Top 10 world news today: WHO putting nations at risk, Germany's evidence against Russia and much more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: May 13, 2020, 07:33 PM(IST)

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

WHO putting nations at risk by excluding Taiwan from knowledge sharing: Report

Denying Taiwan the membership of the World Health Organization during the coronavirus pandemic endangered its citizens and undermined global information sharing, according to a US congressional report. Read more

Merkel says have 'hard evidence' on Russian hackers targeting her

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the country's Parliament today that her government has "hard evidence that Russian forces" are targeting her in hacking action. Read more

Chinese city imposes partial lockdown to curb community COVID-19 spread

A partial lockdown has been imposed in Chinese city Jilin to curb the surge in community cases of coronavirus. Read more

COVID-19 has now begun to show newer symptoms and syndromes

COVID-19 isn't just a respiratory disease that has been ravaging the entire world. It hits the whole body, according to recent findings. Read more

Coronavirus vaccine might take some time: Top health expert Anthony Fauci

Leading US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday warned Congress that while the federal government is working to help manufacture a vaccine against the new coronavirus, its development "might take some time" to come to market. Read more

Coronavirus can lead death of 6,000 children everyday: UNICEF

UNICEF published a report on Tuesday saying an additional 6,000 children could die every day from preventable causes over the next six months as the coronavirus pandemic continues to weaken health systems and disrupt routine services. Read more

Hong Kong lawmakers to make 'abuse' of Chinese national anthem legal offence

The government of Hong Kong has requested the lawmakers of the country to make ''booing'' China'a national anthem punishable by prison. Read more

UK researchers to study genes of COVID-19 patients to try to crack morbidity

British researchers are set to study the genes of COVID-19 patients to try to crack one of the most harrowing questions -- why does it kill some people but give others not even a mild headache? Read more

FBI arrests NASA researcher for not 'disclosing' alleged ties with China

FBI arrested a NASA researcher who allegedly failed to disclose his ties to Chinese entities. Read more

 

 

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