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What happend on September 14th 2009

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Williams handed fine for outburst

Monday 14th of September 2009, 0:22
related countries: United States United States

Serena Williams is fined $10,000 by US Open organisers for her tirade towards a line judge during her semi-final defeat by Kim Clijsters.
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Clijsters seals dream US Open win

Monday 14th of September 2009, 3:02
related countries: United States United States

Belgian Kim Clijsters wins the US Open, becoming the first mother to win a Grand Slam tennis title since 1980.
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'Bin Laden' tape harangues Obama

Monday 14th of September 2009, 3:47
related countries: United States United States

A taped message purportedly by Osama Bin Laden is released, days after the US marked eight years since 9/11.
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Chinese 'assault' concerns spread

Monday 14th of September 2009, 4:25
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Pro-China figures in Hong Kong express concern about alleged Chinese police attacks on Hong Kong journalists.
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Three killed in US drone attack

Monday 14th of September 2009, 4:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

At least three suspected militants are killed in a US drone attack in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Illegal alcohol kills 30 in India

Monday 14th of September 2009, 6:43
related countries: India India

Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh suspend 13 officials after 30 people die from drinking toxic illegal alcohol.
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Chavez in $2bn Russian arms deal

Monday 14th of September 2009, 8:18
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia

Russia agrees to lend Venezuela over $2bn to buy weapons including tanks and anti-aircraft systems, President Chavez says.
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Vietnam releases detained blogger

Monday 14th of September 2009, 8:34
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A detained Vietnamese blogger says she was freed after promising to quit writing her sometimes anti-government blog.
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China and US in new trade dispute

Monday 14th of September 2009, 8:55
related countries: United States United States, China China

China launches an "anti-dumping and anti-subsidy" probe into imports of some US car products and chicken meat.
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'Blade runner' in S Africa court

Monday 14th of September 2009, 9:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, known as "blade runner", is to appear in court charged with assault.
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'Urgency' in US Middle East talks

Monday 14th of September 2009, 9:00
related countries: United States United States

The US launches a new bid to set terms for resuming Mid-East peace talks, amid calls for a freeze on settlement building.
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German poll rivals in TV debate

Monday 14th of September 2009, 9:26
related countries: Germany Germany

No clear winner emerges as German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces her main rival in a live TV debate ahead of elections.
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Bolivia head in immigrants' plea

Monday 14th of September 2009, 9:35
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Spain Spain

Bolivian President Evo Morales tells a crowd of mainly Latin Americans in Spain he will push for all immigrants to be legalised.
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China needle attacks 'not toxic'

Monday 14th of September 2009, 10:05
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

No evidence is found that any of the alleged victims of recent needle attacks in China's Xinjiang province were poisoned.
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Is Obama's financial overhaul necessary?

Monday 14th of September 2009, 10:28
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has warned bankers against complacency, saying that some in the industry are ignoring the lessons of the financial crisis. Do you agree?
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Israel mourns death of hero's son

Monday 14th of September 2009, 10:54
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel is mourning the death in a plane crash of the pilot son of the country's first and only astronaut.
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Iraq shoe thrower release delayed

Monday 14th of September 2009, 10:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former US President George W Bush is to be released a day later than expected.
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China requests WTO talks with US

Monday 14th of September 2009, 10:59
related countries: China China, United States United States

China has requested talks with the US over its recent trade dispute involving imports of Chinese tyres.
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Tokyo police act on train gropers

Monday 14th of September 2009, 11:23
related countries: Japan Japan

Police in Japan have begun a week-long campaign to combat the sexual harassment of women on public transport.
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Serbia 'cuts jobs for IMF loan'

Monday 14th of September 2009, 11:39
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia may cut one-fifth of its 70,000 public sector employees to satisfy the terms of an International Monetary Fund loan.
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Lay-off aided US run - Clijsters

Monday 14th of September 2009, 11:59
related countries: United States United States

Shock US Open champion Kim Clijsters says she learned lessons during her two-and-a-half year retirement that helped her deal with her emotions.
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Six accused in Iran protest trial

Monday 14th of September 2009, 12:12
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Six defendants are put on trial in Tehran for taking part in protests following June's disputed election.
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Musharraf admits US aid diverted

Monday 14th of September 2009, 12:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India, United States United States

Former president Pervez Musharraf says US military aid to Pakistan during his tenure was used for defences against India.
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Gabon call for strike falls flat

Monday 14th of September 2009, 12:16
related countries: Gabon Gabon

Workers in Gabon largely ignore opposition calls to hold a strike over last month's disputed presidential election.
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'Skin and bones'

Monday 14th of September 2009, 12:49
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

The children caught up in Guatemala's food crisis
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Iranians set for big powers talks

Monday 14th of September 2009, 13:44
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran is to hold talks next month with the six world powers dealing with the crisis over its nuclear programme.
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Aceh passes adultery stoning law

Monday 14th of September 2009, 14:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's Aceh province passes a law making adultery punishable by stoning to death, a local official says.
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Pakistan food stampede kills many

Monday 14th of September 2009, 14:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

At least 14 women and children die in a stampede to get free flour in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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SA president mans the phones for corruption hotline

Monday 14th of September 2009, 15:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African woman calls a new corruption hotline - and is surprised to find herself speaking to President Jacob Zuma.
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Malaysian woman, 107, considers marriage - for 23rd time

Monday 14th of September 2009, 16:00
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Fearing her husband may stray, a 107-year-old Malaysian woman is considering marriage - for the 23rd time - says a report.
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UAE confession was 'under duress'

Monday 14th of September 2009, 16:17
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The lawyer for a US citizen of Lebanese origin on trial in the UAE says his client was tortured into a confession.
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Somali pirates release Greek ship

Monday 14th of September 2009, 16:22
related countries: Greece Greece, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates have released a Greek-owned ship and its 21 Filipino crew members, officials and pirates say.
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Court sets $30m bail for Garrido

Monday 14th of September 2009, 16:26
related countries: United States United States

A man accused of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl and holding her captive for 18 years will be held on $30m bail, a US court rules.
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Court sets $30m bail for Garrido

Monday 14th of September 2009, 16:26
related countries: United States United States

A man accused of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl and holding her captive for 18 years will be held on $30m bail, a US court rules.
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UK airline plot trio get life terms

Monday 14th of September 2009, 16:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three men who plotted to blow up transatlantic flights with liquid bombs receive minimum jail terms of between 32 and 40 years.
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New rights for Afghan prisoners

Monday 14th of September 2009, 17:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Some of the 600 prisoners held by the US in Afghanistan will be given the right to challenge their detentions, the Pentagon says.
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Elton 'cannot adopt in Ukraine'

Monday 14th of September 2009, 17:30
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Sir Elton John cannot adopt a 14-month-old boy because he is not married and is too old, a Ukrainian minister says.
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Clampdown on Mecca prayer fees

Monday 14th of September 2009, 17:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Mecca

Saudi Arabia attempts to clamp down on those charging to reserve a prime prayer space at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
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Obama issues warning to bankers

Monday 14th of September 2009, 19:39
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama warns bankers against complacency, saying they ignore the lessons of the financial crisis at their peril.
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No settlement freeze - Netanyahu

Monday 14th of September 2009, 19:58
related countries: United States United States

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu has ruled out a total freeze on settlement building, as requested by the US.
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Del Potro wins US Open thriller

Monday 14th of September 2009, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro beats defending champion Roger Federer to win the US Open.
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US worried about Venezuelan arms

Monday 14th of September 2009, 20:17
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia, United States United States

The US says it is concerned by an arms build-up in Venezuela, a day after the country announced an arms deal with Russia.
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Missing Yale student's body found

Monday 14th of September 2009, 22:34
related countries: United States United States

A body discovered in a wall at Yale University has been confirmed as that of missing student Annie Le, US officials say.
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Genes blamed for early first sex

Monday 14th of September 2009, 23:04
related countries: United States United States

The fact that children raised in homes without a dad have sex earlier is down to their genes, say US researchers.
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Death in Swat

Monday 14th of September 2009, 23:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Swat

A tale of anguish from one Pakistani village
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WFP to shut Somalia food centres

Monday 14th of September 2009, 23:55
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The World Food Programme is closing 12 feeding centres for mothers and children in Somalia due to lack of funds.
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