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Slave's grave vandalized in UK city in apparent retaliation

Authorities presume the attack is in revenge for anti-racism protesters toppling the statue of a prominent slave trader in Bristol

19 Jun 2020 11:36 AM

Protesters call on Romania's president to reject gender studies ban

Romania’s parliament had approved the bill to ban gender studies bill on Tuesday

19 Jun 2020 10:43 AM

Race for virus vaccine could leave some countries behind

Rich countries are rushing to place advance orders for the inevitably limited supply to guarantee their citizens get immunized first

18 Jun 2020 12:01 PM

New Zealand confirms two new cases ending coronavirus free run

The two new cases were women aged in their 30s and 40s who visited a dying parent in Wellington, the director general of health said

16 Jun 2020 3:22 PM

Macron rejects racism but says colonial statues to remain in France

Demonstrators have expressed anger at discrimination within French society, particularly toward minorities from France's former colonies

15 Jun 2020 12:43 PM

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Europe starts to reopen borders

From Iceland to Greece, many restrictions for EU and Schengen visitors ease on Monday

15 Jun 2020 12:34 PM

Britain cannot ‘photoshop’ its cultural landscape: Johnson

PM Johnson defends Churchill, criticises 'distortion of our history'

15 Jun 2020 9:13 AM

Russia's low death toll raises suspicion

The way Russia counts fatalities could be one reason why its official death toll of 6,829 is far below many other countries

14 Jun 2020 2:22 PM

Far-right protesters cause mayhem in London, Johnson condemns ‘racist thuggery’

The far-right groups, describing themselves as patriots and chanting ‘England, England’, said they wanted to defend British culture

14 Jun 2020 9:58 AM

Protesters dislodge artwork from Paris museum to return it to Africa

The five protesters were stopped before they could leave the Quai Branly Museum with the artwork

13 Jun 2020 12:13 PM

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Police rally for government support in France after chokehold ban

French police opine that new restrictions have gone too far, and have taken issue with any implication of systemic racism

12 Jun 2020 4:18 PM

Not set in stone: Statues fall as Europe reexamines its past

Memorials erected in honour of historical figures have become a focus of protests around the world

12 Jun 2020 11:55 AM

Contract workers stage flash-mob protest in Paris over job loss

France spent billions on temporary unemployment benefits but contract workers in the food and special events industry were left out

10 Jun 2020 8:11 PM

Authorities remove slave trader statue in London

Statues glorifying slave traders and colonialists have come into sharp focus in recent days inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests

10 Jun 2020 12:38 PM

WHO says coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high

“More than six months into the pandemic, this is not the time for any country to take its foot off the pedal,” said WHO Director Tedros

09 Jun 2020 1:25 PM

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Protests increase risk of coronavirus spread: UK health minister

Anti-racism protests started in the USA two weeks ago has now brought together thousands of Europeans on the streets in solidarity

08 Jun 2020 1:09 PM

Britain starts mandatory self-quarantine for arrivals

UK's hospitality sector relies heavily on tourists and business leaders fear the quarantine will mean much of the summer season will be lost

08 Jun 2020 12:16 PM

UK protesters take down slave trader’s statue, dump it in harbour

Protesters also defaced statue of former British PM Winston Churchill, crossing out his last name and painting 'was a racist' underneath

08 Jun 2020 9:35 AM

Protesters worldwide internalise US’s Black Lives Matter movement

The global protests reflect rising anger over similar mistreatment by police towards ethnic minorities in different countries

07 Jun 2020 3:51 PM

'It's complicated': says Germanys of its ties with US

US President Donald Trump had recently ordered the US military to remove 9,500 troops from Germany

07 Jun 2020 12:31 PM

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