Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

What happend on December 24th 2006

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.

This map is informational only. No representation is made or warranty given as to its content. User assumes all risk of use. Maplandia.com assumes no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from such use.

Darfur force on agenda

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 2:05
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudanese officials are to meet next week to discuss how to incorporate UN troops into the current AU force in Darfur.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Azeris warn Russia on gas prices

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 2:25
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Russia Russia

Azerbaijan threatens to stop importing gas from Russia after Gazprom says it will increase the price.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria to replace vice-president

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 2:38
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's government announces that President Obasanjo is to replace Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ethiopia dismisses Somali threat

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 6:47
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia brushes aside warnings by Somalia's Islamist militia that it might attack Addis Ababa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Burma rebel leader dies aged 79

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 7:26
related countries: Burma Burma

A veteran Burmese rebel leader, Bo Mya of the Karen National Union, dies after a long illness aged 79.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India put S Africa under pressure

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 8:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

Careers will be on the line when South Africa take on India in the second Test in Durban on Tuesday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bomber hits Iraq police station

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 9:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least seven police are killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack north-east of Baghdad, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cricket: Ashes Test preview

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 9:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

England hope to stave off an Ashes whitewash when the fourth Test starts in Melbourne on Boxing Day.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkmenistan mourns late leader

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 10:47
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

The funeral of Turkmenistan's late president, Saparmurat Niyazov, gets under way in the capital Ashgabat.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Israel releases Palestinian cash

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 10:51
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli leader Ehud Olmert agrees to release $100m in frozen Palestinian funds, at talks with Mahmoud Abbas.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ethiopia admits Somalia offensive

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 11:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ethiopia says for the first time its forces are battling Islamist militiamen in Somalia, as violence intensifies.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bird flu confirmed in Egypt trio

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 12:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Three Egyptians test positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu after killing an infected flock of ducks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hundreds attend Italian's funeral

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 13:43
related countries: Italy Italy

Hundreds of people attended a civil funeral for an Italian man whose fight to die sparked a euthanasia debate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dead spy's Italy contact arrested

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 15:16
related countries: Italy Italy

Police arrest an Italian man who met ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko the day he was poisoned.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran rejects UN sanctions

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 18:10
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insists the West will have to learn to live with a nuclear Iran.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi police deaths 'hit 12,000'

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 18:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Some 12,000 Iraq police officers have died since the US-led invasion in 2003, a minister says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bangladesh parties in poll U-turn

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 19:50
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh's opposition alliance calls off a boycott of next month's general election, ending months of protests.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Raul Castro urges transport plan

Sunday 24th of December 2006, 20:16
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba's acting President Raul Castro criticises the country's transport system saying it is on the point of collapse.
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.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS