World top ten: Navalny slams Kremlin, US blasts China, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Feb 02, 2021, 08:07 PM IST

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Here are the headlines that ruled the international arena today.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny told a Moscow court on Tuesday that the goals of the legal proceedings against him was to intimidate opponents of President Vladimir Putin | READ MORE

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6 per cent effective against symptomatic Covid-19, according to results published in The Lancet on Tuesday | READ MORE

US President Joe Biden is slated to order a major review of asylum processing at its border with Mexico, and the legal immigration system as he seeks to undo some of former president Donald Trump's hard-line policies | READ MORE

A second Chinese lawyer involved in defending a Hong Kong democracy activist has had his license revoked | READ MORE

Breast cancer has overtaken lung cancer as the most common form of the disease, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday | READ MORE

The toilet seat, which was looted from the Berghof residence in Berchtesgaden is estimated to fetch some $15,000, with a starting bid of $5,000 | READ MORE

The Biden administration has voiced concern over Beijing's ongoing attempts to "intimidate" its neighbours and said it was closely monitoring the situation | READ MORE

According to a closely-watched annual study by an anti-graft organization, countries with the least corruption are highly likely to weather the health and economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic | READ MORE

Twitter on Tuesday slapped a second "hateful conduct" warning in just days on a message from Turkey's interior minister condemning the LGBT community's role in month-long student protests | READ MORE