George Floyd’s death a painful reminder of African-American community’s struggle against racism - 50分前  France 24

A week after George Floyd died at the hands of the police in Minneapolis, protests across the US are still going strong. But at the very scene where he died, members of the African-American community on Monday peacefully gathered to pay their tributes, and to be reminded of their constant struggle against systematic racism. FRANCE 24’s Kethevane Gorjestani reports.
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Iranian scientist acquitted in US trade secrets case deported, Tehran says - 2時間前  France 24

An Iranian scientist imprisoned in the U.S. after being acquitted in a federal trade secrets case is on his way back to Iran after being deported, the country’s foreign minister said Tuesday.
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Hong Kong leader accuses US of 'double standards' over protest response - 4時間前  France 24

Hong Kong's leader accused the United States on Tuesday of applying "double standards" in its response to violent protests as she warned Washington's plan to place trade restrictions on the financial hub would "only hurt themselves".
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Trump says he is 'law and order' president and vows to send US military to quell protests - 8時間前  France 24

President Donald Trump said on Monday he was deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers and law enforcement to stop violence in the U.S. capital and vowed to do the same in other cities if mayors and governors fail to regain control of the streets.
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Covid-19: France reports slight drop in hospitalisations on eve of further easing of lockdown - 13時間前  France 24

France’s health ministry said on Monday that people should continue applying protective measures against the new coronavirus outbreak even as the number of cases in hospitals and intensive care continues to fall.
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Facebook staff attack Zuckerberg over company stance not to act on Trump posts - 15時間前  France 24

Facebook employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to act on President Donald Trump's inflammatory comments about U.S. protests went public on Twitter, praising the rival social media company for acting, and rebuking their own employer.
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One week after George Floyd's death, the US awakens to cities in shambles - 17時間前  France 24

A week after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police and following six straight days of unrest, America began a new week on Monday with neighbourhoods in shambles, urban streets barricaded and political leaders struggling to control an outpouring of rage over police killings.
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How Venezuela is managing the flood of expats returning in the middle of pandemic - 18時間前  France 24

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans who were living and working in other countries in Latin America, including Colombia, Peru and Ecuador, have been making the long journey home after the lockdowns imposed to control the spread of Covid-19 left them out of work and out of money. Venezuelan authorities have been both criticised and applauded for how they are managing the flood of returnees. Two of these returnees, who had vastly different experiences, told the FRANCE 24 Observers about what happened to them when they returned.
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From Berlin to New Zealand, protests against death of George Floyd spread internationally - 20時間前  France 24

As demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd spread across the United States in recent days, protesters in cities around the world also took up the mantle to decry systemic racism and police brutality in the United States and at home.
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'America is suffocating': Country at tipping point as protests spread - 1日前  France 24

IN THE PAPERS, Monday, June 1: Newspapers see the United States at a breaking point as the twin crises of police violence and the coronavirus outbreak "put America's deep racial inequalities in stark relief", as The New York Times puts it. Israeli papers draw a parallel between the killing of George Floyd and the killing of an unarmed Palestinian man by Israeli police. And SpaceX astronauts rocketed to the ISS with a dinosaur.
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Yemen pledging drive seeks $2.4 billion to save aid operations as coronavirus spreads - 1時間前  France 24

The United Nations and Saudi Arabia host a pledging conference for war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday to help raise some $2.4 billion as funding shortages imperil the world's biggest aid operation.
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France lifts more Covid-19 restrictions: What you need to know for Phase II - 2時間前  France 24

France begins a second phase of easing lockdown rules on Tuesday as official figures show the novel coronavirus outbreak continuing to diminish in the country following an initial loosening of restrictions that began on May 11.
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African refugees in Minneapolis join protestors in their adopted homeland - 6時間前  France 24

African refugees living in Minneapolis were already struggling with their "American dream" when George Floyd died in police custody. 
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Independent autopsy finds George Floyd died of asphyxiation - 11時間前  France 24

An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the family’s attorneys said Monday.
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Once a radical idea, universal basic income is gaining support - 14時間前  France 24

As the Covid-19 pandemic sinks economies around the world and leads to record rates of unemployment, some politicians and analysts are revisiting the idea of a universal income. Spain on Friday introduced a basic income for the poor – a version of a universal basic income that could see the concept gaining ground.
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Jihadists launch deadly attack on Niger refugee camp, UN says - 16時間前  France 24

Jihadists carried out a coordinated attack on a camp housing thousands of Malian refugees in western Niger, killing three civilians, abducting a guard and sabotaging the water supply, the United Nations said Monday.
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DR Congo declares new Ebola outbreak - 17時間前  France 24

Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 km (620 miles) away from an ongoing outbreak of the same deadly virus in the east.
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Russia eases lockdown despite recording more than 9,000 new Covid-19 cases in a day - 19時間前  France 24

Moscow residents ventured out to exercise, stroll and shop on Monday as the city eased a strict nine-week lockdown, but millions remained largely confined to their homes as Russia recorded thousands more coronavirus cases.
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France set to lift more Covid-19 restrictions: What you need to know for Phase 2 - 21時間前  France 24

France will enter its second phase of lockdown easing on Tuesday, after an initial loosening of restrictions on May 11, as the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to diminish in the country according to official figures.
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Iran says scientist jailed in US expected to return home within days - 1日前  France 24

Iran’s foreign ministry said Monday that Sirous Asgari, a scientist jailed in the United States, is set to return to the Islamic republic within days.
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