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Al-Aqsa Mosque reopens after COVID-19 closure

Worshippers have been asked to wear face masks and bring their prayer mats. Source link

Mapping US police killings of Black Americans

Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by police officers. Source link

George Floyd: Curfews defied as demonstrations escalate across US

Major cities gripped by another night of protests decrying police brutality following killing of an unarmed Black man. Source link

Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

The Friendship Bench programme aims to tackle depression and anxiety during the pandemic. Source link

Science journalism in the spotlight

Science journalists who have long warned of a possible pandemic now take the lead on coronavirus coverage. Source link

Surveillance is getting under our skin – and that should alarm us

We are at a watershed moment where surveillance is no longer limited to what we do, but how we feel. Source link

America cannot lecture Africans on human rights

George Floyd's death demonstrates just how little America cares about Black lives at home and abroad. Source link

Egypt says 19 fighters killed in Sinai; 5 casualties among troops

Army says it launched raids and air attacks in Bir al-Abed, Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid, targeting 'terrorist hideouts'. Source link

Tropical Storm Amanda threatens major flooding to Central America

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for the coasts of El Salvador and Guatemala. Source link

Remembering George Floyd: Devoted father, 'gentle giant'

Friends and relatives pay tribute to the Black man who suffocated under the knee of a white policeman in Minneapolis. Source link

'Love and dignity': Inside the UK's special needs schools

How schools are supporting the most vulnerable families - educationally, financially and emotionally. Source link

From NY to Seattle, protests against police brutality escalate

A round-up of photos from the demonstrations that are gripping major US cities following the killing of George Floyd. Source link

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