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Algeria, France expected to end diplomatic tension

French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) attend a signing ceremony in the pavilion of honour at Algiers airport, in Algiers, on Aug 27, 2022. (PHOTO / AFP) ALGIERS – Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Friday told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron during a phone conversation that the Algerian ambassador to […]

Finland’s president signs national NATO legislation

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto attends a meeting to sign Finland's national NATO legislation in Helsinki, Finland, on March 23, 2023. (PHOTO / FINNISH GOVERNMENT / HANDOUT VIA REUTERS) HELSINKI – Finland's President Sauli Niinisto on Thursday signed into law his country's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), which was ratified by parliament on […]

Global migration spurs historic rise in Canadian population

Children look at an ice sculpture during the 2023 Bloor-Yorkville Icefest in Toronto, Canada, Feb 18, 2023.  (PHOTO / XINHUA) OTTAWA – Canada's population increased by more than a million people for the first time in history in 2022, almost entirely due to a surge in immigrants and temporary residents, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. Total population […]

Latest California storm leaves 5 dead from fallen trees

A fallen tree and debris are seen after a possible tornado damaged several buildings March 22, 2023 in Montebello, Calif. (PHOTO / AP) LOS ANGELES – The latest bout of harsh, wintry weather to lash California drifted into neighboring states of the Desert Southwest on Wednesday as authorities reported at least five storm-related deaths in […]

UN-led probe urged into Nord Stream explosions

A gas leak is seen at the Nord Stream 2 pipeline on Sept 27 from a Danish F-16 jet off the Baltic island of Bornholm, south of Dueodde. (PHOTO / AFP) China hopes some Western member states of the United Nations Security Council will renounce their "selfish geopolitical interests" and play a constructive role in […]

Weapons shipments to Kyiv spark concerns

Putin warns against UK plans to send ammunition with depleted uranium Ukrainian soldiers ride atop a tank on the frontline in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Mar 22, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) The United States announced on Tuesday that it will speed up delivery of battle tanks to Ukraine, while the United Kingdom will send tanks […]

Sweden’s Parliament endorses country joining NATO

Sweden's Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (not in image) after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, March 15, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) STOCKHOLM – Sweden's lawmakers overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday in favor of the country joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Sweden and […]