Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen trained on his own on Friday ahead of a preseason match against Juventus in Singapore, adding to speculation the Real Madrid and Barcelona target could leave the London club.
On another day of provocative action in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds, the Israeli minister of agriculture and rural development, Uri Ariel, along with dozens of settlers have toured the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
A protest by local farmers has brought stage 16 of the Tour de France to a halt as bales of hay were thrown on to the road on the route from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon and police tear gas blew into the faces of some of the riders.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrapped up a visit to three Central Asian countries on Wednesday after holding talks with Kyrgyz senior officials about ways of broadening bilateral relations in various areas on the last leg of his tour.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has begun her nine-day trip to four Central American countries with planned stopovers in the US, a development closely watched by Beijing amid warming Taipei-Washington ties.