What Happened on 17 May 2015

Russia's Proton-M rocket carrying Mexican satellite crashes in Siberia

A Russian space rocket carrying a Mexican communication satellite crashed in Siberia shortly after launch because of a malfunction. This… Read More.

Italian coast guard rescues hundreds of migrants in the Mediterranean

The Italian coast guard says it has rescued 2,452 migrants in 11 separate but coordinated operations in the Mediterranean Sea.… Read More.

Afghanistan: 3 killed, 18 injured in suicide bomb attack near Kabul airport

At least three people have been killed and 18 injured in a suicide car bomb attack in Read More.

'Paddle in Seattle': US activists protest Arctic oil drilling

In a novel form of protest, hundreds of people got into small boats and kayaks in the Read More.

ISIS takes control of Ramadi

 ISIS has taken control… Read More.

Paris St-Germain beat Montpellier 2-1 to win French title

Paris St-Germain (PSG) defeated Montpellier 2-1 to clinch the French title for the third consecutive season. Needing only a point… Read More.