Myanmar's powerful military commander pledged Friday to work to support successful elections in November, calling it "an important landmark for democracy implementation," and warned that the army will not tolerate instability or armed threats.
An Edmonton lawyer is seeking a court order to prevent Alberta Premier Jim Prentice from calling an early provincial election. Tom Engel wants a judge to declare that the next vote must be held between March 1, 2016, and May 31, 2016.
The Harper government has built a military that it cannot afford and will be forced to make tough choices about in the future, if it sticks with the current funding envelope, the country's budget watchdog said Thursday.
The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites, officials have told The Associated Press.