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Readers write: US-Russia exchange, and how to address genocide?

Readers write: US-Russia exchange, and how to address genocide?What a pleasant surprise to see Sharon Tennison profiled in the People Making a Difference feature in the Oct. 22 Weekly Print Edition! Our family traveled with her 30 years ago as part of her program Center for Citizen Initiatives, which sets up trips to Russia for Americans and trips to the United States for those from Russia.

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 06:00:02 -0500
Global Newsstand: China and the US begin to realize the costs of their trade war, and more

Global Newsstand: China and the US begin to realize the costs of their trade war, and moreThe Hindu / Chennai, India

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 06:00:01 -0500
Stuck between China and US, Canada finds itself alone in the world

Stuck between China and US, Canada finds itself alone in the worldJust a few years ago, it would have been unthinkable that the United States would not back Canada in a geopolitical standoff. In reaction, Ottawa has been seeking a place in this shifting international landscape, in part bolstered by economic and political ties with China to reduce its dependence on the US. The arrest of Chinese telecom Huaweis chief financial officer at the international airport in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Dec. 1 has sparked conflict between Canada and China one that escalated this week with the detention of two Canadians in China.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:52:14 -0500
Israel booms with babies as developed worlds birth rates plummet. Heres why.

Israel booms with babies as developed worlds birth rates plummet. Heres why.Pro-natalist Israel is having a sustained baby boom, and now has the highest per capita rate of population growth in the developed world, experts say. Families here have an average of 3.1 children, compared with 1.7 in other developed countries. At this rate Israels population, which currently numbers 8.7 million, could soar to 15 million by 2050.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:51:34 -0500
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