Morning news brief: Thai PM recalls Parliament amid protests, mics to be muted in US presidential debate & more

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Oct 20, 2020, 07:38 AM(IST)

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Thai PM Prayut recalls Parliament amid nationwide anti-government protests

Thai protests

Protesters defied the government decree which prohibited gatherings of more than four people as they raised three-finger salute borrowed from the "Hunger Games" movies.

We are really close to a tsunami, says Belgium's health minister amid surge in coronavirus cases

Coronavirus

According to reports, Belgium has one of the highest per capita rate of COVID-19 infection in the world registering 222,253 cases which has doubled in a week. 

US elections: Mikes to be muted in next US presidential debate to stop interruptions

Trump

Each candidate will be allotted two minutes to answer the moderator's questions and the other contender's mic will be shut off at that time.

US to delist Sudan from state terrorism sponsors list after payment to victims

Sudan

The move is being considered a landmark boost for the civilian-backed government as it turns the page on the nation's decades as an international pariah.

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