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…

This week around the world: May 13–19

​​​May 17 San Sebastián, Puerto Rico After 35 years in prison, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera emerged from house arrest after having his sentence commuted by former U.S. President…

This week around the world: May 6–12

May 6 Abuja, Nigeria Despite ongoing health issues, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari postponed a trip to London for medical treatment in order to welcome the return of 82 schoolgirls released…

This week around the world: April 22–28

​April 22 Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after touring Afghanistan’s largest military installation and the site of an attack the previous day where…