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Four high-ranking Egyptian security officers are being tried in absence of the 2016 murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni in Cairo.View on euronews
With the federal government's vaccine mandate for air travellers kicking in soon, chiefs in small Northwest Territories communities say they're waiting to hear about possible exceptions to the rules. By Oct. 30, most Canadians will need to be fully vaccinated if they're planning to hop on a plane. There will be a month of flexibility where people who are in the process of being vaccinated can show a valid COVID-19 molecular test, according to a recent Oct. 6 update from the federal government. T
DÉCINES-CHARPIEU, France — Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan scored twice Thursday in Lyon's 5-0 win over Portugal's Benfica in UEFA Women's Champions League Group D play Thursday. The 25-year-old from Brampton, Ont., opened the scoring off a corner after goalkeeper Carolina Vilao's attempted clearing punch only sent the ball off the back of teammate Catarina Amado. The ball dropped to Buchanan's feet and she poked it in. Buchanan, who has four goals in 109 appearances for Canada, scored off a
Thousands have demonstrated over COVID passes being made mandatory for employees to enter their workplaces. View on euronews
"We have been very patient, too patient (...) The British do not want to give a certain number of licences not because they lack information but because they have made this political choice," France's Europe minister said.View on euronews
Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction; Cher sues heirs of Sonny Bono over song and record revenue; Empire State Building lights up to celebrate Coldplay's tour announcement. (15 Oct.)
Yukon has reported six new cases of COVID-19 since Tuesday. In a Wednesday news release, Yukon's acting chief medical officer of health, Dr. Catherine Elliott, said three of the cases are Yukon residents and three are from out of territory. Yukon's number of active COVID-19 cases increased to 60 Wednesday, an increase of two since Tuesday when Elliott issued a "strong recommendation" for Yukoners to wear masks in all indoor places due to the growing number of cases in the territory. Elliott also
'We need the community to be whole when we're past the pandemic,' says Smithers, B.C., Mayor Gladys Atrill. She encourages people to be kind and keep the community functioning as a new series of COVID-19 restrictions takes effect.
Nova Scotia has released more details about who will qualify for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Bookings for the extra shot will open Oct. 19. The province said last month it would offer third doses to people who are immunocompromised and those who have to travel for work but are restricted because they mixed vaccines for their first two doses. A detailed list of who qualifies as immunocompromised is now available. To be eligible for a third dose because of work-related travel needs, people
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan will not start a war with China but will defend itself "full on", Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng said on Thursday, amid a spike in tensions across the Taiwan Strait that has raised concern internationally. Taiwan, a major semiconductor producer, has repeatedly said it will defend itself if attacked, but that it will not "advance rashly" and wants to maintain the status quo with China. "What is clearest is that the Republic of China absolutely will not start or set off a war, but if there are movements we will meet the enemy full on," Chiu told a parliament committee meeting, using Taiwan's official name.
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Highlights of this day in history: John Brown raids Harper's Ferry; France's Marie Antoinette beheaded; John Paul II chosen as pope; Chile's ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet detained; 'Baby Jessica' rescued; Novelist James Michener dies. (Oct. 16)
Boeing Co said on Thursday that some titanium 787 Dreamliner parts were improperly manufactured over the past three years, the latest in a series of problems to plague the wide-body aircraft. The quality issue does not affect the immediate safety of flights, the company said, adding it had notified the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Boeing is working to determine how many planes contain the defective part.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards founded the group in 1982 to export its Islamic Revolution and to fight Israeli forces that invaded Lebanon that same year. Hezbollah shares Tehran's Shi'ite Islamist ideology and sees Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as its political and spiritual guide. Classified by the United States and other Western countries as a terrorist organisation, Hezbollah has a powerful military wing that it has acknowledged is armed and financed by Iran.
A cargo vessel carrying over 3,000 tonnes of nitrogen fertiliser has been stranded off Bulgaria's northern coast for more than three weeks.View on euronews
VANCOUVER — Two British Columbia women who say doctors advised them against getting COVID-19 vaccines have filed a constitutional challenge of the province's vaccine passport. A petition filed in B.C. Supreme Court says 39-year-old Sarah Webb, who lives in Alberta and B.C., developed an adverse reaction from her first dose of a vaccine in May and ended up in the emergency department of a Calgary hospital six days later. The court document says Webb's symptoms included fatigue, heart arrhythmias,
NEW DELHI (AP) — As the first wave of the pandemic began to take hold in India, Sanchi Jawa and her 59-year-old father, Harish Jawa, realized that they had the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. They decided to isolate and get tested — but this was no easy task during the spring of 2020. The father and daughter had to make multiple calls to several private labs in the capital of New Delhi before they could arrange for the gold standard in COVID-19 testing — a real-time reverse transcriptase-polym
The B.C. government has enacted changes to the B.C. Employment Standards Act, raising the general working age of youth in the province from 12 to 16, bringing the province in line with international child labour standards and other provinces in Canada. The changes, effective Friday, will provide better protections for youth, while also allowing regulators to define the types of employment and jobs appropriate for those under the age of 16, the province said in a statement. The amendments to the
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On." In a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Cher alleges that former Rep. Mary Bono and other defendants have attempted to terminate provisions of business agreements Cher and Sonny Bono reached when they divorced in 1975 that entitled each to 50% of songwriting and recording royalties. The lawsui
Twenty-five years after teenager Mélanie Ethier went missing in northern Ontario, police are searching a wooded area in Temiskaming District this week after getting a fresh tip about the case. That's thanks to the CBC podcast The Next Call by journalist David Ridgen, who this summer focused on the cold case dating back to 1996. "We were not aware of this particular witness. The witness heard the podcast, we spoke to him and we are here today searching the area of Larocque field," said Robert Mat