WHAT ALL HAPPENED MAY TO SEPTEMBER 2010
Find out what all happened May to September 2010

David Cameron becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following talks between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats to form the UK's first coalition government since World War 2 after elections produced a hung parliament. (11. May 2010)

In international waters, armed Shayetet 13 commandos, intending to force the flotilla to anchor at the Ashdod port, boarded ships trying to break the ongoing blockade of the Gaza Strip, resulting in 9 civilian deaths. (31. May 2010)

The South Kivu tank truck explosion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo kills at least 230 people. (2. July 2010)

Manila hostage crisis, in which eight hostages were killed (23. August 2010)

Widespread rioting erupts in Karachi, Pakistan, after the assassination of a local politician, leaving at least 85 dead and at least 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$200 million) in damage. (3. August 2010)

In West Bengal, India, a train derailment and subsequent collision kills 141 passengers. (28. May 2010)

In San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 72 illegal immigrants are killed by Los Zetas and eventually found dead by Mexican authorities. (24. August 2010)

At least 40 people are killed and more than 70 others are wounded as an explosion rips through an evening wedding party in Arghandab, Kandahar. (9. June 2010)

An Air India Express Boeing 737 goes over a cliff and crashes upon landing at Mangalore, India, killing 158 of the 166 people on board. It is the worst crash involving a Boeing 737. (22. May 2010)

The Royal Thai Armed Forces concludes its crackdown on protests by forcing the surrender of United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship leaders. (19. May 2010)

Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo. (15. May 2010)

Flash floods across a large part of Jammu and Kashmir, India, damages 71 towns and kills at least 255 people. (6. August 2010)

The first-ever Youth Olympic Games are held in Singapore. (14. August 2010)

A natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California, creates a "wall of fire" more than 1,000 feet (300 m) high. (9. September 2010)

JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, launches the solar-sail spacecraft IKAROS aboard an H-IIA rocket. The vessel would make a Venus flyby late in the year. (21. May 2010)

2010 CopiapĆ³ mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft (700 m) below the ground. (5. August 2010)

Airblue Flight 202 crashes into the Margalla Hills north of Islamabad, Pakistan, killing all 152 people aboard. It is the deadliest aviation accident in Pakistan history and the first involving an Airbus A321. (28. July 2010)

A Chinese fishing trawler collided with two Japanese Coast Guard patrol boats in disputed waters near the Senkaku Islands. The collisions occurred around 10am, after the Japanese Coast Guard ordered the trawler to leave the area. After the collisions, Japanese sailors boarded the Chinese vessel and arrested the captain, Zhan Qixiong. (7. September 2010)

An overloaded passenger ferry capsizes on the Kasai River in Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, resulting in at least 80 deaths. (29. July 2010)

The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed. (19. September 2010)

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WHAT ALL HAPPENED FROM MAY TO SEPTEMBER

WHAT ALL HAPPENED MAY TO SEPTEMBER 2010
Find out what all happened May to September 2010

David Cameron becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following talks between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats to form the UK's first coalition government since World War 2 after elections produced a hung parliament. (11. May 2010)

In international waters, armed Shayetet 13 commandos, intending to force the flotilla to anchor at the Ashdod port, boarded ships trying to break the ongoing blockade of the Gaza Strip, resulting in 9 civilian deaths. (31. May 2010)

The South Kivu tank truck explosion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo kills at least 230 people. (2. July 2010)

Manila hostage crisis, in which eight hostages were killed (23. August 2010)

Widespread rioting erupts in Karachi, Pakistan, after the assassination of a local politician, leaving at least 85 dead and at least 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$200 million) in damage. (3. August 2010)

In West Bengal, India, a train derailment and subsequent collision kills 141 passengers. (28. May 2010)

In San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 72 illegal immigrants are killed by Los Zetas and eventually found dead by Mexican authorities. (24. August 2010)

At least 40 people are killed and more than 70 others are wounded as an explosion rips through an evening wedding party in Arghandab, Kandahar. (9. June 2010)

An Air India Express Boeing 737 goes over a cliff and crashes upon landing at Mangalore, India, killing 158 of the 166 people on board. It is the worst crash involving a Boeing 737. (22. May 2010)

The Royal Thai Armed Forces concludes its crackdown on protests by forcing the surrender of United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship leaders. (19. May 2010)

Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo. (15. May 2010)

Flash floods across a large part of Jammu and Kashmir, India, damages 71 towns and kills at least 255 people. (6. August 2010)

The first-ever Youth Olympic Games are held in Singapore. (14. August 2010)

A natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California, creates a "wall of fire" more than 1,000 feet (300 m) high. (9. September 2010)

JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, launches the solar-sail spacecraft IKAROS aboard an H-IIA rocket. The vessel would make a Venus flyby late in the year. (21. May 2010)

2010 CopiapĆ³ mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft (700 m) below the ground. (5. August 2010)

Airblue Flight 202 crashes into the Margalla Hills north of Islamabad, Pakistan, killing all 152 people aboard. It is the deadliest aviation accident in Pakistan history and the first involving an Airbus A321. (28. July 2010)

A Chinese fishing trawler collided with two Japanese Coast Guard patrol boats in disputed waters near the Senkaku Islands. The collisions occurred around 10am, after the Japanese Coast Guard ordered the trawler to leave the area. After the collisions, Japanese sailors boarded the Chinese vessel and arrested the captain, Zhan Qixiong. (7. September 2010)

An overloaded passenger ferry capsizes on the Kasai River in Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, resulting in at least 80 deaths. (29. July 2010)

The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed. (19. September 2010)

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