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

Finland celebrates its centenary in December 2017, but the concept of Suur Suomi – ‘Greater Finland' – has existed since at least the 18th century.

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Fri, Sep 01, 2017
Source: History Today Blog

The dramatic life of the outlaw and special agent Eşref Bey epitomises the end of the Ottoman Empire.

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Thu, Aug 31, 2017
Source: History Today Blog
Texas recovers from Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Congress returns from summer recess, and Indian-Chinese tensions ease. [...]
Thu, Aug 31, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |
The first round of NAFTA negotiations now concluded, the three nations will take a two week breat [...]
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
Source: Latin America | CFR
French president Emmanuel Macron hosts the leaders of Germany, Spain, and Italy, Muslims around the world make a pilgrimage to Mecca, and the U.S. Open begins in New York City. [...]
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |


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