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PARIS (Reuters) – Several thousand anti-racism protesters gathered in central Paris on Saturday to denounce police violence, as a wave of anger continued to sweep the world following the death of African American George Floyd. Demonstrators attend a protest against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, at the Place
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of people across Australia attended Black Lives Matter protests on Saturday wearing masks and practising social distancing amid warnings from state leaders to call off the events on fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections. The rallies, dominated by a heavy police presence, were mostly peaceful. Protesters marched on the
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OTTAWA/WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that newly released video showing a forceful arrest of a Canadian indigenous leader was “shocking,” saying it raised serious questions. Chief Allan Adam of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is held during his violent arrest by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers, in a still
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FILE PHOTO: French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian leaves the Elysee Presidential Palace after a weekly cabinet meeting, in Paris, France May 27, 2020 as France eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France said on Friday that a U.S.
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FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a face mask walks in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, China June 9, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Mainland China reported seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases and one asymptomatic case as of end-June 11, the country’s national health authority said.
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 11, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday people should not attend large demonstrations for public health reasons after
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FILE PHOTO: Women wearing protective face masks are seen in a bus, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China June 9, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 11 confirmed and four new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases by the end of June 10, the National Health Commission said on Thursday. All
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WARSAW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fort Trump appears to have fallen. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Poland’s President Andrzej Duda attend a joint news conference in Washington, U.S., June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo Poland’s grand proposal in 2018 to name a military base in honor of Donald Trump, in return for the U.S. president
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Hairdresser Beauty Matunhira arrives at her client’s home in Johannesburg armed with dye, relaxer and gel, ready to tackle her next case of lockdown hair. Roadside hairdressers attend to customers, openly flouting lockdown regulations amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 6, 2020. Picture taken June
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FILE PHOTO: Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza talks to the media after casting his ballot at a voting station during the presidential, legislative and communal council elections, under the simmering political violence and the growing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ngozi, Burundi May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Clovis Guy Siboniyo NAIROBI (Reuters) – President Pierre Nkurunziza,
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RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil drew further criticism for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday after it published contradictory figures on fatalities and infections, deepening a scandal over the country’s COVID-19 data. FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of 70-year-old Manuel Farias, who died from the coronavirus disease
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