Anti-racism rallies were held in Germany, the UK, Australia, the Netherlands, Liberia, Norway, Italy, Austria, Canada and Greece while more are planned for the weekend.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
Authorities ordered numerous businesses shut and closed the country's international borders to stem the spread of Covid-19, costing the economy billions of dollars but achieving success in containing the virus.
Thousands of demonstrators defiantly remained on the streets across the US even after curfews put in place in some states following unrest in the wake of the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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Formula One organisers restart curtailed programme in Europe with eight-race. The first two will be held behind closed doors in Austria on July 5.
US President Donald Trump is due to announce later his response to the China's security legislation that Beijing says aims to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference in the city.
Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the safety of the vaccine and looking for signs of its effectiveness.
"Some wild weather has affected large parts of WA, causing widespread damage and large-scale power outages." Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on social media.
Hertz earlier laid off about 10,000 employees and said there was substantial doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern. Its operating regions including Europe, Australia and New Zealand are not included in the US proceedings.
The former Australian, Wimbledon and US singles titleholder, was part of the golden era of Australian men's tennis in the 1950s, winning four major singles titles and four in doubles.
Professor Gerard Saillant told Sky Sports TV the sport would still need a "red line," however, beyond which racing could not continue.
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