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What happend on December 30th 2005

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Colombia urges more drugs war aid

Friday 30th of December 2005, 0:57
related countries: Colombia Colombia

President Uribe calls for more help from foreign countries in the battle against Colombia's drugs trade.
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Iraq and tsunami top BBC poll

Friday 30th of December 2005, 1:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraq war and the Asian tsunami were the most significant global events of 2005, suggests a BBC poll.
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Guantanamo hunger strike rise

Friday 30th of December 2005, 3:15
related countries: United States United States

The number of detainees taking part in a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has increased sharply, the US says.
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US threat over N Korean food aid

Friday 30th of December 2005, 4:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it will stop food aid to North Korea unless foreign aid agencies can oversee its distribution.
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'Threat' to US Malaysian mission

Friday 30th of December 2005, 6:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, United States United States

The US embassy in Malaysian is closed in response to what officials say is a terrorist threat.
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Egyptian police break up protest

Friday 30th of December 2005, 6:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan
related places: Cairo

Egyptian riot police fire water cannon at Sudanese refugees, breaking up a three-month-old protest camp in Cairo.
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Cricket: Australia beat SA

Friday 30th of December 2005, 7:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Melbourne

Australia ease to a 184-run win over South Africa in the second Test in Melbourne.
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S Korea to pull troops from Iraq

Friday 30th of December 2005, 8:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

South Korea's parliament approves a government plan to bring home 1,000 of its 3,200 troops stationed in Iraq.
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Walkout protest hits China paper

Friday 30th of December 2005, 10:16
related countries: China China

About 100 journalists from China's progressive Beijing News walk out to protest against their editor's sacking.
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World Bank warns Chad on oil law

Friday 30th of December 2005, 10:26
related countries: Chad Chad

The World Bank warns Chad that it may take action over the African nation's move to reallocate oil revenues.
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More US oil firms return to Libya

Friday 30th of December 2005, 10:46
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

Three US oil companies are resuming their oil and gas operations in Libya after a 19-year absence.
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Death threats cut Iraq oil flow

Friday 30th of December 2005, 12:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's largest oil refinery is shut down at a cost of $20m a day after death threats to tanker drivers.
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Vajpayee retirement stuns party

Friday 30th of December 2005, 12:44
related countries: India India

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee's decision to retire takes BJP party colleagues by surprise.
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Privacy slip on official US sites

Friday 30th of December 2005, 13:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House and NSA sites trip up on official US guidelines that prohibit the tracking of web users.
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Many killed in Pakistan avalanche

Friday 30th of December 2005, 13:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 24 people are killed in an avalanche in north-west Pakistan while digging for gemstones, officials say.
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Greek police die as inmates flee

Friday 30th of December 2005, 13:17
related countries: Greece Greece

Two police officers are shot dead with their own weapons during a prisoner escape in northern Greece.
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Nigeria ex-ruler warns Obasanjo

Friday 30th of December 2005, 13:23
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Former Nigerian military leader General Gowon says President Obasanjo should not try to stand for a third term in office.
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Sacked Zuma 'to campaign' for ANC

Friday 30th of December 2005, 13:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Ex-South African Deputy President Zuma says he will campaign for the ANC despite corruption and rape charges.
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Twin blasts hit central Baghdad

Friday 30th of December 2005, 13:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least five people are killed and 10 wounded in two explosions in central Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Monitors to study Iraq poll claim

Friday 30th of December 2005, 14:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A team of international monitors will review complaints that the recent Iraqi elections were not fair.
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Fresh security alert in Bangalore

Friday 30th of December 2005, 14:53
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore step up security as fresh threats follow Wednesday's college shooting.
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Twin blasts hit central Baghdad

Friday 30th of December 2005, 15:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least five people are killed and 10 wounded in two explosions in central Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Spain blow to E Guinea dissident

Friday 30th of December 2005, 15:04
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Guinea Guinea, Spain Spain

Spain withdraws political asylum from Equatorial Guinea opposition leader Severo Moto.
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UN concern at US 'force-feeding'

Friday 30th of December 2005, 15:04
related countries: United States United States

There are credible reports that Guantanamo detainees are being force-fed in a cruel way, a UN official says.
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Eta bomber jailed for 100 years

Friday 30th of December 2005, 15:20
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's high court jails an Eta member for 100 years for the car bomb murder in 2000 of a socialist leader.
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Gaza border reopens after protest

Friday 30th of December 2005, 15:23
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Rafah

The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt reopens after a protest by Palestinian police forced it to close.
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Britons die in France road crash

Friday 30th of December 2005, 16:05
related countries: France France

Two Britons are killed in northern France after their car runs off a motorway in icy conditions.
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Twenty Sudanese die in Cairo raid

Friday 30th of December 2005, 16:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan
related places: Cairo

Egypt now says 20 Sudanese migrants have died after riot police broke up a makeshift protest camp in Cairo.
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US investigates Bush spying leak

Friday 30th of December 2005, 16:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

An inquiry begins into the leaking of information about George Bush's secret spying programme, officials say.
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HIV boy loses China hospital case

Friday 30th of December 2005, 16:56
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A nine-year-old boy loses his case against a Beijing hospital his parents claim gave him HIV-contaminated blood.
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Russian gas cut 'will not hit EU'

Friday 30th of December 2005, 17:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

Russian energy giant Gazprom renews a threat to cut off Ukraine's gas - but says it will not hit supplies to the EU.
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Minister goes in Iraq oil crisis

Friday 30th of December 2005, 17:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi oil minister is temporarily released from his post amid a growing oil supply crisis.
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Plea for Frenchman held in Iraq

Friday 30th of December 2005, 17:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, France France

The family of a French engineer abducted in Iraq appeals for his release on Arabic satellite TV.
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Poland set for Baltic air patrols

Friday 30th of December 2005, 18:02
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland becomes the first ex-Warsaw Pact country to patrol the Baltic states' air space for Nato.
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Asbestos ship 'can sail to India'

Friday 30th of December 2005, 18:23
related countries: India India, France France

A French judge says a warship lined with asbestos can be dismantled in India, rejecting green objections.
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UN 'shocked' by violence in Cairo

Friday 30th of December 2005, 19:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan
related places: Cairo

The UN expresses shock as up to 20 Sudanese migrants die when their Cairo camp is stormed by Egyptian police.
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Sudan to abandon Iraq embassy

Friday 30th of December 2005, 20:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Sudan Sudan

The Sudanese government says it will shut its embassy in Iraq, in an apparent attempt to save kidnapped staff.
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Chad angry at World Bank over oil

Friday 30th of December 2005, 21:33
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad has reacted angrily to warnings from the World Bank over changes to its use of oil revenues.
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Hariri 'threatened by Syria head'

Friday 30th of December 2005, 21:53
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

A top Syrian official says President Assad threatened ex-Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri months before his death.
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Italy warns Morocco on migrants

Friday 30th of December 2005, 22:16
related countries: Italy Italy, Morocco Morocco

Italy complains to Morocco about a large increase in the number of its immigrants entering the country illegally.
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Former Russian minister deported

Friday 30th of December 2005, 22:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's former nuclear energy minister is extradited to face corruption charges in his homeland.
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