August 30, 2017
Texas recovers from Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Congress returns from summer recess, and Indian-Chinese tensions ease.
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 17, 2017
U.S. and South Korean forces hold war games on the Korean Peninsula and North Americans view a solar eclipse.
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 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 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 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.