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Death of Collins Khosa elicits no protests

Collins Khosa is one of several black people killed by soldiers or police during South Africa's draconian lockdown period. No-one supported his family in their quest for justice except a white judge in Johannesburg.

From ‘murderers’ to ‘heroes’ in a week

New YorkA week or two ago, people who had ignored lock-down rules, were called "murderers". But since the start of the #BlackLivesMatter riots in New York City, incredulously hospital staff and law enforcers have been applauding protesters who ignore social distancing guidelines and violate stay-at-home orders.

Ten percent of Covid-19 cases spread 80 percent of the infection

Researchers are puzzled by the fact that most people infected with SARS-CoV-2 do not seem to spread the infection, while a few are so-called "super-spreaders" that infect dozens.

Italian doctor sows confusion about the pandemic

RomeAn Italian doctor has claimed that the Coronavirus is no longer present on Italian soil. He wants the administration to stop unnecessarily “terrorizing” the country.

Autopsy results: Race riot symbol died from a heart attack

Minneapolis US race riot symbol George Floyd died from a heart attack while being arrested, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. He had traces of the deadly opioid fentanyl in his system according to a toxicology report.

Rampage with a hatchet in Scheveningen

The HagueIt happened on Thursday evening in one of the eight districts of The Hague, Netherlands: A man went on a rampage with a hatchet, but was shot by police.

Trump targets Antifa to stop ongoing race riots

WashingtonUS President Donald Trump announced on Sunday evening that the government would declare extreme leftist Antifa a terrorist organisation. This was announced by the Republican on the short message service Twitter.

Massive demo for illegals held in Paris despite police ban

ParisA massive demonstration in favor of clandestine migrants, prohibited by the Paris police headquarters because of anti-Covid measures, was held in Paris, bringing together several thousand people. Clashes eventually broke out.

Minnesota officials blame ‘white supremacists’, ‘foreign actors’ for race riots

Minneapolis Minneapolis officials on Saturday said that 80 percent of the people who had been arrested during the riots were from out of state. Governor Tim Walz - a Democrat - also blamed "white supremacists" for the mayhem even though #BlackLivesMatter had claimed responsibility for the racial unrest.

Covid-19: UK comes last in ‘key metric’ of excess deaths

LondonAt the peak of the Covid-19 crisis, the UK totalled the highest number of excess deaths among 11 developed countries.