US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

MINNEAPOLIS: A Minneapolis judge set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of African-American George Floyd for March 8, 2021. The judge made it clear he did not want the sensitive case to become a media

Racism should be treated like doping, fixing: West Indies captain

MANCHESTER: West Indies captain Jason Holder wants racism to be treated as seriously as doping and match-fixing in cricket. “I don’t think the penalty for doping or corruption should be any different for racism,” Holder told British media.“If we’ve got

‘Gone with the Wind’ screening cancelled in Paris

LOS ANGELES: Warner Bros. has decided to call off the screening of Hollywood classic ‘Gone With the Wind’ at the renowned Rex Theatre in Paris on June 23. The decision comes days after streaming service, HBO Max, removed the film

Macron rejects tearing down statues in France

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron vowed that France would not erase elements of history or take down statues of controversial public figures. In an address to the nation, Macron said France would be “uncompromising” in its fight against racism after days

‘Gone with the Wind’ removed from HBO Max amid racism protests

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood classic ‘Gone with the Wind’ was removed from the HBO Max streaming platform as mass protests against racism and police brutality prompt television networks to reassess their offerings. The multiple Oscar-winning US Civil War epic released in

Jofra Archer urges victims to speak out against racism

LONDON: England fast bowler Jofra Archer has urged victims of racial abuse to speak out following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody in the United States. There have been protest demonstrations after video footage showed a