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
The International Energy Agency releases its report on the oil market, and the UN Security Council discusses the use of chemical weapons in Syria. [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |

The cult of saints affected everyone in medieval Europe. A voracious souvenir market was one of its consequences.

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Wed, Aug 09, 2017
Source: History Today Blog
Brazil is in a confusing place, with unprecedented voter dissatisfaction but no clear path out of [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
Source: Latin America | CFR
The U.S. Department of Commerce releases its international trade figures on goods and services, and presidential elections take place in Rwanda and Kenya. [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |

The idea that the ancients believed in Antipodean lands to balance the globe is a modern invention – and wrong.

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Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: History Today Blog


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