Here is your weekly news briefing on significant global events through 31 JAN – 07 FEB 2017.

China welcomes diplomatic solution to South China Sea situation

Columbian government and FARC declare end to 52 year war


UN condemns horrific abuses in Myanmar


Machete attack at the Louvre – attacker shot and killed.


Intense violence in eastern Ukraine


Opinion: If we can’t unite against rioting, we can’t unite at all