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What Happened on 25 May 2015

Spanish elections: Anti-corruption groups make gains

Anti-corruption movements in Spain have made gains in the regional and local elections, eating into the votes of the two… Read More.

Venezuela: Jailed opposition leader goes on hunger strike, calls for protest

Leopoldo Lopez, the jailed Venezuelan opposition leader, has gone on a hunger strike and called for a protest rally against… Read More.

Obama should focus on combating ISIS instead of climate change: McCain

US Senator John McCain has targeted Barack Obama for his comments that climate change was a threat to national security,… Read More.

Poland Election: President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes defeat to Andrzej Duda

Bronislaw Komorowski, Poland’s president, has conceded the election to his rival Andrzej Duda after exit polls indicated… Read More.

Burundi: Thousands attend funeral of murdered opposition leader

The funeral of Zedi Feruzi, an opposition leader in Burundi, has been attended by thousands of people in capital Read More.

Fleeing migrants tainting country's image, should be punished: Bangladeshi PM

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that those trying to leave the country using “illegal” means ought to be… Read More.

John Nash, mathematician whose life story inspired 'A Beautiful Mind', dies in taxi crash

John Nash, a renowned mathematician who won a Nobel Prize and whose battle with mental illness inspired the 2001 Oscar-winning… Read More.

Greece doesn't have money to make June 5 IMF repayment, says interior minister

Greece's interior minister Nikos Voutsis has said the country does not have the money to make a repayment of €1.6… Read More.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers under pressure after club's poor run

Accepting that he was under pressure after the club's poor run, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers said he would leave the… Read More.

Cannes: French director Jacques Audiard wins Palme d'Or for 'Dheepan'

Jacques Audiard has won the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes festival, for his film ‘Dheepan.’ The jury’s… Read More.