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    Release of defence policy delayed until after next week’s NATO summit
    May15

    Release of defence policy delayed until after next week’s NATO summit

    OTTAWA — The Liberal government has delayed the release of its new defence policy, setting up a potentially awkward meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump next week. Trudeau and Trump are scheduled to gather with counterparts from other NATO members in Brussels for the alliance’s first leaders’...

    France’s new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel
    May15

    France’s new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

    PARIS (AP) — On his first full day in office, French President Emmanuel Macron moved quickly Monday on fronts both foreign and domestic, naming 46-year-old lawmaker Edouard Philippe as his new prime minister before flying off to Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Philippe is also relatively unknown to voters, fulfilling...

    Leader Of 1953 Soviet Gulag Uprising Dies In Ukraine At 90
    May15

    Leader Of 1953 Soviet Gulag Uprising Dies In Ukraine At 90

    One of the leaders of the 1953 Norilsk uprising, a major protest by inmates of the Soviet gulag prison-camp system, has died in Ukraine at the age of 90. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Liberals delay defence policy update until after NATO meeting
    May15

    Liberals delay defence policy update until after NATO meeting

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – The Liberal government has delayed the release of its new defence policy until after a major NATO summit next week. The Liberals...

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past
    May15

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past

    Between 1941 and 1945, an estimated 950,000 Jewish civilians were killed as part of Nazi extermination policies, with widespread collaboration from the Ukrainian population. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past
    May15

    Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past

    Between 1941 and 1945, an estimated 950,000 Jewish civilians were killed as part of Nazi extermination policies, with widespread collaboration from the Ukrainian population. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Fans of the annual Eurovision Song Contest gathered in the Ukrainian capital for Saturday’s grand final, when 26 acts will take to the stage in a riot of costume and glitter. …read more Source:...

    Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start
    May15

    Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start

    By SYLVIA HUI and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they’re victims of a global “ransomware” cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. As a loose global network of cybersecurity...

    Ransomware continues to wreak havoc worldwide
    May15

    Ransomware continues to wreak havoc worldwide

    A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File) TOKYO – The worldwide “ ransomware” cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no...

    Why the B.C. Green Party should be wary of a coalition
    May15

    Why the B.C. Green Party should be wary of a coalition

    B.C. Green party leader Andrew Weaver is hugged by elected Adam Olsen, as Sonia Furstenau, (right) looks on during a speech to supporters at election headquarters at the Delta Ocean Pointe on election night in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.(Chad Hipolito/CP) Should the recent provincial election results hold, Andrew Weaver will wake...