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What happend on September 25th 2008

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Nomad's land

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 0:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian plateau attracts thrill-seeking tourists
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Venezuela signs Chinese oil deal

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 3:09
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia, China China
related places: Moscow

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Beijing says oil exports to China could triple by 2012 to one million barrels a day.
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Hong Kong bank recovers from run

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 6:23
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Bank of East Asia appears to have recovered after a run on its deposits on Wednesday.
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Date set for Asif drugs hearing

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 7:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is summoned to appear before an Indian Premier League drugs panel on 11 October.
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Philippines fighting 'kills 16'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 7:58
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines military says it has killed at least 16 Muslim guerillas in renewed fighting in the south of the country.
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Finnish massacres 'may be linked'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 8:00
related countries: Finland Finland
related places: Jokela, Kauhajoki

Finnish investigators say the Kauhajoki college shooting and the massacre in Jokela in 2007 may have been linked.
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Empty tables

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 8:21
related countries: France France

Why are many French restaurants feeling the pinch?
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Camorra 'declares war on Italy'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 8:32
related countries: Italy Italy

The local mafia in southern Italy has declared a "war on the state", Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni warns.
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Macca in Israel

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 8:34
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

A bout of belated Beatlemania breaks out in Tel Aviv
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Countdown: Pilot prepares for jet-powered Channel flight

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 8:57
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss pilot prepares to become the first person to fly across the English Channel using a jet-powered fixed wing.
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Bomb alert at Islamabad airport

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 9:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani authorities increase security at Islamabad international airport after a threat of a possible bomb attack.
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Mid-East Quartet 'has lost grip'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 9:07
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Twenty-one aid agencies accuse Russia, the US, the EU and the UN of doing too little to bring peace to the Middle East.
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Orissa tense after church attack

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 9:13
related countries: India India

Hindu mobs vandalise a church and dozens of houses as anti-Christian attacks continue in India's Orissa state.
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US rivals at odds on debate delay

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 9:22
related countries: United States United States

Disagreement emerges between the US presidential rivals over whether to delay a TV debate in light of the economic crisis.
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Mass arrest of Nigerian militants

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 9:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

Nigerian police arrest more than 200 suspected militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta.
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Guantanamo lawyer steps down

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 9:38
related countries: United States United States

A US military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay has resigned over what defence lawyers say is a row over ethical concerns.
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Insider account

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 10:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Reporter tells of 'year of abuse' in US Afghan base
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Bomb attack on Israeli academic

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 10:43
related countries: Israel Israel

A prominent Israeli peace activist and academic, Zeev Sternhell, has been slightly wounded in a bomb attack.
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Hostility on the streets of Yemen

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 10:47
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Ginny Hill discovers that working as a reporter in Yemen means defying local notions of acceptable behaviour and paying the price.
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EU limits imported Chinese food

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 12:07
related countries: China China

The EU imposes a ban on imported Chinese baby food that contains any traces of milk, while other Chinese food will be tested.
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India and Pakistan pledge talks

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 12:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

The leaders of India and Pakistan meet in New York and say they will resume stalled peace talks within three months.
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Cameroon singer jailed for riots

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 12:47
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

A court in Cameroon sentences a popular singer to three years over anti-government riots.
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'Thousands flee' LRA in DR Congo

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 12:52
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Some 75,000 people have fled Ugandan rebels in northern DR Congo, the aid agency Caritas says.
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Lift-off for China space mission

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 13:12
related countries: China China

China has launched Shenzhou VII, its third manned space mission, which is to feature the country's first spacewalk.
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Croatia fined over Heskey abuse

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 13:28
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifa fines the Croatian Football Federation £15,000 for racist behaviour by their fans during the World Cup qualifier with England on 10 September.
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McCartney makes Bethlehem visit

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 13:32
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney says he wants to "help the peace process through music" ahead of a concert in Israel.
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Writing on the wall - restaurant puts menu on West Bank barrier

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 14:13
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Bethlehem

Tourists can now choose their meals from a menu painted on the West Bank barrier in the Palestinian town of Bethlehem.
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Original Monroe footage sold at auction in Australia

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 14:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Film footage featuring Marilyn Monroe on the set of Some Like It Hot sells for A$17,500 (£8,000) in Australia.
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Egypt hostages 'moved to Libya'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 14:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan

A group of European tourists and their guides kidnapped in Egypt's desert have been moved to Libya, a Sudanese official says.
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Reed dance is 'sexist, outdated'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 15:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The Zulu reed dance is sexist and outdated, says South Africa's Young Communist League.
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Canadian guilty in terror trial

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 16:24
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian man is found guilty of participating in a home-grown terrorist group that allegedly planned to behead the PM.
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Italian inquiry into India murder

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 16:26
related countries: Italy Italy, India India

An Italian company whose boss in India was allegedly beaten to death by sacked workers says it is to investigate his killing.
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US rivals in economy crisis talks

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 16:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The White House hopefuls are to meet George Bush for crisis talks, as progress is reportedly made on a $700bn bail-out deal.
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Senegal warrant for French judge

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 16:50
related countries: Senegal Senegal, France France

Senegal issues an arrest warrant for a French judge in a row over a 2002 ferry disaster.
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Modi 'cleared' over Gujarat riots

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 16:51
related countries: India India

An inquiry finds that the chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, was not at fault over religious riots in 2002.
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Pakistan fires on Nato aircraft

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 17:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan says its troops fired warning shots at two Nato helicopters as they crossed the eastern Afghan border.
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Animals sick from Chinese milk

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 18:11
related countries: China China

Two baby orang-utans and a lion cub have become the latest victims of China's contaminated milk crisis.
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Animals sick from Chinese milk

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 18:11
related countries: China China

Two baby orang-utans and a lion cub have become the latest victims of China's contaminated milk crisis.
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Alitalia gets temporary reprieve

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 19:13
related countries: Italy Italy

Alitalia, the Italian airline which is struggling to survive, is given a temporary reprieve by the civil aviation authority.
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Bleak outlook for Europe's toads

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 21:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than half of Europe's amphibians could be extinct by 2050, due to climate change and disease, UK research warns.
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Mugabe urges lifting of sanctions

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 22:17
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe calls at the UN for the lifting of what he says are illegal sanctions against his country.
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Shots fired in US-Pakistan clash

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 22:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US military says its troops have exchanged gunfire with Pakistani forces across the border with Afghanistan.
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US Congress 'agrees bail-out deal'

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 22:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Both parties in the US Congress have reached agreement on a $700bn bail-out plan for Wall Street, a leading senator says.
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New S Africa president sworn in

Thursday 25th of September 2008, 22:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's new president stresses continuity as he names his cabinet.
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