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    Trudeau to sign long-awaited trade deal with Ukraine during visit next month
    Jun21

    Trudeau to sign long-awaited trade deal with Ukraine during visit next month

    Six years of negotiations are expected to culminate in the signing of a long-awaited free trade deal between Canada and Ukraine when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the country next month. On Monday, Trudeau told a Canada-Ukraine business forum in Toronto that he will be in Ukraine on July 11-12 after attending the NATO leaders’ summit...

    PM to attend NATO meeting in Poland, visit Ukraine
    Jun21

    PM to attend NATO meeting in Poland, visit Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed he will attend a meeting of NATO heads of state and government in Warsaw, Poland, on July 8 and 9 and will also make his first official visit to Ukraine on July 11 and 12. …read more Source:...

    Justin Trudeau to attend NATO meeting in Poland, visit Ukraine
    Jun21

    Justin Trudeau to attend NATO meeting in Poland, visit Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed he will attend a meeting of NATO heads of state and government in Warsaw, Poland, on July 8 and 9 and will also make his first official visit to Ukraine on July 11 and 12. A statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office Monday said Trudeau would travel to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration...

    Trudeau to sign trade deal with Ukraine during visit next month, ‘to strengthen democracy, growth’
    Jun21

    Trudeau to sign trade deal with Ukraine during visit next month, ‘to strengthen democracy, growth’

    OTTAWA — Six years of negotiations are expected to culminate in the signing of a long-awaited free trade deal between Canada and Ukraine when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the country next month. On Monday, Trudeau told a Canada-Ukraine business forum in Toronto that he will be in Ukraine on July 11-12 after attending the NATO...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, June 20, 2016
    Jun20

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, June 20, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Juan Nagel accuses Argentina’s new president of betraying Venezuela’s opposition in pursuit of diplomatic victories on the world stage. Dan Peleschuk shows why Ukraine’s dismal roads are a microcosm of the country’s continued crisis of...

    World Refugee Day: The Crisis by the Numbers
    Jun20

    World Refugee Day: The Crisis by the Numbers

    Monday marks World Refugee Day, and with it comes the announcement of a new record. As of the end of 2015, 65.3 million people were forcibly displaced throughout the world—meaning they were displaced within their own country, or were refugees or asylum seekers abroad—the first time the 60 million threshold has ever been passed, according to the...

    The Latest: Ukraine coach blames exit on home ‘situation’
    Jun20

    The Latest: Ukraine coach blames exit on home ‘situation’

    The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Puma says Switzerland shirts were defective
    Jun20

    The Latest: Puma says Switzerland shirts were defective

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 5:40 p.m. Puma says Switzerland’s players were wearing defective shirts in the match against France, and that’s why they ripped so easily at the European Championship. The sports apparel company, which sponsors Usain Bolt, apologized to the Swiss...

    Shocking News for the US Army: They Might Lose the Wars of the Future
    Jun20

    Shocking News for the US Army: They Might Lose the Wars of the Future

    Dan Goure Security, Russia, China and others are catching up–a big problem for sure. The U.S. Army once was superior to every potential adversary in terms of combat power, what it called overmatch. This is no longer entirely true. In the future battlefields, the Army will face enemies that will be extremely lethal, more numerous, fighting...

    Candidates’ Commitment to Human Rights Should Play Crucial Role in UN Secretary-General Election
    Jun20

    Candidates’ Commitment to Human Rights Should Play Crucial Role in UN Secretary-General Election

    Image: United Nations. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com As the world watches Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump compete for the U.S. presidency, another important election campaign is under way that could have a huge impact on human rights internationally — the jockeying to succeed Ban Ki-moon as head of the United Nations. Over the past few years,...