Bolivia: UN urges calm, ahead of Sunday’s general elections

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the country’s political and social actors, as well as State institutions, to commit to the holding of peaceful elections, his spokesperson said on Friday.  He encouraged all actors to respect the electoral process, in particular the final results of the vote.  The UN chief “reaffirms his support to the aspiration of […]

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US cop stays calm as protesters blow smoke in his face & give him middle finger (VIDEO)

A video has been circulating on social media showing a police officer remaining calm and collected as he was surrounded, flipped off and shouted at by a group of angry protesters. The minute-long clip posted on social media shows a uniformed police officer surrounded by what appears to be a group of loud protesters. They […]

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Stock Markets Calm Down After a Wild Few Days: Live Updates

Global stocks stabilize after several days of turbulence. Global stock markets rose modestly on Wednesday, after several days of turbulence fueled by a cascade of news about the coronavirus and its impact on the global economy. European stocks were trading slightly higher after a mostly positive trading day in the Asia-Pacific region. Japanese stocks were […]

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US protests: First Lady Melania Trump appeals for peace and calm – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US First Lady Melania Trump has urged people to obey curfew, clear streets and spend time with their loved ones, in the wake of violent protests sparked across the country by the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd. The 46-year-old man was handcuffed and pinned to the ground in Minneapolis on May 25 by […]

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On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calm – Times of India

MINNEAPOLIS: George Floyd’s brother pleaded for peace in the streets Monday, saying destruction is “not going to bring my brother back at all.” Terrence Floyd’s emotional plea came as the United States braced for a third straight night of violence in response to Floyd’s killing a week ago. Chants of “What’s his name? George Floyd!” […]

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