Johnson took over from Theresa May this week as UK prime minister. Marie Le Conte looks at his track record, including his time as foreign secretary, for clues as to his leadership style.
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A Brexiteer with a history of international gaffes: What can we expect from Boris Johnson?

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Johnson took over from Theresa May this week as UK prime minister. Marie Le Conte looks at his track record, including his time as foreign secretary, for clues as to his leadership style.
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A blind spot for Central America in Canada's refugee response

The US needs to address its own badly bungled policies in Central America. But, as Kelli Maria Korducki writes, Canada shouldn’t feel off the hook when it comes to the region, or its people.
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The IMF at 75: Evolve or risk irrelevancy

After decades of operation, the International Monetary Fund faces a crucial question: do existing governance arrangements reflect the realities of the twenty-first century? By James A. Haley.
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China’s harassment of minority groups spills out beyond its borders

As recent incidents in Canada show, China’s treatment of Uighurs and Tibetans is increasingly felt globally. Raphael Tsavkko Garcia reports on the tactics used — and the international response.
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How Trump's latest efforts to stop abortion increasingly undermine global health

Canada recently committed a record amount toward safe abortion services. As Urooba Jamal asks, will that be enough to combat the impacts of the US' revised ‘global gag rule’?

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A Nuremberg moment?

The Commission for International Justice and Accountability — so secret that the exact location of the group’s European headquarters remains a mystery to most people — is headed by William Wiley, a Canadian, whose team has been gathering smuggled documents to make the case for Bashar al-Assad’s key role in atrocities in Syria. Mark MacKinnon visited Wiley for this Globe and Mail feature.
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Turkey’s purge

Ilhan Uzgel, one of Turkey’s leading specialists in American-Turkish relations, spent 30 years at the University of Ankara’s storied school of political science. But two years ago, he was fired, and some 6,000 of Turkey’s 150,000 academics would share the same fate. For The New York Times Magazine, Suzy Hansen spoke with Uzgel and many of his colleagues to document the Erdogan regime’s purge of Turkey’s intellectual class.

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