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2005

Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 2005?

  • The Kyoto Protocol, intended to cut global emissions of greenhouse gasses, comes into effect without the support of Australia and the United States
  • Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia, making her the first woman president in an African Country
  • Pope John Paul II dies and more than 4 million travel to the Vatican to mourn him, Pope Benedict XVI is elected
  • The Civil Partnership Act is implemented in Britain and grants civil partnerships, which include same sex partnerships, with rights and responsibilities identical to civil marriage
  • 1600 perish in Hurricane Katrina

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