The US-China trade conflict escalates as China threatens to curb exports of rare earths to the United States. In response, the US Department of Defense has held talks with Malawi's Mkango Resources Ltd and other rare earth miners across the globe about their supplies of strategic minerals.
The desert around Ajo, Arizona, is one of the most deadly parts of the US border. Humanitarian aid groups there are continuing to provide food and water along known routes even as they await the verdict of a fellow volunteer who has been charged with helping two migrants.
The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April.
Not everything revolves around politics for young Russians — life is more than being pro- or anti-Putin for the vast majority — but for some, politics dominates their lives and what they hope is their future.
Monday raids against a Sudanese protest camp marked the worst outbreak of violence in the country since the army ousted President Omar al-Bashir in April. Reporter Jason Patinkin speaks with The World about the impact on the Sudanese capital.