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    Curfew imposed in US major cities following anti-race unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 11:17am on June 01, 2020

    Authorities imposed curfews in the capital Washington and other major United States cities Sunday to prevent fresh rioting after anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice their fury at police brutality...

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    Journalists covering US protests find themselves under attack

    Agence France-Presse. New York | Updated at 08:54am on June 01, 2020

    Journalists covering nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man killed by police in Minneapolis, have found themselves under attack by police...

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    India expels two Pakistan embassy employees on charge of ‘spying’

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:44pm on June 01, 2020

    Two officials of Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi were expelled for ‘espionage activities’, India’s foreign ministry said late Sunday; though the Pakistan authorities termed the allegations as ‘baseless’...

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    Global COVID-19 infections cross 6.1m

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 09:42am on June 01, 2020

    The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases passed 6.1 million globally on Monday morning, said Johns Hopkins University data. There have now been 61,65,181 confirmed cases...

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    Trump delays G7 summit, invites other countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02am on June 01, 2020

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries — including Russia — to join the meeting. ‘I don’t feel that as a G7 it properly represents...

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    Coronavirus infection cases sharply increased in Peru, Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 02:11pm on June 01, 2020

    Peru on Sunday reported 8,800 new COVID-19 infections, setting a new daily record for a country that already has the second highest number of novel coronavirus cases in Latin America after Brazil...

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    Moscow eases virus restriction despite having huge caseload

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:52pm on June 01, 2020

    Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world’s third-largest caseload...

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    Taj Mahal damaged in deadly India thunderstorm

    Agence France-Presse . Agra | Updated at 01:50am on June 01, 2020

    A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across parts of northern India damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing running below its five lofty domes, officials...

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    Chinese media use race clashes to criticise US over Hong Kong

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:59pm on May 31, 2020

    Chinese state media took aim at the US government over the weekend as many American cities were gripped by raging protests and clashes, comparing the unrest with the pro-democracy...

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    SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with ISS

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:18pm on May 31, 2020

    A spacex Crew Dragon capsule carrying two NASA astronauts docked Sunday with the International Space Station, the first time a crewed US spacecraft has performed the feat in nearly...