The designated Democratic US presidential candidate Joe Biden is going to campaign against incumbent Donald Trump with Kamala Harris as vice-president at his side.
With schools closed as part of measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, many children in Colombia no longer have a safe haven. Paramilitaries and drug gangs are taking advantage of the situation to bait or forcefully recruit adolescents for their criminal operations.
The resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister Diab is unlikely to lead to reforms or an explanation of the explosions. On the contrary: the corrupt elites are already working to maintain power, and Hezbollah is rejecting new elections.
Since the discovery of rich gas deposits in the Aegean Sea, there has been fierce dispute between Greece and Turkey over their exploitation. Athens is now demanding an emergency meeting of the EU.
Thousands of arrests, the opposition leader in exile: after the apparently rigged elections in Belarus, the EU has now found a common position - there is no mention of sanctions.
Turkey and Greece are in dispute over gas deposits in the Mediterranean, and conciliation talks have failed. Will it lead to a military conflict between the two NATO partners?
By mid-June, the USA had already reduced its troop strength in Afghanistan to 8600 men, according to the Federal Ministry of Defense. Now more soldiers are to leave the crisis country.
The USA is increasing the number of its soldiers in Poland to 5,500, after the United States had previously announced that it was withdrawing troops from Germany.
For the first time in a half-year, more coal-fired power was switched off than added worldwide. A trend is continuing. And: Armin Laschet in Greece
["Andrzej Duda is the legitimately elected President of Poland. This is the view of the country's Supreme Court, which rejected the complaint of challenger Rafal Trzaskowski. "]