Former Canada minister of affairs on Nafta talks, Saudi Arabia threat
10 August 2018 | 6:02 am
Former Canada Minister of Affairs John Baird discusses the prospects for Nafta negotiations and the escalating tensions between Canada and Saudi Arabia with Bloomberg's Amanda Lang and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets."
The human rights group has used a new report to warn that Riyadh is cracking down on dissidents now that it is no longer chairing the G20 group of leading world economies.
Saudi Arabia will begin receiving requests for umrah pilgrimage from abroad for vaccinated worshipers starting August 9. The move comes 18 months after a border closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite Trudeau's COVID policies being widely seen as a success, he called the early vote in a bid to give his Liberal government a new mandate to steer Canada's pandemic exit.
Over six days, the lives of Afghan researcher Mohammad Ehsan Saadat and his family turned upside down: enough time to fill out an asylum application and flee to Canada just before the Taliban walked into Kabul. Since then, he has often said to himself how "lucky" he is to have the opportunity to start anew in Canada, but "weeps" for those left behind.
With a magnifying glass in one hand and notebook in the other, butterfly enthusiasts are on the hunt for monarch eggs. In Canada, hundreds of hunters take part in the annual monarch census counting, as the emblematic butterflies remain threatened by extinction.
Once allies, Saudi Arabia and the Taliban have been divided by war, betrayal, and 9/11. As Afghanistan changes and Middle East relations shift, the two won't rekindle ties, but another nation is looking closely at Kabul.
A crowd of angry protesters surrounds Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, chanting "lock him up" and hurling profanities as the Liberal Party leader boards his campaign bus following a visit to a brewery in London, Ontario.
Canada’s party leaders held a debate Thursday night ahead of the September 20 vote. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for elections as Kabul fell to the Taliban.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau looks set to form another minority government following Canada's parliamentary election. The prime minister framed the vote as a referendum on his party's handling of the COVID pandemic.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals have won the Canadian legislative elections, a half-victory, however, for the incumbent Prime Minister who failed to gain a majority.
Helmut Oberlander, an ex-Nazi interpreter, had been fighting to stay in Canada for nearly 26 years. Before his death, he had argued that he was forcibly conscripted by the Nazis.
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