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London welcomes Mexico

Today President Peña Nieto of Mexico began a state visit to the United Kingdom.  London was dressed up for the visit.

Of course there is a permanent Mexican presence here, at the Embassy on St. 31 more words


28 Photos Later: Day 25 in London

Welcome to Day 25 of “28 Photos Later”.

I have two photos today, both showing the Canadian High Commission in Trafalgar Square.

Canada has had an on-off relationship with this building, buying it in 1923, naming it Canada House, then using premises in Mayfair instead and almost selling the Trafalgar Square building in 1993.  59 more words


Completing the clothes drive.

Following a busy two days of picking up and sorting clothes donations for victims of the Malawi floods as part of the #GetInvolved4Diginity campaign, we today handed over the catch to the Malawi Red Cross. 103 more words


Around the World in 60 seconds: Today's top headlines

Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 13, 2015.

Embassies close as UN warns Yemen is on brink of collapse… 202 more words


Diurna Brief | Wednesday | 11 February 2015

Here are today’s top stories. 

France, UK follow United States in closing embassies in Yemen

The embassies of France, Britain and the United States have been closed  until further notice amid growing security concerns in the now Houthi-controlled nation. 480 more words


Raul Castro demands return of Gitmo before US, Cuba normalization efforts can continue

Daily Mail:

  • The Cuban president previously welcomed Obama’s normalization efforts but now says Gitmo must go
  • Both leaders announced December 17 they’d renew full diplomatic relations by reopening embassies…
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