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What Happened on 11 May 2015

Turkish PM visits revered tomb in Syria; Damascus calls it 'aggression'

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu crossed into Syria for a brief visit to the tomb of Suleyman… Read More.

Raul Castro thanks Pope Francis for his role in mending US-Cuba relations

Cuban President Raúl Castro has thanked Pope Francis for his role in brokering the historic diplomatic thaw between Read More.

European Commission to propose migrant quotas

The European Commission is set to propose that EU member nations take in refugees as per a quota scheme, media… Read More.

Yemen conflict: Houthi rebels, allies indicate 'readiness' to accept truce

Hopes of a ceasefire in Yemen have brightened after renegade soldiers who had backed Shia Houthi rebels… Read More.

Boat carrying 500 Rohingya Muslims rescued near Indonesia

A boat with around 500 Rohingya Muslims on board, possibly heading to Malaysia, has been rescued near… Read More.

Four arrested for killing two Mississippi police officials

  Four people were arrested by the law enforcement officials in Mississippi Read More.

China cuts interest rates for second time this year amid economic slowdown

China has cut interest rates again, saying the move is aimed at giving a boost to development.… Read More.

Nico Rosberg wins Spanish Grand Prix; Lewis Hamilton in second place

Nico Rosberg defeated his Mercedes teammate and world champion Lewis Hamilton to win the Spanish Grand Prix. With Rosberg’s Formula… Read More.

Premier League: Manchester City beat Queens Park Rangers 6-0

Manchester City punished Queens Park Rangers 6-0, relegating QPR from the Premier League. Sergio Aguero led City’s attack with a… Read More.

Madrid Masters: Andy Murray beats Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 to clinch title

Britain’s Andy Murray defeated defending champion Rafael Nadal for the first time on clay to clinch the Madrid Masters. The… Read More.