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What happend on May 11th 2008

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Gunmen kill top Mexican policemen

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 2:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Three top Mexican police officials are shot dead in as many days as the fight against drug gangs continues.
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Government wins Sri Lanka vote

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 10:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's ruling coalition wins a provincial election seen as key to its strategy against the Tamil Tigers.
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Nepal arrests 560 Tibetan women

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 11:55
related countries: Nepal Nepal, China China

Police in Nepal arrest 560 Tibetan women demonstrating against the Chinese crackdown in Tibet.
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Burma eases restrictions on aid

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 13:22
related countries: Burma Burma

Increased amounts of aid reach cyclone-hit Burma amid signs the government is easing restrictions on access.
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China launches plane firm

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 13:24
related countries: China China

China launches a new plane maker to one day compete with Boeing and Airbus, state media report.
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Turkish Grand Prix as it happened

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 13:32
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Bermuda Bermuda

Ferrari's Felipe Massa wins the Turkish Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen.
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Lebanese army sends troops north

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 13:55
related countries: Libya Libya, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tripoli

Lebanese troops deploy in Tripoli to end fierce fighting between Hezbollah allies and government supporters.
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Sudan cuts Chad ties over attack

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 14:29
related countries: Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Sudan accuses Chad of helping Darfur rebels to attack Khartoum and says it is breaking diplomatic ties.
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F1: Massa holds off Hamilton

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 15:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Felipe Massa wins the Turkish Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton's McLaren holds off Kimi Raikkonen for second.
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Baghdad district calm after truce

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 16:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A ceasefire between the Iraqi government and Shia militias seems to be holding in Baghdad's Sadr City.
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Zimbabwe police arrest activists

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 17:42
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Nearly 60 opposition activists are arrested in Zimbabwe as their leader Morgan Tsvangirai is set to return for elections.
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German band topples Madonna

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 18:00
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

German techno group Scooter knock Madonna off the number one spot in the UK album chart.
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Sudan 'drives Darfur rebels back'

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 21:13
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Sudan says Darfur rebels have retreated from Omdurman, Khartoum's twin city, after a surprise attack.
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Hezbollah rocks eastern villages

Sunday 11th of May 2008, 23:20
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

A Hezbollah assault forces several villages loyal to a pro-government leader to hand control to Lebanon's army.
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