This day around the world: Oct. 1

Oct. 1 Barcelona, Spain Despite Spanish national police raiding polling locations and pressure from the central government in Madrid, Catalonia went forward with a referendum calling for independence from Spain….

Qatar-Gulf crisis deepens

Qatar leadership has refused to accept demands provided by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, which if accepted would have ended sanctions on the country. A 13-point…

This week around the world: May 27–June 2

May 27 Brasilia, Brazil Brazil’s litany of corruption scandals expanded further as federal authorities announced a massive, ongoing investigation into several companies, including Brazil’s two largest meat producers, implicated in…

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