The government says the war is in its last stages, as thousands of civilians remain trapped in the conflict zone.
More than 40 European diplomats walked out in protest over the Iranian leader's speech, in which he called Israelis "the racist perpetrators of genocide."
British Columbia's 'private-public partnerships' have been touted as a model for the US to revamp its infrastructure.
A meeting to judge progress on racism is likely to be captive to Israeli-Palestinian and Islamic defamation issues.
Six case studies – from Vancouver’s otters to Congo’s gorillas
Despite worries that the agenda would be hijacked by a debate about America's Cuba policy, the Summit of the Americas finished with a feeling of goodwill.
Readers write about freedom of religious speech, why the US should end the Cuba embargo, Somali piracy, using the Web for news, and why the US can learn from Canadian schools.