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For Canadian elections, left parties urge green economy, social spending

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The country’s political parties are on the campaign trail in the wake of Conservative Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent surprise call for an election to be held Oct. 14.


Zimbabwe welcomes power-sharing pact

Nearly half a year after disputed elections and following two months of delicate negotiations, Zimbabweans on Sept. 15 welcomed the signing of a unity government agreement by President Robert Mugabe and opposition politicians.


WORLD NOTES: September 27

Pakistan: Incursions escalate violence, confrontations Venezuela: Numbers tell story China: Unionization grows Nigeria: Oil facilities under siege France: Nuclear power safety questioned Cuba: EU relations back on track