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
Hong Kong: Lawmakers carried out during parliament mayhem – May 18 2020

With the sudden shock of Covid-19, almost all economic activity locally and globally had ceased after February 2020. Only now towards the end of May 2020 have some countries decided to carefully open up businesses, economies and society in returning to normalcy. Much of the idea of a return to normal is linked to the views of how some believe the post pandemic world [...]

Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
A Hospital ‘Manned by Women'

Wendy Moore

The First World War offered new opportunities for enterprising female doctors.

Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Source: History Today Blog
Public and Private Pleasures

Phil Withington

Coffeehouses and coffee were not as closely related as one might think.

Fri, May 29, 2020
Source: History Today Blog

By Mendi Safadi

Another Iranian site has been discovered in Syria near Al Baida en route to Siyaf and it is intended for an attack deep inside of Israel. This is an Iranian nuclear site deep inside the heart of Syria that poses a tangible danger to the Jewish state.

The site is located south of Meisaf. The construction began four years ago in an old military site belonging to the 47th Missile Brigade. [...]

Tue, May 19, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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Mon, May 18, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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