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3 april 2020

11:28
The Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, today issued the following statement on Canada's ratification of the new NAFTA: "Canada has now notified the United States and Mexico that we have completed our domestic ratification process of the new...

11:02
The American Mattress Alliance announced today their response to an official petition filed March 31 with the International Trade Commission by a group of U.S. corporations including Brooklyn Bedding, Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort...


2 april 2020

19:18
The National Press Club and the National Press Club Journalism Institute urged Pakistani courts on Thursday to reconsider a ruling that would lessen the sentence of a man convicted of masterminding the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter...

13:08
Asiacell has announced an urgent initiative to support efforts to combat the coronavirus epidemic in Iraq, by allocating 750 million dinars to the Iraqi government and USD 500,000 to the government of the Kurdistan autonomous region. This initiative...


1 april 2020

22:45
Pan American Silver Corp.  ("Pan American") announced today that Mexico's Ministry of Health has issued an Executive Order for the immediate suspension of non-essential activities until April 30, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following...

16:56
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, recently made the following statement on Twitter: "This is what 'Health for All' means! Thank you so much, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for your...

12:56
Over 320,000 local jobs across the Asia Pacific region and a $36bn industry are at risk of being overlooked by politicians as they devise financial rescue measures to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.  The Asia...

07:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa. 11:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will address Canadians on the COVID-19 situation, and a media availability will...


31 march 2020

21:09
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa. 11:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will address Canadians on the COVID-19 situation, and a media availability will...

17:23
The president of Colombia, Iván Duque, spoke live this Monday with Ismael Cala about the coronavirus and the charges brought by the United States against Nicolás Maduro and other senior members of his regime. In an interview on MegaTV, Duque...

11:49
In response to an urgent appeal from the World Health Organization (WHO) and under the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has signed an...

09:35
On January 8, Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing 176 people, including 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today...

09:31
Ideanomics, ("Ideanomics" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that at a State Council meeting on March 31, Chinese Premier Li Leqiang stated that 1) China will extend new energy vehicles subsidies an additional two years, 2) the Central...

09:07
A group of US mattress manufacturers, including Brooklyn Bedding, Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, FXI, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., and Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, as well as the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and...

08:45
"I have decided to award the title of 'Honorary Guide of Humanity' to Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela," declared Rael, Spiritual leader of the Raelian Movement, on Saturday March 28. President Maduro is the 94th Honorary Guide nominated by...

08:42
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking (NCCHT), in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Organization of Migration (IOM), has launched a "National Referral...

04:00
Covantis, the industry initiative that aims to modernize global trade operations, announced today it has received all required regulatory approvals and has incorporated as a legal entity in Geneva, Switzerland, as Covantis SA. The company is co-owned...


27 march 2020

13:53
In an unprecedented effort to feed America's most vulnerable families during the coronavirus pandemic, World Vision said it will activate its widespread network of existing partners to distribute food and supply kits. From 13 strategic locations...


26 march 2020

10:13
In light of present concerns and activities associated with reducing the speed of dissemination of the COVID-19 contagion, The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) announced today that it will be temporarily be suspending the use of cash for...

08:31
Canada and the United States enjoy a unique and strong relationship based on deep people-to-people connections, shared geography, common values and interests, and mutually beneficial economic and security ties. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau,...


25 march 2020

15:15
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) submitted materials today chronicling human rights abuses perpetrated against Biafrans in Nigeria to Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions at the United Nations....

09:31
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame. The Prime Minister will speak with the President of Senegal, Macky Sall. The Prime Minister will speak with the...

07:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario  Private meetings.  The Prime Minister will speak with the Prime Minister of Sudan, Abdalla Hamdok.  The Prime Minister will speak with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.  The Prime Minister will speak...


24 march 2020

21:07
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario  Private meetings.  The Prime Minister will speak with the Prime Minister of Sudan, Abdalla Hamdok.  The Prime Minister will speak with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.  The Prime Minister will speak...

09:40
The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has set a standard for the security of fingerprint scanners in all government applications. According to the BSI's Common Criteria...


23 march 2020

20:26
The Honduran government and the private sector joined efforts and resources to work as a team to confront COVID-19. President Juan...

08:50
The Australian Tamil Congress (ATC), the British Tamils Forum (BTF), the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC), the Irish Tamils Forum and the United States Tamil Action Group (USTAG) express our concern on the global #COVID19 pandemic, and offer our...


21 march 2020

16:06
In the temporary capital of Aden, the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) has launched a cleaning, beautification and environmental sanitation campaign, using heavy equipment donated by the program, to collect and remove up...

12:40
The Government of Canada's top priority is the safety and security of Canadians. As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve rapidly, we are taking action to limit the spread of the virus and provide support to Canadians at home and abroad....

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: "Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we reflect on the progress...


20 march 2020

21:59
COVID-19 continues to evolve rapidly, and the Government of Canada is working around the clock to limit its spread and do everything necessary to protect the health and safety of Canadians. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced on March 18...

18:16
Alcohol Justice is reporting that Mexicali Resiste and organized Mexicali residents will demonstrate opposition based upon corruption and human rights violations to the "consultation" vote on whether the U.S.-based alcohol corporation Constellation...

13:24
The U.S.-Canada land border serves as an economic engine that supports over $2.4 billion dollars in daily trade. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States and Canada are temporarily restricting all non-essential travel across its...

09:00
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the following statement today on the International Day of La Francophonie: "Today, on the International Day of La Francophonie, we join Francophones and Francophiles to celebrate the richness of the French...

06:00
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19 march 2020

16:45
Amid the stringent travel bans the United States and European Union governments have enacted to slow the spread of COVID-19, there are some critical exceptions that need to be made, in order to save lives. National...

13:15
The Following is a statement by National Press Club President Michael Freedman on the President's mention of Austin Tice in today's briefing:...

09:31
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The Prime Minister will speak with Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven. 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will...

08:00
TRACE, the world's leading anti-bribery standard setting organization, today announced the findings of the 2019 Global Enforcement Report, noting that the pace of global transnational anti-bribery enforcement slowed in 2019. The report, TRACE's 10th...

07:00
China's fast-paced economic rise and flouting of globally accepted market rules -- along with the growing economic fallout from COVID-19 -- has put the US-China Phase II negotiations near the top of the critical issues facing the US postelection....


18 march 2020

08:00
BluWave-ai announced today the completion of a $3.9M round of seed financing. Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) had the largest contribution with $2.43M of non-dilutive financing, confirmed in Q3 of 2019.  A consortium of international...


16 march 2020

07:11
Foreign investors agree that St Kitts and Nevis offers the fastest route to second citizenship through a contribution to a government fund. The observation was made after a luncheon in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, on Monday, organised by...

07:00
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with G7 leaders.   1:00 p.m.     The Prime Minister will address Canadians on the COVID-19 situation. The Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, accompanied by...


15 march 2020

23:47
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with G7 leaders.   1:00 p.m.     The Prime Minister will address Canadians on the COVID-19 situation. The Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, accompanied by...

13:05
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. The Prime Minister will speak with President of the European Council, Charles Michel. The Prime...

10:46
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. The Prime Minister will speak with President of the European Council, Charles Michel.   Media...


12 march 2020

19:39
On March 11th, President Trump announced a travel ban restricting travel from 26 European countries to the United States. Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, explains how the travel ban impacts travel insurance coverage on policies...

15:00
The U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB) and Business Partners for Sustainable Development (BPSD) today called for a cooperative, unified, business and government response to the global threat that is the COVID-19 Virus, on par with the...


11 march 2020

16:11
Organization: Team Ambazonia Title: French-backed...

16:05
On January 14th, Dionisio Gutiérrez, president of Fundación Libertad y Desarrollo, met with Colombian president Iván Duque, during his official visit to Guatemala for the inauguration of the new government....

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