China-backed Hong Kong authorities on Monday banned an annual June 4 vigil that commemorates victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. Raab, though, cautioned that he did not expect China to change course. "He said the alliance needed to stretch beyond 'the usual suspects" in Europe and the Five Eyes alliance to include countries in Africa and Latin America so drawing together countries with "a likeminded attachment to the rule of law".
The total number of coronavirus patients in India increased to 198,706. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 1,90,535 including 93,322 active cases, 91,819 cured/discharged/migrated and 5,394 deaths. However, Brazil follows with over 500,000 cases to date. Mexico which has reported 9,415 COVID-19 casualties has a CFR of 11.13 per cent, Germany with 8,500 deaths has a CFR of 4.68 per cent and Canada with 6,996 deaths has a CFR of 7.80 per cent.
Unless Russia ceases its "aggressive and destabilising activity", the United Kingdom would not support the country's readmission to the group, the BBC quoted Johnson's spokesman as saying on Monday. Her response followed ambivalent to vaguely positive reactions to the invitation from Britain and France . 'Russia has yet to change the behavior that led to its expulsion in 2014, and therefore should not be allowed back into the G7, ' he said at a news conference.
The curfew will run from 11 p.m. Monday (0300 GMT on Tuesday) to 5 a.m. Tuesday (0900 GMT), according to the statement. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he had coordinated efforts with De Blasio and had planned to double the number of police officers on the streets to 8,000.
On China's border conflict with India near Ladakh area of disputed Jammu and Kashmir, Zhao said: "Situation on China-India border is generally stable and under control and the two sides are keeping diplomatic and military communication lines open".
The officer accountable, Derek Chauvin , was charged with third-degree homicide and second-degree manslaughter in his loss of life. Terrence Floyd told ABC News . "I was just respecting him, listening to what he had to say, and I understood what he had to say, but it was just a brief conversation". "I said that I couldn't believe that they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight", he said.