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
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the official opposition to the governing African National Congres [...]
Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

In December 2016, the Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Constitutional Court ruled in the “Ljubic” decision that elements of the country's electoral legislation undermines the rights of the country's Constituent People's – the Bosniaks, Serbs, and Croats – to elect their own representatives, as enshrined in the Dayton Accords. What makes this decision so important? The court ordered BiH's parliament to amend the election law, but Parliament has so far failed to act, causing [...]

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

One of the great struggles of writing a history of gender identity is understanding people's internal lives. How should we talk about those who dressed as men and went to war?

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Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will return to Florida tomorrow to meet with President Donald [...]
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

As we speak, the political situation in Bangladesh is deteriorating for the Hindu community. Millions of acres of Hindu land has been confiscated and redefined as enemy property. According to Shipan Kumer Basu, the President of the World Hindu Struggle Committee, “Local land grabber Manik Miah has occupied the properties of Ballabh Das in Majigacha village of Kachua Upazila in Chandpur district.”

He claimed that 300 Muslims accompanied by musical instruments came in order [...]

Mon, Apr 16, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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