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George Floyd
World  /  Published 09.06.20

Trump rebuffs protests, backs police

President Trump on Monday flatly denied that systemic problems existed in American police departments, declaring that as many as 99.9 per cent of the nation’s officers are “great, great people” ...
By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman in New York

World  /  Published 07.06.20

Trump wish: 10,000 troops in DC

US President Donald Trump told his advisers at one point last week he wanted 10,000 troops to deploy to the Washington D.C. area to halt civil unrest over the killing of a black man by Minneapolis pol...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 05.06.20

Killing proof of American hypocrisy, says Russia

Smarting over decades of American criticism of its human rights record, Russia is now getting some payback.The Kremlin-backed leader of Chechnya, sanctioned by the US as a violent brute responsible fo...
By Andrew Higgins in Moscow

Opinion  /  Published 05.06.20

Drive-in theatres back in trend

One good outcome of the pandemic-induced quarantine in the United States of America are drive-through, or drive-in, outings, which have started again. The trend of drive-in movie theatres was popular ...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

World  /  Published 04.06.20

Gandhi statue defaced in US

Unknown miscreants vandalised the statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Indian embassy in Washington DC with graffiti and spray paint, prompting the mission to register a complaint with the local law e...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 03.06.20

Death of Floyd tragic, says Pope

Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the US on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street violence that has broken out is “self-destructive and self-defeating”. F...
By Reuters in Vatican

World  /  Published 02.06.20

Police officers targeted

Law enforcement officers were targeted in attacks in cities across the country overnight, with some officers wounded in gun battles in St Louis and Las Vegas and others injured as they were run over b...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 02.06.20

Floyd death a ‘homicide’

A medical examiner's office on Monday ruled that the death of George Floyd, the black man whose killing in Minneapolis police custody last week triggered nationwide protests, was a homicide and that h...
By Reuters in New York

Sports  /  Published 02.06.20

Time to speak up

Sportspersons from around the world and across disciplines have spoken out against racism and voiced support for George Floyd, who died in police detention in the US last week. Tiger Woods has raised ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.06.20

Trump out of sight as clashes spill over

Inside the White House, the mood was bristling with tension. Hundreds of protesters were gathering outside the gates, shouting curses at President Trump and in some cases throwing bricks and bottles. ...
By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman in Washington


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