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German bomb experts to defuse WWII-era bomb in FrankfurtGerman police and firefighters are clearing a section of Frankfurt around the convention center to defuse a World War II-era bomb that was discovered during construction work
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FILE - In this Wednesday June 3, 2020 file photo demonstrators look at flowers as they attend a protest outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht, File)
George Floyd’s death an American tragedy with global echoesSince George Floyd's death in Minnesota last week, his face has been painted on walls from Nairobi, Kenya to Idlib, Syria
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak wearing a face mask arrives at court house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Closing arguments are expected in the first corruption trial of him linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysia's ex-PM to hear verdict in 1st graft case in JulyLawyers for Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak say he was victimized by rogue bankers and should be acquitted of corruption linked to the massive looting of a state investment fund
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In this photo taken Thursday, June 4, 2020, Margaret Awino, 54, who lost her job after 15 years as a cleaner for a charity, prepares raw chicken to fry in the street to earn some income, in the Kibera slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya. Factories and stores are reopening and economies are reawakening but many jobs just aren't coming back - that's the harsh truth facing workers laid off because of the coronavirus around the U.S. and the world. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus are gone for goodFactories and stores are reopening, economies are reawakening – but many jobs just aren’t coming back
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In this photo taken on Thursday, June 4, 2020, a US flag flies on the back of a WWII era US Army Jeep in Grandcamp Maisy, Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in NormandySaturday’s anniversary will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever for the June 6, 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy
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A woman gestures in front of a luxury shop that opens Monday, May 11, 2020 in Paris. he French began leaving their homes and apartments for the first time in two months without permission slips as the country cautiously lifted its lockdown. Clothing stores, coiffures and other businesses large and small were reopening on Monday _ with strict precautions to keep the coronavirus at bay. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Surgical or homemade, masks mark a major shift in thinkingBefore the coronavirus outbreak abruptly disrupted the livelihoods of millions of people, the sight of masks worn in public spaces in the Western world conjured up images of malevolent clowns and terrifying fictional villains
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In this April, 2020, photo, stranded tourists rest at Cafe Chill in Ella, a tourist hot spot about 200 kilometers (120 miles) east of the capital Colombo, Sri Lanka. When flights were canceled and airports shut down, cafe owner Darshana Ratnayake decided to organize free food and shelter for several dozen stranded tourists. “We were totally blown away,” one of the tourists, 31-year-old cruise line entertainment director Alex Degmetich, said of the gesture. 40 tourists were stranded in Ella after the Sri Lankan government imposed a nationwide curfew on March 20 to curb the spread of the virus, sealing off entire regions of the Indian Ocean island nation. (Cafe Chill via AP)
Sri Lankan cafe owner feeds and shelters stranded tourists Tourism has given the Sri Lankan economy an important boost since a bloody decades-long civil war ended in 2009
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Protesters gather in Sydney, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to support the cause of U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd and urged their own governments to address racism and police violence. Floyd died last week after he was pinned to the pavement by a white police officer who put his knee on the handcuffed black man's neck until he stopped breathing. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Police try to stop Floyd rally in Sydney due to virus fearsPolice challenged whether a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Saturday in Australia’s largest city is too much of a virus risk, as demonstrators in the capital reminded the country that racial inequality is not a U.S. issue alone
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Protesters march over the Broad Street overpass in New Orleans, Thursday, June 4, 2020, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis. (Sophia Germer/The Advocate via AP)
The Latest: S Africa backs Black Friday anti-racism program South Africa’s ruling party says it is launching a “Black Friday” campaign in response to the “heinous murder” of George Floyd and “institutionalized racism” in the U_S_, at home, in China and “wherever it rears its ugly head.”
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People walk in a park in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, June 5, 2020. Government of Pakistan's Punjab province has reopened parks in different cities of the province including Lahore amid coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
The Latest: Pakistan shuts shops, markets after cases surgePakistani authorities backed by security forces have shut down more than 3,000 shops and markets across the country in a series of raids for violating social distancing regulations, after COVID-19 cases surpassed those in neighboring China
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Protesters face off after one protester, center, interrupted a speech during a rally in Canberra, Australia, on Friday, June 5, 2010, prompted by the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Thousands gathered in Australia's capital to remind Australians that the racial inequality underscored by Floyd's death was not unique to the United States. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
Protesters rally for black lives, remind Australia of pastThousands have gathered in Australia’s capital to remind Australians that the racial inequality underscored by George Floyd’s death is not unique to the United States
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A member of staff wearing a face shield checks that people are observing social distancing as they disembark from a train, to help stop the spread of coronavirus in Waterloo station, London, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Waterloo station, which is wide recognised as the busiest train station in Britain, is still much quieter than normal as most commuters are working from home and not commuting into central London offices. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Face coverings to be mandated on public transport in EnglandPassengers on England’s buses, subways and trains will have to wear face coverings from June 15 when most shops reopen
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