Australia Heading For Recession After Economy Contracts

  Australia is heading for its first recession in nearly three decades after the economy shrunk in the January-March quarter, with a “far more severe” reading expected in the next three months as the effects of the virus shutdown bite. The 0.3 percent contraction was the first quarterly drop since 2009 during the global financial … Continue reading Australia Heading For Recession After Economy Contracts

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COVID-19: Brazil Death Toll Tops 30,000 As Italy Reopens Borders

  Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the disease continued to rip through Latin America, while Italy — at one point the hardest-hit country — prepared to reopen its borders in time for the European summer. After chalking up devastating human losses in Europe, the virus has now taken a firm grip … Continue reading COVID-19: Brazil Death Toll Tops 30,000 As Italy Reopens Borders

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Pope Reacts To Killing Of Floyd, Says Racism Is Intolerable

  Pope Francis said on Wednesday “we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism”, in reaction to the killing of a black man by US police that has sparked nationwide protests. But the pontiff also condemned the violence that followed George Floyd’s death in the city of Minneapolis last week as “self-destructive and … Continue reading Pope Reacts To Killing Of Floyd, Says Racism Is Intolerable

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Schools Reopen In North Korea After COVID-19 Delays

  North Korean children returned to their classrooms in face masks on Wednesday as schools reopened after the new term was delayed for months by coronavirus precautions. Pyongyang has not confirmed a single case of the deadly disease that swept the world after first emerging in neighbouring China, but has imposed strict rules, including closing … Continue reading Schools Reopen In North Korea After COVID-19 Delays

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Italy Reopens To Tourists From Europe

  Italy reopened to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins. Gondolas were ready to punt along Venice’s canals, lovers will be able to act out “Romeo and Juliet” on Verona’s famed balcony, … Continue reading Italy Reopens To Tourists From Europe

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#JusticeForUwa: Today I Rise In Solidarity With Women – Tinubu

  Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has lent his voice to the call for justice over the rape and murder of Vera Omozuwa, a 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo state. Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), took to Twitter, rising in solidarity with all women, decrying the … Continue reading #JusticeForUwa: Today I Rise In Solidarity With Women – Tinubu

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Police Stun Americans – By Taking A Knee With Protesters

  They are images that surprised and moved Americans: police officers taking a knee alongside protesters in the most widespread civil unrest to rock the nation in decades — and in doing so embracing an anti-racism gesture denounced by President Donald Trump. As Trump pushes for a crackdown on often violent protests over the death … Continue reading Police Stun Americans – By Taking A Knee With Protesters

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Edo Police Confirm Death Of Lawyer, Arrest Alleged Killers

The police in Edo State have confirmed the death of a lawyer in the state, one Mr. Iyoha Osobase Omon after his alleged killers were said to have confessed to the killing and led a police team to the shallow grave where he was buried in Benin City the Edo State capital.

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Edo Police Confirm Death Of Lawyer, Arrest Alleged Killers

The police in Edo State have confirmed the death of a lawyer in the state, one Mr. Iyoha Osobase Omon after his alleged killers were said to have confessed to the killing and led a police team to the shallow grave where he was buried in Benin City the Edo State capital.

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Anxiety Rises Over Attacks On Media Covering US Protests

A wave of attacks on journalists covering US protests is driving growing anxiety in the media, with some blaming President Donald Trump for creating an atmosphere that encourages violence.

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