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    It’s time for more Canada – again
    Jul05

    It’s time for more Canada – again

    In 2003, the singer-songwriter and U2 star, Bono, excited Canadians, although also imposing a burden on them, by declaring: “The world needs more Canada.” Afterwards we did precious little to deserve such praise. The succeeding prime minister, Stephen Harper, limited his interest in foreign affairs to specifically chosen countries, such as...

    17 more charged over Istanbul airport attack
    Jul05

    17 more charged over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Seventeen people including 11 Russians have been charged over the Istanbul airport attack, Dogan news agency reported Tuesday, bringing to 30 the total number charged over the suicide assault. The latest suspects, who also include six Turks, were charged with “belonging to an armed terrorist group”. Ankara says the Islamic...

    Russia’s Baltic outpost digs in for standoff with NATO
    Jul05

    Russia’s Baltic outpost digs in for standoff with NATO

    According to NATO planners, Russia is using Kaliningrad to pursue what is known as an anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) strategy for surrounding areasPutin says Russia must strengthen as ‘aggressive’ NATO approachesGermany slams NATO ‘warmongering’ on RussiaNATO says Ukraine ceasefire barely holding, scolds RussiaNATO to...

    17 more charged over Istanbul airport attack
    Jul05

    17 more charged over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Seventeen people including 11 Russians have been charged over the Istanbul airport attack, Dogan news agency reported Tuesday, bringing to 30 the total number charged over the suicide assault. The latest suspects, who also include six Turks, were charged with “belonging to an armed terrorist group.” Ankara says the Islamic State group...

    Ukraine loses 53% of export to Azerbaijan due to Russian restrictions
    Jul05

    Ukraine loses 53% of export to Azerbaijan due to Russian restrictions

    Russian restrictions will damage export of Ukrainian goods through this country, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Natalya Mikolskaya said, APA-Economics reports citing to RIA Novosti. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president to visit Baku
    Jul05

    Ukrainian president to visit Baku

    President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko will arrive on an official visit to Azerbaijan in late July. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian military in Ukraine on inspection tour
    Jul05

    Belarusian military in Ukraine on inspection tour

    The inspection tour will take place in line with the agreement between the Government of Belarus and the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers on additional confidence- and security-building measures. The inspection group of Belarus will also visit one of the military units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. …read more Source:...

    Rio 2016: India’s Neeraj Goyat one step closer to Olympic qualification
    Jul05

    Rio 2016: India’s Neeraj Goyat one step closer to Olympic qualification

    WBC Asian champion Neeraj Goyat was the lone Indian left in fray for an Olympic berth after he entered the semifinals even as other two bowed out following first round losses in the International Boxing Association’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament for professional boxers in Vargas, Venezuela. The 24-year-old Neeraj (69kg) defeated...

    Dhaka terror attack: Bodies of seven Japanese return from Bangladesh
    Jul05

    Dhaka terror attack: Bodies of seven Japanese return from Bangladesh

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, lays flowers on the coffins of the victims who were killed in the last weekend’s attack on a restaurant in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, at Tokyo airport. (AP Photo) Under gray skies, the bodies of the seven Japanese killed in a militant attack in Bangladesh returned to home soil early Tuesday...

    NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe
    Jul05

    NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe

    OTTAWA – The head of NATO has praised Canada for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia, even as new figures show Canadian defence spending has fallen to record lows. The Liberal government announced last week that Canada would join Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States in leading a 4,000-strong NATO force in...