Top 10 world news today: UK on Brexit, Russia denies putting bounty on US force and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jun 27, 2020, 08:24 PM IST


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


Britain says it will be ready to quit its transitional arrangements with the European Union “on Australia terms” if no deal on their future relationship is reached.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that UK will have to accept the consequences of having weaker economic links with the European Union (EU) post Brexit. 


The Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England has said the church should reconsider its portrayal of Jesus as a White man.


Six migrants died along the way, and 93 others were rescued off Libyan shores -- including a woman who gave birth at sea -- as they tried to reach Europe, the UN's migration agency said Saturday.



Iran's supreme leader warned on Saturday that the country's economic problems would worsen if the novel coronavirus spreads unchecked, saying the initial momentum to contain it had since "waned".


Iceland began voting in a presidential election on Saturday, the second European country to hold polls since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted, with incumbent Gudni Johannesson widely expected to win a second four-year mandate.


A Canadian court convicted a white police officer on Friday of beating a young black man in Toronto in 2016.


Russia has lashed out at the New York Times report claiming that Moscow's spies had offered rewards to Taliban-linked militants to kill troops of the US-led coalition in Afghanistan. The Russian embassy in Washington DC called these accusations "baseless". 


Mary Jo Laupp, who is also known as 'TikTok Grandma' for turning Trump's Tulsa rally into a fiasco has been hired by a grassroots organization campaigning for the election of Democrats candidate Joe Biden.


Three people died and one has got permanently blind from methanol poisoning after drinking hand sanitiser in New Mexico.