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B. 08-08 North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam North Korea
C. 08-11 Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga Nairobi, Kenya
D. 08-12 One killed in violence over US far-right rally
4. 08-15 At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide Regent, Sierra Leone
08-17 Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13
6. 08-20 US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore
H. 08-21 Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular Oregon
8. 08-26 Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain Rockport, Texas
J. 08-28 N Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat' Hokkaido, Northern Japan

Summary.     Click for More > US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain   The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal ar... N Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'
North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga One killed in violence over US far-right rally   One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide   At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13 Map of La Rambla Barcelona Spain
Aug.3  Paris  Neymar signs 5-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain
Aug.5  Venezuela  Venezuela's chief prosecutor rejects dismissal
 UN Security Council  UN backs fresh sanctions over N. Korea missile tests
Aug.6  Venezuela  Venezuela arrests over 'uprising attempt'
Aug.8  Washington  Trump threatens N Korea after they have miniaturized a nuclear warhead
  North Korea
 Kenya  Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted
Aug.9  Yemen  Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen
Aug. 11   Kenya
 Washington  Trump warns N Korea that US military is 'locked and loaded'
Aug. 12   Virginia
Aug. 15  New York  Both sides to blame in Virginia - Trump
  Sierra Leone
Aug. 16  Spain  Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day
Aug. 17   Barcelona
  At least 100 injured. Two suspects then fled on foot. Police said two men were arrested in connection with the attack.    In Ripoll, a man in his 20s was alleged to have rented the van, but told police his ID was stolen.Amaq News Agency said the at...
 Spain  Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona
Aug. 18  Barcelona  Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver
Aug. 20   Singapore
Aug. 21   Oregon
 Spain  Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police
 Washington  Trump vows 'fight to win' in Afghanistan
Aug. 22  Denmark  Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist
Aug. 26   Texas
 North Korea  North Korea fires three missiles into sea
 Nevada  Mayweather stops McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas
 Houston  Harvey: Fears grow over severe flooding risk
Aug. 27  Houston  Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'
Aug. 28   Northern Japan
 India  Indian guru sentenced to 20 years for rape
Aug. 29  Houston  Houston floods: Night curfew to stop robbery and looting
Aug. 30  Houston  Flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire
Aug. 31  Washington  Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress



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  Neymar signs 5-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain  Brazilian football star said he was 'extremely happy to join PSG', the French club said Venezuela's chief prosecutor rejects dismissal UN backs fresh sanctions over N. Korea missile tests   Venezuela arrests over 'uprising attempt'   Arrests have been made in Venezuela after soldiers tried to launch an uprising against President Maduro, officials say Trump threatens N Korea after they have miniaturized a nuclear warhead   North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam


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Aug.2  Moscow  US sanctions are 'trade war' on Russia, says PM Medvedev
 Brazil  President Temer survives corruption vote


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 Washington  Grand jury assembled in Trump-Russia investigation


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Aug.4  Washington  US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout


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 Jamaica  Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt in Jamaican's last solo race


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 Venezuela  Venezuela searches for rebels after deadly clash at army base


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Aug.7  Kenya  President Kenyatta urges peaceful vote


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  North Korea has said it is considering carrying out missile strikes on the US Pacific territory of Guam
  Kenya Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted
 Macedonia  Casemiro, Isco lead Real Madrid over Manchester United in Super Cup

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Aug.9   Yemen     Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen   At least 29 teenage migrants were drowned among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea

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Aug. 11   Kenya   Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga
Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say
  Washington Trump warns N Korea that US military is 'locked and loaded'  European Union  Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong

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Aug. 12   Virginia   One killed in violence over US far-right rally
Map of 4th Street SE Charlottesville Virginia Virginia
  One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia
 Venezuela  Latin Americans condemn Trump over 'military response'

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Aug. 13  Virginia  Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right

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Aug. 15   New York     Both sides to blame in Virginia - Trump   US President has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injur...   Sierra Leone   At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide
Map of Regent Sierra Leone
  At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital


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Aug. 16   Spain Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day
 Sierra Leone  Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

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Aug. 17   Barcelona   Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13
Map of La Rambla Barcelona Spain
  At least 100 injured. Two suspects then fled on foot. Police said two men were arrested in connection with the attack
 In Ripoll, a man in his 20s was alleged to have rented the van, but told police his ID was stolen.Amaq News Agency said the attackers were 'soldiers of the Islamic State' who "carried out the operation in response to calls for targeting coalition states
  Spain Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona

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Aug. 18   Barcelona Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver


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Aug. 20   Singapore   US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore
Map of Strait of Singapore Singapore
  Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after USS John S McCain and an oil tanker collided off the coast of Singapore


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Aug. 21   Oregon   Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular
Map of Oregon
  A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east
  Spain   Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police   Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday's Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub   Washington Trump vows 'fight to win' in Afghanistan  Naples  Earthquake on Ischia leaves at least one dead and 25 injured

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Aug. 22   Denmark   Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist   A headless torso found in waters off Denmark has been identified as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say  Washington  US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea  Arizona  Trump vows to 'close government' to build Mexico wall

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Aug. 23  Amazon  Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining

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Aug. 24  Bangkok  Yingluck trial: Thai ex-PM fails to show for verdict

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Aug. 26   Texas   Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain
Map of Rockport Texas
  The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal areas
 Some residents are feared trapped in collapsed buildings. More than 200,000 customers are without electricity. Hurricane Harvey has been confirmed to have caused at least eight fatalities; one in Suriname and seven in the United States
  North Korea North Korea fires three missiles into sea  Dubai  Yingluck trial: Thailand ex-PM 'fled to Dubai' before verdict   Nevada     Mayweather stops McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas   Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten by stopping Conor McGregor in one of the richest fights in history   Houston Harvey: Fears grow over severe flooding risk

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Aug. 27   Houston   Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'   Up to 2,000 people have been rescued from floods in and around Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains

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Aug. 28   Northern Japan   N Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'
Map of Hokkaido Japan
  North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an 'unprecedented' threat to his country
  India   Indian guru sentenced to 20 years for rape   Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, head of the spiritual sect Dera Sacha Sauda, was convicted on Friday of raping two of his followers  India  7 coaches of passenger train derail in western India  Houston  Storm Harvey: 'Catastrophic' flooding expected to worsen

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Aug. 29   Houston Houston floods: Night curfew to stop robbery and looting
 North Korea  North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation'

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Aug. 30   Houston   Flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire   During heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, the Arkema plant at Crosby lost refrigeration of chemical compounds which need to be kept cool  Mumbai  Building collapse traps people in Mumbai

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Aug. 31   Washington Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress
 Washington  US orders Russia to close consulate and two annexes  Colombia  Farc former rebels choose new political party name and logo


UN backs fresh sanctions over N. Korea missile tests   Venezuela arrests over 'uprising attempt'   Arrests have been made in Venezuela after soldiers tried to launch an uprising against President Maduro, officials say Trump threatens N Korea after they have miniaturized a nuclear warhead   North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam




World, August 2017 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Aug.5   UN Security Council
Aug.6   Venezuela
Aug.6  Venezuela  Venezuela searches for rebels after deadly clash at army base
Aug.8   Washington
Aug.8   North Korea
  North Korea has said it is considering carrying out missile strikes on the US Pacific territory of Guam
Aug. 11   Washington Trump warns N Korea that US military is 'locked and loaded'
Aug. 20   Singapore US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Map of Strait of Singapore Singapore
  Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after USS John S McCain and an oil tanker collided off the coast of Singapore
Aug. 21   Washington Trump vows 'fight to win' in Afghanistan Aug. 26   North Korea North Korea fires three missiles into sea Aug. 28   Northern Japan N Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat' Map of Hokkaido Japan
  North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an 'unprecedented' threat to his country
Aug. 29  North Korea  North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation'



World, August 2017 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2017 Aug.9   Yemen   Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen   At least 29 teenage migrants were drowned among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea Aug. 11  European Union  Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong Aug. 15   Sierra Leone At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide
Map of Regent Sierra Leone
  At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital
Aug. 16   Spain Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day Aug. 16  Sierra Leone  Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims Aug. 20   Singapore US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Map of Strait of Singapore Singapore
  Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after USS John S McCain and an oil tanker collided off the coast of Singapore
Aug. 21  Naples  Earthquake on Ischia leaves at least one dead and 25 injured Aug. 26   Texas Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain
Map of Rockport Texas
  The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal areas
 Some residents are feared trapped in collapsed buildings. More than 200,000 customers are without electricity. Hurricane Harvey has been confirmed to have caused at least eight fatalities; one in Suriname and seven in the United States
Aug. 26   Houston Harvey: Fears grow over severe flooding risk Aug. 27   Houston Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'   Up to 2,000 people have been rescued from floods in and around Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains Aug. 28  India  7 coaches of passenger train derail in western India Aug. 28  Houston  Storm Harvey: 'Catastrophic' flooding expected to worsen Aug. 29   Houston Houston floods: Night curfew to stop robbery and looting Aug. 30   Houston Flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire   During heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, the Arkema plant at Crosby lost refrigeration of chemical compounds which need to be kept cool Aug. 30  Mumbai  Building collapse traps people in Mumbai Aug. 31   Washington Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress



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2017 Aug. 21   Oregon Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular
Map of Oregon
  A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east




World, August 2017 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2017 Aug.3   Paris   Neymar signs 5-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain  Brazilian football star said he was 'extremely happy to join PSG', the French club said Aug.5  Jamaica  Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt in Jamaican's last solo race Aug.8  Macedonia  Casemiro, Isco lead Real Madrid over Manchester United in Super Cup Aug. 26   Nevada   Mayweather stops McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas   Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten by stopping Conor McGregor in one of the richest fights in history



World, August 2017 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2017 Aug.2  Moscow  US sanctions are 'trade war' on Russia, says PM Medvedev Aug. 11  European Union  Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong Aug. 23  Amazon  Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining



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2017 Aug.2  Brazil  President Temer survives corruption vote Aug.3  Washington  Grand jury assembled in Trump-Russia investigation Aug.6   Venezuela   Venezuela arrests over 'uprising attempt'   Arrests have been made in Venezuela after soldiers tried to launch an uprising against President Maduro, officials say Aug.9   Yemen   Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen   At least 29 teenage migrants were drowned among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea Aug. 17   Barcelona Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13
Map of La Rambla Barcelona Spain
  At least 100 injured. Two suspects then fled on foot. Police said two men were arrested in connection with the attack
 In Ripoll, a man in his 20s was alleged to have rented the van, but told police his ID was stolen.Amaq News Agency said the attackers were 'soldiers of the Islamic State' who "carried out the operation in response to calls for targeting coalition states
Aug. 17   Spain Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona Aug. 18   Barcelona Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver Aug. 21   Spain Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police   Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday's Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub Aug. 22   Denmark Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist   A headless torso found in waters off Denmark has been identified as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say Aug. 24  Bangkok  Yingluck trial: Thai ex-PM fails to show for verdict Aug. 26  Dubai  Yingluck trial: Thailand ex-PM 'fled to Dubai' before verdict Aug. 28   India Indian guru sentenced to 20 years for rape   Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, head of the spiritual sect Dera Sacha Sauda, was convicted on Friday of raping two of his followers Aug. 29   Houston Houston floods: Night curfew to stop robbery and looting



World, August 2017 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2017 Aug.2  Moscow  US sanctions are 'trade war' on Russia, says PM Medvedev Aug.2  Brazil  President Temer survives corruption vote Aug.3  Washington  Grand jury assembled in Trump-Russia investigation Aug.4  Washington  US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout Aug.5   Venezuela Venezuela's chief prosecutor rejects dismissal
Aug.5   UN Security Council UN backs fresh sanctions over N. Korea missile tests Aug.7  Kenya  President Kenyatta urges peaceful vote Aug.8   Washington Trump threatens N Korea after they have miniaturized a nuclear warhead Aug.8   North Korea   North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam
  North Korea has said it is considering carrying out missile strikes on the US Pacific territory of Guam
Aug.8   Kenya Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted
Aug. 11   Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say
Aug. 11   Washington Trump warns N Korea that US military is 'locked and loaded' Aug. 12   Virginia One killed in violence over US far-right rally Map of 4th Street SE Charlottesville Virginia Virginia
  One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia
Aug. 12  Venezuela  Latin Americans condemn Trump over 'military response' Aug. 13  Virginia  Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right Aug. 15   New York   Both sides to blame in Virginia - Trump   US President has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injur... Aug. 16  Sierra Leone  Burials for Sierra Leone mudslide victims Aug. 21   Oregon Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular Map of Oregon
  A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east
Aug. 22  Washington  US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea Aug. 22  Arizona  Trump vows to 'close government' to build Mexico wall Aug. 23  Amazon  Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining Aug. 24  Bangkok  Yingluck trial: Thai ex-PM fails to show for verdict Aug. 26  Dubai  Yingluck trial: Thailand ex-PM 'fled to Dubai' before verdict Aug. 29  North Korea  North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation' Aug. 31   Washington Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress Aug. 31  Washington  US orders Russia to close consulate and two annexes Aug. 31  Colombia  Farc former rebels choose new political party name and logo