The United States government has been under a partial shutdown for over two weeks, since Saturday 22 December 2018, due to a dispute over funding for President Trump’s border wall, leaving 800,000 government workers without pay. Trump has refused...
The Middle East has seen tensions rise within the region in 2018. Just when tensions were at an all-time high, the Saudi Arabian dissident and Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in October. The...
Peace, conflict, extinction and hope. Just four of the words that could be used to describe 2018 in Africa. February 14th saw the resignation of Jacob Zuma. His resignation as President of South Africa - a post he had held...
In this last issue before Christmas, Global is looking back at the news from South America in 2018. Across the region, several general elections took place. A new President of Paraguay was elected, Mario Abdo Benítez, a former president of...
Headlines from across North America have been falling thick and fast this year, so here’s a brief overview of everything that has happened in 2018. High temperatures were felt across the continent this summer in the 2018 North American Heatwave,...
With the ink now drying on an agreement between the UK and the EU’s 27 remaining states, the end is finally in sight for a series of negotiations that have dominated the public sphere in Europe over the past...