Top 10 world news today: Russia marks Victory Day, US to ban work-based visas and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 09, 2020, 08:01 PM IST
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Here are top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.

The United States is mulling to temporarily ban the issuance of work-based visas including H-1B amidst the high level of unemployment due to the coronavirus-enforced lockdown.

The British government is set to introduce a 14-day quarantine period for people arriving from abroad to try to avoid a second peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Russia President Vladimir Putin laid flowers at the tomb of the unknown soldier just outside the Kremlin walls and gave a short address honouring the valour and suffering of the Soviet army during the war.

Bank loans issued online cannot be used to purchase property, stocks, bonds, futures, financial derivatives and asset management products and make other riskier investments, the China Banking and Insurance.

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel apologized on Friday after a joke he made about Vice President Mike Pence was proven inaccurate.

Kawasaki disease is a mysterious illness that primarily affects children up to the age of five. It causes the walls of arteries to become inflamed, resulting in fever and joint pain.

US President Donald Trump has said coronavirus will “go away without a vaccine” and is expecting 95,000 or more deaths in the US.

Syed Mohammed Meher Ali Shah said the discharge at Marala Headworks on Chenab has unexpectedly reduced to 18,700 cusecs from 31,853 cusecs.

Two fresh cases of coronavirus were reported from Kerala on Saturday. They reached the state on May 7 in the Abu Dhabi- Kochi and Dubai-Kozhikode flights.

Fourteen more were wounded during the protest - sparked by growing unhappiness at the distribution allegedly favouring people with political connections.