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B. 07-01 U.S. launches 'major operation' Southern Afghanistan
C. 07-05 Federer win breaks Sampras record London
07-05 Scores killed in China protests Urumqi, Western China
E. 07-07 Emotional farewell to King of Pop Staples Center, Los Angeles
5. 07-10 Obama's trip sends message to Africa Ghana
G. 07-15 168 feared dead as plane crashes Qazvin, Iran
7. 07-15 Activist Estemirova 'found murdered' Chechnya
I. 07-16 Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels Jakarta
9. 07-20 Obama hails Apollo 11 astronauts Washington

Summary.     Click for More > Emotional farewell to King of Pop Obama's trip sends message to Africa 168 feared dead as plane crashes   An Iranian airliner en route to Armenia crashed killing all passengers and crew plunged into the ground and disintegrated on impact Activist Estemirova 'found murdered' 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 4... Obama hails Apollo 11 astronauts U.S. have deadliest month in Afghanistan Darkness envelops Asia during eclipse Zelaya shortly crosses border Islamist attacks spread Corazon Aquino dies
U.S. launches 'major operation' Federer win breaks Sampras record Scores killed in China protests Map of Urumqi China
Jul.1   Southern Afghanistan
 Comoros  Teen plane survivor recovers in hospital
 New Delhi  Gay sex 'not criminal' in India
Jul.2  Paris  Air France jet 'broke on impact'
 Myanmar  UN chief begins mission in Burma
Jul.3  Tehran  UK embassy staff in Iran 'face trial'
 Tribal Areas  Deadly military crash
 Libya  African Union in rift with court
 North Korea  North Korea test-fires more missiles
Jul.4  London  Serena powers to Wimbledon title
 Iran  Ahmadinejad wants talk with Obama
 Washington  Americas group suspends Honduras
Jul.5   London
  Western China
  Violence in restive western region of Xinjiang has left at least 140 people dead and more than 800 injured.    Several hundred people were arrested after a protest, in Urumqi turned violent. Exiled Uighur leader says po...
 Honduras  Honduras denies Zelaya jet from landing
Jul.6  Moscow  Obama moves to bolster U.S.-Russia ties
 Washington  Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies
 Western China  Unrest spreads in western China
 Tehran  Khamenei blames 'enemies' for unrest
Jul.7  Moscow  Obama urges shift in Russia ties
 Western China  Restive city under curfew
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Jul.8  North Korea  Kim Jong Il frail at father's memorial
 Italy  G-8 leaders pledge to seek emissions cuts
Jul.9  Italy  World powers accept warming limit
Jul.10   Ghana
 Helmand  Eight UK troops dead in 24 hours
Jul.11  Ghana  Obama speaks of hopes for Africa
Jul.12  Baghdad  6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours
Jul.13  USA  US budget deficit at $1 trillion
Jul.14  UN Tribunal  Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations
 Nigeria Delta  Rebels announce 'truce'
Jul.15   Iran
  Chechnya
 Moscow  President Medvedev condemns killing
 Iran  Plane black boxes 'damaged'
Jul.16  Egypt  Pakistan and India in terror vow
  Jakarta
Jul.17  Iran  Rafsanjani calls for protesters' release
 New York  TV news legend Cronkite dies
 Mumbai  Clinton seeks goodwill in India
Jul.18  Jakarta  Malaysian fugitive suspected in bombs
 Mexico  10 police officers held in killings
Jul.19  China  Police killed 12 in Uyghur riots
 Kandahar  Copter crash kills 16
 Costa Rica  Honduran negotiations end at impasse
Jul.20  Mumbai  Main Mumbai suspect pleads guilty
  Washington
  Afghanistan
 Japan  PM dissolves parliament
Jul.21  Tehran  Arrests at new protests
  India
Jul.22  Washington  Obama defends health care reforms
Jul.23  Germany  VW prepares to take over Porsche
 New Jersey  Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe
 Belgium  Convicts break out by air
Jul.24   Honduras
 Iran  17 die as plane skids, bursts into flames
Jul.25  Global  Global protests over Iranian crackdown
 Afghanistan  Suicide bombers hit city
 Nicaragua  Zelaya returns to Honduran border
Jul.26  Paris  Sarkozy hospitalized after jogging scare
 Paris  Contador seals 2009 Tour victory
 Syria  US urges Syria on Mid-East peace
 Iran  Ahmadinejad may face confidence vote
Jul.27   Northern Nigeria
 Colombia  FARC arms traced to Venezuela
Jul.28  Iran  Iran 'releases 140 demonstrators'
 Haiti  Dozens missing as boat capsizes
Jul.29  Microsoft  Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal
Jul.30  Spain  Travel chaos after Majorca bomb
 Iran  Police clash with mourners
 Northern Nigeria  Captured leader of militant sect is dead
Jul.31  Nigeria  Row over militant killing
  Philippines
 Iran  3 U.S. tourists held by Iran
 Iran  Poll protests trial begins


World in July 2009 , Location by Topic
Location Politics Crime & Justice War & Army Disasters
Iran
UK embassy staff in Iran 'face trial'
Ahmadinejad wants talk with Obama
Khamenei blames 'enemies' for unrest
Rafsanjani calls for protesters' release
Arrests at new protests
Ahmadinejad may face confidence vote
Iran 'releases 140 demonstrators'
3 U.S. tourists held by Iran
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168 feared dead as plane crashes
Plane black boxes 'damaged'
17 die as plane skids, bursts into flames
European Union
G-8 leaders pledge to seek emissions cuts
World powers accept warming limit
Sarkozy hospitalized after jogging scare
Convicts break out by air
Travel chaos after Majorca bomb
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France reverses 'black box' claim
Air France jet 'broke on impact'
USA
Americas group suspends Honduras
Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies
Obama hails Apollo 11 astronauts
Obama defends health care reforms
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Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies
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West Africa
Obama's trip sends message to Africa
Obama speaks of hopes for Africa
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Rebels announce 'truce'
Islamist attacks spread
Captured leader of militant sect is dead
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Suicide bombers hit city
U.S. launches 'major operation'
Eight UK troops dead in 24 hours
U.S. have deadliest month in Afghanistan
Copter crash kills 16
Arab Countries
African Union in rift with court
Pakistan and India in terror vow
US urges Syria on Mid-East peace
6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours
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Teen plane survivor recovers in hospital
Russia
Obama moves to bolster U.S.-Russia ties
Obama urges shift in Russia ties
President Medvedev condemns killing
Activist Estemirova 'found murdered'
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Jul.1  France  France reverses 'black box' claim
  Southern Afghanistan  
  4,000 Americans, mostly the Marines, and 650 Afghan soldiers and police launched Operation Khanjar, 'strike of the sword' against Taliban fighters
  Comoros Teen plane survivor recovers in hospital
 Iran  Iran 'disqualifies' EU from talks   New Delhi   Gay sex 'not criminal' in India  A court in the Indian capital has ruled that homosexual intercourse between consenting adults is not a criminal act

July 2 ... more > Top ^

Jul.2   Paris Air France jet 'broke on impact'
 London  Sisters Williams beat Russians   Myanmar UN chief begins mission in Burma  Moscow  Moscow ready for better U.S. ties  Mexico  WHO warns swine flu 'unstoppable'

July 3 ... more > Top ^

Jul.3   Tehran UK embassy staff in Iran 'face trial'
  Tribal Areas Deadly military crash  London  Roddick dumps out Murray in semifinal  London  Straight sets victory puts Federer in final   Libya African Union in rift with court  London  6 die in high-rise fire   North Korea   North Korea test-fires more missiles  North Korea fired four short-range Scud-type missiles,estimated to have a range of about 500 kilometers, toward the Sea of Japan  Iran  Ex-president seeks to free detainees  Myanmar  Burma junta leader snubs UN chief

July 4 ... more > Top ^

Jul.4   London Serena powers to Wimbledon title
 North Korea  Calm urged after N Korea missiles   Iran Ahmadinejad wants talk with Obama  Honduras  Zelaya vows to return to Honduras   Washington Americas group suspends Honduras

July 5 ... more > Top ^

Jul.5  Honduras  Honduras 'to stop Zelaya plane'   London     Federer win breaks Sampras record
  Roger Federer became the greatest player in Grand Slam history as he beat Roddick in 5 dramatic sets for a 6th Wimbledon and 15th major title.    Federer won 5-7 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 16-14 to surpass Pet...
 Honduras  Clashes as Honduran crisis grows  Comoros  Flight recorders located from Yemen crash   Western China   Scores killed in China protests Map of Urumqi China
  Violence in restive western region of Xinjiang has left at least 140 people dead and more than 800 injured
 Several hundred people were arrested after a protest, in Urumqi turned violent. Exiled Uighur leader says police fired on students. The protest was prompted by a deadly fight between Uighurs and Han Chinese last month
  Honduras   Honduras denies Zelaya jet from landing   Deposed Honduran President said he was denied permission to land at Tegucigalpa's airport, where military vehicles were arrayed on the runwa...

July 6 ... more > Top ^

Jul.6   Moscow     Obama moves to bolster U.S.-Russia ties   U.S. President and Russian Medvedev concluded a series of agreements, including one on nuclear arms reduction   Washington Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies
 Iran  Iran frees UK embassy worker   Western China Unrest spreads in western China   Tehran Khamenei blames 'enemies' for unrest  Los Angeles  Jacksons 'plan private ceremony'  Western China  Angry Uighurs defy Chinese police  Mexico  Ruling party loses midterm elections

July 7 ... more > Top ^

Jul.7   Moscow Obama urges shift in Russia ties
  Western China Restive city under curfew  Los Angeles  Jackson's body arrives at Staples Center   Los Angeles     Emotional farewell to King of Pop Map of Staples Center USA
  Michael Jackson's family and fans have said farewell to the superstar at an emotional memorial service at the Staples Center.    The coffin was placed in front of the stage during the event after an earlier private funeral. The...
 Indonesia  Indonesians voting for president  Western China  Troops flood into riot city

July 8 ... more > Top ^

Jul.8   North Korea Kim Jong Il frail at father's memorial
 South Africa  S Africa strike hits stadium work  Tribal Areas  Drones 'kill dozens'  Italy  Leaders arrive for quake zone summit   Italy   G-8 leaders pledge to seek emissions cuts   Leaders of The Group of Eight, the world's most powerful economies, pledged to seek huge cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions at a summit  Northern Iraq  Bombings kill at least 19, wound some 60

July 9 ... more > Top ^

Jul.9   Italy World powers accept warming limit
 Costa Rica  Honduran rivals at mediated talks  Italy  G8 summit to tackle food supplies  Tehran  Protesters met with tear gas, batons

July 10 ... more > Top ^

Jul.10  Pakistan  Pakistan: Taliban leader will talk to U.S.  Detroit  Leaner GM emerges from bankruptcy   Ghana     Obama's trip sends message to Africa
  President Barack Obama is generating excitement in the west African nation and envy among its neighbors.    Ghana was chosen because of...
  Helmand Eight UK troops dead in 24 hours


July 11 ... more > Top ^

Jul.11   Ghana Obama speaks of hopes for Africa


July 12 ... more > Top ^

Jul.12   Baghdad   6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours  At least four people were killed and 32 wounded as. Most of the churches were damaged in the bombings  CIA  Cheney 'ordered CIA to hide plan'  Japan  PM 'to call August vote'

July 13 ... more > Top ^

Jul.13  U.S. Senate  US top court nominee faces Senate   USA US budget deficit at $1 trillion


July 14 ... more > Top ^

Jul.14   UN Tribunal Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations
 New York  Goldman Sachs sees bumper profit   Nigeria Delta   Rebels announce 'truce'   The main rebel group in Niger Delta is to observe a 60-day ceasefire in its attacks on the oil industry  Israel  Israel soldiers speak out on Gaza

July 15 ... more > Top ^

Jul.15   Iran   168 feared dead as plane crashes
Map of Qazvin Iran
  An Iranian airliner en route to Armenia crashed killing all passengers and crew plunged into the ground and disintegrated on impact
 10 members of the country's youth judo team were aboard the Caspian Airlines plane. A smoldering crater was scattered with charred pieces of the plane and tattered passports
  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.    She was abducted and bundled into a van in Grozny. Her body was found in Ingushetia, with gunshot wounds. Estemirova, 50, had be...
 South Africa  Agreement ends World Cup strikes   Moscow President Medvedev condemns killing
  Iran Plane black boxes 'damaged'  China  China grows faster amid worries

July 16 ... more > Top ^

Jul.16   Egypt     Pakistan and India in terror vow  Meeting in Egypt, the countries' prime ministers said the fight against their 'main threat' should not be linked to wider peace talks  Somalia  Somali PM speaks with French hostage  Boston  Black Harvard professor arrested  Egypt  India puts Pakistan talks on hold  Southern California  US teen gains solo sailing record   Jakarta   Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Map of Jakarta
  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 Ritz-Carlton. Newly re-elected President Yudhoyono has visited the scene of the explosions


July 17 ... more > Top ^

Jul.17   Iran Rafsanjani calls for protesters' release
 USA  New US home starts surge in June  Mexico  Mexico boosts security in Michoacan state  Jakarta  Jakarta hotel bombers were guests  USA  Shuttle crew welcomed aboard ISS   New York TV news legend Cronkite dies   Mumbai Clinton seeks goodwill in India  South Africa  Mandela turns 91

July 18 ... more > Top ^

Jul.18   Jakarta Malaysian fugitive suspected in bombs
 France  Tour de France spectator killed  Iran  Human rights lawyer detained   Mexico 10 police officers held in killings

July 19 ... more > Top ^

Jul.19   China     Police killed 12 in Uyghur riots  China acknowledged that security forces shot dead 12 people during ethnic riots in the northwest earlier this month   Kandahar Copter crash kills 16
 Tehran  Iran bails UK embassy employee   Costa Rica     Honduran negotiations end at impasse  Honduras' interim government rejected a proposal to reinstate ousted President Jose Manuel Zelaya, ending a round of negotiations  Scotland  Cink defies Watson with playoff victory  India  India resists hard limits on emissions  Central Africa  Alarming Africa male gay HIV rate  Mauritania  Aziz declares win in vote

July 20 ... more > Top ^

Jul.20   Mumbai     Main Mumbai suspect pleads guilty   The lone surviving suspect captured during assault on Mumbai named a leading al Qaeda-linked Pakistani militant as one of the masterminds  Iran  Reformers call for new vote   Washington     Obama hails Apollo 11 astronauts
  President has praised the 'heroism' of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins who made the first landing on the Moon 40 years ago
  Afghanistan   U.S. have deadliest month in Afghanistan
  Four U.S. troops were killed in eastern Afghanistan in a roadside bombing. The deaths would raise U.S. military fatalities in Afghanistan to 30 in July
  Japan PM dissolves parliament

July 21 ... more > Top ^

Jul.21   Tehran Arrests at new protests
 Helmand  U.S. bombs poppy crop to cut Taliban ties   India     Darkness envelops Asia during eclipse
  Darkness fell across parts of China and India as a total solar eclipse passed across the world's most populous countries.    Stargazers and scientists travelled far to see the eclipse, ...
 Saudi Arabia  Saudis chided on 'rights abuses'

July 22 ... more > Top ^

Jul.22  South Africa  Discontent in townships spreads  Houston  Jackson doctor's clinic raided  Ukraine  General arrested in death of journalist   Washington     Obama defends health care reforms  President Obama has defended his plans for health reform in a news conference broadcast live in the US  Costa Rica  New Honduran proposal on table

July 23 ... more > Top ^

Jul.23   Germany   VW prepares to take over Porsche  Europe's biggest carmaker, Volkswagen, plans to buy German sports car firm in stages while retaining the latter's independence   New Jersey Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe  India  Court: Confession won't stop Mumbai trial   Belgium Convicts break out by air  South Africa  Cable - big promises for African Internet

July 24 ... more > Top ^

Jul.24   Honduras     Zelaya shortly crosses border
  Ousted Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya walked under a border chain and returned to his country nearly a month after the coup
 Iran  Supreme leader tells to dump VP   Iran   17 die as plane skids, bursts into flames   Passenger Aryan Airlines Flight 1625 skidded off an airport runway and burst into flames in the northeastern Iranian city

July 25 ... more > Top ^

Jul.25   Global   Global protests over Iranian crackdown  Protesters in dozens of cities worldwide demanded the release of hundreds of detainees who were arrested in the aftermath of the election   Afghanistan Suicide bombers hit city  NW Pakistan  Despair, devastation in Swat Valley  Paraguay  Brazil and Paraguay in power deal   Nicaragua Zelaya returns to Honduran border

July 26 ... more > Top ^

Jul.26   Paris     Sarkozy hospitalized after jogging scare  French President was taken to the Val de Grace military hospital for medical tests after falling ill while exercising near Paris   Paris Contador seals 2009 Tour victory
  Syria US urges Syria on Mid-East peace  Guinea-Bissau  Guinea-Bissau votes for new president   Iran Ahmadinejad may face confidence vote  Cuba  Castro calls for tight finances in Cuba

July 27 ... more > Top ^

Jul.27  Jerusalem  Israel, U.S. discuss Iran nuclear threat  Washington  China-US economic talks kick off   Northern Nigeria   Islamist attacks spread
Map of Borno State Nigeria
  15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150.    A gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yo...
  Colombia     FARC arms traced to Venezuela  Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos: Shoulder-launched anti-tank weapons purchased by Venezuela have ended up in the hands of guerrill...  Northern Nigeria  Security boosted in north Nigeria

July 28 ... more > Top ^

Jul.28   Iran Iran 'releases 140 demonstrators'
  Haiti Dozens missing as boat capsizes  Washington  US and China 'committed to trade'  Nigeria  Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect

July 29 ... more > Top ^

Jul.29   Microsoft Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal
 Germany  Schumacher makes shock F1 return  Iran  Iran to release prominent reformist  Nigeria  Islamist fighters 'flee'  Arizona  Girl's attack sheds light on Liberia rapes

July 30 ... more > Top ^

Jul.30   Spain     Travel chaos after Majorca bomb   A car bombing in the island of Majorca has killed two Civil Guard officers and led to ports and airports being shut for several hours   Iran Police clash with mourners
 Gaza  Rights groups concerned at 'honor killing'   Northern Nigeria   Captured leader of militant sect is dead   Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured by the Nigerian military, is dead  Myanmar  Aung San Suu Kyi verdict delayed  Tehran  Security forces, protesters face off

July 31 ... more > Top ^

Jul.31   Nigeria Row over militant killing
 USA  Pace of US economic decline eases  London  UK Pentagon hacker to face U.S. trial   Philippines   Corazon Aquino dies
  Former President had been suffering from colon cancer for more than a year and recently announced she was refusing further treatment.    She became president when the 1986 'people power'...
  Iran     3 U.S. tourists held by Iran  3 American tourists are believed to be in Iranian custody after they may have strayed across the border from Iraq during a mountain hike   Iran Poll protests trial begins



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World, July 2009 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2009
Jul.1   Southern Afghanistan
  4,000 Americans, mostly the Marines, and 650 Afghan soldiers and police launched Operation Khanjar, 'strike of the sword' against Taliban fighters
Jul.3   Tribal Areas Deadly military crash
Jul.3   Libya African Union in rift with court Jul.3   North Korea North Korea test-fires more missiles  North Korea fired four short-range Scud-type missiles,estimated to have a range of about 500 kilometers, toward the Sea of Japan Jul.4  North Korea  Calm urged after N Korea missiles Jul.6   Washington Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies Jul.7  Western China  Troops flood into riot city Jul.8  Tribal Areas  Drones 'kill dozens' Jul.10   Helmand Eight UK troops dead in 24 hours Jul.14   UN Tribunal Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations Jul.14   Nigeria Delta Rebels announce 'truce'   The main rebel group in Niger Delta is to observe a 60-day ceasefire in its attacks on the oil industry Jul.14  Israel  Israel soldiers speak out on Gaza Jul.20   Afghanistan U.S. have deadliest month in Afghanistan
  Four U.S. troops were killed in eastern Afghanistan in a roadside bombing. The deaths would raise U.S. military fatalities in Afghanistan to 30 in July
Jul.21  Helmand  U.S. bombs poppy crop to cut Taliban ties Jul.25  NW Pakistan  Despair, devastation in Swat Valley Jul.27   Northern Nigeria Islamist attacks spread Map of Borno State Nigeria
  15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150.    A gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yo...
Jul.27   Colombia   FARC arms traced to Venezuela  Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos: Shoulder-launched anti-tank weapons purchased by Venezuela have ended up in the hands of guerrill... Jul.27  Northern Nigeria  Security boosted in north Nigeria Jul.28  Nigeria  Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect Jul.29  Nigeria  Islamist fighters 'flee' Jul.30   Northern Nigeria Captured leader of militant sect is dead   Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured by the Nigerian military, is dead Jul.31   Nigeria Row over militant killing



World, July 2009 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2009 Jul.1  France  France reverses 'black box' claim Jul.1   Comoros Teen plane survivor recovers in hospital
Jul.2   Paris Air France jet 'broke on impact' Jul.2  Mexico  WHO warns swine flu 'unstoppable' Jul.3   Tribal Areas Deadly military crash Jul.3  London  6 die in high-rise fire Jul.5  Comoros  Flight recorders located from Yemen crash Jul.9  Italy  G8 summit to tackle food supplies Jul.15   Iran 168 feared dead as plane crashes
Map of Qazvin Iran
  An Iranian airliner en route to Armenia crashed killing all passengers and crew plunged into the ground and disintegrated on impact
 10 members of the country's youth judo team were aboard the Caspian Airlines plane. A smoldering crater was scattered with charred pieces of the plane and tattered passports
Jul.15   Iran Plane black boxes 'damaged' Jul.18  France  Tour de France spectator killed Jul.19   Kandahar Copter crash kills 16 Jul.19  Central Africa  Alarming Africa male gay HIV rate Jul.21   India   Darkness envelops Asia during eclipse
  Darkness fell across parts of China and India as a total solar eclipse passed across the world's most populous countries.    Stargazers and scientists travelled far to see the eclipse, ...
Jul.24   Iran 17 die as plane skids, bursts into flames   Passenger Aryan Airlines Flight 1625 skidded off an airport runway and burst into flames in the northeastern Iranian city Jul.28   Haiti Dozens missing as boat capsizes




World, July 2009 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Jul.6  Los Angeles  Jacksons 'plan private ceremony' Jul.7  Los Angeles  Jackson's body arrives at Staples Center Jul.7   Los Angeles   Emotional farewell to King of Pop
Map of Staples Center USA
  Michael Jackson's family and fans have said farewell to the superstar at an emotional memorial service at the Staples Center.    The coffin was placed in front of the stage during the event after an earlier private funeral. The...
Jul.8  South Africa  S Africa strike hits stadium work Jul.10  Detroit  Leaner GM emerges from bankruptcy Jul.13   USA US budget deficit at $1 trillion Jul.14  New York  Goldman Sachs sees bumper profit Jul.15  South Africa  Agreement ends World Cup strikes Jul.15  China  China grows faster amid worries Jul.17  USA  New US home starts surge in June Jul.17   New York TV news legend Cronkite dies Jul.19  India  India resists hard limits on emissions Jul.22   Washington   Obama defends health care reforms  President Obama has defended his plans for health reform in a news conference broadcast live in the US Jul.23   Germany VW prepares to take over Porsche  Europe's biggest carmaker, Volkswagen, plans to buy German sports car firm in stages while retaining the latter's independence Jul.23  South Africa  Cable - big promises for African Internet Jul.25  Paraguay  Brazil and Paraguay in power deal Jul.26  Cuba  Castro calls for tight finances in Cuba Jul.27  Washington  China-US economic talks kick off Jul.28  Washington  US and China 'committed to trade' Jul.29   Microsoft Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal Jul.31  USA  Pace of US economic decline eases



World, July 2009 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2009 Jul.2  London  Sisters Williams beat Russians Jul.3  London  Roddick dumps out Murray in semifinal Jul.3  London  Straight sets victory puts Federer in final Jul.4   London Serena powers to Wimbledon title
Jul.5   London   Federer win breaks Sampras record
  Roger Federer became the greatest player in Grand Slam history as he beat Roddick in 5 dramatic sets for a 6th Wimbledon and 15th major title.    Federer won 5-7 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 16-14 to surpass Pet...
Jul.8  South Africa  S Africa strike hits stadium work Jul.15  South Africa  Agreement ends World Cup strikes Jul.16  Southern California  US teen gains solo sailing record Jul.18  France  Tour de France spectator killed Jul.19  Scotland  Cink defies Watson with playoff victory Jul.26   Paris Contador seals 2009 Tour victory
Jul.29  Germany  Schumacher makes shock F1 return



World, July 2009 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2009 Jul.8  Northern Iraq  Bombings kill at least 19, wound some 60 Jul.12   Baghdad 6 Baghdad churches bombs in 24 hours  At least four people were killed and 32 wounded as. Most of the churches were damaged in the bombings 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.    She was abducted and bundled into a van in Grozny. Her body was found in Ingushetia, with gunshot wounds. Estemirova, 50, had be...
Jul.15   Moscow President Medvedev condemns killing
Jul.16   Egypt   Pakistan and India in terror vow  Meeting in Egypt, the countries' prime ministers said the fight against their 'main threat' should not be linked to wider peace talks Jul.16  Somalia  Somali PM speaks with French hostage Jul.16   Jakarta Deadly blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Map of Jakarta
  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 Ritz-Carlton. Newly re-elected President Yudhoyono has visited the scene of the explosions
Jul.17  Mexico  Mexico boosts security in Michoacan state Jul.17  Jakarta  Jakarta hotel bombers were guests Jul.18   Jakarta Malaysian fugitive suspected in bombs Jul.18   Mexico 10 police officers held in killings Jul.20   Mumbai   Main Mumbai suspect pleads guilty   The lone surviving suspect captured during assault on Mumbai named a leading al Qaeda-linked Pakistani militant as one of the masterminds Jul.21  Helmand  U.S. bombs poppy crop to cut Taliban ties Jul.22  Houston  Jackson doctor's clinic raided Jul.22  Ukraine  General arrested in death of journalist Jul.23   New Jersey Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe Jul.23  India  Court: Confession won't stop Mumbai trial Jul.23   Belgium Convicts break out by air Jul.25   Afghanistan Suicide bombers hit city Jul.29  Arizona  Girl's attack sheds light on Liberia rapes Jul.30   Spain   Travel chaos after Majorca bomb   A car bombing in the island of Majorca has killed two Civil Guard officers and led to ports and airports being shut for several hours Jul.30  Gaza  Rights groups concerned at 'honor killing' Jul.30  Myanmar  Aung San Suu Kyi verdict delayed Jul.31  London  UK Pentagon hacker to face U.S. trial Jul.31   Iran   3 U.S. tourists held by Iran  3 American tourists are believed to be in Iranian custody after they may have strayed across the border from Iraq during a mountain hike Jul.31   Iran Poll protests trial begins



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2009 Jul.1  Iran  Iran 'disqualifies' EU from talks Jul.1   New Delhi Gay sex 'not criminal' in India  A court in the Indian capital has ruled that homosexual intercourse between consenting adults is not a criminal act Jul.2   Myanmar UN chief begins mission in Burma
Jul.2  Moscow  Moscow ready for better U.S. ties Jul.3   Tehran UK embassy staff in Iran 'face trial' Jul.3   Libya African Union in rift with court Jul.3  Iran  Ex-president seeks to free detainees Jul.3  Myanmar  Burma junta leader snubs UN chief Jul.4  North Korea  Calm urged after N Korea missiles Jul.4   Iran Ahmadinejad wants talk with Obama Jul.4  Honduras  Zelaya vows to return to Honduras Jul.4   Washington Americas group suspends Honduras Jul.5  Honduras  Honduras 'to stop Zelaya plane' Jul.5  Honduras  Clashes as Honduran crisis grows Jul.5   Western China Scores killed in China protests Map of Urumqi China
  Violence in restive western region of Xinjiang has left at least 140 people dead and more than 800 injured
 Several hundred people were arrested after a protest, in Urumqi turned violent. Exiled Uighur leader says police fired on students. The protest was prompted by a deadly fight between Uighurs and Han Chinese last month
Jul.5   Honduras Honduras denies Zelaya jet from landing   Deposed Honduran President said he was denied permission to land at Tegucigalpa's airport, where military vehicles were arrayed on the runwa... Jul.6   Moscow   Obama moves to bolster U.S.-Russia ties   U.S. President and Russian Medvedev concluded a series of agreements, including one on nuclear arms reduction Jul.6   Washington Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies Jul.6  Iran  Iran frees UK embassy worker Jul.6   Western China Unrest spreads in western China Jul.6   Tehran Khamenei blames 'enemies' for unrest Jul.6  Western China  Angry Uighurs defy Chinese police Jul.6  Mexico  Ruling party loses midterm elections Jul.7   Moscow Obama urges shift in Russia ties Jul.7   Western China Restive city under curfew Jul.7  Indonesia  Indonesians voting for president Jul.7  Western China  Troops flood into riot city Jul.8   North Korea Kim Jong Il frail at father's memorial Jul.8  Italy  Leaders arrive for quake zone summit Jul.8   Italy G-8 leaders pledge to seek emissions cuts   Leaders of The Group of Eight, the world's most powerful economies, pledged to seek huge cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions at a summit Jul.9   Italy World powers accept warming limit Jul.9  Costa Rica  Honduran rivals at mediated talks Jul.9  Italy  G8 summit to tackle food supplies Jul.9  Tehran  Protesters met with tear gas, batons Jul.10  Pakistan  Pakistan: Taliban leader will talk to U.S. Jul.10   Ghana   Obama's trip sends message to Africa
  President Barack Obama is generating excitement in the west African nation and envy among its neighbors.    Ghana was chosen because of...
Jul.11   Ghana Obama speaks of hopes for Africa
Jul.12  CIA  Cheney 'ordered CIA to hide plan' Jul.12  Japan  PM 'to call August vote' Jul.13  U.S. Senate  US top court nominee faces Senate 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.    She was abducted and bundled into a van in Grozny. Her body was found in Ingushetia, with gunshot wounds. Estemirova, 50, had be...
Jul.15   Moscow President Medvedev condemns killing
Jul.16   Egypt   Pakistan and India in terror vow  Meeting in Egypt, the countries' prime ministers said the fight against their 'main threat' should not be linked to wider peace talks Jul.16  Boston  Black Harvard professor arrested Jul.16  Egypt  India puts Pakistan talks on hold Jul.17   Iran Rafsanjani calls for protesters' release Jul.17  USA  Shuttle crew welcomed aboard ISS Jul.17   Mumbai Clinton seeks goodwill in India Jul.17  South Africa  Mandela turns 91 Jul.18  Iran  Human rights lawyer detained Jul.19   China   Police killed 12 in Uyghur riots  China acknowledged that security forces shot dead 12 people during ethnic riots in the northwest earlier this month Jul.19  Tehran  Iran bails UK embassy employee Jul.19   Costa Rica   Honduran negotiations end at impasse  Honduras' interim government rejected a proposal to reinstate ousted President Jose Manuel Zelaya, ending a round of negotiations Jul.19  India  India resists hard limits on emissions Jul.19  Central Africa  Alarming Africa male gay HIV rate Jul.19  Mauritania  Aziz declares win in vote Jul.20  Iran  Reformers call for new vote Jul.20   Washington   Obama hails Apollo 11 astronauts
  President has praised the 'heroism' of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins who made the first landing on the Moon 40 years ago
Jul.20   Japan PM dissolves parliament Jul.21   Tehran Arrests at new protests Jul.21  Saudi Arabia  Saudis chided on 'rights abuses' Jul.22  South Africa  Discontent in townships spreads Jul.22  Ukraine  General arrested in death of journalist Jul.22   Washington   Obama defends health care reforms  President Obama has defended his plans for health reform in a news conference broadcast live in the US Jul.22  Costa Rica  New Honduran proposal on table Jul.23   New Jersey Mayors, rabbis arrested in crime probe Jul.24   Honduras   Zelaya shortly crosses border
  Ousted Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya walked under a border chain and returned to his country nearly a month after the coup
Jul.24  Iran  Supreme leader tells to dump VP Jul.25   Global Global protests over Iranian crackdown  Protesters in dozens of cities worldwide demanded the release of hundreds of detainees who were arrested in the aftermath of the election Jul.25  Paraguay  Brazil and Paraguay in power deal Jul.25   Nicaragua Zelaya returns to Honduran border Jul.26   Paris   Sarkozy hospitalized after jogging scare  French President was taken to the Val de Grace military hospital for medical tests after falling ill while exercising near Paris Jul.26   Syria US urges Syria on Mid-East peace Jul.26  Guinea-Bissau  Guinea-Bissau votes for new president Jul.26   Iran Ahmadinejad may face confidence vote Jul.26  Cuba  Castro calls for tight finances in Cuba Jul.27  Jerusalem  Israel, U.S. discuss Iran nuclear threat Jul.27  Washington  China-US economic talks kick off Jul.28   Iran Iran 'releases 140 demonstrators' Jul.28  Washington  US and China 'committed to trade' Jul.28  Nigeria  Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect Jul.29  Iran  Iran to release prominent reformist Jul.30   Iran Police clash with mourners Jul.30  Gaza  Rights groups concerned at 'honor killing' Jul.30  Myanmar  Aung San Suu Kyi verdict delayed Jul.30  Tehran  Security forces, protesters face off Jul.31   Philippines Corazon Aquino dies
  Former President had been suffering from colon cancer for more than a year and recently announced she was refusing further treatment.    She became president when the 1986 'people power'...
Jul.31   Iran Poll protests trial begins