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Who’s voting where in 2024

Behind the Breaking News   |   June 4, 2024

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More than half the world’s population will go to the polls this year, in what observers call a major test for democracy. Here are the key races so far and still to come. In 2024,... read more

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Climate change threatens millions in low and coastal areas in Latin America, study finds

In the News   |   May 28, 2024

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About 41 million people living in low-lying regions of Latin America and the Caribbean are threatened by storms and flooding that are becoming more extreme because of climate change, according to newly released data from... read more

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Iranian president’s death, war-crimes case will further cloud the Middle East’s future

In the News   |   May 21, 2024

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It was a day of sombre press conferences, one in Tehran, the other in The Hague, destined to further cloud the future of the entire Middle East. Monday began with the announcement that Iran’s hard-line... read more

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For many Israelis and Palestinians, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas are an obstacle to peace

In the News   |   May 10, 2024

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When he’s at his residence in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu only has to peek through the curtains to see the crowds calling for his resignation. Even when the protesters aren’t there, they’ve glued... read more

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Refugees ecstatic over golden opportunity to live in Canada

In the News   |   May 7, 2024

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In a remote refugee camp in Ethiopia, where Kadija Abdi Ahmed has lived since fleeing neighbouring Somalia as a teenager, there are few computers and only patchy access to the internet. When she does get... read more

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Trudeau casts doubt on CSIS intelligence about Chinese interference in 2019, 2021 elections

In the News   |   April 12, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discounted the effectiveness of Chinese election interference and questioned the reliability of intelligence by Canada’s spy agency about Beijing-directed influence operations during testimony at the public inquiry into foreign meddling. Mr.... read more

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The story of José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen, the charity at the centre of the Israeli air strike in Gaza

Articles of Interest   |   April 3, 2024

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Celebrity chef José Andrés has always viewed his non-profit World Central Kitchen as filling a niche during times of crisis. “We have a comprehensive approach,” Mr. Andres told The Globe and Mail during a visit to... read more

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As Putin claims victory in sham Russian election, Yulia Navalnaya steps in as his chief opponent

In the News   |   March 15, 2024

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Two things were on display as Russia’s stage-managed presidential election drew to a close: Vladimir Putin’s disregard for democracy, and the growing clout of his new chief nemesis, Yulia Navalnaya. The official results of the... read more

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What’s going on in Haiti? Latest news from a Caribbean nation in crisis

In the News   |   March 12, 2024

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Gangs battle to wrest control of Port-au-Prince from an absent Prime Minister, leaving Haitians in harm’s way. Check back here for continuing developments. Latest updates Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, locked out of his country... read more

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Biden warns of democracy under attack and takes aim at Trump in fiery State of the Union address

In the News   |   March 8, 2024

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Democracy is under attack in the U.S. and around the world, President Joe Biden is warning in a fired-up State of the Union address that marks the unofficial start of his marathon re-election fight against... read more

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Zelensky acknowledges Ukraine is losing ground as Russian invasion enters third year, Western support slows

In the News   |   February 26, 2024

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky acknowledged Sunday that his country was losing ground as the Russian invasion enters a third year and Western support slows, a situation that could worsen unless the flow of U.S. military... read more

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Alexey Navalny troubled the Kremlin like no one else before him

In the News   |   February 16, 2024

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From the beginning, Alexey Navalny represented a fundamentally different, more dangerous threat to Vladimir Putin’s grasp on power than any of the Russian opposition figures who had come before him. Though he stood on the... read more

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Cartoons   |   February 12, 2024

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American TV personality Tucker Carlson sought to boost his image by interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin, but instead was manipulated into spreading propaganda.

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ICJ orders Israel to prevent genocide in Gaza, but fails to order ceasefire

In the News   |   January 26, 2024

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The International Court of Justice, in a historic ruling in The Hague, has ordered Israel to take emergency steps to prevent genocide in Gaza and to allow urgent humanitarian aid in the Palestinian territory. The... read more

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Five key questions following Trump’s triumph over Nikki Haley in New Hampshire primary

In the News   |   January 25, 2024

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When Donald Trump took the stage after his decisive victory over Nikki Haley in the New Hampshire primary, he was in no mood to celebrate. Rather than cheering the seemingly inexorable momentum of his bid for the... read more

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