With its parade to mark 70 years since the end of World War II, China displayed its self-confidence and took the temperature of its international partners. But with limited success, says DW columnist Frank Sieren.
Swiss state prosecutors have begun criminal proceedings against executives from Malaysia's embattled 1MDB development fund, on top of freezing its assets. The organization has however denied having its resources frozen.
Beijing has hosted a spectacular military show marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War. The parade comes amid tensions in the region over China's military assertiveness.