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Chinese companies press for right to sue Canada

September 18, 2014 0

China’s companies are turning up the pressure to ratify the Canada China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), and we hope that Conservatives will push back. The Canada-China FIPA is reckless. FIPA would let […]

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Assad Urges to Stop Funding Armed Groups in Syria

September 17, 2014 0

In a meeting in Iraq, the Syrian President indicated that Iraq and Syria were coordinating in their fight against the Islamic State. Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Wednesday that to combat terrorism in the […]

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UN Pulls Peacekeepers Out of Golan Heights

September 16, 2014 0

The U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights have been “temporarily relocated” from the Golan Heights region on the Syrian side of the Syrian-Israeli border. "Staff in U.N. positions 10, 16, 31 and 37, as well […]

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World’s Top Diplomats Pledge Iraq Support

September 15, 2014 0

About 30 countries have pledged to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State militants by "all means necessary" including military aid. In a statement following a Monday conference in Paris on the crisis, diplomats […]

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Kerry Talks Anti-IS Coalition in Egypt

September 13, 2014 0

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says it is only "a matter of time" before the threat of terrorism anywhere becomes the threat of terrorism everywhere. He spoke in Cairo after talks with Egyptian Foreign […]

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EU Imposes New Sanctions on Russia

September 12, 2014 0

The European Union has imposed a new package of economic sanctions against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine. The new sanctions went into effect Friday and targeted Russian oil and defense firms. The latest […]

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Gates Foundation Commits US$50m To Ebola Response

September 10, 2014 0

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Wednesday announced it will commit US$50 million to support the scale up of emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. According to a dispatch, the foundation […]

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