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
Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. [...]
Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Source: Latin America | CFR
The African National Congress's (ANC) party convention will take place from December 16 to Decemb [...]
Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

There is a broad-based consensus that security in Somalia has been deteriorating at an alarming rate. In the past few weeks, hundreds of people have been killed by truck bombs at two prominent locations in Mogadishu. The lethal potency of the explosives and the scale of death and devastation resulting from the Oct 14th one was far beyond what Mogadishu has witnessed in over quarter of a century of violence.

These successive [...]

Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Ayobami Egunyomi is a Franklin Williams intern for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Fo [...]
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
New United States Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink arriving at Noi Bai International Airport in Ha Noi on November 4, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre Here in Da Nang, economic leaders from around the Asia-Pacific region are gathering for this week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' summit hosted by the Vietnamese. Established in 1989, APEC is a regional economic forum comprising 21 member states, including Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, and [...]
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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