Global Affairs

News and features on issues that transcend countries and continents: diplomacy, security, religion, gender, global health, and other transnational topics.


Europe

Switzerland has ‘systemic’ racism issues, UN experts say

Switzerland has ‘systemic’ racism issues, UN experts say
Global Affairs

Nobel medicine prize goes to explorer of ancient DNA

Nobel medicine prize goes to explorer of ancient DNA

Global Affairs

How does the Nobel Peace Prize work?

How does the Nobel Peace Prize work?
Global Affairs

Pope begs Putin to end ‘spiral of violence and death’, cites nuclear threat

Pope begs Putin to end ‘spiral of violence and death’, cites nuclear threat

Global Affairs

Russia vetoes UN resolution on proclaimed annexations, China abstains

Russia vetoes UN resolution on proclaimed annexations, China abstains
Philippines

WATCH: Biden, Marcos meet on sidelines of UN General Assembly 

WATCH: Biden, Marcos meet on sidelines of UN General Assembly 

Global Affairs

UN showdown looms between Lavrov, West over atrocities in Ukraine

UN showdown looms between Lavrov, West over atrocities in Ukraine
Global Affairs

Pope Francis says it is ‘madness’ to think of using nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Pope Francis says it is ‘madness’ to think of using nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Global Affairs

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action
Global Affairs

LIVE UPDATES: United Nations General Assembly 2022

LIVE UPDATES: United Nations General Assembly 2022