Morning news brief: Hong Kong coronavirus testing row, French President Macron arrives in Lebanon & more

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Sep 01, 2020, 08:49 AM IST


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Hong Kong

At least 510,000 people have signed up to take the free test since Saturday, however, the presence of Chinese doctors and testing firms has made it a controversial issue with some accusing China of harvesting DNA of Hong Kong residents.

Macron in Lebanon

France has spent its political capital in Lebanon that is reeling from a financial crisis even as swathes of Beirut lay in waste due to a devastating blast that took place in August.

Chinese Army

The Indian Army had said on Monday that Chinese troops violated the previous consensus arrived at during military and diplomatic engagements amid the India-China standoff at LAC.

Donald Trump

Trump travelled to Kenosha, Wisconsin without paying heed to several Democratic leaders who had urged the President not to visit the city