What Happened on 16 May 2015

Egypt's former President given death sentence

 Mohamed Morsy, the former President of EgyptRead More.

Burundi's president Nkurunziza returns home after failed coup

Burundi’s president Pierre Nkurunziza returned home to cheering crowds after a failed military coup, but the opposition… Read More.

Indonesian navy rescues 200 migrants, but thousands remain stranded at sea

Indonesia’s navy has rescued around 200 asylum-seekers near Aceh coast after fishermen rescued more than 700 people… Read More.

Russia's economy shrinks by 1.9% in first quarter

Russia’s economy shrank by 1.9% in the first quarter of this year, according to data provided by… Read More.

Justin Gatlin runs fastest 100m of the year in 9.74 seconds

Justin Gatlin ran this year’s fastest 100m race at Doha’s Diamond League, completing it in 9.74 seconds, which is also… Read More.

Nadal's French Open prospects under question after another clay loss

Suffering another clay court defeat, Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open after losing 7-6 6-2 to Stan… Read More.