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Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing of George Floyd by police

Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely ...

The 'MDC Alliance Three' are accused of taking part in an illegal demonstration on May 13.

Denouncing "racism of any kind," a global investment firm has fired a white woman after a viral ...

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media ...

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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media ...

US mulls sanctions against Chinese officials ...

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Tensions put a damper on hopes for economic recovery as lockdowns are being ...

Burundi opposition prepares challenge to ...

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Burundi's leading opposition party will start filing challenges to election ...

Zambian president pardons gay couple jailed for 15 years

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Zambia's president has pardoned a gay couple sentenced to 15 years in prison in November under colonial-era sodomy laws ...

WHO stops hydroxychloroquine trials over safety concerns

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The WHO suspended trials of the drug that Donald Trump has promoted as a coronavirus defence, fuelling concerns about ...

French consortium launches production for saliva-based COVID screening test

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A French consortium announced on Monday the launch of the production phase for a saliva-based screening test to detect ...

80-million children at risk of measles, polio as vaccines disrupted - WHO, Unicef

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Some 80-million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio ...

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in residential area

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A Pakistan passenger plane with more than 100 people believed to be on board crashed in the southern city of Karachi on ...

Myanmar editor given two years in jail for falsely reporting one Covid-19 death

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Chief editor Zaw Ye Htet was arrested  on May 13, the same day his online news agency Dae Pyaw published an erroneous ...

UN prosecutor: remains of Rwandan war crimes suspect found in Congo

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UN prosecutor: remains of Rwandan war crimes suspect found in Congo

Taiwan jobless rate spikes to six year high on virus impact

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Taiwan jobless rate spikes to six year high on virus impact

WATCH | Deadly Cyclone Amphan adds to Covid-19 misery in Bangladesh

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The government and authorities in Bangladesh fear that overcrowded storm evacuation shelters will exacerbate the spread ...

Facebook Messenger unveils new safety feature to help users 'avoid possible scams'

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The feature is already available for Android users and will become available for Apple users from next week.

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China pushes security law after unrest

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China's parliament said it will introduce a proposal on Friday for a national security law in Hong Kong at its annual ...

In Brazil, Covid-19 hitting young people harder

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More young people are dying of COVID-19 in Brazil than other countries, a trend driven partly by demographics -- the ...

Trump visits Michigan Ford plant, does not wear mask

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President Donald Trump travelled on Thursday to the crucial US election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford ...

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