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Manufacturing sales rise Basque tuna hauler escapes pirate attack in Indian Ocean Canada's net foreign debt up Canada. Employment rises Canada. Exports up Canada. Federal government's science and technology expenditures up Canada's population projections. Proportion of Canadians practising Christian religion on the decline Canadian assets under foreign control up TAIWANESE FISHING VESSEL WITH MAINLY RUSSIAN CREW FREED BY SOMALI PIRATES Strong Actions Recommended for Better Prevention of Radiological or Nuclear Attacks FREED MV NAVIOS APOLLON SAILS TO OMAN Canada. Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) and Raw Materials Price Index (RMPI) both rise Canada. Real gross domestic product (GDP) up Canada. Sales up in the food services Canada. Public sector employment up Canada. Investment in non-residential construction expected to rise Canada. Current account deficit on transactions with the rest of the world narrows Canada. Non-farm payroll employment up Canada. Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) up Canada. Composite leading index on the rise Canada. Number of Employment Insurance Beneficiaries downl NATO urges Russia to reverse decision to build a military base in Abkhazia Canada. Consumer prices rise Canada. Wholesale sales up Travel to Canada by foreign residents up Almost 5 Million Canadians suffer from hypertension “Iran attack option on the table” - U.S Army Chief Canada. Manufacturing sales up Ahmadinejad: Iran Now a ''Nuclear State'' Vancouver 2010. Canada welcomes athletes at Opening Ceremony of Olympic Winter Games Kenya’s removal of indigenous people from ancestral land ruled illegal H1N1: Absenteeisme declines Canada. New Motor Vehicle Sales Up Canada. Full-time personnel engaged in research up Canada. New Housing Price Index up TAIWANESE HORROR VESSEL FREED BY PIRATES OFF SOMALIA AFTER 10 MONTH ORDEAL Canada offers India know-how in combating terrorism Canada deeply disturbed by Iran’s decision Canada. Exports rise The Chandler Family ask that everyone respect their position at this difficult time Danish navy storms ship, frees 25 crew from Somali pirates Kenyan Seafarer From Illegal Taiwanese Vessel Dies in Tanzania Prison Sea-jacked LIBYAN VESSEL ARRIVES AT PIRATE LAIR Munich Security Conference : A "crystallization point" of security policy Canada. Employment Up Intelligence gathering : Hackers end up knowing quite a lot, warns Israeli General Canadian hoteliers' business outlook less pessimistic MSV FAIZE OSAMANI FREED BY SOMALI PIRATES MV FILITSA RELEASED BY SOMALI PIRATES Chinese defense ministry lodges stern protest against U.S. arms sales to Taiwan Haiti. Unmanned Systems help earthquake aid Canada. Consumer Confidence Rises To Two-Year High Malawian leader chosen to chair AU PIRATES USE HOSTAGE SHIP FOR REFUELLING MISSION Charcoal Smuggling Ship Burns Out In Mogadishu Davos. Canada Urges Transparency and Adequate Financial Regulation Canada. Non-farm payroll employment drops Middle East : One of the World's most Robust Defense Markets Canadians face challenges of caring for an aging parent from a distance Haiti. Ministerial Preparatory Conference opens in Montreal Haiti agrees to evacuate Adopted Children to Canada Canada. Retail sales down Canada. The number of EI beneficiaries declines Haiti. U.S. Navy Second Fleet Responds Quickly Israel Taps SIGA Technologies' ST-246 to Combat Smallpox in Simulated Bioterror Attack Poland Defence Minister plans to move U.S. Patriots closer to Russian border Sweden urged to improve worsening health of its minorities Canada. Wholesale sales rise Canada. Travel to US increases Significant Decline in Fitness among Canadians Korea to Lead Multinational Naval Task Force GREEK-FLAGGED SUPERTANKER FREED IN SOMALIA Canada. 1.5 million employees absent from work as a result of the H1N1 or seasonal flu Canada. New motor vehicle sales down Malta's Catholics urged to treat all Religions Equally in Front of the Law Haiti. Carme Chacón offers Ashton Spain's help New EU mission to develop Horn of Africa coast guard Canada. Tourism spending up Solar eclipse 2010: Watch 'Ring of Fire' on Jan 15 Socialist proposes Bulgaria’s future EU commissioner to cope with Somali pirates issue Bulgaria’s future EU Collision between Japanese whaler, protest vessel creates waves in Japan and abroad Canada. The unemployment rate remains unchanged Canada to Bridge Mexico’s H1N1 Flu Vaccine Requirements Racial Profiling And Body Scanners Target Civil Liberties But Not Necessarily Terrorists No negotiations on UK-owned vessels yet Ukrainian president had ordered to bring sailors home Ukrainian sailors of Ariana finally arrive home Roma people of Europe still reportedly live in apartheid like conditions Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs pocketed an average $7.3 million in 2008 Canada. The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) increased 1.0% Increased Security Checks raise Fears of Profiling based on Nationality Pakistan's Foreign Minister Mehmood Qureshi stresses Pakistan wants peace but no foreign pressure Church of Sweden commended for engaging youth in inter-religious dialogue Obama Condemns Terrorists U.S. Central Command Chief Puts Al-Qaida Threat in Yemen in Perspective Lithuanian troops enter standby in NATO Response Force and EU Battle Group United Arab Emirates request US sale of guided bombs Is Terrorism Returning to the United States? Hindus laud Finland national church for making inter-religious dialogue a priority Hindus urge Massachusetts schools for choice in studying of religious texts British Car Carrier Seized Off Somalia Freed Singapor-flagged Vessel en route to Mombasa GREEK BULKER SEA-JACKED BY SOMALI PIRATES OFF SEYCHELLES BRITISH CHEMICAL TANKER ABDUCTED OFF SOMALIA Singapore-flagged Boxship MV KOTA WAJAR freed in Somalia. Fate of British yacht-sailors not known 2009: Quietest year in the past decade for the area around the Gaza Strip, according to IDF TSUNAMI FIVE YEARS AGO KILLED 230,000 PEOPLE CHINESE MV DE XIN HAI FREED BY PIRATES IN SOMALIA 43 people presumed dead and 28,156 animals drown as cargo ship sinks Crew of illegal fishing vessel in safety Foreign Military Sale Opportunities in the Middle East Setting the Record Straight: No Justification for Piracy off the Coast of Somalia - U.S. State Department Somali Pirates Attack Indian Tanker Freed by Somali pirates Greek ship arrives at Mombasa Obama Signs 2010 Defense Budget Into Law Hindus urge Bosnia-Herzegovina for constitution reform Canada. Sales up in the food services and drinking places industry Canada. Real gross domestic product up Canada's population grows Canada. Non-farm payroll employment up Canada. Number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits down Canada. Retail sales rise Canada. Gross domestic product (GDP) of the core non-profit sector up US General McChrystal Praises Canada’s Afghanistan Contributions Canada. Wholesale sales up Canadian household spending up Canadian securities continue to draw significant foreign investment Canada. Consumer prices rise A Somali girl participates in a beauty contest in Cairo Conflict in Somalia fuelling trafficking of girls Somali pirates and the hijacked Indian vessel Canada. Manufacturing sales up Travel by United States residents to Canada down Canada's Immigration Minister, Jason Kenney, Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism The labour productivity of Canadian businesses down Canada. Market value of retirement savings up Canada. The composite leading index rises Canada New motor vehicle sales up Canada. Government spending on National Defence is twenty times that of federal Environment Department spending India Successfully Test Fires Nuclear-Capable 'Dhanush' Missile Canadian industries operate at 67.5% of their production capacity Canada's National Net Worth declines Russia successfully test launches Topol ICBM U.S. Air Force launches satellite to enhance military communications Was the Somali-Danish Citizen really the Suicide Bomber? Escalating violence in Yemen threatens regional stability MV ARIANA FINALLY TRULY FREE FROM SOMALI PIRATES Canada. The New Housing Price Index rises Canada's foreign debt rises Canadian income per capita rises Canada's merchandise exports rise SPAIN CAN'T WAIT TO START MILITARY ACTION ON SOMALIA MODERN SLAVETRADE Amanda Lindhout and Nigel Brennan return home Russia's MiG company confirms delivery of MiG-29 naval fighters to India Canada. Operating revenue of cable and satellite television companies rose in 2008 Somalia calls for international help Russian and Coalition Task Forces Discuss Counter-Piracy Operations Seychelles and EU detain 11 suspected Somali pirates ABDIHAKIM FINALLY HOME IN CANADA Amanda Lindhout to return home eventually Piracy, an International Nightmare Canada's incarceration rate increases Canada. The Value of Building Permits rise France's Chief Rabbi, Gilles Bernheim, considers Swiss vote on banning minarets 'unfair', calls for 'dialogue and openness' United Arab Emirates to Buy 16 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters Worth $2 Billion Israel’s Rafael Launches New Spike NLOS Missile Canada. Employment rises Three ministers, two journalist among nineteen killed in Somali bomb blast Dutch navy captures 13 suspected pirates off Oman coast MV CHARELLE FREED FROM PIRACY OFF SOMALIA EU NAVFOR CLARIFIES ALREADY REPORTED RECENT INCIDENT Romania confirms one national among crew members hijacked by Somali pirates Indian Cargo Dhow Free UK to deploy 500 extra troops to Helmand Saudi says strategic mountain recaptured from Huthis Somali-Canadian hip hop artist's song is World Cup's anthem Russian destroyer joins anti-piracy mission off Somalia SPANISH FISHING VESSEL ESCAPES ATTACK IN INDIAN OCEAN UN Extends Anti-piracy Mission off Somalia Without Somali Consent Canada. Total Funds raised by Domestic Non-financial Sectors Up Canada. The Industrial Product Price Index declined in October Canada. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Up Somalia. AMISOM troops have not been paid since May BOXSHIP ATTACKED Canada's Current Account Deficit increases Canada's Population is getting Older Canada's International Travel Deficit widens Canada. Spending by Overnight Travellers Down Canada. Sales for Food Services and Drinking Places Industry Increase Canada. Non-farm Payroll Employment Up EU condemns stoning in Somalia while training potential henchmen FAO WORLD HUNGER SUMMIT A FAILURE Somalia in the Queen's Speech Debate 2009 China calls for cooperation against piracy as IMO opens 26th Assembly BITTER TASTE AT IMO NAVAL SHOW Canada. Profits rise for Federal Government Business Enterprises Canadian Corporations operating Profits on the Rise Hindus ask financial compensation for Czech Roma women victims of forced sterilization Canada. Unemployment Up Canada. Retail Sales rise Canada. Job stability in the Canadian Manufacturing Sector at its Lowest Canada. Immigrants are Over-Qualified and earn less than Canadian-born workers Canadian Warship to Begin Counter-Piracy Operation Iran To Receive UN Award For Combating Piracy while its Navy commits Atrocities Jews & Hindus ask new Sofia mayor to urgently improve Roma plight Canada. Composite Price Index for Apartment Construction Down Convention on the Rights of the Child - 20th Anniversary. Children still being denied their rights Spain doubles aid for UN food operation in Horn of Africa New Korean Anti-Piracy Unit to Head to Somalia TURKEY'S SOMALIA MISSION FRIGATE TO RETURN HOME U.S. Warship Rescues 3 Thrown Overboard by Pirates MYSTERY SHIP CAPTURED IN SOMALIA RELEASED AGAIN Canada. The composite leading index increased in October Foreign Demand for Canadian Securities Up Canada. Wholesale Sales Up Anti-piracy efforts must deal with its root causes, says UN envoy for Somalia Nicolas Cage Speaks With Somali Pirates Travel to Canada by US Residents increases Canada. Consumer Prices rise Pirate hostages: Sailors 'forced to stand by' Hamas and Hezbollah actively rearming Canada. New Car Sales Up Canada. Exports rise Canada. Pension Assets Down Canada. Employment declines Canada's Prime Minister and the Prince of Wales Pay their Respects to Canada's Soldiers ISRAEL FILES CASE WITH UN ON ILLEGAL ARMS SMUGGLING WITH GERMAN SHIP European Union Naval Force meets Chinese Peoples Liberation Army in Beijing in anti piracy cooperation Chinese Oil Tanker Evades Capture In Mid-Ocean Attack Chavez calls on his country to prepare for war South Korean Navy clashes with North Korean vessel Juanes lends his voice to the world summit against anti-personnel mines Mistral warship to visit Russia Landmark US-Seychelles cooperation for anti-piracy fight Canada. Employment Down Christian Dior Shoes donated by Madonna. Entertainer should do more, says critic Canada. Traveller accommodation industry less optimistic Stephen Harper welcomes the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall Norway kills two and injures four fishermen in blotched search at Somali coast Somali pirates capture Thai vessel with Russian sailors Quebec. List of Influenza A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccination Centers Canada. Non-farm Payroll Employment Down China - USA Relations. Meeting ''good and productive'', says the Pentagon Indian navy to deploy two warships to counter Somali pirates S/Y LYNN RIVAL has reportedly already reached the Central Somali coast Canada. Volume of Cargo Carried has declined Canada. Serious Assaults on the Rise Canada. Homicides Up Canada. EI Beneficiaries Down Russia says military cooperation with Iran to continue NATO and Morocco Sign Agreement on Non-NATO Contribution to Operation Active Endeavour Israel's New Raz Radar System to Improve Missile Detection Boeing Submits Proposals to India for Attack and Heavy-Lift Helicopters NATO members reluctant to flow more troops to Afghanistan Canada. Time parents spend on the job rises substantially Canada. Retail Sales Up Israel Aerospace Industries Unveils Robotic Platform for Ground Forces Press freedom must be defended everywhere in the world - RWB Seychelles and U.S.A. in joint UAV programme South-Korea extends mandate for its navy off Somalia Chinese company confirms crew members are held hostage Hungary. Group warns against xenophobic statements Canada. Composite Index rises Travel abroad by Canadians rises Rescue efforts under way for Chinese ship sea-jacked by Somali shifta Special African Union Summit opens in Kampala Explosion targets convey of AU troops in Mogadishu Chinese vessel sea-jacked in Indian Ocean 700 nautical miles off Somalia Canada. Cross-border portfolio investment result in sizeable inflows of funds Canadians intercept migrant ship Time for the UN Security Council to listen to Africa, and to act Sweden EU's Presidency proposes: Cooperation between civil and military maritime surveillance COMPASSION AMONG CAPTIVE CAPTAINS Madonna urged to do more than just donate shoes for Roma cause Finland will grant EUR 14 million in humanitarian aid French soldiers on tuna ships fire on Indian Ocean drifters 20 Presidents to attend special African Union Summit in Kampala Nearly five million children in Horn of Africa now hungry, UNICEF says UN Four U.S. military ships to return to San Diego Swedes Keen to Hunt Pirates Somalis sea-jack Singapore-flagged container vessel in Indian Ocean Canada. Consumer Prices Down Canada. Family violence accounts for about 23% of police-reported crime Canada. New motor vehicle sales fell in August North Korea preparing new launches of short-range missiles Canada Contractors' selling prices increased 0.1% in August China reacts Strongly to US Comments India testfires two nuclear-capabla Prithvi-II missiles Russia Starts Helicopter Deliveries to Chinese Navy Group demands probe into exclusion of Roma children from schools in England Global Cooperation Grows Among Navies, Nations Visit by Pierre Lellouche to Djibouti French marines fire at alleged Somali pirates in Indian Ocean Canada's exports and imports down Canada. Employment on the rise U.S. Navy Secretary Says Women 'Soon' Will Serve on Submarines Russian Pacific Fleet resumes anti-piracy patrols in Gulf of Aden Hunger Strikers outside White House to End their Fast and Celebrate Fulfillment of their Demand Iraq releases Iranian dissidents North Korea Has Stockpiles of Biological Weapons According to Report Libyan MiG-23 fighter crashes and kills both crew members Mexico Hosts High Level North American Meeting in Response to 2009 Influenza A Ban urges Somali Government and international partners to ‘stay the course’ Somalia single largest humanitarian crisis TURKISH FRIGATE TCG GEDIZ (F-495) TO ESCORT HORIZON-1- OUT OF EYL Ugandan State Security Abducts Somali Defence Minister Universal Detection Technology, Featured U.S. Exporter of bioterrorism monitoring equipment in France Judge in Spain ponders over fate of arrested Somalis Somali pirates free Turkish crew after ransom payment Huge Spanish fishing vessel seized off Somalia U.S. Air Force demilitarizes big backlog of nuclear weapons-related components Kremlin underlines Russia's missile defense proposal still stands Russian customs prevent smuggling of MiG-29 aircraft parts to Syria EU report blames Georgia for Russian-Georgian war, according to Russian EU envoy Australian Minister meets with new Head of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems Estonian Minister of Defence Emphasizes Importance of Sea Surveillance for the EU China urges U.S. to create conditions for military relations Canada. Non-farm Payroll Employment rises Obama Emphasizes Destruction of Al Qaeda to Remain U.S. Goal in Afghanistan U.S. Official Says International Opinion Solidified Against Iranian Nuclear Actions The New Era – The Evolution of Unmanned Aircraft PN playing important role against piracy, says Pakistan Swedish EU Presidency - “Civilian and military actors must cooperate more” Most Censored Stories of the Year UNHCR and the BBC team up to warn people about Gulf of Aden risks Fishing Vessel's Crew in Despair Canada. Tourism Spending Down Canada's Population Grows Canada. Number of people receiving regular EI benefits down Turkish Navy and thereby NATO is way out of line in Somali waters Inclusive Multilateralism, Fully Democratic United Nations Needed to Combat Poverty, Terrorism, Other Threats, Speakers Tell Assembly General Debate Bin Laden warns of retaliation against Europe Russian President says Russia and U.S. to significantly reduce nuclear delivery vehicles Britain's Premier pondering to reduce nuclear submarine fleet Corruption, a Destructive Force Air Chief Marshal says India's aircraft strength is inadequate Royal Navy deploys Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters to Afghanistan Canadian Counter-IED Task Force shares and seeks info Canada. Retail Sales Down Canada. Number of births rise 64th Ordinary Session of the UN General Assembly scheduled to run until October 2 CANADA'S SUPPORT TO THE WFP FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Canada Responds to World Food Programme's Appeal for Drought-Striken Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa Escalating hunger in Eastern Africa. Drought spells grim outlook for 2009 crops U.S. President Obama Calls for Refocus in Afghanistan Strategy Universal Detection Technology Enters Agreement for Distribution of Biological Weapon Detection Equipment in Israel Russia and U.S. could develop joint missile defence system Iranian Nuclear Power, a Threat to the Entire Free World - Israeli General CIA's Operations Against Al-Qaeda ‘very successful’ 14 held after NZ ship protest South Korea tests the US- lead spinning opportunities off Somalia SKorean destroyer claims to have "rescued" 5 Yemeni fishermen Foreign acquisitions of Canadian securities fell to $351 million in July Somali Foreign minister meets with his Italian counterpart USS Bainbridge returns home Monday Nations join to combat piracy Piracy about to rise No evidence of links b/w Somalian pirates and al Qaeda: NATO 4th Spanish trawler escapes capture U.S. Defense Secretary says New European Missile Plan Offers Better Defense Russia to boost military cooperation with Cuba New Zealand Troops Receive New Body Armour and Protective Equipment for Afghanistan Deployment Canada. Wholesale sales Up Canadian Task Force takes three-pronged approach to IEDs Secretary Gates says U.S. Air Force has solid future capabilities Russia welcomes U.S. move to cancel missile shield plans NATO forces in the Gulf of Aden prepare for an increase of pirate activities Israel Aerospace Industries Receives Important Contract to Supply Self-Protection System for Military and Civilian Planes Obama cancels plans for anti-missile radar in Czech Republic The return of the KC-X programme Canada. Consumer prices down Canada. Overseas Travel on the Rise Canada. Composite Leading Index rises Tackling Piracy at Sea Conference USS Porter Renders Aide to Egyptian Mariner on Russian tug Al-Shabab lays Conditions for release of French hostage Russia signs military cooperation deals with former Georgian republics Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Calls Increase of Afghan Army and Police Venezuela ready to share information on Russian arms deal with South American states India Mobilizes Troops Along China Border Ainsworth Announces Tough Choices Ahead for Defence FISHERIES WARS ARE ESCALATING South-Korean Naval Force returns Egypt hands over 8 pirates to Puntland government Crew fights back to foil pirates 22 Filipinos on Board MV Irene Released by Somali Pirates Canada. Manufacturing sales up Multinational Task Force 151 keeps Pirates at Bay Canada. Market Value of Retirement Savings Declines Canada. Car Sales Up Canada. Labour Productivity of Businesses remain Unchanged Russia grants $2.2 billion credits to Venezuela Top Al-Qaeda leaders fleeing to Somalia, Yemen: Malik Choppers bearing American flag bombard Bulamareer PIRACY. MV IRENE E.M. FREE FOR $2 MILLION RANSOM Singapore joins international efforts to combat piracy COMPASSION FOR THE WRONG STRATEGY Italy moves against FGM in Somalia China’s Myanmar Dilemma Afghan National Security Forces operate new forward logistics post Israel's Joint Strike Fighter Squadron delayed Canada. Household net worth picks up, led by large stock market gains Portuguese Navy could return to NATO anti-piracy patrols off Somali coast Norway to lead fight against pirates NEW THINKING ON PIRACY NEEDED - ICS New Russian short-range missiles for Venezuela Canada. Contractors selling prices increased 0.3% in July Russia to deliver first four MiG.29K fighters to Indian Navy NATO Secretary General Rasmussen Reaffirms Commitment to Afghanistan REBELS CUT OFF HANDS Canada. Merchandise imports and exports both increased in July NATO Experts to Discuss Defence Planning and Logistic Issues During Visit to Georgia Chavez in Moscow to sign arms deal The U.S. cannot think about a military withdrawal from Afghanistan - Robert M. Gates Saudi Arabia is Diehl BGT Defence's new IRIS-T export customer French Firm signs Major Submarine Deal with Brazil Canada. Building Permits Down Toronto Film Festival. Jane Fonda joins Boycott over Homage to Israel IDF will not disregard International Court of Justice Rules - Israeli Military Official Experts meet at NATO HQ to Begin Groundwork for Strategic Concept Iran Navy prepared to block 'enemy' routes Russia confirms negotiations with Syria on delivery of MiG-31 fighter aircraft China not a threat in the region - Top US Pacific Commander US Forces to remain in Afghanistan to defeat terrorists - Robert Gates North Korea begins final stage of uranium enrichment Indian Army Chief accuses Pakistan of increasing ceasefire violations in Jammu U.S. and Russia schedule strategic arms reduction talks in Geneva for late September U.S. Army announces Afghanistan troop rotation Ethiopia’s coalition must improve democratic practices or risk violence Stranded Somali-Canadian to return home France boosts navy powers to arrest pirates Piracy and the safety of Filipino seamen Canada. Employment increases Russia's military leadership discuss military reform in Moscow Gadhafi leads Africans in anti-Israel crusade AU holds Israel responsible for Africa woes Philippines offers training for Somali coast guard Cyprus donates to Somalia Bahrani dhow attacked by pirates in Gulf $150 million earned by pirates highly questionable, according to Ecoterra International Ukrainian crew of MV ARIANA needs now serious help U.S. military resumes training of Georgian troops for Afghanistan peacekeeping mission Saudi Arabia to buy Russian tanks and helicopters in $2 billion weapons deal Escaped French agent arrives home as partner faces 'trial' Escaped French agent flown to Djibouti, then France Iran sends more warships to fight piracy Iranian Navy Returns Home Canada's Annual Arctic Sovereignty Operation Comes to A Close US accuses Pakistan of illegally modifying Harpoon anti-ship missiles Canada. Real GDP rises U.S. Missile Defense Technology Moves from Testing to Fielding Canada appoints New US Ambassador China urges U.S. to halt Surveillance Operations Canada. Total non-farm payroll employment down Madonna draws support for backing European Roma cause Canada. Cigarette Production Down Canada. Public Sector Employment Down France will not let Al-Qaeda take hold in Africa - Sarkozy Egypt vows to settle disputes in Africa and make the Special African Summit a success Australian Navy divers join hunt for pirates French Agent Marc Aubrière escapes from Captors Saudi Arabia expected to buy 30 Russian Military Helicopters Chad. Oil Revenues contributing to Corruption Canada. Corporation Earnings Down European Union Counter Piracy Commodore Visits CTF 151 United Arab Emirates Air Force participating in Combat Exercises in Nevada Canada. Revenues of Private Radio Broadcasters rise Canada. Number of Employment Insurance Beneficiaries Up NATO and Ukraine strengthen Ties Canada. Retail Sales rise RCMP charge man in khat case Sad anniversary for hostages' families. Nigel Brennan and Amanda Lindhout still trapped in Somalia The Seychelles Republic hails strengthening of surveillance cooperation with US Pinoy seafarers to benefit from Japan's anti-piracy law Chinese naval flotilla for escort mission in waters off Somalia, Gulf of Aden, returns home UN Refugee Agency shocked by migrant boat deaths Suaad Hagi Mohamud suing Canadian Government for more than $ 2 million Israeli Defence Forces Preparing for Larger Logistics Activities Myanmar. Next year's Anticipated Elections present Opportunity for Change Suaad Hagi Mohamud. Canadian Diplomat's Recall does not Clear Air Canada. Wholesale Sales rise Composite leading index rises