What Happened on 03 May 2015

Taliban and Afghan officials hold talks in Qatar, but downplay expectations

Afghan and Taliban officials are holding “reconciliation” talks in the Gulf state of Qatar, media reports say.… Read More.

Situation in Gaza 'intolerable' eight months after war, says Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, the former US president, has said that eight months after the “devastating” Gaza war the… Read More.

Floyd Mayweather emerges winner in 'Fight of the Century'

US boxer Floyd Mayweather has won ‘The Fight of the Century’, beating Manny Pacquiao in Read More.

West Indies v England: 18 wickets fall on dramatic day of cricket

The second day of the final Test between England and West Indies in Barbados belonged to the bowlers as 18… Read More.

Maya Plisetskaya, Russia's ballet legend, dies aged 89

Maya Plisetskaya, the Russian ballet legend, has died aged 89. She reportedly suffered a heart attack and died in… Read More.

Best-selling British crime writer Ruth Rendell dies aged 85

Ruth Rendell, one of Britain’s best-known crime writers, has died aged 85. She wrote over 60 novels… Read More.