Day: April 21, 2016

China asks Indonesia to extradite Uighur prisoners

Source: Associated Press By NINIEK KARMINI JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — China has asked Indonesia to extradite four Uighur men in exchange for returning a graft fugitive recently arrested in Shanghai, the top Indonesian security minister said Thursday. Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said Indonesia will […]

5 ways Americans and Europeans are different

Source: Pew Research Center By Richard Wike Americans and Europeans share many things: a commitment to fundamental democratic principles, a strategic alliance that has shaped the world order for more than half a century, and despite serious economic challenges in recent years, some of the highest living standards in the […]

Obama looking for Gulf to step up on day 2 of Saudi visit

Source: CNN By Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (CNN)A day after his longer-than-planned talks with Saudi King Salman partially eased some long-simmering tensions, President Barack Obama was working Thursday to persuade other Gulf leaders to take a more muscular role in stabilizing their region. During a […]

Ottawa: sexism at parliament hill

Michelle Rempel, National Post | April 18, 2016 10:38 AM ETMore from National PostI couldn’t believe he said that to you!” Last week I found myself, once again, telling one of the young women on my staff that, “It’s important to address sexism in the moment it happens.” Earlier, she witnessed another member […]