Vietnam ratifies free trade deal with EU, SE Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

HANOI (REUTERS) – Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union on Monday (June 8) that will cut or eliminate 99 per cent of tariffs on goods traded between the Southeast Asian country and the bloc, and provide Vietnam with a much-needed post pandemic boost.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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George Floyd protests create historic multicultural movement – Los Angeles Times

She said the protests had attracted so many allies — including first-time activists — in part because of the coordination among coalition groups and the fact that statements released by workplaces affirming the movement had made people feel more comfortable about getting involved. The high-profile deaths of several black people at the hands of police in a matter of weeks has convinced many of a systemic problem, Stevenson said, adding that the shared vulnerability to the coronavirus may have also worn down barriers between people.

Source: George Floyd protests create historic multicultural movement – Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Trump is playing election games with US troops in Germany | Opinion | DW | 07.06.2020

Vladimir Putin will celebrate the fact that NATO leadership is sowing division within its own ranks. The Russian president could not wish for a better counterpart in Washington than Trump, who is incompetent when it comes to military strategy. Putin will happily do everything he can to drive a wedge NATO members.

Source: Opinion: Trump is playing election games with US troops in Germany | Opinion | DW | 07.06.2020