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What happend on May 27th 2007

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Bertie Ahern wins Irish election

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 0:04
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Bertie Ahern secures a third term as taoiseach, but faces tough negotiations to build a coalition government.
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Venezuelans protest over TV closure

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 1:38
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Thousands of people march in Caracas to protest against a decision to force a state TV channel off air.
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Suu Kyi supporters rally in Burma

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 7:50
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Rangoon

About 200 pro-democracy activists rally in Rangoon to mark Aung San Suu Kyi's party's victory in 1990 polls.
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Israeli killed in rocket attack

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 8:12
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli man is killed by a rocket fired at the border town of Sderot, as PM Ehud Olmert vows more reprisals.
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Ukraine rivals agree on poll date

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 8:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's president and PM agree to early elections in September, in an attempt to end a prolonged crisis.
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Three Afghanistan hostages freed

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 8:56
related countries: France France

Three Afghanistan aid workers abducted in April with two French colleagues are set free, the Taleban says.
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Asian art sale opens in Hong Kong

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 9:29
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Christie's opens a sale of Chinese and Asian art in Hong Kong with record prices expected, amid an art boom.
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Chinese media condemn US report

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 10:54
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

China's state media hit out at a US report on Beijing's military build-up, calling it misleading and insulting.
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Tennis: Safin through in Paris

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 10:55
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Marat Safin reaches the second round before heavy rain causes a six-hour delay on day one of the French Open.
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Live - Monaco Grand Prix

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 11:10
related countries: Monaco Monaco, Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso aim to triumph for McLaren at the Monaco Grand Prix.
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Cruelty and the kitchen

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 11:18
related countries: Japan Japan

Environment correspondent Richard Black asks moral questions posed by a plate of Japanese whale meat.
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Arrests at Russian gay protests

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 11:36
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

West European MPs and a Russian gay rights leader are arrested in Moscow during violence at a banned protest.
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Lebanon militants vow to fight on

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 12:29
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Islamist militant group barricaded in a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon pledges to fight on.
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Leading Muslim calligrapher shot

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 13:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

One of the Muslim world's leading calligraphers, Khalil al-Zahawi, has been shot dead in Baghdad.
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Alonso wins Monaco Grand Prix

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 13:43
related countries: Monaco Monaco, Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Fernando Alonso beats McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win the Monaco Grand Prix and retake the championship lead.
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Nigeria state handover 'corrupt'

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 14:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian minister condemns the early handover of power in Abia State between two men accused of corruption.
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Libya clears medics of defamation

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 17:04
related countries: Libya Libya

A Libyan court dismisses defamation charges against foreign medics already sentenced to die in another case.
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Troops 'liberate Iraqi captives'

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 17:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US and Iraqi troops have raided an al-Qaeda camp near Baghdad and freed about 40 Iraqis, the US military says.
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Tennis: Serena advances

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 17:51
related countries: France France, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Serena Williams recovers from an awful start to her French Open campaign to beat Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova 5-7 6-1 6-1.
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Romanian drama wins Cannes gold

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 19:47
related countries: Romania Romania

Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days wins the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
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Iran lodges US 'spying' protest

Sunday 27th of May 2007, 20:56
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran protests to a Swiss intermediary over what it says is a US spy network operating within its borders.
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