DFATD merger details start to emerge

Internal documents outline new organizational structure, external advisory group members.

The path of promises to 2015

Embassy’s crystal-ball look at the Oct. 16 throne speech and coming government priorities.

Committees: Where they left off, what’s next

A skeptical take on a development rock star

Canadian-born journalist Nina Munk spent six years chronicling the good and bad of famed economist Jeffrey Sachs’s poverty-eradication project.

Defence ‘renewal’ plan has five-year timeline

Between 2,800 and 4,800 civilian and military personnel will be reassigned.

Mexico’s risky visa outcry

The country decided to gamble on aggressive public messaging, analysts say.

Foreign funding for Canadian university research on the rise

Visa backlog may take months to clear: Union

CIC says all visa offices are open, operating at full strength.

In Lebanon, ‘heart-wrenching choices’ for Syrian refugees

Money is ‘insufficient’, and situation is deteriorating, NGO reps say.

Portugal’s envoy talks Iran, trade

After challenging postings like Iran, career diplomat stresses need to keep ties in tough times.

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