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26 Sep
2017
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time. The decree meant that women would no longer need permission from a legal guardian to get a…Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time. The decree meant that women would no longer need permission from a legal guardian to get a licence
1 year ago
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26 Sep
2016
The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a historic peace deal aimed at ending a 52-year guerrilla war that cost 220,000 lives and…The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a historic peace deal aimed at ending a 52-year guerrilla war that cost 220,000 lives and displaced more than five million people
2 years ago
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26 Sep
2014
Mexican authorities began a search for 43 students abducted in the town of Iguala after clashing with police. Reports later emerged that human remains had been found near a rubbish…Mexican authorities began a search for 43 students abducted in the town of Iguala after clashing with police. Reports later emerged that human remains had been found near a rubbish dump in Cocula. Most had been shot and their bodies burned
4 years ago
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26 Sep
2014
43 college students from Iguala, Mexico went missing after clashing with police. Mexican authorities later claimed local police turned over the students to a drugs gang, who then…43 college students from Iguala, Mexico went missing after clashing with police. Mexican authorities later claimed local police turned over the students to a drugs gang, who then killed them
4 years ago
26 Sep
2011
The U.S. Senate reached a last-minute deal to avoid a government shutdown as no funds availableThe U.S. Senate reached a last-minute deal to avoid a government shutdown as no funds available
7 years ago
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26 Sep
2010
American actress Gloria Stuart died at the age of 100. Over a career that spanned almost 80 years, Stuart appeared on stage, in film and TV, and was best known for her roles as…American actress Gloria Stuart died at the age of 100. Over a career that spanned almost 80 years, Stuart appeared on stage, in film and TV, and was best known for her roles as Claude Rains’ sweetheart in The Invisible Man (1933) and as 100-year-old Rose in her Oscar-nominated role in James Cameron’s Titanic (1997). She remains the oldest person ever to have been nominated for an Academy Award
8 years ago
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26 Sep
2009
Film director Roman Polanski was arrested in Switzerland and faced extradition to the U.S. over a 1977 charge of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl. Polanski, 76, was detained…Film director Roman Polanski was arrested in Switzerland and faced extradition to the U.S. over a 1977 charge of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl. Polanski, 76, was detained after travelling from his home in France to collect a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival. The award-winning director of Rosemary’s Baby, Chinatown, and The Pianist had spent much of his life in France since fleeing the U.S. in 1978
9 years ago
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26 Sep
2009
Tropical Storm Ketsana scythed across Manila and much of the northern Philippines, killing over 400 people and displacing 450,000 in Metro Manila alone. The storm dumped more than…Tropical Storm Ketsana scythed across Manila and much of the northern Philippines, killing over 400 people and displacing 450,000 in Metro Manila alone. The storm dumped more than a month’s worth of rain in just 12 hours, triggering the worst flooding to hit the country in 40 years
9 years ago
26 Sep
2009
Families separated for over 50 years since the Korean War met at North Korea’s Kumgangsan resort in the first government-arranged reunions in two yearsFamilies separated for over 50 years since the Korean War met at North Korea’s Kumgangsan resort in the first government-arranged reunions in two years
9 years ago
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26 Sep
2008
Film legend Paul Newman died from lung cancer at the age of 83. The Oscar-winning actor was also a talented producer-director, a racing car enthusiast, a political activist and a…Film legend Paul Newman died from lung cancer at the age of 83. The Oscar-winning actor was also a talented producer-director, a racing car enthusiast, a political activist and a philanthropist
10 years ago
26 Sep
2008
Flying a prototype jet-powered fixed wing, Swiss pilot Yves Rossy crossed the English Channel at 200km/h in just over nine minutesFlying a prototype jet-powered fixed wing, Swiss pilot Yves Rossy crossed the English Channel at 200km/h in just over nine minutes
10 years ago
26 Sep
2008
The MV Faina, a Ukrainian vessel carrying weapons and 30 T-72 tanks, was captured by pirates 200 miles off the Somalian coast. One crew member was killedThe MV Faina, a Ukrainian vessel carrying weapons and 30 T-72 tanks, was captured by pirates 200 miles off the Somalian coast. One crew member was killed
10 years ago
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26 Sep
2006
Shinzo Abe was elected as the new prime minister of Japan. As expected, Abe secured large majorities in both houses of parliament following his victory the previous week in the…Shinzo Abe was elected as the new prime minister of Japan. As expected, Abe secured large majorities in both houses of parliament following his victory the previous week in the leadership election for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. At 52, Japan's youngest prime minister since World War II was expected to continue the conservative policies of the outgoing premier, the flamboyant and popular Junichiro Koizumi
12 years ago
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26 Sep
2005
Canadian General John de Chastelain, head of the arms decommissioning body in Northern Ireland, confirmed that the Irish Republican Army had scrapped its entire arsenal of arms…Canadian General John de Chastelain, head of the arms decommissioning body in Northern Ireland, confirmed that the Irish Republican Army had scrapped its entire arsenal of arms used in a 30-year armed campaign against British rule
13 years ago
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26 Sep
2004
Amjad Hussain Farooqi, believed responsible for two assassination attempts on Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and the murder of U.S. reporter Daniel Pearl, was killed by…Amjad Hussain Farooqi, believed responsible for two assassination attempts on Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and the murder of U.S. reporter Daniel Pearl, was killed by Pakistani security forces
14 years ago
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26 Sep
2003
The heatwave that scorched Europe in August killed over 19,000 people, according to official government figures. However a survey of non-government sources suggested that the…The heatwave that scorched Europe in August killed over 19,000 people, according to official government figures. However a survey of non-government sources suggested that the number of fatalities could be more than 25,000, placing it among the worst hot-weather disasters in a century
15 years ago
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26 Sep
2002
French soldiers deployed in Ivory Coast began evacuating about 800 foreign citizens from the country's second city, Bouake, scene of fierce fighting between government and mutinous…French soldiers deployed in Ivory Coast began evacuating about 800 foreign citizens from the country's second city, Bouake, scene of fierce fighting between government and mutinous troops. More than 270 people were reported dead in the first few days of the rebellion
16 years ago
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26 Sep
2000
Serbia's Federal Election Commission said that Vojislav Kostunica had finished ahead of Slobodan Milosevic in the presidential election but without a clear majority, necessitating…Serbia's Federal Election Commission said that Vojislav Kostunica had finished ahead of Slobodan Milosevic in the presidential election but without a clear majority, necessitating a run-off
18 years ago
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26 Sep
2000
Violent clashes erupted in the Czech capital Prague between riot police and thousands of anti-globalisation protesters aiming to disrupt the annual meetings of the World Bank and…Violent clashes erupted in the Czech capital Prague between riot police and thousands of anti-globalisation protesters aiming to disrupt the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
18 years ago
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26 Sep
2000
Over 80 people died when the Greek ferry Express Samina sank off the island of Paros in gale force winds after hitting rocks in the Aegean Sea. More than 400 survivors, including…Over 80 people died when the Greek ferry Express Samina sank off the island of Paros in gale force winds after hitting rocks in the Aegean Sea. More than 400 survivors, including many foreign holidaymakers, were rescued
18 years ago
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26 Sep
1999
The U.S. overcome a four-point deficit to win golf's prestigious Ryder Cup competition at Brookline, Massachusetts; victory was marred, however, when the Americans indulged in wild…The U.S. overcome a four-point deficit to win golf's prestigious Ryder Cup competition at Brookline, Massachusetts; victory was marred, however, when the Americans indulged in wild victory celebrations before European player Jose Maria Olazabal had played his final, potentially tournament-winning putt
19 years ago
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26 Sep
1998
The wedding of Mary McCartney, daughter of Paul and Linda MCartney, took place having been postponed from earlier in the year owing to her mother's death from breast cancer in…The wedding of Mary McCartney, daughter of Paul and Linda MCartney, took place having been postponed from earlier in the year owing to her mother's death from breast cancer in April
20 years ago
26 Sep
1997
Mafia boss Salvatore Riina and 23 of his closest associates were jailed for life for the 1992 killing of prosecutor Giovanni FalconeMafia boss Salvatore Riina and 23 of his closest associates were jailed for life for the 1992 killing of prosecutor Giovanni Falcone
21 years ago
26 Sep
1997
Two powerful earthquakes in central Italy killed at least 10 people and destroyed priceless frescoes in the 13th century Basilica of St Francis of AssisiTwo powerful earthquakes in central Italy killed at least 10 people and destroyed priceless frescoes in the 13th century Basilica of St Francis of Assisi
21 years ago
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