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What happend on May 23rd 2010

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Jamaica police in 'druglord' plea

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 0:16
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Kingston

Street barricades protecting an alleged druglord in Jamaica's capital Kingston must come down, police say.
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Hillary's pavilion

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 6:26
related countries: China China

Where basketball star Kobe Bryant speaks Chinese
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Tributes to India crash victims

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 7:34
related countries: India India

World leaders and communities around India pay tribute to the victims of Saturday's plane crash in which 158 people died.
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Live - French Open

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 9:07
related countries: Italy Italy, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Women's second seed Venus Williams is last out on the Suzanne Lenglen court at the French Open after men's seed Ernests Gulbis and Briton Anne Keothavong suffer first-round exits at Roland Garros.
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Italy ordains first woman priest

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 10:17
related countries: Italy Italy

A married teacher who belongs to a breakaway Catholic faction becomes the first female priest to be ordained in Italy.
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Iraqi car bomb toll rises to 30

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 10:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The death toll from a car bomb which exploded at a market in Iraq's northern Diyala province, rises to 30, officials say.
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Duchess 'wanted cash for access'

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 10:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: York

Britain's Duchess of York offered to sell access to ex-husband and UK trade envoy Prince Andrew, a newspaper claims.
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Afghan insurgents hit Nato base

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 10:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Insurgents attack Nato's main base in south Afghanistan, the second assault on a major site in recent days.
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Bangkok business ready to re-open

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 11:30
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok businesses and government offices are to reopen after a week of disruption caused by anti-government protests.
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Japan PM apologises over Okinawa

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 11:35
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Okinawa

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama apologises for not keeping his promise to move a US military base from Okinawa.
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UN camp for Gaza children torched

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 11:44
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Masked gunmen attack a summer camp being set up for children in the Gaza Strip, UN officials say, burning tents and equipment.
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Somali leader's palace attacked

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 11:58
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Al-Shabab militants fire mortars at Somalia's presidential palace, sparking deadly battles.
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French farmers turn Champs-Elysees green

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 12:09
related countries: France France
related places: Champs, Paris

The Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris is turned into a green space by farmers to highlight their financial plight.
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Hague 'vindicated' by euro crisis

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 12:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

William Hague says the euro is "in crisis" but it is not in the UK's interest for countries to pull out of the single currency.
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Hamilton charged over 'burnout'

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 13:44
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Aruba Aruba

F1's Lewis Hamilton is charged with intentionally losing control of a vehicle for a stunt performed before the Australian Grand Prix.
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UN probes Haiti jail riot deaths

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 15:50
related countries: Haiti Haiti

The UN mission in Haiti investigates reports that dozens of inmates were shot when police stormed a jail to end a riot.
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Murray set for early French test

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 16:18
related countries: France France

Andy Murray will find himself the centre of attention as early as day two of the French Open when he takes on Richard Gasquet in the pick of the first-round matches.
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India crash jet's recorder found

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 18:43
related countries: India India

Investigators in southern India find the cockpit voice recorder in the wreckage of the Air India Express jet.
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Shattered city

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 19:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A glazier in war-torn Baghdad is rarely short of work
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Landslide derails Chinese train

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 19:41
related countries: China China

A train hits landslide debris and derails in a mountainous area of south-east China, with at least 19 deaths.
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BA says union refused talks offer

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 20:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BA accuses the Unite union of ignoring its latest offer to avoid a five-day walkout due to start at midnight.
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Sri Lanka thrash Black Caps in US

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 20:21
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: Florida

Sri Lanka hit back from defeat in Florida on Saturday to beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 match.
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Thai film pulls off Cannes shock

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 20:26
related countries: Thailand Thailand

British director Mike Leigh loses out on the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or to a mystical drama from Thailand.
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Ethiopia votes in crunch election

Sunday 23rd of May 2010, 21:40
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Polls close for Ethiopia's first election since 2005 when disputes left 200 dead, and the opposition is alleging fraud.
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