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The journey to this moment has been painful and so very difficult. Derek Chauvin’s killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was a shocking and disturbing experience for so many people. On video, Chauvin kneeled on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes as he took his last breaths.
Protests took place from New York to Los Angeles but Washington was at the epicentre, as thousands of people — black, white and brown — flooded downtown streets surrounding the White House, which was barricaded with black metal fencing.
George Floyd's death sparked nationwide protests demanding a reckoning with institutional racism that have sometimes resulted in clashes with police, but many officers took a less aggressive stance over the weekend when demonstrations were overwhelmingly peaceful.
For Takashi Karube and many Japanese like him, the Tokyo stock rally has been little to cheer about. The Nikkei stock index hit its highest ever on Thursday, surpassing a record set in December 1989 and marking a once-unthinkable recovery for a market that spent much of the last three
Kateryna Dmytryk had been waiting for this moment for almost two years — nearly all of her son’s life. Side by side, they ran, 2-year-old Timur leading the way as snow crunched beneath their feet. A slender, pale man made his way to the pair from the military hospital. Artem Dmytryk
Weaker exports, costly energy and a stuttering green transition have combined to form a “perfect storm” for the German economy, leaving Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s coalition bickering over how to change course. The government will unveil its latest economic forecasts for 2024 on
Back in 1998, Madeleine Albright, then the secretary of state, called the United States the “indispensable nation.” She meant that this country, armed with unmatchable force and influence, stood at the helm of a web of alliances and global organizations that guided world events.