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August 13, 2020

Pompeo’s European Tour, Democrats’ Virtual National Convention, and More

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wraps up his trip to Central Europe with a visit to Poland, the Democratic National Convention is set to take place virtually, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon…

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March 26, 2015

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.


April 14, 2016

The World Next Week: April 14, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on an immigration case, President Barack Obama travels to Saudi Arabia and Europe, and the UN holds a special session on the global drug problem.


July 7, 2016

The World Next Week: July 7, 2016

The United Kingdom’s political crisis continues, an international court rules on China’s claim to the South China Sea, and Beijing hosts an EU-China summit. 


November 21, 2013

The World Next Week: November 21, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The EU holds its Eastern Partnership Summit in Lithuania; the European Court of Human Rights hears a burqa ban case; and Mali begins parliam…


January 26, 2012

The World Next Week: January 26, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: UN nuclear inspectors visit Iran; a Republican primary is held in Florida; and Prime Minister Gilani's Supreme Court case resumes in Pakista…


November 5, 2009

Momentous Day Twenty Years Ago in Berlin

CFR's Bernard Gwertzman and Serge Schmemann of the International Herald Tribune discuss their role in reporting the fall of the Berlin Wall twenty years ago and the enduring significance of that day…


October 10, 2013

The World Next Week: October 10, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The United States Congress considers a short term debt limit increase; African leaders meet to discuss the International Criminal Court; wor…


June 20, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo
Scene Setter for Planned December Election in DRC

Though Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala of Democratic Republic of Congo officially announced on June 12 that President Joseph Kabila would not stand for a controversial third term, this has not ended speculation that Kabila, whose term of office expired in 2016, will find a way to continue to stay in power. Shortly thereafter, in what will surely complicate the election, the International Criminal Court acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, an ex-warlord, and a fierce rival of Kabila.

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