Coronavirus: Trump threatens putting 'hold' on funding to World Health Organization

Coronavirus: Trump threatens putting 'hold' on funding to World Health Organization

US President Donald Trump threatens to put a "hold" on funds to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China and performing badly in the coronavirus pandemic. "We're going to put a very powerful hold on it and we're going to see...
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Madagascar anti-lockdown protests flare after alleged police violence

Madagascar anti-lockdown protests flare after alleged police violence

Scuffles broke out between Madagascar police and protesters on Wednesday as citizens took to the streets in the eastern town of Toamasina to denounce anti-coronavirus lockdown measures. Tensions flared after a police officer allegedly beat a stre...
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Police watch over crowd of protesters outside White House

Police watch over crowd of protesters outside White House

Law enforcement officers watch over Black Lives Matter protesters who have gathered outside the White House. Police lines are now keeping demonstrators further away from the president's residence compared to previous days of protests.
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Black Lives Matter protest calls for justice in LA

Black Lives Matter protest calls for justice in LA

Protesters take to the streets of West Hollywood, in downtown Los Angeles, calling for justice over the death of George Floyd.
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Death of George Floyd: Protesters face police near White House

Death of George Floyd: Protesters face police near White House

Protesters take to the streets chanting "no justice, no peace" as they stand in front of a line of police officers near the White House, in Washington, DC, which is under curfew for a third night.
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Venezuela relaxes lockdown with long lines at petrol stations

Venezuela relaxes lockdown with long lines at petrol stations

Banks and businesses such as shoe stores and hairdressers reopen in Venezuela after local authorities relaxed the lockdown in force since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while scores of vehicles line up at petrol stations.
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Las Vegas gears up for reopening amid pandemic

Las Vegas gears up for reopening amid pandemic

Plexiglas barriers on blackjack tables, hand sanitizer near slot machines: this is the new normal in Las Vegas, where hotel and casinos are preparing to reopen on June 4, after a 11-week shutdown. Night clubs and show arenas are still closed, but ...
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More than 29,000 coronavirus deaths recorded in France: AFP tally

More than 29,000 coronavirus deaths recorded in France: AFP tally

The coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 29,000 people in France with 81 new deaths in 24 hours in French hospitals.
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UK Police gives description of new suspect identified in Madeleine McCann case

UK Police gives description of new suspect identified in Madeleine McCann case

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Cranwell, who is leading the Metropolitan Police's investigation into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann, gives a description of new suspect identified in the case. The man is a German national, ...
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Mexico: medical workers facing discrimination receive donated bikes

Mexico: medical workers facing discrimination receive donated bikes

Bicitekas, a group of bicycle enthusiasts, found a way to thank and help medical workers in Mexico City by repairing donated bicycles and donating them to doctors and nurses who are discriminated against by people who fear they can spread COVID-19.
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Londoners take a knee in protest against killing of George Floyd

Londoners take a knee in protest against killing of George Floyd

Demonstrators in London take a knee and observe a minute of silence in protest of the killing of George Floyd.
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US: George Floyd's son visits the site where his father died

US: George Floyd's son visits the site where his father died

Quincy Mason Floyd, the son of George Floyd, and Ben Crump, the lawyer for the Floyd family, visit the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd died during an arrest by police.
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UK PM tells Trump 'no place' for racist violence

UK PM tells Trump 'no place' for racist violence

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells Donald Trump that racist violence has no place in society, saying he was "sickened and appalled" by the death of George Floyd during an arrest.
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A world redrawn: David Guetta says pop can keep us together

A world redrawn: David Guetta says pop can keep us together

Confinement following the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed famous French DJ David Guetta to take stock of himself and focus on his music. He says he has been "extremely inspired" and says he wants to make music to "make people happy".
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Japan city aims to ban phone use while walking

Japan city aims to ban phone use while walking

It is a scene repeated the world over: pedestrians glued to their phones while walking, causing collisions and sometimes accidents. No more, says one Japanese city.
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Lawyers for Rwanda genocide suspect arrive at French court

Lawyers for Rwanda genocide suspect arrive at French court

A Paris court has approved the transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested in France after decades on the run, to a UN body for trial. Accused of financing the 1994 genocide of some 800,000 people, Kabuga asked to be tried in Fr...
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Thousands rally in Paris to protest police brutality

Thousands rally in Paris to protest police brutality

Thousands of demonstrators gather in front of the Paris High Court to show solidarity for George Floyd in the US and call for justice for Adama Traoré, a 24-year-old black man who died in police custody in France in 2016. The rally went ahead desp...
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Protesters in London's Hyde Park call for justice for George Floyd

Protesters in London's Hyde Park call for justice for George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters gather in Hyde Park in London to call for justice over George Floyd's death. Floyd, an unarmed African American, died last week after a police officer in the US city Minneapolis knelt on his neck, in an incident captured on ...
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Brazilians protest Bolsonaro, recreate George Floyd death

Brazilians protest Bolsonaro, recreate George Floyd death

People take to the streets in Manaus to protest against Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, accusing him of racism, and recreate the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in the United States.
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Autonomous cars: hands on the wheel for now

Autonomous cars: hands on the wheel for now

S. Korea's self-driving upstarts take on tech giants. Videographic on autonomous cars.
Cafés reopen in Paris' iconic St-Germain-des-Prés

Cafés reopen in Paris' iconic St-Germain-des-Prés

Parisians take advantage of cafe and restaurant terraces reopening after a two-month lockdown due to the coronavirus epidemic. The French government hopes this gradual return to normality can help rescue a devastated economy.
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Scene at Venice's St Mark's Square as Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Scene at Venice's St Mark's Square as Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

People walk around St Mark's Square in Italy, with some taking pictures of the famous sites as the country reopens to tourists from Europe after a months-long coronavirus lockdown.
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Police checks at the French-Italian border as it reopens (2)

Police checks at the French-Italian border as it reopens (2)

Law enforcement officials check vehicles crossing the French-Italian border at Menton this morning after Italy reopened to travellers from Europe, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown
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Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival will unveil a list of 50 to 60 films benefiting from a specially created label after the cancellation of its 73rd edition, a first in 70 years, justified by the global health crisis. Videographic on the Cannes film festival.
Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Cyclone Nisarga ripped roofs off homes in a coastal town near Mumbai Wednesday after officials ordered offices and factories to shut and told people to stay home, reversing a move to ease a coronavirus lockdown in the Indian megacity. Videographic...