Sunday the 1st er January 2006
- France: About thirty to forty young people divided into small groups five or six were importuning and of dévaliser the travellers, passing from car in the car in FOR THE THIRD TIME which transported approximately 600 people between Nice and Lyon. (Business of the aggressions of the Nice-Lyon train of January 1st, 2005)
- Bolivia: one of the first measurements of the government of Evo Morales will be to reduce by 50% the wages of the president, the ministers and the members of Parliament, in order to symbolize the new distribution of the national expenditure.
- Ukraine: the Russian company Gazprom stops the delivery of Natural gas in the Ukraine. See also on Wikinews
- Palestine (1): 3 Palestinian armed groups drew from the rockets against Israel starting from the Gaza Strip where the Club of UNO was also destroyed by Palestinian militants.
- Palestine (2): the radical Palestinian movement Hamas, person in charge of many attacks anti-Israelis, announces that it will not prolong the agreement on a truce of violence, concluded in March with the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, which indicated that this decision, making following that of the Islamic Jihad and several armed factions related to the Fatah the day before, was a “serious error”.
- European Union: the Austria takes for six months the rotating presidency of the European Union, succeeding the the United Kingdom.
- the Vatican: during the mass of the New year, devoted to the topic of peace, celebrated in the Basilica Saint-Pierre of Rome, the pope Benoît XVI called UNO with a renewed conscience of his responsibilities to promote justice, solidarity and peace in the world.
- France: the president Jacques Chirac benefitted from his traditional short speech for the wishes of the New Year's Day to preach the return to a modern Patriotisme. He in addition fixed the economic priorities at the development of the sector of the energy and the Numérique.
- France: traditional urban violences which accompany the night by the New Year's Eve caused the destruction by fire of 425 vehicles against 333 last year. 382 interpellations were carried out and 25.000 police officers were mobilized during the night.
- France: La Poste loses its monopoly on the management of the folds of more than 50 grams but will be able to henceforth propose the whole of the banking services, in particular the appropriations, under name “banks postal”. Polemics were made feel as of the advertisement of the news.
- New Caledonia: forest fires in the periphery of Noumea are controls. Since December 25th they caused the devastation of 4.500 ha forest and in particular touched the area of the integral reserve of the Montagne of the Sources where the rivers which feed the agglomeration of Noumea take their source. They were described as “true ecological catastrophe” by defense associations of the environment.
- Central America: The Treaty of free trade signed the May 24th 2004 by the the United States and five countries of Central America (Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua), then signed in its turn by the Dominican Republic (DR-CAFTA for its English initials) did not come into effect on January 1st 2006, as envisaged, in spite of the American pressures to accelerate the parliamentary ratification of the treaty and the adoption of measurements which must make it possible the countries concerned to fill the requirements.
Monday January 2nd 2006
- Germany: the roof of a skating rink crumbled over practically all its length with Bad Reichenhall in the the Bavarian Alps , causing the probable death of 15 people including 12 minors. The causes of the drama have not been able yet to be given but these last days of important quantities of snow accumulated.
- the United States of America: thirteen minors were taken with the trap to 2 km under ground following an explosion in a mine of coal, can before 8:00 local, in the county of Upshur, in the center of the Virginia-Western . The helps are organized under very difficult conditions.
- Syria: the U.N. board of inquiry wishes to question the president Bachar el-Assad and its chief of the diplomacy Farouk Al-Chareh after the former vice-president Syria N Abdel Halim Khaddam, exiled in France since June 2005, declared near the television channel Al-Arabiya that Bachar el-Assad had uttered threats against the ex- Prime Minister Lebanon board Rafic Hariri a few months before its assassination and that it could not be unaware of the project of assassination. Following its declarations, the persons in charge of the Syrian Parti Baath claim that Abdel Halim Khaddam is judged for high treason.
Tuesday January 3rd 2006
- the European Cour of the human rights victim of its success collapses under the requests. 82.100 complaints have been in sufferings for 5 years, 4% of the requests are hanging for more than 5 years.
- Greece: the car of a Finnish diplomat exploded with Athens. To read on Wikinews
- France: twenty-five years after its abolition by Robert Badinter under the presidency of François Mitterrand, Jacques Chirac wants to make register in the Constitution of the French Republic the abolition of the Capital punishment.
- Iran: The Iranian authorities announced their intention to take again their research activities peaceful Nucléaire starting from January 9th, 2006. This research, which would consist in allowing the enrichment of Uranium, had been suspended during 2 years.
Wednesday January 4th 2006
- France: The president of the Republic, Jacques Chirac, raises the state of emergency established following the events in the suburbs in 2005.
- Turkey: 14 years a Turkish teenager was killed by the virus H5N1 of the Avian flu, it is what announced of the doctors, affirming that it is deceased on January 1st. It is about the first human victim of the avian flu apart from the South-East Asia and the China. The Avian flu is with the doors of Europe, killing 3 teenagers.
- France: end of the state of emergency, founded the November 8th 2005 in answer to the riots in the French suburbs. The decision to suspend the state of emergency, which had been voted for 3 months, was made by Jacques Chirac this Monday and was ratified by the the Council of Ministers this Tuesday.
- the United States: Media error for the press states-unienne. The étatsuniens hear with the radio or see on television that twelve minors were found died in Virginia-Western, when the newspapers titrate “the miracle of the mine” and “They are alive! ”.
- the United States: eleven of the twelve American minors are declared died following the crumbling of a Virginia-Western mine in , after a news had announced that they had all survived.
- France: strong push of the epidemic of Gastro-enteritis S in France according to INSERM. To read on Wikinews
- Ukraine, Russia: .
- United Arab Emirates: died of the Sheik Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
- the United States: the magazine Time designated the husbands Bill and Melinda Gates, as well as the singer Bono, people of the year, for their humanitarian actions.
- Israel: : The Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, which was to undergo an operative intervention Thursday, January 5, is hospitalized urgently Wednesday evening with the Hôpital Hadassah of Jerusalem, following an brain attack described as “serious” by the hospital staff, and immediately placed under artificial respiration. This important brain hemorrhage is accompanied by a bleeding " massif". Mr. Sharon had already undergone a lighter brain attack last week. The capacities were transferred to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Ehud Olmert in accordance with the law, announced the general secretary of the government, Israel Maïmon.
- Iraq: 30 people were killed and 36 wounded in an attack with the explosive made at the time of funeral in the cemetery of Moqdadiyah to 100 km in the north of Baghdad, announced a source of the Iraqi police force.
Thursday January 5th 2006
- Germany: The collapse of a skating rink in the the Bavarian Alps with Bad Reichenhall caused the death of 15 people.
- Honduras: A shooting makes 13 dead and 30 wounded in the greatest center penitentiary of the country located close to Tegucigalpa.
- France: Pierre Pinoncelli was stopped with Paris after having notched with blows of hammer, towards 11:30, a work of Marcel Duchamp installed with the Center Pompidou, within the framework of the exposure Dada.
Friday January 6th 2006
- the United States: according to AFP, the rate of Chômage in the United States regressed in December and is established to 4,9% of the Active population. The Ministry of Labor declared that two million employment was created on the whole of the year 2005. Over the last month of the year, the average hourly salary increased by 5 hundreds to 16,34 dollars whereas the weekly duration of work dropped at 33,7 hours. source
- Canada: The Conservative party of Canada confirms its rise in a new electoral survey (34%), having carried out a profit of seven points whereas the Liberal party of Canada (32%) underwent a loss of seven points.
- Peru: Alberto Fujimori, imprisoned to the Chile, stands as a candidate to the presidential election although any public office is prohibited to him until 2011.
- Saudi Arabia: a building crumbles with Mecque, making 76 dead.
- Europe: Evo Morales started with Paris a two days visit during which it will discuss Saturday with Jacques Chirac. The Dutch Minister for the Foreign affairs, Ben Bot, ensured Thursday the Bolivian president technical support and financier of its country in his efforts for development and of the fight against poverty.
- January 6th, the United States: The film of Ang Lee, Lion of gold in 2005, the Secrecy of Brokeback Mountain , is censured at the time of its exit with Sandy, close to Salt Lake City, by a distributer considering the set of themes of the film (Homosexualité) improper.
- Japan: Of heavy snowfalls (up to 4 m in the sector of Niigata) fell down on the country causing the death of 28 people and the paralysis of transport.
Saturday January 7th 2006
- Haiti: The military commander of the mission Minustah of the Blue helmets, the general Brazil IEN Urano Teixeira Da Matta Bacellar, was found died in his hotel room in the capital, Port-au-Prince, at the beginning of morning. According to a first internal report of the Blue helmets, written by Filipino soldiers in charge of its safety, it is apparently about a suicide by ball. The spokesperson of Minustah, Damian Onses-Cardona, for its part refused to confirm the contents of this report/ratio, explaining that “the circumstances surrounding this tragedy are still in the course of investigation”.
- Iraq: , the hostage Bernard Planche is released “at the time of a check operation by the forces of the coalition”, after one month of detention.
- Turkey: 3 teenagers died of the avian flu. The famous actress Sophie Cosette-Bernard dies after a fight against breast cancer.
Sunday January 8th 2006
- Greece: a seism of 6,9 on the open scales of Richter has affected southernmost Greece, causing damage and some slightly injureds.
Monday January 9th 2006
- Mauritania: The motorcyclist Andy Caldecott commits suicide at the time of the 9th stage of the Rallye Dakar.
- the United States:
Tuesday January 10th 2006
- the United States: the economist Joseph E. Stiglitz calculated that the second war of the Gulf would have cost 2 000 billion dollars, 20 times the cost envisaged.
- Beginning of the Aïd to el-Kebir in the world. This year, in France, certain large surfaces will propose sheep immolé, according to them, while following the rite, which disputes certain Moslems. This evolution which aims at avoiding the sacrifices out of adapted slaughter-houses, was accompanied by a hardening of the regulation on the sale, the transport and the demolition of the sheep for the period of Aïd.
- Ukraine: The Parlement (the Verkhovna Split ) voted a motion of censure aiming to the dismissal of the government, following its decision of the January 4th to accept an agreement with the Russia, relating to the price of the Natural gas. This last will be bought by the Ukraine approximately twice expensive (95 Dollar S the 1.000 m ³, against 50 before). Motion was voted by 250 votes for and 50 against, out of 450 members of the member of Parliament, the necessary majority is of 226 votes. Current the Prime Minister, Iouri Ekhanourov, will continue to ensure his role until the nomination of his substitute, who could arrive only after the legislative elections, envisaged the March 26th.
Wednesday January 11th 2006
Thursday January 12th 2006
- Haiti: The blue helmets opened fire on a crowd of Haitians, making 1 dead. Crowd protested against the death of 25 Haitians asphyxiated with the back of a van which was to make them enter clandestinely in Dominican Republic.
- Turkey: Mehmet Ali Agca, the man who had tried to assassinate Jean-Paul II in 1981, is released after 25 years to also détention.voir
- Austria: The Mexico could recover the cover-chief of the emperor Moctezuma exposed to Vienna with the ethnological Museum.
Friday January 13rd 2006
- World: according to an official statement of ISAA ( International service for the acquisition off agri-biotech applications ), the surface cultivateds in seedlings GMO increased into 2005 of 11% compared to 2004 to reach 90 million hectares in 21 country, including four new in 2005: France, Portugal, Czech Republic and Iran. These culture related to seven species (Soja, Maïs, Coton, Colza, Courge, Papaye and Riz) and implied 8,5 million farmers.
- France: Beginning in the 13 concerts of Mylène Farmer with Paris-Bercy, with 13.000 people each day.
Saturday January 14th 2006
Sunday January 15th 2006
- Pakistan, a missile launched by a Drone Predator killed 17 people in the village of Damadola in the Bajaurau tribal zone close to the border with Afghanistan.
- Chile, Michelle Bachelet gains the presidential one by 53,22% of the voices compared with 46,77% with its adversary of right-hand side Sebastián Piñera.
- the American space probe Stardust is of return after seven years of voyage with its cargo of contemporary cosmic dusts of the origins of the Solar system.
- the project Wikipedia is five years old.
- the module of return of the probe Stardust was posed successfully in the desert of the Utah, bringing back the taking away of dust of the Comet Wild 2.
- the ex- Ski or Luc Alphand gains the Rallye Dakar 2006 of car category while the Spanish Marc Coma gains of motor bike category.
Monday January 16th 2006
- January 16th, Afghanistan: at least 27 people died in two bomb attacks in the towns of Spin Boldak and Kandahar.
Tuesday January 17th 2006
Wednesday January 18th 2006
- Ivory Coast: hundreds of people expressed in front of the building of UNO to Abidjan; the blue helmets drew in the air to disperse crowd; the partisans of Laurent Gbagbo express against a recommendation of the United Nations and ask for the departure of the blue helmets. The safety advice judge the worrying situation.
- Pierre-Joël Bonté, president of the area Auvergne is deceased of an heart attack.
Thursday January 19th 2006
- Death of the Drunk singer of American Wilson Pickett of an heart attack.
- Slovakia - Hungary: a Slovak military apparatus AN-24 on board of which approximately 48 people were is crushed close to the border between the two countries.
- Israel: Attack-suicide in a refreshment bar with Tel Aviv. A first assessment counts at least 30 wounded. The Attentat is asserted by the Jihad Islamic Palestinian and condemned by Mahmoud Abbas, at a few days of the Palestinian legislative elections of 2006. According to Shaul Mofaz, “ the attack was financed by Teheran, was planned in Syria and was perpetrated by Palestinians ”.
- January 19th, Egypt: opening of the Cut of Africa of the footballing nations 2006 with the match Egypt - Libya (3-0).
- January 19th, the United States: launching by NASA of the probe New Horizons (initially envisaged the 17) which must study Pluton. Propelled with 50 000 km per hour, the machine will spend nine years to arrive on this still mysterious planet. The data taken by the scientific instruments should advance the knowledge of the Solar system.
Friday January 20th 2006
- Russia: for several days, a very important cold wave, moving towards the Europe, has caused several deaths in all the country. A hundred people, with Moscow, were victims of Engelure S not to be itself enough covered. The temperature is descended until -30°C in the capital. Companies like Gazprom (for the Natural gas) and SEU (for the electricity) had problems to supply their customers and certain buildings are private of heating. These energy problems also have consequences in Europe, because of the importance of Russia in this sector. The Finland informed risk of cuts of electricity after Russia had reduced by 30% its deliveries of electricity. Out of natural gas, countries like the Italy, the Hungary, the Croatia or the Austria noted falls going from 10% to 30% since Tuesday, compared to received volumes the previous week.
- Music: One commemorates today the tenth birthday of the death of large the Saxophoniste of Jazz Gerry Mulligan. Born on April 6th, 1927 with Island Length, it left to us famous pieces to the Saxophone baritone, in which the amateur recognizes his particular style as of the first notes, before dying out at almost 69 years.
- Oil: Wishing to maintain the price of the raised barrel, Iran required of the trust OPEC to lower its production of a barrel million per day.
Saturday January 21st 2006
- Died of the president of the Kosovo Ibrahim Rugova at 61 years of a lung cancer.
- Iran withdraws its deposits in foreign currencies of the European banks, announced to Friday the governor of the Iranian central bank. This is intended to secure possible sanctions which the United States because of the Iranian nuclear program could impose.
- Ebay, the site with the biddings which now exceeded a billion dollar of profits, decides to bore in China, a promising market.
- France: cases of arson in the ANPE of Toulouse, Rennes, St-Cyr-on-Dormouse, Caen, Limoges and Lille.
Sunday January 22nd 2006
Monday January 23rd 2006
- Canada: It is today that the Canadians elect the 308 deputies of the federal House of Commons. This election had been started after the adoption by this Room of a motion of blame against the Government of Paul Martin the last November 26th. WITH 22:07 HNE (03: 07 GMT) the Radio-Canada Company announced that the next government will be directed by Stephen Harper, of the Conservative party of Canada but that this party will not have the absolute majority in Room.
- Montenegro: the derailment of a motorized Oar series 412 circulating between Bijelo Polje and Podgorica made approximately 46 died and 198 wounded. A failure of braking would be at the origin of this accident.
- Portugal: Election of Anibal Cavaco Silva, with 50,59% of the votes as of the first turn. It is the first Portuguese president of right-hand side since the Révolution of the eyelets.
- musical Topicality: The Percussionniste Ray Barretto, 76 years, has just undergone a quadruple coronary bridging in a hospital of the New Jersey. Its state is stationary.
Tuesday January 24th 2006
- Ivory Coast: The Safety advice of the the United Nations adopts the resolution 1652, which extends until the December 15th 2006 the respective mandates of the ONUCI and the French forces of the Opération Unicorn which support it. Text of the resolution 1652
Wednesday January 25th 2006
- occupied Palestinian Territories: opening of the Palestinian legislative elections of 2006 to elect the 132 deputies of the Legislative council.
- the United States: Disney repurchases Pixar for 7,4 billion dollars. Steve Jobs, the current chairman of Pixar will be member of the board of directors of the Disney group.
- the Vatican: Benoît XVI publishes his first Encyclique, God is love ( Deus caritas is in Latin).
Thursday January 26th 2006
- occupied Palestinian Territories: The Hamas gains the Palestinian legislative elections of 2006, involving the resignation of the Prime Minister Ahmed Qorei. : Hamas gains the elections. Ahmad Qorei resigns|Wikinews] ]
- Discovered telluric first Exoplanète named OGLE-2005-BLG-390L B. of the telluric first exoplanète|Wikinews] ]
Friday January 27th 2006
- a French prètre and nun were removed in Haiti in a Bidonville close to Port-au-Prince. A ransom demand was made.
- Germany: old the federal president Johannes Rau is deceased at the age of 75 ans. German president Johannes Rau is deceased|Wikinews] ]
- the person in charge Iran IEN charged with the nuclear fill, Ali Larijani, insufficient judge the compromise suggested by Russia supposed to allow Iran to obtain a civil nuclear program without acquiring the atomic weapon. In addition, the Iran promises to let the inspectors of IAEA visit the old military site of Lavizan in what appears as a concession of Teheran in the investigation of the agency into its discussed nuclear program, indicate diplomats.
- Two removed Germans Tuesday in the north of Baghdad are shown surrounded by four men armed in a video diffused by television Al-Jazira with the Qatar; the German authorities are in liaison with the kidnappers, affirms the German Minister for the Foreign affairs, Frank-Walter Steinmeier
- the the United Kingdom, the Nigeria and the American billionaire Bill Gates announces with Davos the launching of a gigantic fight plan against the Tuberculose aiming at saving 14 million lives during the next decade, for an entire amount of 56 billion dollars.
- the world giant of the Acier Mittal Steel Company announces the launching of an purchase offer to 28,21 euros per action on the world number two of the sector Arcelor. The board of directors of this last, will meet Sunday afternoon with Luxembourg, announces the Luxembourg government, first shareholder of the group.
- the festivals of the 250e birthday of the birth of Mozart open with Salzburg and Vienna.
- Three people are wounded in armed confrontations between partisans of movement Hamas and party Fatah, with Khan Younis, in south of Gaza Strip whereas leader Palestinian Mahmoud Abbas announces that he will ask the radical movement Hamas, which gained the majority with the legislative elections, to form the next government. In France Jacques Chirac calls the Hamas, to make “the choice of peace”, condition according to him of the continuation of the relations with the European Union. On their side, the the United States will re-examine “all the aspects” of their assistance to the Palestinians after the electoral victory of the Hamas that Washington regards as an terrorist organization, announces the State Department.
- the American growth clearly slowed down at the fourth quarters, at 1,1% in annual rhythm compared with 4,1% with the third quarters, announced the department Commercial.
- the German editor Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft of the version DVD of Wikipédia would wish to distribute a version paper. That would represent 100 volumes of 800 each one pages for 15 euros. In addition, Wikipédia, at the time of the Days of the Free software of Montpellier had announced that he studied the possibility of printing part of the contents of the French-speaking wikipédia in the form of book set of themes. Wikipedia in German language will be printed|Wikinews] ]
- Indonesia: a Earthquake magnitude 7,7 touched the town of Ambon, capital of the Province of Moluques in the east of the Indonesia to 16:58: 48 (UTC). The epicentre was located at 341 km under the Mer of Bandaged at a distance from 195km of the island of Amboine. No victim nor damage are to be regretted and the depth of the seism prevented any risk of Tsunami.
- the National Assembly of the Ivory Coast “remains in function with all its capacities”, officially announced the presidency of the Ivory Coast, thus affirming “to have found a solution” in conformity with the recommendations of the international community on the prolongation of the mandate of the deputies.
- New record of electricity consumption in France, with 18:58, with 86.280 MW.
Saturday January 28th 2006
- the president George W. Bush declares that the the United States would cut the assistances if the islamist group Hamas, victorious of legislative Palestinian, did not renonçait with violence and its project to destroy once Israel with the capacity. The chief of the Hamas in exile, Khaled Mechaal, affirmed at the time of a press conference with Damas that the radical islamist movement went " to succeed in the policy and the reforms, as it succeeded in the résistance" against Israel. Forty armed Palestinian activists penetrate in Parliament with Ramallah and draw in the air starting from the roof from the building. Later, of the hundreds of partisans of the Fatah, whose many members of the security forces, penetrate in Palestinian Legislative council with Gaza and draw in the air. In addition, the chiefs of the islamist movement Hamas will not enjoy any “immunity” if they persist in their “terrorist” attacks against Israel, informs the Israeli Minister for Defense, Shaul Mofaz.
- Continued by justice for tax evasion, the oldest daughter of the former dictator Chile in Augusto Pinochet, Lucia Pinochet, leaves the the United States for Buenos Aires, announces the government spokesman Chilean. She is apprehended on her arrival with Santiago of Chile coming from Buenos Aires.
- the three removed French Wednesday with Port-au-Prince by the unknown ones all were released healthy and safe by their kidnappers, one learns from police sources.
- the Foreign Minister Iran IEN, invites the Westerners not to return the Iranian nuclear fill affirming that the talks with the Russia on a compromise required “more time”.
- the kidnappers of the four Western humanitarians removed in Iraq give “a last chance” to the authorities in Iraq so that they release the prisoners in this country, and threaten to kill their hostages if their requirement were not satisfied, reports Al-Jazira by diffusing a video of the hostages.
- the leader of the “Young patriots” of the Ivory Coast, Charles Blé Goudé, lance a “ultimatum” two weeks to the Prime Minister Charles Konan Banny so that it publishes a calendar of disarmament of the rebels, warning once again UNO in the event of possible sanctions.
- the Kavkaztransgaz company, subsidiary of the Russian gas giant Gazprom, announces the end of work on the gas pipeline Russia - Georgia and added to envisage its re-starting as of Sunday.
- 62 people whose Belgian citizen found death in the collapse of the roof covered with a thick layer of snow of a hall of exposure to Chorzow, one of the cities of the conurbation of Katowice, in the south of the Poland.
Sunday January 29th 2006
- the Grand Prix of the Town of Angouleme, which rewards an author for Cartoon for the whole of its work and which is undoubtedly, on a world level, the most prestigious price of this kind, is given to Lewis Trondheim.
the second turn of the presidential election in Finland, which opposes the social democrat president Tarja Halonen to the right-wing candidate, Sauli Niinistö, with the neck and neck in the surveys, opened. As of the end of the afternoon, this last declared that it would be “difficult for him” at the head to remake its delay on the outgoing president of the second turn with then 53% of the votes after examination of half of the bulletins. He recognizes little before 8 p.m. his defeat.
- the Russian provisioning of gas towards the Georgia, stopped afterwards explosions on the principal gas pipeline one week ago, took again this Sunday, announced persons in charge.
- the lawsuit of the president deposed Iraq IEN Saddam Hussein and of seven of its lieutenants began again with Baghdad in front of the Iraqi High penal court in the presence of all the defendants. Shortly after the resumption, one of shown lawsuit, Barzan Ibrahim Al-Hassan Al-Tikriti, is expelled of the court, following an incident of meeting followed by Saddam Hussein; the next audience was fixed at Wednesday.
- the new emir of the Kuwait, sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, lent oath before the Parliament. In addition, the Minister for Oil, sheik Ahmed Al-Fahd Al-Sabah, invited the Organization of the oil-producing countries not to decide to reduce the production at his meeting Tuesday to Vienna. Later, the Saoudi minister of Oil, Ali Al-Nouaïmi, estimated that OPEC did not need “absolutely” not to reduce its production.
- the rescuers Polish stopped at the semi-day their aid operation, centered on the rescue of the people, in order to pass to clearing debris of the market of Chorzow, indicated a leader of the rescue squad.
- the European commission announced that the pathogenic stock H5N1 of the virus of the Avian flu had been identified on samples coming from the northern part of the divided island of Cyprus.
- a presenter of the American television channel ABC, Bob Woodruff, as its cameraman were wounded, Sunday, in the area of Taji, located at 30 km in the north of Baghdad. Always in Iraq, six Attentat S with the car bomb were against church S with Baghdad and Kirkuk, killing a person and by wounding 14.
- the Czech Republic and Cyprus accepted the agreement on the reduced taxes of VAT found Tuesday by the Ministers for Finance of 22 Member States of the EU, but the Poland did not give its answer yet.
- the board of directors of the world number two of the Steel, Arcelor, rejected the hostile purchase offer unanimously impetus Friday by its competitor and world number one Mittal Steel.
- the Iran would constitute a threat for the whole world if he managed to obtain nuclear weapons, declared with Jerusalem the German chancelière Angela Merkel after discussions with Israeli the Prime Minister by interim Ehud Olmert. In addition, of the experts of IAEA inspected sites belonging to the old Iranian complex military of Lavizan, which appears as a concession of Teheran in the investigation of the agency into its discussed nuclear program.
- Death of the artist Nam June Paik.
Monday January 30th 2006
- Israel decided to freeze of the funds due to the Palestinian Autorité, for fear they do not arrive to terrorist elements, indicated Israeli the Prime Minister temporary, Ehud Olmert.
- Four expatriates held as an hostage by separatist militants Nigeria NS for ten-nine-days in the delta of Niger have been slackened by their kidnappers.
- OPEC “must be held ready” to reduce its crude production, either with its meeting of Tuesday to Vienna or with the next session of the trust in March, declared the minister Venezuelan Pétrole, Rafaël Ramirez. In addition, a status quo on the production is very probable during the meeting, indicated the minister émirati of Energy, Mohammad Al-Hameli, with Vienna. The inspection committee of markets (MMSC) of OPEC recommended to him the maintenance of the production of the trust, by the way of deputy the Kuwait ienne with OPEC, Siham Abdulrazzak Razzouqi. Lastly, according to the leader of the trust, the Saoudi minister of the Oil Ali Al-Naouïmi, the whole of the Member States are of agreement to maintain the production unchanged at their meeting of Tuesday.
- the leader of the radical movement Hamas, Ismaïl Haniyeh, called the Quartet international on the the Middle East with a dialog “without conditions” with its movement and to continue the payment of financial aid to the Palestinian people after the victory of its movement to the elections. In addition, the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas also called at the conclusion of a meeting with the German chancelière Angela Merkel with the maintenance of the international assistance and reaffirmed his attachment with a negotiated payment of the conflict with Israel; he also announced that it would remain with the head Palestinian Autorité until the end of its mandate in 2009 in spite of the defeat of its party, the Fatah. On its side, the European Union by the voice of its Austrian presidency invited the Hamas to give up violence and to recognize Israel, only conditions with the continuation of the assistance.
- the Kurdish teenager Iraq ienne 17 years, deceased the January 17th following an lung infection, was reached virus H5N1 of the Avian flu, declared with the press the minister Iraq IEN of Health. On the ground, a British soldier was killed by shootings in the province of Maysan. Lastly, the chain Qatar IE Al-Jazira diffused a video of the journalist American Jill Caroll hostage of the group armed Iraq IEN “the Brigades of revenge”, calling with the release of held the Iraq iennes according to the presenter of television.
- chairman of the world number one of the Steel Mittal Steel, Lakshmi Mittal, which launched a hostile tender offer on its European competitor Arcelor, affirmed that it did not buy factories “to close them”, at the time of a press conference with Paris.
- the lawsuit of Sanjar Umarov, chief of the coalition of opposition Ouzbékistan shone upon, began, announced its lawyer since the courtroom, whereas the lawsuits of opponents multiply in this country of Central Asia since the repression of Andijan in May 2005.
- the world number one of the Pétrole ExxonMobil released in 2005 a clear benefit record of 36,13 billion dollars in rise of 43% over the previous year.
- the number of died in collapse of the roof of a hall of exposure to Chorzow, in the south of the Poland, was brought back to 62 instead of 67.
- the lawsuit of Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, the two principal ex-leaders of the American broker in energy Enron which had gone bankrupt in 2001, opened with Houston.
- the answer Iran ienne to the efforts of negotiation of the Westerners on the Nucléaire is not “not very satisfactory”, estimated at London the American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In addition, the Venezuela will give its support for the Iran in the argument which opposes Teheran to the Occident on its nuclear fill, declared with Vienna the minister Venezuelan of Energy, Rafael Ramirez.
- the number two of Al-Qaïda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, appeared in a video recording diffused by the chain Qatar IE Al-Jazira affirming to have escaped with an American raid aiming it to the Pakistan.
- Poland refuses the European agreement on the reduced taxes of VAT proposed by the Austria.
- Finland, the social democrat outgoing president Tarja Halonen was re-elected.
- France, an epidemic of Chikungunya on the island of the Meeting.
- France: The president Jacques Chirac announces the one day introduction of commemoration of the Abolition of slavery the May 10th.
- the Wikipedia anglophone investigation into the contributions of a team of the American Congress.
Tuesday January 31st 2006
- Collision between two cargo liners off Cherbourg: Two cargo liners, a Bulk carrier, the General Grot Rowecki and a Chimiquier, the Ece , entered in collision this morning to broad of Cherbourg, without making victim, indicated the Police port authority Manche and the North Sea. No pollution for the moment was detected. Certain scientific sources affirm that there would be no risk for the ecosystem, because water would neutralize any negative effect of the poured substances.
- Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, Jr. died at the 78 years age.
- the British hundredth soldier was killed in Iraq, It had been wounded with Umm Qasr.
- Chile: The government of Michelle Bachelet will be made of ten women and ten men.
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- January 2006 in Canada
- January 2006 in France
Zh-min-nan: 2006 nor 1 goe̍h
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