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‘I am not a threat’: Black people react on social media

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Many take to Twitter to express sentiments of self-worth as the country faces mass protests over fatal police brutality against the minority group.

George Floyd protesters undeterred by US curfews: Live updates

Protests continue to spread as more cities impose curfews and states call in the National Guard.  Cities brace for another night of unrest as protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody and other acts of police violence intensi...

George Floyd: Minnesota Attorney General Ellison to lead case

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said Sunday that the State Attorney General Keith Ellison would take the lead in any prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died on Monday after a white officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine m...

Somalia: 10 killed as minibus hits roadside bomb near Mogadishu

A roadside bomb has struck a minibus near Somalia's capital, killing at least 10 people and wounding 12 others, the government said.The deadly explosion occurred near Lafole village along the Afgoye-Mogadishu road where the passenger bus was travelling...

George Floyd: US protests over police brutality intensify – Live

Another round of protests is gripping major cities across the United States against police brutality and violence, especially against unarmed Black people.Several states have called in National Guard troops to help quell the protests, some of which ...

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to expand invitation list

US President Donald Trump has announced that he would postpone the Group of Seven summit that he wanted to hold in late June and expand the list of countries invited to include Australia, Russia, South Korea and India.Speaking to reporters on Air Force...

Hong Kong officials say Trump ‘wrong’ to end special status

Hong Kong officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by US President Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws on the global financial hub.Speaking hours after Trump said the city n...

More than a dozen killed in northern Burkina Faso attack

At least 15 people have been killed following an attack on a convoy transporting traders in a town in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government has said.The attack, carried out by an unidentified group of assailants, left several others wounded. ...

US floats plan to expel thousands of Chinese college students

In the latest sign of tensions between the United States and Beijing over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong, the Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at universities...

‘Double-edged sword’: Hong Kong gov’t warns US on special status

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tried to rally people behind China's new national security on Friday, as the government warned the United States to stop interfering in its internal affairs, saying that the withdrawal of the territory's special status could...

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