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    Barack Obama, Jamie Foxx among many in US calling for justice for Minneapolis man George Floyd
     31 May 2020
    As protests against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis spread across the US, several prominent personalities are adding their voices to calls for justice.
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    US protests following the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd in police custody, as it happened
    31 May: Protests and riots continue across the US for a fifth night after the death in Minneapolis of African-American man George Floyd while in police custody. Look back at how the day unfolded in our blog.... more
    Cambodia's drug war has seen prisoner numbers skyrocket during coronavirus pandemic
    31 May: Cambodia's little-known war on drugs has led to human rights abuses and severe overcrowding in prisons, sparking fears they could become incubators for COVID-19.... more
    George Floyd's brother says Donald Trump barely let him speak during their conversation
    31 May: The brother of George Floyd, who died while a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck, says he can't criticise people for acting out during protests against police brutality, "because they have the same pain that I feel".... more
    US protests were triggered by George Floyd's killing, but tension has been building for centuries
    31 May: While the protests across America were triggered by the death of George Floyd, anger over the relationship between police and black residents was already simmering in some states. Here's how the demonstrations erupted.... more
    US man aims bow and arrow at Utah protesters demonstrating against George Floyd's custody death
    31 May: The local police department says it does not have the man in custody, but intends to lay charges against him after he was filmed pointing a bow at protesters in Salt Lake City, Utah.... more
    Scientists are searching hard for coronavirus treatments. Which ones look promising?
    31 May: If you're feeling overwhelmed by the fast and furious pace of new studies coming out about coronavirus treatments you're not alone. We asked scientists about their views on the latest developments and what the future may look like.... more
    Coronavirus-led economic recession reveals deep flaws in US social security net
    31 May: As unemployment nears levels unseen since the Great Depression, millions of Americans are slipping through the US social safety net.... more
    Indigenous people take the lead in healing the trauma of the Stolen Generations
    31 May: Forced removals of children from their families has brought trauma to generations of Indigenous communities. Today they're increasingly taking the lead on how to heal.... more
    Austria's health ministry has given the green light for Formula 1 to kick-off its season with two races across the first two weekends of July
    31 May: Austria's health ministry has given the green light for Formula 1 to kick-off its season with two races across the first two weekends of July... more

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     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results ++++++++++++++++++++++++
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     18 May: Pakistani girls killed by family after appearing in video with man, police say ++++++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? +++++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? +++++++++
     24 May: Who's leading the race? A guide to coronavirus vaccines in the pipeline ++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      31 May: Netball quad series axed but silver ferns still set to play australia in constellation cup series (NZ Herald)
      31 May: Spacex launch: nasa astronauts blast off to the international space station (BBCWorld)
      30 May: Life story: bruce trangmar a 'sensitive, thoughtful man' (Stuff.co.nz)
      30 May: England pick 14 uncapped players in 55-man training group (BBCWorld)
      30 May: Ethiopian army ‘shot man dead because phone rang’ - amnesty (BBCWorld)
      29 May: Multinationals queuing up, re-entry pathway needed (NZ Herald)
      29 May: Thousands of kiwis hitting the skies over queen's birthday weekend (NZ Herald)
      29 May: Almost half of lincoln university's students from overseas, report says (Stuff.co.nz)
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