20: Brazil’s top electoral court issued 20 rebuttals to President Jair Bolsonaro’s recent claim that the electronic voting system used since 1996 is vulnerable. Bolsonaro often implies he’ll dispute the result if he loses the October presidential election to former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who's leading the polls by a wide margin.
25: Nancy Pelosi will reportedly visit Taiwan next month, the first US speaker of the House to do so since Newt Gingrich traveled to the self-governing island 25 years ago. Pelosi’s planned visit is the latest sign of US officials and lawmakers strengthening ties with Taiwan amid the broader US-China rivalry.
33: Morocco has sentenced 33 African migrants to jail terms for trying to scale the border wall with the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. The episode in late June — the first such attempt since Morocco and Spain mended long-fraught ties over Western Sahara — claimed the lives of 25 other migrants.
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