Top 10 world news today: Hong Kong security law, Spain will continue using HCQ, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 28, 2020, 08:37 PM IST
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Here are the top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.

The security law punishes secession, subversion and terrorism which has been fiercely criticised by Hong Kong residents leading to large scale protests.

China's divorce rate has increased steadily since 2003, when marriage laws were liberalised and as more women become financially independent.

British police will not take an action against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior advisor Dominic Cummings, who breached the coronavirus lockdown weeks ago.

German Chancellor Merkel while making a statement in Parliament earlier had said earlier that her efforts to improve ties with Russia weren't made any easier due to Russian hacking. 

Several European nations, including France, Italy and Belgium, followed a World Health Organisation decision on Monday to pause a large trial of hydroxychloroquine due to safety concerns.

EasyJet, which employs more than 15,000 people in eight countries across Europe, is moving later than others in announcing job cuts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

In a statement on Wednesday, Boeing also confirmed that the 737 programme will gradually ramp up production this year.

Putin had  given the go-ahead for the parade after announcing that the country had passed the coronavirus peak.

China has adopted the plan of imposing a new national security law on Hong Kong in the aftermath of last year's violent unrest that plunged the city into its deepest turmoil since returning to Chinese rule in 1997.

This comes in reply to Trump threatening Twitter with a big action that can come in the form of an executive order soon.