What is the difference between “current events” and “current affairs” when it comes to what is in the news?
[plural] chiefly US
: important events that are happening in the world
— called also current affairs
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I would take the view that ................
Current events ....... all subjects currently in the news, from sport to politics, from entertainment to financial matters.
Current affairs ........generally limited to politics and financial matters.
Is this distinction valid? Is “current events” more inclusive than “current affairs”?