October 27, 2017

This week, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is evacuated from South Sudan due to protests; Xi Jinping solidifies his power during China's 19th Communist Party Congress; Spain and Iraq move to suppress Catalonia’s and Kurdistan’s independence movements; and more.

October 20, 2017

This week, President Xi Jinping expands his power at China’s 19th Communist Party Congress; U.S.-backed Syrian forces reclaim about 90 percent of ISIL’s capital city of Raqqa; more than 270 people are killed by truck bombs in downtown Mogadishu; and more.

October 13, 2017

This week, relations continue to deteriorate between the United States and Turkey; allies clash over NAFTA negotiations; Catalan suspends its declaration of independence pending talks with Spain; and more.

October 11, 2017

With the continuing rise in temperatures from changes in our climate, larger, more ferocious storms may become the new normal, writes Alice Hill. If the nation fails to incorporate the risks of climate change into its preparedness efforts, any investment in the future may be washed away with the next storm.

October 6, 2017

This week, protests rock Spain following Catalan’s independence referendum; the conflict over Kashmir escalates; the presidents of Iran and Turkey vow to oppose the Iraqi Kurds’ quest for independence; and more.

September 29, 2017

This week, Puerto Rico copes with devastating damage from Hurricane Maria; Iraqi Kurds vote overwhelmingly in favor of independence; Angela Merkel is reelected as German chancellor and Alternative für Deutschland enters parliament; and more.

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