2014 Week 4

This includes events from Sunday, January 19, 2014 through Saturday, January 25, 2014.

   

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Monday, January 20, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Between January 19 and January 25 there were various uncateorgized events in Western Civilization. Anglic peoples, especially Anglo-American peoples, had numerous unclassified events. Latin peoples had various events including one among Hispanic peoples and none reported among Lusitanic peoples. Germanic peoples had no reported events. Northeast european peoples had a few. There were numerous events among Middle Eastern peoples. In Egypt there was continued Islamic unrest and an event among Persian peoples. South Asian peoples had a few events in India and in Pakistan. Oriental peoples including those of China have some events. I have one event for Japan. Southeast Asian peoples had events in Mainland Southeast Asia and Southeast Asian Island peoples including Indonesia. Among African peoples, there was an uncategorized event and events among East African peoples. I have nothing reported for West Africa, but some events for Central Africa. I have nothing reported for American Indian peoples.

Other history

Other history including prehistory, antiquity, and classical and medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history

Other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, and 19th century can be connected.

Other 20th century

Other periods of the 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, and late 20th century can be connected.

January 25, 2014 Civil conflict in the Philippines The Philippines and the Bangsamoro agree to a peace deal that would help end the 45-year conflict. (Fox News)

Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected.

Other early 2010s

Other periods of the early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, and other periods of 2014 can be connected.

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected.

2012 including the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012 can be connected.

January 25, 2014 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal) 17 people are killed in car-bomb and mortar attacks on a Shi'ite Muslim village in Iraq. (Reuters)

2013 including the first quarter 2013, second quarter 2013, third quarter 2013, and fourth quarter 2013 can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present) Mike Rogers accuses Edward Snowden of collaborating with Russia. (BBC News)

January 24, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): Three bombs explode in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, killing about five people. (BBC)

January 25, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): 64 people are killed in anti-government marches. (Al-Ahram), (Reuters), (BBC)

January 19, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: A blast at an anti-government protest at Victory Monument in Bangkok injures 28 protesters, seven of them seriously. (Melbourne Age)

January 22, 2014 - 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Kwanchai Praipana, a leader of the pro-government United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, is shot in the city of Udon Thani as protesters gather in Bangkok despite the declaration of a state of emergency. (BBC News)

Other periods of 2014 can be connected. Other periods of the first quarter 2014 can be connected. Other weeks of January 2014 including 2014 week 1, 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. February 2014 including 2014 week 5, 2014 week 6, and 2014 week 7 can be connected.

The future can be connected.

Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social structure and change can be connected.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria can be connected.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Argentina can be connected.

January 19, 2014 Disasters Residents of the historic Norwegian village of Lærdalsøyri are evacuated due to a fire that has destroyed at least 10 homes. (BBC)

January 20, 2014 A small plane carrying medics makes a forced landing in a remote mountain area in Transylvania, Romania, and is found after a 4 and a half hour massive search. The accident leaves the pilot and a passenger dead with several others being injured. (NewsDaily) (Romania-Insider.com) (ABC News)

January 20, 2014 The Rosetta begins to 'wake up' from hibernation on its mission to rendezvous and land a probe on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. (BBC News)

January 23, 2014 Swedish criminal and sex club owner Mille Markovic is shot dead in Stockholm. (Aftonbladet)

Anglic peoples

Anglic peoples including Anglo-American peoples can be connected. The United Kingdom can be connected.

January 20, 2014 The United Kingdom rejects its involvement in combat drone attacks by the United States in Pakistan. (BBC News)

January 20, 2014 Trial begins in London over a claim by investment bank JPMorgan that the public transit provider of the city of Berlin owes it more than $204 million. (Reuters) World leaders are meeting in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. (ABC News)

January 20, 2014 A 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurs on the lower North Island of New Zealand near the capital Wellington. (New Zealand Herald)

January 21, 2014 Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans wins the first stage of Tour Down Under in Adelaide, Australia. (ABC)

January 24, 2014 The Scottish Labour Party's Alex Rowley retains the Scottish Parliament's Cowdenbeath seat for Labour following yesterday's by-election. (BBC)

January 25, 2014 2014 Australian Open: China's Li Na defeats Slovakia's Dominika Cibulková 7-63, 6-0 to win the women's final. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Anglo-American peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

January 19, 2014 Sports In the American National Football League, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks win their respective playoff matches and will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2. (Q13 Fox), (NWI TImes)

January 20, 2014 Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present) Mike Rogers accuses Edward Snowden of collaborating with Russia. (BBC News)

January 20, 2014 The United States rejects the invitation of Iran by the United Nations in peace talks involving Syria. (The New York Times)

January 20, 2014 Bridgegate scandal Kim Guadagno denies accusations that she withheld funds for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. (CBS News)

January 21, 2014 A man is killed in a shooting at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S. A suspect is in custody. (CNN)

January 21, 2014 Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are indicted on federal corruption charges for allegedly receiving various financial benefits from a businessman seeking favors from the state government. (Fox News)

January 21, 2014 First time in the history of digital currency, two Las Vegas casinos begin to accept Bitcoin. (Forbes)

January 21, 2014 A polar vortex bears down on the east coast of the United States cancelling thousands of flights and creating dangerously cold conditions. (USA Today) (USA Today)

January 23, 2014 Pop star Justin Bieber is arrested for drunken driving and resisting arrest.(CNN)

January 23, 2014 A fire breaks out in a L'Isle Verte, Quebec elderly home, killing 5 people and 30 are still missing. (The Toronto Sun)

January 24, 2014 Law and crime Prominent conservative political pundit Dinesh D'Souza pleads "not guilty" to charges that he violated U.S. election financing laws. (Reuters) A student was shot and killed at South Carolina State University and police were looking for 4 suspects. (Reuters)

January 25, 2014 A shooting at the Columbia Mall in the U.S. state of Maryland results in 3 people being killed. (BBC)

Latin peoples

Latin peoples including French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples can be connected. Spain can be connected.

French peoples including those of France can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Jérôme Champagne, a former French diplomat and advisor to multiple football federations, announces his candidacy to become FIFA President in 2015. (The Guardian)

Hispanic peoples

Hispanic peoples including Hispanic Colombian American peoples can be connected. Colombia can be connected.

Hispanic Mexican American peoples including Mexico can be connected.

January 21, 2014 One of the founders of Los Zetas drug cartel, Rogelio González Pizaña, is sentenced to 16 years in prison. (La Jornada)

Italian peoples including those of Italy can be connected.

January 25, 2014 A vial containing drops of late Pope John Paul II's blood is stolen from the Church of San Pietro della Ienca in Abruzzo, Italy. (The Guardian)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

Northeast European peoples such as those of Ukraine can be connected.

January 19, 2014 Voters in Hungary will go to the polls for a parliamentary election on April 6. (AFP via GlobalPost)

January 19, 2014 Euromaidan: New violent clashes erupt in Ukraine as a reaction to new strict anti-protest laws. (BBC News)

January 20, 2014 Euromaidan Violence spreads in Kiev as protesters clash with police. (ABC News)

January 21, 2014 Euromaidan: Violent clashes occur for a second day between protesters and police in Kiev, Ukraine. (BBC)

January 22, 2014 Euromaidan: Ukrainian security forces start dismantling protest camps in Kiev with two protesters feared dead after clashes with police. (AP via Montreal Gazette), (Reuters)

January 24, 2014 Euromaidan: Unrest in the Ukraine spreads to the cities of Khmelnitsky, Zhytomyr, Cherkasy, Lviv (Lvov), Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lutsk, Rivne and Chernivtsi. In Rivne and Lviv, the offices of the governors were broken into; the Lviv regional governor was forced to sign a letter of resignation. (National Post)

Russia can be connected.

January 20, 2014 December 2013 Volgograd bombings An Islamist group claims responsibility for the bombings and threatens attacks on the 2014 Winter Olympic Games to be held in Sochi. (Reuters)

January 23, 2014 Supreme Court of Russia releases Platon Lebedev, a business partner of Russian magnate and former head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky, after he spent more than 10 years in jail. (BBC News)

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Oriental, and Oceanic peoples can be connected. Burma can be connected.

Midddle Eastern peoples

Middle Eastern peoples including those of Egypt and Persian peoples can be connected. Turkey can be connected.

January 19, 2014 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates announces mandatory military service for males aged 18-30. (ArabianBusiness.com)

January 20, 2014 Syrian Civil War: Two car bombs hit a rebel-held post on the Syrian border with Turkey, killing at least 16 people amidst continuing fighting between Turkey-supported rebels and Saudi-supported rebels. (Reuters)

January 20, 2014 Revenge porn becomes illegal in Israel. (SBS Australia)

January 21, 2014 Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon: A bomb detonates at a Hezbollah building in Beirut, Lebanon killing 4 people and wounding 35. (AP via USA Today)

January 21, 2014 26 people convicted of terrorism charges are hanged in Iraq. (AP via USA Today)

January 25, 2014 Post-civil war violence in Libya: Five Egyptian embassy staff are kidnapped in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. (The Guardian)

January 25, 2014 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal) 17 people are killed in car-bomb and mortar attacks on a Shi'ite Muslim village in Iraq. (Reuters)

Egypt can be connected.

January 24, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): Three bombs explode in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, killing about five people. (BBC)

January 25, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): 64 people are killed in anti-government marches. (Al-Ahram), (Reuters), (BBC)

Persian peoples including those of Iran can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Certain sanctions against Iran are lifted by the European Union and the United States through a nuclear deal. (The Washington Post)

South Asian peoples such as those of Bangladesh can be connected.

India can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Police in India are investigating the death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Shashi Tharoor, after she had accused her husband of committing adultery with Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar. (NBC)

January 20, 2014 India launches the Agni-IV missile today. (The Hindu)

January 22, 2014 A Delhi magistrate orders an inquiry into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Indian cabinet minister Shashi Tharoor. (BBC)

January 25, 2014 Average peak concentrations of PM2.5 (fine particulate air pollution) are more than twice as great in Delhi as in Beijing during the first three weeks of the year. (New York Times)

Pakistan can be connected.

January 19, 2014 War in North-West Pakistan: A bomb attack on an army convoy in the city of Bannu kills at least 20 soldiers. (BBC)

January 20, 2014 War in North-West Pakistan A suicide bomber blows himself up near Pakistan's military headquarters in Rawalpindi killing at least 13 people. (AP via MyFoxAL)

January 21, 2014 War in North-West Pakistan: Pakistani military aircraft bomb suspected Taliban hideouts killing 25 militants in North Waziristan. (India Today)

January 21, 2014 A bomb rips through a bus full of Shi'ite pilgrims in western Pakistan killing at least 22 people. (Reuters)

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples including those of China and Japan can be connected. South Korea can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Kenneth Bae, an American prisoner in North Korea, releases a message to the United States for help. (The Huffington Post)

January 20, 2014 Hong Kong arrests an employer for abusing an Indonesian maid which resulted in protests by migrant workers from Indonesia and the Philippines in the Chinese territory. (Fox News)

January 20, 2014 More than 20 million South Koreans' credit cards are hacked. (BBC News)

January 20, 2014 The Hong Kong Football Association is fined for not preventing an alleged racist incident against fans of the Philippine national football team in 2013. (Goal.com)

China can be connected.

January 20, 2014 China's 2013 economy figures show the slowest rate of growth since 1999. However, the 7.8% growth figure was higher than the predicted number of 7.5%. (The Australian)

January 21, 2014 The US National Academy of Sciences found that pollution from China’s manufacturing industry drifts across the Pacific Ocean and affects US cities. (ABC Online)

January 25, 2014 Science and technology Yutu, China's lunar rover, suffers an unspecified "mechanical control abnormality" shortly before going dormant for the two-week-long lunar night. The solar-powered vehicle has been on the Moon since 15 December and had survived one lunar night. (Xinhua, abc.net.au)

Japan can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Dolphin hunting in the Japanese town of Taiji is criticized by US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy after protests by environmental groups. (Japan Daily Press)

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including mainland Southeast Asian peoplea and Southeast Asian island peoples can be connected. Thailand can be connected.

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam can be connected.

January 19, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: A blast at an anti-government protest at Victory Monument in Bangkok injures 28 protesters, seven of them seriously. (Melbourne Age)

January 20, 2014 30 people are to be executed in Vietnam for smuggling drugs. (BBC News)

January 21, 2014 Politics and elections The Government of Thailand declares 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding provinces from tomorrow as anti-government protests continue. (BBC)

January 22, 2014 - 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Kwanchai Praipana, a leader of the pro-government United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, is shot in the city of Udon Thani as protesters gather in Bangkok despite the declaration of a state of emergency. (BBC News)

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected. The Philippines can be connected.

January 23, 2014 Former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos visits the detained ex-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and criticizes the current President Benigno Aquino III as "cruel, unjust". (Inquirer)

January 25, 2014 Civil conflict in the Philippines The Philippines and the Bangsamoro agree to a peace deal that would help end the 45-year conflict. (Fox News)

Indonesia can be connected.

January 20, 2014 Monsoon rains cause flooding in the Indonesian capital Jakarta causing the evacuation of more than 30,000 people. (Reuters via Trust)

African peoples

African peoples including East African, West African peoples, Central African peoples, and Southern African peoples can be connected. Tanzania can be connected.

East African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected.

January 20, 2014 President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe makes his first public appearance in several weeks. (Reuters)

Western African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

Central African peoples such as those of Congo DR can be connected.

January 20, 2014 The transitional National Assembly of the Central African Republic chooses Catherine Samba-Panza as the interim President, making her the country's first female head of state. (Reuters)

January 24, 2014 Heavy gunfire erupts in Central African Republic's capital Bangui as night fell. (ABC News)

Southern African peoples including those of South Africa can be connected.

January 22, 2014 A blue diamond is found in Cullinan, Gauteng, South Africa. (BBC)

American Indian peoples such as those of Argentina can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Southwestern American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected. Amazonian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Communities

Communities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore can be connected.

Social structure and change

Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected. Social types including industrial society, agrarian society, horticultural society, and hunting and gathering society can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.

Institutions including family can be connected. Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected.

January 22, 2014 Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-CIO of bond fund manager PIMCO, leaves the two posts without offering a reason. (Reuters)

January 23, 2014 A prominent currency trading platform launched by and for banks, ParFX, opens its doors to hedge fund participation. (Reuters)

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected. Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected. Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected. Science including astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, andphysics can be connected.

January 22, 2014 Science and technology New data published independently by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that the global warming trend is continuing. (ABC News) Scientists from the European Space Agency and other institutions detect the presence of water vapour on Ceres. (Nature)

January 23, 2014 A bright type-Ia supernova SN 2014J is discovered in the starburst galaxy Messier 82. (AAVSO


Created 20 Jan 2014 Last updated 9 May 2015