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The former US Marine has been sentenced to 16 years in prison on spying charges
Cafes and restaurants can now open across the country
Some peaceful anti-racism protests also took place in the city
With nearly 42,000 deaths, President Bolsonaro continues to play down Covid-19
British GDP fell by 20.4% in April - the largest fall since monthly records began in 1997
General Milley says he made a "mistake" by accompanying Trump during anti- racism protests
Statues of Confederate leaders have been torn down in the US
Philonise Floyd urged the US Congress to pass reforms on police brutality
Prosecutors say graphic designer Stig Engstrom shot dead former PM in Stockholm street
His killing by a white policeman sparked anti-racism protests around the world
A private funeral service will be held in Houston later on Tuesday
A decade of economic expansion has ended
Confirmed cases of Covid19 have passed a quarter of a million in India
The presence of the troops in the city has been highly controversial
Large anti-racism rallies also took place in a number of other countries
George Floyd died while handcuffed in the custody of Minneapolis police
Court bans protest that was planned for Sydney, saying it poses Covid-19 health risk
Mourners heard that a 'pandemic of racism' had caused the African-American's death
Pro-democracy protesters commemorate the 1989 massacre
The charge against Derek Chauvin has been elevated to second-degree murder