Analysis-Why a Murder Plot Will Not Turn the US Away From India

[ad_1] By Simon Lewis, David Brunnstrom and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A brazen murder-for-hire plot against a U.S. citizen, which authorities say was directed by an Indian government official, outwardly seems like a development that could upend the fragile new U.S.-India partnership. But the countries – each eager for an ally to counterbalance a … Read more

How Alleged India Plots to Kill Sikh Separatists in the US and Canada Unfolded

[ad_1] By Luc Cohen and Krishn Kaushik NEW YORK/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The alleged plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on U.S. soil began in May, with a text message between what the American indictment says was an Indian security official and an alleged drugs trafficker. “Save my name,” the official wrote to a man … Read more

Canada Reaches Deal to Buy Boeing Surveillance Aircraft for $5.9 Billion

[ad_1] OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada and the United States have finalized a deal to buy up to 16 Boeing Poseidon aircraft as part of a C$10.4 billion ($7.7 billion) project to replace the country’s aging fleet of Aurora military surveillance planes, the Canadian Defence Ministry said on Thursday. The investment includes up to $5.9 billion … Read more

Factbox-Key Facts About Henry Kissinger, US Diplomat and Presidential Adviser

[ad_1] Here are some facts on American diplomat Henry Kissinger, who died at age 100 on Wednesday: * He was born Heinz Alfred Kissinger in Furth, a city in Germany’s Bavarian region, on May 27, 1923. As an Orthodox Jew, he was bullied by anti-Semites and in 1938 his family joined the exodus from Nazi … Read more

US Lists Wolverine as Threatened Species, Citing Climate Change

[ad_1] (Reuters) – The North American wolverine, a fierce mountain predator closely related to badgers and skunks, gained U.S. protection as a threatened species on Wednesday under a Biden administration policy citing threats to the animal’s snowy habitat from climate change. Listing of the wolverine as threatened reverses a 2020 Trump administration determination that such … Read more

India Needs to Take Canada’s Allegations Seriously, Trudeau Says After US Case

[ad_1] OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. allegations that an Indian government official directed an unsuccessful plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on U.S. soil underscores the need for India to take similar allegations by Canada seriously, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday. The U.S. Justice Department said earlier on Wednesday that a 52-year-old man … Read more

How Panama Fishing Boats Brought First Quantum to Its Knees

[ad_1] By Valentine Hilaire and Divya Rajagopal PANAMA CITY/TORONTO (Reuters) – For more than a month, a group of 16 fishing boats has been blocking a key port in Panama, choking off coal and essential supplies destined for First Quantum Minerals’ giant copper mine there, eventually forcing it to halt operations at the company’s biggest … Read more

Canada, Google Reach Agreement to Resolve Online News Law Dispute -CBC News

[ad_1] OTTAWA (Reuters) – The Canadian government and Google have reached an agreement in their dispute over the country’s online news law, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp reported on Wednesday, citing sources. The agreement would see Canadian news continue to be shared on Google’s platforms in return for the company making annual payments to news companies … Read more

First Quantum Says It Hopes to Avoid Panama Arbitration Over Mine

[ad_1] PANAMA CITY (Reuters) -Canadian miner First Quantum hopes to avoid arbitration with Panama’s government over a major copper mine by instead resolving disagreements during a 90-day period for talks between both sides, the company said in a statement late on Monday. First Quantum issued a legal notification of intent to start arbitration proceedings with … Read more

Trudeau Demands End to Antisemitic Acts After Attack in Montreal

[ad_1] OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday condemned an attack on a Jewish community center in Montreal and said antisemitic violence must stop immediately. A Molotov cocktail was thrown into the entrance of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal just after midnight on Sunday, according to the council. No one was … Read more