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    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump
    Jun07

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump

    As an exercise in eloquently sugar-coating the facts of the shattered world order and Canada’s precarious place within the ruins, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s speech in the House of Commons Tuesday was a masterwork of tact and sobriety. Running in excess of 4,000 words, here’s the short version: We’ve had a...

    Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years
    Jun07

    Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – Canada will increase defence spending by $13.9 billion over the next decade, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Wednesday as he...

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven others were injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east.Fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions
    Jun07

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions

    Dimitri Alexander Simes National Security, United States of America Democrats have undoubtedly spearheaded the push to prevent Trump from pursuing his own “reset” with Russia. Republicans have also played a substantial role. On the question of removing sanctions against Russia, President Donald Trump faces just as much resistance from...

    Politics: Former intel chief: Trump asked me to ‘publicly refute the infamous dossier, which I could not and would not do’
    Jun07

    Politics: Former intel chief: Trump asked me to ‘publicly refute the infamous dossier, which I could not and would not do’

    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had asked him to "publicly refute the infamous dossier." James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had asked him to “refute the infamous dossier” detailing explosive...

    Turkish group targets 60 culture centers abroad in 2017
    Jun07

    Turkish group targets 60 culture centers abroad in 2017

    Yunus Emre Institute head says centers to be opened in US, China, Ukraine, Russia, Ethiopia, Argentina, Brazil, among others …read more Source: Anadolu...

    OSCE calls for protection of civilians in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    OSCE calls for protection of civilians in eastern Ukraine

    “Security should be a top priority. Apparently, it is associated with a complex approach combining the observance of the ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and forces, and mine clearance,” Martin Sajdik added. …read more Source:...

    Madrid and Baku bid to host 2019 Champions League final
    Jun07

    Madrid and Baku bid to host 2019 Champions League final

    Madrid and Baku are the two cities bidding to host the 2019 Champions League final, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said on Wednesday. The new home of Atletico Madrid and the Olympic stadium in the capital of Azerbaijan will compete for the right to stage the showpiece match in the continent’s top club competition. The two...

    Halep advances to Roland Garros women’s singles semi-finals after sensational comeback
    Jun07

    Halep advances to Roland Garros women’s singles semi-finals after sensational comeback

    Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA’s 4th, on Wednesday advanced to the women’s singles semifinals of the French Open 2017 tournament, the second Grand Slam of the year, after a sensational comeback in the quarter-finals to defeat Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (6) 6-0. …read more Source:...

    Romania’s Simona Halep reaches Roland Garros semifinals after comeback against Svitolina
    Jun07

    Romania’s Simona Halep reaches Roland Garros semifinals after comeback against Svitolina

    Romanian tennis star Simona Halep, number 4 in the WTA ranking of the best women’s tennis players in the world, reached the semifinals of the French Open for the second time in her career after a spectacular comeback against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, this season’s best player. Halep lost the first set 3-6 and was down The post...