Minneapolis awaits verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial
20 April 2021 | 9:00 am
Minneapolis residents are getting ready for the outcome in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering African-American George Floyd, a case that has come to be seen as a pivotal test of police accountability. Across the city, stores are being boarded up, in case riots break out.
8 Jun 2019
Former German nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence.
26 Jul 2019
A California judge cut a $2 billion jury verdict against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its Roundup weed killer to $86.7 million. Bayer faces some 13,000 US lawsuits over the glyphosate-based product's potential health risks.
22 Aug 2019
A Cameroonian activist critises the "unfair" trial of the leader of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, after a military court handed him a life sentence.
26 Aug 2019
Listen to what Pep Guardiola had to say on Bournemouth, Sergio Aguero and the denied penalty after Man City strollled to victory.
11 Oct 2019
Thousands of supporters in Minnesota cheered on U.S. President Donald Trump as he took aim at Democrats and political rival Joe Biden, calling his son Hunter Biden a "loser". It's the first rally Trump has held since Democrats opened an impeachment inquiry in September.
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28 May 2020
We look at doubts around the efficiency of hydroxychloroquine in treating coronavirus, which is the focus of French daily Libération. Also, a development in a longstanding extradition case between Israel and Australia involving a woman accused of 74 counts of child sex abuse while headmistress at a religious school in Melbourne. There's lots of focus on race in the New York Daily News after a viral video of a white woman calling the police on a black man in Central Park on Monday. Finally, Twitter has moved to fact-check the US president.
29 May 2020
The officer has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd while in custody. The move follows three days of protests that have escalated into violence.
9 Jun 2020
Councilors in the US city of Minneapolis pledged late Sunday to dismantle and rebuild the police department, after the death in custody of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests about racism in law enforcement, pushing the issue onto the national political agenda.
19 Jul 2020
Iranians took to social media to protest the planned execution of three young protesters, under the hashtag #Don'tExecute. The men had taken part in last year's mass demonstrations against a fuel price hike.
6 Nov 2020
Hundreds of peaceful protesters march through the streets of Minneapolis to protest President Donald Trump’s attempt to suppress ballot counting and tamper with the US election.
23 Dec 2020
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