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What happend on December 25th 2005

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Grapefruit 'may cut gum disease'

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 0:07
related countries: Germany Germany

Eating grapefruit could help fight gum disease, research by scientists in Germany suggests.
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Gunmen kill Sri Lankan politician

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 1:36
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A pro-Tamil Tiger MP is shot dead as gunmen open fire at Christmas Midnight Mass in eastern Sri Lanka.
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China 'jails democracy activist'

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 6:21
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

A Chinese democracy activist is reportedly jailed for 12 years for helping to organise anti-Japanese protests.
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Rubble fall kills Delhi workers

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 7:17
related countries: India India
related places: At, Delhi

Eleven people are killed in the Indian capital, Delhi, when a pile of debris collapses on a building site.
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DR Congo 'Yes' vote in solid lead

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 8:30
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Voters in the DR Congo give an 83%-approval to a new constitution, with nearly two-thirds of ballots counted.
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Libya hears 'HIV medics' appeal

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 8:57
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's top court hears an appeal by six foreign medics sentenced to death for infecting children with HIV.
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Iraq weapons experts face arrest

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 9:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A senior Iraqi official seeks the re-arrest of two of Saddam Hussein's biological weapons experts.
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Football: Di Stefano 'serious'

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 14:00
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid great Alfredo di Stefano is in a serious condition after suffering a heart attack at the age of 79.
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Libya lifts 'HIV medics' sentence

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 15:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's supreme court overturns death sentences imposed on foreign medics for infecting children with HIV.
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Israel reconsiders Jerusalem vote

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 15:39
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel reconsiders its decision to prevent Palestinians in East Jerusalem voting in next month's election, officials say.
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Tamil murder sparks accusations

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 16:52
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's government and Tamil Tigers blame each other for the murder of a Tamil MP at a Christmas Mass.
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Call to ease Sudan-Chad tension

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 18:43
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Chad Chad

The Organisation of the Islamic Conference urges Sudan and Chad to defuse growing border tensions.
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US demands Iraq protect prisoners

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 20:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US says it will not hand over detainees to the Iraqi authorities until they raise standards of care.
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Brazil marathon sale pulls crowds

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 21:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Shops in Brazil attract a million extra customers after staying open for 32 hours non-stop before Christmas.
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Relief over Libya medics reprieve

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 22:35
related countries: Libya Libya

A Libyan ruling overturning convictions of six foreign medics facing death for infecting children is welcomed.
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Sharon orders Gaza security zone

Sunday 25th of December 2005, 23:36
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon tells the army to enforce a no-go zone in Gaza to counter rocket attacks.
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