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
Over the past six months, debates have grown in Australia and New Zealand about whether China is [...]
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Rough sea is seen underneath a maritime platform in Vietnam's Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Rough seas are seen underneath a maritime platform in Vietnam's Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. Photo: Tuoi Tre

The new year rang in a series of devastating winter storms ranging from the “bomb cyclone” hitting the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. to the deadly storm Eleanor battering Western Europe – examples of extreme weather which many scientists blame on climate change. Over in Asia, Vietnam is recovering from Typhoon Tembin which damaged several islands it holds [...]

Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
The New Year has brought a rash of new [...]
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

‘We have not kept our women individually under control, we now dread them collectively', said Cato the Elder, as women took to the streets to protest unfair laws.

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Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: History Today Blog

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