US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday as the highest-level US official to visit in four decades, a trip condemned by China which claims the island as its own, further irritating Sino-US relations.
Former United States President Barack Obama used his eulogy at the funeral of civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis to call on Americans to summon a measure of his moral courage and question what is right and wrong in their democracy.
The US military on Wednesday unveiled plans to withdraw about 12 000 troops from Germany, in fallout from President Donald Trump’s long-simmering feud with Berlin but said it will keep nearly half of those forces in Europe to address tension with Russia.
The body of civil rights icon John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, decades after his “Bloody Sunday” beating there drew a national spotlight to the struggle for racial equality.
Second-quarter sales at Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNA.AS) fell much less than expected as a strong performance in North America helped to offset the hit from coronavirus lockdowns.