Global Affairs

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


Global Affairs

Pope Francis decries ‘stone hearts’ of indifference to migrants’ pain

Pope Francis decries ‘stone hearts’ of indifference to migrants’ pain
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Omicron reported in 57 countries, hospitalizations set to rise, WHO says

Omicron reported in 57 countries, hospitalizations set to rise, WHO says

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China says US diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics could harm co-operation

China says US diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics could harm co-operation
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Pope says willing to go to Moscow to meet Orthodox Patriarch

Pope says willing to go to Moscow to meet Orthodox Patriarch

Middle East

In Khashoggi’s shadow, Macron set for Saudi talks with crown prince

In Khashoggi’s shadow, Macron set for Saudi talks with crown prince
Life & Health

WHO’s top scientist says Omicron could displace Delta

WHO’s top scientist says Omicron could displace Delta

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Pope Francis calls for healing in split Cyprus; Orthodox archbishop attacks Turkey

Pope Francis calls for healing in split Cyprus; Orthodox archbishop attacks Turkey
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Omicron marches on as Biden prepares US for grim winter

Omicron marches on as Biden prepares US for grim winter

Philippines

Court allows Maria Ressa to go to Oslo for Nobel prize

Court allows Maria Ressa to go to Oslo for Nobel prize
Global Affairs

Paris archbishop asks for forgiveness, quits over relationship

Paris archbishop asks for forgiveness, quits over relationship