China warns against travel to Australia
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has advised the public to avoid travelling to Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Chinese people in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.
US demonstrators vow to sustain momentum
US protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd have vowed to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no less determined, focus on addressing racial injustice.
Job cuts mount as countries battle virus
More than 6.68 million people have been reported infected with the new coronavirus globally and 391,108 have died, a Reuters tally shows.
Trump calls for US shift in virus strategy
US President Donald Trump has called for a shift in strategy against the coronavirus pandemic to focus resources on protecting "high-risk populations" as he pushes for a total end to stay-at-home orders in states throughout the country.
Wear masks in public, WHO says in update
The World Health Organisation has updated its guidance to recommend that governments ask everyone to wear fabric face masks in public areas where there is a risk of transmission of COVID-19 to help reduce the spread of the pandemic disease.
Trump hails US economy's 'comeback'
US President Donald Trump has hailed a surprise decline in the country's unemployment, saying the economy is taking off like a "rocket ship" and promising a swift recovery from the coronavirus shutdown.
Wall St rallies on surprise US jobs data
Wall Street has surged after a strikingly upbeat May jobs report unexpectedly provided the clearest evidence yet that the US economy is headed for a quicker-than-anticipated recovery.
McCann, missing German girl case 'linked'
German prosecutors say they are investigating a possible link between the Madeleine McCann case and that of a German girl who went missing five years ago but that they lack decisive evidence to charge a murder suspect.
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