Officer charged with murder of black American as unrest sweeps US

MINNEAPOLIS (AFP) – Violent protests erupted across the United States (US) late Friday over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police, with murder charges laid against a Minneapolis officer failing to quell seething anger. Demonstrators clashed with police for a fourth straight night in the midwestern city of Minneapolis, where fires raged and there was widespread looting as well as sustained cat-and-mouse clashes between protesters and police. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.