With a few words in his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama crushed the hopes of anyone waiting for a stronger dollar. "Tonight, we set a new goal: We will double our exports over the next five years, an increase that will support two million jobs in America," he said to applause.
Despite the different challenges facing developed and emerging economies, Washington-based lender boosts global growth forecast
Stephen Harper is highlighting the healthcare plight of mothers and infants in the developing world as a means of transforming the role of the G8 club of wealthy countries.
TORONTO - Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister is eyeing the potential for wind power along Haiti's coastline as part of the effort to improve the earthquake ravaged country's capacity for power production.
COPENHAGEN: - Civil society clearly has something to say about this, "says physicist Jason Blackstock, who works for the think tank Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
In early January, 2005, three weeks after a tsunami in the Indian Ocean battered Thailand and many of its neighbours, Jan Egeland, the head of the United Nations Emergency Relief Fund, appeared to undermine his own efforts to raise funds for the crisis by reminding donors that they also had a responsibility to continue to stand by the rest of the world's poor.
Absence of defined position after next month's meeting gives nod to G20 as the final word on global economy
OTTAWA — When Finance Minister Jim Flaherty welcomes his G7 colleagues in Iqaluit next month, one purpose of the two-day meeting will be to ensure it is not the last of its kind.
When the American and British governments announced they were closing their embassies in Yemen during the holidays following threats from terrorist groups there and the attempted bombing of a US plane, the moves made headlines around the world.
Ottawa isn't considering the implications of ending military campaign by July 2011, critics maintain
China's refusal to unleash the yuan's peg to the U.S. dollar is spurring other countries to enter currency markets as a way to boost their economies
While Barack Obama promises a war on terror, the enemy has grown ever more elusive. Michael Valpy tracks the new, scattered web of al-Qaeda