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Rights groups sue Trump over clearing peaceful protesters: Live

The suit argues that Trump and other officials violated the protesters' rights when clearing Lafayette Park on Monday.

Published on 5 June 2020 | 12:16 am

Revolt of the generals: Trump faces heat from US military leaders

Current and former Pentagon officials break with embattled US president over crackdown on Floyd protesters.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 11:54 pm

'Get your knee off our necks': Minneapolis honours George Floyd

Thousands stand silent for eight minutes, 46 seconds to remember the man whose killing set off protests across the US.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 11:04 pm

Qatar Airways CEO: Coronavirus has changed the airline industry

Akbar al-Baker, the head of Qatar Airways, discusses the future of global air travel after the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 9:50 pm

Iran marks new daily record in coronavirus cases: Live updates

Concerns over a potential second wave as health officials record 3,574 new infections in the past 24 hours.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 9:23 pm

Cameroonian journalist Samuel Wazizi dies in gov't detention: RSF

Media watchdog calls Samuel Wazizi's death 'the worst crime against a journalist in the past 10 years in Cameroon'.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 9:00 pm

Gulf non-cooperation: Inside the flailing GCC

Gulf Cooperation Council has experienced rocky relations before, but none as severe as the three-year blockade on Qatar.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 8:32 pm

Will Hong Kong's democracy movement survive?

Annual Tiananmen Square massacre vigil banned as mainland China tightens grip on territory.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:49 pm

Police: Arbery suspect uttered racial slur after shooting him

Three white men have been charged in a murder case that caused a national outcry after video of the shooting leaked.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:42 pm

Lebanon MP: Protesters outside officials' homes should be 'shot'

Jamil Sayyed's comments lead to outrage in a country in its seventh month of anti-establishment demonstrations.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:28 pm

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

As the virus spreads across the globe, sports bodies are cancelling or postponing events.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:26 pm

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:25 pm

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

What we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:23 pm

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed tens of thousands.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:22 pm

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

Nearly six million coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide, with at least 387,000 deaths and 2.7 million recoveries.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:19 pm

Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:12 pm

US Navy veteran held by Iran released and en route home

Release part of an agreement involving an Iranian-American doctor prosecuted by the US Justice Department.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:10 pm

Vaccines alliance raises $8.8bn for global immunisation plans

The Gavi international group raises money to fund immunisation programmes through to 2025 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:08 pm

Minneapolis says goodbye to George Floyd

First of several planned services to honour Floyd, an unarmed Black man killed by police, takes place in Minneapolis.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:08 pm

Google: Foreign hackers target Trump, Biden campaigns

The unusually public attribution is a sign of how sensitive Americans have become to digital espionage efforts.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:06 pm

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

More than 6.5 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including at least 387,000 deaths.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 7:01 pm

Over 10,000 arrested, protests against Floyd killing continue

Hundreds more taken into custody everyday as protests continue despite heavy police presence.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 6:17 pm

Burundi court upholds poll results, says Ndayishimiye president

Panel of judges rules that poll fraud complaints by opposition leader Agathon Rwasa are 'null and void'.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 5:52 pm

Analysis: Turkey is winning in Libya, but challenges remain

Turkey wants an immediate political solution to the conflict in Libya - with or without Haftar's collaboration.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 5:34 pm

Authorities 'assume' British girl Madeleine McCann is dead

Convicted German man is under investigation in case of three-year-old British girl missing since 2007.

Published on 4 June 2020 | 5:30 pm

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