November 5, 2020Election 2020
The world awaits the results of the close U.S. presidential election, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is scheduled to select a new director general, and Myanmar holds fraught elections.
October 15, 2020U.S. Congress
The U.S. Senate votes on a COVID-19 relief bill; Bolivians head to the polls for a twice-postponed general election; and New Zealand, considered to have one of the most successful pandemic responses,…
October 22, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The World Health Summit 2020 takes place virtually, Chileans vote in a constitutional referendum amid protests, and Tanzania holds a general election.
August 27, 2020Climate Change
Louisianans and Texans cope with Hurricane Laura as they mark fifteen years since Hurricane Katrina, the World Trade Organization’s director-general, Roberto Azevedo, departs amid uncertainty over th…
September 10, 2020United Nations General Assembly
The seventy-fifth UN General Assembly kicks off virtually, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, and the European Union and China h…
January 9, 2020Iran
Tensions between the United States and Iran escalate after the killing of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, Washington and Beijing finalize their “Phase One” trade deal, and Taiwan holds a pivot…
December 5, 2019United Kingdom
The United Kingdom holds a pivotal general election, peace talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine continue, and the World Trade Organization grinds to a halt.
November 7, 2019Turkey
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. President Donald J. Trump at the White House, Spaniards hold their fourth general election in four years, and the United States continues trade …
October 17, 2019Syria
Turmoil continues throughout northern Syria, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson strives for a last-minute Brexit deal, and Canada holds a general election.