At least 37 people in Colombia have been killed at protests and hundreds wounded, says an NGO monitoring police violence. Police have used live fire at people protesting poverty and human rights abuses, killing at least 1 minor: "We young people are giving up our lives."
BREAKING: India reports 401,229 new coronavirus cases and 4,191 new deaths, the country's highest death toll since the pandemic began.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says she believes the U.S. "will reach full employment next year," hours after an April jobs report showed employers adding only 266,000 jobs — while some forecasters had predicted at least 1 million
The UN rapporteur endorses an arms embargo on the Myanmar junta: "Stopping the flow of weapons and dual-use weapons technology into the hands of the military junta of Myanmar is literally a matter of life and death. There is no time to lose."
#BREAKING: WHO validates China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
“It is with deep emotions that I now hold my head high, and choose not to seek another term," Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta said on Friday. She's one of several mayors of U.S. cities who chose not to run again after a tough 2020.
BREAKING: India has reported over 414,433 new coronavirus cases, the highest of any country since the pandemic began, and 3,920 new deaths.
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LOOK: #DuterteDuwag tops Twitter's trending list in the Philippines on Friday, May 7, as President Duterte backs out of a debate with retired Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio. This comes after the President himself challenged Carpio to a debate on the West Philippine Sea.
"The groundswell of opposition to the coup...was surely not in the [Myanmar] military’s game plan, making its crackdown all the riskier. Neither the outcome of the putsch nor the fate of the resistance is preordained."
#Colombia : We are deeply alarmed at developments in Cali overnight, where police opened fire on demonstrators, and a number of people were killed & injured. ⏩ States have a responsibility to protect #HumanRights and facilitate peaceful assembly. 👉
“No government should sell a single bullet to the junta" while the Myanmar generals uses them to shoot demonstrators, say 200 NGOs. But the Chinese government is blocking the UN Security Council from imposing the requested "global arms embargo" on Myanmar.
At least 19 people in Colombia were killed at protests over inequality, including teenagers. The UN condemned excessive force by police, who were filmed killing a 17-year-old. The mother of another killed protester condemned police and the "hate of the bullet that killed him."
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