Riots in Lebanese Roumieh prison over living conditions

Riots in Lebanese Roumieh prison over living conditions

Inmates in Lebanon’s largest prison have rioted to protest against poor conditions, days after videos were leaked online depicting Lebanese prison guards beating prisoners. Scores rioted inside Roumieh More...

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RCMP make arrest in Lindhout kidnapping

Ali Omar Ader

RCMP have arrested a Somali man allegedly involved in the 2008 hostage-taking of Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout. Ali Omar Ader, a Somali national, was arrested in More...

Former Calgary youth dance group administrator charged with sexual assault

Philip Heerema

A 52-year-old former administrator of Calgary’s The Young Canadians performance troupe has been charged with sexual assault and other alleged crimes related to seven individuals More...

Police officer, gang members arrested in Toronto-based ‘Project Pharaoh’

Project Pharaoh

Dozens of Toronto-based gang members and a police officer from nearby Hamilton were arrested when a joint task force executed dozens of search warrants. Hundreds of southern More...

Spain to grant citizenship to descendants of Jews it persecuted in 1492

Spain to grant citizenship to descendants of Jews it persecuted in 1492

The Spanish government is correcting “a historic mistake,” as the nation passes a new law looking to become home to the descendants of many Jews, who were exiled, burned at More...

German prosecutors close probe into alleged NSA tapping of Merkel cellphone

German prosecutors have closed an investigation into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone by the US National Security Agency (NSA). The allegation was More...

Protesters burn ballots in bid to disrupt Mexico midterm elections

Protesters burn ballots in bid to disrupt Mexico midterm elections

Mexicans are heading to the polls for midterm elections despite violent protests in parts of the country. Protesters burned More...

Violence ahead of Mexico mid-term elections

Violence ahead of Mexico mid-term elections

There has been further violence around Mexico as the country prepares for this weekend’s mid-term elections. A More...

Riots in Lebanese Roumieh prison over living conditions Riots in Lebanese Roumieh prison over living conditions

Inmates in Lebanon’s largest prison have rioted to protest against poor conditions, days after videos were...

Kurdish forces capture key ISIL base near Raqqa Kurdish forces capture key ISIL base near Syria’s Raqqa

Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military base controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq...

Missile killing of 4 Gaza boys not a crime, Israel rules Missile killing of 4 Gaza boys not a crime, Israel rules

Mistaking boys playing in a Gaza beach area for Hamas fighters and firing two missiles at...

Jail and hard labour for men found ‘spying’ on N Korea

Jail and hard labour for men found spying on N Korea

North Korea’s Supreme Court has convicted two South Koreans on state subversion charges and sentenced More...

Up to 700 dead as Pakistan reels under blistering heat

Nearly 700 people have died in a severe three-day heat wave in Pakistan, officials have said, with medics battling to treat..

Body of Canadian found floating in Gulf of Thailand

The body of 65-year-old, Canadian citizen Jean Caroche who disappeared after renting a boat earlier this week has been found in..

Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Australia

Malaysia Airlines

A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 flight to Kuala Lumpur has made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Air Services More...

Tony Abbott dodges claim Australia paid people smugglers to turn back to Indonesia

Australia’s prime minister has point-blank refused to say whether his country’s authorities paid people smugglers to turn around their boat holding dozens..

Australia’s green-energy recession

On the industrial fringe, one factory making solar energy hot-water tanks has become a meeting point for the environmental movement and..

Daphne Selfe the the oldest model in the world

Daphne Selfe She’s 83 and still rocking it! Daphne hasn’t had any surgeries or botox done, she doesn’t use expensive cosmetics, she has..
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15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, the “Prairie capital”, is situated equidistant from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine..
Sprint and net neutrality

Sprint quits throttling after net neutrality rules come into effect

On Friday, the FCC’s new net neutrality rules came into effect, and already we’re seeing the repercussions: Sprint has halted its practice..
Cocktail of common chemicals may trigger cancer

Cocktail of common chemicals may trigger cancer

A global taskforce of 174 scientists from leading research centres across 28 countries studied the link between mixtures of commonly encountered..
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