Top 10 world news today: Facebook removes Trump ads, Pompeo calls Bolton traitor and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jun 19, 2020, 07:56 PM IST


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

"My biggest risk is that we don’t win lawsuits," Trump told Politico in an interview, conducted on Thursday. 

Putin made the appeal in an article in English published late on Thursday in American international affairs magazine The National Interest.

The comments came after Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a "sophisticated state-based actor" had spent months trying to hack all levels of the government, political bodies, essential service providers and operators of critical infrastructure.

The brief statement of the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian came a day after the Indian Army said that all Indian soldiers involved in the clashes with the Chinese army at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night have been accounted for.

The officials believe that the reason behind this might be circumstances or the neighbourhoods the said communities live in.

With the latest figures, the death toll stands at 118,381 out of 2,187,876 overall cases in the US, which is the hardest-hit by the pandemic.

The takedown on Thursday came amid increasing pressure on Facebook from civil rights leaders, Democratic politicians, and the company’s own employees to take a stronger stance against the president’s ugly and at times violent and hateful rhetoric on the platform, though it is not the first time that Facebook has removed Trump campaign ads for violating policies.

The COVID-19 Contact Confirming Application, or COCOA, was created by the Health Ministry using technology developed by Apple and Google.

The tweet showed a video with two children, one Black and one White, on a sidewalk.

Bolton 'is spreading a number of lies, fully-spun half-truths and outright falsehoods', Pompeo said .