US police push 75-year-old to ground during protests

The footage drew widespread condemnation as protesters returned to the streets to demonstrate against police brutality. Two Buffalo, New York, police officers were suspended without pay on Thursday after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, as protests over the

Protesters continue rocking US cities

Several cities, including capital DC and Los Angeles, lift curfews put in place Protests continued over George Floyd’s death for a 10th consecutive day Thursday as mostly peaceful demonstrations were held in several US cities. In the nation’s capital Washington, DC, hundreds of people

Greece to open borders for summer tourism

On June 15, flights to Athens and Thessaloniki airports will resume for countries with a good epidemiological profile. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis introduced “Restart Tourism,” Greece’s new campaign for the 2020 season, at Zappeion Hall on Thursday with a short promotional video targeting a foreign audience.

New York governor asks protesters to get coronavirus test

As of Thursday, the outbreak has killed more than 108,000 people in the US and infected more than 1.8 million others, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday urged demonstrators joining protests over the death

EU condemns violence in reaction to US protests

EU foreign affairs chief called the death of George Floyd an abuse of power and urged a de-escalation of tensions. The EU supports the right to peaceful protest, and it condemns violence and all forms of racism, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told

New Yorker’s ignore night curfew

More than 700 people were arrested, New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said, as thousands of protesters across the city demanded reforms and an end to police brutality. New York City will remain under curfew through Sunday after another night of looting that marred

UN calls for restraint amid George Floyd protests in US

Stating that racism is an abhorrence that all people must reject, UN Secretary-General said in every society, diversity is a richness and never a threat. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on authorities in the US to exercise restraint in responding to protests over the

Protesters gather in Washington demanding justice

They had come together to express their outrage over Floyd’s death, which has sparked both peaceful and violent protests nationwide as well as looting and vandalism. Thousands of peaceful demonstrators gathered in Washington, DC Tuesday for a fifth consecutive day to protest the death

George Floyd autopsy says he died by asphyxia

The original criminal complaint against the police officer who pinned Floyd with his knee cited the medical examiner’s office when it said it found no findings of strangulation. A medical examiner’s office on Monday ruled that the death of George Floyd, the black man

George Floyd protests rage for seventh day in US

Protests took place across the country, from Seattle, Washington to New York State. The US marked a seventh day of protests over the death of George Floyd on Monday as parts of the country saw both peaceful demonstrations and fierce clashes between police and