Portal:Current events/May 2006

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May 2006 was the fifth month of that common year. The month, which began on a Monday, ended on a Wednesday after 31 days.

Portal:Current events[edit]

This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from May 2006.

Business and economy

International relations
Politics and elections

  • Ohio Republican Thomas Noe pleads guilty to illegally directing $50,000 into the 2004 re-election campaign of President George W. Bush.(AP)
  • The United States is expected to change its policies regarding Iran and its nuclear program. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the USA said that the USA may join Iran nuclear talks. (MSNBC) (CNN)
  • The Pirate Bay is closed when servers located in Stockholm, Sweden, are confiscated in a police raid initiated by the Swedish anti-piracy bureau. Massive media-discussion and criticism against the bureau's methods and the acts of the Swedish police follows, since at least 20 non-piracy sites are taken down at the same time - including the website of Piratpartiet, a Swedish political party aimed to run in the 2006 elections. (ABC)
May 2006

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