Monday 3 September 2007
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by Fergie.
In UK Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston was in the top 5 hits.
Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Steve Fossett takes off from a private airstip in western Nevada, then he and the plane vanish.
- Peace talks in Finland aimed at ending sectarian violence in Iraq end successfully, resulting in the ampquotHelsinki Agreementampquot.amp!-- Don't link ampquotHelsinki Agrementampquot, it goes to something from 1975. Very current -) --amp (Wikinews) amp!-- If deleting the use of Wikinews, please be aware that it will be reverted unless you give a good reason. Simply repeating ampquotnot an acceptable sourceampquot won't do why not? Every article there is correctly sourced to at least two
- The People's Republic of China charges human rights activist Yang Chunlin, who gathered 10,000 signatures to an open letter opposing the Beijing Olympics on human rights grounds, with attempting to subvert state power. (AFP via Google)
- Panama begins work on its £2.7 billion Panama Canal expansion project. (The Scotsman)
- Six expatriate judges resign from the Fijian legal system following disagreements with the military-appointed acting Chief Justice Anthony Gates. (AAP via News Limited)
- Japan and Chile sign a free trade agreement. (Associated Press via Forbes)
- Mittal Steel completes the first part of its takeover of Arcelor with ArcelorMittal being listed on European stock exchanges with the combined company becoming the world's largest steel producer. (CNN)
- Tomás Medina Caracas (known by his nom de guerre ampquotNegro Acacioampquot), one of FARC's most important leaders and the liaison between this Colombian guerrilla and Brazilian drug dealers, is killed in action by Colombian armed forces in Guaviare. (El Tiempo)
- The Israeli Defense Forces announce plans for a force upgrade following problems in the 2006 Lebanon War and a perceived threat from Iran. (Reuters via ABC News Australia)
- War in Iraq:
- U.S. President George W. Bush makes a surprise visit to Iraq and addresses military leaders and the troops, saying that with success, a U.S. Iraq troop cut is possible. (Yahoo! News)
- The British Army completes its withdrawal from Basra Palace to an airbase at Basra Airport. (BBC)
- The Rail Maritime and Transport Union threatens a three day strike on the London Underground with last minute talks between the union and Transport for London failing to prevent this outcome. (Telegraph)
- Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon arrives in Sudan to press for an end to violence in Darfur. (BBC)
- European energy companies Gaz de France and Suez agree to merge in what would be a privatisation of the French state-owned Gaz de France. (The Telegraph)
- Four cargo ships carrying methanol sink on the Han River, the source of the water supply for Wuhan, China, with environmental authorities monitoring water quality. (Shanghai Daily)
- Sun Zhengcai, the Chinese Minister for Agriculture, states that China will clamp down on foods tainted with illegal and excessive chemicals. (Reuters)
- The interim Government of Bangladesh arrests former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia and her son on corruption charges. (BBC)
- The Prime Minister of Australia John Howard puts an appeal on YouTube for people not to participate in violent protests this week. (AAP via the Sydney Morning Herald)
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