Major newspapers or popular magazines you might read to keep informed about:
Provide an example of the article that proves your claim. A different source for each of the the issues listed above.
Unless you are studying a specific historical event or issue, topics in international affairs usually require analyzing recently published sources. While scholarly journals provide in-depth analysis of a topic, the articles are not published frequently because of the time it takes to review papers submitted for publication [i.e., the act of "peer reviewed"] and the subsequent editing and resubmission process. Therefore, the only way to obtain current information about an on-going global affairs issue is to review popular news magazine or newspaper articles.
Go to the International Relations Research Guide and click on the tab for "International News" to locate databases you can search for newspapers that cover these topics. For searching news magazines, the ProQuest Multiple database is best.
Here are a couple of databases that access popular magazines and newspapers:
HINT: If you are fluent in more than one language, consider applying those skills to searching for articles in languages other than English.