MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) -Andi Hariyanto says he will never watch a football match again after his wife, two teenage daughters and a cousin were crushed to death in a stampede at an Indonesian stadium last week. The overcrowded stadium in Malang in Indonesia's East Java province descended into chaos after police fired tear gas to disperse agitated fans who had poured on to the pitch at the end of the match. Authorities have put the latest death toll at 131.
Tricia Williams, the director of research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization at Ryerson University's Future Skills Centre, says automation won't be able to take over job tasks that involve human interaction and require people skills.
The Netflix musical Tick, Tick… Boom stars Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson, the composer of Rent, and the creative crisis he went through earlier in his career. It is the directorial debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza is being investigated for treason, his lawyer was quoted as saying on Thursday, as authorities step up their case against him for speaking out against the war in Ukraine. State-owned news agency RIA quoted lawyer Vadim Prokhorov as saying a criminal case for treason - which carries a sentence of up to 20 years - had been opened against Kara-Murza in connection with three of his public speeches. They included an address to the Arizona House of Representatives in which he said President Vladimir Putin was bombing Ukrainian homes, hospitals and schools.
Regina city council's executive committee has created a policy that will help manage the city's infrastructure, after hearing about the status of many of its assets. A pair of interconnected motions were on the agenda for the committee's meeting Wednesday. According to a report presented to executive committee, the city has assets with a total replacement value of $12.9 billion, as of Dec. 31, 2020. That list includes thousands of kilometres of roads, 153 ball diamonds, 84 bridges, 158 transit a
Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of Toronto-based software company HiMama, says his business is booming but it is getting harder and harder to compete with U.S. giants setting up shop in Canada because of all the technology talent here.
The injuries are mounting for Canada coach Bev Priestman ahead of international friendlies in Spain against Argentina and Morocco. Talismanic captain Christine Sinclair and influential fullback/midfielder Ashley Lawrence are the latest players sidelined. They join the missing Vanessa Gilles, Deanne Rose, Gabrielle Carle and Jayde Riviere, who will all watch Thursday's game with Argentina from a distance. Midfielder Sarah Stratigakis has been summoned as an injury replacement. Priestman said the
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A group of southwest Calgary neighbours sprung into action Monday morning to rescue a great-horned owl they found tangled in a soccer net. Derek Jugnauth was walking his kids to the school bus in the community of Patterson Heights when they noticed a cluster of kids standing around the net. What he did not expect to discover upon approaching it was a large bird of prey with striking eyes, tangled up and trapped with a tightly wrapped wing that Jugnauth estimates could stretch to about 2½ ft. "Th
A salvo of seven Russian missiles hit a residential area of Zaporizhzhia early Thursday morning. The city is near the front lines of Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russian forces.
The federal government's plan to drop vaccine travel mandates is a positive move but is unlikely to shorten airport lineups because there aren't enough workers, says Frederic Dimanche, director of the Ted Rogers school of hospitality and tourism management at Toronto Metropolitan University.
"The biggest capital, the biggest asset in the war is people can unite, people can help, people can fight," says one Mykolaiv resident.View on euronews
French author Annie Ernaux, who has fearlessly mined her own biography to explore life in France since the 1940s, was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for work that illuminates the murky corners of memory, family and society. The author strongly defended women's rights to abortion and contraception in some of her first comments after winning the prize. "I will fight to my last breath so that women can choose to be a mother, or not to be. It's a fundamental right," she sa
The World Health Organization says about 1,000 health-care entities in Ukraine are at or near the front lines of the war and some hospitals are being abandoned because they can no longer function.
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
Actor Anne Hathaway describes how the Fyre Festival documentary convinced her to star in WeCrashed, and explains why the WeWork story piqued her interest.
House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, looks at the story of the Targaryen civil war.
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
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