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NDP celebrates Mulcair win, but some activists anxious about party future

As Thomas Mulcair, leader-elect from the New Democratic Party's nail-biting convention this weekend, faced off against the Tories today, he won the praise of fellow party members for...

CODEPINK’s Rae Abileah discusses next steps at World Peace Forum

Rae Abileah, a leading member of the women-led activist group CODEPINK, addressed war-related social and economic issues at this weekend's World Peace Forum.

Amira Hass, Israeli journalist, tells heart-wrenching stories from life in Palestine at UBC event

Just over 100 people gathered last night to hear veteran Israeli journalist Amira Hass speak at UBC’s Webb Theatre. Hass is the only Israeli journalist who has lived in Gaza (where she was based...

Peace in the holy land

Tapping into the power of federalism to bring peace to the holy land

Super 8, Little White Lies, Loose Cannons and more

Super 8 is the most interesting film of the week thanks to a well-told story, lots of action and some natural young actors. (Read more)

Canada's new foreign minister hazy on history of Israeli Palestinian conflict

OTTAWA -- John Baird is acknowledging he's got some homework to do on the Conservative government's signature foreign policy in the Middle East. Baird, named foreign affairs minister by Prime...

No Harper Netanyahu G8 talks: spokesman says amid glowing Israeli reports

Prime Minister Stephen Harper did not discuss the G8 summit with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, a Harper spokesman says. The statement by Dimitri Soudas, Harper's communications director...

Netanyahu appeals for Harper to go to bat for Israel at G8: reports say

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper to prevent G8 leaders from expressing support for a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders, an Israeli newspaper reported...

Harper wants MPs to agree to an extended military mission in Libya

DEAUVILLE, France -- The G8 leaders agree that more must be done to oust Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and Prime Minister Stephen Harper will ask Parliament next month to extend the Canadian...