Morning News Brief: Bolton's claim on Trump's China link, WHO on hydroxychloroquine and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jun 18, 2020, 08:39 AM IST

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (file photo). Photograph:(AFP)

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US President Donald Trump tried to get China's Xi Jinping to help him secure re-election, ex-National Security Adviser John Bolton's claims in new book.


Amid the escalating tensions between India and China on the border, the Trump administration has said that the US president is aware of it and Washington is monitoring the situation. 


The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in its large multi-country trial of treatments for COVID-19 patients had been halted after new data and studies showed no benefit.


US actor and Scientologist Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women at his home in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles prosecutors said Wednesday.


David Luiz has taken the blame for Arsenal's 3-0 defeat to Manchester City, but insists he wants to extend his contract at the club.

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