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 2020-06-01 12:10 

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Wayward whale takes city break in Montreal...

A young humpback whale that swam up one of Canada's major rivers and has been exploring the waters off Montreal for a few days was likely led astray while on a hunting trip, authorities have said....

 2020-06-01 12:04 

AFP

Wayward whale takes city break in Montreal...

A young humpback whale that swam up one of Canada's major rivers and has been exploring the waters off Montreal for a few days was likely led astray while on a hunting trip, authorities have said....

 2020-06-01 12:04 

AFP

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout...

Google has rejected demands it pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal....

 2020-06-01 12:03 

AFP

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout...

Google has rejected demands it pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal....

 2020-06-01 12:03 

AFP

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages.The fatalities were all recorded in El Salvador, interior minister Mario ...

 2020-06-01 12:01 

AFP

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages.The fatalities were all recorded in El Salvador, interior minister Mario ...

 2020-06-01 12:01 

AFP

Facebook slams 'severe' Singapore misinformation law...

Facebook said Monday Singapore's use of an online misinformation law is "severe" and risks stifling free speech, after the company was again forced to block a page in the city-state....

 2020-06-01 12:00 

AFP

Serial killer and Dominic Cummings among NRL 'fans'...

A feel-good campaign allowing fans to have cardboard cut-outs of themselves at rugby league games in Australia has been hijacked by pranksters, with a notorious serial killer among those making an appearance....

 2020-06-01 12:00 

AFP

Facebook slams 'severe' Singapore misinformation law...

Facebook said Monday Singapore's use of an online misinformation law is "severe" and risks stifling free speech, after the company was again forced to block a page in the city-state....

 2020-06-01 11:52 

AFP

Latin America virus cases top 1m as UK, Russia ease lockdowns...

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully under control.Wearing no face mask, the far-right leader met a tightly packed gro...

 2020-06-01 11:52 

AFP

Serial killer and Dominic Cummings among NRL 'fans'...

A feel-good campaign allowing fans to have cardboard cut-outs of themselves at rugby league games in Australia has been hijacked by pranksters, with a notorious serial killer among those making an appearance....

 2020-06-01 11:11 

AFP

Latin America virus cases top 1m as UK, Russia ease lockdowns...

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully under control....

 2020-06-01 10:15 

AFP

Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push...

Abdelkader Rahmoun hasn't slept in days.Greek officials say housing must be secured for other vulnerable asylum seekers on the islands, many of whom "sleep under trees", Manos Logothetis, the migration ministry's asylum secretary, said ear...

 2020-06-01 10:15 

AFP

Latin America virus cases top 1m as UK, Russia ease lockdowns...

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully under control....

 2020-06-01 10:15 

AFP

Latin America virus cases top 1m as UK, Russia ease lockdowns...

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully under control.Wearing no face mask, the far-right leader met a tightly packed gro...

 2020-06-01 09:58 

AFP

ECB expected to pump up eurozone support as pandemic persists...

The European Central Bank could announce Thursday hundreds of billions of euros in new bond-buying to keep fighting the pandemic crisis, analysts predict, as EU governments prepare to wrangle for months over a joint response....

 2020-06-01 09:58 

AFP

Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push...

Abdelkader Rahmoun hasn't slept in days.Greek officials say housing must be secured for other vulnerable asylum seekers on the islands, many of whom "sleep under trees", Manos Logothetis, the migration ministry's asylum secretary, said ear...

 2020-06-01 09:29 

AFP

Clashes outside White House as US cities under curfew...

Police fired tear gas outside the White House late Sunday as major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting as anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality.Hundreds of police and National Guard troops were ...

 2020-06-01 09:29 

AFP

ECB expected to pump up eurozone support as pandemic persists...

The European Central Bank could announce Thursday hundreds of billions of euros in new bond-buying to keep fighting the pandemic crisis, analysts predict, as EU governments prepare to wrangle for months over a joint response....

 2020-06-01 09:01 

AFP

'Saudi game of thrones': pressure grows to release jailed prince...

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince jailed for two years without charge amid an intensifying royal crackdown."The European Parliament already aske...

 2020-06-01 09:01 

AFP

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages.The fatalities were all recorded in El Salvador, interior minister Mario ...

 2020-06-01 09:01 

AFP

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages.The fatalities were all recorded in El Salvador, interior minister Mario ...

 2020-06-01 09:01 

AFP

Clashes outside White House as US cities under curfew...

Police fired tear gas outside the White House late Sunday as major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting as anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality.Hundreds of police and National Guard troops were ...

 2020-06-01 08:55 

AFP

Serial killer and Dominic Cummings among NRL 'fans'...

A feel-good campaign allowing fans to have cardboard cut-outs of themselves at rugby league games in Australia has been hijacked by pranksters, with a notorious serial killer among those making an appearance....

 2020-06-01 08:55 

AFP

Serial killer and Dominic Cummings among NRL 'fans'...

A feel-good campaign allowing fans to have cardboard cut-outs of themselves at rugby league games in Australia has been hijacked by pranksters, with a notorious serial killer among those making an appearance....

 2020-06-01 08:13 

AFP

What now for tennis in 2020?...

Professional tennis has been in cold storage since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with tournaments unlikely to resume before August.However, the 2020 editions of the two remaining Grand Slam events on the calendar will look very different with the ...

 2020-06-01 08:13 

AFP

'Saudi game of thrones': pressure grows to release jailed prince...

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince jailed for two years without charge amid an intensifying royal crackdown."The European Parliament already aske...

 2020-06-01 08:13 

AFP

Hamilton slams 'white-dominated' F1 for silence over Floyd death...

World champion Lewis Hamilton criticised the "biggest of stars" in "white-dominated" Formula One for failing to speak out against racism as protests erupted around the United States....

 2020-06-01 08:06 

AFP

North Korea to reopen schools as virus fears ease...

North Korea will reopen schools this month after shuttering them over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said Monday....

 2020-06-01 08:06 

AFP

What now for tennis in 2020?...

Professional tennis has been in cold storage since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with tournaments unlikely to resume before August.However, the 2020 editions of the two remaining Grand Slam events on the calendar will look very different with the ...

 2020-06-01 08:02 

AFP

'Plain angry' Jordan joins sports world call for change after Floyd death...

NBA icon Michael Jordan decried "ingrained racism" in America Sunday as the sports world's reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd leapt leagues and continents.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent an internal memo to NBA employees...

 2020-06-01 08:02 

AFP

North Korea to reopen schools as virus fears ease...

North Korea will reopen schools this month after shuttering them over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said Monday....

 2020-06-01 08:02 

AFP

Japan's Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as Australia bid fails...

Japan's Sunwolves bowed out of Super Rugby on Monday as they failed to join an Australian offshoot of the coronavirus-hit tournament....

 2020-06-01 07:56 

AFP

'Plain angry' Jordan joins sports world call for change after Floyd death...

NBA icon Michael Jordan decried "ingrained racism" in America Sunday as the sports world's reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd leapt leagues and continents.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent an internal memo to NBA employees...

 2020-06-01 07:56 

AFP

US cities under curfew after fresh anti-race protests, looting...

Authorities imposed curfews in the capital Washington and other major US cities Sunday to prevent fresh rioting after anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice their fury at police brutality.Hundreds of police and National Guard troops wer...

 2020-06-01 07:54 

AFP

Moscow eases lockdown despite high virus caseload...

Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world's third-largest caseload.As a two-week test measure, Sergei Sobyanin said residents of Moscow will be allowed...

 2020-06-01 07:54 

AFP

US cities under curfew after fresh anti-race protests, looting...

Authorities imposed curfews in the capital Washington and other major US cities Sunday to prevent fresh rioting after anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice their fury at police brutality.Hundreds of police and National Guard troops wer...

 2020-06-01 07:21 

AFP

Thousands join new US anti-racism protests as Trump vows crackdown...

Authorities imposed curfews in the capital Washington and other major US cities Sunday to prevent fresh rioting after anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice their fury at police brutality.Hundreds of police and National Guard troops wer...

 2020-06-01 07:19 

AFP

Thousands join new US anti-racism protests as Trump vows crackdown...

Authorities imposed curfews in the capital Washington and other major US cities Sunday to prevent fresh rioting after anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice their fury at police brutality.Hundreds of police and National Guard troops wer...

 2020-06-01 07:19 

AFP

Bundesliga footballers join LeBron and Jordan in US protest...

NBA icon Michael Jordan decried "ingrained racism" in America Sunday as the sports world's reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd leapt leagues and continents.At half-time, his club tweeted a photo with the caption: "No ex...

 2020-06-01 07:07 

AFP

Brazil virus toll surges, Pope address after 3 months...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defiantly rallied with his supporters Sunday as the country's coronavirus death toll surged to world's fourth highest, and global fatalities hit 370,000.Chile said Sunday it had hit 1,000 deaths after a sudden in...

 2020-06-01 07:07 

AFP

Bundesliga footballers join LeBron and Jordan in US protest...

NBA icon Michael Jordan decried "ingrained racism" in America Sunday as the sports world's reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd leapt leagues and continents.At half-time, his club tweeted a photo with the caption: "No ex...

 2020-06-01 07:07 

AFP

Moscow eases lockdown despite high virus caseload...

Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world's third-largest caseload.As a two-week test measure, Sergei Sobyanin said residents of Moscow will be allowed...

 2020-06-01 06:05 

AFP

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed 10 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages.The fatalities were all recorded in El Salvador, senior cabinet official Carolina ...

 2020-06-01 06:05 

AFP

Brazil virus toll surges, Pope address after 3 months...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defiantly rallied with his supporters Sunday as the country's coronavirus death toll surged to world's fourth highest, and global fatalities hit 370,000.Chile said Sunday it had hit 1,000 deaths after a sudden in...

 2020-06-01 06:04 

AFP

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed 10 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages.The fatalities were all recorded in El Salvador, senior cabinet official Carolina ...

 2020-06-01 06:04 

AFP

Postcards from the edge: Snapshots of European football's return...

In the shadows of Germany's Bundesliga, football is gradually restarting in countries across Europe, in almost all cases behind closed doors, with the exception of Hungary where supporters have been allowed to return. Poland will follow Hungary's ...

 2020-06-01 06:04 

AFP

What now for tennis in 2020?...

Professional tennis has been in cold storage since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with tournaments unlikely to resume before August.However, the 2020 editions of the two remaining Grand Slam events on the calendar will look very different with the ...

 2020-06-01 05:18 

AFP

Thousands join new US anti-racism protests as Trump vows crackdown...

Anti-racism protestors again took to the streets in cities across the United States Sunday to voice their fury at police brutality as the Trump administration branded the instigators of five nights of rioting domestic terrorists.Hundreds of police and Nat...

 2020-06-01 05:18 

AFP

Postcards from the edge: Snapshots of European football's return...

In the shadows of Germany's Bundesliga, football is gradually restarting in countries across Europe, in almost all cases behind closed doors, with the exception of Hungary where supporters have been allowed to return. Poland will follow Hungary's ...

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