The United States announces an $800 million aid package for Ukraine that includes cluster munitions for the first time. While the weapons are outlawed by over 100 countries under the Convention on Cluster Munitions, the United States, Ukraine, and Russia are not signatories.
The United States Department of State "strongly condemns" the arrest of opposition politician Freddy Guevara yesterday in Caracas. Guevara is a close ally of disputed president and opposition leader Juan Guaidó.
The human rights group International Rights Advocates formally launches a lawsuit in the United States against Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc. (Google), Tesla, Inc., Dell and Microsoft on behalf of 14 Congolese families whose children died or were injured in Copperbelt mines that supply cobalt for the firms' lithium-ion battery products.
Following the summit, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting President of the United States to visit Hiroshima, the site of the first use of an atomic bomb by the U.S. during World War II. Obama calls for nations to reconsider the development of nuclear weapons and eventually eliminate them.
The BBC apologises after offending the sensibilities of Japanese viewers by broadcasting jokes targeting Tsutomu Yamaguchi, who survived both atomic bomb attacks carried out by the United States on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.