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Colombia's FARC rebels call indefinite truce Leftist rebels announce unilateral ceasefire as they pursue talks with Colombian government to end 50-year conflict.
Al Jazeera | Dec 17, 2014 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
10 questions on the new Cuba-U.S. relationship The U. S. and Cuba announced major changes to their relationship on Wednesday, the most significant changes since diplomatic ties broke off in 1961. The new agreement affects travel, commerce and government relations, and has been in the works for more th
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 9:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can Vladimir Putin survive the falling ruble? His popularity is secure for the moment, and Russians have been through more devastating currency collapses before. Still, Don Murray asks, how long can Vladimir Putin, the man of prosperity, survive a failing economy?
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Longtime foes U.S. and Cuba seek to normalize relations in historic shift In a speech delivered at the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama outlined some steps his administration will be taking to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Isolation has not worked': U.S., Cuba to normalize relations in historic shift President Barack Obama today outlined some steps his administration will take to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades.
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Theatres cancel The Interview screenings after hackers threaten 9/11-style attacks A spokesperson for Landmark Sunshine cinemas said the New York premiere of The Interview, scheduled for Thursday night, has been cancelled.
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Church of England appoints its 1st female bishop The Church of England appointed its first ever female bishop on Wednesday, overturning centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue.
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 11:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sierra Leone to search house-to-house for Ebola patients Health workers in Sierra Leone will seek Ebola victims and anyone with whom they have had contact, transporting those infected to new British-built treatment centres, according to a government plan announced this week.
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 10:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau's Liberals lead in year-end polls but by how much? As the year in politics comes to a close, new polls tell differing stories of the federal race on the eve of an election year. Polls analyst ric Grenier tries to make some sense of them.
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistani Taliban attack a sign of a 'deeply divided' movement Analysts say a Taliban attack on a Pakistan school is a desperate act by an organization that is outgunned, riven by in-fighting and unable to muster popular support.
CBC.ca | Dec 17, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend