Thursday, 4 June 2020

Quiz of the Week: What did the crew name their spaceship?

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

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Africa's week in pictures: 29 May - 4 June 2020

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

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George Floyd: Five pieces of context to understand the protests

All the background that helps explain why these protests are happening, and why now.

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Rio looks to reopen as Brazil approaches Italy in coronavirus deaths

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro allowed more than 10,000 street vendors to go back to work on Thursday and Brazil's president pressed for legal action to force local governments to reopen beaches, as the coronavirus death toll in the country quickly approached that of Italy.


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Mexico reports record 4,442 new coronavirus cases

Mexico's health ministry reported a record 4,442 additional cases of the novel coronavirus in the country on Thursday, and 816 more deaths, bringing the total to 105,680 cases and 12,545 deaths.


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China reports five new COVID-19 cases, three asymptomatic cases for June 4

China reported five new COVID-19 cases and three new asymptomatic infections for June 4, the health commission said on Friday.


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White House, on Tiananmen anniversary, urges China to respect human rights

The White House, in statement on the 31st anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, urged Beijing on Thursday to respect human rights, fulfill its commitments on Hong Kong and end persecution of ethnic and religious minorities.


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