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Canada Blasts Egypt's 'Unacceptable' Detention Of Foreign Nationals

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

TORONTO -- TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister has warned Egypt that the detention of two Canadians without charges for the past several weeks ...

Greece's Desperate Call

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Bravely, the Greeks forge on. Its leaders may, indeed, as the Foreign Minister said, be exploring and defining areas of potential foreign investment and fast-tracking new rules to eliminate much of the red tape surrounding these endeavors.

John Kerry Has Busy First Day As Secretary Of State

AP | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New Secretary of State John Kerry reached out to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in phone calls this weekend, assuring them the Oba...

Hope, Change and Traffic Jams

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden

2013-01-22-InauguralDiary.jpg It was that kind of weekend -- for the permanent residents of the capital a combination of celebration and hassle. Flocks of circling helicopters thwack, thwack, thwacked overhead like noisy mechanical geese. The inaugural parties were no less gridlocked than the streets.

DOJ Drops Edwards Case

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards, triggering criticism that the year-long prosecution of t...

Welcome to the G-Zero Era

Ian Bremmer | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business
Ian Bremmer

In years to come, every nation will have to create its own options because there will be no government with the muscle to drive an international agenda. Some countries are better positioned than others to prosper in this decentralized global order.

Canada Recognizes Libya's Rebels

AP | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canada formally recognized the Libyan rebels as the legitimate government of the country on Tuesday. Foreign Affairs Minister...