August 12, 2016

This week, Erdoğan and Putin meet in an attempt to resurrect bilateral relations; protesters denounce the timeline for a recall of Venezuela’s president; the world’s longest hunger strike comes to an end; and more.

Olympian Yiech Pur Biel - credit: IOC

August 5, 2016

This week, an Olympic team of refugees makes history in Rio; researchers in Cuba develop a vaccine for lung cancer; women in Nepal organize to gain independence from a patriarchal caste system; and more.

August 2, 2016

Pacific Council directors Robert H. Tuttle and Mickey Kantor extol the virtues of the recently passed Global Food Security Act, and how it can make a real impact in the fight against global hunger. 

Pan American Health Org.

July 29, 2016

This week on Global Beat: Colombia declares an end to its Zika virus epidemic; Russian athletes will be heading to the Rio Olympic Games despite mass doping charges; sub-Saharan Africa is named one of the fastest growing regions for foreign direct investment; and more.

July 15, 2016

This week on Global Beat: Theresa May is selected as the United Kingdom’s second female prime minister; renewed fighting erupts in Kashmir; an international court rules against China’s territorial claims to the South China Sea; and more.

July 1, 2016

This week on Global Beat: North American nations make a massive clean power pledge; Turkey reels from a terrorist attack on Istanbul's Atatürk Airport; the Iraqi military pushes the Islamic State out of Fallujah; and more.

June 27, 2016

Whether the Guantánamo Bay prison is eventually closed or not, the Obama administration can still give the remaining detainees due process by removing the inefficiencies in the Military Commission Hearings.

Photo credit: Fernando Butcher

June 24, 2016

This week on Global Beat: the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union; Panama unveils a $3.1 billion canal expansion plan; women's rights in Saudi Arabia begin to surface; and more.


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