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    Tunisia Pledges Tough Security Measures After Sousse Hotel Attack
    Jun27

    Tunisia Pledges Tough Security Measures After Sousse Hotel Attack

    SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s prime minister announced on Saturday a string of new security measures including closing renegade mosques and calling up army reservists as thousands of tourists fled the North African country in wake of its worst terrorist attack ever. Tourists crowded into the airport at Hammamet near the coastal city of...

    Kenney tours Ukraine training centre
    Jun27

    Kenney tours Ukraine training centre

    KYIV, Ukraine – Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming weeks. Both...

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says
    Jun27

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says

    Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says
    Jun27

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says

    KYIV, Ukraine — Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming weeks. Both...

    Merkel: Migrants “The Biggest Challenge” in Europe
    Jun27

    Merkel: Migrants “The Biggest Challenge” in Europe

    Despite talks that ran late into the night, European leaders failed to come up with a lasting framework for resettling refugees based on quotas yesterday. EU leaders instead agreed to a one-time resettlement of up to 60,000 asylum seekers who landed in Italy and Greece across the bloc over the next two years—but with special opt-out clauses for...

    Canadian military closer to starting Ukraine mission
    Jun27

    Canadian military closer to starting Ukraine mission

    (AP Photo/Pavlo Palamarchuk) Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the...

    Final hurdles being cleared for Canada’s Ukraine mission
    Jun27

    Final hurdles being cleared for Canada’s Ukraine mission

    Canada’s contribution was announced with much political fanfare in mid-April, but it could be August before the full contingent is on the ground. …read more Source: Global...

    Final legal-diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission: Kenney
    Jun27

    Final legal-diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission: Kenney

    KYIV, Ukraine – Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says.He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming...

    For retiring MP Irwin Cotler, human rights fights outlive political battles
    Jun27

    For retiring MP Irwin Cotler, human rights fights outlive political battles

    OTTAWA – One month after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as Canada’s ruling Liberal party introduced the country’s first anti-terror bill, a government backbencher rose to speak out against it.Liberal MP Irwin Cotler — already a lawyer, law professor, and an esteemed international human rights advocate before entering...

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war

    KRYMSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Few places along the front line in east Ukraine see regular fighting as bitter as the village of Krymske. Roads to the village have all but crumbled away under the weight of military trucks, tanks and armored personnel carriers. …read more Source: CNS...