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July 16, 2020

U.S. Congress
U.S. Congress Returns to Session, Schools Grapple With Reopening, and More

The U.S. Congress returns to session; schools and universities struggle with reopening amid a surge in COVID-19 cases; and, China, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States prepare for spacecra…

Podcast Enrolees wear face masks during entrance examinations at the Heroes of the Young Guard Cadet Corps, Kreminna, Luhansk Region, eastern Ukraine.

May 14, 2020

Argentina
Argentina’s Debt Deadline, U.S. Congress Returns, and More

The deadline approaches for Argentina to restructure $65 billion in debt, the U.S. House of Representatives is set to join the Senate in getting back to work, and the spring graduation season is mark…

Podcast Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center where she addressed COVID-19 relief funding and accusations against presidential candidate Joe Biden.

September 12, 2019

Israel
Elections in Israel and Tunisia, Robert Mugabe’s Funeral, and More

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces another general election, Tunisia holds its second democratic election since the 2011 Arab Spring, and the funeral of Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert …

Podcast An Orthodox Jewish man walks past an election campaign poster in Jerusalem.

September 18, 2019

Hong Kong
Podcast: Joshua Wong and Brian Leung on Hong Kong's Pro-democracy Movement

Ever since protests gained traction in late spring, Hong Kong has been a focal point for international attention. The protests, which drew approximately two million participants at one point, have co…

Podcast A man walks past a graffiti during a march to demand democracy and political reforms in Hong Kong, China, August 18, 2019.

November 16, 2017

Global
November 16, 2017

NAFTA negotiations resume in Mexico City, the European Union sets a deadline on Brexit details, and Saudi Arabia calls for an emergency Arab League meeting.

Podcast TWNW_20161117

December 11, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: December 10, 2015

The fifth anniversary of the Arab Spring events is marked; Las Vegas is host to the next Republican presidential debate and world powers step up diplomacy on Syria.

Podcast

April 7, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: April 7, 2016

The IMF spring meeting takes place, the fallout continues over the release of the Panama papers, and marathons are held at the North Pole and in North Korea.

Podcast

March 24, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: March 24, 2016

Security concerns in Europe are heightened after Tuesday's terrorist attacks in Brussels, the UN and EU hold a briefing on cooperation, and the Arab League summit in Marrakech is called off.

Podcast

March 26, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: March 26, 2015

Egypt hosts the Arab League summit; Palestine is set to join the International Criminal Court and Nigerians vote for a new president.

Podcast

December 15, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: December 15, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the Arab Spring's one year anniversary is marked; the U.S. Senate must pass a funding bill or face a government shutdown; and the Mercosur s…

Podcast