August 30, 2017
Texas recovers from Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Congress returns from summer recess, and Indian-Chinese tensions ease.
August 17, 2017
U.S. and South Korean forces hold war games on the Korean Peninsula and North Americans view a solar eclipse.
August 18, 2016
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden visits Turkey, Ukraine marks twenty five years as an independent nation, and the Rio Olympics come to an end.
August 4, 2016
Turkey's President Erdogan visits Russia, Thailand holds a constitutional referendum, and Japan marks the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
August 13, 2015
Brazil braces for anti-government protests; Greece reaches a payment deadline and Russia and China hold military exercises.
August 6, 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Cuba; Vietnam’s prime minister visits Malaysia and Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb blasts.
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 25, 2016
Syria's war escalates, the UN observes the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, and New York hosts the U.S. Open tennis championships.
August 21, 2014
Presidents from Russia and Ukraine attend talks in Minsk; Iran reaches the deadline for providing information on its nuclear program; and Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes office as Turkey's new president.
August 14, 2014
The U.S. evaluates response in Iraq; the UN debates the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan; and a Russian humanitarian convoy approaches Ukraine.