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September 2007[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
100x100px|Monks in Myanmar (Burma) march in a street protest September 27: The Yugoslavia Tribunal in The Hague sentences Mile Mrkšić and Veselin Šljivančanin to 20 and 5 years in prison, respectively, for their involvement in the 1991 Vukovar massacre. September 27: The Can Tho Bridge in Vietnam collapses, killing dozens of construction workers. September 27: Japanese photojournalist Kenji Nagai is killed in protests (pictured) involving thousands of Buddhist monks in Myanmar (Burma). September 25: India's cricket team wins the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 held in South Africa after beating Pakistan in the last over. September 23: Yasuo Fukuda wins the LDP leadership election, and is sworn in by Emperor Akihito as Prime Minister of Japan.
- September 22: Chile extradites former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori on charges of human rights abuses and corruption.
- September 20: The American Arbitration Association finds American cyclist Floyd Landis (pictured) guilty of using synthetic testosterone in his 2006 Tour de France victory. The International Cycling Union awards the title to Óscar Pereiro of Spain.
- Image:Floyd-landis-toctt.jpg American cyclist Floyd Landis
- September 19: King Mohammed VI appoints Abbas El Fassi of the Istiqlal Party as Prime Minister of Morocco.
- September 18: Several hundred villagers in southern Peru fall ill after the impact of a meteorite.
- September 16: The New Democracy party of Greece, led by Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis (pictured), wins the general elections with a marginal parliamentary majority, while the opposition PASOK announce party leadership elections.
- Image:Kostas Karamanlis.jpg Prime Minister of Greece Costas Karamanlis
- September 16: One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 crashes at Phuket International Airport, Thailand, killing 89 people.
- September 15: The European Space Agency announces that melting pack ice in the Arctic Ocean has opened the Northwest Passage.
- September 15: Scottish World Rally Championship driver Colin McRae is killed when his AS350B2 Squirrel helicopter crashes.
- September 14: The Japanese spacecraft SELENE (artist's impression shown) is launched from the Tanegashima Space Center on a mission to explore the Moon.
- September 13: The United Nations General Assembly adopts a non-binding Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples intended to combat human rights violations against 370 million members of indigenous peoples worldwide.
- September 13: The FIA fines McLaren 100 million USD and excludes the Formula One auto racing team from the 2007 Constructors' Championship for its role in an espionage controversy.
- September 13: Viktor Zubkov replaces Mikhail Fradkov as the Prime Minister of Russia after the State Duma approves his nomination by President Vladimir Putin.
- September 12: Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada (pictured), removed from office in the EDSA Revolution of 2001, is found guilty of corruption and sentenced to reclusión perpetua.
- Joseph Estrada from Image:Erapestrada.jpg
- September 12: Multiple major earthquakes occur off the southwest coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, with the largest having a magnitude of 8.4.
- September 12: Shinzo Abe (pictured) announces his resignation as Prime Minister of Japan, effective 19 September, triggering a leadership election.
- September 12: President Vladimir Putin of Russia accepts Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov's resignation and nominates Viktor Zubkov as his replacement.
- September 9: Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell (pictured right, in yellow) sets a new 100-metre world record of 9.74 seconds at the IAAF Grand Prix in Rieti, Italy.
- Image:Osaka07 D1M M100M Heat Astafa Powell.jpg Asafa Powell, pictured at the 2007 World Athletics Championships in Osaka
- September 9: The APEC summit in Australia closes following discussions and meetings among various world leaders.
- September 8: The 2007 Pacific Games, involving 5000 athletes from 22 nations, close in Apia, Samoa.
- September 7: The Lebanese Army declares victory after ending its most recent conflict with Fatah al-Islam militants in Nahr al-Bared.
- September 8: At least 16 people are killed in a car bomb attack on an Algerian naval barracks in the town of Dellys two days after a suicide bomber killed at least 20 in Batna.
- September 4: Hurricane Felix makes landfall on Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast as a Category 5 hurricane, which has since dissipated.
- September 3: Hurricane Felix becomes a Category 5 hurricane in the Caribbean Sea, becoming the second storm of that strength in the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season.
- September 1: Idaho Republican Larry Craig resigns from the United States Senate effective 30 September following a guilty plea to a disorderly conduct charge following his arrest in a restroom at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.