Morning news brief: Israel heads to second lockdown, Afghan peace talks and more

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Updated: Sep 14, 2020, 08:15 AM(IST)

Tel Aviv, Israel Photograph:( Reuters )

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Israel becomes first country in world to impose second national lockdown 

The Three-week lockdown will make Israel the first country to reimpose such stringent restrictions on a national scale.

‘Taliban facing new Afghanistan’: Women negotiators amid peace talks 

Four Afghan women who endured the Taliban's oppressive rule and have fought for fragile gains since the terrorists were ousted are facing the hardline group in peace talks.

Microsoft's offer to buy TikTok rejected; Oracle likely to partner

Microsoft on Sunday said its offer to buy TikTok has been rejected, with reports suggesting coming Oracle and Bytedance are likely to notch a deal. 

US Open 2020 men's final: Dominic Thiem wins first grand slam title

After dropping the opening two sets against Alexander Zverev — Thiem slowly but surely turned things around for a 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory across more than four hours to earn his first major championship.





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