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2020

02

Jun

Two-thirds of people put in neck restraints by Minneapolis police were black, department data shows

In the years leading up to George Floyd’s death with his neck beneath the knee of a Minneapolis policeman, at least 58 people lost consciousness after the city’s officers put them in neck restraints, according to a CNN analysis of use of force data from the police department. Officers used neck restraints on 428 people since 2012, […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , CNN

02

Jun

Trump threatens to deploy military as George Floyd protests continue to shake the U.S.

As the nation prepared for another night of violent protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military if states and cities failed to quell the demonstrations. “I am mobilizing all federal and local resources, civilian and military, to protect the rights of law abiding Americans,” Trump said […]

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Country: United States
Source: Bloomberg , CNBC

29

May

CNN crew arrested live on air while reporting on Minneapolis protests

CNN’s Omar Jimenez and his crew were arrested Friday by Minneapolis state police while reporting on the protests that followed the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in the city. What happened: CNN anchors said Jimenez and his crew were arrested for not moving after being told to by police, though […]

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Country: United States
Source: AXIOS , AXIOS

29

May

George Floyd: Protests over deadly arrest rock US’s Minneapolis

Protesters overtake police building as outrage grows over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. Protests erupted across the United States on Thursday night as anger over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, intensified, with some demonstrators gaining access to a police precinct in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and setting sections of […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , ALJAZEERA

26

May

Spanish health workers protest over PPE shortages

Spanish health workers on the front line of the fight against coronavirus gathered on Monday outside hospitals in the Madrid region to rally against shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). Nurses, doctors and other workers protested in their uniforms, some in scrubs, under the slogan “health workers essential.” They stood silently for two minutes at […]

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Country: Spain
Source: TRT HABER , CGTN

21

May

Greek police forcing asylum seekers into Turkey: Report

The Greek police have been bringing in asylum seekers living in the country and expelling them to Turkey by force while using the coronavirus pandemic as a cover for their abuses, according to a report published Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal report, based on evidences from asylum seekers who faced violence as well as lawyers […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT HABER , AA

20

May

Covid-19 deaths in care homes top 10,000 – but how did they happen?

Today we learnt that the number of deaths in care homes involving Covid-19 had topped 10,000 across the UK. With the majority of those in care aged over 85, that amounts to almost a million years of life brought to a close by coronavirus. And yet it happened in just a matter of weeks. ITV News has […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: TRT HABER , itv

20

May

Shortage of personal protective equipment endangering health workers worldwide

119 health workers died in England. There is a growing criticism that the government is unable to provide adequate protective equipment to healthcare workers. Spain The situation in Spain is not very different. 50 thousand healthcare workers were caught in the country. This figure is 1 in 5 of the total number of cases. Germany […]

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Source: TRT HABER ,

20

May

Anger in Sweden as elderly pay price for coronavirus strategy

It was just a few days after the ban on visits to his mother’s nursing home in the Swedish city of Uppsala, on 3 April, that Magnus Bondesson started to get worried. “They [the home] opened up for Skype calls and that’s when I saw two employees. I didn’t see any masks and they didn’t […]

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Country: Sweden
Source: SABAH , The Guardian

19

May

Coronavirus: France and Germany propose €500bn recovery fund

France and Germany are proposing a €500bn ($545bn; £448bn) European recovery fund to be distributed to EU countries worst affected by Covid-19. In talks on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed that the funds should be provided as grants. The proposal represents a significant shift in Mrs Merkel’s position. Mr […]

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Country: France
Source: HABER TÜRK , BBC