President Trump's new executive order on immigration temporarily bans refugees and citizens from six Muslim-majority nations entering the US. Civil rights groups announced they would challenge the new order in court.
There are allegedly differences within the Chinese leadership over the course of the trade dispute with the US. A consensus might be found at the traditional summer party conference in Beidaihe.
An all-powerful legislative body has passed measures to strip opposition lawmakers of immunity. An opposition leader has been arrested after Venezuela's president accused him of orchestrating a drone attack.
According to US media reports, the Trump administration is on the brink of announcing a 25 percent tariff rate on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. That would represent a drastic escalation of the US-China trade spat.
A year ago, a right-wing extremist march in Charlottesville ended in deadly violence. The US city is still struggling to find the right way to deal with the events. Alexandra von Nahmen reports from Charlottesville.
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