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What happend on May 14th 2008

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Clinton wins W Virginia primary

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 0:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: West Virginia

Hillary Clinton wins West Virginia's Democratic primary by a large margin, according to US media projections.
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Barry Bonds gets new indictment

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 1:16
related countries: United States United States

American baseball star Barry Bonds faces new charges alleging he lied over taking performance-enhancing drugs.
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Brazil's Amazon minister resigns

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 1:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's environment minister resigns, after conflicts with the government over Amazon development.
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Mexican troops take on cartels

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 2:28
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Thousands more Mexican troops and federal police are deployed to fight the drug barons after a wave of police murders.
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Rangers & Zenit chase Uefa glory

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 5:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Rangers aim to win their first Uefa Cup in Wednesday's final against Russia's Zenit St Petersburg.
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Struggle to reach quake trapped

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 6:07
related countries: China China

Chinese rescuers battle rain and blocked roads as they try to reach thousands buried by a devastating earthquake.
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China quake 'worse than expected'

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 7:31
related countries: China China

Reports from the epicentre of China's earthquake suggest the number of dead could be higher than feared.
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Kuwait in mourning for late emir

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 8:41
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

Kuwait announces three days of official mourning after the death of former Emir Sheikh Saad al-Sabah.
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Curfew imposed after India blasts

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 9:12
related countries: India India
related places: Jaipur

A curfew is imposed in the historic old city in Jaipur in western India after a series of bombings killed 63 people.
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Train crash at Bangladesh station

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 9:27
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

At least eight people are killed and others injured in a train crash in eastern Bangladesh, officials say.
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French Iraq recruiters are jailed

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 10:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq, France France, United States United States

Seven men are convicted in France for recruiting young people to fight against the US-led coalition in Iraq.
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Italy PM called in rendition case

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 10:19
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian judge rules that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi can be called as a witness in a trial over CIA rendition.
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Bush bemoans 'flawed' Iraq data

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 11:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President Bush says he was disappointed in "flawed intelligence" on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.
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Four Palestinians killed in Gaza

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 11:35
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian medics in Gaza say at least three militants and a civilian have been killed in Israeli incursions.
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Sudan want rebels on terror list

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 11:48
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan asks for the Darfur rebel that led the weekend attack on the capital to be listed as a terrorist group.
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Harbhajan banned from five ODIs

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 11:50
related countries: India India

Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh is banned for five one-day internationals for slapping his team-mate Sree Santh.
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Parliament attack appeal rejected

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 11:54
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court rejects a fresh appeal by a man convicted of involvement in the 2001 parliament attack.
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Italy police to protect Gypsies

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 11:57
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

Italian police protect Roma Gypsies under attack from people in Naples after an alleged kidnap attempt.
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Naples court delays rubbish trial

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 12:26
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

The trial of the Naples regional president, blamed for the Italian city's rubbish crisis, is delayed.
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Eta blamed for Spain bomb death

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 12:36
related countries: Spain Spain

One policeman is killed after a car bomb explodes outside barracks in the Basque region of Spain.
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Peru environment ministry created

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 12:46
related countries: Peru Peru, United States United States

Peru sets up its first environment ministry, ahead of a Latin American-EU summit focusing on climate change.
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US inflation eases but food soars

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 13:21
related countries: United States United States

US food prices jumped at the fastest pace for 18 years in April, figures show, but overall inflation eased.
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Austrian family hacked to death

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 13:36
related countries: Austria Austria

An Austrian man hands himself in after allegedly hacking his wife, daughter, parents and father-in-law to death.
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Somali surprise at Ethiopia aid

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 13:47
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

Ethiopian troops in Somalia's capital distribute food bought with their own salaries to city residents.
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Henin announces shock retirement

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 14:42
related countries: Belgium Belgium

World number one Justine Henin quits tennis with immediate effect - at the age of 25.
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Estonia cyber defence hub set up

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 16:00
related countries: Russia Russia, Estonia Estonia

Nato backs a new cyber defence centre in Estonia, which last year blamed Russia for targeting its internet structure.
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Rivals row over Kashmir ceasefire

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 16:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Kashmir

India says Pakistani troops fired across Kashmir's Line of Control in a what would be a rare breach of a ceasefire.
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No access to Burma cyclone zone

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 16:49
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's military rules are beefing up security to keep foreigners out of the areas affected by Cyclone Nargis.
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New deadline for Zimbabwe's vote

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 17:43
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's government extends by 90 days the day a presidential run-off vote must be held.
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Pakistan in Taleban prisoner swap

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 17:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's army swaps prisoners with the Taleban and cuts troop numbers in a tribal area near Afghanistan.
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China quake toll close to 15,000

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 18:47
related countries: China China
related places: Xinhua

Nearly 15,000 people died and 25,000 are still trapped in the earthquake that hit China, official media say.
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Bombing at Iraq funeral kills 20

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 19:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 20 people are killed and 35 wounded in a suicide bombing at a funeral in the Iraqi capital, officials say.
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Bush praises close US-Israel ties

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 20:21
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US President George W Bush praises close US-Israeli ties on a visit to the country on its 60th anniversary.
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Lebanon revokes Hezbollah curbs

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 21:25
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon reverses measures targeting Hezbollah that triggered a week of violence between political factions.
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Fritzl's victims thank the public

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 21:49
related countries: Austria Austria

The family of an Austrian man accused of imprisoning and raping his daughter in a cellar release their first message.
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Motorsport: Lorenzo to compete

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 22:16
related countries: France France

Jorge Lorenzo is passed fit to race at this weekend's French MotoGP despite fracturing his ankle last week.
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Missile 'strikes Pakistan house'

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 23:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

About 12 people die in a suspected missile strike on a house in north-west Pakistan, local residents say.
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New deadline for Zimbabwe vote

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 23:27
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's government extends by 90 days the deadline a presidential run-off vote must be held.
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UN raises Burma cyclone estimate

Wednesday 14th of May 2008, 23:37
related countries: Burma Burma

The UN sharply increases to 2.5m its estimate of those severely affected by Cyclone Nargis in Burma.
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