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Section: National Newswatch (Canada)

      Trump’s two Russias confound coherent US policy
      Jul01

      Trump’s two Russias confound coherent US policy

      WASHINGTON — When it comes to Russia, the Trump administration just can’t seem to make up its mind. For the past three years, the administration has careered between President Donald Trump’s attempts to curry favour and friendship with Vladimir Putin and longstanding deep-seated concerns about Putin’s intentions. As Trump has...

      Surrealistic Politics:  A President for Our Season?
      Jun28

      Surrealistic Politics: A President for Our Season?

      What a long, strange trip the past three and a half Trumpian years have been. Outgoing President Obama’s statement in November 2016 that Donald Trump was “uniquely unqualified to be President” unfortunately turned out to be more than mere partisan hyperbole. The veracity of Obama’s statement has been confirmed repeatedly in virtually...

      Black boxes retrieved from passenger flight destroyed over Iran going for analysis next month: UN agency
      Jun27

      Black boxes retrieved from passenger flight destroyed over Iran going for analysis next month: UN agency

      Iran will send the black boxes from a Ukrainian passenger jet shot down by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in January to France to be deciphered next month, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said today. Fifty-five Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents of Canada were among the 176 people killed when Ukraine...

      The Latest: World Bank provides cash aid for poor Jordanians
      Jun26

      The Latest: World Bank provides cash aid for poor Jordanians

      AMMAN, Jordan — The World Bank says it will provide $374 million in cash support to 270,000 poor families in Jordan, including many who lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. The bank announced the aid on Friday, saying it was co-financed by the U.K.’s international development agency. Jordan took strict measures to...

      Defence lawyers seek more investigations into MH17 downing
      Jun22

      Defence lawyers seek more investigations into MH17 downing

      SCHIPHOL, Netherlands — Defence lawyers for a Russian charged with involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 cast doubt Monday on prosecutors’ assertions that the passenger jet was shot down by a Buk surface-to-air missile. The comments came as Dutch defence lawyers for Oleg Pulatov began listing...

      Ukrainian President praises relationship with Trudeau but mum on support for Security Council seat
      Jun22

      Ukrainian President praises relationship with Trudeau but mum on support for Security Council seat

      Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the international community must maintain pressure on Moscow to return the land it seized from Ukraine in 2014 – and he thanked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to readmit Russia into the G7. But even though Ukraine is one of Canada’s closest...

      CFIA investigating death of 38 dogs on Toronto-bound flight from Ukraine
      Jun21

      CFIA investigating death of 38 dogs on Toronto-bound flight from Ukraine

      TORONTO — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating after dozens of dogs were found dead or sick on a flight from Ukraine at a Toronto airport. Approximately 500 puppies landed at Pearson International Airport last Saturday, according to the agency. Thirty-eight were found dead on arrival, and many others were dehydrated, weak or...

      CFIA investigating death of 38 dogs on Toronto-bound flight from Ukraine
      Jun21

      CFIA investigating death of 38 dogs on Toronto-bound flight from Ukraine

      TORONTO — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating after dozens of dogs were found dead or sick on a flight from Ukraine at a Toronto airport. Approximately 500 puppies landed at Pearson International Airport last Saturday, according to the agency. Thirty-eight were found dead on arrival, and many others were dehydrated, weak or...

      Judge: Bolton can publish book despite efforts to block it
      Jun20

      Judge: Bolton can publish book despite efforts to block it

      WASHINGTON — A federal judge ruled Saturday that former national security adviser John Bolton can move forward in publishing his tell-all book despite efforts by the Trump administration to block the release because of concerns that classified information could be exposed. The decision from U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth is a victory for...

      Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton’s book
      Jun20

      Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton’s book

      WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday criticized former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton for moving to publish his book without formal clearance from the White House, but the judge suggested he was probably powerless to stop its release given that copies of the manuscript have already been widely distributed. U.S....