The Facebook CEO said his personal reaction to the tweets concerning the uproar in Minneapolis was negative, but acting as the leader of a social media platform, he was obliged to allow as much freedom of speech online as possible.
The G7 summit was originally scheduled for 10-12 June but was postponed to an unspecified date at the end of the month due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Unrest has been witnessed in several US cities, including Washington, after Minneapolis black resident George Floyd died shortly after being held in police custody.
Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have come up with a novel way to deflect asteroids from Earth by having unmanned vehicles collide with the threatening rocky bodies at high speeds to veer them off their trajectory toward humankind.
These past few months of COVID-19 quarantines have been difficult for many, oftentimes marked with boredom and frustration. For some creative entertainment, a couple recently posted gag flyers around their neighborhood advertising a superhero-themed orgy. The response was impressive.
Commenting on the recent protests and riots in Minneapolis, Minnesota, following the killing of George Floyd on Monday, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei posted a video to social media which argued the US’ present is evil, like its past.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has reached 364,000, while over 5.92 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - Berlin pubs, fitness studios and other sports clubs, as well as convention centers and fairgrounds, are next in line for reopening on 2 June, the city authority said Friday.