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    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    Amid a swirl of diplomatic maneuvering, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddled at the White House Monday to evaluate the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict between… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Why Putin Is Lying About Ukraine
    Feb09

    Why Putin Is Lying About Ukraine

    For both Russia and for Ukraine, making their war official would mark a point of no return. …read more Source:...

    All about Eve — and suddenly Steve
    Feb09

    All about Eve — and suddenly Steve

    Chris Wattie/Reuters The Canadian Greater Plumed Parliamentary Floor-Crossing is a peculiar beast. It appears at odd intervals and emits a characteristic squawk: two parts proclamation of allegiance to high ideals, one part denial of opportunism. It is amphibious and nomadic. There have been many sightings this season in Alberta. But this morning...

    European Foreign Ministers Postpone Russia Sanctions to Allow Talks
    Feb09

    European Foreign Ministers Postpone Russia Sanctions to Allow Talks

    The ministers decided not to act until after a possible meeting this week of the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine on ways to halt fighting. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama, Merkel try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Tories shuffle Nicholson, Kenney, Poilievre
    Feb09

    Tories shuffle Nicholson, Kenney, Poilievre

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper has picked Rob Nicholson to fill the void left in his cabinet by John Baird’s surprise departure last week.The swift shuffle sees Nicholson take over the foreign affairs portfolio and hand over his previous job at national defence to Jason Kenney.Kenney’s role as minister for employment and...

    PM shuffles cabinet: Nicholson to Foreign Affairs, Kenney to Defence
    Feb09

    PM shuffles cabinet: Nicholson to Foreign Affairs, Kenney to Defence

    Justin Tang/CP OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has picked Rob Nicholson to fill the void left in his cabinet by John Baird’s surprise departure last week. The swift shuffle sees Nicholson take over the foreign affairs portfolio and hand over his previous job at national defence to Jason Kenney. Kenney’s role as minister for...

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a swirl of diplomatic maneuvering, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddled at the White House Monday to evaluate the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia conducted nuclear submarine exercises beneath the North Pole
    Feb09

    Russia conducted nuclear submarine exercises beneath the North Pole

    Russian nuclear units carried out Arctic exercises in international waters beneath the North Pole over the weekend, Damien Sharkov reports for Newsweek. The exercise featured the presence of several Borei-class ballistic missile submarines. These subs are among the most technologically advanced and capable of Russia’s current ballistic...

    Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks Agenda
    Feb09

    Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks Agenda

    The German chancellor meets the president today amid an apparent disagreement between the two allies on how best to help Ukraine, which has been in a prolonged battle against pro-Russia separatists.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...