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Canada, Europe’s NATO members, to raise defense spending in 2017

Europe’s NATO members and Canada will jointly raise defense spending by 4.3 per cent in 2017, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday, partly aimed at showing the United States they are committed to shouldering more costs.NATO allies boost defense spending in the wake of Trump criticism Published By Google …

US says Myanmar no longer among worst on human trafficking

WASHINGTON — The United States asserted Tuesday that Myanmar is no longer one of the world’s worst offenders on human trafficking, while removing both Myanmar and Iraq from a list of countries that use child soldiers. In its annual report on human …To achieve top tier, stop criminalising trafficking victims, …

Spain shuts down suspected ISIS cell

(CNN) – Spanish authorities have shut down a suspected ISIS terror cell on the resort island of Mallorca in a series of raids across Europe. A coordinated anti-terror operation saw officials swoop in to arrest six people for allegedly raising funds and Anti-terror raids in Spain, Germany and the UK …

Cyclist killed in Highway 7 crash east of Perth

A cyclist was struck and killed by a cube van driver along Highway 7 east of Perth, Ont., closing the highway in both directions, police say. The collision happened at about 6:40 a.m. not far from Dufferin Road, OPP said in a media release. A cyclist Cyclist killed in crash …

NATO chief: US allies to spend $12 billion more this year

BRUSSELS – NATO’s chief says U.S. allies are projected to spend around $12 billion more on defence this year, after President Donald Trump berated them for failing to boost military budgets. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that …NATO allies boost defense spending in the wake of Trump criticism Published …

UN: Demand to shut Al Jazeera a threat to media freedom

UN rights expert says Saudi-led campaign to close the Al Jazeera network is a ‘major blow to media pluralism’. 28 Jun 2017 12:14 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. All Social. The demand to …A Way Out of the Qatar Mess …