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 2020-06-08 01:24 

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Europeans join global wave of anti-racism protests...

Calling for racial justice, protesters rallied across Europe Sunday, joining a wave of demonstrations sparked by the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of US police.Several thousand people massed outside the US embassy in Madrid, shouting...

 2020-06-08 01:24 

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UK slave trader's statue toppled in anti-racism protests...

British protesters tore down the statue of a renowned slave trader Sunday and threw it in the harbour on the second day of weekend protests against George Floyd's death.Bristol mayor Marvin Rees struck a more conciliatory tone than the one adopted by ...

 2020-06-08 01:24 

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Virus deaths top 400,000 as Latin America infections rise...

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passed 400,000 Sunday, with fatalities accelerating in Latin America even as Europe emerges from its virus lockdown with infections there increasingly under control."Your presence in the square is a ...

 2020-06-08 01:24 

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Brees 'received death threats' over flag comments...

The wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said on Sunday they received death threats over his comments about athletes protesting during the American national anthem....

 2020-06-08 00:27 

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Trump drifts from constitution, former military chief warns...

Colin Powell, who served as America's top military officer and top diplomat under Republican presidents, said Sunday he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden, accusing Donald Trump of drifting from the US constitution and Republicans of failing to hold him...

 2020-06-08 00:27 

AFP

Europeans join global wave of anti-racism protests...

Calling for racial justice, protesters rallied across Europe Sunday, joining a wave of demonstrations sparked by the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of US police.Several thousand people massed outside the US embassy in Madrid, shouting...

 2020-06-08 00:21 

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Standing room only as Olympiakos close in on 45th Greek title...

Olympiakos closed in on a 45th Greek league title on Sunday with a 1-0 win at closest rivals PAOK Salonika, even if fans had to climb onto nearby rooftops to watch the game....

 2020-06-08 00:03 

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Standing room only as Olympiakos close in on 45th Greek title...

Olympiakos closed in on a 45th Greek league title on Sunday with a 1-0 win at closest rivals PAOK Salonika, even if fans had to climb onto nearby rooftops to watch the game....

 2020-06-07 23:09 

AFP

Virus deaths top 400,000 as Latin America infections rise...

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in the epicentre of Latin America even as Europe emerges from its virus lockdown with infections there increasingly under control."Unfortun...

 2020-06-07 23:09 

AFP

Trump drifts from constitution, former military chief warns...

Colin Powell, who served as America's top military officer and top diplomat under Republican presidents, said Sunday he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden, accusing Donald Trump of drifting from the US constitution and Republicans of failing to hold him...

 2020-06-07 23:00 

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Werder slip towards drop, Union eye safety as teams take knee for Floyd...

Werder Bremen were staring at relegation from the Bundesliga on Sunday after a 1-0 home defeat to Wolfsburg, while Union Berlin edged towards safety on a day that featured a renewed show of solidarity with the global protests sparked by the death of Georg...

 2020-06-07 22:41 

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Amid wide US protests, Democrats press anti-racism reforms...

Democrats vowed Sunday to press legislation to undo systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of George Floyd began shifting from the streets to the political sphere....

 2020-06-07 22:41 

AFP

Virus deaths top 400,000 as Latin America infections rise...

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in the epicentre of Latin America even as Europe emerges from its virus lockdown with infections there increasingly under control."Unfortun...

 2020-06-07 22:38 

AFP

Trump drifts from constitution, former military chief warns...

Colin Powell, who served as America's top military officer and top diplomat under Republican presidents, said Sunday he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden, accusing Donald Trump of drifting from the US constitution.In contrast, Condoleezza Rice, Powell&...

 2020-06-07 22:38 

AFP

Amid wide US protests, Democrats press anti-racism reforms...

Democrats vowed Sunday to press legislation to undo systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of George Floyd began shifting from the streets to the political sphere....

 2020-06-07 22:28 

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Mayer beats rival decathletes in long-distance challenge...

World record holder Kevin Mayer came out on top as three of the world's top decathletes resumed international competition on Sunday without leaving their training facilities....

 2020-06-07 22:13 

AFP

European cities join global wave of anti-racism protests...

Chanting for justice, protesters rallied in European cities on Sunday, joining a wave of demonstrations sparked by the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of US police.Several thousand people massed Sunday outside the US embassy in Madrid,...

 2020-06-07 22:13 

AFP

Trump drifts from constitution, former military chief warns...

Colin Powell, who served as America's top military officer and top diplomat under Republican presidents, said Sunday he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden, accusing Donald Trump of drifting from the US constitution.In contrast, Condoleezza Rice, Powell&...

 2020-06-07 21:55 

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Japan's Hasebe 'proud' after setting Asian Bundesliga games record...

Former Japan captain Makoto Hasebe said he was "proud" after setting the record for most Bundesliga appearances by an Asian player....

 2020-06-07 21:35 

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O'Brien feels the Love in sixth English 1000 Guineas win...

Love won the English 1000 Guineas on Sunday at Newmarket to give trainer Aidan O'Brien his sixth win in the race.After winning the race for the fourth time, Moore said they had always thought a lot of the horse after an impressive campaign as a two-ye...

 2020-06-07 21:31 

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Werder slip towards drop, Union eye safety as teams take knee for Floyd...

Werder Bremen's relegation fears increased on Sunday following a 1-0 home defeat to Wolfsburg that started with a renewed show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.Favourites to go down in their first...

 2020-06-07 21:06 

AFP

Trump drifts from constitution, former military chief warns...

Colin Powell, who served as America's top military officer and top diplomat under Republican presidents, said Sunday he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden, accusing Donald Trump of drifting from the US constitution....

 2020-06-07 21:06 

AFP

European cities join global wave of anti-racism protests...

Chanting for justice, protesters rallied in European cities on Sunday, joining a wave of demonstrations sparked by the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of US police.Several thousand people massed Sunday outside the US embassy in Madrid,...

 2020-06-07 20:05 

AFP

Liverpool mayor wants Merseyside derby at Goodison Park...

Liverpool's potential title-winning clash against Everton should be played at Goodison Park instead of a neutral venue, according to the city's mayor Joe Anderson....

 2020-06-07 20:01 

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Spain, Italy join wave of anti-racism rallies...

Chanting for justice, thousands of protesters rallied in the streets of Spain and Italy on Sunday joining a wave of global demonstrations sparked by the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of US police.Several thousand people massed on Sun...

 2020-06-07 20:01 

AFP

Trump drifts from constitution, former military chief warns...

Colin Powell, who served as America's top military officer and top diplomat under Republican presidents, said Sunday he will vote for Democrat Joe Biden, accusing Donald Trump of drifting from the US constitution....

 2020-06-07 19:11 

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'Empty' ex-France captain Poirot retires at 27...

Former France skipper Jefferson Poirot announced his Test retirement on Sunday aged 27 because of a lack of motivation after losing last October's Rugby World Cup quarter-final....

 2020-06-07 13:10 

AFP

UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement...

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday.That triumph was followed by a loss to boxing great Floyd Mayweather in a cross-combat superfight in 2017, his loss to Nurmagomedov, announcements of retirements...

 2020-06-07 13:10 

AFP

Spain, Italy join wave of anti-racism rallies...

Chanting for justice, thousands of protesters rallied in the streets of Spain and Italy on Sunday joining a wave of global demonstrations sparked by the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of US police.Several thousand people massed on Sun...

 2020-06-07 13:08 

AFP

UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement...

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday.That triumph was followed by a loss to boxing great Floyd Mayweather in a cross-combat superfight in 2017, his loss to Nurmagomedov, announcements of retirements...

 2020-06-07 13:08 

AFP

Virus deaths approach 400,000 as oil producers extend output cuts...

The global death toll from the coronavirus neared 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in Latin America, as oil-producing countries agreed to extend output cuts to offset a collapse in prices caused by the pandemic.OPEC agreed on Saturday to ext...

 2020-06-07 12:44 

AFP

UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement...

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday....

 2020-06-07 12:44 

AFP

Virus deaths approach 400,000 as oil producers extend output cuts...

The global death toll from the coronavirus neared 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in Latin America, as oil-producing countries agreed to extend output cuts to offset a collapse in prices caused by the pandemic.China reported a plunge in for...

 2020-06-07 12:44 

AFP

Virus deaths approach 400,000 as oil producers extend output cuts...

The global death toll from the coronavirus neared 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in Latin America, as oil-producing countries agreed to extend output cuts to offset a collapse in prices caused by the pandemic.China reported a plunge in for...

 2020-06-07 12:04 

AFP

'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across US...

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of police.Volunteers gave out water, hand sanitizer and other supplies as the...

 2020-06-07 12:04 

AFP

UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement...

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday....

 2020-06-07 12:04 

AFP

Virus deaths approach 400,000 as oil producers extend output cuts...

The global death toll from the coronavirus neared 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in Latin America, as oil-producing countries agreed to extend output cuts to offset a collapse in prices caused by the pandemic.OPEC agreed on Saturday to ext...

 2020-06-07 11:58 

AFP

TikTok lookalike Zynn brings Chinese video app rivalry to US...

Chinese short video app makers have taken their rivalry overseas, with TikTok facing stiff competition from a newcomer that has surged in popularity abroad -- by paying users to keep scrolling.Kuaishou is taking a gamble in exporting its model to North Am...

 2020-06-07 11:58 

AFP

'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across US...

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of police.Volunteers gave out water, hand sanitizer and other supplies as the...

 2020-06-07 11:48 

AFP

China imports plunge, exports fall on virus hit to global growth...

China's exports and imports fell in May as the economic slowdown abroad started to take its toll, and after a surprise jump driven by increased demand for anti-epidemic supplies, official data showed Sunday....

 2020-06-07 11:48 

AFP

TikTok lookalike Zynn brings Chinese video app rivalry to US...

Chinese short video app makers have taken their rivalry overseas, with TikTok facing stiff competition from a newcomer that has surged in popularity abroad -- by paying users to keep scrolling.Kuaishou is taking a gamble in exporting its model to North Am...

 2020-06-07 10:24 

AFP

'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across US...

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of George Floyd, as the movement triggered by his killing at police hands entered a second weekend.Volunteers gave out wate...

 2020-06-07 10:24 

AFP

China imports plunge, exports fall on virus hit to global growth...

China's exports and imports fell in May as the economic slowdown abroad started to take its toll, and after a surprise jump driven by increased demand for anti-epidemic supplies, official data showed Sunday....

 2020-06-07 10:06 

AFP

Werder and Wolfsburg take knee for Floyd, Black Lives Matter...

Werder Bremen and Wolfsburg became the latest teams to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd when they both took a knee ahead of their Bundesliga clash on Sunday....

 2020-06-07 10:06 

AFP

UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement...

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday.That triumph was followed by a loss to boxing great Floyd Mayweather in a cross-combat superfight in 2017, his loss to Nurmagomedov, announcements of retirements...

 2020-06-07 10:06 

AFP

Werder edge towards drop as teams take knee for Floyd protests...

Werder Bremen's relegation fears increased on Sunday following a 1-0 home defeat by Wolfsburg that saw a renewed show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd....

 2020-06-07 10:06 

AFP

Werder slip towards drop as teams take knee for Floyd protests...

Werder Bremen's relegation fears increased on Sunday following a 1-0 home defeat by Wolfsburg that saw a renewed show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi wore the messa...

 2020-06-07 10:02 

AFP

'The talk': teaching black children about the world they face...

The death of George Floyd and subsequent demonstrations nationwide have many families discussing racism -- but for many African American parents, "the talk" has long been a necessity in society where their children must learn the dangers of growin...

 2020-06-07 10:02 

AFP

'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across US...

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of George Floyd, as the movement triggered by his killing at police hands entered a second weekend.Volunteers gave out wate...

 2020-06-07 10:00 

AFP

Virus crisis piles pressure on African media...

Collapsing revenues, rising layoffs: the coronavirus crisis is battering media outlets across Africa that were already struggling for cash and often facing pressure from hostile authorities....

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