Sunday, 21st June Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
The nation was shocked by a stabbing spree in the southern English town of Reading, in which three people were killed and three others were seriously wounded. The authorities have termed it a terrorist act. After the stabbings on Saturday evening in a park in Reading, which is 40 miles west of London, a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
The police arrested a 25-year-old Libyan man named Khairi Saadallah after a stabbing spree in the English town of Reading, said a Western security source.
The country is all set to outline its plans to ease the coronavirus lockdown this week, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. It will include relaxing the two-metre rule on social distancing, allowing many businesses to reopen in early July.
A shining ring of light flashed into view in parts of the eastern hemisphere as the moon glided across the face of the sun in a rare eclipse on the longest day of the year. The eclipse was visible in East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Most locations saw only a partial eclipse, with just a handful witnessing the true “ring of fire” phenomenon.
North Korea said it would push ahead with its campaign to send propaganda leaflets into South Korea, saying it was not bound to any inter-Korean pacts, the state media reported.
TikTok users and Korean pop music fans are being partly credited for inflating attendance expectations at a less-than-full arena at President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa on Saturday.
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