As Democrats gather, Russian subplot sparks intrigue

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, July 25th: The German attacker who blew himself up in Ansbach was a 27-year-old Syrian asylum seeker with a history of mental problems. Also, the Democratic National Convention kicks off this Monday under a cloud of scrutiny over the resignation of the DNC's chairwoman. Meanwhile, the IOC lifts a blanket ban on Russian athletes heading to Rio over doping and is all the bad news in the world making us yearn for the 90s?