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Grafik mit den News Events im Mai 2019. Eine interaktive Vrsion dieser Grafik wird auch monatlich erstellt.
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WORLD AGENDA

Weltgeschehen im Mai

By Jordi Bou

May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019 - Die World Agenda gibt eine Vorschau auf Weltereignisse, die im Mai geplant sind. Dazu gehört die Wahl des EU-Parlaments, Wahlen in Australien, der Staatsbesuch von Präsident Trump in Japan und der 500. Todestag von Leonardo da Vinci.

May 2, France: Prodigious Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci died in Amboise 500 years ago. Creator of some of the world’s most influential artworks, his notebooks also reveal a spirit of scientific inquiry and inventiveness that were centuries ahead of their time

May 14-25, France: American director Jim Jarmusch’s new film, The Dead Don’t Die, opens the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. The zombie comedy is one of a growing lineup of films competing for the Palme d’Or

May 18, Australia: Scott Morrison’s minority coalition hopes its economic record will win a third election victory, but tackling climate change, after summer’s searing heat and extreme drought, might resonate more with voters

May 22, UK: Brexit’s next key deadline: If Parliament has failed to agree a deal by this time, Britain will have to contest the EU elections the following day

May 23-26, EU: Voters elect the ninth European Parliament in a poll that appears likely to see centrist domination of the 751-seat body eroded by a tide of euroscepticism and far-right sentiment

May 23-Jun 3, Sri Lanka: The CITES conference on international trade in endangered species will hear encouraging news that China has postponed the lifting of a ban on the trade of rhino horn and tiger parts, but South Africa’s plan to export more lion skeletons
will cause an outcry

May 26-29, Japan:U.S. President Donald Trump makes a state visit to congratulate Emperor Naruhito on his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne, then hunkers down with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks over trade imbalances

May 26-Jun 9, France: A dress code will be in place for players at Roland Garros. Singling out the figure- hugging black suit worn by Serena Williams in 2018, French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli said that players have “sometimes gone too far”

Sources
PUBLISHED: 26/04/2019; STORY: Newsahead, Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty Images
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