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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 2014.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • 01 Sep 2014 Pakistan unrest: Pakistani protesters armed with sticks and stones clash with police in the centre of Islamabad after protests calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif turn violent. All schools in the capital have been closed as a result of the clashes. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)The Pakistan Television Corporation goes off air after protesters storm its headquarters. (BBC)
  • 02 Sep 2014 Islamist insurgency in Nigeria:: Dozens of people are killed as Boko Haram captures the town of Bama. (Reuters)
  • 03 Sep 2014 The RIA Novosti news agency reports that Russian photojournalist Andrey Stenin has been found dead in Ukraine. It was discovered that he died 4 weeks ago. (RT)
  • 04 Sep 2014 Monsoon rains in Pakistan kill more than 40 people. (Channel News Asia)
  • 05 Sep 2014 War in Donbass:: The government of Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agree to a cease-fire, fighting continues after the announcement. (Reuters)
  • 06 Sep 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine:: In an official statement, Patriarch Filaret, who heads the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has fallen under the spell of Satan and faces eternal damnation to hell unless he repents. (Reuters)
  • 07 Sep 2014 2014 Iraq conflict:: The United States launches new airstrikes on ISIS in western Iraq, in an effort to protect the Haditha Dam. (Fox News)
  • 08 Sep 2014 Taliban insurgency: A suicide bomb attack kills the police chief of a district in southern Kandahar Province in Afghanistan. (Tolo News)
  • 09 Sep 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: The Dutch Safety Board issues a preliminary report on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 which crashed on 17 July. It finds that the aircraft was probably hit by multiple "high-energy objects that penetrated the aircraft from outside” indicating a missile. (BBC), (The Australian)
  • 10 Sep 2014 Moro insurgency in the Philippines:: Philippines President Benigno Aquino III submits a bill to the Congress of the Philippines that will give autonomy to Filipino Muslims in Bangsamoro and bring peace to Mindanao.(The New York Times) (Channel News Asia)
  • 11 Sep 2014 Islamist insurgency in Nigeria:: The Elders Forum in the Nigerian state of Borno warns that Boko Haram militants have surrounded the city of Maiduguri. (BBC)
  • 12 Sep 2014 Central African Republic conflict (2012–present):: More than 5,000 people have died in the Central African Republic in the past 9 months. (AP via Washington Post)
  • 13 Sep 2014 Naxalite–Maoist insurgency:: Three Maoists are killed and two are seriously injured in a fight with security forces in the Giridih district of India's Jharkhand state. (PTI)
  • 14 Sep 2014 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant:: Australia sends combat aircraft and special forces to the Middle East to help in the fight against Islamic State. (The Australian)
  • 15 Sep 2014 War in Donbass:: Heavy shelling on the city of Donetsk, Ukraine, leaves 6 people dead and 15 wounded. (AP via Houston Chronicle)
  • 16 Sep 2014 Taliban insurgency:: A large bomb explodes in Afghan capital Kabul resulting in at least three deaths of international troops and five injuries. (BBC), (Reuters), (AP)
  • 17 Sep 2014 Syrian Civil War:: Nearly 50 people have been killed in two days of Syrian government airstrikes on the town of Talbiseh in Homs Governorate. (BBC)
  • 18 Sep 2014 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: Islamic State release a video purporting to be from British journalist John Cantlie as propaganda. (Reuters)The United States Senate passes a budget measure authorising President Barack Obama to equip and train moderate rebels to fight ISIL in Syria. (Washington Examiner)
  • 19 Sep 2014 Tropical Storm Fung-wong: Manila is inundated by massive flooding causing flights to the international airport to be cancelled and businesses to shut down. (Bloomberg)
  • 20 Sep 2014 Shia insurgency in Yemen: Fierce battles between army and Houthi rebels continue for third day in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, killing 123 people and forcing hundreds to flee their homes. (AJE)
  • 21 Sep 2014 Shia insurgency in Yemen: The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis as the rebels advance towards the capital Sana'a; prime minister Mohammed Basindwa resigns, and under the deal, rebels will nominate a new prime minister within three days. (BBC)
  • 22 Sep 2014 German conglomerate Siemens AG announces plans to acquire American oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for US$7.6 billion. (Reuters via Yahoo!)
  • 23 Sep 2014 2014 military intervention against ISIS in Syria -- The United States and its allies commence air strikes against Islamic State in Syria with reports of at least 120 deaths. (BBC), (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • 24 Sep 2014 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: Algerian jihadist group Jund al-Khilafah release a video showing French tourist Hervé Gourdel being killed because of French participation in airstrikes against ISIS. (BBC)ISIS militants blow up the Green Church in Tikrit, an important historic site in early Christianity. (The New York Times)
  • 25 Sep 2014 Syrian Civil War: Several Syrian rebel groups sign an agreement to unite in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and President Bashar al-Assad's forces. (CNN)
  • 26 Sep 2014 The People's Republic of China says that 50 people died in recent violence in the western province of Xinjiang. (Voice of America)
  • 27 Sep 2014 Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupts causing 250 people to be stranded, injuring at least eight people and forcing aircraft to divert their routes. (Reuters)
  • 28 Sep 2014 2014 military intervention against ISIS: The al-Nusra Front threatens retaliation against nations participating in air strikes against Islamic State. (Al Jazeera)
  • 29 Sep 2014 War in Donbass: Renewed clashes around the Donetsk International Airport between the pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government troops kill at least 12 people in the worst flareup of violence since the ceasefire accord earlier in September. (CBC)
  • 30 Sep 2014 War in Donbass: The Ukrainian military say they have repelled a renewed assault by the pro-Russian forces on the Donetsk International Airport. The airport has been under sustained assaults for over 2 weeks despite an official ceasefire. (The Wall Street Journal)

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A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Country: United States of America

Nothing But a Man

Nothing But a Man

Directed by: Michael Roemer

Starring: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster

Fail-Safe

Fail-Safe

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States of America

Books

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Off The Sidelines by Kirsten Gillibrand

Off The Sidelines

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing

Dark Blood by Christine Feehan

Dark Blood

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“The erotic, gripping series that has defined an entire genre” (J. R. Ward) continues as the fates of a warrior reborn and a seductive Dragonseeker are irrevocably united by dark blood…Zev

The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Invention Of Wings

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From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women.Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, …

Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

Flash Boys

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#1 New York Times Bestseller ― With a new Afterword"Guaranteed to make blood boil." ―Janet Maslin, New York TimesIn Michael Lewis's game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hard Choices

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Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside look at the choices and challenges she has faced is “a subtle, finely calibrated work…with succinct and often shrewd appraisals of the complex web of political, economic,