Top 10 world news today: New George Floyd footage, COVID-19 vaccine hacking and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jul 16, 2020, 08:38 PM IST


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Here are the top stories that made rounds in the world arena today

Blood samples taken from a group of volunteers who were involved in the study showed the vaccine stimulated antibodies and 'killer T-cells'.

The footage has been released by two Minneapolis police officers involved in Floyd's arrest.

The Boris Johnson government in the United Kingdom decided ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its 5G network. Pompeo backed UK's decision hailing it as 'welcome news'.

According to the survey, only 14 per cent feel that US would retain its position as the superior superpower.

The novel coronavirus, that earlier slowed down in the country, has taken over 30,000 people in France and has been increasing in the past few weeks. 

The Pakistan foreign office said two consular officers of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were provided 'unimpeded and uninterrupted consular access to Jadhav'.

The authorities in the southwestern city of Bristol said they had taken down the sculpture almost \24 hours after it was placed on the plinth without permission.

As many as 13,706,323 people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, while more than 8,030,267 have recovered, 586,821 have died so far.

The Russian military had earlier announced the vaccine it had developed was 'safe' after conducting clinical trials since June 18.

The military said a Bell 0H-58D helicopter crashed as it returned to Hsinchu airbase from one of the exercises, killing the pilot and co-pilot.