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    Brian Mulroney on Canada and NATO: ‘We must decide to do more’
    Jun21

    Brian Mulroney on Canada and NATO: ‘We must decide to do more’

    Justin Tang/CP Notes for an address by former prime minister Brian Mulroney to the NATO Association of Canada on July 20, 2016: I appreciate the honour you are giving me today and welcome the opportunity to share some views on the challenges facing NATO and on defence issues more specifically for Canada. Predictions about the demise of NATO seem...

    Ukrainian President Says Violent Russian Soccer Fans Were ‘Trained Killers’
    Jun21

    Ukrainian President Says Violent Russian Soccer Fans Were ‘Trained Killers’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said during a visit to France that Russian soccer fans behind violence in Marseille during the European Championships were “trained fighters who kill.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions

    French President Francois Hollande says EU sanctions against Russia could be gradually lifted but only if further progress is made on a peace deal …read more Source: U.S....

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions

    French President Francois Hollande says European Union sanctions against Russia could be gradually lifted but only if further progress is made on a peace deal for Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jun21

    French president floats slow lifting of Russia sanctions

    French President Francois Hollande says European Union sanctions against Russia could be gradually lifted but only if further progress is made on a peace deal for Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU Set To Extend Sanctions Against Russia Until 2017
    Jun21

    EU Set To Extend Sanctions Against Russia Until 2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) — The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said.The bloc’s ministers have yet to formally approve the six-month roll-over but diplomats said there was no doubt...

    Trudeau to visit Ukraine after NATO summit in Poland
    Jun21

    Trudeau to visit Ukraine after NATO summit in Poland

    First visit there as prime minister …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching
    Jun21

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching

    Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, centre, and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa, left, attend a meeting of finance ministers in Vancouver, Monday, June 20, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward, CP) Five stories in the news today: CPP DEAL REACHED, PREMIUMS RISE IN 2019 Both Canadian workers and their employers will soon be on the hook for higher...

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    Jun21

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government

    Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Tshwane University of TechnologyThe euphoria of South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections is at its peak, with political parties parading their manifestos, all in competition for a stake in the local sphere of government.The razzmatazz is deafening. But, it blurs a vexing question: what does governing in the...

    Confessions Of A Ukrainian ‘Political Prisoner’
    Jun21

    Confessions Of A Ukrainian ‘Political Prisoner’

    Following his recent release in a prisoner swap, Hennadiy Afanasyev, a photographer from Crimea convicted in Russia of plotting terrorist attacks on the Moscow-occupied peninsula, tells why he decided to recant his testimony implicating fellow Ukrainians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...