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

A tale of mutiny, scandal, post-mortem celebrity and repeated body snatching in the 18th century.

Tue, Oct 31, 2017
Source: History Today Blog

The 17th century was not as violent and brutal as is often perceived. Though punishments could be harsh, they took place within a largely peaceful society.

Mon, Oct 30, 2017
Source: History Today Blog

Oral history breathes fresh life into a deadly battle of the Second World War.

Sun, Oct 29, 2017
Source: History Today Blog
Yesterday I joined Robert McMahon on CFR's podcast, The World Next Week, which gives a preview of [...]
Fri, Oct 27, 2017
Source: Latin America | CFR
Opposition groups face new hurdles in Venezuela and U.S. technology and media giants arrive in Washington D.C. for intelligence hearings. [...]
Thu, Oct 26, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |

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