Elections 2020: United States

On Tuesday, November 3 2020, US voters head to poll stations across the country to submit their decisions on their President, Vice-President and a range of candidates and issues. On this page, we provide information to help readers understand the process.Every four years, in early November, most of the...

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Aussie Open Results

We provide results updates at this major slam tennis tournament in Australia — including singles, doubles and wheelchair matches completed in Melbourne. ISSUES • Sports, Tennis, Tournament PLACE • Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia DATES • January 20 - February 2, 2020 ORGANIZATIONS • The Australian Open, International Tennis Federation, Association of Tennis...

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Australian Tennis Open

Australia hosts the first major of the tennis season, and the world’s best players arrive Down South to compete for both history and some of the sport’s most prized trophies. ISSUES • Sports, Tennis, Tournament PLACE • Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia DATES • January 20 - February 2, 2020 ORGANIZATIONS •...

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UN Climate Summit

The United Nations bolsters a global community committed to climate change action by holding a special summit this September. ISSUE • The Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA DATE • September 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • United Nations The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has convened a UN Climate Summit for September...

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G7 Summit in France

The G7 of leaders from the 6 largest national economies and the European Union will convene in Southern France. ISSUES • Economy, Inequality PLACE • Biarritz, France DATES • August 25 — 29, 2019 ORGANIZATIONS • The G7, the European Union, and the Republic of France ISSUES • Economy, Inequality PLACE • Biarritz,...

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Canadian Tennis Open

We provide results updates at this premier dual-city tournament — with men’s and women’s matches in Montreal and Toronto. ISSUES • Sports, Tennis PLACE • Montreal and Toronto, Canada DATES • August 2-11, 2019 ORGANIZATIONS • Canadian Open aka Rogers Cup, ATP Tour, WTA, and Tennis Canada ISSUES • Sports,...

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Toni Morrison Passes

The doyenne of American fiction, letters, and culture, writer of several prize-winning novels, passed away after a brief illness. ISSUES • Transition, Literature PLACE • New York City, USA DATE • August 5, 2019 BODY • Family of Toni Morrison and Random House ISSUES • Transition, Literature PLACE • New York...

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Johnson Is UK Premier

The Conservative party has elected Boris Johnson as its leader, and thus he will become PM of the United Kingdom, moving into 10 Downing Street this week. ISSUES • Governance, Election, Parliament PLACE • London, United Kingdom DATE • July 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • Parliament of the United Kingdom ISSUES •...

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Outbreak: Ebola in DRC

We provide updates on the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo, now the second largest in history. ISSUES • Health, Epidemics PLACE • The Democratic Republic of the Congo (North Kivu Province and spreading) DATES • May 2018 — present ORGANIZATIONS • DRC Ministry of Health, Médecins Sans Frontières, and World Health Organization...

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World Bank Conference

The World Bank hosts its conference on development economics in Washington, focusing on multilateralism in the past and future. ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE • June 17-19, 2019 ORGANIZATION • World Bank Group ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE...

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