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
Far from dissipating, African [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Back in 2013, China experienced its worst smog outbreak since 1961. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

According to the Bangladesh Jatiya Hindu Mojahote, an umbrella organization representing Hindus within Bangladesh, 107 Bangladeshi Hindu civilians were murdered, 31 Hindu victims disappeared, at least 25 Hindu women and girls were raped, 23 Hindus were forcefully converted and 235 Hindu temples and statues within Bangladesh were desecrated during the past year. These findings were published in a report titled “Atrocities on Religious Minorities in Bangladesh from January 1 to December 31, 2017.”

The same [...]

Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

Women had few powers in Ancient Greece – except in death.

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Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
American media is reporting that, during a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress on immigra [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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