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B. 10-02 Fossett plane found Mammoth Lakes, California
10-03 House backs $700bn bail-out plan House of Representatives
D. 10-05 Russian troops leave Georgian posts Georgia
4. 10-07 Dow Jones hits 5-year low New York
F. 10-07 Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo Guantanamo
6. 10-07 UK bank rescue package imminent United Kingdom
H. 10-10 Haider dies in accident Klagenfurt, Austria
I. 10-11 U.S. takes North Korea off terror list Washington

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Fossett plane found House backs $700bn bail-out plan
Oct.1  U.S. Senate  Senate backs new bail-out bill
 South Korea  Two Koreas end brief military talks
Oct.2   California
 New York  Bailout vote fails to lift markets
 Missouri  Biden and Palin meet in TV debate
Oct.3   House of Representatives
  The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector.    The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following ...
 China  Lung disease 'to kill 83m'
 Nevada  Jury finds O.J. Simpson guilty of all counts
Oct.4  Paris  EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis
 Paris  No banks bail-out fund for Europe
 Germany  Another top European bank falters
Oct.5   Georgia
 Saudi Arabia  Saudi hosts Afghan peace talks w. Taliban
 Berlin  Plan to save German bank 'agreed'
Oct.6  Thailand  Police fire tear gas at Bangkok protesters
Oct.7   New York
  The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 points for the first time since 2004 as U.S. stocks followed Europe and Asia with heavy losses.    World stock markets have plunged after government bank bail-o...
  Guantanamo Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo  Tennessee  McCain, Obama trade blows on economy  Japan  More turmoil hits Asian markets   United Kingdom UK bank rescue package imminent Oct.8  London  World's central banks slash interest rates  Guantanamo  Guantanamo Uighur release blocked  Western Afghanistan  US probe: airstrike killed 33 civilians Oct.9  New York  Wall St. falls after early gains  Tokyo  Asian stocks hit after Dow plunge Oct.10  Norway  Ex-Finnish leader wins Nobel Peace Prize  Washington  U.S. would support talks with Taliban  Washington  G7 nations pledge to fight crisis   Austria Haider dies in accident Oct.11   Washington U.S. takes North Korea off terror list  Zimbabwe  Fury as Mugabe party gets key ministries  Mosul  Threatened Christians flee Mosul  Paris  EU chiefs confront markets crisis Oct.12  Tribal Areas  Suspected U.S. strike kills 4  Zimbabwe  Tsvangirai in threat to quit deal  Paris  European banks rescue plan agreed Oct.13  European Union  European markets surge after crisis talks Oct.14  Canada  Ruling Conservative Party gains 19 seats Oct.15  Somalia  Pirates hijacked bulk carrier  Cambodia  Cambodian-Thai stand-off Oct.16  Azerbaijan  Ilham Aliyev wins landslide victory Oct.17  UN Security Council  5 countries elected to Security Council Oct.18  Sudan  9 Chinese workers, 2 Sudanese kidnapped Oct.19  Kandahar  Taliban executed 30 of 50 people Oct.21  North East India  Bomb blast kills 17 people Oct.24  Beijing  Asia-Europe Meeting convenes Oct.26  Northern Syria  U.S. launch cross-border raid in Syria Oct.27  Tribal Areas  US missile strike has killed up to 20 people  Congo  Tutsi rebels advancing on city of Goma Oct.28  Sri Lanka  Tamil Tigers carried out air strikes  North Korea  North Korea will turn South into 'debris' Oct.29  Philadelphia  Phillies win the World Series  Washington  Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks  Pakistan  100 people die after 6.4 earthquake Oct.30  North East India  Series of bomb blasts kills at least 66 Oct.31  East Africa  African trade blocs agree to merge  Western Canada  3rd pipeline bombing in month


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USA
Senate backs new bail-out bill
Bailout vote fails to lift markets
House backs $700bn bail-out plan
Dow Jones hits 5-year low
McCain, Obama trade blows on economy
Wall St. falls after early gains
G7 nations pledge to fight crisis
Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks
Senate backs new bail-out bill
Biden and Palin meet in TV debate
House backs $700bn bail-out plan
McCain, Obama trade blows on economy
U.S. would support talks with Taliban
G7 nations pledge to fight crisis
Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks
Jury finds O.J. Simpson guilty of all counts
Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo
Guantanamo Uighur release blocked
U.S. to sell $6.4b in weapons to Taiwan
U.S. would support talks with Taliban
Fossett plane found
Remains found in Fossett plane wreckage
Senate backs new bail-out bill
House backs $700bn bail-out plan
Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan
G7 nations pledge to fight crisis
Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks
European Union
No banks bail-out fund for Europe
EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis
Another top European bank falters
UK bank rescue package imminent
World's central banks slash interest rates
EU chiefs confront markets crisis
No banks bail-out fund for Europe
EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis
Plan to save German bank 'agreed'
Haider dies in accident
EU chiefs confront markets crisis
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No banks bail-out fund for Europe
EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis
Another top European bank falters
UK bank rescue package imminent
World's central banks slash interest rates
EU chiefs confront markets crisis
Washington
Senate backs new bail-out bill
House backs $700bn bail-out plan
G7 nations pledge to fight crisis
Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks
Senate backs new bail-out bill
House backs $700bn bail-out plan
U.S. would support talks with Taliban
G7 nations pledge to fight crisis
Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks
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U.S. to sell $6.4b in weapons to Taiwan
U.S. would support talks with Taliban
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Senate backs new bail-out bill
House backs $700bn bail-out plan
G7 nations pledge to fight crisis
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Saudi hosts Afghan peace talks w. Taliban
Threatened Christians flee Mosul
Pirates hijacked bulk carrier
9 Chinese workers, 2 Sudanese kidnapped
Helicopters collide while landing
Saudi hosts Afghan peace talks w. Taliban
U.S. launch cross-border raid in Syria
Flash floods claim 29 lives
Helicopters collide while landing
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Russia's last tsar rehabilitated
Ilham Aliyev wins landslide victory
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Russian troops leave Georgian posts
Russia begins final Georgia pullout
Dozens dead in quake
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Bailout vote fails to lift markets
Dow Jones hits 5-year low
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October 1 ... more > Top ^

Oct.1  U.S. Senate  Senate urged to back crisis bill
 North Korea  U.S. nuke envoy in North Korea for talks
 Moscow  Russia's last tsar rehabilitated
  U.S. Senate
  South Korea
 Japan  Asian markets dip despite bailout vote


October 2 ... more > Top ^

Oct.2   California  
  Authorities have found the plane Steve Fossett was flying when he disappeared last year, but they have not found the adventurer's body.    A number plate confirmed the plane as the single-engine Be...
  New York Bailout vote fails to lift markets  Baghdad  Baghdad shaken by suicide attacks  Algeria  Flash floods claim 29 lives   Missouri Biden and Palin meet in TV debate  California  Remains found in Fossett plane wreckage

October 3 ... more > Top ^

Oct.3  New York  Stocks slide ahead of crucial bailout vote   House of Representatives   House backs $700bn bail-out plan
  The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector
 The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following its shock rejection of an earlier version. Bush praised lawmakers for their spirit of co-operation before signing the bill into law
  China Lung disease 'to kill 83m'
 Washington  U.S. to sell $6.4b in weapons to Taiwan  Vietnam  Melamine found in 18 more food products   Nevada   Jury finds O.J. Simpson guilty of all counts   He faces 5 years to life. O.J. Simpson and Co-defendant Clarence 'C.J.' Stewart were found guilty on charges of armed robbery and kidnapping  Washington  Bush warns of economic challenges

October 4 ... more > Top ^

Oct.4   Paris EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis
 Haiti  Death toll from storms nearly 800   Paris   No banks bail-out fund for Europe   France, Britain, Germany and Italy have agreed to work together to support financial institutions - but without forming a joint bail-out fun...  Baghdad  Helicopters collide while landing   Germany Another top European bank falters

October 5 ... more > Top ^

Oct.5   Georgia   Russian troops leave Georgian posts
  Russian troops began dismantling positions Sunday in the so-called security zones inside Georgia they have occupied since August's brief but intense war
 Hong Kong  Melamine in Cadbury products   Saudi Arabia     Saudi hosts Afghan peace talks w. Taliban  In a groundbreaking meeting, King Abdullah recently hosted talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group   Berlin Plan to save German bank 'agreed'  Sri Lanka  Suicide blast hits town  Kabul  Afgh. General: Politics needed to end war

October 6 ... more > Top ^

Oct.6  Global  Mammals facing extinction threat  Kyrgyzstan  Dozens dead in quake   Thailand   Police fire tear gas at Bangkok protesters  Several thousand demonstrators attempting to block access by lawmakers to Parliament, heating up a political crisis  Japan  Asia continues plunge in shares  Washington  Rice: Iraq harder than 'I imagined'  Luxembourg  EU finance chiefs in crisis talks

October 7 ... more > Top ^

Oct.7   New York     Dow Jones hits 5-year low
  The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 points for the first time since 2004 as U.S. stocks followed Europe and Asia with heavy losses
 World stock markets have plunged after government bank bail-outs in the US and Europe failed to stem fears of slower growth
 New York  Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan   Guantanamo   Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo
  A federal judge has ordered the immediate release into the U.S. of 17 Chinese Muslims who have been held for several years in the facility.    The White House said the ruling could set a precede...
  Tennessee     McCain, Obama trade blows on economy   The presidential hopefuls have set out their economic policies in a debate dominated by the financial crisis   Japan More turmoil hits Asian markets   United Kingdom   UK bank rescue package imminent
  Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce details of a 50bn rescue package for the UK banking system
 Nepal  'Tourists die' in Nepal air crash

October 8 ... more > Top ^

Oct.8   London   World's central banks slash interest rates  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market l...  Georgia  Russia begins final Georgia pullout   Guantanamo Guantanamo Uighur release blocked  Washington  US warns of further bank failures   Western Afghanistan   US probe: airstrike killed 33 civilians  A military probe has found that an airstrike in western Afghanistan killed at least 33 civilians last month; 5 to 7 civilian deaths initially...

October 9 ... more > Top ^

Oct.9   New York Wall St. falls after early gains
 Baghdad  Bomb kills senior Iraqi lawmaker   Tokyo Asian stocks hit after Dow plunge  Madrid  Wing flaps blamed in crash  Thailand  Protest leaders surrender

October 10 ... more > Top ^

Oct.10   Norway Ex-Finnish leader wins Nobel Peace Prize
 NATO  NATO agrees Afghan drug role  Washington  Bush vows to stabilise US economy   Washington U.S. would support talks with Taliban   Washington G7 nations pledge to fight crisis  Alaska  Palin abused power, probe finds   Austria   Haider dies in accident Map of Klagenfurt Austria
  58-year-old far-right politician Joerg Haider was driving alone when his car came off the road and he suffered severe head and chest injuries


October 11 ... more > Top ^

Oct.11   Washington   U.S. takes North Korea off terror list
  State Department: The United States removed North Korea from its list of states that sponsor terrorism
  Zimbabwe Fury as Mugabe party gets key ministries
 Washington  IMF in global 'meltdown' warning   Mosul Threatened Christians flee Mosul  Mexico  Hurricane Norbert weakens   Paris   EU chiefs confront markets crisis   The 15 eurozone leaders are to meet to try to establish a common approach to the financial crisis follow up and execute upon a G7 plan

October 12 ... more > Top ^

Oct.12   Tribal Areas Suspected U.S. strike kills 4
  Zimbabwe Tsvangirai in threat to quit deal  Austria  Haider 'was double speed limit'   Paris European banks rescue plan agreed  Australia  Markets rally after crisis talks

October 13 ... more > Top ^

Oct.13   European Union European markets surge after crisis talks
 New York  Dow increases by 935 points or 11.1%  Mosul  Attacks on Iraqi Christians continue

October 14 ... more > Top ^

Oct.14   Canada Ruling Conservative Party gains 19 seats
 Washington  Plans to buy stakes in major banks

October 15 ... more > Top ^

Oct.15   Somalia Pirates hijacked bulk carrier
  Cambodia Cambodian-Thai stand-off  Philadelphia  Phillies winning series over Dodgers

October 16 ... more > Top ^

Oct.16   Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev wins landslide victory


October 17 ... more > Top ^

Oct.17   UN Security Council 5 countries elected to Security Council
 Berlin  Parliament passes bank bailout  India  Tendulkar becomes highest run scorer

October 18 ... more > Top ^

Oct.18   Sudan 9 Chinese workers, 2 Sudanese kidnapped
 North Caucasus  Soldiers killed in an ambush by separatists  Washington  Bush meets Sarkozy

October 19 ... more > Top ^

Oct.19   Kandahar Taliban executed 30 of 50 people


October 21 ... more > Top ^

Oct.21   North East India Bomb blast kills 17 people
 Kashmir  Trade route opens within Kashmir

October 22 ... more > Top ^

Oct.22  Georgia  Donors pledge $4.5 billion toward Georgia

October 24 ... more > Top ^

Oct.24   Beijing Asia-Europe Meeting convenes


October 26 ... more > Top ^

Oct.26   Northern Syria U.S. launch cross-border raid in Syria
 Jerusalem  Tzipi Livni calls for early elections

October 27 ... more > Top ^

Oct.27   Tribal Areas US missile strike has killed up to 20 people
  Congo Tutsi rebels advancing on city of Goma  Tennessee  Plot to assassinate Barack Obama  Georgia  Saakashvili dismisses Prime Minister

October 28 ... more > Top ^

Oct.28   Sri Lanka Tamil Tigers carried out air strikes
  North Korea North Korea will turn South into 'debris'  Iran  Iran opens naval base  Los Angeles  Microsoft delivers pre-beta Windows 7

October 29 ... more > Top ^

Oct.29   Philadelphia   Phillies win the World Series  Philadelphia win the 2008 World Series 4 games to 1, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 5   Washington Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks
  Pakistan 100 people die after 6.4 earthquake  Ruhr  Anand retains World Chess title

October 30 ... more > Top ^

Oct.30   North East India Series of bomb blasts kills at least 66
 Canada  Harper's new Cabinet sworn in

October 31 ... more > Top ^

Oct.31   East Africa African trade blocs agree to merge
  Western Canada 3rd pipeline bombing in month  Libya  Libya pays $1.5 billion to United States


Two Koreas end brief military talks Russian troops leave Georgian posts




World, October 2008 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2008
Oct.1   South Korea
Oct.3  Washington  U.S. to sell $6.4b in weapons to Taiwan
Oct.4  Baghdad  Helicopters collide while landing
Oct.5   Georgia
  Russian troops began dismantling positions Sunday in the so-called security zones inside Georgia they have occupied since August's brief but intense war
Oct.5   Saudi Arabia   Saudi hosts Afghan peace talks w. Taliban  In a groundbreaking meeting, King Abdullah recently hosted talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group Oct.5  Kabul  Afgh. General: Politics needed to end war Oct.8  Georgia  Russia begins final Georgia pullout Oct.8   Western Afghanistan US probe: airstrike killed 33 civilians  A military probe has found that an airstrike in western Afghanistan killed at least 33 civilians last month; 5 to 7 civilian deaths initially... Oct.10   Norway Ex-Finnish leader wins Nobel Peace Prize
Oct.10  NATO  NATO agrees Afghan drug role Oct.10   Washington U.S. would support talks with Taliban Oct.12   Tribal Areas Suspected U.S. strike kills 4 Oct.15   Cambodia Cambodian-Thai stand-off Oct.18  North Caucasus  Soldiers killed in an ambush by separatists Oct.26   Northern Syria U.S. launch cross-border raid in Syria Oct.27   Tribal Areas US missile strike has killed up to 20 people Oct.27   Congo Tutsi rebels advancing on city of Goma Oct.28   Sri Lanka Tamil Tigers carried out air strikes Oct.28   North Korea North Korea will turn South into 'debris' Oct.28  Iran  Iran opens naval base



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2008 Oct.2   California Fossett plane found
Map of Mammoth Lakes California
  Authorities have found the plane Steve Fossett was flying when he disappeared last year, but they have not found the adventurer's body.    A number plate confirmed the plane as the single-engine Be...
Oct.2  Algeria  Flash floods claim 29 lives Oct.2  California  Remains found in Fossett plane wreckage Oct.3   China Lung disease 'to kill 83m' Oct.3  Vietnam  Melamine found in 18 more food products Oct.4  Haiti  Death toll from storms nearly 800 Oct.4  Baghdad  Helicopters collide while landing Oct.5  Hong Kong  Melamine in Cadbury products Oct.6  Global  Mammals facing extinction threat Oct.6  Kyrgyzstan  Dozens dead in quake Oct.7  Nepal  'Tourists die' in Nepal air crash Oct.9  Madrid  Wing flaps blamed in crash Oct.10   Austria Haider dies in accident Map of Klagenfurt Austria
  58-year-old far-right politician Joerg Haider was driving alone when his car came off the road and he suffered severe head and chest injuries
Oct.11  Mexico  Hurricane Norbert weakens Oct.12  Austria  Haider 'was double speed limit' Oct.29   Pakistan 100 people die after 6.4 earthquake



World, October 2008 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Oct.15  Philadelphia  Phillies winning series over Dodgers Oct.17  India  Tendulkar becomes highest run scorer Oct.29   Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series  Philadelphia win the 2008 World Series 4 games to 1, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 5 Oct.29  Ruhr  Anand retains World Chess title



World, October 2008 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Oct.1   U.S. Senate Senate backs new bail-out bill
Oct.1  Japan  Asian markets dip despite bailout vote Oct.2   New York Bailout vote fails to lift markets Oct.3  New York  Stocks slide ahead of crucial bailout vote Oct.3   House of Representatives House backs $700bn bail-out plan
  The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector
 The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following its shock rejection of an earlier version. Bush praised lawmakers for their spirit of co-operation before signing the bill into law
Oct.3  Washington  U.S. to sell $6.4b in weapons to Taiwan Oct.3  Vietnam  Melamine found in 18 more food products Oct.3  Washington  Bush warns of economic challenges Oct.4   Paris EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis
Oct.4   Paris No banks bail-out fund for Europe   France, Britain, Germany and Italy have agreed to work together to support financial institutions - but without forming a joint bail-out fun... Oct.4   Germany Another top European bank falters Oct.5  Hong Kong  Melamine in Cadbury products Oct.5   Berlin Plan to save German bank 'agreed' Oct.6  Japan  Asia continues plunge in shares Oct.6  Luxembourg  EU finance chiefs in crisis talks Oct.7   New York   Dow Jones hits 5-year low
  The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 points for the first time since 2004 as U.S. stocks followed Europe and Asia with heavy losses
 World stock markets have plunged after government bank bail-outs in the US and Europe failed to stem fears of slower growth
Oct.7  New York  Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan Oct.7   Tennessee   McCain, Obama trade blows on economy   The presidential hopefuls have set out their economic policies in a debate dominated by the financial crisis Oct.7   Japan More turmoil hits Asian markets
Oct.7   United Kingdom UK bank rescue package imminent
  Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce details of a 50bn rescue package for the UK banking system
Oct.8   London World's central banks slash interest rates  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market l... Oct.8  Washington  US warns of further bank failures Oct.9   New York Wall St. falls after early gains Oct.9   Tokyo Asian stocks hit after Dow plunge Oct.10  Washington  Bush vows to stabilise US economy Oct.10   Washington G7 nations pledge to fight crisis Oct.11  Washington  IMF in global 'meltdown' warning Oct.11   Paris EU chiefs confront markets crisis   The 15 eurozone leaders are to meet to try to establish a common approach to the financial crisis follow up and execute upon a G7 plan Oct.12   Paris European banks rescue plan agreed Oct.12  Australia  Markets rally after crisis talks Oct.13   European Union European markets surge after crisis talks Oct.13  New York  Dow increases by 935 points or 11.1% Oct.14  Washington  Plans to buy stakes in major banks Oct.17  Berlin  Parliament passes bank bailout Oct.21  Kashmir  Trade route opens within Kashmir Oct.28  Los Angeles  Microsoft delivers pre-beta Windows 7 Oct.29   Washington Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks Oct.31   East Africa African trade blocs agree to merge Oct.31   Western Canada 3rd pipeline bombing in month



World, October 2008 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Oct.2  Baghdad  Baghdad shaken by suicide attacks Oct.3   Nevada Jury finds O.J. Simpson guilty of all counts   He faces 5 years to life. O.J. Simpson and Co-defendant Clarence 'C.J.' Stewart were found guilty on charges of armed robbery and kidnapping Oct.5  Sri Lanka  Suicide blast hits town Oct.7   Guantanamo Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo
  A federal judge has ordered the immediate release into the U.S. of 17 Chinese Muslims who have been held for several years in the facility.    The White House said the ruling could set a precede...
Oct.8   Guantanamo Guantanamo Uighur release blocked Oct.9  Baghdad  Bomb kills senior Iraqi lawmaker Oct.10  NATO  NATO agrees Afghan drug role Oct.11   Washington U.S. takes North Korea off terror list
  State Department: The United States removed North Korea from its list of states that sponsor terrorism
Oct.11   Mosul Threatened Christians flee Mosul Oct.13  Mosul  Attacks on Iraqi Christians continue Oct.15   Somalia Pirates hijacked bulk carrier Oct.18   Sudan 9 Chinese workers, 2 Sudanese kidnapped Oct.19   Kandahar Taliban executed 30 of 50 people Oct.21   North East India Bomb blast kills 17 people Oct.27  Tennessee  Plot to assassinate Barack Obama Oct.30   North East India Series of bomb blasts kills at least 66 Oct.31   Western Canada 3rd pipeline bombing in month



World, October 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Oct.1  U.S. Senate  Senate urged to back crisis bill Oct.1  North Korea  U.S. nuke envoy in North Korea for talks Oct.1  Moscow  Russia's last tsar rehabilitated Oct.1   U.S. Senate Senate backs new bail-out bill
Oct.1   South Korea Two Koreas end brief military talks Oct.2   Missouri Biden and Palin meet in TV debate Oct.3   House of Representatives House backs $700bn bail-out plan
  The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector
 The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following its shock rejection of an earlier version. Bush praised lawmakers for their spirit of co-operation before signing the bill into law
Oct.3  Washington  Bush warns of economic challenges Oct.4   Paris EU leaders meet to discuss credit crisis Oct.4   Paris No banks bail-out fund for Europe   France, Britain, Germany and Italy have agreed to work together to support financial institutions - but without forming a joint bail-out fun... Oct.5   Saudi Arabia   Saudi hosts Afghan peace talks w. Taliban  In a groundbreaking meeting, King Abdullah recently hosted talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group Oct.5   Berlin Plan to save German bank 'agreed' Oct.5  Kabul  Afgh. General: Politics needed to end war Oct.6   Thailand Police fire tear gas at Bangkok protesters  Several thousand demonstrators attempting to block access by lawmakers to Parliament, heating up a political crisis Oct.6  Washington  Rice: Iraq harder than 'I imagined' Oct.6  Luxembourg  EU finance chiefs in crisis talks Oct.7   Tennessee   McCain, Obama trade blows on economy   The presidential hopefuls have set out their economic policies in a debate dominated by the financial crisis Oct.8  Washington  US warns of further bank failures Oct.9  Thailand  Protest leaders surrender Oct.10   Norway Ex-Finnish leader wins Nobel Peace Prize Oct.10   Washington U.S. would support talks with Taliban Oct.10   Washington G7 nations pledge to fight crisis Oct.10  Alaska  Palin abused power, probe finds Oct.10   Austria Haider dies in accident Map of Klagenfurt Austria
  58-year-old far-right politician Joerg Haider was driving alone when his car came off the road and he suffered severe head and chest injuries
Oct.11   Washington U.S. takes North Korea off terror list
  State Department: The United States removed North Korea from its list of states that sponsor terrorism
Oct.11   Zimbabwe Fury as Mugabe party gets key ministries
Oct.11   Mosul Threatened Christians flee Mosul Oct.11   Paris EU chiefs confront markets crisis   The 15 eurozone leaders are to meet to try to establish a common approach to the financial crisis follow up and execute upon a G7 plan Oct.12   Zimbabwe Tsvangirai in threat to quit deal Oct.12  Austria  Haider 'was double speed limit' Oct.12   Paris European banks rescue plan agreed Oct.14   Canada Ruling Conservative Party gains 19 seats Oct.16   Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev wins landslide victory Oct.17   UN Security Council 5 countries elected to Security Council Oct.17  Berlin  Parliament passes bank bailout Oct.18  Washington  Bush meets Sarkozy Oct.22  Georgia  Donors pledge $4.5 billion toward Georgia Oct.24   Beijing Asia-Europe Meeting convenes Oct.26  Jerusalem  Tzipi Livni calls for early elections Oct.27  Tennessee  Plot to assassinate Barack Obama Oct.27  Georgia  Saakashvili dismisses Prime Minister Oct.28   North Korea North Korea will turn South into 'debris' Oct.29   Washington Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks Oct.30  Canada  Harper's new Cabinet sworn in Oct.31   East Africa African trade blocs agree to merge Oct.31  Libya  Libya pays $1.5 billion to United States