December 24, 2011

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December 24, 2011

Holidays


Advent (Sunday nearest November 30 through December 24)
Celebrated in: Germany

Carriacou Parang Festival (Weekend before Christmas, December 25)

Children's Day (December; three Sundays before Christmas)
Celebrated in: Japan, Laos, South Korea, Vanuatu


Fiesta Grande (December 24-26)

Giant Lantern Festival (December 23-24)

Halcyon Days (December 14-28)

Jizo Ennichi (24th day of each month)

Koledouvane (December 24-25)

Misa de Gallo (December 16-24)

Posadas (December 16-24)


Legal Holidays by Countries

Christmas EveCyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Guatemala, Iceland, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Slovakia
Independence DayLibya

Legal Holidays in United States

Christmas EveArkansas, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Kunming, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- An overloaded van taking 12 students home plunged into a 60-meter deep valley in rural southwest China on Saturday, killing six people and injuring eight others, local officials reported.
Johannesburg, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- The death toll from flooding in the economic capital of Tanzania has risen to 38, local media reported on Saturday, as the heaviest rainfall for more than half a century continued to pound the African country.
Moscow, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- A large fire at a food storehouse in eastern Moscow has been extinguished, head of the press service of the capital department of the Ministry for Emergencies Yevgeny Bobylev told Itar-Tass.
Tunis, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- The transitional Tunisian government was able to begin work Saturday after winning a parliamentary vote of confidence, dpa reported.
Dhaka, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- Bangladeshi coast guards detained 23 boat migrants in the Bay of Bengal for attempting to migrate illegally to Malaysia, dpa quoted police as saying Saturday.
LONDON, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- An independent government-sponsored budget office in London lowered its forecast for Britain's economic growth for 2012 from 2.
Johannesburg/Abuja, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- Clashes between a militant Islamist group and government security forces in two states in north-east Nigeria have killed dozens, dpa quoted local officials as saying on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- U.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- Kyrgyzstan's new prime minister has vowed to boost prosperity in this Central Asian nation, according to AP.
PYONGYANG, North Korea, Muharram 29, 1433, Dec 24, 2011, SPA -- North Korea vowed Saturday to uphold Kim Jong Il's son as "supreme commander" as the campaign to install the young man as the next leader of the socialist nation sped up one week after his father's death, according to AP.