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What happend on December 10th 2005

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UK 'covered up' Israeli nuke deal

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 0:01
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government has been accused of covering up the sale of 20 tonnes of heavy water to Israel for its nuclear programme in the early 1950s.
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US group proposes Neptune flight

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 1:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Neptune

Neptune and its largest moon could be the targets of a space mission in the decades ahead, researchers propose.
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US investigates Iraq gunfire film

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 2:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US examines a video apparently showing security contractors firing at Iraqi civilians.
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Businessmen sue over Chinese leak

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 2:44
related countries: China China

Businessmen plan to sue the Chinese state-owned chemical company blamed for a toxic spill last month.
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Haiti sacks Supreme Court judges

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 5:04
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

Five top Haitian judges are fired after ruling that a Haitian-born US millionaire can run for president.
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Blair's hopes for EU deal fading

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 6:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tony Blair says there is now little room for manoeuvre on the EU budget.
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Schroeder attacked over gas post

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 8:06
related countries: Russia Russia, Germany Germany

German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is criticised for taking a top job in a Russian-led gas consortium.
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Police killed in Taleban assault

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 9:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven police officers and five Taleban fighters are killed in an assault on government offices in Afghanistan.
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Cricket: Tendulkar in Test record

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 11:23
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India's Sachin Tendulkar reaches a world record 35th Test century in the second Test against Sri Lanka.
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Weaker storm spares south India

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 11:25
related countries: India India

A storm that forced thousands to evacuate strikes southern India but is weaker than predicted.
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Last-minute climate deals reached

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 12:11
related countries: United States United States

Ministers at Montreal's climate change conference agree to long-term talks on measures to cut gas emissions.
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Berliners divided over fate of palace

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 12:22
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Ray Furlong reports on the fate of Berlin's Palace of the Republic, a legacy of the defunct communist era.
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US envoy urges Iraq election calm

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 12:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US ambassador in Iraq says violence must not be allowed to mar Thursday's parliamentary election.
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UN watchdog receives Nobel prize

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 12:45
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Oslo

The UN's nuclear agency and its head Mohamed ElBaradei receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.
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Cricket: England beat Pakistan

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 13:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

England make 327-4, their highest one-day score on foreign soil, to beat Pakistan by 42 runs in Lahore.
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Croatian suspect arrives in Hague

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 14:37
related countries: Spain Spain

Croatian war crimes suspect Ante Gotovina arrives in The Hague to face trial at the UN tribunal.
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Hundreds treated over Tehran smog

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 14:46
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

More than 1,600 people are treated in hospital as the pollution in Tehran reaches critical levels, officials say.
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Relief reaches Vanuatu villagers

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 15:04
related countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu

Aid reaches thousands of villagers who fled after a volcano began erupting in Vanuatu in the Pacific.
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US defends prisoners' transfers

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 15:38
related countries: United States United States

A senior US official defends treatment of terror suspects, as Poland probes reports of CIA jails.
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Concern grows for Iraq hostages

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 15:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of British hostage Norman Kember prays for his release as the deadline set by his kidnappers nears.
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Ethiopia 'to reduce' border force

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 16:01
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Eritrea Eritrea

Ethiopia says it will move troops away from its border with Eritrea amid a crisis over the UN's presence in the area.
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Teacher held over Japan stabbing

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 18:12
related countries: Japan Japan

A teacher is arrested in Japan and charged with stabbing a schoolgirl to death in an argument.
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Poles to probe CIA prisons claim

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 20:10
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland announces a formal inquiry into claims that the CIA ran secret prisons on its territory.
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Vietnam opponent McCarthy is dead

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 23:27
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, Guyana Guyana
related places: Georgetown

Prominent anti-Vietnam war campaigner Eugene J McCarthy dies at his Georgetown retirement home, aged 89.
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Comedian Richard Pryor dead at 65

Saturday 10th of December 2005, 23:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Groundbreaking US comedian Richard Pryor dies in California at the age of 65 after a long illness.
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