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What happend on May 18th 2020

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Coronavirus: Can India replace China as world's factory?

Monday 18th of May 2020, 0:44
related countries: China China

Delhi is keen to exploit any shift in global investment flows prompted by the coronavirus crisis.
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One dead after Canadian Snowbirds jet crashes into home

Monday 18th of May 2020, 3:19
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 football: FC Seoul apologises for 'sex dolls' in stands

Monday 18th of May 2020, 7:54
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A company that produces sex toys gave the club 30 mannequins to fill some of their empty seats.
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Hong Kong: Lawmakers carried out during parliament mayhem

Monday 18th of May 2020, 8:19
related countries: China China

Pro-democracy lawmakers were removed by guards during a row partly over China's national anthem.
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Coronavirus: Hospitals in Brazil's São Paulo 'near collapse'

Monday 18th of May 2020, 9:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Paulo

Public hospitals in São Paulo have reached 90% capacity for emergency beds, the city's mayor warns.
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Just Sam: American Idol crowns first ever 'at home' winner

Monday 18th of May 2020, 10:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

The talent show's finalists performed remotely instead of in the usual studio.
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Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians

Monday 18th of May 2020, 10:52
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank
related places: Duma

A Palestinian infant and his parents were killed when their home in Duma was firebombed in 2015.
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Night at the museum: Man breaks into dinosaur exhibit, taking selfies

Monday 18th of May 2020, 10:54
related countries: Australia Australia

An international student broke into Australia's oldest museum, taking selfies with the exhibits.
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Coronavirus: European countries further relax restrictions

Monday 18th of May 2020, 11:39
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Italy Italy

Italy, Spain and Portugal are among European countries further relaxing virus-related restrictions.
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Coronavirus: Lockdown in a migrant camp

Monday 18th of May 2020, 12:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan journalist and refugee locked down in one of Europe’s migrant camps looks at the conditions in Malakasa camp.
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Leonardo DiCaprio joins DR Congo gorilla park campaign after attack

Monday 18th of May 2020, 15:05
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Twelve rangers were killed in an attack on Virunga National Park in DR Congo last month.
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Fang Fang: The Wuhan writer whose virus diary angered China

Monday 18th of May 2020, 15:14
related countries: China China
related places: Wuhan

A controversial diary written during the early days of the pandemic has been translated into English.
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FBI: US naval base attack 'motivated by al-Qaeda'

Monday 18th of May 2020, 16:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen, United States United States
related places: Florida

The Saudi Air Force officer who killed three Americans in Florida spoke to the terror group in Yemen.
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Prime minister accused of ex-wife’s murder resigns

Monday 18th of May 2020, 17:05
related countries: Lesotho Lesotho

Lesotho's prime minister, a suspect in the murder of his former wife, says he is resigning.
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Coronavirus: France and Germany propose €500bn recovery fund

Monday 18th of May 2020, 21:22
related countries: Germany Germany

The plan would see €500bn of grants distributed to EU member states worst affected by the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Trump accuses WHO of being a 'puppet of China'

Monday 18th of May 2020, 23:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Health

The remarks come as his health secretary accuses the body of letting the pandemic spin "out of control".
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Coronavirus: French court orders ban on worship to end

Monday 18th of May 2020, 23:04
related countries: France France

The ban was put in place as part of measures to manage the coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: What's going wrong in Sweden's care homes?

Monday 18th of May 2020, 23:13
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Swedish healthcare is under scrutiny over the high rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes.
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Pompeo denies inspector general fired as payback for investigation

Monday 18th of May 2020, 23:41
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State denied wanting an independent watchdog fired for investigating him.
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Burundi election: Nkurunziza set to become 'supreme guide'

Monday 18th of May 2020, 23:48
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Burundi's president did everything to remain in power five years ago but is now stepping down - officially at least.
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