Politics of Slovenia
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's five centre-left parties nominated Marjan Sarec, a comedian turned politician, to become prime minister and form a government following an inconclusive
Rep. Chris Collins was charged with securities fraud along with his son and another man. Collins is accused of passing inside stock information to his son, who used it to make favorable trades.
Capital punishment in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia executed and crucified a Myanmar man in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday in a rare form of punishment reserved for the most egregious crimes.
Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal
Ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter fell ill after being poisoned by a nerve agent in the UK.
International recognition of the State of Palestine
Context: Colombia, International recognition of the State of Palestine, Palestinians
2018 China–United States trade war
China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of imports from the U.S. from Aug. 23, matching an earlier move from Washington in another ratchet higher for the trade war between the two nations.
Colombia–United States relations
The Trump administration will provide an additional $9 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees who have fled into Colombia, according to U.S. officials.
Canada–Saudi Arabia relations
Riyadh's move comes after Ottawa denounced a crackdown on human rights activists in the kingdom.
August 2018 Lombok earthquake
Context: August 2018 Lombok earthquake, Indonesia, Lombok, earthquake
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The academy also said it's "committed to producing an entertaining show in three hours." Fingers crossed.