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    U.S. lawmakers want Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria
    Jan11

    U.S. lawmakers want Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican and Democratic senators said Tuesday they want to slap a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine, and force President Donald Trump to formally waive them if he has objections. …read more Source:...

    Freeland is the closest thing Trudeau has to an expert on Kremlinology and Trumpism
    Jan11

    Freeland is the closest thing Trudeau has to an expert on Kremlinology and Trumpism

    Chrystia Freeland’s elevation to the most influential job in the federal cabinet, short of Finance and the prime ministership itself, raises interesting questions about Canada’s future relationships with the United States, Russia and China. Freeland is a Harvard grad and Rhodes Scholar who speaks Russian, Ukrainian, French and Italian...

    New UN chief seeks ‘whole new approach’ to prevent war
    Jan11

    New UN chief seeks ‘whole new approach’ to prevent war

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for a whole new approach to prevent war, vowing to boost the world bodys mediation capacity to tackle global conflicts.Making his first address to the Security Council since taking office, Guterres said too much time and too many resources were being spent on...

    New UN chief seeks ´whole new approach´ to prevent war
    Jan11

    New UN chief seeks ´whole new approach´ to prevent war

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for a “whole new approach” to prevent war, vowing to boost the world body’s mediation capacity to tackle global conflicts. Making his first address to the Security Council since taking office, Guterres said too much time and too many resources were being...

    Justin Trudeau’s mid-season makeover show
    Jan11

    Justin Trudeau’s mid-season makeover show

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Labour Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould and Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen applaud before being sworn-in during a cabinet...

    Senators join forces on legislation to punish Russia
    Jan11

    Senators join forces on legislation to punish Russia

    Senate Republicans and Democrats joined forces Tuesday to directly challenge President-elect Donald Trump over Russia’s interference in U.S. elections and for ongoing aggression in other parts of the world. The 10 lawmakers, five from each party, introduced sweeping legislation designed to go beyond the punishments against Russia already...

    Justin Trudeau adds fresh faces to cabinet; Freeland up, Dion, McCallum out
    Jan10

    Justin Trudeau adds fresh faces to cabinet; Freeland up, Dion, McCallum out

    OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau made cabinet cornerstone Chrystia Freeland his new foreign affairs minister and promoted a trio of up-and-coming MPs on Tuesday as part of an inner-circle shakeup aimed in part at preparing for a Donald Trump presidency. Freeland, a former economics journalist with extensive contacts in the United States, leaves the trade...

    US lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia goes after Obama
    Jan10

    US lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia goes after Obama

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power has lashed out at Russia in the U.N. Security Council for invading and annexing parts of Ukraine and carrying out “a merciless military assault” in Syria.Russia’s U.N. Ambassador… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia goes after Obama
    Jan10

    US lashes out at Russia at UN _ and Russia goes after Obama

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power has lashed out at Russia in the U.N. Security Council for invading and annexing parts of Ukraine and carrying out "a merciless military assault" in Syria…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Freeland Named Top Canada Diplomat
    Jan10

    Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Freeland Named Top Canada Diplomat

    TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shaken up his cabinet less than two weeks before Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president. Trudeau on Tuesday named Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s new foreign minister amid worries Trump will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. Freeland was trade minister when...