August 24, 2017
French president Emmanuel Macron hosts the leaders of Germany, Spain, and Italy, Muslims around the world make a pilgrimage to Mecca, and the U.S. Open begins in New York City.
August 10, 2017
The International Energy Agency releases its report on the oil market, and the UN Security Council discusses the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
August 3, 2017
The U.S. Department of Commerce releases its international trade figures on goods and services, and presidential elections take place in Rwanda and Kenya.
August 27, 2015
The global financial system takes stock after upheaval; the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is marked and Beijing hosts a parade marking the end of World War II.
August 20, 2015
NATO Secretary General visits Georgia; Turkey reaches a deadline to form a government and the UN Security Council hears a report on chemical weapons in Syria.
August 28, 2014
U.S. President Obama travels to Estonia on his way to the NATO summit; Afghanistan's presidential recount vote hits uncharted waters; and the United States assumes the presidency of the UN Security C…
August 8, 2013
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. diplomatic missions are set to reopen throughout the Middle East and Africa; U.S. and African officials discuss extending trade ties; a…
August 1, 2013
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Iranian president-elect Hassan Rowhani is sworn into office; President Obama marks six months into his second term; and Japan sends the firs…
August 9, 2012
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Secretary of State Clinton visits Turkey; the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation convenes in Mecca; the UN's Clean Development Methodology …
August 2, 2012
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Congress rises for summer recess; violence continues in Syria; the anniversary of Hiroshima's atomic bombing is marked; and NASA's Curiosity…