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    Trudeau to meet Angela Merkel in Germany
    Feb09

    Trudeau to meet Angela Merkel in Germany

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the public in a lecture hall at Health Sciences Building on the University of Saskatchewan campus in Saskatoon, Wednesday, January 25, 2017. (Liam Richards/CP) OTTAWA – Next week’s meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be a symbolic affirmation of...

    Trudeau to meet Merkel in Germany, address EU
    Feb09

    Trudeau to meet Merkel in Germany, address EU

    Trudeau to address European Parliament, meet Angela Merkel in Germany …read more Source:...

    Trudeau to meet Angela Merkel in Germany, address European Parliament
    Feb09

    Trudeau to meet Angela Merkel in Germany, address European Parliament

    OTTAWA — Next week’s meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be a symbolic affirmation of their shared values in the Donald Trump era, says Germany’s envoy to Canada. Trudeau’s Berlin visit with Merkel, arguably Europe’s most influential politician, comes as the EU tries to...

    Washington State Takes 10 Refugees, 0 Muslim; Rest of Country Takes 189 Refugees, 151 Muslim
    Feb09

    Washington State Takes 10 Refugees, 0 Muslim; Rest of Country Takes 189 Refugees, 151 Muslim

    On Tuesday, the second full weekday after Federal Judge James Robart issued a temporary restraining order halting President Trump’s executive order that temporarily blocked the issuance of visas for seven Middle Eastern countries and temporarily banned refugees from all countries, ten refugees arrived in the state of Washington. None of...

    Commons committee wants Freeland to testify about new Canada-U.S. mandate
    Feb09

    Commons committee wants Freeland to testify about new Canada-U.S. mandate

    OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee wants to question Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland about her sweeping new mandate to advance Canada’s relations with the Trump administration. Bob Nault, foreign affairs committee chairman and Liberal MP, said Freeland’s appearance would be part of a broad study of Canada-U.S. relations...

    Is Russia Killing Rebels In Ukraine? Separatist Commander Mikhail Tolstykh Dies In Donetsk Explosion
    Feb08

    Is Russia Killing Rebels In Ukraine? Separatist Commander Mikhail Tolstykh Dies In Donetsk Explosion

    A commander of Ukraine’s pro-Russian separatist forces known as “Givi” died Wednesday after an explosion went off at his office in the rebels’ de facto capital city of Donetsk. Authorities in the rebel groups were calling it a terrorist attack by Ukrainian security forces. …read more Source: International Business...

    Trudeau to address EU, meet Merkel in Germany
    Feb08

    Trudeau to address EU, meet Merkel in Germany

    Trudeau to address European Parliament, meet Angela Merkel in Germany …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Officials Say Sheremet’s Death Contract Killing
    Feb08

    Ukrainian Officials Say Sheremet’s Death Contract Killing

    Ukrainian officials say Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed because of his professional activities in a contract killing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    GOP, Dem senators want congressional say on Russia sanctions
    Feb08

    GOP, Dem senators want congressional say on Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators wants President Donald Trump to get approval from Congress before easing U.S. sanctions against Russia. Their legislation, dubbed the Russia Sanctions Review Act, is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated debate over Trump’s desire to improve relations with Russian President Vladimir...

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office
    Feb08

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office

    MOSCOW — A prominent pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has been killed in an explosion in his office, his associates said on Wednesday. The rebels’ Donetsk News Agency said Mikhail Tolstykh, better known under his nom de guerre Givi, died early Wednesday morning in what it described as a terrorist attack. The agency said 35-year...