Tears fill Ephraim Osinboyejo’s eyes as he recalls the idealism that drove thousands of Nigerians like him into the streets to campaign against police brutality — and the night he saw young activists gunned down.
'Perfect storm': How Nigeria's peaceful police protests turned violent
The superintendent of a top US military academy resigned from his post, after the Virginia governor ordered an investigation into accusations of systemic racism at the school.
Head of US military school resigns amid 'systemic racism' probe
Violent protests broke out across Italy over new restrictions to curb the country's second wave of COVID./
Protests erupt across Italy over COVID measures
Parts of Yemen are seeing their highest levels of acute malnutrition in children, heightening warnings that the country is approaching a dire food security crisis, a UN report said on Tuesday.
Child malnutrition reaches new highs in parts of Yemen: UN report
Support for populist beliefs in Europe has fallen markedly over the past year, a major YouGov survey suggests, with significantly fewer people across a range of countries likely to agree with key statements designed to measure it.
European support for populist beliefs falls, survey suggests
At least 11 migrants died when their boat floundered off the coast of Libya, the UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, days after 20 others died in desperate bids to reach Europe.
At least 11 migrants dead in shipwreck off Libya: UN
Big US technology companies are exploiting loopholes in global tax rules to avoid paying as much as $2.8 billion (£2.1 billion) tax a year in developing countries, according to research by the anti-poverty charity ActionAid International.
Big Tech accused of avoiding $2.8b in tax to poorest countries
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of cases soared across the world.
WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'
For two weeks, thousands of young people across Nigeria and abroad this month took to the streets to call for the dissolution of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), an infamous police unit accused of extortion, extrajudicial killings, rape and torture.
#EndSARS: How Nigerians harness social media against police abuse
Just weeks after India fully opened up from a harsh lockdown and began to modestly turn a corner by cutting new coronavirus infections by near half, a Hindu festival season is raising fears that a fresh surge could spoil the hard-won gains.
India’s festive season spawns fears of renewed virus surge

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