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    Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability
    May25

    Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that the U.S. exit from the Iranian nuclear deal could trigger dangerous instability and raise new threats for Israel if Tehran resumes a full-fledged nuclear program. “We can’t sort things out with North Korea. Do we want another problem on the same scale?”...

    Amid Russia threat, NATO calls on members to share more intelligence
    May25

    Amid Russia threat, NATO calls on members to share more intelligence

    OTTAWA — Canada and other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are being urged to share more information faster in a bid to get ahead — and stay ahead — of Russia and other threats to the military alliance. The request came Thursday from NATO assistant secretary general Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven as senior military intelligence...

    Trudeau hugs babies and gives kisses in La Malbaie, Que., ahead of G7 Summit
    May24

    Trudeau hugs babies and gives kisses in La Malbaie, Que., ahead of G7 Summit

    LA MALBAIE, Que. — Hundreds of locals from the small mountainous town that will soon host the annual G7 summit gathered Wednesday night to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who helped choose their region for the global event. Trudeau held babies, kissed women and took many photos with residents for the better part of an hour on the grassy field...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in La Malbaie, Que., ahead of G7 Summit
    May23

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in La Malbaie, Que., ahead of G7 Summit

    MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in La Malbaie, Que., later today to participate in events ahead of the 44th annual G7 Summit. Over the next two days, Trudeau is scheduled to attend a community barbecue and meet with local journalists, two weeks before international leaders descend in the region. Trudeau spoke with Japanese Prime...

    Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine
    May19

    Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

    Federal officials have flatly denied online rumours circulated by Russian social media accounts that three Canadian soldiers working in Ukraine were killed by a landmine. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces told CTV News that the claims are totally false, and that there are no Canadians who have been injured or...

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue
    May18

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    SOCHI, Russia — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said Friday that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea. The question of whether Ukraine would be frozen out of future Russian gas deliveries is seen as one of the main stumbling blocks for the...

    Cdn arms sales to Ukraine a mystery as federal government keeps mum on exports
    May17

    Cdn arms sales to Ukraine a mystery as federal government keeps mum on exports

    OTTAWA — Six months after the federal government opened the door to the export of Canadian-made weapons to Ukraine, which is locked in a war with separatist rebels, it remains a mystery as to whether any have actually arrived. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced in December that the government was adding Ukraine to the Automatic...

    Federal government mum on whether Canadian arms exports to Ukraine
    May17

    Federal government mum on whether Canadian arms exports to Ukraine

    OTTAWA — The federal government isn’t saying whether it has authorized the export of any Canadian-made weapons to Ukraine, where government troops and Russian-backed separatists are fighting. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced in December that Canadian companies and individuals could apply for permission to export...

    U.S. seeks to extradite Canadian charged in ‘El Chapo’ case
    Apr27

    U.S. seeks to extradite Canadian charged in ‘El Chapo’ case

    MIAMI — A Canadian known as “Russian Mike” who has been charged in the drug trafficking case involving notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman sought Thursday to block his extradition to the U.S. from the Caribbean. Mykhaylo Koretskyy, who was born in Ukraine, appeared before a three-judge panel at an extradition...

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour
    Apr24

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour

    TORONTO — Canada and its G7 partners are saying “enough is enough” to attacks by Russia and other authoritarian countries in their democratic institutions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday. Freeland concluded talks with her G7 counterparts by affirming an organized effort to respond to foreign meddling and the...

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