The latest night of protests in New York City sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police was markedly calmer, while video of a police officer appearing to shove an elderly protester who falls and cracks his head in Buffalo drew widespread condemnation.
Australia’s national news agency will continue with new owners, the board confirmed Friday, just weeks before it was due to be shut down. But the agency will be slimmed down, with only about half the former number of staff.
Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak was victimized by rogue bankers and should be acquitted of corruption linked to the massive looting of a state investment fund, his lawyers said Friday at the close of his first corruption trial over the scandal.
The head of Iran’s semiofficial ISNA news agency has been convicted over publishing an article that quotes a former ambassador criticizing Tehran’s ?arbitrary? intelligence operations in Europe, a journalism watchdog group said Friday.
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