The World Next Week
Extreme Weather Worsens, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, and More

Extreme Weather Worsens, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, and More

March 25, 2021

Extreme weather events ramp up in Australia and the United States; Myanmar’s military junta marks Armed Forces Day; and leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay convene for a virtual trade summit.

Another Israeli Election, U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis, and More

Another Israeli Election, U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis, and More

March 18, 2021

Israel holds its fourth election in two years, the United States faces a mounting migration crisis at its border with Mexico, and Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, meets with regional premiers.

Syria’s Somber Anniversary, ‘Quad’ Leaders Meet Virtually, and More

Syria’s Somber Anniversary, ‘Quad’ Leaders Meet Virtually, and More

March 11, 2021

Syrians mark the tenth anniversary of the start of the civil war; leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States convene virtually for the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue; and the United Kingdom reviews its defense and foreign policy after Brexit.

China Convenes Annual People’s Congress, Pope Francis Travels to Iraq, and More

China Convenes Annual People’s Congress, Pope Francis Travels to Iraq, and More

March 4, 2021

China’s national legislature and its top political advisory body meet in tandem, Pope Francis travels to Iraq as the country deals with COVID-19 and security concerns, and International Women’s Day is celebrated around the globe.