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    Four US cops accused in George Floyd killing case

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 11:47am on June 04, 2020

    Prosecutors in Minnesota on Wednesday upgraded charges against the United States police officer primarily implicated in the killing of a handcuffed black man, and charged three other officers over the death, which has ignited nationwide protests...

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    At least 8 people killed in Indian pesticide factory explosion

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad, India | Updated at 11:39am on June 04, 2020

    At least eight people were killed and 74 others were injured on Wednesday in a blast at a pesticides factory in western India, the authorities said...

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    Cyclone Nisarga rains leave 13 dead in Yemen

    Agence France-Presse.Dubai | Updated at 11:28am on June 04, 2020

    Torrential rains brought by Cyclone Nisarga have left 13 people dead, dozens injured and washed away numerous homes in eastern Yemen, a government official said...

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    World COVID-19 toll rises to 3,85,869

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:59am on June 04, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 385,869 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT...

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    Mumbai largely unscathed by Cyclone Nisarga

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:05am on June 04, 2020

    Coronavirus-hit Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Nisarga on Wednesday as the first severe storm to threaten India’s financial capital in more than 70 years left it largely unscathed after...

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    Pandemic could cost Australian universities $11b

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:03am on June 04, 2020

    Australian universities could lose up to US$11 billion dollars as an indefinite coronavirus border closure locks out the foreign students who keep the sector afloat, the industry said Wednesday...

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    US protests defy curfews as Trump faces backlash

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:18am on June 04, 2020

    Protesters defied curfews across the United States Tuesday as leaders scrambled to stem anger over police racism while president Donald Trump rejected criticism over his use of force to...

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    Global coronavirus toll rises to 3,80,428

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 380,428 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT...

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    Interfering in Hong Kong will backfire, China warns Britain

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:16pm on June 03, 2020

    China warned Britain on Wednesday that interfering in Hong Kong will backfire, after the former colonial power vowed to give sanctuary to locals who may flee the city if a controversial...

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    Italy reopens to Europe

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:14pm on June 03, 2020

    Italy reopened to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the...

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