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What happend on September 20th 2017

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Mexico earthquake as it struck

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 6:04
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 220 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.
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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 6:24
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.
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First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 7:12
related countries: United States United States

About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.
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Hurricane Maria: Aerial footage shows devastation in Dominica

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 7:29
related countries: Dominica Dominica

Fallen trees, flattened buildings and strewn debris can be seen after Hurricane Maria struck.
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Iraqi refugee in Berlin praised for handing over cash find

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 9:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

The 16-year-old Iraqi refugee found thousands of euros in a handbag on the subway.
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Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet calls

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 9:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Apps such as WhatsApp and Skype had been blocked for failing to comply with "regulations".
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Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 11:08
related countries: United States United States

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.
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Islamic State 'execution' stopped by RAF drone in Syria

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 11:28
related countries: Syria Syria

This is the moment an RAF drone stopped a public killing staged by so-called Islamic State in Syria.
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Store lifts ban on 'pillow fort' boy, 12

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 11:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand store had banned the boy for two years but his family say he was "just being a kid".
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Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 13:13
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school where at least 30, mostly children, died.
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Election annulled

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 16:08
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?
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Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 16:10
related countries: Dominica Dominica

The powerful storm barrels through the Caribbean, leaving at least seven dead in Dominica.
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Iranian President Rouhani hits back at Donald Trump's UN speech

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 16:21
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: In

In his first speech at the UN on Tuesday, President Trump included Iran among "a small group of rogue regimes".
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Catalonia referendum: Protests over raids to halt vote

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 16:39
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's government has stepped up efforts to halt an independence vote in Catalonia they call illegal.
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Whole of Puerto Rico without power

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 17:19
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, officials say
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Hurricane Maria knocks out power in Puerto Rico

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 18:29
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.
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Catalonia referendum: Spain steps up raids to halt vote

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 18:30
related countries: Spain Spain

Senior officials are detained as police target ministries involved in planning a banned referendum.
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How Angela Merkel rose to power to lead Germany

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 20:15
related countries: Germany Germany

Angela Merkel has led Germany since 2005 and she is tipped to win a fourth term as chancellor.
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Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for 'escalation' to stop

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 20:52
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Mariano Rajoy appeals to Catalan separatists in a televised speech after a day of unrest in Barcelona.
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Iran's leader Hassan Rouhani slams Donald Trump in UN speech

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 22:09
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Trump

Iran's president hits back over the US president's criticism of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.
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'What I saw'

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 23:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico

In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
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Moving on up

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 23:27
related countries: Panama Panama

The people of the Guna Yala archipelago, off the Panama coast, may be among the first island communities to leave their homes and move onshore.
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Impatient for change

Wednesday 20th of September 2017, 23:42
related countries: Angola Angola

Angola has publicly funded healthcare with state-of-the-art clinics. So why are some hospitals running out of drugs? The BBC's Mayeni Jones investigates.
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