February 20, 2018
A new UNICEF reports finds newborn deaths are 50-times higher in low-income countries compared to high-income countries, and Turkey threatens force against Syria's army if it interferes with an anti-Kurdish operation.
February 16, 2018
A new analysis suggests the ongoing Winter Olympics will leave South Korea in the red, Reuters reports 100 Russian mercenaries may have been killed by the US in Syria last week, and Germany asks the US to step up its trans-Atlantic burden sharing.
February 15, 2018
A medical survey finds consistent signs of “possible acquired brain injury” among US diplomats serving in Cuba, Russia accuses the US of election interference and Turkey tells the US to break ties with Syrian Kurds.
February 14, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he won't step down after Israeli police recommended he be charged with bribery, NATO asks for more money, and a new Dutch law shakes up the organ donation system.
February 13, 2018
Julian Assange loses a major court battle in the U.K., South Africa's president is asked to step down by his own party, and tensions escalate between Israel and Syria.
February 12, 2018
Vice President Pence changes his tune on talks with North Korea, Iraq asks for $88 billion to rebuild after war with ISIS, and the British royal family declares war on plastic.
February 9, 2018
North and South Korea march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremonies, and the arrest of critics of the Turkish military campaign in Syria underscore how easy it is to anger President Reccep Erdogan.
February 8, 2018
Olympic competition begins, Russia's presidential field is set, and the US and Syria trade blame over fighting on Thursday.
February 2, 2018
France says no US trade deal without Trump commitment to Paris Agreement, the ICJ rewards damages for cross-border environmental damage, and the US imposes an arms embargo on South Sudan.
February 1, 2018
The British gov't scrambles to respond to a damning Brexit economic impact report, Poland advances a Holocaust speech law and France pursues more trade with Iran.
January 31, 2018
The world reacts to President Trump's State of the Union speech, and a new UN report finds 22 American companies doing business in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
January 30, 2018
The Trump Administration decides against imposing new sanctions on Russia, and Saudi Arabia hauls in more than $100 billion as a part of its anti-corruption purge.
January 29, 2018
Russia opens Syrian peace talks in Sochi, Britain will be bound by EU laws until the end of 2020, and Egyptian President Sisi has a challenger in March elections.
January 26, 2018
Did President Trump hold the door open to rejoining the TPP during remarks at Davos? Turkey's president will expand anti-Kurdish operations in Syria, and Julian Assange gets his day in court.
January 25, 2018
US allies seek to distinguish themselves from President Trump's policies in Davos, the UN convenes a ninth round of Syrian peace talks, and a new power grid will connect France and Spain.