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      Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump
      Dec03

      Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump

      Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that under Donald Trump, the United States eases economic sanctions put in place by the Obama administration. (Yuri Kochetkov/Reuters) WASHINGTON – Russia’s government denies that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides. But now that the results are in, members of President Vladimir...

      Francois Fillon wins conservative presidential primary in France
      Nov28

      Francois Fillon wins conservative presidential primary in France

      (Charles Platiau/Reuters) PARIS — Francois Fillon won France’s first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism, beating a more moderate rival who had warned of encroaching populism. “President! President!” chanted the former prime...

      Newsmakers of the Year: Donald Trump, rule-breaker in chief
      Nov25

      Newsmakers of the Year: Donald Trump, rule-breaker in chief

      Donald Trump. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Donald Trump did it all wrong. His campaign launch was a disaster of off-the-cuff race-baiting and back-of-the-napkin plans for a Mexican border wall. He didn’t spend real time on the ground in Iowa or New Hampshire, eating breakfasts at greasy spoons or attending coffee klatches in church basements....

      Members of Canadian Forces more likely to die by suicide: report
      Nov23

      Members of Canadian Forces more likely to die by suicide: report

      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 Canadian military says 18 service members died by suicide last year. The findings are contained in a report published today...

      The dawn of the strongman era is here
      Nov23

      The dawn of the strongman era is here

      Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G20 Summit. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) Nothing signalled the Trudeau government’s surprise at Donald Trump’s victory more clearly than the snap offer to open negotiations on NAFTA. “We’re ready to come to the table,” Canada’s ambassador...

      Halifax conference ends on uncertain note as world awaits Donald Trump White House
      Nov21

      Halifax conference ends on uncertain note as world awaits Donald Trump White House

      Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan speaks to reporters during the Halifax International Security Forum, in Halifax, N.S., on Friday, November 18, 2016. (Darren Calabrese/CP) HALIFAX – After three days of discussion, the Halifax International Security Forum ended with a collective shrug as political thinkers from around the globe...

      Russian ambassador to Canada calls U.S. election ‘victory for common sense’
      Nov20

      Russian ambassador to Canada calls U.S. election ‘victory for common sense’

      SOCHI, RUSSIA – OCTOBER 06: Russian President Vladimir Putin speeches during his meeting with Russian IWAS 2015 Worlds Games medalists on October 6, 2015 in Sochi, Russia. (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) OTTAWA – Russia’s ambassador to Canada says the U.S. election of president-elect Donald Trump was a victory for common sense and...

      Questions, concerns about Trump loom over Halifax defence meeting
      Nov19

      Questions, concerns about Trump loom over Halifax defence meeting

      Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan speaks to reporters during the Halifax International Security Forum, in Halifax, N.S., on Friday, November 18, 2016. (Darren Calabrese/CP) Donald Trump’s shadow loomed large as defence ministers and senior military officers from various nations gathered in Halifax on Friday amid questions and...

      The 15 best photos of the last seven days
      Nov19

      The 15 best photos of the last seven days

      An aerial picture taken near Saint-Denis de La Reunion on the French Indian ocean island of La Reunion, shows a landslide that occurred on the “Route du littoral”, one of the main roads on the island. (Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images) DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors shoots the ball during Huskies night, honouring the local team from 1946-47,...

      NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders
      Nov18

      NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders

      (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted...