Irem Albak

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My Son, My Enemy: How Turkey’s War Tears Apart Families

SILVAN, Turkey — Hamesa Benin spent a lifetime fighting and toiling, hoping for some measure of peace and prosperity for his family and the corner of southeast Turkey he calls home. He never found it. Instead he watched as Kurdish villages and towns sank deeper into violence, and his family left …

Middle East

Alberta's misery in six charts

As The Globe and Mail’s Justin Giovannetti and Kelly Cryderman report today, Alberta is facing its longest slump since the dark days of the 1980s.<p>“There is no minimizing the impact that low oil prices are having on people’s jobs, on the economy and the government’s fiscal situation,” Finance …

LNG exports begin from U.S. as Canada sits on sidelines

There was a buzz among natural gas producers in Houston this week as the first exports of shale gas left U.S. shores on a ship bound for Brazil.<p>At …

Trudeau government insists on ‘sustainable’ resource development as oil industry reels from financial losses

The Liberal government is promoting the need for new markets for Canada's oil sands producers, even as it promises an aggressive approach on climate change and tougher environmental assessments of pipeline proposals.<p>As it attempts to build credibility ahead of the Paris climate summit, the new …

Canada

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau and Martin Couture-Rouleau: How Canada tracks homegrown radicals

Brazen attacks on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., last week have renewed concerns about homegrown extremists and the …

Canada