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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years. (Reuters 31/05 03:21)

» NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil for the first time in a decade (CNN 31/05 00:07)
» NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch (Reuters 31/05 03:21)
» SpaceX rocket blasts off on historic private crewed flight (France 24 30/05 21:50)

» CNN  Reuters  France 24  


SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts begin historic mission on private spaceship

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken head out on a mission to initiate a new, commercial era in spaceflight. (BBC News 30/05 21:23)

» BBC News  Google News  


Israeli police fatally shoot unarmed Palestinian man

Israeli police fatally shot an unarmed Palestinian man headed to school for people with disabilities in East Jerusalem on Saturday. (UPI 30/05 21:56)

» CNN  Google News  Reuters  UPI  


George Floyd death: Minnesota governor decries violent protests

Minnesota fully mobilises the National Guard as it and other US cities prepare for more unrest. (BBC News 30/05 23:51)

» BBC News  RT  


UK government approves return of sport behind closed doors from 1 June

The UK government approves the return of domestic competitive sport behind closed doors from Monday, 1 June. (BBC News 30/05 20:36)

» BBC News  France 24  


EU urges Trump to reconsider decision to end US relationship with WHO

The European Union on Saturday urged President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to terminate the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization as spiking infection rates in India and elsewhere reinforced that the pandemic is far from contained.  (France 24 30/05 19:30)

» Reuters  France 24  


Trump targets China over Hong Kong security law

Donald Trump says he will end Hong Kong's special status with the US over China's new security law. (BBC News 30/05 15:30)

» BBC News  Google News  Reuters  


George Floyd: ‘As a black American I am terrified’

After the death of George Floyd, young African-Americans in Minneapolis say they are scared for their safety. (BBC News 31/05 01:07)

» BBC News  BBC News  


Killer Mike: Do not burn your own house down

Rapper Killer Mike delivers an impassioned plea to protesters in Atlanta, after clashes over the killing of George Floyd. (BBC News 30/05 17:43)

» BBC News  


AI to choose your news? Microsoft to get rid of journalists & replace them with ROBOTS

It appears no one is safe from the rise of the bots: Microsoft has announced that it will be axing its team of journalists that work for MSN.com, and replacing them with news-savvy artificial intelligence. Read Full Article at RT.com (RT 30/05 17:52)

» BBC News  RT  

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