Articles by David Ljunggren



Canada Struggles to Cut Pollution

  • 29 November 05
  • Reuters
This should be a proud moment for Canada, where a major conference to find a successor to the Kyoto climate change treaty opens on Monday. Instead, the government is faced with an embarrassing predicament.

Canada Honors Defector Who Started Cold War

  • 19 April 04
  • Reuters
Canada belatedly honored the memory of Igor Gouzenko late last week, erecting a plaque to the Soviet Embassy cipher clerk whose sensational defection in Ottawa in September 1945 helped trigger the Cold War.

Canada Takes a Swat at America's Budget Hole

  • 30 May 03
  • Reuters
Canada and the United States pushed their already bad relations deeper into the mire this week by exchanging barbs over the size of the U.S. budget deficit, which could hit $500 billion this year.

U.S. Has $20Bln Plan for Nuclear Safeguards

  • 21 May 02
  • Reuters
The United States is pressing its key partners to sign on to a new $20 billion plan to speed up nuclear nonproliferation projects in Russia in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks and thereby prevent hostile groups from obtaining weapons-grade material.

Kiriyenko: U.S. to Free Arms Funds

  • 08 February 02
  • Reuters
Russia and the U.S. have reached an agreement to free up funds to help destroy Russian chemical weapons.

Canada to Punish Drunk Driving Diplomats

  • 15 March 01
  • Reuters
Canada's foreign ministry admitted Wednesday it had badly mishandled the case of a drunk Russian diplomat whose car struck and killed an Ottawa woman, and vowed to crack down on drunk driving by foreign envoys.

Canadian Ministry Blasted Over Envoy

  • 05 February 01
  • Reuters
Canada’s opposition is accusing the Foreign Ministry of incompetence in the case of a Russian diplomat who knocked down and killed an Ottawa woman.

Ambassador Apologizes To Canada

  • 01 February 01
  • Reuters
Moscow's ambassador to Canada has issued a public apology after an apparently drunk Russian diplomat knocked down and killed a Canadian pedestrian.

Moscow Vows Diplomat Will Pay For Canadian's Death

  • 31 January 01
  • Reuters
Moscow's ambassador to Canada issued a public apology Tuesday after an apparently drunken Russian diplomat knocked down and killed a Canadian pedestrian and promised the man would face the full weight of justice back in Russia.

Canada to Burn Russian Plutonium

  • 17 January 01
  • Reuters
Canada said Monday it was ready for a test to see if Russian and U.S. weapons-grade plutonium could be used in a civilian nuclear reactor and thereby help nuclear disarmament.

Canada to Test Arms-grade Russian and U.S. Plutonium

  • 16 January 01
  • Reuters
Canada said on Monday it was about to start a unique test to see whether Russian and U.S. weapons-grade plutonium could be burned in a civilian nuclear reactor and thereby help boost nuclear disarmament.

Premier Takes Cash Appeal to IMF Head

British Minister Vows Nuclear Cleanup Aid

Seurat Exhibit Turns Focus On Landmark 'Bathers' Work

Documents Reveal Early Start Date of Holocaust

Toyota President Causes Row On Monetary Union in Britain

Hears of Grobbelaar's Fears of Fixing

Military Crime Wave Rising To Senior Ranks: Prosecutor

Sun Turns Red Admitting Royal Video Was a Hoax

Russian Fighter Wows Expo

West Wary of Russia's Underwater Naval Threat

Major Condemns Blast As Police Look for Clues

WEU Ups Security Capability

Police Suspect 'Sleeper' Unit

Europe Battered By Savage Blizzards

Bad Refereeing Causes Russian Soccer Replay

Russia Admits Setbacks in War

Black-Sheep Historian Prepares New Shocker

Lawmakers Kill Vote of Confidence

Congress Wants New Cold War, Says Kremlin