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We in the West need to recognize the ways in which we have appropriated the politics, conflicts, and even misery of others for our own politics -- even in our op-eds and columns. We should consider our words carefully, and put our money where our mouths are.
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The Conservative MP criticized the Liberal government for its silence on Israel.
Canada has expressed sharp concerns over Turkey's imposition of a three-month state of emergency.
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Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was in Washington for the conference.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has mounted a full court press to persuade the global financial community to overlook its long rap sheet of financial crimes. In recent weeks, two of the Islamic Republic's most savvy diplomats were on the offensive to persuade the Obama administration to green light Iran's access to U.S. dollar transactions.
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The blunt talk was particularly significant for Justin Trudeau's Liberal government.
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"Climate is not a distant threat for our children and their children to worry about. It is now. It is happening now."
Southeast Alaskans, anxious about B.C.'s mining boom along the Alaskan border, are pinning their hopes for stronger mine management on a treaty that dates back more than a century.
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