With the nomination of Kamala Harris as vice-president, Joe Biden wants to win over Donald Trump. Now the Democrat has explained on Twitter why he chose the Senator.
Because of the controversial Security Act, the Federal Government has not extradited any suspects to Hong Kong since the end of July. Now the Chinese Special Administrative Region is reacting with countermeasures.
Syria's head of state Bashar al-Assad had to interrupt a speech to deputies for several minutes, state radio and the presidential office reported. Low blood pressure is said to have been the reason.
The situation in Belarus escalates, police shoot at demonstrators. But President Lukashenko does not want to know about a dialogue with his opponents. Instead, he insults the protesters.
Will Taiwan become a second Hong Kong? Beijing takes the visit of US Health Minister Azar to the island as a clear threat.
They threaten to blockade the parliament in Sofia: demonstrators critical of the government have called on Prime Minister Borissow to resign immediately.
Erdogan wants to denounce an international agreement to combat violence against women. The issue divides his party - and is also causing tensions in the Turkish president's closest family circle.