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US Sanctions and Tariffs Create Distrust and Enmity

Brussels (SCF) – The United States has reached a new low in international relations. Not only does President Trump tweet and otherwise comment insultingly about leaders (“Little Rocket Man”) and various nations (“shithole countries”), he has gone out of his way to alienate friends and allies by imposing tariffs on some of their exports. This is in addition […]

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Indigenous Canadians Sue for Being Used as Guinea Pigs for Medical Experiments

Ontario (teleSUR) – In a class action lawsuit filed in May, thousands of Indigenous people have sued Canada for subjecting them to scientific medical experiments without their consent between the 1930s and 1950s. “Inappropriate medical procedures and experiments were conducted by the Government of Canada or their agents, beginning in the 1930s and continuing through the 1970s,” said […]

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Canada Investigates Saudi Arabia’s Use of Arms in Eastern Crackdown

Ottawa  (MEE) – At least five people were killed in restive Qatif province during the week as Saudi authorities attempt to crackdown on alleged Shiite militants. Canada warned on Saturday that it was reviewing reports that Saudi Arabia is using Canadian armoured vehicles in a crackdown in the Sunni-ruled kingdom’s Shiite-majority east, which has seen numerous civilians and […]

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NATO’s Military Frontier – and Fake Stories

Brussels (SCF) – In an examination in the New Yorker of the career and prospects of the US Secretary of Defence, General James Mattis, Dexter Filkins, a highly respected Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noted President Trump’s attitude to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and its military posture, and wrote that «along NATO’s eastern frontier the Russian military maintain[s] tens of thousands of troops, […]

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TPP Nations Resume Trade Talks in Canada Without US

Ottawa (GPA) – Canada and Japan are looking to take the lead in the post-TPP world, while civic organizations warn against reviving the controversial trade pact. The 11 counties remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the U.S. pulled out of the deal began new talks Tuesday in Canada to define next steps, while civil society […]

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Canada Extend Mission in Ukraine for Additional Two Years

Ottawa (GPA) – The Canadian government has officially announced the extension of their military training mission in Ukraine until 2019, despite some Russophobes warning of possible future interference. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced yesterday that Canada was officially extending the timeline of their military’s presence in Ukraine until March of 2019. Freeland told […]

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European Parliament Approves Massive ‘Undemocratic’ Trade Deal

Strasbourg – (teleSUR) The controversial CETA trade deal between Canada and the EU revives a mechanism which allows corporations to sue governments for passing regulations. Despite seven years of massive grassroots mobilization and a petition with over 3.5 million signatures, the European Parliament voted to approve the highly controversial Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between […]

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