Day: January 11, 2018

Canada Expels Venezuelan Ambassador

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland announced the expulsion of Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos Fernandez and Diplomat Angel Herrera on Monday. Herrera had already been withdrawn from Canada by his government in protest against Canadian sanctions earlier this year, and Barrientos Fernandez had already been abroad. The Canadian Minister’s

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The Economic Woes Behind Iranian Unrest

Iran’s Supreme Ruler, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has accused foreign powers of instigating the unrest that rocked the country for days earlier this month, claiming at least 22 lives. The protests—the largest since the disputed 2009 presidential election—began December 28 in the eastern city of Mashhad. They then spread nationwide, with

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