Senior International Correspondent for The Globe and Mail. Now based in London, after stops in Moscow, the Middle East, and Beijing. DMs open.
Canada pushes back against Iran's declaration that it will ignore the second passports of dual nationals. "We will insist at every venue, all of the time and every time, that a Canadian is a Canadian," @FP_Champagne says. (No sign of black boxes, either)
British PM’s statement on meeting with Putin makes no mention of Crimea. Is the West moving towards acceptance of the 2014 annexation?
Former Interpol head - who disappeared on a trip home to China in 2018 - convicted of bribery. The trial went thusly: "The court statement on Tuesday said Meng had 'truthfully confessed to all the criminal facts' and would not appeal against the decision"
There’s a new Top Gun movie coming out. And Maverick is wearing the same leather jacket - only this time it’s Communist Party of China-approved, so the Japanese and Taiwanese flag patches are gone (screenshot on right is from the new trailer)...
An accredited journalist was just wrestled out of the Helsinki summit press conference by security. He had made a sign that said “Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,” hoping that holding it up would get the attention of Trump and Putin so he could ask a question about it
I never thought I'd see the day the White House denied access to US media outlets still welcome at press conferences in Beijing and Moscow.