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What Happened on 27 May 2015

Chinese milittary official suspects US motives in South China Sea

A senior Chinese military official has hinted that the US has ulterior motives in increasing tensions over… Read More.

Libya: Prime minister survives 'assassination bid' after gunmen attack his car

Abdullah al-Thinni, the prime minister of Libya, survived an "assassination" attempt after gunmen targeted his… Read More.

Volcano erupts on Galapagos Islands after more than three decades

Isabela Island’s Wolf volcano, which is part of the famous Galapagos Islands, has erupted for the first… Read More.

Italian mafia boss Pasquale Scotti nabbed in Brazil

After being on the run for more than three decades, Pasquale Scotti, a leading Italian mafia… Read More.

Afghan forces kill four Taliban militants in Kabul

  Security forces have killed four militants who launched… Read More.

US: Charter Communications agrees to buy Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications is set to buy Time Warner Cable in a proposed deal valuing the media giant at $78.7 billion.… Read More.

Ireland to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG

Irish government will sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus airlines to British Airways’ owner IAG.… Read More.

French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic reach second round

Rafael Nadal sailed through to the second round of the French Open with a straight sets win over 18-year-old Frenchman… Read More.

Half the world will be online this year, says UN report

Nearly half of the world’s population will be online by the end of 2015, a new study says. Around 3.2… Read More.

Hyundai's Sonata sedan offers Google Android Auto system

Hyundai is offering customers the Google Android Auto system in its Sonata models, the first carmaker to do so. Android… Read More.

BB King: Legend's death being investigated as family alleges foul play

Authorities in the US are investigating claims that legendary musician BB King was poisoned. Karen Williams and Patty King, the… Read More.