One person has been shot and killed as a caravan of Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets of Portland, Oregon.
It comes as it was announced that the US president will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, amid outrage over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old black man who was shot in the back, leaving him paralysed.
Fresh speculation has mounted about the whereabouts of Kim Jong-un’s sister – just weeks after she was said to be poised to assume power in North Korea.
According to reports from the Korean peninsula, Kim Yo-jong has not been seen in public since July 27.
A similar shift in the Aegean, where several Greek islands lie within 12 miles of the Turkish coast, would be regarded there as a highly hostile act. Some Turkish politicians already argue that the islands, on which tens of thousands of Greek citizens live, should more naturally fall under Ankara’s control.
“If the Greek attempt to expand its territorial waters isn’t a casus belli, then what is?” Fuat Oktay, the Turkish vice-president, told the state news agency yesterday. He added that Turkey would “protect its rights on every cubic metre in the eastern Mediterranean waters, no matter what.”
However, he was derailed by the coronavirus crisis and a flagging economy while seeing mixed results in foreign policy and failing to rewrite the constitution.
Abe will remain in post until his party chooses a successor.
The 73-year-old said he was arrested on the stage set up in Trafalgar Square at the end of the event, while protesters marched off down Whitehall.
My colleague Damien Gayle has more.