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- Protests are growing in the United States, over the decision not to charge officers with the killing of Breonna Taylor in a botched police raid. The Black woman was shot multiple times in her apartment in the state of Kentucky.
- The government of Japan may ease restrictions on entry into the country by people from around the world next month. At present, people from 159 countries and territories are denied entry in principle. But the government is holding talks to ease restrictions with more than a dozen nations and territories where the infection is under control.
- The International Labour Organization estimates that the coronavirus pandemic wiped out over 17 percent of the world’s working hours during the second quarter of this year.