To discover some of the latest world news headlines simply continue reading. As you’ll get to learn about headline news stories in India, South Korea, England and the United States.
Worldwide Coronavirus statistics soar
While the number of Covid 19 cases started to drop in most parts of the world as of October 2020 cases in the USA and Europe have started to increase again. In fact, England recorded its highest death tally in a single 24 hour period, in late October and experienced the highest number of recorded new cases in late October.
Many countries around the world now face a shortage of prescription medicines
Many countries around the world are now facing a shortage of specific prescription medicines as a direct result of the Coronavirus pandemic. In the USA 67 medicines which treat acute illnesses are in short supply. Some examples of which include diazepam, lidocaine, acetaminophen and phenobarbital. While in many other countries such as Australia and New Zealand birth control pills are now in low supply.
Imported brides face abuse in South Korea
In South Korea large numbers of men have been encouraged to seek foreign brides by government authorities as a result of gender ambulances in parts of rural South Korea. However recent statistics have shown that 40% of foreign brides in South Korea end up the victims of abuse. A frightening statistic.
Some psychologists believe that communication issues between Korean husbands and their South East Asian brides, often leads to verbal and physical violence. Especially as imported brides may not have a strong support system in South Korea and may not have anyone to turn to for help. The vast majority of imported brides in South Korea originate from Thailand and Vietnam. With other brides being imported from mainland China.
Biden and Trump take part in their last presidential debate
With mere weeks before the 2020 presidential election Biden and Trump have taken part in their last head to head presidential debate. After a cancelled debate when Trump was diagnosed with Covid 19 and refused to take part in a virtual presidential debate.
One key area which Trump and Biden disagree on is tax. With Biden promising to reverse tax cuts which were instated by the Trump administration. However, Biden claims that only individuals and corporations who earn over $400,000 per year will be negatively effected by his tax plan.
Fake reports of a civil war in Pakistan circulate in India
Rumors of a civil war in Pakistan spread like wildfire in India and authorities are trying to figure out who started the fake reports. According to the fake reports police were fighting civilians in Karachi.
Australian police arrest 44 child abusers in a single day
In Australia, police have arrested 44 child abusers across the country in a single day. Furthermore 16 children were removed from their homes, to ensure their protection. As all 16 children were currently living in the same homes as their abusers.
So if you’re interested in keeping up to date with the latest 2020 world news, hopefully you now feel up to date with the latest new stories to make international headlines.