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Azerbaijan, Russia agreed that they don't agree
Azerbaijan RussiaTuesday November 19, 2013 1:45AM ET
The regular meeting of experts from Azerbaijan and Russian governments on negotiating the draft agreement on mutual stimulation and protection of investments has been held in Baku but, according to one of the participators, the meeting has failed to bring any results.
Parnell: There will be no Medicaid Expansion in Alaska
Sean ParnellMonday November 18, 2013 8:30AM ET
Citing the failure of Obamacare, the enormous current and future Medicaid costs to Alaska, and greater uncertainty about the federal government's ability to pay its share, Governor Sean Parnell announced Friday he will not seek to expand Medicaid health coverage for the poor in Alaska.
U.S. and France sign FATCA agreement
dollarsMonday November 18, 2013 5:40AM ET
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that the United States has signed an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with France to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
EU ministers discuss deployment of drones
Europe dronesMonday November 18, 2013 4:30AM ET
European foreign and defence ministers will discuss how to deploy drones for civilian operations, ranging from disaster prevention to deterring human traffickers on the EU's borders, in a two-day meeting that opens in Brussels.
Russia delivers Vikramaditya aircraft carrier to India
VikramadityaMonday November 18, 2013 3:10AM ET
The Indian Navy has received the 44,500-ton Vikramaditya aircraft carrier at the Russian shipbuilding complex in Severodvinsk. The carrier was fully refurbished for $2.3 billion, and will now be India's flagship.
EU aviation emissions proposals attacked from all sides
EU airplaneMonday November 18, 2013 1:48AM ET
An amended Commission proposal to force airlines to pay a carbon charge on flights within the European Economic Area was slammed by both left- and right-wing MEPs in the Parliament's transport committee.
Minister Kenney: Canada should employ Canadians
Jason KenneyFriday November 15, 2013 8:20AM ET
In his keynote speech the B.C. Business Summit, Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, challenged employers to seek out Canadians and newcomers to address their skills shortages.
Canada, Kazakhstan sign agreement on peaceful nuclear energy
Canada KazakhstanFriday November 15, 2013 8:00AM ET
The Canadian and Kazakh governments signed a cooperation agreement in Astana on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
Russia to help Iran build second nuclear power plant
Iran nuclearFriday November 15, 2013 6:16AM ET
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said that Russia will cooperate with Iran in the construction of its second nuclear power plant in the early months of 2014.
Canada reaches nuclear agreement with Kazakhstan
Canada Kazakhstan nuclearFriday November 15, 2013 6:15AM ET
Canada plans to enter a civilian nuclear agreement with Kazakhstan, home to 12 percent of the world's uranium deposits and an ambitious fuel cycle industry.
More than 50 Kazakh-Russian $6 billion joint projects underway
Nazarbayev PutinFriday November 15, 2013 4:40AM ET
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev participated in the 10th Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum in Yekaterinburg.
India warns U.S. over food stockpiling
India foodFriday November 15, 2013 3:20AM ET
India has told the U.S. it must give ground in negotiations over food stockpiling to secure a global trade deal next month, a step widely seen as vital for the credibility of the World Trade Organisation.