Top 10 world news today: US attacks Chinese companies, Sri Lanka warns Amazon, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Mar 14, 2021, 08:08 PM IST


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After sending a warning to China, Sri Lanka has asked retail giant Amazon to take down bikinis, briefs and doormats featuring the nation's lion flag from its site. Meanwhile, in the west, the has the US has also labelled Chinese tech companies, including Huawei, as national security threats. 

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In light of the worsening relations between the United States and China, Washington has labeled Chinese tech companies, including Huawei, as national security threats. 

Several Chinese vendors on Amazon were offering the non-slip doormat at prices ranging from $10 to $24, and the lion-printed briefs and bikini from $9.20 to $17.30.

Taking to Twitter, the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for an end to the 'persecution of independent voices'.

In mid-March, 2011, peaceful pro-democracy protests snowballed into a bloody conflict that sucked in major world powers.


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The local clerics and members of the Hindu community held a meeting on Saturday to resolve the dispute. 

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Can you imagine a space body almost hot as our Sun all the while being a 'planet'? Well, there are such planets.

This decision has been taken after there were several reported cases of blood clots being formed in people who took a shot of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine.

As per the reports, the clash erupted after a young man was killed in a confrontation between the coastguard and fuel smugglers.