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    Global protests spread over Floyd’s death

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:14am on June 07, 2020

    Taking a knee, banging drums and ignoring social distancing measures, outraged protesters from Sydney to London on Saturday kicked off a weekend of global rallies...

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    California says film, TV production can resume June 12

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:31pm on June 06, 2020

    California will allow film, television and music production to resume from June 12 if conditions permit after months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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    No response to Gulf reconciliation effort: Qatar

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 10:46pm on June 06, 2020

    Qatar accused a Saudi-led alliance enforcing an embargo on Doha of refusing to engage with efforts it said were US-backed to resolve a crisis which...

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    Libya’s government launches offensive for Sirte

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 10:41pm on June 06, 2020

    Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised government said they launched an offensive Saturday for slain leader Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte, as rival strongman Khalifa Haftar backed...

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    11 militiamen killed in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kunduz | Updated at 10:39pm on June 06, 2020

    A roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan killed 11 pro-government militiamen when it tore through a truck in a Saturday pre-dawn attack that officials blamed on...

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    Black boy’s death sparks racism protest in Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Recife, Brazil | Updated at 10:34pm on June 06, 2020

    Hundreds of Brazilians marched Friday over the death of a black boy whose mother, a maid, had entrusted him to her white employer, in an...

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    Zuckerberg promises Facebook policy review

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:32pm on June 06, 2020

    Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Friday promised to review the social network’s policies that led to its decision to not moderate controversial messages posted...

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    Messi returns to Barca training

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:12pm on June 06, 2020

    Lionel Messi returned to the Camp Nou on Saturday after missing two group training sessions with a slight leg injury, while Luis Suarez is set...

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    Boycott skips TMS for corona

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:08pm on June 06, 2020

    England great Geoffrey Boycott announced on Friday that his lengthy run as a commentator on BBC Radio’s Test Match Special had come to an end....

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    NBA legend Jordan donating $100m to social justice groups

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:04pm on June 06, 2020

    Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice amid a wave of...