January 2, 2012

Society

The hunt for the truth

International

DIVIDED THEY STALL

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National

On top of the world

While the rest of the world sinks into despair, Canadians have never felt so upbeat about the future. And we don’t care who knows it. By Nicholas Köhler.
The hunt for the truth 6869
Society

The hunt for the truth

On the witness stand at last, Mohammad Shafia stuck to his version of what happened to his murdered daughters, no matter how twisted and confused it seemed
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International

DIVIDED THEY STALL

Sixteen years after the Dayton accords, Bosnia remains a failed state—with no will to set things right
Letters 67

Letters

I would love to understand your thinking in choosing the royal couple as the most important newsmakers in this turbulent year (“A fairy-tale wedding for a powerhouse couple,” Newsmakers, Dec. 19). I can only imagine you saying: “Yeah, so what if the Middle East is in dangerous turmoil and most of Europe and the U.S. remain in serious financial crises?
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Business

The biggest play in hockey

How Rogers and Bell, two of Canada’s fiercest business rivals, came together to buy the Leafs and—just maybe—change the way you watch sports
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What the Saddam tapes reveal

Plus, Tolstoy’s life, a nanny’s amazing street photos, a search for the mysterious Arrow People, the dictator’s handbook, and how Portugal profited from the war
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Spielberg’s creatures, great and small

The producer tackles a comic-book hero and his dog in Tintin, and a heroic equine in War Horse
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Torture and Oxford

A controversial student at the famed university is ordered to pay damages to a Canadian abused in Tehran
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Interview

On making money, losing it all, and climbing back from the abyss

JAMES ALTUCHER IS the managing partner of Formula Capital, and the author of several finance and motivational books based on his wild career—he has made millions, lost it all and recovered it again, suffering an emotional breakdown along the way.
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Prime Streep

The left-leaning actress has a new-found respect for Margaret Thatcher’s conservative politics
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