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Trump orders exit of the National Guard from Washington

US President Donald Trump today ordered the withdrawal of the 3,900 National Guard elements deployed to control the demonstrations against racism and police violence that have rocked the capital and the country in the past two weeks. “I have just given an order for our…
PoliticsWorld

The virus has gained ground in populist nations

Brazil, the United States, Russia and Great Britain are the four countries where Covid-19 has spread more quickly. They also have their populist, anti-elite and anti-system leaders in common, analyzes an article in The New York Times The four leaders are Jair Bolsonaro…
SocietyWorld

In the US, whites are ten times richer than blacks

Greater exposure to essential jobs would explain more deaths by Covid-19 in the black minority deaths by Covid-19 The police violence that triggered protests in the United States may be the most visible face of racism in the country, but relations between whites and…
ChinaPolitics

Pompeo meets with Tiananmen survivors

Meeting takes place to mark the 31st anniversary of the bloody events of June 4, 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with survivors of the Tiananmen Massacre on Tuesday – two days before the 31-year anniversary of the bloody…
SocietyWorld

Autopsy reveals that George Floyd suffered from Covid-19

A complete autopsy of George Floyd, killed at the hands of the US police, was released on Wednesday and provides new details, including that the African American had Covid-19 in April. The 20-page report released by the Hennepin County Department of Forensic Medicine was…
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Trump blocks Chinese airline flights

Donald Trump’s administration has confirmed that it will suspend Chinese airline flights to the United States from June 16 in response to the Beijing blockade for companies in the country. The measure affects only commercial passenger flights, not cargo…
China

China vows to retaliate after Trump decisions aimed at the country

China today pledged to retaliate against the United States’ decision to limit the entry of Chinese citizens into its territory and to impose trade sanctions on Hong Kong. “Any statement or action that harms China’s interests will have a strong…
Politics

Hong Kong refuses to give in to USA threats

The President of the United States has announced that he will abolish the commercial advantages granted to Hong Kong after his transfer from British to Chinese rule in 1997. The Hong Kong government assured on Saturday that it would not give in to “threats” by…