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 the run-up to South Africa's national elections, the Democratic Alliance (DA) will receive a b [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Ted Alden joins Jim Lindsay to discuss trade and immigration policy after the congressional midterms. Ted is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Fore­­­ign Relations, specializing in U.S. economic competitiveness, trade, and immigration policy. (This is a rebroadcast of an episode of the President's Inbox, another podcast produced by CFR.) [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: The World Next Week |
Incumbent Indonesian president Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, appears to have handily won a second term [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Command and control among Boko Haram factions operating in Nigeria's Borno state and adjacent ter [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Longman-History Today Book Prize 2019: The Shortlist

History Today

The six titles on the shortlist for our annual book prize.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: History Today Blog

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