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Holiday originating in Christianity, usually December 25

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Christmas: Holiday originating in Christianity, usually December 25
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many countries, is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians, and forms an integral part of the holiday season organized around it.

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California Faces Climate Extremes [Video]

California Faces Climate Extremes

California Faces , Climate Extremes. NBC reports that California has been struck by a series of powerful storms supercharged by atmospheric rivers since Christmas. Those storms have been the cause..

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Ukrainian villagers cling on despite constant shelling [Video]

Ukrainian villagers cling on despite constant shelling

At least ten residents remain in a small village in the Donetsk region during the Orthodox Christmas, despite constant shelling

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Did Putin's Army Obey His Ceasefire Order? [Video]

Did Putin's Army Obey His Ceasefire Order?

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his forces in Ukraine to observe a unilateral, 36-hour cease-fire, for the Orthodox Christmas. The Russian leader announced that the Kremlin's troops would..

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Fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine despite Putin's 36-hour ceasefire order [Video]

Fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine despite Putin's 36-hour ceasefire order

The ceasefire called by President Putin was called in order to mark the Orthodox Christmas celebrations. Russia says it adhered the president's orders but Kyiv disputes this.

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Russia ends self-proclaimed ceasefire, bombs Ukraine after Christmas celebrations | Oneindia News [Video]

Russia ends self-proclaimed ceasefire, bombs Ukraine after Christmas celebrations | Oneindia News

Russia ended the self-proclaimed ceasefire against Ukraine and started bombarding the eastern part of its neighbor. #Russia #Ukraine #RussiawarinUkraine

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Vladimir Putin attends Orthodox Christmas mass alone as ceasefire request fails to hold [Video]

Vladimir Putin attends Orthodox Christmas mass alone as ceasefire request fails to hold

Moscow has claimed its forces observed the ceasefire, but media reports say both sides exchanged artillery fire in eastern Ukraine after Putin's deadline.

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Russia and Ukraine in the shadow of war [Video]

Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Russia and Ukraine in the shadow of war

Both Russian and Ukrainian presidents marked the occasion, with Vladimir Putin calling for a 36-hour ceasefire and Volodymyr Zelensky hailing Ukrainians for their fighting spirit.

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'As Ukrainians celebrated Orthodox Christmas, Volodymyr Zelensky adressed the nation with a message of unity' [Video]

'As Ukrainians celebrated Orthodox Christmas, Volodymyr Zelensky adressed the nation with a message of unity'

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'It seems that as Ukrainians mark Orthodox Christmas on Saturday, there will be little thought of peace at all' [Video]

'It seems that as Ukrainians mark Orthodox Christmas on Saturday, there will be little thought of peace at all'

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Christmas and Epiphany are marked in Ukraine, Serbia and Czechia [Video]

Christmas and Epiphany are marked in Ukraine, Serbia and Czechia

Christmas and Epiphany are marked in Ukraine, Serbia and Czechia

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Russian ceasefire designed to harm Ukraine's reputation, analysts say [Video]

Russian ceasefire designed to harm Ukraine's reputation, analysts say

Russia's announced unilateral Christmas ceasefire is likely to be an information operation intended to damage Ukraine’s reputation, says the Institute for the Study of War.

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Russian immigrants prepare for Orthodox Christmas in Serbia [Video]

Russian immigrants prepare for Orthodox Christmas in Serbia

Russian immigrants prepare for Orthodox Christmas in Serbia amid unseasonably warm winter temperatures.

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Ukraine rejects Vladimir Putin's truce to observe Orthodox Christmas [Video]

Ukraine rejects Vladimir Putin's truce to observe Orthodox Christmas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his armed forces to observe a unilateral 36-hour cease-fire in Ukraine this weekend for the Orthodox Christmas holiday, the first such sweeping truce move..

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Kyiv Declines Putin’s Holiday Ceasefire [Video]

Kyiv Declines Putin’s Holiday Ceasefire

Kyiv Declines , Putin’s Holiday Ceasefire. AP reports that on Jan. 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his forces to adhere to a 36-hour ceasefire in Ukraine. The order is intended to..

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Putin orders temporary ceasefire to mark Orthodox Christmas [Video]

Putin orders temporary ceasefire to mark Orthodox Christmas

The ceasefire will last from noon on Friday until Sunday night.

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Putin orders cease fire in Ukraine over Orthodox Christmas [Video]

Putin orders cease fire in Ukraine over Orthodox Christmas

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ASLEF General Secretary: There were no talks over Christmas [Video]

ASLEF General Secretary: There were no talks over Christmas

ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan says “I don’t know who the transport secretary was talking to throughout Christmas, but it wasn’t us” as his members undertake a 24-hour strike at 15 train..

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North America recovers from monster storm [Video]

North America recovers from monster storm

The United States and Canada continue to recover from the monster storm that killed dozens over the Christmas weekend.

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A Look Back at 2022 British Politics, Part One: Boris [Video]

A Look Back at 2022 British Politics, Part One: Boris

Three Prime Ministers, two monarchs and one recession. Following a global pandemic, which immediately followed Brexit, the UK was due a quieter political year, but instead, 2022 was an absolutely..

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Watch: Buffalo residents dig mounds of snow after monster storm [Video]

Watch: Buffalo residents dig mounds of snow after monster storm

The monster storm that killed dozens in the US over the Christmas weekend continues to inflict misery on New York state.

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New Year's Traditions From Around the World [Video]

New Year's Traditions From Around the World

New Year's Traditions , From Around the World. Ecuador. Ecuadorians burn away past bad luck and scare away future bad luck by burning a paper- stuffed scarecrow outside of their..

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US federal investigation after Southwest airlines cancels more flights, adding to travel chaos [Video]

US federal investigation after Southwest airlines cancels more flights, adding to travel chaos

Southwest airlines has cancelled thousands of flights in the United States, adding to the country’s travel chaos from the Christmas weekend.

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Two suspects arrested in Wallasey pub shooting [Video]

Two suspects arrested in Wallasey pub shooting

Two people are being questioned over the fatal shooting of a woman in a pub in Wallasey village on Christmas Eve. Elle Edwards, 26, was shot in the head at the Lighthouse Inn as she celebrated..

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Tens of thousands evacuated after Christmas Day flooding in the Philippines [Video]

Tens of thousands evacuated after Christmas Day flooding in the Philippines

Flooding on Christmas Day in the Philippines has left a trail of destruction to infrastructure and homes, with at least eight people reported dead and 19 others missing.

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Watch: Heavy flooding in the Philippines forces tens of thousands to flee [Video]

Watch: Heavy flooding in the Philippines forces tens of thousands to flee

At least eight people have died and another 19 people are missing after heavy flooding hit the Philippines over the Christmas weekend.

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