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What Happened on 23 May 2015

Mexico: Dozens killed after police target notorious drug cartel

A gun battle between the police and suspected criminal gang members has killed at least 44 people in western Mexico.… Read More.

Holland: Cabinet approves partial ban on face-covering veils in public areas

The Dutch cabinet has backed a proposal to partially ban face-covering veils, including the Islamic burqa or niqab, in public… Read More.

43 Dead in gun battle between drug cartel and police in Mexico

Mexico, May 23, 2015 - At least 43 people were killed in a series of clashes… Read More.

Migrant crisis: Myanmar joins rescue mission for first time

Myanmar has reportedly rescued two boats carrying over 200 migrants stranded at sea near the Bangladesh border.… Read More.

Suicide bomber attacks on a mosque in Saudi Arabia

Shia mosque blast in Saudi Arabia kills at least 21; ISIS claims responsibilityRiyadh, May… Read More.

EU agrees $2bn loan to Ukraine as country grapples with economic crisis

The European Union has agreed a $2 billion loan to Ukraine to help the cash-strapped country carry out economic reforms.… Read More.

Amazon starts paying corporation tax on retail sales in UK

Amazon has become the first tech firm to discard practices that diverted profits and sales away from Britain. The online… Read More.

UK government sells off first group of unused internet addresses

The British government has started selling unused internet addresses. The first batch of 150,000 such addresses were bought by Norwegian… Read More.