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1. 09-02 N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities Switzerland
2. 09-02 Army 'in control' of camp Northern Lebanon
3. 09-02 British leave Basra base Basra
E. 09-04 Famed flier Fossett missing Nevada
09-05 Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71 Modena, Northern Italy
6. 09-06 Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor Syria
H. 09-06 Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
I. 09-07 Police 'suspect Madeleine mother' Portugal

Summary.     Click for More > Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor  New York Times: An airstrike targeted a partially built nuclear reactor that was years away from completion Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Police 'suspect Madeleine mother' Bin Laden says US should convert Sharif deported after brief return   Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working   U.S. commander told a fractious congressional hearing that the 30,000 troops deployed to Iraq in January could come home by next July PM Abe resigns 4th earthquake strikes Indonesia Flood misery hits arc of Africa   An estimated one million people across Africa have been hit by rains which have destroyed crops, burst dams and left dozens dead 87 killed in plane crash   A passenger jet crashed at the Phuket Airport in southern Thailand shortly after landing, killing 87 of the 130 people on board OJ Simpson arrested over break-in PM claims election victory France warning of war with Iran Iraq shootout firm loses license 'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight '1,000 monks' march
Freed Koreans return home N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities Army 'in control' of camp British leave Basra base Famed flier Fossett missing  There were no signs of missing aviation adventurer Steve Fossett Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71 Map of Modena Italy
Sep.1  London  Bhutto announces Pakistan return
  South Korea
Sep.2   Switzerland
  Northern Lebanon
 Iran  Iran 'reaches nuclear target'
  Basra
 Bangladesh  Ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia arrested
Sep.3  Baghdad  President Bush made surprise visit
 Rawalpindi  Two bomb blasts in Rawalpindi kill 15
Sep.4  Nicaragua  Category 5 Felix makes landfall
  Nevada
 USA  Thousands of Mattel toys recalled
Sep.5  Germany  'Massive' attacks foiled
  Northern Italy
  Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at his home in the city of Modena. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year.    Pavarotti had been admitted to hospital there with a fever on 8 August. Luciano Pavarotti...
Sep.6   Syria
  Nicaragua
Sep.7   Portugal
  Washington
Sep.8  Northern Italy  Thousands bid Pavarotti farewell
 Algeria  Al-Qaeda claims bombings
 New York  Henin routs Kuznetsova to win U.S. Open
Sep.9  Italy  Powell sets new 100m world record
 New York  Federer wins 4th U.S. Open title
Sep.10   Pakistan
  U.S. Congress
 Israel  Dozens hurt by rocket
Sep.11  Washington  Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
  Japan
Sep.12  Moscow  Putin names next prime minister
 Sumatra  Powerful quake strikes
Sep.13   Sulawesi
 Sunni Triangle  Insurgents kill key US ally
 Washington  Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction
Sep.14  U.S. Congress  Report shows meager gains in Iraq
 Sumatra  5th strong quake hits Indonesia in 3 days
 Iraq  Al Qaeda claims sheik killing
Sep.15   West Africa
 Baghdad  Sadr group quits Iraq ruling bloc
 Iraq  Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders
Sep.16   Southern Thailand
  Nevada
  Greece
  Paris
Sep.17   Baghdad
  Iraq
 Pakistan  Musharraf to 'give up army post'
Sep.18   Myanmar
  Military officials in Burma have used tear gas to disperse more than 1,000 Buddhist monks marched peacefully in two cities.    Part of a wave of ant...
  Shanghai   Millions flee as typhoon rips into China   Wipha slammed into the coast south of Shanghai as authorities moved 2 million people following forecasts  Peru  Scores ill in 'meteor crash' Sep.19  Jerusalem  Israel: Gaza is 'hostile entity'   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast   A massive bombing killed parliamentarian Antoine Ghanem and at least 4 others. He was a Christian Maronite and a member of Phalange Party  New York  Ahmadinejad denied visit to 9/11 site Sep.20  Beirut  Assassination spurs calls for strike  Paris  Sarkozy: Toughen Iran sanctions Sep.21   Chile   Chile court extradites Fujimori   Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Peru's former President. He is to be sent back to Peru  Cuba  Castro on TV appears gaunt but lucid  Washington  Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe Sep.22  Myanmar  Monks protest near Suu Kyi house  Peru  Exiled Fujimori arrives to face charges  Japan  Fukuda set to be new PM Sep.23  Myanmar  Police block protesters  France  Mime artist Marceau dies Sep.24   Myanmar 100,000 protest junta Map of Yangon Myanmar
  Anti-government protesters led by Buddhist monks marched through Yangon, the largest crowd to demonstrate since a 1988 uprising.    The ruling junta has warned it is ready to 'take act...
  New York Iran president in campus clash  Washington  US to impose new Burma sanctions Sep.25   Japan   Lower house elects Fukuda as PM  A quiet compromiser has promised to bring stability and moderation to tumultuous political scene  UN  Ahmadinejad slams 'arrogant' powers  Myanmar  Government imposes curfews Sep.26  Myanmar  Death claims amid crackdown  Myanmar  Monasteries in night raids Sep.27   Myanmar 9 dead in crackdown  Southern Afghanistan  170 militants dead  Washington  U.S. freezes assets of Myanmar junta Sep.28  Pakistan  Musharraf wins ruling on army role  Myanmar  Internet cut as violence continues Sep.29  Myanmar  U.N. envoy arrives in Myanmar Sep.30   Darfur Deadliest attack for peace force   Rebels killed at least 12 peacekeepers at an African Union base in the deadliest attack yet on the peacekeeping force in its 3-year mission  Yemen  'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen  Kiev  Strong showing for pro-West bloc


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Arab Countries
President Bush made surprise visit
Sadr group quits Iraq ruling bloc
Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders
Iraq shootout firm loses license
Assassination spurs calls for strike
Al-Qaeda claims bombings
Insurgents kill key US ally
Al Qaeda claims sheik killing
Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders
Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
Army 'in control' of camp
British leave Basra base
Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor
'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight
Deadliest attack for peace force
'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen
USA
Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction
Report shows meager gains in Iraq
Ahmadinejad denied visit to 9/11 site
Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe
Iran president in campus clash
Bin Laden says US should convert
OJ Simpson arrested over break-in
Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction
Report shows meager gains in Iraq
Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe
Famed flier Fossett missing
Southeast Asia
'1,000 monks' march
Monks protest near Suu Kyi house
Police block protesters
100,000 protest junta
Monasteries in night raids
9 dead in crackdown
U.N. envoy arrives in Myanmar
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Powerful quake strikes
4th earthquake strikes Indonesia
5th strong quake hits Indonesia in 3 days
87 killed in plane crash
Myanmar
'1,000 monks' march
Monks protest near Suu Kyi house
Police block protesters
100,000 protest junta
Monasteries in night raids
9 dead in crackdown
U.N. envoy arrives in Myanmar
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European Union
Bhutto announces Pakistan return
France warning of war with Iran
PM claims election victory
Sarkozy: Toughen Iran sanctions
'Massive' attacks foiled
Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'
France warning of war with Iran
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Iraq
President Bush made surprise visit
Sadr group quits Iraq ruling bloc
Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders
Iraq shootout firm loses license
Insurgents kill key US ally
Al Qaeda claims sheik killing
Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders
British leave Basra base
'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight
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Washington
Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction
Report shows meager gains in Iraq
Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe
Bin Laden says US should convert
Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction
Report shows meager gains in Iraq
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  Bhutto announces Pakistan return   Pakistan's exiled former Prime Minister said that power-sharing talks with Musharraf had stalled but she planned to return even without a de...   Freed Koreans return home Map of Seoul South Korea


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September 1 ... more > Top ^

Sep.1   London  
 Japan  U.S. relay win secures Gay treble
  South Korea  
  The 19 church workers freed from captivity in Afghanistan have arrived home in Seoul, after being held by the Taleban for 6 weeks
 Solomon Islands  Quake prompts tsunami bulletin  Caribbean  Felix reaches hurricane status

September 2 ... more > Top ^

Sep.2   Switzerland   N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities
  U.S. negotiator: North Korea agreed to declare and disable all its nuclear facilities by the end of the year
  Northern Lebanon   Army 'in control' of camp
  Lebanon's army has taken full control of a Palestinian refugee camp where its troops have been battling Fatah al-Islam militants
  Iran Iran 'reaches nuclear target'
  Basra   British leave Basra base Map of Basra Iraq
  Five-hundred British troops began withdrawing from their base in the city, which has been hit daily by mortar attacks
  Bangladesh Ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia arrested

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Sep.3   Baghdad President Bush made surprise visit
 London  UK: Basra pullout was pre-planned   Rawalpindi Two bomb blasts in Rawalpindi kill 15  Nicaragua  Thousands fleeing coastal areas

September 4 ... more > Top ^

Sep.4   Nicaragua Category 5 Felix makes landfall
  Nevada   Famed flier Fossett missing
  There were no signs of missing aviation adventurer Steve Fossett
  USA Thousands of Mattel toys recalled
 House of Representatives  Iraqis fail Congress targets  Nicaragua  Felix weakens, prompts fears of flooding

September 5 ... more > Top ^

Sep.5   Germany   'Massive' attacks foiled   Police arrested 3 Islamic militants who were planning 'massive' and 'imminent' attacks on U.S. targets in Germany  USA  Thompson joins White House race  Northern Italy  Opera legend Pavarotti 'worsens'   Northern Italy   Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71
Map of Modena Italy
  Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at his home in the city of Modena. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year
 Pavarotti had been admitted to hospital there with a fever on 8 August. Luciano Pavarotti enjoyed 40 years on the world stage and became one of the world's biggest selling artists


September 6 ... more > Top ^

Sep.6   Syria   Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor
  New York Times: An airstrike targeted a partially built nuclear reactor that was years away from completion
 Syria has said its air defenses opened fire on warplanes after they violated its airspace in the north of the country
 Italy  Tenors lead tributes to Pavarotti  Sydney  Bush, China's Hu tackle thorny issues  Iraq  Iraqi forces 'cannot stand alone'  Nicaragua  Felix death toll rises above 40  Osama bin Laden  Bin Laden tape due soon  Global  Most people 'want Iraq pull-out'   Nicaragua   Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100
Map of Puerto Cabezas Nicaragua
  Rescuers searched for survivors. The bodies of 25 fishermen were found along Miskito Coast, believed to be from a group of 109 Miskito Indians.    The storm hit land in north-eastern Nicaragu...


September 7 ... more > Top ^

Sep.7   Portugal   Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'
  Portuguese police believe the mother of missing 4-year-old is involved in her death
 Western Iraq  Seven U.S. troops killed  Sydney  Bush spars with Roh on Korean war   Washington     Bin Laden says US should convert
  Early analysis indicates the voice on a recently released videotape is that of bin Laden.    Al-Qaeda leader has urged the American people t...
 New York  Henin, Kuznetsova reach Open final  California  Mortgage lender Countrywide slashes jobs

September 8 ... more > Top ^

Sep.8   Northern Italy Thousands bid Pavarotti farewell  Algeria  Deadly bomb rocks base   Algeria     Al-Qaeda claims bombings  Members of al-Qaeda's North Africa wing say they carried out 2 suicide attacks that have killed at least 50 people in the past two days  New York  Federer held off Davydenko   New York Henin routs Kuznetsova to win U.S. Open

September 9 ... more > Top ^

Sep.9   Italy Powell sets new 100m world record
 Pakistan  Sharif's supporters 'rounded up'  Pakistan  Exiled ex-PM Sharif heads home   New York     Federer wins 4th U.S. Open title  Federer came through, beating Djokovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-4 for 12th Grand Slam title overall

September 10 ... more > Top ^

Sep.10   Pakistan   Sharif deported after brief return
  Former Pakistani Prime Minister's attempt to return to Pakistan ended quickly as police ordered him to board a flight for Saudi Arabia.    Sharif says he wants to challenge President Musharraf. After arrivin...
 Mexico  Dynamite blast on truck kills 30 in Mexico   U.S. Congress     Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
  U.S. commander told a fractious congressional hearing that the 30,000 troops deployed to Iraq in January could come home by next July
 David Petraeus told a Congressional panel that the military objectives of the US troop surge in Iraq 'are largely being met'
  Israel Dozens hurt by rocket

September 11 ... more > Top ^

Sep.11  Gaza  Islamic Jihad: We fired Israel rocket  Zimbabwe  Mugabe critic quits as archbishop  U.S. Congress  Democrats counter Iraq testimony   Washington Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
 Manila  Estrada gets life for corruption   Japan     PM Abe resigns
  Prime Minister's year-old government has suffered a string of damaging scandals and a humiliating electoral defeat.    Abe had faced growing calls to go since his Liberal Democrats lost the upper house, insisting he wanted to push th...


September 12 ... more > Top ^

Sep.12   Moscow     Putin names next prime minister   Russian President has accepted the resignation of Fradkov and nominated Victor Zubkov, a financial crime investigator to replace him   Sumatra Powerful quake strikes  Chile  Hundreds arrested on coup anniversary  Sumatra  Powerful aftershocks hit Sumatra  Japan  Abe treated for exhaustion

September 13 ... more > Top ^

Sep.13   Sulawesi   4th earthquake strikes Indonesia
Map of Sulawesi
  An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck northeast of Sulawesi
  Sunni Triangle Insurgents kill key US ally   Washington     Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction   US President has made a televised address backing a limited pull-out of troops from Iraq  London  McLaren hit by constructors' ban  Pakistan  Blast hits army unit, leaves 15 dead

September 14 ... more > Top ^

Sep.14   U.S. Congress Report shows meager gains in Iraq
  Sumatra 5th strong quake hits Indonesia in 3 days  Pakistan  Ex-PM Bhutto names return date   Iraq     Al Qaeda claims sheik killing   Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility for the assassination of Abu Reesha who had united with U.S. forces to fight the terrorists in Anbar...  China  NY Times researcher freed  Washington  US hints at bigger Iraq pullout

September 15 ... more > Top ^

Sep.15   West Africa   Flood misery hits arc of Africa
  An estimated one million people across Africa have been hit by rains which have destroyed crops, burst dams and left dozens dead
 Washington  General admits Iraq war mistakes   Baghdad Sadr group quits Iraq ruling bloc
  Iraq Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders  Darfur  Brown peacekeeping vow  Honduras  Moderate quake shakes Honduras

September 16 ... more > Top ^

Sep.16   Southern Thailand   87 killed in plane crash
Map of Phuket Thailand
  A passenger jet crashed at the Phuket Airport in southern Thailand shortly after landing, killing 87 of the 130 people on board
 The aircraft crashed shortly after landing in heavy winds and strong rains. Many of the 43 survivors escaped by climbing out an exit door onto the wing. The aircraft was operated by Thai budget carrier One-Two-GO
 Greece  Conservatives 'lead Greek vote'   Nevada   OJ Simpson arrested over break-in Map of Las Vegas Nevada
  Ex-American football star has been arrested by Las Vegas police investigating an alleged armed robbery at a casino hotel room
  Greece   PM claims election victory
  The conservative prime minister won re-election with a diminished majority in parliament after a financial scandal and devastating forest fires
  Paris   France warning of war with Iran
  Foreign minister Kouchner says the world should prepare for war over Iran's nuclear program
 Thailand  Clue search after air crash

September 17 ... more > Top ^

Sep.17   Baghdad   Iraq shootout firm loses license
  Iraq has cancelled the licence of the Blackwater USA, after it was involved in a gunfight in which at least 8 civilians died
 Iran  Iran scorns French warning of war  Thailand  Survivors recount jet crash   Iraq     'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight
  Iraq and the US have pledged a transparent investigation into a gunfight involving a private security firm that left eight civilians dead.    Iraqis have said 17 Iraqi civilians killed and 27 Iraqis were wounded. The shooting has sparked an international controve...
  Pakistan Musharraf to 'give up army post'

September 18 ... more > Top ^

Sep.18   Myanmar   '1,000 monks' march
  Military officials in Burma have used tear gas to disperse more than 1,000 Buddhist monks marched peacefully in two cities
 Part of a wave of anti-government protests
 Baghdad  Iraq to review all security firms  Thailand  Relatives to identify Phuket crash dead   Shanghai     Millions flee as typhoon rips into China Map of Shanghai
  Wipha slammed into the coast south of Shanghai as authorities moved 2 million people following forecasts
 Huge waves hitting the shore as soldiers worked in pouring rain to help residents to move to temporary shelters
  Peru Scores ill in 'meteor crash'  Cambodia  Top Khmer Rouge leader detained

September 19 ... more > Top ^

Sep.19   Jerusalem Israel: Gaza is 'hostile entity'
  Beirut   Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
  A massive bombing killed parliamentarian Antoine Ghanem and at least 4 others. He was a Christian Maronite and a member of Phalange Party
 The blast will reduce the parliamentary majority from 69 to 68, preventing them from electing a free president. World leaders and Lebanese politicians have condemned the attack that killed a MP in a mainly Christian suburb Sin al-Fil
  New York Ahmadinejad denied visit to 9/11 site
 London  Manager Mourinho leaves Chelsea

September 20 ... more > Top ^

Sep.20   Beirut Assassination spurs calls for strike
 Pakistan  Al Qaeda declares war on Musharraf   Paris Sarkozy: Toughen Iran sanctions  Beirut  PM: 'Bomb won't stop Lebanon poll'  West Africa  African floods prompt aid appeal

September 21 ... more > Top ^

Sep.21   Chile     Chile court extradites Fujimori
  Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Peru's former President. He is to be sent back to Peru
 Myanmar  U.N. envoy to Myanmar amid protests   Cuba Castro on TV appears gaunt but lucid  Chile  Fujimori begins flight home   Washington Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe

September 22 ... more > Top ^

Sep.22   Myanmar Monks protest near Suu Kyi house
  Peru Exiled Fujimori arrives to face charges  Baghdad  Talabani urges release of Iranian detainee   Japan     Fukuda set to be new PM  The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has chosen moderate lawmaker as its new leader and likely replacement for Shinzo Abe as PM

September 23 ... more > Top ^

Sep.23   Myanmar Police block protesters
  France Mime artist Marceau dies  Western Afghanistan  2 Italian military personnel missing  UN  U.N. considers greater role in Iraq  UN  Mid-East Quartet holds key talks  Washington  Brzezinski: U.S. in danger of war with Iran

September 24 ... more > Top ^

Sep.24   Myanmar   100,000 protest junta
Map of Yangon Myanmar
  Anti-government protesters led by Buddhist monks marched through Yangon, the largest crowd to demonstrate since a 1988 uprising
 The ruling junta has warned it is ready to 'take action' against Buddhist monks leading mounting protests
 Jerusalem  PM faces corruption probe   New York     Iran president in campus clash
  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has clashed with the head of Columbia University while making his controversial appearance at the campus
 Beirut  Politicians seek safety in guarded hotel   Washington US to impose new Burma sanctions


September 25 ... more > Top ^

Sep.25   Japan     Lower house elects Fukuda as PM
  A quiet compromiser has promised to bring stability and moderation to tumultuous political scene
 Beirut  Presidential vote delayed   UN Ahmadinejad slams 'arrogant' powers   Myanmar Government imposes curfews  Morocco  Photo examined for Madeleine clue  Myanmar  Riot police beat monks

September 26 ... more > Top ^

Sep.26   Myanmar Death claims amid crackdown
 UN Security Council  UN urges restraint on Burma junta  Helmand  Scores killed in fighting   Myanmar   Monasteries in night raids  Security forces have launched raids on monasteries and arrested scores of monks, as they try to stem a rising tide of protests  UN  Maliki: Reconciliation stronger than terror

September 27 ... more > Top ^

Sep.27   Myanmar   9 dead in crackdown
Map of Yangon Myanmar
  9 people have been killed in a crackdown on anti-government protests, after attempts to clear demonstrators from the streets of Yangon.    The dead included 8 protesters and a Japanese video jo...
  Southern Afghanistan   170 militants dead  Afghan and coalition troops have killed about 170 insurgents in 3 days of intense fighting concentrated  South Africa  Giant Soweto shopping mall opens   Washington U.S. freezes assets of Myanmar junta  Mexico  Tropical Storm Lorenzo becomes hurricane  Beijing  China pleads for calm in Myanmar

September 28 ... more > Top ^

Sep.28   Pakistan     Musharraf wins ruling on army role   Supreme Court dismissed legal challenges to President's bid for a new five-year term   Myanmar Internet cut as violence continues
 Kabul  'Many killed' in bus blast  Myanmar  UN envoy heading for Burma talks

September 29 ... more > Top ^

Sep.29   Myanmar   U.N. envoy arrives in Myanmar  Ibrahim Gambari arrived for talks with senior government officials aimed at finding a peaceful resolution to clashes  Maldives  Two arrested over bomb  Kiev  Rivals seek poll victory

September 30 ... more > Top ^

Sep.30   Darfur   Deadliest attack for peace force
  Rebels killed at least 12 peacekeepers at an African Union base in the deadliest attack yet on the peacekeeping force in its 3-year mission
 Shanghai  Germany retain women's World Cup  Myanmar  U.N. envoy meets with opposition leader   Yemen   'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen   A volcano erupted on a small island Jazirt Atta-Ir off the coast of Yemen, belching soot and lava into the air. A NATO fleet witnessed the e...   Kiev Strong showing for pro-West bloc
 Myanmar  UN envoy seeks junta talks


N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities




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2007
Sep.2   Switzerland
  U.S. negotiator: North Korea agreed to declare and disable all its nuclear facilities by the end of the year
Sep.2   Northern Lebanon Army 'in control' of camp
  Lebanon's army has taken full control of a Palestinian refugee camp where its troops have been battling Fatah al-Islam militants
Sep.2   Iran Iran 'reaches nuclear target' Sep.2   Basra British leave Basra base Map of Basra Iraq
  Five-hundred British troops began withdrawing from their base in the city, which has been hit daily by mortar attacks
Sep.3  London  UK: Basra pullout was pre-planned Sep.6   Syria Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor
  New York Times: An airstrike targeted a partially built nuclear reactor that was years away from completion
 Syria has said its air defenses opened fire on warplanes after they violated its airspace in the north of the country
Sep.6  Iraq  Iraqi forces 'cannot stand alone' Sep.6  Global  Most people 'want Iraq pull-out' Sep.7  Western Iraq  Seven U.S. troops killed Sep.8  Algeria  Deadly bomb rocks base Sep.10   U.S. Congress   Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
  U.S. commander told a fractious congressional hearing that the 30,000 troops deployed to Iraq in January could come home by next July
 David Petraeus told a Congressional panel that the military objectives of the US troop surge in Iraq 'are largely being met'
Sep.10   Israel Dozens hurt by rocket Sep.11  U.S. Congress  Democrats counter Iraq testimony Sep.11   Washington Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops Sep.13   Washington   Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction   US President has made a televised address backing a limited pull-out of troops from Iraq Sep.13  Pakistan  Blast hits army unit, leaves 15 dead Sep.14   U.S. Congress Report shows meager gains in Iraq Sep.14  Washington  US hints at bigger Iraq pullout Sep.15  Washington  General admits Iraq war mistakes Sep.15  Darfur  Brown peacekeeping vow Sep.16   Paris France warning of war with Iran
  Foreign minister Kouchner says the world should prepare for war over Iran's nuclear program
Sep.17   Baghdad Iraq shootout firm loses license
  Iraq has cancelled the licence of the Blackwater USA, after it was involved in a gunfight in which at least 8 civilians died
Sep.17   Iraq   'Fair probe' vow on Iraq gunfight
  Iraq and the US have pledged a transparent investigation into a gunfight involving a private security firm that left eight civilians dead.    Iraqis have said 17 Iraqi civilians killed and 27 Iraqis were wounded. The shooting has sparked an international controve...
Sep.17   Pakistan Musharraf to 'give up army post' Sep.18  Baghdad  Iraq to review all security firms Sep.21   Washington Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe Sep.23  Western Afghanistan  2 Italian military personnel missing Sep.23  Washington  Brzezinski: U.S. in danger of war with Iran Sep.26  Helmand  Scores killed in fighting Sep.27   Southern Afghanistan 170 militants dead  Afghan and coalition troops have killed about 170 insurgents in 3 days of intense fighting concentrated Sep.30   Darfur Deadliest attack for peace force
  Rebels killed at least 12 peacekeepers at an African Union base in the deadliest attack yet on the peacekeeping force in its 3-year mission




World, September 2007 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.1  Solomon Islands  Quake prompts tsunami bulletin Sep.1  Caribbean  Felix reaches hurricane status Sep.3  Nicaragua  Thousands fleeing coastal areas Sep.4   Nicaragua Category 5 Felix makes landfall Sep.4   Nevada Famed flier Fossett missing
  There were no signs of missing aviation adventurer Steve Fossett
Sep.4  Nicaragua  Felix weakens, prompts fears of flooding Sep.6  Nicaragua  Felix death toll rises above 40 Sep.6   Nicaragua Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Map of Puerto Cabezas Nicaragua
  Rescuers searched for survivors. The bodies of 25 fishermen were found along Miskito Coast, believed to be from a group of 109 Miskito Indians.    The storm hit land in north-eastern Nicaragu...
Sep.10  Mexico  Dynamite blast on truck kills 30 in Mexico Sep.12   Sumatra Powerful quake strikes Sep.12  Sumatra  Powerful aftershocks hit Sumatra Sep.13   Sulawesi 4th earthquake strikes Indonesia Map of Sulawesi
  An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck northeast of Sulawesi
Sep.14   Sumatra 5th strong quake hits Indonesia in 3 days Sep.15   West Africa Flood misery hits arc of Africa
  An estimated one million people across Africa have been hit by rains which have destroyed crops, burst dams and left dozens dead
Sep.15  Honduras  Moderate quake shakes Honduras Sep.16   Southern Thailand 87 killed in plane crash
Map of Phuket Thailand
  A passenger jet crashed at the Phuket Airport in southern Thailand shortly after landing, killing 87 of the 130 people on board
 The aircraft crashed shortly after landing in heavy winds and strong rains. Many of the 43 survivors escaped by climbing out an exit door onto the wing. The aircraft was operated by Thai budget carrier One-Two-GO
Sep.16  Thailand  Clue search after air crash Sep.17  Thailand  Survivors recount jet crash Sep.18  Thailand  Relatives to identify Phuket crash dead Sep.18   Shanghai   Millions flee as typhoon rips into China Map of Shanghai
  Wipha slammed into the coast south of Shanghai as authorities moved 2 million people following forecasts
 Huge waves hitting the shore as soldiers worked in pouring rain to help residents to move to temporary shelters
Sep.18   Peru Scores ill in 'meteor crash' Sep.20  West Africa  African floods prompt aid appeal Sep.27  Mexico  Tropical Storm Lorenzo becomes hurricane Sep.30   Yemen 'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen   A volcano erupted on a small island Jazirt Atta-Ir off the coast of Yemen, belching soot and lava into the air. A NATO fleet witnessed the e...



World, September 2007 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.4   USA Thousands of Mattel toys recalled
Sep.5  Northern Italy  Opera legend Pavarotti 'worsens' Sep.5   Northern Italy Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71 Map of Modena Italy
  Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at his home in the city of Modena. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year
 Pavarotti had been admitted to hospital there with a fever on 8 August. Luciano Pavarotti enjoyed 40 years on the world stage and became one of the world's biggest selling artists
Sep.6  Italy  Tenors lead tributes to Pavarotti Sep.7  California  Mortgage lender Countrywide slashes jobs Sep.8   Northern Italy Thousands bid Pavarotti farewell Sep.23   France Mime artist Marceau dies Sep.27  South Africa  Giant Soweto shopping mall opens Sep.28   Myanmar Internet cut as violence continues



World, September 2007 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.1  Japan  U.S. relay win secures Gay treble Sep.7  New York  Henin, Kuznetsova reach Open final Sep.8  New York  Federer held off Davydenko Sep.8   New York Henin routs Kuznetsova to win U.S. Open
Sep.9   Italy Powell sets new 100m world record Sep.9   New York   Federer wins 4th U.S. Open title  Federer came through, beating Djokovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-4 for 12th Grand Slam title overall Sep.13  London  McLaren hit by constructors' ban Sep.16   Nevada OJ Simpson arrested over break-in Map of Las Vegas Nevada
  Ex-American football star has been arrested by Las Vegas police investigating an alleged armed robbery at a casino hotel room
Sep.19  London  Manager Mourinho leaves Chelsea Sep.30  Shanghai  Germany retain women's World Cup



World, September 2007 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.1   South Korea   Freed Koreans return home
Map of Seoul South Korea
  The 19 church workers freed from captivity in Afghanistan have arrived home in Seoul, after being held by the Taleban for 6 weeks
Sep.3   Rawalpindi Two bomb blasts in Rawalpindi kill 15 Sep.5   Germany 'Massive' attacks foiled   Police arrested 3 Islamic militants who were planning 'massive' and 'imminent' attacks on U.S. targets in Germany Sep.6  Osama bin Laden  Bin Laden tape due soon Sep.7   Portugal Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'
  Portuguese police believe the mother of missing 4-year-old is involved in her death
Sep.7   Washington   Bin Laden says US should convert
  Early analysis indicates the voice on a recently released videotape is that of bin Laden.    Al-Qaeda leader has urged the American people t...
Sep.8   Algeria   Al-Qaeda claims bombings  Members of al-Qaeda's North Africa wing say they carried out 2 suicide attacks that have killed at least 50 people in the past two days Sep.10   Israel Dozens hurt by rocket
Sep.11  Gaza  Islamic Jihad: We fired Israel rocket Sep.11  Manila  Estrada gets life for corruption Sep.13   Sunni Triangle Insurgents kill key US ally Sep.14   Iraq   Al Qaeda claims sheik killing   Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility for the assassination of Abu Reesha who had united with U.S. forces to fight the terrorists in Anbar... Sep.15   Iraq Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders Sep.16   Nevada OJ Simpson arrested over break-in Map of Las Vegas Nevada
  Ex-American football star has been arrested by Las Vegas police investigating an alleged armed robbery at a casino hotel room
Sep.18  Cambodia  Top Khmer Rouge leader detained Sep.19   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
  A massive bombing killed parliamentarian Antoine Ghanem and at least 4 others. He was a Christian Maronite and a member of Phalange Party
 The blast will reduce the parliamentary majority from 69 to 68, preventing them from electing a free president. World leaders and Lebanese politicians have condemned the attack that killed a MP in a mainly Christian suburb Sin al-Fil
Sep.20   Beirut Assassination spurs calls for strike
Sep.20  Pakistan  Al Qaeda declares war on Musharraf Sep.21   Chile   Chile court extradites Fujimori
  Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Peru's former President. He is to be sent back to Peru
Sep.22   Peru Exiled Fujimori arrives to face charges
Sep.24  Jerusalem  PM faces corruption probe Sep.25  Morocco  Photo examined for Madeleine clue Sep.28  Kabul  'Many killed' in bus blast Sep.29  Maldives  Two arrested over bomb



World, September 2007 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2007 Sep.1   London   Bhutto announces Pakistan return   Pakistan's exiled former Prime Minister said that power-sharing talks with Musharraf had stalled but she planned to return even without a de... Sep.2   Switzerland N. Korea agrees to close nuke facilities
  U.S. negotiator: North Korea agreed to declare and disable all its nuclear facilities by the end of the year
Sep.2   Iran Iran 'reaches nuclear target'
Sep.2   Bangladesh Ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia arrested Sep.3   Baghdad President Bush made surprise visit Sep.3  London  UK: Basra pullout was pre-planned Sep.4  House of Representatives  Iraqis fail Congress targets Sep.5  USA  Thompson joins White House race Sep.6  Sydney  Bush, China's Hu tackle thorny issues Sep.7  Sydney  Bush spars with Roh on Korean war Sep.9  Pakistan  Sharif's supporters 'rounded up' Sep.9  Pakistan  Exiled ex-PM Sharif heads home Sep.10   Pakistan Sharif deported after brief return
  Former Pakistani Prime Minister's attempt to return to Pakistan ended quickly as police ordered him to board a flight for Saudi Arabia.    Sharif says he wants to challenge President Musharraf. After arrivin...
Sep.10   U.S. Congress   Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
  U.S. commander told a fractious congressional hearing that the 30,000 troops deployed to Iraq in January could come home by next July
 David Petraeus told a Congressional panel that the military objectives of the US troop surge in Iraq 'are largely being met'
Sep.11  Zimbabwe  Mugabe critic quits as archbishop Sep.11  U.S. Congress  Democrats counter Iraq testimony Sep.11   Washington Bush to adopt Petraeus advice on troops
Sep.11   Japan   PM Abe resigns
  Prime Minister's year-old government has suffered a string of damaging scandals and a humiliating electoral defeat.    Abe had faced growing calls to go since his Liberal Democrats lost the upper house, insisting he wanted to push th...
Sep.12   Moscow   Putin names next prime minister   Russian President has accepted the resignation of Fradkov and nominated Victor Zubkov, a financial crime investigator to replace him Sep.12  Chile  Hundreds arrested on coup anniversary Sep.12  Japan  Abe treated for exhaustion Sep.13   Washington   Bush pledges Iraq troop reduction   US President has made a televised address backing a limited pull-out of troops from Iraq Sep.14   U.S. Congress Report shows meager gains in Iraq Sep.14  Pakistan  Ex-PM Bhutto names return date Sep.14  China  NY Times researcher freed Sep.14  Washington  US hints at bigger Iraq pullout Sep.15   Baghdad Sadr group quits Iraq ruling bloc Sep.15   Iraq Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders Sep.15  Darfur  Brown peacekeeping vow Sep.16  Greece  Conservatives 'lead Greek vote' Sep.16   Greece PM claims election victory
  The conservative prime minister won re-election with a diminished majority in parliament after a financial scandal and devastating forest fires
Sep.16   Paris France warning of war with Iran
  Foreign minister Kouchner says the world should prepare for war over Iran's nuclear program
Sep.17   Baghdad Iraq shootout firm loses license
  Iraq has cancelled the licence of the Blackwater USA, after it was involved in a gunfight in which at least 8 civilians died
Sep.17  Iran  Iran scorns French warning of war Sep.17   Pakistan Musharraf to 'give up army post' Sep.18   Myanmar '1,000 monks' march
  Military officials in Burma have used tear gas to disperse more than 1,000 Buddhist monks marched peacefully in two cities
 Part of a wave of anti-government protests
Sep.18  Baghdad  Iraq to review all security firms Sep.18  Cambodia  Top Khmer Rouge leader detained Sep.19   Jerusalem Israel: Gaza is 'hostile entity' Sep.19   New York Ahmadinejad denied visit to 9/11 site Sep.20   Beirut Assassination spurs calls for strike Sep.20   Paris Sarkozy: Toughen Iran sanctions Sep.20  Beirut  PM: 'Bomb won't stop Lebanon poll' Sep.20  West Africa  African floods prompt aid appeal Sep.21   Chile   Chile court extradites Fujimori
  Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Peru's former President. He is to be sent back to Peru
Sep.21  Myanmar  U.N. envoy to Myanmar amid protests Sep.21   Cuba Castro on TV appears gaunt but lucid Sep.21  Chile  Fujimori begins flight home Sep.21   Washington Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe Sep.22   Myanmar Monks protest near Suu Kyi house Sep.22   Peru Exiled Fujimori arrives to face charges Sep.22  Baghdad  Talabani urges release of Iranian detainee Sep.22   Japan   Fukuda set to be new PM  The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has chosen moderate lawmaker as its new leader and likely replacement for Shinzo Abe as PM Sep.23   Myanmar Police block protesters Sep.23  UN  U.N. considers greater role in Iraq Sep.23  UN  Mid-East Quartet holds key talks Sep.23  Washington  Brzezinski: U.S. in danger of war with Iran Sep.24   Myanmar 100,000 protest junta Map of Yangon Myanmar
  Anti-government protesters led by Buddhist monks marched through Yangon, the largest crowd to demonstrate since a 1988 uprising
 The ruling junta has warned it is ready to 'take action' against Buddhist monks leading mounting protests
Sep.24  Jerusalem  PM faces corruption probe Sep.24   New York   Iran president in campus clash
  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has clashed with the head of Columbia University while making his controversial appearance at the campus
Sep.24  Beirut  Politicians seek safety in guarded hotel Sep.24   Washington US to impose new Burma sanctions
Sep.25   Japan   Lower house elects Fukuda as PM
  A quiet compromiser has promised to bring stability and moderation to tumultuous political scene
Sep.25  Beirut  Presidential vote delayed Sep.25   UN Ahmadinejad slams 'arrogant' powers Sep.25   Myanmar Government imposes curfews Sep.25  Myanmar  Riot police beat monks Sep.26   Myanmar Death claims amid crackdown Sep.26  UN Security Council  UN urges restraint on Burma junta Sep.26   Myanmar Monasteries in night raids  Security forces have launched raids on monasteries and arrested scores of monks, as they try to stem a rising tide of protests Sep.26  UN  Maliki: Reconciliation stronger than terror Sep.27   Myanmar 9 dead in crackdown Map of Yangon Myanmar
  9 people have been killed in a crackdown on anti-government protests, after attempts to clear demonstrators from the streets of Yangon.    The dead included 8 protesters and a Japanese video jo...
Sep.27   Washington U.S. freezes assets of Myanmar junta Sep.27  Beijing  China pleads for calm in Myanmar Sep.28   Pakistan   Musharraf wins ruling on army role   Supreme Court dismissed legal challenges to President's bid for a new five-year term Sep.28   Myanmar Internet cut as violence continues Sep.28  Myanmar  UN envoy heading for Burma talks Sep.29   Myanmar U.N. envoy arrives in Myanmar  Ibrahim Gambari arrived for talks with senior government officials aimed at finding a peaceful resolution to clashes Sep.29  Kiev  Rivals seek poll victory Sep.30  Myanmar  U.N. envoy meets with opposition leader Sep.30   Kiev Strong showing for pro-West bloc Sep.30  Myanmar  UN envoy seeks junta talks