The commissioning ceremony for the new 052D Yinchuan destroyer was held at a naval port in Sanya in the Hainan province, which is located on an island that is the nation's southernmost point. Al Jazeera looks at the implications of the ruling for China's row with Japan in the East China Sea. First, we should not forget that for China and other claimants the issue of sovereignty is at the heart of the South China Sea disputes.
As Donald Trump prepares to accept the Republican presidential nomination next week, the pollshowed him in a dead heat with Clinton in a general election matchup. Another 31 percent consider it to be a minor problem and only 17 percent think it's not a problem. Despite her royal airs, I will vote for Hillary Clinton.
Asked if the Nice attack would prompt the Government to spend more on Britain's counter-terror efforts, Mrs May said: "The Government is already making more funding available for the security services which will enable them to increase their efforts".
Indian authorities also blocked mobile phone services to prevent further protests after Friday prayers across the Muslim-majority region. On 15 July, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced that 19 July would be observed as black day in Pakistan to express solidarity with the Kashmiri killings.
Bush attended a memorial service in Dallas for the five police officers killed by Micah Johnson last week. In the wake of shootings in recent years, President Obama has delivered passionate sermons on what needs to be done to fix the strained relationship between the police and minority communities.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said that Moscow is hopeful of better relations following Theresa May's inauguration as Prime Minister. The White House is pushing back on suggestions that her selection of Boris Johnson as foreign minister will be problematic for the U.S.