Cypriots marked the anniversary of the assassination of two Cypriot patriots - one of Turkish background and the other of Greek background.
Authorities in occupied northern Cyprus assaulted Turkish Cypriots as they peacefully protested a visit by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan made a highly provocative visit July 20 to the Turkish-occupied region in northern Cyprus.
Turkey's ruling party sought a third term in elections Sunday, aiming to build on economic and diplomatic advances in recent years as well as introduce a new constitution it says will make the country more democratic.
Sanctions on Iran hit Venezuela; labor rights under siege in Iraq, Fiji and Turkey; humanitarian crisis in Somalia; and Cuba at the UN.
Recent events bring to mind what Britain's Lord Palmerston said in the 1800s: "England has no permanent friends and no permanent enemies, only permanent interests."
Genocide anniversary marked in Turkey, local elections in Cuba, Australian union slams asbestos, price-rise protests in India.
News clips from Cuba, Haiti, Bolivia, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, Turkey.