Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 14

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LONDON -- More than 100 people were arrested during Saturday's far-right protests in London, which turned violent later and left six police officers injured, Scotland Yard said.

As of 21:00 BST (2000 GMT), at least 100 were arrested for offenses including violent disorder, assaulting police officers, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of class A drugs, being drunk and disorderly and breach of the peace, Scotland Yard said. (UK-Protest-Arrests)

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BAGHDAD -- Two Katyusha rockets on Saturday hit a military base, housing U.S. forces, near the Iraqi capital Baghdad without casualties, the Iraqi military said.

The attack took place in the evening when the two rockets fired from an area outside the government-owned industrial facility and landed on al-Taji Camp, some 20 km north of Baghdad, the media office of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command said in a brief statement. (Iraq-Military-Rockets)

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ROME -- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Saturday kicked off what will be a marathon nine-day set of high-level talks aimed at relaunching the country's economy after weeks of coronavirus quarantine.

Most of the discussion with ministers, European Union officials, and representatives from corporations, the financial sector, and trade unions will take place behind closed doors.

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PARIS -- Despite a ban on public gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic, a fresh round of rallies have drawn tens of thousands of people across France to take to the streets to denounce police brutality and racism on Saturday.

Several thousand people converged to the Republic square in central Paris, demanding "Justice for Adama Traore" -- a 24-year-old black Frenchman who died in police custody four years ago. The case, according to protesters, happened in circumstances similar to the death of George Floyd in the United States last month. (France-Police-Protests) Enditem

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