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May 30

Armed conflicts and attacks

The Israeli military lifts a ban on the sale of food to the Gaza Strip from Israel and occupied West Bank.
Source: Reuters external link

May 29

Sports

In association football, Olympiacos win their first UEFA Europa Conference League title after defeating Fiorentina by a score of 1–0 in the final, becoming the first Greek team to win a major European club trophy.
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Health and environment

The India Meteorological Department records a temperature of 52.9 °C (127.2 °F) in Delhi.
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International relations

Brazil recalls its ambassador to Israel amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis between the two countries.
Source: Reuters external link

Armed conflicts and attacks

Sweden announces a package of $1.23 billion in military aid to Ukraine, the largest given by Sweden so far.
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The Polish Defence Ministry says it has given Ukraine permission to use Polish-supplied weapons to strike targets inside Russian territory.
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France and Germany announce that French and German weapons sent to Ukraine, including long-range missiles, are permitted to target bases inside Russia.
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Israel says that it has taken full control of the Egypt–Gaza border after capturing the Philadelphi Corridor.
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The two Israeli soldiers seriously wounded by the ramming attack from yesterday succumb to their injuries.
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Law and crime

Amnesty International says that the number of executions recorded globally in 2023 was the highest since 2015 and up more than 30% from 2022, with Iran carrying out 74% of the global total. The figures exclude China - thought to execute thousands of people each year.
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Politics and elections

Citizens of Madagascar vote for members of the National Assembly.
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Vanuatuans hold the first national constitutional referendum to vote on amendments related to party switching.
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Disasters and accidents

The town of Grindavík, Iceland, and the nearby Blue Lagoon are evacuated due to volcanic activity.
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At least 28 people are killed when a bus falls into a ravine in Balochistan, Pakistan.
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May 28

International relations

The governments of Norway, Ireland, and Spain officially recognise the State of Palestine, after declaring their intention to do so on May 22.
Source: AP external link
The Parliament of Denmark rejects a proposal to recognise a Palestinian state.
Source: Reuters external link
Pro-Palestinian protestors in Mexico set fire to the Israeli embassy in Mexico City.
Source: Proceso external link

Politics and elections

The Georgian parliament overrides a presidential veto of the foreign agents law, thereby requiring president Salome Zourabichvili to endorse the bill within five days.
Source: DW external link
The Kuomintang and Taiwan People's Party pass amendments granting the Legislative Yuan greater powers to oversee the executive and to question officials and citizens, despite claims that these amendments violate civil liberties and could reduce the powers of president Lai Ching-te of the Democratic Progressive Party.
Source: The Guardian external link
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Disasters and accidents

Seventeen people are killed and six others are missing after a stone quarry collapses due to strong winds in Aizawl, Mizoram, India.
Source: The Hindu external link
One person is killed and seven others are injured in a natural gas explosion at an apartment building in Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.
Source: AP external link

Armed conflicts and attacks

At least 21 people are killed and 64 others are injured in a Israeli attack on a tent camp in al-Mawasi, Rafah Governorate.
Source: Al Jazeera external link
Israeli tanks reach central Rafah for the first time with heavy clashes being reported.
Source: Reuters external link
The U.S. removes the Gaza floating pier from the Gaza Strip for repair after its flotilla was damaged in bad weather.
Source: AP external link
Russian guided bombs hit a block of apartments in Toretsk, Donetsk Oblast, killing at least two civilians and injuring six others.
Source: Reuters external link
A Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier takes on water after being hit by three missiles off the coast of Yemen.
Source: Reuters external link

Law and crime

The Senate of Colombia approves a resolution banning Spanish-style bullfighting in the country.
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Former FTX co-CEO Ryan Salame is sentenced to more than seven years in prison and fined more than $11 million for fraud and criminal conspiracy.
Source: Reuters external link
A Polish Border Guard soldier is seriously injured in an incident among a surge in migrants trying to cross the EU border from Belarus.
Source: Polskie Radio external link
Mexico announces it will intervene in support of South Africa in South Africa's genocide case against Israel.
Source: Middle East Eye external link

May 27

Armed conflicts and attacks

Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez signs a bilateral security pact with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and pledges 1 billion (US$1.1 billion) of military aid to Ukraine.
Source: Al Jazeera external link
Russia captures the villages of Netailove in Donetsk Oblast and Ivanivka in Kharkiv Oblast.
Source: Arab News external link
An Egyptian border guard is killed in a shootout at the Rafah Border Crossing.
Source: Reuters external link
Twenty-three gunmen and seven soldiers are killed during three shootouts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Source: AP external link
Yemen's Houthi militia says that they attacked three merchant ships and two destroyers from the United States Navy.
Source: Reuters external link

Law and crime

A teenager is killed and six other people are injured in a shooting in downtown Lansing, Michigan, United States.
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Disasters and accidents

Papua New Guinea asks for international help following the landslide in Enga Province three days ago, and reports that more than 2,000 people were buried alive and are now presumed deceased.
Source: AP external link
The death toll from a tornado outbreak in the U.S. states of Texas, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Arkansas on Saturday and Sunday increases to 21.
Source: Reuters external link