Muslims celebrate this day on the 17th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, coinciding with the birth date of the... Bernardo Provenzano in 1959, aged 26. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... :For other meanings, see Mafia (disambiguation) The Sicilian Mafia (also referred to simply as the Mafia or Cosa Nostra), is a criminal secret society which first developed in the mid-19th century in Sicily. ... Corleone is a small town of approximately 12,000 inhabitants in the province of Palermo in Sicily, Italy. ... Venus Express is the first Venus exploration mission of the European Space Agency. ... ESA redirects here. ... Adjectives: Venusian or (rarely) Cytherean Atmosphere Surface pressure: 9. ... In physics, an orbit is the path that an object makes, around another object, whilst under the influence of a source of centripetal force, such as gravity. ... The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and a minority terrorist group consisting of Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils on the island-nation of Sri Lanka. ... Trincomalee District Map Trincomalee (Tamil: (Thirukonamalai, hist: Sirigonakanda); Sinhala: (Thirikunamalaya)) is a port city on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka, about 110 miles northeast of Kandy. ... Parts of the M18A1 Claymore The M18A1 Claymore Antipersonnel Mine is a weapon often used by many countries around the world, named after the large Scottish sword, by the inventor, Norman A. MacLeod. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ...   (Persian: ‎ ​, IPA: ), transcribed into English as Mahmud or Mahmood, Ahmadinezhad, Ahmadi-Nejad, Ahmadi Nejad, Ahmady Nejad) (born October 28, 1956) is the current president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... These pie-graphs showing the relative proportions of uranium-238 (blue) and uranium-235 (red) at different levels of enrichment. ... Mashhad (also spelt Mashad,Persian: ‎ , literally the place of martyrdom ) is the second largest city in Iran and one of the holiest cities in the Shia world. ... DeShaun Dupree Holton (October 2, 1973 – April 11, 2006), better known as Proof, was an American rapper and member of the rap group D12. ... Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known as Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor from Detroit, Michigan. ... D12 (aka The Dirty Dozen and D-Twizzy) is an American hip-hop group originating from Detroit, Michigan and Highland Park, Michigan which have had albums reach the top of the U.S., UK and Australian album charts — Devils Night in 2001 and D12 World in 2004. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor...

12 April 2006 (Wednesday)

April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The United Front for Democratic Change (officially abbreviated as F.U.C.) is a Chadian rebel alliance, made up of eight individual rebel groups, all with the goals of overthrowing the government of current Chadian President. ... NDjamena, «ehn JAHM uh nuh», population 721,000 (2005), is the capital of Chad. ... 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. ... Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub FRS, FRCS (Arabic: ‎), (born November 16, 1935), is an eminent heart surgeon. ... The heart and lungs, from an older edition of Grays Anatomy. ... Charles Clarke as former Home Secretary held primary responsibility for the Terrorism Bill The Terrorism Act is a UK Act made law on March 30, 2006, after being introduced on October 12, 2005. ... The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and a minority terrorist group consisting of Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils on the island-nation of Sri Lanka. ... Parts of the M18A1 Claymore The M18A1 Claymore Antipersonnel Mine is a weapon often used by many countries around the world, named after the large Scottish sword, by the inventor, Norman A. MacLeod. ... Trincomalee District Map Trincomalee (Tamil: (Thirukonamalai, hist: Sirigonakanda); Sinhala: (Thirikunamalaya)) is a port city on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka, about 110 miles northeast of Kandy. ... LTTE is an acronym or initialism for: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Known for their guerilla warfare forcibly killing every other independent groups aiming for seperate state. ... Three small ammonite fossils, each approximately 1. ... Binomial name †Australopithecus anamensis Leakey et al, 1995 Australopithecus anamensis is a fossil species of Australopithecus. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

13 April 2006 (Thursday)

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Combatants United Front for Democratic Change Chad military Casualties 400 deaths, 387 injured on both sides[1] The Battle of NDjamena describes several battles that have taken place at NDjamena, the capital of Chad. ... The United Front for Democratic Change (officially abbreviated as F.U.C.) is a Chadian rebel alliance, made up of eight individual rebel groups, all with the goals of overthrowing the government of current Chadian President. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... NDjamena, «ehn JAHM uh nuh», population 721,000 (2005), is the capital of Chad. ... Under President Hissein Habre, members of Gourane, Zaghawa, Kanembou, Hadjerai, and Massa ethnic groups dominated the military of Chad. ... A session of the Security Council in progress The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939), Australian politician, is the Prime Minister of Australia. ... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: [1]; April 28, 1937[2] – December 30, 2006[3]), was the President of Iraq from July 16, 1979, until April 9, 2003. ... This article is about the United Nations, for other uses of UN see UN (disambiguation) Official languages English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic Secretary-General Kofi Annan (since 1997) Established October 24, 1945 Member states 191 Headquarters New York City, NY, USA Official site http://www. ... 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. ...

14 April 2006 (Friday)

April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105 in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...   (Persian: ‎ ​, IPA: ), transcribed into English as Mahmud or Mahmood, Ahmadinezhad, Ahmadi-Nejad, Ahmadi Nejad, Ahmady Nejad) (born October 28, 1956) is the current president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Hamas (Arabic: ‎; acronym: Arabic: ‎, or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement; the Arabic acronym means zeal) is a Palestinian Islamist organization that currently (since January 2006) forms the majority party of the Palestinian National Authority. ... Combatants United Front for Democratic Change Chad military Casualties 400 deaths, 387 injured on both sides[1] The Battle of NDjamena describes several battles that have taken place at NDjamena, the capital of Chad. ... A curfew can be one of the following: An order by the government for certain persons to return home daily before a certain time. ... The floods effects in Znojmo. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river of the European Union and Europes second-longest[3] (after the Volga). ... A flood (in Old English flod, a word common to Teutonic languages; compare German Flut, Dutch vloed from the same root as is seen in flow, float) is an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land, a deluge. ... Anthem: Serbia() on the European continent() Capital  (and largest city)  Belgrade Official languages Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Parliamentary republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment    - Formation 8th century   - Independence c. ... For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... Jama Masjid in Old Delhi On 2006-04-14, twin blasts rocked the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi (India). ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... The Masjid al-Haram in Mecca as it exists today A mosque is a place of worship for followers of the Islamic faith. ... The Masjid-i-Jahan Numa The Masjid-i-Jahan Numa, commonly known as Jama Masjid of Delhi is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. ... The Lancet is one of the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed medical journals in the world, published weekly by Elsevier, part of Reed Elsevier. ... A medical journal is a scientific journal devoted to the field of medicine. ... Oral medication Caffeine is one of the most widely used psychoactive substances in the world. ... Self-experimentation refers to the very special case of single-subject scientific experimentation in which the experimenter conducts the Wikipedia:experiment on her- or himself. ... New Transit Yurikamome (&#26032;&#20132;&#36890;&#12422;&#12426;&#12363;&#12418;&#12417;) is an automated guideway transit service operated by the Tokyo Waterfront New Transit Corporation, connecting Shinbashi to Ariake on the artificial island of Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Grenade may refer to: The well-known hand grenade commonly used by soldiers. ... Jammu and Kashmir   (IPA: , Kashmiri:ज्वम त॒ कॅशीर جۄم تٕہ کٔشِیر, Hindi:जम्मू और कश्मीर, Urdu:جموں Ùˆ کشمیر) (often abbreviated as Kashmir), is the northern-most state of India, lying mostly in the Himalayan mountains. ... A face transplant is a skin graft that involves replacing part or all of a patients face with a donor face. ...

15 April 2006 (Saturday)

  • 2006 European floods: The Danube rises to its highest level in more than a century. (CNN)
  • In a gunfight with the Afghani Police Force, the Taliban lose 41 fighters and the police lose 6. (National Nine News)
  • Two trains collide in Java, Indonesia, killing at least 13 people and injuring 26 others. (BBC)
  • The Jammu and Kashmir police arrest nine suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad members in connection with the grenade attacks that shook Srinagar killing five and injuring 40 others. (The Tribune) (The Hindu)
  • April 2006 Nepalese general strike: Thousands of people have taken part in pro-democracy marches in towns and cities across Nepal. (BBC)

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16 April 2006 (Sunday)

April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... Combatants Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen Army, Irish Republican Brotherhood British Army Royal Irish Constabulary Commanders Patrick Pearse, James Connolly, Brigadier-General Lowe General Sir John Maxwell Strength 1250 in Dublin, c. ... The Taoiseach ( or [1]) — plural: Taoisigh ( or [1]) — or, more formally, An Taoiseach[2], is the head of government of the Republic of Ireland and the leader of the Irish cabinet, the rough equivalent of a prime minister under the Westminster System. ... Patrick Bartholomew Ahern (known as Bertie Ahern, Irish: ; born 12 September 1951) is an Irish politician. ... Victorian Wing Kilmainham Gaol, also known as Kilmainham Jail, is a former prison located in Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee (Chinese: 中国共产党中央委员会总书记 pinyin: Zhōngguó GòngchÇŽndÇŽng Zhōngyāng WÄ›iyuánhuì ZÇ’ngshÅ«jì) is the highest ranking official within the Communist Party of China and heads the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China. ... The Kuomintang (KMT) or Nationalist Party of China (Traditional Chinese: &#20013;&#22283;&#22283;&#27665;&#40680;; Simplified Chinese: &#20013;&#22269;&#22269;&#27665;&#20826;; pinyin: Zh&#333;ngguó Guómínd&#462;ng; Wade-Giles: Chung-kuo Kuo-min-tang; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhongguo Guomindang; literally the National Peoples Party of China... Dr. Lien Chan Lien Chan (連戰, in pinyin: Lián Zhàn) (born August 27, 1936, in Xian) is a Taiwanese politician. ...

17 April 2006 (Monday)

  • A general strike in Nepal called by political parties opposed to King Gyanendra enters its 12th day, with food shortages and price rises triggering panic buying in some areas. (BBC) Security forces fatally shot a protester and wounded five in Nijgadh, 75 miles south of Katmandu. (CNN)
  • 21-year-old Palestinian Sami Hammad, a suicide bomber, blew himself up at the old central bus station in southern Tel Aviv, in the Neveh Sha'anan neighborhood. Eleven people were killed and 70 more were wounded in the blast. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad has taken responsibility for the bombing. A Hamas spokesman calls the attack an "act of self-defense." (Haaretz) (Ynetnews) (CNN) (BBC)
  • India: The state of West Bengal went into the First Phase of the Assembly Elections.

April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The April 2006 Nepalese General strike was a general strike scheduled by forces opposed to the political crackdown under King Gyanendra to take place from April 5 to April 9, 2006 in Katmandu and other Nepalese cities. ... Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal (Nepali: ज्ञानेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाहदेव; Jñānendra Vīra Vikrama Śāhadeva) (born July 7, 1947) has been the King of Nepal since June 4, 2001. ... Panic buying is the act of people buying unusually large amounts of a product in the wake of a disaster or perceived disaster, or in anticipation of a large price increase or shortage, as before a blizzard or hurricane. ... Kathmandu (Nepali: &#2325;&#2366;&#2336;&#2350;&#2366;&#2337;&#2380;&#2306;) is the capital city of Nepal. ... Palestinians are people with family origins mainly in Palestine. ... Sami Hammad, on April 17, 2006, was a 21-year-old suicide bomber who, at the behest of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, blew himself up in Tel Aviv, Israel, killing nine and injuring 70 people. ... A suicide attack is an attack in which the attacker (attacker being either an individual or a group) intends to kill others and intends to die in the process of doing so (see suicide). ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... The emblem of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad shows a map of Israel superimposed on the images of the Dome of the Rock, two fists and two rifles. ... Hamas (Arabic: ‎; acronym: Arabic: ‎, or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement; the Arabic acronym means zeal) is a Palestinian Islamist organization that currently (since January 2006) forms the majority party of the Palestinian National Authority. ...

18 April 2006 (Tuesday)

April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... The President of the Peoples Republic of China (Simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国主席; Pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó ZhÇ”xí, or abbreviated Guójiā ZhÇ”xí 国家主席) is the head of state of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, also known as A(H5N1) or simply H5N1, is a subtype of the Influenza A virus that can cause illness in humans and many other animal species. ... For the current concern about the transmission of an avian flu to humans see Transmission and infection of H5N1. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange privately-owned by the NYSE Group (NYX). ... The Source by Greyworld, in the new LSE building Paternoster Square. ... The 10th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Đại há»™i đại biểu toàn quốc lần thứ X, 10th National Congress of Delegates) is the tenth party congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the ruling party of Vietnam, occurring between April 18... The Communist Party of Vietnam (Đảng Cá»™ng sản Việt Nam) is the currently ruling, as well as the only legal political party in Vietnam. ... Hanoi (Vietnamese: Hà Ná»™i, Hán Tá»±: 河内)  , estimated population 3,145,300(2005), is the capital of Vietnam. ... The PMU 18 scandal is a multi-million dollar political corruption scandal that involved accusations of embezzlement, bribery, nepotism, and gambling at the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport (Bá»™ Giao thông Vận tải, GTVT) at the beginning of 2006. ... The floods effects in Znojmo. ... Anthem: Serbia() on the European continent() Capital  (and largest city)  Belgrade Official languages Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Parliamentary republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment    - Formation 8th century   - Independence c. ... Dyke (normal International spelling) or Dike (normal American spelling) can mean several things: A dyke / dike is a long wall built to keep out the sea or enclose land. ... A flood (in Old English flod, a word common to Teutonic languages; compare German Flut, Dutch vloed from the same root as is seen in flow, float) is an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land, a deluge. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river of the European Union and Europes second-longest[3] (after the Volga). ... Categories: Airline stubs | Companies of Israel | Transportation in Israel | Airlines of Israel ... An emergency landing is a non-planned landing made by an aircraft in response to a crisis. ... Front view of Terminal 1 at Ben Gurion International Airport Ben Gurion International Airport or Ben Gurion Airport, (named for David Ben_Gurion), located near Lod and once known as Lod Airport, is 15 km southeast of Tel Aviv, and is the largest international airport in Israel. ... 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 (2007)    - Density 10,469,000   9684. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Arnold Genthes famous photograph of San Francisco following the earthquake, looking toward the fire on Sacramento Street The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of northern California at 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. ... Gazprom (LSE: OGZD; Russian: , sometimes transcribed as Gasprom) is the largest Russian company and the biggest extractor of natural gas in the world. ...

20 April 2006 (Thursday)

April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Flag of the President of Singapore - banner of arms The President of Singapore is the head of state. ... Sellapan Ramanathan (born July 3, 1924) is the sixth and current President of the Republic of Singapore. ... The Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore is the head of government of the Republic of Singapore (and prior to 9 August 1965, the State of Singapore). ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is 李 (Li) Lee Hsien Loong (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; born February 10, 1952) is the third and current Prime Minister of Singapore. ... The unicameral Parliament of Singapore is the legislature of Singapore with the President as its head [1]. It currently consists of 94 Members of Parliament. ... The 2006 Singapore parliamentary general election was held on May 6, 2006. ... 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Motto: जननी जन्मभूमिष्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी  (Sanskrit) Mother and motherland are dearer than the heavens Anthem: Rastriya Gaan Capital (and largest city) Kathmandu Official languages Nepali Government interim constitutional arrangements  - King King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah[1]  - Interim Head of State Girija Prasad Koirala  - Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Unification December 21, 1768  Area  - Total... Kathmandu (Nepali: काठमाडौं, Nepal Bhasa: यें) is the capital city of Nepal and it is also the largest city in Nepal. ... The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and a minority terrorist group consisting of Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils on the island-nation of Sri Lanka. ... 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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The President of the Peoples Republic of China (Simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国主席; Pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó ZhÇ”xí, or abbreviated Guójiā ZhÇ”xí 国家主席) is the head of state of the Peoples Republic of China. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... North façade of the White House, seen from Pennsylvania Avenue. ... Falun Gong, (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; literally Practice of the Wheel of Law) also known as Falun Dafa, (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; lit. ... The Epoch Times (Simplified Chinese: 大纪元; Traditional Chinese: 大紀元; Pinyin: Dàjìyuán) presents itself as a general-interest Chinese newspaper which has been in continuous publication since May 2000. ... Because of both the secrecy of secret services and the controversial nature of the issues involved, there is some difficulty in separating the definitions of secret service, secret police, intelligence agency etc. ... March of the Volunteers (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is the national anthem of the Peoples Republic of China, written in the midst of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) by the noted poet and playwright Tian Han with music composed by Nie Er. ... At the inauguration of the Whampoa Military Academy, Sun Yat-sen delivered a speech that would later become the lyrics of the national anthem. ... VW redirects here. ... Snyder Rini (born July 17, 1949) was the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands for eight days during April 2006. ... List of Prime Ministers of the Solomon Islands Categories: | ... Elections in Solomon Islands gives information on election and election results in Solomon Islands. ... 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21 April 2006 (Friday)

April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The April 2006 Nepalese General strike was a general strike scheduled by forces opposed to the political crackdown under King Gyanendra to take place from April 5 to April 9, 2006 in Katmandu and other Nepalese cities. ... Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal (Nepali: ज्ञानेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाहदेव; Jñānendra VÄ«ra Vikrama Śāhadeva) (born July 7, 1947) has been the King of Nepal since June 4, 2001. ... The position of Prime Minister of Nepal was created in 1799. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... The Commonwealth Realms, shown in pink A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth of Nations that separately recognise Queen Elizabeth II as their monarch. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion... A Royal Charter is a charter given by a monarch to legitimize an incorporated body, such as a city, company, university or such. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Apple Inc. ... An Internet service provider (abbr. ... The 2006 Elections in Haiti, to replace the interim government of Gerard Latortue put in place after the 2004 Haiti rebellion, were delayed four times after having been originally scheduled for October and November 2005. ... Men of the Colony of Queensland turning out to vote in the Australian 1899 Federation referendum. ... NHL redirects here. ...

22 April 2006 (Saturday)

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23 April 2006 (Sunday)

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24 April 2006 (Monday)

  • Famous Bangladeshi social worker and human rights activist Nasreen Pervin Huq died at his own house in Dhaka, Bangladesh by a tragic accident. She had been the country director of the ActionAid Bangladesh (ActionAid) since 2003 up until her death.
  • Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, and current Leader of the Opposition, Basdeo Panday, is convicted on three counts of failing to declare a London bank account in 1997, 1998, and 1999. He is sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour, fined TT$20,000 on each count, and ordered to forfeit approximately TT$1,600,000 (the accumulated year-end balances of the account in question). He intends to appeal the sentence, but resigned as Leader of the Opposition. (T&T Express), (Radio Jamaica)
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unexpectedly lifts a 27-year ban on female attendance of public sporting events in Iran. They still need permission of the male head of the household to attend and they will sit in a special female-only section. (AP) (Guardian) (BBC)
  • 2006 Democracy movement in Nepal: Hundreds of Maoist rebels stormed the town of Chautara, attacking government offices and a prison. (BBC). King Gyanendra orders the recall next Friday of the parliament which he suspended in 2005 – a key demand of the protestors. (BBC)
  • 2006 Dahab bombings: Witnesses reporting hearing three explosions in the Egyptian Sinai resort town of Dahab at about 1715 UTC. Dr. Said Essa, who runs the Sinai Peninsula rescue squad, estimates there were at least 100 dead or wounded. (CTV)
  • Pope Benedict XVI is reported to have agreed to a relaxation of rules for the use of condoms. (BBC)
  • Dubai International Finance Centre, owner of the Dubai stock exchange, announces that it has increased its equity stake in Euronext NV, which runs stock exchanges in four European capitals. There are rumors of an impending take-over bid. (MSN)
  • Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka: Two suspected Tamil Tiger rebels are shot dead in Batticaloa while being caught planting mines, after rebels reportedly hacked a young mother to death. In the eastern part of the island, two Sinhalese guards are killed as they returned from a funeral and one Tamil is shot dead by unidentified gunmen. (BBC)
  • Ken Lay, former chairman of the board of defunct Enron Corporation, took the stand in his own defense in his criminal trial in Houston, Texas. (Houston Chronicle)
  • A collision between a passenger bus and a truck kills 10 people, members of two different families, in Marcos Paz, Argentina. (Telefe video, in Spanish)

April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Nasreen Pervin Huq. ... Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: ঢাকা Đhaka; IPA: ) is the capital of Bangladesh and the Dhaka District. ... ActionAid was founded in 1972 as a child sponsorship charity when 88 UK supporters sponsored 88 children in India and Kenya, the focus primarily being to provide children with an education. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... Basdeo Panday Basdeo Panday (born May 25, 1933) was Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2001 and has served as Leader of the Opposition from 1976-1977, 1978-1986, 1989-1995 and 2001-present. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ...   (Persian: ‎ ​, IPA: ), transcribed into English as Mahmud or Mahmood, Ahmadinezhad, Ahmadi-Nejad, Ahmadi Nejad, Ahmady Nejad) (born October 28, 1956) is the current president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... The hand mirror and comb of the Roman Goddess Venus is often used to represent the female sex. ... The Swiss (Poma)-built gondolas that carry tourists and skiers to Tochal mountain in Tehran. ... Protestors take to the streets The 2006 democracy movement in Nepal (Nepali: Loktantra Andolan) is a name given to the ongoing political agitations against the rule of King Gyanendra of Nepal. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal (Nepali: ज्ञानेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाहदेव; Jñānendra VÄ«ra Vikrama Śāhadeva) (born July 7, 1947) has been the King of Nepal since June 4, 2001. ... The Parliament (Sansad) of Nepal has two chambers: The House of Representatives (Pratinidhi Sabha) has 205 members elected for five year term in single-seat constituencies. ... The seaside town of Dahab is located on the Gulf of Aqaba The Dahab bombings of 24 April 2006 were three bomb attacks on the Egyptian resort city of Dahab. ... Sinai Peninsula, Gulf of Suez (west), Gulf of Aqaba (east) from Space Shuttle STS-40 For other uses of the word Sinai, please see: Sinai (disambiguation). ... Sinai Peninsula and surrounding areas, showing location of Dahab Dahab Beach promenade windsurfing, lagoon Main bay Dahab (دهب) is a small town situated on the south-eastern coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. ... This article is becoming very long. ... A 67 m long condom on the Obelisk of Buenos Aires, Argentina, part of an awareness campaign for the 2005 World AIDS Day A condom is a device, usually made of latex, or more recently polyurethane, that is used during sexual intercourse. ... Coordinates: Emirate Dubai  - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area    - City 4,114 km²  (1,588. ... Ownership equity, commonly known simply as equity, also risk or liable capital, is a financial term for the difference between a companys assets and liabilities -- that is, the value that accrues to the owners (sole proprietor, partners, or shareholders). ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and a minority terrorist group consisting of Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils on the island-nation of Sri Lanka. ... LTTE is an acronym or initialism for: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Known for their guerilla warfare forcibly killing every other independent groups aiming for seperate state. ... Batticaloa (මඩකළපුව in Sinhala, மட்டக்களப்பு in Tamil) was the provincial capital of the eastern province of Sri Lanka. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Languages Tamil Religions Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Jainism Related ethnic groups Dravidian people Brahui people Kannadigas Malayalis Tamils Telugus Tuluvas Gonds The Tamil people are an ethnic group from the Indian subcontinent with a recorded history going back more than two millennia. ... Kenneth Lee Lay (born April 15, 1942) is an American businessman and former CEO of Enron Corporation. ... Enron Corporation was an energy company based in Houston, Texas. ... Criminal procedure refers to the legal process for adjudicating claims that someone has violated the criminal law. ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...

25 April 2006 (Tuesday)

April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka is an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and a minority terrorist group consisting of Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils on the island-nation of Sri Lanka. ... LTTE is an acronym or initialism for: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Known for their guerilla warfare forcibly killing every other independent groups aiming for seperate state. ... A suicide attack is an attack in which the attacker (attacker being either an individual or a group) intends to kill others and intends to die in the process of doing so (see suicide). ... Sri Lankan Army Flag The Sri Lankan Army is a branch of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces with the responsbility of overseeing land-based operations. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: District Colombo Division, Colombo District Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area    - City 37. ... Category: ... Though the majority of suicide bombers were and are male, female suicide bombers have carried out a number of attacks since 1985. ... A pregnant woman Pregnancy is the process by which a mammalian female carries a live offspring from conception until it develops to the point where the offspring is capable of living outside the womb. ... This article is concerned solely with chemical explosives. ... The Military of Sri Lanka consists of Three Branches which are the Army, Navy, Air Force. ... Wikinews has news related to: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in airstrike Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Arabic: ‎, ) (October 20, 1966 – June 7, 2006) led Al-Qaeda in Iraq until his death in June 2006. ... A military alliance is an agreement between two, or more, countries; related to wartime planning, commitments, or contingencies; such agreements can be both defensive and offensive. ... 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... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... A session of the Security Council in progress The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations. ... Combatants factions of the SLA Justice & Equality Movement Janjaweed  Sudan Minnawi-faction of the SLA Commanders SLA: SalaBob and Sulaiman Gamos JEM: Ibrahim Khalil Janjaweed: ? Sudan: Omar al-Bashir SLA: Minni Minnawi Casualties 300,000 civilians killed (est. ... The Sudanese Air Force is the air force operated by the Republic of the Sudan. ... For other uses, see Sheikh (disambiguation). ... The Janjaweed (Arabic: جنجويد, variously transliterated Janjawid, Janjawed, Jingaweit, Jinjaweed, Janjawiid, Janjiwid, Janjaweit, etc. ... North Darfur North Darfur (Shamal Darfur) is one of the 26 wilayat or states of Sudan. ... The Sudan Liberation Movement/Army or Haraka Tahrir Sudan (abbreviated as either SLM or SLA) is a loose association of Sudanese rebel groups who fought against the Janjaweed Arab militiamen and Sudanese government forces in the Darfur conflict. ... The National Movement for Reform and Development (NMRD) is a Sudanese rebel group based in the region of Darfur that was formed when it broke away from the Justice and Equality Movement in 2004 because it felt JEM focused to much on the political, rather than the social and economic... Look up rebellion in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Philippines is currently under a state of emergency, announced by presidential spokeperson Ignacio Bunye on the morning of February 24, 2006. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... Media:Example. ... The Communist Party of Vietnam (Đảng Cá»™ng sản Việt Nam) is the currently ruling, as well as the only legal political party in Vietnam. ... The 10th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Đại há»™i đại biểu toàn quốc lần thứ X, 10th National Congress of Delegates) is the tenth party congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the ruling party of Vietnam, occurring between April 18... Nông Ðức Mạnh Nông Đức Mạnh (born September 11, 1940) is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and has held that position since April 22, 2001. ... The term General Secretary (alternatively First Secretary) denotes a leader of various unions, parties or associations. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Lowest pressure 905 hPa (mbar) Damages Pending assessment Fatalities None recorded Areas affected Far North Queensland, coastal Northern Territory Part of the 2005-06 Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season Cyclone Monica, also designated Severe Tropical Cyclone Monica, was a tropical cyclone that affected northern Australia from April 17, 2006 until...

26 April 2006 (Wednesday)

April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Seal of the Governor of Puerto Rico The Governor of Puerto Rico is the Head of Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... Aníbal Salvador Acevedo Vilá (born February 13, 1962) is the eighth and current Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... An executive order is an edict issued by a member of the executive branch of a government, usually the head of that branch. ... The University of California, San Diego (popularly known as UCSD) is a public, coeducational university located in La Jolla, California. ... Psychology is an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. ... A songbird is a bird belonging to the suborder Oscines of Passeriformes (ca. ... Grammar is the study of rules governing the use of language. ... Avram Noam Chomsky, Ph. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Tony Snow Robert Anthony Tony Snow (born June 1, 1955) is the White House Press Secretary for the George W. Bush administration. ... The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official with a rank one step below Presidential Cabinet level. ... Chernobyl reactor 4 after the disaster, showing the extensive damage to the main reactor hall (image center) and turbine building (image lower left) The early stages of construction of the sarcophagus. ... Snyder Rini (born July 17, 1949) was the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands for eight days during April 2006. ... List of Prime Ministers of the Solomon Islands Categories: | ... A motion of no confidence, also called a motion of non-confidence, a censure motion, a no-confidence motion, or simply a confidence motion, is a parliamentary motion traditionally put before a parliament by the opposition in the hope of defeating or embarrassing a government. ... Honiara, population 49,107 (1999), is the capital of the Solomon Islands and of Guadalcanal Province, although it is a separately administered town. ... The seaside town of Dahab is located on the Gulf of Aqaba The Dahab bombings of 24 April 2006 were three bomb attacks on the Egyptian resort city of Dahab. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The Nile (Arabic: ‎, translit: , Ancient Egyptian iteru, Coptic piaro or phiaro) is a major north-flowing river in Africa, generally regarded as the longest river, though not the most voluminous, in the world. ... Fausto Bertinotti Fausto Bertinotti (born on 22 March 1940) is an Italian politician and leader of the Partito della Rifondazione Comunista. ... Back side of Palazzo Montecitorio designed by architect Ernesto Basile. ...

27 April 2006 (Thursday)

April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Scottish National Party (SNP) (Scottish Gaelic: is a centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish independence. ... The Moray by-election to the Scottish Parliament has been called for 27 April 2006 following the death of the Scottish National Party MSP Margaret Ewing on 21 March 2006. ... Moray is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament. ... For the national legislative body up to 1707, see Parliament of Scotland. ... The Government of Chad has been controlled by Idriss Déby and his Patriotic Salvation Movement since December 2, 1990, and officially since February 28, 1991. ... 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... Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario Ignacy Łukasiewicz - inventor of the refining of kerosene from crude oil. ... Under President Hissein Habre, members of Gourane, Zaghawa, Kanembou, Hadjerai, and Massa ethnic groups dominated the military of Chad. ... The Chad-Cameroon Petroleum Development and Pipeline Project is a controversial project to develop the production capacity of oilfields near Doba in southern Chad, and to create a 1,070km pipeline to transport the oil to facilities on the coast of Cameroon. ... For the building in Florida of the same name, see Freedom Tower (Miami). ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area... The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state agency (operated pursuant to an interstate compact) that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure including the bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports within the New York-New Jersey Port District. ... Larry Silverstein Larry A. Silverstein (born 1932 in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, New York) is a real estate investor and operator and the head of Silverstein Properties Inc. ... WTC redirects here. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... now. ... The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) or CPN(M) is a Maoist political party founded in 1994 and led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal, otherwise known as Prachanda. ... The position of Prime Minister of Nepal was created in 1799. ... Girija Prasad Koirala at the UN Summit Girija Prasad Koirala (born 1921) is the Prime Minister of Nepal. ... == T.R.U.C.E == Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Childrens Entertainment. ... Kathmandu (Nepali: काठमाडौं, Nepal Bhasa: यें) is the capital city of Nepal and it is also the largest city in Nepal. ... Protestors take to the streets The 2006 democracy movement in Nepal (Nepali: Loktantra Andolan) is a name given to the ongoing political agitations against the rule of King Gyanendra of Nepal. ... The Source by Greyworld, in the new LSE building Paternoster Square. ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: ) (born October 7, 1952) is the incumbent President of Russia. ... Kadima (Hebrew: קדימה, QādÄ«māh, forward) is an Israeli political party. ... A coalition government, or coalition cabinet, is a cabinet in parliamentary government in which several parties cooperate. ... Bangalore (proposed to be renamed Bengalooru or Bengaluru) (Kannada: ; pronunciation: in Kannada and in English) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. ... A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley. ...

28 April 2006 (Friday)

April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... In the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a lieutenant colonel is a commissioned officer superior to a major and inferior to a colonel. ... Lt. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse images Satar Jabar standing on a box with wires connected to his body Prisoners Ordered to Form Human Pyramid Beginning in 2004, numerous accounts of abuse and torture of prisoners held in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq (also known... The Bush administration includes President George W. Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney, Bushs Cabinet, and other select officials and advisors. ... The State Secrets Privilege is a series of American legal precedents allowing the federal government the ability to dismiss legal cases that it claims would threaten foreign policy, military intelligence or national security. ... AT&T (NYSE: T) is the largest provider of both local and long distance telephone services, wireless service under the brand Cingular Wireless, and DSL Internet access in the United States. ... NSA can stand for: National Security Agency of the USA The British Librarys National Sound Archive This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... EFF Logo The EFF uses the blue ribbon as symbolism for their Free Speech defense. ... Type Bicameralism Houses Senate House of Representatives United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D, since January 4, 2007 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D, since January 4, 2007 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups (as of November 7, 2006 elections) Democratic Party Republican... John Conyers, Jr. ... Conyers v. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Constitution of the United States of America Page one of the original copy of the Constitution. ... The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, Pub. ... Donald Yamamoto is the current U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. ... The 2006 Chad presidential election will take place on May 3. ... Congress (formally: Congreso de la Unión or Congress of the Union) is the legislative branch of the Mexican government. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... A Cannabis sativa plant The drug cannabis, also called marijuana, is produced from parts of the cannabis plant, primarily the cured flowers and gathered trichomes of the female plant. ... Cocaine (or crack in its impure freebase form) is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. ... Heroin, also known as diamorphine (BAN) or diacetylmorphine (INN), is a semi-synthetic opioid. ... Depiction of opium smokers in an opium den in the East End of London, 1874. ... Lysergic acid diethylamide, commonly called LSD, LSD-25, or acid. ... Magic mushrooms are also known as sacred mushrooms, psychedelic mushrooms, and, more generally, hallucinogenic mushrooms. ... Amphetamine is a synthetic drug originally developed (and still used) as an appetite suppressant. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D... Combatants factions of the SLA Justice & Equality Movement Janjaweed  Sudan Minnawi-faction of the SLA Commanders SLA: SalaBob and Sulaiman Gamos JEM: Ibrahim Khalil Janjaweed: ? Sudan: Omar al-Bashir SLA: Minni Minnawi Casualties 300,000 civilians killed (est. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... Chung Mong Koo is the leader of the Hyundai Motor Group. ... The Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) (KSE: 005380, LSE: HYUD), a division of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, is South Koreas largest car maker. ... World Opponent Network or WON was an online gaming service, created by Sierra Games as the Sierra Internet Gaming System (SIGS). ... Inside the separate prison, Port Arthur, Tasmania Port Arthur is a town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939), Australian politician, is the Prime Minister of Australia. ... Satellite image of Thera The devastating volcanic eruption of Thera in the Bronze Age (dated to ca. ... The Minoans (Greek: Μυκηναίοι; Μινωίτες) were a pre-Hellenic Bronze Age civilization in Crete in the Aegean Sea, flourishing from approximately 2700 to 1450 BC when their culture was superseded by the Mycenaean culture, which drew upon the Minoans. ...

29 April 2006 (Saturday)

April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A general election for the renewal of the two Chambers of the Parliament of Italy was held on April 9 and April 10, 2006. ... In Italy, the President of the Council of Ministers (Italian: Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri) is the countrys prime minister or head of government, and occupies the fourth-most important state office. ...   (born September 29, 1936) is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, and media proprietor. ...   (born 9 August 1939) is a centre-left Italian politician. ... LUnione (The Union in English) is a Italian left-wing coalition of parties. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area... Political relations between Iran (Persia) and the United States began when the Shah of Persia, Nassereddin Shah Qajar, officially dispatched Persias first ambassador, Mirza Abolhasan Shirazi (ميرزا ابولحسن شيرازی), to Washington D.C. in the mid to late 1800s. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... IAEA The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), established as an autonomous organization on July 29, 1957, seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy and to inhibit its use for military purposes. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... General Name, Symbol, Number uranium, U, 92 Chemical series actinides Group, Period, Block n/a, 7, f Appearance silvery gray metallic; corrodes to a spalling black oxide coat in air Atomic mass 238. ... This article is about Irans nuclear power programme. ... Mohamed ElBaradei Mohamed ElBaradei (Arabic: محمد البرادعي) (born June 17, 1942, Egypt) is the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an inter-governmental organization under the auspices of the United Nations. ... 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... A flyer for the May 1st, 2006 Great American Boycott events in Los Angeles, California. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The United States has the largest national economy in the world, with a GDP for 2006 of 12. ... Videoclips are short clips in video format and predominantly found on the internet where the massive influx of new video clips during 2006 has been dubbed as a new phenomenon having a profound impact on both the internet and other forms of media. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... YouTube is a popular free video sharing website which lets users upload, view, and share video clips. ...

30 April 2006 (Sunday)


 
 

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