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
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
This week, Indonesians will go to the polls in the country's presidential elections. [...]
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Travels Through Time #9 – Kassia St Clair, 1969

History Today

In this episode we travel back 50 years to 1969 and the Apollo 11 moon landing. Kassia St Clair discusses the intriguing story behind the space suits, quiet wonders of technology made using traditional techniques.

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Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: History Today Blog
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Three events this week served as a reminder that, in a world where democracy is buffeted on many [...]
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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