01SEP20 Global Overnight Overwatch Report

Key Storylines AFRICA: Tunisia’s Parliament is set to vote on Prime Minister-designate Hichem Mechichi’s proposed politically independent, technocratic cabinet. AMERICAS: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro was diagnosed with a kidney stone and is set to undergo surgery to remove it. ASIA: Ethnic Mongolians in China’s north staged rare protests against government measures reducing the teaching of […]

Global Overnight Overwatch Report – 10 August 2020

Key Storylines AFRICA: Germany, France and Italy reportedly plan to push ahead with a bid to use EU sanctions to stem the continuing supply of arms to the war-torn country. AMERICAS: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said they were open to restarting coronavirus aid talks, after weeks of failed negotiations […]

Global Overnight Overwatch Report – 09 August 2020

Key Storylines AFRICA: At least eight gunmen have been killed in a combat operation by police in the northwestern Nigerian state of Katsina, a police spokesman reported. AMERICAS: President Donald Trump signed executive orders partially restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the COVID-19 pandemic. ASIA: Mahinda […]