A solar eclipse sweeps across Africa, Europe and the Eastern United States.
At least 150 people are arrested by European and U.S. authorities during a joint crackdown on traders of drugs, weapons and other illicit goods on darknet e-commerce sites. The majority of those arrested are from Germany, the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
In a joint statement, leaders of the European Union say that recent claims about the United States spying on European leaders, such as Germany's Angela Merkel and citizens, "could prejudice co-operation in intelligence gathering".
Guinea-Bissau's President Malam Bacai Sanhá takes a "sovereign decision" to inaugurate mutineering General Antonio Indjai as army chief, causing upset to the United States which decides not to support this.