Global Affairs

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


Global Affairs

2 close aides of Pope Francis test positive for COVID-19, Vatican says

2 close aides of Pope Francis test positive for COVID-19, Vatican says
Global Affairs

Autocracies outdo democracies on public trust – survey

Autocracies outdo democracies on public trust – survey

Asia Pacific

UN envoy seeks Thai help to halt deterioration of Myanmar crisis

UN envoy seeks Thai help to halt deterioration of Myanmar crisis
Global Affairs

Poorer nations dump millions of close-to-expiry COVID-19 vaccines – UNICEF

Poorer nations dump millions of close-to-expiry COVID-19 vaccines – UNICEF

Global Affairs

Human Rights Watch criticizes Biden, others for weak defense of democracy

Human Rights Watch criticizes Biden, others for weak defense of democracy
Global Affairs

Pope Francis warns about dangers of ‘cancel culture’

Pope Francis warns about dangers of ‘cancel culture’

Global Affairs

Pope Francis backs COVID-19 vaccine drives, hits ideological misinformation

Pope Francis backs COVID-19 vaccine drives, hits ideological misinformation
Global Affairs

UN launches Sudanese talks push to end post-coup crisis

UN launches Sudanese talks push to end post-coup crisis

Global Affairs

Russia, China, Britain, US, France say no one can win nuclear war

Russia, China, Britain, US, France say no one can win nuclear war
Africa

Mali proposes 5-year election delay to West African bloc

Mali proposes 5-year election delay to West African bloc