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News: Canada

Coronavirus: Ottawa to ease border restrictions for compassionate visits by foreign nationals

Sunday  05:16,   27 september 2020

The federal government is expected to announce next week that it will ease border restrictions that were preventing Canadians from seeing family members and loved ones that are foreign nationals living in another country. Canada shut its borders in... >>>

Canada reports more than 1,200 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

Sunday  04:15,   27 september 2020

Saturday's data bring the country's total COVID-19 cases to 151,517 and fatalities from the virus to 9,262. To date, over 130,000 people -- over 86 per cent of all patients -- have recovered. Over 8.36 million tests have also been... >>>

Mali: the coveted post of Prime Minister of the transition

Sunday  03:40,   27 september 2020

© REUTERS / Amadou Keita The swearing-in of Vice-President Goïta and Transition President N'Daw in Bamako, September 25, 2020. After the swearing-in ceremony Friday of transitional president Bah N'Daw, Mali is still awaiting the appointment of its... >>>

Justin Trudeau Tells UN: 'The World Is In Crisis, And Things Are About To Get Much Worse'

Sunday  03:16,   27 september 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday that the current global order will be upended if leaders across the planet fail to come together to uphold human rights and tackle upcoming threats such as climate change. Trudeau delivered the grave words >>>

Parliamentary police service to boost Hill presence after string of harassment incidents

Sunday  02:01,   27 september 2020

The police service tasked with overseeing Parliament Hill says it has expanded its security presence in the area following several harassment incidents targeting politicians and members of the media. "As a result of recent incidents whereby... >>>

Kabak, the spitting of shame (video)

Sunday  01:25,   27 september 2020

© Supplied by Sports.fr Ozan Kabak Author of a tackle followed by a spit on a player from Werder Bremen whom he faced this Saturday with his club Schalke 04, Ozan Kabak could be heavily sanctioned. Ozan Kabak did not finish the match lost by his... >>>

The American ambassador in Lisbon accuses Portugal of playing China's game

Sunday  01:25,   27 september 2020

© RFI / Béatrice Léveillé The American ambassador in Lisbon accuses the country of playing China's game, and asks in an interview with s' move away. On the eve of a visit by the US Under Secretary of State for the Economy to Portugal, and in the... >>>

Lebanon: fighting between security forces and extremist Islamist groups in the north of the country

Sunday  01:15,   27 september 2020

© ANWAR AMRO / AFP A member of the Lebanese security forces (photo illustration). Violent fighting pitted the Lebanese security forces against extremist Islamist groups on Saturday September 26 in northern Lebanon, not far from the border with... >>>

Inter at the end of the show

Sunday  01:00,   27 september 2020

© Supplied by Sports.fr Lukaku-Martinez After a crazy match punctuated by seven goals, Inter Milan managed to tear themselves away to beat Fiorentina (4- 3, Serie A matchday 2). A real fireworks display. There were goals and spectacle this Saturday >>>

Demonstration in Fredericton as private abortion clinic to lose its doctor

Saturday  23:11,   26 september 2020

FREDERICTON — A doctor who runs a private abortion clinic in Fredericton says he can't afford to continue subsidizing the service and is leaving the practice for another job at the end of this month. Dr. Adrian Edgar says he's applied for a... >>>

Curling returns to play in a pandemic by rediscovering its roots

Saturday  23:06,   26 september 2020

So much about what makes curling special is community. When curlers and fans talk about this quirky, roaring game one of the first things that enters the conversation is how social the sport is – how in communities across the land there are curling... >>>

Montreal demonstrators demand climate justice a year after Greta Thunberg speech

Saturday  23:06,   26 september 2020

MONTREAL — Demonstrators gathered in downtown Montreal on Saturday to protest planetary warming on the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice. The coalition behind the event is calling for net zero emissions by 2030, one item on a slate of demands >>>

One year after Lubrizol, a demonstration denounces the lack of transparency of the authorities

Saturday  22:40,   26 september 2020

© LOU BENOIST / AFP Several hundred people marched in the streets of Rouen on Saturday afternoon, one year to the day after the fire which ravaged the Lubrizol factory. They believe that they have not been sufficiently informed about the health... >>>

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 26

Saturday  21:00,   26 september 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 12:18 p.m. EDT on Sept. 26, 2020: There are 151,589 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 71,005 confirmed (including 5,821 deaths, 60,660 resolved) _ Ontario: 49,340 confirmed (including >>>

Attack in Paris: the winding path of Hassan A., the main suspect

Saturday  21:00,   26 september 2020

© Denis ALLARD Paris, September 25, 2020. Near the former editorial office of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper and in front of the Premiers Lines premises, at daylight of a stabbing attack on two people rue Nicolas Appert (11th arrondissement).... >>>