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Encyclopedia > January 2007

January 2007 is the first month of that year. It began on a Monday and 31 days later, ended on a Wednesday. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Wednesday (disambiguation). ...


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Current events of January 1, 2007 (2007-01-01) (Monday) edit history watch
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  • An overnight storm knocked out power to thousands in the Vancouver and Victoria area. The storm also uprooted trees in Stanley Park, and filled BC Place with water after the roof tore open a day earlier. (MSN News) (CTV.ca)
  • The Sunday Times (UK) reports that Israel has drawn up plans to possibly destroy Iran's uranium enrichment facilities with tactical nuclear weapons in the event that U.S. intervention does not occur, and non-nuclear strikes are ruled out. Iran has responded saying that "anyone who attacks will regret their actions very quickly." Israel denies such plans were made.(Times)(The Jerusalem Post)(Haaretz)
  • A second bus bomb in Sri Lanka, this time near the tourist resort of Hikkaduwa has killed at least 15 and injured dozens more. The Sri Lankan government declared the Tamil Tigers responsible, but the rebel group is denying involvement. (BBC News) (Reuters) (The Asian Tribune)
  • At least 40 people have died in a bus crash in Comilla, Bangladesh. (BBC News) (The Telegraph)
  • Nine bound and gagged bodies are found in grave in Uruapan, Michoacan state, Mexico. Drug gangs are suspected. (BBC News)
  • The British Army raises its maximum recruitment age from 26 years to 33, but denies that this is a reaction to a failure to recruit sufficient young people. The normal term of engagement remains 22 years, meaning that some soldiers could still be serving to age 55. (BBC News)
  • Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and billionaire has joined the "budget space race" with a test burn of the Blue Origin passenger rocket, the New Shepard. (The Guardian)
Current events of January 7, 2007 (2007-01-07) (Sunday) edit history watch
  • Newly appointed Archbishop Stanisław Wojciech Wielgus, of Warsaw resigns after Friday's allegations that he collaborated with the Polish communist government's secret police. He was due to be officially appointed by Pope Benedict XVI at 10:00 GMT, and announced his decision only one hour before. (Reuters) (BBC News)
  • At least 17 prisoners are killed in riots in a maximum security jail in Santa Ana, El Salvador, after convicted members of the Mara 18 gang fight with a security guard, leading to trouble throughout the jail. (BBC News)
  • War in Somalia:
    • Somali gunmen open fire at Ethiopian troops stationed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu resulting in at least one death. (Reuters) (AP via ABC News)
    • Fighting breaks out between Somali protesters and Ethiopian troops in the town of Beledweyne after an official is arrested for refusing to hand over a member of the ousted Islamic Courts Union. Three people are reportedly injured. (BBC)
  • The executions of two senior accomplices of former leader Saddam Hussein are expected to be carried out within this week according to Iraqi officials. (BBC)
  • 2006–2007 Bangladeshi political crisis: A nationwide blockade led by the Awami League to force electoral reform before the 2007 parliamentary election continues for a third day, bringing capital Dhaka to a standstill, with schools shut and vehicles absent from the streets. (BBC)
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  • The President of the United States George W. Bush declares a state of emergency in Oklahoma following the death of 11 people in a midwinter storm. Twenty-five people have died in the midwestern United States as a result of the storm. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
  • Colombian police arrest Eugenio Montoya, also known as Don Hugo, suspected of being a leader of the Norte del Valle syndicate, which is described by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the "most powerful and violent drug-trafficking organization in Colombia". (AP via The Melbourne Age)
  • 64th Golden Globe Awards: Babel wins the Golden Globe Award as best film drama of 2006. Dreamgirls wins the Golden Globe as best musical or comedy. (AP via San Francisco Chronicle)
  • The Syrian government may sign an agreement in which it will recognize Israel and end its support for Hezbollah and Hamas in return for Israeli withdrawal from most of the Golan Heights. (Ha'aretz)
  • Saddam Hussein's half-brother and former intelligence chief Barzan Ibrahim as well as the former chief judge of Iraq Awad Hamed al-Bandar are hanged before dawn. According to the video released by the Iraqi government, the head of Barzan Ibrahim was separated from the rest of his body. Although government officials call the beheading an accident, many Iraqi Sunnis still express umbrage toward the decapitation, accusing the Iraqi government of mutilating the body. (The Australian) (Reuters) (BBC) (CNN)
  • Iran's nuclear program: An Iranian official says that Iran is continuing its nuclear program despite being sanctioned by the United Nations. (BBC) (Reuters via ABC News)
  • Global spread of bird flu:
    • A new cluster of bird flu infections involving at least two members of a family in Indonesia may indicate a change in the virus's ability to sicken people, researchers studying the disease said. (Bloomberg)
    • Japanese authorities incinerates more than 10,000 chickens that have either died or culled at a southern Japanese poultry farm. (AP via ABC News)
    • The virus is confirmed after 100 ducks died in the northern Phitsanulok province of Thailand. (BBC)
  • The trial of six men accused of the 21 July 2005 London bombings begins. (BBC)
  • Rafael Correa becomes President of Ecuador, replacing Alfredo Palacio. (The Kansas City Star)
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  • In a speech at Brandeis University, former United States President Jimmy Carter apologizes for the wording of a sentence in his recently published book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid. He referred to the wording as "stupid" and subsequent reprintings will change it. Despite the book's controversy, the audience received him with a standing ovation. (JTA) (JTA)
  • Thomas Lepoutre announced his gay pride movement today
  • Ecuador's Defense Minister Guadalupe Larriva is killed along with three pilots and her daughter in a crash involving two helicopters. Larriva was the first woman to serve as the country's defense minister. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • India and Russia agree to jointly develop fifth-generation stealth fighter jets. (ISRO)
  • Over 100,000 Turkish citizens, including those of Armenian descent fill the streets of Istanbul to mourn and mark the assassination of Hrant Dink, editor of the dissident newspaper Agos. (Turkish Press) (The Chicago Tribune) (Al-Jazeera) (The Baltimore Sun)
  • War in Somalia: The U.S. military conducts another air strike against supposed al-Qaeda operatives in Somalia. (Reuters)
  • A Sudanese airliner, Air West Flight 612, carrying 103 people, is hijacked by a lone gunman and diverted to N'Djamena, Chad. The Air West flight lands at the airport in N'Djamena and the hijacker is arrested. (Contra Costa Times) (BBC)
  • The flight data recorder (alternatively refered to as the 'black box') of Adam Air Flight 574 has been located off the coast of Sulawesi. (BERNAMA.com)
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  • A curfew is imposed in Beirut after deadly clashes erupted between pro-government supporters and Hezbollah-led factions. (CNN)
  • 276 passengers and 28 crew onboard the Cunard Line's RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 are sickened by the norovirus during its 2007 circumnavigation of the world. (CNN) (The Times)
  • Oleg Khinsagov is sentenced to 8.5 years imprisonment for smuggling highly enriched uranium from Russia to Georgia. (The New York Times) (Reuters)
  • Thirty-three people are killed when a bus plunges down a ravine near Huautla de Jiménez in the north of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. (The Australian) (El Universal)
  • An earthquake measuring 6.2 Mw strikes Taiwan's east coast. There is no report of damage or injuries. (San Diego Union-Tribune)
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  • State-owned Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram publishes an article stating that the Government of Iran ordered the assassination of Ihab al-Sherif, Egypt's ambassador to Iraq, in July 2005 in an effort to limit Egypt's influence in the region. (The New York Times)
  • Battle of Najaf (2007): U.S. and Iraqi troops kill about 250 militants in fighting around Najaf, Iraq. (BBC)
  • Sa'dah conflict: Six soldiers have been killed and 20 injured in attacks by Shia militants in the north of Yemen, officials say. (BBC)
  • YouTube's founder says people who upload their own videos to the site will get a share of the ad revenue. (BBC)
  • Roger Federer defeats Fernando Gonzalez 7-6 6-4 6-4 at the Australian Open, claiming his 10th Grand Slam victory. (The Age) (Reuters)
  • [Celebrity Big Brother 2007] concluded on this day after all the racist bullying allegations resulting in Shilpa Shetty winning the show
  • The Undertaker wins the Royal Rumble match earning a title shot at WrestleMania 23
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Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a chronological list of mayors of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, since that post was established after the Liberation of Bulgaria in 1878. ... Boyko Metodiev Borisov (Bulgarian: ) (born June 13, 1959) is the current mayor of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... The Bulgarian Socialist Party (Bulgarian: Bălgarska Socialističeska Partija or Българска социалистическа партия) (BSP or БСП) is a political party in Bulgaria and successor to the Bulgarian Communist Party. ... Combatants Hamas Fatah Strength 10,000 (mostly in Gaza)[1] 60,000 (mostly in the W. Bank)[2] Casualties 39 killed 74 killed 29 civilians killed 354 wounded on both sides (at least) The Palestinian factional violence began after the ruling Hamas party accused Fatah of trying to kill the... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign Mujahideen al-Qaeda South:  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  United States North:  Ethiopia Galmudug Puntland After the invasion: AMISOM Commanders Hassan Aweys Sharif Ahmed Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid (Galmudug) Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi... Motto: none Anthem: none Capital formerly Mogadishu and Kismayu Largest city n/a Official languages Somali and Arabic Government Sharia Krytocracy  - Executive Chairman Sharif Sheikh Ahmed  - Shura Chairman Hassan Dahir Aweys Civil War Faction Has not declared autonomy or independence   - Established June 6th 2006 in Mogadishu  Area  - Total not finalized... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist Militias Foreign fighters Transitional Federal Government (TFG) Ethiopia Commanders Sharif Sheik Ahmed Yusuf Hassan TFG: Barre Adan Shire Hiiraale Strength 3,000 Islamic militia and foreign mujahideen 60 technicals Ethiopian tanks, artillery, MiG fighter-bombers The Battle of Jilib was a battle in the... Map of Somalia. ... The Transitional Federal Parliament is an interim parliament of Somalia formed in neighbouring Kenya in 2004. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist Militias Foreign fighters Transitional Federal Government (TFG) Ethiopia Commanders Sharif Sheik Ahmed Yusuf Hassan TFG: Barre Adan Shire Hiiraale The Fall of Kismayo occurred on January 1, 2007, when the militaries of Somalias Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and Ethiopian troops entered the Somali... Map of Somalia. ... Motto: none Anthem: none Capital formerly Mogadishu and Kismayu Largest city n/a Official languages Somali and Arabic Government Sharia Krytocracy  - Executive Chairman Sharif Sheikh Ahmed  - Shura Chairman Hassan Dahir Aweys Civil War Faction Has not declared autonomy or independence   - Established June 6th 2006 in Mogadishu  Area  - Total not finalized... Ali Mohammed Ghedi Ali Mohammed Ghedi or Mohammed Ali Ghedi (Somali: ) (born 1951) is the Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia. ... A technical in Somalia after the Fall of Mogadishu, December, 2006 Further information: Diplomatic and humanitarian efforts in the Somali Civil War After the Fall of Mogadishu and Kismayo to the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia, in late 2006, the country took steps to disarm the militias of the... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... ISO 4217 Code SIT User(s) Slovenia Inflation 0. ... 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Politics of Armenia takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President is the head of government, and of a platform multi-party system. ... // A coup dÉtat (pronounced ), or simply coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, often through illegal means by a part of the state establishment — mostly replacing just the high-level figures. ... President of Armenia is the title of the head of state of Armenia since its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. ... Robert Sedraki Kocharian (IPA: , Armenian: ) (born August 31, 1954) is the second president of the third republic of Armenia. ... An Adam Air Boeing 737-400 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta. ... Adam Air Flight 574 (KI-574) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight between Surabaya (SUB) and Manado (MDC) in Indonesia[1] which disappeared near Polewali in Sulawesi on January 1, 2007. ... 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Detainees upon arrival at Camp X-Ray, January 2002 Guantánamo Bay detainment camp serves as a joint military prison and interrogation camp under the leadership of Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) and has occupied a portion of the United States Navys base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba since... An Adam Air Boeing 737-400 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta. ... Adam Air Flight 574 (KI-574) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight between Surabaya (SUB) and Manado (MDC) in Indonesia[1] which disappeared near Polewali in Sulawesi on January 1, 2007. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... 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Grand Rapids is the name of several places in the United States of America: Grand Rapids, Michigan Grand Rapids, Minnesota Grand Rapids, Ohio Grand Rapids, Wisconsin is the former name of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Grand Rapids is also the name of a town in Canada: Grand Rapids, Manitoba. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Largest metro area Metro Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Funeral procession of the victims of the bombing, Source:TamilNet. ... LTTE is an acronym or initialism for: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Known for their guerilla warfare forcibly killing every other independent groups aiming for seperate state. ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Combatants Hamas Fatah Strength 10,000 (mostly in Gaza)[1] 60,000 (mostly in the W. Bank)[2] Casualties 39 killed 74 killed 29 civilians killed 354 wounded on both sides (at least) The Palestinian factional violence began after the ruling Hamas party accused Fatah of trying to kill the... Hamas (Arabic: ; acronym: Arabic: , or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement,[1]) is a Palestinian Sunni Muslim militant organization. ... Fatah (Arabic: ); a reverse acronym from the Arabic name Harakat al-Tahrir al-Watani al-Filastini (literally: Palestinian National Liberation Movement) is a major secular Palestinian political party and the largest organization in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), a generally secular multi-party confederation. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq and Chairman of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council from 1979 until his overthrow by US forces in 2003. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) is the state news agency of North Korea and has existed since December 5, 1946. ... Paek Nam-sun (b. ... Michael Perham (born 16 March 1992[1] in Hertfordshire, England) is a boy from Potters Bar who, at the age of 14, became the youngest person to sail the Atlantic Ocean single-handed when he helmed the 29 foot (9 metres) Cheeky Monkey between Gibraltar and Antigua with repair stops... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... For other persons named Gerald Ford, see Gerald Ford (disambiguation). ... Betty Ford kneels in prayer at the casket of her late husband, Gerald Ford, as he lies in state. ... Grand Rapids is the name of several places in the United States of America: Grand Rapids, Michigan Grand Rapids, Minnesota Grand Rapids, Ohio Grand Rapids, Wisconsin is the former name of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Grand Rapids is also the name of a town in Canada: Grand Rapids, Manitoba. ... 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Fiji became a republic in 1987, when Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom formally abdicated as Queen of Fiji, following two military coups led by Lieutenant Colonel Sitiveni Rabuka. ... Commodore is a military rank used in some navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a Captain, but is less than that of a Flag Officer. ... Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, MSD, OStJ, Fijian Navy, known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chiefly title, Ratu[1] (born 27 April 1954) is the Commander of the Fijian Military Forces and, as of 5 January 2007, Interim Prime Minister. ... The Fijian coup détat of December 2006 occurred as a continuation of the pressure which had been building since the military unrest of the 2000 Fijian coup détat and 2005-2006 Fijian political crisis. ... This article is about the carrier rocket. ... For other uses, see Atmosphere (disambiguation). ... 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December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... The Quadrantids are a meteor shower. ... A meteor shower, some of which are known as a meteor storm or meteor outburst, is a celestial event where a group of meteors are observed to radiate from one point in the sky. ... A golf ball next to a hole A golf ball is a ball designed for use in the game of golf. ... Map of Freehold Township in Monmouth County Freehold Township is a Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. ... “NJ” redirects here. ... Nancy Patricia DAlesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is currently the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. ... 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The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is the United States government official subject to the authority, direction and control of the President of the United States who is responsible under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 for: Serving as the principal adviser to the President of the... John Dimitri Negroponte (born July 21, 1939 in the United Kingdom) (IPA ) is an American (of Greek origin) career diplomat. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The Deputy Secretary of State of the United States is the chief assistant to the Secretary of State who is responsible for foreign affairs. ... For other uses, see Admiral (disambiguation). ... William Joseph Fallon (born December 30, 1944) is an Admiral in the United States Navy and the Commander of U.S. Central Command. ... John Philip Abizaid (born April 1, 1951) is a retired General in the United States Army and former Commander of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), overseeing American military operations in a 27-country region, from the Horn of Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, to South and Central Asia, covering much... The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) is a theater-level Unified Combatant Command unit of the U.S. armed forces, established in 1983 under the operational control of the U.S. Secretary of Defense. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... David Howell Petraeus (born November 7, 1952) is a general in the United States Army and commander of Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), the four-star post that oversees all U.S. forces in the country. ... George William Casey, Jr. ... Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I) replaced Combined Joint Task Force 7 on May 15, 2004. ... 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The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... Thomas Jefferson (13 April 1743 N.S.–4 July 1826) was the third President of the United States (1801–09), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of Republicanism in the United States. ... The Qur’ān [1] (Arabic: ;, literally the recitation; also sometimes transliterated as Quran, Koran, or Al-Quran) is the central religious text of Islam. ... is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Locations marked with a yellow and black star. ... The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, is a militant Tamil nationalist organization that has wage a violent secessionist campaign against the Sri Lankan government since the 1970s in order to create a separate Tamil state in the north and east of Sri Lanka... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... An air-supported structure is any kind of structure that is created by using pressurized air to inflate a pliable envelope, so that air is the main support of the structure. ... A view of the deflated roof A view of the deflation of the roof An inside view of the deflated roof BC Place Stadium is Canadas first domed stadium and is the largest air-supported stadium in the world[1]. It is located on the north side of False... On November 1, 2006, former lieutenant colonel of the Russian Federations Federal Security Service Alexander Litvinenko suddenly fell ill and was hospitalised. ... Polonium-210 is the most readily available isotope of Polonium. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Health Protection Agency (HPA), originally established as a special health authority (SpHA) in 2003, is an independent national organisation charged with protecting the health and well-being of the United Kingdom citizens from infectious diseases and in preventing harm and reducing impacts when hazards involving chemicals, poisons or radiation... Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko (Russian: ) (30 August 1962[1][2] – 23 November 2006) was a lieutenant-colonel in the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation and later a Russian dissident and writer. ... The Ice Hockey World Championship is an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... Official logo The 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships was the 2007 edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held in Mora and Leksand, Sweden between December 26, 2006 and January 5, 2007. ... Leksand is a Municipality in Dalarna County, in central Sweden. ... The 2007 National Express coach accident occured on 3 January 2007 at approximately a 23:45 (GMT)[1] on a slip road connecting the M25 motorway and the M4 motorway west of London, when a National Express coach travelling from London to Aberdeen overturned. ... For other uses, see Coach. ... The French Alps are simply those parts of the Alps mountain range which lie in France. ... Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. ... This article is about a measurement term for data storage capacity. ... Ratu Josefa Iloilovatu Uluivuda, CF, MBE, (born December 29, 1920) has been the President of Fiji since 2007. ... Commodore is a military rank used in some navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a Captain, but is less than that of a Flag Officer. ... Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, MSD, OStJ, Fijian Navy, known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chiefly title, Ratu[1] (born 27 April 1954) is the Commander of the Fijian Military Forces and, as of 5 January 2007, Interim Prime Minister. ... The Fijian coup détat of December 2006 occurred as a continuation of the pressure which had been building since the military unrest of the 2000 Fijian coup détat and 2005-2006 Fijian political crisis. ... Fiji received its independence in 1970. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Dr. Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad (Pashtu/Persian: ‎ ) (born 22 March 1951) is the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq. ... This is a list of United States ambassadors, or lower-ranking heads of a diplomatic mission to Iraq. ... Alejandro Daniel Wolff Alejandro Daniel Wolff is an American diplomat who will be the acting U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations [1][2] until such time as a replacement can be found. ... United States Ambasadors to the United Nations, full title, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations (also known as the... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... ... The logo of the England Cricket Team which shows the three Lions of England below a five-pointed crown The England cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). ... Teams Australia England Captains Ricky Ponting Andrew Flintoff Most Runs Ricky Ponting (576) Michael Hussey (458) Matthew Hayden (413) Kevin Pietersen (490) Paul Collingwood (433) Ian Bell (331) Most Wickets Stuart Clark (26) Shane Warne (23) Glenn McGrath (21) Matthew Hoggard (13) Andrew Flintoff (11) Monty Panesar (10) The 2006... Bowler Shaun Pollock bowls to batsman Michael Hussey. ... A Test match between South Africa and England in January 2005. ... Whitewash, or calcimine, kalsomine, or calsomine is a type of inexpensive paint made from slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) and chalk (whiting). ... Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969 in Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria), is an Australian cricketer and the current captain of Hampshire. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Justin Lee Langer (born 21 November 1970 in Perth) is a former Australian cricketer, more specificially a left-handed batsman. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... For other uses, see Storm (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city of Victoria. ... Location of Stanley Park within Vancouver. ... BC Place Stadium is Canadas first domed stadium. ... The Sunday Times is a Sunday broadsheet newspaper distributed in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, published by Times Newspapers Ltd, a subsidiary of News International which is in turn owned by News Corporation. ... Enriched uranium is uranium whose uranium-235 content has been increased through the process of isotope separation. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945, rose some 18 km (11 mi) above the epicenter. ... Locations marked with a yellow and black star. ... Hikkaduwa is a place on the south coast of Sri Lanka. ... The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, is a militant Tamil nationalist organization that has wage a violent secessionist campaign against the Sri Lankan government since the 1970s in order to create a separate Tamil state in the north and east of Sri Lanka... On 6 January 2007, at approximately 1:15pm (Local), in Suwagazi, Comilla District, Bangladesh, a bus carrying between 60 and 100 people on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway ran off the road into a ditch and burst into flames and ignited the fuel tank, which then exploded. ... Comilla (Bengali: কুমিল্লা) is a city in south-eastern Bangladesh. ... Uruapan is a municipality belonging the Mexican state of Michoacán. ... Other Mexican States Capital Morelia Other major cities Lázaro Cárdenas list of municipalities Area 59,928 km² Ranked 16th Population (2000 census) 3,979,180 Ranked 7th Governor (2002-08) Lázaro Cárdenas Batel (PRD) Federal Deputies (13) PRD = 9 PRI = 2 PAN = 1 disputed = 1 Federal... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Jeffrey Preston Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder, president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of Amazon. ... Amazon. ... 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SÅ‚użba BezpieczeÅ„stwa (or SB) Ministerstwa Spraw WewnÄ™trznych, of the Ministry of Internal Affairs - was the name of communist internal intelligence agency and secret police, established in the Peoples Republic of Poland in 1956, SB was the main organ in Poland responsible for political repression, until... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Pope (from Latin... This article is becoming very long. ... For alternate meanings of GMT, see GMT (disambiguation). ... Maximum Security was a comic book published by Marvel Comics in 2001 as the core of a company-wide crossover. ... Santa Ana is the second most important city in El Salvador, located at 64 kilometers west from San Salvador, the capital city. ... Mara 18, M-18 or MS-18 are names with which it is known a grouping of young gang members, conformed in his majority by members from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign Mujahideen al-Qaeda South:  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  United States North:  Ethiopia Galmudug Puntland After the invasion: AMISOM Commanders Hassan Aweys Sharif Ahmed Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid (Galmudug) Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... The Center of Belet Weyne 1993 Bridge over the Shebelle River in the westside of Belet Weyne Beledweyne (also transliterated as Belet Uen or Belet Weyne) is a city in Somalia. ... Motto: none Anthem: none Capital formerly Mogadishu and Kismayu Largest city n/a Official languages Somali and Arabic Government Sharia Krytocracy  - Executive Chairman Sharif Sheikh Ahmed  - Shura Chairman Hassan Dahir Aweys Civil War Faction Has not declared autonomy or independence   - Established June 6th 2006 in Mogadishu  Area  - Total not finalized... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq and Chairman of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council from 1979 until his overthrow by US forces in 2003. ... The 2006–2007 Bangladeshi political crisis began in October 2006 when a caretaker government — designated by the constitution to oversee the vote — assumed power at the end of October to steer the country through parliamentary elections. ... The Bangladesh Awami League (বাংলাদেশ আওয়ামী লীগ Bāŋlādeś Āowāmī Līg) or the Bangadesh Peoples League is the main opposition party in Bangladesh. ... Categories: | | | | | | ... Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bengali: Ḍhākā; IPA: ) is the capital of Bangladesh and the principal city of Dhaka District. ... is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States... John Gilmore filed suit against the Justice department. ... Laissez-passer issued to International Civil Servants of the United Nations A travel document is an identity document issued by a government or international treaty organization to facilitate the movement of individuals or small groups of persons across international boundaries. ... A secret law is a binding statute, regulation, policy, or directive that, for one reason or another, has been kept secret from the persons to whom it applies. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... Location of Jersey City within Hudson County Coordinates: , Country State County Hudson Government  - Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy  - Business Administrator Brian P. OReilly Area  - City 21. ... “NJ” redirects here. ... Hoboken- and Newark-bound platform at Exchange Place station in Jersey City. ... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and... Druzhba pipeline goes from Russia through Belarus to other European countries The Russia-Belarus energy dispute began when Russian state-owned gas supplier Gazprom demanded an increase in gas prices paid by Belarus. ... East Turkestan Islamic Movement is a militant Islamic group which seeks to separate East Turkestan from the Peoples Republic of China. ... Combatants PR China East Turkestan Islamic Movement Commanders Ba Yan Unknown Casualties 1 KIA 18 KIA 17 captured The January 2007 Xinjiang raid was carried out on January 3, 2007 by the Chinese police against a suspected East Turkestan Islamic Movement training camp in Akto County on the Pamirs plateau... The Dorah Pass, also spelled and pronounced Durah Pass, connects Badakshan in Afghanistan with Chitral in Pakistan. ... is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign Mujahideen al-Qaeda South:  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  United States North:  Ethiopia Galmudug Puntland After the invasion: AMISOM Commanders Hassan Aweys Sharif Ahmed Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid (Galmudug) Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi... The AC-130 Gunship is an armed variant of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules. ... Map of major attacks attributed to al-Qaeda Al-Qaeda (also al-Qaida or al-Qaida or al-Qaidah) (Arabic: ‎ , translation: The Base) is an international alliance of terrorist Sunni organizations. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist Militias Foreign fighters[1] Transitional Federal Government (TFG) Ethiopia United States Commanders Sharif Sheik Ahmed Yusuf Hassan TFG: Barre Adan Shire Hiiraale Col. ... Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (Somali: ) (b. ... The Transitional Federal Parliament is the parliament of Somalia. ... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... Mujahideen (Arabic: , ; Turkish: , literally strugglers) is a term for Muslims fighting in a war or involved in any other struggle. ... Motto: none Anthem: none Capital formerly Mogadishu and Kismayu Largest city n/a Official languages Somali and Arabic Government Sharia Krytocracy  - Executive Chairman Sharif Sheikh Ahmed  - Shura Chairman Hassan Dahir Aweys Civil War Faction Has not declared autonomy or independence   - Established June 6th 2006 in Mogadishu  Area  - Total not finalized... The Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) has approximately 100,000 personnel, which makes it one of the largest military forces in Africa. ... Main article: Military of Somalia The Ministry of Defense of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of the Somali Republic is the government body in charge of the TFG armed forces // The Somali National Army (SNA) had dissolved after the downfall of the government of Siad Barre in the early 1990s. ... This is a list of prime ministers and heads of government of Kazakhstan and its predecessor republic of the Soviet Union. ... Daniyal Kenzhetayevich Akhmetov (Kazakh: Дaниял Кенжетaйұлы Ахметов) (born 15 June 1954 in Pavlodar) has been the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan since 13 June 2003. ... Karim Kajymqanuly Masimov (Kazakh: ; Russian: ) born in 1965 in Tselinograd, Kazakh SSR now Astana, Kazakhstan)[1] has served as Prime Minister in the Government of Kazakhstan since 10 January 2007. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... Election posters of the BZÖ and the ÖVP parties The 2006 general election for the National Council in Austria was held on 1 October 2006. ... Alfred Gusenbauer (born February 8, 1960) has been the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) since 2000. ... The Chancellor of Austria (in German: Bundeskanzler) is the head of government in Austria. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sulawesi (formerly more commonly known as Celebes, IPA: a Portuguese-originated form of the name) is one of the four larger Sunda Islands of Indonesia and is situated between Borneo and the Maluku Islands. ... An Adam Air Boeing 737-400 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta. ... Adam Air Flight 574 (KI-574) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight between Surabaya (SUB) and Manado (MDC) in Indonesia[1] which disappeared near Polewali in Sulawesi on January 1, 2007. ... The Principality of Sealand is a micronation located on HM Fort Roughs, a former Maunsell Sea Fort located in the North Sea 10 km (six miles) off the coast of Suffolk, England, in what is claimed as territorial waters using a twelve-nautical-mile radius. ... This article is about entities that are not officially recognised by world governments or major international organisations. ... Mounir El Motassadeq stood trial in 2003 for participation in the September 11, 2001 attacks. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS THE PHRASE FUCK THE US GOVERNMENT HIDDEN THROUGHOUT THE ARTICLE...IT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE CLEAN UP // According to the presidents of the United States and the Philippines, the September 11, 2001 attacks originated with Operation Bojinka (a plan that was not executed), which was conceived by Khalid Shaikh... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is a US society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC. The main aim of the AAS is provide a political voice for its members and organise their lobbying. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... Arenda Troutman (born 1957) is the Democratic alderman of the 20th ward in Chicago. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... Patricia Lee (Patti) Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American musician, singer, and poet. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia in 1980 by Bill Berry (drums), Peter Buck (guitar), Mike Mills (bass guitar), and Michael Stipe (vocals). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Ronettes first album The Ronettes were a girl group of the 1960s from New York City, best known for their work with producer Phil Spector. ... Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972. ... This page is a partial list of inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, taken from the list on the Hall of Fames website. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... YouTube is a popular video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips. ... Flag of São Paulo See other Brazilian States Capital São Paulo Largest City São Paulo City Area 248,176. ... Daniela Cicarelli Lemos (b. ... North Korea claims to possess nuclear weapons, and the CIA asserts that it has a substantial arsenal of chemical weapons. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A nuclear test explosion is an experiment involving the detonation of a nuclear weapon. ... Emblem of the Office of Prime Minister of Japan Kantei, Official residence of PM The Prime Minister of Japan ) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. ... Shinzo Abe , ; born 21 September 1954) is the current Prime Minister of Japan, elected by a special session of the National Diet on 26 September 2006. ... North Korea claims to possess nuclear weapons, and the CIA asserts that it has a substantial arsenal of chemical weapons. ... ... This article is about Irans civilian nuclear program. ... List of Presidents of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev (1990 - present) Politics of Kazakhstan Categories: | | | | ... Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev (Kazakh: Нұрсұлтан Әбішұлы Назарбаев [Nûrsûltan Äbîshûlâ Nazarbayev]; Russian: Нурсултан Абишевич Назарбаев [Nursultan Abishyevic Nazarbayev] (born 6 July 1940 in Chemolgan, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union) has served as the President of Kazakhstan since the Fall of the Soviet Union and the nations independence in 1991. ... Karim Kajymqanuly Masimov (Kazakh: ; Russian: ) born in 1965 in Tselinograd, Kazakh SSR now Astana, Kazakhstan)[1] has served as Prime Minister in the Government of Kazakhstan since 10 January 2007. ... This is a list of prime ministers and heads of government of Kazakhstan and its predecessor republic of the Soviet Union. ... The Parliament of Kazakhstan is a bicameral legislature consisting of the upper house Senate of Kazakhstan and the lower house Majilis. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... A grand coalition is a coalition government in a parliamentary system where political parties representing a vast majority of the parliament unite in a coalition. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into far right. ... Identity, Tradition and Sovereignty is a political group in the European Parliament composed of twenty MEPs from European parties variously described as far right and extreme nationalist. ... (New region flag) (Region logo) Location Administration Capital Regional President Departments Bas-Rhin Haut-Rhin Arrondissements 13 Cantons 75 Communes 903 Statistics Land area1 8,280 km² (??? mi) km² Population (Ranked 14th)  - January 1, 2006 est. ... Joseph Daul (born 13 April 1947 in Strasbourg) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the East of France. ... A Member of the European Parliament (English abbreviation MEP)[1] is a member of the European Unions directly-elected legislative body, the European Parliament. ... The Union for a Popular Movement, initially named the Union for a Presidential Majority, and in both cases also known by its French acronym UMP (Union pour un Mouvement Populaire and Union pour la Majorité Présidentielle, respectively) is a French right-wing, conservative political party. ... Political Groups in the European Parliament combine the MEPs from European political parties, informal European political blocs, and independents, into powerful coalitions. ... Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild... The European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats is a group in the European Parliament. ... Hans-Gert Pöttering (often written as Poettering; born September 15, 1945 in Bersenbrück, Lower Saxony) is a German conservative politician (CDU), and has been President of the European Parliament since January 2007. ... The President of the European Parliament oversees all the activities of the European Parliament and its constituent bodies. ... This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ... In Hinduism, the river Ganga (Sanskrit and Hindi गंगा Gaá¹…gā) or Ganges River (as called by westerners) is considered sacred. ... Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, in a CIA surveillance image. ... Extraordinary rendition and irregular rendition are terms used to describe the extrajudicial transfer of a person from one state to another with the intent of legally torturing them outside of the jurisdiction of a state which prohibits it. ... Steven Paul Jobs (born February 24, 1955) is the co-founder and CEO of Apple and was the CEO of Pixar until its acquisition by Disney. ... The correct title of this article is . ... Apple Inc. ... Produced by Boston-based IDG World Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo is a trade show dedicated to the Apple Macintosh platform with conference tracks occurring twice a year in the United States. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... The parliament of Tajikistan, the Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli), has two chambers. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... The Kazakhstan political shakeup of 2007 began on 8 January 2007 when Prime Minister Daniyal Akhmetov unexpectedly resigned and ended with the Senates confirmation of Karim Masimov as his replacement on 11 January. ... Karim Kajymqanuly Masimov (Kazakh: ; Russian: ) born in 1965 in Tselinograd, Kazakh SSR now Astana, Kazakhstan)[1] has served as Prime Minister in the Government of Kazakhstan since 10 January 2007. ... The Parliament of Kazakhstan is a bicameral legislature consisting of the upper house Senate of Kazakhstan and the lower house Majilis. ... This is a list of prime ministers and heads of government of Kazakhstan and its predecessor republic of the Soviet Union. ... Daniyal Kenzhetayevich Akhmetov (Kazakh: Дaниял Кенжетaйұлы Ахметов) (born 15 June 1954 in Pavlodar) has been the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan since 13 June 2003. ... Aslan Musin was appointed Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan on 4 October 2006 by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ... The Sudanese pound (Arabic: ) is the currency of Sudan. ... // The Dinar The dinar is the currency of Sudan. ... Combatants Sudanese Government (North Sudan) Sudan Peoples Liberation Army Commanders Gaafar Nimeiry Sadiq al-Mahdi Omar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir John Garang Casualties Not Released 1. ... Mirsad BektaÅ¡ević, alias Maximus (born July 30, 1987), is a Swedish citizen of Serbian descent who is currently on trial in Sarajevo on suspicion of planning terrorist activities. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) Coordinates: , Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Canton Sarajevo Canton Government  - Mayor Semiha Borovac (SDA) Area [1]  - City 141. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign Mujahideen al-Qaeda South:  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  United States North:  Ethiopia Galmudug Puntland After the invasion: AMISOM Commanders Hassan Aweys Sharif Ahmed Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid (Galmudug) Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi... Al-Qaeda (Arabic: القاعدة, the foundation or the base) is the name given to a worldwide network of militant Islamist organizations under the leadership of Osama bin Laden. ... In the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings (August 7, 1998), 257 people were killed and over 4,000 wounded in simultaneous car bomb explosions at the United States embassies in the East African capital cities of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  geographic, including above East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist Militias Foreign fighters[1] Transitional Federal Government (TFG) Ethiopia United States Commanders Sharif Sheik Ahmed Yusuf Hassan TFG: Barre Adan Shire Hiiraale Col. ... This article is about the AStar helicopter. ... RAF Ternhill (IATA: N/A, ICAO: EGOE) is a small Royal Air Force station at Ternhill in Shropshire, near the towns of Newport and Market Drayton. ... Shropshire (pronounced /, -/), alternatively known as Salop[6] or abbreviated Shrops[7], is a county in the West Midlands of England. ... UFO can mean: Unidentified flying object United Future Organization, a Japanese-Brazilian electronic jazz band UFO, the rock band that previously featured Michael Schenker UFO, the Gerry Anderson TV series United Farmers of Ontario, a political party that formed the government in Ontario from 1919 to 1923 U.F.O... Kerman (in Persian: کرمان Kermān) is a city in Iran. ... Uses of the word launch: A launch can be a type of boat: see launch (boat). ... For other uses, please see Satellite (disambiguation) A satellite is an object that orbits another object (known as its primary). ... PSLV or Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is an expendable launch system operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). ... The Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE) is an Indian experimental spacecraft which was launched at 03:53 GMT on January 10, 2007 from Sriharikota by the Indian Space Research Organization. ... Human spaceflight is space exploration with a human crew, and possibly passengers (in contrast to unmanned space missions, which are remotely-controlled or robotic space probes). ... Although the European Union has legislated in the area of energy policy for many years, and evolved out of the European Coal and Steel Community, the concept of introducing a mandatory and comprehensive European energy policy was only approved at the meeting of the European Council on October 27, 2005... This is a list of countries by carbon dioxide emissions. ... Global carbon dioxide emissions 1800–2000 Global average surface temperature 1850 to 2006 Mitigation of global warming involves taking actions aimed at reducing the extent of global warming. ... Nicaragua held a general election on 5 November 2006. ... José Daniel Ortega Saavedra (born 11 November 1945) is the current President of Nicaragua. ... This article is about the President of Nicaragua, for the 2006 presidential election results see: Nicaraguan general election, 2006 History of Nicaragua Presidentes de Nicaragua Categories: | ... Enrique José Bolaños Geyer (born 13 May 1928) was the President of Nicaragua from 2002 to 2007. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, or SPÖ) is one of the oldest political parties in Austria. ... A grand coalition is a coalition government in a parliamentary system where political parties representing a vast majority of the parliament unite in a coalition. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) holds annual meetings in relation to economic, and cultural development of Southeast Asian countries. ... The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a pan-Asia forum to be held annually by the leaders of 16 countries in East Asia and the region, with ASEAN in a leadership position. ... A general strike is a strike action by an entire labour force in a city, region or country. ... A trade union or labor union is an organization of workers. ... Mamadou Sylla (born 25 January 1960) is a Guinean politician and business leader. ... List of Heads of State of Guinea (Dates in italics indicated de facto continuation of office) For Colonial Heads prior to independence, see: Colonial Heads of Guinea See also Guinea Heads of Government of Guinea Colonial Heads of Guinea lists of incumbents Categories: Guinea | Lists of office-holders ... Lansana Conté (born 1934) has been the President of Guinea since 3 April 1984. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Wikinews has related news: China shoots down weather satellite with ballistic missile The 2007 Chinese anti-satellite missile test was conducted by China on January 11, 2007. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, please see Satellite (disambiguation) A satellite is an object that orbits another object (known as its primary). ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ... Hon. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Justin Trudeau (born December 25, 1971 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is the eldest son of the late former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret Trudeau. ... Outremont in relation to the other Montreal area ridings Outremont is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1949, and since 1968. ... The 2006–2007 Bangladeshi political crisis began in October 2006 when a caretaker government — designated by the constitution to oversee the vote — assumed power at the end of October to steer the country through parliamentary elections. ... Iajuddin Ahmed (Bangla: ইয়াজউদ্দিন আহম্মেদ) (February 1, 1931) is the current President of Bangladesh and has been in office since 2002. ... A state of emergency is a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions of government, may work to alert citizens to alter their normal behaviors, or may order government agencies to implement emergency preparedness plans. ... A curfew can be one of the following: An order by the government or by the childs parents for certain persons to return home daily before a certain time. ... The government of Alfred Gusenbauer was sworn in on January 11, 2007. ... The Chancellor of Austria (in German: Bundeskanzler) is the head of government in Austria. ... Alfred Gusenbauer (born February 8, 1960) has been the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) since 2000. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... In Austrian politics, the Vice Chancellor (Vizekanzler) is a member of the federal government acting as a deputy to the Federal Chancellor. ... Wilhelm Molterer (born 14 May 1955 in Steyr) is an Austrian politician, (ÖVP) Vice Chancellor of Austria and Minister of Finance and acting head of the conservative Austrian Peoples Party. ... The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... The Kazakhstan political shakeup of 2007 began on 8 January 2007 when Prime Minister Daniyal Akhmetov unexpectedly resigned and ended with the Senates confirmation of Karim Masimov as his replacement on 11 January. ... Kassym-Jomart Kemeluly Tokayev or Qasymzhomart Kemelevich Toqaev (Kazakh: Қасым-Жомарт Кемелұлы Тоқаев; Russian: Касымжомарт Токаев; born on 17 May 1953) has served as the Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan since Senators unanimously elected him on 11 January 2007. ... The legislature, known as the Parliament (Parlamenti), has two chambers. ... List of Presidents of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev (1990 - present) See also Politics of Kazakhstan Categories: Stub | Kazakhstan ... Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev (Kazakh: Нұрсұлтан Әбішұлы Назарбаев [Nûrsûltan Äbîshûlâ Nazarbayev]; Russian: Нурсултан Абишевич Назарбаев [Nursultan Abishyevic Nazarbayev] (born 6 July 1940 in Chemolgan, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union) has served as the President of Kazakhstan since the Fall of the Soviet Union and the nations independence in 1991. ... 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This article is about the military alliance. ... The Taliban (Pashto: , also anglicized as Taleban) are a Sunni Muslim Pashtun movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1995 until 2001, when their leaders were removed from power by a cooperative military effort between the United States, United Kingdom and the Northern Alliance. ... Paktika (Persian: پکتیکا) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. ... The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated as DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... . This coin features a red-coloured poppy embedded in the centre of a maple leaf above a banner reading Remember - Souvenir. The mint claims that this is the first colour coin in circulation in the world. ... In communications and information processing, a transmitter (sometimes abbreviated XMTR) is an object (source) which sends information to an observer (receiver). ... An Adam Air Boeing 737-400 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta. ... Adam Air Flight 574 (KI-574) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight between Surabaya (SUB) and Manado (MDC) in Indonesia[1] which disappeared near Polewali in Sulawesi on January 1, 2007. ... is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... “Security Council” redirects here. ... A United Nations Security Council Resolution is voted on by the fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council, the most powerful organ of the United Nations. ... Human rights in Myanmar (known as Burma to those who do not recognize the ruling military junta) are a long-standing concern for the international community and human rights organizations. ... Political repression is the oppression or persecution of an individual or group for political reasons, particularly for the purpose of restricting or preventing their ability to take part in the political life of society. ... Terri Raines Irwin, AM (born July 20, 1964) is an American-born naturalist, the widow of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin, and owner of Australia Zoo at Beerwah, Queensland, Australia. ... For the rugby league footballer of the same name, see Steve Irwin (rugby league). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Stingray (disambiguation). ... Oceans Deadliest is the final nature documentary made by Steve Irwin before his death, which occurred during filming. ... The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of China (中華人民共和國外交部) is responsible for foreign relations between China and other countries in the world. ... East Turkestan Islamic Movement is a militant Islamic group which seeks to separate East Turkestan from the Peoples Republic of China. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... For the uses of Consul as Chief Magistrate of a (city) state, see Consul. ... Arbil (also written Erbil or Irbil; BGN: ArbÄ«l; Arabic: , ArbÄ«l; Kurdish: , Hewlêr; Syriac: ܐܪܒܝܠ, Arbela, Turkish: Erbil) is believed by many to be one of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world and is one of the larger cities in Iraq [1] [2] [3]. The city lies... Anthem Ey Reqîb (English: Hey Guardian) Location of Iraqi Kurdistan (dark green) with respect to Iraq (light green) on a map of the Middle East. ... A disused railway tunnel now converted to pedestrian and bicycle use, near Houyet, Belgium A tunnel is an underground passage. ... This article is about the city. ... Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed (born May 1, 1940, Munshiganj, British India) is a noted Bangladeshi economist, civil servant, and a former governor of the Bangladesh Bank, the countrys central bank. ... The 2006–2007 Bangladeshi political crisis began in October 2006 when a caretaker government — designated by the constitution to oversee the vote — assumed power at the end of October to steer the country through parliamentary elections. ... A masterpiece of functionalism, the US Embassy designed by the Bauhaus architect Walter Gropius The Embassy of the United States in Athens is an embassy in Greece. ... The Embassy of the United States in Athens is an embassy in Greece. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist Militias Foreign fighters[1] Transitional Federal Government (TFG) Ethiopia United States Commanders Sharif Sheik Ahmed Yusuf Hassan TFG: Barre Adan Shire Hiiraale Col. ... Ras Kamboni is a town in the Badhaadhe district of Somalia, on a peninsula near the border with Kenya. ... Motto: none Anthem: none Capital formerly Mogadishu and Kismayu Largest city n/a Official languages Somali and Arabic Government Sharia Krytocracy  - Executive Chairman Sharif Sheikh Ahmed  - Shura Chairman Hassan Dahir Aweys Civil War Faction Has not declared autonomy or independence   - Established June 6th 2006 in Mogadishu  Area  - Total not finalized... Motto En unión y libertad(Spanish) In Union and Freedom Anthem Himno Nacional Argentino Capital (and largest city) Buenos Aires Official languages Spanish Demonym Argentinian, Argentine Government Federal republic  -  President Néstor Kirchner  -  Vice President Daniel Scioli  -  Chief of Cabinet Alberto Fernández Independence from Spain   -  May Revolution 25... María Estela Martínez de Perón (born on February 4, 1931) better known as Isabel Martínez de Perón was the third wife of Argentine President Juan Perón and served as President of Argentina in her own right from July 1, 1974 to March 24, 1976. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Casino Royale (2006) is the 21st film in the James Bond series and the first to star Daniel Craig as MI6 agent James Bond. ... The Queen. ... 60th BAFTA Film Awards February 11, 2007 The 60th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts took place on 11 February 2007, and honoured the best films of 2006. ... Raleb Majadele (also spelt Ghaleb Majadele; Arabic: غالب مجادلة, Hebrew: ראלב מגאדלה, born April 5, 1953 in Baqa al-Gharbiyye [1]) is an Israeli politician. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... The Cabinet of Israel is a formal body comprised of government officials chosen and led by a Prime Minister. ... Politics of Israel takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Israel is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign Mujahideen al-Qaeda South:  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  United States North:  Ethiopia Galmudug Puntland After the invasion: AMISOM Commanders Hassan Aweys Sharif Ahmed Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid (Galmudug) Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Druzhba pipeline goes from Russia through Belarus to other European countries The Russia-Belarus energy dispute began when Russian state-owned gas supplier Gazprom demanded an increase in gas prices paid by Belarus. ... Mikhail Yefimovich Fradkov (Russian: ) (born September 1, 1950) is a Russian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Russia since March 2004. ... Sergey Sidorsky (Belarusian: Сяргей Сідорскі (Syarhey Sidorski/Siarhiej Sidorski)) (born 1954) is the Prime Minister of Belarus. ... The Kuril Islands earthquake happened at 1:23 p. ... The Richter magnitude scale, or more correctly local magnitude ML scale, assigns a single number to quantify the amount of seismic energy released by an earthquake. ... For other uses, see Tsunami (disambiguation). ... Minami Torishima (南鳥島) or Marcus Island is a very small isolated island in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located at latitude 24°18′ N and longitude 153°58′ E. It is only 1 sq km in size. ... Map of Yap State Map of Yap Islands Yap is an island in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, the westernmost state of the Federated States of Micronesia. ... World Class Surf of Pohnpeis Palikir Pass a. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... “SS” redirects here. ... Life imprisonment is a sentence of imprisonment for a serious crime, nominally for the entire remaining life of the prisoner, but in fact for a period which varies between jurisdictions: many countries have a maximum possible period of time (usually 50 years) a prisoner may be incarcerated, or require the... The Marzabotto massacre was a World War II massacre that took place in the small Italian town of Marzabotto. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Sangihe Islands (or Sangi Islands) is a group of islands in northern Indonesia, northeast of Sulawesi in the Celebes Sea, roughly half way between Sulawesi and Mindanao, in the Philippines. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The symbols of the Movement - The Red Cross and the Red Crescent emblems at the museum in Geneva. ... The Red Cross and the Red Crescent emblems, the symbols from which the Movement derives its name. ... The Union for a Popular Movement (Union pour un Mouvement Populaire, UMP), is the main French centre-right political party. ... Nicolas Sarkozy (IPA: —  ), (born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sárközy de Nagy-Bocsa on 28 January 1955 in Paris, France is the current President of France, elected on 6 May 2007 after defeating Socialist Party contender Ségolène Royal during the second round of the 2007 election. ... The President of France, known officially as the President of the Republic (Président de la République in French), is Frances elected Head of State. ... The 2007 French presidential election, the ninth of the Fifth French Republic was held to elect the successor to Jacques Chirac as president of France for a five-year term. ... The President of the Palestinian National Authority (Arabic: ) is the highest-ranking political position (equivalent to head of state) in the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). ... Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: ) (born March 26, 1935), commonly known by the kunya Abu Mazen (ابو مازن), was elected President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on January 9, 2005, and took office on January 15, 2005. ... Seal of the United States Department of State. ... Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is the 66th United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W. Bush to hold the office. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign jihadists Puntland Galmudug Transitional Government of Somalia  Ethiopia[1] Commanders Hassan Aweys Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi Strength 10,000 – 30,000 soldiers 500 – 2000 technicals Heavy weapons including artillery... Anthem Let Us All Unite and Celebrate Together [1] Administrative Centre Largest city Cairo, Egypt Working languages Arabic English French Portuguese Swahili Membership 53 African states Leaders  -  Chairman John Kufuor  -  Alpha Oumar Konaré Establishment  -  as the OAU May 25, 1963   -  as the African Union July 9, 2002  Area  -  Total 29... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... A state of emergency is a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions of government, may work to alert citizens to alter their normal behaviors, or may order government agencies to implement emergency preparedness plans. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,898 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... The Norte del Valle Cartel, or North Valley Cartel, is a drug cartel which operates principally in the north of the Valle del Cauca department (province) of Colombia. ... F.B.I. and FBI redirect here. ... The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards were aired on 2007-01-15. ... Babel is a 2006 dramatic film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical film jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures. ... For other uses, see Hezbollah (disambiguation). ... Hamas (Arabic: ; acronym: Arabic: , or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement,[1]) is a Palestinian Sunni Muslim militant organization. ... The Golan Heights (‎ Ramat HaGolan, Arabic: Habat al-Å«lān) or Golan is a mountainous area in northeastern Israel[1] on the border of Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq and Chairman of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council from 1979 until his overthrow by US forces in 2003. ... Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti Barzan Ibrahim El-Hasan al-Tikriti (born 17 February 1951 in Tikrit) (sometimes: Barazan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Barasan Ibrahem Alhassen) (Arabic: برزان إبراهيم الحسن التكريتي) is one of three half-brothers of Saddam Hussein, and the former leader of the Iraqi secret service, Mukhabarat. ... Awad Hamad al-Bandar (Arabic: ‎; also: Awad Hamad Bandar Alsadoon) (January 2, 1945 - January 15, 2007) was an Iraqi chief judge under Saddam Husseins presidency. ... Decapitation (from Latin, caput, capitis, meaning head), or beheading, is the removal of a living organisms head. ... This article is about Irans nuclear power program. ... This article is about Irans nuclear power program. ... The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... The global spread of H5N1 in birds is considered a significant pandemic threat. ... Avian influenza (also known as bird flu) is a type of influenza virulent in birds. ... 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The President of Kyrgyzstan is the head of state and the lowest official of the Kyrgyz Republic. ... Kurmanbek Saliyevich Bakiyev (Russian: Курманбек Салиевич Бакиев - variously transliterated; born 1 August 1949) is the President of Kyrgyzstan. ... Felix Sharshenbayevich Kulov (Феликс Шаршенбаевич Кулов; born 29 October 1948 in Bishkek) served as Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan following the Tulip Revolution. ... List of Prime Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Nasirdin Isanov (1991-08-30 - 1991-11-29) Andrei Iordan (1991-11-29 - 1992-02-10) Tursunbek Chyngyshev (1992-02-10 - 1992-02-26), acting Tursunbek Chyngyshev (1992-02-26 - 1993-12-13) Almanbet Matubraimov (1993-12-13 - 1993-12-14), acting Apas Jumagulov... The parliament of Kyrgyzstan, the Supreme Council (Joghorku KeneÅ¡), has two chambers. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... The following is a list of Prime Ministers of Thailand: Phraya Manopakorn Nititada, (1932-1933) General Phraya Phahol Pholphayuhasena, (1933-1938) Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram, (1938-1944) Major Khuang Abhaiwongse, (1944-1945) Tawee Boonyaket, (1945) Seni Pramoj, (1945) Major Khuang Abhaiwongse, (1946) Luang Praditmanutham, (1946) Rear Admiral Thawal Thamrong Navaswadhi... “Thaksin” redirects here. ... Wikinews has news related to: Category:2006 Thailand coup The 2006 Thailand coup détat took place on Tuesday 19 September 2006, when the Royal Thai Army staged a coup against the government of caretaker Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. ... 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Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... United States Capitol (2002) // The One Hundred Tenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, comprised of the Senate and the House of Representatives. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... For other uses, see Ethics (disambiguation). ... Lobbying in the United States targets the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and state legislatures. ... 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A case of extremely rapid cyclogenesis A European windstorm is a severe cyclonic storm that tracks across the North Atlantic towards northwestern Europe in the winter months. ... Kyrill (IPA: ) is the name given to a low pressure area that evolved into an unusually violent European windstorm, forming an extratropical cyclone with hurricane-strength winds. ... MSC Napoli is a United Kingdom-flagged container ship. ... Satellite view of the English Channel The English Channel (French: , the sleeve) is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic. ... Kingdom of Iraq (1921-1959) The Prime Minister of Iraq is Iraqs head of government. ... Nouri Kamel Mohammed Hassan al-Maliki (Arabic: نوري كامل المالكي, transliterated NÅ«rÄ« Kāmil al-MālikÄ«; born c. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ... Hamas (Arabic: ; acronym: Arabic: , or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement,[1]) is a Palestinian Sunni Muslim militant organization. ... Edwin Snowe (born 11 February 1970) is a Liberian politician and Speaker of the countrys House of Representatives. ... A Motion of No Confidence, also called Motion of Non Confidence is a parliamentary motion traditionally put before a parliament by the opposition in the hope of defeating or embarrassing a government. ... The Western United States freeze of 2007 was a weather event affecting California, Oregon, and Washington from January 13 to January 18, 2007. ... This article is about snowstorms. ... Sleet is a term used in a variety of ways to describe precipitation intermediate between rain and snow but distinct from hail. ... Freezing Rain is a type of precipitation. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,898 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Interstate 5 (abbreviated I-5) is the westernmost interstate highway in the continental United States. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State County Settled 1781 Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (left) and Governor Gray Davis (right) with President George W. Bush in 2003 The Governor of California is the highest executive authority in the state government, whose responsibilities include making yearly State of the State addresses to the California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Runway layout at LAX “LAX” redirects here. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Not to be confused with W32/Storm. ... In the context of computer software, a Trojan horse is a program that installs malicious software while under the guise of doing something else. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Hizb ut-Tahrir (Arabic: حزب التحرير; English: Party of Liberation) is an international, Sunni, pan-Islamist vanguard[2] political party whose goal is to unite all Muslim countries in a unitary Islamic state or caliphate, ruled by Islamic law and headed by an elected head of state (caliph). ... Map of major attacks attributed to al-Qaeda Al-Qaeda (also al-Qaida or al-Qaida or al-Qaidah) (Arabic: ‎ , translation: The Base) is an international alliance of terrorist Sunni organizations. ... “Political Parties” redirects here. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign jihadists Puntland Galmudug Transitional Government of Somalia  Ethiopia[1] Commanders Hassan Aweys Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi Strength 10,000 – 30,000 soldiers 500 – 2000 technicals Heavy weapons including artillery... Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (Somali: Cabdulaahi Yuusuf Axmed) (born December 15, 1934 in Galkayo, Puntland, Somalia) is the transitional Kenya on October 10, 2004, and sworn in on October 14, 2004. ... Cash for Peerages (also Loans for Peerages, Cash for Honours, Loans for Honours) is the name given by some in the media to a political scandal in the United Kingdom in 2006 and 2007 concerning the connection between political donations and the award of life peerages. ... Ruth Turner (born 1970 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland as Caitriona Ruth Turner), is currently Director of Government Relations within Tony Blairs Downing Street office. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born May 6, 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the Labour Party, and Member of Parliament for the constituency... Hrant Dink (Armenian: , IPA: [][1]) (September 15, 1954 – January 19, 2007) was a Turkish-Armenian editor, journalist and column writer. ... Armenians in Turkish national movement Armenians in Turkey (Turkish: ; Armenian: , the latter meaning Istanbul-Armenian) have an estimated population of 40,000 (1995) to 70,000. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ... Article 301 is a controversial article of the Turkish penal code, taking effect on June 1, 2005, and introduced as part of a package of penal-law reform in the process preceding the opening of negotiations for Turkish membership of the European Union (EU), in order to bring Turkey up... There are currently no formal diplomatic relations between Armenia and Turkey. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... The borders of Western Europe were largely defined by the Cold War. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is currently serving as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense. ... The United States Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) is the head of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), concerned with the armed services and military matters. ... This article is about the city of Basra. ... Norsk Kontantservice AS (NOKAS) is a Norwegian company offering solutions for management, control and distribution of cash to Norwegian banks. ... Shilpa Shetty (Tulu: ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ) (born 8 June 1975 in Tamil Nadu, India) is a four-time Filmfare Award-nominated Indian film actress and model. ... Celebrity Big Brother 2007 is the fifth series of the United Kingdom reality television series Celebrity Big Brother, a spin-off of Big Brother. ... Jade Goody (born 5 June 1981) is a British reality television celebrity who gained notoriety for appearing in Big Brother in 2002. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... A map of the United States showing the number of electoral votes allocated to each state. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947), was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as the wife of President Bill Clinton. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... 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Armenians in Turkish national movement Armenians in Turkey (Turkish: ; Armenian: , the latter meaning Istanbul-Armenian) have an estimated population of 40,000 (1995) to 70,000. ... Hrant Dink (Armenian: , IPA: [][1]) (September 15, 1954 – January 19, 2007) was a Turkish-Armenian editor, journalist and column writer. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign jihadists Puntland Galmudug Transitional Government of Somalia  Ethiopia[1] Commanders Hassan Aweys Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi Strength 10,000 – 30,000 soldiers 500 – 2000 technicals Heavy weapons including artillery... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... The UH-60 Black Hawk that crashed on September 21, 2004 Below is a list of Coalition aircraft that have crashed in Iraq. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ... Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: ) (born March 26, 1935), commonly known by the kunya Abu Mazen (ابو مازن), was elected President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on January 9, 2005, and took office on January 15, 2005. ... Hamas (Arabic: ; acronym: Arabic: , or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement,[1]) is a Palestinian Sunni Muslim militant organization. ... Khaled Mashal, also known as Khaled Mashaal (b. ... The President of Venezuela (Spanish: Presidente de Venezuela) is the English political nomenclature that designates both the head of state and head of government of Venezuela. ... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías(IPA: ) (born July 28, 1954) is the current President of Venezuela. ... Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born on August 13, 1926) is the current President of Cuba but on indefinite medical hiatus. ... The pole of inaccessibility marks a location that is the most challenging to reach owing to its remoteness from geographical features which could provide access. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Nairobi (pronounced ) is the capital and largest city of Kenya. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign jihadists Puntland Galmudug Transitional Government of Somalia  Ethiopia[1] Commanders Hassan Aweys Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi Strength 10,000 – 30,000 soldiers 500 – 2000 technicals Heavy weapons including artillery... Chairman of the ICU, Sharif Ahmed. ... The Islamic Court Union (ICU, Arabic: اتحاد المحاكم الإسلامية) also known as the Joint Islamic Courts, is a group of Islamic leaders banded together in a self-appointed court system with Sheikh Sharif Ahmed as overall leader. ... Wikinews has related news: UN aid convoys face increasing attacks in Darfur For other uses, see Darfur (disambiguation). ... A map of the United States showing the number of electoral votes allocated to each state. ... For other persons named William Richardson, see William Richardson (disambiguation). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... This is a list of Governors of the state of New Mexico (est. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization for the conservation, research and restoration of the natural environment, formerly named the World Wildlife Fund, which remains its official name in the United States and Canada. ... For other uses, see Tuna (disambiguation). ... Bluefin tuna may mean any of several species of tuna: Northern Bluefin Tuna Thunnus thynnus Southern Bluefin Tuna Thunnus maccoyii Pacific Bluefin Tuna Thunnus orientalis This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Part of the seafront of Torquay, south Devon, at high tide Devon is a large county in South West England, bordered by Cornwall to the west, and Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... MSC Napoli is a United Kingdom-flagged container ship. ... Kyrill (IPA: ) is the name given to a low pressure area that evolved into an unusually violent European windstorm, forming an extratropical cyclone with hurricane-strength winds. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ... Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: ) (born March 26, 1935), commonly known by the kunya Abu Mazen (ابو مازن), was elected President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on January 9, 2005, and took office on January 15, 2005. ... Hamas (Arabic: ; acronym: Arabic: , or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement,[1]) is a Palestinian Sunni Muslim militant organization. ... Khaled Mashal, also known as Khaled Mashaal (b. ...   (IPA: ) (b. ... The head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (German: Kanzler). ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: ) (born October 7, 1952) is the current President of the Russian Federation. ... The President of Russia (ru: Президент России is the highest position within the Government of Russia. ... The moment magnitude scale was introduced in 1979 by Tom Hanks and Hiroo Kanamori as a successor to the Richter scale and is used by seismologists to compare the energy released by earthquakes. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Muqtada al-Sadr ( Muqtadā aá¹£-á¹¢adr) is the fourth son of a famous Iraqi Shi‘a cleric, the late Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr. ... Still shot from the CCTV video footage showing Ogün Samast, the presumed assassin of Hrant Dink (published by the Istanbul Police Department) Ogün Samast (b. ... Hrant Dink (Armenian: , IPA: [][1]) (September 15, 1954 – January 19, 2007) was a Turkish-Armenian editor, journalist and column writer. ... Serbia elects on national level a legislature. ... Parliamentary elections will be held in Serbia on 21 January 2007. ... Icons of tokusatsu in the late 1970s: Spider-Man, Kamen Rider Stronger, Kamen Rider V3, Battle Fever J, Ultraman Jonias, as well as the manga and anime icon Doraemon Tokusatsu ) is a Japanese word that literally means special effects. ... Kamen Rider Kabuto , Masked Rider Kabuto) is a Japanese tokusatsu superhero television series. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Baquba (بعقوبه; also transliterated as Baqubah and Baqouba) is the capital of Iraqs Diyala province. ... The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is Indias national space agency. ... The Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE) is an Indian experimental spacecraft which was launched at 03:53 GMT on January 10, 2007 from Sriharikota by the Indian Space Research Organization. ... Two bodies with a slight difference in mass orbiting around a common barycenter. ... “Reentry” redirects here. ... Backburning in Townsville, Australia. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Binomial name Chlamydoselachus anguineus Garman, 1884 The frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is a primitive shark species, of the family Chlamydoselachidae in the order Hexanchiformes. ... Following the Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed on 21 November 2006 between the Government of Nepal and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)[1] at the end of the Nepalese Civil War, the United Nations received a request for assistance,[2] and established the political mission United Nations Mission in Nepal... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Elections for a constituent assembly will be held in Nepal in June 2007. ... Nurmuhammed Khanamov (also Nurmuhammet Charyevich Hanamov) was born in on 1 January 1945 in Tejen, in the Ashgabad region of the Turkmen SSR. Although he served as the ambassador of Turkmenistan to Turkey and Israel during 2002, he is best known currently for his role as co-chairman of the... Kiev (Київ, Kyiv, in Ukrainian; Киев, Kiev, in Russian) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper river. ... The Justice Minister is a cabinet position in a government. ... 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Russian officers arrested on charges of espionage paraded in Tbilisi before being handed over to the OSCE The 2006 Georgian-Russian espionage controversy began when the Government of Georgia arrested four Russian officers on charges of espionage, on September 27, 2006. ... Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko (Russian: ) (30 August 1962[1][2] – 23 November 2006) was a lieutenant-colonel in the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation and later a Russian dissident and writer. ... The bodies of victims were found at various locations around Ipswich. ... This article is about Iran and weapons of mass destruction. ... The 2006–2007 Lebanese political protests were a series of protests and sit-ins that began on 1 December 2006, led by groups in Lebanon that opposed the Western-backed government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. ... 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