Two days after saying it had come to the aid of a foreign tanker after receiving a distress call, Iran detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf.
The 148th British Open gets underway on Thursday for the first time in 68 years in Northern Ireland at Royal Portrush.
Sudan's ruling military, pro-democracy movement sign a political document to end deadlock, paving way for a civilian administration.
Critics have bemoaned the slow progress made by an investigative team of the UN Security Council but the agency outlined solid gains made in recent months.
Von der Leyen will address the 751-member European Parliament at 0700 GMT, to be followed by a debate and a secret ballot at 1600 GMT.
The movement's protests blocked routes in different cities of the UK bringing boats with the slogan "Act Now" to raise awareness on climate change.
Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci proposed to the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government that they cooperate in the search for gas off the divided island.
The protest in Sheung Shui, not far from the Chinese city of Shenzhen, started peacefully but devolved into skirmishes, with demonstrators throwing umbrellas at police who retaliated by swinging batons and firing pepper spray.
Kim Darroch resigned as UK ambassador to the US after his memos characterising US President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "dysfunctional" were leaked, enraging London's political and diplomatic class.
The death of the 12-year-old girl in a river near the UK city of Manchester leaves worrying unanswered questions, so the British Somali community is campaigning for a full investigation.
The bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face trial, sparked huge and at times violent street protests and plunged the former British colony into turmoil.
The museum said it has been working with law enforcement agencies to return the works smuggled out during recent periods of conflict.
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