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B. 09-01 NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary-general says NATO
C. 09-01 U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia Barawe, Somalia
3. 09-02 Islamic State 'kills US hostage' Northern Syria
09-05 Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Minsk, Belarus
F. 09-05 Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown Sierra Leone
6. 09-12 Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide PRETORIA, South Africa
7. 09-13 Hostage 'death video' investigated London
I. 09-15 500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast Malta

Summary.     Click for More > Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown   Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide   A judge on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty... Ukraine crisis: US strengthens sanctions on Russia Hostage 'death video' investigated   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast   2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe Scots reject independence Map of EDINBURGH United Kingdom
NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary-general says U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia   U.S. forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said Islamic State 'kills US hostage'   An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the milita... Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Map of Minsk Belarus
Sep.1   NATO
 Donbass  Ukraine crisis: Troops abandon Luhansk airport
  Somalia
Sep.2   Northern Syria
Sep.3  Paris  France halts Russia warship delivery
Sep.4  Wales  Nato summit: Russia criticised over Ukraine crisis
 Kashmir  Bus carrying wedding guests swept away by stream; 70 missing
Sep.5  Somalia  Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation
 Jamaica  Unresponsive plane crashes off the coast of Jamaica
  Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine.    More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed severa...
  Sierra Leone
 Donbass  Ukraine ceasefire with rebels holds
Sep.6  Donbass  Shelling near Mariupol threatens tense truce
 Somalia  Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike
Sep.7  Kashmir  Nearly 300 dead due to flooding in India, Pakistan
 Western Iraq  Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes
Sep.8  London  Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting second child
 Baghdad  Iraq swears in unity government
 New York  Marin Cilic wins 2014 US Open
Sep.10  Washington  Obama threatens action in Syria
Sep.11  South Africa  Judge rejects premeditated murder charge against Pistorius
 Australia  Australia elevates terrorism threat level
Sep.12   South Africa
  Washington
 Northern Ireland  Ian Paisley: Politicians and religious leaders react to death
Sep.13   London
 Southern Philippines  Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry
Sep.14  Berlin  Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty
 Sweden  Swedish prime minister resigns after election loss
 Paris  Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris
Sep.15   Malta
 Northern Iraq  US airstrikes to support Iraqi troops under attack
 Kiev  Parliament set to ratify landmark EU deal
Sep.16  Washington  Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat'
Sep.17  Scotland  Scottish independence: Voters answer referendum question
 Sydney  Australia raids over killing plot
Sep.18  Scotland  First results of Scotland vote trickle in
 Florida  Florida man kills his daughter and her six children
  Scotland
  Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers and early results suggested they were not in favor of ending union with England
 The 'No' side has an unassailable lead of 1,877,252 votes to 1,512,688. Nationally, the margin of victory is about 55% to 45%. Glasgow voted in favour of independence. Edinburgh, the nation's capital, rejected independence
Sep.19   Belarus Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks  Scotland  Scottish referendum: Salmond to quit after Scots vote No  Mosul  Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released Sep.20   Northern Syria 45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey   Some 45,000 mainly Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, officials say, as Islamic State militants advance in northern...  Washington  White House security stepped up after intrusions Sep.21   New York Climate change summit: Thousands join global protests  Kabul  Afghanistan election commission names Ahmadzai winner  Yemen  Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes  North Mexico  Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill  Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone lockdown declared 'success' Sep.22   Northern Syria U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time Sep.23  West Africa  CDC: Ebola cases could reach at least 550,000 by January  India  India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit Sep.25  Greece  Greek woman allegedly buried alive by accident, then died Sep.26   West Africa   W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'   The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says   Hong Kong HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest
  Scores of young pro-democracy activist faced off with riot police after a night of scuffles and arrests over Beijing's refusal to allow reforms.    150 students late Friday night forced their way into government headq...
Sep.27  Northern Syria  US jets join IS Syria border battle   Japan   Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake   Rescuers have found 30 hikers in critical condition, feared dead, near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption Sep.28   Hong Kong Tear gas and clashes at HK protest   Police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters near the government complex, after a week of tensions  Japan  Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes Sep.29  UN Gen. Assembly  Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN  Hong Kong  Hong Kong protesters stay on streets Sep.30   Dallas First Ebola case diagnosed in the US
 Hong Kong  HK protesters defiant on National Day



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Sep.1   NATO  
  NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create 'a very high-readiness force' to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine
  Donbass     Ukraine crisis: Troops abandon Luhansk airport   Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the airport of the eastern city of Luhansk after all-night clashes with pro-Russian rebels, the military...  Mexico  Mexico probes mass fish death in Lake Cajititlan  Washington  US works to free trio in N Korea  Northern Iraq  Shia and Kurdish forces move against IS  San Francisco Bay Area  'Cloud' concerns after celebrity picture leaks   Somalia   U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia
Map of Barawe Somalia
  U.S. forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said
 Tokyo  Japan tackles first dengue fever outbreak in 70 years

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Sep.2   Northern Syria     Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
Map of Northern Syria
  An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the militants
 Donbass  Russian military forces in major rebel cities

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Sep.3  West Africa  Ebola virus has killed more than 1,900   Paris France halts Russia warship delivery
 Wales  Nato leaders to meet Ukraine's Poroshenko ahead of summit

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Sep.4   Wales     Nato summit: Russia criticised over Ukraine crisis   Western leaders have criticised Russia for its 'destabilising' influence on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, as they opened a Nato summit in W...   Kashmir Bus carrying wedding guests swept away by stream; 70 missing
 European Union  West signals more Russia sanctions  Ukraine  Hopes rise for peace deal in the east  New York  Comedian Joan Rivers dies aged 81

September 5 ... more > Top ^

Sep.5   Somalia   Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation   Ahmed Godane, the leader of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed this week in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Frida...   Jamaica Unresponsive plane crashes off the coast of Jamaica
 Lahore  Death toll climbs in Asian monsoons   Belarus     Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Map of Minsk Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine
 More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed several eastern cities. The rebels made new advances in recent days
  Sierra Leone     Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown
  Sierra Leone - one of the countries worst hit by West Africa's Ebola outbreak - has announced a four-day lockdown to try to tackle the disease
  Donbass Ukraine ceasefire with rebels holds


September 6 ... more > Top ^

Sep.6  Washington  State Department releases graphic anti-ISIS video   Donbass     Shelling near Mariupol threatens tense truce   Explosions have been heard near the south-eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, a day after the government and rebels agreed a ceasefire   Somalia Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike
 New York  Kei Nishikori beats Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals  New York  Marin Cilic dismantled second-seeded Roger Federer

September 7 ... more > Top ^

Sep.7   Kashmir   Nearly 300 dead due to flooding in India, Pakistan   Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in large swaths of northern India and Pakistan  Donbass  Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine  Washington  US 'to go on offensive' against IS  London  New Scots powers plan 'within days'  New York  Serena wins US Open   Western Iraq     Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes   Iraqi government forces say they have cleared ISIS militants from a wide area around the strategic Haditha dam, helped by US air strikes

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Sep.8   London   Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting second child   Prince George is not going to be an only child for long -- the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington...   Baghdad Iraq swears in unity government
  New York Marin Cilic wins 2014 US Open  Washington  US: New government is 'milestone' for Iraq  Australia  Man dies of suspected shark attack in Australia  Southern China  Chinese city kills 5,000 dogs to control rabies

September 9 ... more > Top ^

Sep.9  Canada  Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found  West Germany  Injuries in Germany chemical blast  U.S. Congress  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS

September 10 ... more > Top ^

Sep.10   Washington Obama threatens action in Syria
 Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'may have tumour'

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Sep.11   South Africa Judge rejects premeditated murder charge against Pistorius
 Iraq  Islamic State fighter estimate triples - CIA   Australia Australia elevates terrorism threat level

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Sep.12   South Africa     Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide
Map of PRETORIA South Africa
  A judge on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder
 The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say 'justice was not served' after Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter. Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough evidence to support the contention that Pistorius knew Steenkamp was behind a locked toilet door when he shot through the door
  Washington   Ukraine crisis: US strengthens sanctions on Russia
  The US government has imposed new sanctions on major Russian banks, defence and energy companies
  Northern Ireland Ian Paisley: Politicians and religious leaders react to death
 Toronto  Embattled Toronto Mayor withdraws from race  Cairo  John Kerry visits Egypt for coalition talks

September 13 ... more > Top ^

Sep.13  Donbass  Ukraine forces 'repel rebels in Donetsk airport'   London     Hostage 'death video' investigated
  The Foreign Office has said it is 'working urgently to verify' video purporting to show beheading of British hostage David Haines
  Southern Philippines   Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry   An inter-island M/V Maharlika II with more than 50 passengers was listing and is feared to sunk off a central province  Kashmir  Death toll climbs in flood-hit India and Pakistan

September 14 ... more > Top ^

Sep.14   Berlin Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty
 North Korea  US citizen sentenced to six years in prison with labor by North Korea  London  PM says Britain will 'hunt down' IS killers   Sweden Swedish prime minister resigns after election loss   Paris Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris

September 15 ... more > Top ^

Sep.15   Malta     500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast
Map of Malta
  2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe
  Northern Iraq     US airstrikes to support Iraqi troops under attack   The US has carried out airstrikes in Iraq in support of troops who were being attacked by Islamic State (IS) fighters, the US military has s...  Southern Thailand  Two Britons die in Thai beach attack   Kiev Parliament set to ratify landmark EU deal  Washington  Barack Obama 'to pledge US troops to fight virus'  Philippines  Philippines' Mayon volcano showing signs of unrest

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Sep.16   Washington Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat'


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Sep.17   Scotland   Scottish independence: Voters answer referendum question  People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer  Thailand  2 Britons under watch in killings of countrymen on Thai island   Sydney Australia raids over killing plot


September 18 ... more > Top ^

Sep.18  United Kingdom  British journalist, now ISIS hostage, sends message  Sydney  Australia raids foil reported ISIS beheading plots   Scotland First results of Scotland vote trickle in
  Florida Florida man kills his daughter and her six children   Scotland   Scots reject independence Map of EDINBURGH United Kingdom
  Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers and early results suggested they were not in favor of ending union with England
 The 'No' side has an unassailable lead of 1,877,252 votes to 1,512,688. Nationally, the margin of victory is about 55% to 45%. Glasgow voted in favour of independence. Edinburgh, the nation's capital, rejected independence


September 19 ... more > Top ^

Sep.19   Belarus   Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks
Map of Minsk Belarus
  Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict
 Alaska  Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace   Scotland   Scottish referendum: Salmond to quit after Scots vote No   Alex Salmond is to step down as Scottish first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party after voters rejected independence   Mosul   Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released  Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) in the north Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, PM Ahmet Davutoglu ...  Northern England  Politicians ponder Scotland's future

September 20 ... more > Top ^

Sep.20   Northern Syria   45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey
Map of Northern Syria
  Some 45,000 mainly Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, officials say, as Islamic State militants advance in northern Syria
  Washington White House security stepped up after intrusions  NATO  Nato: Ukraine truce 'in name only'

September 21 ... more > Top ^

Sep.21   New York   Climate change summit: Thousands join global protests
  Protests in many countries to demand urgent action on climate change have kicked off, with over 2,000 marches taking place around the world
  Kabul Afghanistan election commission names Ahmadzai winner
  Yemen Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes  Albania  Pope rebukes religious militants during visit to Albania  Cairo  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes   North Mexico   Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill   Sonora state agency is alerting people to avoid using water from the Sonora River after local municipalities complained of toxins   Sierra Leone Sierra Leone lockdown declared 'success'  Turkey  Turkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest

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Sep.22  Turkey  130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS seek refuge in Turkey   Northern Syria   U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time
Map of Raqqa Syria
  U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since Obama's announcement


September 23 ... more > Top ^

Sep.23   West Africa CDC: Ebola cases could reach at least 550,000 by January
 Northern Israel  Israel shoots down Syrian aircraft over Golan Heights  New Delhi  White tiger mauls visitor to death at zoo in India  Washington  Islamic State 'not America's fight alone' - Obama   India India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit  Vatican  Vatican arrests ex-envoy Wesolowski over child abuse

September 24 ... more > Top ^

Sep.24  UN Gen. Assembly  French President: Islamic extremists beheaded French hostage  UN Gen. Assembly  Ukraine warns West against lifting Russia sanctions  Paraguay  15 missing after tourist boat capsizes  UN Security Council  UN aims to stop jihadist recruits

September 25 ... more > Top ^

Sep.25   Greece Greek woman allegedly buried alive by accident, then died
 Washington  US releases oil refinery strikes images  Cyprus  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark'  European Union  'More than 3,000' Europeans with IS

September 26 ... more > Top ^

Sep.26   West Africa     W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'
  The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says
 Syria  US says IS damaged by coalition air strikes in Syria   Hong Kong   HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest
  Scores of young pro-democracy activist faced off with riot police after a night of scuffles and arrests over Beijing's refusal to allow reforms
 150 students late Friday night forced their way into government headquarters, some scaling a tall fence. Police responded with pepper spray


September 27 ... more > Top ^

Sep.27   Northern Syria US jets join IS Syria border battle  Japan  Japan volcano erupts, trapping more than 250  Guinea-Bissau  20 dead when minibus strikes land mine   Japan     Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake
Map of Mt. Ontake Japan
  Rescuers have found 30 hikers in critical condition, feared dead, near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption
 Mexico  Rachel becomes hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast

September 28 ... more > Top ^

Sep.28   Hong Kong   Tear gas and clashes at HK protest
Map of government headquarters Hong Kong Hong Kong
  Police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters near the government complex, after a week of tensions
 Scotland  Dominant Europe retain Ryder Cup  Netherlands  2 dead, 12 injured after monster truck crashes into crowd  Hong Kong  Fresh clashes as pro-democracy protests spread   Japan Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes

September 29 ... more > Top ^

Sep.29   UN Gen. Assembly Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN
 Global  World wildlife populations 'plummet'   Hong Kong   Hong Kong protesters stay on streets   Protests in Hong Kong are continuing after tens of thousands of people defied calls for them to dismantle their camps and return home  Hong Kong  Hong Kong leader in protest appeal

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Sep.30   Dallas     First Ebola case diagnosed in the US
Map of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas USA
  Officials at a hospital say the unidentified man is being kept in isolation. He is thought to have contracted the virus in Liberia
  Hong Kong   HK protesters defiant on National Day   Pro-democracy crowds have stayed on the streets at the start of National Day - which activists hope will see the largest protests so far  Northern Syria  ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria  Peru  Spanish explorer rescued after being trapped 12 days in cave  Kabul  Afghan suicide attack kills army troops in Kabul


  NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary-general says




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Sep.1   NATO
  NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create 'a very high-readiness force' to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine
Sep.1   Donbass   Ukraine crisis: Troops abandon Luhansk airport   Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the airport of the eastern city of Luhansk after all-night clashes with pro-Russian rebels, the military... Sep.1  Northern Iraq  Shia and Kurdish forces move against IS Sep.1   Somalia U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia
Map of Barawe Somalia
  U.S. forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said
Sep.2  Donbass  Russian military forces in major rebel cities Sep.3   Paris France halts Russia warship delivery Sep.3  Wales  Nato leaders to meet Ukraine's Poroshenko ahead of summit Sep.4  Ukraine  Hopes rise for peace deal in the east Sep.5   Belarus   Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Map of Minsk Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine
 More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed several eastern cities. The rebels made new advances in recent days
Sep.5   Donbass Ukraine ceasefire with rebels holds Sep.6   Donbass   Shelling near Mariupol threatens tense truce   Explosions have been heard near the south-eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, a day after the government and rebels agreed a ceasefire Sep.7  Donbass  Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine Sep.7  Washington  US 'to go on offensive' against IS Sep.7   Western Iraq   Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes   Iraqi government forces say they have cleared ISIS militants from a wide area around the strategic Haditha dam, helped by US air strikes Sep.9  U.S. Congress  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS Sep.10   Washington Obama threatens action in Syria Sep.11  Iraq  Islamic State fighter estimate triples - CIA Sep.12  Cairo  John Kerry visits Egypt for coalition talks Sep.13  Donbass  Ukraine forces 'repel rebels in Donetsk airport' Sep.14   Paris Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Sep.15   Northern Iraq   US airstrikes to support Iraqi troops under attack   The US has carried out airstrikes in Iraq in support of troops who were being attacked by Islamic State (IS) fighters, the US military has s... Sep.15  Washington  Barack Obama 'to pledge US troops to fight virus' Sep.19   Belarus Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks Map of Minsk Belarus
  Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict
Sep.19  Alaska  Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace Sep.20   Northern Syria 45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey
Map of Northern Syria
  Some 45,000 mainly Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, officials say, as Islamic State militants advance in northern Syria
Sep.20  NATO  Nato: Ukraine truce 'in name only' Sep.21   Yemen Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes Sep.21  Cairo  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes Sep.21  Turkey  Turkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest Sep.22  Turkey  130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS seek refuge in Turkey Sep.22   Northern Syria U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time Map of Raqqa Syria
  U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since Obama's announcement
Sep.23  Northern Israel  Israel shoots down Syrian aircraft over Golan Heights Sep.23  Washington  Islamic State 'not America's fight alone' - Obama Sep.24  UN Security Council  UN aims to stop jihadist recruits Sep.25  Washington  US releases oil refinery strikes images Sep.25  European Union  'More than 3,000' Europeans with IS Sep.26  Syria  US says IS damaged by coalition air strikes in Syria Sep.27   Northern Syria US jets join IS Syria border battle Sep.27  Guinea-Bissau  20 dead when minibus strikes land mine Sep.30  Northern Syria  ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria Sep.30  Kabul  Afghan suicide attack kills army troops in Kabul



World, September 2014 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.1  Mexico  Mexico probes mass fish death in Lake Cajititlan Sep.1  Tokyo  Japan tackles first dengue fever outbreak in 70 years Sep.3  West Africa  Ebola virus has killed more than 1,900 Sep.4   Kashmir Bus carrying wedding guests swept away by stream; 70 missing
Sep.5   Jamaica Unresponsive plane crashes off the coast of Jamaica Sep.5  Lahore  Death toll climbs in Asian monsoons Sep.5   Sierra Leone   Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown
  Sierra Leone - one of the countries worst hit by West Africa's Ebola outbreak - has announced a four-day lockdown to try to tackle the disease
Sep.7   Kashmir Nearly 300 dead due to flooding in India, Pakistan   Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in large swaths of northern India and Pakistan Sep.8  Australia  Man dies of suspected shark attack in Australia Sep.8  Southern China  Chinese city kills 5,000 dogs to control rabies Sep.9  Canada  Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found Sep.9  West Germany  Injuries in Germany chemical blast Sep.13   Southern Philippines Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry   An inter-island M/V Maharlika II with more than 50 passengers was listing and is feared to sunk off a central province Sep.13  Kashmir  Death toll climbs in flood-hit India and Pakistan Sep.15   Malta   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast
Map of Malta
  2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe
Sep.15  Washington  Barack Obama 'to pledge US troops to fight virus' Sep.15  Philippines  Philippines' Mayon volcano showing signs of unrest Sep.16   Washington Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat' Sep.17  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer Sep.21  Cairo  Six killed after Egyptian military helicopter crashes Sep.21   North Mexico Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill   Sonora state agency is alerting people to avoid using water from the Sonora River after local municipalities complained of toxins Sep.21   Sierra Leone Sierra Leone lockdown declared 'success' Sep.23   West Africa CDC: Ebola cases could reach at least 550,000 by January Sep.23  New Delhi  White tiger mauls visitor to death at zoo in India Sep.24  Paraguay  15 missing after tourist boat capsizes Sep.25   Greece Greek woman allegedly buried alive by accident, then died Sep.25  Cyprus  Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark' Sep.26   West Africa   W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'
  The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says
Sep.27  Japan  Japan volcano erupts, trapping more than 250 Sep.27  Guinea-Bissau  20 dead when minibus strikes land mine Sep.27   Japan   Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake
Map of Mt. Ontake Japan
  Rescuers have found 30 hikers in critical condition, feared dead, near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption
Sep.27  Mexico  Rachel becomes hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast Sep.28  Netherlands  2 dead, 12 injured after monster truck crashes into crowd Sep.28   Japan Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes Sep.29  Global  World wildlife populations 'plummet' Sep.30   Dallas   First Ebola case diagnosed in the US Map of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas USA
  Officials at a hospital say the unidentified man is being kept in isolation. He is thought to have contracted the virus in Liberia
Sep.30  Peru  Spanish explorer rescued after being trapped 12 days in cave



World, September 2014 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.6  New York  Kei Nishikori beats Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals Sep.6  New York  Marin Cilic dismantled second-seeded Roger Federer Sep.7  New York  Serena wins US Open Sep.8   New York Marin Cilic wins 2014 US Open
Sep.28  Scotland  Dominant Europe retain Ryder Cup



World, September 2014 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.1  San Francisco Bay Area  'Cloud' concerns after celebrity picture leaks Sep.4  New York  Comedian Joan Rivers dies aged 81 Sep.12   Washington Ukraine crisis: US strengthens sanctions on Russia
  The US government has imposed new sanctions on major Russian banks, defence and energy companies
Sep.24  Paraguay  15 missing after tourist boat capsizes



World, September 2014 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.1  Washington  US works to free trio in N Korea Sep.1  San Francisco Bay Area  'Cloud' concerns after celebrity picture leaks Sep.2   Northern Syria   Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
Map of Northern Syria
  An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the militants
Sep.5   Somalia Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation   Ahmed Godane, the leader of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed this week in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Frida... Sep.6  Washington  State Department releases graphic anti-ISIS video Sep.6   Somalia Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Sep.11   South Africa Judge rejects premeditated murder charge against Pistorius Sep.11   Australia Australia elevates terrorism threat level Sep.12   South Africa   Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide Map of PRETORIA South Africa
  A judge on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder
 The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say 'justice was not served' after Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter. Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough evidence to support the contention that Pistorius knew Steenkamp was behind a locked toilet door when he shot through the door
Sep.13   London   Hostage 'death video' investigated
  The Foreign Office has said it is 'working urgently to verify' video purporting to show beheading of British hostage David Haines
Sep.14   Berlin Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty
Sep.14  North Korea  US citizen sentenced to six years in prison with labor by North Korea Sep.14  London  PM says Britain will 'hunt down' IS killers Sep.15  Southern Thailand  Two Britons die in Thai beach attack Sep.17  Thailand  2 Britons under watch in killings of countrymen on Thai island Sep.17   Sydney Australia raids over killing plot Sep.18  United Kingdom  British journalist, now ISIS hostage, sends message Sep.18  Sydney  Australia raids foil reported ISIS beheading plots Sep.18   Florida Florida man kills his daughter and her six children Sep.19   Mosul Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released  Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) in the north Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, PM Ahmet Davutoglu ... Sep.23  Vatican  Vatican arrests ex-envoy Wesolowski over child abuse Sep.24  UN Gen. Assembly  French President: Islamic extremists beheaded French hostage Sep.24  UN Security Council  UN aims to stop jihadist recruits Sep.29   UN Gen. Assembly Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN Sep.30  Kabul  Afghan suicide attack kills army troops in Kabul



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2014 Sep.1  Washington  US works to free trio in N Korea Sep.3   Paris France halts Russia warship delivery
Sep.3  Wales  Nato leaders to meet Ukraine's Poroshenko ahead of summit Sep.4   Wales   Nato summit: Russia criticised over Ukraine crisis   Western leaders have criticised Russia for its 'destabilising' influence on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, as they opened a Nato summit in W... Sep.4  European Union  West signals more Russia sanctions Sep.5   Belarus   Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Map of Minsk Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine
 More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed several eastern cities. The rebels made new advances in recent days
Sep.6   Somalia Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Sep.7  London  New Scots powers plan 'within days' Sep.8   London Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting second child   Prince George is not going to be an only child for long -- the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington... Sep.8   Baghdad Iraq swears in unity government Sep.8  Washington  US: New government is 'milestone' for Iraq Sep.9  U.S. Congress  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS Sep.10   Washington Obama threatens action in Syria Sep.10  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'may have tumour' Sep.12   Washington Ukraine crisis: US strengthens sanctions on Russia
  The US government has imposed new sanctions on major Russian banks, defence and energy companies
Sep.12   Northern Ireland Ian Paisley: Politicians and religious leaders react to death
Sep.12  Toronto  Embattled Toronto Mayor withdraws from race Sep.12  Cairo  John Kerry visits Egypt for coalition talks Sep.14   Berlin Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty Sep.14  North Korea  US citizen sentenced to six years in prison with labor by North Korea Sep.14   Sweden Swedish prime minister resigns after election loss Sep.14   Paris Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Sep.15   Kiev Parliament set to ratify landmark EU deal Sep.16   Washington Obama says Ebola outbreak a 'global security threat' Sep.17   Scotland Scottish independence: Voters answer referendum question  People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation Sep.17  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer Sep.18  United Kingdom  British journalist, now ISIS hostage, sends message Sep.18   Scotland First results of Scotland vote trickle in Sep.18   Scotland Scots reject independence Map of EDINBURGH United Kingdom
  Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers and early results suggested they were not in favor of ending union with England
 The 'No' side has an unassailable lead of 1,877,252 votes to 1,512,688. Nationally, the margin of victory is about 55% to 45%. Glasgow voted in favour of independence. Edinburgh, the nation's capital, rejected independence
Sep.19   Belarus Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks Map of Minsk Belarus
  Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict
Sep.19   Scotland Scottish referendum: Salmond to quit after Scots vote No   Alex Salmond is to step down as Scottish first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party after voters rejected independence Sep.19  Northern England  Politicians ponder Scotland's future Sep.20   Washington White House security stepped up after intrusions Sep.21   New York Climate change summit: Thousands join global protests
  Protests in many countries to demand urgent action on climate change have kicked off, with over 2,000 marches taking place around the world
Sep.21   Kabul Afghanistan election commission names Ahmadzai winner
Sep.21   Yemen Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes Sep.21  Albania  Pope rebukes religious militants during visit to Albania Sep.23   India India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit Sep.23  Vatican  Vatican arrests ex-envoy Wesolowski over child abuse Sep.24  UN Gen. Assembly  Ukraine warns West against lifting Russia sanctions Sep.26   Hong Kong HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest
  Scores of young pro-democracy activist faced off with riot police after a night of scuffles and arrests over Beijing's refusal to allow reforms
 150 students late Friday night forced their way into government headquarters, some scaling a tall fence. Police responded with pepper spray
Sep.28   Hong Kong Tear gas and clashes at HK protest
Map of government headquarters Hong Kong Hong Kong
  Police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters near the government complex, after a week of tensions
Sep.28  Hong Kong  Fresh clashes as pro-democracy protests spread Sep.29   UN Gen. Assembly Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN Sep.29   Hong Kong Hong Kong protesters stay on streets   Protests in Hong Kong are continuing after tens of thousands of people defied calls for them to dismantle their camps and return home Sep.29  Hong Kong  Hong Kong leader in protest appeal Sep.30   Hong Kong HK protesters defiant on National Day   Pro-democracy crowds have stayed on the streets at the start of National Day - which activists hope will see the largest protests so far