Thursday, August 6, 2020

Oklahoma woman shot while trying to remove Nazi flag

A US woman has been shot while trying to remove a Nazi flag from someone's front yard in the state of Oklahoma. Garfield County Sheriff's...

Atlanta Police Chief Resigns Over Rayshard Brooks Shooting

Atlanta’s police chief has resigned after the fatal shooting of an African-American man who had fallen asleep in his car at a drive-through restaurant. Rayshard...

George Floyd’s funeral hears calls for racial justice

The funeral of George Floyd, an African American whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, has heard impassioned pleas for racial justice. Speakers in...

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza dies of ‘cardiac arrest’ at 55

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says. He was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling...

George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin has bail set at $1.25m

The Minneapolis ex-policeman accused of killing unarmed black man George Floyd has made his first court appearance, where his bail was set at $1.25m...

Magufuli declares Tanzania COVID-19-free thanks to prayers

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has declared the country "coronavirus-free" thanks to prayers by citizens. "The corona disease has been eliminated thanks to God," Mr Magufuli...

More than 100 girls raped by relatives during Ethiopia lockdown

More than 100 girls have been raped in Ethiopia by their relatives during the lockdown, authorities said. According to reports from Walta TV, Ethiopia authorities...

Teen gets car, college scholarship reward for 10-hour clean-up after protests

When Antonio Gwynn Jr. saw the damage from protests in his hometown of Buffalo, New York, he grabbed a broom, bought some trash bags...

George Floyd: Minneapolis council pledges to dismantle police department

A majority of Minneapolis City Council has pledged to dismantle the local police department, a significant move amid nationwide protests sparked by George Floyd's...

George Floyd death: Thousands turn out for UK anti-racism protests

Thousands of people have joined anti-racism demonstrations across the UK. The protests, sparked by the death of George Floyd in the US, were held in...

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