Top 10 world news: Yoshihide Suga becomes Japan PM, Hurricane Sally, and more!

WION Web Team New Delhi Sep 16, 2020, 08.51 PM(IST)

Top 10 world news Photograph:( WION Web Team )

Story highlights

Top 10 world news

Yoshihide Suga formally elected as Japan's new prime minister

Suga, won an easy victory, taking 314 votes of 462 valid ballots cast in the lower house of parliament, where his ruling Liberal Democratic Party holds a commanding majority with its coalition partner.
 

Yoshihide Suga, new Prime Minister of Japan

 

Hurricane Sally makes landfall in US Gulf Coast

Ahead of the hurricane, authorities evacuated at least 75,000 homes in Alabama and Florida.
 

Hurricane Sally
 

 

Venezuela President Maduro, ministers behind crimes against humanity: UN probe

The 411-page report spelled out which Venezuelan officials it deemed responsible, citing "reasonable grounds to believe that both the President and the Ministers of People's Power for Interior Relations.

Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela

 

COVID-19 will go away because of 'herd mentality', says Donald Trump

Herd mentality refers to tendency of individuals to mindlessly follow a behaviour taken up by large number of people around them. The correct words Donald Trump appeared to not remember were Herd Immunity.
 

US President Donald Trump made a mistake during an interview

 

UK sees 'a way through' parliamentary maze for Brexit treaty breach bill

Johnson's Internal Market Bill, which the EU has demanded he scrap by the end of September, is currently being debated in parliament, though he is facing a rebellion by some members of his Conservative Party.

UK PM Boris Johnson

 

Barbados says it will remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state

A former British colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados has maintained a formal link with the British monarchy as have some other countries that were once part of the British empire

Queen Elizabeth

 

Headaches and hospital visits rise as wildfire smoke blankets western US

Wildfires are raging across US

US wildfires

 

Is Venus a 'Russian planet'? The country's space agency chief seems to think so!

Right after scientists discovered the possibility of life on the planet Venus, the Russian space agency has claimed the country’s ownership on the planet.

Venus
 

 

UK is planning to remove debris from space. Here's why every country should be doing it!

The overcrowding around Earth could become a hindrance in space exploration

Space debris

 

Why are thousands of migratory birds dropping dead across North America?

A report recently revealed how thousands of migratory birds just dropped dead across the south-western regions in the United States.

Representative image