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B. 09-02 Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats Turkey
2. 09-05 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000' Somalia
D. 09-05 Libya army convoy reaches Niger Agadez, Niger
09-07 Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash Yaroslavl, Russia
F. 09-09 Protesters break into Israeli embassy Egypt
6. 09-13 Floods kill more than 200 in Pakistan Sindh, Pakistan
H. 09-13 Militants fire on U.S. Embassy Kabul
I. 09-15 UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B Switzerland

Summary.     Click for More > Putin set to return as president U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed   Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike
Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000' Libya army convoy reaches Niger   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash   An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people Protesters break into Israeli embassy   Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices   Sombre US honours victims of 9/11   Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event Floods kill more than 200 in Pakistan   Heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan's southeastern Sindh province has killed some 226 people over the past month Militants fire on U.S. Embassy UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated U.S. hikers in Iran freed  American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were released from an Iranian prison into the care of an Omani official 35 bodies found in roadway Shares sink over growth worries President Saleh returns to Yemen   Abbas submitted request for full member
Sep.1  Libya  Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'
Sep.2   Turkey
Sep.3  Libya  Libya spy papers 'show CIA link
 Paris  Strauss-Kahn arrives in France
Sep.4  Southern Iran  First nuclear power plant is online
 Libya  Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold
 Japan  Typhoon Talas kills 19 in Japan
Sep.5   Somalia
 West Pakistan  Top al Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan
  Niger
Sep.6  Texas  Texas wildfires torch 1,000 homes
Sep.7   Russia
 New Delhi  Deadly blast outside India court
 Southern California  Rivals take aim on Perry debate debut
Sep.8  Libya  Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi
 U.S. Congress  Obama unveils crucial jobs plan
Sep.9  New York  Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat'
  Egypt
Sep.10  Tanzania  Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks
 Syria  Arab League deal on Syria reforms
Sep.11   Manhattan
 Niger  Gaddafi's son arrives in Niger
Sep.12  Kenya  Dozens die in pipeline fire
 Southern France  Explosion reported at French nuclear site
 New York  Novak Djokovic wins US Open
 Florida  Sparks fly in Republican TV debate
Sep.13   Pakistan
  Kabul
 Iran  U.S. hikers jailed in Iran may be released
 Washington  US poverty rises to record high
 Kabul  Troops end Kabul day-long attack
Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices
 France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece
Sep.15   Switzerland
  Libya
 Denmark  Denmark centre-left wins election
Sep.16  Libya  NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid
 Libya  Anti-Gadhafi forces pull back
  Nevada
Sep.17  Libya  Fierce fighting resumes for Sirte
 Washington  New Obama plan to tax wealthiest
Sep.18  Switzerland  UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B
 Nepal  16 dead in India, Nepal after 6.9 quake
Sep.19  Washington  Obama outlines US deficit plans
 Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P
Sep.20   Libya
  Kabul
 Global  IMF: World economy in 'dangerous phase'
Sep.21   Iran
  Mexico
 US Georgia  Troy Davis is executed in Georgia
Sep.22   Global
  Yemen
Sep.23   UN Gen. Assembly
  The Quartet negotiators has urged Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks within one month and aim for a deal by the end of 2012
 Addressing the General Assembly, Abbas urged the Security Council to back a state with pre-1967 borders and called to vote in favour of our full membership, in an unusually impassioned speech
Sep.24   Moscow
 Nepal  Tourist plane crashes near Kathmandu
Sep.25  Saudi Arabia  Women will be allowed to vote
 Libya  Grave may hold 1,200 bodies
 Washington  Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging'
Sep.26  Libya  Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city
 Philippines  Powerful typhoon hits Philippines
Sep.27  European Union  UN Syria sanctions call dropped
Sep.28  Iran  Iran to send ships near U.S. waters
 Colorado  Tainted US melons kill up to 16
Sep.29  Berlin  Parliament approves EU bailout fund
 Syria  Mob pelts US ambassador in Syria
 Western China  Rocket launches Chinese space lab
Sep.30   Yemen
 European Union  Markets see big quarterly falls
 Rawalpindi  Death for Pakistan blasphemy killer


World in September 2011 , Location by Topic
Location Politics Business Disasters Crime & Justice War & Army
Arab Countries
Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'
Libya leaders vow respect for law
Libya spy papers 'show CIA link
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
Arab League deal on Syria reforms
Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya
President Saleh returns to Yemen
Women will be allowed to vote
Mob pelts US ambassador in Syria
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Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
Attacks target security offices
Grave may hold 1,200 bodies
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'
Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold
Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi
Attacks target security offices
NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid
Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha
Grave may hold 1,200 bodies
Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
USA
Rivals take aim on Perry debate debut
Obama unveils crucial jobs plan
Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
Sparks fly in Republican TV debate
New Obama plan to tax wealthiest
Obama outlines US deficit plans
US 'to sue banks over mortgages'
Obama unveils crucial jobs plan
US poverty rises to record high
New Obama plan to tax wealthiest
Obama outlines US deficit plans
Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging'
Texas wildfires torch 1,000 homes
Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured
Tainted US melons kill up to 16
Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat'
Troy Davis is executed in Georgia
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Libya
Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'
Libya leaders vow respect for law
Gadhafi long-held secrets revealed
Libya NTC seeks order in Tripoli
Libya spy papers 'show CIA link
Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya
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Grave may hold 1,200 bodies
Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'
Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold
Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi
NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid
Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha
Grave may hold 1,200 bodies
Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city
European Union
Strauss-Kahn arrives in France
Eurozone leaders reassure Greece
Denmark centre-left wins election
Parliament approves EU bailout fund
Eurozone leaders reassure Greece
Italy has debt rating cut by S&P
Markets see big quarterly falls
Explosion reported at French nuclear site
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Washington
Obama unveils crucial jobs plan
New Obama plan to tax wealthiest
Obama outlines US deficit plans
Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging'
Obama unveils crucial jobs plan
US poverty rises to record high
New Obama plan to tax wealthiest
Obama outlines US deficit plans
Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging'
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Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'   Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats


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September 1 ... more > Top ^

Sep.1   Libya
 Libya  Libya leaders vow respect for law
 Washington  US 'to sue banks over mortgages'


September 2 ... more > Top ^

Sep.2   Turkey  
  Turkey has decided to expel Israel's ambassador and other senior diplomats amid tensions over that country's raid on a flotilla headed to Gaza
 Libya  Gadhafi long-held secrets revealed  Washington  No new jobs added in US in August  WikiLeaks  Anger at Wikileaks mass release  Libya  Libya NTC seeks order in Tripoli  Chile  Chile air force plane disappears

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Sep.3   Libya Libya spy papers 'show CIA link
 Tel Aviv  Israelis step up economy protest   Paris Strauss-Kahn arrives in France

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Sep.4   Southern Iran First nuclear power plant is online
  Libya Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold   Japan Typhoon Talas kills 19 in Japan  Libya  Gaddafi stronghold talks 'failed'

September 5 ... more > Top ^

Sep.5   Somalia     Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area
  West Pakistan Top al Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan  Beijing  China denies selling weapons to Libya  London  UK PM wants Libya rendition inquiry  Cairo  Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes   Niger     Libya army convoy reaches Niger Map of Agadez Niger
  The vehicles rolled into the town of Agadez; one report said they were accompanied by well-armed Tuareg tribal fighters
 Washington  Obama challenges rivals on jobs

September 6 ... more > Top ^

Sep.6   Texas Texas wildfires torch 1,000 homes
 UN Tribunal  Ex-Yugoslav army chief jailed at Hague  Niger  Gaddafi aide 'in Niger capital'

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Sep.7   Russia     Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash
Map of Yaroslavl Russia
  An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people
 2 people survived with serious injuries. The Yak-42 burst into flames shortly after leaving an airport near the city. The team were heading to Belarus for the season's first match
  New Delhi   Deadly blast outside India court   At least 11 people were killed after a bomb inside a briefcase exploded outside the Delhi High Court, India's home minister told lawmakers  Syria  Homs under fire as deaths mount   Southern California Rivals take aim on Perry debate debut

September 8 ... more > Top ^

Sep.8   Libya Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi
 London  British army abuse of Iraqi 'appalling'   U.S. Congress Obama unveils crucial jobs plan  UN Tribunal  ICC seeks Interpol Red Notice for Gadhafi  Southern Afghanistan  Reporter killed in case of mistaken ID  San Diego  Massive blackout in US and Mexico

September 9 ... more > Top ^

Sep.9  Libya  Deadline for towns' surrender passes   New York   Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat'   The US secretary of state has warned that al-Qaeda is behind a credible threat to Americans in the run-up to the anniversary of 9/11  Cairo  Bid to storm Israel Cairo embassy   Egypt     Protesters break into Israeli embassy
  Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices
 Israel's ambassador has flown out of Egypt. Security forces fired tear gas at the protesters who threw stones and petrol bombs at police


September 10 ... more > Top ^

Sep.10   Tanzania   Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks   At least 187 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island with at least 800 people on board   Syria Arab League deal on Syria reforms
 Washington  Obama says 9/11 made US stronger  New York  Djokovic comeback stuns Federer  Libya  Libyan interim leader in Tripoli  New York  Nadal takes out Murray in semifinal

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Sep.11   Manhattan     Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
Map of Manhattan
  Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event
 A minute's silence marked each moment that a plane struck, and a tower fell. In a speech at the Pentagon, Joe Biden commended America's armed forces for their service
 Kenya  British citizen killed in beach attack  Libya  Troops seek to strangle Gadhafi hometown   Niger     Gaddafi's son arrives in Niger  Saadi Gaddafi, one of the sons of the fugitive Libyan leader, Col Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in neighbouring Niger  New York  Stosur stuns Serena in final  Washington  Obama offers 9/11 message of hope

September 12 ... more > Top ^

Sep.12   Kenya   Dozens die in pipeline fire   A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, killing at least 55 people but likely more   Southern France Explosion reported at French nuclear site
 Russia  Russian crash survivor dies in hospital   New York Novak Djokovic wins US Open   Florida Sparks fly in Republican TV debate  Libya  Libya rebels 'committed abuses'

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Sep.13   Pakistan   Floods kill more than 200 in Pakistan
Map of Sindh Pakistan
  Heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan's southeastern Sindh province has killed some 226 people over the past month
  Kabul   Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
  Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command.    The strike in central Kabul and two other assaults across the city left residents ...
  Iran     U.S. hikers jailed in Iran may be released  Two American hikers sentenced to eight years in prison for espionage and illegal entry into Iran may be released 'in a couple of days'   Washington US poverty rises to record high
 Kabul  Troops close in on Kabul gunmen   Kabul Troops end Kabul day-long attack  France  Moody's downgrades French banks  China  Chinese man kills four with axe  Kashmir  Bus rolls into Kashmir gorge; 20 dead

September 14 ... more > Top ^

Sep.14   Yemen Attacks target security offices
 Washington  Moves to stop Palestinian UN bid   France Eurozone leaders reassure Greece  Libya  Libya seeks arms against Gaddafi

September 15 ... more > Top ^

Sep.15   Switzerland   UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion
  Libya     Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya
  The leaders of France and Britain pledged support for Libya's revolution that included offering help to capture Moammar Gadhafi
 Libya  Anti-Gaddafi troops move on Sirte   Denmark Denmark centre-left wins election  Fiji  7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji

September 16 ... more > Top ^

Sep.16   Libya     NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid   Columns of anti-Gaddafi forces have renewed assaults on two of the final strongholds of the ousted Libyan leader  Wales  Second trapped UK miner dead   Libya Anti-Gadhafi forces pull back
 West Bank  Abbas presses for full U.N. membership   Nevada   Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Map of Reno Nevada
  9 people have died after vintage World War II-era P-51 Mustang crashed near a grandstand at an air race near Reno


September 17 ... more > Top ^

Sep.17   Libya Fierce fighting resumes for Sirte
  Washington New Obama plan to tax wealthiest  Libya  Rebels 'advance' in Sirte battle

September 18 ... more > Top ^

Sep.18   Switzerland UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B
 Iran  Hikers' release delayed again, lawyer says   Nepal     16 dead in India, Nepal after 6.9 quake  5 in Nepal and 4 in India -- died when a magnitude-6.9 quake struck the northern Indian state of Sikkim near the border between the two nati...  Paris  Strauss-Kahn: I felt 'trapped, humiliated'

September 19 ... more > Top ^

Sep.19   Washington Obama outlines US deficit plans
 Libya  Anti-Gadhafi forces suffer losses in Sirte  Yemen  Further deaths in Sanaa clashes   Italy Italy has debt rating cut by S&P  Libya  NTC: Humanitarian disaster in Bani Walid  Libya  Anti-Gaddafi forces move on Sabha

September 20 ... more > Top ^

Sep.20   Libya     Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha
Map of Sabha Libya
  A dusty city southwest of Tripoli has long been considered a staunch pro-Moammar Gadhafi stronghold
  Kabul   Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated
  Burhanuddin Rabbani, considered vital to peace efforts in the country, was assassinated. He had been leading the Afghan peace council.    2 suicide bombers feigning a desire to conduct reconciliation talks, deto...
  Global IMF: World economy in 'dangerous phase'
 Japan  1 million urged to flee typhoon  UN  Obama to meet Middle East leaders

September 21 ... more > Top ^

Sep.21   Iran   U.S. hikers in Iran freed
  American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were released from an Iranian prison into the care of an Omani official
 Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were released on bail of $500,000 each and their sentences were commuted. Diplomatic cars sent to collect them from the notorious Evin Prison
  Mexico     35 bodies found in roadway
Map of Veracruz Mexico
  At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz.    The dead included ...
 UN Gen. Assembly  Mideast peace keynote of Obama address  U.S. Supreme Court  Troy Davis' last appeal rejected  Washington  Fed launches stimulus initiative   US Georgia   Troy Davis is executed in Georgia   Death row inmate Troy Davis has been executed in the US state of Georgia for the fatal shooting of policeman Mark MacPhail in 1989

September 22 ... more > Top ^

Sep.22   Global   Shares sink over growth worries
  World stock markets have dropped sharply after a series of grim warnings over prospects for the global economy
 U.S. Senate  Pakistan 'supported' US embassy attack   Yemen   President Saleh returns to Yemen
  Yemeni state television says President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to the country three months after surviving an assassination attempt
 South Korea  Asia shares continue global slide

September 23 ... more > Top ^

Sep.23  European Union  Shares fall back as fear returns  Yemen  Sanaa opposition camp 'attacked'   UN Gen. Assembly     Abbas submitted request for full member
  The Quartet negotiators has urged Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks within one month and aim for a deal by the end of 2012
 Addressing the General Assembly, Abbas urged the Security Council to back a state with pre-1967 borders and called to vote in favour of our full membership, in an unusually impassioned speech
 USA  Satellite falls towards earth

September 24 ... more > Top ^

Sep.24   Moscow     Putin set to return as president
  Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he has accepted a proposal to stand for president in March 2012. Medvedev backs Putin for president.    Prime Minister is addressing the rulin...
  Nepal Tourist plane crashes near Kathmandu  Libya  NTC troops enter pro-Gaddafi city

September 25 ... more > Top ^

Sep.25   Saudi Arabia     Women will be allowed to vote   King Abdullah: Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to vote and run for office in future municipal elections   Libya   Grave may hold 1,200 bodies   A mass grave thought to hold the remains of more than 1,200 victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison has been found in Tripoli  West Bank  Abbas returns to hero's welcome   Washington Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging'


September 26 ... more > Top ^

Sep.26  European Union  Bank shares rally on rescue hopes   Libya   Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city   Anti-Gaddafi fighters have breached the former leader's hometown of Sirte from the east for the first time, as their 3-day long assault cont...  New York  Hikers detail Iran's 'ridiculous lies'   Philippines     Powerful typhoon hits Philippines   A powerful typhoon has struck the Philippines, triggering floods, cutting power and halting work in the capital Manila

September 27 ... more > Top ^

Sep.27  Italy  Knox no femme fatale, lawyer says  Greece  Greece calls for German debt help   European Union UN Syria sanctions call dropped
 Manila  Philippines cleans up after storm

September 28 ... more > Top ^

Sep.28   Iran Iran to send ships near U.S. waters
  Colorado Tainted US melons kill up to 16  Washington  White House dismisses Iran naval threat  Seattle  Amazon unveils Kindle Fire tablet  Berlin  Merkel faces test in bailout vote

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Sep.29   Berlin   Parliament approves EU bailout fund  A large majority in the German parliament has approved expanded powers for the EU's main bailout fund   Syria   Mob pelts US ambassador in Syria  Supporters of Syrian President al-Assad have thrown tomatoes and eggs at US ambassador Robert Ford as he met an opposition figure   Western China Rocket launches Chinese space lab
 Italy  Final arguments in Knox appeal  Washington  US condemns Syrian envoy attack  New York  China stocks dive amid US fraud fears  Afghanistan  8 NATO troops die in Afgha-n in 2 days  Athens  Greek PM holds new bailout talks

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Sep.30   Yemen   U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike
 It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Khan could spark retaliatory attacks against the United States. The top terrorist recruiter was killed in a U.S. drone
  European Union Markets see big quarterly falls  Washington  Obama hails demise of al-Qaeda supremo   Rawalpindi Death for Pakistan blasphemy killer


Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war' Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold   Libya army convoy reaches Niger Map of Agadez Niger




World, September 2011 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2011
Sep.1   Libya
Sep.2  Chile  Chile air force plane disappears
Sep.4   Libya
Sep.4  Libya  Gaddafi stronghold talks 'failed'
Sep.5  Beijing  China denies selling weapons to Libya
Sep.5   Niger
  The vehicles rolled into the town of Agadez; one report said they were accompanied by well-armed Tuareg tribal fighters
Sep.6  UN Tribunal  Ex-Yugoslav army chief jailed at Hague Sep.7  Syria  Homs under fire as deaths mount Sep.8   Libya Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi Sep.8  London  British army abuse of Iraqi 'appalling' Sep.8  UN Tribunal  ICC seeks Interpol Red Notice for Gadhafi Sep.8  Southern Afghanistan  Reporter killed in case of mistaken ID Sep.9  Libya  Deadline for towns' surrender passes Sep.11  Libya  Troops seek to strangle Gadhafi hometown Sep.12  Libya  Libya rebels 'committed abuses' Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
  Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command.    The strike in central Kabul and two other assaults across the city left residents ...
Sep.13  Kabul  Troops close in on Kabul gunmen Sep.13   Kabul Troops end Kabul day-long attack
Sep.14   Yemen Attacks target security offices Sep.14  Libya  Libya seeks arms against Gaddafi Sep.15  Libya  Anti-Gaddafi troops move on Sirte Sep.16   Libya   NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid   Columns of anti-Gaddafi forces have renewed assaults on two of the final strongholds of the ousted Libyan leader Sep.16   Libya Anti-Gadhafi forces pull back Sep.17   Libya Fierce fighting resumes for Sirte Sep.17  Libya  Rebels 'advance' in Sirte battle Sep.19  Libya  Anti-Gadhafi forces suffer losses in Sirte Sep.19  Libya  NTC: Humanitarian disaster in Bani Walid Sep.19  Libya  Anti-Gaddafi forces move on Sabha Sep.20   Libya   Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha Map of Sabha Libya
  A dusty city southwest of Tripoli has long been considered a staunch pro-Moammar Gadhafi stronghold
Sep.21  UN Gen. Assembly  Mideast peace keynote of Obama address Sep.24  Libya  NTC troops enter pro-Gaddafi city Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies   A mass grave thought to hold the remains of more than 1,200 victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison has been found in Tripoli Sep.26   Libya Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city   Anti-Gaddafi fighters have breached the former leader's hometown of Sirte from the east for the first time, as their 3-day long assault cont... Sep.28   Iran Iran to send ships near U.S. waters Sep.28  Washington  White House dismisses Iran naval threat Sep.29  Afghanistan  8 NATO troops die in Afgha-n in 2 days Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike
 It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Khan could spark retaliatory attacks against the United States. The top terrorist recruiter was killed in a U.S. drone




World, September 2011 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2011 Sep.2  Chile  Chile air force plane disappears Sep.4   Japan Typhoon Talas kills 19 in Japan
Sep.5   Somalia   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area
Sep.6   Texas Texas wildfires torch 1,000 homes
Sep.7   Russia   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash Map of Yaroslavl Russia
  An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people
 2 people survived with serious injuries. The Yak-42 burst into flames shortly after leaving an airport near the city. The team were heading to Belarus for the season's first match
Sep.8  San Diego  Massive blackout in US and Mexico Sep.10   Tanzania Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks   At least 187 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island with at least 800 people on board Sep.12   Kenya Dozens die in pipeline fire   A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, killing at least 55 people but likely more Sep.12   Southern France Explosion reported at French nuclear site Sep.12  Russia  Russian crash survivor dies in hospital Sep.13   Pakistan Floods kill more than 200 in Pakistan Map of Sindh Pakistan
  Heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan's southeastern Sindh province has killed some 226 people over the past month
Sep.13  Kashmir  Bus rolls into Kashmir gorge; 20 dead Sep.15  Fiji  7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji Sep.16  Wales  Second trapped UK miner dead Sep.16   Nevada Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Map of Reno Nevada
  9 people have died after vintage World War II-era P-51 Mustang crashed near a grandstand at an air race near Reno
Sep.18   Nepal   16 dead in India, Nepal after 6.9 quake  5 in Nepal and 4 in India -- died when a magnitude-6.9 quake struck the northern Indian state of Sikkim near the border between the two nati... Sep.19  Libya  NTC: Humanitarian disaster in Bani Walid Sep.20  Japan  1 million urged to flee typhoon Sep.23  USA  Satellite falls towards earth Sep.24   Nepal Tourist plane crashes near Kathmandu Sep.26   Philippines   Powerful typhoon hits Philippines   A powerful typhoon has struck the Philippines, triggering floods, cutting power and halting work in the capital Manila Sep.27  Manila  Philippines cleans up after storm Sep.28   Colorado Tainted US melons kill up to 16



World, September 2011 Europe Timeline ... See World Europe timeline Top ^
2011 Sep.3  Tel Aviv  Israelis step up economy protest



World, September 2011 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2011 Sep.7   Russia   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash
Map of Yaroslavl Russia
  An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people
 2 people survived with serious injuries. The Yak-42 burst into flames shortly after leaving an airport near the city. The team were heading to Belarus for the season's first match
Sep.10  New York  Djokovic comeback stuns Federer Sep.10  New York  Nadal takes out Murray in semifinal Sep.11  New York  Stosur stuns Serena in final Sep.12  Russia  Russian crash survivor dies in hospital Sep.12   New York Novak Djokovic wins US Open



World, September 2011 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2011 Sep.1  Washington  US 'to sue banks over mortgages' Sep.2  Washington  No new jobs added in US in August Sep.4   Southern Iran First nuclear power plant is online
Sep.5  Washington  Obama challenges rivals on jobs Sep.8   U.S. Congress Obama unveils crucial jobs plan Sep.12   Kenya Dozens die in pipeline fire   A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, killing at least 55 people but likely more Sep.13   Washington US poverty rises to record high Sep.13  France  Moody's downgrades French banks Sep.14   France Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.15   Switzerland UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion
Sep.17   Washington New Obama plan to tax wealthiest
Sep.18   Switzerland UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B Sep.19   Washington Obama outlines US deficit plans Sep.19   Italy Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.20   Global IMF: World economy in 'dangerous phase' Sep.21  Washington  Fed launches stimulus initiative Sep.22   Global Shares sink over growth worries
  World stock markets have dropped sharply after a series of grim warnings over prospects for the global economy
Sep.22  South Korea  Asia shares continue global slide Sep.23  European Union  Shares fall back as fear returns Sep.25   Washington Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging'
Sep.26  European Union  Bank shares rally on rescue hopes Sep.27  Greece  Greece calls for German debt help Sep.28   Colorado Tainted US melons kill up to 16 Sep.28  Seattle  Amazon unveils Kindle Fire tablet Sep.29  New York  China stocks dive amid US fraud fears Sep.30   European Union Markets see big quarterly falls



World, September 2011 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2011 Sep.5   West Pakistan Top al Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan
Sep.5  Cairo  Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes Sep.6  UN Tribunal  Ex-Yugoslav army chief jailed at Hague Sep.7   New Delhi Deadly blast outside India court   At least 11 people were killed after a bomb inside a briefcase exploded outside the Delhi High Court, India's home minister told lawmakers Sep.8  UN Tribunal  ICC seeks Interpol Red Notice for Gadhafi Sep.9   New York Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat'   The US secretary of state has warned that al-Qaeda is behind a credible threat to Americans in the run-up to the anniversary of 9/11 Sep.9   Egypt   Protesters break into Israeli embassy
  Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices
 Israel's ambassador has flown out of Egypt. Security forces fired tear gas at the protesters who threw stones and petrol bombs at police
Sep.10  Washington  Obama says 9/11 made US stronger Sep.11   Manhattan   Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
Map of Manhattan
  Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event
 A minute's silence marked each moment that a plane struck, and a tower fell. In a speech at the Pentagon, Joe Biden commended America's armed forces for their service
Sep.11  Kenya  British citizen killed in beach attack Sep.11  Washington  Obama offers 9/11 message of hope Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
  Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command.    The strike in central Kabul and two other assaults across the city left residents ...
Sep.13  China  Chinese man kills four with axe Sep.14   Yemen Attacks target security offices
Sep.18  Iran  Hikers' release delayed again, lawyer says Sep.20   Kabul Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated
  Burhanuddin Rabbani, considered vital to peace efforts in the country, was assassinated. He had been leading the Afghan peace council.    2 suicide bombers feigning a desire to conduct reconciliation talks, deto...
Sep.21   Mexico   35 bodies found in roadway
Map of Veracruz Mexico
  At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz.    The dead included ...
Sep.21  U.S. Supreme Court  Troy Davis' last appeal rejected Sep.21   US Georgia Troy Davis is executed in Georgia   Death row inmate Troy Davis has been executed in the US state of Georgia for the fatal shooting of policeman Mark MacPhail in 1989 Sep.22  U.S. Senate  Pakistan 'supported' US embassy attack Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies   A mass grave thought to hold the remains of more than 1,200 victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison has been found in Tripoli Sep.27  Italy  Knox no femme fatale, lawyer says Sep.29  Italy  Final arguments in Knox appeal Sep.29  New York  China stocks dive amid US fraud fears Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike
 It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Khan could spark retaliatory attacks against the United States. The top terrorist recruiter was killed in a U.S. drone
Sep.30  Washington  Obama hails demise of al-Qaeda supremo Sep.30   Rawalpindi Death for Pakistan blasphemy killer



World, September 2011 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Sep.1   Libya Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war'
Sep.1  Libya  Libya leaders vow respect for law Sep.1  Washington  US 'to sue banks over mortgages' Sep.2   Turkey   Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats
  Turkey has decided to expel Israel's ambassador and other senior diplomats amid tensions over that country's raid on a flotilla headed to Gaza
Sep.2  Libya  Gadhafi long-held secrets revealed Sep.2  WikiLeaks  Anger at Wikileaks mass release Sep.2  Libya  Libya NTC seeks order in Tripoli Sep.3   Libya Libya spy papers 'show CIA link
Sep.3  Tel Aviv  Israelis step up economy protest Sep.3   Paris Strauss-Kahn arrives in France Sep.4  Libya  Gaddafi stronghold talks 'failed' Sep.5  London  UK PM wants Libya rendition inquiry Sep.5  Cairo  Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes Sep.5   Niger   Libya army convoy reaches Niger Map of Agadez Niger
  The vehicles rolled into the town of Agadez; one report said they were accompanied by well-armed Tuareg tribal fighters
Sep.5  Washington  Obama challenges rivals on jobs Sep.6  Niger  Gaddafi aide 'in Niger capital' Sep.7  Syria  Homs under fire as deaths mount Sep.7   Southern California Rivals take aim on Perry debate debut Sep.8  London  British army abuse of Iraqi 'appalling' Sep.8   U.S. Congress Obama unveils crucial jobs plan Sep.8  Southern Afghanistan  Reporter killed in case of mistaken ID Sep.9  Cairo  Bid to storm Israel Cairo embassy Sep.9   Egypt   Protesters break into Israeli embassy
  Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices
 Israel's ambassador has flown out of Egypt. Security forces fired tear gas at the protesters who threw stones and petrol bombs at police
Sep.10   Syria Arab League deal on Syria reforms
Sep.10  Washington  Obama says 9/11 made US stronger Sep.10  Libya  Libyan interim leader in Tripoli Sep.11   Manhattan   Sombre US honours victims of 9/11 Map of Manhattan
  Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event
 A minute's silence marked each moment that a plane struck, and a tower fell. In a speech at the Pentagon, Joe Biden commended America's armed forces for their service
Sep.11   Niger   Gaddafi's son arrives in Niger  Saadi Gaddafi, one of the sons of the fugitive Libyan leader, Col Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in neighbouring Niger Sep.11  Washington  Obama offers 9/11 message of hope Sep.12   Florida Sparks fly in Republican TV debate Sep.12  Libya  Libya rebels 'committed abuses' Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
  Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command.    The strike in central Kabul and two other assaults across the city left residents ...
Sep.13   Iran   U.S. hikers jailed in Iran may be released  Two American hikers sentenced to eight years in prison for espionage and illegal entry into Iran may be released 'in a couple of days' Sep.14  Washington  Moves to stop Palestinian UN bid Sep.14   France Eurozone leaders reassure Greece
Sep.15   Libya   Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya
  The leaders of France and Britain pledged support for Libya's revolution that included offering help to capture Moammar Gadhafi
Sep.15   Denmark Denmark centre-left wins election
Sep.16  West Bank  Abbas presses for full U.N. membership Sep.17   Washington New Obama plan to tax wealthiest Sep.18  Iran  Hikers' release delayed again, lawyer says Sep.18  Paris  Strauss-Kahn: I felt 'trapped, humiliated' Sep.19   Washington Obama outlines US deficit plans Sep.19  Yemen  Further deaths in Sanaa clashes Sep.19   Italy Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.20  UN  Obama to meet Middle East leaders Sep.21   Iran U.S. hikers in Iran freed
  American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were released from an Iranian prison into the care of an Omani official
 Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were released on bail of $500,000 each and their sentences were commuted. Diplomatic cars sent to collect them from the notorious Evin Prison
Sep.21  UN Gen. Assembly  Mideast peace keynote of Obama address Sep.21  Washington  Fed launches stimulus initiative Sep.22   Yemen President Saleh returns to Yemen
  Yemeni state television says President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to the country three months after surviving an assassination attempt
Sep.23  Yemen  Sanaa opposition camp 'attacked' Sep.23   UN Gen. Assembly   Abbas submitted request for full member
  The Quartet negotiators has urged Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks within one month and aim for a deal by the end of 2012
 Addressing the General Assembly, Abbas urged the Security Council to back a state with pre-1967 borders and called to vote in favour of our full membership, in an unusually impassioned speech
Sep.24   Moscow   Putin set to return as president
  Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he has accepted a proposal to stand for president in March 2012. Medvedev backs Putin for president.    Prime Minister is addressing the rulin...
Sep.25   Saudi Arabia   Women will be allowed to vote   King Abdullah: Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to vote and run for office in future municipal elections Sep.25  West Bank  Abbas returns to hero's welcome Sep.25   Washington Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging' Sep.26  New York  Hikers detail Iran's 'ridiculous lies' Sep.27  Greece  Greece calls for German debt help Sep.27   European Union UN Syria sanctions call dropped Sep.28  Berlin  Merkel faces test in bailout vote Sep.29   Berlin Parliament approves EU bailout fund  A large majority in the German parliament has approved expanded powers for the EU's main bailout fund Sep.29   Syria Mob pelts US ambassador in Syria  Supporters of Syrian President al-Assad have thrown tomatoes and eggs at US ambassador Robert Ford as he met an opposition figure Sep.29   Western China Rocket launches Chinese space lab Sep.29  Washington  US condemns Syrian envoy attack Sep.29  Athens  Greek PM holds new bailout talks Sep.30  Washington  Obama hails demise of al-Qaeda supremo