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  • Oslo, Norway
    Monday Dec 6, 2010

    Muhammad Yunus

    NORAD Published a Statement Clearing Yunus and The Bank From any Allegations of Embezzlement

    Oslo, Norway
    Monday Dec 6, 2010

    On 6 December, NORAD (The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) published a statement clearing Yunus and the Bank from any wrongdoing on this point, following a comprehensive review of NORAD's support commissioned by the Minister of International Development.




  • Europe
    Tuesday Dec 7, 2010

    Visa Inc.

    WikiLeaks

    Europe
    Tuesday Dec 7, 2010

    Visa Europe began suspending payments to WikiLeaks on December 7, 2010.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 8, 2010

    Visa Inc.

    Anonymous

    U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 8, 2010

    On December 8, the group Anonymous performed a DDoS attack on visa.com, bringing the site down.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    Mark Zuckerberg

    The Giving Pledge

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    On December 9, 2010, Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and investor Warren Buffett signed "The Giving Pledge", in which they promised to donate to charity at least half of their wealth over the course of time, and invited others among the wealthy to donate 50 percent or more of their wealth to charity.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    Warren Buffett

    The Giving Pledge

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    On December 9, 2010, Buffett, Bill Gates, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg signed a promise they called the "Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge", in which they promise to donate to charity at least half of their wealth, and invite other wealthy people to follow suit.




  • Christmas Island
    Wednesday Dec 15, 2010

    Christmas Island

    The Christmas Island Boat Disaster

    Christmas Island
    Wednesday Dec 15, 2010

    In December 2010, 48 asylum-seekers died just off the coast of the island in what became known as the Christmas Island boat disaster when the boat they were on, hit rocks off Flying Fish Cove, and then smashed against nearby cliffs.




  • Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Dec 20, 2010

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Shaquille O'Neal conducted the Boston Pops Orchestra

    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Dec 20, 2010

    Shaquille O'Neal conducted the Boston Pops Orchestra at the Boston Symphony Hall on December 20, 2010.


  • United States Capitol, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 22, 2010

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

    United States Capitol, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 22, 2010

    On December 22, 2010, the United States Congress passed the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. It allocated $4.2 billion to create the World Trade Center Health Program, which provides testing and treatment for people suffering from long-term health problems related to the 9/11 attacks.


  • Cairo, Egypt
    Saturday Dec 25, 2010

    Mohamed Salah

    First goal

    Cairo, Egypt
    Saturday Dec 25, 2010

    He scored his first goal for them on 25 December 2010 in a 1–1 away draw against Al Ahly.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Tuesday Dec 28, 2010

    Johan Cruyff

    A Friendly against Honduras

    Barcelona, Spain
    Tuesday Dec 28, 2010

    On 28 December 2010, Catalonia played a friendly against Honduras winning 4–0 at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys.


  • Brazil
    Friday Dec 31, 2010

    Lula da Silva

    Not to allow extradition was officially announced

    Brazil
    Friday Dec 31, 2010

    On 31 December 2010, Lula's last day in office, the decision not to allow extradition was officially announced.


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