For nearly 40 years, women in Iran have been banned from going to stadiums to watch men’s sporting events. But thousands of Iranian women were in Russia at the Kazan stadium, supporting their national team take on Spain in the World Cup.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government have specified Oct. 17, 2018, as the day marijuana will be legal, but they still face many questions over pot legalization in Canada. Key among them: home cultivation, impaired driving, pardons, and the Canada-U.S. border.
New budget airline Swoop is offering big savings on tickets, but expect few frills with your airfare. The airline is backed by WestJet, and had its maiden flight from Hamilton to Abbotsford, B.C.
France failed to disclose key evident exonerating a Canadian of a terrorist attack. CBC News has learned French officials did not share fingerprint comparison evidence in their possession with their Canadian counterparts, that ultimately helped to clear Hassan Diab of committing a terrorist attack.
U.S. President Donald Trump flipped on his family separation policy, signing an executive order that requires immigrant families be detained together when they are caught entering the country illegally.
With recreational marijuana nearing legalization, CBC News wants to know: What are Canadians' concerns about cannabis? To find out, The National brought out the Red Chair to get some perspectives on pot.
Are we set for a British summer without beer or barbecues? Due to a shortage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Europe, beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer.
Two women competing for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania say they are motivated by the #MeToo movement. They tell Rajini Vaidyanathan what it's like running in a state that has no women in Congress.Produced by Silvia Costelloe, edited by Olivia Lace-Evans
Senegal beat Poland 2-1 in their opening game of the World Cup, prompting celebrations in Moscow and Dakar.Many fans have travelled to Russia, and they saw the Lions of Teranga win their first game at a World Cup since 2002.
The BBC's Stephen Sackur asked Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, if he knew what would happen when the time comes for their long-standing president Nursultan Nazarbayev, to leave office.
Oil-rich Kazakhstan - for years a remote outpost of the Soviet empire - has become a crossroad linking China, Russia and Europe. But while its economy is gearing for change, many people who demand political freedoms and human rights are systematically silenced. The BBC's Stephen Sackur asks if political
Canadian MPs have legalised marijuana for recreational use. BBC World Service visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the largest facility of its kind in the world.[This video has been updated to reflect the latest developments] (Photo: Cannabis farm. Credit BBC)
There are about a hundred of these facilities across 17 states. CBC News travelled to El Cajon, Calif., for a look at one of the camps.
The industry generates more than $1 billion a year and supports thousands of jobs , but opponents say it's not worth the risk to wild salmon.