Here’s what you might have missed this week in the world:
In Brazil – 700 police officers on strike has “left a security vacuum and left rampant assaults, heists and looting.” More than 12 people have died this past week.
In Saudi Arabia – Vision 2030 sees a transition into economic and social reform. Country hosted its first comic con convention on Thursday.
In Lahore, Pakistan – A suicide bomber kills 13 among a crowd of protesters, demonstrators, police and journalists.
In Sehwan, Pakistan – Second suicide bomber kills 70 in Sufi shrine.
In the Pacific Ocean – High levels of toxin chemicals banned in the 1970s found in small crustaceans deep in the pacific ocean. Signs that every pollutant humans have created is permanent.
In Hong Kong – Fourth case of school children committing suicide. Possibly due to stress of heavy work load.
In Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, and South Sudan – World Food Programme says 20 million are on the brink of famine within 6 months.