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
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Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

Congressman Walter Jones, a Republican who had represented North Carolina's 3rd congressional district since 1995, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. Jones became ill in July 2018, when he began missing votes in the House of Representatives. He was re-elected unopposed in November, but was too weak to travel to Washington. Instead, his longtime colleague Rep. G. K. Butterfield, a Democrat from a neighboring district, traveled to Jones's home in Farmville, North Carolina, to administer [...]

Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
The Sexuality of Slang

Robert Greer

Laws prohibiting homosexuality helped create new languages of same-sex desire.

Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: History Today Blog

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