Nearly 20 years after Iraq plundered Kuwaiti passenger planes, the case comes to Canada as the latter tries to recoup its losses.
Last fall, Taliban militants in Pakistan attacked a UN World Food Program compound in Islamabad, killing five workers.
Confidential European briefing notes show a desire to bid on contracts with utilities, port and airport authorities.
African diplomats and international development experts gathered at the Château Laurier last week for a two-day IDRC conference on innovation and technology in Africa, called Africa's New Frontier.
Alternatives says it doesn't know whether its funding has been cut.
Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has been one of the faces of the government's Haitian earthquake response, speaking about family reunification and speeding up adoptions for families who had already begun the process.
Even though Parliament is prorogued right now, a handful of Canadian parliamentarians got to see democracy in action when they travelled to Ukraine to be election monitors for the Jan. 17 presidential race.
But a former trade official warns against major regulatory changes in negotiations.
Adrienne Carter felt the earth shaking for months after returning to Victoria, BC, from Pakistan in 2005. A clinical therapist with Médécins Sans Frontières, she had been working in the country after a devastating 7.6-magnitude earthquake in Kashmir.
Last week's tragic Haitian earthquake means the country will have to be built from scratch, experts say.