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International, Politics

Canada urges ‘timely and peaceful transition’ amid Lebanon protests

Canada called for a “peaceful transition” of power in Lebanon as protesters continued to block roads in Beirut and across of the country, amid nationwide protests demanding an end to widespread corruption and mismanagement by the political class that has »

International, Politics

Canada shutters Sudan embassy amid unrest

Canada has temporarily closed its embassy in Sudan amid deadly clashes in the capital, Khartoum, between security forces and thousands of protesters demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule, officials with Global Affairs Canada announced Tuesday. The Associated »

International, Society

Canada condemns attack on embassy security guards in Kabul

Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion has condemned an attack that killed 14 private security guards on their way to protect the Canadian embassy in Kabul on Monday. “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I offer my sincere condolences to »