Morning news brief: US election, Macron's Islam comments and more

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Oct 26, 2020, 08:59 AM(IST)

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US election 2020: Nine days before Election Day, US exceeds early vote total for all of 2016

According to a survey of election officials in all 50 states and Washington, this is higher than the 57 million who voted early or by mail in 2016.

After Imran Khan, Recep Erdogan doubles down in backlash against Macron's Islam comments

The backlash against President Emmanuel Macron's comments on Islam intensified Sunday, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan again urging him to have "mental checks" and protests in Muslim-majority nations.

'Historic' treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons to enter into force

The "historic" international treaty banning nuclear weapons has passed an important threshold and is all set to enter into force after 90 days.

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