Morning news brief: Colombia protests, Trump denies lying about coronavirus and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Sep 11, 2020, 08:22 AM(IST)

Bob Woodward and his book 'Rage' on US President Donald Trump Photograph:( Agencies )

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'Calm, no panic': Donald Trump says he didn't lie about coronavirus after Bob Woodward's book-reveal

Trump claims that he downplayed the dangers posed by the novel coronavirus only to protect the Americans, instead of panicking.

After months of delays, 'historic' Afghan peace talks to open

The talks had originally been slated to start in March but were repeatedly pushed back amid disputes over a prisoner exchange that included the release of hundreds of battle-hardened Taliban fighters.

India, China foreign ministers agree to ease tensions; issue joint statement

The five-point statement issued after more than two hour long talks between India's external affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi will "guide their approach to the current situation".

Colombia: Death toll rises to 10 in rioting over police killing

As many as 10 people were killed and hundreds injured after rioting took place in the Colombian capital Bogota over the death of a man after police repeatedly used a taser on him, officials said on Thursday.

Gravitas: Former White House Staffer: Joe Biden unfit to become President

 

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