Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

What happend on September 22nd 2009

You may use the navigation bar to select any day since November 11th, 2005. See the most imporant events in the world – expore the recent history on the map.

This map is informational only. No representation is made or warranty given as to its content. User assumes all risk of use. Maplandia.com assumes no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from such use.

Doctor jailed for Obasanjo death

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 0:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Spain Spain

A Spanish doctor is sentenced to a year in jail for his role in the death of the former Nigerian first-lady Stella Obasanjo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea 'grand bargain' for North

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 6:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea

S Korean President Lee Myung-Bak offers a 'grand bargain' to N Korea, as officials try to re-start stalled nuclear talks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Senior Pakistan militant arrested

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 6:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Swat

Pakistan's army says it has arrested a militant commander reputed to be behind suicide bombings across the Swat valley.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rajiv Gandhi assassin begins fast

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 6:40
related countries: India India

A woman jailed over the assassination of Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi begins an "indefinite" fast to demand her early release.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bank of America faces bonus trial

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 6:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Bank of America is to be sued by the US regulator over charges it misled investors on bonuses when it acquired Merrill Lynch.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Quake rescue teams scour Bhutan

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 7:59
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

Rescuers scour eastern Bhutan after at least 11 people were killed by an earthquake.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mountain refuge

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 8:06
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The refugee crisis behind the conflict in north Yemen
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Clear signal

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 8:06
related countries: Spain Spain

Future seen in Spain's high speed train network
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Open internet' rules criticised

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 8:09
related countries: United States United States

US proposals to ensure the net remains an open and neutral platform draw criticism from the wireless industry.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hewitt on Europe

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 8:43
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Finding my way round Brussels corridors of power
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Honduras curfew as Zelaya returns

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 8:49
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras imposes a 15-hour curfew and shuts airports after the dramatic return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Are cuts in CO2 emissions enough?

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 8:58
related countries: China China

China will increase efforts to improve energy efficiency and curb the rise in CO2 emissions. Are these measures enough?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Leading the way

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 9:15
related countries: United States United States

Latin American views on tackling climate change
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australian 'naked police run' investigated

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 9:16
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police are investigating whether officers ran naked round an unmarked police van at traffic lights as they travelled to a stag party.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Forecasts for Asian growth raised

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 9:27
related countries: India India, China China

The economies of China and India are set to grow by more than previously thought, the Asian Development Bank says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Honduras urged to avoid violence

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 9:40
related countries: Honduras Honduras

The EU adds its voice to calls for calm in Honduras after the ousted president Manuel Zelaya makes a dramatic return.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

In pictures

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 9:54
related countries: France France

Scuffles as French 'jungle' immigrant camp closes
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Police clear French migrant camp

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 10:16
related countries: France France
related places: Calais

French police detain hundreds of migrants in an operation to close their makeshift camp near the northern port of Calais.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Abacha's son 'to enter politics'

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 10:22
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Kano

The son of Nigeria's ex-military ruler Sani Abacha tells the BBC he is strongly considering contesting the governorship of Kano.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Casualties feared in India clash

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 10:59
related countries: India India

Casualties are feared in a battle between Maoist rebels and supporters of the ruling Communist party in West Bengal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hi-tech hub?

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 11:19
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda tries to rebrand itself, in sound and images
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US shuts SA embassy over 'threat'

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 11:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

All US embassies and consulates in South Africa are closed after an unspecified warning from security officials.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK mother jailed for 33 years

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 11:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A woman convicted of murdering her two daughters in their beds is sentenced to life in jail with a minimum of 33 years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Freeze frame?

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 11:48
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Life in a rapidly-growing West Bank settlement
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran leader warns against attack

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 12:39
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warns that it would retaliate against any possible military strike.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kenya criticises US Somali raid

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 13:36
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Kenya's foreign minister criticises last week's raid by US forces in Somalia in which an al-Qaeda suspect was killed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam baby fraud trial begins

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 14:21
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Sixteen people go on trial in Vietnam accused of fraud linked to the foreign adoption of over 260 babies, a court official says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen faces 'humanitarian crisis'

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 14:31
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen could face a serious humanitarian crisis unless immediate steps are taken to stop the fighting, Oxfam warns.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Czech move could delay EU treaty

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 14:56
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech senators opposed to the EU's Lisbon Treaty threaten to delay adoption of it for months, a senior Czech official tells the BBC.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bharti-MTN phone deal talks start

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 14:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India
related places: Mumbai

South African and Indian officials hold talks in Mumbai to discuss a merger between mobile phone firms MTN and Bharti Airtel.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Honduras police break up protests

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 15:13
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Botswana Botswana

Honduran security forces break up protests in support of ousted President Manuel Zelaya outside the Brazilian embassy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Several dead in German bus crash

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 15:14
related countries: Germany Germany

Several people are reported to have been killed after a bus crashes off a road in western Germany.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Big jump in S Africa sex offences

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 15:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's latest crime figures show a fall in the murder rate but a sharp rise in robberies and sexual offences.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Terror plot' Afghans denied bail

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 15:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Two Afghan-born men charged with lying to officials about a plot to launch attacks in the US are denied bail after court hearings.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Teenaged racists jailed in Russia

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 16:13
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A gang of racist youths are given up to 10 years in jail for a string of brutal, random attacks on foreigners in Moscow.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China vows climate change action

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 17:13
related countries: China China

President Hu Jintao pledges to curb the rise in China's CO2 emissions, at a UN summit on climate change
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria bank boss has no regrets

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 19:14
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The governor of Nigeria's Central Bank, Lamido Sanusi, defends his shake-up, saying his intention is to save the banks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bulgarian chosen to head Unesco

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 20:24
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

UN cultural body Unesco choses Irina Bokova over favourite Faruq Hosni as its new leader after allegations of anti-Semitism.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sri Lanka cruise to opening win

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 20:28
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tillakaratne Dilshan's 106 helps Sri Lanka to a 55-run win over South Africa in the opening match of the Champions Trophy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kennedy successor to be appointed

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 20:33
related countries: United States United States

Massachusetts lawmakers vote to let the state's governor pick an interim successor to late US Senator Edward Kennedy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

South Africa v Sri Lanka as it happened

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 20:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka set South Africa 320 to win in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turfed out

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 21:10
related countries: France France
related places: Calais

Refugees at Calais camp in France tell of expulsion
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kasparov and Karpov in chess duel

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 21:24
related countries: Spain Spain

Garry Kasparov takes on Anatoly Karpov in a match in Spain, resuming one of the greatest rivalries in the history of chess.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Al-Qaeda video threat to Germany

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 21:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Security is tightened in Germany after al-Qaeda videos emerge threatening attacks if troops do not leave Afghanistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly floods hit south-east US

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 22:28
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

At least eight people have died and several others are missing as the southeast US is hit by floods.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran tests new nuclear technology

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 22:38
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it has built a new generation of centrifuges for enriching uranium, and is testing them.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran police 'target mannequins'

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 22:47
related countries: Iran Iran

Police in Iran warn shopkeepers not to display female mannequins with the hijab or showing bodily curves, media say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

In pictures

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 23:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Snapshots of life in poverty-stricken North Korea
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Food freedom

Tuesday 22nd of September 2009, 23:22
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Mozambique convicts dig for their dinner
Read the full article » | View on the map »

About Maplandia.com World News Centre

This content is from the BBC News website. We use BBC News RSS feed under BBC Terms and Conditions. Date and time information is related to GMT. Unfortunately we can not offer RSS feed of this site with geographically sorted world news. However, you can add this page to your favourites or set it as your homepage to see what's new in the world when you start browsing.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS