The United States and China have both made optimistic assessments about their trade talks. The White house said enormous progress has been made while China said consensus has been reached on principles. However, a BBC correspondent notes that the differences in language indicate more talks will be needed.
The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thought to downplay president Trump's criticism of the Brexit deal he's negotiated with the European Union. Mr. Johnson said the agreement wouldn't stop a free trade deal with the U.S.
The KhoiSan people who've lived in South Africa for tens of thousands of years will start receiving income from the sale of rooibos herbal tea. The KhoiSan made the tea for centuries before it became commercially available.
British police believe all of the victims found dead in a refrigerated trailer in eastern England were Vietnamese, and say some of their families have been identified. The Vietnamese authorities have meanwhile arrested two people for organizing the trafficking of people across borders.
Washington has called on the Iraqi government to listen to what it called a legitimate demand of protesters, who have been demanding the resignation of the prime minister and his administration. The secretary of state said all sides should refrain from violence. More than 200 people have been killed over the past month.
The United Nation's office in Colombia has called on the country to protect the country's indigenous communities. It follows the killing of four more indigenous people. Last week, five others were murdered by former FARC rebels.
Archaeologists say they have identified what may be one of the last ornaments won by Neanderthal people before they were displaced by modern humans. The bird bone fragment from a necklace was discovered in Spain, and dated back to the time when the Neanderthals were replaced by Homo Sapiens. And that's about 40,000 years ago.