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    Animal Crossing and beyond: Why people are falling in love with 'wholesome' video games
     5 June 2020
    Players and creators say that audiences of all ages are embracing games with cartoonish art styles, relaxed pace and accessible game design.
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    UN finds thousands killed with 'near impunity' in Philippines war on drugs
    5 Jun: United Nations investigators have found thousands were slaughtered during the Philippines war on drugs, with a Government document almost giving police "permission to kill".... more
    How did Malaysia's Mahathir go from prime minister to being kicked out of his party in a matter of months?
    5 Jun: Mahathir Mohamed was the prime minister of Malaysia in February. But now fired from his own party, the 94-year-old appears to finally have been outmanoeuvred.... more
    How did The Lancet's now-retracted study on hydroxychloroquine make it through peer review?
    5 Jun: Influential medical journal The Lancet has retracted its heavily-criticised study into hydroxychloroquine, a drug touted by Donald Trump as a "game changer" in the fight against coronavirus. So how did the paper slip through the cracks?... more
    George Floyd memorial: Al Sharpton gives eulogy, takes aim at Donald Trump over posing with Bible amid US protests
    5 Jun: Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton tells a memorial for George Floyd that what happened to him happens every day in "every area of American life" as mourners farewell the man killed after a police officer knelt on his neck.... more
    Hand washing has been a focus under COVID-19. Here's why we should try and make the habit stick
    5 Jun: Never before have so many of us been so attentive to the cleanliness of our hands, but will this newfound love of soap and sanitiser last? And could all this cleanliness weaken our immune systems?... more
    As George Floyd protests continue, parents grapple with raising black children in America
    5 Jun: As Americans take to the streets to protest against the killing of George Floyd, black parents must decide whether to grab their kids and join the rallies, or try to shield them from the potential dangers lying ahead of them.... more
    Rare iguana species discovered through The Blue Lagoon faces a new threat to its survival
    5 Jun: A critically endangered Fijian iguana — first identified after a screening of the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon — may need to find a whole new island to live on.... more
    Grieving husband who couldn't visit wife dying from coronavirus lashes Dominic Cummings for flouting rules
    5 Jun: John Wilson could not visit his wife Pauline as she died of COVID-19 due to the UK's strict lockdown. And he is angry Boris Johnson's right-hand man Dominic Cummings was able to break the rules.... more
    Former president Barack Obama says US protests after George Floyd death can 'change America'
    4 Jun: In his first remarks since the death of George Floyd in police custody, Mr Obama says the protests offer an opportunity for people to be "awakened" to underlying trends, and to work together to tackle them.... more

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     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     18 May: Pakistani girls killed by family after appearing in video with man, police say +++++++++++++++++++++
     24 May: Who's leading the race? A guide to coronavirus vaccines in the pipeline +++++++++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? +++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++
     03 Jun: US protests latest: Donald Trump criticised for St John's Church photo op, New York City extends curfew to try to stop looting ++++++++

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      6 Jun: Rugby: all blacks left out of expanded six nations festival plans - report (NZ Herald)
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