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    Six stories in the news today, April 10
    Apr10

    Six stories in the news today, April 10

    Six stories in the news today, April 10, from The Canadian Press:PM HARPER OFF TO PANAMA FOR SUMMIT OF THE AMERICASPrime Minister Stephen Harper is attending the Summit of the Americas that starts today in Panama and Cuba will be on his radar. Cuban President Raul Castro is attending the summit, the first held since the U.S. agreed to move toward...

    Six stories in Canada we’re watching
    Apr10

    Six stories in Canada we’re watching

    Darren Calabrese/CP PM HARPER OFF TO PANAMA FOR SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS Prime Minister Stephen Harper is attending the Summit of the Americas that starts today in Panama and Cuba will be on his radar. Cuban President Raul Castro is attending the summit, the first held since the U.S. agreed to move toward normalized relations. A government source...

    Toronto church won’t allow performance by controversial pianist
    Apr10

    Toronto church won’t allow performance by controversial pianist

    TORONTO – A Ukrainian-born pianist barred from performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra who planned to perform at a north Toronto church tonight won’t be permitted to play there. Valentina Lisitsa posted on Twitter Thursday that she would give a free concert at Lawrence Park Community Church and that “everyone is welcome.” However,...

    Greece Needs to Start Playing Hardball With Germany
    Apr10

    Greece Needs to Start Playing Hardball With Germany

    The newly elected Greek government’s demands for debt relief and policy freedom from its eurozone creditors are both just and necessary. But Syriza doesn’t seem to have thought through how to achieve its objectives. Athens has tactics, policies, positions, poses, postures, arguments, claims, hopes, fears, and words aplenty — but...

    Nordic Nations Agree On Defense Cooperation Against Russia
    Apr10

    Nordic Nations Agree On Defense Cooperation Against Russia

    Five Nordic nations have agreed to work more closely on defense after declaring Russia the “biggest challenge to European security.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Toronto church says it won’t allow Ukrainian-born pianist to perform
    Apr10

    Toronto church says it won’t allow Ukrainian-born pianist to perform

    TORONTO – A Ukrainian-born pianist barred from performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra who planned to perform at a church Friday night won’t be allowed to play there.Valentina Lisitsa posted on Twitter Thursday that she would give a free concert at Lawrence Park Community Church in north Toronto.However, church minister John...

    Toronto church says it won’t allow Ukrainian born pianist to perform
    Apr10

    Toronto church says it won’t allow Ukrainian born pianist to perform

    Ukraine-born classical pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs live on stage at the Royal Albert Hall in London on June 19, 2012. (Andrew Cowie/AFP/GettyImages) TORONTO — A Ukrainian-born pianist who has been barred from performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra says she’ll be giving a free concert in Toronto tonight. Valentina Lisitsa...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Moves to Shore Up Battered Economy
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s Parliament Moves to Shore Up Battered Economy

    A series of legislative votes came as new evidence emerged of just how badly the business sector has been shattered in the last year. …read more Source: The New York...

    Controverial Ukrainian-born pianist says she’ll play free Toronto concert Friday
    Apr10

    Controverial Ukrainian-born pianist says she’ll play free Toronto concert Friday

    TORONTO – A Ukrainian-born pianist who has been barred from performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra says she’ll be giving a free concert in Toronto on Friday night.Valentina Lisitsa posted on Twitter Thursday night that she’ll play at Lawrence Park Community Church in north Toronto.The TSO cancelled Lisitsa’s...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Votes To Open Soviet-Era KGB Archives To Public
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s Parliament Votes To Open Soviet-Era KGB Archives To Public

    Shortly after voting to ban both Nazi and Soviet imagery, Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, voted to open up the country’s archive of Soviet-era KGB files to the public, which could reveal decades’ worth of information on secret arrests, “disappearings” and the intricate operations of Ukraine’s KGB wing. The bill...