The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps of Iran says it has seized a vessel in the Persian Gulf which it claims was smuggling diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates.
Volkswagen is fined €1 billion by German prosecutors after cheating on diesel particulate emissions testing.
Pedro Parente, the head of Brazil Petrobras, resigns among protests related to diesel fuel prices.
Three adults and four children are found shot dead at a property in Margaret River, Western Australia. Police suspect murder-suicide.
A ship due to carry 65,000 sheep to the Middle East fails an Australian Maritime Safety Authority inspection after docking in Fremantle, Western Australia and is denied permits for the voyage. The government is investigating newly emerged footage of conditions on the ship, where thousands of sheep died during a similar voyage last year.