Top ten world news today: Protests continue in Myanmar, EMA targetted in cyber attack, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Mar 06, 2021, 08:16 PM IST


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Here's what's been happening around the world.

Protesters in Myanmar have taken to stringing up women's clothing on lines across the streets to slow down police and soldiers because walking beneath them is traditionally considered bad luck for men | READ MORE

A report on Saturday claimed that a Russian intelligence agency and Chinese spies were behind cyberattacks on the European Medicines Agency (EMA) last year | READ MORE

It is India vs New Zealand at the World Test Championship Finals after Virat and Co. defeated England by an innings and 25 runs within three days of the fourth Test sealing a series win by 3-1 | SEE PICS

The US Senate has broken an impasse on the Covid relief package, setting the $1.9 trillion bill on a likely path to passage | READ MORE

A research team has tabulated the cost of lack of gender diversity and inclusion, and has apparently found out that it will take 257 years to close the gap at the current rate, and not doing this has cost the world a whopping USD 70 trillion since 1990 | READ MORE

US special envoy to Afghanistan met with the Taliban in Qatar, the insurgents said Saturday | READ MORE

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Sudan on Saturday for the first time since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, as the neighbours push to break a diplomatic deadlock over a giant dam being built by Ethiopia | READ MORE

Germany Saturday started selling new at-home Covid-19 test kits for which people flocked to supermarket chain Aldi to snap them up on the first day | READ MORE

Ivory Coast voted on Saturday in a legislative election, with President Alassane Ouattara`s allies facing a combined challenge from opposition parties led by two of his predecessors | READ MORE

Beijing's proposal for Hong Kong electoral reforms could prevent 'dictatorship of the majority', a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker said, calling people, who want one man one vote 'politically immature' | READ MORE

The European Union is planning to ask the United States to permit the export of millions of doses of AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine | READ MORE