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Turkey: officers disperse anti-police brutality protest

June 3, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Istanbul have dispersed a small group of demonstrators who gathered in the Turkish city to denounce police violence and to stand in solidarity with protesters in the... more »»

Asia Today: S Korea reopening schools despite spike in cases

June 3, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools... more »»

'Dangerous': Around world, police chokeholds scrutinized

June 3, 2020

LE PECQ, France (AP) — Three days after George Floyd died with a Minneapolis police officer choking off his air, another black man writhed on the tarmac of a street in Paris as a police officer... more »»

Cyclone lashes India's business capital, 100,000 evacuated

June 3, 2020

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A cyclone made landfall Wednesday south of India's financial capital of Mumbai, with storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggle... more »»

In COVID-19 darkness, gift of a `Moment of Light' to museum

June 3, 2020

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — If not for the pandemic, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum would have missed out on a classic Dutch 16th century painting it so badly craved. more »»

Burkina Faso's food woes deepen as extremists expand reach

June 3, 2020

TOUGAN, Burkina Faso (AP) — Islamic extremists chased Adama Drabo and his family from their land in western Burkina Faso, forcing them to abandon a year's worth of crops. more »»

Severe cyclone approaches India's financial capital Mumbai

June 3, 2020

MUMBAI, India (AP) — India’s western coast and financial capital of Mumbai braced for the first cyclone in a century on Wednesday as cases of the coronavirus continued to surge. more »»

UK's Johnson pledges to let in Hong Kong citizens if needed

June 3, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens as the city's leader arrived in... more »»

Mexico's president goes full-steam ahead with Mayan train

June 3, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula remember riding trains to visit relatives or sell their produce decades ago, so when President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a... more »»

Tensions mar Paris protest as Floyd outrage goes global

June 2, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Tear gas choked Paris streets as riot police faced off with protesters setting fires Tuesday amid growing global outrage over George Floyd's death in the United States, racial... more »»

Experts watch as Rio de Janeiro economy starts to reopen

June 2, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro, one of the cities worst hit by COVID-19 in Brazil, slowly started to reopen on Tuesday, more than two months after non-essential businesses were forced to... more »»

Pompeo hits China over Tiananmen as US faces civil unrest

June 2, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday marked this week's anniversary of China's deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square — a day after federal... more »»

Paris police fire tear gas at protest of racial injustice

June 2, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Riot police fired tear gas Tuesday as scattered protesters in Paris pelted them with debris and set fires during an unauthorized demonstration against racial injustice and... more »»

Paris: Tear gas fired at protest against police violence

June 2, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Paris riot officers fired tear gas Tuesday as scattered protesters threw projectiles and set fires during an unauthorized demonstration against police violence and racial injustice. more »»

Afghan official: Kabul mosque bombed, 2 dead, 2 wounded

June 2, 2020

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb exploded inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday killing two people, including the mosque's prayer leader, and wounding two others an official said. more »»

The Latest: White House pondered taking control of DC police

June 2, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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Restaurant owner, ex-college athlete among victims of unrest

June 2, 2020

One man was the beloved owner of a Louisville barbecue restaurant who provided free meals to officers. Another was a man known as “Mr. Indianapolis," a former star football playe. more »»

UN appeal for urgent Yemen aid falls $1B short amid virus

June 2, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A United Nations appeal Tuesday for countries to fund emergency aid in Yemen, where more than five years of war have collapsed the country's health care system,... more »»

The Latest: Court invalidates South Africa's virus measures

June 2, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

The Latest: Attorney says drugs in Floyd's system irrelevant

June 2, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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