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What happend on May 2nd 2007

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Bush vetoes Iraq withdrawal bill

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 0:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President Bush vetoes a Congressional bill linking Iraq war funding to a timetable for troop withdrawal.
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AU peacekeepers patrol Mogadishu

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 1:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

African Union peacekeepers mount their first patrols of Somalia's war-torn capital, Mogadishu.
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US and India discuss nuclear deal

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 1:52
related countries: India India, United States United States

A top US State Department official will visit India in a push to conclude a landmark deal on nuclear fuel.
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Colombia cuts drugs haul figure

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 3:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia says that a seizure of cocaine, announced as the biggest ever, weighed only 13 tonnes, not 25.
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Venezuela takes over refineries

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 4:07
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela says it has taken over four refineries in the Orinoco Belt as part of a renationalisation drive.
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Russia accused of 'attack on EU'

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 7:46
related countries: Russia Russia

Estonia's foreign minister says Russia's response to the row over a Soviet war memorial is an "attack" on the EU.
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Troops 'kill five in Afghanistan'

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 7:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US-led troops and Afghan police kill five militants in a clash in the south, coalition forces say.
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Sri Lanka troops 'kill 13 rebels'

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 8:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan military says it has killed 13 Tamil Tiger rebels in clashes in the north in the past 48 hours.
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S Korea to seize 'traitors' land

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 8:38
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Japan Japan

South Korea announces a plan to seize assets gained by alleged collaborators during Japan's colonial rule.
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US rallies for immigration reform

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 9:14
related countries: United States United States

Thousands of immigrants are to march in US cities for immigration law reforms and more rights for illegal workers.
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Liberia moves to trade diamonds

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 9:14
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia opens its first diamond certification office after the lifting of a six-year UN embargo.
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Catholics detail Irish sex abuses

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 9:21
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Nearly 150 priests and other religious figures are accused or suspected of child abuse in Ireland since 1940.
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Gamal denies desire to lead Egypt

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 9:21
related countries: Egypt Egypt

In a rare interview, the son of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak insists he has no plans to become president.
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Iran nuclear official 'detained'

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 9:46
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

A top Iranian former nuclear negotiator Hossein Mousavian is detained, according to reports from Tehran.
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Australian senator under fire

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 9:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian senator Bill Heffernan is under fire for saying a childless female politician is unfit to govern.
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Turkey party calls for early poll

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 10:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's ruling party asks parliament to approve an early general election, amid deadlock over the presidency.
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LRA accused of ambush in Uganda

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 10:39
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's LRA rebels kill seven people during an ambush, say the army just days after peace talks resumed.
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Jail term for al-Jazeera reporter

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 11:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The al-Jazeera TV channel says an Egyptian court has sentenced one of its journalists to six months in prison.
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Israel cabinet in emergency talks

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 11:22
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's cabinet discusses the highly critical Lebanon war report as pressure on Ehud Olmert to resign grows.
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Search of Chirac's office blocked

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 12:40
related countries: France France
related places: Chirac

Magistrates seeking to search President Jacques Chirac's Elysee Palace office are turned away by French police.
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Estonia shuts Moscow consulate

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 12:49
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Estonia's Moscow consulate shuts after pro-Kremlin youths attack diplomats in a row over a USSR war memorial.
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Iran sends Afghans home

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 13:13
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN refugee agency says more than 36,000 Afghans have been deported from Iran in the past 10 days.
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Blair pledge for missing BBC man

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 14:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tony Blair says the UK government is doing all it can to secure the release of abducted BBC journalist Alan Johnston.
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Liberia rubber pollution denied

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 14:33
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United States United States
related places: Firestone

US rubber company Firestone denies allegations that it is polluting a river near its plant in Liberia.
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Iraqi oil bill sent to parliament

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 15:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's parliament considers a draft oil law, seen as crucial in regulating how oil wealth is divided among regions.
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Taiwan opposition picks candidate

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 15:21
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Taipei

A Taipei ex-mayor facing corruption charges is named as Taiwan's main opposition presidential candidate.
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Pakistan downplays radioactive ad

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 15:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's nuclear authority says there is no need to worry over its adverts for "lost" radioactive material.
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ICC issues Darfur arrest warrants

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 16:26
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The International Criminal Court orders the arrest of a minister and a militia leader in Sudan accused of war crimes.
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Karzai anger over civilian deaths

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 16:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan president hits out at foreign troop tactics after officials say 50 civilians were killed in the west.
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UK warns of 'Tamil Tiger fraud'

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 16:50
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government warns of widespread fraud scams, which it says could be funding terrorist acts in Sri Lanka.
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Olmert should go, Israeli FM says

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 16:58
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni says PM Ehud Olmert should resign after a damning report on the Lebanon war.
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Tape aired of fatal 1970 US rally

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 18:00
related countries: United States United States

A recording is aired of a 1970 protest at a US university in which the National Guard killed four students.
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Turkey PM attacks court ruling

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 19:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's PM calls for early elections and criticises a key court ruling annulling a vote on the presidency.
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'Up to half' of Mars may have ice

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 22:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mars

Scientists in the US using new data say that up to half of the surface of Mars may contain ice.
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French rivals clash in TV debate

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 22:56
related countries: France France

France's presidential rivals face off in a fiery TV debate, with just days left to win over undecided voters.
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Bush and Democrats locked on Iraq

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 23:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Congress

President Bush and Congress leaders say they seek common ground on Iraq, but a funding impasse remains.
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Cricket: W Indies drop Samuels

Wednesday 2nd of May 2007, 23:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

West Indies leave Marlon Samuels out of the party to tour England this summer.
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