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
Last week, Malaysian prime minister Najib tun Razak dissolved parliament and called a general ele [...]
Mon, Apr 09, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

Today, some of Europe's poorest countries are critical to China's global economic development strategy. Under the 16+1 sub-regional framework, which includes eleven countries from central and eastern Europe and five from the Balkans (CEEC), China is pursuing investment opportunities in infrastructure in order to enhance its connectivity with the European region.

Thus far, Chinese interests have been universally welcomed by the sixteen nations with political elites keen to boost their fragile economies in [...]

Mon, Apr 09, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Apr 09, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

‘Socialism with a human face' came head to head with the realities of Soviet communism.

Mon, Apr 09, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
Ayobami Egunyomi is a Robina Franklin Williams intern for Africa Policy Studies at the Counci [...]
Fri, Apr 06, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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