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What happend on May 16th 2010

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Pakistani charged in US embassy alert

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 0:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Chile Chile, United States United States

A Pakistani arrested at the US embassy in Chile after triggering a bomb detector is charged with illegally possessing explosives.
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Indians rush to wed as drought of auspicious days ends

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 3:22
related countries: India India

Sunday will witness a huge rush for weddings in India as a six-month drought of auspicious dates comes to an end.
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Warning shots in Korea skirmish

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 5:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boats, the most serious skirmish since a Southern ship was sunk.
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Canada jets escort 'threat' plane

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 6:43
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vancouver

Canadian fighter jets escort a Cathay Pacific airliner to land at Vancouver airport amid a "bomb threat", officials say.
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Ash closes parts of UK airspace

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 8:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A no-fly zone is imposed over parts of Northern Ireland amid warnings flight disruption from volcanic ash may spread.
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French FM denies Iran 'spy' deal

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 9:39
related countries: France France, Iran Iran

France denies it made a secret deal with Iran to secure the release of a French lecturer charged with spying.
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Maldives offer to Guantanamo men

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 10:04
related countries: Maldives Maldives, United States United States

The Maldives offers to take two prisoners from the controversial US Guantanamo Bay detainee centre.
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Live - Monaco Grand Prix

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 10:11
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Red Bull's Mark Webber leads a safety-car affected Monaco Grand Prix, but McLaren's Jenson Button is out of the race.
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Tokyo couple say their 'I dos' before robot in rooftop wedding

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 10:24
related countries: Japan Japan

The world's first wedding to be conducted by a robot takes place in Japan.
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Leap in the dark

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 11:40
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US family's tale of love and risk over Russian adoption
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Kidnappers free Pakistan hostages

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 12:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Eighteen men who were kidnapped by suspected militants in Pakistan's volatile north-west tribal region are released.
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Dominant Webber takes Monaco win

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 14:06
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Mark Webber produces a superb display to claim victory for Red Bull ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Renault's Robert Kubica in an incident-packed Monaco Grand Prix.
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England seal World Twenty20 title

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 14:42
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Australia Australia

England beat Australia by seven wickets with 18 balls to spare to win the ICC World Twenty20 final.
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Treble-chasing Inter win Serie A

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 15:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Inter Milan stay on course for the Treble after wrapping a fifth consecutive Serie A title on the final day of the Italian season.
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Baghdad election results upheld

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 15:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's electoral commission upholds parliamentary election results in and around Baghdad after a partial recount.
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Aid gets to Pakistan flood area

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 15:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Villagers' fears grow as a lake formed after a landslide in Pakistan is on the verge of breaking its banks.
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Thailand rejects protester talks

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 16:29
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thai officials reject an offer of UN-moderated talks to resolve an increasingly violent dispute with protesters.
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Israeli tussle over grave removal

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 17:17
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli riot police confront Ultra-Orthodox Jews angered by an operation to relocate ancient graves in the city of Ashkelon.
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FA chief 'quits' after referee claim

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 17:37
related countries: Spain Spain

Lord Triesman is to quit as chairman of the FA and England 2018 World Cup bid in a row over referees, BBC Sport understands.
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Rebels attack Somali parliament

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 18:25
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Islamist rebels mortar bomb the Somali parliament's first session this year, as MPs sack the assembly's speaker.
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England seal World Twenty20 title

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 18:45
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Australia to win the World Twenty20 in Barbados and secure their first victory in 35 years of ICC limited-over competitions.
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Barca clinch La Liga league title

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 18:49
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona clinch a second successive Spanish league title as Pep Guardiola's side end the season with a remarkable 99 points.
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Brazil's Lula in key Iran talks

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 19:38
related countries: Iran Iran, Brazil Brazil
related places: Tehran

Brazil's president is meeting Iranian leaders in Tehran in an effort to find a solution to the nuclear dispute.
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England 'deserve' world triumph

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 20:48
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Paul Collingwood says England's World Twenty20 triumph rivals the 2005 and 2009 Ashes Test series successes over Australia.
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UK ash airport closures extended

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 21:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, Gatwick, Heathrow

UK airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham see services hit by volcanic ash.
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Israel denies US academic Chomsky entry

Sunday 16th of May 2010, 23:46
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Renowned US scholar Noam Chomsky says he has been denied entry to the West Bank by Israeli immigration officials.
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