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1. 01-19 Outspoken journalist shot dead Istanbul
C. 03-23 Iran seizes 15 British sailors Persian Gulf, Iran
3. 04-16 33 students massacred in class http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6560685.stm#map, Virginia
E. 05-06 Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election Paris
F. 06-14 Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza Gaza
08-09 Mortgage concerns hit US markets USA
H. 08-25 63 died from forest fires Peloponnese, Greece
8. 12-27 Benazir Bhutto assassinated Rawalpindi

Summary.     Click for More > 63 died from forest fires   Benazir Bhutto assassinated   Former Prime Minister was assassinated outside a large gathering of her supporters where a suicide bomber also killed at least 20
Outspoken journalist shot dead Iran seizes 15 British sailors 33 students massacred in class Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza   Mortgage concerns hit US markets
Jan.1  Romania  Romania and Bulgaria join the EU
Jan.8  European Union  Russia oil row hits Europe supply
Jan.10  Washington  Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq
Jan.12  Missouri  Missing teens discovered alive
Jan.18  China  Chinese test missile obliterates satellite
 London  47 dead as storm batters Europe
Jan.19   Istanbul
Jan.27  Gaza  Battle rages on after 25 dead
Feb.1  Paris  Warming 'very likely' human-made
Feb.3  Baghdad  Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
Feb.4  Jakarta  Floods: 340,000 homeless
Feb.8  Miami  Former Playmate Smith dies at 39
 Mecca  Palestinian talks yield power-sharing pact
Feb.27  Shanghai  Shanghai Composite index sank 8.8%
Feb.28  France  Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs
Mar.6  Iraq  More than 120 die in blasts
Mar.12  Zimbabwe  Opposition tortured by police
Mar.22  Jamaica  Woolmer was strangled, police say
Mar.23   Iran
Apr.16   Virginia
Apr.18  Baghdad  Bombings kill almost 200
Apr.19  Queensland  'Ghost yacht' found
Apr.23  Moscow  Russian ex-president Yeltsin dies
Apr.26  Estonia  Estonia removes Soviet memorial
Apr.27  Turkey  Army 'concerned' by vote
May.5  Cameroon  Jet with 100 aboard crashes
May.6   Paris
May.17  Washington  World Bank head Wolfowitz to quit
May.20  Northern Lebanon  Islamic militants, security forces battle
Jun.12  Sunni Triangle  Blast hits key Shia shrine
Jun.14   Gaza
Jun.22  Helmand  NATO strike 'kills 25 civilians'
 Belgium  EU leaders agree on reform treaty
Jun.27  London  Brown: Let work of change begin
Jun.30  Scotland  Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Jul.3  Gaza  BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
Jul.6  Sydney  Live Earth concerts kick off
Jul.7  Northern Iraq  At least 105 killed in village market blast
Jul.9  Pakistan  Soldiers storm mosque
Jul.17  Sao Paulo  About 200 dead from plane crash
Jul.20  London  Fans receive final Potter book
Jul.23  England  UK fights worst floods in 60 years
 Libya  HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Aug.1  Minnesota  Bridge collapses into Mississippi
Aug.2  Arctic  Russia plants flag on Arctic floor
Aug.3  India  Millions flee 'worst ever' floods
Aug.9   USA
  The share indexes tumbled amid fears that a wobble in the mortgage market may prompt a global credit crunch. Dow Jones fell 199.24.    The subprime mortgage crisis caused by a dramatic rise in mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures in the United States triggered the financial crisis, with major adverse consequences...
 New York  World markets fall after US losses
Aug.14  Mosul  Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks
Aug.15  Ruhr  6 Italians die in 'clan execution'
Aug.16  Peru  337 killed in earthquake
Aug.25   Greece
Aug.28  Turkey  Turks elect ex-Islamist president
Aug.30  Afghanistan  Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban
Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing
Sep.5  Northern Italy  Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71
Sep.6  Syria  Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor
Sep.10  U.S. Congress  Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
Sep.15  West Africa  Flood misery hits arc of Africa
Sep.16  Southern Thailand  87 killed in plane crash
Sep.18  Myanmar  '1,000 monks' march
 Shanghai  Millions flee as typhoon rips into China
Sep.19  Beirut  Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
Sep.21  Chile  Chile court extradites Fujimori
Sep.24  Myanmar  100,000 protest junta
Sep.25  Japan  Lower house elects Fukuda as PM
Sep.30  Darfur  Deadliest attack for peace force
Oct.1  North Korea  President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone
Oct.7  Darfur  Army-controlled town razed
Oct.10  House of Representatives  US bill on Armenia moves forward
Oct.12  USA  Gore says prize must spur action
Oct.18  Karachi  Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
Oct.23  Southern California  500,000 flee wildfires
Nov.2  Chad  'Kidnap' children may not get home
 Mexico  Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead
Nov.3  Pakistan  Musharraf imposes emergency rule
Nov.7  Finland  8 dead in school shooting
Nov.11  Russia  Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing
Nov.14  Chile  Thousands homeless after quake
Nov.18  Bangladesh  Cyclone death toll surpasses 3,000
Nov.23  Antarctica  Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
Nov.24  Australia  Rudd: I will be prime minister for all
Nov.27  Washington  New Mid-East peace drive launched
 Rawalpindi  Musharraf steps down as army chief
Nov.29  Sudan  UK teacher jailed over teddy row
Dec.1  Northern Iraq  Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq
Dec.3  Washington  U.S.: Iran's nuclear weapons work halted
Dec.11  Peru  Fujimori gets 6 years in prison
Dec.14  Bali  Climate deal sealed by US U-turn
Dec.20  Slovakia  Ceremony marks extended EU border
Dec.23  Thailand  Thaksin ally wins Thai election
Dec.25  Helmand  Afghanistan expels top UN and EU officials
Dec.27   Rawalpindi
Dec.30  Kenya  Riots erupt after president re-elected



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Europe
Outspoken journalist shot dead
Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Romania and Bulgaria join the EU
Russian ex-president Yeltsin dies
Estonia removes Soviet memorial
Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
EU leaders agree on reform treaty
Brown: Let work of change begin
47 dead as storm batters Europe
Warming 'very likely' human-made
63 died from forest fires
Army 'concerned' by vote
Russia oil row hits Europe supply
Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs
European Union
Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Romania and Bulgaria join the EU
Estonia removes Soviet memorial
Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
EU leaders agree on reform treaty
Brown: Let work of change begin
47 dead as storm batters Europe
Warming 'very likely' human-made
63 died from forest fires
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Russia oil row hits Europe supply
Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs
USA
Missing teens discovered alive
33 students massacred in class
Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq
World Bank head Wolfowitz to quit
Bridge collapses into Mississippi
500,000 flee wildfires
Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq
Mortgage concerns hit US markets
Iraq
Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
More than 120 die in blasts
Bombings kill almost 200
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Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq
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'1,000 monks' march
100,000 protest junta
Floods: 340,000 homeless
Chinese test missile obliterates satellite
Shanghai Composite index sank 8.8%
Africa
Riots erupt after president re-elected
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Riots erupt after president re-elected
Jet with 100 aboard crashes
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South Asia
Benazir Bhutto assassinated
Musharraf imposes emergency rule
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NATO strike 'kills 25 civilians'
Soldiers storm mosque
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United Kingdom
Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Brown: Let work of change begin
47 dead as storm batters Europe
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Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
Warming 'very likely' human-made
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Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs
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'1,000 monks' march
100,000 protest junta
Floods: 340,000 homeless
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Pakistan
Benazir Bhutto assassinated
Musharraf imposes emergency rule
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Soldiers storm mosque
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Israel
BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
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Battle rages on after 25 dead
Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
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Latin America
Woolmer was strangled, police say
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337 killed in earthquake
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  Romania and Bulgaria join the EU   Huge celebrations have been held to mark the accession to the European Union, 17 years after the fall of Communism Russia oil row hits Europe supply Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq Missing teens discovered alive Chinese test missile obliterates satellite   U.S. official: The missile destroyed an orbiting satellite in a test that could undermine relations with the West 47 dead as storm batters Europe Outspoken journalist shot dead


January 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   Romania  
 Global  World welcomed 2007 with skyrockets
Jan.2  Baghdad  Iraq investigates Saddam footage
 UN  New U.N. chief Ban Ki moon takes over
Jan.7  Poland  Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row
Jan.8   European Union
 Somalia  U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects
Jan.9  San Francisco Bay Area  Apple's 'magical' iPhone unveiled
Jan.10   Washington
Jan.12   Missouri
Jan.13  Sao Paulo  Rescue mission in collapse
Jan.14  Baghdad  Saddam half-brother executed
Jan.18   China  
  London
 Venezuela  Rule by decree passed for Chavez
Jan.19   Istanbul  
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century.    He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'gen...
Jan.20  New York  Hillary Clinton joins 2008 race Jan.22  Baghdad  Market bombs kill 100 in 2 Iraqi cities  Vancouver  Pig farmer confessed to 49 killings  Beirut  Protesters barricade roads Jan.25  Paris  Lebanon wins $7.6B aid package Jan.27   Gaza     Battle rages on after 25 dead  Gunmen from the Hamas and Fatah are continuing an increasingly bloody power struggle over the Palestinian government

February 2007 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Paris Warming 'very likely' human-made
Feb.2  Gaza  24 killed before factions reach truce Feb.3   Baghdad   Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market   A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck in a crowded market in Sedriya, a mixed neighborhood Feb.4   Jakarta Floods: 340,000 homeless Feb.6  Florida  Astronaut charged with attempted murder Feb.7  Baghdad  Fifth U.S. chopper in 18 days down  Southern Lebanon  Clash on Israel-Lebanese border Feb.8   Miami Former Playmate Smith dies at 39   Mecca Palestinian talks yield power-sharing pact Feb.12  Baghdad  90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack Feb.13  Beijing  N. Korea agrees to nuclear disarmament Feb.22  Rome  Italian crisis talks as PM quits Feb.27   Shanghai Shanghai Composite index sank 8.8% Feb.28   France Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs

March 2007 ... more > Top ^
Mar.6   Iraq More than 120 die in blasts
 Sumatra  Quake kills at least 70 Mar.7  Indonesia  Scores escape flaming plane wreck Mar.9  Sao Paulo  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts Mar.12   Zimbabwe Opposition tortured by police  Pakistan  Country's top judge suspended Mar.14  Guantanamo  Mohammed says responsible for 9/11 Mar.16  Pakistan  Tear gas used on lawyers Mar.17  Sunni Triangle  Gas attack makes hundreds ill Mar.19  Siberia  Mine explosion kills more than 100  Baghdad  Former VP Ramadan executed  Russia  63 elderly die in home fire Mar.22  Baghdad  UN chief shaken by blast   Jamaica Woolmer was strangled, police say Mar.23   Iran     Iran seizes 15 British sailors Map of Persian Gulf Iran
  The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq.    The Royal Marines and naval officers were have been apprehended by up to 6 ships from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy. The British government demanded the safe ret...
Mar.26  Northern Ireland  Power deal marks 'new era' Mar.27  Northern Iraq  Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar  U.S. Senate  Senate votes for Iraq deadline Mar.28  Iran  British captives shown on Iranian TV

April 2007 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1  Solomon Islands  13 dead from tsunami Apr.2  Kiev  President Yushchenko calls early poll Apr.4  Iran  Ahmadinejad frees UK sailors Apr.5  Greece  1,200 rescued from cruise ship Apr.9  Iran  Nuclear program stepped up Apr.12  Tokyo  Chinese PM: Better Japan ties  Baghdad  8 killed in suicide attack on parliament Apr.16   Virginia   33 students massacred in class
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  A gunman on the campus of Virginia Tech was dressed almost like a Boy Scout. 2 people were killed 2 hours earlier.    The gunman, who later shot and killed himself, was a young man wearing a short-sleeved tan shirt and black ammunition vest. He opening fire with a bl...
Apr.18   Baghdad   Bombings kill almost 200   Insurgent bombers launched a series of attacks across Baghdad. 112 dead in Sadriya market. 28 dead in an attack at the entrance to Sadr City Apr.19   Queensland 'Ghost yacht' found Apr.22  Paris  Sarkozy, Royal in presidential runoff Apr.23   Moscow   Russian ex-president Yeltsin dies   Boris Yeltsin was 76. In 1991 he famously triumphed against parliament hardliners in 1993. He had a history of heart trouble  Nigeria  Yar'Adua wins flawed vote Apr.26  U.S. Senate  Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan   Estonia   Estonia removes Soviet memorial   The authorities have removed a contentious war memorial in Tallinn, despite overnight protests that left one person dead Apr.27   Turkey Army 'concerned' by vote  Saudi Arabia  Saudis arrest 172 militants Apr.30  Jerusalem  'Severe failure' over Lebanon war

May 2007 ... more > Top ^
May.5   Cameroon Jet with 100 aboard crashes
May.6   Paris     Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
  He won a clear victory over Segolene Royal, gaining 53% of the vote. President-elect has called for unity after a bitterly-contested campaign.    European leaders congratulated Sarkozy and hoped his triumph would help unblock reforms stalled by t...
May.8  Israel  King Herod's ancient tomb 'found' May.12  Karachi  33 killed during massive clashes  Iraq  3 missing, 5 killed in attack on U.S. patrol  Helmand  Taliban commander Mullah Dadullah killed May.16  Paris  Nicolas Sarkozy sworn in as new president May.17   Washington World Bank head Wolfowitz to quit
May.18  Gaza  Clashes continued for 6th day May.20   Northern Lebanon Islamic militants, security forces battle May.22  London  Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning May.27  Venezuela  TV station off the air May.28  Baghdad  U.S., Iran hold historic talks May.29  Baghdad  Five Britons seized May.30  UN Security Council  UN approves Hariri assassination tribunal

June 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Northern Lebanon  Fighting kills at least 14 Jun.2  Eastern Germany  146 police hurt in G8 protest Jun.3  Moscow  Putin warns Europe in missile row Jun.7  Germany  G8 leaders 'agree climate deal' Jun.8  Germany  G8 leaders pledge $60B for Africa Jun.10  Albania  Bush greeted as hero Jun.12   Sunni Triangle Blast hits key Shia shrine
Jun.13  Beirut  Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast Jun.14   Gaza     Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
  The militants have hailed a series of military victories over rivals Fatah as a new 'liberation' of the territory.    Fighters seized Fatah's Preventative Security building and the intelligence service headquarters, and overran Rafah. An aide to Abbas ...
 West Bank  Abbas sacks Hamas-led government Jun.15  London  Rushdie knighted in honours list Jun.16  North Korea  Atomic inspectors can return  Kabul  Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed Jun.19  Baghdad  Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square Jun.22   Helmand NATO strike 'kills 25 civilians'   Belgium   EU leaders agree on reform treaty   The leaders in Brussels have reached agreement on an outline of new rules for the 27-member bloc after 2 days of tough negotiations Jun.24  Baghdad  'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang Jun.27   London     Brown: Let work of change begin   Gordon Brown is the UK's new prime minister after replacing the outgoing Tony Blair, following an audience with Queen Elizabeth II Jun.29  London  2 explosive-laden cars linked Jun.30   Scotland   Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport   Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath

July 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3  Pakistan  9 dead in radical mosque shootout   Gaza BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
Jul.6   Sydney Live Earth concerts kick off Jul.7   Northern Iraq At least 105 killed in village market blast Jul.9   Pakistan   Soldiers storm mosque   Troops in Islamabad have stormed the Red Mosque compound, minutes after talks with radicals broke down Jul.14  North Korea  N Korea 'closes nuclear reactor' Jul.16  London  UK expels four Russian diplomats  Northern Iraq  Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk  Northern Japan  Nuke plant leaked after earthquake Jul.17   Sao Paulo   About 200 dead from plane crash   TAM Airlines Airbus 320 skidded across a road and crashed into a building, carrying 176 people crashed while attempting to land in heavy rai... Jul.20  Pakistan  Supreme Court reinstates top judge  Israel  Israel frees 256 prisoners   London   Fans receive final Potter book   The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum  Afghanistan  Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans Jul.22  Turkey  Ruling party claims win  Kabul  Former king Zahir Shah dies Jul.23   England UK fights worst floods in 60 years   Libya   HIV medics released to Bulgaria   6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria Jul.31  Cambodia  First Khmer Rouge leader charged  UN Security Council  U.N. troops will go to Darfur

August 2007 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   Minnesota   Bridge collapses into Mississippi   A freeway bridge over the river has collapsed during the evening rush hour, sending cars into the water Aug.2   Arctic Russia plants flag on Arctic floor
Aug.3   India Millions flee 'worst ever' floods  England  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth Aug.9   USA     Mortgage concerns hit US markets
  The share indexes tumbled amid fears that a wobble in the mortgage market may prompt a global credit crunch. Dow Jones fell 199.24
 The subprime mortgage crisis caused by a dramatic rise in mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures in the United States triggered the financial crisis, with major adverse consequences for banks and financial markets around the globe. The result has been a decline in the capital of banks and USA government sponsored enterprises, tightening credit around the world
  New York World markets fall after US losses Aug.14   Mosul Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks Aug.15   Ruhr 6 Italians die in 'clan execution' Aug.16   Peru   337 killed in earthquake   All but one of the deaths were in the coastal province of Ica, about 165 miles south of Lima Aug.21  Bangladesh  Student riots flare  Yucatan  Dean slams into Yucatan, loses steam Aug.25   Greece   63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece
  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country.    Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Pelopo...
Aug.28   Turkey Turks elect ex-Islamist president Aug.30   Afghanistan Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban

September 2007 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  South Korea  Freed Koreans return home Sep.2  Switzerland  N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities  Northern Lebanon  Army 'in control' of camp  Basra  British leave Basra base Sep.4   Nevada Famed flier Fossett missing
Sep.5   Northern Italy   Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71   Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at his home in the city of Modena. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year Sep.6   Syria Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor  Nicaragua  Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Sep.7  Portugal  Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'  Washington  Bin Laden says US should convert Sep.10  Pakistan  Sharif deported after brief return   U.S. Congress Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working Sep.11  Japan  PM Abe resigns Sep.13  Sulawesi  4th earthquake strikes Indonesia Sep.15   West Africa Flood misery hits arc of Africa Sep.16   Southern Thailand 87 killed in plane crash  Nevada  OJ Simpson arrested over break-in  Greece  PM claims election victory  Paris  France warning of war with Iran Sep.17  Baghdad  Iraq shootout firm loses license  Iraq  'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight Sep.18   Myanmar   '1,000 monks' march  Military officials in Burma have used tear gas to disperse more than 1,000 Buddhist monks marched peacefully in two cities   Shanghai Millions flee as typhoon rips into China Sep.19   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast Sep.21   Chile Chile court extradites Fujimori Sep.24   Myanmar   100,000 protest junta   Anti-government protesters led by Buddhist monks marched through Yangon, the largest crowd to demonstrate since a 1988 uprising  New York  Iran president in campus clash Sep.25   Japan Lower house elects Fukuda as PM Sep.27  Myanmar  9 dead in crackdown Sep.30   Darfur Deadliest attack for peace force

October 2007 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1   North Korea President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone
Oct.3  South Africa  3,200 workers trapped in gold mine Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested Oct.6  Pakistan  Musharraf 'elected for third term' Oct.7   Darfur Army-controlled town razed Oct.8  Paris  Jury retraces Diana's fatal path Oct.10   House of Representatives US bill on Armenia moves forward Oct.12   USA Gore says prize must spur action Oct.18  Karachi  Thousands throng Bhutto on return   Karachi Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed Oct.21  Beijing  Communist Party unveils new leaders Oct.23   Southern California   500,000 flee wildfires   Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in... Oct.25  Myanmar  Talks hope as Suu Kyi leaves home Oct.28  Argentina  Fernandez claims victory Oct.29  Somalia  U.S. destroyer pursues pirates  Dominican Republic  11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel Oct.31  Madrid  Spain condemns terror verdict

November 2007 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2   Chad 'Kidnap' children may not get home
  Mexico Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead Nov.3   Pakistan     Musharraf imposes emergency rule   President Pervez Musharraf has declared emergency rule and suspended the constitution. Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has been replaced Nov.4  Karachi  Police beat up lawyers Nov.6  Northern Afghanistan  64 dead in suicide attack Nov.7   Finland 8 dead in school shooting Nov.11   Russia Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing  Rome  Fans rampage after killing Nov.14  France  Strike brings travel chaos   Chile Thousands homeless after quake Nov.17  Kosovo  Ex-Kosovo fighter Thaci claims victory Nov.18  Donbass  63 killed after coal mine blast   Bangladesh Cyclone death toll surpasses 3,000 Nov.21  Singapore  Oil nudges $99 a barrel Nov.23   Antarctica Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'  Beirut  Lahoud steps down; no successor Nov.24   Australia Rudd: I will be prime minister for all Nov.27   Washington New Mid-East peace drive launched   Rawalpindi Musharraf steps down as army chief Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row  Turkey  Jetliner with 56 people on board crashed

December 2007 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   Northern Iraq     Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq  The Turkish military said it attacked 50 to 60 Kurdish rebels inside Iraqi territory, inflicting 'significant losses' Dec.2  Moscow  Putin party leads Russia polls  Venezuela  Voters reject Chavez's referendum Dec.3   Washington U.S.: Iran's nuclear weapons work halted
Dec.6  England  Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam'  CIA  CIA 'wiped' interrogation tapes Dec.10  Moscow  Putin backs Medvedev as successor Dec.11  Algeria  At least 62 killed in blasts, targeted U.N.   Peru Fujimori gets 6 years in prison Dec.13  Portugal  EU leaders sign key reform treaty  Washington  Baseball 'rife' with drug use Dec.14   Bali Climate deal sealed by US U-turn Dec.16  Northern Iraq  Turkey hits PKK  Basra  British troops return Basra to Iraqis Dec.19  South Korea  Lee set for landslide Dec.20   Slovakia   Ceremony marks extended EU border  A checkpoint between Austria and Slovakia has been dismantled in a ceremony marking the enlargement of the Schengen area Dec.23   Thailand Thaksin ally wins Thai election  Nepal  Government agrees to abolish monarchy Dec.25   Helmand Afghanistan expels top UN and EU officials Dec.27   Rawalpindi     Benazir Bhutto assassinated Map of Rawalpindi Pakistan
  Former Prime Minister was assassinated outside a large gathering of her supporters where a suicide bomber also killed at least 20
 Bhutto had just addressed an election rally when she was shot in the neck by a gunman who then set off a bomb. Musharraf held an emergency meeting in the hours after the death. Rioters burned tires and blocked roads in Karachid. Police fired on an angry mob, killing 2 people, in the city of Khairpur
Dec.30  Pakistan  Bhutto's son to lead her party   Kenya   Riots erupt after president re-elected   Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki


Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq Chinese test missile obliterates satellite   U.S. official: The missile destroyed an orbiting satellite in a test that could undermine relations with the West   Battle rages on after 25 dead  Gunmen from the Hamas and Fatah are continuing an increasingly bloody power struggle over the Palestinian government   Iran seizes 15 British sailors Map of Persian Gulf Iran




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Jan.8  Somalia  U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects
Jan.10   Washington
Jan.18   China
Jan.27   Gaza
Feb.2  Gaza  24 killed before factions reach truce
Feb.7  Baghdad  Fifth U.S. chopper in 18 days down
Feb.7  Southern Lebanon  Clash on Israel-Lebanese border
Feb.13  Beijing  N. Korea agrees to nuclear disarmament
Mar.17  Sunni Triangle  Gas attack makes hundreds ill
Mar.22  Baghdad  UN chief shaken by blast
Mar.23   Iran
  The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq.    The Royal Marines and naval officers were have been apprehended by up to 6 ships from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy. The British government demanded the safe ret...
Mar.27  U.S. Senate  Senate votes for Iraq deadline Mar.28  Iran  British captives shown on Iranian TV Apr.9  Iran  Nuclear program stepped up Apr.26  U.S. Senate  Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan Apr.27   Turkey Army 'concerned' by vote Apr.30  Jerusalem  'Severe failure' over Lebanon war May.12  Iraq  3 missing, 5 killed in attack on U.S. patrol May.12  Helmand  Taliban commander Mullah Dadullah killed May.18  Gaza  Clashes continued for 6th day May.20   Northern Lebanon Islamic militants, security forces battle Jun.1  Northern Lebanon  Fighting kills at least 14 Jun.3  Moscow  Putin warns Europe in missile row Jun.14   Gaza   Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
  The militants have hailed a series of military victories over rivals Fatah as a new 'liberation' of the territory.    Fighters seized Fatah's Preventative Security building and the intelligence service headquarters, and overran Rafah. An aide to Abbas ...
Jun.16  North Korea  Atomic inspectors can return Jun.16  Kabul  Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed Jun.22   Helmand NATO strike 'kills 25 civilians'
Jun.24  Baghdad  'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang Jul.3  Pakistan  9 dead in radical mosque shootout Jul.9   Pakistan Soldiers storm mosque   Troops in Islamabad have stormed the Red Mosque compound, minutes after talks with radicals broke down Jul.14  North Korea  N Korea 'closes nuclear reactor' Jul.20  Israel  Israel frees 256 prisoners Jul.31  UN Security Council  U.N. troops will go to Darfur Sep.2  Switzerland  N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities Sep.2  Northern Lebanon  Army 'in control' of camp Sep.2  Basra  British leave Basra base Sep.6   Syria Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor Sep.10   U.S. Congress Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working Sep.16  Paris  France warning of war with Iran Sep.17  Baghdad  Iraq shootout firm loses license Sep.17  Iraq  'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight Sep.30   Darfur Deadliest attack for peace force Oct.7   Darfur Army-controlled town razed Oct.10   House of Representatives US bill on Armenia moves forward Oct.29  Somalia  U.S. destroyer pursues pirates Nov.27   Washington New Mid-East peace drive launched Dec.1   Northern Iraq   Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq  The Turkish military said it attacked 50 to 60 Kurdish rebels inside Iraqi territory, inflicting 'significant losses' Dec.3   Washington U.S.: Iran's nuclear weapons work halted Dec.16  Northern Iraq  Turkey hits PKK Dec.16  Basra  British troops return Basra to Iraqis



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2007 Jan.13  Sao Paulo  Rescue mission in collapse Jan.18   London 47 dead as storm batters Europe
Feb.1   Paris Warming 'very likely' human-made Feb.4   Jakarta Floods: 340,000 homeless Mar.6  Sumatra  Quake kills at least 70 Mar.7  Indonesia  Scores escape flaming plane wreck Mar.19  Siberia  Mine explosion kills more than 100 Mar.19  Russia  63 elderly die in home fire Apr.1  Solomon Islands  13 dead from tsunami Apr.5  Greece  1,200 rescued from cruise ship Apr.19   Queensland 'Ghost yacht' found May.5   Cameroon Jet with 100 aboard crashes Jun.7  Germany  G8 leaders 'agree climate deal' Jul.16  Northern Japan  Nuke plant leaked after earthquake Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash   TAM Airlines Airbus 320 skidded across a road and crashed into a building, carrying 176 people crashed while attempting to land in heavy rai... Jul.23   England UK fights worst floods in 60 years Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi   A freeway bridge over the river has collapsed during the evening rush hour, sending cars into the water Aug.3   India Millions flee 'worst ever' floods Aug.3  England  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake   All but one of the deaths were in the coastal province of Ica, about 165 miles south of Lima Aug.21  Yucatan  Dean slams into Yucatan, loses steam Aug.25   Greece 63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece
  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country.    Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Pelopo...
Sep.4   Nevada Famed flier Fossett missing Sep.6  Nicaragua  Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Sep.13  Sulawesi  4th earthquake strikes Indonesia Sep.15   West Africa Flood misery hits arc of Africa Sep.16   Southern Thailand 87 killed in plane crash Sep.18   Shanghai Millions flee as typhoon rips into China Oct.3  South Africa  3,200 workers trapped in gold mine Oct.23   Southern California 500,000 flee wildfires   Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in... Oct.29  Dominican Republic  11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel Nov.2   Mexico Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead Nov.11   Russia Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing Nov.14   Chile Thousands homeless after quake Nov.18  Donbass  63 killed after coal mine blast Nov.18   Bangladesh Cyclone death toll surpasses 3,000 Nov.23   Antarctica Sinking ship 'struck iceberg' Nov.29  Turkey  Jetliner with 56 people on board crashed



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2007 Mar.22   Jamaica Woolmer was strangled, police say
Sep.16  Nevada  OJ Simpson arrested over break-in Nov.11  Rome  Fans rampage after killing Dec.13  Washington  Baseball 'rife' with drug use



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2007 Jan.8   European Union Russia oil row hits Europe supply
Jan.9  San Francisco Bay Area  Apple's 'magical' iPhone unveiled Feb.8   Miami Former Playmate Smith dies at 39 Feb.27   Shanghai Shanghai Composite index sank 8.8% Feb.28   France Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs Mar.28  Iran  British captives shown on Iranian TV Apr.5  Greece  1,200 rescued from cruise ship Jul.6   Sydney Live Earth concerts kick off Jul.20   London Fans receive final Potter book   The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum Aug.9   USA   Mortgage concerns hit US markets
  The share indexes tumbled amid fears that a wobble in the mortgage market may prompt a global credit crunch. Dow Jones fell 199.24
 The subprime mortgage crisis caused by a dramatic rise in mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures in the United States triggered the financial crisis, with major adverse consequences for banks and financial markets around the globe. The result has been a decline in the capital of banks and USA government sponsored enterprises, tightening credit around the world
Aug.9   New York World markets fall after US losses
Sep.5   Northern Italy Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71   Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at his home in the city of Modena. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year Nov.14  France  Strike brings travel chaos Nov.21  Singapore  Oil nudges $99 a barrel



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2007 Jan.2  Baghdad  Iraq investigates Saddam footage Jan.7  Poland  Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row Jan.12   Missouri Missing teens discovered alive
Jan.14  Baghdad  Saddam half-brother executed Jan.19   Istanbul Outspoken journalist shot dead
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century.    He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'gen...
Jan.22  Baghdad  Market bombs kill 100 in 2 Iraqi cities Jan.22  Vancouver  Pig farmer confessed to 49 killings Feb.3   Baghdad Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market   A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck in a crowded market in Sedriya, a mixed neighborhood Feb.6  Florida  Astronaut charged with attempted murder Feb.12  Baghdad  90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack Mar.6   Iraq More than 120 die in blasts
Mar.14  Guantanamo  Mohammed says responsible for 9/11 Mar.19  Baghdad  Former VP Ramadan executed Mar.22  Baghdad  UN chief shaken by blast Mar.22   Jamaica Woolmer was strangled, police say Mar.27  Northern Iraq  Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar Apr.12  Baghdad  8 killed in suicide attack on parliament Apr.16   Virginia 33 students massacred in class Map of http%3A%2F%2Fnews.bbc.co.uk%2F2%2Fhi%2Famericas%2F6560685.stm%23map Virginia
  A gunman on the campus of Virginia Tech was dressed almost like a Boy Scout. 2 people were killed 2 hours earlier.    The gunman, who later shot and killed himself, was a young man wearing a short-sleeved tan shirt and black ammunition vest. He opening fire with a bl...
Apr.18   Baghdad Bombings kill almost 200   Insurgent bombers launched a series of attacks across Baghdad. 112 dead in Sadriya market. 28 dead in an attack at the entrance to Sadr City Apr.27  Saudi Arabia  Saudis arrest 172 militants May.22  London  Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning May.29  Baghdad  Five Britons seized May.30  UN Security Council  UN approves Hariri assassination tribunal Jun.2  Eastern Germany  146 police hurt in G8 protest Jun.12   Sunni Triangle Blast hits key Shia shrine Jun.13  Beirut  Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast Jun.16  Kabul  Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed Jun.19  Baghdad  Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square Jun.24  Baghdad  'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang Jun.29  London  2 explosive-laden cars linked Jun.30   Scotland Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport   Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath Jul.3   Gaza BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed Jul.7   Northern Iraq At least 105 killed in village market blast Jul.16  Northern Iraq  Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk Jul.20  Afghanistan  Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria   6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria Jul.31  Cambodia  First Khmer Rouge leader charged Aug.14   Mosul Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks Aug.15   Ruhr 6 Italians die in 'clan execution' Aug.30   Afghanistan Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban Sep.1  South Korea  Freed Koreans return home Sep.7  Portugal  Police 'suspect Madeleine mother' Sep.7  Washington  Bin Laden says US should convert Sep.16  Nevada  OJ Simpson arrested over break-in Sep.19   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast Sep.21   Chile Chile court extradites Fujimori Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested Oct.8  Paris  Jury retraces Diana's fatal path Oct.18   Karachi Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed Oct.29  Somalia  U.S. destroyer pursues pirates Oct.31  Madrid  Spain condemns terror verdict Nov.6  Northern Afghanistan  64 dead in suicide attack Nov.7   Finland 8 dead in school shooting Nov.11  Rome  Fans rampage after killing Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row Dec.6  England  Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam' Dec.11  Algeria  At least 62 killed in blasts, targeted U.N. Dec.11   Peru Fujimori gets 6 years in prison Dec.27   Rawalpindi   Benazir Bhutto assassinated
Map of Rawalpindi Pakistan
  Former Prime Minister was assassinated outside a large gathering of her supporters where a suicide bomber also killed at least 20
 Bhutto had just addressed an election rally when she was shot in the neck by a gunman who then set off a bomb. Musharraf held an emergency meeting in the hours after the death. Rioters burned tires and blocked roads in Karachid. Police fired on an angry mob, killing 2 people, in the city of Khairpur
Dec.30   Kenya Riots erupt after president re-elected   Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki



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2007 Jan.1   Romania   Romania and Bulgaria join the EU   Huge celebrations have been held to mark the accession to the European Union, 17 years after the fall of Communism Jan.1  Global  World welcomed 2007 with skyrockets Jan.2  UN  New U.N. chief Ban Ki moon takes over Jan.7  Poland  Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row Jan.10   Washington Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq
Jan.18   China Chinese test missile obliterates satellite   U.S. official: The missile destroyed an orbiting satellite in a test that could undermine relations with the West Jan.18  Venezuela  Rule by decree passed for Chavez Jan.19   Istanbul Outspoken journalist shot dead
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century.    He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'gen...
Jan.20  New York  Hillary Clinton joins 2008 race Jan.22  Beirut  Protesters barricade roads Jan.25  Paris  Lebanon wins $7.6B aid package Feb.6  Florida  Astronaut charged with attempted murder Feb.8   Mecca Palestinian talks yield power-sharing pact
Feb.13  Beijing  N. Korea agrees to nuclear disarmament Feb.22  Rome  Italian crisis talks as PM quits Mar.9  Sao Paulo  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts Mar.12   Zimbabwe Opposition tortured by police Mar.12  Pakistan  Country's top judge suspended Mar.16  Pakistan  Tear gas used on lawyers Mar.26  Northern Ireland  Power deal marks 'new era' Mar.27  U.S. Senate  Senate votes for Iraq deadline Apr.2  Kiev  President Yushchenko calls early poll Apr.4  Iran  Ahmadinejad frees UK sailors Apr.9  Iran  Nuclear program stepped up Apr.12  Tokyo  Chinese PM: Better Japan ties Apr.22  Paris  Sarkozy, Royal in presidential runoff Apr.23   Moscow Russian ex-president Yeltsin dies   Boris Yeltsin was 76. In 1991 he famously triumphed against parliament hardliners in 1993. He had a history of heart trouble Apr.23  Nigeria  Yar'Adua wins flawed vote Apr.26  U.S. Senate  Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan Apr.26   Estonia Estonia removes Soviet memorial   The authorities have removed a contentious war memorial in Tallinn, despite overnight protests that left one person dead Apr.27   Turkey Army 'concerned' by vote Apr.30  Jerusalem  'Severe failure' over Lebanon war May.6   Paris   Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
  He won a clear victory over Segolene Royal, gaining 53% of the vote. President-elect has called for unity after a bitterly-contested campaign.    European leaders congratulated Sarkozy and hoped his triumph would help unblock reforms stalled by t...
May.8  Israel  King Herod's ancient tomb 'found' May.12  Karachi  33 killed during massive clashes May.16  Paris  Nicolas Sarkozy sworn in as new president May.17   Washington World Bank head Wolfowitz to quit
May.27  Venezuela  TV station off the air May.28  Baghdad  U.S., Iran hold historic talks Jun.2  Eastern Germany  146 police hurt in G8 protest Jun.3  Moscow  Putin warns Europe in missile row Jun.7  Germany  G8 leaders 'agree climate deal' Jun.8  Germany  G8 leaders pledge $60B for Africa Jun.10  Albania  Bush greeted as hero Jun.14  West Bank  Abbas sacks Hamas-led government Jun.15  London  Rushdie knighted in honours list Jun.16  North Korea  Atomic inspectors can return Jun.22   Belgium EU leaders agree on reform treaty   The leaders in Brussels have reached agreement on an outline of new rules for the 27-member bloc after 2 days of tough negotiations Jun.27   London   Brown: Let work of change begin   Gordon Brown is the UK's new prime minister after replacing the outgoing Tony Blair, following an audience with Queen Elizabeth II Jul.16  London  UK expels four Russian diplomats Jul.20  Pakistan  Supreme Court reinstates top judge Jul.22  Turkey  Ruling party claims win Jul.22  Kabul  Former king Zahir Shah dies Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria   6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria Jul.31  Cambodia  First Khmer Rouge leader charged Aug.2   Arctic Russia plants flag on Arctic floor Aug.21  Bangladesh  Student riots flare Aug.28   Turkey Turks elect ex-Islamist president Sep.2  Switzerland  N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities Sep.10  Pakistan  Sharif deported after brief return Sep.10   U.S. Congress Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working Sep.11  Japan  PM Abe resigns Sep.16  Greece  PM claims election victory Sep.16  Paris  France warning of war with Iran Sep.17  Baghdad  Iraq shootout firm loses license Sep.18   Myanmar '1,000 monks' march  Military officials in Burma have used tear gas to disperse more than 1,000 Buddhist monks marched peacefully in two cities Sep.21   Chile Chile court extradites Fujimori Sep.24   Myanmar 100,000 protest junta   Anti-government protesters led by Buddhist monks marched through Yangon, the largest crowd to demonstrate since a 1988 uprising Sep.24  New York  Iran president in campus clash Sep.25   Japan Lower house elects Fukuda as PM Sep.27  Myanmar  9 dead in crackdown Oct.1   North Korea President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested Oct.6  Pakistan  Musharraf 'elected for third term' Oct.10   House of Representatives US bill on Armenia moves forward Oct.12   USA Gore says prize must spur action Oct.18  Karachi  Thousands throng Bhutto on return Oct.21  Beijing  Communist Party unveils new leaders Oct.25  Myanmar  Talks hope as Suu Kyi leaves home Oct.28  Argentina  Fernandez claims victory Nov.2   Chad 'Kidnap' children may not get home Nov.3   Pakistan   Musharraf imposes emergency rule   President Pervez Musharraf has declared emergency rule and suspended the constitution. Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has been replaced Nov.4  Karachi  Police beat up lawyers Nov.17  Kosovo  Ex-Kosovo fighter Thaci claims victory Nov.23  Beirut  Lahoud steps down; no successor Nov.24   Australia Rudd: I will be prime minister for all Nov.27   Washington New Mid-East peace drive launched Nov.27   Rawalpindi Musharraf steps down as army chief Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row Dec.2  Moscow  Putin party leads Russia polls Dec.2  Venezuela  Voters reject Chavez's referendum Dec.3   Washington U.S.: Iran's nuclear weapons work halted Dec.6  CIA  CIA 'wiped' interrogation tapes Dec.10  Moscow  Putin backs Medvedev as successor Dec.13  Portugal  EU leaders sign key reform treaty Dec.13  Washington  Baseball 'rife' with drug use Dec.14   Bali Climate deal sealed by US U-turn Dec.19  South Korea  Lee set for landslide Dec.20   Slovakia Ceremony marks extended EU border  A checkpoint between Austria and Slovakia has been dismantled in a ceremony marking the enlargement of the Schengen area Dec.23   Thailand Thaksin ally wins Thai election Dec.23  Nepal  Government agrees to abolish monarchy Dec.25   Helmand Afghanistan expels top UN and EU officials Dec.30  Pakistan  Bhutto's son to lead her party Dec.30   Kenya Riots erupt after president re-elected   Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki