Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Aug. 7, 2015.
White House criticizes Democratic senator for lack of support on Iran deal
Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer said he would vote no on the negotiated Iran nuclear deal. That, apparently, has the White House unhappy, with Press Secretary Josh Earnest saying Friday he "wouldn't be surprised" if it means other Democratic senators pass over Schumer for a leadership position.
[Read more from Politico]
Atheist Bangladesh blogger killed by machete-wielding gang
A Bangladesh blogger named Niloy Neel, known for his atheist stances, was hacked to death by a machete-wielding gang. The Hindu man is the fourth secular blogger killed this year in Bangladesh by suspected Islamic extremists.
[Read more from the BBC]
African migrant walks through Eurochannel Tunnel from France to England
An African migrant, attempting to get to London, reportedly walked 30 miles in the dark of the Channel Tunnel from France to England, dodging trains going 100 mph. He had to climb four fences while dodging search teams and hundreds of security cameras to get there. He was arrested however near Folkestone, England.
[Read more from the New York Times]
'Fantastic Four' movie gets criticized by its own director
The new reboot of the "Fantastic Four" is getting panned by critics, with a measly 10 percent positive on Rotten Tomatoes. And in a now-deleted tweet its director, Josh Trank, said he "had a fantastic version" of the film last year – but viewers would likely never see it, hinting changes were made he's not too happy with.
[Read more from the Daily Beast]