This Week Around the World

April 14 China: Officials approved two COVID-19 vaccines to begin early-stage human trials. The two vaccines, developed by Beijing-based Sinovac Biotech and the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products, are joining…

Nearly 20,000 Ukrainian nationalist protesters, veterans, and far-right activists take to the street in response to President Volodymyr Zelensky's dealings with Russia on Monday, Oct. 14 2019. Efrem Lukatsky/AP Images

This Week Around the World – Oct. 14–19

Oct. 14 Kyiv, Ukraine: Approximately 20,000 protesters marched through central Kyiv in reaction to President Volodymyr Zelensky’s deal with Russia, which grants pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine special status and…

UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard concluded this week there was credible evidence linking the Saudi royal family including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder of self-exiled journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

This Week Around the World – June 16–23:

June 16 Argentina; Uruguay; Paraguay: All of Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay experienced a massive power outage, leaving some 50 million people without power. According to TeleSUR, the blackout…

Nigerian child soldiers freed

A total of 894 child soldiers from northeastern Nigeria were freed by the Civilian Joint Task Force, a group that fights Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, on May 10 as…