May 2014

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May 2014 was the fifth month of the current common year. It began on a Thursday and ended after 31 days on a Saturday.

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This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from May 2014.

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  • Ford announces that their current chief executive officer, Alan Mulally, will be retiring in July, and that their chief operating officer Mark Fields will be taking his place. (BBC)
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  • Syrian Civil War:
    • Rebels withdraw from the besieged city of Homs in accordance with the U.N.-brokered deal between them and the Syrian government. (BBC)
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  • An alleged American FBI agent is arrested in Pakistan for carrying ammunition while trying to board a flight, which is in violation of their anti-terror laws. (BBC)
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  • A Facebook page called "My Stealthy Freedom", in which women across Iran are posting photos of themselves without the hijab, has garnered more than 130,000 likes, a week after it was created. (The Guardian) (BBC)
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  • A pregnant Sudanese woman Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag is set to receive 100 lashes for being married to a Christian man and is sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christianity causing international outrage. (CNN)
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  • AstraZeneca rejects the latest, and likely the last, takeover price from Pfizer, close to 70 billion pounds or US$118 billion. (Reuters)
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  • Economy Minister Axel Kicillof of Argentina reaches an agreement with the Paris Club of creditor nations on debt repayment totaling $9.7 billion including interest, over the next five years. (Reuters)
  • The heads of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus sign a treaty forming the Eurasian Economic Union. (TIME)
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