Many of the accounts tweeted about a supposed communication blackout that occurred between 1:00 and 6:00 am.
Increased antibiotics use in combating the Covid-19 pandemic will strengthen bacterial resistance and ultimately lead to more deaths during the crisis and beyond, the World Health Organisation said Monday.
With US cities in flames over outrage about police brutality, nations that are usually on the receiving end of Washington’s criticism on human rights are gleefully turning the tables.
African refugees living in Minneapolis were already struggling with their “American dream” when George Floyd died in police custody.
While Russia saluted the United States, it also stressed Sunday it was puzzled by the frenzy unleashed by what many hailed as the dawn of a new era.
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.

World Man’s body found near burning car in Minneapolis: US police

The city was put under curfew and thousands of National Guard troops have been mobilized in response to looting and arson in the Minnesota city.

Science WATCH: SpaceX rocket launches to International Space Station

SpaceX’s historic first crewed mission blasted off for the International Space Station as scheduled on Saturday.

World Journalist, driver killed in Kabul bomb blast

The interior ministry also confirmed the attack, saying the minivan had been targeted.

Covid-19 Gibraltar moves to protect its monkeys against coronavirus

Authorities in Britain’s tiny enclave of Gibraltar, fearful of a coronavirus epidemic among its famous Barbary monkeys, have banned tourists from touching the animals.

World WATCH: Rioters destroy Mercedes dealership in anger at George Floyd’s death

Violent protests erupted across the United States late Friday over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police, with murder charges laid against a Minneapolis officer failing to quell seething anger.

Business Virus-battered Italy faces worst recession since WWII

Facing its deepest recession since World War II and with business confidence collapsing, the coronavirus pandemic is hitting Italy’s economy hard.

Science What you need to know about SpaceX’s ‘Demo-2’ mission

SpaceX’s “Demo-2” mission from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida this weekend will be the first flight with astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon capsule built by entrepreneur Elon Musk’s commercial space company.

Sport ‘Am I next?’ Tennis phenom Gauff upset by unarmed black man’s death

Rising US tennis star Coco Gauff has added her voice to those expressing outrage at the death of an unarmed black man in Minnesota who was in police hands.

Business Los Angeles restaurants reopen as virus lockdown eases

Los Angeles restaurants and hair salons were granted permission to reopen immediately Friday, as restrictions were eased despite fears the city has become a coronavirus hotspot.

Business What could losing US ‘special status’ mean for Hong Kong?

Washington’s declaration this week that Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous from China was a historic moment with potentially far-reaching consequences for the finance hub — though much depends on President Donald Trump.

Business Trump announces probe of Chinese companies listed in US

US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a probe into the actions of Chinese companies listed on American financial markets as tensions flared anew between the world’s two biggest economies.

World US officer charged with murder over unarmed black man’s death

Derek Chauvin is one of four officers fired after an explosive video emerged showing him kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed George Floyd for at least five minutes on Monday.

World White House dares Twitter in war over Trump tweets

The American Civil Liberties Union called Trump’s order ‘a blatant and unconstitutional threat to punish social media companies that displease the president’.

World Hundreds of troops deployed as angry US anti-racism protests spread

Protests broke out in several cities across the country, including New York, where dozens of protesters were arrested; Phoenix, Memphis, and Denver.

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