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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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    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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    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...

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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...

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    Curfews, clashes as US race protests escalate

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 11:36am on May 31, 2020

    Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality erupted across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from president Donald Trump that his...

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    Clashes as protests over killing of black American sweep US

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 01:14am on May 31, 2020

    A thousand more National Guard soldiers were mobilised Saturday as violent protests over the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest in Minneapolis...

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    Canada immigration sharply curtailed by virus: study

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 11:21pm on May 30, 2020

    Canada had hoped to welcome a record wave of immigrants in 2020 but will likely take in approximately half the previously expected number of people...

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    Trump strips Hong Kong privileges

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:19pm on May 30, 2020

    President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US...

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    Racism cannot be normal in US: Obama

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:08pm on May 30, 2020

    Former president Barack Obama said Friday he shared the ‘anguish’ of millions of Americans over the death of a black man killed by police in...

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    NYC on track to begin reopening June 8

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:06pm on May 30, 2020

    New York, the US city worst-hit by the coronavirus, is ‘on track’ to start reopening the week of June 8, governor Andrew Cuomo said Friday....