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Canada now the second biggest arms exporter to Middle East, data show

Canada has soared in global rankings to become the second biggest arms dealer to the Middle East on the strength of its massive sale of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia, new figures show.<p>It's a first for Canada, according to IHS Jane's, the defence industry publisher that tracks military spending. …

EU referendum: what's on the minds of voters?

Focus group research shows voters see immigration as the centre of the argument and people are confused and frustrated<p>With seven days to go until Britain votes on its EU destiny, what’s on the minds of the electorate?<p>Voter focus groups hosted by the Guardian last week in Brighton on the south coast …

Why Trump's Foreign Policy Terrifies Neocons

Most of my former colleagues at the State Department will be appalled by the assertion, but much of the media-fed angst about Donald Trump’s dearth …

Exit Left: the Socialist Case for Britain Leaving the EU

Since the announcement of the date for Britain’s In-Out EU referendum (June 23), the liberal media has been flooded with misinformation about what …

Europe

As federal Syria idea is floated, Russia says Kurds should have spot at peace talks table

"There are all sorts of different models of a federal structure that would, in some models, have a very, very loose center and a lot of autonomy for …

Middle East

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: EU Extends Sanctions Against Moscow Amid Calls To Free Ukrainian Pilot

Perhaps taking a cue from the United States, the European Union decided Thursday to extend its sanctions against individuals and companies over …

Iran Missile Launches Prompt Sanctions Push in US Congress

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told VOA that Iran’s missile launches are sparking stronger resolve in Congress to renew and …

Barack Obama criticises ‘free riders’ among US allies

President expresses frustration with Britain and France for Libya roles in blunt interviews<p>Fri, Mar 11, 2016, 13:04 Updated: Fri, Mar 11, 2016, …

Syria opposition to attend Geneva peace talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s main opposition group said it would attend peace talks on Monday but accused the government of President Bashar al-Assad of preparing to escalate the war to strengthen its negotiating position.<p>The U.N.-brokered talks, which coincide with the fifth anniversary of the …

Middle East

The European Solar Telescope, chosen as a strategic scientific installation for Europe - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Today, March 10th, an official announcement was made about the updating of the ESFRI (Forum for a European Strategy in Research Inrastructures) route …

Glass half full? Obama’s judicious foreign policy record

Now well into the final year of his presidency, President Barack Obama recently gave a surprisingly frank and poignant review of his foreign policy …

Geopolitics
Oil

Saudi Arabia concludes 20-nation anti-terror military drill

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Heads of state from across the Muslim world gathered in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for the conclusion of a nearly three-week-long counter-terrorism military exercise that included 20 participating countries.<p>Saudi state television carried images of tanks firing missiles and …