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, Dec 10, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Julie Yao is an intern with the Asia Studies program at the Council on Foreign Relations and [...]
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

In 2014 Local Election and the Presidential Election in 2016, Tsai Ing-wen and her pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party(DPP) swiped Taiwan, from Parliament to local governments. This Saturday, the first local election after Tsai' s administrations came to power will be held. From 2014 to 2016, DPP's power grew rapidly as President Ma from Nationalist Party (KMT) floundered over several political issues and also the economies. However, after Tsai became the president of Taiwan, or formally [...]

Thu, Dec 06, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Theresa May's Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN's Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay. [...]
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |
As in the rest of the world, the impacts of climate change are unlikely to abate anytime soon in [...]
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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