Monday Bookmark and Share

Disasters Main Event: Toll from bush fires c...
Top Stories on Google Map

B. 02-09 Senate debates woman's fate Rome
C. 02-09 Bomber kills 17 in refugee camp Mullaittivu, Sri Lanka
02-09 Toll from bush fires claimed 181 Victoria, Melbourne
4. 02-09 PM Rudd pledges to rebuild fire-hit areas Australia
F. 02-09 Indians accused of cannibalizing farmer Envira, Amazon
G. 02-09 Baseball's Rodriguez admits steroid use USA
H. 02-09 Obama warning on stimulus delays Washington
I. 02-09 Starbucks offers coffee-breakfast combos Seattle
9. 02-09 Woman in euthanasia debate dies Rome


February 2009 ... more > Top ^

Morning News

Feb.9   Rome Senate debates woman's fate  Senate is set to debate an emergency decree to stop doctors withdrawing life support from a woman in a permanent vegetative state

  Sri Lanka Bomber kills 17 in refugee camp  At least 17 people were killed and 45 others wounded when a female suicide bomber blew herself up at a camp

  Melbourne     Toll from bush fires claimed 181 Map of Victoria Australia
  Some people died in their cars trying to escape the fires. Some of the fires in the state of Victoria were started deliberately
 The Victorian bushfires are a series of bushfires that were ignited on 7 February 2009, resulting in Australia's highest ever loss of life from a bushfire. Over 500 people injuried. The fires have destroyed at least 1,834 homes in towns north-east of Melbourn. The fires have left an estimated 7,500 people homeless

Day News

  Australia     PM Rudd pledges to rebuild fire-hit areas   Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has vowed his country would rally 'brick by brick' after the worst bushfires in its history

  Amazon Indians accused of cannibalizing farmer  5 members of the Kulina tribe are on the run after being accused of murdering, butchering and eating a farmer in a ritual act of cannibalism

  USA Baseball's Rodriguez admits steroid use  Alex Rodriguez has admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs from 2001-2003 seasons of $252 million contract with the Rangers

  Washington Obama warning on stimulus delays  President has urged Congress to pass his $800bn stimulus plan, warning that delaying it would worsen a 'full-blown crisis'

  Seattle Starbucks offers coffee-breakfast combos  Starbucks took a cue from fast-food chains and announced a plan to sell pairings of coffee and breakfast for $3.95, citing the economic downturn

  Rome Woman in euthanasia debate dies  Eluana Englaro, 37, who had been in a coma for 17 years has died after doctors began removing her feeding tube

San Francisco Bay Area , February 9, 2009 Timeline