What’s been going on around the world?
As Jamaican drug lord Christopher “Dudus” Coke hides from police in Kingston, Jamaica. 26 civilians have lost their lives from being caught up in the crossfire.
The worst environmental disaster in US history, see this interactive timeline on efforts to plug the well. As efforts continue, it may not be until August that BP contains the spill.
It seemed ABC’s “Lateline’ was lucky to steal an interview with Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, but did Shinawatra hang up on Tony Jones?
Also on Thailand, Journalists Without Borders reports on restrictions on information and their reliance on social networking sites, Facebook and Twitter.
Not only has Australia qualified for the soccer World Cup in Germany 2011, but so has North Korea.
While taxi driving in India is an exclusively male occupation, efforts by the Azad Foundation may change this.
The Taliban has been blamed for the bombing of two mosques in Lahore on Friday 28 May. Here’s what happened.
Economics, at the best of times, is difficult to explain and the sovereign debt crisis in Europe is no exception. This series of maps from the New York Times, however, should provide a clearer picture.
For those who prefer the written word, Australia’s Business Spectator has a special section on the crisis.
And, direct from the statistician’s office, you can find the data here.
Britain meanwhile elected a new coalition government of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Prime Minister David Cameron shares his agenda at Downing Street’s official website.
But who will be Britain’s chief mouse catcher?
The Middle East
As sanctions in Gaza continue, a flotilla of eight boats carrying thousands of tonnes of aid sets sail from Turkey to Gaza.
The United Nations says the blockade Israel has imposed on Gaza punishes the local people unfairly. Israeli officials claim however that ships don’t help.
And click here to follow the flotilla’s progress.
The 2010 World Cup kicks off this year in South Africa
And World Vision meanwhile launches a campaign to kick child labour out of soccer balls