Three NATO warships will provide ‘important information’ to Greek and Turkish coast guards and other authorities in effort to stem ‘human tragedy’
Feb 11, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter praised Canada’s revamped contribution during a one-on-one meeting with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan
Feb 10, 2016
a robust national effort to help them integrate, explains Mark MacKinnon.
Feb 05, 2016
The United Nations Secretary-General was a compromise candidate because George W. Bush disliked his predecessor
Feb 05, 2016
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that the war in Syria 'cannot go on like this'
Feb 04, 2016
Video posted by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov shows Mikhail Kasyanov and Vladimir Kara-Murza through what appears to be the scope of a sniper’s rifle
Feb 02, 2016
Nobel Prize winner wants Canada to contribute $33-million as part of $1.4-billion fund to prevent ‘lost generation’ without schooling
Jan 31, 2016
Syrian government delegation was already in Geneva, but it remained unclear which, if any, of the myriad rebel groups would show up
Jan 28, 2016
‘Canada is back’ needs to mean more than better relations with Moscow and Tehran – friendly nations will want to see some returns, too
Jan 27, 2016
Asylum seekers are braving dangerous winter sea crossing from Turkey in record numbers
Jan 17, 2016
Mark MacKinnon is currently based in London, where he is The Globe and Mail's Senior International Correspondent. In that posting he has reported on the Syrian refugee crisis, the rise of Islamic State, the war in eastern Ukraine and Scotland's independence referendum.
Mark recently spent five years as the newspaper's Beijing correspondent. There he won accolades for his investigations into the garment industry in Asia - as well as the Canadian-listed companies Sino-Forest and Silvercorp - and for his reporting from the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan.
Mark has also been posted to the Middle East and Moscow for The Globe and Mail. He has covered the arrival of Canada's troops in Afghanistan, the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, Russia's war in Chechnya, the Orange Revolution in Ukraine and the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
A four-time National Newspaper Award winner, Mark is also the author of The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections and Pipeline Politics - which was published in 2007 by Random House - and The China Diaries, an e-book of his train travels through the Middle Kingdom along with photographer John Lehmann.
He has interviewed many world leaders, including former Israeli president Shimon Peres, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi.