MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 2,500 U.S. and Philippine marines joined combat exercises Monday to be able to respond to any sudden crisis in a region long on tenterhooks over South China Sea territorial disputes and increasing tensions over Taiwan. The annual military drills are some of the largest so far between the longtime treaty allies under newly elected Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. His predecessor, Rodrigo Duterte, had been an outspoken critic of U.S. security policies
Iraqi anti-government demonstrators hurl stones at security forces as they rally on the Jumhuriya (Republic) bridge, which leads to the capital Baghdad's high-security Green Zone, as they mark three years since nationwide demonstrations erupted against endemic corruption.View on euronews
The Ukrainian military has taken the strategic town of Lyman, forcing a Russian retreat in Donetsk and disrupting their supply lines.
Since the start of the pandemic, retaining a family doctor has proven difficult for many Canadians, with a rising number of professionals leaving the practice. And as Caryn Lieberman explains, the worrying impact of this shortage isn't only on the patient — it's also on the health-care system.
U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's chief adviser Ibrahim Kalin in Istanbul on Sunday and discussed "progress on NATO accession for Finland and Sweden", the White House said in a statement. The two, whose meeting was unannounced to the media beforehand, also discussed Turkey's condemnation of Russia's annexation of Ukrainian territory.
British finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng will vow on Monday to stay the course with his planned tax cuts but promised an "iron-clad" commitment to fiscal discipline after a week of market turmoil in response to his growth package. At the start of the governing Conservative Party's annual conference, Kwarteng and Prime Minister Liz Truss have been forced to defend a plan that failed to spell out the financing for deep tax cuts combined with an expensive package of energy subsidies. That lack of detail roiled the markets, with the pound falling to record lows against the dollar and government borrowing costs soaring.
Rival supporters gathered in Sao Paulo ahead of Sunday's election, with opinion polls suggesting ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva leads the right-wing incumbent, Jair Bolsonaro.View on euronews
Ukrainian forces have retaken the eastern city of Lyman just a day after Russia annexed the region. A key logistics and supply hub, the city’s capture is seen as a possible step to retaking the entire Donbas.
One man is dead after a fire in a six-unit seniors' home in Tyne Valley, P.E.I., Sunday morning. Four other residents were able to escape unharmed, said William Bishop, chief of the Tyne Valley Fire Department. The call came in at 8:47 a.m., he said. "When we arrived flames were coming out to the east on the front and the back of the building structure," Bishop said. The building is owned by the P.E.I. Housing Corporation. "One thing about all these seniors, they're all mobile, so we're able to
Hundreds of cyclists took to Toronto streets on Saturday to protest the shutdown of ActiveTO and renew calls for safer streets in the city. They hope to raise attention to the problems ahead of the October municipal election and let leaders know that many cyclists don't feel safe using Toronto streets after a summer of tension and run-ins between people on bikes and police, including when a Toronto cyclist was struck by a police car. "We are out here as vulnerable road users," said Lanrick Benne
OTTAWA — An alliance of sex worker rights groups is in Ontario Superior Court today asking for several sections of the Criminal Code to be deemed unconstitutional. The Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform says sections of the law that criminalize advertising sexual services and communicating to buy or sell sexual services violate workers' Charter rights. Group coordinator Jenn Clamen says it also forces sex workers to work in unsafe, isolated conditions. She says there shouldn't be any crim
The 134 Ontario firefighters who died as a result of their jobs were honoured by colleagues, dignitaries and the Premier on Sunday. Ahmar Khan reports.
ROME (AP) — André-Frank Zambo Anguissa earned notice for his physical presence in midfield during his first season at Napoli with 30 matches played across all competitions while on loan from Fulham — but without a goal scored. Ten matches into his second season with the southern club — which has since purchased his full rights — Zambo Anguissa is revealing attacking abilities that he can also show off for Cameroon at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. Having scored his debut goal for Napoli in the
British Prime Minister Liz Truss tried to reassure her party and the public on Sunday by saying she should have done more to "lay the ground" for an economic plan that saw the pound fall to record lows and government borrowing costs soar. On the first day of her governing Conservative Party's annual conference, Truss, in office for less than a month but already under intense pressure, sought a softer tone by saying she would support the public during a difficult winter and beyond. She defended her "growth plan", a package of tax-cutting measures that investors and many economists have criticised for setting out billions of pounds of spending while offering few details on how it would be paid for in the short term.
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A man is in custody after an altercation in which he sprayed a police dog with bear mace and was tasered twice, according to the Regina Police Service. The man faces several charges including two counts of assaulting a police officer, carrying a concealed weapon and resisting arrest, according to a news release on Sunday. The police K-9 unit "came across" the man in the 1000 block of Angus Street at about 5:50 p.m. CST Saturday. Police did not specify where the man involved lives or his age. The
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is beginning its new term, welcoming the public back to the courtroom and hearing arguments for the first time since issuing a landmark ruling stripping away women’s constitutional protections for abortion. Monday's session also is the first time new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the court's first Black female justice, will participate in arguments. And the public is back for the first time since the court closed in March 2020 because of the coronavirus pande
Montreal police are investigating after a body was found in a burned vehicle in the Sud-Ouest borough Sunday night. Police were called around 9:30 p.m. for a vehicle on fire in a small parking lot on Versailles Street, near Saint-Antoine West Street. Emergency crews found the body in the trunk once the fire was out. A perimeter was set up around the scene and the investigation was transferred to the police's major crimes unit. Police say an autopsy will be performed to identify the victim and to
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund failed to capitalize on Bundesliga leader Union Berlin’s first loss when it conceded a one-goal lead and lost to Cologne 3-2 on Saturday. Eintracht Frankfurt defeated Union 2-0 at home, ending the last unbeaten team’s record in the league, though Urs Fischer’s side remained top for the third round straight – on goal difference ahead of Freiburg. Freiburg enjoyed a 2-1 win at home over Mainz to consolidate its great start after eight rounds. Instead of going top, D
Demonstrators took to the streets in Canadian cities on Saturday to show solidarity with people in Iran protesting the repression of women's rights following the death of a young woman after she was held by the country's morality police. Just north of Toronto, tens of thousands gathered outside Richmond Hill's Central Library in response to the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the morality police in Tehran for allegedly wearing her mandatory headscarf too loosel