The World Next Week
U.S. Lawmakers Near Relief Deal, India Imposes Three-Week Lockdown, and More

U.S. Lawmakers Near Relief Deal, India Imposes Three-Week Lockdown, and More

March 26, 2020

U.S. lawmakers near a $2 trillion coronavirus relief deal as debate intensifies over economic pain versus lockdown efforts, Indians enter a nationwide, twenty-one-day lockdown, and fragile states and refugee camps begin to grapple with virus concerns.

G7 Foreign Ministers Convene Virtually, U.S. Imposes Sanctions, and More

G7 Foreign Ministers Convene Virtually, U.S. Imposes Sanctions, and More

March 19, 2020

Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) member states convene virtually as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape the world calendar, virus concerns drive a rift between the United States and China, and U.S.-Iran tensions escalate again.

WHO Declares Coronavirus Pandemic, Global Markets Falter, and More

WHO Declares Coronavirus Pandemic, Global Markets Falter, and More

March 12, 2020

The World Health Organization declares the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, countries brace for a severe economic downturn, and the Afghan peace process confronts major obstacles.

Israel’s Parliamentary Challenge, Coronavirus Funding, and More

Israel’s Parliamentary Challenge, Coronavirus Funding, and More

March 5, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attempts to form a governing coalition, U.S. lawmakers seek billions of dollars in emergency coronavirus funding, and the world remembers Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 six years after its mysterious disappearance.