Top ten world news today: Birmingham stabbings leave one dead, SNL pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Sep 06, 2020, 07:55 PM IST


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Here are the top news that ruled the world arena today.

The incumbent president of the United States, Donald Trump, has not been particularly fond of his predecessor Barack Obama. Not only has he often questioned his birthplace, but has also described him as "a Manchurian candidate" who obtained his Ivy League degrees only by way of affirmative action | READ MORE

Typhoon Haishen hit Japan on Sunday and bringing in its wake violent winds gusting up to 216 kmh (135 miles) and heavy rains. Japan Meteorological Agency predicted "record-level rainfall, landslides and floods. Surging tides are expected to cause flooding in low-lying areas, particularly around river mouths | READ MORE

Police said they were searching for a man in relation to a two-hour stabbing spree in the city of Birmingham, central England, early on Sunday | READ MORE

China is recasting Wuhan as a heroic coronavirus victim and trying to throw doubt on the pandemic's origin story as it aims to seize the narrative at a time of growing global distrust of Beijing | READ MORE

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is slated to fight for his freedom in a UK court after a decade of legal drama | READ MORE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday officially announced the schedule of much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) set to go face-to-face in the season opener | READ MORE

One week after Chadwick Boseman's demise, NBC is honouring the late 'Black Panther' actor with a re-run of a 2018 episode of Saturday Night Live | READ MORE