Why is China ‘buzzing’ Canadian, Australian planes? Here’s what you need to know – National

Why is China ‘buzzing’ Canadian, Australian planes?  Here’s what you need to know – National

Reports of Chinese fighter jet pilots “buzzing” Canadian and Australian planes have broader implications for countering Chinese aggression in the Asia-Pacific region and efforts to enforce sanctions on North Korea. Experts say China’s behavior in the skies above international waters is another example of its “bullying” tactics as it seeks to claim more territory beyond … Read more

‘Concerning’ Chinese jet pilot behavior will be raised with UN Security Council: Joly – National

‘Concerning’ Chinese jet pilot behavior will be raised with UN Security Council: Joly – National

Canada’s foreign minister says she plans to raise reports of Chinese fighter jet pilots buzzing Canadian military planes over international waters with members of the United Nations Security Council — which China is a member of. Melanie Joly told reporters in Toronto on Friday that the Canadian surveillance plane being targeted is flying on a … Read more

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

CNN — The United Nations has called for the increasing reports of rape and sexual violence against Ukrainian women and children during the Russian invasion of the country to be independently investigated. Sima Bahous, executive director of UN Women, a United Nations entity dedicated to advancing gender equity and the empowerment of women, called for … Read more