Eighteen people are dead and dozens of others are injured, including fifteen seriously, after an Air India Express plane carrying 191 people overruns the runway in Calicut International Airport, Kerala, India.
A Democratic Republic of the Congo protest calling for the resignation of President Joseph Kabila turns violent in Kinshasa, leaving at least 17 people dead, including three police officers. Opposition groups say that 50 people died.
A United Nations peacekeeper from India is killed in the eastern Congo. [http:--www.mercurynews.com-breaking-news-ci_21018996-un-peacekeeper-killed-volatile-eastern-congo (AP via "San Jose Mercury News")]date=August 2019