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July 17, 1988
A Canadian delegation visiting Iran to discuss improved relations held talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Larijani, the Iranian news agency IRNA said. The Canadian team, led by Assistant Deputy Foreign Minister Marc Brault, discussed "bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest" with Larijani, according to the IRNA report, monitored in Cyprus. No other details were given.
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September 30, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A group of 44 men, women and children -- most or all of them North Koreans -- used ladders to scramble over a spiked fence around the Canadian Embassy in Beijing in an apparent bid for asylum, Canadian officials said. One man was stopped by police. A South Korean news report said all 44 were North Koreans. In Ottawa, however, a Canadian Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman said that most of those who gained access to the embassy were North Koreans.
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August 9, 1996 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, 49, the first woman to lead her nation, was named Thursday as Canada's consul general in Los Angeles, effective Sept. 16. Campbell, who has been a lecturer at UC Irvine since February, was selected for the post by Prime Minister Jean Chretien, who dealt Campbell a crushing 1993 election defeat. The consulate in Los Angeles represents the Canadian government in trade, immigration, cultural affairs and other issues in California and four other states.
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November 29, 2002 | From Associated Press
Australia and Canada closed their embassies here Thursday after receiving what they called credible terrorist threats, prompting Philippine authorities to tighten security in the capital. Police closed streets, set up barricades and circled the Australian Embassy after it was shut when Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said Canberra had received a "very specific" intelligence report Wednesday night warning of threats by Islamic militants.
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September 30, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A group of 44 men, women and children -- most or all of them North Koreans -- used ladders to scramble over a spiked fence around the Canadian Embassy in Beijing in an apparent bid for asylum, Canadian officials said. One man was stopped by police. A South Korean news report said all 44 were North Koreans. In Ottawa, however, a Canadian Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman said that most of those who gained access to the embassy were North Koreans.
WORLD
November 29, 2002 | From Associated Press
Australia and Canada closed their embassies here Thursday after receiving what they called credible terrorist threats, prompting Philippine authorities to tighten security in the capital. Police closed streets, set up barricades and circled the Australian Embassy after it was shut when Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said Canberra had received a "very specific" intelligence report Wednesday night warning of threats by Islamic militants.
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August 9, 1996 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, 49, the first woman to lead her nation, was named Thursday as Canada's consul general in Los Angeles, effective Sept. 16. Campbell, who has been a lecturer at UC Irvine since February, was selected for the post by Prime Minister Jean Chretien, who dealt Campbell a crushing 1993 election defeat. The consulate in Los Angeles represents the Canadian government in trade, immigration, cultural affairs and other issues in California and four other states.
NEWS
July 17, 1988
A Canadian delegation visiting Iran to discuss improved relations held talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Larijani, the Iranian news agency IRNA said. The Canadian team, led by Assistant Deputy Foreign Minister Marc Brault, discussed "bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest" with Larijani, according to the IRNA report, monitored in Cyprus. No other details were given.
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