September 2004 Explained

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Events

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Deaths in September

Other recent deaths

Ongoing events

Ansari X-Prize competition
2004 Atlantic hurricane season
US Presidential Campaign
 - Bush military service questions
 - Nader ballot access disputes
 - Presidential debates
UK Liberal Democrats Convention
US 9–11 Commission
Same-sex marriage debates
AIDS epidemic
Abu Ghraib investigation
Liberal Party (Canada) funds scandal
Ryanggang (North Korea) explosion

Ongoing armed conflicts

War on Terrorism
Iraqi resistance
2004 in Afghanistan#SeptemberDarfur conflict in Sudan
Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Conflict in Russia (Chechnya)
Ongoing wars

Upcoming events

November 20: Jr. Eurovision Song Contest
October 4: SpaceShipOne flight

Upcoming elections

December 11: Taiwanese legislative
November 2: U.S. President, Congress
October 22: Irish presidential
October 9: Afghan presidential
October 9: Australian legislature
October 3: 2nd round of Serbian local
October 3: Slovenian parliamentary

Election results in September

20: Indonesia: President
12: Hong Kong: Legislative Council

Ongoing trials

ICTY

Slobodan Milošević
Iraq

Iraqi Special Tribunal
- Saddam Hussein, among others
US

Scott Peterson
US

Michael Jackson
US

Zacarias Moussaoui
Canada: Ripudaman Singh Malik, Ajaib Singh Bagri
Iran

Yazdi, Iranian National Front party head

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September 1, 2004

U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney accepts re-nomination and harshly criticizes Democratic candidate John Kerry. (BBC) (The Guardian) (The Times)

September 2, 2004

George W. Bush accepts the Republican nomination for a second term in office as the party's National Convention concludes, signaling the beginning of all-out campaigning by Bush and Senator John Kerry.

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September 6, 2004

Near the Sunni city of Fallujah, seven U.S. Marines and three Iraqi soldiers are killed in an ambush. Elsewhere, U.S. troops, backed by U.S. planes and Iraqi forces, raid the city of Najaf. The U.S. military tells residents to flee, mounts a pincer movement to trap the Mahdi army in the city center, and raids Moqtada al-Sadr's house again. (News Interactive [Australia)] (BBC)

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September 15, 2004

(Straits Times) (Reuters) (Resolution requesting representation [PDF)]

(Afrol News) (Iol News) (BBC News) Joint communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations between South Africa and the SADR

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September 28, 2004

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su-hon announces at the UN General Assembly that it has turned plutonium from 8,000 spent fuel rods into nuclear weapons as a deterrent against the U.S. nuclear threat. Six-nation talks on the nuclear issue, which were due to have resumed before October, have been suspended. Analysts believe North Korea has ruled out further talks until after the U.S. presidential election in November. (BBC)

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September 30, 2004

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