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The Top 10 Geopolitical Risks for the World in 2020

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IDEAS Bremmer is a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at TIME. 2020 will prove a tipping point moment in international politics. In recent decades, globalization has created opportunities, reduced poverty, and supported peace for billions of people. But with China and the US decoupling on technology, the 21st century economy is now breaking in two. Developed […]

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A Mysterious Virus in Central China Has Infected Dozens, Raising Fears of a New Epidemic. Here’s What to Know

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An unidentified form of pneumonia has broken out in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, prompting authorities to quarantine those infected and raise hospital alerts. Wuhan’s health bureau announced Sunday that close to 60 patients have been diagnosed with the virus, and neighboring Hong Kong has announced suspected cases. (A suspected case in Singapore turned […]

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Venezuela Opposition Leader Guaido Blocked From Congress Voting Session as Conflict with Maduro Deepens

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(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó was violently blocked Sunday from presiding over a special session of congress where rivals proclaimed a substitute leader — moves opposition officials condemned as a hijacking of the country’s last democratic institution. Hours later, however, a majority of congress members held an emergency meeting at an opposition […]