Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Joe Handley News

Local news for Joe Handley continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

37 min ago | MySanAntonio.com

EU leaders to pick new foreign policy chief

Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, right, smiles as Denmark's Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard, left, and Croatia's Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic watch, during an informal meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Ministers, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Italy, World News, Canada

4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

EU leaders seek riposte to Russia

European Union leaders gather in Brussels Saturday to thrash out a response to Russia's deeper involvement in war-torn Ukraine and to bring new faces to key EU posts.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, Angela Merkel, World News, Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Traian Basescu, Romania, Canada

8 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping

China's newly-elected President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during the closing session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 17, 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Xi Jinping, Canada

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Canada.com

Coyne: Scrap federal-provincial transfers and give premiers more taxation power

Prince Edward Island Premier Robert Ghiz is flanked by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, right, at the closing news conference of the annual Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown on Aug. 29, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Korea Herald

Premier makes appeal amid party standoff over Sewol

As the deadlock over the special Sewol bill continued Friday, the prime minister made a public address calling for the swift legislation of outstanding bills in an attempt to put more pressure on the main opposition party.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Northern Ontario Business

Ring of Fire news greeted with shrugs

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said the establishment of an interim board for the Ring of Fire development corporation will help formalize discussions and bring partners to the table for infrastructure discussions.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

Express India

Indian economy warms in after-glow of Narendra Modi win

The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago is expected to have helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth in more than two years for the quarter ending in June.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Boston.com

Pakistan's military joins political fray

Pakistan's powerful military returned to the political arena on Thursday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Canada, Pervez Musharraf

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Premiers agree more federal money needed, but they don't have a price tag

Canada's premiers have agreed at their annual meeting that they need more money from Ottawa to pay for health-care and infrastructure - a familiar refrain at these gatherings - but there was no consensus Thursday on how much cash they want to deal with crumbling roads and an aging population.

Comment?

Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

The Compass

Ottenheimer hopes to bring stability to party

John Ottenheimer is confident in both his ability to become the next leader of the Progressive Conservative party and ignite his team's chances in the next general election.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

Daily Times

Erdogan sworn in as president : August 29, 2014,

ANKARA: Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, Abdullah Gul

Brandon Sun

Trudeau 50 years late on shale gas, New Brunswick Premier David Alward says

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is a half century behind when he says there should be greater scientific study before the shale gas industry expands, Premier David Alward said Thursday.

Comment?

Globe and Mail

Premiers, tear down this wall

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall during an interview at The Globe and Mail with the Editorial Board, Toronto October 28, 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

CBC News

N.W.T. premier says inquiry not needed to begin change

N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod says work can begin now to make aboriginal women less vulnerable, without holding an inquiry into those who are missing and murdered.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

The Baltimore Sun

Thai court dismisses murder charges against former PM, deputy

A Thai criminal court on Thursday threw out charges of murder and abuse of power faced by a former prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva , and his then deputy over a deadly crackdown on street protesters in 2010.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Canada.com

Braid: Roaming charges controversy dark, dangerous territory for Tories

Tory leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk, seen here on the left in a candidates debate, ran up a $20,000 data roaming bill while on vacation in 2012.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

InsideHalton.com

Premiers, aboriginal leaders change tack

Canada's premiers and native leaders are inviting the prime minister to take part in a roundtable discussion on murdered and missing aboriginal women, with one native leader saying Stephen Harper's decision to reject calls for a public inquiry shows disrespect.

Comment?

Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Edmonton Journal

Rising energy royalties boost Alberta's surplus

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Voice of America

Pakistan's PM Resolved to Ride Out Protests Crisis

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told parliament on Wednesday he would not be cowed by thousands of demonstrators camped outside the assembly demanding his resignation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pakistan, World News, Canada

Edmonton Journal

Premier cool to inquiry in murdered, missing aboriginal women

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

4 comments

Related Topix: Canada, Stephen Harper

•••
•••
•••
•••
 
•••
•••
•••
•••