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What happend on May 25th 2007

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Blair: US may back carbon deal

Friday 25th of May 2007, 0:58
related countries: United States United States

The US may be willing to back an agreement on cutting carbon dioxide emissions, the prime minister says.
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Honduras TV gets official edict

Friday 25th of May 2007, 1:23
related countries: Honduras Honduras

The president of Honduras tells all TV and radio channels to carry two hours of official programming each day.
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US minimum wage gets $2 boost

Friday 25th of May 2007, 3:38
related countries: United States United States

The minimum wage in the US will rise by $2.10 per hour, the first rise in a decade, after a vote by the US Congress.
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Australian Big Brother under fire

Friday 25th of May 2007, 4:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's Big Brother is criticised for deciding not to tell a contestant that her father had died.
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Chinese flooding leaves 21 dead

Friday 25th of May 2007, 4:34
related countries: China China

At least 21 people are killed by flash floods and mudslides in south-western China, reports say.
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Counting begins in Irish election

Friday 25th of May 2007, 6:32
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Counting is due to start in Ireland following Thursday's election with turnout predicted to be about three million.
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Nasdaq bids for Nordic OMX

Friday 25th of May 2007, 7:17
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Nasdaq, the US firm which tried to buy the London Stock Exchange, offers to take over a Swedish rival for $3.7bn.
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Thai king warns over court ruling

Friday 25th of May 2007, 7:45
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's revered king voices concern over a court ruling on whether the two main parties should be disbanded.
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Sanjay Dutt sentencing deferred

Friday 25th of May 2007, 7:55
related countries: India India

An Indian court puts off sentencing Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt for buying guns from the Mumbai bombers.
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India mosque blast suspect held

Friday 25th of May 2007, 8:28
related countries: India India
related places: Hyderabad

Indian police detain a man in connection with a deadly blast at a historic mosque in Hyderabad.
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Chavez rejects TV move criticism

Friday 25th of May 2007, 9:20
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Venezuela's leader Hugo Chavez rejects US and EU criticism as he prepares to revoke a TV station's licence.
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Fire out at Moscow TV tower

Friday 25th of May 2007, 9:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A fire has been extinguished in Moscow's Ostankino television tower, one of Europe's tallest buildings.
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Pakistan dismisses DR Congo claim

Friday 25th of May 2007, 9:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pakistan dismisses allegations that its troops sold weapons in DR Congo while serving as UN peacekeepers.
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Chiluba is 'stable' in hospital

Friday 25th of May 2007, 10:38
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambia's former President Frederick Chiluba, facing corruption charges, is in hospital after collapsing.
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Australian Big Brother under fire

Friday 25th of May 2007, 10:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's Big Brother is criticised for deciding not to tell a contestant that her father had died.
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Indian soldier sentenced to death

Friday 25th of May 2007, 11:19
related countries: India India

An Indian soldier is sentenced to death for killing his superior in Indian-administered Kashmir last year.
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Thousands march for SA pay rise

Friday 25th of May 2007, 11:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Tens of thousands of South African public sector workers take to the streets to demand pay rises.
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Mexican paper closes amid threats

Friday 25th of May 2007, 11:43
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A Mexican newspaper shuts temporarily amid continuing attacks and threats from suspected drugs gangs.
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Gunmen kidnap Nigeria workers

Friday 25th of May 2007, 13:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

At least seven oil workers are reportedly seized by gunmen as they lay pipelines off Nigeria's southern coast.
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Chelsea to visit Ghana

Friday 25th of May 2007, 13:36
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Manager Jose Mourinho and Michael Essien are to head a Chelsea delegation on a visit to Ghana next week.
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US military aid lands in Beirut

Friday 25th of May 2007, 14:08
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States
related places: Beirut

Several transport planes carrying US military aid for the Lebanese army arrive in Beirut.
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Uttar Pradesh CM 'will end crime'

Friday 25th of May 2007, 14:30
related countries: India India

Mayawati, the new Chief Minister of India's Uttar Pradesh state, promises to wipe out crime and corruption.
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Iraqi cleric back in public eye

Friday 25th of May 2007, 14:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Moqtada Sadr, the radical Iraqi Shia cleric, appears in public for the first time since a US troop surge in Baghdad.
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Football: Houllier steps down

Friday 25th of May 2007, 14:41
related countries: France France
related places: Lyon

Lyon coach Gerard Houllier parts company with the French champions.
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US 'sex addict' sues over firing

Friday 25th of May 2007, 14:57
related countries: United States United States

An American man is suing IBM for wrongful dismissal after he was fired for visiting adult internet chat rooms at work.
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Turkey president vetoes vote plan

Friday 25th of May 2007, 15:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's president vetoes a constitutional change which would have let the public elect the head of state.
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Turkey president vetoes vote plan

Friday 25th of May 2007, 15:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's president vetoes a constitutional change which would have let the public elect the head of state.
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Cycling: Riis in doping confession

Friday 25th of May 2007, 15:12
related countries: France France

Former Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis admits using the banned blood-booster EPO during his career.
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North Korea test-fires missiles

Friday 25th of May 2007, 15:26
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

North Korea test-fires several missiles towards the Sea of Japan, apparently as part of a military exercise.
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Migrant boat missing off Malta

Friday 25th of May 2007, 15:33
related countries: Malta Malta

A boat adrift in the Mediterranean with at least 53 immigrants on board is missing off Malta, aid officials say.
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Peru plane crash survivors found

Friday 25th of May 2007, 16:02
related countries: Peru Peru

Rescuers find several people after a plane crashes in the Peruvian Amazon with up to 20 people on board.
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Egyptian envoy freed in Somalia

Friday 25th of May 2007, 16:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Somalia Somalia

Egypt's ambassador to Somalia Saeed Mosry is freed by the authorities in Somali's Puntland region after five days' captivity.
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Burma extends Suu Kyi detention

Friday 25th of May 2007, 16:51
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's military junta extends the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by one year.
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Pakistan rape victim quits in row

Friday 25th of May 2007, 17:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani gang rape victim Mukhtar Mai resigns from a women's crisis centre rather than be replaced.
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Cricket: Vaughan scores century

Friday 25th of May 2007, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Vaughan and Kevin Pietersen score centuries as England post 366-5 on the first day of the second Test against West Indies.
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Missing UK girl suspect described

Friday 25th of May 2007, 18:10
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Portuguese police hunting for Madeleine McCann issue a description of a man seen near her flat.
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Colombia 'to release' Farc rebels

Friday 25th of May 2007, 18:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's government will release a group of jailed left-wing guerrillas, says President Alvaro Uribe.
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US fears grow over China military

Friday 25th of May 2007, 20:17
related countries: United States United States, China China

The US voices concern over China's growing military might and calls for greater transparency.
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Ahern moves ahead in Irish polls

Friday 25th of May 2007, 21:16
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Bertie Ahern looks set for a third term as taoiseach, as election counting continues in the Irish Republic.
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Powers make IAEA Iran complaint

Friday 25th of May 2007, 21:34
related countries: Iran Iran

Four major power protest to UN nuclear chief Mohammed ElBaradei over remarks about Iran's nuclear programme.
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Moroccan terror trial postponed

Friday 25th of May 2007, 22:01
related countries: Morocco Morocco

One of Morocco's biggest terror trials is adjourned in the city of Sale after opening for a day of hearings.
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Air raid kills two Hamas members

Friday 25th of May 2007, 22:17
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two members of Hamas are killed and another seriously wounded in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip.
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Ukraine leaders spar over troops

Friday 25th of May 2007, 22:46
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's president and PM meet to try to defuse a crisis caused by a bid to seize control of 40,000 troops.
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Sadr calls for Sunni co-operation

Friday 25th of May 2007, 22:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Radical Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr backs a peace plan with Sunnis aimed at ending sectarian violence.
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Bush approves Iraq funding bill

Friday 25th of May 2007, 23:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Bush

President Bush signs into law a bill funding the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, setting no timetable to withdraw.
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