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  1. Mi'kmaq, PEI property rights dispute heads to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    A long-simmering property rights dispute between Mi'kmaq people on Prince Edward Island and the provincial government that has landmark potential will be aired in a PEI court this week. The Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI, which represents Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations, the two Mi'kmaq bands on PEI, has applied for judicial review of the province's sale of a 325-acre golf course and resort property known as Mill River to a private buyer.


  2. India-Nepal 1950 Treaty to changeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | Central Chronicle

    The Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India relations has agreed to change the 1950 Treaty of Peace and Friendship even as the eight-member task force is yet to agree if the treaty should be replaced or amended, The Kathmandu Post has reported. After agreeing to change the present status of the treaty that Nepal calls "unequal", the sixth meeting of the EPG concluded in New Delhi on Friday.


  3. Current communal narrative not in India's interests: Ex-CJIRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 |

    New Delhi, Jan 11 : In an apparent indictment of the Hindutva politics, former Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar on Thursday said such politics will be counterproductive for India's aspiration to become a global power. "India is aspiring to be a global power.


  4. The Peace Corps ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    U.S. Senators Bob Corker , Dianne Feinstein , Johnny Isakson , and Chris Coons Wednesday introduced legislation to reform the Peace Corps. The Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018 would improve access to medical care for volunteers, strengthen accountability and oversight, and enhance procedures to reduce the risk of crime in the countries in which volunteers serve.


  5. Activist returns to former Cornwallis school to acknowledge it's on Mi'kmaq landRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | CBC News

    Mi'kmaq activist Rebecca Moore wrote a land acknowledgment that will be read each morning at Halifax Central Junior High. Rebecca Moore walked through the doors of her former junior high school on Wednesday, and for the first time wasn't struck by the name Edward Cornwallis.


  6. Japan expected to meet half-way with China to jointly improve tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Xinhuanet

    Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the remarks at a daily press briefing, when commenting on reports that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently said that he wanted 2018 to be the year which people in Japan and China saw a "great improvement" in bilateral relations.


  7. China-Japan ties can improve through more communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | China Daily

    Relations between China and Japan are expected to further improve after the thaw in 2017. And Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono's possible visit to China in late January, according to Japanese media reports, could herald more such endeavors, boosting bilateral relations.


  8. Celebration for upcoming Chinese Spring Festival kicks off in Japan's NagoyaRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 6 | Xinhuanet

    The celebration was held on Hisaya Square in downtown Nagoya, where red lanterns and flags were hung high and people cheered in a festival atmosphere. A record high of 78 booths were set up around the square, selling traditional Chinese cuisine, including dumplings, sugar-coated haws and others.


  9. Japan's Abe expresses wish for "big improvement" in Sino-Japanese relations in 2018Read the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | Xinhuanet

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that he wanted 2018 to be the year during which people in both Japan and China recognize "great improvement" in bilateral relations. The Japanese prime minister has signaled his willingness to improve relations with China on a number of occasions in the second half of 2017, according to local reports.


  10. Erdogan explains who committed genocide against whomRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Groong

    Summing up the results of 2017 for Armenia, many experts note that it was not successful for Yerevan in foreign policy terms. "Have we achieved the desired solution in Karabakh? - No! Was the 'Armenian Genocide' condemned by all countries of the world, in particular, Turkey? - No! Did Armenia become the best partner and global player in other areas? - No !" - the Executive Director of the International Center for Human Development Tevan Poghosyan lists the failures.


  11. The worst is yet to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | Final Call

    According to radio and television, and according to individual conversation-and according to conversation heard between government officials concerning their problem of trying to find a way to peace for their people-and a way to find stoppage of the fall of their money market and unemployment- and a stoppage to the revolutions between the dissatisfied and the dissatisfied-and to find a way to be able to eat-and to keep the hungry eating from his own labor-pacification is offered but it does not satisfy.


  12. A file picture of a shopper at a market in Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. Photo: Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | South China Morning Post

    Beijing has proposed talks with Tokyo to discuss restrictions placed on food imports after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, according to diplomatic sources China has proposed talks with Japan on whether to ease or lift an import ban on food from 10 Japanese prefectures imposed after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, diplomatic sources said. The Chinese side offered to set up a working group to discuss the matter in response to a request by a Japanese lawmaker to relax import restrictions.


  13. China proposes talks aimed at easing Fukushima-linked food import banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | The Japan Times

    China has proposed talks with Japan on whether to ease or lift an import ban on food from 10 prefectures imposed after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan-China diplomatic sources said Sunday. The Chinese side offered to set up a working group to discuss the matter in response to a request by a Japanese lawmaker to relax import restrictions.


  14. Matthew ready to conquer the Scouting worldRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | Horncastle News

    Local Explorer Scout Matthew Birchall has been selected to represent the UK, Lincolnshire and the Nomads Explorer Scout Unit at the 24th World Scout Jamboree. Matthew was selected to be one of the lucky 36 Lincolnshire Explorer Scouts to attend the Jamboree, being hosted by the USA, Mexico and Canada during the summer of 2019.


  15. The corn visionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | The Messenger

    Ever heard of Walter Goeppinger? Even if the Boone-area farmer's name doesn't sound familiar, organizations like Iowa Corn, the National Corn Growers Association and the U.S. Grains Council that impact thousands of lives daily in Iowa and around the globe are a direct legacy of this visionary ag leader. As Iowa Corn leaders celebrated the organization's 50th anniversary in 2017, the group hosted a gala dinner at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates on Dec. 18 in Des Moines to honor the man who started it all.


  16. Ring in the New Year with free events for the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | CBC News

    Ottawa will ring in 2018 and say goodbye to the busy, festive year that was with plenty of free events the entire family can enjoy. The party starts with the Christmas Lights Across Canada multimedia show at 9 p.m., featuring pyrotechnics, lasers and music from DJs Carl MA1 4ren and Evana MA1 4ren.


  17. Armenian archbishop: Followers of divine religions enjoy legal freedom in IranRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Groong

    Iran Daily December 26, 2017 Tuesday Armenian archbishop: Followers of divine religions enjoy legal freedom in Iran IRNA At present, the followers of divine religions enjoy complete freedom in Iran within the framework of the country's Constitution, said the Armenian archbishop in Tehran. In these auspicious and blessed days, the Christmas and New Year holidays, the world needs peace, tranquility and friendship more than ever, said Sebouh Sarkissian, addressing the 33rd meeting of the Islamic City Council of Tehran on Tuesday on the occasion of Christmas, IRNA reported.


  18. Maybe Russia Will Completely Change in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | The St. Petersburg Times

    How will historians look back on the final years of this decade in Russia? They might do well to look at the closing years of earlier decades to guide their way.


  19. Runner for peace, Plam Promjumpa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Bangkok Post

    On the heels of Toon Bodyslam's long charity run for healthcare, a veteran runner for peace in the far South is planning his final campaign marathon - but in the opposite direction, from Mae Sai in Chiang Rai to Betong in Yala. Back in 2005, when he was 45, then Pol Sen Sgt Maj Plam Promjumpa first ran the Mae Sai-Betong route.


  20. Yearender: Giant pandas, China's furry ambassadorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Xinhuanet

    As a unique species of China, the giant panda symbolizes peace and friendship. These furry ambassadors, regarded by the Chinese as national treasures, are adored worldwide.