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
Amal Hussein and Hamdi Mohamed work on poems together.

Amal Hussein and Hamdi Mohamed have a lot in common. Both were born in Kenya, where their parents had fled as refugees from Somalia's civil war, and both came to Boston when they were just a few years old. They're both in their early 20s now, they're both poets — and both of their grandmothers are poets.

But there's one crucial difference in the two women's stories.

Hamdi grew up with her ayeeyo — [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: Global Post
In a newly released public opinion [...]
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
In the aftermath of the November 15 military intervention, there are credible rumors that [...]
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

A military tank with armed soldiers on the road leading to President Robert Mugabe's office in Harare. [AP Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi]

What is happening in Zimbabwe?

It appears that 93-year old “President for Life” Robert Mugabe might finally be out of power. The military has refused to acknowledge a “coup,” but when the military leadership provide the spokesmen for the government, when generals are asserting who will and will not be acceptable as potential heads of state [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
During his meeting today (Myanmar time) with senior Myanmar leaders including the head of the mil [...]
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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