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Canada to join U.S.-British effort to train Ukrainian combat troops

Canada to join U.S.-British effort to train Ukrainian combat troops

Canada will send 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain in an international effort to shore up the eastern European country's battered and bloodied combat forces. Prime...
Prince Saud al-Faisal says challenges persist in attracting non-oil funds

Challenges persist in attracting non-oil funds, says Saudi Prince Saud al-Faisal

"The challenge that we face ... is recognizing that Saudi Arabia is fertile ground to attract investment in all sectors," says Prince Saud.
expand ISIL mission, five things to know about Syria

As Conservatives seek to expand ISIL mission, five things to know about Syria

OTTAWA — The Conservative government is seeking Parliament's blessing to extend and expand its mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to include airstrikes inside Syria. That...
Accused B.C. terrorists

Accused B.C. terrorists hoped attack would help 'brothers' in Afghanistan

In undercover audio recordings presented in court, Nuttall spends that time talking about the Qur’an, complaining of the treatment of Muslims overseas and justifying the attack

Our world in 2014

10 currents that contoured global society in 2014.

Finance Minister sympathizes with #OccupyWallSt protesters

Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty shares some sympathy with Occupy Wall Street protesters but reminds Canadians that Canada has a different financial environment than the U.S. The Canadian Press...

Soldier tells father he's gay on YouTube

On Monday, just one day before the U.S. military formally ended its ” don’t ask, don’t tell” policy,  a 21-year-old soldier stationed in Germany confessed over the phone to the father in Alabama...

World People's Conference on Climate: Energetic Activism on the Ground Level in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth is currently taking place in Cochabamba, Bolivia. This four day conference is a people's direct response...

How to out-conserve your neighbors for Earth Hour (or any time)

In our family this year, we celebrated Earth Hour by monitoring our energy use.  Hooray!??  One look at our actual energy use and we are all walking around inside in jackets.  This...

How to Out-Conserve Your Neighbors for Earth Hour (Or Any Time)

In our family this year, we celebrated Earth Hour by monitoring our energy use.  Hooray!??  One look at our actual energy use and we are all walking around inside in jackets.  This...