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June 2006 : - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- Image File history File links Portal. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... January 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accuses European nations of trying to complete the Holocaust by creating a Jewish camp Israel in the Middle East. ... Media:Example. ... March 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase announces that the 2006 Fiji general elections will be held in the second week of May 2006 from the 6th to the 13th. ... April 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Marcos Pontes, Brazils first astronaut, reaches the International Space Station. ... May 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → May 1, 2006 (Monday) Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association outraged Vatican by planning to ordain another bishop, Liu Xinhong in Anhui Province. ... Early elections in November are announced in the Netherlands. ... August 2006 is the eighth month of that year, and has yet to occur. ... September 2006 is the ninth month of 2006 and has begun on a Friday. ... October 2006 is the tenth month of that year and has yet to occur. ... 67 die and about 300,000 people are affected by floods in Ethiopias Somali Region of Ogaden after the Shabelle River bursts its banks. ... December 2006 is the twelfth and final month of the year and will begin in 2 day(s). ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: Crystal ball, user has created future months and dates before, and been told not to (See User Talk:Jose and Ricardo). ...

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The government of Iraq from 2006 to 2010 will be formed from the Iraqi National Assembly that was elected in December 2005. ... The Montenegrin independence referendum was a referendum on the independence of the Republic of Montenegro from Serbia and Montenegro that was held on May 21, 2006. ... The 2006 student protests in Chile is a series of ongoing protests carried out by high school students across Chile since late April 2006. ... The 2006 Atlantic hurricane season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... The global spread of H5N1 in birds is considered a significant pandemic threat. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Detention, Treatment, and Trial of Certain Non-Citizens in the War Against Terrorism The Salt Pit in Afghanistan Black site is a military term that has been used by United States intelligence agencies to refer to any classified facility whose existence or... The Cole Inquiry, formally the Inquiry into certain Australian companies in relation to the UN Oil-For-Food Programme was a Royal Commission set up by the Government of Australia in November 2005. ... Location of East Timor. ... Qualifying countries The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the eighteenth instance of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international association football world championship tournament. ... Affected countries The 2006 Horn of Africa food crisis is an acute shortage of food affecting four Horn of Africa countries: Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia. ... Illegal immigration to the United States refers to the act of foreign nationals voluntarily resettling in the United States in violation of U.S. immigration and nationality law. ... The May 2006 Java earthquake occurred at 05:54 local time on 27 May 2006 (22:54 GMT 26 May), in the Indian Ocean around 25 km (15 miles) south-southwest of the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta, near Galur, on the southern side of the island of Java (), 17. ... This article is about Iran and weapons of mass destruction. ... North Indian cyclone seasons 1995-1999 2000-2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 The 2006 North Indian Ocean cyclone season had no bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and December, with peaks in May and November. ... The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy concerns surveillance of United States persons incident to the collection of foreign intelligence by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) as part of the war on terror. ... The 2006 Pacific hurricane season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... 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Combatants Arab nations Israel Arab-Israeli conflict series History of the Arab-Israeli conflict Views of the Arab-Israeli conflict International law and the Arab-Israeli conflict Arab-Israeli conflict facts, figures, and statistics Participants Israeli-Palestinian conflict · Israel-Lebanon conflict · Arab League · Soviet Union / Russia · Israel and the United... For other uses, see al-Aqsa (disambiguation). ... Combatants Israel Defense Forces (Israeli Security Forces) Hamas Popular Resistance Committees, al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, Jaish al-Islam Commanders Dan Halutz (Chief of Staff) Yoav Galant (Regional) Khaled Mashal (Leader of Hamas[1])Mohammed Deif (Leader of Hamas military wing) Strength 3,000 unknown Casualties 5 soldiers killed 21 soldiers... Combatants Sudan, United Front for Democratic Change rebel alliance Chad Commanders Omar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir (Sudan), Mohammed Nour (UFDC) Idriss Deby Strength ~120,000 est. ... Combatants factions of the SLA Justice & Equality Movement Janjaweed  Sudan Minnawi-faction of the SLA Commanders SLA: SalaBob and Sulaiman Gamos JEM: Ibrahim Khalil Janjaweed: ? Sudan: Omar al-Bashir SLA: Minni Minnawi Casualties 300,000 civilians killed (est. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... Combatants Lendu tribe, Nationalist and Integrationist Front (FNI) Hema tribe, Uganda, Union of Congolese Patriots, RCD-K Commanders Etienne Lona (FNI) James Kazini (UDPF) Casualties Civilians killed: 60,000 (estimate as of Nov. ... A French Army VAB armored vehicle patrolling in Côte dIvoire. ... now. ... Combatants Russian Federation Pro-Russian Chechens Republic of Ichkeria Caucasian insurgents and foreign fighters Commanders Vladimir Putin Akhmad Kadyrov† Ramzan Kadyrov Aslan Maskhadov† Abdul Halim Sadulayev† Doku Umarov Shamil Basayev† Strength At least 93,000 in Chechnya in 1999. ... Combatants  Thailand Muslim separatists Pattini Raya Commanders Gen. ... This electoral calendar 2006 lists the national/federal direct elections held in 2006 in the de jure and de facto sovereign states and their dependent territories. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... An election to the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic took place on 2 June and 3 June 2006. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The first round of the 2006 Peruvian national election was held on April 9, 2006 to elect the President of the Republic, two Vice-Presidents, 120 Members of Congress, and five Peruvian members of the Andean Parliament (plus 10 substitutes), for the 2006-2011 period. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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June 1, 2006 (Thursday)

June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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. ... The Bundesnachrichtendienst (Federal Intelligence Service, BND) is the foreign intelligence agency of the German government, under the control of the Bundeskanzleramt (Federal Chancellery). ... Khalid El-Masri. ... The war on terrorism or war on terror (abbreviated in U.S. policy circles as GWOT for Global War on Terror) is an effort by the governments of the United States and its principal allies to destroy groups deemed to be terrorist (primarily radical Islamist organizations such as al-Qaeda... The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an intelligence agency of the United States government. ... 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Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ... Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa; 26. ... The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), commonly known in the US as Homeland Security, is a Cabinet department of the Federal Government of the United States with the responsibility of protecting the territory of the United States from terrorist attacks and responding to natural disasters. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - District Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack... 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June 2, 2006 (Friday)

is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Independent is a British compact newspaper published by Tony OReillys Independent News & Media. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Emblem of the Skull and Bones society The Order of Skull and Bones, once known as The Brotherhood of Death,[1] is a secret society based at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, and is one of the oldest student secret societies in the United States. ... Anti-terrorism is a philosophical antithesis that emerges from a thorough examining of the concept of terrorism as well as an attempt to understand and articulate what constitutes terrorism. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, which is usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion. ... The Ishaqi massacre refers to the reported mass murder of Iraqi civilians allegedly committed by the United States forces in the town of Ishaqi in March, 2006. ... The Military of the United States, also known as the United States Armed Forces, is structured into five branches consisting of the: United States Army United States Marine Corps United States Navy United States Air Force United States Coast Guard Reserves United States National Guard United States Army Reserve United... Ishaqi is a small town in Iraq about 60 miles north of Baghdad. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. ... This article is about the magazine. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Presidential election results map. ... International sanctions are actions taken by countries against others for political reasons, either unilaterally or multilaterally. ... This article is about Iran and weapons of mass destruction. ... Female genital cutting (FGC) refers to the excision or tissue removal of any part of the female genitalia for cultural, religious or other non-medical reasons. ... is the death of infants in the first year of life. ... Childbirth (also called labour, birth, partus or parturition) is the culmination of a human pregnancy or gestation period with the delivery of one or more newborn infants from the mothers uterus. ... Complication, in medicine, is a unfavorable evolution of a disease, a health condition or a medical treatment. ... Expedition 13 (2006), the 13th expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), launched at 02:30 UTC on March 30, 2006, using the Soyuz TMA-8 spacecraft, which will stay during the entirety of the expedition for emergency evacuation. ... // Crew Will launch ISS Expedition 13 crew: Pavel Vinogradov (2) Commander - Russia Jeffrey Williams (2) Flight Engineer - U.S.A. Marcos Pontes (1) Flight Engineer - Brazil Will land ISS Expedition 13 crew: Pavel Vinogradov (2) Commander - Russia Jeffrey Williams (2) Flight Engineer - U.S.A. Daisuke Enomoto (1) Tourist - Japan... Pavel Vladimirovich Vinogradov (Russian: Павел Владимирович Виноградов) (born August 31, 1953 in Magadan, Russia) is a cosmonaut. ... External link NASA Biography Categories: Stub | 1958 births | Astronauts ... Astronaut Bruce McCandless on an untethered EVA Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) is work done by an astronaut away from the Earth and outside of his or her spacecraft. ... International Space Station insignia ISS Statistics Crew: 3 As of June 20, 2007 Perigee: 319. ... This is a list of extra-vehicular activities at the International Space Station. ...

June 3, 2006 (Saturday)

June 3 is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 feature film based on the bestselling 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code, by author Dan Brown. ... Islam holds Jesus (Arabic: `Īsā) to have been a messenger and a prophet of God. ... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... The Ishaqi incident refers to the reported mass murder of Iraqi civilians allegedly committed by the United states forces in the town of Ishaqi in March, 2006. ...   (Persian: ‎ ​, IPA: ), transcribed into English as Mahmud or Mahmood, Ahmadinezhad, Ahmadi-Nejad, Ahmadi Nejad, Ahmady Nejad) (born October 28, 1956) is the current president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... Human Rights Watch Banner Human Rights Watch is a United States-based international non-government organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. ... Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon (born 1952), a Dok Nuer, is the current vice-president of the autonomous Government of Southern Sudan. ... Joseph Kony Joseph Kony (born 1961 in Odek, a village to east of Gulu in northern Uganda) is the primary leader of a guerrilla paramilitary group, and possibly new religious movement, called the Lords Resistance Army (LRA), that is engaged in a violent campaign to establish a theocratic government... Vincent Otti (born ca. ... Combatants Uganda Peoples Defence Force Lords Resistance Army Commanders Yoweri Museveni Joseph Kony The Lords Resistance Army (LRA),[1] formed in 1987, is a rebel guerrilla army operating mainly in northern Uganda and parts of Sudan. ... The 2006 abduction of Russian diplomats in Iraq took place on June 3, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq when Iraqi insurgents ambushed a car belonging to the Russian Embassy. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Anthem Oj, svijetla majska zoro Oh, Bright Dawn of May Montenegro() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Podgorica Official languages Serbian (Ijekavian dialect)1 Demonym Montenegrin Government Republic  -  President Filip Vujanović  -  Prime Minister Željko Å turanović Independence due to the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro   -  Declared June 3, 2006... A counter-terrorism squad at work. ... RCMP redirects here. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ( â–¶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The Oklahoma City bombing was a terrorist attack on April 19, 1995 aimed at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, a U.S. government office complex in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ... An election to the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic took place on 2 June and 3 June 2006. ... Fake $200 bill featuring George W. Bush Fake denominations of United States currency have been created by individuals as practical jokes, by money artists like J. S. G. Boggs, or as genuine attempts at counterfeiting. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Great News Network is a Christian ministry based in Denton, Texas, and founded by Christian businessman Darrel Rundus in late 2003. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Counter Assault Team. ... Ray Comfort (born December 5, 1949) is a New Zealand-born minister and evangelist. ... Living Waters Publications is a Christian evangelism ministry headquarted in Bellflower, California. ...

June 4, 2006 (Sunday)

June 4 is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Islamic Courts is the name given to a loose band of militias operating in Somalia. ... Balad is a town in the Middle Shabelle region of Somalia. ... Anthem Somalia, Wake Up Capital (and largest city) Mogadishu Official languages Somali1 Government Transitional Federal Government  -  President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed  -  Prime Minister Ali Mohammed Ghedi Independence from the UK and Italy   -  Date July 1, 1960  Area  -  Total 637,661 km² (42nd) 246,201 sq mi   -  Water (%) 1. ... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... The Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counter-Terrorism (ARPCT) is a Somali alliance made by powerfull warlords and businesspeople, while some of them were ministers in the transitional federal government of Somalia. ...

June 5, 2006 (Monday)

June 5 is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Javier Solana Francisco Javier Solana Madariaga (born July 14, 1942 in Madrid, Spain) is the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Secretary-General of both the Council of the European Union (EU) and the Western European Union (WEU). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... Combatants Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counter-Terrorism Militia loyal to the Islamic Court Union Commanders Mohamed Qanyare, Muse Sudi, Nuur Daqle Sheikh Sharif Ahmed Strength unknown unknown Casualties unknown unknown The Second Battle of Mogadishu was a battle fought for control of Mogadishu, the capital city of... // Intro Alliance made of powerful warlords that got together in February of 2006 and announced a new self-appointed anti-terror group called Alliance of Anti-Terror and Peace Restoration or ARPCT. They held a press conference the next day and told the world they are in business of hunting... Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez (born May 23, 1949 in Lima) is the current President of Peru after winning the 2006 elections on June 4, 2006 in a run-off against Union for Peru candidate Ollanta Humala. ... The American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA) also known as the Partido Aprista Peruano (Peruvian Aprista Party) is a Peruvian left-wing social democratic political party. ... List of presidents of Peru : The Independence War 1821-1822: José de San Martín 1822-1823: José de La Mar 1823: Manuel Salazar y Baquíjano 1823: José de la Riva Agüero 1823-1824: José Bernardo de Tagle 1824-1826: Simón Bolívar 1826-1827: Andrés... Union for Peru (Spanish: Unión por el Perú) was originally a liberal or centrist political party in Peru. ... Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso Uñña (born June 26, 1963) is a Peruvian left-leaning nationalist politician. ... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 9th century   -  First unified state c. ... The Montenegrin independence referendum was a referendum on the independence of the Republic of Montenegro from Serbia and Montenegro that was held on May 21, 2006. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Location of East Timor. ...

June 6, 2006 (Tuesday)

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June 7, 2006 (Wednesday)

  • A meteorite impact event occurs in northern Troms County, Norway. Locals compare the resultant explosion to the nuclear explosion at Hiroshima. The impact location was apparently desolate, and no structural damage or casualties are reported. (Aftenposten) (PhysOrg)
  • A constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage is killed when it fails to gain the three-fifths majority required for cloture in the United States Senate. 49 Senators voted for the motion, and 48 voted against. This also fell far short of the two-thirds majority that would have been required for passage. (ABC News)
  • A Syrian military court issues an arrest warrant for former Syrian Vice President Abdual-Halim Khaddam on charges of inciting a foreign country to invade, and having contacts in Israel. Another military court sentences prominent pro-Democracy and pro-Kurd Syrian blogger Mohammad Ghanem to 6 months in prison after he is convicted of insulting the president, discrediting the Syrian government and fomenting sectarian unrest. (Al Jazeera)
  • Swiss investigator Dick Marty concludes that there are "serious indications" that the CIA operated secret prisons for suspected al-Qaeda leaders in Poland and Romania, adding that "authorities in several European countries actively participated with the CIA in these unlawful activities. Other countries ignored them knowingly, or did not want to know." (Washington Post)

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June 8, 2006 (Thursday)

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June 9, 2006 (Friday)

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June 10, 2006 (Saturday)

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June 11, 2006 (Sunday)

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Wikinews has news related to: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in airstrike Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Arabic: , , Abu Musab from Zarqa)) (October 20, 1966 – June 7, 2006) was a Jordanian who ran a militant training camp in Afghanistan alongside Osama bin Laden. ... 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 2006 Atlantic hurricane season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... Lowest pressure 995 mbar (hPa) 970 mbar (hPa) as an extratropical storm Damages Not yet available Fatalities 0 direct, 2 indirect Areas affected Yucatan Peninsula, Cayman Islands, western Cuba, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, southern Virginia Part of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season This article is about the 2006...

June 12, 2006 (Monday)

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June 13, 2006 (Tuesday)

Subsequent examination of the evidence by The Guardian supports the Human Rights Watch assessment.

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Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... “LAPD” redirects here. ... It has been suggested that Warner Lawrence be merged into this article or section. ...

June 14, 2006 (Wednesday)

June 14 is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Conakry or Konakry (Malinké: KÉ”nakiri), population 2,000,000 (2002), is the capital of Guinea. ... Ronald David Ron Wood (born June 1, 1947 in Hillingdon, London) is an English rock guitarist and bassist best known as a member of The Rolling Stones, The Faces and The Jeff Beck Group. ... “Rolling Stones” redirects here. ... Binomial name Mesozygiella dunlopi Mesozygiella dunlopi is an extinct species of orb-weaving spider, dating from the Lower Cretaceous, making it the earliest orb-weaver yet discovered. ... The Early Cretaceous (timestratigraphic name) or the Lower Cretaceous (logstratigraphic name), is the earlier of the two major divisions of the Cretaceous period. ... Diversity 166 genera, 2840 species Genera Aculepeira Araneus Araniella Argiope (St Andrews Cross spider) Austracantha Bertrana Celaenia Cladomelea Cyclosa Cyrtophora Dicrostichus Eriophora Gasteracantha (Spiny orb-weavers) Kaira Larinia Larinioides Lewisepeira Mangora Mastophora Metepiera Micrathena Neoscona Nuctenea Ordgarius Perilla Zygiella many others Araneida redirects here. ... Amber pendants. ... 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... Jauhar (sometimes written jowhar) was originally the voluntary death on a funeral pyre of the queen or the royal women of defeated Rajput cities or forts in order to avoid capture. ... The Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counter-Terrorism (ARPCT) is a Somali alliance made by powerfull warlords and businesspeople, while some of them were ministers in the transitional federal government of Somalia. ... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... Abu Bakar Bashir Abu Bakar Bashir (also Abubakar Baasyir, Abdus Somad, and Ustad Abu (Teacher Abu) (born August 17, 1938) is an Indonesian Muslim cleric and leader of the Indonesian Mujahedeen Council (MMI). ... The 2002 Bali bombing occurred on October 12, 2002 in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. ... Players are selected to play for the state in which they played their first senior football, hence the name state of origin. Prior to 1980 players were selected for interstate matches on the basis of where they were playing their club football at the time. ... Suncorp Stadium, formerly known as Lang Park, is a rectangular sporting stadium located in the Brisbane suburb of Milton, Queensland, Australia. ... Brisbane (pronounced ) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland, as well as the third largest city in Australia, with a greater metropolitan population of 1. ... The 2006 State of Origin Rugby League series is a three match series between the Queensland Maroons and the NSW Blues. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

June 15, 2006 (Thursday)

is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest judicial body in the... Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr. ... Holding A violation of the knock and announce rule by police does not require the suppression of the evidence found during a search. ... A knock and announce warrant, in the American law of criminal procedure, requires that the officer tasked with the responsibility of executing the warrant must knock on the door of the home to be entered for a search or arrest, and to announce their purpose. ... 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The Taliban (Pashto: , students or seekers of knowledge) are a fundamentalist Sunni Muslim and ethnic Pashtun movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when their leaders were removed from power by American aerial bombardment and Northern Alliance ground forces. ... Combatants Taliban al-Qaeda IMU Hezbi Islami Afghanistan Northern Alliance United Nations: ISAF NATO, including: United States United Kingdom Canada Netherlands and others Commanders Mohammed Omar Obaidullah Akhund # Dadullah  Jalaluddin Haqqani Osama bin Laden Ayman al-Zawahiri Juma Namangani  Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Bismillah Khan Mohammed Fahim Ton van Loon David Richards... The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (also known as the USCCB) is the official governing body of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. ... A Medieval Low Mass by a bishop. ... 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The term Marine Protected Area is often used as an umbrella term covering a wide range of marine areas with some level of restriction to protect living, non-living, cultural, and/or historic resources. ... 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. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... For other persons named Charles Taylor, see Charles Taylor (disambiguation). ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ... The Special Court for Sierra Leone is an independent judicial body set up to try those who bear greatest responsibility for the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sierra Leone after 30 November 1996 during the Sierra Leone Civil War. ... 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Tamil Tigers emblem The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), also known as the Tamil Tigers, is a military and political organization that has waged a violent secessionist campaign against the Sri Lankan Government since the 1970s in order to secure independence for the Tamil portions of Sri Lanka. ...

June 16, 2006 (Friday)

  • The United States House of Representatives passes a resolution supporting President Bush's policy on Iraq 256-153. (L.A. Times)
  • Surveillance and intelligence reports have confirmed that North Korea is preparing to test its Taepodong-2 missiles on Sunday. (Toronto Star) (BBC)
  • The Italian pretender, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, is arrested as part of an investigation into corruption and prostitution. (BBC)
  • An H5 strain of avian flu has been detected in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. The bird flu currently has a "low risk" to humans.(Globe and Mail)
  • Chinese journalist Yang Xiaoqing, a reporter for the state-run China Industrial Economy News, is sentenced to one year in prison at the Longhui No. 1 People's Court in Hunan province for extortion. Xiaoqing wrote an article exposing local Communist Party official Yang Jianxin's embezzlement of state assets. Jianxin has been reassigned to an advisory post in Shaoyang city. Hundreds of protesters block police cars to prevent them from taking Xiaoqing to jail. (CPJ)
  • The Winnipeg police have made numerous arrests in the relation to the Shedden massacre, including five members from the Bandidos motorcycle club. (CBC)
  • Prachanda, reclusive leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), meets with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, in what is thought to be his first visit to the capital Kathmandu in decades. (BBC)
    • After ten hours of talks, they agree to form a new Government with representatives of the Maoists included and a new election to be held in 2007. The rebels agree to suspend their people's government. [4]
  • Israeli air strike near Gaza kills one Islamic Jihad militant and wounds two others, reportedly on their way to launch Qassam rockets. No civilians were hurt in the strike. More than a hundred Qassam rockets were launched against Israeli towns in the past week, six of them on Friday. (CNN),(Israeli MFA)
  • Evangelist Gilbert Deya is arrested by police at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in relation to allegations by Kenyan police of involvement in child trafficking. (BBC)

is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The Taepodong-2 (TD-2, also spelled as Taepo-dong 2[1]), (Korean: 대포동 2호) is a designation used to indicate a North Korean three-stage ballistic missile design that is the successor to the Taepodong-1. ... This article is about pretender as applied to a monarchy. ... Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples (Vittorio Emanuele Alberto Carlo Teodoro Umberto Bonifacio Amadeo Damiano Bernardino Gennaro Maria di Savoia) (born February 12, 1937) was the last Crown Prince of Italy and is considered to be a pretender to the defunct Italian throne. ... For the current concern about the transmission of an avian flu to humans see Transmission and infection of H5N1. ... Motto: i lost P.E.I. again mom:well, look under the couch Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Barbara Oliver Hagerman - Premier Pat Binns (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 4 - Senate seats 4 Confederation July 1, 1873 (7th) Area Ranked 13th... Not to be confused with the unrelated provinces of Hainan and Henan Hunan (&#28246;&#21335;; pinyin: Húnán) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of the Dongting Lake (hence the name Hunan, meaning south of the lake). Hunan is... Extortion is a criminal offense, which occurs when a person either obtains money, property or services from another through coercion or intimidation or threatens one with physical harm unless they are paid money or property. ... Nickname: Motto: Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Loaction of Winnipeg in Manitoba Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Manitoba Region Winnipeg Capital Region Established, 1738 (Fort Rouge) Renamed 1822 (Fort Garry) Incorporated 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Government  - City Mayor Sam Katz  - Governing Body Winnipeg City Council  - MPs... The Shedden Massacre involved the killings of eight men, whose bodies were found in a farmers field five kilometres north[1] of the hamlet of Shedden, Ontario on 8 April 2006. ... Bandidos Washington State Bandidos is a motorcycle club with a worldwide membership. ... Prachanda (NepālÄ«: प्रचण्ड pracaṇḍa, born Pushpa Kamal Dahal on December 11, 1954) is the leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist). ... The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (Nepali: ) is a Maoist political party in Nepal, founded in 1994 and led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal (otherwise known as Prachanda). ... Girija Prasad Koirala at the UN Summit Girija Prasad Koirala (born 1921) is the incumbent Prime Minister of Nepal. ... Coordinates: , Country Nepal Regional Authority Kathmandu Metropolitan City Government  - Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Area  - City 50. ... Not to be confused with the Spanish name Garza or the Egyptian town of Giza. ... Islamic Jihad (Arabic: ‎, Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami) is a terrorist Islamist group based in the Syrian capital, Damascus. ... The remnants of an exploded Qassam rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel. ... Gilbert Deya Ministries is a Christian ministry based in England set up by Gilbert Deya. ... , Edinburgh (() pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second largest city. ... The Sheriff Courts are the local Court system in Scotland. ... The Kenya Police, which report to the Commissioner of Police in the Office of the President, fields about 18,000 officers. ... Trafficking in human beings (or human trafficking) involves the movement of people (mostly women and children) against their will by means of force for the purpose of sexual or labor exploitation. ...

June 17, 2006 (Saturday)

  • Violence intensifies in Sri Lanka as government troops allegedly attack Tamils in a church in response to an attack on the navy by the Tamil Tigers. (BBC)
  • Avian flu: The EU Community Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza in Weybridge, UK, confirms that birds sent from Hungary after investigations began on June 9 in Kiskunmajsa, a region where a significant amount of poultry is farmed, tested positive for the H5N1 strain of the virus. This is the first time that the virus has been found in Hungary.
  • Foo Fighters played their largerst ever headlining show in front of approximately 85,000 people in Hyde Park, London.

is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Languages Tamil Religions Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism Related ethnic groups Dravidian people Brahui people Kannadigas Malayalis Tamils Telugus Tuluvas Gonds The Tamil people are an ethnic group from the Indian subcontinent with a recorded history going back more than two millennia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... For the current concern about the transmission of an avian flu to humans see Transmission and infection of H5N1. ... The Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) is an executive agency of the UK government department the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs(Defra). ... Map of Weybridge (from OpenStreetMap) Weybridge Heath, showing scrub clearance area Weybridge is a town in the Elmbridge district of Surrey in South East England. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Kiskunmajsa is a town in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary. ...

June 18, 2006 (Sunday)

is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... ... Terrorist redirects here. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikinews has news related to: Author claims Al Qaeda planned to gas New Yorks subway system Ron Suskind is a former Wall Street Journal reporter (1993 to 2000) and is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer (1995, for Feature Writing). ... Al-Qaeda (Arabic: &#1575;&#1604;&#1602;&#1575;&#1593;&#1583;&#1577;, the foundation or the base) is the name given to a worldwide network of militant Islamist organizations under the leadership of Osama bin Laden. ... The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, an affiliate of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as MTA New York City Transit. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... Ayman al-Zawahiri (in Arabic, &#1575;&#1610;&#1605;&#1606; &#1575;&#1604;&#1592;&#1608;&#1575;&#1607;&#1585;&#1610;) (born June 19, 1951) is a prominent member of the al-Qaeda group and formerly the head of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad paramilitary organization. ... Anthem: Capital Barcelona Official language(s) Catalan,Spanish and Aranese. ... On June 18, 2006, a referendum altering the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia of 1979 to expand the authority of the Catalan government was approved in a referendum, and became effective as of August 9, 2006. ... One of the most influential doctrines in history is that all humans are divided into groups called nations. ... Sederot (Hebrew: (help·info); unofficially also spelled Sderot) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... The remnants of an exploded Qassam rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel. ... Israels unilateral disengagement plan (Hebrew: תוכנית ההתנתקות Tokhnit HaHitnatkut or תכנית ההינתקות Tokhnit HaHinatkut in the Disengagement Plan Implementation Law), also known as the Disengagement plan, Gaza Pull-Out plan, and Hitnatkut) was a proposal by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, adopted by the government and enacted in August 2005, to remove all...

June 19, 2006 (Monday)

is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (born December 15, 1942) is an American politician. ... List of Governors of Louisiana First French Era Sieur Sauvole de la Villantry 1699-1701 Jean Baptiste de la Moyne, Sieur de Bienville 1701-1713 Antonine de la Mothe Cadillac 1713-1716 Jean Baptiste de la Moyne 1716-1717 De lEpinay 1717-1718 Jean Baptiste de la Moyne 1718... 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      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W... Seal of the National Guard Bureau Seal of the Army National Guard Seal of the Air National Guard The United States National Guard is a significant component of the United States armed forces military reserve. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... The United States Army is the largest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)—nicknamed the “Screaming Eagles”—is an airborne division of the United States Army primarily trained for air assault operations. ... The Mujahideen Shura Council first announced its formation on 15 January 2006, in a statement posted on Hanin Net (jihadist website). ... Saddam Hussein during his first appearance before the Iraqi Special Tribunal The trials of Saddam Hussein, the former President of Iraq, are being held under the Iraqi Special Tribunal. ... 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 is one of three half brothers of Saddam Hussein and former leader of the Iraqi secret service, Mukhabarat. ... Taha Yasin Ramadan al-Jizrawi (February 22, 1938 – March 20, 2007) (Arabic: ‎) was the Vice President of Iraq from March 1991 to the fall of Saddam Hussein in April 2003. ... The Taepodong-2 (TD-2) is a two or three stage missile reportedly developed by North Korea. ...

June 20, 2006 (Tuesday)

is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with freedom of information legislation. ... Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is a U.S. politician and businessman, who was the 13th Secretary of Defense under President Gerald Ford from 1975–1977, and the 21st Secretary of Defense under President George W. Bush from 2001–2006. ... The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense, concerned with the armed services and The Secretary is a member of the Presidents Cabinet. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William Boeing. ... The United States Army is the largest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Thomas Lowell Tucker. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Kristian Menchaca. ... Official language(s) (none)[1] Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... David Hossein Safavian (suh-FAY-vee-an) was chief of staff of the United States General Services Administration (GSA), the procurement arm of the U.S. federal government and in 2004, an employee of the Office of Management and Budget. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ... Modern Obstruction of Justice, in a common law state, refers to the crime of offering interference of any sort to the work of police, investigators, regulatory agencies, prosecutors, or other (usually government) officials. ... Jack Abramoff (born February 28, 1958) is an American political lobbyist, a Republican political activist and businessman who is a central figure in a series of high-profile political scandals. ... For other persons named Charles Taylor, see Charles Taylor (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of Presidents of Liberia: Joseph Jenkins Roberts 1847-1856 Stephen Allen Benson 1856-1864 Daniel Bashiel Warner 1864-1868 James Spriggs Payne 1868-1870 Edward J. Roye 1870-1871 Joseph Jenkins Roberts 1871-1876 James Spriggs Payne 1876-1878 Anthony W. Gardiner 1878-1883 Alfred... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. ... Junichiro Koizumi , born January 8, 1942) is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006. ... 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 Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: ראש הממשלה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. ... Ehud Olmert (IPA ; Hebrew:אהוד אולמרט; born September 30, 1945) is the 12th and current Prime Minister of Israel. ... Anthem: Biladi Capital Ramallah and Gaza de facto, as the current location of government institutions. ... The President of the Palestinian National Authority 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. ...

June 21, 2006 (Wednesday)

is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Combatants Taliban al-Qaeda IMU Hezbi Islami Afghanistan Northern Alliance United Nations: ISAF NATO, including: United States United Kingdom Canada Netherlands and others Commanders Mohammed Omar Obaidullah Akhund # Dadullah  Jalaluddin Haqqani Osama bin Laden Ayman al-Zawahiri Juma Namangani  Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Bismillah Khan Mohammed Fahim Ton van Loon David Richards... Combatants United States, Canada, UK,  Romania, Netherlands, Afghan National Army Taliban insurgents, al-Qaeda Commanders Brig. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Government of Chad has been controlled by Idriss Déby and his Patriotic Salvation Movement since December 2, 1990, and officially since February 28, 1991. ... A session of the Security Council in progress The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations. ... A Janjaweed miltiaman mounted The weed (Arabic: جنجويد; variously transliterated Janjawid, Janjawed, Jingaweit, Jinjaweed, Janjawiid, Janjiwid, Janjaweit, etc. ... The United Front for Democratic Change (officially abbreviated as F.U.C.) is the largest Chadian rebel alliance, made up of eight individual rebel groups, all with the goals of overthrowing the government of current Chadian President Idriss Deby and after a two-year period, holding free and internationally monitored... This page contains a list of presidents and other heads of state of Sudan. ... Field Marshal Omar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir (Arabic: عمر حسن احمد البشير ; born 1 January 1944) is a Sudanese military leader and politician. ... 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 United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... Hashim Ibrahim Awad was an Iraqi citizen, was kidnapped, beaten, and killed in by US soldiers on April 26, 2006, an event referred to as the Hamdania incident. ... The Hamdania incident refers to alleged war crimes committed by members of the United States Marines in relation to the shooting death of an Iraqi civilian on April 26, 2006 in Al Hamdania, a small village west of Baghdad near Abu Ghraib prison. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)—nicknamed the “Screaming Eagles”—is an airborne division of the United States Army primarily trained for air assault operations. ... Salah ad Din or Salâh-ad-Dîn (Arabic: صلاح الدين) is a governorate in Iraq. ... Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão (born June 20, 1946), born José Alexandre Gusmão, is the first President of East Timor in Southeast Asia. ... East Timor is an emerging democratic state, the newest in the world. ... The Prime Minister of East Timor is the head of government in East Timor. ... Mari Bin Amude Alkatiri Marí bin Amude Alkatiri (born 26 November 1949) is the first Prime Minister of an internationally recognized East Timor. ... 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. ... Khamis al-Obeidi (Arabic: ‎) (July 7, 1966 – June 21, 2006) was a lawyer defending Saddam Hussein and Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikritis, from the time the former dictators trial began in Baghdad on October 19, 2005 until his assassination. ... It has been suggested that Selective assassination be merged into this article or section. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Orange-clad supporters of Viktor Yushchenko gather in Independence Square in Kiev. ... Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko[1] (Ukrainian: ) (born 27 November 1960) is a Ukrainian politician and former Prime Minister of Ukraine (from 24 January to 8 September 2005). ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine is appointed by the President and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada (parliament). ... Katharine Jefferts Schori, D.D., Ph. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Episcopal Churchs Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in Washington, D.C. is often referred to as the National Cathedral. The Episcopal Church in the United States of America is the Province of the Anglican Communion in the United States and several other nations, including dioceses... Homosexuality refers to sexual interaction and / or romantic attraction between individuals of the same sex. ... Sin is a term used mainly in a religious context to describe an act that violates a moral rule, or the state of having committed such a violation. ...

June 22, 2006 (Thursday)

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June 23, 2006 (Friday)

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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Eminent domain (U.S.), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia) or expropriation (Canada, South Africa) in common law legal systems is the inherent power of the state to seize a citizens private property, expropriate private property, or rights in private property, without the owner... 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. ... A hunger strike is a method of non-violent resistance in which participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt or to achieve a goal such as a policy change. ... 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June 24, 2006 (Saturday)

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June 25, 2006 (Sunday)

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June 26, 2006 (Monday)

  • Electronic IDs will be distributed to all under the age of 12 in Belgium, as a means of protection from child abduction, and will carry a special code in addition to a hotline. (The Telegraph Group Limited)
  • U.S. President George W. Bush criticises the disclosure of a program to monitor financial transactions by suspected terrorists as "disgraceful". White House Press Secretary Tony Snow also states that news organizations, including the New York Times, should think if "the public's right to know, in some cases, might override somebody's right to live..." (CNN)(White House Press Briefing)
  • Waziristan War: a suicide car bombing kills six Pakistani soldiers. BBC
  • Marí Alkatiri resigns as Prime Minister of East Timor after weeks of political unrest. (Melbourne Herald-Sun), (Reuters)
  • A suicide bomb in Pannapittya, Sri Lanka, kills three people, including Parami Kulkathunga, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sri Lankan Army. (Asian Tribune)
  • Israel has stated that they will ensure that the Hamas-controlled Palestinian government is "toppled" if their captured soldier, Gilad Shalit, is killed. Three Palestinian groups claiming to hold Shalit refuse to provide information about his health via the Palestine Red Crescent, unless all jailed Palestinian women and teenagers are released from Israeli prisons. Three Qassam rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip against Israeli towns, one of them wounding 4 civilians in Sderot and causing a power outage throughout the city. (ABC News America), (Haaretz), (AFP/High Ranking Source), (Jerusalem post)
  • Italians reject the modification of their constitution. In a two-day referendum, "No" beats "Yes" approximately 61% to 38%, thus keeping the text unchanged. The Northern League had announced its withdrawal from the centre-right opposition coalition if reform was defeated. Votes of Italians living abroad are still to be counted. (BBC)(CorriereDellaSera)

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June 27, 2006 (Tuesday)

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Kurds are one of the Iranian peoples and speak Kurdish, a north-Western Iranian language related to Persian. ... The Legislative Yuan building in Zhongzheng District, Taipei City (the view is partially obscured by the childrens hospital building of the National Taiwan University Hospital). ... The Presidential Building is located in Zhongzheng District, Taipei City. ... Chen Shui-bian, President of the Republic of China Chen Shui-bian (ch. ... Nguyá»…n Minh Triết (born October 8, 1942 in Bến Cát district, Bình DÆ°Æ¡ng province) is the President of Vietnam. ... The President of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Chủ tịch nÆ°á»›c Việt Nam) is the head of state of Vietnam, although the functions of the President are often ceremonial. ... Nguyá»…n Tấn DÅ©ng (born November 17, 1949 in Ca Mau province) is the prime minister of Vietnam. ... The Prime Minister of Vietnam is the head of the executive branch of the Vietnamese government. ... 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June 28, 2006 (Wednesday)

  • Israel launches an offensive into the southern Gaza Strip, following aerial strikes on bridges and electric power installations. Meanwhile, four Israeli war planes fly over the palace of Syria's president Bashar Assad in Latakia, reportedly while he was at the palace. (Haaretz), (CNN), (BBC), (Reuters)
  • After numerous attempts to revive the film franchise over the past nineteen years, Superman is the central character in a new film from director Bryan Singer entitled Superman Returns.

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June 29, 2006 (Thursday)

  • Israeli government puts off an offensive to the northern Gaza Strip, and freezes military operations in the southern Gaza strip, to allow further time for diplomatic negotiations. There have been no Palestinian fatalities in two days of Israeli operations in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. (Haaretz)
  • Six Qassam rockets are launched from the northern Gaza Strip against Israeli towns. The Israel Defense Forces fire over 400 artillery shells at unpopulated areas in the Gaza Strip, to suppress further rocket attacks. (Ynet)
  • Russia asks Israel to avoid harming Palestinian civilians in any offensive in the Gaza Strip and urges militants to free the abducted Israeli soldier. (Independent SA)
  • The body of Israeli student Eliyahu Asheri is found buried in a field near Ramallah with a head shot. Asheri, 18, was kidnapped and killed on Sunday night by a Palestinian militant group. (Haaretz)
  • Failed Israeli air strike against two Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza leaves one civilian lightly wounded. (Ynet)
  • The body of Noam Moskovich, an Alzheimer's patient who was claimed to be abducted by Palestinian militants, is found in Rishon LeZion. Police ruled out both criminal and terrorist motives. (Jerusalem Post)
  • Israeli soldiers arrest 62 Hamas members in the West Bank, including 8 ministers and 20 lawmakers in the Palestinian Authority, raising concern at concurrent G8 summit. Israeli officials announce that further arrests are expected, and that the suspects will face standard criminal proceedings. (Haaretz), (Reuters Alertnet)

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In April 2006, the Alabama legislature passed HB 51, which was intended to move the presidential primary from June to February.
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June 2-3 has James Carter, reed master (he plays them all) called by the N.Y. Times, as the “ultimate peacock jazz musician.” June 10 has vocalist/bandleader Regina Carter who creates jazz magic with a violin as well.
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