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Levon Sevunts
Levon Sevunts
Born and raised in Armenia, Levon started his journalistic career in 1990, covering wars and civil strife in the Caucasus and Central Asia. In 1992, after the government in Armenia shut down the TV program he was working for, Levon immigrated to Canada. He learned English and eventually went back to journalism, working first in print and then in broadcasting. Levon’s journalistic assignments have taken him from the High Arctic to Sahara and the killing fields of Darfur, from the streets of Montreal to the snow-capped mountaintops of Hindu Kush in Afghanistan. He says, “But best of all, I’ve been privileged to tell the stories of hundreds of people who’ve generously opened up their homes, refugee tents and their hearts to me.” Read Levon Sevunts's articles

International Military Politics Report

Russian ICBM launches showcase its modernized nuclear deterrent, Canadian expert

While much of the international attention has been focused on growing tensions between North Korea and the United States over Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, Russia conducted two successful test-launches of its new nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles over the» 

Interview Lifestyle Society

Adventurous Canadians sought for vintage aircraft rally across the Americas

Are you an adventurous person with good communications skills and high tolerance for risk, noisy environments and above-average ability to improvise your way out of trouble? Then you might want to get in touch with Sam Rutherford. The British adventurer,» 

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100,000 Canadians impacted by cybersecurity breach, Equifax says

Equifax Canada says a massive cybersecurity breach at the consumer information company may have compromised sensitive personal information of about 100,000 Canadians. The company, which provides credit history and credit ratings on individuals, said Tuesday the breached data may have included names,» 

Canadian headlines International Politics

Canada seeks seat on UN Security Council in 2021, Trudeau says

Canada continues its diplomatic campaign to secure one of the ten non-permanent seats at the United Nations Security Council that are elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. “Canada knows that we have» 

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Trudeau calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn ‘appalling cruelty’ against Rohingya Muslims

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called on Nobel Peace Prize laureate and honorary Canadian Aung San Suu Kyi to publicly condemn the atrocities being committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, in what the United Nations has called “a textbook example of ethnic» 

Economy International Politics Report

CETA to form basis for post-Brexit trade relationship between U.K. and Canada: Trudeau and May

Canada’s free trade deal with the European Union will form the basis for the post-Brexit economic relationship between Canada and the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his British counterpart Theresa May said Monday. The two leaders also said» 

Canadian headlines

Canadians’ trust in science news is dangerously low, new study reveals

Eight of ten Canadians are concerned “fake news” is damaging the public perception of science while nearly one in three Canadians  don’t understand or trust science reported in the news, according to a new survey. Furthermore, four out of ten» 

Column International International Zone Military Politics

Should Canada join U.S. ballistic missile defence program?

The dizzying tempo of North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear weapons development program is raising questions in Ottawa whether Canada too should join the American ballistic missile defence umbrella despite uncertainty over its efficacy, costs and any meaningful Canadian role» 

Canadian headlines Economy Science and Technology

Facebook launches artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal

Facebook has become the latest technology company to establish a foothold in Montreal to take advantage of the city’s burgeoning artificial intelligence sector, announcing the opening of a research lab in the city Friday. It is the company’s first artificial» 

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Former Canadian justice minister to look into possible crimes against humanity in Venezuela

A veteran Canadian politician and human rights campaigner has been appointed to a panel of international experts that will examine evidence collected on possible crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Friday. Professor Irwin Cotler,»