Category Archives: International

Trump overtakes Putin as the most talked about person in Russia’s media

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By Nadezhda Vasilieva United States President Donald Trump has ousted Russian President Vladimir Putin as the person referenced most often by Russia’s news outlets in the month of January, the country’s largest private news agency Interfax reported, citing their own

Trump has the lowest first 10-day approval since approval ratings began

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By Amy Chen Donald Trump’s approval at the end of his first 10 days is the lowest since the approval ratings began six decades ago, according to the most recent GALLUP poll. At 43%, President Trump is 10 percentage points

Canada slams Fox News for fake news over Quebec attack

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By Amy Chen, Vancouver Canadian government berated Fox News today for falsely tweeting to more than 13 million Twitter followers that the mosque attack in Quebec Monday that killed six worshippers and critically wounded five others had been carried out

Million Brits petition to ban Trump

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A petition calling for the US President to be prevented from making a state visit to the United Kingdom has reached a million signatures in just a few hours. “Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his

Another The Simpsons prediction comes true: US banning refugees while Canada welcoming them

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcoming those fleeing war and persecution in response to the United States President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from seven war-torn nations seems to have been predicted by the popular animated TV show The

Hold #Texit referendum or pay the price, Texas secessionist leader warns elected officials

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Texas secessionist leader has warned that elected officials who ignore the Texans’ desire for a referendum on independence for their state from the United States will pay a price. “The political class did not listen to the people and they

Dear Finland, Re: guaranteed income experiment

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Dear Finland,   Regarding your experiment in guaranteed income; While I find myself slightly dismayed at the small scope of your experiment, I am thrilled and excited to see you implementing this type of policy. Canada had a city sized

Harper signed trade deal with Panama encouraging tax evasion

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Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed a trade deal with Panama in 2010, which encourages tax evasion by Canadian companies, according to experts. Todd Tucker, research director at Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, warned Parliamentarians that the Canada-Panama Free Trade

Initiating integration among youth

By Leila Lemghalef The global refugee crisis brings up the importance of dialogue and integration, and highlights the balance between rights and responsibilities, while youth are being recognized as central to the debate. Students aged 16 and 17 recently took

UN expert condemns killing of Kurdish rights lawyer in Turkey

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A United Nations judicial freedom expert today strongly condemned the recent assassination of Kurdish human rights lawyer and head of the Diyarbakir Bar Association Tahir Elçi, and called on Turkey’s government to carry out a full and impartial investigation. “I