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URL :http://www2.macleans.ca/category/blog-central/world-blog/the-world-desk/
Filed Under:News / International Affairs
Posts on Regator:245
Posts / Week:1.1
Archived Since:July 25, 2010

Blog Post Archive

John Baird comes to Kyiv

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, along with a small entourage of Conservative MPs...

Ukraine’s revolution hits a roadblock in Crimea

“We’re here to protect Sevastopol,” said one of the men who stopped our car...

Video: In the scarred centre of Kyiv, celebration and uncertainty

From the Yunukovych estate to hymns on the Maidan, Michael Petrou reports on a historic day in Ukraine

A hard won and fragile victory in Ukraine

Security has melted away, leaving the scarred centre of Kyiv in the hands of protesters and ordinary people

Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund: where did the money go?

Shortly after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, Canada established a matching fund program through...

How much does Ukraine really matter to the West?

On May 11, 2005, American President George W. Bush stood before a cheering crowd...

When women were men (a film)

French filmmaker Éléonore Pourriat’s short movie about a society dominated by women, Majorité Opprimée...

Footballer struck out with French comedian’s salute

Nicolas Anelka said the bizarre gesture was meant to honour Dieudonné, but the Football Association wouldn't have it

Maajid Nawaz and the right to laugh at Jesus and Muhammad

Michael Petrou on the tweet landed a British politician in hot water

Syria and the costs of non-intervention

One of the enduring features of the West’s myopic narcissism is our ability to...

Live-blogging Stephen Harper’s Israeli Knesset address

10:58 Should be starting any minute… 11:04: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is the...

Immoral and bullheaded, Sharon changed for the better

ARIEL SHARON’S political career arguably should have been derailed almost 50 years before he...

A refugee camp and a game park hotel: Bev Oda goes to Africa

New documents show the former minister charged taxpayers for hefty rebooking fees

In the Middle East, an ancient war is new again

A bitter, violent clash between Islam’s two major sects is dividing and, increasingly, defining the region

Canada considers re-engaging in Libya

The United States, Italy, Britain, and Turkey have agreed to train thousands of Libyan...

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