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Abducted Canadian Confirmed Dead in Burkina Faso

A Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso Tuesday night has been killed, said Canada's CTV on Thursday. Kirk Woodman, a geologist working for the Vancouver-based...
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A Canadian Man Reported Missing in Burkina Faso

A Canadian man was kidnapped in Burkina Faso in West Africa Tuesday night, CTV reported Wednesday. The Canadian man, identified as Kirk Woodman, was abducted...
Canada's Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after the federal election, in Montreal early Oct. 20, 2015. The Liberal party defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives in the general elections on Monday, according to the preliminary results published by the Elections Canada early Tuesday. (Xinhua/Mico Smiljanic)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Reorganises His Ministers

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a cabinet reshuffle Monday morning after one of his key ministers resigned last week. Trudeau tapped two rookies and...
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Canadian elementary school carbon monoxide leak renders 43 hospitalized

A total of 43 Canadians, including 35 children and eight adults, are hospitalized Monday due to a carbon monoxide leak in an elementary school...
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Saudi Woman Seeks Refuge in Canada

The young Saudi woman who has been granted asylum after fleeing from her reported abusive family arrived in Canada's Toronto Saturday morning, local media...
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Canada’s Unemployment Rate Stabilized at 5.6 Percent for December

Canada saw its jobless rate stay at 5.6 percent in December with a growth of 9,300 net new jobs, according to Statistics Canada on...
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Canada respects DPRK’s nuclear trail suspension

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Saturday welcomed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) decision to suspend all nuclear testing as a move in...
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Canadian fertility doctor in trouble for using his own sperm

A Canadian fertility doctor may face a class action lawsuit in which he is accused of using his own sperm to inseminate 11 of...
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Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

The Canadian government unveiled legislation on Thursday to legalize marijuana. The legislation would make it legal for Canadians who are at least...
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Canada unveils commemorative banknote for its 150th birthday

The Bank of Canada on Friday unveiled a commemorative 10-Canadian-dollar banknote to mark the 150th anniversary of the country. Bank of Canada...
IDOMENI, May 24, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Refugees of Idomeni camp wait to be bused to other destinations at the border of Greece and Macedonia, May 24, 2016. The Greek government has stepped up efforts to gradually evacuate refugees from the squalid makeshift refugee camp of Idomeni at the border of Greece and Macedonia, an official told Xinhua, as people were bused to other destinations on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Yannis Kolesidis/AMNA/pool)

Canada to accept 1,200 refugees, mainly Yazidis

Canada is to welcome some 1,200 refugees who were vulnerable for the persecution by the Islamic State this year, said the country's Immigration Minister...

Canadian uncertainty over Trump’s planned “tweaking” of trade agreement

Canadian anxiety over Donald Trump's plan to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was somewhat lessened by the U.S. President's comments on...
Canada's Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after the federal election, in Montreal early Oct. 20, 2015. The Liberal party defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives in the general elections on Monday, according to the preliminary results published by the Elections Canada early Tuesday. (Xinhua/Mico Smiljanic)

Trudeau’s Washington visit to focus on trade, refugees

In Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's eyes, the new president of the neighboring United States, Donald Trump, is "a businessman, gets along well with...
Canada's Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after the federal election, in Montreal early Oct. 20, 2015. The Liberal party defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives in the general elections on Monday, according to the preliminary results published by the Elections Canada early Tuesday. (Xinhua/Mico Smiljanic)

Canada’s PM Trudeau urged to denounce, respond to Trump’s travel ban in U.S.

Canada is not among the seven countries identified in U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban, but opposition politicians and human-rights groups here want Prime...
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Canada Expresses Concern Over South Africa’s Withdrawal From The ICC

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply troubled by South Africa’s announcement that it has submitted...
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Parties in DR Congo asked to pursue dialogue to solve political deadlock

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following...
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Canada’s Marie-Claude Bibeau to visit Africa

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced that she will visit three African countries in late August. The Minister will...
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Canadian PM renders apology over physical clashes with opposition MPs

"I apologize to my colleagues, to the House as a whole and to you, Mr. Speaker, for failing to live up to a higher...
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May 14 world news summary at 0130 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Johnson Mogoa Kimani Ondieki of Kenya as the Force...
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will stand for re-election in October

March 30 world news summary at 0120 GMT

CAIRO -- The passengers of Egypt's previously hijacked Egyptian airplane have arrived at Cairo International Airport on Tuesday evening. Earlier in...
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Canada, US and Mexico collaborate on climate change and energy

The Memorandum of Understanding on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration was signed at the North American Energy Ministers Meeting, which was hosted by Canada's...

Canada to stop airstrikes on IS in coming weeks

Trudeau also announced that the government will expand efforts to train local forces and rebuild the war-torn region. Canada will triple the number of...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

4 Canadians confirmed to have catch Zika virus

Dr. Gregory Taylor told a press briefing that two cases were reported from the western Canadian province of British Columbia, one from Alberta and...

Nigeria, Mali and Oman throw their Weight behind CANADA on air fares

Canada has reached air transport agreements with Nigeria, Mali and Oman, which will allow Canadian airlines to better serve passengers travelling between Canada and...

Germany more than determined to win

This might not be the best German team in the history, but definitely the best of the past two decades and the tournament favorites...
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Green Party of Canada raises red flags over uranium deal with India

Canada's Green Party on Thursday expressed serious concern over the country's uranium deal with India. Under the deal, which was signed here with the...
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Burkinabes Are Not Alone As Strikes Escalate In West Africa

Burkina Faso is Not Alone as Strikes Escalate in West Africa   Class struggle intensifies as imperialist system continues to decline   By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire   A...
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Ottawa Fury signs on Hamza Elias

The former Medeama player Hamza Elias has signed for Ottawa Fury Canadian side Ottawa Fury FC have completed the signing of young Ghanaian...

Canada Train-Bus Crash: 6 Dead

At least six people have been killed in a collision between a passenger train and a bus in Canada's capital, Ottawa.The front of...

Commemorative coins have been made to celebrate the birth of Britain’s Prince George.

The Royal Canadian Mint have unveiled two commemorative coins and a three-coin set to mark the birth of the British heir.   The Royal Canadian Mint...