The list of issues for this year's G7 summit is long, with escalating trade tensions with the US, the UK's pending exit from the EU and fires in the Amazon looming over leaders as they gather in southern France.
The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, has changed its destination to a port in Turkey. The US has threatened to sanction any party that takes the oil.
Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days.
Russian submarines have fired two nuclear-capable missiles which destroyed dummy targets in remote regions of the country, Russia's military says. The test comes a day after Moscow pledged to respond to US testing.
The Revolutionary Guard commander said Iran had tested a new missile. Iran regularly exaggerates its missile and defense technology capabilities.
A Soyuz capsule carrying a robot called Fedor failed to dock at the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists at Russia's Roskosmos are trying to correct the issue, with journalists asked to leave mission control.
North Korea has launched two suspected short-range missiles off its east coast, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks. It comes after Pyongyang sharply criticized US-South Korean annual military drills.
The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task.
People in India-administered Kashmir have once again taken to the streets to protest against New Delhi's decision to scrap the state's special status. The region has been in a state of lockdown in recent weeks.
As world leaders prepare to meet in the French resort of Biarritz, hundreds of climate activists and anti-capitalists have gathered in nearby Irun. DW's Bernd Riegert had a look round the official protest camp.
After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chance, experts say.