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    Poroshenko Says Conflict Costing Ukraine $5 Million A Day
    Sep28

    Poroshenko Says Conflict Costing Ukraine $5 Million A Day

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said the fighting in the eastern part of his country against pro-Russia separatists costs about $5 million a day that Ukraine could be putting into development. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Critical Moment in the Syria Crisis
    Sep28

    A Critical Moment in the Syria Crisis

    The Syrian conflict has put increasing pressure on U.S. partners in Syria’s immediate neighborhood, and has with the migrant crisis begun to affect Europe in earnest as well. Washington’s strategy has so far been one of restraint. Russia and Iran, on the other hand, are investing significant political capital and resources to support...

    What Stephen Harper has to prove in the Munk Debate
    Sep28

    What Stephen Harper has to prove in the Munk Debate

    Darren Calabrese/CP OTTAWA — When the Conservatives accepted a proposal in May for a debate on foreign policy, they said they looked forward to the discussion because the issues had been afterthoughts in previous election debates. But Stephen Harper heads into Monday night’s Munk Debate in Toronto after weeks of facing foreign policy issues...

    Your guide to the leaders’ debate on foreign policy
    Sep28

    Your guide to the leaders’ debate on foreign policy

    In advance of Canada’s first-ever leaders’ foreign policy debate Monday night, the Citizen examines some key differences between the parties: International trade Free trade is central to the Conservatives’ foreign policy, but it hasn’t finished many big deals. An agreement with the European Union isn’t finalized, and...

    Putin to test Obama at UN
    Sep28

    Putin to test Obama at UN

    President Obama won’t be able to escape the long shadow of Vladimir Putin when he heads to the United Nations General Assembly this week.Russia is in the middle of two of the biggest crises on the planet — in Syria and Ukraine — and those… …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukraine reach deal on winter gas supplies
    Sep28

    Russia, Ukraine reach deal on winter gas supplies

    An EU official says Russia and Ukraine have ended uncertainty and finally reached agreement on supplies of natural gas to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Leadership the question for Stephen Harper in foreign policy debate
    Sep27

    Leadership the question for Stephen Harper in foreign policy debate

    OTTAWA — When the Conservatives accepted a proposal in May for a debate on foreign policy, they said they looked forward to the discussion because the issues had been afterthoughts in previous election debates. But Stephen Harper heads into Monday night’s Munk Debate in Toronto after weeks of facing foreign policy issues on the campaign,...

    EU-Ukraine Deal 2015: Netherlands Petition Triggers Referendum Over Controversial Pact
    Sep27

    EU-Ukraine Deal 2015: Netherlands Petition Triggers Referendum Over Controversial Pact

    A Dutch satirical news site achieved enough votes in a petition over the European Union’s pact with Ukraine to trigger a referendum, Reuters reported Sunday. The petition on GeenStijl, a satirical news site, received over 440,000 signatures, far more than the requisite 300,000 needed to call a referendum, which will likely be held in...

    The Latest: Obama commits US to new global development goals
    Sep27

    The Latest: Obama commits US to new global development goals

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Developments from the final day of a record U.N. gathering of world leaders to launch sweeping development goals: Obama told delegates that 800 million men, women and children scrape by on less than $1.25 a day and that billions of people are at risk of dying from preventable diseases. China’s glamorous first lady Peng...

    Civil society and human rights organizations call on Canada to lead Syrian no-fly zone
    Sep27

    Civil society and human rights organizations call on Canada to lead Syrian no-fly zone

    A Syrian peace initiative backed by civil-society organizations representing nearly 250 million people around the world is calling on Canada to lead an initiative to clear the Syrian skies of Bashar al-Assad’s bombers – the cause of more than 96 per cent of the civilian deaths in Syria, and the primary driver of the Syrian refugee crisis....