Top 10 world news today: Hong Kong protests, world's 1st COVID vaccine and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 12, 2020, 08:37 PM IST
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Here are the top stories that made rounds in the world arena today


"Sechenov University has successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world's first vaccine against coronavirus," Tarasov said.


"Let everyone play their part in the best way to break the chain of transmission in the short term and save the country," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. 


Gergely Gulyas told an online news conference on Sunday that these new restrictions will keep the virus "outside the borders" to re-impose restrictions in the country. 


The unofficial poll will decide the strongest pro-democracy candidates to contest Legislative Council elections in September, when they aim to ride a wave of anti-China sentiment stirred by the law to seize control for the first time from pro-Beijing rivals.


Of the 1,280 confirmed infections, 991 were cadets and the rest were staff and their family members, he said. Most of these showed no symptoms.


With shops, restaurants and bars all open again in Germany, where prostitution is legal, sex workers say they are being singled out and deprived of their livelihoods

"My thoughts go to Istanbul. I'm thinking about Hagia Sophia. I am very distressed," the pope said.

"A failure occurred due to a human error in following the procedure" for aligning the radar, causing a "107-degree error" in the system, the Iranian Civil Aviation Organisation (CAO)

Xu Zhangrun, a constitutional law professor at the prestigious Tsinghua University, returned home on Sunday morning but remained under surveillance and was not free to speak publicly.

Sergei Furgal was detained on Thursday and has been ordered to remain in pre-trial custody for two months over the crimes 15 years ago.