The English Channel developed into a busy migration route to England. Now London and Paris have signed an agreement to prevent people from crossing.
A few courageous Republicans have protected American democracy from the President's attacks. This makes the behavior of the party leadership seem even shabbier
The Belarusian oppositional Marija Kolesnikowa refused to leave the country despite a death threat - by tearing up her passport. In an interview from prison, the regime critic reveals why she would do it again.
Former US President Obama is once again settling accounts with Donald Trump: his relationship to the truth has divided the country. He is dampening expectations of the designated successor Joe Biden.
November 16, 2020
The still-president continues to resist the clear election result: Donald Trump apparently wants to take further legal steps - but his lawyers are already giving in elsewhere.
November 16, 2020
In Moldova a change of direction is apparently imminent after the run-off vote: the pro-European Maia Sandu could replace Igor Dodon as president. It is open whether Dodon would accept defeat.
Expectations are high, and so are announcements: Joe Biden's chief of staff promises that the Democrat will immediately rejoin the Paris Climate Convention and improve the protection of migrants.
Government crisis in Peru: Transitional head of state Manuel Merino has already resigned from office after there were deaths in demonstrations against the dismissal of his predecessor.
In the pandemic, footballer Marcus Rashford became the star beyond the pitch. His campaign against child poverty is moving England - and has already prompted the Johnson government to turn the tide twice.
So far Donald Trump has not admitted his electoral defeat. On Twitter he now writes for the first time that Joe Biden has won - supplemented by an unsubstantiated claim.