May 12, 2016
The new president of Taiwan is inaugurated, the Sykes-Picot Agreement centennial is marked, and the UN Security Council takes on a mission to Somalia.
April 21, 2016
Presidential candidates in the Philippines hold a final debate, the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster is observed, and Ireland marks the centennial of the Easter Rising.
March 10, 2016
The EU holds its summit on migrants, U.S. states hold more presidential primaries, and Syria marks five years of civil war.
March 4, 2016
Conflict escalates in Mosul, Japan marks five years since its earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis, and the second anniversary of Flight MH370’s disappearance is marked.
January 21, 2016
New Syrian peace talks are planned, Haiti holds a presidential runoff election and Egypt and Yemen mark five years since their uprisings.
December 11, 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.
October 1, 2015
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee reviews Afghanistan, Trans-Pacific Partnership talks wrap up in Atlanta, and Germany marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of its reunification.
September 24, 2015
The UN holds a special meeting on migration and refugees; Hong Kong marks one year since pro-democracy protests began and the new U.S. fiscal year begins.
August 27, 2015
The global financial system takes stock after upheaval; the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is marked and Beijing hosts a parade marking the end of World War II.
August 6, 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Cuba; Vietnam’s prime minister visits Malaysia and Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb blasts.