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Celebrities help Minneapolis protesters make bail

Several Hollywood stars make donations to support arrested protesters. Full story

People more important than the economy, pope says about Covid crisis

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that people are more important than the economy, as countries decide how quickly to reopen their countries from coronavirus lockdowns. Pope Francis leads the Regina Coeli prayer from his window in the newly reopened St. Peter's Square after months of closure due to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Vatican, May 31, 2020. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION ... Full story

Reuters cameraman hit by rubber bullets as police disperse protesters

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Two members of a Reuters TV crew were hit by rubber bullets and injured in Minneapolis on Saturday night when police moved into an area occupied by about 500 protesters in the southwest of the city shortly after the 8 p.m. curfew. Police aim at a Reuters TV cameraman during nationwide unrest following the death of of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 30, 2020. REUTERS TV/Julio ... Full story

Burkina Faso gunmen 'kill 20 at cattle market' in Kompienga

Image caption The security forces are struggling to end violence in Burkina Faso. At least 20 people have been killed in eastern Burkina Faso when gunmen stormed a cattle market, reports say. Gunmen on motorbikes fired into the crowded market in Kompienga town in the middle of the day on Saturday, eyewitnesses were quoted as saying by local media. It is unclear who was behind the attack. Burkina Faso has seen a sharp rise in jihadist violence ... Full story

Indonesia reports 700 new coronavirus infections

Red cross staff wearing protective suits spray disinfectant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana. JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported on Sunday 700 new coronavirus infections, taking the tally in the Southeast Asian nation to 26,473, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto. Yurianto reported 40 new deaths from COVID-19, taking the total to 1,613, ... Full story

Malta to reopen its airport on July 1

FILE PHOTO: A man and a woman wearing protective face masks walk past benches that have been taped off to prevent people from sitting on them, as people take advantage of the good weather to go outdoors in Sliema, despite the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Malta April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo. VALLETTA (Reuters) - Malta will reopen its airport to passenger flights on July 1, Prime Minister Robert Abela ... Full story

A Young Doctor Photographs the Coronavirus Crisis

A Young Doctor Photographs the Coronavirus Crisis - - - - - - -. Dr. Duncan Grossman, a medical resident in Brooklyn, has a stage-one pressure ulcer on his nose from long hours wearing an N95 mask. He sports a Harry Potter surgical cap made by his mother-in-law. The emergency-medicine resident was training in another service at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn when Covid-19 hit the hospital. Dr. Grossman was soon reassigned to ICU-X, a ... Full story

Amazon UK website defaced with racist abuse

Amazon has blamed a "bad actor" for racist abuse that appeared on multiple listings on its UK website. The abuse, now removed, appeared when users searched the online shop for Apple AirPods and similar products. It was unclear how long the racist language remained on the site, but it sparked outrage on Twitter and the sharing of screenshots and video grabs. "We are removing the images in question and have taken action on the bad actor," Amazon ... Full story

Spain to extend lockdown to 21st June Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A woman carries her son on a shopping trolley past a voluntary wearing a protective face mask and suit at the entrance of Sant Pau gym in the Raval district, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Barcelona, Spain, May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce. BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain’s prime minister said on Sunday he will ask parliament to agree to a last two-week extension of the state of emergency lockdown until 21st June, ... Full story

Britain will not 'look away' from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab arrives in Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not look away from is responsibilities to Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, repeating London’s offer of extended visa rights in response to China’s push to impose a new law in ... Full story

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