New part-civilian authorities were sworn in. It's part of a planned move to fully democratic government. Also in this edition: the populist governing coalition in Italy collapses - for the moment, at least; concern mounts about wildfires in Brazil; the Hong Kong chief executive offers an olive branch to pro-democracy protesters; and why Greenland won't be joining the United States just yet.
(Picture: Sudanese people celebrate after the signing of a power-sharing agreement between the military and the civilian opposition.
Hong Kong Protests
This was the week protestors in Hong Kong targeted the airport, when a lockdown in Kashmir stayed in place, and a teenage eco-warrior set sail on a carbon zero trip to America
(Picture: Protestors at Hong Kong Airport Credit: Getty Images)
This was the week India said no more autonomy in Kashmir meant more freedom, when UN climate scientists said we should eat less meat, and we heard we may have put life on the moon
(Picture: Indian security forces patrol in Indian-administered Kashmir Credit: Getty Images)
South Koreans incensed by Japan's trade restrictions
This week, Japan removed South Korea from the list of trusted trade partners. Laura Bicker traces the history of the astonishingly bad relations between the two regional powers.
Boris takes centre stage
Boris Johnson has become British prime minister promising a speedy Brexit. To do so, he's named top Leave campaigners to key government posts. Also in this edition: the president of Ukraine's party of political newcomers wins a majority in parliamentary elections; Algeria says universities should correspond in Arabic and English, not French; China and Russia mount air patrols together; and we go sailing in space, powered by the sun.
(Picture: the new British prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons.