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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

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

Call for economic support for Indian-administered Kashmir

India's government says it will spend $250bn to help prop up the economy nationwide, but business leaders in Kashmir say they are being...

Peru doctors warn they cannot cope with coronavirus infections

Doctors and nurses in Peru say hospitals cannot cope with the rising number of coronavirus infections and are demanding more government help. Source link...

Backlash against Trump exiting WHO as virus grips Latin America

The EU called on Washington to reconsider its decision to permanently cut funding to the World Health Organization. Source link

Iran dedicates a statue to honour its healthcare workers

Iran’s health minister says 10,000 doctors, nurses, and other health sector workers have been infected with COVID-19, and many have died. Source link

France, UK, Germany 'regret' US end to three Iran nuclear waivers

European countries criticise US decision to end measures that allowed work designed to prevent weapons development. Source link

Trump is winning the political spin game

The US president is finding a way to turn the coronavirus into something that will rally his base. Source link

India and Pakistan face the worst locust attack in decades

Fears of a food shortage as plagues of locusts destroy crops in parts of India and Pakistan. Source link

Merkel declines Trump invite for in-person G7 summit

Spokesman says German chancellor cannot agree to travel to Washington 'considering the overall pandemic situation'. Source link

UNSC extends South Sudan arms embargo until May 2021

The US-drafted resolution also extends individual sanctions and expresses 'deep concern at continued fighting'. Source link

Renault job losses: French automaker suffers a slump in demand

French automaker Renault is to slash 15,000 jobs worldwide, in a bid to save billions of dollars. Source link

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Ebola virus disease – Guinea

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Hate speech and violence still rising against Roma despite recognition gains, says rights expert

More must be done to tackle online hate speech against minorities including the Roma and Sinti, who continue to be scapegoated for spreading...

SCA/I Chapters Reach Out for Christmas

We are thankful for all of our chapters, centers, and affiliates who reached out with the love of Jesus during this season: SC Baltimore...