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What happend on May 22nd 2020

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Is Latin America next epicentre of pandemic?

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 0:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Mexico Mexico

New cases have been rising sharply in Brazil and Mexico, along with other countries in the region.
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Earlier coronavirus lockdown 'could have saved 36,000 lives'

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 0:12
related countries: United States United States

As study estimates death toll if lockdown began a week earlier, President Trump says 'I was so early'.
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Coronavirus sparks a sanitary pad crisis in India

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 0:21
related countries: India India

Schools normally provide students with pads in a country where millions of women go without.
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Coronavirus: Flexible working will be a new normal after virus

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 2:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Facebook and New Zealand's prime minister are the latest to support a radical shift in how we all work.
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Singapore quizzer finally wins $10k after Tony Hadley's message

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 6:22
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Muhammad Shalehan was originally denied the prize as judges claimed he mispronounced "Tony Hadley".
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Cyclone Amphan: Survivors return to face destruction left by storm

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 6:29
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

A massive clean-up operation begins after the storm flattened homes and left cities without power.
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NPC: China moves to impose controversial Hong Kong security law

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 11:57
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Pro-democracy activists fear Beijing pushing through a new law could be "the end of Hong Kong".
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Augustin Bizimana: Remains of top Rwanda genocide suspect found

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 12:02
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Augustin Bizimana was defence minister when about 800,000 people were killed in 100 days.
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China's new law: Why Hong Kong is worried

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 12:27
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

A simple guide to the new national security law China has proposed in Hong Kong and why it matters.
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Coronavirus: The Bolivian orchestra stranded in a German castle

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 13:22
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Germany Germany

The young musicians have been in a moated castle in eastern Germany for 73 days after Bolivia closed its borders.
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Friday 22nd of May 2020, 15:17
related countries: United States United States

A second suspect may be at large in the attack that injured one and left the shooter dead.
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Karachi plane crash: Pakistan International Airlines on flight from Lahore

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 15:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore, Karachi

Pictures shared on social media show smoke rising from the crash site, a residential area in Karachi.
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Mory Kanté: African music star dies aged 70

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 16:40
related countries: Guinea Guinea

The singer, who helped bring African music to world audiences with hits like Yéké Yéké, dies in Guinea.
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Hong Kong residents respond to controversial security law

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 16:53
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong residents give their reaction to the controversial national security law being planned.
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Hong Kong: Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for freedoms

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 17:52
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the law would be a “death knell” for Hong Kong’s special freedoms.
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Jamal Khashoggi: Fiancée rejects family forgiveness offer to killers

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 18:12
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The prominent Saudi journalist was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018.
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Coronavirus: Is it safe to visit US national parks?

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 19:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: National

National parks are re-opening and people can't wait to embrace the Great Outdoors. But is it safe?
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Ahmaud Arbery: Third man charged over death of black jogger

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 21:44
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The motorist is accused of murder and attempted false imprisonment over the shooting in Georgia.
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Canada v US: Loon stabs eagle through heart

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 22:22
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: America

The loon, which is on Canada's dollar coin, and the eagle, America's national bird, fought to the death.
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How to find a meteorite in Antarctica

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 23:11
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

Justin Rowlatt joins a team of scientists looking for small space rocks in Antarctica.
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Iranian Parkour athlete arrested over a rooftop kiss

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 23:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Alireza Japalaghy performs life-threatening stunts, but has been detained for 'vulgar acts'.
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Spellers' advice for concentrating on work in lockdown

Friday 22nd of May 2020, 23:14
related countries: United States United States

Two US spelling bee winners give their advice for concentrating on work in lockdown.
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