All World stories

Friendshoring isn’t so friendly

To paraphrase The Beatles, we can always get by with a little help from our friends… but maybe we shouldn’t rely on them too much.

NATO brings in the Finns

The happiest people on earth have joined the West’s most important military alliance.

Belt and Road bailouts

Think bailing out banks seems tricky? China’s been bailing out entire countries, according to a new study.

What’s next for the banking system?

Hah, if only we knew. What we do know is that the largest US bank failure since the 2008 financial crisis is calling the stability of the banking system into question.

China has entered the Middle East chat

After decades of the United States taking a dominant role in Middle Eastern geopolitics, China wants a turn to play power broker.

The case of the Nord Stream bomber

Who blew up the Nord Stream pipelines? US officials say they have new clues.

The obesity crisis goes global

Now might be a good time to buy Planet Fitness stock, because over half the world’s population will be either overweight or obese by 2035 if trends hold, according to a new report by the World Obesity Federation.

How much can Canada afford to give?

Big-name charities like Oxfam, Unicef, and World Vision are calling on Canada to step up their foreign aid game. 

Norway taps Canada to join new air force

The head of the Royal Norwegian Air Force has a vision for Arctic security that involves Canada, the US, Finland, Sweden, and (of course) 250 ultra-modern fighter jets.

China and Russia buddy up

As the invasion of Ukraine heads into its one-year mark, China is making new overtures to Russia.