Abe cruises to a new supermajority in Japan, Raqqa falls to the Syrian Democratic Forces, and Kenyans head back to the polls for a tense presidential rerun.
The Astana Talks go in search of a long-term ceasefire for the Syrian civil war, Kenya prepares for a rerun of its presidential elections, and the Chinese economy loses some steam.
A Ukrainian connection in North Korea’s missile program, a strong second-quarter showing from Japan’s economy, and some early signs that history won’t be repeating itself in Kenya.
China adds a new pearl to the string in Sri Lanka, Venezuelans vote in a contentious election, and Japan’s prime minister faces a scandal that could remove him from power.
Venezuela’s political crisis lurches toward violence, another prominent Brazilian politician gets Car Washed, and a wealth of geopolitical subtexts at the upcoming G20 summit.
The fight to retake Marawi in the southern Philippines, Trump’s first FONOP in the South China Sea, and Merkel makes some history.
Good news from Mosul, bad news from Afghanistan, and President Trump angers Turkey by arming Syria’s Kurds.
No surprises in France’s first round of voting, a big week for Donald Trump, and expanding protests in Venezuela.
President Erdogan’s long-sought constitutional changes have passed by the narrowest of margins. What comes next for Turkey?
Turks vote on overhauling their political system, a far-left outlier surges in the French presidential race, and attacks on Copts trigger a state of emergency in Egypt.