January 10, 2019United States
The World Bank searches for a new president after Jim Yong Kim resigns, and Detroit hosts the annual North American International Auto Show.
October 11, 2018United Nations
The United States searches for a new ambassador to the UN, Indonesia hosts an IMF-World Bank summit, and the German state of Bavaria holds elections.
November 1, 2018Elections and Voting
The United States goes to the polls in a tense midterm election, and Iran faces the consequences of new oil sanctions. Carla Anne Robbins sits in for Jim Lindsay.
December 13, 2018France
The world marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, Yellow Vests protesters take to the streets of Paris for the fifth weekend in a row, and Pakistan’s foreign minister visits Afghani…
December 6, 2018United Kingdom
Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay.
November 29, 2018G20 (Group of Twenty)
World leaders convene in Argentina for the annual G20 summit, and a UN climate summit gets underway in Poland.
November 15, 2018United Kingdom
A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon. …