Daily Archives: January 16, 2015

Europe and Eurasia: Interview With Mediafax

QUESTION: You were here a year ago and since then a lot has happened in the region, from Russian military intervention in Ukraine to Romanian presidential elections. What are your principal messages for Romanian officials, …

Speeches: General John R. Allen’s Remarks to the Press at U.S. Embassy Baghdad

STAFF: Good morning, everyone. It’s my pleasure to introduce Ambassador Stuart Jones.

AMBASSADOR JONES: Good morning, everybody. Saba Al-Kheir. It’s great to have all of you here, at the American Embassy. Welcome to all of …

The Baga Massacre

Baga is a fishing town on the shores of Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria.  Earlier this week, word began to trickle out of this remote region of a massacre–perhaps as many as 2,000 people killed–that …

Statement from Minister Paradis on Canada’s response to flooding in Malawi and Mozambique

January 16, 2015 – Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, issued the following statement regarding the situation in Southern Africa:

“Heavy seasonal rains in southeastern Africa have led to …

Minister Rickford: New Oil Pipeline Projects Mark Significant Milestone in Canada’s Contribution to Energy Security

January 16, 2015
Freeport, Texas
Natural Resources Canada

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered remarks during a ceremony in Freeport, Texas, marking the completion of the Seaway and Flanagan South …