Canada’s Trudeau to end air strikes in Iraq, Syria

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Canada will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria and pull out six fighter jets within two weeks, Canada’s prime minister announced on February 8. Justin Trudeau said Canada would end its bombing mission by February 22 but military personnel […]

Forgettable fathers: Tribute to a wise teacher of life lessons

Special to By Grace Vuoto Fathers are like the pillars of a bridge — no one notices them unless they are not there. They are indispensable, mostly in so far as they selflessly serve others. The role of a father is not glamorous. And his value is easily overlooked, until the day he is […]

When international flights were diverted on Sept. 11, 2011, the population of Gander, Newfoundland suddenly doubled

Special to Courtesy of Heartwarmers. by Michael Smith September 11, 2001, Shirley Brooks-Jones, a retired staff member at Ohio State university and two hundred and seventeen fellow passengers sat on Delta flight 15 from Germany to Atlanta, Georgia.   They sat in comfort, while unbeknownst to them, terrorists attacked the United States of America.  […]