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B. 01-01 U.N.: Tsunami aid rises to $2 billion Indonesia
C. 01-03 Baghdad governor assassinated Baghdad
D. 01-05 International conference for tsunami aid Indonesia
4. 01-09 Historic Sudan peace accord signed Kenya
01-09 Abbas wins presidential election West Bank
6. 01-12 Indonesia tightens Aceh controls Aceh
7. 01-12 U.S. ends search for WMD in Iraq Iraq
I. 01-14 Huygens moon probe lands on Titan European Union

Summary.     Click for More > Iraqis vote amid violence
U.N.: Tsunami aid rises to $2 billion Baghdad governor assassinated International conference for tsunami aid Historic Sudan peace accord signed   Abbas wins presidential election  Early results showed the moderate candidate wins 66% of vote Indonesia tightens Aceh controls U.S. ends search for WMD in Iraq Huygens moon probe lands on Titan  The space probe has touched down on the surface of one of Saturn's moons and is sending back signals Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty Zhao Ziyang, Purged Chinese leader, dies   Former Communist Party was ousted aafter the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protesters Largest passenger jet unveiled Tsunami deaths soar past 212,000   Bush sworn in for second term  Bush vows to fight world tyranny. President's closest political allies around the world moved to congratulate him Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal' 258 pilgrims die in stampede 31 Marines killed in chopper crash  5 troops in other incidents. Number of U.S. troops killed today is 36, the deadliest day for U.S. since the start of the war   Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation
Jan.1   Indonesia
 Peru  Emergency declared
Jan.2  Iraq  Bus bombing kills 19
 Aceh  Tsunami aid arriving
 Indonesia  Indonesia toll passes 94,000
Jan.3  Washington  US presidents in tsunami aid plea
 Iraq  Insurgent attacks kill 20
  Baghdad
 Aceh  Runway accident hampers aid bid
Jan.4  Indonesia  Powell: U.S. values in action
Jan.5  Aceh  Tsunami carnage shocks Powell
  Indonesia
 Chile  Pinochet under house arrest
Jan.6  Indonesia  U.N. taking over relief effort
 Indonesia  Summit approves tsunami warning
Jan.7  Jerusalem  Palestinian candidate ejected
 Italy  Train crash kills 14
Jan.8  Sri Lanka  Politics limits Annan's trip
Jan.9   Kenya
  West Bank
Jan.10  Baghdad  Baghdad's deputy police chief slain
 West Bank  Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Jan.11  Aceh  Separatists threaten relief efforts
 Switzerland  Nations meet UN swift cash appeal
Jan.12   Aceh
  Iraq
Jan.13  Iraq  Aide to Shia leader killed
 Aceh  Troop escorts for aid workers
 Gaza  Bomb attack rocks crossing
Jan.14   European Union
  Texas
Jan.15  West Bank  Mahmoud Abbas sworn in
Jan.16  Jerusalem  Israel orders crackdown
  Beijing
Jan.17  Mosul  Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Mosul
Jan.18   Southern France
 U.S. Senate  Rice grilled by Senate
Jan.19   Aceh
 Baghdad  Car bombings kill at least 25
 Washington  Tight security at inauguration
Jan.20   Washington
 Gaza  Israel: Palestinians eye Gaza force
Jan.21  Baghdad  Car bomb kills 14 near mosque
 Japan  Disaster action plan set by U.N.
Jan.22   Gaza
Jan.23  Iraq  'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'
 Kiev  Yushchenko takes presidential oath
Jan.24  Iraq  Bomb mastermind captured
 Iraq  Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'
Jan.25   Mumbai
Jan.26   Western Iraq
 Jerusalem  Mid-East talks raise peace hopes
 Los Angeles  Train crash in Los Angeles suburb
  Poland
  Leaders from 30 countries gather to remember the victims of the Holocaust on the 60th anniversary
Jan.27  Darfur  Hundred killed in Darfur air raid
 Australia  First Iraqis cast their vote
Jan.28  Russia  Beslan team accuses top officials
 Iraq  Security stepped up for poll
 Melbourne  Williams gets Aussie title over Davenport
Jan.29  Iraq  8 more Iraqis killed on election eve
Jan.30   Iraq
  In a first free election in a half century, there is a higher than expected turnout amid attacks and threats of violence
 Melbourne  Safin fightback ends Hewitt dream  Baghdad  Election declared 'success'  Iraq  UK troops killed in crash  UN  World leaders praise Iraqi voter courage Jan.31  Darfur  UN 'rules out' genocide in Darfur


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Arab Countries
Abbas wins presidential election
Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Mahmoud Abbas sworn in
Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'
Security stepped up for poll
Iraqis vote amid violence
Election declared 'success'
UN 'rules out' genocide in Darfur
Insurgent attacks kill 20
Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Baghdad's deputy police chief slain
U.S. ends search for WMD in Iraq
Israel: Palestinians eye Gaza force
Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Hundred killed in Darfur air raid
8 more Iraqis killed on election eve
Iraqis vote amid violence
Bus bombing kills 19
Baghdad governor assassinated
Bomb attack rocks crossing
Aide to Shia leader killed
Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Mosul
Car bombings kill at least 25
Car bomb kills 14 near mosque
'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'
Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Iraq
'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'
Security stepped up for poll
Iraqis vote amid violence
Election declared 'success'
Insurgent attacks kill 20
Baghdad's deputy police chief slain
U.S. ends search for WMD in Iraq
Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
8 more Iraqis killed on election eve
Iraqis vote amid violence
Bus bombing kills 19
Baghdad governor assassinated
Aide to Shia leader killed
Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Mosul
Car bombings kill at least 25
'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'
Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Indonesia
U.N.: Tsunami aid rises to $2 billion
Tsunami aid arriving
Powell: U.S. values in action
International conference for tsunami aid
U.N. taking over relief effort
Summit approves tsunami warning
Separatists threaten relief efforts
Indonesia tightens Aceh controls
Troop escorts for aid workers
Separatists threaten relief efforts
Troop escorts for aid workers
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U.N.: Tsunami aid rises to $2 billion
Indonesia toll passes 94,000
Tsunami aid arriving
Runway accident hampers aid bid
Tsunami relief gathers momentum
Tsunami carnage shocks Powell
U.N. taking over relief effort
Summit approves tsunami warning
Tsunami deaths soar past 212,000
Israel
Abbas wins presidential election
Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Mahmoud Abbas sworn in
Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
Mid-East talks raise peace hopes
Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Israel orders crackdown
Israel: Palestinians eye Gaza force
Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
Bomb attack rocks crossing
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Palestine
Abbas wins presidential election
Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
Abbas makes peace offer to Israel
Israel: Palestinians eye Gaza force
Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
Bomb attack rocks crossing
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USA
US presidents in tsunami aid plea
Rice grilled by Senate
Bush sworn in for second term
U.S. to deploy 35,000 troops for elections
Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty
Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty
US presidents in tsunami aid plea
Train crash in Los Angeles suburb
Baghdad
Election declared 'success'
Baghdad's deputy police chief slain
Baghdad governor assassinated
Car bombings kill at least 25
Car bomb kills 14 near mosque
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Washington
US presidents in tsunami aid plea
Rice grilled by Senate
Bush sworn in for second term
U.S. to deploy 35,000 troops for elections
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US presidents in tsunami aid plea

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Jan.1   Indonesia  
  The new amount includes contributions from many countries and the World Bank
  Peru Emergency declared  UN  Tsunami recovery 'to take years'

January 2 ... more > Top ^

Jan.2   Iraq     Bus bombing kills 19  A suicide bomber rammed into a bus north of Baghdad, killing 18 Iraqi national guard soldiers and an Iraqi female civilian   Aceh Tsunami aid arriving
 Gaza  Anti-missile operation launched  Peru  4 police killed in shootout  Southeast Asia  UN 'optimistic' over aid effort   Indonesia     Indonesia toll passes 94,000  Hopes of finding the thousands still missing glimmers weakly. The overall death toll stands at more than 155,000

January 3 ... more > Top ^

Jan.3  Aceh  Tsunami relief gathers momentum   Washington     US presidents in tsunami aid plea  President Bush, Bill Clinton and George Bush Senior, have called on Americans to aid the Asian tsunami's victims   Iraq Insurgent attacks kill 20
 Peru  Peru seeks end to rebel siege  Aceh  Aid workers in desperate struggle   Baghdad   Baghdad governor assassinated
  At least 6 people have been killed and 40 others injured in a bomb explosion at a police post
  Aceh Runway accident hampers aid bid

January 4 ... more > Top ^

Jan.4  Aceh  80% of population killed in villages   Indonesia Powell: U.S. values in action
 UN  Aid plea for 'tsunami generation'

January 5 ... more > Top ^

Jan.5   Aceh Tsunami carnage shocks Powell
 Iraq  Car bomb hits police academy  Kiev  Kuchma accepts PM's resignation   Indonesia     International conference for tsunami aid
  World and regional leaders, the UN were expected to attend
  Chile Pinochet under house arrest  Indonesia  Tsunami aid tops $3 billion  Washington  U.S. to deploy 35,000 troops for elections  Indonesia  Annan appealed for $977 million in relief

January 6 ... more > Top ^

Jan.6   Indonesia     U.N. taking over relief effort  Colin Powell: The United Nations will take over coordination of tsunami relief and reconstruction efforts   Indonesia Summit approves tsunami warning
 Johannesburg  Mandela's eldest son dies of AIDS  Aceh  Aceh rebels 'impede tsunami aid'  Aceh  Toll jumps by 7,000, Annan in Aceh

January 7 ... more > Top ^

Jan.7   Jerusalem Palestinian candidate ejected
  Italy Train crash kills 14  Northern Ireland  Police say IRA behind bank raid  Aceh  Leaders view tsunami devastation  Congo  U.N. accuses peacekeepers of sex abuse

January 8 ... more > Top ^

Jan.8   Sri Lanka     Politics limits Annan's trip  Secretary-General agreed to a government request not to visit disaster-stricken areas controlled by Tamil Tigers  Mosul  US strikes wrong target  UN  UN upbeat on tsunami hunger aid

January 9 ... more > Top ^

Jan.9   Kenya     Historic Sudan peace accord signed
  After nearly 3 years of negotiations, Sudan's government and main rebel group have signed comprehensive accords
 West Bank  Palestinians extend voting hours   West Bank     Abbas wins presidential election
  Early results showed the moderate candidate wins 66% of vote


January 10 ... more > Top ^

Jan.10   Baghdad Baghdad's deputy police chief slain  Indonesia  Video a vivid reminder of tsunami   West Bank     Abbas makes peace offer to Israel  Palestinian leader has offered 'the hand of peace' after his landslide victory in presidential election  Thailand  Thais dig up graves to ID bodies  Geneva  UN warns over tsunami aid pledges

January 11 ... more > Top ^

Jan.11  Iraq  Allawi: Some Iraqis unable to vote  England  5 Gitmo detainees to be freed   Aceh Separatists threaten relief efforts
  Switzerland Nations meet UN swift cash appeal  India  High tides plague Andaman islands

January 12 ... more > Top ^

Jan.12   Aceh   Indonesia tightens Aceh controls
  Foreign troops helping the tsunami aid effort in the province must leave by the end of March
  Iraq   U.S. ends search for WMD in Iraq
  Members of the Survey Group were continuing to examine documents and would investigate any new leads
 France  Creditors back tsunami debt relief  Southern California  4 more bodies pulled from mudslide  Aceh  Aceh rebels urge ceasefire talks

January 13 ... more > Top ^

Jan.13   Iraq Aide to Shia leader killed   Aceh Troop escorts for aid workers  South Africa  Thatcher guilty plea in coup plot   Gaza   Bomb attack rocks crossing  6 Israelis have died in a Palestinian attack at a crossing point between Israel and the Strip  Washington  Human Rights Watch criticizes U.S.  Thailand  Thaksin: Send more aid to others  Spain  Spain to try 'Dirty War' officer

January 14 ... more > Top ^

Jan.14   European Union   Huygens moon probe lands on Titan
  The space probe has touched down on the surface of one of Saturn's moons and is sending back signals
 Baghdad  Prisoners from Iraq's Abu Ghraib escape   Texas     Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty
  Charles Graner, 36, accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib jail has been found guilty of mistreating detainees
 Washington  US cool on North Korea overtures

January 15 ... more > Top ^

Jan.15   West Bank     Mahmoud Abbas sworn in  In his acceptance speech, Palestinian Authority president called for an end to the Israeli occupation  South Africa  Thousands mourn Mandela's son  Texas  Iraq prison abuse 'leader' jailed  Bosnia  Bosnian Serbs hand over suspect

January 16 ... more > Top ^

Jan.16   Jerusalem Israel orders crackdown  Iraq  Iraqi anger at abuser's jail term   Beijing   Zhao Ziyang, Purged Chinese leader, dies
Map of Tiananmen Square China
  Former Communist Party was ousted aafter the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protesters
 Croatia  Mesic takes victory

January 17 ... more > Top ^

Jan.17  Beijing  China urged to review Tiananmen   Mosul Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Mosul
 Belgium  Kuznetsova has 'failed drug test'

January 18 ... more > Top ^

Jan.18   Southern France   Largest passenger jet unveiled
Map of Toulouse France
  The Airbus A380 has been introduced near the city of Toulouse, in the presence of 4 European leaders
 Mosul  Video shows 8 Chinese held in Iraq  Iraq  Iraq to close borders for polls   U.S. Senate Rice grilled by Senate  Iraq  Bomber strikes near embassy

January 19 ... more > Top ^

Jan.19   Aceh   Tsunami deaths soar past 212,000
  The December 26 earthquake and tsunami killed 166,320 people in Indonesia. 6,245 people were still missing
  Baghdad     Car bombings kill at least 25  In 90 minutes, 4 suicide bombings killed at least 25 Iraqis around Baghdad. al-Zarqawi network claimed responsibility   Washington Tight security at inauguration


January 20 ... more > Top ^

Jan.20  USA  Poll: Nation split on Bush   Washington     Bush sworn in for second term
  Bush vows to fight world tyranny. President's closest political allies around the world moved to congratulate him
  Gaza Israel: Palestinians eye Gaza force

January 21 ... more > Top ^

Jan.21   Baghdad Car bomb kills 14 near mosque
 Iraq  Video shows public beheadings   Japan Disaster action plan set by U.N.  Iraq  Attacks spark Allawi warning

January 22 ... more > Top ^

Jan.22  Iraq  Iraq exile vote runs into trouble  Iraq  8 Chinese hostages freed   Gaza     Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
  Palestinian President has secured a 30-day cease-fire with the 2 largest militant groups, Hamas and Islamic Jihad


January 23 ... more > Top ^

Jan.23   Iraq     'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'  An Internet recording claiming to be from wanted terrorist said participants in election are enemies of Islam   Kiev     Yushchenko takes presidential oath  Viktor Yushchenko is placing his hand on a copy of the constitution and a Bible in the Ukraine parliament  Philadelphia  Eagles beat the Falcons 27-10  U. S. Midwest  Patriots routed Steelers 41-27  Baghdad  Large blast rocks Baghdad

January 24 ... more > Top ^

Jan.24   Iraq Bomb mastermind captured  Iraq  Al-Zarqawi group claims bomb   Iraq   Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'  Human Rights Watch: Iraqi security forces systematically abuse prisoners  Washington  U.S. mulls $50M bin Laden reward  UN  World 'must learn from Holocaust'

January 25 ... more > Top ^

Jan.25   Mumbai   258 pilgrims die in stampede
  About 200,000 worshippers had gathered along the narrow road leading up to a shrine when a fire caused a panic
 Southeast Asia  Warning over tsunami aid 'holdup'  Jerusalem  Sharon 'lifts talks freeze'  Aceh  Banda Aceh battles raging fire

January 26 ... more > Top ^

Jan.26   Western Iraq   31 Marines killed in chopper crash
  5 troops in other incidents. Number of U.S. troops killed today is 36, the deadliest day for U.S. since the start of the war
  Jerusalem   Mid-East talks raise peace hopes  Top Israeli adviser Weisglass held talks with Palestinian Negotiations Minister Erekat   Los Angeles Train crash in Los Angeles suburb  Washington  Bush urges Iraqis to defy rebels   Poland     Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation
  Leaders from 30 countries gather to remember the victims of the Holocaust on the 60th anniversary
 Melbourne  Williams comeback stuns Sharapova

January 27 ... more > Top ^

Jan.27   Darfur Hundred killed in Darfur air raid  Kurdistan  Kurdish political office bombed  Melbourne  Safin stuns Federer in epic semi   Australia First Iraqis cast their vote  Jerusalem  Sharon: Conditions ripe for 'breakthrough'  Finland  Aceh rebel talks set to begin

January 28 ... more > Top ^

Jan.28   Russia   Beslan team accuses top officials  High-ranking military officials aided gunmen who seized a school, according to the parliamentary commission   Iraq Security stepped up for poll
 Melbourne  Hewitt through to final over Roddick  Iraq  Killings hit run-up to vote  Taiwan  Direct China-Taiwan flights start   Melbourne Williams gets Aussie title over Davenport  Beijing  Muted goodbye to Zhao Ziyang

January 29 ... more > Top ^

Jan.29   Iraq 8 more Iraqis killed on election eve
 Italy  Golden Miller clinches title glory  Iraq  Violence 'will deter many Iraqis'  Thailand  Row over tsunami warning system

January 30 ... more > Top ^

Jan.30   Iraq   Iraqis vote amid violence
  In a first free election in a half century, there is a higher than expected turnout amid attacks and threats of violence
  Melbourne Safin fightback ends Hewitt dream   Baghdad   Election declared 'success'  The electoral commission claimed a high turnout and Bush congratulated the Iraqi people on a historical achievement   Iraq UK troops killed in crash   UN World leaders praise Iraqi voter courage  Vietnam  Bird flu deaths increase

January 31 ... more > Top ^

Jan.31   Darfur   UN 'rules out' genocide in Darfur  Sudan's foreign minister: A genocide has not been committed in Darfur, United Nations report says  Iraq  Prime Minister: Poll 'a victory over terror'  Southern Iraq  U.S. troops fire on prison riot as 4 die  Southern California  Jackson in court for abuse trial  Washington  Judge: Gitmo challenges can proceed  Nepal  King sacked government


Emergency declared Insurgent attacks kill 20   Historic Sudan peace accord signed




World, January 2005 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2005
Jan.1   Peru
Jan.2  Gaza  Anti-missile operation launched
Jan.2  Peru  4 police killed in shootout
Jan.3   Iraq
Jan.3  Peru  Peru seeks end to rebel siege
Jan.5  Iraq  Car bomb hits police academy
Jan.5  Washington  U.S. to deploy 35,000 troops for elections
Jan.6  Aceh  Aceh rebels 'impede tsunami aid'
Jan.7  Congo  U.N. accuses peacekeepers of sex abuse
Jan.8  Mosul  US strikes wrong target
Jan.9   Kenya
  After nearly 3 years of negotiations, Sudan's government and main rebel group have signed comprehensive accords
Jan.10   Baghdad Baghdad's deputy police chief slain
Jan.10   West Bank   Abbas makes peace offer to Israel  Palestinian leader has offered 'the hand of peace' after his landslide victory in presidential election Jan.11   Aceh Separatists threaten relief efforts Jan.12   Aceh Indonesia tightens Aceh controls
  Foreign troops helping the tsunami aid effort in the province must leave by the end of March
Jan.12   Iraq U.S. ends search for WMD in Iraq
  Members of the Survey Group were continuing to examine documents and would investigate any new leads
Jan.12  Aceh  Aceh rebels urge ceasefire talks Jan.13   Aceh Troop escorts for aid workers Jan.13  South Africa  Thatcher guilty plea in coup plot Jan.13  Spain  Spain to try 'Dirty War' officer Jan.14   Texas   Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty
  Charles Graner, 36, accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib jail has been found guilty of mistreating detainees
Jan.15  Texas  Iraq prison abuse 'leader' jailed Jan.15  Bosnia  Bosnian Serbs hand over suspect Jan.16   Jerusalem Israel orders crackdown Jan.20   Gaza Israel: Palestinians eye Gaza force Jan.21  Iraq  Attacks spark Allawi warning Jan.22   Gaza   Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
  Palestinian President has secured a 30-day cease-fire with the 2 largest militant groups, Hamas and Islamic Jihad
Jan.24   Iraq Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'  Human Rights Watch: Iraqi security forces systematically abuse prisoners Jan.24  UN  World 'must learn from Holocaust' Jan.26   Western Iraq 31 Marines killed in chopper crash
  5 troops in other incidents. Number of U.S. troops killed today is 36, the deadliest day for U.S. since the start of the war
Jan.26   Poland   Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation
  Leaders from 30 countries gather to remember the victims of the Holocaust on the 60th anniversary
Jan.27   Darfur Hundred killed in Darfur air raid Jan.28  Iraq  Killings hit run-up to vote Jan.29   Iraq 8 more Iraqis killed on election eve Jan.30   Iraq Iraqis vote amid violence
  In a first free election in a half century, there is a higher than expected turnout amid attacks and threats of violence
Jan.30   Iraq UK troops killed in crash Jan.31  Southern Iraq  U.S. troops fire on prison riot as 4 die



World, January 2005 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2005 Jan.1   Indonesia   U.N.: Tsunami aid rises to $2 billion
  The new amount includes contributions from many countries and the World Bank
Jan.1  UN  Tsunami recovery 'to take years' Jan.2   Aceh Tsunami aid arriving Jan.2   Indonesia   Indonesia toll passes 94,000  Hopes of finding the thousands still missing glimmers weakly. The overall death toll stands at more than 155,000 Jan.3  Aceh  Tsunami relief gathers momentum Jan.3   Washington   US presidents in tsunami aid plea  President Bush, Bill Clinton and George Bush Senior, have called on Americans to aid the Asian tsunami's victims Jan.3  Aceh  Aid workers in desperate struggle Jan.3   Aceh Runway accident hampers aid bid Jan.4  Aceh  80% of population killed in villages Jan.4  UN  Aid plea for 'tsunami generation' Jan.5   Aceh Tsunami carnage shocks Powell Jan.5  Indonesia  Tsunami aid tops $3 billion Jan.6   Indonesia   U.N. taking over relief effort  Colin Powell: The United Nations will take over coordination of tsunami relief and reconstruction efforts Jan.6   Indonesia Summit approves tsunami warning Jan.6  Johannesburg  Mandela's eldest son dies of AIDS Jan.6  Aceh  Aceh rebels 'impede tsunami aid' Jan.6  Aceh  Toll jumps by 7,000, Annan in Aceh Jan.7   Italy Train crash kills 14 Jan.7  Aceh  Leaders view tsunami devastation Jan.8  UN  UN upbeat on tsunami hunger aid Jan.10  Indonesia  Video a vivid reminder of tsunami Jan.10  Thailand  Thais dig up graves to ID bodies Jan.11  India  High tides plague Andaman islands Jan.12  France  Creditors back tsunami debt relief Jan.12  Southern California  4 more bodies pulled from mudslide Jan.19   Aceh Tsunami deaths soar past 212,000
  The December 26 earthquake and tsunami killed 166,320 people in Indonesia. 6,245 people were still missing
Jan.21   Japan Disaster action plan set by U.N. Jan.25   Mumbai 258 pilgrims die in stampede
  About 200,000 worshippers had gathered along the narrow road leading up to a shrine when a fire caused a panic
Jan.25  Aceh  Banda Aceh battles raging fire Jan.26   Western Iraq 31 Marines killed in chopper crash
  5 troops in other incidents. Number of U.S. troops killed today is 36, the deadliest day for U.S. since the start of the war
Jan.26   Los Angeles Train crash in Los Angeles suburb Jan.29  Thailand  Row over tsunami warning system Jan.30  Vietnam  Bird flu deaths increase



World, January 2005 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2005 Jan.17  Belgium  Kuznetsova has 'failed drug test' Jan.23  Philadelphia  Eagles beat the Falcons 27-10 Jan.23  U. S. Midwest  Patriots routed Steelers 41-27 Jan.26  Melbourne  Williams comeback stuns Sharapova Jan.27  Melbourne  Safin stuns Federer in epic semi Jan.28  Melbourne  Hewitt through to final over Roddick Jan.28   Melbourne Williams gets Aussie title over Davenport
Jan.29  Italy  Golden Miller clinches title glory Jan.30   Melbourne Safin fightback ends Hewitt dream



World, January 2005 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2005 Jan.12  France  Creditors back tsunami debt relief Jan.18   Southern France Largest passenger jet unveiled
Map of Toulouse France
  The Airbus A380 has been introduced near the city of Toulouse, in the presence of 4 European leaders
Jan.28  Taiwan  Direct China-Taiwan flights start Jan.31  Southern California  Jackson in court for abuse trial



World, January 2005 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2005 Jan.2   Iraq   Bus bombing kills 19  A suicide bomber rammed into a bus north of Baghdad, killing 18 Iraqi national guard soldiers and an Iraqi female civilian Jan.3   Baghdad Baghdad governor assassinated
  At least 6 people have been killed and 40 others injured in a bomb explosion at a police post
Jan.5   Chile Pinochet under house arrest
Jan.7  Northern Ireland  Police say IRA behind bank raid Jan.7  Congo  U.N. accuses peacekeepers of sex abuse Jan.11  England  5 Gitmo detainees to be freed Jan.13   Iraq Aide to Shia leader killed Jan.13  South Africa  Thatcher guilty plea in coup plot Jan.13   Gaza Bomb attack rocks crossing  6 Israelis have died in a Palestinian attack at a crossing point between Israel and the Strip Jan.13  Spain  Spain to try 'Dirty War' officer Jan.14  Baghdad  Prisoners from Iraq's Abu Ghraib escape Jan.14   Texas   Iraq jail abuse 'leader' guilty
  Charles Graner, 36, accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib jail has been found guilty of mistreating detainees
Jan.15  Texas  Iraq prison abuse 'leader' jailed Jan.15  Bosnia  Bosnian Serbs hand over suspect Jan.16  Iraq  Iraqi anger at abuser's jail term Jan.17   Mosul Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Mosul Jan.18  Mosul  Video shows 8 Chinese held in Iraq Jan.18  Iraq  Bomber strikes near embassy Jan.19   Baghdad   Car bombings kill at least 25  In 90 minutes, 4 suicide bombings killed at least 25 Iraqis around Baghdad. al-Zarqawi network claimed responsibility Jan.21   Baghdad Car bomb kills 14 near mosque Jan.21  Iraq  Video shows public beheadings Jan.22  Iraq  8 Chinese hostages freed Jan.23   Iraq   'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'  An Internet recording claiming to be from wanted terrorist said participants in election are enemies of Islam Jan.23  Baghdad  Large blast rocks Baghdad Jan.24   Iraq Bomb mastermind captured Jan.24  Iraq  Al-Zarqawi group claims bomb Jan.24   Iraq Iraqi forces 'committing abuse'  Human Rights Watch: Iraqi security forces systematically abuse prisoners Jan.24  Washington  U.S. mulls $50M bin Laden reward Jan.27  Kurdistan  Kurdish political office bombed Jan.28   Russia Beslan team accuses top officials  High-ranking military officials aided gunmen who seized a school, according to the parliamentary commission Jan.31  Southern Iraq  U.S. troops fire on prison riot as 4 die Jan.31  Southern California  Jackson in court for abuse trial Jan.31  Washington  Judge: Gitmo challenges can proceed



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2005 Jan.1   Indonesia   U.N.: Tsunami aid rises to $2 billion
  The new amount includes contributions from many countries and the World Bank
Jan.2   Aceh Tsunami aid arriving Jan.2  Southeast Asia  UN 'optimistic' over aid effort Jan.3  Aceh  Tsunami relief gathers momentum Jan.3   Washington   US presidents in tsunami aid plea  President Bush, Bill Clinton and George Bush Senior, have called on Americans to aid the Asian tsunami's victims Jan.4   Indonesia Powell: U.S. values in action Jan.5  Kiev  Kuchma accepts PM's resignation Jan.5   Indonesia   International conference for tsunami aid
  World and regional leaders, the UN were expected to attend
Jan.5  Indonesia  Tsunami aid tops $3 billion Jan.5  Indonesia  Annan appealed for $977 million in relief Jan.6   Indonesia   U.N. taking over relief effort  Colin Powell: The United Nations will take over coordination of tsunami relief and reconstruction efforts Jan.6   Indonesia Summit approves tsunami warning Jan.6  Johannesburg  Mandela's eldest son dies of AIDS Jan.6  Aceh  Toll jumps by 7,000, Annan in Aceh Jan.7   Jerusalem Palestinian candidate ejected Jan.7  Aceh  Leaders view tsunami devastation Jan.8   Sri Lanka   Politics limits Annan's trip  Secretary-General agreed to a government request not to visit disaster-stricken areas controlled by Tamil Tigers Jan.8  UN  UN upbeat on tsunami hunger aid Jan.9   Kenya   Historic Sudan peace accord signed
  After nearly 3 years of negotiations, Sudan's government and main rebel group have signed comprehensive accords
Jan.9  West Bank  Palestinians extend voting hours Jan.9   West Bank   Abbas wins presidential election
  Early results showed the moderate candidate wins 66% of vote
Jan.10   West Bank   Abbas makes peace offer to Israel  Palestinian leader has offered 'the hand of peace' after his landslide victory in presidential election Jan.10  Geneva  UN warns over tsunami aid pledges Jan.11  Iraq  Allawi: Some Iraqis unable to vote Jan.11   Aceh Separatists threaten relief efforts Jan.11   Switzerland Nations meet UN swift cash appeal Jan.12   Aceh Indonesia tightens Aceh controls
  Foreign troops helping the tsunami aid effort in the province must leave by the end of March
Jan.13   Aceh Troop escorts for aid workers Jan.13  Washington  Human Rights Watch criticizes U.S. Jan.13  Thailand  Thaksin: Send more aid to others Jan.14   European Union Huygens moon probe lands on Titan
  The space probe has touched down on the surface of one of Saturn's moons and is sending back signals
Jan.14  Washington  US cool on North Korea overtures Jan.15   West Bank   Mahmoud Abbas sworn in  In his acceptance speech, Palestinian Authority president called for an end to the Israeli occupation Jan.15  South Africa  Thousands mourn Mandela's son Jan.16  Iraq  Iraqi anger at abuser's jail term Jan.16   Beijing Zhao Ziyang, Purged Chinese leader, dies
Map of Tiananmen Square China
  Former Communist Party was ousted aafter the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protesters
Jan.16  Croatia  Mesic takes victory Jan.17  Beijing  China urged to review Tiananmen Jan.18  Iraq  Iraq to close borders for polls Jan.18   U.S. Senate Rice grilled by Senate Jan.19   Washington Tight security at inauguration Jan.20  USA  Poll: Nation split on Bush Jan.20   Washington   Bush sworn in for second term
  Bush vows to fight world tyranny. President's closest political allies around the world moved to congratulate him
Jan.22  Iraq  Iraq exile vote runs into trouble Jan.22   Gaza   Abbas 'reaches cease-fire deal'
  Palestinian President has secured a 30-day cease-fire with the 2 largest militant groups, Hamas and Islamic Jihad
Jan.23   Iraq   'Zarqawi tape: Democracy a lie'  An Internet recording claiming to be from wanted terrorist said participants in election are enemies of Islam Jan.23   Kiev   Yushchenko takes presidential oath  Viktor Yushchenko is placing his hand on a copy of the constitution and a Bible in the Ukraine parliament Jan.24  UN  World 'must learn from Holocaust' Jan.25  Southeast Asia  Warning over tsunami aid 'holdup' Jan.25  Jerusalem  Sharon 'lifts talks freeze' Jan.26   Jerusalem Mid-East talks raise peace hopes  Top Israeli adviser Weisglass held talks with Palestinian Negotiations Minister Erekat Jan.26  Washington  Bush urges Iraqis to defy rebels Jan.26   Poland   Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation
  Leaders from 30 countries gather to remember the victims of the Holocaust on the 60th anniversary
Jan.27   Australia First Iraqis cast their vote Jan.27  Jerusalem  Sharon: Conditions ripe for 'breakthrough' Jan.27  Finland  Aceh rebel talks set to begin Jan.28   Iraq Security stepped up for poll Jan.28  Beijing  Muted goodbye to Zhao Ziyang Jan.29  Iraq  Violence 'will deter many Iraqis' Jan.29  Thailand  Row over tsunami warning system Jan.30   Iraq Iraqis vote amid violence
  In a first free election in a half century, there is a higher than expected turnout amid attacks and threats of violence
Jan.30   Baghdad Election declared 'success'  The electoral commission claimed a high turnout and Bush congratulated the Iraqi people on a historical achievement Jan.30   UN World leaders praise Iraqi voter courage Jan.31   Darfur UN 'rules out' genocide in Darfur  Sudan's foreign minister: A genocide has not been committed in Darfur, United Nations report says Jan.31  Iraq  Prime Minister: Poll 'a victory over terror' Jan.31  Nepal  King sacked government