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1. 01-24 Blast rocks Moscow's main airport Domodedovo, Moscow
C. 04-29 Prince William married Catherine Middleton Westminster, London
3. 05-26 Mladic arrested after years on the run Vojvodina, Serbia
E. 05-30 E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds Hamburg
F. 06-29 Parliament's vote in favour of austerity Greece
G. 07-07 Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing London
H. 07-10 Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard Tatarstan, Volga Region
07-22 Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Oslo, Norway
9. 08-08 Further riots spreads across England London

Summary.     Click for More >   Mladic arrested after years on the run   Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan w... E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds Parliament's vote in favour of austerity Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing   The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard   Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport   Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
Jan.17  Rome  Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Jan.24   Moscow
Jan.29  London  Anti-Mubarak protests around the world
Feb.13  Italy  Women stage anti-Berlusconi rallies
Mar.24  NATO  NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone
Mar.27  NATO  NATO approves expanded role in Libya
Mar.29  London  Diplomats unite against Gadhafi
Mar.30  London  Libyan foreign minister defects
Apr.6  Malta  150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
 Portugal  Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Apr.10  France  French veil curbs come into force
Apr.19  London  Britain sending military team to Libya
Apr.24  Vatican  Pope calls for peace around world
Apr.29   London
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other.    Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleto...
May.1  Vatican  John Paul II beatified
May.16  UN Tribunal  Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
May.17  Ireland  Queen honours Irish fighters
May.24  London  Obama hails 'special' ties to UK
 Hamburg  Volcano ash shuts German airports
May.26   Serbia
May.27  France  G8 leaders calls on Gaddafi to go
 Paris  Air France crash pilots lost speed data
May.28  London  Barcelona wins Champions League over MU
May.29  Switzerland  FIFA suspends top executives
 Belgrade  Nationalists protest Mladic arrest
 Berlin  Germany pledges nuclear shutdown
May.30   Hamburg
May.31  Serbia  Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
Jun.2  Germany  Outbreak is new form of E. coli
Jun.5  Germany  Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Jun.12  Turkey  Turkey ruling party 'leads vote'
Jun.19  European Union  European ministers: Greece to get loans
Jun.20  Russia  Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Jun.27  Hague  ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Jun.28  Athens  Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins
 France  Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Jun.29   Greece
Jul.7   London
Jul.9  London  NoW goes to presses for last time
Jul.10   Volga Region
Jul.12  London  Murdoch summoned over phone hacking
Jul.13  London  News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
Jul.15  London  Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
 Istanbul  U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority
Jul.17  London  Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
 London  London police chief resigns amid scandal
Jul.19  London  UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
Jul.20  London  Parliament grills combative Cameron
Jul.21  European Union  Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout
Jul.22   Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23  Norway  Norway mourns twin attack victims  London  Amy Winehouse found dead Jul.25  Norway  Terror suspect Breivik appears in court  Norway  Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Aug.5  Norway  Polar bear kills 1 Briton, injures 4 Aug.8   London Further riots spreads across England   Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring up in other English cities Aug.10  London  Cameron: 'Fightback is under way' Aug.12  London  More than 1,900 arrested in Britain Aug.16  Paris  Leaders demand 'euro governance' Aug.19  Norway  Norwegian bereaved visit island Sep.2  Turkey  Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats Sep.7   Russia Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash Sep.15   Switzerland UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B Sep.24  Moscow  Putin set to return as president Sep.29  Berlin  Parliament approves EU bailout fund Oct.2  Greece  Greece to miss targets on deficit Oct.3   Italy Knox murder conviction overturned Oct.9  Berlin  Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.13  Paris  Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped Oct.15  Rome  Protest rallies grip major cities Oct.16  Paris  Hollande elected to face Sarkozy Oct.19  Athens  Greece MPs back austerity plans Oct.20  Basque  Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.23   Turkey   7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey   In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buil... Oct.24  Turkey  Death toll rises after Turkish quake Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement Oct.27  Turkey  Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake Oct.28  London  Daughters given equal rights to throne Oct.31  Paris  UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership  Greece  Greece to hold bailout referendum Nov.2  London  Assange loses fight against extradition  France  Bailout loan withheld from Greece Nov.3  Greece  Greek PM backs off plans for referendum Nov.4  Greece  Greece's PM wins confidence vote Nov.9   Turkey Turkish earthquake topples hotel Nov.10  Greece  Papademos named as new prime minister Nov.11  Rome  Italy senate passes austerity law Nov.12   Rome   Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM   Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as prime minister of Italy, after dominating the country's politics for 17 years Nov.13  Rome  Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi Nov.18  Austria  UN 'concern' at Iran nuclear plan Nov.20  Spain  Spain conservatives win election Nov.29   Norway Breivik declared insane Nov.30  London  UK to expel all Iranian diplomats Dec.4  Russia  United Russia party suffers exit poll blow Dec.5  Paris  France, Germany outline fiscal pact Dec.9  Belgium  Eurozone deal reached without UK Dec.10  Moscow  Russian protests biggest in years Dec.13  Belgium  Deadly attack rocks Belgian city Dec.15  Paris  Chirac found guilty on corruption charges Dec.18  Czech Republic  Czech statesman Vaclav Havel dies Dec.24  Moscow  Thousands take to streets Dec.29  Turkey  Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border  Russia  Nuclear submarine in dock fire



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Europe
Libyan foreign minister defects
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Prince William married Catherine Middleton
John Paul II beatified
Queen honours Irish fighters
FIFA suspends top executives
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
London police chief resigns amid scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats
Putin set to return as president
Greece MPs back austerity plans
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Greek PM backs off plans for referendum
Papademos named as new prime minister
Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM
Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi
United Russia party suffers exit poll blow
Eurozone deal reached without UK
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks
Further riots spreads across England
Knox murder conviction overturned
Breivik declared insane
Deadly attack rocks Belgian city
Chirac found guilty on corruption charges
150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
Volcano ash shuts German airports
E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
Outbreak is new form of E. coli
Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard
Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash
7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Turkish earthquake topples hotel
NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone
NATO approves expanded role in Libya
Britain sending military team to Libya
Pope calls for peace around world
Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Volcano ash shuts German airports
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
European Union
Libyan foreign minister defects
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Prince William married Catherine Middleton
Queen honours Irish fighters
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
London police chief resigns amid scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
Greece MPs back austerity plans
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Greek PM backs off plans for referendum
Papademos named as new prime minister
Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM
Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi
Eurozone deal reached without UK
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Further riots spreads across England
Knox murder conviction overturned
Deadly attack rocks Belgian city
Chirac found guilty on corruption charges
150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
Volcano ash shuts German airports
E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
Outbreak is new form of E. coli
Britain sending military team to Libya
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Volcano ash shuts German airports
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
United Kingdom
Anti-Mubarak protests around the world
Libyan foreign minister defects
Prince William married Catherine Middleton
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
London police chief resigns amid scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
Further riots spreads across England
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Britain sending military team to Libya
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
Russia
Putin set to return as president
United Russia party suffers exit poll blow
Russian protests biggest in years
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard
Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash
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Balkans
Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
Greece MPs back austerity plans
Greek PM backs off plans for referendum
Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
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Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
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Italy
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM
Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Knox murder conviction overturned
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Greece
Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
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Greek PM backs off plans for referendum
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Turkey
Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats
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7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Turkish earthquake topples hotel
Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border
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Moscow
Putin set to return as president
Russian protests biggest in years
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
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Rome
Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM
Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
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Belgium
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Eurozone deal reached without UK
Deadly attack rocks Belgian city
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E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
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Berlusconi sex allegations widen   Blast rocks Moscow's main airport Map of Domodedovo Russia


January 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jan.10  Barcelona  Messi wins FIFA Ballon d'Or
Jan.17   Rome
Jan.23  Ireland  Greens pull out of crumbling government
Jan.24   Moscow  
  Domodedovo airport, the busiest in Russia's capital, has been rocked by an explosion that has killed at least 31 people.    More than 100 people were injured in the bl...
Jan.29   London Anti-Mubarak protests around the world  Eastern Germany  Train collision in Germany kills 10

February 2011 ... more > Top ^
Feb.13   Italy Women stage anti-Berlusconi rallies


March 2011 ... more > Top ^
Mar.24   NATO NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone
Mar.27   NATO NATO approves expanded role in Libya Mar.29   London Diplomats unite against Gadhafi Mar.30   London     Libyan foreign minister defects  Moussa Koussa arrived in London Wednesday and told the government there that he has resigned

April 2011 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6   Malta 150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
  Portugal     Portugal seeks bail-out from EU   Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk Apr.9  Netherlands  Gunman kills five in Dutch mall Apr.10   France French veil curbs come into force Apr.19   London Britain sending military team to Libya Apr.24   Vatican Pope calls for peace around world Apr.29   London     Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
 London  Balcony kisses seal royal wedding

May 2011 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Vatican     John Paul II beatified  The late Pope has been officially beatified at a ceremony at the Vatican in front of hundreds of thousands of Catholic faithful May.3  Barcelona  Barcelona held but reach final May.4  Northern England  Manchester United thrashed Schalke 4-1 May.11  Spain  Quake hits southeastern Spain May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
May.17   Ireland     Queen honours Irish fighters   The Queen has laid a wreath at the Garden of Remembrance during the first visit by a British monarch since Ireland gained independence May.20  Madrid  Spain protesters defy rally ban May.24   London Obama hails 'special' ties to UK  Scotland  Ash flight delays hit thousands   Hamburg Volcano ash shuts German airports May.26   Serbia     Mladic arrested after years on the run Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
 France  Obama arrives in France for top-level talks  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27   France G8 leaders calls on Gaddafi to go   Paris Air France crash pilots lost speed data  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.28   London Barcelona wins Champions League over MU May.29   Switzerland     FIFA suspends top executives   FIFA has provisionally suspended executive committee members Mohamed Bin Hammam and Jack Warner after a meeting of ethics committee   Belgrade Nationalists protest Mladic arrest   Berlin Germany pledges nuclear shutdown May.30   Hamburg   E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
  An E. coli outbreak in northern Germany was likely caused by consuming raw tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce.    A rare strain of E. coli that has spread to 10 ...
May.31   Serbia     Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ...

June 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2   Germany   Outbreak is new form of E. coli   Infectious disease detectives worldwide rushed to find the cause of an outbreak of a rare strain of E. coli that has spread to 10 countries Jun.4  Paris  China's Li wins French Open title  Germany  Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
 Paris  Nadal secures sixth French crown  Portugal  Socialists admit election defeat  Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm Jun.6  Luxembourg  EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting Jun.12   Turkey Turkey ruling party 'leads vote' Jun.19  NATO  Nato admits Tripoli target error   European Union European ministers: Greece to get loans Jun.20   Russia   Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens   At least 44 people died when twin-engine Tupolev-134 crashed onto a highway outside the northwestern city of Petrozavodsk Jun.21  Greece  Greek PM survives confidence vote Jun.26  Southern France  6 bodies found in French Alps Jun.27   Hague     ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives  Greece  Greek unions stage general strike Jun.28   Athens Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins   France Christine Lagarde named IMF chief Jun.29   Greece     Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
  The European Union has welcomed the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and protests.    MPs approved the unpopular package of spending cuts and tax hikes by 155 votes to ...
Jun.30  London  British labor strikes could cause chaos

July 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3  London  Superb Djokovic beats Nadal Jul.5  London  UK press hacking row escalates Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.7   London   Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time Jul.10   Volga Region   Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard Map of Tatarstan Russia
  A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing
 Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Jul.12   London Murdoch summoned over phone hacking Jul.13   London News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign   Istanbul U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.16  London  Murdoch ad apologizes for 'wrongdoing' Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal   London     London police chief resigns amid scandal   The widening phone-hacking scandal that brought down one of Britain's biggest newspapers claimed another victim Jul.18  England  Hacking whistle-blower found dead Jul.19   London   UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor   News Corp. magnate Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, said were not to blame in a burgeoning scandal Jul.20   London Parliament grills combative Cameron  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Jul.21   European Union Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout Jul.22   Norway     Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23   Norway Norway mourns twin attack victims   London Amy Winehouse found dead Jul.24  Norway  Norwegian attacker 'acted alone'  Paris  Evans Wins Tour de France Jul.25   Norway Terror suspect Breivik appears in court   Norway Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Jul.26  Norway  Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer Jul.30  Scotland  Queen's granddaughter weds in Scotland

August 2011 ... more > Top ^
Aug.5   Norway Polar bear kills 1 Briton, injures 4
Aug.8   London   Further riots spreads across England
  Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring up in other English cities
Aug.9  London  After 4 nights of violence, tentative calm Aug.10   London Cameron: 'Fightback is under way'
Aug.11  London  PM: Police waited too long to act Aug.12   London More than 1,900 arrested in Britain Aug.13  London  Ex-NYC top cop to advise UK on gangs Aug.14  Norway  Breivik returns to crime island Aug.16  London  Hacking 'discussed' at News of the World   Paris Leaders demand 'euro governance' Aug.19   Norway Norwegian bereaved visit island

September 2011 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2   Turkey     Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats  Turkey has decided to expel Israel's ambassador and other senior diplomats amid tensions over that country's raid on a flotilla headed to Ga... Sep.3  Paris  Strauss-Kahn arrives in France Sep.7   Russia     Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash
Map of Yaroslavl Russia
  An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people.    2 people survived with serious injuries. The Yak-42 burst into flames shortly after leavin...
Sep.12  Southern France  Explosion reported at French nuclear site Sep.14  France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.15   Switzerland   UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion
 Denmark  Denmark centre-left wins election Sep.18  Switzerland  UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B Sep.19  Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.24   Moscow     Putin set to return as president   Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he has accepted a proposal to stand for president in March 2012. Medvedev backs Putin for preside... Sep.27  European Union  UN Syria sanctions call dropped Sep.29   Berlin Parliament approves EU bailout fund
Sep.30  European Union  Markets see big quarterly falls

October 2011 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2   Greece Greece to miss targets on deficit
Oct.3  Italy  Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there'   Italy   Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy
  An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested.    An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Itali...
Oct.4  Greece  Greece hit by new general strike Oct.7  Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.9   Berlin Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.13   Paris Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped  Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities Oct.16   Paris Hollande elected to face Sarkozy Oct.19  Athens  Greek clashes amid general strike   Athens   Greece MPs back austerity plans   The Greek parliament has given initial approval to new austerity measures, as clashes broke out between protesters and police in Athens Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.23   Turkey     7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Map of Van Turkey
  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings
 At least 45 people are reported to have been killed as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake causes buildings to collapse
Oct.24   Turkey Death toll rises after Turkish quake  Turkey  Cold night for Turkish survivors Oct.25  Turkey  Baby rescued from Turkish quake rubble Oct.26   Belgium   EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds.    Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting f...
Oct.27   Turkey Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake
Oct.28   London Daughters given equal rights to throne Oct.29  Ireland  Higgins elected Irish president Oct.31   Paris UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership   Greece Greece to hold bailout referendum

November 2011 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  Greece  Greek vote casts shadow on debt deal Nov.2   London Assange loses fight against extradition
  France Bailout loan withheld from Greece Nov.3  Greece  Calls for Greek leader to resign   Greece   Greek PM backs off plans for referendum   George Papandreou said that a controversial proposal to hold a referendum on an international bailout for his country would not be necessary Nov.4   Greece Greece's PM wins confidence vote Nov.6  Greece  Greeks agree coalition government Nov.7  Rome  Berlusconi teeters as debt costs mount Nov.8  Rome  Berlusconi to resign as prime minister Nov.9   Turkey   Turkish earthquake topples hotel Map of Van Turkey
  At least four people died and 50 more were buried under rubble from an earthquake in eastern Turkey. 16 people were rescued from under rubble
 Turkey  Search for Turkey quake survivors Nov.10   Greece   Papademos named as new prime minister  Lucas Papademos, a former banker and European Central Bank vice president, has been named interim prime minister of Greece Nov.11   Rome Italy senate passes austerity law  Greece  Greece swears in unity coalition Nov.12   Rome     Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM
  Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as prime minister of Italy, after dominating the country's politics for 17 years
 President Giorgio Napolitano is likely to appoint technocrat Mario Monti his successor
Nov.13   Rome     Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi   Economist Mario Monti was nominated Sunday to replace Silvio Berlusconi as Italy's prime minister Nov.18   Austria UN 'concern' at Iran nuclear plan
Nov.20   Spain Spain conservatives win election Nov.24  Portugal  Portugal flights grounded by general strike Nov.29   Norway     Breivik declared insane
  Psychiatrists assessing Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik have concluded that he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.    Psychiatrists believe he was in a psychotic state both during and after the attacks on 22 July that led to the deaths ...
 London  UK warns Iran over embassy attack Nov.30   London UK to expel all Iranian diplomats


December 2011 ... more > Top ^
Dec.3  West Germany  WWII bomb evacuation on the Rhine Dec.4   Russia   United Russia party suffers exit poll blow  An exit poll for Russia's parliamentary elections points to a sharp drop in support for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's United Russia party  West Germany  Afghan conference as Nato eye exit Dec.5  Paris  German, French leaders meet   Paris France, Germany outline fiscal pact
Dec.8  Moscow  Putin blames Clinton for election unrest  Belgium  EU-wide treaty change bid fails Dec.9   Belgium     Eurozone deal reached without UK   A majority of European leaders agreed early Friday on a new deal to try to resolve the continent's debt crisis, but Britain refused Dec.10   Moscow   Russian protests biggest in years   Thousands of people have attended the biggest anti-government rally in the Russian capital since the fall of the Soviet Union Dec.13   Belgium   Deadly attack rocks Belgian city   A gunman has opened fire in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, killing at least three people and wounding 75 Dec.15   Paris     Chirac found guilty on corruption charges  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence Dec.18   Czech Republic   Czech statesman Vaclav Havel dies   The Czech Republic's first president after the Velvet Revolution against communist rule, has died at the age of 75 Dec.21  Finland  Finns stop 'Patriot missile' ship Dec.23  London  Prince Philip in hospital after chest pain Dec.24   Moscow Thousands take to streets  Vatican  Pope berates Christmas 'glitter' Dec.29   Turkey   Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border   A Turkish military airstrike across the border with Iraq killed 35 people who are now thought to have been smuggling cigarettes   Russia Nuclear submarine in dock fire


NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone NATO approves expanded role in Libya Britain sending military team to Libya Pope calls for peace around world Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi   Mladic arrested after years on the run Map of Vojvodina Serbia




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Mar.24   NATO
Mar.27   NATO
Apr.19   London
Apr.24   Vatican
May.16   UN Tribunal
May.26   Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
May.26  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ... Jun.19  NATO  Nato admits Tripoli target error Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.10  Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Jul.15   Istanbul U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Oct.7  Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Dec.3  West Germany  WWII bomb evacuation on the Rhine Dec.4  West Germany  Afghan conference as Nato eye exit Dec.21  Finland  Finns stop 'Patriot missile' ship Dec.29   Turkey Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border   A Turkish military airstrike across the border with Iraq killed 35 people who are now thought to have been smuggling cigarettes Dec.29   Russia Nuclear submarine in dock fire



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2011 Jan.29  Eastern Germany  Train collision in Germany kills 10 Apr.6   Malta 150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
May.11  Spain  Quake hits southeastern Spain May.24  Scotland  Ash flight delays hit thousands May.24   Hamburg Volcano ash shuts German airports May.27   Paris Air France crash pilots lost speed data May.30   Hamburg E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
  An E. coli outbreak in northern Germany was likely caused by consuming raw tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce.    A rare strain of E. coli that has spread to 10 ...
Jun.2   Germany Outbreak is new form of E. coli   Infectious disease detectives worldwide rushed to find the cause of an outbreak of a rare strain of E. coli that has spread to 10 countries Jun.4  Germany  Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Jun.5  Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm Jun.6  Luxembourg  EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting Jun.20   Russia Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens   At least 44 people died when twin-engine Tupolev-134 crashed onto a highway outside the northwestern city of Petrozavodsk Jun.26  Southern France  6 bodies found in French Alps Jul.10   Volga Region Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard Map of Tatarstan Russia
  A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing
Jul.10  Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Aug.5   Norway Polar bear kills 1 Briton, injures 4 Sep.7   Russia   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash Map of Yaroslavl Russia
  An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people.    2 people survived with serious injuries. The Yak-42 burst into flames shortly after leavin...
Sep.12  Southern France  Explosion reported at French nuclear site Oct.23   Turkey   7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Map of Van Turkey
  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings
 At least 45 people are reported to have been killed as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake causes buildings to collapse
Oct.24   Turkey Death toll rises after Turkish quake Oct.24  Turkey  Cold night for Turkish survivors Oct.25  Turkey  Baby rescued from Turkish quake rubble Oct.27   Turkey Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake Nov.9   Turkey Turkish earthquake topples hotel Map of Van Turkey
  At least four people died and 50 more were buried under rubble from an earthquake in eastern Turkey. 16 people were rescued from under rubble
Nov.9  Turkey  Search for Turkey quake survivors Dec.3  West Germany  WWII bomb evacuation on the Rhine Dec.29   Russia Nuclear submarine in dock fire



Europe, 2011 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2011 Apr.6   Portugal   Portugal seeks bail-out from EU   Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk May.24  Scotland  Ash flight delays hit thousands May.24   Hamburg Volcano ash shuts German airports
May.29   Berlin Germany pledges nuclear shutdown Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause' Jun.5  Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm Jun.19   European Union European ministers: Greece to get loans Jun.27  Greece  Greek unions stage general strike Jun.28   France Christine Lagarde named IMF chief Jun.30  London  British labor strikes could cause chaos Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time
Jul.13   London News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign Jul.21   European Union Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout Jul.23   London Amy Winehouse found dead Aug.16   Paris Leaders demand 'euro governance' Sep.14  France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.15   Switzerland UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion
Sep.18  Switzerland  UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B Sep.19  Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.30  European Union  Markets see big quarterly falls Oct.2   Greece Greece to miss targets on deficit
Oct.4  Greece  Greece hit by new general strike Oct.9   Berlin Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.13  Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds.    Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting f...
Oct.31   Greece Greece to hold bailout referendum Nov.1  Greece  Greek vote casts shadow on debt deal Nov.2   France Bailout loan withheld from Greece Nov.7  Rome  Berlusconi teeters as debt costs mount Nov.24  Portugal  Portugal flights grounded by general strike Dec.5   Paris France, Germany outline fiscal pact



Europe, 2011 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.10  Barcelona  Messi wins FIFA Ballon d'Or May.3  Barcelona  Barcelona held but reach final May.4  Northern England  Manchester United thrashed Schalke 4-1 May.28   London Barcelona wins Champions League over MU
May.29   Switzerland   FIFA suspends top executives   FIFA has provisionally suspended executive committee members Mohamed Bin Hammam and Jack Warner after a meeting of ethics committee Jun.4  Paris  China's Li wins French Open title Jun.5  Paris  Nadal secures sixth French crown Jun.26  Southern France  6 bodies found in French Alps Jul.3  London  Superb Djokovic beats Nadal Jul.24  Paris  Evans Wins Tour de France Sep.7   Russia   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash Map of Yaroslavl Russia
  An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people.    2 people survived with serious injuries. The Yak-42 burst into flames shortly after leavin...




Europe, 2011 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.17   Rome Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Jan.24   Moscow   Blast rocks Moscow's main airport Map of Domodedovo Russia
  Domodedovo airport, the busiest in Russia's capital, has been rocked by an explosion that has killed at least 31 people.    More than 100 people were injured in the bl...
Apr.9  Netherlands  Gunman kills five in Dutch mall May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
May.26  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ... Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Jul.22   Norway   Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23   Norway Norway mourns twin attack victims Jul.24  Norway  Norwegian attacker 'acted alone' Jul.25   Norway Terror suspect Breivik appears in court Jul.25   Norway Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Jul.26  Norway  Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer Aug.8   London Further riots spreads across England
  Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring up in other English cities
Aug.9  London  After 4 nights of violence, tentative calm Aug.10   London Cameron: 'Fightback is under way'
Aug.12   London More than 1,900 arrested in Britain Aug.13  London  Ex-NYC top cop to advise UK on gangs Aug.14  Norway  Breivik returns to crime island Oct.3  Italy  Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there' Oct.3   Italy Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy
  An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested.    An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Itali...
Oct.13   Paris Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Nov.2   London Assange loses fight against extradition Nov.29   Norway   Breivik declared insane
  Psychiatrists assessing Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik have concluded that he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.    Psychiatrists believe he was in a psychotic state both during and after the attacks on 22 July that led to the deaths ...
Dec.13   Belgium Deadly attack rocks Belgian city   A gunman has opened fire in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, killing at least three people and wounding 75 Dec.15   Paris   Chirac found guilty on corruption charges  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence



Europe, 2011 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.17   Rome Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Jan.23  Ireland  Greens pull out of crumbling government Jan.29   London Anti-Mubarak protests around the world Feb.13   Italy Women stage anti-Berlusconi rallies Mar.29   London Diplomats unite against Gadhafi Mar.30   London   Libyan foreign minister defects  Moussa Koussa arrived in London Wednesday and told the government there that he has resigned Apr.6   Portugal   Portugal seeks bail-out from EU   Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk Apr.10   France French veil curbs come into force Apr.24   Vatican Pope calls for peace around world Apr.29   London   Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
Apr.29  London  Balcony kisses seal royal wedding May.1   Vatican   John Paul II beatified  The late Pope has been officially beatified at a ceremony at the Vatican in front of hundreds of thousands of Catholic faithful May.17   Ireland   Queen honours Irish fighters   The Queen has laid a wreath at the Garden of Remembrance during the first visit by a British monarch since Ireland gained independence May.20  Madrid  Spain protesters defy rally ban May.24   London Obama hails 'special' ties to UK May.26  France  Obama arrives in France for top-level talks May.27   France G8 leaders calls on Gaddafi to go May.29   Switzerland   FIFA suspends top executives   FIFA has provisionally suspended executive committee members Mohamed Bin Hammam and Jack Warner after a meeting of ethics committee May.29   Belgrade Nationalists protest Mladic arrest Jun.5  Portugal  Socialists admit election defeat Jun.6  Luxembourg  EU to hold E.coli crisis meeting Jun.12   Turkey Turkey ruling party 'leads vote' Jun.19   European Union European ministers: Greece to get loans Jun.21  Greece  Greek PM survives confidence vote Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives Jun.27  Greece  Greek unions stage general strike Jun.28   Athens Greek protests turn ugly as strike begins Jun.28   France Christine Lagarde named IMF chief Jun.29   Greece   Parliament's vote in favour of austerity
  The European Union has welcomed the Greek parliament's vote in favour of a severe austerity package that has sparked strikes and protests.    MPs approved the unpopular package of spending cuts and tax hikes by 155 votes to ...
Jul.5  London  UK press hacking row escalates Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time
Jul.12   London Murdoch summoned over phone hacking Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign Jul.15   Istanbul U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.16  London  Murdoch ad apologizes for 'wrongdoing' Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.17   London   London police chief resigns amid scandal   The widening phone-hacking scandal that brought down one of Britain's biggest newspapers claimed another victim Jul.18  England  Hacking whistle-blower found dead Jul.19   London UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor   News Corp. magnate Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, said were not to blame in a burgeoning scandal Jul.20   London Parliament grills combative Cameron Jul.21   European Union Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout Jul.23   Norway Norway mourns twin attack victims Jul.30  Scotland  Queen's granddaughter weds in Scotland Aug.10   London Cameron: 'Fightback is under way' Aug.11  London  PM: Police waited too long to act Aug.13  London  Ex-NYC top cop to advise UK on gangs Aug.16  London  Hacking 'discussed' at News of the World Aug.16   Paris Leaders demand 'euro governance' Aug.19   Norway Norwegian bereaved visit island Sep.2   Turkey   Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats  Turkey has decided to expel Israel's ambassador and other senior diplomats amid tensions over that country's raid on a flotilla headed to Ga... Sep.3  Paris  Strauss-Kahn arrives in France Sep.14  France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.15  Denmark  Denmark centre-left wins election Sep.19  Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.24   Moscow   Putin set to return as president   Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he has accepted a proposal to stand for president in March 2012. Medvedev backs Putin for preside... Sep.27  European Union  UN Syria sanctions call dropped Sep.29   Berlin Parliament approves EU bailout fund Oct.2   Greece Greece to miss targets on deficit Oct.7  Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.9   Berlin Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.13  Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities Oct.16   Paris Hollande elected to face Sarkozy Oct.19  Athens  Greek clashes amid general strike Oct.19   Athens Greece MPs back austerity plans   The Greek parliament has given initial approval to new austerity measures, as clashes broke out between protesters and police in Athens Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds.    Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting f...
Oct.28   London Daughters given equal rights to throne
Oct.29  Ireland  Higgins elected Irish president Oct.31   Paris UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership Oct.31   Greece Greece to hold bailout referendum Nov.1  Greece  Greek vote casts shadow on debt deal Nov.2   London Assange loses fight against extradition Nov.2   France Bailout loan withheld from Greece Nov.3  Greece  Calls for Greek leader to resign Nov.3   Greece Greek PM backs off plans for referendum   George Papandreou said that a controversial proposal to hold a referendum on an international bailout for his country would not be necessary Nov.4   Greece Greece's PM wins confidence vote Nov.6  Greece  Greeks agree coalition government Nov.8  Rome  Berlusconi to resign as prime minister Nov.10   Greece Papademos named as new prime minister  Lucas Papademos, a former banker and European Central Bank vice president, has been named interim prime minister of Greece Nov.11   Rome Italy senate passes austerity law Nov.11  Greece  Greece swears in unity coalition Nov.12   Rome   Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM
  Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as prime minister of Italy, after dominating the country's politics for 17 years
 President Giorgio Napolitano is likely to appoint technocrat Mario Monti his successor
Nov.13   Rome   Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi   Economist Mario Monti was nominated Sunday to replace Silvio Berlusconi as Italy's prime minister Nov.18   Austria UN 'concern' at Iran nuclear plan
Nov.20   Spain Spain conservatives win election Nov.24  Portugal  Portugal flights grounded by general strike Nov.29  London  UK warns Iran over embassy attack Nov.30   London UK to expel all Iranian diplomats Dec.4   Russia United Russia party suffers exit poll blow  An exit poll for Russia's parliamentary elections points to a sharp drop in support for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's United Russia party Dec.4  West Germany  Afghan conference as Nato eye exit Dec.5  Paris  German, French leaders meet Dec.5   Paris France, Germany outline fiscal pact Dec.8  Moscow  Putin blames Clinton for election unrest Dec.8  Belgium  EU-wide treaty change bid fails Dec.9   Belgium   Eurozone deal reached without UK   A majority of European leaders agreed early Friday on a new deal to try to resolve the continent's debt crisis, but Britain refused Dec.10   Moscow Russian protests biggest in years   Thousands of people have attended the biggest anti-government rally in the Russian capital since the fall of the Soviet Union Dec.15   Paris   Chirac found guilty on corruption charges  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence Dec.18   Czech Republic Czech statesman Vaclav Havel dies   The Czech Republic's first president after the Velvet Revolution against communist rule, has died at the age of 75 Dec.23  London  Prince Philip in hospital after chest pain Dec.24   Moscow Thousands take to streets Dec.24  Vatican  Pope berates Christmas 'glitter'