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'Mr President, don't go hide': China goads US over George Floyd protests
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Officials and state media appear to revel in scenes of US unrest, comparing protests there to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movementLive coverage of US protestsChinese officials and state media have seized on news of the protests sweeping the US, comparing the widespread unrest to the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong and accusing Washington of hypocrisy.Mass protests spread across multiple US states over the weekend, many escalating after police responded with teargas, pepper balls and other projectiles, and in some instances using vehicles to ram protesters. Some cities have seen arson and looting, and across the nation police have been criticised for using excessive force. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Taika Waititi awarded Queen's birthday honour for services to film
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Actor and director is made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit and joins more than 170 New Zealanders on the listOscar-winning director Taika Waititi has been honoured on New Zealand’s Queen’s birthday list for services to film.The 44-year-old Māori man who hails from the east coast of the North Island has been made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
India expels Pakistan officials, accusing them of spying
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Pakistan calls the allegations ‘baseless’ after two officials at high commission given 24 hours to leaveTwo officials at Pakistan’s high commission have been expelled for “espionage activities”, India’s foreign ministry said late on Sunday, allegations its nuclear-armed rival called “baseless”.The ministry said in a statement: “The government has declared both these officials persona non grata for indulging in activities incompatible with their status as members of a diplomatic mission.” Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 500,000 Covid-19 cases as India extends lockdown in 'high-risk' zones
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Spanish PM seeks to extend state of emergency; Saudi Arabia reopens mosques; UK ministers defend easing lockdown. Follow the latest updates Brazil passes 500,000 casesFears of virus surge from US protests as world cases hit 6mLatest developments at a glanceAustralia – coronavirus liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.56am BST Egypt has shortened its night curfew by one hour, bringing the end time forward to 5am from 6am. It begins at 8pm each night.The Health Ministry said 1,536 new cases had been confirmed including 46 deaths, bringing total cases to 24,985 and deaths to 959. 1.52am BST We’re getting some updated figures from Mexico ... the Deputy Health Minister, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, says there were 151 new coronavirus deaths and 3,152 new cases on Sunday. This takes the country’s totals to 9,930 fatalities and 90,664 cases. The country’s fatality curve continues to rise. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Spanish PM seeks final extension to state of emergency – as it happened
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US sends Brazil 2m doses of hydroxychloroquine, despite safety fears; pressure builds on South African president. This blog is now closed please follow our continuing live coverage belowCoronavirus live coverage 12.37am BST We are closing this blog now but you can stay up to date on all of our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic at our new global blog below. 12.10am BST That’s all from me, Clea Skopeliti, for today. Many thanks to everyone who wrote in. I’m handing over to my colleague Alison Rourke in Sydney. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Northern Ireland faces 'potent threat' from Brexit and Covid-19
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Lords committee warns uncertainty over trading rules may add to economic damage of crisisNorthern Ireland faces a “potent threat” to its prosperity and stability if reduced business confidence due to uncertainty over post-Brexit trading rules compounds the economic damage from coronavirus, a Lords committee has warned.A fourth round of talks between the UK and EU over a permanent deal begins this week, with little apparent progress made, and the looming deadline of 1 July for the UK to seek an extension to the transition period beyond this year. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Seven former foreign secretaries urge UK to take lead on Hong Kong
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Cross-party initiative reflects concern response to China’s imposition of security laws cannot be left to Donald TrumpBritain must take the lead in co-ordinating the international response to China’s efforts to impose draconian security laws in Hong Kong, seven former Conservative and Labour UK foreign secretaries have come together to declare. Related: Hong Kong officials lash out at Trump plan to strip city of special status Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Fears in Papua New Guinea over reports of China Mobile buying major phone carrier Digicel
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Speculation that the beleaguered mobile phone operator will be sold to Chinese telco has sparked security concernsSpeculation that mobile phone operator Digicel is considering selling the Papua New Guinea business that is considered the jewel in the financially troubled empire’s crown has sparked concern within the country over Beijing’s growing influence in PNG.The Digicel conglomerate, which is controlled by Irish businessman Denis O’Brien, surprised many of its users in PNG by filing bankruptcy proceedings earlier this month in Bermuda and the US, where it owes billions of dollars. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
YouTube star Jake Paul denies looting Arizona mall during George Floyd protests
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Footage emerges of 23-year-old in looted Scottsdale mallGeorge Floyd protests: live coverageDispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked downThe YouTube star Jake Paul has denied taking part in looting at an Arizona mall on Saturday night.Video emerged on Sunday of Paul standing inside a looted mall in Scottsdale. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Christo, artist who wrapped the Reichstag, dies aged 84
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Bulgarian creator of large-scale public artworks worked in collaboration with wife Jeanne-Claude The artist Christo, known for wrapping buildings including Berlin’s Reichstag, and also swathing areas of coast and entire islands in fabric, has died aged 84. The news was confirmed on his official Facebook page, which said that he died of natural causes at his home in New York.Born Christo Vladimirov Javacheff in Bulgaria, Christo studied in Sofia and then defected to the west in 1957, stowing away on a train from Prague to Vienna. Two years later he met Frenchwoman Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, who would become his artistic partner and wife until her death in 2009. Continue reading... (The Guardian)