Top 10 world news today: Churchill missing from British PMs, UK reviews distancing rule and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Updated: Jun 14, 2020, 07:59 PM(IST)

Montanelli statue vandalised Photograph:( AFP )

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Here are the top 10 news that dominated the world today.

Churchill's picture vanishes from list of British PMs; Google to 'explore' why

“We’re aware an image for Sir Winston Churchill is missing from his knowledge graph entry on Google,” the firm’s search liaison arm said on Twitter.

Trump administration reverses nondiscrimination rule; defines 'sex' as man and woman only

In a highly criticized move, the Trump administration has brought back discrimination in the healthcare by defining sex as only 'man' and 'woman'.

Man arrested on suspicion of urinating on London memorial

The man was arrested north of London "on suspicion of outraging public decency" -- even as over 100 others were arrested after violence broke out as far-right groups targetted anti-racism Black Lives Matter protests.

Hong Kong police officer reprimanded for sarcastically chanting 'I can't breathe'

The Hong Kong police reprimanded the police officer and reminded him to present himself professionally, especially when on-duty.

UK Finance Minister hints towards review of distancing rule

As per the latest reports, UK's economy shrank by a quarter over March and April. However, Sunak believes that the slowdown will prove out to be temporary, and the reopening of retail sector this week will help revive the economy.

Brazil president says death was 'everyone's destiny' as country registers 1,349 deaths

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly downplayed the threat of the virus, saying on Tuesday that death was "everyone's destiny."

US man survives COVID-19, gets a $1.1 million hospital bill

Michael Flor, 70, also became the longest-hospitalised Covid-19 patient -- at Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, a city in King County, Washington state, and survived.

North Korea again warns of retaliatory actions over defectors in South

The escalation of tension comes a day ahead of the 20th anniversary of the first inter-Korean summit in 2000, which pledged increased dialogue and cooperation between the two states.

'Racist, rapist' written on Montanelli statue in Milan

The statue of Indro Montanelli, located at the central Milan park named after the prominent right-wing Italian journalist and writer who died in 2001, was constructed in the year 2006.

Trump favourite to win US election, says Iran Foreign Minister Zarif

Tension between Washington and Tehran has escalated since 2018, when U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers and reimposed crippling sanctions targeting particularly its vital oil industry.

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