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What happend on September 30th 2008

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Brazil government 'worst logger'

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 1:31
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Environment Ministry lists 100 of the worst illegal loggers - and names a government department as number one.
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Singapore's rebel politician dies

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 4:15
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The pioneer of opposition politics in Singapore, JB Jeyaretnam, dies in hospital of heart failure at the age of 82.
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Coming untied?

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 4:31
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The restive Flemish putting Belgian unity under threat
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Seven die in fresh India blasts

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 5:55
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least seven people die in two separate explosions in Muslim-dominated neighbourhoods in western India, police said.
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Many killed in Pakistan bus crash

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 6:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 35 passengers are killed when a bus collides with a tanker carrying milk in central Pakistan, police say.
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Dream home

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 6:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt quiz show offers escape from housing crisis
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Philippine miners survive floods

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 6:37
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Six miners trapped in a Philippine mine shaft when it flooded last week, are brought out alive.
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Ferguson wary of upset in Denmark

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 6:59
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Man Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson will play all his big-name stars in Tuesday's Champions League clash with AaB Aalborg.
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Finland tightens gun permit rule

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 7:34
related countries: Finland Finland

Finland introduces stricter rules on gun permits, following last week's school shooting spree in which 11 people died.
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'Drug killings' hit Mexican city

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 8:10
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Tijuana

Sixteen bodies are found within 24 hours in the Mexican city of Tijuana, in what police say is part of a spate of drug-related killings.
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Kidnapped Afghan diplomat 'freed'

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 9:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Afghanistan's ambassador-designate in Pakistan, Abdul Khaliq Farahi, is released a week after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen, reports say.
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In pictures

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 9:45
related countries: India India

Stampede at a Hindu temple in India kills scores
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Freed Western tourists back home

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 9:47
related countries: Italy Italy, Germany Germany

Eleven Western tourists - who spent 10 days as hostages in the Sahara Desert - return to Italy and Germany.
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Iraqi doctors to be allowed guns

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 9:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi government says it will allow doctors to carry guns after medics complain of being targeted.
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Second Belgian bank gets bail-out

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 10:04
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Dexia becomes the latest European bank to get government support as Belgium, France and Luxembourg put in 6.4bn euros to keep it afloat.
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CAR adopts amnesty law

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 10:58
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Central African Republic's MPs pass an amnesty aimed at bringing an end to civil conflict.
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Karzai pleas for Saudi peace role

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 11:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says that he has made repeated efforts to engage Saudi Arabia in Taleban peace talks.
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New Pakistan spy chief appointed

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 11:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The military in Pakistan appoints a new head of its powerful ISI spy agency amid US pressure to do more to combat militants.
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Celebrities appeal for Cuban Five

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 11:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

International campaigners, artists and politicians sign an open letter calling for justice for five Cubans jailed in the US for spying.
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DIY prince

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 11:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan village owner takes on UN goals
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Lebanon approves new election law

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 11:46
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese parliament has approved a new election law as part of a reconciliation process begun in May.
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Venezuela splashes out on laptops

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 11:52
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela is buying one million Intel Classmate laptops from Portugal for its school children.
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The battle ahead

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 12:05
related countries: United States United States

Five weeks to go - the factors that will decide the US race
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S Africa's ANC 'will not split'

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 12:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Finance Minister Trevor Manuel dismisses rumours of a split within the ruling party.
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Voting begins in US state of Ohio

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 12:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio

Early voting begins in the key US state of Ohio, five weeks to the day before the election, as the candidates campaign hard.
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'Mobsters' held in Naples raids

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 12:45
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

Italian police arrest some 30 alleged gangsters in the Naples area, in what is described as a "war" with the mafia.
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New Moroccan party linked to king

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 13:07
related countries: Morocco Morocco

A new political party in Morocco backed by a close friend of King Mohammed VI forms an alliance.
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Asia stocks fall after US failure

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 13:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

The shock effect of the failure to pass a financial bail-out plan in the US Congress leaves Asian stock markets reeling.
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Bush attempts to reassure markets

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 13:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US shares are expected to rise on opening after President George W Bush renewed calls for Congress to back the $700bn banking rescue plan.
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Scores die in India temple crush

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 14:27
related countries: India India
related places: At, Jodhpur

At least 147 devotees die in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the northern Indian city of Jodhpur.
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Uganda: Starve rebels for peace

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 15:06
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's government urges aid agencies to stop supplying food to rebels so they sign a deal.
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US spacecraft detects snow on Mars

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 15:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Phoenix, Mars

An instrument on the the US space agency's Phoenix robot detects snow falling from clouds above its Martian landing site.
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'Shoot-out' aboard hijacked ship

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 15:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Rival Somali pirates shot at each other on board a hijacked Ukrainian ship loaded with 33 tanks, a maritime group says.
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Chinese arrests over milk scandal

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 15:42
related countries: China China

Police have arrested 22 people suspected of introducing the toxic chemical melamine into the food chain in China.
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India and France in nuclear deal

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 16:00
related countries: India India, France France
related places: Paris, Delhi

India and France sign a pact which will lead to the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi, officials say.
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Gurkhas win right to stay in UK

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 16:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A group of retired Gurkhas fighting for the right to settle in Britain win their immigration test case at the High Court.
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Cyprus leader in new peace move

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 17:23
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus
related places: Nicosia

The Cyprus president wants to end military exercises and demilitarise the capital Nicosia to help peace talks succeed.
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French beauticians bristle over having to use wax and tweezers

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 17:31
related countries: France France

French beauticians have launched street protests to demand the right to use modern hair-removal techniques.
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Islamists destroy Somali church

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 17:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

An Islamist group in Somalia destroys a derelict church in the southern port town of Kismayo.
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Beijing 'to reinstate car rules'

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 17:42
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing is preparing to bring back certain traffic restrictions after those enforced during the Olympics helped clean the air.
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Spain finds big migrant boat

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 18:07
related countries: Spain Spain

Coastguards rescue what is thought to be the largest single boat of migrants to reach Spain.
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Cowen defending Irish banks move

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 18:10
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland's prime minister defends a radical 400bn euro (£318bn) state move to shore up its financial system.
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Zimbabwe's MDC says no deal

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 18:26
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The opposition MDC in Zimbabwe says talks with the president on cabinet posts are deadlocked.
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Lebanon bombing death toll rises

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 18:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Two people have died of wounds from Monday's bombing in north Lebanon, bringing the death toll to seven, security sources say.
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Russian soldier 'exiled' over online video about his squalid barracks

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 20:41
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian army lieutenant is being sent to the Russian Far East after making a rap video complaining about conditions in his barracks.
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Champions League as it happened

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 20:56
related countries: Spain Spain

Arsenal and Man Utd post easy wins as Celtic lose 1-0 at Villarreal in Tuesday's Champions League games.
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Driving onwards

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 22:27
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The hunt for profits dominates Paris motor show talk
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Bush warning over bail-out delay

Tuesday 30th of September 2008, 23:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street, Congress

US President George W Bush warns the US economy is at a "critical moment" after his bail-out plan was defeated.
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