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03-04 Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader Hague
C. 03-07 Two die in Army attack Antrim, Northern Ireland
D. 03-11 16 killed in school shooting Winnenden, West Germany
4. 03-19 Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case Austria
F. 04-12 Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates Somalia
6. 04-17 Court jails Pirate Bay founders Sweden
7. 06-29 Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years New York
I. 07-16 Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels Jakarta
9. 08-04 N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists North Korea

Summary.     Click for More > Missing girl found 18 years on   Roman Polanski detained in Zurich   Film director Roman Polanski has been taken into custody and faces extradition to the US for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977 Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130   520 wounded in car bombings in central Baghdad near Iraqi government buildings -- the deadliest attack on civilians in Iraq this year Car bomb kills at least 100 in market   Deadly shootings at US army base Map of Fort Hood Texas
  Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader   The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of viole... Two die in Army attack 16 killed in school shooting   A gunman dressed in military gear killed 16 people in a shooting spree in Germany before he was shot dead by police Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates  U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot pirates holding Richard Phillips hostage after seeing one of the pirates 'had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's... Court jails Pirate Bay founders Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists   Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Jan.4  New Delhi  India hands Mumbai file to Pakistan
Jan.22  Congo  DR Congo rebel leader arrested
Jan.23  Belgium  Infants stabbed at creche
Jan.25  Netherlands  Warlord Thomas Lubanga in landmark trial
Feb.5  Somalia  Pirates free arms ship
Feb.16  Cambodia  First Khmer Rouge trial to begin
Feb.22  Cairo  Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
Feb.26  UN Tribunal  Serb ex-president cleared of war crimes
Mar.2  Guinea-Bissau  President shot dead
 Lahore  Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team
Mar.4   Hague
Mar.7   Northern Ireland
Mar.9  Northern Ireland  Police officer shot dead in town
Mar.10  Baghdad  Bomber kills 33 at Iraq peace conference
 Alabama  Ten die in shooting spree
Mar.11   West Germany
Mar.13  Washington  US drops 'enemy combatant' term
Mar.19   Austria
Mar.27  Tribal Areas  Mosque attack kills 50
Apr.3  New York  Gunman kills 13 in siege
Apr.8  Somalia  US crew seized by Somali pirates
 Somalia  Drama as US crew recapture vessel
Apr.10  Somalia  Hostage dies as French attack pirates
Apr.11  Somalia  Pirates hijack US-Italian vessel
Apr.12   Somalia
Apr.15  Kenya  French warship captures pirates
Apr.17   Sweden
Apr.18  Iran  Iran jails journalist as US spy
 Somalia  Dutch navy captures pirates after attack
Apr.21  India  Suspected rebels 'stop' train
Apr.23  North Korea  US women 'face North Korea trial'
Apr.24  Baghdad  Blast carnage at shrine
May.11  Iran  U.S. journalist freed in Iran
 Ohio  Demjanjuk deported to Germany
May.15  Washington  Obama to resurrect military tribunals
May.26  Lahore  Huge explosion in central Lahore
May.28  Southern Iran  Many die in Zahedan mosque bombing
Jun.6  Baghdad  U.S. contractors held in Green Zone killing
Jun.7  North Korea  Reporters get 12-year terms in N. Korea
Jun.9  New York  First Gitmo detainee arrives in U.S.
 Peshawar  Bomb rips through hotel
Jun.24  Sadr City  62 people killed in Baghdad blast
Jun.29   New York
Jul.12  Baghdad  6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours
Jul.15  Chechnya  Activist Estemirova 'found murdered'
Jul.16  Egypt  Pakistan and India in terror vow
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Jul.20  Mumbai  Main Mumbai suspect pleads guilty
Jul.30  Spain  Travel chaos after Majorca bomb
Jul.31  Iran  3 U.S. tourists held by Iran
Aug.1  Tel Aviv  Gunman attacks gay centre
Aug.3  Melbourne  Australia detains terror suspects
Aug.4   North Korea
Aug.7  Indonesia  Suspected terrorist Top killed
Aug.8  Tehran  UK, French embassy employees on trial
Aug.10  Myanmar  Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'
Aug.11  Amazon  TV host 'ordered killings'
Aug.12  England  Pirate fears as cargo ship vanishes
 Scotland  Lockerbie bomber to be released
Aug.19  Baghdad  95 killed, 310 injured in Baghdad attacks
Aug.20   Libya
  Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, has left Scotland on board a plane bound for Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds
Aug.21  Iran  Defence minister-designate on Interpol list
Aug.25  Kandahar  At least 40 killed in Afghan explosion
Aug.27   San Francisco Bay Area
Aug.30  Jerusalem  Olmert charged in corruption probe
Sep.11  Taiwan  Chen, wife sentenced to life
Sep.14  London  Airliner bomb plotters get life sentences
 Somalia  Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'
Sep.16  Indonesia  Top terror suspect killed in raid
Sep.19  Colorado  Three Afghans held over US 'plot'
Sep.27   Switzerland
Sep.29  Guinea  Massacre toll put at 157
Oct.7  Kabul  Blast outside India embassy
Oct.8  Paris  Culture minister admits sex with 'boys'
Oct.10  Rawalpindi  Armed militants hold hostages at army HQ
Oct.12  NW Pakistan  41 dead in Swat Valley blast
Oct.18  Southern Iran  Commanders assassinated
Oct.22  Guatemala  Officials seize cocaine submarine
Oct.25   Baghdad
Oct.26  UN Tribunal  Karadzic boycotts start of trial
Oct.27  Kabul  3 U.N. staff killed in firefight
Oct.28   Peshawar
Oct.29  Somalia  Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping
Nov.1  Rawalpindi  35 dead in explosion
Nov.5   Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested.    The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the...
Nov.10  Washington  Washington sniper is put to death Nov.12  Peshawar  Blast 'hits security HQ' Nov.24   Southern Philippines Death toll rises in massacre  Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women Nov.25  Mumbai  Mumbai attacks: One year on Nov.28  Florida  Tiger Woods to face police over crash   Russia Train wreck 'an act of terror' Dec.3  Guinea  Guinea leader survives attack Dec.4  Italy  Amanda Knox found guilty of murder Dec.5  Rawalpindi  Taliban claims mosque strike Dec.8   Baghdad Car bombs killed at least 127 people Dec.9  Pakistan  Pakistan arrests 5 men missing in U.S. Dec.12  Southern Philippines  Islamic militants' raid frees 31 from jail Dec.13   Milan PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack Dec.22  Colombia  Kidnapped governor found dead Dec.25   Detroit Jet incident 'was terror attack bid'   An incident on an airliner arriving from the Netherlands was an attempt by a passenger to blow up the plane. The suspect was subdued Dec.30   Afghanistan   Eight US 'CIA agents' killed in bomb attack   A bomber was wearing an explosive vest managed to enter Forward Operating Base Chapman Dec.31  Finland  Suspect found dead after 5 killed



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Europe
Infants stabbed at creche
Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader
Two die in Army attack
16 killed in school shooting
Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case
Court jails Pirate Bay founders
Roman Polanski detained in Zurich
Train wreck 'an act of terror'
PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
Serb ex-president cleared of war crimes
Two die in Army attack
Karadzic boycotts start of trial
Two die in Army attack
Train wreck 'an act of terror'
Culture minister admits sex with 'boys'
PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
Serb ex-president cleared of war crimes
Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader
Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case
Court jails Pirate Bay founders
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Middle East
Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
Iran jails journalist as US spy
Gunman attacks gay centre
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
Defence minister-designate on Interpol list
Commanders assassinated
Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
Iran jails journalist as US spy
UK, French embassy employees on trial
Defence minister-designate on Interpol list
Iran jails journalist as US spy
UK, French embassy employees on trial
Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
95 killed, 310 injured in Baghdad attacks
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
European Union
Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader
Two die in Army attack
16 killed in school shooting
Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case
Court jails Pirate Bay founders
PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
Two die in Army attack
Two die in Army attack
Culture minister admits sex with 'boys'
PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader
Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case
Court jails Pirate Bay founders
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South Asia
Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team
Mosque attack kills 50
Suspected rebels 'stop' train
Huge explosion in central Lahore
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
Armed militants hold hostages at army HQ
41 dead in Swat Valley blast
Eight US 'CIA agents' killed in bomb attack
Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team
Mosque attack kills 50
Huge explosion in central Lahore
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
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Mosque attack kills 50
Huge explosion in central Lahore
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
Eight US 'CIA agents' killed in bomb attack
USA
Ten die in shooting spree
Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years
Missing girl found 18 years on
Deadly shootings at US army base
Jet incident 'was terror attack bid'
Demjanjuk deported to Germany
Deadly shootings at US army base
First Gitmo detainee arrives in U.S.
Three Afghans held over US 'plot'
Jet incident 'was terror attack bid'
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Demjanjuk deported to Germany
First Gitmo detainee arrives in U.S.
Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years
Jet incident 'was terror attack bid'
East Asia
Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Chen, wife sentenced to life
Death toll rises in massacre
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Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Top terror suspect killed in raid
Death toll rises in massacre
Reporters get 12-year terms in N. Korea
N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'
Reporters get 12-year terms in N. Korea
N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'
Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Arab Countries
Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
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Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
Pakistan
Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team
Mosque attack kills 50
Huge explosion in central Lahore
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
Armed militants hold hostages at army HQ
41 dead in Swat Valley blast
Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team
Mosque attack kills 50
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
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Mosque attack kills 50
Huge explosion in central Lahore
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
Iran
Iran jails journalist as US spy
Defence minister-designate on Interpol list
Defence minister-designate on Interpol list
Commanders assassinated
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Iran jails journalist as US spy
UK, French embassy employees on trial
Iran jails journalist as US spy
UK, French embassy employees on trial
Commanders assassinated
Southeast Asia
Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Death toll rises in massacre
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Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Death toll rises in massacre
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'
Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Africa
President shot dead
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
DR Congo rebel leader arrested
French warship captures pirates
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
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East Africa
US crew seized by Somali pirates
French warship captures pirates
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
French warship captures pirates
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West Pakistan
Mosque attack kills 50
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
41 dead in Swat Valley blast
Mosque attack kills 50
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
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Mosque attack kills 50
Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
Iraq
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people
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Car bombs killed at least 127 people
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Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Car bombs killed at least 127 people

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India hands Mumbai file to Pakistan DR Congo rebel leader arrested  Gen Laurent Nkunda, the leader of Hutu FDLR, the main rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has been arrested Infants stabbed at creche   2 infants and an adult have been killed and 10 other people wounded in a knife attack after a man reportedly tricked his way into the nurser... Warlord Thomas Lubanga in landmark trial Pirates free arms ship First Khmer Rouge trial to begin Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast  At least one person has been killed and 17 injured in an explosion outside a cafe in the historic Khan al-Khalili area popular with tourists Serb ex-president cleared of war crimes  Milan Milutinovic was Thursday found not guilty of war crimes in Kosovo. 5 other former high-ranking officials were found guilty of similar ... President shot dead  Renegade soldiers have shot dead Joao Bernardo Vieira as a revenge, after the army chief of staff died in an explosion a few hours earlier Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team   At least 7 security people were killed and at least 8 members of the cricket team were wounded in a well-coordinated attack   Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader


January 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jan.4   New Delhi
Jan.8  Pakistan  Pakistan al-Qaeda chief 'killed'
Jan.21  China  Death penalty over contaminated milk
Jan.22   Congo
Jan.23   Belgium  
Jan.25   Netherlands


February 2009 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Colombia  FARC rebels release 4 hostages
 West Pakistan  American U.N. official kidnapped
Feb.5   Somalia
 Guantanamo  Last Guantanamo trial is halted
Feb.12  New Delhi  India welcomes Mumbai admission
 Australia  Man charged with arson
Feb.16   Cambodia
Feb.19  Virginia  Missing billionaire found
Feb.20  Baghdad  New jail opens at Abu Ghraib site
Feb.22   Cairo
Feb.26   UN Tribunal


March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.2   Guinea-Bissau  
  Lahore
Mar.3  Bangladesh  Police hold leader of mutiny
 Lahore  Police hunt cricket attack gunmen
Mar.4   Hague
  The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violenc
 The court in stopped short of accusing Omar al-Bashir of genocide. Omar al-Bashir denies the charges and has dismissed any ICC ruling as worthless
Mar.7   Northern Ireland Two die in Army attack
Map of Antrim United Kingdom
  Two military personnel have been shot dead during a gun attack at a base in County Antrim. 2 further military personnel and 2 civilians injured.    The gunmen struck at Massereene army ba...
Mar.9   Northern Ireland Police officer shot dead in town Mar.10   Baghdad Bomber kills 33 at Iraq peace conference   Alabama Ten die in shooting spree   In a series of shootings across two towns in at least four separate shooting incidents. The gunman killed himself Mar.11   West Germany 16 killed in school shooting Map of Winnenden Germany
  A gunman dressed in military gear killed 16 people in a shooting spree in Germany before he was shot dead by police
 Tim Kretschmer, 17, began his rampage at a school where he used to be a student. He broke into the school, went into the classroom and shot wildly around himself
Mar.12  Baghdad  Iraqi jailed for Bush shoe attack Mar.13   Washington US drops 'enemy combatant' term  Darfur  Abducted aid workers reportedly freed Mar.15  West Bank  Police officers shot dead Mar.16  Austria  Fritzl admits rape, denies murder Mar.18  Austria  Josef Fritzl admits all charges Mar.19   Austria   Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case
  A jury has found Josef Fritzl guilty of raping and imprisoning his daughter for more than two decades and sentenced him to life in prison.    Fritzl, who kept his daughter in a cellar and fathered her seven children, is ...
Mar.24  Washington  Obama to beef up Mexico border policy Mar.27   Tribal Areas Mosque attack kills 50   The attack was a suicide bombing and the mosque has collapsed; the death toll could rise to 70. More than 70 people have been hurt Mar.29  Canada  Major cyber spy network uncovered

April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.3  France  Obama: Europe faces greater terror risk   New York Gunman kills 13 in siege
Apr.4  Pakistan  Bomb hits Islamabad police base Apr.6  South Africa  Prosecutors drop Zuma corruption charges Apr.8   Somalia     US crew seized by Somali pirates  The pirates have hijacked Maersk Alabama with at least 20 crew on board, after what maritime officials described as a sustained night-time a...   Somalia Drama as US crew recapture vessel  Northern England  12 arrested in 'very serious' terror plot  Somalia  U.S. warship nears boat carrying pirates Apr.9  Somalia  U.S. negotiators try to free captain Apr.10  Somalia  Captain tried to escape pirates   Somalia Hostage dies as French attack pirates Apr.11   Somalia Pirates hijack US-Italian vessel  Somalia  Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors Apr.12   Somalia Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
  U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot pirates holding Richard Phillips hostage after seeing one of the pirates 'had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's back'
 The ship was stormed by pirates 350 miles off Somalia. The captain of Maersk Alabama, American cargo-ship, who'd been held in a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean, was rescued uninjured.
Apr.15   Kenya French warship captures pirates   A warship has captured 11 pirates off the coast of Kenya, amid calls for the international community to deal with the problem of piracy Apr.16  Mexico  Obama backs Mexico's war on drugs Apr.17   Sweden Court jails Pirate Bay founders
  A court has jailed four men behind TPB, the world's most high-profile file-sharing website, in a landmark case
Apr.18   Iran Iran jails journalist as US spy  Roxana Saberi, 31, an Iranian-American journalist has been jailed for eight years by Iran after a brief trial held behind closed doors   Somalia Dutch navy captures pirates after attack
Apr.21   India   Suspected rebels 'stop' train   Suspected Maoist rebels - known as the Naxalites - in eastern India 'stopped' a train; about 700 passengers were on the train Apr.23   North Korea US women 'face North Korea trial' Apr.24   Baghdad Blast carnage at shrine Apr.26  Somalia  Italian cruise ship thwarts pirate attack Apr.29  Baghdad  Car bombings over 4 hours kill 48

May 2009 ... more > Top ^
May.4  Turkey  45 killed in attack on wedding party May.7  Malaysia  Terrorism suspect arrested May.11   Iran U.S. journalist freed in Iran
  Ohio   Demjanjuk deported to Germany   Nazi war crimes suspect John Demjanjuk, 89, was deported after he was removed from his home May.13  Washington  Obama stopped to detainee photo releases May.15   Washington Obama to resurrect military tribunals May.20  Ireland  Abuse 'endemic' at Catholic institutions  U.S. Senate  Guantanamo detainee move blocked May.21  Egypt  Death for killers of Lebanese star May.26   Lahore Huge explosion in central Lahore  An explosion, near the city police headquarters and the high court, reduced at least one building to rubble and sent plumes of thick smoke May.28   Southern Iran Many die in Zahedan mosque bombing May.29  Iran  Iran executes trio for mosque bombing

June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.5  Washington  Ex-US official, wife charged as Cuba spies Jun.6   Baghdad U.S. contractors held in Green Zone killing
Jun.7  Mexico  Deadly gun battle rocks Acapulco   North Korea Reporters get 12-year terms in N. Korea  Two U.S. journalists who were detained in North Korea while covering the plight of defectors have been sentenced to 12 years in labor camps Jun.9   New York First Gitmo detainee arrives in U.S.  Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani indicted in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa arrived in New York to face criminal charges   Peshawar Bomb rips through hotel Jun.10  Washington  Shooting at Holocaust museum Jun.12  Lahore  Bomb kills senior cleric Jun.18  Myanmar  Suu Kyi turns 64 in prison Jun.20  Northern Iraq  Truck suicide bombing kills dozens Jun.24   Sadr City 62 people killed in Baghdad blast Jun.29   New York   Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years
  Bernard Madoff has been given the maximum prison sentence for masterminding a massive fraud that robbed investors of $65bn


July 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jul.12   Baghdad 6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours Jul.14  UN Tribunal  Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations Jul.15   Chechnya Activist Estemirova 'found murdered'  A prominent Russian human rights activist, Natalia Estemirova, was bundled into a van and abducted as she left her home in Chechnya  Moscow  President Medvedev condemns killing Jul.16   Egypt Pakistan and India in terror vow   Jakarta Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
  Explosions tore through Ritz-Carlton and J.W. Marriott, two luxury hotels, killing at least eight people. The number of injured was in the 40s.    The Manchester United team was due to arrive in Indonesia and was booked to stay at the R...
Jul.18  Jakarta  Malaysian fugitive suspected in bombs  Mexico  10 police officers held in killings Jul.20   Mumbai Main Mumbai suspect pleads guilty Jul.23  New Jersey  Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe  Belgium  Convicts break out by air Jul.25  Afghanistan  Suicide bombers hit city Jul.30   Spain Travel chaos after Majorca bomb Jul.31   Iran 3 U.S. tourists held by Iran  Iran  Poll protests trial begins

August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Iran  Reformers slate trial 'sham'   Tel Aviv Gunman attacks gay centre  A lone black-clad gunman killed 2 people and wounded at least 10 at a gay support centre before escaping  Colombia  Judge jails 15 soldiers Aug.2  Iran  Torture claim against trial Aug.3   Melbourne Australia detains terror suspects
Aug.4   North Korea   N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists
  President Kim Jong Il has pardoned and ordered the release of two U.S. journalists after Bill Clinton met with top North Korean officials
Aug.7   Indonesia Suspected terrorist Top killed Aug.8   Tehran   UK, French embassy employees on trial  A mass trial of Iranians and others arrested in post-election demonstrations resumed, with about 100 defendants in Tehran's Revolutionary Co... Aug.9  Mosul  Dozens killed by car bombs Aug.10   Myanmar   Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'   Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to an additional 18 months house arrest by a court Aug.11   Amazon TV host 'ordered killings'  Police have accused Wallace Souza, of being involved in organised drug trafficking and ordering killings to get rid of rivals and boost rati...  Indonesia  Sought-after militant not killed Aug.12   England   Pirate fears as cargo ship vanishes  An international search operation was underway for a cargo Russian-crewed Arctic Sea ship was involved in piracy in European waters   Scotland Lockerbie bomber to be released Aug.14  Kabul  Blast kills 3, injures dozens Aug.15  Myanmar  Myanmar hands American to U.S. officials Aug.17  Iraq  Gay men 'attacked, executed in Iraq' Aug.19   Baghdad 95 killed, 310 injured in Baghdad attacks   A series of bombings rocked Iraq's capital within one hour. The six explosions marked the country's deadliest day since U.S. handover Aug.20   Libya     Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
  Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, has left Scotland on board a plane bound for Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds
Aug.21   Iran Defence minister-designate on Interpol list  Iran's defence minister-designate Vahidi is on an Interpol 'wanted' list over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Argentina  Washington  Obama condemns bomber's heros welcome' Aug.22  Kandahar  Monitors: Taliban cut off fingers of voters Aug.23  CIA  CIA report alleges prisoner abuse Aug.25   Kandahar At least 40 killed in Afghan explosion  Argentina  Court ruling allows personal use of pot Aug.27   San Francisco Bay Area   Missing girl found 18 years on Map of Antioch USA
  Jaycee Lee Dugard found after being abducted as a girl in 1991 gave birth to two children fathered by her kidnapper Phillip Garrido, 58.    Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never c...
Aug.28  Los Angeles  Jackson death ruled as homicide Aug.30   Jerusalem Olmert charged in corruption probe

September 2009 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Afghanistan  'Sharp drop' in Afghan opium crop Sep.4  Western China  Five killed as protesters, police clash Sep.7  England  Three guilty of airline bomb plot Sep.9  Mexico  Bolivian man acted alone in hijacking Sep.11   Taiwan Chen, wife sentenced to life  Former President Chen Shui-bian was convicted on corruption and money laundering charges, and was sentenced to life in prison  Washington  US marks 9/11 amid shooting scare Sep.14   London Airliner bomb plotters get life sentences
 Connecticut  Missing Yale student's body found   Somalia Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed' Sep.16   Indonesia   Top terror suspect killed in raid   Indonesian police stormed a suspected terrorist hideout in central Java. 3 others were arrested. Police found eight sacks of explosives  Colorado  Apartment searched in terror probe Sep.18  Iran  Anger at Iranian Holocaust denial Sep.19   Colorado Three Afghans held over US 'plot'  FBI agents arrested Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Colorado resident and Afghan national questioned in an alleged terrorist plot Sep.27   Switzerland   Roman Polanski detained in Zurich Map of Zurich Switzerland
  Film director Roman Polanski has been taken into custody and faces extradition to the US for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977
 Polanski, 76, was detained as he travelled from France to collect a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival under a 2005 international alert issued by the US
Sep.28  Peru  Fujimori pleads guilty in bribery case Sep.29   Guinea Massacre toll put at 157

October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.5  Jerusalem  Police guard holy site after riots Oct.6  Uganda  Rwanda genocide suspect arrested Oct.7   Kabul Blast outside India embassy
Oct.8   Paris Culture minister admits sex with 'boys'  French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said he will not resign over his admission in a book that he paid to have sex with 'boys' in Tha... Oct.9  Amazon  Fugitive TV host surrenders Oct.10   Rawalpindi Armed militants hold hostages at army HQ   At least 4 gunmen were holding 10 to 15 people hostage inside army headquarters in after an attack left at least 10 people dead  Rawalpindi  Hostages at army HQ released Oct.11  Iran  'Election protestors' sentenced to death Oct.12   NW Pakistan 41 dead in Swat Valley blast   About 45 people were injured in the explosion in the Shangla district at a security forces checkpoint Oct.18   Southern Iran Commanders assassinated   Several top commanders in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have been killed in a suicide bombing in the south-east of the country Oct.19  Washington  U.S. scientist accused of spying for Israel Oct.20  Pakistan  Suicide blasts at university kill at least 5 Oct.21  UN  World failing to dent heroin trade Oct.22  USA  US raids hit Mexican drug cartel   Guatemala Officials seize cocaine submarine Oct.25   Baghdad Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
  520 wounded in car bombings in central Baghdad near Iraqi government buildings -- the deadliest attack on civilians in Iraq this year
 One of the bombs exploded outside Baghdad's governorate building. The second was outside the Justice Ministry, about 500 meters away. Al Qaeda in Iraq ally claims bombings
 Washington  Obama's fury at Baghdad bloodbath Oct.26   UN Tribunal   Karadzic boycotts start of trial  Former Bosnian Serb leader has failed to appear at his trial on 11 charges including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity Oct.27   Kabul 3 U.N. staff killed in firefight   The staff members were living in a private guesthouse in central Kabul near where an attack took place Oct.28   Peshawar Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
  A car packed with 150 kilograms of explosives detonated at Meena Bazaar, killing at least 90 people and injuring more than 200 others.    Similar attacks have killed hundreds of people in recent...
Oct.29   Somalia Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping
Oct.31  Ohio  Six bodies at rapist's house

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Nov.1   Rawalpindi 35 dead in explosion  An explosion ripped through commercial Cannt area , killing at least 25 people, as they lined up to collect their monthly salary Nov.3  UN Tribunal  Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing Nov.5   Texas   Deadly shootings at US army base
Map of Fort Hood Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'
Nov.9  Iran  Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage Nov.10   Washington Washington sniper is put to death Nov.12   Peshawar Blast 'hits security HQ' Nov.24   Southern Philippines Death toll rises in massacre
  Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women
 Search teams had found a total of 46 bodies, and it was still unclear if there were more victims
Nov.25   Mumbai Mumbai attacks: One year on Nov.26  Ireland  Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up Nov.27  Russia  Train derails, 26 died Nov.28   Florida Tiger Woods to face police over crash   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train.    A bomb blast caused th...
Nov.30  Philippines  Murder charges filed over massacre

December 2009 ... more > Top ^
Dec.3   Guinea Guinea leader survives attack Dec.4   Italy Amanda Knox found guilty of murder Dec.5   Rawalpindi Taliban claims mosque strike  Ural  Five held as investigators probe club fire Dec.8   Baghdad Car bombs killed at least 127 people
  A series of bombings has killed at least 127 people and wounded 448 in the centre of the Iraqi capital.    The first blast targeted a police patrol in the Dora distri...
Dec.9   Pakistan Pakistan arrests 5 men missing in U.S. Dec.12   Southern Philippines Islamic militants' raid frees 31 from jail Dec.13   Milan   PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
  Italian Prime Minister, 73, has been hit in the face and knocked to the ground after a political rally. He was taken to a hospital.    Berlusconi looking dazed, was helped to his feet by aides and put in a car. The nose and two teeth were broken and...
Dec.16  Northeastern Brazil  Boy found with 40 needles Dec.18  Poland  Hunt for Auschwitz sign thieves Dec.22   Colombia Kidnapped governor found dead Dec.23  Colorado  Balloon boy parents jailed Dec.24  Iraq  Blast kills 25 Shiite pilgrims  China  Dissident sentenced to 11 years Dec.25   Detroit Jet incident 'was terror attack bid'
  An incident on an airliner arriving from the Netherlands was an attempt by a passenger to blow up the plane. The suspect was subdued
 A device had been used consisting of a mix of powder and liquid. Nigerian national studying in London said he was acting of behalf of al-Qaeda. President Obama has ordered increased security for air travel
Dec.26  London  Police hunt airline terror link  Nigeria  Father alerted US about plane bomber Dec.27  Washington  Obama orders review of flight screenings Dec.28  China  Mentally ill British man executed Dec.30   Afghanistan   Eight US 'CIA agents' killed in bomb attack
Map of Khost Afghanistan
  A bomber was wearing an explosive vest managed to enter Forward Operating Base Chapman
Dec.31   Finland Suspect found dead after 5 killed


Pirates free arms ship   US crew seized by Somali pirates  The pirates have hijacked Maersk Alabama with at least 20 crew on board, after what maritime officials described as a sustained night-time a... Drama as US crew recapture vessel Hostage dies as French attack pirates Pirates hijack US-Italian vessel Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates




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2009
Feb.5   Somalia
Apr.8   Somalia
Apr.8   Somalia
Apr.9  Somalia  U.S. negotiators try to free captain
Apr.10   Somalia
Apr.11   Somalia
Apr.11  Somalia  Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors
Apr.12   Somalia
  U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot pirates holding Richard Phillips hostage after seeing one of the pirates 'had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's back'
 The ship was stormed by pirates 350 miles off Somalia. The captain of Maersk Alabama, American cargo-ship, who'd been held in a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean, was rescued uninjured.
Apr.15   Kenya French warship captures pirates   A warship has captured 11 pirates off the coast of Kenya, amid calls for the international community to deal with the problem of piracy Apr.18   Somalia Dutch navy captures pirates after attack
Apr.26  Somalia  Italian cruise ship thwarts pirate attack Aug.12   England Pirate fears as cargo ship vanishes  An international search operation was underway for a cargo Russian-crewed Arctic Sea ship was involved in piracy in European waters Oct.29   Somalia Couple tell of Somalia kidnapping



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2009 Feb.12  Australia  Man charged with arson Feb.19  Virginia  Missing billionaire found Jun.29   New York   Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years
  Bernard Madoff has been given the maximum prison sentence for masterminding a massive fraud that robbed investors of $65bn
Dec.5  Ural  Five held as investigators probe club fire



World, Crime, 2009 Food Timeline ... See World Food timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.21  China  Death penalty over contaminated milk Mar.24  Washington  Obama to beef up Mexico border policy Apr.16  Mexico  Obama backs Mexico's war on drugs Jun.7  Mexico  Deadly gun battle rocks Acapulco Jun.7  Mexico  Deadly gun battle rocks Acapulco Aug.25  Argentina  Court ruling allows personal use of pot Sep.1  Afghanistan  'Sharp drop' in Afghan opium crop Oct.21  UN  World failing to dent heroin trade Oct.22   Guatemala Officials seize cocaine submarine
Nov.5   Texas   Deadly shootings at US army base Map of Fort Hood Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'




World, Crime, 2009 Election, Vote Timeline ... See World Election, Vote timeline Top ^
2009 Aug.22  Kandahar  Monitors: Taliban cut off fingers of voters



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2009 Feb.19  Virginia  Missing billionaire found Jul.23  New Jersey  Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe Aug.30   Jerusalem Olmert charged in corruption probe




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2009 Jan.25   Netherlands Warlord Thomas Lubanga in landmark trial
Feb.26   UN Tribunal Serb ex-president cleared of war crimes  Milan Milutinovic was Thursday found not guilty of war crimes in Kosovo. 5 other former high-ranking officials were found guilty of similar ... Mar.4   Hague   Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader
  The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violenc
 The court in stopped short of accusing Omar al-Bashir of genocide. Omar al-Bashir denies the charges and has dismissed any ICC ruling as worthless
May.11   Ohio   Demjanjuk deported to Germany   Nazi war crimes suspect John Demjanjuk, 89, was deported after he was removed from his home May.15   Washington Obama to resurrect military tribunals
Jun.6   Baghdad U.S. contractors held in Green Zone killing Jun.10  Washington  Shooting at Holocaust museum Jul.14  UN Tribunal  Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations Aug.1  Colombia  Judge jails 15 soldiers Oct.6  Uganda  Rwanda genocide suspect arrested Oct.26   UN Tribunal   Karadzic boycotts start of trial  Former Bosnian Serb leader has failed to appear at his trial on 11 charges including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity Nov.3  UN Tribunal  Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing Nov.28   Florida Tiger Woods to face police over crash Dec.16  Northeastern Brazil  Boy found with 40 needles



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2009 Dec.13   Milan   PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
  Italian Prime Minister, 73, has been hit in the face and knocked to the ground after a political rally. He was taken to a hospital.    Berlusconi looking dazed, was helped to his feet by aides and put in a car. The nose and two teeth were broken and...




World, Crime, 2009 Navy Timeline ... See World Navy timeline Top ^
2009 Apr.8  Somalia  U.S. warship nears boat carrying pirates Apr.11  Somalia  Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors Apr.12   Somalia Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
  U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot pirates holding Richard Phillips hostage after seeing one of the pirates 'had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's back'
 The ship was stormed by pirates 350 miles off Somalia. The captain of Maersk Alabama, American cargo-ship, who'd been held in a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean, was rescued uninjured.
Apr.15   Kenya French warship captures pirates   A warship has captured 11 pirates off the coast of Kenya, amid calls for the international community to deal with the problem of piracy Apr.18   Somalia Dutch navy captures pirates after attack Oct.22   Guatemala Officials seize cocaine submarine



World, Crime, 2009 Bomb Timeline ... See World Bomb timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.22   Cairo Cairo is hit by deadly bomb blast  At least one person has been killed and 17 injured in an explosion outside a cafe in the historic Khan al-Khalili area popular with tourists Mar.10   Baghdad Bomber kills 33 at Iraq peace conference
Mar.27   Tribal Areas Mosque attack kills 50   The attack was a suicide bombing and the mosque has collapsed; the death toll could rise to 70. More than 70 people have been hurt Apr.4  Pakistan  Bomb hits Islamabad police base Apr.24   Baghdad Blast carnage at shrine Apr.29  Baghdad  Car bombings over 4 hours kill 48 May.20  Ireland  Abuse 'endemic' at Catholic institutions May.26   Lahore Huge explosion in central Lahore  An explosion, near the city police headquarters and the high court, reduced at least one building to rubble and sent plumes of thick smoke May.28   Southern Iran Many die in Zahedan mosque bombing Jun.9   Peshawar Bomb rips through hotel Jun.12  Lahore  Bomb kills senior cleric Jun.20  Northern Iraq  Truck suicide bombing kills dozens Jun.24   Sadr City 62 people killed in Baghdad blast Jul.12   Baghdad 6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours Jul.16   Jakarta Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
  Explosions tore through Ritz-Carlton and J.W. Marriott, two luxury hotels, killing at least eight people. The number of injured was in the 40s.    The Manchester United team was due to arrive in Indonesia and was booked to stay at the R...
Jul.25  Afghanistan  Suicide bombers hit city Jul.30   Spain Travel chaos after Majorca bomb Aug.9  Mosul  Dozens killed by car bombs Aug.14  Kabul  Blast kills 3, injures dozens Aug.19   Baghdad 95 killed, 310 injured in Baghdad attacks   A series of bombings rocked Iraq's capital within one hour. The six explosions marked the country's deadliest day since U.S. handover Aug.25   Kandahar At least 40 killed in Afghan explosion Oct.7   Kabul Blast outside India embassy Oct.12   NW Pakistan 41 dead in Swat Valley blast   About 45 people were injured in the explosion in the Shangla district at a security forces checkpoint Oct.18   Southern Iran Commanders assassinated   Several top commanders in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have been killed in a suicide bombing in the south-east of the country Oct.20  Pakistan  Suicide blasts at university kill at least 5 Oct.25   Baghdad Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
  520 wounded in car bombings in central Baghdad near Iraqi government buildings -- the deadliest attack on civilians in Iraq this year
 One of the bombs exploded outside Baghdad's governorate building. The second was outside the Justice Ministry, about 500 meters away. Al Qaeda in Iraq ally claims bombings
Oct.28   Peshawar Car bomb kills at least 100 in market
  A car packed with 150 kilograms of explosives detonated at Meena Bazaar, killing at least 90 people and injuring more than 200 others.    Similar attacks have killed hundreds of people in recent...
Nov.1   Rawalpindi 35 dead in explosion  An explosion ripped through commercial Cannt area , killing at least 25 people, as they lined up to collect their monthly salary Nov.12   Peshawar Blast 'hits security HQ' Nov.26  Ireland  Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up Dec.8   Baghdad Car bombs killed at least 127 people
  A series of bombings has killed at least 127 people and wounded 448 in the centre of the Iraqi capital.    The first blast targeted a police patrol in the Dora distri...
Dec.24  Iraq  Blast kills 25 Shiite pilgrims Dec.25   Detroit Jet incident 'was terror attack bid'
  An incident on an airliner arriving from the Netherlands was an attempt by a passenger to blow up the plane. The suspect was subdued
 A device had been used consisting of a mix of powder and liquid. Nigerian national studying in London said he was acting of behalf of al-Qaeda. President Obama has ordered increased security for air travel
Dec.30   Afghanistan   Eight US 'CIA agents' killed in bomb attack
Map of Khost Afghanistan
  A bomber was wearing an explosive vest managed to enter Forward Operating Base Chapman




World, Crime, 2009 Justice Timeline ... See World Justice timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.21  China  Death penalty over contaminated milk Jan.25   Netherlands Warlord Thomas Lubanga in landmark trial
Feb.5  Guantanamo  Last Guantanamo trial is halted Feb.16   Cambodia First Khmer Rouge trial to begin Feb.26   UN Tribunal Serb ex-president cleared of war crimes  Milan Milutinovic was Thursday found not guilty of war crimes in Kosovo. 5 other former high-ranking officials were found guilty of similar ... Mar.4   Hague   Arrest warrant issued for Sudan leader
  The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violenc
 The court in stopped short of accusing Omar al-Bashir of genocide. Omar al-Bashir denies the charges and has dismissed any ICC ruling as worthless
Mar.12  Baghdad  Iraqi jailed for Bush shoe attack Mar.13   Washington US drops 'enemy combatant' term
Mar.16  Austria  Fritzl admits rape, denies murder Mar.18  Austria  Josef Fritzl admits all charges Mar.19   Austria   Fritzl jailed for life in dungeon incest case
  A jury has found Josef Fritzl guilty of raping and imprisoning his daughter for more than two decades and sentenced him to life in prison.    Fritzl, who kept his daughter in a cellar and fathered her seven children, is ...
Apr.6  South Africa  Prosecutors drop Zuma corruption charges Apr.17   Sweden Court jails Pirate Bay founders
  A court has jailed four men behind TPB, the world's most high-profile file-sharing website, in a landmark case
Apr.18   Iran Iran jails journalist as US spy  Roxana Saberi, 31, an Iranian-American journalist has been jailed for eight years by Iran after a brief trial held behind closed doors Apr.23   North Korea US women 'face North Korea trial' May.11   Iran U.S. journalist freed in Iran May.11   Ohio   Demjanjuk deported to Germany   Nazi war crimes suspect John Demjanjuk, 89, was deported after he was removed from his home May.15   Washington Obama to resurrect military tribunals May.20  U.S. Senate  Guantanamo detainee move blocked May.21  Egypt  Death for killers of Lebanese star May.29  Iran  Iran executes trio for mosque bombing Jun.6   Baghdad U.S. contractors held in Green Zone killing Jun.7   North Korea Reporters get 12-year terms in N. Korea  Two U.S. journalists who were detained in North Korea while covering the plight of defectors have been sentenced to 12 years in labor camps Jun.9   New York First Gitmo detainee arrives in U.S.  Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani indicted in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa arrived in New York to face criminal charges Jun.29   New York   Fraudster Madoff gets 150 years
  Bernard Madoff has been given the maximum prison sentence for masterminding a massive fraud that robbed investors of $65bn
Jul.14  UN Tribunal  Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations Jul.20   Mumbai Main Mumbai suspect pleads guilty Jul.31  Iran  Poll protests trial begins Aug.1  Iran  Reformers slate trial 'sham' Aug.1  Colombia  Judge jails 15 soldiers Aug.2  Iran  Torture claim against trial Aug.4   North Korea   N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists
  President Kim Jong Il has pardoned and ordered the release of two U.S. journalists after Bill Clinton met with top North Korean officials
Aug.8   Tehran   UK, French embassy employees on trial  A mass trial of Iranians and others arrested in post-election demonstrations resumed, with about 100 defendants in Tehran's Revolutionary Co... Aug.10   Myanmar   Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'   Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to an additional 18 months house arrest by a court Aug.15  Myanmar  Myanmar hands American to U.S. officials Aug.21   Iran Defence minister-designate on Interpol list  Iran's defence minister-designate Vahidi is on an Interpol 'wanted' list over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Argentina Aug.25  Argentina  Court ruling allows personal use of pot Sep.7  England  Three guilty of airline bomb plot Sep.11   Taiwan Chen, wife sentenced to life  Former President Chen Shui-bian was convicted on corruption and money laundering charges, and was sentenced to life in prison Sep.14   London Airliner bomb plotters get life sentences Sep.28  Peru  Fujimori pleads guilty in bribery case Oct.11  Iran  'Election protestors' sentenced to death Oct.18   Southern Iran Commanders assassinated   Several top commanders in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have been killed in a suicide bombing in the south-east of the country Oct.26   UN Tribunal   Karadzic boycotts start of trial  Former Bosnian Serb leader has failed to appear at his trial on 11 charges including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity Nov.3  UN Tribunal  Aggressive Karadzic appears at hearing Nov.10   Washington Washington sniper is put to death Nov.28   Florida Tiger Woods to face police over crash Nov.30  Philippines  Murder charges filed over massacre Dec.4   Italy Amanda Knox found guilty of murder Dec.23  Colorado  Balloon boy parents jailed Dec.24  China  Dissident sentenced to 11 years Dec.28  China  Mentally ill British man executed



World, Crime, 2009 Massacre Timeline ... See World Massacre timeline Top ^
2009 Apr.3   New York Gunman kills 13 in siege
Aug.11   Amazon TV host 'ordered killings'  Police have accused Wallace Souza, of being involved in organised drug trafficking and ordering killings to get rid of rivals and boost rati... Sep.14  Connecticut  Missing Yale student's body found Sep.29   Guinea Massacre toll put at 157 Oct.31  Ohio  Six bodies at rapist's house Nov.5   Texas   Deadly shootings at US army base Map of Fort Hood Texas
  An army major has opened fire on fellow soldiers, killing 11 people and injuring 31. The shooter had been killed in the incident and two suspects arrested
 The gunman, Nidal Malik Hasan, was a military psychiatrist and due to be sent on a mission to Iraq. One of the dead was a policeman, others were soldiers. President Obama described it as 'a horrific outburst of violence'
Nov.24   Southern Philippines Death toll rises in massacre
  Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women
 Search teams had found a total of 46 bodies, and it was still unclear if there were more victims
Dec.31   Finland Suspect found dead after 5 killed




World, Crime, 2009 Kidnapping Timeline ... See World Kidnapping timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.1  Colombia  FARC rebels release 4 hostages Feb.1  West Pakistan  American U.N. official kidnapped Mar.2   Lahore Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team   At least 7 security people were killed and at least 8 members of the cricket team were wounded in a well-coordinated attack Mar.13  Darfur  Abducted aid workers reportedly freed Apr.10  Somalia  Captain tried to escape pirates Jul.31   Iran 3 U.S. tourists held by Iran
Aug.27   San Francisco Bay Area   Missing girl found 18 years on Map of Antioch USA
  Jaycee Lee Dugard found after being abducted as a girl in 1991 gave birth to two children fathered by her kidnapper Phillip Garrido, 58.    Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never c...
Oct.10   Rawalpindi Armed militants hold hostages at army HQ   At least 4 gunmen were holding 10 to 15 people hostage inside army headquarters in after an attack left at least 10 people dead Oct.10  Rawalpindi  Hostages at army HQ released



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2009 Mar.29  Canada  Major cyber spy network uncovered Apr.17   Sweden Court jails Pirate Bay founders
  A court has jailed four men behind TPB, the world's most high-profile file-sharing website, in a landmark case
Sep.11  Washington  US marks 9/11 amid shooting scare Nov.25   Mumbai Mumbai attacks: One year on




World, Crime, 2009 Theft Timeline ... See World Theft timeline Top ^
2009 Dec.18  Poland  Hunt for Auschwitz sign thieves



World, Crime, 2009 Riot Timeline ... See World Riot timeline Top ^
2009 Sep.4  Western China  Five killed as protesters, police clash Oct.5  Jerusalem  Police guard holy site after riots



World, Crime, 2009 Political Probe Timeline ... See World Political Probe timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.4   New Delhi India hands Mumbai file to Pakistan
Aug.28  Los Angeles  Jackson death ruled as homicide Sep.16  Colorado  Apartment searched in terror probe Dec.26  London  Police hunt airline terror link



World, Crime, 2009 Immigration Timeline ... See World Immigration timeline Top ^
2009 Mar.24  Washington  Obama to beef up Mexico border policy



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2009 Apr.3  France  Obama: Europe faces greater terror risk Apr.16  Mexico  Obama backs Mexico's war on drugs Apr.21   India Suspected rebels 'stop' train   Suspected Maoist rebels - known as the Naxalites - in eastern India 'stopped' a train; about 700 passengers were on the train Sep.9  Mexico  Bolivian man acted alone in hijacking



World, Crime, 2009 Agreement Timeline ... See World Agreement timeline Top ^
2009 Jul.16   Egypt Pakistan and India in terror vow
Aug.21   Iran Defence minister-designate on Interpol list  Iran's defence minister-designate Vahidi is on an Interpol 'wanted' list over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Argentina Sep.18  Iran  Anger at Iranian Holocaust denial



World, Crime, 2009 Arrest Timeline ... See World Arrest timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.22   Congo DR Congo rebel leader arrested  Gen Laurent Nkunda, the leader of Hutu FDLR, the main rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has been arrested Mar.3  Bangladesh  Police hold leader of mutiny Apr.8  Northern England  12 arrested in 'very serious' terror plot Apr.18   Iran Iran jails journalist as US spy  Roxana Saberi, 31, an Iranian-American journalist has been jailed for eight years by Iran after a brief trial held behind closed doors Apr.23   North Korea US women 'face North Korea trial'
Apr.26  Somalia  Italian cruise ship thwarts pirate attack May.7  Malaysia  Terrorism suspect arrested May.11   Iran U.S. journalist freed in Iran May.13  Washington  Obama stopped to detainee photo releases Jun.7   North Korea Reporters get 12-year terms in N. Korea  Two U.S. journalists who were detained in North Korea while covering the plight of defectors have been sentenced to 12 years in labor camps Jun.18  Myanmar  Suu Kyi turns 64 in prison Jul.15   Chechnya Activist Estemirova 'found murdered'  A prominent Russian human rights activist, Natalia Estemirova, was bundled into a van and abducted as she left her home in Chechnya Jul.18  Mexico  10 police officers held in killings Jul.31  Iran  Poll protests trial begins Aug.1  Iran  Reformers slate trial 'sham' Aug.2  Iran  Torture claim against trial Aug.4   North Korea   N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists
  President Kim Jong Il has pardoned and ordered the release of two U.S. journalists after Bill Clinton met with top North Korean officials
Aug.8   Tehran   UK, French embassy employees on trial  A mass trial of Iranians and others arrested in post-election demonstrations resumed, with about 100 defendants in Tehran's Revolutionary Co... Aug.10   Myanmar   Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi 'guilty'   Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to an additional 18 months house arrest by a court Aug.15  Myanmar  Myanmar hands American to U.S. officials Aug.23  CIA  CIA report alleges prisoner abuse Sep.19   Colorado Three Afghans held over US 'plot'  FBI agents arrested Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Colorado resident and Afghan national questioned in an alleged terrorist plot Sep.27   Switzerland   Roman Polanski detained in Zurich Map of Zurich Switzerland
  Film director Roman Polanski has been taken into custody and faces extradition to the US for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977
 Polanski, 76, was detained as he travelled from France to collect a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival under a 2005 international alert issued by the US
Oct.6  Uganda  Rwanda genocide suspect arrested Oct.9  Amazon  Fugitive TV host surrenders Oct.22  USA  US raids hit Mexican drug cartel Nov.9  Iran  Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage Dec.5  Ural  Five held as investigators probe club fire Dec.9   Pakistan Pakistan arrests 5 men missing in U.S. Dec.24  China  Dissident sentenced to 11 years



World, Crime, 2009 Stabbing Timeline ... See World Stabbing timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.23   Belgium Infants stabbed at creche   2 infants and an adult have been killed and 10 other people wounded in a knife attack after a man reportedly tricked his way into the nurser... Mar.13   Washington US drops 'enemy combatant' term




World, Crime, 2009 Assassination Timeline ... See World Assassination timeline Top ^
2009 Mar.2   Guinea-Bissau President shot dead  Renegade soldiers have shot dead Joao Bernardo Vieira as a revenge, after the army chief of staff died in an explosion a few hours earlier Jul.15   Chechnya Activist Estemirova 'found murdered'  A prominent Russian human rights activist, Natalia Estemirova, was bundled into a van and abducted as she left her home in Chechnya Jul.15  Moscow  President Medvedev condemns killing Dec.3   Guinea Guinea leader survives attack
Dec.22   Colombia Kidnapped governor found dead



World, Crime, 2009 Shooting Timeline ... See World Shooting timeline Top ^
2009 Mar.10   Alabama Ten die in shooting spree   In a series of shootings across two towns in at least four separate shooting incidents. The gunman killed himself Mar.11   West Germany 16 killed in school shooting
Map of Winnenden Germany
  A gunman dressed in military gear killed 16 people in a shooting spree in Germany before he was shot dead by police
 Tim Kretschmer, 17, began his rampage at a school where he used to be a student. He broke into the school, went into the classroom and shot wildly around himself
May.4  Turkey  45 killed in attack on wedding party Jun.10  Washington  Shooting at Holocaust museum Jul.15  Moscow  President Medvedev condemns killing Jul.23  New Jersey  Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe Aug.1   Tel Aviv Gunman attacks gay centre  A lone black-clad gunman killed 2 people and wounded at least 10 at a gay support centre before escaping Aug.21   Iran Defence minister-designate on Interpol list  Iran's defence minister-designate Vahidi is on an Interpol 'wanted' list over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Argentina Aug.30   Jerusalem Olmert charged in corruption probe Sep.11   Taiwan Chen, wife sentenced to life  Former President Chen Shui-bian was convicted on corruption and money laundering charges, and was sentenced to life in prison Sep.28  Peru  Fujimori pleads guilty in bribery case Oct.8   Paris Culture minister admits sex with 'boys'  French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said he will not resign over his admission in a book that he paid to have sex with 'boys' in Tha... Oct.25  Washington  Obama's fury at Baghdad bloodbath Dec.13   Milan   PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
  Italian Prime Minister, 73, has been hit in the face and knocked to the ground after a political rally. He was taken to a hospital.    Berlusconi looking dazed, was helped to his feet by aides and put in a car. The nose and two teeth were broken and...




World, Crime, 2009 Rebellion Timeline ... See World Rebellion timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.22   Congo DR Congo rebel leader arrested  Gen Laurent Nkunda, the leader of Hutu FDLR, the main rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has been arrested Mar.3  Bangladesh  Police hold leader of mutiny Mar.7   Northern Ireland Two die in Army attack
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  Two military personnel have been shot dead during a gun attack at a base in County Antrim. 2 further military personnel and 2 civilians injured.    The gunmen struck at Massereene army ba...
Sep.4  Western China  Five killed as protesters, police clash Sep.14   Somalia Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed' Sep.29   Guinea Massacre toll put at 157 Oct.10   Rawalpindi Armed militants hold hostages at army HQ   At least 4 gunmen were holding 10 to 15 people hostage inside army headquarters in after an attack left at least 10 people dead Oct.11  Iran  'Election protestors' sentenced to death Oct.12   NW Pakistan 41 dead in Swat Valley blast   About 45 people were injured in the explosion in the Shangla district at a security forces checkpoint Nov.27  Russia  Train derails, 26 died Nov.28   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train.    A bomb blast caused th...
Dec.30   Afghanistan   Eight US 'CIA agents' killed in bomb attack
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  A bomber was wearing an explosive vest managed to enter Forward Operating Base Chapman




World, Crime, 2009 Prison Timeline ... See World Prison timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.20  Baghdad  New jail opens at Abu Ghraib site May.13  Washington  Obama stopped to detainee photo releases Jun.18  Myanmar  Suu Kyi turns 64 in prison Jul.23  Belgium  Convicts break out by air Aug.12   Scotland Lockerbie bomber to be released
Dec.12   Southern Philippines Islamic militants' raid frees 31 from jail



World, Crime, 2009 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.4   New Delhi India hands Mumbai file to Pakistan
Jan.8  Pakistan  Pakistan al-Qaeda chief 'killed' Feb.12  New Delhi  India welcomes Mumbai admission Mar.2   Lahore Gunmen attack Sri Lankan cricket team   At least 7 security people were killed and at least 8 members of the cricket team were wounded in a well-coordinated attack Mar.3  Lahore  Police hunt cricket attack gunmen Mar.7   Northern Ireland Two die in Army attack Map of Antrim United Kingdom
  Two military personnel have been shot dead during a gun attack at a base in County Antrim. 2 further military personnel and 2 civilians injured.    The gunmen struck at Massereene army ba...
Mar.9   Northern Ireland Police officer shot dead in town Mar.15  West Bank  Police officers shot dead Apr.3  France  Obama: Europe faces greater terror risk Apr.8  Somalia  U.S. warship nears boat carrying pirates Jul.16   Egypt Pakistan and India in terror vow Jul.18  Jakarta  Malaysian fugitive suspected in bombs Aug.1   Tel Aviv Gunman attacks gay centre  A lone black-clad gunman killed 2 people and wounded at least 10 at a gay support centre before escaping Aug.3   Melbourne Australia detains terror suspects Aug.7   Indonesia Suspected terrorist Top killed Aug.11  Indonesia  Sought-after militant not killed Aug.17  Iraq  Gay men 'attacked, executed in Iraq' Aug.17  Iraq  Gay men 'attacked, executed in Iraq' Aug.20   Libya   Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
  Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, has left Scotland on board a plane bound for Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds
Aug.21  Washington  Obama condemns bomber's heros welcome' Aug.22  Kandahar  Monitors: Taliban cut off fingers of voters Aug.23  CIA  CIA report alleges prisoner abuse Sep.11  Washington  US marks 9/11 amid shooting scare Sep.14   Somalia Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'
Sep.16   Indonesia Top terror suspect killed in raid   Indonesian police stormed a suspected terrorist hideout in central Java. 3 others were arrested. Police found eight sacks of explosives Oct.25  Washington  Obama's fury at Baghdad bloodbath Oct.27   Kabul 3 U.N. staff killed in firefight   The staff members were living in a private guesthouse in central Kabul near where an attack took place Nov.25   Mumbai Mumbai attacks: One year on Nov.27  Russia  Train derails, 26 died Nov.28   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train.    A bomb blast caused th...
Dec.5   Rawalpindi Taliban claims mosque strike
Dec.26  Nigeria  Father alerted US about plane bomber Dec.27  Washington  Obama orders review of flight screenings



World, Crime, 2009 Entertainment Timeline ... See World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2009 Aug.11   Amazon TV host 'ordered killings'  Police have accused Wallace Souza, of being involved in organised drug trafficking and ordering killings to get rid of rivals and boost rati... Sep.27   Switzerland   Roman Polanski detained in Zurich
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  Film director Roman Polanski has been taken into custody and faces extradition to the US for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977
 Polanski, 76, was detained as he travelled from France to collect a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival under a 2005 international alert issued by the US
Oct.9  Amazon  Fugitive TV host surrenders



World, Crime, 2009 Parliament Timeline ... See World Parliament timeline Top ^
2009 May.20  U.S. Senate  Guantanamo detainee move blocked Jun.5  Washington  Ex-US official, wife charged as Cuba spies Oct.19  Washington  U.S. scientist accused of spying for Israel Nov.9  Iran  Iran to charge U.S. hikers with espionage



World, Crime, 2009 Sex Crime Timeline ... See World Sex Crime timeline Top ^
2009 May.20  Ireland  Abuse 'endemic' at Catholic institutions Oct.8   Paris Culture minister admits sex with 'boys'  French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said he will not resign over his admission in a book that he paid to have sex with 'boys' in Tha... Nov.26  Ireland  Irish Church accused of abuse cover-up