The World Next Week
Belarus’s Plane Diversion, Mali’s ‘Coup Within a Coup,’ and More

Belarus’s Plane Diversion, Mali’s ‘Coup Within a Coup,’ and More

May 27, 2021

Belarus faces global condemnation after grounding an airplane to arrest a dissident journalist; West Africa braces for the fallout from Mali’s second coup in nine months; and the United States marks Memorial Day and one hundred years since the Tulsa Race Massacre.

A Virtual Global Health Summit, Biden and Moon Meet, and More

A Virtual Global Health Summit, Biden and Moon Meet, and More

May 20, 2021

Rome hosts the Global Health Summit online, South Korean President Moon Jae-in visits the White House, and the UN Security Council discusses prospects for Syria as the country holds a presidential election.

Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate, Chileans Vote, and More

Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate, Chileans Vote, and More

May 13, 2021

Israeli-Palestinian violence raises fears of a bigger conflict, Chile prepares for a historic election, and Washington looks to improve its cyber defenses after a major fuel pipeline was hacked.

U.S.-Canada Pipeline Dispute, Harris and AMLO Talk Migration, and More

U.S.-Canada Pipeline Dispute, Harris and AMLO Talk Migration, and More

May 6, 2021

A major fuel pipeline from Canada to the United States could be shut down, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) meet virtually to discuss migration concerns, and the European Union and India are expected to revive trade talks.