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August 28, 2018 12:17 PM Russia to stage biggest military exercises since Cold War

Russia is to hold its biggest military manoeuvres since the height of the Cold War next month, mobilizing about 300,000 troops and including the participation of thousands of soldiers from China, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said. The Vostok-2018 exercises in Russia’s eastern and central military districts — spanning from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific 21

July 25, 2018 6:26 PM U.S. pastor charged in Turkey put under house arrest

ISTANBUL—An American pastor who has been in custody for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges will be put under house arrest as his trial continues, Turkey’s official news agency said Wednesday. Anadolu news agency said that Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina would be released 20

July 19, 2018 5:05 PM Trump bashes EU over more than $6.5B fine against Google

U.S. President Donald Trump resumed his criticism of the European Union on Thursday, assailing the bloc for the record antitrust fine it levied against the Silicon Valley giant Google this week. Trump has repeatedly denounced the 28-nation group, the United States’ biggest trading partner, for what he says are its unfair economic policies. His administration 13

July 18, 2018 12:00 PM Trump tells wild lies about Brexit, NATO and Obama, in 57-false-claim week

WASHINGTON—Twice last week, Donald Trump told a vivid story about how he had spoken to reporters at his golf course in Scotland the day before the Brexit vote in 2016 and correctly predicted the outcome. None of this happened. He went to Scotland the day after the vote, not the day before. The day before, he offered no prediction at all. Also last week, Trump 12

July 12, 2018 10:23 PM Trump says, ‘They like me a lot in the U.K.’ 100,000 protesters may disagree

Trump arrived around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, straight from the NATO summit. The first protest, described as “the wall of sound,” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., when Trump heads to Winfield House, the residence of the U.S. ambassador, in Regent’s Park in London. That’s where he will spend the night. Activists planned to stir up as much noise as possible and play harrowing 16

July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 12

July 10, 2018 3:51 PM Trudeau won’t double defence budget despite calls from Trump

Canada did agree to the two per cent benchmark, but the Trudeau government’s spending projections show plans to reach only 1.4 per cent of GDP by 2024. Trudeau says that while the two per cent target remains an “important metric” for commitment to NATO, he considers tangible and consistent resources and leadership, which Canada continues to demonstrate 15

July 3, 2018 4:19 PM Justin Trudeau to visit Canadian soldiers in Latvia before NATO summit

The Canadian-led multinational NATO battle group was established in Latvia as the alliance’s response to Russia’s surprise annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its invasion of eastern Ukraine. Canada’s leadership of the battle group represents Canada’s largest sustained military presence in Europe in over a decade. Trudeau, who will meet in Riga with Latvian 18

June 21, 2018 12:16 AM Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade dispute

OTTAWA—As a Canada-U.S. trade dispute threatens to grow nastier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to travel and spend at home though he stopped just shy of urging a boycott of American goods and destinations. Asked by reporters how Canadians should respond to the ongoing trade actions of the U.S. administration of President Donald 23

June 14, 2018 8:00 AM As World Cup kicks off, Russia looks to show the West it's not isolated

Inside Vladimir Putin's latest attempt to rebrand Russia With Moscow's historic squares, pedestrian malls — and, starting today, soccer stadiums — filling up with foreign tourists, President Vladimir Putin's latest rebranding exercise for Russia is well underway. The first game of the World Cup kicks off at 6 p.m. local time in the refurbished and freshly 182