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Diplomatic Dust-Up OVER

OTTAWA - Canadian passport holders travelling to the United Arab Emirates will no longer require visas in advance.The move marks the end of a diplomatic dust-up over Canadian landing rights for UAE-ba...
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Thank You All for Supporting Malala

Thank you Madonna for beating the drum for Malala Yousafzai. You have delivered a strong message to all celebrities across the world that they have to come out of their cozy lives and needed to be well informed as you are. Thank you Madonna for saying the words, "Support education! Support women!"
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Canadian Forces Used Unarmed Airbus For Kandahar Trips: Documents

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The loss of a not-so secret base in Dubai last year forced the Canadian military to use its unarmed Airbus planes for flights into Kandahar Airfield during the final phase of the combat mission, ministerial briefing notes say."Pressures imposed by the closure of Camp Mirage and the need to maximize flexibility in providing strategic airlift to support OP Athena have culminated in the (censored) using C-150 flights in KAF," said a Nov. 1, 2010, briefing note prepared for Defence Minister Peter MacKay.