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Monday, December 30. 2002, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Monday, December 30, 2002

Population Division of the United Nations calculate that 40 million people around the world are infected with HIV.
An eruption on the volcanic islandStromboli off the coast of Sicily causes a flank failure and tsunami. The island is later evacuated.
The United Nations Security Council voted 13–0, with two abstentions, to revise the list of goods Iraq is allowed to purchase under the food-for-oil program. The list includes flight simulators, communications equipment, high-speed motorboats, and rocket cases, which the United States noted are dual-use technologies. The Security Council also agreed to ask the UN for standards to evaluate the quantities of medicine and antibiotics Iraq is allowed to import under this program.
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