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Protesters raise their hands in front of a police line during a protest amid nationwide unrest following the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, near the White House in Washington, U.S., May 31, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Washington: A nighttime curfew will be imposed across the United States’ capital Washington on Sunday evening, the mayor of the District of Columbia said, after protestors again gathered near the White House.

Mayor Muriel Bowser said in a statement that the curfew would last from 11pm to 6am on Monday, adding she had mobilized the National Guard to support the police after nationwide protests.