Global Events

Global/International Current Events.  World news and foreign policy feeds refreshed daily.  Not simply headlines, but ideally covering stories from more in depth sources about the topics of the day.

  • Council on Foreign Relations | The World Next Week podcast is highly listenable, insightful,  informative.  A favorite.
  • The Economist | The Week Ahead podcast
  • Foreign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network site
  • World News | Breaking US News and International News Headlines – GlobalPost is my best global news source.
  • The Ground Truth Project |  Blog of on-the-ground reporting around the world

People walk by a poster of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for the upcoming presidential election, in Cairo, Egypt, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egypt's President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, is slated to win elections on March 28. His only contender, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, is someone who has not only called himself a “big supporter” of Sisi, but has also worked as member, until he announced candidacy in the last minutes of a final deadline, [...]

Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
At the time Boko Haram kidnapped almost three hundred girls from a school in Chibok in 2014, repo [...]
Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Viola Rothschild is a research associate in Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. [...]
Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) is one of several groups seeking to revive republic of Bi [...]
Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
In the run up to national elections (scheduled for 2019), there is once again uproar over the siz [...]
Tue, Mar 20, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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