What Happened on 22 September 2014

Ashraf Ghani declared President of Afghanistan

The chairman of the Afghanistan Independent Elections Commission, Ahmad Yousuf Nooristani declared that Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai would be the next… Read More.

Blasts kill two people in Xinjiang, China

Chinese media has reported that two people have been killed and several others injured in a series of blasts in… Read More.

Siemens to buy US oil and gas firm Dresser-Rand

The German industrial giant Siemens is set to purchase US firm Dresser-Rand in a deal worth $7.6bn, reports say. Siemens,… Read More.

Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, won the Singapore Grand Prix, in Singapore on Sunday, 21 September, reports say. Sebastian Vettel came in second… Read More.

MAVEN spacecraft begins Mars orbit

The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft entered the orbit of Mars after traveling 10 months and 442 miles… Read More.

Actor Polly Bergen dies aged 84

Polly Bergen, the actor best known for her role in Cape Fear (1962) passed away peacefully in her sleep while… Read More.