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
In August, President Muhammadu Buhari [...]
Thu, Oct 17, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

Overcoming tyranny is neither easy nor impossible. The Egyptian people know this very well as Egypt is still living through a decade of hope and disenchantment. In that defining period, Egyptians have deposed a corrupt despot- Hosni Mubarak. They elected their first president—Mohamed Morsi—in a fair and internationally monitored election. And within 365 days, they cheered their military for executing a coup d'état that installed Abdel-Fattah el Sisi, then Egypt's Minster of [...]

Thu, Oct 17, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

According to the World Hindu Struggle Committee, ahead of the Hindu Durga Puja holiday, over 20 Durga Pratima idols were vandalized in different areas of Bangladesh. However, there has been a total media blackout on this news. Not a single newspaper in English has covered the desecration of over 20 gods ahead of a Hindu festival in Bangladesh. The question is, why?

When a Brooklyn synagogue was vandalized over Rosh Hashanah, it [...]

Wed, Oct 16, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
The year 2019 marks four hundred years since the beginning of African slavery in America, when Du [...]
Wed, Oct 16, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Building Borders

Marc Di Tommasi

The Aliens Act of 1905 created a new type of immigrant to the UK and a new way of dealing with them.

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Wed, Oct 16, 2019
Source: History Today Blog

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