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    Trump presidency increases risk for Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Howard Dean says
    Nov19

    Trump presidency increases risk for Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Howard Dean says

    A top Democratic politician says Russian President Vladimir Putin will undoubtedly test U.S. president-elect Donald Trump by moving troops into a former Soviet country – including one where Canadian troops will be operating in 2017. Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont and former chair of the Democratic National Committee, says Trump talked...

    In the bear’s den: Inside Canada’s training mission in Ukraine
    Nov19

    In the bear’s den: Inside Canada’s training mission in Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine — “If we were trained the same way before the war started, we wouldn’t have suffered as many casualties,” said Lt. Artem, a 23-year-old Ukrainian army company commander. Strolling off the makeshift battlefield, he took a quick cigarette break with his platoon before starting off on another ‘force on force’ training...

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue
    Nov19

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue

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    The Knowns and Unknowns of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy
    Nov19

    The Knowns and Unknowns of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

    By the time modern American presidents receive the keys to the White House, learn the identities of intelligence assets around the world, and obtain the nuclear-weapons codes, they have traditionally been well-defined, both by their long careers in public service by and an arduous election campaign. Their positions have been anchored to a...

    Pakistan ranked 48th for English proficiency
    Nov19

    Pakistan ranked 48th for English proficiency

    Pakistan has been ranked in the 48TH spot, with a low overall proficiency level, in EF’s English Proficiency Index (EPI); the world’s largest ranking of countries according to their level of English. Among reasons cited are the low percentage of people with access to the Internet and the level of spending on education. With a very...

    Meskhetian Turks arrive in Turkey from Ukraine
    Nov19

    Meskhetian Turks arrive in Turkey from Ukraine

    Latest group join 25,000 in Turkey, mostly in Erzincan province …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Putin happy – but also wary – about a Trump presidency
    Nov19

    Putin happy – but also wary – about a Trump presidency

    Russian President Vladimir Putin should be delighted with Mr Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States. After all, Mr Trump has praised Mr Putin as a “great, powerful leader”, and has even hinted that he may recognise Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory. But though Russian parliamentary deputies gave...

    Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia
    Nov19

    Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia

    US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi meet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on November 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: US President Barack Obama and European leaders on Friday underscored the importance of working together in NATO and chided...

    First Ukrainian President Says Must Find Peaceful Solution To Conflict
    Nov19

    First Ukrainian President Says Must Find Peaceful Solution To Conflict

    Ukraine’s first president, who help usher in a peaceful dissolution of the Soviet Union 25 years ago, said Ukraine’s leaders today must find a similarly peaceful resolution of the separatist conflict in the east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump, NATO chief pledge alliance’s ‘enduring importance’ in phone call
    Nov19

    Trump, NATO chief pledge alliance’s ‘enduring importance’ in phone call

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg delivers a speech on European defence and transatlantic security at the German Marshall Fund think-tank in Brussels, Belgium, on November 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters BRUSSELS: US President-elect Donald Trump and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg agreed on Friday on the Western alliance’s “enduring...