Growing Tensions: Iran: 'idiotic' US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy - FedEx Feude: FedEx sues US over 'impossible' Huawei restrictions - Fishy Business: Eel smuggling on the rise as stocks decline
The arrest of the chief financial officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, will only exacerbate tensions in the US-China trade spat. But she and her firm should be presumed innocent until proven guilty, says DW's Frank Sieren.
A Canadian drug-trafficking suspect has seen his 15-year jail term turned into a death sentence by a Chinese court. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was extremely concerned, and Canada updated its travel advisory.
British Airways and Air France have said they will halt direct flights to Iran starting in September. The move comes months after US President Donald Trump announced plans to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.
With the European Commission deciding to take legal action against Poland for its efforts to take control of courts, DW takes a look at the decision-making process behind sanctions - and whether they're effective.
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