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Bangladesh confirms 1st death of Rohingya from coronavirus

DHAKA, BANGLADESH -- Authorities in Bangladesh have confirmed the first death of a Rohingya refugee from the coronavirus, as infections rise in sprawling camps where more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims have been living since fleeing from neighbouring Myanmar.
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Black and Asian people in England are up to 50 per cent more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports that indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus.
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Hong Kong leader criticizes 'double standards' over protests

Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday criticized the "double standards" of foreign governments regarding national security, pointing to the current unrest in the United States as an example of how attitudes differ when protests hit home.
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Biden to hit Trump as more focused on 'power than principle'

PHILADELPHIA -- Joe Biden plans to blister U.S. President Donald Trump for directing authorities to drive back peaceful protesters outside the White House "in order to stage a photo op," saying Tuesday that the commander in chief "is more interested in power than in principle.
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D.C. bishop: 'I am outraged' by Trump church visit amid protests

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sharply criticized President Donald Trump for staging a visit to the historic St. John's Church across from the White House, where he held up a Bible after authorities had cleared the area of peaceful protesters.
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Austria to redesign Hitler's birthplace as police station

VIENNA -- Austrian authorities have presented the winning plan to redesign the house where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889, turning it into a police station and trying to make it unattractive as a pilgrimage site for people who glorify the Nazi dictator.
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EU official calls Floyd's death an abuse of power

BRUSSELS -- The European Union's top diplomat said Tuesday the death of George Floyd was the result of an abuse of power and that the 27-nation bloc is "shocked and appalled" by it.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told reporters that "like the people of the United States, we are shocked and appalled by the death of George Floyd.
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What is Antifa?

As protests over George Floyd's death spread across the country, officials have blamed the violent nature of some demonstrations on members of a controversial group known as Antifa.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said the United States would designate Antifa a terrorist organization, though the federal government has no legal authority to label a wholly domestic group the way it designates foreign terrorist organizations.
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World outrage grows at George Floyd's death; EU 'shocked and appalled'

BRUSSELS -- World outrage at George Floyd's death in the U.S. was growing Tuesday as the European Union's top diplomat said the bloc was "shocked and appalled" by it and thousands marched in Australia's largest city.
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Coronavirus: Here's what's happening around the world on Tuesday

The latest:
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About 15 cadets from the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2020 who were brought back for graduation where President Donald Trump is scheduled to give the commencement address have tested positive for coronavirus, according to a U.S.
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Death toll grows in national protests against anti-black racism

One man was the beloved owner of a Louisville barbecue restaurant who made sure to provide free meals to officers. Another was a man known as "Mr. Indianapolis," a former star football player. Yet another was a federal officer working security during a protest.
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