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One America News Network 20 May 2020

President Trump demands major WHO reforms within 30 days, threatens to permanently freeze funding


President Trump has instructed the World Health Organization to institute reforms within a month or lose U.S. membership. One America's Hans Hubbard reports.

A week after the killing of George Floyd -- an African-American who died while being detained by police in Minneapolis -- there have been more protests and violence in cities across the US.

It has become America's worst episode of racial and social unrest since the 1960s. President Trump has been criticised for telling state governors to take a much tougher line with the protesters.

George Floyd's brother has told demonstrators that his family is peace-loving and that violence will not bring the change the black community needs and deserves.

George Floyd died after being pinned to the ground by a white police officer who kept his knee on Mr Floyd's neck. The officer has been sacked and is facing a charge of murder.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Barbara Plett Usher in Minneapolis, North America Correspondent Nick Bryant and Aleem Maqbool at the White House.
The president said unless "major substantive improvements" are made in the next 30 days the U.S. will "reconsider" its membership
U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization unless it makes improvements within 30 days.

The US president has criticised the World Health Organization for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump has accused the agency of being "China-centric" and has threatened to cut funding.
Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports.

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