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April 17, 2018 3:33 PM Slovakia’s police chief to resign as nation struggles with slaying of investigative journalist

The Feb. 21 shooting deaths of reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova sparked large street protests that forced former Prime Minister Robert Fico’s three-party coalition government to step down. BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia’s national police chief will resign following street protests against him as the nation struggles with a political 11

April 11, 2018 5:19 PM Quebec MNAs call for public commission of inquiry into Lac-Mégantic disaster

PQ motion will be sent to Ottawa for consideration The Quebec National Assembly is calling on the federal government to launch a public commission of inquiry into the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster as soon as possible. Quebec MNAs adopted the Parti Québécois motion Wednesday morning, with all 115 members present in the chamber offering their unanimous support 9

April 7, 2018 10:00 AM Rural Nova Scotians team up to tackle 'crisis' in health care

One Shelburne resident is about to take a 5-hour trip for a 15-minute medical appointment A group of rural Nova Scotians is banding together to tackle the "crisis" in health care troubling parts of the province. Karen Mattatall is mayor of Shelburne and chairs the Rural Nova Scotia Health Care Crisis Working Group. The group comprises people representing 10

March 30, 2018 10:26 AM Roadside bomb in Syria kills 2 coalition troops and wounds 5 near Turkey

Explosion occurred near town's security headquarters just before midnight, local official says The U.S. military said Friday that two coalition personnel were killed and five were wounded by a roadside bombing in Syria. The military did not say where the incident occurred but it came hours after a local Syrian official said that a roadside bomb has exploded 12

March 21, 2018 1:48 PM Soccer fans in Iraq celebrate end of three-decade FIFA ban

The world soccer’s governing body lifted the ban last Friday, allowing Iraqi cities of Basra, Karbala and Irbil to host full international games and competitions for the first time since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait. Iraq’s minister of youth and sports, Abdul-Hussein Abtan, congratulated the Iraqi people on Monday, following FIFA’s move, and said it would 13

February 27, 2018 3:29 AM Saudi Arabia fires military chief amid stalemate Yemen war

The kingdom gave no reason behind the military shakeup but those fired included the country’s military chief of staff. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES—Saudi Arabia has replaced its military chief of staff and other defence officials amid its stalemated war in Yemen. The kingdom gave no reason behind the shakeup that was announced early Tuesday morning 22

February 15, 2018 6:49 PM Canada weighing contribution to expanded NATO training mission in Iraq

Once planning is complete, Canada will have a better idea of what it can contribute, says defence minister Canada is considering how it can contribute to an expanded NATO training mission in Iraq, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Thursday. The military alliance, which already has a small team in Iraq instructing local security forces in bomb disposal 62

February 14, 2018 12:57 PM Billions pledged for Iraq’s reconstruction after war with Daesh, but still short of goal

The biggest pledge came from Turkey, which announced $5 billion, while Kuwait’s ruling emir said his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq. KUWAIT CITY—Billions of dollars were pledged Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq’s reconstruction after the country’s devastating war with Daesh 22

January 14, 2018 9:03 PM Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdogan says he expects U.S. 'to support Turkey in its legitimate efforts' to combat terror Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave 33

January 9, 2018 5:52 PM Quebec opposition parties balk at making mosque shooting anniversary a day of awareness

The National Council of Canadian Muslims is asking for the Jan. 29 anniversary of the mass shooting one year ago to become a day of action on Islamophobia. But the Parti Quebecois and the Coalition Avenir Quebec say the term Islamophobia is too controversial. MONTREAL—Quebec’s main opposition parties are coming out against a call to make the anniversary 15