It has been 101 days since 3 American hikers were captured and imprisoned by Iranian guards after they reportedly wandered across an unmarked border while touring a remote mountainous region of Iraqi Kurdistan. . . .
The global economic crisis is not over, said Harvard University professors Kenneth Rogoff and Niall Ferguson, challenging the G20 group of wealthy countries' assumptions that the world is on the road to recovery. . . .
As Iran and the international community try to negotiate an agreement on the Islamic republic’s nuclear programme, analysts are busy examining speeches and news reports and scouring documents in their efforts to predict the outcome. . . .
On the occasion of that little anniversary in Berlin today, former Polish president Lech Walesa is once more front and centre, which is relevant to our narrow interest in that Mr. Walesa is one of Stephen Harper’s personal heroes. . . .