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
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, worth over $20 million, is widely regarded as corrupt, a sex [...]
Tue, Nov 07, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

Picture of suicide bomber Ayat Al Akhras in front of UNRWA school (Photo Credit: Kay Wilson)

A new comprehensive study by the Center for Near East Policy Research & the Israel Resource News Agency, commissioned by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, highlights new Palestinian Authority school books used in UNRWA schools, which shows unprecedented incitement to terror. How should the 68 UNRWA donors react?‘

Most recently, the Center for Near East Policy Research and the Israel Resource News [...]

Tue, Nov 07, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

Hospital or home birth has rarely been a simple choice.

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Mon, Nov 06, 2017
Source: History Today Blog

I've missed you even if you did not know that you missed me.

From 2007 to 2014 I was at various times the: Blogger/Senior Blogger/Senior Editor for African Affairs here at FPA.

Well, I'm back! I'll mostly be focusing on South Africa, because politics and society in South Africa in the next few months will have a vitally important influence on the continent. But my coverage, in keeping with my own work — both journalustic and scholarly [...]

Mon, Nov 06, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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