Canada votes to send Ukraine $220 million in financial support

OTTAWA, March 13 (UPI) -- Canada will provide a loan guarantee and other aid totaling $220 million to the new government in Ukraine, the Canadian foreign affairs minister said Thursday.

Canada bars Ukraine government officials over Kiev protests

OTTAWA, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Canadian government officials said Tuesday Ukrainian officials responsible for heavy-handed suppression of protesters in Kiev are not welcome in the country.
N.D. Sen. John Hoeven stumps for Keystone XL

N.D. Sen. John Hoeven stumps for Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said during a meeting with Canada's foreign minister it was time for Washington to sanction the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Canada defines continental shelf in Atlantic Ocean

OTTAWA, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said defining the country's continental shelf in the Atlantic Ocean is an integral part of the national legacy.

Canada claims North Pole, risks upsetting Russia

Dec. 10 (UPI) --Canada is planning to claim North Pole as part of a bid to take control over the resources in the Arctic, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Monday.
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Canada eyes North Pole claim with riches in energy resources at stake

OTTAWA, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- So the North Pole is Canadian, eh? That's the stand the Canadian government is preparing to take, Foreign Minister John Baird said Monday.
Obama says 'clear-eyed diplomacy' led to pact on Iran's nuke program

Obama says 'clear-eyed diplomacy' led to pact on Iran's nuke program

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- President Obama called the agreement between Iran and Western leaders over Iran's nuclear program the result of "clear-eyed diplomacy" with a U.S. adversary.

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Harper adds 8 new ministers to Canadian cabinet in reshuffle

OTTAWA, July 15 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the appointment of eight new members to his cabinet Monday as he shuffled portfolios and added new positions.
Canadian reporters said free after arrest by Turkish police

Canadian reporters said free after arrest by Turkish police

ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 13 (UPI) -- Two Canadian journalists say they have been released by Turkish police who had detained them as they covered the protests in Istanbul.

Sri Lanka rejects commonwealth criticism

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 30 (UPI) -- Sri Lanka's external affair minister hit back at stiff criticism over the country being chosen to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November.

Canada angry at Sri Lanka hosting summit

OTTAWA, April 27 (UPI) -- Canadian diplomats citing human rights concerns expressed outrage Sri Lanka will host the British Commonwealth heads of government meeting in November.

Canada opens diplomatic mission in Iraq

BAGHDAD, April 1 (UPI) -- Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird arrived in Baghdad Monday to open a diplomatic mission, the first visit to Iraq by a Canadian minister since 1976.

Iran tells Canada to stop energy meddling

TEHRAN, March 5 (UPI) -- A spokesman for the Iranian government called on Canada to avoid meddling in its internal affairs as they relate to a natural gas pipeline to Pakistan.
Kerry to honor Keystone XL review process

Kerry to honor Keystone XL review process

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was respecting the formal review process before taking a stand on the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.

At least 3 Americans killed in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- At least three Americans were among 37 hostages killed in the Algerian natural gas plant takeover, a U.S. official said Monday.

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Canada: Palestinians must drop U.N. bid

OTTAWA, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Palestinian Authority will face consequences from Canada if it continues to seek U.N. recognition, sources told The Globe and Mail in Toronto.
Dutch to produce Canada's passport covers

Dutch to produce Canada's passport covers

OTTAWA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A union in Ottawa protested Wednesday that the contract for producing Canadian passport covers has been outsourced to a company in the Netherlands.

Canada interested in selling India nuclear reactors

NEW DELHI, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Canada is seeking to enter India's lucrative nuclear energy market.

Canada closes Cairo embassy as precaution

OTTAWA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Canadian government ordered its embassy in Cairo closed and secured Thursday until at least Sunday as Islamist violence targeted other embassies.

Netanyahu lauds Canada for Iran decision

JERUSALEM, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Sunday lauded Canada for its decision to sever ties with Iran, saying it showed "true leadership."

Canada breaks ties with Iran

OTTAWA, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Canada is breaking off diplomatic ties with Iran, Foreign Minister John Baird said Friday, calling the country a major human rights violator.

Canada cancels pledge to Syria aid group

OTTAWA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The Canadian government has withdrawn funding for an unregistered Syrian aid group, Foreign Minister John Baird said Wednesday.

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