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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    George Floyd protests live updates: Black Lives Matter protest held in Sydney CBD; protesters defy New York curfew
     3 June 2020
    Hundreds of people march through Sydney's CBD calling for better treatment of Indigenous Australians as demonstrations continue in the US over the death of George Floyd.
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    US protests latest: Donald Trump criticised for St John's Church photo op, New York City extends curfew to try to stop looting
    3 Jun: Police use tear gas to clear a path for President Donald Trump to walk to a historic church near the White House, prompting outcry from religious leaders and police as protests against police brutality continue across the US for a seventh night.... more
    Black Lives Matter organiser says 'years of frustration' exploding across America, calls for demilitarised police
    2 Jun: A US protest organiser says the black community in America is fed up with being subjected to years of police brutality and wants reform, including de-arming police and racial bias training.... more
    What is America's National Guard, and why does Donald Trump want them to break up the George Floyd protests?
    2 Jun: With demonstrations set to continue long after curfew, Donald Trump says he'll deploy active-duty US troops if states did not fully mobilise all their National Guardsmen. So what does the National Guard do?... more
    Minneapolis woman describes moment she was shot at by police who shouted 'light 'em up' during George Floyd protests
    2 Jun: A US woman who was shot at with exploding pellets by armoured police while she stood on her front porch says it feels like authorities are "making war on our neighbourhood".... more
    Anastasia Vasilyeva is risking all to stop Russia's coronavirus doctors dying. The state is trying to thwart her
    2 Jun: Anastasia Vasilyeva is the young doctor Russia's strongman President Vladimir Putin is trying to silence. Her crime? Supplying hospitals with life-saving supplies during the pandemic.... more
    Donald Trump says he will send in troops to deal with George Floyd protests if state governors do not 'solve the problem'
    2 Jun: US President Donald Trump vows to deploy the military to "dominate the streets" of the United States if states cannot deal with riots and looting themselves.... more
    Why do American police have such powerful weapons for breaking up protests?
    2 Jun: As Americans protest, police departments outfitted like military units have been deployed on the streets to disperse demonstrators. Here's how US police became so heavily armed.... more
    George Floyd death at hands of Minneapolis police was homicide, says updated medical examiner's report
    2 Jun: A local medical examiner's report rules that the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis was a homicide, as his family releases a second autopsy which found he died from asphyxiation as a police officer knelt on his neck.... more
    Cassowaries, eagles and emus: How much do you know about Australia's biggest birds?
    2 Jun: Feathery, fabulous and sometimes flightless. You might be able to spot a wedge-tailed eagle from below, or a pelican on a post, but how well do you know your big birds, really?... more

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     Today's News

    Dane DeHaan and his wife Anna Wood have welcomed their second child, Bert Apollo DeHaan 6:45

    Liam Gallagher has reached out to his estranged brother Noel on his birthday 6:15

    Rugby League:
    Sydney Roosters loan player Poasa Faamausili has been named on the Warriors bench for Friday's game against Penrith 4:56

    George Floyd protests live updates: Black Lives Matter protest held in Sydney CBD; protesters defy New York curfew 4:36

    Law and Order:
    US protests latest: Donald Trump criticised for St John's Church photo op, New York City extends curfew to try to stop looting 4:36

    Landlords have been given more time to include details on healthy homes compliance in their tenancy agreements 22:57

    Law and Order:
    A 56-year-old man has appeared in Court charged with murder, following the discovery of a man's body in Opotiki 22:57

    Law and Order:
    A bus driver has been convicted over a crash which left a teenage girl with no hands 22:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    Police are investigating after a man's body was found in the sea on the West Coast 22:57

    Law and Order:
    A homicide investigation has been launched following a shooting at St Johns, in Auckland 22:57

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