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B. 05-05 Chirac wins elections by a landslide Paris
05-06 Right wing politician Fortuyn murdered Netherlands
3. 05-07 Suicide bomb kills 16 near Tel Aviv Israel
E. 05-12 Cuba opens up for Carter Havana, Cuba
F. 05-24 Putin and Bush sign nuclear arms deal Moscow

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Chirac wins elections by a landslide Right wing politician Fortuyn murdered  Fortuyn, 54, was shot as he left a radio studio. Scuffles have broken out between police and protesters Suicide bomb kills 16 near Tel Aviv Cuba opens up for Carter Putin and Bush sign nuclear arms deal Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea  There is little hope of finding survivors after a Boeing 747-200 crashed on its way to Hong Kong
May.1  West Bank  Israeli army leaves Ramallah
May.2  Washington  Middle East conference to be convened
May.3  UN Tribunal  Milosevic clashes with Kosovo leader
May.4  Northern Nigeria  Aircraft with 75 people crashed
May.5   Paris
May.6   Netherlands
May.7   Israel
 Northeast China  Airliner crashes into the sea
 Karachi  Bus blast kills 12
May.8  Israel  Israel approves 'anti-terror' actions
May.9  North Caucasus  Deadly blast hits parade
 West Bank  Bethlehem church siege ends
May.10  West Bank  Israel pulls out of Bethlehem
May.11  Israel  Israel rethinks Gaza assault
May.12  Kazakhstan  Russian cosmodrome roof collapses
  Cuba
May.13  Moscow  Russia and US agree arms cuts
May.14  NATO  Nato moves to embrace Russia
May.15  Scotland  Real wins European Cup over Leverkusen
May.16  U.S. Congress  Bush feels heat over terror alert
 Pakistan  Body found may be Daniel Pearl's
May.17  Washington  Row deepens over terror warnings
May.18  West Bank  Palestinian ministers 'ready to resign'
May.19  East Timor  Birth of a nation
 Israel  Suicide blast hits Netanya market
May.20  Jerusalem  Sharon sacks four ministers
May.21  Kashmir  Leading separatist killed
May.22  Kashmir  Vajpayee rallies troops
 Washington  Police find missing intern's body
May.24   Moscow
 Pakistan  Missile test success hailed
May.25   Taiwan
May.26  Colombia  Uribe elected president
May.28  Libya  Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
May.29  Kashmir  Militants attack Indian police
May.30  Pakistan  Pakistan 'shifts men from al-Qaeda hunt'
May.31  India  Foreign nationals urged to leave
 South Korea  France 0-1 Senegal in World Cup opening


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Israel
Deal reached on Bethlehem siege
Thousands rally for peace
Sharon loses Likud vote
Arafat commits to Palestinian reform
Arafat casts doubt on elections
Palestinian ministers 'ready to resign'
Palestinians condemn bombing
Sharon sacks four ministers
Israeli army leaves Ramallah
Israel steps up Bethlehem action
British, American to resolve Church siege
Deal reached on Bethlehem siege
Israel to retaliate for suicide blast
Israel approves 'anti-terror' actions
Arafat orders end to 'terrorist' attacks
End to Bethlehem siege 'in sight'
Bethlehem church siege ends
Bethlehem siege deal unravels
Israel pulls out of Bethlehem
Israel rethinks Gaza assault
Suicide bomb kills 16 near Tel Aviv
Suicide blast hits Netanya market
3 die in suicide blast
Night club bomb attack averted
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USA
Middle East conference to be convened
Bush 'not ready' to meet Arafat
Boston Church rejects sex abuse deal
Bush feels heat over terror alert
Row deepens over terror warnings
Bush defiant on terror warnings
Middle East conference to be convened
Warning on terror weapons
Boston Church rejects sex abuse deal
White House 'not warned of attacks'
US picks up new terror warnings
Police find missing intern's body
FBI's missed terror clues investigated
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European Union
May Day rallies against Le Pen
Chirac wins elections by a landslide
Crisis talks over assassination
Election to go ahead
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Right wing politician Fortuyn murdered
Bethlehem militants fly into exile
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India
Row over Kashmir attack deepens
Strike as Indian PM visits
Foreign nationals urged to leave
Vajpayee rallies troops
Vajpayee consults army amid war fears
Militants attack Indian police
Nearly 30 dead in attack
Leading separatist killed
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Nuclear rivals talk tough over Kashmir
Missile test success hailed
Pakistan 'shifts men from al-Qaeda hunt'
Bus blast kills 12
Body found may be Daniel Pearl's
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Netherlands
Crisis talks over assassination
Election to go ahead
Right gains ground in poll
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Right wing politician Fortuyn murdered
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Israeli army leaves Ramallah   Middle East conference to be convened  Bush has urged Yasser Arafat to use his freedom to show leadership towards achieving peace with Israel Milosevic clashes with Kosovo leader Aircraft with 75 people crashed   Chirac wins elections by a landslide


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May 1 ... more > Top ^

May.1  France  May Day rallies against Le Pen
  West Bank
 Madrid  Real makes Champions League final


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May.2  Washington  Bush 'not ready' to meet Arafat
  Washington  


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May.3   UN Tribunal
 Boston  Boston Church rejects sex abuse deal
 Bangladesh  More than 100 dead in ferry tragedy


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May.4   Northern Nigeria
 West Bank  Israel steps up Bethlehem action
 West Bank  British, American to resolve Church siege


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May.5   Paris  
  Voters surged to the polls to keep out far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen. The incumbent has won about 80% of the vote
 Myanmar  Aung San Suu Kyi freed

May 6 ... more > Top ^

May.6   Netherlands   Right wing politician Fortuyn murdered
  Fortuyn, 54, was shot as he left a radio studio. Scuffles have broken out between police and protesters
 West Bank  Deal reached on Bethlehem siege  Netherlands  Crisis talks over assassination

May 7 ... more > Top ^

May.7  Netherlands  Election to go ahead   Israel     Suicide bomb kills 16 near Tel Aviv
  In the first suicide bomb attack in Israel for almost a month, 16 people have been killed in a crowded social club
  Northeast China Airliner crashes into the sea   Karachi   Bus blast kills 12  10 of the victims are French workers and the other 2 are Pakistani, one of whom is the suicide attacker  Israel  Israel to retaliate for suicide blast

May 8 ... more > Top ^

May.8  West Bank  Arafat orders end to 'terrorist' attacks   Israel Israel approves 'anti-terror' actions
 Netherlands  Feyenoord beats Dortmund in UEFA final  West Bank  End to Bethlehem siege 'in sight'

May 9 ... more > Top ^

May.9   North Caucasus Deadly blast hits parade
 West Bank  Bethlehem siege deal unravels  West Bank  EU brokers new Bethlehem deal   West Bank   Bethlehem church siege ends  39 Palestinian militants have left the Church of the Nativity. Cyprus to give temporary sanctuary to 13 of them

May 10 ... more > Top ^

May.10  Cyprus  Bethlehem militants fly into exile   West Bank Israel pulls out of Bethlehem
 West Bank  Bethlehem rejoices at Israeli withdrawal

May 11 ... more > Top ^

May.11   Israel Israel rethinks Gaza assault
 Tel Aviv  Thousands rally for peace

May 12 ... more > Top ^

May.12   Kazakhstan Russian cosmodrome roof collapses
 Israel  Israel sends Gaza reservists home  Jerusalem  Sharon loses Likud vote   Cuba   Cuba opens up for Carter Map of Havana Cuba
  Along with Fidel Castro, Carter toured Havana's historical district for several hours


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May.13   Moscow   Russia and US agree arms cuts  Bush says the United States and Russia have reached agreement on cutting their nuclear arsenals  Kashmir  Nearly 30 dead in attack

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May.14   NATO Nato moves to embrace Russia
 Cuba  Lift Cuba embargo, Carter tells US

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May.15  West Bank  Arafat commits to Palestinian reform   Scotland Real wins European Cup over Leverkusen
 Netherlands  Right gains ground in poll

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May.16   U.S. Congress     Bush feels heat over terror alert  Members of the Congress have demanded to know whether the government was given enough information to head off the attacks   Pakistan Body found may be Daniel Pearl's
 Washington  White House 'not warned of attacks'  West Bank  Israeli forces re-enter Jenin

May 17 ... more > Top ^

May.17   Washington Row deepens over terror warnings
 West Bank  Arafat casts doubt on elections  Washington  Bush defiant on terror warnings

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May.18  Kashmir  Row over Kashmir attack deepens   West Bank Palestinian ministers 'ready to resign'
 Washington  US picks up new terror warnings

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May.19   East Timor     Birth of a nation  East Timor has officially been declared independent after Kofi Annan handed over authority to the new government   Israel Suicide blast hits Netanya market
 West Bank  Palestinians condemn bombing

May 20 ... more > Top ^

May.20  Beirut  Beirut bomb kills militant leader's son   Jerusalem Sharon sacks four ministers
 Washington  Bush stands firm on Cuba embargo

May 21 ... more > Top ^

May.21   Kashmir Leading separatist killed
 Washington  Warning on terror weapons  Kashmir  Strike as Indian PM visits

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May.22   Kashmir   Vajpayee rallies troops  Prime Minister has told front line troops to prepare for a 'decisive battle' against Islamic insurgents   Washington Police find missing intern's body
 Pakistan  Nuclear rivals talk tough over Kashmir  Israel  3 die in suicide blast  Kashmir  Vajpayee consults army amid war fears

May 23 ... more > Top ^

May.23  Israel  Night club bomb attack averted

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May.24   Moscow     Putin and Bush sign nuclear arms deal
  Landmark nuclear arms treaty slashes the two countries' arsenals by two-thirds. It's banishing the legacy of the Cold War
 U.S. Congress  FBI's missed terror clues investigated   Pakistan Missile test success hailed


May 25 ... more > Top ^

May.25   Taiwan   Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea
  There is little hope of finding survivors after a Boeing 747-200 crashed on its way to Hong Kong
 Mozambique  Train crash kills 117  Pakistan  Pakistan test fires second missile

May 26 ... more > Top ^

May.26   Colombia Uribe elected president  Oklahoma  Motorists die as bridge collapses

May 27 ... more > Top ^

May.27  Pakistan  Musharraf: Pakistan does not want war  Pakistan  Third missile tested

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May.28  New Delhi  India hits back over 'dangerous' speech  NATO  Nato-Russia Council established   Libya     Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families  The money would only be handed over to the 270 victims as sanctions on Libya were lifted

May 29 ... more > Top ^

May.29  Washington  FBI unveils major shake-up  Washington  US welcomes Libya's 'Lockerbie offer'   Kashmir Militants attack Indian police


May 30 ... more > Top ^

May.30   Pakistan Pakistan 'shifts men from al-Qaeda hunt'
 Washington  Bush warns Pakistan over Kashmir

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May.31   India     Foreign nationals urged to leave  Citizens and some diplomats from the US, Britain, New Zealand and Australia have been advised to return home   South Korea     France 0-1 Senegal in World Cup opening  Senegal was playing their first ever match in the World Cup finals. Pape Bouba Diop's goal on 30 minutes handed victory  Kashmir  Shelling and attacks go on


Israeli army leaves Ramallah   Middle East conference to be convened  Bush has urged Yasser Arafat to use his freedom to show leadership towards achieving peace with Israel Israel approves 'anti-terror' actions Bethlehem church siege ends  39 Palestinian militants have left the Church of the Nativity. Cyprus to give temporary sanctuary to 13 of them Israel pulls out of Bethlehem Israel rethinks Gaza assault Russia and US agree arms cuts  Bush says the United States and Russia have reached agreement on cutting their nuclear arsenals Vajpayee rallies troops  Prime Minister has told front line troops to prepare for a 'decisive battle' against Islamic insurgents   Putin and Bush sign nuclear arms deal




World, May 2002 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2002
May.1   West Bank
May.2   Washington
May.4  West Bank  Israel steps up Bethlehem action
May.4  West Bank  British, American to resolve Church siege
May.6  West Bank  Deal reached on Bethlehem siege
May.7  Israel  Israel to retaliate for suicide blast
May.8  West Bank  Arafat orders end to 'terrorist' attacks
May.8   Israel
May.8  West Bank  End to Bethlehem siege 'in sight'
May.9  West Bank  Bethlehem siege deal unravels
May.9  West Bank  EU brokers new Bethlehem deal
May.9   West Bank
May.10   West Bank
May.10  West Bank  Bethlehem rejoices at Israeli withdrawal
May.11   Israel
May.11  Tel Aviv  Thousands rally for peace
May.12  Israel  Israel sends Gaza reservists home
May.13   Moscow
May.16  West Bank  Israeli forces re-enter Jenin
May.21  Washington  Warning on terror weapons
May.22   Kashmir
May.22  Pakistan  Nuclear rivals talk tough over Kashmir
May.22  Kashmir  Vajpayee consults army amid war fears
May.24   Moscow
  Landmark nuclear arms treaty slashes the two countries' arsenals by two-thirds. It's banishing the legacy of the Cold War
May.24   Pakistan Missile test success hailed
May.25  Pakistan  Pakistan test fires second missile May.27  Pakistan  Musharraf: Pakistan does not want war May.27  Pakistan  Third missile tested May.28  NATO  Nato-Russia Council established May.29   Kashmir Militants attack Indian police May.30   Pakistan Pakistan 'shifts men from al-Qaeda hunt' May.30  Washington  Bush warns Pakistan over Kashmir May.31  Kashmir  Shelling and attacks go on



World, May 2002 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2002 May.3  Bangladesh  More than 100 dead in ferry tragedy May.4   Northern Nigeria Aircraft with 75 people crashed
May.7   Northeast China Airliner crashes into the sea May.12   Kazakhstan Russian cosmodrome roof collapses May.25   Taiwan Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea
  There is little hope of finding survivors after a Boeing 747-200 crashed on its way to Hong Kong
May.25  Mozambique  Train crash kills 117 May.26  Oklahoma  Motorists die as bridge collapses May.28   Libya   Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families  The money would only be handed over to the 270 victims as sanctions on Libya were lifted



World, May 2002 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2002 May.1  Madrid  Real makes Champions League final May.8  Netherlands  Feyenoord beats Dortmund in UEFA final May.15   Scotland Real wins European Cup over Leverkusen May.31   South Korea   France 0-1 Senegal in World Cup opening  Senegal was playing their first ever match in the World Cup finals. Pape Bouba Diop's goal on 30 minutes handed victory



World, May 2002 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2002 May.3   UN Tribunal Milosevic clashes with Kosovo leader
May.3  Boston  Boston Church rejects sex abuse deal May.6   Netherlands Right wing politician Fortuyn murdered
  Fortuyn, 54, was shot as he left a radio studio. Scuffles have broken out between police and protesters
May.7   Israel   Suicide bomb kills 16 near Tel Aviv
  In the first suicide bomb attack in Israel for almost a month, 16 people have been killed in a crowded social club
May.7   Karachi Bus blast kills 12  10 of the victims are French workers and the other 2 are Pakistani, one of whom is the suicide attacker May.9   North Caucasus Deadly blast hits parade May.10  Cyprus  Bethlehem militants fly into exile May.13  Kashmir  Nearly 30 dead in attack May.16   Pakistan Body found may be Daniel Pearl's May.16  Washington  White House 'not warned of attacks' May.18  Washington  US picks up new terror warnings May.19   Israel Suicide blast hits Netanya market May.20  Beirut  Beirut bomb kills militant leader's son May.21   Kashmir Leading separatist killed May.22   Washington Police find missing intern's body May.22  Israel  3 die in suicide blast May.23  Israel  Night club bomb attack averted May.24  U.S. Congress  FBI's missed terror clues investigated May.28   Libya   Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families  The money would only be handed over to the 270 victims as sanctions on Libya were lifted May.29  Washington  FBI unveils major shake-up



World, May 2002 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2002 May.1  France  May Day rallies against Le Pen May.2  Washington  Bush 'not ready' to meet Arafat May.2   Washington   Middle East conference to be convened  Bush has urged Yasser Arafat to use his freedom to show leadership towards achieving peace with Israel May.3  Boston  Boston Church rejects sex abuse deal May.5   Paris   Chirac wins elections by a landslide
  Voters surged to the polls to keep out far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen. The incumbent has won about 80% of the vote
May.5  Myanmar  Aung San Suu Kyi freed May.6  West Bank  Deal reached on Bethlehem siege May.6  Netherlands  Crisis talks over assassination May.7  Netherlands  Election to go ahead May.11  Tel Aviv  Thousands rally for peace May.12  Jerusalem  Sharon loses Likud vote May.12   Cuba Cuba opens up for Carter Map of Havana Cuba
  Along with Fidel Castro, Carter toured Havana's historical district for several hours
May.14   NATO Nato moves to embrace Russia May.14  Cuba  Lift Cuba embargo, Carter tells US May.15  West Bank  Arafat commits to Palestinian reform May.15  Netherlands  Right gains ground in poll May.16   U.S. Congress   Bush feels heat over terror alert  Members of the Congress have demanded to know whether the government was given enough information to head off the attacks May.17   Washington Row deepens over terror warnings May.17  West Bank  Arafat casts doubt on elections May.17  Washington  Bush defiant on terror warnings May.18  Kashmir  Row over Kashmir attack deepens May.18   West Bank Palestinian ministers 'ready to resign' May.19   East Timor   Birth of a nation  East Timor has officially been declared independent after Kofi Annan handed over authority to the new government May.19  West Bank  Palestinians condemn bombing May.20   Jerusalem Sharon sacks four ministers May.20  Washington  Bush stands firm on Cuba embargo May.21  Kashmir  Strike as Indian PM visits May.24   Moscow   Putin and Bush sign nuclear arms deal
  Landmark nuclear arms treaty slashes the two countries' arsenals by two-thirds. It's banishing the legacy of the Cold War
May.26   Colombia Uribe elected president
May.28  New Delhi  India hits back over 'dangerous' speech May.28  NATO  Nato-Russia Council established May.29  Washington  US welcomes Libya's 'Lockerbie offer' May.30  Washington  Bush warns Pakistan over Kashmir May.31   India   Foreign nationals urged to leave  Citizens and some diplomats from the US, Britain, New Zealand and Australia have been advised to return home