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finally free to speak out, zimbabweans insist mugabe must quit now before he meets with military

the euphoria, however, will eventually subside, and much depends on the behind-the-scenes manoeuvring to get mugabe to officially resign





castro cronies in toronto, jfk vs. diefenbaker and paper companies: why cia plotted to sabotage canada

cia documents show at least one alleged castro loyalist came to toronto in 1958 to buy 10 surplus fighter jets





blazing fireball with ‘the glow of 100 full moons’ lights up arctic sky in finland

it produced a blast wave that felt like an explosion about 6:40 p.m. and could also be seen in northern norway and in russia's kola peninsula





u.s. nuclear commander says he would resist trump if he asked him to carry out ‘illegal’ order

john hyten says if he believed trump's order violated the laws of armed conflict, he would tell him so and present him with legal alternatives





exclusive: justin trudeau set to head to china in december to open free trade talks

the belief that canadian exporters need to have preferential access to growing asian markets like china is considered worth the risk that launching negotiations may upset the trump administration





‘a serious problem’: nonprofit ted talks empire grappling with sexual harassment accusations

at least five people, including a past main stage speaker, told ted officials they were harassed or groped during its flagship conference in vancouver in april





amid outcry, trump announces delay on new policy allowing americans to import elephant parts

trump tweeted on friday that he's delaying the new policy — which was announced on thursday — until he can review ‘all conservation facts’





manitoba premier brian pallister injured in hiking fall during new mexico vacation

the premier's office said he was hiking in the gila wilderness when he had a serious fall and suffered compound fractures in his left arm, and numerous cuts and bruises





russian fake-news campaign against canadian troops in latvia includes propaganda about litter, luxury apartments

russia's campaign began with stories suggesting russell williams, the former air force colonel and convicted serial killer, still commanded canada’s biggest air base





andrew coyne: economy is hot, but liberals not? maybe voters have realized the limits of pm’s powers

whatever may be claimed to the contrary, beyond not stepping all over it, there is not much governments can do to make the economy grow faster





why cia plotted to sabotage canada only one month before cuban missile crisis

cia documents show at least one alleged castro loyalist came to toronto in 1958 to buy 10 surplus fighter jets





‘death of democracy’ in cambodia: supreme court dissolves opposition and outlaws politicians

'the situation for democracy and for peace in cambodia looks really bleak'





what trump’s ‘america first’ foreign policy means for global work on climate change

india and china are taking a cue from the united states and wondering why they need to make environmental sacrifices





cia wanted to punish canada in 1962 for flouting cuban trade embargo, jfk files reveal

cia documents show at least one alleged castro loyalist came to toronto in 1958 to buy 10 surplus fighter jets





russia kills un security council inquiry into assad regime’s chemical weapons use in syria

the vote became another flash point in the deteriorating u.s.-russia relationship, as representatives each blamed the other for causing the investigatory panel to die





world’s first human head transplant successfully performed on a corpse, scientists say

'a full head swap between brain dead organ donors is the next stage.... we stand on the brink of a revolution, not only in medicine but in human life'





zimbabwe’s president robert mugabe, 93, told his fate is sealed — with deal in hand

president waits on promise of safe passage as his supporters melt away in fear of the military





for the first time, angela merkel’s political future in germany is being questioned

as 'coalition' remains divided, parties' opposing views on immigration and the environment threaten to force new elections





‘we’re not passive women’: how four women fought off a man who tried to rob their restaurant

'we look back and it's kind of comical. he did get a beating on his head'





baltimore homicide detective becomes city’s 309th homicide of the year

sean suiter was an 18-year veteran and the father of five children