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What happend on September 5th 2009

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Delays hit Aboriginal homes plan

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 0:53
related countries: Australia Australia

A report into a housing scheme for Australia's Aboriginals finds not one dwelling has been built in a year since it began.
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Serena and Venus battle through

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 0:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Venus

World number two Serena Williams and sister Venus work hard to secure their spots in the US Open fourth round.
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Top Bush-era lawyer 'can be sued'

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 2:33
related countries: United States United States

A former US attorney general can be sued by a US citizen held as a witness in a terrorism case, a court rules.
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EU mulls Afghan stability plans

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 4:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

EU ministers seek ways to promote stability in Afghanistan by focusing on civilian reconstruction.
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Police patrol after China unrest

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 5:10
related countries: China China
related places: Urumqi

Riot police are deployed again in Urumqi, western China, to try to stop more protests over a spate of stabbings.
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Man charged on US trailer deaths

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 7:04
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Police charge a man with killing eight people - including seven of his relatives - at a mobile home in the US state of Georgia.
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Thousands stage anti-Chavez demos

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 7:17
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia
related places: Chavez

Colombia co-ordinates protests against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez across Latin America using the internet.
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Strauss demands more from batsmen

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 7:25
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Strauss says England's top order must start making bigger scores after losing the one-day series opener to Australia.
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Bonus row opens up G20 divisions

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 8:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Divisions emerge among G20 finance ministers, meeting in London, about how to curb excessive bank bonuses.
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New Afghan 'poll frauds' emerge

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 9:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The BBC learns of new fraud allegations from Afghanistan's election, but the deadline for complaints has passed.
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Italy's latest lottery prize - a job

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 10:49
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian supermarket chain launches a lottery with a difference - the prize is a job.
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Defining moment for Afghanistan

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 11:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Election officials in Afghanistan are investigating scores of claims of fraud in the presidential election. The BBC's Chris Morris says the outcome will be a critical moment for Afghanistan.
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Hope and rusty guns in Niger Delta

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 11:14
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

In the Niger Delta, Caroline Duffield discovers an uneasy truce between militants and the Nigerian government.
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Libya leader's green-tinted spectacle

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 11:19
related countries: Libya Libya

The Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of the military coup which brought him to power in 1969. David Willey witnessed the festivities.
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Australia end Boks' unbeaten run

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 11:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australia put in a storming display to notch up their first Tri-Nations victory of the season and inflict a first defeat on South Africa, winning 21-6 in Brisbane.
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UN warns on West Africa floods

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 13:04
related countries: Ghana Ghana, Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Flooding is affecting 350,000 people across West Africa, the UN says, killing at least 32 in Ghana and Burkina Faso.
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Saturday 5th of September 2009, 13:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lockerbie

Trade and oil played a part in the decision to include Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi in a prisoner transfer agreement, a UK minister admits.
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Leaders axed after China rioting

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 14:34
related countries: China China

A Communist Party leader and police chief are fired after ethnic unrest in the western Chinese city of Urumqi.
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Sudan militias in deadly raids

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 14:47
related countries: Sudan Sudan

At least 25 villagers are killed in ethnic militia raids in southern Sudan in violence blamed on politicians.
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Live text - US Open

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 14:56
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

Defending champion Roger Federer beats Lleyton Hewitt, while Dinara Safina and Andy Roddick are dumped out.
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Gabon French oil staff evacuated

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 16:44
related countries: Gabon Gabon, France France

French oil firm Total evacuates its expatriate staff from Gabon's second city as violence targeting French interests continues.
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US general sees strike aftermath

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 17:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The head of international forces in Afghanistan visits the site of an air strike amid reports that civilians were among scores killed.
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Live - International football

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 18:07
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Poland Poland, Slovenia Slovenia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland keep their World Cup dream alive by beating Macedonia, N Ireland earn a crucial draw in Poland and England see off Slovenia in a friendly.
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Macedonia boat sinking kills 15

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 19:17
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

At least 15 people are drowned after a boat sinks on Lake Ohrid in Macedonia - reports say they were all Bulgarian tourists.
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NI earn crucial point in Poland

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 20:25
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Chorzow

Northern Ireland keep their World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a 1-1 draw in Poland.
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Legendary Nigerian activist dies

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 21:28
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Prominent Nigerian democracy campaigner and human rights lawyer Gani Fawehinmi dies of cancer, aged 71.
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Grenada's last 1983 rebels freed

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 21:34
related countries: Grenada Grenada

Seven men on the island of Grenada are freed after more than two decades in prison for the murder of PM Maurice Bishop.
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Yemen truce collapse within hours

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 21:43
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Shia rebels and Yemeni soldiers clash in fighting, hours after a truce was agreed on humanitarian grounds.
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Gabon's Ali Bongo calls for calm

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 22:20
related countries: Gabon Gabon
related places: Port Gentil

Gabon's President-elect Ali Bongo appeals for calm as post-poll clashes and looting continue in Port Gentil despite a curfew.
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Nepal 'regrets' attack on priests

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 22:32
related countries: Nepal Nepal, India India

Nepal expresses regret over an attack on two Indian priests by protesters at one of Nepal's holiest Hindu sites.
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Venezuela rivals march in Caracas

Saturday 5th of September 2009, 23:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Tens of thousands of people march in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, in rival rallies for and against President Hugo Chavez.
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