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China opposes military intervention in Syria

August 29, 2013

Syria is at the flashpoint of a potential military crisis, after reports surfaced alleging that the nation's government had used chemical weapons to attack more than 1,000 of its own citizens. Read Article »

Teachers striking in Mexico City

August 28, 2013

Mexico has developed a reputation for having one of North America's more problematic educational systems. Read Article »

Business Development Bank moves to aid Canadian SMBs in wake of problematic unemployment

August 28, 2013

Canada is currently in the midst of a number of economic difficulties. Read Article »

China refusing to meet with Japan to at G20 over territorial dispute

August 27, 2013

China and Japan have had an on-and-off contentious relationship for many years. Read Article »

Brazil-Bolivia dispute prompts foreign minister's resignation

August 27, 2013

Recently, a diplomatic dispute between Brazil and the neighboring nation of Bolivia engendered some significant fallout. Read Article »

Mayoral race is contentious in Moscow, Russia

August 26, 2013

Russia both recently and for much of the past has been home to a complex political climate. Read Article »

Germany's chancellorship race heating up

August 22, 2013

Sept. 22 will mark the latest election for the position of chancellor in Germany. Read Article »

Earthquake hits Mexico City but causes no significant damage

August 21, 2013

Extreme weather events are relatively common in the region of Central America. Read Article »

U.S. senator publicly renounces Canadian citizenship

August 20, 2013

As the next United States presidential election draws near, potential or supposed candidates from both parties are starting to come to the forefront and either directly or indirectly announce their intentions to run. Read Article »

Mexican firm aims to source shale oil from U.S.

August 19, 2013

The oil industry has historically been reasonably valuable to Mexico's economy, but in the past decade a variety of troubles have brought it into a difficult spot. Read Article »

Nigeria triumphs over South Africa in Nelson Mandela Challenge match

August 15, 2013

Since 1994, the Nelson Mandela Challenge soccer match has served as a showcase for South African footballers to take on visiting international teams to support the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. Read Article »

Speculation rages about state of Canada's housing market

August 12, 2013

Aug. 15 will mark the release of Canada's housing sales statistics for July, by the Canadian Real Estate Association. Read Article »

Brazil hits Samsung with lawsuit regarding factory conditions

August 14, 2013

Recently, one of Samsung's major factories, located in Manaus, Brazil, fell under the scrutiny and criticism of the nation's government. Read Article »

Germany, U.S. to negotiate agreement regarding spying concerns

August 13, 2013

The United States received a considerable amount of criticism from various nations in the wake of certain National Security Agency (NSA) domestic surveillance programs becoming public knowledge. Read Article »

Philippines negotiating with U.S. to bolster military presence

August 8, 2013

The Philippines has been at odds with China recently due to a dispute over control of certain waters in the South China Sea. Read Article »

Obama cancels meeting with Putin over Snowden tensions

August 7, 2013

Tensions between Russia and the United States reached a fever pitch when the former nation granted former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden political asylum for one year. Read Article »

Mexico may adopt electricity reform measures

August 6, 2013

The Mexican electricity industry currently exists as a state-run monopoly, with no competition whatsoever from private corporations. Read Article »

Small earthquake hits Vancouver Island

August 5, 2013

Vancouver Island is located near a region known for regular seismic activity, the Nootka fault zone. Read Article »

China reels from heat wave

August 5, 2013

Beginning in July, much of China found itself in the grip of a massive heat wave - one worse than many regions of the country have ever experienced. Read Article »

Russia grants temporary asylum to Snowden

August 1, 2013

For much of the last two months, former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been on the run from U.S. law enforcement. Read Article »