US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico if the country does not reduce the number of people entering the United States.
US Vice President Mike Pence has witnessed firsthand the conditions that detained migrants face on the US-Mexico border. Donald Trump has announced a nationwide wave of arrests of people facing deportation.
Mexico's change in government sparked hope among many Central Americans of a more accommodating migration policy. The result is a new influx of people transiting through the country, putting a strain on the authorities.
China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao from Swiss bank UBS.
Backed by Moscow, Tehran said that Washington was using sanctions as "weapons of warfare." The US said Iran was using "nuclear extortion" to pressure other world powers by continuing to enrich uranium.
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