World Agenda August 2017
August 1-31, 2017 -- Graphic shows news events in August 2017. Events this month include the start of negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and presidential elections in Rwanda and Kenya. India and Pakistan gained independence 70 years ago, and Diana, Princess of Wales, died 20 years ago. Airbus Perlan II will attempt to set a new glider altitude record, boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor face off in a historic bout, and a solar eclipse will sweep across the continental U.S. from coast to coast.
(Story: Julie Mullins)