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What happend on May 17th 2020

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Coronavirus: Obama criticises Trump administration's virus response

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 6:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The former US president says top officials "aren't even pretending to be in charge" amid the crisis.
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Polish archbishop refers child sex abuse case to Vatican

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 9:39
related countries: Poland Poland

The country's most senior Catholic asks the Vatican to investigate after a new film alleges a cover-up.
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Du Wei: Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead at home

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 11:25
related countries: Israel Israel, China China

Initial findings suggest there was no foul play in the death of Du Wei at his home near Tel Aviv.
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Jorge Armenta: Mexican journalist killed in 'armed attack'

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 11:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Jorge Armenta, director of Medios Obson, had received threats and was under government protection.
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Coronavirus: Barack Obama and LeBron James congratulate US graduates

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 12:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Many

Many schools have had to cancel ceremonies, so famous faces have sent the students messages.
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Coronavirus: Belgian hospital staff turn backs on PM Sophie Wilmès

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 16:11
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Staff at Brussels' Saint-Pierre Hospital stage a protest during a visit by Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès.
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Pakistan girls murdered over phone video footage

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 17:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The teenage Pakistani girls were reportedly killed by a relative after video showed them with a man.
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Coronavirus: UK daily death figure dips to lowest since day after lockdown

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 18:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government says if a vaccine trial is successful the UK will have 30 million doses by September.
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Coronavirus: Brazil overtakes Spain and Italy as new cases grow

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 19:54
related countries: United States United States, Italy Italy, Spain Spain

The Latin American nation now has more than 230,000 infections - the world's fourth highest number.
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Space Plane: Mysterious US military aircraft launches

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 20:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday, Cape Canaveral

The Atlas V rocket, carrying the X-37B space plane, launched from Cape Canaveral on Sunday.
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The man who bought 60,000 oil and gas wells

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:01
related countries: United States United States

Rusty Hutson Jr is the boss of fast-growing US energy firm Diversified Gas & Oil.
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Coronavirus: Tears inside Milan’s quarantine hotel

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:04
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Italy may be reopening shops, restaurants and hairdressers, but people here are still living in limbo.
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Coronavirus: They grabbed my breasts and said, 'You're not a woman'

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:19
related countries: Panama Panama

Panama's lockdown allows men and women out on alternate days - but for trans people it's been tough.
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Canadian Snowbirds acrobatic jet crashes in residential area

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:25
related countries: Canada Canada

The Snowbirds jet was on a mission to boost the morale of Canadians fighting the spread of Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: European countries set to further ease lockdowns

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:36
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Italy Italy

Italy, Spain and Portugal are among the countries that will relax their restrictions from Monday.
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Coronavirus: Health workers face violent attacks in Mexico

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico

While in many countries doctors and nurses are being praised for their work on the coronavirus front line, in Mexico dozens have been attacked.
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Afghan maternity ward attack: The woman nursing the babies of murdered mothers

Sunday 17th of May 2020, 23:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Firooza Omar volunteered to nurse newborns after a deadly attack on an Afghan maternity ward.
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