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What happend on December 25th 2007

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Snow storms in US claim 22 lives

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 1:26
related countries: United States United States

Fierce snow storms reportedly claim at least 22 lives and leave tens of thousands with no power in the central US.
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Tajik train collision kills nine

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 3:30
related countries: Tajikistan Tajikistan

A train and a minibus collide in the capital of Tajikistan, killing nine people and seriously injuring three.
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Iraq Kurds warn Turkey on raids

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 3:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

The leader of Iraq's northern Kurdish region condemns Turkish air strikes, saying innocents have died.
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Jazz legend Oscar Peterson dies

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 5:42
related countries: Canada Canada

Jazz pianist and composer Oscar Peterson, who was famous for his virtuoso style, has died in Toronto aged 82.
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Choreographer Michael Kidd dies

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 5:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Broadway

Award-winning US choreographer Michael Kidd, best known for his work on Broadway musicals, dies.
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S Korean crew lost after sinking

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 7:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Fourteen sailors are missing after a South Korean freighter sinks in rough seas off the country's south coast.
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Japan stocks rise on thin trading

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 8:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese stocks enjoy some gains on light trading but are still down nearly 10% so far this year.
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Modi begins new term in Gujarat

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 9:23
related countries: India India

Narendra Modi is sworn in as head of the western Indian state of Gujarat for a third consecutive term.
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US Football: Patriots set record

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 10:02
related countries: United States United States

New England Patriots clinch their 15th straight win with a 28-7 victory over Miami Dolphins.
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Thaksin considers Thailand return

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 10:08
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Ousted Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra says he may return home, but insists he will not return to politics.
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Monks march in Cambodia

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 10:43
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Phnom Penh

Monks from across Cambodia march in Phnom Penh in support of upcoming trials of former Khmer Rouge leaders.
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Castro 'well enough for election'

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 12:00
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba's interim president, Raul Castro, says his brother Fidel is healthy enough to run for parliament in January.
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Pope calls for end to conflicts

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 13:21
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict XVI appeals for just solutions to conflicts around the world in his annual Christmas message.
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Zimbabwe woe as banks shut

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 14:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's banks stay closed on Christmas Day despite pledges to open for people desperate for cash.
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Afghanistan expels top officials

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 16:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two senior officials - from the European Union and the United Nations - are told to leave Afghanistan.
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Scores missing from Nepal bridge

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 17:40
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A suspension bridge collapses in western Nepal, killing at least 15 people and leaving scores more missing.
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Turkish raids 'killed hundreds'

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 18:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Turkish forces have killed hundreds of Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq in the past 10 days, Turkey's military says.
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Afghanistan expels top officials

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 19:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two senior officials - from the European Union and the United Nations - are told to leave Afghanistan.
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Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 22:06
related countries: France France, Mauritania Mauritania

Men suspected of killing French tourists in Mauritania belong to an al-Qaeda-linked group, prosecutors say.
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Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 23:15
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's MPs are set to pass a law requiring royalties to be paid when copies are made of ancient treasures.
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Theft prompts art show rethink

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 23:32
related countries: France France, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Paris

Bangladesh cancels plans to send rare artefacts to a Paris exhibition after ancient Vishnu statues were stolen.
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Iraq bombs hit US-backed militias

Tuesday 25th of December 2007, 23:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

More than 30 people are killed and scores injured as suicide bombs target Iraqi militias opposed to al-Qaeda.
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