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What happend on September 20th 2009

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Obama to meet Middle East leaders

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 0:31
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

President Obama will meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Tuesday, in an effort to relaunch Middle East peace talks.
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Colombia eases terms for hostages

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 1:53
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's President Uribe softens the terms for the release of 24 police and soldiers being held by Marxist rebels.
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Drowning deaths

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 1:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Australian experts train Bangladesh's first ever lifeguards
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Three Afghans held over US 'plot'

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 7:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Colorado, Denver

Three Afghan-born men are arrested in Denver and New York in connection with a plot to launch an attack in the US.
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Italian Afghan dead brought home

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 8:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The bodies of six Italian soldiers killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan arrive in Rome, ahead of a state funeral.
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Number of failed US banks hits 94

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 8:55
related countries: United States United States

Another two US banks are closed by the federal regulator, taking the total number of American banking failures this year to 94.
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SA wants athletics chief fired

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 10:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's athletics chief faces calls for his sacking after admitting he lied about gender tests on runner Caster Semenya.
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Three held in Iraqi art 'sting'

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 10:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The bust of a Sumerian king is among stolen antiques recovered in an undercover sting operation by Iraq police.
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Taiwan city to screen Kadeer film

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 11:23
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Taiwan's second city is to screen a film about exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer, despite opposition from China.
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Beyonce to play Malaysia concert

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 11:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Singer Beyonce plans to perform in Malaysia, two years after cancelling a show over the country's stringent dress code.
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Cloudy outlook

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 13:48
related countries: Haiti Haiti, The Bahamas The Bahamas

Haitian immigration a growing issue in the Bahamas
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Somali Islamists 'ban' UN books

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 14:52
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Schools should not use "un-Islamic" textbooks distributed by the UN in Somalia, an Islamist spokesman says.
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Live - England v Australia

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 15:39
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Riverside

England, chasing 177 to win, look set to win the final game of the series and avoid a 7-0 whitewash.
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Sunday 20th of September 2009, 15:42
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

President Obama says Russian opposition had no bearing on his decision to scrap the US plan for a missile shield in Europe.
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Chelsea 3-0 Tottenham

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 16:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tottenham, London

Chelsea thump London rivals Tottenham to move back to the top of the Premier League and continue their 100% winning start to the season.
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Israel tank shell kills militants

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 17:56
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinian militants are killed in northern Gaza after Israelis say they attacked a group planting a bomb near the border.
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End Iran exile demo - UK archbishop

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 18:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury urges hunger strikers demonstrating against the treatment of Iranian refugees in an Iraqi camp to end their protest.
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DR Congo deports genocide suspect

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 18:36
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan ex-mayor accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide is sent to a UN tribunal from DR Congo.
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Germany probes therapy poisoning

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 20:30
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Police in Germany say two people have died and one is in a coma, following a poisoning at a group therapy session in Berlin.
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Australian attacked in Belgrade

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 21:56
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Aruba Aruba
related places: Belgrade

Serbian police report the second attack on a foreigner in four days, as police arrest suspected members of far-right groups.
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Return of the cat?

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 23:22
related countries: India India

India plans to bring back the cheetah to its grasslands
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President's salute

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 23:33
related countries: Angola Angola
related places: Santos

What has dos Santos done for Angola in 30 years?
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Dementia burden 'underestimated'

Sunday 20th of September 2009, 23:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The future global burden of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia has been underestimated, say UK experts.
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