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December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Template:DecemberCalendar2006 December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in January • 29 Ephraim Kishon • 25 Philip Johnson • 23 Johnny Carson • 22 Parveen Babi • 20 Jan Nowak-Jeziorański • 17 Virginia Mayo • 17 Zhao Ziyang • 15 Ruth Warrick • 14 Rudolph Moshammer Recent deaths Ongoing events • Tsunami relief... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Ongoing events • Iraqi legislative election • Bill C-38 (Canada gay marriage) • Tsunami relief Upcoming events • March 11: Red Nose Day 2005 in the UK. Deaths in February • 26 – Jef Raskin • 25 – Hugh Nibley • 25 – Peter Benenson • 21... ← - 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in March • 31 – Terri Schiavo • 30 – Mitch Hedberg • 29 – Johnnie Cochran • 27 – Wilfred Bigelow • 26 – Paul Hester • 26 – James Callaghan • 21 – Jeff Weise • 21 – Bobby Short • 19 – John De Lorean • 18 – Gary Bertini • 17 – George F... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in April • 26: Augusto Roa Bastos • 24: Ezer Weizman • 23: Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen • 23: John Mills • 16: Marla Ruzicka • 9: Andrea Dworkin • 6: Prince Rainier III • 5: Dale Messick • 5: Saul Bellow • 2: Pope John... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in May May 26: Eddie Albert May 25: Ismail Merchant May 25: Sunil Dutt May 25: Graham Kennedy May 22: Thurl Ravenscroft May 21: Howard Morris May 21: Subodh Mukherjee May 21: Stephen Elliott May 20... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in June June 27: Shelby Foote June 27: John T. Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Atlantic hurricane season • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Bali bombings investigation • California wildfires • UK Conservative Party leadership election • DeLay political financing scandal • Dengue outbreak in Singapore • Fuel prices / Peak oil • Harriet Miers nomination and hearings • Hurricane Wilma • Irans nuclear program • Kashmir earthquake • London bombings... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

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Deaths

26: John Diebold
26: Kerry Packer
26: Vincent Schiavelli
25: Joseph Pararajasingham
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Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → December 31, 2005 A leap second is added to UTC at midnight GMT to keep clocks worldwide synchronized with the Earths rotation. ... This page deals with current events that take place in or are of interest to Australia, New Zealand, and/or the territories of those countries (such as Norfolk Island and Ross Dependency), and/or current events that involve Australians and/or New Zealanders. ... The following is a list of articles devoted to events from 2005 in narrow subject areas: Culture 2005 in architecture 2005 in film 2005 in games 2005 in literature 2005 in music 2005 in television 2005 in video gaming 2005 in Art People Deaths in 2005 State leaders in 2005... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... John Diebold (June 8, 1926-December 26, 2005) was a pioneer and early champion in the implementation of the widespread use of computing and automated technology applications. ... Kerry Packer Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer AC (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was an Australian publishing, media and gaming tycoon. ... Vincent Andrew Schiavelli (November 10, 1948 – December 26, 2005) was an American character actor noted for his work in film and television he was often described as the man with the sad eyes. Schiavelli was born into a Italian-American family in Brooklyn, New York. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Joseph Pararajasingham was a Sri Lankan politician known for his pro-Tamil Tiger views who represented the Tamil National Alliance party in the Sri Lankan Parliament. ... Birgit Nilsson, Soprano Birgit Nilsson (May 17, 1918 – December 25, 2005) was a Swedish soprano who specialized in operatic and symphonic works. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... Michael Vale as Fred the Baker Michael Vale (June 28, 1922 – December 27, 2005) was an American commercial actor famous for being the longtime sleepy-eyed mascot Fred the Baker for doughnut chain Dunkin Donuts, with his famous catchphrase Time to make the doughnuts. ... Wang Daohan (汪道涵), is the current president of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS). ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vincent the Chin Gigs Gigante (March 29, 1928– December 19, 2005) was a notorious Mafioso who headed the Genovese crime family for years, at times while in prison. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jackson Northman Anderson (October 19, 1922 – December 17, 2005) was an American newspaper columnist and is considered one of the fathers of modern investigative journalism. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Spencer John Spencer, born John Speshock (December 20, 1946 – December 16, 2005), was an American actor who was best known for his role as Leo McGarry, the White House Chief of Staff on the television drama The West Wing. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Ingo Freed, (June 23, 1930-December 15, 2005) was an American architect of German Jewish heritage. ... Edward William Proxmire (November 11, 1915 – December 15, 2005) was a member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1957 to 1989. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stanley Tookie Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005), was an early leader of the Crips, a notorious American street gang which had its roots in South Central Los Angeles in 1969. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ramanand Sagar (1917 - 2005) was an Indian film director. ... Gebran Ghassan Tueni (Arabic: جبران تويني) (September 15, 1957 – December 12, 2005) was a Lebanese politician and the former editor and publisher of the mass circulation An-Nahar daily newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eugene Joseph Gene McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician and a longtime member of the U.S. Congress. ... Richard Pryor Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Sheckley (July 16, 1928, New York City – December 9, 2005, Poughkeepsie, New York) was an American Jewish author. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chengara Veetil Devan Nair, also known as C. V. Devan Nair, (August 5, 1923–December 7, 2005) was the third President of Singapore and was elected by Parliament on October 23, 1981. ... Rigoberto Alpizar (April 17, 1961–December 7, 2005) was a Costa Rican-born United States citizen who was fatally shot at Miami International Airport by two United States federal air marshals. ...

Events

Ongoing

• Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal
Al Jazeera bombing memo
Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak
Black sites scandal
Iran's nuclear program
Malawi food crisis
Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal
• NSA Spying Controversy
• North Indian cyclone season
Pacific typhoon season
Plame CIA leak investigation
• Southern Hemisphere cyclone season
Stormontgate affair
Tropical Storm Zeta
• World Pyro Olympics
The Abramoff-Reed Indian Gambling Scandal (a. ... The British tabloid newspaper The Daily Mirror published a story on its front page on 22 November 2005 claiming that a leaked memo quotes United States President George W. Bush speculating about a bombing raid on Al Jazeera world headquarters in Doha, Qatar and other locations. ... Bird Flu Spread on October 26th, 2005 Influenza A virus, the virus that causes Avian flu. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into CIA prison system. ... // Biological weapons Iran ratified the Biological Weapons Convention on August 22, 1973. ... 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. ... In November 2005, a prisoner abuse scandal arose in Malaysia. ... In 2002 the President of the United States, George W. Bush, issued an executive order which authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct warrantless phone-taps of persons who were believed to be linked to al-Qaeda or its affiliates. ... 2005-2009 North Indian cyclone seasons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 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 June and December. ... Plame affair and CIA leak scandal (rel. ... The 2005-06 Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season runs from late October and ends in May; reaching its peak mid-February to early March. ... Stormontgate is the name given to the controversy surrounding an alleged Irish Republican spy-ring based in Stormont, the parliament building of Northern Ireland. ... The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, 2005 and officially ended on November 30, 2005 although effectively the season persisted into January of 2006 due to continued storm activity. ... The World Pyro Olympics is an annual international competition amongst the most prestigious fireworks companies in the world. ...

Recent

Delhi bombings
Jilin chemical plant explosions
Kashmir earthquake
WTO Ministerial Conference
Delhi map showing the location of the bomb blasts: (1) Pahargunj, (2) Sarojini Nagar market, (3) Govindpuri The 29 October 2005 Delhi bombings occurred on October 29, 2005 in the Indian city of Delhi, killing 61 people and injuring at least 188 others [1] in three explosions. ... The location of the Jilin Province of China. ... The Kashmir earthquake (also known as the Northern Pakistan earthquake or South Asia earthquake) of 2005 was a major seismological disturbance (earthquake) that occurred at 08:50:38 Pakistan Standard Time (03:50:38 UTC, 09:20:38 India Standard Time, 08:50:38 local time at epicenter) on October... The Sixth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization, also known as the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the WTO and abbreviated as MC6, was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong from 13th to 18th December 2005. ...

Elections

Results

3: Taiwan, Local
3: Kazakhstan, President
4: Venezuela, Parliament
7: St. Vinc. & Grenadines, Parliament
11: Chile, Parliament
15: Iraq, Parliament
18: Bolivia, President
18: Tanzania, General
24: Pitcairn Is., Council
This electoral calendar lists the national/federal direct elections in the countries listed in the list of countries. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Graphic depiction of the city mayor / county magistrate election results (blue=KMT; green=DPP; orange=PFP; yellow=CNP; gray=independent; white=no election) Comparison of Pan-Blue vs. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Kazakhstan presidential election, 2005 was held on December 4, 2005. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Venezuela held a parliamentary election on 4 December 2005. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elections in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gives information on election and election results in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2005 Chilean parliamentary election took place on December 11, 2005, in conjunction with the presidential election. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Following the ratification of the Constitution of Iraq on October 15, 2005, a general election was called for 15 December to elect a permanent 275-member Iraqi National Assembly. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The 2005 Bolivian presidential election was held on December 18, 2005. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tanzania will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on 30 October 2005. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... Politics of the Pitcairn Islands takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic dependency, whereby the Major is the head of government. ... An election was held in the Pitcairn Islands, the last remaining British dependency in Oceania, to elect a Mayor, a Council Chairman, and four Councillors to sit on the Island Council. ...

Armed conflicts

Arab-Israeli conflict (Al-Aqsa Intifada)
Second Chechen War
Second Congo War
Conflict in Iraq
Darfur conflict in Sudan
Civil war in Côte d'Ivoire
Conflict in northern Uganda
South Thailand insurgency
• Chad-Sudan conflict
List of wars - List of wars before 1000 - List of wars 1000–1499 - List of wars 1500–1799 - List of wars 1800–1899 - List of wars 1900–1944 - List of wars 1945–1989 - List of wars 1990–2002- List of wars 2003–current - Ongoing wars Armed insurgents in Cote d... It has been suggested that History of Arab-Israeli Conflict be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that October 2000 riots (Israel) be merged into this article or section. ... The Second Chechen War is part of an ongoing conflict in the Chechen Republic (Chechnya) and Russia. ... The Second Congo War was a conflict that took place largely in the territory of Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). ... The Iraq War or war in Iraq, is both an informal and a formal American term for the military conflict in Iraq including the 2003 Invasion of Iraq by the United States, and occupation by the U.S., U.K., and other forces. ... The country of Sudan The Darfur conflict is an ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan, mainly between the Janjaweed, a government-supported militia recruited from local Arab tribes, and the non-Arab peoples of the region. ... Armed insurgents French troops try to separate the belligerents. ... The conflict forces many civilians to live in internally displaced person (IDP) camps. ... It has been suggested that Pattani separatism be merged into this article or section. ... 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. ...

Trials

Chile: Alberto Fujimori
Chile: Augusto Pinochet
Indonesia: Bali Nine
Iraq: Iraqi Special Tribunal
Saddam Hussein, among others
Libya: Bulgarian nurses & Ashraf al-Hajuj
Netherlands: ICTY
Slobodan Milošević, among others
Russia: Nur-Pashi Kulayev
UK: Leo O'Connor & David Keogh
U.S.: Tom DeLay
U.S.: Zacarias Moussaoui
U.S.: Brian Nichols
Alberto Kenya Fujimori (アルベルト・ケンヤ・フジモリ Aruberuto Kenya Fujimori, born in Peru 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. ... General Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte (born November 25, 1915) was head of the military government that ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990. ... The Bali Nine are nine Australian citizens who were arrested in Denpasar on the island of Bali, in Indonesia, on 17 April 2005. ... 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. ... The AIDS scandal in Libya concerns the trial, conviction and the death sentence imposed by a Libyan court against the Benghazi six: five Bulgarian nurses (Kristiyana Valtcheva, Nasya Nenova, Valentina Siropulo, Valya Chervenyashka and Snezhana Dimitrova) and one Palestinian physician (Ashraf al-Hajuj, alias al-Hadjudj). ... 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, acronym ICTY, is a body of the United Nations (UN) established... Slobodan Milošević, on trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague Slobodan Milošević ▶ (help· info) (Serbian: Слободан Милошевић, pronounced []; born 20 August 1941) is a former President of Serbia and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as well as leader of the Socialist Party of Serbia. ... 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... Leo OConnor and David Keogh have been charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act in the United Kingdom. ... Thomas Dale DeLay (born April 8, 1947 in Laredo, Texas) is an American politician from Sugar Land, Texas and a prominent Republican. ... Moussaoui mugshot Zacarias Moussaoui (born May 30, 1968) is a French terrorist of Moroccan descent involved in the conspiracy that resulted in the September 11, 2001 attacks. ... Brian Nichols Brian Gene Nichols (born December 10, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a suspect in the shooting deaths of Judge Rowland W. Barnes, court reporter Julie Brandau, and deputy sheriff Sgt. ...

31 December 2005 (Saturday)

December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... Kate Burton is a Scottish aid worker who was kidnapped together with her parents from the town of Rafah in the Gaza Strip on 28 December 2005. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Massive ordinance air-burst bomb. ... A beach near Palu. ...

30 December 2005 (Friday)

Media:Example.oggInsertformulahereInsert non-formatted text here--24.98.232.42 00:49, 16 January 2006 (UTC) December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although technically in Giza, The Great Pyramids have become a symbol of Cairo internationally Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة; transliterated: al-Qāhirah) is the capital city of Egypt (and previously the United Arab Republic) and has a metropolitan area population of approximately 15. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Guangdong Development Bank (simplified Chinese: 广东发展银行, abbreviated: 广发行) is a bank based in Guangzhou, Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China. ... The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, 2005 and officially ended on November 30, 2005 although effectively the season persisted into January of 2006 due to continued storm activity. ...


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It has been suggested that Mudslide be merged into this article or section. ... Sanaá (Arabic صنعاء, romanized as Ṣanʻāʼ, and also known as Sana or Sanaa), population 1,303,000 (2000), is the capital of Yemen. ... It has been suggested that History of Arab-Israeli Conflict be merged into this article or section. ... A suicide bombing is an attack using a bomb in which the individual(s) carrying the explosive materials composing the bomb intend(s) and expect(s) to die upon detonation (see suicide). ... Nickname: City of Generosity Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: City of Tulkarm Location Location in Palestine Government Neighbourhoods Al-Salam, Al-Sowana, Dhinnaba, Iktaba, Irtah, Iskan Al-Mozafeen, Izbat Al-Jarad, Izbat Naser, Nur Shams Camp, Shuwaykah, Tulkarm Camp Mayor Mahmoud Al-Jallad Geographical characteristics Area 246 km² Land 246 km... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The emblem of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad shows a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) superimposed on the images of the Dome of the Rock, two fists and two rifles. ... Jamaat al-Tawhid wal Jihad members with Shosei Koda and with the banner in the background This article is about the group called Al-Qaeda in Iraq. For the alleged earlier involvement of al-Qaeda in Iraq, see Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda. ... Katyusha rockets on ZiS-6 For the song, see Katyusha (song). ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... Kate Burton is a Scottish aid worker who was kidnapped together with her parents from the town of Rafah in the Gaza Strip on 28 December 2005. ... The city of Gaza is the principal city in the Gaza Strip. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Associated Press logo This article concerns the news service. ... Farris Hassan (born 1989) is a junior at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida who, unaccompanied (and without any adults knowledge), took a trip to Kuwait and Iraq. ... (Redirected from 101st Airborne) Shoulder sleeve patch of the United States Army 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles. ...

28 December 2005 (Wednesday)

  • M C Puri, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, is killed and three others are injured when an unidentified gunman opened fire at India's premier educational institute, the Indian Institute of Science at Bangalore. (BBC) (The Hindu)
  • Jürgen Chrobog, Germany's former Deputy Foreign Minister, his wife and three children, are kidnapped in Yemen by tribesmen pressing for the release of jailed members of their tribe. (IHT) (Deutsche Welle)
  • Europe's "sat-nav" technology satellite, Giove-A, is launched as part of the Galileo positioning system with the goal of providing access to timing and location information independent of the United States' prevalent GPS system. (BBC)
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict:
    • Israeli jets bomb the PFLP-GC base in Naameh, Lebanon, a few miles outside Beirut, wounding two people, in retaliation for a rocket attack that hit Qiryat Shemona. Israeli warplanes then fly over southern Lebanon and the western Bekaa Valley in reconnaissance flights, drawing anti-aircraft fire from the Lebanese army. The PFLP-GC denies responsiblity for the rockets that hit Kiryat Shmona. Major General Udi Adam has not ruled out targeting installations in Syria. (Reuters)
    • Israel Defense Forces forces launch Operation Blue Skies, firing artillery rounds against areas in the northern Gaza Strip and at the areas in close proximity to the newly established ‘security strip’ - an area of the Gaza Strip that Israel has declared off limits to Palestinians which Israel claims is aimed at distancing Qassam rocket launchers from the border with Israel. (Ynetnews)
    • Militants from al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and other militants linked to Fatah storm electoral offices in Gaza. (BBC) (TVNZ)

December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi), is a major college of engineering in Delhi, India. ... The administrative department of the Indian Institute of Science. ... The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is one of the premier post-graduate institutions of research and higher learning located in Bangalore, India. ... Jürgen Chrobog (1995) Jürgen Chrobog (born February 28, 1940) is a German jurist and diplomat. ... GIOVE is the name for each satellite in a set of four being built to validate the Galileo positioning system in orbit. ... The Galileo positioning system is a proposed satellite navigation system, to be built by the European Union as an alternative to the US military-controlled Global Positioning System and the Russian GLONASS. The system should be operational by 2010, two years later than originally anticipated. ... Over fifty GPS satellites such as this NAVSTAR have been launched since 1978. ... It has been suggested that History of Arab-Israeli Conflict be merged into this article or section. ... The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command is a left-wing Palestinian nationalist organization. ... Central Beirut (2004) Beirut (Arabic: , transliterated BayrÅ«t - the French name, Beyrouth, was also commonly used in English in the past) is the capital, largest city and chief seaport of Lebanon. ... Qiryat Shemona (קרית שמונה; unofficially also spelled Kiryat Shmona) is a city in the North District in Israel. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ×”×”×’× ×” לישראל â–¶ (help· info) ([Army] Force for the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces, comprising the Israeli army, Israeli air force and Israeli navy. ... Image:Qassam. ... The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades (كتائب شهداء الأقصى) are a Palestinian militia closely linked to the Fatah party. ... The Fatah official emblem shows two fists holding rifles and a hand grenade superimposed on a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ...

27 December 2005 (Tuesday)

  • Indonesia's Free Aceh Movement formally disbands its armed wing. (Reuters)
  • Andrei Illarionov, an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin quits, saying Russia is "no longer free". (Washington Post)
  • The government of Poland announces it will keep troops in Iraq until the end of 2006, longer than previously planned. (Al jazeera)
  • A mass grave is discovered in the predominantly Shia city of Karbala south of Baghdad, Iraqi police said. (BBC)
  • The serial rape suspect accused of terrorizing two South Florida neighborhoods with attacks on victims ranging from elderly women to an 11-year-old girl was back in custody Tuesday, a week since his brazen jail escape, after a tipster recognized his face and called police. (AP via Yahoo! News)
  • Rebels in Colombia kill 24 soldiers guarding coca eradication workers. (BBC)
  • The Ugandan army kills seven civilians who had been protesting over the killing of a 15 year old boy. Sixteen others are injured. (BBC)

December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ASNLF Flag The Free Aceh Movement (Indonesian: Gerakan Aceh Merdeka or simply GAM), also known as the Aceh Sumatra National Liberation Front (ASNLF), is an armed separatist group seeking independence for the Aceh region on Sumatra from Indonesia. ... Andrei Nikolayevich Illarionov (Андрей Николаевич Илларионов) is the economic policy advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... Flag of the President of Russia The President of Russia (ru: Президент России) is the highest position within the Government of Russia. ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин, â–¶ (help· info), Pútin; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician, and the current President of the Russian Federation. ... A mass grave is a grave containing more than one human corpse. ... Shiʻa Islam (Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%–35% of all Muslim. ... Karbalā (Arabic: ; also transliterated as Kerbala or Kerbela) is a city in Iraq, located about 100 km southwest of Baghdad at 32. ... Average temperature (red) and precipitations (blue) in Baghdad Baghdad (Arabic: , Persian: بغداد (Meaning in Persian : from angels) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Province. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... Binomial name Erythroxylum coca Lam. ...

26 December 2005 (Monday)

December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Foot Locker Incorporated is an sportswear retailer based in the United States. ... Interior of the Toronto Eaton Centre, looking north. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength City of Toronto, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Location of Banda Aceh Devastation to Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra as a result of the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Credit: DigitalGlobe) Banda Aceh is the provincial capital and largest city of Aceh, Indonesia, located on the island of Sumatra at 5°31′N... List of Presidents of Indonesia Categories: Indonesia | Lists of office-holders ... Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (born September 9, 1949), Indonesian retired military general and stateman, is the sixth President of Indonesia, and the first to be elected directly by voters. ... The December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hits Thailand The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, known by the scientific community as the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, was an undersea earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 UTC (07:58:53 local time) on December 26, 2004. ... Gas was released in St. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... The Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: ראש הממשלה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon; for an overview, see Health problems. ... Cardiac catheterization (heart cath) is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. ... Emblem of the Municipality of Jerusalem Jerusalem and the Old City. ... Image:Qassam. ... Kibbutz Saad is an Israeli Religious Kibbutz that is part of the HaKibbutz HaDati umbrella organization. ... A nursery school is a school for the education of very young children (generally five years of age and younger). ...

25 December 2005 (Sunday)

  • Five children died in Guatemala City when a blaze started by fireworks swept through their house. A traditional holiday firecracker called a "silbador" shot into their small wooden house started the fire. The children were aged 2, 3, 6, 10 and 13. (Scotsman)
  • 40 people killed in DR Congo in a clash between Ugandan rebels and UN-Congolese troops. The Ituri area has been the site of a joint action. (BBC)
  • A railroad train on the Uetsu Main Line in northern Japan derailed, killing four and injuring at least 33. (CNN) (BBC)
  • Joseph Pararajasingham, 71, a pro–Tamil Tiger politician, was shot dead at a Christmas Midnight Mass in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • Nazir Ahmad, a Pakistani laborer, admitted to, and was arrested for murdering his four daughters, aged 4, 8, 12, and 25, after his eldest daughter, Muqadas Bibi, married a man against his wishes. (Reuters)
  • The Supreme Court in Libya overturned the death sentences given to international health workers charged with infecting children with HIV. (BBC)

December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Guatemala City (in full, La Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción; locally known as Guatemala or, informally, Guate) is the capital and largest city of Guatemala and in Central America. ... Operation North Night Final was a joint DR Congo-UN peacekeeper operation in December 2005 to restore peace in the troubled Ituri district in DR Congo. ... The Uetsu Main Line (羽越本線 Uetsu Honsen) is a railway in the Tohoku region of the island of Honshu, Japan. ... Joseph Pararajasingham was a Sri Lankan politician known for his pro-Tamil Tiger views who represented the Tamil National Alliance party in the Sri Lankan Parliament. ... The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, pronounced L-T-T), also known as the Tamil Tigers, is the main Tamil anti-government organization operating in Sri Lanka. ... The town of Batticaloa is the provincial capital of the eastern province of Sri Lanka. ... Nazir Ahmad is a Pakistani man in his 40s who killed his four daughters. ... The trial against the Bulgarian medics and a Palestinian doctor in Libya is the prosecution by Libya of the Benghazi six, five Bulgarian nurses (Kristiyana Valtcheva, Nasya Nenova, Valentina Siropulo, Valya Chervenyashka and Snezhana Dimitrova) as well as one Palestinian doctor (Ashraf al-Hajuj, also al-Hadjudj), who have been... Human immunodeficiency virus, commonly known by the acronym HIV, is a retrovirus that primarily infects vital components of the human immune system such as CD4+ T cells, macrophages and dendritic cells. ...

24 December 2005 (Saturday)

December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ayman Nour Ayman Abd El-Aziz Nour (Arabic: ) is an Egyptian politician, a former member of that countrys Parliament and chairman of the al-Ghad party (Tomorrow Party). He became famous around the world following his October 2004 imprisonment by the government of President Hosni Mubarak, which was widely... Animation of the tsunami caused by the earthquake (see also the full-length version) The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 UTC (07:58:53 local time) on December 26, 2004. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is the 66th and current United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W. Bush. ... Anthem: Let us all unite and celebrate together Official languages The African languages, as well as Arabic, Swahili, English, French and Portuguese Some member states have other official languages. ... The country of Sudan The Darfur conflict is an ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan, mainly between the Janjaweed, a government-supported militia recruited from local Arab tribes, and the non-Arab peoples of the region. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Official languages None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 21 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165/km² (5th) Admission into... Uncle Toms Cabin Uncle Toms Cabin is a novel by American abolitionist author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. ... Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, born Harriet Elizabeth Beecher (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an abolitionist, and writer of more than 10 books, the most famous being Uncle Toms Cabin which describes life in slavery, and which was first published in serial form from 1851...

23 December 2005 (Friday)

December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: none Anthem: AzÉ™rbaycan Respublikasının DövlÉ™t Himni Capital Baku Largest city Baku Official language(s) Azerbaijani Government President Prime Minister Representative democracy Ilham Aliyev Artur Rasizade Independence  - Declared  - Formerly From the Soviet Union August 30, 1991 Azerbaijan SSR Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   86,600 km² (112th... Satellite view of Baku The Baku harbour on the south of Absheron peninsula The Maiden Tower in old town Baku Bakı (Azerbaijani: Bakı), also known as Baku, is the capital of Azerbaijan. ... Time in Office 2 December 1990 – Present Predecessor Hissène Habré Date of Birth 1952 Place of Birth Fada, Chad Idriss Déby (born 1952) is the president of Chad and the head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement. ... War is a state of widespread conflict between states, organisations, or relatively large groups of people, which is characterised by the use of lethal violence between combatants or upon civilians. ... The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Alternative meanings at IOC (disambiguation) The International Olympic Committee is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin in 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece, and organize this sports event every four years. ... Crust composition Oxygen 43% Silicon 21% Aluminium 10% Calcium 9% Iron 9% Magnesium 5% Titanium 2% Nickel 0. ... A planetary ring is a ring of dust and other small particles orbiting around a planet in a flat disc-shaped region. ... Adjective Uranian Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 120 kPa (at the cloud level) Hydrogen 83% Helium 15% Methane 1. ... The Hubble Space Telescope is a telescope in orbit around the Earth. ... â–¶(?)(born: 18th June1949, Warsaw) is Polands president. ... Following are the successive heads of state of Poland. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... // Mosque; Aswan, Egypt. ... The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of coordinated suicide attacks upon the United States of America carried out on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, in which hijackers took control of four U.S. domestic commercial airliners. ... Radiation has a variety of different meanings. ...

22 December 2005 (Thursday)

December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Honorable Richard Fred Suhrheinrich (born 1936) is a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit serving in Lansing, Michigan. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Tennessee... Page I of the Constitution of the United States of America Page II of the United States Constitution Page III of the United States Constitution Page IV of the United States Constitution The Syng inkstand, with which the Constitution was signed The Constitution of the United States is the supreme... The phrase separation of church and state is a common interpretation of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, which reads, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . ... The American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, is a non_governmental organization devoted to defending civil rights and civil liberties in the United States. ... The Ten Commandments on a monument in the grounds of the Texas State Capitol This 1768 parchment (612x502 mm) by Jekuthiel Sofer emulated 1675 decalogue at the Esnoga synagogue of Amsterdam The Ten Commandments, or Decalogue, is a list of religious and moral imperatives which, according to the Bible, was... A closed entrance to 45th Street station on the R Line in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. ... Image taken by INSAT 2-E Indian National Satellite System (INSAT) is a series of multipurpose satellites launched by ISRO for telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and search and rescue services. ... EADS SPACE Transportation (acronym: EADS-ST) was formed in June 2003 from the Space Infrastructure division of Astrium (whose core was originally ERNO) and the EADS Launch Vehicles division (formerly Aerospatiales Space division). ... Ariane 5 lifts off from Kourou Ariane 5 is an expendable launch system designed to deliver satellites into geostationary transfer orbit and to send payloads to low earth orbit. ... Kourou Kourou is a town and commune in French Guiana, some 40 km northwest of the capital Cayenne at the mouth of the Kourou river on the Atlantic coast. ... The chemical compound acetylene, also known under IUPAC nomenclature (see IUPAC nomenclature of organic chemistry) as ethyne, was discovered in 1836 by Edmund Davy, in England. ... Hydrogen cyanide is a chemical compound with chemical formula HCN. A solution of hydrogen cyanide in water is called hydrocyanic acid or prussic acid. ... Life is a multi-faceted concept that may refer to the ongoing process of which living things are a part the period between the conception (the point at which the entity can be considered to be an individualized being) and death of an organism the condition of an entity between... Space-filling model of a section of DNA molecule Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions specifying the biological development of all cellular forms of life (and most viruses). ... A representation of the 3D structure of myoglobin, showing coloured alpha helices. ... The Pleiades star cluster A star is a massive body of plasma in outer space that is currently producing or has produced energy through nuclear fusion. ... Ophiuchus (known as the serpent holder) is one of the 88 constellations, and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy. ... The Right Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. ... Location of Basra Basra (also spelled BaÅŸrah or Basara; historically sometimes written Busra, Busrah, and the early form Bassorah; Arabic: , Al-Basrah) is the second largest city of Iraq with an estimated population of c. ... A soldier is a person who has enlisted with, or has been conscripted into, the armed forces of a sovereign country and has undergone training and received equipment (such as a uniform and weapon) to defend that country or its interests. ...

21 December 2005 (Wednesday)

December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The President of Iraq is Iraqs head of state and chief of government. ... Wikinews has news related to this article: Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti, (Arabic ), born April 28, 1937 , was President of Iraq from 1979 until his removal and capture after the 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... The Iron Maiden of Nuremberg was an infamous and rarely used torture device. ... The Supreme Court Building in Ottawa The Supreme Court of Canada (French: Cour suprême du Canada) is Canadas highest court and is located in the capital city of Ottawa. ... Swinging, sometimes referred to in North America as the swinging lifestyle or simply the lifestyle (although this simplified term is also used by people into Leather and BDSM), includes a wide range of sexual activities conducted between three or more people. ... Mugging may refer to: A type of robbery. ... Coat of arms of Bloemfontein Bloemfontein (Dutch for fountain of flowers) is one of South Africas three capital cities, along with Pretoria and Cape Town. ... Trinomial name Panthera tigris tigris (Linnaeus, 1758) The Bengal Tiger or Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is a subspecies of tiger found through the rainforests and grasslands of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, India and Nepal. ... Basque may refer to: The Basque language. ... Political separatism is a movement to obtain sovereignty and split a territory or group of people (usually a people with a distinctive national consciousness) from one another (or one nation from another; a colony from the metropolis). ... ETA symbol Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, or ETA (IPA: [ˈɛːta]), is an illegal armed Basque separatist organization that seeks, through violence, to create an independent socialist state for the Basque people, separate from Spain and France, the states with Basque population. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... An oil well is a laymans term for any perforation through the Earths surface designed to find and release both petroleum oil and gas hydrocarbons. ... Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Map The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge covers about 19,049,236 acres (79,318 km²) in northeastern Alaska, in the North Slope region. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... East Jerusalem is that part of Jerusalem which was held by Jordan from the 1948 Arab-Israeli War until the Six-Day War in 1967. ... On January 26, 2006, elections will be held for the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), the legislature of the Palestinian National Authority. ... The Hamas emblem shows two crossed swords, the Dome of the Rock, and a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (born 25 March 1947) is a pop music singer, composer, and pianist, and is one of the most successful solo artists in popular music history. ... David Furnish (born October 26, 1962 in Canada) is Elton Johns life partner. ... A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by couples of differing sexes who do not... Windsor (IPA: usually , but also ) is the name of many places: // England Windsor, Berkshire, on the south-western outskirts of London; the oldest place with the name, famous as the location of Windsor Castle. ... Same-sex marriage (also called gay marriage, marriage equality, and often just marriage by its proponents, and—usually by its opponents—homosexual marriage) refers to a marriage between individuals of the same gender (for other forms of same-sex unions that are different from marriages, see the articles linked in... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location relative to the some of the British Isles (other parts of the UK shown on the map are in pink). ... Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)3 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... The Kashmir earthquake (also known as the Northern Pakistan earthquake or South Asia earthquake) of 2005 was a major seismological disturbance (earthquake) that occurred at 08:50:38 Pakistan Standard Time (03:50:38 UTC, 09:20:38 India Standard Time, 08:50:38 local time at epicenter) on October... SOS Childrens Villages is a large international charitable group dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children. ... Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of the northern hemisphere winter solstice Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of the southern hemisphere winter solstice In astronomy, the winter solstice is the moment when the earth is at a point in its orbit where one hemisphere is... Diagram of the Earths seasons Solstice is an astronomical term regarding the position of the Sun in relation to the earths equator. ... UTC also stands for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, the basis for civil time, differs by an integral number of seconds from atomic time and a fractional number of seconds from UT1. ... Astronomy, which etymologically means law of the stars, (from Greek: αστρονομία = άστρον + νόμος) is a science involving the observation and explanation of events occurring outside Earth and its atmosphere. ... ... Northern Hemisphere highlighted in yellow. ... Southern Hemisphere The Southern Hemisphere is the half of a planets surface (or celestial sphere) that is south of the equator (the word hemisphere literally means half ball). On Earth it contains four continents (part of Africa, Oceania, most of South America, and Antarctica) and four oceans (South Atlantic... Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of the northern hemisphere winter solstice Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of the southern hemisphere winter solstice In astronomy, the winter solstice is the moment when the earth is at a point in its orbit where one hemisphere is... Newgrange, Ireland Newgrange, one of the passage tombs of the Brú na Bóinne complex in County Meath, is the most famous of all Irish prehistoric sites. ... County Meath (Contae na Mí in Irish) is a county in the Republic of Ireland, often informally called The Royal County. ... A passage tomb near the town of Sligo in Ireland A Passage grave (sometimes hyphenated) or Passage tomb is a tomb, usually dating to the Neolithic, where the burial chamber is reached along a distinct, and usually low, passage. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... President George W. Bush signing the Patriot Act in the White Houses East Room on October 26, 2001. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... The term hedge fund dates back to the first such fund founded by Alfred Winslow Jones in 1949. ... Biotechnology is a technology based on biology, especially when used in agriculture, food science, and medicine. ...

20 December 2005 (Tuesday)

December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Liquefied natural gas or LNG is natural gas that has been cooled until it becomes liquid, and it is stored in tanks. ... Natural gas (commonly referred to as gas in many countries, but note that gas is also an American and Canadian shortening of gasoline) is a gaseous fossil fuel consisting primarily of methane. ... Tammy Kitzmiller, et al. ... John E. Jones III John Edward Jones III (born June 13, 1955) is an American lawyer, political figure, and jurist from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Intelligent design (ID) is the concept that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. ... A speculatively rooted phylogenetic tree of all living things, based on rRNA gene data, showing the separation of the three domains, bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes, as described initially by Carl Woese. ... Shown in green is the Kashmiri region under Pakistani control. ... The Jhelum River is the largest and most western of the five rivers of the Punjab province of Pakistan, and passes through Jhelum City. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Transport Workers Union of America. ... A closed entrance to 45th Street station on the R Line in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. ... This article describes subways as mass transit lines. ... Likud (Hebrew: ליכוד, literally means consolidation) is a right-wing political party in Israel. ... ▶ (help· info) (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ (without niqqud: בנימין נתניהו), Hebrew transliteration written in English: Binyamin Netanyahu, nicknamed Bibi) (born October 21, 1949, Tel Aviv) was the 9th Prime Minister of Israel. ... Silvan Shalom Silvan Shalom ▶(?) (Hebrew סילבן שלום) (born 1958) is an Israeli politician and current Foreign Minister of Israel, having been appointed in 2003 by the current Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. ... Moshe Feiglin is a Jewish Israeli right-wing political activist. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon; for an overview, see Health problems. ... The Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: ראש הממשלה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. ... Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital (בית חולים הדסה עין כרם or בית החולים הדסה עין כרם) is a University hospital in Ein Kerem, a suburb of Jerusalem, Israel. ... A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... KBOS is the airport identification code. ...

19 December 2005 (Monday)

December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... On December 19, 2005 Chalks Ocean Airways Flight 101 from Watson Island to Bimini crashed off Miami Beach, Florida. ... The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location of Miami in Miami-Dade County in the state of Florida Founded 1896 County Miami-Dade County City Government Style Mayor-Council Mayor Manuel “Manny” Diaz (R) Area  - Total  - Water 55. ... Map of the Bahamas with the Biminis positioned center left (click to enlarge). ... Juan Evo Morales Aima (born October 26, 1959 in Orinoca, Oruro) is a Bolivian politician and indigenous Amerindian leader. ... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms which refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially in the American sense of the word), or with opposition... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... The 2005 Bolivian presidential election was held on December 18, 2005. ... Following the ratification of the Constitution of Iraq on October 15, 2005, a general election was called for 15 December to elect a permanent 275-member Iraqi National Assembly. ... ASNLF Flag The Free Aceh Movement (Indonesian: Gerakan Aceh Merdeka or simply GAM), also known as the Aceh Sumatra National Liberation Front (ASNLF), is an armed separatist group seeking independence for the Aceh region on Sumatra from Indonesia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... An insurgency is an armed rebellion against a constituted authority, by any irregular armed force that rises up against an enforced or established authority, government, or administration. ... Ronald Alan Schulz (b. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Nazism. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is accepted as the largest and deadliest... Antonio Fazio (born 1936 in Alvito, province of Frosinone) is the Governor of the Bank of Italy, a lifetime appointment (although legislation establishing a fixed-term appointment is now expected), and considered one of the most powerful men in Italy. ... Please see: Banca dItalia is the Italian Central Bank. ... There are two kinds of trading that are referred to as insider trading or inside dealing: Usually illegal: Trading of a security of a company (, stocks, bonds or stock options) based on material non-public information. ... Likud (Hebrew: ליכוד, literally means consolidation) is a right-wing political party in Israel. ... â–¶ (help· info) (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ (without niqqud: בנימין נתניהו), Hebrew transliteration written in English: Binyamin Netanyahu, nicknamed Bibi) (born October 21, 1949, Tel Aviv) was the 9th Prime Minister of Israel. ... Silvan Shalom Silvan Shalom â–¶(?) (Hebrew סילבן שלום) (born 1958) is an Israeli politician and current Foreign Minister of Israel, having been appointed in 2003 by the current Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. ... Moshe Feiglin is a Jewish Israeli right-wing political activist. ...

18 December 2005 (Sunday)

December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Air Nauru Logo Air Nauru is the national airline HUDLA HUDLA of the Pacific island Republic of Nauru. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of approximately 3. ... Species Mammuthus columbi Columbian mammoth Mammuthus exilis Pygmy mammoth Mammuthus jeffersonii Jeffersonian mammoth Mammuthus meridionalis Mammuthus primigenius Woolly mammoth Mammuthus lamarmorae Sardinian Dwarf Mammoth A mammoth is any of a number of an extinct genus of elephant, often with long curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Mitochondrial genetics. ... The 2005 Bolivian presidential election was held on December 18, 2005. ... Juan Evo Morales Aima (born October 26, 1959 in Orinoca, Oruro) is a Bolivian politician and indigenous Amerindian leader. ... Jorge Fernando Tuto Quiroga Ramírez (born May 5, 1960) was President of Bolivia from August 7, 2001 to August 6, 2002. ... The National Congress (Spanish: Congreso Nacional) is the national legislature of Bolivia, based in the capital of La Paz. ... Chennai (ெசன்னை in Tamil), formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is Indias fourth largest metropolitan city. ... Bono Paul David Hewson (born May 10, 1960), nicknamed Bono Vox, stage name Bono, is the lead singer of the Irish rock band, U2. ... Melinda Gates, née French (born August 15, 1964) is a former Microsoft employee who was the product unit manager of Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta, and Microsoft Expedia. ... William Henry Bill Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is the co-founder, chairman, and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worlds largest computer software company. ... (Clockwise from upper left) Notable Time magazine covers from the dates May 7, 1945; July 25, 1969; December 31, 1999; September 14, 2001; and April 21, 2003. ... Person of the Year is an annual issue of U.S. newsmagazine TIME that features a profile ostensibly on the man, woman, couple, group, idea, place, or machine that for better or worse, has most influenced events in the preceding year. ... The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who, in the words of Adlai Stevenson, is a heartbeat from the presidency. ... Richard Bruce Cheney (born January 30, 1941), widely known as Dick Cheney is the 46th and current Vice President of the United States under President George W. Bush. ... The 23rd Southeast Asian Games (also known as the 2005 SEA Games) was a biannual multi-sport event held in the Philippines from November 27, 2005 to December 5, 2005. ... The Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: ראש הממשלה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon; for an overview, see Health problems. ... Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital (בית חולים הדסה עין כרם or בית החולים הדסה עין כרם) is a University hospital in Ein Kerem, a suburb of Jerusalem, Israel. ... Emblem of the Municipality of Jerusalem Jerusalem and the Old City. ... A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted. ... The Palestinian flag, adopted in 1948, is a widely recognized modern symbol of the Palestinian people. ... The city of Gaza is the principal city in the Gaza Strip. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon; for an overview, see Health problems. ... Some people named Kahane include Jean-Pierre Kahane, a French mathematician. ... São Paulos Mascot São Paulo Futebol Clube, usually called São Paulo FC or just São Paulo, is a very traditional Brazilian football team from São Paulo, founded on January 25, 1930, and Re-founded on December 16, 1935. ... The 2005 FIFA Club World Championship trophy. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... Liverpool Football Club (often known simply as Liverpool), an English football club based in Liverpool, Lancashire, are the current champions of Europe and the most successful English football team to date. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... The Iraq War or war in Iraq, is both an informal and a formal American term for the military conflict in Iraq including the 2003 Invasion of Iraq by the United States, and occupation by the U.S., U.K., and other forces. ... The Oval Office is the official office of the President of the United States, in the West Wing of the White House, built in 1909. ...

17 December 2005 (Saturday)

  • Hong Kong police detain 900 protesters at the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference of 2005 after an anti-globalization demonstration became violent. The protesters object to trade rules that they say hurt poor farmers. 74 people are injured. (Reuters) (CNN)
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Palestinian militant Khaled Abu Sitta is killed and three others injured when Sitta's car explodes in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources say the explosion was caused by an Israeli air strike, although the Israeli Defense Force denies any involvement but admits bombing roads and bridges and shooting dead a suspect.(BBC) (Y-Net) (Haaretz) (Reuters)
  • Condoleezza Rice and the African Union request additional funds to enable the A.U.'s peacekeeping mission in Darfur, Sudan to continue. Without additional aid, the African peacekeeping force will run out of funds in four months. Violence in the region has resurged recently. (Boston Globe) (Reuters) (LA Times via Chron.com)
  • A group of over 40 people, dressed in Santa Claus costumes, go on a rampage through downtown Auckland, New Zealand, robbing stores and assaulting security guards. (AP)
  • Thieves use a flatbed truck to steal a 2-ton Henry Moore statue from the grounds of his foundation in Hertfordshire, England. The statue is valued at more than $5.2 million dollars. (AP) (Telegraph.co.uk)

December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WTO Logo The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an international, multilateral organization which sets the rules for the global trading system and resolves disputes between its member states, all of whom are signatories to its about 30 agreements. ... The Sixth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization, also known as the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the WTO and abbreviated as MC6, was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong from 13th to 18th December 2005. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The word militant can refer to any individual engaged in warfare, a fight, combat, or generally serving as a soldier. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ... Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is the 66th and current United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W. Bush. ... Anthem: Let us all unite and celebrate together Official languages The African languages, as well as Arabic, Swahili, English, French and Portuguese Some member states have other official languages. ... The country of Sudan The Darfur conflict is an ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan, mainly between the Janjaweed, a government-supported militia recruited from local Arab tribes, and the non-Arab peoples of the region. ... Darfur (Arabic دار فور, meaning home of the Fur) is a region of far western Sudan, bordering the Central African Republic, Libya, and Chad. ... A common portrayal of Santa Claus. ... Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... A security guard is a private person who is employed to protect property and people. ... Reclining Figure (1951) is characteristic of Moores sculptures, with an abstract female figure intercut with voids. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom, officially part of the East of England Government region. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ...

16 December 2005 (Friday)

December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that Coalition of the Willing be merged into this article or section. ... Capital Grozny Area - total - % water 78th - 15,500 km² - negligible Population - Total - Density 49th - est. ... The U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1789 by a constitutional convention, sets down the basic framework of American government in its seven articles. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is an American politician. ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... The Bush administration is a group of people that includes President George W. Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney, Bushs Cabinet, and other select officials and advisors. ... A congress is a gathering of people, especially a gathering for a political purpose. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... President George W. Bush signing the Patriot Act in the White Houses East Room on October 26, 2001. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... NSA seal The National Security Agency / Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) is believed to be the largest United States government intelligence agency. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... The Iraqi Police are the organic civil police force of the Republic of Iraq. ... Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in an undated AP photograph. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hamas emblem shows two crossed swords, the Dome of the Rock, and a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Liaoyuan(simplified Chinese: 辽源; traditional Chinese: 遼源; pinyin: Liáoyuán) is a Chinese city in the western portion of Jilin province. ... Location within China Changchun (Simplified: 长春; Traditional: 長春; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chang-chun) is the capital and largest city of Jilin province, located at the northeast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Jilin (Chinese: 吉林; pinyin: Jílín; Wade-Giles: Chi-lin; Postal System Pinyin: Kirin), is a province of the Peoples Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... One of the most contentious issues in the Arab-Israeli Conflict has been the Israeli policy of sponsoring, supporting, and/or tolerating the establishment of Jewish communities in areas that came under Israeli control as a result of the 1967 Six Day War. ... A drive-by shooting (sometimes referred to merely as a drive-by) is an attack on a person carried out with one or more firearms from a moving vehicle (or a momentarily stopped vehicle). ... The Al_Aqsa Martyrs Brigades (كتائب شهداء الاقصى) are one of the militias of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafats al_Fatah faction. ... Islamic Jihad (Arabic: Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami) is a militant Islamist group based in the Syrian capital, Damascus. ... Intellectual property, or IP, refers to a legal entitlement which sometimes attaches to the expressed form of an idea, or to some other intangible subject matter. ... Pfizer, Incorporated (NYSE: PFE), is a global pharmaceutical company, with headquarters in New York City. ... In medicine and pharmacology, atorvastatin (Lipitor® or atorvastatin calcium) is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol and thereby preventing cardiovascular disease. ... Denis Donaldson (born in 1950 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a former member of Sinn Féin who was exposed in 2005 as a spy in the employ of the British intelligence services and the Special Branch of the Police Service of Northern Ireland. ... Sinn Féin (in the Irish language ourselves or we ourselves; not as sometimes incorrectly translated, ourselves alone) is an Irish political party. ... Espionage is the practice of obtaining secrets (spying) from rivals or enemies for military, political, or economic advantage. ...

15 December 2005 (Thursday)

December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... Reverend Al Sharpton The Reverend Alfred Charles Al Sharpton Jr. ... The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency created in 1975 by Congress to administer and enforce campaign finance legislation in the United States. ... National motto: 널리 인간 세계를 이롭게 하라 Translation: Broadly bring benefit to humanity Official language Korean Capital Seoul Largest city Seoul President Roh Moo-hyun Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 108th 99,274 km² 0. ... Hwang Woo-Suk (born 29 January 1953) is a controversial South Korean biomedical scientist and former professor of theriogenology and biotechnology at Seoul National University, who rose to fame after claiming a series of remarkable breakthroughs in the field of stem cell research, some of which were later proved to... Mouse embryonic stem cells. ... Science is the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). ... Shiʻa Islam (Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%–35% of all Muslim. ... Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (الجزيرة), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ... Sayyid Ali Husaini Sistani His Honourable Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Husaini Sistani (Arabic: السيد علي الحسيني السيستاني Persian: سید علی حسینی سیستانی), born approximately August 4, 1930, is a Grand Ayatollah, a Shia marja and currently an important person in relation to the occupation of Iraq. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The European Council, informally called the European summit, is a meeting of the heads of state or government of the European Union, and the President of the European Commission. ... The financial perspective (sometimes financial framework) of the European Union is a seven-year framework for its spending. ... Following the ratification of the Constitution of Iraq on October 15, 2005, a general election was called for 15 December to elect a permanent 275-member Iraqi National Assembly. ... The Iraqi National Assembly is the unicameral parliament of Iraq which meets in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. ... The current constitution of Iraq was approved by an October 15, 2005 ratification vote. ... Nature is one of the oldest and most reputable scientific journals, first published on 4 November 1869. ... The Wikipedia logo. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Science For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... 1913 advertisement for the 11th edition, with the slogan When in doubt — look it up in the Encyclopædia Britannica The Encyclopædia Britannica (properly spelt with æ, the ae-ligature) is the oldest English-language general encyclopedia, first published in 1768–1771 as From the late 18th century to the... == This article is about the city. ... Marwan Barghouti in Israeli custody Marwan Barghouti (born June 6, 1959) is a Palestinian leader from the West Bank and a leader of the Fatah movement that forms the backbone of the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). ... Marwan Barghouti, locked up in an Israeli prison, leads the new party Al-Mustaqbal are a new Palestinian Arab political party launched in December 2005, headed by Marwan Barghouti. ... The Fatah official emblem shows two fists holding rifles and a hand grenade superimposed on a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... ... Bradley Murdoch, police mugshot. ... Backpacking is traveling long distances with a backpack. ... Peter Falconio was a British tourist from Hepworth, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire who disappeared in the Australian outback whilst travelling with girlfriend Joanne Lees during July 2001. ...

14 December 2005 (Wednesday)

December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... In the field of telecommunications, data retention generally refers to the storage of telephony and internet traffic and transaction data by governments and commercial organisations. ... The process of creating the budget for the United States Government is known as the budget process. ... The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest congressional office building as well as a significant example of the Beaux Arts style of architecture. ... United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the building which serves as home for the legislative branch of the United States government. ... Map showing Washington, D.C.s location in relation to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. ... The process of creating the budget for the United States Government is known as the budget process. ... Reverend Jim Wallis (born June 4, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan) is a Christian writer and political activist, best known as the founder and editor Sojourners magazine (and the Christian community of the same name). ... Sojourners is a Christian magazine and a religious community based in Washington, D.C.. Though it has promoted itself with the slogan Not from the Left, not from the Right, but from the Spirit, the magazines content is generally left-leaning in political outlook, and is probably the most... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... Intelligence (abbreviated or ) is the process and the result of gathering information and analyzing it to answer questions or obtain advance warnings needed to plan for the future. ... Naqsha Bibi was a 40-year-old Kashmiri woman who was remarkably found alive in the ruins of her house near Muzaffarabad on 10 December 2005, 63 days after she was buried in the 8 October Kashmir earthquake. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... The Kashmir earthquake (also known as the Northern Pakistan earthquake or South Asia earthquake) of 2005 was a major seismological disturbance (earthquake) that occurred at 08:50:38 Pakistan Standard Time (03:50:38 UTC, 09:20:38 India Standard Time, 08:50:38 local time at epicenter) on October... See also List of Presidents of Brazil The President of the Federal Republic of Brazil is the head of state and head of government of Brazil. ... Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (born October 6, 1945) is a left-wing Brazilian politician. ... The flag of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the international organization entrusted with overseeing the global financial system by monitoring foreign exchange rates and balance of payments, as well as offering technical and financial assistance when asked. ... This article is about general United States currency. ... A Hindu (archaic Hindoo) is an adherent of philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, also known as Sanatan (सनातन) Dharma or Vedic Dharma. ... Life imprisonment is a term used for a particular kind of sentence of imprisonment. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) (sometimes also spelled Moslem) is an adherent of Islam. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... A military strike is a limited attack on a specified target. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... One of the most contentious issues in the Arab-Israeli Conflict has been the Israeli policy of sponsoring, supporting, and/or tolerating the establishment of Jewish communities in areas that came under Israeli control as a result of the 1967 Six Day War. ... The word Jew (Hebrew: יהודי transliterated: Yehudi) is used in many ways but generally refers to a follower of Judaism, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity; and often a combination of these attributes. ... Maale Adummim (מעלה אדומים; unofficially also spelled Maale Adumim) is an outlying suburb east of Jerusalem in the West Bank. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ... Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (also written Ahmadinezhad) (Persian: محمود احمدی‌نژاد [mæɦˈmuːd æɦmædiːneˈʒɔːd]; born October 28, 1956), is the sixth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... Concentration camp inmates during the Holocaust The Holocaust was Nazi Germanys systematic genocide (ethnic cleansing) of various ethnic, religious, national, and secular groups during World War II. Early elements include the Kristallnacht pogrom and the T-4 Euthanasia Program established by Hitler that killed some 200,000 people. ... Richard Harwoods Did Six Million Really Die? Holocaust denial is the claim that the mainstream historical version of the Holocaust is either highly exaggerated or completely falsified. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Lesterville, Missouri is an unincorporated community in southeast Missouri. ... An aerial photo of the upper reservoir of the Taum Sauk plant. ... The Black River is a tributary of the White River, a tributary of the Mississippi River, and is approximately 280 miles (450 km) long. ...

13 December 2005 (Tuesday)

December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... IED is also an abbreviation for Intelligent Electronic Device A large cache of munitions found in Afghanistan in 2004. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — 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. ... Average temperature (red) and precipitations (blue) in Baghdad Baghdad (Arabic: , Persian: بغداد (Meaning in Persian : from angels) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Province. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... The Sixth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization, also known as the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the WTO and abbreviated as MC6, was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong from 13th to 18th December 2005. ... WTO Logo The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an international, multilateral organization which sets the rules for the global trading system and resolves disputes between its member states, all of whom are signatories to its about 30 agreements. ... The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive of the European Union. ... The Rt Hon. ... A cordon is the descriptive term for a particular style of pruning woody plants. ... Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre New Wing Harbour view of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre New Wing The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (香港會議展覽中心; often abbreviated as HKCEC or 會展) is a convention and exhibition venue in Wan Chai North, Hong Kong Island, the business hub of Hong... Victoria Harbour Part of the harbour being engulfed by reclamation off the shore of Central. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... The Iraq War or war in Iraq, is both an informal and a formal American term for the military conflict in Iraq including the 2003 Invasion of Iraq by the United States, and occupation by the U.S., U.K., and other forces. ... The Council of States of Switzerland (German: Ständerat, French Conseil des Etats, Italian Consiglio degli Stati) is the upper house of the Swiss parliament. ... Dick Marty (born January 7, 1945 in Lugano) is a Swiss politician and former state prosecutor of the canton of Ticino. ... The Palace of Europe in Strasbourg The Council of Europe is an international organisation of 46 member states in the European region. ... 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. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into CIA prison system. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Nāblus (sometimes Nābulus; Arabic: نابلس â–¶(?); pronounced Naablus) ( Hebrew: שכם â–¶(?); pronounced Shkhem ); 32°13′ N 35°16′ E) is a major Palestinian city in the West Bank and, with a population of over 100,000, is one of the largest Palestinian population centers in the Middle East. ... A massive earthquake of magnitude 6. ... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... In science, magnitude refers to the numerical size of something: see orders of magnitude. ... Composite satellite image of South Asia Map of South Asia. ... The Hindu Kush or Hindukush (هندوکش in Persian) is a mountain range in Afghanistan as well as in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. ... Stanley Tookie Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005), was an early leader of the Crips, a notorious American street gang which had its roots in South Central Los Angeles in 1969. ... San Quentin State Prison is located on 432 acres (1. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), the head of the Government of Canada, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 400 000 years The term climate change refers to the variation in the Earths global climate or regional climates over time. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... David H. Wilkins David Horton Wilkins (born October 12, 1946) is a former South Carolina politician and an American diplomat. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English, French (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 4th 1,076,395... The first European explorer to reach Quebec was Jacques Cartier, who planted a cross either in the Gaspé in 1534 or at Old Fort Bay on the Lower North Shore and sailed into the St. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Official languages English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 4. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,889 mi² / 250,941 km² 239 miles / 385 km 491 miles / 790 km 41. ... State nickname: North Star State, The Land of 10,000 Lakes, The Gopher State Official languages None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 8. ... Official language(s) English Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... The Great Lakes from space The Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes on or near the United States-Canadian border. ... The $100 laptop is a design for an inexpensive laptop computer intended to provide every child in the world access to knowledge and modern forms of education. ... Quanta Computers Incorporated is a large Taiwan-based manufacturer of notebook computers and of other electronic hardware. ... The Federal Reserve System is headquartered in the Eccles Building on Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve System (also the Federal Reserve; informally The Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. ... An interest rate is the price a borrower pays for the use of money he does not own, and the return a lender receives for deferring his consumption, by lending to the borrower. ...

12 December 2005 (Monday)

  • At an inquest into the death of UN worker Iain Hook, Paul Wolstenholme, a United Nations worker in Jenin claims that moments after Iain Hook was shot by a mysterious sniper rifle-shot to the pelvis, an Israeli sniper rifle laser was pointed at his head. He also supplied documentary evidence which stated that the Israeli army had delayed an ambulance which was sent to take the wounded Mr Hook to hospital. (BBC)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe grossed $65.6 million in the United States and Canada ($107 million worldwide) on its opening weekend, making it the #2 December opening weekend film of all time (behind The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and in front of the first two Lord of the Rings films). With this news, Disney has officially given the greenlight to cinema production of the second book in the series, Prince Caspian, by 2007.
  • Stanley Williams is denied clemency by the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The US Supreme Court also refuses to stay his execution. Williams is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 0:01 PST on December 13. There are some concerns of potential rioting and violence tonight across the state. (SF Chronicle) (Governor's statement (PDF))
  • Gebran Tueni, a prominent Lebanese anti-Syrian member of parliament and managing editor of the leading liberal An-Nahar newspaper, has been killed in a car bomb attack in Beirut. He had spent months in Paris because of security concerns, reportedly only returning to Lebanon on Sunday. Another An-Nahar journalist, the anti-Syrian writer Samir Kassir, was killed in a car bomb in June. (BBC)
  • ASEAN Summit begins in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Channel News Asia)

December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Main article: League of Nations The term United Nations was coined by Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II, to refer to the Allies. ... Jenin (Arabic: جنين â–¶(?), Hebrew: גנין), a city on the West Bank, is a major Palestinian agricultural center. ... The traditional definition of a sniper is an infantry soldier especially skilled in field craft and marksmanship, who kills selected enemies from concealment with a rifle at long distances. ... Human male pelvis, viewed from front Human female pelvis, viewed from front The pelvis is the bony structure located at the base of the spine (properly known as the caudal end). ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ... An ambulance is a vehicle designated for the transport of sick or injured people. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Dust jacket of the 1968 UK edition The Lord of the Rings is an epic fantasy story by J. R. R. Tolkien, a sequel to his earlier work, The Hobbit. ... Prince Caspian is a novel for children by C. S. Lewis, first published in 1951. ... Stanley Tookie Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005), was an early leader of the Crips, a notorious American street gang which had its roots in South Central Los Angeles in 1969. ... A pardon is the forgiveness of a crime and the penalty associated with it. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... â–¶ (help· info) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, Actor, and Republican politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the United States of America. ... PST is UTC-8 The Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-8. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gebran Ghassan Tueni (Arabic: جبران تويني) (September 15, 1957 – December 12, 2005) was a Lebanese politician and the former editor and publisher of the mass circulation An-Nahar daily newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon. ... Travel guide to Syria from Wikitravel Look up Syria in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Categories: | | | | | ... An-Nahar is a leading daily newspaper in Lebanon. ... Terrorism is not defined. ... Central Beirut (2004) Beirut (Arabic: , transliterated BayrÅ«t - the French name, Beyrouth, was also commonly used in English in the past) is the capital, largest city and chief seaport of Lebanon. ... Samir Kassir Samir Kassir (سمير قصير in Arabic) (May 5, 1960 – June 2, 2005), was a university professor, journalist and historian of Palestinian origin who held Lebanese and French nationality. ... The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) holds annual meetings in relation to economic, and cultural development of Southeast Asian countries. ... Mayor Datuk Ruslin Hasan District Kuala Lumpur District Area  - Total (City) 243. ...

11 December 2005 (Sunday)

December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon; for an overview, see Health problems. ... The Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: ראש הממשלה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ... An airstrike is a military strike by air forces on an enemy ground position, which depending on the selected tactics may or may not be followed up by artillery, armor, and/or infantry units. ... A nuclear power plant (NPP) is a thermal power station in which the heat source is one or more nuclear reactors generating nuclear power. ... A Chief Minister is the elected Head of Government of a state of India, a territory of Australia or a British overseas territory that has attained self-government. ... Karnataka or Karnātakā (ಕನಾ೯ಟಕ in Kannada) is one of the four southern states of India. ... N. Dharam Singh (born on December 25, 1936), is the 17th Chief Minister of Karnataka state in India. ... Jnanpith Award (pronounced Gyanpeeth Award) is the highest literary honour presented by the Government of India. ... U. R. Ananthamurthy was a great thinker and writer of the Kannada language. ... Bangalore (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) (pronounced // in Kannada and // in English) is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. ... A colloquialism is an informal expression, that is, an expression not used in formal speech or writing. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Nashville skyline Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Press photo of Seigenthaler John Lawrence Seigenthaler (pronounced , born July 27, 1927) is an American journalist, writer, and political figure. ... The Wikipedia logo. ... A suicide bombing is an attack using a bomb in which the individual(s) carrying the explosive materials composing the bomb intend(s) and expect(s) to die upon detonation (see suicide). ... Kandahār (or Qandahār, قندهار) is a city in southern Afghanistan, the capital of Kandahar province. ... The 2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire began after a series of explosions early on the morning of 11 December 2005. ... The Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal (known locally as the Buncefield oil depot) is an oil depot located near Hemel Hempstead (HP2 7HZ) to the north of London in the United Kingdom. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... London Luton Airport (IATA Airport Code LTN, ICAO Airport Code EGGW, previously called Luton International Airport) is an airport about 30 miles to the north-west of London in the town of Luton, Beds. ... The 2005 Sydney race riots began with an incident of mob confrontation which took place at Cronulla Beach, a southern coastal suburb of Sydney, Australias largest city. ... This is a complete listing of the suburbs and localities in the greater Sydney area in alphabetical order. ... Sydney, the Emerald City or the Harbour City, is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian state of New South Wales, as well as Australias largest and oldest city (founded in 1788). ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in Korea. ... National can refer to: Look up national in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Headline text The word circulation can mean the following: The transport of blood through the circulatory system. ... Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Traditional Chinese: 國泰航空有限公司, Simplified Chinese: 国泰航空有限公司; Mandarin Pinyin: Guótài Hángkōng Yŏuxiàn GōngsÄ«; abbreviation: 國泰/国泰) (HKEx: 0293) is an Asian commercial airline based in Hong Kong. ... Sha Tin Racecourse is one of the two racecourses for horse racing in Hong Kong. ...

10 December 2005 (Saturday)

December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The IAEA flag 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. ... 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. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... County Oslo NO-03 Landscape Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Old town in Stockholm from the air â–¶(?) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ... Barry J. Marshall, M.D. is an Australian doctor and Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Western Australia. ... J. Robin Warren (born June 11, 1937 in Adelaide) is an Australian pathologist and researcher who is credited with the 1979 discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... Roy Jay Glauber (born 1 September 1925) is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. ... John L. Hall (born 1934) is a JILA (formerly known as the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics) fellow and Physics lecturer at the University of Colorado at Boulder Physics department. ... Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch (b. ... Hannes Alfvén, 1970 winner for work on astrophysical plasmas List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Robert H. Grubbs (b. ... Richard Royce Schrock (born January 4, 1945) was one of the recipients of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contribution to the metathesis method in organic chemistry. ... Yves Chauvin (born October 10, 1930) is a French chemist and Nobel Prize winner. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... Israel Robert John Aumann (born June 8, 1930, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) is an Israeli mathematician and a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. ... Thomas Schelling Thomas Crombie Schelling (born 14 April 1921) is an American economist and professor of foreign affairs, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy. ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (in Swedish Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... Harold Pinter Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (born October 10, 1930) is a British playwright and theatre director. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... Wikinews has news related to this article: Airplane crashes in Nigeria Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-12-11, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... Location of Port Harcourt in Nigeria Port Harcourt is a city located in the Niger Delta in Nigeria. ... Location of Abuja in Nigeria Abuja, estimated population 1,078,700, is the capital city of Nigeria in western Africa. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Richard Pryor Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... PST is UTC-8 The Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-8. ...

9 December 2005 (Friday)

December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Viacom is a high-growth media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable / satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), video gaming (Sega of America), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures movie studio and DreamWorks; acquisition of the latter currently pending). ... The Paramount Pictures logo used since 2003. ... The DreamWorks Boy on the Moon Logo DreamWorks SKG (Spielberg, Katzenberg, Geffen) is a Big Ten studio in the United States of America which develops, produces, and distributes films, music, and television programming. ... Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an Oscar winning American film director of Jewish descent, and among the most successful filmmakers in history. ... Jeffrey Katzenberg (born December 21, 1950 in New York City) is a film producer and co-founder of DreamWorks SKG. He is most famous for producing the movie Shrek (2001). ... David Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is anAmerican record executive, film and theatrical producer, and philanthropist. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, universally known by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of football (soccer). ... The 2006 FIFA World Cupâ„¢ (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germanyâ„¢, sometimes referred to as the Football World Cup) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006. ... Group of death is an informal term used in football (soccer) to describe the situation which occurs during the group stage of a tournament (such as the first round of the World Cup), where due to the small difference in quality between the teams, any could possibly qualify and any... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... His Excellency The Honourable Francis Joseph (Frank) McKenna, P.C., ONB (born January 19, 1948, in Apohaqui, New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian politician and diplomat, and current Canadian Ambassador to the United States. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), the head of the Government of Canada, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Right Honourable Paul Edgar Philippe Martin, PC, MP, BA, LLB (born August 28, 1938, in Windsor, Ontario) is the Prime Minister of Canada. ... To suggest a relevant news story for the main page, refer to the criteria then add your suggestion at the candidates page. ... The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 11 or COP/MOP 1, is a global event taking place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from November 28 to December 9, 2005. ... Canada-United States relations were famously described by Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau as being like sleeping with an elephant. ... The January 23 election will elect members to the 39th Parliament of Canada. ... The word massacre has a number of meanings, but most commonly refers to individual events of deliberate and direct mass killing, especially of noncombatant civilians or other innocents, that would often qualify as war crimes or atrocities. ... The Dongzhou protests that took place in December 2005 have been reported in the Western media to have resulted in a massacre of villagers by Chinese security forces. ... Guangdong (Simplified Chinese: 广东; Traditional Chinese: 廣東; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuang-tung; Postal System Pinyin: Kwangtung or Canton Province, Jyutping: gwong2 dung1), is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Land reclamation is either of two distinct practices. ... Violence refers to acts —typically connotative with aggressive and criminal behaviour —which intend to cause or is causing of injury to persons, animals, or (in limited cases) property. ... The Unknown Rebel — This famous photo, taken by Associated Press photographer Jeff Widener, depicts a lone protester who single-handedly halted the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour. ...

8 December 2005 (Thursday)

December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 is a flight from Baltimore, Maryland to Chicago, Illinois. ... Chicago, known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States, following New York City and Los Angeles. ... Midway Airport Midway Airport Diagram Chicago Midway International Airport (IATA: MDW, ICAO: KMDW), also known simply as Midway Airport. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The Hamas emblem shows two crossed swords, the Dome of the Rock, and a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... Khaled Mashal, also known as Khaled Mashaal (b. ... Damascus by night, pictured from Jabal Qasioun; the green spots are minarets Damascus (Arabic officially دمشق Dimashq, colloquially ash-Sham الشام) is the capital city of Syria. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ... Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (also written Ahmadinezhad) (Persian: محمود احمدی‌نژاد [mæɦˈmuːd æɦmædiːneˈʒɔːd]; born October 28, 1956), is the sixth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... Richard Harwoods Did Six Million Really Die? Holocaust denial is the claim that the mainstream historical version of the Holocaust is either highly exaggerated or completely falsified. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... The United Nations Secretary-General is the head of the Secretariat, one of the principal divisions of the United Nations. ... The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... This article is about the city in Saudi Arabia. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ( ▶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... Ante Gotovina Ante Gotovina (born October 12, 1955) is a former major-general of the Croatian Army who served in the 1991-1995 war in Croatia. ... A war crime is a punishable offense, under international (criminal) law, for violations of the law of war by any person or persons, military or civilian. ... It has been suggested that Timeline of Yugoslavia be merged into this article or section. ... 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, acronym ICTY, is a body of the United Nations (UN) established... Flag of Tenerife Tenerife (English also Teneriffe), a Spanish island, is the largest of the seven Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. ... Arms of The Hague The Hague (with capital T; Dutch: Den Haag, or officially s-Gravenhage) is the administrative capital of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province South Holland of which it is also the capital. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... The Right Honourable Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS (born 13 October 1925), is a British politician. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Red_Crystal_flag. ... It has been suggested that Protocol III be merged into this article or section. ... The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function, has a judicial function as a court of last resort within the United Kingdom. ... The Iron Maiden of Nuremberg was an infamous and rarely used torture device. ... Terrorism is not defined. ... The blue bandannas worn by most crip gangs. ... Stanley Tookie Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005), was an early leader of the Crips, a notorious American street gang which had its roots in South Central Los Angeles in 1969. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... ▶ (help· info) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, Actor, and Republican politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... A pardon is the forgiveness of a crime and the penalty associated with it. ...

7 December 2005 (Wednesday)

December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), the head of the Government of Canada, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Right Honourable Paul Edgar Philippe Martin, PC, MP, BA, LLB (born August 28, 1938, in Windsor, Ontario) is the Prime Minister of Canada. ... UNFCCC logo. ... The United Nations, with its headquarters in New York City, is the largest international diplomatic organization. ... The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who, in the words of Adlai Stevenson, is a heartbeat from the presidency. ... Richard Bruce Cheney (born January 30, 1941), widely known as Dick Cheney is the 46th and current Vice President of the United States under President George W. Bush. ... Flag of the President of Singapore Presidential Crest The President of Singapore is the head of state. ... Chengara Veetil Devan Nair, also known as C. V. Devan Nair, (August 5, 1923–December 7, 2005) was the third President of Singapore and was elected by Parliament on October 23, 1981. ... 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. ... Cornmeal is flour ground from dried maize (corn) with usage ranging from bread to pesticides. ... Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKEx: 4338) is the worlds largest software company, with 2005 global annual sales of 40 billion US dollars and nearly 60,000 employees in more than 90 countries and regions. ... National motto: 널리 인간 세계를 이롭게 하라 Translation: Broadly bring benefit to humanity Official language Korean Capital Seoul Largest city Seoul President Roh Moo-hyun Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 108th 99,274 km² 0. ... It has been suggested that competition law be merged into this article or section. ... The won is the currency of South Korea, introduced on June 9, 1962, and the sole legal tender since March 22, 1975. ... This article is about general United States currency. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Vice President Federal republic George... The Federal Air Marshal Service is a U.S. federal agency. ... Rigoberto Alpizar (April 17, 1961–December 7, 2005) was a Costa Rican-born United States citizen who was fatally shot at Miami International Airport by two United States federal air marshals. ... Passengers of Flight 924 exiting the plane on December 7, 2005 while it is on the ground at Miami International Airport. ... A Jetway is a moveable bridge, normally enclosed, which extends from an airport terminal allowing passengers to board an airplane without having to go outside. ... Miami International Airport (IATA: MIA, ICAO: KMIA), is located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida between the suburbs of Hialeah, Doral, Fontainbleau, and Miami Springs. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... AA 777-200ER landing at London Heathrow Airport American Airlines and American Eagle aircraft at San Juan Note: For the arenas named after this company, see American Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas), or American Airlines Arena (Miami, Florida). ... Country Colombia Department Antioquia Temperature 22. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... Harold Pinter Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (born October 10, 1930) is a British playwright and theatre director. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... The Right Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. ... A Jewish cemetery in France after being defaced by Neo-Nazis. ...

6 December 2005 (Tuesday)

December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World Service logo The BBC World Service is one of the most widely recognised international broadcasters of radio programming, transmitting in 43 languages to around 150 million people throughout the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... N379P, one of the planes used by the CIA Extraordinary rendition is a United States government term for an extra-judicial procedure that sends criminal suspects, generally suspected terrorists, to countries other than the United States for imprisonment and interrogation. ... Lockheed C-130H Hercules The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop aircraft that serves as the main tactical airlifter for military forces worldwide. ... The ten-floor apartment building was engulfed in flames after the crash. ... Map of Iran and surrounding lands, showing location of Tehran Tehran is a metropolis of 14 million situated at the foot of the towering Alborz range. ... Rt Hon. ... The 2005 Conservative leadership election was announced by party leader Michael Howard on May 6, 2005, when he announced that he would be stepping down as leader in the near future. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... WWF, the global conservation organization, was originally known as World Wildlife Fund. ... The cat-fox is a carnivore species recently discovered in Indonesia, on the island of Borneo. ... Borneo and Sulawesi Borneo (politically divided between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei) is the third largest island in the world. ... Superfamilies and Families Cheirogaleoidea Cheirogaleidae Lemuroidea Lemuridae Lepilemuridae Indridae Lemurs are part of a class of primates known as prosimians, and make up the infraorder Lemuriformes. ... Orders Subclass Multituberculata (extinct) Plagiaulacida Cimolodonta Subclass Palaeoryctoides (extinct) Subclass Triconodonta (extinct) Subclass Eutheria (includes extinct ancestors)/Placentalia (excludes extinct ancestors) Afrosoricida Artiodactyla Carnivora Cetacea Chiroptera Cimolesta (extinct) Creodonta (extinct) Condylarthra (extinct) Dermoptera Desmostylia (extinct) Embrithopoda (extinct) Hyracoidea Insectivora Lagomorpha Litopterna (extinct) Macroscelidea Mesonychia (extinct) Notoungulata (extinct) Perissodactyla Pholidota Plesiadapiformes... Subfamilies Cryptoproctinae Euplerinae Hemigalinae Paradoxurinae Viverrinae The 35 species of civet, genet and linsang make up the family Viverridae. ... Subfamiles Herpestinae Galidiinae The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Subfamilies Cryptoproctinae Euplerinae Hemigalinae Paradoxurinae Viverrinae The 35 species of civet, genet and linsang make up the family Viverridae. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... The Iraqi Police are the organic civil police force of the Republic of Iraq. ... Average temperature (red) and precipitations (blue) in Baghdad Baghdad (Arabic: , Persian: بغداد (Meaning in Persian : from angels) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Province. ... The Anarchist Black Cross was originally called the Anarchist Red Cross. The band Redd Kross was originally called Red Cross. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Red_Crystal_flag. ... Deposition by political means concerns the removal of a politician. ... The President of Iraq is Iraqs head of state and chief of government. ... Wikinews has news related to this article: Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti, (Arabic ), born April 28, 1937 , was President of Iraq from 1979 until his removal and capture after the 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A province, in the context of China, is a translation of sheng (省 shÄ›ng), which is an administrative division of China. ... The Deputy President of South Africa is appointed by the President of South Africa. ... Jacob Zuma Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is a former Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, and current Deputy President of the African National Congress. ...

5 December 2005 (Monday)

December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 23rd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) is being held in the Philippines from November 27 to December 5, 2005, although events in Mens Football has already started on 20 November. ... Location of earthquake Workers in Nairobi were quick to rush to safety when the quake hit. ... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... Fishermen on Lake Tanganyika Lake Tanganyika is a large lake in central Africa (3° 20 to 8° 48 South and from 29° 5 to 31° 15 East). ... Kalemie, fomerly Alberville, is a town on the western shore of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ... The Civil Partnership Act 2004 grants legal status to gay and lesbian couples in the United Kingdom. ... It has been suggested that Same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom be merged into this article or section. ... The Kashmir earthquake (also known as the Northern Pakistan earthquake or South Asia earthquake) of 2005 was a major seismological disturbance (earthquake) that occurred at 08:50:38 Pakistan Standard Time (03:50:38 UTC, 09:20:38 India Standard Time, 08:50:38 local time at epicenter) on October... SOS Childrens Villages is a large international charitable group dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... A suicide bombing is an attack using a bomb in which the individual(s) carrying the explosive materials composing the bomb intend(s) and expect(s) to die upon detonation (see suicide). ... Netanya (Hebrew: נְתַנְיָה, Standard Hebrew Nətanya) is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. ... Israeli Minister of Defense Shaul Mofaz Shaul Mofaz (b. ... Targeted killing is a controversial strategy whereby anticipated acts of terrorism are prevented by killing a person deemed to be related to those acts. ... Venezuela held a parliamentary election on 4 December 2005. ... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born July 28, 1954) is the 53rd and current President of Venezuela. ... Electoral fraud is the deliberate interference with the process of an election. ...

4 December 2005 (Sunday)

December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... A military strike is a limited attack on a specified target. ... The Qassam rocket is a simple steel rocket filled with explosives, developed by the Palestinian organization Hamas. ... Islamic Jihad (Arabic: Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami) is a militant Islamist group based in the Syrian capital, Damascus. ... Protesters passing Yee Wo Street in Causeway Bay. ... The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Traditional Chinese: 香港特別行政區行政長官; Simplified Chinese: 香港特别行政区行政长官; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 dak6 bit6 hang4 zing3 keoi1 hang4 zing3 zoeng2 gun1; pinyin: XiÄ... Sir Donald Tsang Yam Kuen GBM JP KBE (Chinese: 曾蔭權, born October 7, 1944) has been the Chief Executive of Hong Kong since 2005. ... Universal suffrage (also general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of suffrage, or the right to vote, to all adults, without distinction as to race, sex, belief, or social status. ... An exit poll is an opinion poll taken after voters have exited the polling stations and is designed to give an early indication as to how an election has turned out as the actual result may take hours to count (such as in UK General Elections) and are usually done... Nursultan Nazarbayev Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev (Нұрсұлтан Әбішұлы Назарбаев) (born July 6, 1940 in Chemolgan, Kazakhstan) is the current leader of Kazakhstan. ... The Kazakhstan presidential election, 2005 was held on December 4, 2005. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... The Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001. ... Iyad Allawi Dr Iyad Allawi (اياد علاوي) (born 1945) is an Iraqi politician, and was the interim Prime Minister of Iraq prior to Iraqs 2005 legislative elections. ... It has been suggested that Targeted killing be merged into this article or section. ... Exterior view of Imam Ali Mosque The Imam Ali Mosque, also known as Meshed Ali or the Tomb of Ali, is a mosque located in Najaf, Iraq. ... Najaf (Arabic: ) is a city in Iraq, about 160 km south of Baghdad, located at 31. ... Shia Islam ( Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite or Shiite) is the second largest Islamic denomination; some 20-25% of all Muslims are said to follow a Shia tradition. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) (sometimes also spelled Moslem) is an adherent of Islam. ... A crowd is a group of people, also known (especially in the United States) as a mob. ... The office of Prime Minister is in practice the most powerful political office in the Commonwealth of Australia. ... John Malcolm Fraser AC, CH (born 21 May 1930), Australian politician and 22nd Prime Minister of Australia, came to power in the circumstances of the dismissal of the Whitlam government. ... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted felon as a punishment for a crime (often called a capital offence or a capital crime). ... Venezuela held a parliamentary election on 4 December 2005. ... 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. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... Glasgow International Airport (IATA: GLA, ICAO: EGPF), located 13 km (8 miles) west of Glasgow, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew, is the largest international airport in Scotland, and number five in the UK. The airport is owned by BAA plc, which also owns London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick... Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is a facility situated north of the town of Prestwick in Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Edinburgh Airport (IATA: EDI, ICAO: EGPH), (also called Turnhouse) located in Edinburgh, Scotland, is the sixth largest international airport in the UK. It is located 13 km (8 miles) West of the city centre. ...

3 December 2005 (Saturday)

December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Graphic depiction of the city mayor / county magistrate election results (blue=KMT; green=DPP; orange=PFP; yellow=CNP; gray=independent; white=no election) Comparison of Pan-Blue vs. ... National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Premier Frank Hsieh Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ... The Chinese Nationalist Party (Traditional: 中國國民黨; Simplified: 中国国民党; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chung-kuo Kuo-min-tang; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhongguo Guomindang), commonly known as the Kuomintang (KMT), is a conservative political party currently active in the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan. ... The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) (Chinese: 民主進步黨; abbrev. ... The People First Party (親民黨, pinyin: Qīnmíndǎng) is a conservative political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan. ... The New Party (新黨, xÄ«ndăng), formerly the Chinese New Party (CNP; 中華新黨, zhōnghúa xÄ«ndăng), is a political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan. ... Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌, pinyin: Sū Zhēngchāng) (born July 28, 1947) is the Secretary-General to the President of the Republic of China and one of the founding members of the Democratic Progressive Party. ... Average temperature (red) and precipitations (blue) in Baghdad Baghdad (Arabic: , Persian: بغداد (Meaning in Persian : from angels) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Province. ... IED is also an abbreviation for Intelligent Electronic Device A large cache of munitions found in Afghanistan in 2004. ... Global mean surface temperatures 1856 to 2004 Mean temperature anomalies during the period 1995 to 2004 with respect to the average temperatures from 1940 to 1980 Global warming is an increase in the average temperature of the Earths atmosphere and oceans. ... It has been suggested that Downtown Montreal be merged into this article or section. ... The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 11 or COP/MOP 1, is a global event taking place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from November 28 to December 9, 2005. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ...

2 December 2005 (Friday)

December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Slavkov u Brna (-Czech; German: Austerlitz) is a town in the Czech Republic, in the South Moravian Region. ... Combatants First French Empire Russia, Austrian Empire Commanders Napoleon I, Louis Nicolas Davout Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, Alexander I, Franz von Weyrother Strength 75,000 95,000 Casualties 9,000 25,000 dead, wounded or captured Map of the battle from the 4th edition of Meyers Konversationslexikon. ... Arms of the First Empire The First French Empire, commonly known as the French Empire or the Napoleonic Empire, covers the period of the domination of France and much of continental Europe by Napoleon I of France. ... Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy, the Austrian Empire until 1867 and of the Austrian part of Austria-Hungary until 1918. ... The Russian Empire in 1913 Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last... .xxx is an unofficial top level domain intended for sexually explicit sites on the Internet. ... Pavonazzeto marble sculpture, see Erotic art in Pompeii Pornography (from Greek πορνογραφία pornographia — literally writing about or drawings of prostitutes) (also informally referred to as porn or porno) is the representation of the human body or human sexual behaviour with the goal of sexual arousal, similar to, but distinct from, erotica. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... United States Marine Corps Emblem The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military. ... An insurgency is an armed rebellion against a constituted authority, by any irregular armed force that rises up against an enforced or established authority, government, or administration. ... IED is also an abbreviation for Intelligent Electronic Device A large cache of munitions found in Afghanistan in 2004. ... Fallujah (Arabic: فلوجة; sometimes transliterated as Falluja and less commonly Fallouja, Falloujah, Faloojah, Faloojeh) is a city of about 350,000 inhabitants in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, located roughly 69km (43 miles) west of Baghdad on the Euphrates. ... Large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus) Megabats constitute the suborder Megachiroptera within the order Chiroptera (bats). ... Species Ivory Coast ebolavirus Reston ebolavirus Sudan ebolavirus Zaire ebolavirus Ebola hemorrhagic fever (alternatively Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, EHF, or just Ebola) is a very rare, but severe, mostly fatal infectious disease occurring in humans and other primates, caused by the Ebola virus, which is possibly carried by fruit bats. ... The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) A virus is a microscopic parasite that infects cells in biological organisms. ... The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, 2005 and officially ended on November 30, 2005 although effectively the season persisted into January of 2006 due to continued storm activity. ... Cyclone Catarina, a rare South Atlantic tropical cyclone viewed from the International Space Station on March 26, 2004. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, 2005 and officially ended on November 30, 2005 although effectively the season persisted into January of 2006 due to continued storm activity. ... Kenneth Lee Boyd (January 19, 1948 – December 2, 2005) was a murderer who was executed by the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted felon as a punishment for a crime (often called a capital offence or a capital crime). ... Van Tuong Nguyens mugshot Van Tuong Nguyen (Vietnamese: Nguyá»…n Tường Vân, baptised Caleb[1]) (17 August 1980 – 2 December 2005) was a Thailand–born Vietnamese Australian from Melbourne, Victoria, convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore. ... Capital punishment is a legal form of punishment in Singapore. ... Retail selling Street selling is the bottom of the chain and can be accomplished through purchasing from prostitutes, through cloaked retail stores or refuse houses for users in the act located in red-light districts which often also deal in paraphernalia, dealers marketing merriment at night clubs and other events... In November 2005, a prisoner abuse scandal arose in Malaysia. ... The Prime Minister of Malaysia is the elected head of government of Malaysia. ... Yang Amat Berhormat Dato Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi (born November 26, 1939) is the current prime minister of Malaysia, succeeding Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad. ... Thermopolis is a town located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming. ... Binomial name Archaeopteryx lithographica Meyer, 1861 Archaeopteryx lithographica, a Jurassic fossil with both bird and dinosaur features, is widely accepted as the earliest and most primitive known bird. ... Subdivisions Coelophysidae Ceratosauria Abelisauridae Spinosauroidea Carnosauria Coelurosauria Theropods (beast foot) are a group of bipedal saurischian dinosaurs. ...

1 December 2005 (Thursday)

December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The South African Constitutional Court was established in 1994 by South Africas first democratic constitution: the Interim Constitution of 1993. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into constitutionality. ... Same-sex marriage (also called gay marriage, and—less frequently—homosexual marriage) refers to marriage between partners of the same gender (for other forms of same-sex unions that are different from marriages, see the articles linked in that section). ... The European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany is the central bank of the eurozone, in charge of monetary policy for the 12 countries that use the euro currency. ... The Euro area (also called Euro zone or Eurosystem) is the subset of European Union member states which have adopted the euro, creating a currency union. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... A manuscript (Latin manu scriptus, written by hand), strictly speaking, is any written document that is put down by hand, in contrast to being printed or reproduced some other way. ... A Birch bark document is a document written on pieces of birch bark. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in the Seattle metropolitan area. ... Modern-style library In the traditional sense of the word, a library is a collection of books and periodicals. ... Muriel Degauque (July 19, 1967—November 9, 2005) was a Belgian woman from Charleroi and a convert to Islam. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ...

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2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To suggest a relevant news story for the main page, refer to the criteria then add your suggestion at the candidates page. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in January • 29 Ephraim Kishon • 25 Philip Johnson • 23 Johnny Carson • 22 Parveen Babi • 20 Jan Nowak-Jeziorański • 17 Virginia Mayo • 17 Zhao Ziyang • 15 Ruth Warrick • 14 Rudolph Moshammer Recent deaths Ongoing events • Tsunami relief... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Ongoing events • Iraqi legislative election • Bill C-38 (Canada gay marriage) • Tsunami relief Upcoming events • March 11: Red Nose Day 2005 in the UK. Deaths in February • 26 – Jef Raskin • 25 – Hugh Nibley • 25 – Peter Benenson • 21... ← - 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in March • 31 – Terri Schiavo • 30 – Mitch Hedberg • 29 – Johnnie Cochran • 27 – Wilfred Bigelow • 26 – Paul Hester • 26 – James Callaghan • 21 – Jeff Weise • 21 – Bobby Short • 19 – John De Lorean • 18 – Gary Bertini • 17 – George F... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in April • 26: Augusto Roa Bastos • 24: Ezer Weizman • 23: Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen • 23: John Mills • 16: Marla Ruzicka • 9: Andrea Dworkin • 6: Prince Rainier III • 5: Dale Messick • 5: Saul Bellow • 2: Pope John... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in May May 26: Eddie Albert May 25: Ismail Merchant May 25: Sunil Dutt May 25: Graham Kennedy May 22: Thurl Ravenscroft May 21: Howard Morris May 21: Subodh Mukherjee May 21: Stephen Elliott May 20... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in June June 27: Shelby Foote June 27: John T. Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Atlantic hurricane season • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Bali bombings investigation • California wildfires • UK Conservative Party leadership election • DeLay political financing scandal • Dengue outbreak in Singapore • Fuel prices / Peak oil • Harriet Miers nomination and hearings • Hurricane Wilma • Irans nuclear program • Kashmir earthquake • London bombings... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → January 31, 2004 The United States defence budget is set to exceed US$400 billion next year—an almost 7% increase—according to budget proposals inadvertently posted on the Pentagons website. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → // February 29, 2004 Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as president of Haiti and flees the country for the Central African Republic. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths • 08 Abu Abbas • 20 Queen Juliana • 28 Peter Ustinov • 30 Alistair Cooke More March 2004 deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Israeli-Palestinian conflict Occupation of Iraq Same-sex marriage in... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths in April • 18 Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara • 19 Norris McWhirter • 22 Pat Tillman • 24 Estée Lauder Other recent deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Reconstruction of Iraq – Occupation & Resistance Israeli... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths in May • 28 Gerald Anthony • 27 Umberto Agnelli • 22 Richard Biggs • 20 Len Murray • 17 Tony Randall • 17 Ezzedine Salim • 9 Alan King • 9 Akhmad Kadyrov • 8(?) Nick Berg • 7 Waldemar Milewicz Other recent deaths Ongoing... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: June 2004 in sports Deaths in June • 28 Anthony Buckeridge • 26 Naomi Shemer • 26 Yash Johar • 22 Bob Bemer • 22 Thomas Gold • 22 Francisco Ortiz Franco • 16 Thanom Kittikachorn • 10 Ray Charles • 5 Ronald Reagan... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: July 2004 in sports Deaths in July • 31 David B. 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