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George Floyd’s family reaches historic $27mn settlement

MINNEAPOLIS: The family of George Floyd, the Black man who died while being arrested by a white police officer in Minneapolis, has reached a $27 million “wrongful death” settlement. The lawyers for the family announced the settlement is the “largest

Biden picks ex-general as first Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON: United States President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in 2003 and rose to head the US Central Command, as the first African-American secretary of defense. A veteran of conflicts in Iraq and

US protests and racism

The United States is currently facing two major crises: coronavirus and racism. While the virus has taken away over 100,000 American lives and infected over a million, racism and police brutality has a long, chequered history in the country. The

PM wears black armband to express Kashmir solidarity

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday wore a black armband inscribed with #IamKashmir to express solidarity with Kashmiris who suffered the 75th consecutive day of lockdown in Indian Occupied Kashmir. He tied the band on his right arm as