Australia welcomes its own Stephen Harper

Pundits say the country’s new PM and Harper have uncanny similarities in background and on policy.

Allies press for NATO in the North

‘The Arctic is not the place for NATO forces,’ says Russian diplomat.

Volunteer-sending groups anxious for next funding cycle

Government plans funding cut for parent program.

Manley says border strategy has ‘dropped into obscurity’

CEO council chief says perimeter plan ‘very high’ on priority list; calls for Canada-China high-level contact to ‘resume.’

Friends, family describe ‘sheer terror’ of Canadians detained in Egypt

Travellers begin hunger strike to demand their release—or, at least, two hours a day of prison yard time.

Sri Lanka’s response

Envoy responds to Ilamaran Nagarasa's speech.

Canada urges Haiti to hold elections in 2013

Ambassador says the goal is still to have elections by the end of the year.

Few Syrian refugees will arrive by 2014 target: Observers

Government says ‘it takes time,’ NDP asks feds to expedite process.

LCBO embassy deal raises spirits—and some prices

Price tags on cases of whisky, vodka up, but LCBO still preferred by many missions.

Axed Hispanics program was made ‘part of regular business’

Docs show feds aimed to ‘tailor certain types of messages’ to Hispanics.

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