Top 10 world news today: Slovenia ends COVID-19, typhoon hits Philippines and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 15, 2020, 07:45 PM IST

Coronavirus in Slovenia Photograph:(Reuters)

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

Slovenia has become the first European country to declare an end of the coronavirus pandemic at home. Read more

Over 150,000 people are being evacuated in Philippines after Typhoon 'Vongfong' hit the country. Read more

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said "no concrete fact" has emerged after German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused Russian intelligence agencies of hacking her. Read more

American President Donald Trump has called out his White House predecessor Barack Obama to testify in the Senate over a conspiracy theory. Read more

Brazil’s failure to provide enough hospital beds for the surging number of critical coronavirus patients is yielding increasingly grim results across the country. Read more

Taiwan's Health Minister, Chen Shih-chung has rejected China's primary condition for its participation in the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more

A church in San Francisco has sued video calling application Zoom after a hacker allegedly infiltrating a virtual Bible study class to post graphic images of child abuse. Read more

China confirmed on Friday that it had commanded unauthorised laboratories to destroy samples of the coronavirus in the early stage of the outbreak. Read more

As the number of positive cases is rising on a daily basis in the world, the pressure on scientists is increasing to develop a cure for coronavirus. Read more

A closely watched coronavirus vaccine being developed by scientists at Oxford University appears protective in a small study of six monkeys. Read more