BRUSSELS, July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and European Parliament President David Sassoli (L to R) pose for photos ahead of an extraordinary European Parliament plenary session in Brussels, Belgium, July 23, 2020. A sizeable majority of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Thursday demanded significant changes to the European Unions (EU) 2021-2027 budget, which was agreed on by EU leaders at a summit earlier this week, saying they were prepared to block it unless it is improved. (European Union/Handout via
GENEVA, July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo attends a press conference at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, July 23, 2020. In his farewell remarks to the General Council before stepping down on Aug. 31, Roberto Azevedo said the organization had achieved a lot and we must be proud of that. But much remains to be done. X
WASHINGTON D.C., July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A man jogs in Washington D.C., the United States, July 23, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed the 4 million mark Thursday to reach 4,005,414 as of 3:04 p.m. local time (1904 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
TOKYO, July 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A general view shows the illuminated Tokyo Skytree tower to mark a year-to-go until the start of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 2020.