loading

What happend on December 5th 2005

You may use the navigation bar to select any day since November 11th, 2005. See the most imporant events in the world – expore the recent history on the map.

Rice 'to talk tough on CIA claim'

Monday 5th of December 2005, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is reportedly to urge EU states to ease off over secret CIA jail claims.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Burma re-opens constitution talks

Monday 5th of December 2005, 3:16
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma resumes its constitutional talks, but only government-selected delegates are attending.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan PM shrugs off China snub

Monday 5th of December 2005, 5:53
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi says China's decision to delay annual talks is "fine" with him.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Football: Doubt over Keane move

Monday 5th of December 2005, 6:50
related countries: Spain Spain

Roy Keane's prospects of moving to Real Madrid may be hampered by the sacking of boss Wanderley Luxemburgo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

South India suffers flood chaos

Monday 5th of December 2005, 7:22
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 13 people are killed and 100,000 others evacuated in heavy rains in southern India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Murdoch was set up, lawyer claims

Monday 5th of December 2005, 8:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The lawyer for murder suspect Bradley Murdoch says police investigating Peter Falconio's murder may have framed him.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India pick Ganguly as Test starts

Monday 5th of December 2005, 9:31
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

After three-and-a-half days of rain, play has finally started in the first Test between India and Sri Lanka.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Enemy fire' forces down Chinooks

Monday 5th of December 2005, 10:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Enemy fire forced down two US Chinook helicopters in south Afghanistan, injuring six troops, the US military says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Somali pirates force aid detour

Monday 5th of December 2005, 10:28
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

The WFP delivers food aid from Kenya to Somalia by road because ship-owners fear pirate attacks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dutch put 'terror group' on trial

Monday 5th of December 2005, 10:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Fourteen men go on trial in the Netherlands charged with belonging to a radical Islamist terror network.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia pool accident toll climbs

Monday 5th of December 2005, 10:52
related countries: Russia Russia

A swimming pool roof collapses near the Russian city of Perm killing at least 14 people, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India ex-FM faces oil scam heat

Monday 5th of December 2005, 10:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq, India India

Former Indian Foreign Minister Natwar Singh is under renewed pressure over the Iraq oil-for-food programme.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran to build new nuclear plant

Monday 5th of December 2005, 11:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's government has approved plans to build a second nuclear power plant, state media reports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Gay weddings' become law in UK

Monday 5th of December 2005, 11:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

More than 1,200 gay couples are set to form civil partnerships after a long-awaited change in the law.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kazakh election 'not democratic'

Monday 5th of December 2005, 11:37
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Sunday's presidential poll in Kazakhstan failed to meet international standards, Europe's OSCE says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Venezuela 'landslide' for Chavez

Monday 5th of December 2005, 11:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Parties allied to President Hugo Chavez say they have won every seat in Venezuela's parliamentary elections.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French engineer 'seized in Iraq'

Monday 5th of December 2005, 11:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, France France
related places: Baghdad

A French man working on Iraqi water treatment projects is kidnapped in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN envoy sees Harare homeless

Monday 5th of December 2005, 11:59
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Top UN envoy Jan Egeland finds some of the 700,000 Zimbabweans affected by slum clearances living in "very bad" conditions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Intel plans $1bn India investment

Monday 5th of December 2005, 12:30
related countries: India India

Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, plans to invest $1bn in India over the next five years - boosting R&D.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chaos mars Saddam court hearing

Monday 5th of December 2005, 12:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A trial hearing for Saddam Hussein resumes in Baghdad, following chaotic scenes and a defence walkout.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japanese yakuza boss goes to jail

Monday 5th of December 2005, 13:30
related countries: Japan Japan

The boss of Japan's most powerful organised-crime syndicate is jailed for illegal gun possession.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Oil up as winter weather hits US

Monday 5th of December 2005, 14:27
related countries: United States United States

Oil prices touch $60 a barrel briefly as snowstorms hit the US North East, increasing demand for heating oil.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Airbus unveils $10bn Chinese deal

Monday 5th of December 2005, 14:55
related countries: China China

European aircraft maker Airbus agrees to sell 150 A320 planes to China in a deal worth almost $10bn.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Syrians quizzed in Hariri probe

Monday 5th of December 2005, 15:45
related countries: Syria Syria

UN investigators question five Syrian officials as part of their inquiry into the killing of Rafik Hariri.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saddam trial told of 'massacre'

Monday 5th of December 2005, 16:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The first witness in the trial of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein gives harrowing evidence to the court.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Five die in Israel suicide blast

Monday 5th of December 2005, 17:00
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Netanya

Five people are killed and dozens are hurt in a suicide bombing at a shopping centre in the Israeli town of Netanya.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK unveils new EU budget proposal

Monday 5th of December 2005, 17:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Proposals aimed at ending deadlock over the 2007-13 EU budget are tabled by the UK government.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Peru party picks woman candidate

Monday 5th of December 2005, 17:29
related countries: Peru Peru

The governing party in Peru chooses businesswoman Jeanette Enmanuel as its candidate for next year's presidential vote.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US 'is failing to protect itself'

Monday 5th of December 2005, 17:42
related countries: United States United States

The US is still vulnerable to terror attacks, say former members of the 11 September commission.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BJP expels firebrand politician

Monday 5th of December 2005, 17:45
related countries: India India

Uma Bharti, a senior member of India's main opposition party, is expelled for publicly disagreeing with its leaders.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia confirms Iran missile deal

Monday 5th of December 2005, 17:52
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran

Russia says it is selling surface-to-air missiles to Iran and insists they are only defensive.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Call to delay Afghan aid summit

Monday 5th of December 2005, 18:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Key London talks due next month on Afghanistan's future should wait until parliament convenes, an MP says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egyptian opposition leader held

Monday 5th of December 2005, 19:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A judge in Egypt orders the detention of opposition leader Ayman Nour during his trial for forgery.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rice defends US terror policies

Monday 5th of December 2005, 19:53
related countries: United States United States

The secretary of state admits that terror suspects are flown abroad by the US, but denies they are tortured.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tsunami families attack response

Monday 5th of December 2005, 19:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bereaved families of UK tsunami victims attack the authorities' handling of the disaster as the inquest opens.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dutch trial witness stays silent

Monday 5th of December 2005, 20:56
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A key witness in a Islamist terror network trial in the Netherlands refuses to answer questions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK offers more funds to EU budget

Monday 5th of December 2005, 21:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK aims to end deadlock over the 2007-13 EU budget by offering to pay an extra 8bn euros (£5bn).
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saudi economy 'expanding rapidly'

Monday 5th of December 2005, 21:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will see strong economic growth this year thanks to rocketing oil prices, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Policemen killed in Peru ambush

Monday 5th of December 2005, 22:41
related countries: Peru Peru

Five policemen are killed in Peru, in an ambush apparently aimed at freeing drug-trafficking suspects.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US judge drops Bush ally charge

Monday 5th of December 2005, 23:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush, Republican

A judge drops conspiracy charges against Bush ally Tom DeLay, but money-laundering charges stand.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

About Maplandia.com World News Centre

This content is from the BBC News website. We use BBC News RSS feed under BBC Terms and Conditions. Date and time information is related to GMT. Unfortunately we can not offer RSS feed of this site with geographically sorted world news. However, you can add this page to your favourites or set it as your homepage to see what's new in the world when you start browsing.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.