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September 29

September 26

Private Lynndie England of the U.S. Army is found guilty by a military jury in charges related to torture and prisoner abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison. -- 23:47, 26 September 2005 (UTC)
  • Posted. The suggested image is too graphic for the MainPage, IMO, hence not used. -- PFHLai 05:43, 27 September 2005 (UTC)
Weapons decomissioning.
  • Posted. The suggested image is not really that relevant to the Provisional IRA, hence not used. -- PFHLai 05:43, 27 September 2005 (UTC)

September 25

  • As citizens in Poland vote in their parlimentary elections today, polls predict a crushing defeat of the ruling Democratic Left Alliance by a right-wing coalition of Citizens Platform and Law and Justice.
    • The reason I included the poll tidbit is because the ruling coalition is predicted by some to not even be able to get enough votes to enter parliament this time. That's really bad for a ruling coalition. --Kitch 23:18, 24 September 2005 (UTC)

September 24

September 22

(This would probably make more sense as Yuri Yehanurov is now a redirect page. Also, a picture of Yekhanurov might be more fitting than the flag of Urkraine) -Nameneko 23:08, 23 September 2005 (UTC)

  • Posted. Pic of Yehanurov not used as I'm not sure if it's free. Flag not used either as Hurricane Rita is still the top news -- updated earlier today, after Yehanurov became PM yesterday. -- PFHLai 01:36, 24 September 2005 (UTC)

September 21

  • Jet Blue Flight 292 en route to New York from Burbank, California, encountered nose gear malfunctions shortly after takeoff: the nose gear had been rotated 90 degrees to the right. It then circled around Los Angeles in an attempt to burn off fuel in preperation for an emergency landing at LAX.
Removed. (not by me) -- PFHLai 04:55, 22 September 2005 (UTC)
  • Somehow the UK forces storm an Iraq police prison story, got put in the Iraq war article, which is not about current events and it has been deleted there. There is no reason to think this news event will be significant enough to merit inclusision in an article summarizing the Iraq war. Please find another article for this news event.--Silverback 11:00, 21 September 2005 (UTC)
Removed. -- PFHLai 17:19, 21 September 2005 (UTC)

September 19

September 18

  • 38th German federal election, 2005 today!
    • That's not written terribly well for inclusion on the front page. Try this on for size: Germany goes to the polls in the German federal elction, with Gerhard Schröder's SDP and Angela Merkel's CDU currently neck and neck for control of the Bundestag. --Kitch 01:41, 18 September 2005 (UTC)
      • it was a reminding, not a final text. I leave it up to the sysop making the update how to phrase it. Myself I have no possibility for editing the main page.
    • Probably best to wait till we have the results at the end of today. In the meantime, the Afghan election gets to be the top news for a few hours. -- PFHLai 08:23, 18 September 2005 (UTC)

September 14

September 12

  • The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, the fifth in the world and the second in Asia, is officially opened. — Instantnood 17:09, 14 September 2005 (UTC)
    • I'll pass on this one. Too much like free advertising for Disney on the MainPage. -- PFHLai 17:29, 14 September 2005 (UTC)
  • Confirmation hearings continue regarding the nomination of John Roberts to serve as Chief Justice of the United States, with Roberts answering questions regarding citizens' right to privacy, civil rights in wartime, torture, and the role of international law in interpreting the US Constitution. Mamawrites 06:00, 14 September 2005 (UTC)
    • Probably better to wait till a decision is made regarding the nomination, IMO. -- PFHLai 13:11, 14 September 2005 (UTC)
    • I agree; generally we should be reporting decisive events, not "in progress" stories, especially when the ongoing event is of limited international interest.--Pharos 13:50, 14 September 2005 (UTC)
  • How about this:
The Red-Green Coalition led by former Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg wins the Norwegian parliamentary election. -- 00:20, 13 September 2005 (UTC)
  • Posted. -- PFHLai 04:35, 2005 September 13 (UTC)

September 11

It's official now. (Needless to say, this replaces the below.) Doops | talk 17:16, 12 September 2005 (UTC)

The Ashes, cricket's greatest prize, has been avidly followed not only in the United Kingdom and Australia, but also in the West Indies, South Africa and India. This has been, almost universally recognised as the greatest-ever cricket series. Its conclusion is v important, jguk 18:40, 11 September 2005 (UTC)

  • The series isn't even over yet. I guess we might have a blurb at the conclusion for "parity" with the earlier Superbowl blurb, but in future I think the Olynpics should generally be the only sports event on here.--Pharos 19:27, 11 September 2005 (UTC)
  • As far as I can remember from last Summer, the Olympics get their own ITN on the MainPage when the games are held, and thus IMO, should probably stay off the regular ITN. -- PFHLai 13:22, 2005 September 12 (UTC)
  • We should put up both, but only when results are in.--Pharos 18:36, 11 September 2005 (UTC)

September 8

September 7


September 6

September 5

  • Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashed into a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan, 5 survivors from the 117 passengers on board have been found.--nixie 06:36, 5 September 2005 (UTC)
    • Posted without the death toll -- may date quickly. -- PFHLai 14:23, 2005 September 5 (UTC) The Flag of Indonesia is already Mprotected, in case any fellow admins want to replace the picture of Judge Roberts -- see Image talk:John G. roberts.jpg. -- PFHLai 14:49, 2005 September 5 (UTC) It's no longer Mprotected. -- PFHLai 14:37, 2005 September 6 (UTC)
  • Flooding and landslides in eastern China caused by Typhoon Talim have killed at least 72 people. --nixie 06:41, 5 September 2005 (UTC)
    • Posted. -- PFHLai 14:23, 2005 September 5 (UTC)

September 3

September 1