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January 18, 2018 4:28 PM 'Insanity' to allow nuclear waste storage near Ottawa River, Indigenous groups say

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories facility in Chalk River, Ont., could be up and running in 2020 Indigenous groups say a plan to store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario is "insanity" and want the federal government to intervene. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private company, wants a 10-year licence to keep running the Chalk River 8

January 6, 2018 6:20 PM Trump says he’s open to speaking with Kim Jong Un as North Korea, South Korea prepare for talks

North and South Korea have agreed to discuss co-operation on the upcoming Olympics in South Korea, as well as other issues, in rare talks set to begin Tuesday. Trump calls that “a big start.” THURMONT, MD.—U.S. President Donald Trump says he’s open to talking with the North Korean leader he’s called “Rocket Man” and is hoping some good can come from upcoming 10

January 1, 2018 1:30 AM Kim Jong-un says 'the entire United States within range of our nuclear weapons'

'A nuclear button is always on my desk. This is reality, not a threat,' says North Korean leader North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said on Monday that the U.S. will never be able to start a war against North Korea now that his country has developed the capability to hit all of the U.S. mainland with its nuclear weapons. "The entire United States is within 26

December 31, 2017 8:11 PM UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for more unity in 2018

On Sunday, he issued a ‘red alert,’ calling 2017 a year of setbacks due to issues including xenophobia, the rise of nationalism and human-rights violations. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday issued a “red alert” for more unity in 2018 after what he called a year of setbacks. Nationalism and xenophobia are on the rise, inequality is growing 12

November 1, 2017 2:00 PM Syria takes centre stage as Putin meets Iran's leaders

With Iran's expanding regional influence, talks between Moscow and Tehran are likely to shape future of the Middle East. Tehran, Iran - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Iran on Wednesday for a trilateral summit, which also includes Azerbaijan. Economic cooperation was at the top of Putin's agenda, specifically the completion of a rail link along 25

November 1, 2017 12:27 PM Trump will not visit Korean Demilitarized Zone during Asia trip, White House says

Every president but one since Ronald Reagan has visited the DMZ, often wearing bomber-style jackets and flanked by military officers. WASHINGTON—It has become something of a ritual for U.S. presidents trying to demonstrate their resolve against North Korea’s ever-escalating aggression. Beginning with Dwight Eisenhower’s visit to the front lines of wartime 26

November 1, 2017 12:17 PM Russia's Putin arrives in Iran to discuss Syria, nuclear deal

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin began a visit to Iran on Wednesday designed to underpin closer ties between two countries at loggerheads with the United States as President Donald Trump threatens to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. Putin and his Iranian hosts are expected to discuss the nuclear deal and regional crises 23

November 1, 2017 3:05 AM Trump will not visit DMZ during Asia trip, White House says

WASHINGTON - The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump will not visit the Demilitarized Zone during his upcoming trip to Asia - a break from many previous administrations. There's not enough time in the president's schedule to accommodate a visit to the heavily fortified border zone that has separated the North and South Korea for 64 years, a senior 30

November 1, 2017 12:18 AM Exclusive: U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called “New York channel,” Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats 27

October 31, 2017 2:31 PM Pyeongchang gets Olympic flame in Athens for 100-day relay to Winter Games

The organizing committee president for this Olympics said the games would be of “peace and harmony,” despite ongoing tensions with South Korea’s nuclear-armed neighbour to the north. ATHENS, GREECE—The Olympic flame was handed to organizers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, and it will now head off on a 100-day journey across South Korea before 15