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Struggle Over Kirkuk Puts the U.S. and Iran on the Same Side

Maria Fantappie, senior analyst for Iraq at the International Crisis Group, said, “The United States gave a green light, and that was essential.” Iran’s goal, she said, was to insert Shiite militias into contested areas, and to divide the Kurds while s...

Toronto Maple Leafs hold moment of silence for Gord Downie before game at ACC

The Toronto Maple Leafs held a moment of silence in honour of Canadian music icon Gord Downie before Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Red Wings. They also slightly lowered the banner of Bill Barilko’s No.5, whose tragic death months after scori...

Russian Socialite Enters Race to Challenge President Putin

Ms. Sobchak is the daughter of a former mayor of St. Petersburg, Anatoly A. Sobchak, who was Mr. P...

China vs. America in a Financial Game of 'Risk'

In late 2010, Sri Lanka inaugurated a new $1.3 billion deep-sea port in Hambantota, on the Indian...

Justin Trudeau continues to fend off questions over Bill Morneau’s finances

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to say when he found out that Bill Morneau never ...

How China Buys Influence in Southeast Asia

Along a major tributary of the Mekong River in northeastern Cambodia sits the newly opened Lower ...

#BalanceTonPorc Is France's #MeToo

PARIS — My adopted home is the land of the shoulder shrug, of the insouciant “bof,” of a “t...

Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

Photo A law passed in Quebec prohibits people wearing face coverings from using publi...

Manhunt underway in Maryland after 3 killed in workplace shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Maryland office park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and ...

America Has Become Dispensable in Iraq

“When the fighting breaks out between Arabs and Kurds, whose side will the Americans be on?” ...