Aug 3, 2016 — North Korea launches two ballistic missiles, one of which explodes immediately after its launch while the main part of the other lands in Japan's economic exclusion zone.
Aug 8, 2016 — A Filipino lawmaker proposes a bill banning Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump from entering the Philippines after Trump compared Filipino legal immigrants to terrorists.
Aug 9, 2016 — Longest ever hunger strike ends, Indian human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila tastes honey after 16 years
Aug 10, 2016 — Police in Dallas, Texas kill Tony Timpa, who suffered from schizophrenia and depression, after he asked for help. The police laughed as he asked for help 30 times while they pinned his shoulders, knees, and neck to the ground
Aug 13, 2016 — At least 10 children are killed and 28 injured in an air attack on a school in northern Yemen.
Aug 17, 2016 — Trump announced Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen Bannon as the campaign chief executive
Aug 20, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force deploys the B-1, B-2, and B-52 bombers in Guam to conduct exercises.
Aug 24, 2016 — Astronomers announce discovery of earth-like planet named Proxima b orbiting star Proxima Centauri
Aug 25, 2016 — Negative Sun is released.
Aug 31, 2016 — The young Brazilian democracy is killed by another right wing coup.