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    Trudeau rejects inviting Russia to G7 summit

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 09:48pm on June 02, 2020

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Monday rejected Russia’s participation in a coming summit of the G7 nations, despite host US president Donald Trump wanting...

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    World leaders urge G20 to hold coronavirus summit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:46pm on June 02, 2020

    A group of current and former world leaders on Tuesday called on the G20 to convene an urgent summit to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and...

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    Musicians provide 'medicine for the soul' across Lithuania

    Agence France-Presse. Vilnius | Updated at 04:16pm on June 02, 2020

    Hundreds of bands took their music to the streets of Lithuania on Monday to lift people's spirits as the Baltic EU member allowed public gatherings...

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    Met Opera cancels fall season due to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. New York | Updated at 04:11pm on June 02, 2020

    The Metropolitan Opera canceled its fall 2020 performances on Monday and postponed several new productions to future seasons as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc...

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    Global toll tops 3,75,000, cases hit 6.2m

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:43pm on June 02, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 375,555 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Another Wuhan doctor dies from coronavirus infection: state media

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing, China | Updated at 12:34pm on June 02, 2020

    A Wuhan doctor who worked with coronavirus whistleblower Li Wenliang died of the virus last week, state media reported Tuesday, becoming China’s first COVID-19 fatality...

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    Pandemic antibiotics use will cause more deaths: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:44am on June 02, 2020

    Increased antibiotics use in combating the COVID-19 pandemic will strengthen bacterial resistance and ultimately lead to more deaths during the crisis and beyond, the World...

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    Trump for military mobilisation against US protests

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:07am on June 02, 2020

    President Donald Trump vowed to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto...

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    Latin America virus cases top one million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:28am on June 02, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully...

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    Anger, protests engulf US cities over Floyd’s death in custody

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:26am on June 02, 2020

    Police fired tear gas outside the White House late Sunday as anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality, and...