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Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in January • 29 Ephraim Kishon • 25 Philip Johnson • 23 Johnny Carson • 22 Parveen Babi • 20 Jan Nowak-Jeziorański • 17 Virginia Mayo • 17 Zhao Ziyang • 15 Ruth Warrick • 14 Rudolph Moshammer Recent deaths Ongoing events • Tsunami relief... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Ongoing events • Iraqi legislative election • Bill C-38 (Canada gay marriage) • Tsunami relief Upcoming events • March 11: Red Nose Day 2005 in the UK. Deaths in February • 26 – Jef Raskin • 25 – Hugh Nibley • 25 – Peter Benenson • 21... ← - 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in March • 31 – Terri Schiavo • 30 – Mitch Hedberg • 29 – Johnnie Cochran • 27 – Wilfred Bigelow • 26 – Paul Hester • 26 – James Callaghan • 21 – Jeff Weise • 21 – Bobby Short • 19 – John De Lorean • 18 – Gary Bertini • 17 – George F... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in April • 26: Augusto Roa Bastos • 24: Ezer Weizman • 23: Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen • 23: John Mills • 16: Marla Ruzicka • 9: Andrea Dworkin • 6: Prince Rainier III • 5: Dale Messick • 5: Saul Bellow • 2: Pope John... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in June June 27: Shelby Foote June 27: John T. Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... January 2006 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 January 2006 (Tuesday) U.S. President George W. Bush delivers the State of the Union Address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress (the House of Representatives and the Senate). ...

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May 26: Eddie Albert
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May 21: Stephen Elliott
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May 13: Michael Ross
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May 3: Jagjit Singh Aurora
May 3: Don Canham
May 2: Bob Hunter
More Deaths Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in April • 26: Augusto Roa Bastos • 24: Ezer Weizman • 23: Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen • 23: John Mills • 16: Marla Ruzicka • 9: Andrea Dworkin • 6: Prince Rainier III • 5: Dale Messick • 5: Saul Bellow • 2: Pope John... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in June June 27: Shelby Foote June 27: John T. Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... Todays featured article • Tsunami Deaths in May • None entered Other recent deaths Ongoing events • None entered Upcoming events • None entered Related pages • 2005 in science • 2004 in science • 2003 in science • 2002 in science • 2001 in science Other Years in Sci Tech May 20, 2005 South Korean scientists led... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → This page deals with current events in the English-speaking places of Europe. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in May Graham Kennedy (1934-2005) Events in April Bali Nine Douglas Wood - Schapelle Corby Vivian Solon Related pages About this page May 31, 2005 (Tuesday) In Botswana, Australian lecturer Kenneth Good loses his appeal against... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → This page deals with current events in Malaysia and Singapore Deaths in May 2 Wee Kim Wee Other recent deaths Events in May Enquiry on the Nicoll Highway collapse Holidays in May Related pages 2005 in Malaysia... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Eddie Albert (April 22, 1906 – May 26, 2005) was an American stage, film, character actor and gardener, perhaps best known for starring as Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Ismail Merchant Ismail Merchant (December 25, 1936 – May 25, 2005) was an Indian-born film producer, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions which included director James Ivory and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Sunil Dutt (June 6, 1929 - May 25, 2005), born Balraj Dutt was an Indian Bollywood actor and politician. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Graham Cyril Kennedy AO (15 February 1934-25 May 2005) was an Australian radio, television and film performer. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Ravenscrofts 1970 gospel album Great Hymns in Story and Song Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft (February 6, 1914 – May 22, 2005) was an American voice actor and singer with a deep, booming voice. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... Howard Morris (September 4, 1919 – May 21, 2005) was an American comic actor and director. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... Subodh Mukherjee (b. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... Stephen Elliott (born November 27, 1918 in New York City; died May 21, 2005 in Woodland Hills, California) was an American actor and comedian from New York City. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Paul RicÅ“ur (February 27, 1913, Valence - May 20, 2005, Chatenay Malabry) was a French philosopher and anthropologist best known for his attempt to combine phenomenological description with hermeneutic interpretation. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Henry Corden (January 6, 1920 – May 19, 2005) was an actor and voice artist best known for taking over the role of Fred Flintstone on the The Flintstones after Alan Reed died in 1977. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Famous composer and writer on broadway aswell as television producer, who died in New York City on the 19th May 2005, at the age of 94. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Frank Gorshin as the Riddler, from the Batman TV series. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Albert Elliot Smiler Marshall (March 15, 1897 in Elmstead Market, Essex - May 16, 2005 in Ashtead, Surrey) was a British veteran of World War I and the last surviving British cavalryman to have seen battle on the Western Front. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Les Bartley (d. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... George Bernard Dantzig (8 November 1914 – 13 May 2005) was a mathematician who introduced the simplex algorithm and is considered the Father of linear programming. He was the recipient of many honors, including the National Medal of Science in 1975, the John von Neumann Theory Prize in 1974. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Michael Ross shortely after being arrested Michael Bruce Ross (July 26, 1959 – May 13, 2005) was an American serial killer. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Monica Zetterlund (born Monica Nilsson on September 20, 1937 in Hagfors, Värmlands län, Sweden, died May 12, 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden) was a Swedish singer and actress. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... Peter Wallace Rodino Jr. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Narayan Prasad Pokharel, (1958-2005), was president of the Nepal branch of the World Hindu Federation. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... David H. Hackworth (November 11, 1930 – May 4, 2005) known affectionately as Hack, was a retired United States Army colonel and prominent military journalist. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Lt-Gen Jagjit Singh Arora (February 13, 1916 - May 3, 2005) was the Indian commander whose comprehensive defeat of Pakistan in 1971 led to the creation of Bangladesh. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Don Canham (April 27, 1918-May 3, 2005) served as athletic director at the University of Michigan from 1968 to 1988. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Greenpeace founder and Journalist, Bob Hunter Robert (Bob) Lorne Hunter (October 13, 1941 – May 2, 2005) was a Canadian environmentalist, journalist, author and politician. ... For the new year, See Deaths in 2006. ...

Other days in 2005: April 30, 2005, May 2, 2005.

A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: April 29, 2005 - April 2005 - May 1, 2005 April 30, 2005 was a Saturday Cairo terrorism: Tourists in the Egyptian capital Cairo are targeted in two separate terrorist attacks. ... May 2, 2005 (Monday) Data withheld from an annual report on terrorism by the U.S. State Department show a sharp increase in attacks in 2004. ...

May 1, 2005 (Sunday)

Other days in 2005: May 1, 2005, May 3, 2005.

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May 2, 2005 (Monday)

Other days in 2005: May 2, 2005, May 4, 2005.

May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that Political terrorism be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Nickname: City of Generosity Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: City of Tulkarm Location Location in Palestine Government Neighbourhoods Al-Salam, Al-Sowana, Dhinnaba, Iktaba, Irtah, Iskan Al-Mozafeen, Izbat Al-Jarad, Izbat Naser, Nur Shams Camp, Shuwaykah, Tulkarm Camp Mayor Mahmoud Al-Jallad Geographical characteristics Area 246 km² Land 246 km... The emblem of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad shows a map of the land they claim as Palestine (roughly, present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) superimposed on the images of the Dome of the Rock, two fists and two rifles. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Nickname: City of Generosity Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: City of Tulkarm Location Location in Palestine Government Neighbourhoods Al-Salam, Al-Sowana, Dhinnaba, Iktaba, Irtah, Iskan Al-Mozafeen, Izbat Al-Jarad, Izbat Naser, Nur Shams Camp, Shuwaykah, Tulkarm Camp Mayor Mahmoud Al-Jallad Geographical characteristics Area 246 km² Land 246 km... A Qassam rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, landed and exploded in Israel. ... Sederot (Hebrew: (help·info); unofficially also spelled Sderot) is a city in the Southern District of Israel in Israel. ... Natan Sharansky (Hebrew: נתן שרנסקי, Russian: Натан Борисович Щаранский; born January 20, 1948) is a notable former Soviet anticommunist, Zionist, Israeli politician and writer. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon. ... A view of the old city Kabul Kabul (, Kâbl, in Persian کابل) is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan with a population variously estimated at 2 to 4 million. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Adidas is a German sports apparel manufacturer, part of the Adidas Group. ... Wilson official logo. ... In justice and law, house arrest is the situation where a person is confined (by the authorities) to his or her residence. ... Madhav Kumar Nepal is a Nepalese politician, general secretary of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist). ... Amrit Bohara is a leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist). ... The Union of Forces for Change (French: Union des Forces du Changement) is a political party in Togo. ... Faure Gnassingbé Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé (born June 6, 1966), also known as Faure Eyadéma, has been the President of Togo since May 4, 2005; he was previously president for twenty days from February 5 to February 25, 2005. ... Electoral fraud is the deliberate intentional interference with the process of an election. ... The Economic Community of West African States is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded on May 28, 1975 when 15 West African countries signed the Treaty of Lagos. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 141,205 km²  (54,520 sq. ... Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Opened for signature July 1, 1968 in New York Entered into force March 5, 1970 Conditions for entry into force Ratification by the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, the United States, and 40 other signatory states. ... The April 2005 attacks were three related incidents that took place in the city of Cairo, Egypt, on 7 April and 30 April 2005. ... It has been suggested that Political terrorism be merged into this article or section. ... Modern Cairo Cairo (Arabic: ‎ translit: ) is the capital city of Egypt (and previously the United Arab Republic) and has a metropolitan area population of approximately 15. ... The terms Neo-Nazism and Neo-Fascism refer to any social or political movement to revive Nazism or Fascism, respectively, and postdates the Second World War. ... Yvon Neptune Yvon Neptune (born November 8, 1946) was the Prime Minister of Haiti from 2002 until 2004. ... A hunger strike is a method of non-violent resistance in which participants fast as an act of political protest or to achieve a goal such as a policy change. ... The Minar-e-Pakistan represents Pakistani independence The Hazuri Bagh, looking towards the Roshnai Gate Lahore (Urdu: لاہور; Hindi: लाहौर) is a major city of Pakistan and is the capital of the province of Punjab. ... Skylark is the name of a British elevator research sounding rocket. ... United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... David M Crane is an American judge who was the Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone from April 2002 until July 15, 2005. ... Charles Ghankay Taylor (born January 28, 1948) is a Liberian leader who served as President of Liberia from 1997 to 2003. ... Lansana Conté (born 1934) has been the President of Guinea since 3 April 1984. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 2, 2005 (Monday) Data withheld from an annual report on terrorism by the U.S. State Department show a sharp increase in attacks in 2004. ... May 4, 2005 (Wednesday) Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israel freezes the handover of West Bank Palestinian towns to the Palestinian Authority. ...

May 3, 2005 (Tuesday)

Other days in 2005: May 3, 2005, May 5, 2005.

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May 4, 2005 (Wednesday)

Other days in 2005: May 4, 2005, May 6, 2005.

May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon. ... Nickname: City of Generosity Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: City of Tulkarm Location Location in Palestine Government Neighbourhoods Al-Salam, Al-Sowana, Dhinnaba, Iktaba, Irtah, Iskan Al-Mozafeen, Izbat Al-Jarad, Izbat Naser, Nur Shams Camp, Shuwaykah, Tulkarm Camp Mayor Mahmoud Al-Jallad Geographical characteristics Area 246 km² Land 246 km... Jericho (Arabic (help· info); ʼArīḥā; Hebrew (help· info); Standard Hebrew YÉ™riḥo; Tiberian Hebrew YÉ™rîḫô, YÉ™rîḥô, Greek Ίεριχώ = Ίερή ηχώ, HierÄ“ Ä“chō - Holy echo) is a town in the West Bank, near the Jordan River. ... The barrier route as of May 2005. ... The War on Terrorism or War on Terror (also Global War on Terrorism or GWOT[1]) is a campaign by the American, British, and their allies governments with the stated goal of ending international terrorism by stopping those groups identified by the U.S. as terrorist groups and ending state... Abu Faraj al-Libbi Abu Faraj al-Libbi (Arabic: أبو فرج الليبي) is a Libyan and an alleged member of the al-Qaeda terror organization. ... 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. ... The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... The explosion resulting from the crashing of United Airlines Flight 175 into the South Tower. ... Osama bin Laden Usāmah bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Lādin (Arabic: ; born March 10, 1957 [1], most commonly known as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden (أسامة بن لادن) is an Islamic fundamentalist, a primary founder of the al-Qaeda Islamic organization and a member of the immensely wealthy bin... 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. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... This article is about the province of Iraq. ... The Kurds are an ethnolinguistic group inhabiting parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey (a contiguous region commonly referred to as Kurdistan). ... This article is about the domestic group. ... The President of Iraq is Iraqs head of state. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti, (Arabic ), born April 28, 1937 , was the President of Iraq from 1979 until the United States-led invasion of Iraq reached Baghdad on April 9, 2003. ... The Hon. ... R. G. Casey House, the headquarters of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade This is a list of Australian Foreign Ministers: Note: Prior to 1970, the office was known as the Minister for External Affairs. ... Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (الجزيرة), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ... Initial image of Douglas Wood after capture by Iraqi militants. ... A hostage is a person (sometimes another entity) which is held by a captor (often a criminal abductor) in order to compel another party (relative, employer, government. ... An insurgency is an armed rebellion against a constituted authority, by any irregular armed force that rises up against an enforced or established authority, government, or administration. ... CCCCCCCC U U N N TTTTTTTTTTT CCC U U N N N T CCC U U N N N T CCC U U N N N T CCC U U N N N T CCC U U N N N T CCC U U N NN T CCC U U... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... City motto: No motto City proper Province Phnom Penh Mayor Kep Chuktema ( ) Area 290 km² Population 862,000 Density 3446. ... Memorial stupa at Choeung Ek Closer view, showing skulls within Choeung Ek, the site of a former orchard about 17km south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is the best-known of the sites known as The Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge regime executed about 17,000 people between 1975 and... See also: The Killing Fields. ... Alejandro Celestino Toledo Manrique (born 28 March 1946) is the current President of Peru. ... Electoral fraud is the deliberate intentional interference with the process of an election. ... Free trade is an economic concept referring to the selling of products between countries without tariffs or other trade barriers. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Life imprisonment is a term used for a particular kind of sentence of imprisonment. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese: Milán) is the main city of northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed region in Italy. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... It has been suggested that Firefighter Assist and Search Team be merged into this article or section. ... Donald Herbert may refer to: Donald Jeffrey Herbert, host of two educational television shows, or Donald Herbert, a firefighter who awoke from a coma after ten years. ... Brain damage or brain injury is the destruction or degeneration of brain cells. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 4, 2005 (Wednesday) Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israel freezes the handover of West Bank Palestinian towns to the Palestinian Authority. ... May 6, 2005 (Friday) The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rules that the FCC overstepped its authority in attempting to impose the broadcast flag on hardware manufacturers. ...

May 5, 2005 (Thursday)

Other days in 2005: May 5, 2005, May 7, 2005.

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The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service, and MP for Sedgefield. ... The Labour Party has since its formation in the early 20th century been the principal left wing political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Rt. ... The Conservative Party is one of the two largest political parties in the United Kingdom and the most successful party in political history based on election victories. ... Rt. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... 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The Falun emblem is the symbol of the Falun Gong. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita, a decree of the Concilium Plebis) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... A boycott is an action undertaken to abstain from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some organisation as an expression of protest or as a means of coercion. ... Yoweri Kaguta Museveni became President of Uganda on January 29, 1986. ... It has been suggested that Chattel slavery be merged into this article or section. ... Ilguilas Weila is an anti-slavery human rights activist in Niger. ... The Kansas Evolution Hearings were a series of hearings held in Topeka, Kansas in 2005 by the Kansas State Board of Education and its State Board Science Hearing Committee to change how the origin of life would be taught in the states public schools. ... 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May 6, 2005 (Friday)

Other days in 2005: May 6, 2005, May 8, 2005.

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Gaza City (alternatively, simply Gaza; Arabic غزة Ä azzah; Hebrew ×¢×–×” Azza). ... The Hamas emblem shows the Dome of the Rock, two crossed swords, Palestinian flags, and a map of the land they claim as Palestine (present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... Beit Lahia (Arabic: بيت لاهية) is a Palestinian village of about 40,000 people in the northern Gaza Strip. ... The Pyramid of Amenemhet III at Hawara, viewed from the east Amenemhet III was the last powerful ruler of the 12th Dynasty, and the pyramid he built at Hawara, in the Faiyum, is believed to post-date the so-called Black Pyramid built by the same ruler at Dahshur. ... Tulkarm (Arabic طولكرم Ṭūlkarm; Standard Hebrew טולכרם) is an Arab city in the West Bank. ... Qalqīlyah (Arabic قلقيلية; Standard Hebrew קלקיליה Qalqilya) is an Arab city in the West Bank. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... Time zones of Europe: Dark colours indicate countries observing daylight saving British Summer Time (BST), known in Ireland as Irish Summer Time (IST), is the changing of the clocks in effect in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in... The Labour Party has since its formation in the early 20th century been the principal left wing political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... A simple majority is the most common requirement in voting for a measure to pass, especially in deliberative bodies and small organizations. ... Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service, and MP for Sedgefield. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the head of government and so exercises many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... Dieu et mon droit (motto) (French for God and my right)2 Northern Irelands location within the UK Main language English Other recognised languages Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Peter Hain MP Area  - Total Ranked 4th... The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP, sometimes referred to as the Official Unionist Party or OUP or, in a historic sense, simply the Unionist Party ) is a moderate unionist political party in Northern Ireland, which formed its government between 1921 and 1972 and was supported by most unionists throughout the Troubles. ... 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Mitchel McLaughlin is the General Secretary of Sinn Fein. ... The Conservative Party is one of the two largest political parties in the United Kingdom and the most successful party in political history based on election victories. ... The Rt. ... Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes (meninges) covering the brain and the spinal cord. ... Known in India as the Lotus Temple, the Baháí House of Worship is one of the most famous landmarks in Delhi. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ... It has been suggested that Gendarmerie be merged into this article or section. ... The term National Socialism has been used in self-description by a number of different political groups and ideologies, some of which have no connection with the Nazis; see National socialism (disambiguation). ... The term Blacks is often used in the West to denote race for persons whose progenitors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan Africa. ... Detainee is neutral term used to indicate people held by a government, such as those it does not classify and treat as either prisoners of war or suspects in criminal cases. ... Torture is any act by which severe pain, whether physical or psychological, is intentionally inflicted on a person as a means of intimidation, a deterrent, revenge, a punishment, or as a method for the extraction of information or confessions (i. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 6, 2005 (Friday) The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rules that the FCC overstepped its authority in attempting to impose the broadcast flag on hardware manufacturers. ... May 8, 2005 (Sunday) Point guard Steve Nash of the NBAs Phoenix Suns makes history by becoming the first Canadian to win the NBAs MVP award. ...

May 7, 2005 (Saturday)

Other days in 2005: May 7, 2005, May 9, 2005.

May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dieu et mon droit (motto) (French for God and my right)2 Northern Irelands location within the UK Main language English Other recognised languages Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Peter Hain MP Area  - Total Ranked 4th... The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP, sometimes referred to as the Official Unionist Party or OUP or, in a historic sense, simply the Unionist Party ) is a moderate unionist political party in Northern Ireland, which formed its government between 1921 and 1972 and was supported by most unionists throughout the Troubles. ... David Trimble The Right Honourable William David Trimble (born on October 15, 1944) is a Northern Ireland politician, who served as leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and the first First Minister of Northern Ireland. ... // Error creating thumbnail: convert: unable to open image `/mnt/upload3/wikipedia/en/f/f5/Nobel_Peace_Prize_Medal. ... The Belfast Agreement (also known as the Good Friday Agreement and, more rarely, as the Stormont Agreement) was a major step in the Northern Ireland peace process. ... Barring a change in the law, the next general election in the United Kingdom must be held some time before June 30, 2006. ... George Peter (Pete) Nanos was the former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory from January 2003 to May 2005. ... Los Alamos National Laboratory, aerial view from 1995. ... Capt. ... Lockhart River is an Aboriginal community on Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. ... Emblems: Faunal - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus); Floral - Cooktown orchid (Dendrobium bigibbum); Bird - Brolga (Grus rubicunda); Aquatic - Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos); Gem - Sapphire; Colour - Maroon Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Governor Premier Const. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 7, 2005 (Saturday) Northern Irelands Ulster Unionist Party leader David Trimble, the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped reach the Good Friday Agreement, resigns from the leadership post he has held for ten years, after losing his seat in the British general election the previous day. ... May 9, 2005 (Monday) Iran admits to having converted thirty-seven tons of raw uranium into a gas, a key step in uranium enrichment. ...

May 8, 2005 (Sunday)

Other days in 2005: May 8, 2005, May 10, 2005.

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Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to various perspectives about Europes borders. ... (help· info) (pronounced ) (September 16, 1891 – December 24, 1980) was a naval leader in Germany during World War II. Dönitz was born near Berlin. ... The word massacre has a number of meanings, but most commonly refers to individual events of deliberate and direct mass killing, especially of noncombatant civilians or other innocents, that would often qualify as war crimes or atrocities. ... (NSDAP) National Socialist German Workers Party (German: ), better known as the NSDAP or the Nazi Party was a political party that was led to power in Germany by Adolf Hitler in 1933. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former governor of Texas. ... Baltic states and the Baltic Sea The Baltic states or the Baltic countries is a term which refers to three countries in Northern Europe: Estonia Latvia Lithuania Prior to World War II, Finland was sometimes considered a fourth Baltic state. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place (usually an enclosed area of land) in which dead bodies are buried. ... Margraten is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... A vigil (from the Latin vigilia, wakefulness) is a period of sleeplessness, an occasion for devotional watching or observance. ... This article is about the capital city of Germany. ... The terms Neo-Nazism and Neo-Fascism refer to any social or political movement to revive Nazism or Fascism, respectively, and postdates the Second World War. ... For the 1980s New Wave group, see Spandau Ballet. ... The Brandenburg Gate in 1871 The Brandenburg Gate in the Nazi era Soldier of the Polish Army during the Battle of Berlin The Brandenburg Gate in 1982. ... Demonstrators march in the street while protesting the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005. ... Categories: French government | Stub ... Michèle Alliot-Marie Michèle Alliot-Marie (born 10 September 1946) is the French Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs. ... The final battles of the European Theatre of World War II and the German surrender took place in late April and early May 1945. ... Location within France Reims (English traditionally Rheims) (pronounced in French) is a city of northern France, 144 km (89 miles) east-northeast of Paris. ... Generaloberst Alfred Jodl Alfred Jodl (May 10, 1890 - October 16, 1946) was a Wehrmacht leader. ... Unconditional surrender refers to a surrender without conditions, except for those provided by international law. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Abu Faraj al-Libbi Abu Faraj al-Libbi (Arabic: أبو فرج الليبي) is a Libyan and an alleged member of the al-Qaeda terror organization. ... This is a list of people accused of being Al-Qaeda members. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 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. ... EXILE is a 6-member Japanese pop music band. ... A Christian is a follower of Jesus Christ. ... General Michel Aoun in June 2005 Michel Aoun (ميشال عون) (born in 1935 in Beirut) is a Lebanese military commander and politician. ... The Free Patriotic Movement (Tayyar Al-Watani Al-Horr), also known as the Aounist Current (Tayyar Al-Aouni), is a Lebanese political party, led by General Michel Aoun, a former commander of the Lebanese army who served as Prime Minister of one of two governments that contended for power in... Etienne Nzabonimana, formerly a small businessman in Kirwa, Rwanda, was convicted in Belgium on June 29, 2005 for his role in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. ... Samuel Ndashyikirwa, formerly a small businessman in Kirwa, Rwanda, was convicted in Belgium on June 29, 2005 for his role in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. ... The Rwandan Genocide was the slaughter of an estimated 800,000 [1] to 1,000,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus, mostly carried out by two extremist Hutu militia groups, the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi, during a period of 100 days from April 6th through mid-July 1994. ... This article is about the political process. ... François Bozizé Yangouvonda (born October 14, 1946) is the current President of the Central African Republic. ... Abdelaziz Bouteflika (عبد العزيز بوتفليقة) (born March 2, 1937) is the President of Algeria (since 1999). ... Map of Algeria showing Setif province The Setif massacre was an attack on Algerian protesters by colonial French soldiers on May 8, 1945, the same day that Germany surrendered in World War II. Anti-French sentiment had been building across Algeria for months, leading to thousand-person protests in such... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... The term National Socialism has been used in self-description by a number of different political groups and ideologies, some of which have no connection with the Nazis; see National socialism (disambiguation). ... National Democratic Party of Germany can refer to: National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) - a far-right political party in Germany National Democratic Party of Germany (East Germany) (NDPD)- a former political party in East Germany This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might... This article is about the capital city of Germany. ... The Princess of Asturias (born Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, on September 15, 1972 in Oviedo, Spain) is the wife of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, the heir apparent to the Spanish throne. ... Gyanendra in royal dress King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev of Nepal (born July 7, 1947) is the King of Nepal and Supreme Commander In Chief of the Royal Nepalese Army. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 8, 2005 (Sunday) Point guard Steve Nash of the NBAs Phoenix Suns makes history by becoming the first Canadian to win the NBAs MVP award. ... May 10, 2005 (Tuesday) Leaders in Indonesia visit Suharto, the nations former president, who is hospitalized with what has been diagnosed as intestinal bleeding. ...

May 9, 2005 (Monday)

Other days in 2005: May 9, 2005, May 11, 2005.

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May 10, 2005 (Tuesday)

Other days in 2005: May 10, 2005, May 12, 2005.

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May 11, 2005 (Wednesday)

Other days in 2005: May 11, 2005, May 13, 2005.

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May 12, 2005 (Thursday)

Other days in 2005: May 12, 2005, May 14, 2005.

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May 13, 2005 (Friday)

  • Heavy exchanges of fire in the Israeli-Lebanese border. Hezbollah fired at least 9 mortar shells or Katyusha rockets on outposts in the disputed Shebaa Farms. The IDF retaliated by artillery fire and IAF aircraft bombed 3 Hezbollah positions. Israel maintains that Lebanon bears full responsibility for the border attacks, committed by Hezbollah and local Palestinian groups, while Hezbollah maintain that they are acting in retaliation for Israeli attacks on Lebanese territory including a hit on civilian houses in the village of Kfar Shouba. (Haaretz), (BBC)
  • Guantánamo Bay Qur'an desecration allegations: United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice promises "prompt action" if investigations prove that the Quran was desecrated by U.S. soldiers in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The Saudi Arabian government voices its "deep indignation" and has demanded a quick investigation and punishment for the perpetrators if found to be true. Seven people have died in Afghanistan following Anti-American protests in the wake of the allegations. There have also been protests in Pakistan and Indonesia. (BBC) (BBC) (The Jakarta Post)
  • The Vatican announced that the late Pope, John Paul II, is to be beatified. This is the first step to becoming a saint. (BBC)
  • Unrest In Uzbekistan:
    • Thousands of Uzbeks take over a high security jail in Andijan, freeing thousands of prisoners in protest against the jail sentence of 23 businessmen who were accused of being Islamic extremists. (CBC)
    • Violence breaks out in Andijan and in the capital Tashkent. There are reports of firefights in the streets and snipers firing into the crowd. A political rally in Andijan demands the resignation of the government, which claims that the situation is under control. (BBC) (Interfax) (CNN)
    • At least twenty protesters – some reports say as many as 500 – are shot dead in Uzbekistan. Thirty soldiers have been taken hostage as a result. (Yahoo!) (BBC) (The Guardian)
    • A man is fatally shot outside Israel's embassy in Tashkent. The man, who has a history of mental illness, was carrying wooden objects, and guards suspected him of being a suicide bomber. He walked through to the building, despite warning shots in the air and a bullet to the leg, and was eventually shot dead. The American embassy reported he was a suicide bomber and one Uzbek police officer said the man was carrying only a harmless package. However, it was later reported that the man was carrying a mock explosive belt. (Haaretz), (Ynet)
  • Michael Ross becomes the first person executed in the U.S. state of Connecticut since 1960. He was convicted in 1987 of the murder of four girls and young women. He confessed to having committed four more killings. (CNN)
  • Anime Central 8 kicks off today with over 10000 attendees.
Other days in 2005: May 13, 2005, May 15, 2005.

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Historically, artillery refers to any engine used for the discharge of projectiles during war. ... The Israeli Air Force (IAF) (Hebrew: חיל האוויר Heyl haAvir) is the air force of the Israel Defense Forces. ... The Hezbollah flag Hezbollah (Arabic ‮حزب الله‬, meaning Party of God) is a Shia Islamist group in Lebanon founded in 1982 to fight the Israeli occupation in southern Lebanon. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The Quran desecration controversy of 2005 captured international attention in April 2005 when Newsweek published an article which appeared to confirm several previous allegations that U.S. personnel at the Guantánamo Bay prison camp had damaged a copy of the Quran by putting it in a toilet... The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is the 66th and current United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W. Bush. ... The Quran (Arabic al-qurʾān أَلْقُرآن; also transliterated as Quran, Koran, and less commonly Alcoran) is the holy book of Islam. ... The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Map of Cuba with location of Guantánamo Bay indicated. ... The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a country on the Arabian Peninsula. ... Anti-American sentiment is a hostility towards or disapproval of the government, culture, history, and/or people of the United States of America. ... The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the head of the Roman Catholic Church. ... 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Andijan is the capital of the Andijon province, which includes the Ferghana Valley Andijan (Andijon in Uzbek; also Andizhan, Andizan, Андижан) is the fourth-largest city in Uzbekistan, and the capital of the Andijan Province. ... This article is about political Islamism. ... Extremism is a term used to describe either ideas or actions thought by critics to be unwarranted or at least beyond what is acceptable in a civilised society. ... Tashkent Tashkent (Toshkent or Тошкент in Uzbek, Ташкент in Russian; its name translates from Uzbek to Stone City in English) is the current capital of Uzbekistan and also of Tashkent Province. ... The term sniper is attested from 1824 in the sense of sharpshooter. The verb to snipe originated in the 1770s among soldiers in British India in the sense of to shoot from a hidden place, in allusion to snipe hunting, a game bird known for being difficult to sneak up... A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one nation state present in another nation state to represent the sending state in the receiving State. ... Tashkent Tashkent (Toshkent or Тошкент in Uzbek, Ташкент in Russian; its name translates from Uzbek to Stone City in English) is the current capital of Uzbekistan and also of Tashkent Province. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... Explosive belt (technically, a vest) worn by a Palestinian bomber captured by Israeli police An explosive belt (also called suicide belt, suicide vest or shaheed belt) is a vest packed with explosives and armed with a detonator, worn by suicide bombers. ... Michael Ross shortely after being arrested Michael Bruce Ross (July 26, 1959 – May 13, 2005) was an American serial killer. ... 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May 14, 2005 (Saturday)

Other days in 2005: May 14, 2005, May 16, 2005.

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Lukla is a town in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal where most people visiting the Himalayas near Mount Everest start their journey. ... North Korea occupies the northern portion of a mountainous peninsula projecting southeast from China, between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea. ... North Korea claims to possess nuclear weapons, and is widely believed to have a substantial arsenal of chemical weapons, deliverable by artillery against South Korea. ... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... An earthquake is a phenomenon that results from and is powered by the dynamic release of stored energy that radiates seismic waves. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatara and Sumatera) is the sixth largest island of the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the 3rd largest island of Indonesia after Kalimantan and New Guinea. ... In May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan reached a head when Uzbek troops fired into a crowd of protesters in the eastern city of Andijan, killing an estimated 400 to 1000 people on 13 May, in what has been termed the Andijan massacre. ... Andijan is the capital of the Andijon province, which includes the Ferghana Valley Andijan (Andijon in Uzbek; also Andizhan, Andizan, Андижан) is the fourth-largest city in Uzbekistan, and the capital of the Andijan Province. ... Islam Karimov Islam Abduganievich Karimov (in modern Uzbek: Islom Karimov, Russian: Ислам Абдуганиевич Каримов) (born January 30, 1938) has been the President of Uzbekistan since 1991. ... The Pan-Green Coalition (Traditional Chinese: 泛綠聯盟; Simplified Chinese: 泛绿联盟; pinyin: ) or Pan-Green Force (Traditional Chinese: 泛綠軍; Simplified Chinese: 泛绿军; pinyin: ), is an informal political alliance in early 21st century Taiwan, consisting of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU), and the minor Taiwan Independence Party (TAIP). ... An election for the National Assembly will be held in the Republic of China on Taiwan on Saturday 2005-05-14, from 07:30 to 16:00 local time. ... The National Assembly (Traditional Chinese: 國民大會; Simplified Chinese: 国民大会; Pinyin: ) refers to several parliamentary bodies that existed in the history of the Republic of China. ... Peter Gloystein was the Economy Minister of Bremen, a state in Germany until May 2005. ... The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (official name; German: Freie Hansestadt Bremen) is a port city in northern Germany and one of its 16 Federal States (Bundesländer). ... 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Cliff Richard Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb in Lucknow, India, on October 14, 1940) is one of the United Kingdoms most well known singers amongst those aged 30 years and above. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 14, 2005 (Saturday) For the first time, a helicopter lands on top of the worlds highest mountain, Mount Everest in Himalaya. ... May 16, 2005 (Monday) The National Assembly of Kuwait votes 35-23 in favor of womens suffrage, effective for the 2007 Parlimentary Election. ...

May 15, 2005 (Sunday)

Other days in 2005: May 15, 2005, May 17, 2005.

May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... Shabak emblem Defender who shall not be seen The Shabak (in Hebrew, שבכ   Shabak?} an acronym of Sherut ha-Bitachon ha-Klali שירות ביטחון כללי) known abroad as the Shin Bet or the GSS (General Security Service), is the Internal General Security Service of Israel. ... Avi Dichter (Hebrew: אבי דיכטר) (born: December 4, 1952) is an Israeli politician, former head of the Shabak, and member of the Knesset. ... Students attending a lecture at the Helsinki University of Technology The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stÅ­dÄ“rÄ•, meaning to direct ones zeal at; hence a student is one who directs zeal at a subject. ... Israels unilateral disengagement plan (Hebrew: תוכנית ההתנתקות (the official name) or תוכנית ההנתקות; also known as the disengagement plan, Gaza Pull-Out plan, and Gaza Expulsion plan by its opponents) is a proposal by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to remove all permanent Israeli presence in the Gaza Strip and from northern Samaria... In May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan reached a head when Uzbek troops fired into a crowd of protesters in the eastern city of Andijan, killing an estimated 400 to 1000 people on 13 May, in what has been termed the Andijan massacre. ... Andijan is the capital of the Andijon province, which includes the Ferghana Valley Andijan (Andijon in Uzbek; also Andizhan, Andizan, Андижан) is the fourth-largest city in Uzbekistan, and the capital of the Andijan Province. ... The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (colloquially called the Foreign Secretary) is a member of the British Government responsible for relations with foreign countries, heading the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (often called simply the Foreign Office). ... John Whitaker Jack Straw (born August 3, 1946, Buckhurst Hill) is a British Labour Party politician. ... Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. ... Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is the 66th and current United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W. Bush. ... Location of Baghdad within Iraq Baghdad (Arabic: ‎ translit: , Kurdish: Bexda, from Persian Baagh-daad or Bag-Da-Du meaning “Garden of God” [1]) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Iskandariya (إسكندرية, also given as Iskandariyah, Iskanderiyah, Iskanderiya, Iskanderiyeh or Sikandariyeh) is an ancient town in central Iraq, one of a number of towns in the Near East named after Alexander the Great (Iskander in Arabic). ... RamădÄ« (الرمادي) is a city in central Iraq, about 100 kilometers west of Baghdad. ... Tuberculosis (commonly shortened to TB) is an infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous system (meningitis), lymphatic system, circulatory system (Miliary tuberculosis), genitourinary system, bones and joints. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Domitien Ndayizeye (b. ... Dar es Salaam (دار السلام), formerly Mzizima, is the largest city (pop. ... Nickname: The Entertainment Capital of the World Official website: http://www. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 15, 2005 (Sunday) Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Shin Bet head Avi Dichter finishes his 5-year term and Yuval Diskin is appointed as his replacement. ... May 17, 2005 (Tuesday) Guantánamo Bay Quran desecration allegations: The Bush Adminstration suggests that to undo damage caused by the story, Newsweek explain the process by which their story alleging Quran desecration, which sparked riots leading to 17 deaths, came into being. ...

May 16, 2005 (Monday)

  • The National Assembly of Kuwait votes 35-23 in favor of women's suffrage, effective for the 2007 Parlimentary Election. Though the law mentions it should be subject to Islamic law, it is speculated this will only mean gender-segregated polling places. (Yahoo!)
  • Many French workers stay at home to protest over government's cancellation of Whit Monday holiday. Seven unions ask their workers to strike and many businesses stay closed. (BBC) (Bloomberg) (Reuters), (Wikinews)
  • Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi bans demonstrations in the capital Addis Ababa for one month after Sunday's parliamentary elections. Opposition parties, especially Coalition for Unity and Democracy accuse government of electoral fraud and harassment of their election observers. No results have been published yet. (News24) (BBC) (Forbes) (Wikinews)
  • Unrest in Uzbekistan: Uzbek soldiers seal off the town of Korasuv after locals take over government buildings. The government denies giving an order to fire at protesters but they do not let journalists or the Red Cross visit the affected areas to evaluate the situation. Phone and internet access has been cut. There are varying reports of at least 700 people dead and continuing firefights in Andijan and other towns like Teshiktosh. Saidjahon Zaynabitdinov, head of the local human rights advocacy group Appeal, says that government troops had killed 200 in Pakhtabad and expects mass arrests. Opposition supporters and human rights campainers rally in the capital Tashkent. Hundreds of refugees have fled over the border of Kyrgyzstan; they believe that the death toll may be in thousands. (IHT) (CBC) (Reuters AlertNet) (Reuters) (CNN) (BBC) (Moscow Times) (Wikinews)
  • A jury in West Palm Beach, Florida, finds for Ronald Perelman in his lawsuit against the brokerage firm Morgan Stanley, on the grounds that Morgan Stanley helped appliance maker Sunbeam falsify its financial condition at the expense of investors like Perelman. He was awarded $ 604 million. (CNN)
  • An Indonesian court upholds the two-and-half year sentence of Abu Bakar Bashir. (Laksamana) (Reuters AlertNet)
  • The National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa intends to charge 64 men, including the 61 men released from Zimbabwe, under its anti-mercenary laws. (Reuters SA) (IOL)
  • Thousands of protesters rally in La Paz, Bolivia in support of legislation that would impose larger taxes on foreign energy companies. Some demand nationalization. (MercoPress) (Reuters AlertNet) (BBC)
  • The United Nations World Food Program states that North Korea is in dire need of food aid. (Chosun Ilbo) (BBC)
  • Ethiopia's ruling party EPRDF states it has won general elections when the opposition claims a victory. Voter turnout was over 90%. (Reuters SA) (News24) (News24) (BBC)
  • In Nigeria, former education minister Fabian Osuji, former Senate leader Adolphus Wabara and 5 others go on trial for corruption. Osuji claims he is just a "scapegoat". (BBC)
  • Belgravia Gallery in London removes works with the signature of Nelson Mandela. Mandela has filed a lawsuit forbidding sale of any items using his name. (All Headline News) (BBC)
  • Six African countries begin a two-day summit in Tripoli, Libya, to assess situation in Darfur. None of the local rebel groups have sent representatives. (LJBC, Libya) (Reuters AlertNet) (BBC)
  • Indian police arrest a man connected to the attack on social worker Shakuntala Verma in Uttar Pradesh. (Times of India) (WebIndia123) (NDTV)
  • Indian troops rescue more than 300 tourists who were stranded at the Himalayan pass of Natu La for two days after an avalanche (BBC)
  • In Sri Lanka, Buddhist monk Bellana Pannaloka Thero tries to commit suicide after he was jailed for child sexual abuse (BBC)
Other days in 2005: May 16, 2005, May 18, 2005.

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Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 16, 2005 (Monday) The National Assembly of Kuwait votes 35-23 in favor of womens suffrage, effective for the 2007 Parlimentary Election. ... May 18, 2005 (Wednesday) According to a spokesman for the Georgian Interior Ministry, a hand grenade found among spectators during a speech by U.S. President George W. Bush last week in Tbilisi failed to function, although it was live and could have exploded. ...

May 17, 2005 (Tuesday)

  • Guantánamo Bay Qur'an desecration allegations: The Bush Administration suggests that to undo "damage" caused by the story, Newsweek explain the process by which their story alleging Qu'ran desecration, which sparked riots leading to 17 deaths, came into being. (NYTimes)
  • U.S. authorities detain Luis Posada Carriles, a CIA-linked anti-Castro militant, considered a terrorist by Cuba. (Financial Times)
  • George Galloway, British MP and anti-war campaigner, appears before the United States Senate to defend himself against charges that he profited from Saddam Hussein's regime, launching a tirade against the senators who had accused him and attacking the war in Iraq. (BBC) (Guardian Unlimited) (The Times Online)
  • Unrest in Uzbekistan: The Uzbek government says they will allow foreign diplomats to visit Andijan. Survivors from Andijan who have crossed the border to Kyrgyzstan say that government troops opened fire without warning and that they were shelled in the Kyrgyzstan border crossing. Opposition believes that as many as 745 may be dead. Official government death toll is 169. Government officials still deny that soldiers killed civilians (Moscow Times) (Reuters AlertNet) (Guardian Unlimited) (London Free Press) (Guardian Unlimited) (Interfax) (Reuters AlertNet) (IHT) (Telegraph)
  • 12,000 protesters march in the Brazilian capital of Brasília to protest the government's slowness in land reform. A 17-day march of the Landless Workers Movement ends with violence in the capital when the demonstrators clash with the riot police. Over 50 people are injured. (Bloomberg) (Reuters) (BBC)
  • In Guatemala, gunmen assassinate public prosecutor Erick Galvez in Chiquimula department. (BBC)
  • Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue announces she has been diagnosed with the early stages of breast cancer and is postponing her upcoming Australian tour. (SMH) (The Age) (BBC) (NineMSN)
  • Canadian Conservative MP Belinda Stronach crosses the floor of the House of Commons to sit with the Liberals, two days before a crucial budget vote that could determine whether the Liberal government falls or not. (CBC)
  • The Spanish parliament approves plan to begin negotiations with the Basque ETA. (IHT) (Guardian Unlimited) (Reuters AlertNet)
  • Judges at the International Criminal Court at The Hague send a case of Radovan Stanković back to new war crimes court in Bosnia. Stanković is accused of rape of Bosnian Muslim women in Foca in 1992. (BBC) (Reuters AlertNet)
  • A court in Paris sentences four men to 2-7 years in prison for complicity in the murder of Afghan resistance leader Ahmed Shah Masood in 2001. (BBC)
  • In Russia, the trial of Nur-Pashi Kulayev, the only survivor of the attackers in the Beslan school hostage crisis, begins. Relatives of the victims disrupt the proceedings. (Moscow Times) (Reuters AlertNet) (BBC)
  • In Malawi, education minister Yusuf Mwawa is arrested for using public funds to pay for his wedding. (Reuters) (BBC)
  • A Kenyan court drops the murder charge of Thomas Cholmondeley for insufficient evidence. (IOL) (Reuters SA) (BBC)
  • British Prime Minister Tony Blair's government unveils a controversial proposal for national identity cards and other counter-terrorism measures besides a bill on immigration. (Los Angeles Times) (Bloomberg)
Other days in 2005: May 17, 2005, May 19, 2005.

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The Quran ( Arabic al-qurʾān أَلْقُرآن; its literal meaning is the recitation and is often called Al Quran Al Karim: The Noble Quran, also transliterated as Quran, Koran, and less commonly Alcoran) is the holy book of Islam. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... Luis Posada Carriles (born February 15, 1928) is an anti-Castro Cuban émigré who is alleged to have been involved in numerous violent terrorist plots, including hotel bombings and the 1976 bombing of a Cubana Flight 455 in which seventy-three people were killed. ... 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Andijan is the capital of the Andijon province, which includes the Ferghana Valley Andijan (Andijon in Uzbek; also Andizhan, Andizan, Андижан) is the fourth-largest city in Uzbekistan, and the capital of the Andijan Province. ... Brasília from space, November 1990 Niemeyers Cathedral Brasília is the capital city of Brazil. ... Land reform (also agrarian reform although that can have a broader meaning) is the government-initiated or government-backed redistribution of — i. ... MST logo. ... Jack Ruby murdered the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, in a very public manner. ... Chiquimula Chiquimula is a department in Guatemala. ... Kylie Ann Minogue (born May 28, 1968) is an Australian singer-songwriter and occasional actress. ... Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ... 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May 18, 2005 (Wednesday)

Other days in 2005: May 18, 2005, May 20, 2005.

May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A WWII-era MkIIA1 pineapple fragmentation hand grenade A hand grenade is a small hand-held bomb designed to be thrown by hand. ... 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 and a former governor of Texas. ... Tbilisi (Georgian თბილისი) is the capital city of the country of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura (Mtkvari) river, at . ... Following are the successive heads of state of Poland. ... Office President of Poland Term of office from December 23, 1995 until December 23, 2005 Profession Journalist Political party SLD Spouse Jolanta KwaÅ›niewska Date of birth November 15, 1954 Place of birth BiaÅ‚ogard, Poland Date of death {{{death_date}}} Place of death {{{death_in}}} Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski (pronounced: â–¶(?)) (born November... Parliamentary elections for both houses of the Parliament of Poland were held on September 25, 2005. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on October 9 and October 23, 2005. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (283rd in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan reached a head when Uzbek troops fired into a crowd of protesters in the eastern city of Andijan, killing an estimated 400 to 1000 people on 13 May, in what has been termed the Andijan massacre. ... Andijan is the capital of the Andijon province, which includes the Ferghana Valley Andijan (Andijon in Uzbek; also Andizhan, Andizan, Андижан) is the fourth-largest city in Uzbekistan, and the capital of the Andijan Province. ... A death toll is the number of dead as a result of war, violence, accident, natural disaster, extreme weather, or disease. ... Bakhtiyor Rakhimov with supporters in Korasuv. ... Korasuv (also transliterated Kara-Soo and Kara-Su and Qorawsuw)is a town in Andijan Province in eastern Uzbekistan, about 50 km from the district capital of Andijan. ... WHO emblem The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, acting as a coordinating authority on international public health, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. ... Species Ivory Coast ebolavirus Reston ebolavirus Sudan ebolavirus Zaire ebolavirus Ebola is a virus of the Filoviridae family which causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a fatal disease in humans. ... The Marburg virus is the causative agent of Marburg hemorrhagic fever. ... Evgeny Adamov (Yevgeny Adamov or Yevgeniy Adamov) was the head of the Russian atomic energy ministry, MinAtom. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 18, 2005 (Wednesday) According to a spokesman for the Georgian Interior Ministry, a hand grenade found among spectators during a speech by U.S. President George W. Bush last week in Tbilisi failed to function, although it was live and could have exploded. ... May 20, 2005 (Friday) Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith reaches a record high at the box offices on opening day with $50 million on 9,400 screens at 3,661 theaters worldwide, edging out Spider-Man 2s top opening day record of $40. ...

May 19, 2005 (Thursday)

Other days in 2005: May 19, 2005, May 21, 2005.

May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The tsunami caused by the December 26, 2004 earthquake strikes Ao Nang, Thailand. ... 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. ... The 2005 Canadian budget was the budget of the Government of Canada for the 2005-2006 fiscal year. ... The 2005 Canadian budget was the budget of the Government of Canada for the 2005-2006 fiscal year. ... Current house speaker Peter Milliken In Canada the Speaker of the House of Commons (French: Président de la Chambre des communes) is the presiding officer of the lower house and is elected by fellow MPs. ... A motion of no confidence, also called a 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. ... This unusual mosiac of storms shows, from left to right, Hurricane Jova, Hurricane Kenneth, and Tropical Storm Max. ... In May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan reached a head when Uzbek troops fired into a crowd of protesters in the eastern city of Andijan, killing an estimated 400 to 1000 people on 13 May, in what has been termed the Andijan massacre. ... Korasuv (also transliterated Kara-Soo and Kara-Su and Qorawsuw)is a town in Andijan Province in eastern Uzbekistan, about 50 km from the district capital of Andijan. ... Islam Karimov Islam Abduganievich Karimov (in modern Uzbek: Islom Karimov, Russian: Ислам Абдуганиевич Каримов) (born January 30, 1938) has been the President of Uzbekistan since 1991. ... A river in the Amazon rainforest The Amazon Rainforest is a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon Basin of South America. ... United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), is a organisation under the United Nations which was formed in December 1991 with the General Assembly Resolution 46/182. ... The World Food Programme (WFP) is an agency of the United Nations which distributes food commodities to support development projects, to long-term refugees and displaced persons and as emergency food assistance in situations of natural and man-made disasters. ... A drought or an extreme dry periodic climate is an extended period where water availability falls below the statistical requirements for a region. ... Desert locust Nymph of Locust (Schistocera americana) with distinct wing-rudiments Locust from the 1915 Locust Plague For other meanings of the word Locust, see Locust (disambiguation). ... School of juvenile herring - many fish have the opercula wide open for ram feeding and you can see the red gills The term swarm (schooling or swarming) is applied to fish, birds and insects and describes a behavior of an aggregation (school) of animals of similar size and body orientation... United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Human rights violation. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Marcel Gatsinzi is a Rwandan soldier and politician, and Rwandas current Minister of Defence. ... Hutu is the name given to one of the three ethnic groups occupying Burundi and Rwanda. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The Rwandan Genocide was the slaughter of an estimated 800,000 [1] to 1,000,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus, mostly carried out by two extremist Hutu militia groups, the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi, during a period of 100 days from April 6th through mid-July 1994. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that Chattel slavery be merged into this article or section. ... Ilguilas Weila is an anti-slavery human rights activist in Niger. ... The University of Newcastle upon Tyne is a British university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England. ... Cloning is the process of creating an identical copy of an original. ... Embryos (and one tadpole) of the wrinkled frog (Rana rugosa). ... Mouse embryonic stem cells. ... Motto: 널리 인간 세계를 이롭게 하라 (Broadly bring benefit to humanity, 弘益人間) Anthem: Aegukga Capital Seoul Largest city Seoul Official language(s) Korean Government President Prime Minister Presidential democracy Roh Moo-hyun Han Myung-sook Establishment - Gojoseon - Declaration of Republic - Liberation - First Republic 2333 BC March 1, 1919 August 15, 1945 August 15, 1948 Area  - Total... Seoul National University is a university whose main campus is located in Seoul, South Korea. ... Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the third episode of the Star Wars film series (but the sixth film to be produced), to be released on Thursday, May 19, 2005. ... A workprint is a rough version of a motion picture, used by the film editor(s) during the editing process. ... DVD-R writing/reading side DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... File sharing is the activity of making files available to other users for download over the Internet, but also over smaller networks. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 19, 2005 (Thursday) Scientists discover that the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was the longest ever recorded — lasting nearly ten minutes when most powerful earthquakes last no more than a few seconds — and shook the entire planet. ... May 21, 2005 (Saturday) In visiting Calvin College to give a commencement speech, George W. Bush is met with a petition by a third of the college faculty, stating We believe your administration has launched an unjust and unjustified war in Iraq. ...

May 20, 2005 (Friday)

Other days in 2005: May 20, 2005, May 22, 2005.

May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the third episode of the Star Wars film series (but the sixth film to be produced), to be released on Thursday, May 19, 2005. ... This article is about general United States currency. ... Spider-Man 2 is the Academy Award-winning sequel to the popular 2002 film Spider-Man and was released in the U.S. on June 30th, 2004. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The 32nd Daytime Emmy Awards were held on Friday May 20, 2005 to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from the previous year (2004). ... General Hospital is the longest-running daytime soap opera on the American ABC television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West since its inception). ... Erika Slezak, in a still from the One Life to Live opening sequence. ... One Life to Live is a soap opera which has been broadcast on the American ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York- based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... The Andes between Chile and Argentina The Andes form the longest mountain chain in the world. ... A degree Celsius (°C) is a unit of temperature named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744), who first proposed a similar system in 1742. ... Fahrenheit is a temperature scale named after the German physicist Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), who proposed it in 1724. ... Etoumbi is a town in the Cuvette-Ouest province of northwestern Republic of the Congo. ... Species Ivory Coast ebolavirus Reston ebolavirus Sudan ebolavirus Zaire ebolavirus Ebola is a virus of the Filoviridae family which causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a fatal disease in humans. ... Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The Hamas emblem shows the Dome of the Rock, two crossed swords, Palestinian flags, and a map of the land they claim as Palestine (present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... The Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) are a Palestinian militant network which operates in the Gaza Strip and are regarded as terrorist organizations by Israel and the United States. ... The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades (كتائب شهداء الاقصى) are one of the militias of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafats al- Fatah faction. ... US soldier firing an M224 60-mm mortar. ... An Anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) is a missile the primary purpose of which is to hit and destroy tanks. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This unusual mosiac of storms shows, from left to right, Hurricane Jova, Hurricane Kenneth, and Tropical Storm Max. ... Hurricane Adrian was a tropical cyclone that formed on May 17, 2005. ... San Salvador (coordinates ) is the capital of El Salvador. ... United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Norwegian Blue Helmet during the Siege of Sarajevo, 1992 - 1993, photo by Mikhail Evstafiev. ... Politics of Papua New Guinea Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Papua New Guinea ... Location of North Solomons (Bougainville) Province in Papua New Guinea This article is about the island; Bougainville is also the name of a commune in the Somme département of France. ... An autonomous (subnational) entity is a subnational entity that has a certain amount of autonomy. ... Kylie Ann Minogue (born May 28, 1968) is an Australian singer-songwriter and occasional actress. ... Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 20, 2005 (Friday) Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith reaches a record high at the box offices on opening day with $50 million on 9,400 screens at 3,661 theaters worldwide, edging out Spider-Man 2s top opening day record of $40. ... May 22, 2005 (Sunday) In Shenzhen, China, what is believed to be the largest urban demolition blast in China uses 1,500 lb (680 kg) of explosives to simultaneously topple 16 tower blocks. ...

May 21, 2005 (Saturday)

Other days in 2005: May 21, 2005, May 23, 2005.

May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Calvin College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former governor of Texas. ... Elena Paparizou Elena Paparizou (whose first name is also commonly spelled Helena) (Greek: Έλενα Παπαρίζου) (born January 31, 1982) is a popular Greek singer, born and raised in Gothenburg in Sweden. ... The presenters, Maria Efrosinina and Pavlo Shylko. ... A monument to St. ... The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), known in French as LUnion Européenne de Radio-Télévision (UER), and unrelated to the European Union, was formed February 12, 1950 by 23 broadcasting organizations from Europe and the Mediterranean at a conference in the coastal resort of Torquay in Devon... The Sun, a tabloid daily newspaper published in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, has the highest circulation of any daily English-language newspaper in the world, standing at around 3,200,000 copies daily in late-2004, but at one point in the past decade, almost 5... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti, (Arabic ), born April 28, 1937 , was the President of Iraq from 1979 until the United States-led invasion of Iraq reached Baghdad on April 9, 2003. ... Ali Hassan al-Majid Ali Hassan al-Majid (born 1941), is an Iraqi official and commander. ... Most Wanted playing card Huda Salih Mahdi Ammash (born Baghdad 1953) is an American-educated Iraqi scientist, dubbed Mrs. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former governor of Texas. ... Official logo Science Olympiad is a primarily American elementary, middle school, or high school team competition that requires knowledge of various science topics and engineering ability. ... The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, also known as UIUC and the U of I (the officially preferred abbreviation), is the flagship campus in the University of Illinois system. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in north London. ... The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Penalty shootouts (officially referred to as kicks from the penalty mark) are sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament following a tied result in a game of association football (soccer). ... Manchester United Football Club is an English football club, based at Old Trafford Football Ground, Manchester. ... The Millennium Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm y Mileniwm) in Cardiff is the national stadium of Wales, used primarily for rugby union and association football. ... The Norman Keep, Cardiff Castle. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 21, 2005 (Saturday) In visiting Calvin College to give a commencement speech, George W. Bush is met with a petition by a third of the college faculty, stating We believe your administration has launched an unjust and unjustified war in Iraq. ... May 23, 2005 (Monday) Channel 10, an Israeli television station, broadcasts footage of what it claims is Israeli Defence Forces using a Palestinian youth as a human shield against rock-throwers in the West Bank. ...

May 22, 2005 (Sunday)

Other days in 2005: May 22, 2005, May 24, 2005.

Other days in 2005: May 23, 2005, May 25, 2005.

May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... For more detail of Sharons recent illness, see Illnesses of Ariel Sharon. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... First Lady Laura Bush Laura Lane Welch Bush (born November 4, 1946) is the wife of U.S. President George W. Bush and is the current First Lady of the United States. ... Martha Washington, 1st First Lady of the United States Laura Bush, current First Lady of the United States (2001-present) First Lady of the United States is the unofficial title of the hostess of the White House. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Western Wall by night The Western Wall, known as the Kotel HaMaaravi (or simply Kotel)הכותל המערבי in Hebrew , also called the Wailing Wall (or Al-Buraq Wall, in a mix of English and Arabic) is a retaining wall from the time of the Second, q. ... Dome of the Rock in center of Temple Mount The Dome of the Rock (Arabic: قبة الصخرة Qubbat As-Sakhrah) is a famous Islamic shrine in Jerusalem. ... Combatants Coalition Forces (United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Poland) Iraq Commanders Tommy Franks Saddam Hussein Strength 263,000 375,000 The 2003 invasion of Iraq, termed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the US administration, began on March 20. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The Pyramid of Amenemhet III at Hawara, viewed from the east Amenemhet III was the last powerful ruler of the 12th Dynasty, and the pyramid he built at Hawara, in the Faiyum, is believed to post-date the so-called Black Pyramid built by the same ruler at Dahshur. ... Nāblus (sometimes Nābulus; Arabic: (help· info); IPA , Hebrew: (help· info); IPA ); ) is a major city under Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and, with a population of over 100,000, is one of the largest Palestinian population centers in the Middle East. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... The German head of government has been known as the Chancellor (German: Kanzler) ever since the creation of the post. ... Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schröder [] (born April 7, 1944), German politician, was Chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005. ... German federal elections took place on September 18, 2005 to elect the members of the 16th German Bundestag, the federal parliament of Germany. ... Fall redirects here. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Categories: Politics stubs | Liberal related stubs | German political parties | Liberal parties ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with SPD (disambiguation). ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, usually shortened to: NRW) is - in population and economic output - the largest Federal State of Germany. ... Politics of Mongolia Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Mongolia ... The Prime Minister of Mongolia is the highest member of the Mongolian governments executive arm, and heads the Mongolian cabinet. ... Nambaryn Enkhbayar Nambaryn Enkhbayar (Mongolian language: Намбарын Энхбаяр) (born June 1, 1958, in Ulaanbaatar) is the President-elect of Mongolia. ... This article is about the political process. ... Gyanendra in royal dress King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev of Nepal (born July 7, 1947) is the King of Nepal and Supreme Commander In Chief of the Royal Nepalese Army. ... Muslim Brotherhood symbol. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Extradition is a formal process by which a criminal suspect held by one government is handed over to another government for trial or, if the suspect has already been tried and found guilty, to serve his or her sentence. ... Luis Posada Carriles (born February 15, 1928) is an anti-Castro Cuban émigré who is alleged to have been involved in numerous violent terrorist plots, including hotel bombings and the 1976 bombing of a Cubana Flight 455 in which seventy-three people were killed. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 22, 2005 (Sunday) In Shenzhen, China, what is believed to be the largest urban demolition blast in China uses 1,500 lb (680 kg) of explosives to simultaneously topple 16 tower blocks. ... May 24, 2005 (Tuesday) Conflict in Iraq: At least five Iraqis and seven US Soldiers have been killed following a spate of bombings in Iraq. ... Channel 10 is an Israeli television station. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Human shield is a military term describing the presence of civilians in or around like combat targets to deter an enemy from attacking those targets. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces (army, air force and navy). ... In a two-party system (such as in the United States), bipartisan refers to any bill, act, resolution, or any other action of a political body in which both of the major political parties are in agreement. ... In law a commission is a patent which allows a person to take possession of a state office and carry out official acts and duties. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The nuclear option, usually called the constitutional option, and sometimes the Byrd option, is a method by which changes can be made to the standard parliamentary procedure of the United States Senate by a simple majority vote, contrary to the requirements of the written rules. ... The judiciary, also referred to as the judicature, consists of justices, judges and magistrates among other types of adjudicators. ... In a legislature or other decision making body, a filibuster is an attempt to extend debate upon a proposal in order to delay or completely prevent a vote on its passage. ... Two Tamil girls in Tiruvannamalai. ... This article is about an abbey as a religious building. ... Navan (An Uaimh in Irish, meaning The Cave) is the administrative Capital of County Meath, Ireland. ... First bus in history: a Benz truck modified by Netphener company (1895) TheBus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ... Look up crash in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... County Meath (Contae na Mí in Irish) is the fastest growing county in the Republic of Ireland, often informally called The Royal County. ... St. ... A three-point seat belt. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... States currently utilizing parliamentary systems are denoted in orange and red—the former being constitutional monarchies where authority is vested in a parliament, and the latter being parliamentary republics whose parliaments are effectively supreme over a separate head of state. ... Fatah (Arabic: فتح); a reverse acronym from the Arabic name Harakat al-Tahrir al-Watani al-Filastini (literally: Palestinian National Liberation Movement) is a major Palestinian faction and the largest constituency of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), a multi-party confederation. ... The Hamas emblem shows the Dome of the Rock, two crossed swords, Palestinian flags, and a map of the land they claim as Palestine (present-day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip). ... Legionellosis is an infection caused by the genus of Gram negative bacteria Legionella, notably L. pneumophila. ... In epidemiology, an epidemic (from Greek epi- upon + demos people) is a disease that appears as new cases in a given human population, during a given period, at a rate that substantially exceeds what is expected, based on recent experience (the number of new cases in the population during a... Østfold is a county in southeastern Norway, bordering Akershus and southwestern Sweden (Västra Götaland County and Värmland), while Vestfold is on the other side of the bay. ... County Østfold District Municipality NO-0106 Administrative centre Fredrikstad Mayor (2003) Ole Haabeth (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 283 288 km² 283 km² 0. ... County Østfold Landscape Municipality NO-0105 Administrative centre Sarpsborg Mayor (2003) Jan O. Engsmyr (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 238 406 km² 370 km² 0. ... County Rogaland District Jæren Municipality NO-1103 Administrative centre Stavanger Mayor (2005) Leif Johan Sevland Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 406 71 km² 68 km² 0. ... Note: in the broadest sense, air conditioning can refer to any form of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. ... This article is an overview article about the Crown chartered British Broadcasting Corporation formed in 1927. ... The post of Supreme Leader (Persian: ولی فقیه or رهبر, Rahbar, literally leader) was created in the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the highest ranking political authority of the nation (see Guardianship of the jurists (doctrine)). Other Persian terms include the Valiye-Faqih (sometimes shortened to Faqih) or the Jurisprudent... Ayatollah (Arabic: آية الله; Persian: آيت‌الله) is a high rank given to major Shia clerics. ... Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Ayatollah (Persian: آیت‌الله سید علی حسینی خامنه‌ای) born July 15, 1939 in Mashhad, is the current Supreme Leader of Iran and was the president of Iran from 1981 to 1989. ... The Guardian Council of the Constitution (شورای نگهبان قانون اساسی in Persian) is a high office within the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran which has the authority to interpret the constitution and to determine if the laws passed by the parliament are in line with the constitution of... Mostafa Moin, M.D. (مصطفی معین; born March 31, 1951 in Najaf Abad), is an Iranian politician, currently an Advisor to the President of Iran. ... The Islamic Iran Participation Front (Jebheye Mosharekate Iran-e Eslaami, جبهه مشارکت ایران اسلامی in Persian) is a reformist political party in Iran. ... Mohsen Mehralizadeh (in Persian: محسن مهرعلیزاده) is a Vice President of Iran and the head of the National Sports Organization of Iran under President Khatami. ... This article is about the political process. ... A boycott is an action undertaken to abstain from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some organisation as an expression of protest or as a means of coercion. ... The University of Tehran (دانشگاه تهران in Persian), also known as Tehran University, is the oldest and largest university of Iran. ... Avian influenza (also known as bird flu, avian flu, influenzavirus A flu, type A flu, or genus A flu) is a flu (influenza) due to a type of influenza virus that is hosted by birds, but may infect several species of mammals. ... FAO emblem With its headquarters in Rome, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that works to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living; to improve the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of food and agricultural products; to promote rural development; and... Qinghai (Chinese: 青海; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ching-hai; Postal System Pinyin: Tsinghai; Tibetan: མཚོ་སྔོན་ mtsho-sngon; Mongolian: Köke Naγur; Manchu: Huhu Noor) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, named after the enormous Qinghai Lake. ... Avian influenza (also known as bird flu) is a type of influenza virulent in birds. ... Vaccination is the process of administering live, albeit weakened, microbes to patients, with the intent of conferring immunity against a targeted form of a related disease agent. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 23, 2005 (Monday) Channel 10, an Israeli television station, broadcasts footage of what it claims is Israeli Defence Forces using a Palestinian youth as a human shield against rock-throwers in the West Bank. ... May 25, 2005 (Wednesday) Human Rights: Amnesty International releases its annual Human Rights report for the year 2004. ...

May 24, 2005 (Tuesday)

Other days in 2005: May 24, 2005, May 26, 2005.

May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... The Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, produced in the United States. ... Leonhard Euler is considered by many people to be one of the greatest mathematicians of all time A mathematician is a person whose primary area of study and research is mathematics. ... Peter David Lax (born May 1,1926) is a highly-respected mathematician working in the areas of mathematics. ... The Abel Prize is awarded annually by the King of Norway to outstanding mathematicians. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Crown Prince Haakon Magnus His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon Magnus of Norway was born July 20, 1973 in Oslo. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... In mathematics, and in particular analysis, a partial differential equation (PDE) is an equation involving partial derivatives of an unknown function. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... Different pipe bombs A pipe bomb is a simple type of improvised explosive device favored by criminals, a piece of pipe filled with an explosive material. ... 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. ... Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in an undated AP photograph. ... 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Military service is the period a person is serving in an army (or other military organisation), either as a chosen job, either as the result of an involuntary draft (in that case usually termed conscription). ... Sexual abuse is a relative cultural term used to describe sexual relations and behavior between two or more parties which are considered criminally and/or morally offensive. ... The Auckland Metropolitan Area, or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... The word bail as a legal term means: Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that persons appearance for trial. ... A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, especially in a monarchy. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Todd Norman Russell (born December 22, 1966) is a Canadian politician and the Liberal member of Parliament for the riding of Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador. ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... Labrador, previously known as Grand Falls—White Bay—Labrador and before that as Grand Falls—White Bay, is the name of a federal electoral district in Newfoundland and Labrador, covering all of Labrador. ... Richard M. Scrushy (born 1952 in Selma, Alabama, USA) is the founder and former chairman and chief executive officer of the physical rehabilitation healthcare giant HealthSouth, based in Birmingham, Alabama. ... HealthSouth Corporation NYSE: HRC, based in Birmingham, Alabama, is the USs largest healthcare services provider. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Vivian Dorraine Liberto Cash Distin (April 23, 1934 – May 24, 2005) was Johnny Cashs first wife and the mother of his four daughters: Rosanne Cash, Kathleen Cash, Cindy Cash, and Tara Cash. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 24, 2005 (Tuesday) Conflict in Iraq: At least five Iraqis and seven US Soldiers have been killed following a spate of bombings in Iraq. ... May 26, 2005 (Thursday) Elections in Suriname: Preliminary results show Surinames ruling coalition survived an election challenge from former dictator Dési Bouterse in this former Dutch colony. ...

May 25, 2005 (Wednesday)

Other days in 2005: May 25, 2005, May 27, 2005.

May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... Amnesty International logo Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is an international, non-governmental organization with the stated purpose of promoting all the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... Human Rights Watch is a U.S.-based international human rights non-governmental organization located in New York City, USA, that conducts advocacy and research on human rights issues. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a Federal police force which is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Torture is any act by which severe pain, whether physical or psychological, is intentionally inflicted on a person as a means of intimidation, a deterrent, revenge, a punishment, or as a method for the extraction of information or confessions (i. ... Politics of Suriname Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Suriname ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Dictatorship. ... A psychoactive drug or psychotropic substance is a chemical that alters brain function, resulting in temporary changes in perception, mood, consciousness, or behavior. ... A skirmish with smugglers from Finland at the Russian border, 1853, by Vasily Hudiakov. ... Désiré Delano Bouterse of Suriname (born 1945) has been a military sports instructor, coup leader, army leader and a politician in the Nationaal Democratische Partij (NDP). ... The American Family Association (AFA) is a conservative, fundamentalist Christian non-profit organization founded in 1977 by Rev. ... A Christian is a follower of Jesus Christ. ... Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ... Kmart is a chain of discount department stores, founded by Sebastian S. Kresge. ... Abercrombie & Fitch Summer 2006 Abercrombie & Fitch is a specialty retailer encompassing four brands: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie, Hollister Co. ... One of the Guys is an earnestly satirical and picaresque novel by Robert Clark Young, published in 1999, concerning the fantastical adventures of a man posing as a chaplain on a U.S. Navy ship which goes berserk and terrorizes a number of ports in the Far East before the... Robert Clark Young (born 1960) is an American author of novels, essays, and short stories. ... A NASA artists rendition of a Voyager spacecraft The Voyager 1 spacecraft is an 815-kilogram unmanned probe of the outer solar system and beyond, launched September 5, 1977, and currently operational. ... The locations of Voyagers 1 and 2 as of 2005 The heliosheath is the zone between the termination shock and the heliopause at the outer border of the solar system. ... Major features of the solar system (not to scale) The solar system comprises the Earths Sun and the retinue of celestial objects gravitationally bound to it. ... The distribution of ionized hydrogen (known by astronomers as H II (aitch two) from old spectroscopic terminology) in the parts of the Galactic interstellar medium visible from the Earths northern hemisphere (from the Wisconsin H-Alpha Mapper Survey) In astronomy, the interstellar medium (or ISM) is the matter and... The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization of those developed countries that accept the principles of representative democracy and a free market economy. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to various perspectives about Europes borders. ... The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline (sometimes abbreviated as BTC pipeline) transports crude oil 1,760 km (1,094 miles) from the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli oil field in the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. ... An elevated section of the Alaska Pipeline Pipeline transport is a transportation of goods through a tube. ... Egypt elects on national level a head of state – a president – and a bicameral legislature. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita, a decree of the Concilium Plebis) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... This article is about the political process. ... A boycott is an action undertaken to abstain from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some organisation as an expression of protest or as a means of coercion. ... The National Democratic Party could refer to Mongolian National Democratic Party National Democratic Party (Barbados) National Democratic Party (Djibouti) National Democratic Party (Egypt) National Democratic Party (Georgia) National Democratic Party (Germany) National Democratic Party (Iraq) National Democratic Party (Poland) National Democratic Party (Suriname) National Democratic Party (UK) National Democratic Party... Soledad Alvear María Soledad Alvear Valenzuela, (September 17; 1950 - ...) is a Chilean lawyer and Christian Democrat politician. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria (born September 29, 1951) is the current President of Chile, the first woman to hold this position in the countrys history. ... For other uses, see ETA (disambiguation). ... Madrid is the capital and the largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name. ... List of Heads of State of Guinea-Bissau (Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office) See also Guinea-Bissau Heads of Government of Guinea-Bissau Colonial Heads of Portuguese Guinea Colonial Heads of Bissau Colonial Heads of Cacheu lists of incumbents List of national leaders Categories: Lists of... Kumba Ialá was President of Guinea-Bissau from 2000 to 2003. ... The official residence of the President of India. ... Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu The 2005 UEFA Champions League final between AC Milan and Liverpool Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu (Ataturk Olympic Stadium) is located in Ä°kitelli, an outskirt of Ä°stanbul, and is the highest-capacity stadium of Turkey. ... Satellite image of Istanbul and the Bosphorus Istanbul (Turkish: Ä°stanbul) is Turkeys largest city, and its cultural and economic center. ... Liverpool Football Club (usually known simply as Liverpool) is an English football club that is based in Liverpool, Merseyside; current holders of the English FA Cup (2006), they are the most successful English football team of all time. ... Liverpool F.C. produced one of the most extraordinary comebacks in both Champions League and football history by upsetting heavily favored A.C. Milan at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey May 25, 2005 after being 3-0 down at halftime. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... Ricardo scores a decisive penalty in the quarterfinals of EURO 2004 Kicks from the penalty mark (commonly referred to as a penalty shootout) are sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament following a tied result in a game of association football (soccer). ... Official logo The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A power outage is the loss of the electricity supply to an area. ... Lightning strikes during a night-time thunderstorm. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: ) is the capital of Russia and the countrys principal political, economic, financial, educational and transportation center, located on the river Moskva. ... The Unified Energy System (UES) is Russias state electric power monopoly. ... Anatoly Chubais. ... Viktor Khristenko Viktor Khristenko (Ви́ктор Бори́сович Христе́нко) (born August 28, 1957) was the acting prime minister of Russia from February 24, 2004, until March 5, 2004. ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Robert Pickton Robert William Willie Pickton (born 1950) is a pig farmer from the city of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada who has been charged with the first degree murders of twenty-seven women, and is implicated, as of January 28, 2004, in the murders of up to four more... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Martín Torrijos Martín Torrijos Espino (born 18 July 1963, in Panama City) is a Panamanian politician and the current President of Panama. ... A coup détat, or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures. ... NATO 2002 Summit in Prague The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, the Atlantic Alliance or the Western Alliance, is an international organisation for collective security established in 1949, in support of the North Atlantic Treaty signed in Washington, DC, on 4 April 1949. ... Radovan Karadžić Radovan Karadžić (Радован Караџић) (born June 19, 1945) is a former Bosnian Serb politician, poet and psychiatrist indicted for war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. ... Genocide is defined by the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG) Article 2 as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: Killing members of the group; Causing... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, in Serbian and Macedonian Cyrillic Југославија) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... German soldiers at the Battle of Stalingrad World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the worlds nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives. ... Yvon Neptune Yvon Neptune (born November 8, 1946) was the Prime Minister of Haiti from 2002 until 2004. ... A hunger strike is a method of non-violent resistance in which participants fast as an act of political protest or to achieve a goal such as a policy change. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 25, 2005 (Wednesday) Human Rights: Amnesty International releases its annual Human Rights report for the year 2004. ... May 27, 2005 (Friday) The King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, has been taken to hospital, overtly for tests; however, the BBC quotes an unofficial source who claims the King has water in his lungs. ...

May 26, 2005 (Thursday)

Other days in 2005: May 26, 2005, May 28, 2005.

May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Politics of Suriname Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Suriname ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Dictatorship. ... Désiré Delano Bouterse of Suriname (born 1945) has been a military sports instructor, coup leader, army leader and a politician in the Nationaal Democratische Partij (NDP). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Dutch Empire. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... The Bell 206 of Canadian Helicopters Robinson Helicopter Company (USA) R44, a four seat development of the R22 A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more horizontal rotors. ... Baquba (بعقوبه; also transliterated as Baqubah and Baqouba) is the capital of Iraqs Diyala province. ... Location of Baghdad within Iraq Baghdad (Arabic: ‎ translit: , Kurdish: Bexda, from Persian Baagh-daad or Bag-Da-Du meaning “Garden of God” [1]) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former governor of Texas. ... The impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999, Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist presiding. ... John C. Bonifaz is a American constiutional attorney and author. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Downing Street memo The Downing Street memo (occasionally DSM), sometimes described by critics of the Iraq War as the smoking gun memo, contains an overview of a secret 23 July 2002 meeting among United Kingdom Labour government, defence and intelligence figures, discussing... Combatants Coalition Forces (United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Poland) Iraq Commanders Tommy Franks Saddam Hussein Strength 263,000 375,000 The 2003 invasion of Iraq, termed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the US administration, began on March 20. ... The South African Geographical Names Council is the official government body of South Africa that advises the executive branch of the central government (in the form of the Minister of Arts and Culture) on new geographical names as well as the changing of existing geographical names. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... City motto: Praestantia Praevaleat Pretoria (May Pretoria Be Pre-eminent In Excellence) Province Gauteng Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality is a metropolitan area contained mostly in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, that includes the city of Pretoria. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former governor of Texas. ... The President of the Palestinian Authority is the highest-ranking political position (equivalent to head of state) in the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). ... Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: محمود عباس) (born March 26, 1935), commonly known as Abu Mazen (ابو مازن), was elected President (Raees) of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on January 9, 2005 and took office on January 15, 2005. ... The Association of University Teachers (AUT) is the trade union and professional association that represents academic (teaching and research) and academic-related (librarians, IT managers and senior administrators) at pre-1992 universities in the United Kingdom. ... A boycott is an action undertaken to abstain from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some organisation as an expression of protest or as a means of coercion. ... Western Illinois University A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ... The University of Haifa (אוניברסיטת חיפה) is a university in Haifa, Israel. ... Bar-Ilan University (BIU, אוניברסיטת בר-אילן) is a university in Ramat Gan, Israel. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Rt. ... The Labour Party has since its formation in the early 20th century been the principal left wing political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (colloquially called the Foreign Secretary) is a member of the British Government responsible for relations with foreign countries, heading the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (often called simply the Foreign Office). ... John Whitaker Jack Straw (born August 3, 1946, Buckhurst Hill) is a British Labour Party politician. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945, rose some 18 km (11 mi) above the hypocenter. ... The general meaning of atomic is irreducible. That is, reduced to the smallest possible part. ... Geneva (pronunciation //; French: Genève //, German: //, Italian: Ginevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland, situated where Lake Geneva (French Lac Léman) flows into the Rhône River. ... Two Danish backpackers in front of the Vienna State Opera in July 2005 Backpacking is a term used to denote a form of low-cost international travel. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A flash flood is a rapid flooding of low-lying areas, rivers and streams that is caused by the intense rainfall associated with a thunderstorm, or multiple training thunderstorms. ... The title of this article contains the character ã. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Sao Paulo. ... Pascal Lamy Pascal Lamy (born 8 April 1947) is the director-general of the World Trade Organization, a French political advisor, a businessman, and a former European Commissioner for Trade. ... WTO Logo The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an international, multilateral organization, which sets the rules for the global trading system and resolves disputes between its member states, all of whom are signatories to its approximately 30 agreements. ... The National Sorry Day is an Australian event held yearly on May 26. ... Stolen Generation is the term commonly used to mean the Australian Aboriginal children who were removed from their families by Australian government agencies and church missions between approximately 1900 and 1972. ... Indigenous Australians are the first inhabitants of the Australian continent and its nearby islands, continuing their presence during European settlement. ... The Siachen Glacier is marked in orange The Siachen Glacier is located in the East Karakoram/Himalaya, at approximately . ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 141,205 km²  (54,520 sq. ... Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of potential financial loss. ... American International Group, Inc. ... In accountancy, an account is a label for recording a quantity of almost anything. ... Arnaldo Otegi (b. ... Batasuna (Unity) is a Basque political party based mainly in Spain but with a French presence, which is presumed to be associated with the Basque separatist armed group ETA. Their relation is similar to that of Northern Irelands Sinn Féin and the IRA. History and outline The party was... Capital Vitoria-Gasteiz Official languages Basque and Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 14th  7 234 km²  1,4% Population  â€“ Total (2005)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 7th  2 124 846  4,9%  293,73/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Spanish  â€“ Basque  Basque  vasco/a euskal herritar, euskaldun GDP GDP/Cápita 30. ... For other uses, see ETA (disambiguation). ... The word bail as a legal term means: Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that persons appearance for trial. ... Chechen can mean: Chechen people, an ethnic group Chechen language Related to Chechnya This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Theo (or Theodore or Theodorus) van Gogh may refer to one of the following members of the Dutch van Gogh family: Theodorus van Gogh (1822-1885), father of Vincent van Gogh Theo van Gogh (art dealer) (1857-1890), brother of Vincent van Gogh Theo van Gogh (film director) (1957-2004... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita, a decree of the Concilium Plebis) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (informally Senate Judiciary Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate, the upper house of the United States Congress. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... The British Governments Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has promoted rigorous controls on asbestos handling, based on reports linking exposure to abestos dust or fibres with thousands of annual deaths from mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer. ... House of Representatives is a name used for legislative bodies in many countries. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... In the United States, a federal crime or federal offence is a crime that is either made illegal by U.S. federal legislation or a crime that occurs on U.S. federal property. ... Bribery is a crime defined by Blacks Law Dictionary as the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of any item of value to influence the actions as an official or other person in discharge of a public or legal duty. ... John Ford Operation Tennessee Waltz was a sting operation set up by federal and state law enforcement agents, including the FBI and TBI, that led to the arrest of seven Tennessee state lawmakers on the morning of May 26, 2005 on bribery charges. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 26, 2005 (Thursday) Elections in Suriname: Preliminary results show Surinames ruling coalition survived an election challenge from former dictator Dési Bouterse in this former Dutch colony. ... May 28, 2005 (Saturday) The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, commonly known as Big Ben, renowned for its accuracy and chimes, stopped ticking for 90 minutes, an engineer said Saturday. ...

May 27, 2005 (Friday)

Other days in 2005: May 27, 2005, May 29, 2005.

May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (Arabic: , b. ... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the largest publicly-funded radio and television broadcasting corporation of the United Kingdom (see British television) and the world. ... The heart and lungs (from an older edition of Grays Anatomy) The lung is an organ belonging to the respiratory system and interfacing to the circulatory system of air-breathing vertebrates. ... This article concerns allegations of Quran desecration by United States Armed Forces personnel at the Guantánamo Bay prison camp. ... 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 , , (Arabic: recitation, also transliterated as Quran, Quran, Quran, Koran, and Alcoran), is the holy book of Islam. ... The Bundesrat (federal council) is the representation of the 16 Federal States (Länder) of Germany at the federal level. ... The constitutional treaty as signed in Rome on 29 October 2004 The Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe (TCE), commonly referred to as the European Constitution, is an international treaty intended to create a constitution for the European Union. ... Schapelle Corby in prison in Bali, Indonesia Schapelle Leigh Corby (born 10 July 1977) is an Australian who is serving a 20 year sentence for the importation of 4. ... Bali is an Indonesian island located at , , one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. ... The term narcotic, derived from the Greek word narkotikos, meaning benumbing or deadening, originally referred to a variety of substances that induced sleep (such state is narcosis). ... The Australian dollar (currency code AUD) has been, since 1966, the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including the Australian Antarctic Territory, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Islands and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu. ... In Melbourne, the Federal Court is housed with other federal courts such as the High Court and the Federal Magistrates Court in the Federal Court Building on the corner of La Trobe Street and William Street The Federal Court of Australia is the Australian court in which most civil disputes... The crew of the oceanographic research vessel Princesse Alice, of Albert Grimaldi (later Prince Albert I of Monaco) pose while flensing a catch Whaling refers to the practice, history and industries associated with the hunting and killing of whales. ... In international maritime law, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a seazone over which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources. ... WTO Logo The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an international, multilateral organization, which sets the rules for the global trading system and resolves disputes between its member states, all of whom are signatories to its approximately 30 agreements. ... Pascal Lamy Pascal Lamy (born 8 April 1947) is the director-general of the World Trade Organization, a French political advisor, a businessman, and a former European Commissioner for Trade. ... The Director-General of the World Trade Organization holds the highest permanent office of the World Trade Organization, and is responsible for supervising the administrative functions of the organization. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... For other uses, see ETA (disambiguation). ... Madrid is the capital and the largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name. ... Abstain means to keep oneself from some indulgence. ... The Basque Country (Euskal Herria in Basque) straddles the western Pyrenees mountains that define the border between France and Spain, extending down to the coast of the Bay of Biscay. ... This article is an overview article about the Crown chartered British Broadcasting Corporation formed in 1927. ... Islamabad (Urdu: اسلام آباد, abode of Islam), is the capital city of Pakistan, and is located in the Potohar Plateau in the northwest of the country. ... Ethiopia held general elections on May 15, 2005, for seats in both its national and in four regional government councils. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Morrissey (born Steven Patrick Morrissey, on May 22, 1959), is a singer and songwriter from Stretford, Manchester, England. ... The Isle of Wight Festival is a music festival which takes place on the Isle of Wight, an island off the south coast of England. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 27, 2005 (Friday) The King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, has been taken to hospital, overtly for tests; however, the BBC quotes an unofficial source who claims the King has water in his lungs. ... May 29, 2005 (Sunday) A London newspaper reports that Merrill Lynch, New York, is trying to persuade at least seventeen members of the corporate derivatives team of rival investment bank JP Morgan to defect. ...

May 28, 2005 (Saturday)

Other days in 2005: May 28, 2005, May 30, 2005.

May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The clock tower of Einsiedeln Abbey A clock tower is a tower built with one or more (often four) easily-seen clock faces. ... The Palace of Westminster, known also as the Houses of Parliament, is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (the House of Lords and the House of Commons) conduct their sittings. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... the Bell within the Clock Tower colloquially known as Big Ben Big Ben is the colloquial name of the bell of the Palace of Westminster in London, and an informal name for the Great Bell of Westminster, the largest bell in the tower and part of the Great Clock of... The Westminster Quarters is the most common name for a melody used by a set of clock bells to strike the hour. ... A minute is a unit of time equal to 1/60th of an hour and to 60 seconds. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Sexual slavery is a special case of slavery which includes various different practices: forced prostitution (which can include religious prostitution) single-owner sexual slavery slavery for primarily non-sexual purposes where sex is common or permissible In general, the nature of slavery means that the slave is de facto available... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Comfort women ) or military comfort women ) is a euphemism for women who were forced to work as sex slaves in military brothels in Japanese-occupied countries during World War II. The majority of the women (ages 12+) were from Korea, but others came from the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, China... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... A State Senator is a member of a state Senate, the upper legislative chamber in the government of a U.S. state. ... Joseph L. Dunn is an American politician and currently in the California State Senate, representing the 34th District in Orange County. ... Santa Ana is the largest city and the county seat of Orange County, California. ... Leukemia or leukaemia (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... Students attending a lecture at the Helsinki University of Technology The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stÅ­dÄ“rÄ•, meaning to direct ones zeal at; hence a student is one who directs zeal at a subject. ... The Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front, or EPRDF, is the ruling political party of Ethiopia. ... Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Legesse (Meles) Zenawi (born May 8, 1955) is Prime Minister of Ethiopia. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 28, 2005 (Saturday) The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, commonly known as Big Ben, renowned for its accuracy and chimes, stopped ticking for 90 minutes, an engineer said Saturday. ... May 30, 2005 (Monday) In Prague, Prince Hamid Bin Abdul Sani al-Thani of Qatar has been found guilty of sexually abusing girls younger than 15 from 2001 and 2004 and sentenced to 30 months in prison. ...

May 29, 2005 (Sunday)

Other days in 2005: May 29, 2005, May 31, 2005.

May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... Merrill Lynch & Co. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 141,205 km²  (54,520 sq. ... A derivative is a financial contract whose payoffs over time are derived from the performance of assets (such as commodities, shares or bonds), interest rates, exchange rates, or indices (such as a stock market index, consumer price index (CPI) or an index of weather conditions). ... John Pierpont Morgan John Pierpont Morgan I (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier and banker, who at the turn of the century (1901), was one of the wealthiest men in America. ... In politics, an electorate is the group of people entitled to vote in an election. ... On 29 May 2005 a referendum was held in France to decide whether the country should ratify the proposed Constitution of the European Union. ... The constitutional treaty as signed in Rome on 29 October 2004 The Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe (TCE), commonly referred to as the European Constitution, is an international treaty intended to create a constitution for the European Union. ... The President of France, known officially as the President of the Republic (Président de la République in French), is Frances elected Head of State. ... Jacques René Chirac (born November 29, 1932), French politician, is President of the French Republic. ... Family photo of European leaders at the signing of the constitutional treaty in Rome This article discusses the history of the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe, which was signed in 2004 and is currently awaiting ratification by European Union member states. ... Daniel Clive Wheldon (born June 22, 1978 in Emberton, England) is a successful racing driver. ... Indianapolis 500, 1994 An Indianapolis 500 racecar depicted on the Indiana state quarter The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, frequently shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, is an American automobile race held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Six color rainbow gay pride flag flying over Castro Street, San Francisco, June 2005 The gay pride or simply pride campaign of the gay rights movement has three main premises: that people should be proud of what they are, that sexual diversity is a gift, and that sexual orientation and... This article is about the Brazilian state, São Paulo. ... Underwater funeral in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea A funeral is a ceremony marking a persons death. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hsu Hai-ching (許海清, born 1913, died 2005-04-06) was a veteran gangster in Taiwan. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... In May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan reached a head when Uzbek troops fired into a crowd of protesters in the eastern city of Andijan, killing an estimated 400 to 1000 people on 13 May, in what has been termed the Andijan massacre. ... Paolo Savoldelli (born in Clusone, Province of Bergamo, May 7, 1973) is the Italian road racing cyclist for UCI Pro Tour team Discovery Channel and winner of the 2002 and 2005 Giro dItalia. ... The 88th Giro dItalia was held in 2005 from May 7 to May 29, running for about 3500 kilometers. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 29, 2005 (Sunday) A London newspaper reports that Merrill Lynch, New York, is trying to persuade at least seventeen members of the corporate derivatives team of rival investment bank JP Morgan to defect. ... May 31, 2005 (Tuesday) In Bolivia, police and protesters clash in the capital La Paz outside congress, disrupting its meetings. ...

May 30, 2005 (Monday)

Other days in 2005: May 30, 2005, June 1, 2005.

May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Prague (Czech: Praha (IPA: ), see also other names) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. ... The term prince (the female form is princess), from the Latin root princeps, when used for a member of the highest aristocracy, has several fundamentally different meanings - one generic, and several types of titles. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jerusalem (; Hebrew: Yerushalayim; Arabic: al-Quds; Greek Ιεροσόλυμα) is an ancient Middle Eastern city on the watershed between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea at an elevation of 650-840 meters. ... 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IDF or idf may refer to: the Israel Defense Forces the Islamic Dawah Foundation the International Diabetes Federation the AIDC Ching-kuo Indigenous Defence Fighter of Taiwan. ... The California Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Caltech) is a private, coeducational university located in Pasadena, California, in the United States. ... The Andromeda Galaxy (also known as M31 or NGC 224; older texts often call it the Andromeda Nebula) is a giant spiral galaxy in the Local Group, together with the Milky Way galaxy. ... The Anarchist Black Cross was originally called the Anarchist Red Cross. The band Redd Kross was originally called Red Cross. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Human immunodeficiency virus (commonly known as HIV, and formerly known as HTLV-III and lymphadenopathy-associated virus) is a retrovirus that primarily infects vital components of the human immune system such as CD4+ T cells, macrophages and dendritic cells. ... Hepatitis is a gastroenterological disease, featuring inflammation of the liver. ... A day (symbol: d) is a unit of time equal to 24 hours. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 30, 2005 (Monday) In Prague, Prince Hamid Bin Abdul Sani al-Thani of Qatar has been found guilty of sexually abusing girls younger than 15 from 2001 and 2004 and sentenced to 30 months in prison. ... June 1, 2005 (Wednesday) In Côte dIvoire, renewed violence in the west of the country costs at least 41 lives (Reuters AlertNet) (SABC) (BBC) In Italy, court in Bologna gives life sentences to five members of Red Brigades for the murder of government advisor Marco Biagi in 2002. ...

May 31, 2005 (Tuesday)

May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... La Paz, Bolivia Central La Paz Panoramic sight of the city of La Paz La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department. ... Nationalization or nationalisation is the act of taking assets into state ownership. ... Carlos Diego Mesa Gisbert (born August 12, 1953) was the President of Bolivia from October 17, 2003 until his resignation on June 6, 2005. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia      â€“ Vojvodina      â€“ Kosovo (UN admin. ... Mirjana Marković Mirjana Marković (born 10 July 1942, Požarevac) is the leader of the Yugoslav Left political party (JUL or ЈУЛ is the Serbian acronym). ... Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Милошевић, pronounced []); (20 August 1941 – 11 March 2006) was President of Serbia and of Yugoslavia. ... The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations (UN). ... Norwegian Blue Helmet during the Siege of Sarajevo, 1992 - 1993, photo by Mikhail Evstafiev. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Deportation is the expelling of someone from a country. ... Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born August 21, 1939) is the president of Botswana. ... Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (IPA: ) (born 18 July 1918) was the first President of South Africa to be elected in fully-representative democratic elections. ... Ismail Mahomed Ayob was born on the 3 January 1942 to Mahomed and Julekha Ayob in Mafeking, then a small town in the far northern Cape province of South Africa. ... Modern Naval Tactics It is tempting to regard modern naval combat as the purest expression of tactics. ... Rabindranath Tagore Beach, Karwar Karwar Evening Karwar is a small seaside town situated on the west coast of the Indian Sub-continent. ... It has been suggested that Divisions of Karnataka be merged into this article or section. ... Khodorkovsky speaking at a conference shortly before his arrest. ... This article contrasts tax evasion, tax avoidance, tax resistance and tax mitigation. ... Bangkok from the Chao Phraya River at sunset, July 2004 The Wat Phra Kaew temple Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep ( ), or Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon is the abbreviation of its full ceremonial name Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani... 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The constitutional treaty as signed in Rome on 29 October 2004 The Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe (TCE), commonly referred to as the European Constitution, is an international treaty intended to create a constitution for the European Union. ... The President of France, known officially as the President of the Republic (Président de la République in French), is Frances elected Head of State. ... Jacques René Chirac (born November 29, 1932), French politician, is President of the French Republic. ... The entrance to the Ministry in Place Beauvau is guarded by one gendarme (to the left) and one policewoman (to the right). ... Dominique Marie François René Galouzeau de Villepin (born 14 November 1953 in Rabat, Morocco) simply known as Dominique de Villepin ( — , is a French diplomat and politician. ... Ching Cheong (Chinese: 程翔) (born December 22, 1949) is a senior journalist in The Straits Times detained by the Peoples Republic of China for espionage. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... A rebellion is, in the most general sense, a refusal to accept authority. ... A man holds up a street puppet designed to resemble George W. Bush at a demonstration against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005 in Washington, D.C.. American Civil Rights March on Washington, leaders marching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, August 28... Wade (right) with George W. Bush during visit to the U.S. in 2001. ... Vaccination is the process of administering live, albeit weakened, microbes to patients, with the intent of conferring immunity against a targeted form of a related disease agent. ... Poliomyelitis (polio), or infantile paralysis, is a viral paralytic disease. ... Bob Geldof Robert Frederick Xenon Bob Geldof, KBE (born October 5, 1951) is an Irish singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. ... 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Enron Corporation Enron Corporation is an energy trading and communications company based in Houston, Texas that employed around 21,000 people in mid-2001 (before bankruptcy). ... A jury is a sworn body of persons convened to render a rational, impartial verdict and a finding of fact on a legal question officially submitted to them, or to set a penalty or judgment in a jury trial of a court of law. ...

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Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → January 31, 2004 The United States defence budget is set to exceed US$400 billion next year—an almost 7% increase—according to budget proposals inadvertently posted on the Pentagons website. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → // February 29, 2004 Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as president of Haiti and flees the country for the Central African Republic. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths • 08 Abu Abbas • 20 Queen Juliana • 28 Peter Ustinov • 30 Alistair Cooke More March 2004 deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Israeli-Palestinian conflict Occupation of Iraq Same-sex marriage in... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths in April • 18 Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara • 19 Norris McWhirter • 22 Pat Tillman • 24 Estée Lauder Other recent deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Reconstruction of Iraq – Occupation & Resistance Israeli... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths in May • 28 Gerald Anthony • 27 Umberto Agnelli • 22 Richard Biggs • 20 Len Murray • 17 Tony Randall • 17 Ezzedine Salim • 9 Alan King • 9 Akhmad Kadyrov • 8(?) Nick Berg • 7 Waldemar Milewicz Other recent deaths Ongoing... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: June 2004 in sports Deaths in June • 28 Anthony Buckeridge • 26 Naomi Shemer • 26 Yash Johar • 22 Bob Bemer • 22 Thomas Gold • 22 Francisco Ortiz Franco • 16 Thanom Kittikachorn • 10 Ray Charles • 5 Ronald Reagan... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: July 2004 in sports Deaths in July • 31 David B. 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May 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4738 words)
Reports emerge that the United States may be sending detainees to Uzbekistan, a regime notorious for torture.
Abu Faraj al-Libbi, the al-Qaeda suspect captured in Pakistan on May 2 and thought to be third-in-command in al-Qaeda, turns out to be a mid-level member in the organization.
In April 2005, heavy rains generated widespread flooding and caused the Shabele River to burst its banks.
May 2005 Letter of Acceptances and Returns (9693 words)
Identifiable elements may be rendered unidentifiable by significant reduction in size, marginal contrast, excessive counterchanging, voiding, or fimbriation, or by being obscured by other elements of the design." In this case, the heart, a charge not usually seen voided, loses its identifiability when voided and interlaced with the triquetra.
Identifiable elements may be rendered unidentifiable by significant reduction in size, marginal contrast, excessive counterchanging, voiding, or fimbriation, or by being obscured by other elements of the design." In this case, the odd placement of the overall quill pens obscures the identity of the underlying crescent.
Although the two devices may be technically clear, the voiding of Christoff's mullet and the eclipsing of Cynedd's sun, together with the shared tincture of half the field, create an overwhelming visual similarity between the two pieces of armory under RfS X.5.
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