international - 2013 may

May 1

Nutralite Omega - 3, Premium table spread product of Zydus wellness Ltd. has been awarded the product of the year 2013.

May 5

India and China pulled back their troops from the face-off point at Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh, where the Chinese forces had intruded nearly three weeks ago.

Three Government ships of China entered into disputed waters of Senkaku Islands, which controlled by Tokyo. The surveillance ships of China sailed through 12-national-mile zone off the Senkaku Islands, also known as Diaoyu Islands in China.
Libya's Parliament passed a comprehensive law which bans anyone who had served as a senior official under Muammar Gaddafi during his 42 year long rule from working in government.

May 7

Russia and US agreed to work together to bring the warring sides in Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry met Russian President Vladimir Putin and bid to narrow the differences between Moscow and Washington on the conflict.

India tops 'Born to Die same day' list according to the annual report of humanitarian organisation 'Save the Children'.

May 8

According to the annual report called State of World's Mothers published by an International NGO "Save the Children", Finland has topped the list of countries for the year 2013 while India ranked 142.

Argentina's Senate passed a Judicial Reform Law by 38 votes in favour and 30 against. According to Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, it aims at democratising the Judiciary.

May 10

According to the Cervical Cancer Crisis Card Report released by the Cervical Cancer - Free Coalition, India now tops the world with a share 26.4% of women dying of cervical cancer globally. China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia and Thailand are among the others with high incidence.