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
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

Everything is ready for US President Donald Trump to land on Tuesday in Brussels where he will later participate in the NATO summit. A meeting where the tensions instigated by the White House among the rest of the 28 countries will serve as a reference for the face-to-face meeting scheduled for next Monday in Helsinki between the president and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

While the administration of the Republican sought last week to relax [...]

Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

On 2 April 2018, Ethiopia's restless new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was sworn into power. Since then the Federal Republic of Ethiopia has found itself in a whirlwind of reform. Ethiopia is undergoing its most significant changes since the 1991 birth of the EPRDF ruling coalition under its controversial leader, Meles Zenawi. The last two months have witnessed the realigning of Ethiopia's economy and bilateral relations with previous foes such as Eritrea and Egypt. [...]

Fri, Jul 13, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
As the United States places emphasis on the “Indo-Pacific”—a term echoed by Japan, India, Austral [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
As the Nigerian military regained of control of territory once held by Boko Haram, the government [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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