Death of Lenin
Following a number of strokes and possibly still weakened from a 1918 assassination attempt, Lenin died a year after the ...
Since 2003 Australasia has seen continued political stability, with no significant military events occurring after the 2006 Fijian coup. The ...
The Spanish government swiftly clamped down on the 2017 Catalan independence attempt while Iraq pushed Kurdistan to come to terms ...
South America 2018
South America Today
In 2016 Colombia finally negotiated an end to its five decades-long civil war. Meanwhile, with falling oil prices undermining Venezuela ...
North America 2018
North America Today
In 2015 the US and Cuba normalized relations, finally bringing an end to the last significant Cold War rivalry in ...
East Asia 2018
East Asia Today
China's economy continued with its impressive growth into the late-2010s but in 2017 international tensions in East Asia escalated ...
the Arctic 2018
The Arctic Today
The past few years have seen the continued decline of Arctic sea ice, with sea ice extents reaching record lows ...