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    Your letters: Flocking to welcome the gray jay, supporting minority communities
    Nov18

    Your letters: Flocking to welcome the gray jay, supporting minority communities

    A perfect choice as Canada’s bird Re: Is the gray jay fit to be Canada’s national bird, or is that just loony? Nov. 17. Smart, friendly and hardy – a perfect description of this bird. In the late 1950s, as a university student, I was fortunate to work three summers for Ontario Hydro in northern Ontario. I spent a lot of time in the...

    IMF Team: Ukraine Shows Signs Of Recovery, Progress Depends On Reforms
    Nov18

    IMF Team: Ukraine Shows Signs Of Recovery, Progress Depends On Reforms

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visiting Ukraine on a fact-finding mission says the country’s economy is showing signs of recovery but the strength and durability of the recovery depend on progress in implementing reforms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin successfully launches nuclear test missile that can reach America in 12 minutes
    Nov18

    Vladimir Putin successfully launches nuclear test missile that can reach America in 12 minutes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with leadership of the Defense Ministry and military-industrial complex in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (Credit: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Vladimir Putin has successfully test-launched a new supersonic missile that could breach...

    Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2016
    Nov18

    Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2016

    Every year, you’ll find global movers and shakers on security and defence gathering on Canada’s east coast. The Halifax International Security Forum invites world leaders, military brass, academics, think-tank denizens and journalists to confront pressing international issues. Canada is usually in the room, and Defence Minister Harjit...

    Obama Urges European Leaders to Work With Trump
    Nov18

    Obama Urges European Leaders to Work With Trump

    BERLIN (AP) — President Barack Obama used a meeting with key European leaders Friday to urge them to work with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump and to discuss steps necessary to resolve the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine, the White House said. Obama’s meeting with the leaders of Germany, Britain, France,...

    Top 5 Big Foreign Conflicts Donald Trump Will Inherit (And What He Might Do About Them)
    Nov18

    Top 5 Big Foreign Conflicts Donald Trump Will Inherit (And What He Might Do About Them)

    Josh Siegel Security, So what will he do about them? When Donald Trump becomes president in January he will inherit challenges beyond America’s borders. Trump ran a campaign opposing the internationalism promoted by predecessors from both parties, and now he must decide how to deal with the realities of foreign policy and national security....

    Obama’s Farewell Calls on Europe to Work with Trump
    Nov18

    Obama’s Farewell Calls on Europe to Work with Trump

    Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama has bid farewell to European allies, capping his final trip to Europe as president with reassurances of America’s enduring support and calls for allies to stand up to Russia. The U.S. leader left Berlin Friday after a four-day tour of the region that started with Greece, the cradle of western-style...

    Obama and E.U. Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Nov18

    Obama and E.U. Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    The leaders said that sanctions should stay until Moscow upheld its pledge for a cease-fire and to withdraw of heavy weapons from eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama gathers key European leaders amid questions about Trump
    Nov18

    Obama gathers key European leaders amid questions about Trump

    President Barack Obama used a meeting with key European leaders Friday to urge them to work with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump and to discuss steps necessary to resolve the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Trump Reportedly Taps Conservative Congressman To Head CIA
    Nov18

    Trump Reportedly Taps Conservative Congressman To Head CIA

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly offered the post of CIA director to Mike Pompeo, a conservative Republican congressman from Kansas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...