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Chinese court orders new trial for Canad

Beijing, Dec 29 (IBNS): A Chinese court on Saturday ordered a fresh trial for a Canadian who was convicted in a drug smuggling case, media reports said.

Canadian teacher detained in China has b

Toronto, Dec 29 (IBNS):  A Canadian citizen who was detained in China earlier this month has been released, media reports said.

Michelle Obama becomes 'most admired wom

Washington, Dec 28 (IBNS): Former US First Lady Michelle Obama has been named as the "most admired woman" in a survey conducted by Gallup, a company which is known for its public opinion polls.

Freezing rain should come overnight, say

Ottawa, Dec 27 (IBNS): Environment Canada has warned that freezing rain should fall overnight across eastern Ontario and western Quebec, media reports said.

Justin Trudeau spends time with Canadian

Ottawa, Dec 26 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent the Christmas with the Canadian Forces on Tuesday.

Canadian citizenship for Indians goes up

New Delhi/Ottawa, Dec 26 (IBNS): Canadian citizenship for Indians has gone up by 50 percent in last one year, a report published on The Times Of India said.

Mexico-US border: Detained Guatemalan bo

Washington, Dec 26 (IBNS): An eight-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in the US custody, officials said on Wednesday.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau wishes people o

Ottawa, Dec 25 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wished all his country on the occasion of festival Christmas.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau condoles death

Ottawa, Dec 24 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed sadness over the devastation caused by Tsunami in Indonesia.

Canada: Thousands in BC likely to be in

Vancouver, Dec 24 (IBNS): Thousands of people are likely to be spending Christmas this year in darkness in southern British Columbia, media reports said.

Donald Trump discusses issue of Syria wi

Washington, Dec 24 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the phone and discussed the issue of conflict-hit Syria on Sunday.

Donald Trump names Patrick Shanahan as a

New York, Dec 24 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Sunday named Deputy Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan as the new acting Defence Secretary of the country.

Barack Obama becomes 'Santa Claus' for k

Washington, Dec 23 (IBNS): Former US President Barack Obama had literally turned 'Santa Claus' for children in Washington DC, the capital city of the country.

Canada: City of Toronto to receive feder

Toronto, Dec 22 (IBNS): Toronto Mayor John Tory has welcomed the Youth Gang Prevention Fund (YGPF), which was announced in the City Hall on Thursday by Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime, and Toronto Chief of Police Mark Saunders, media reports said.

US: Man climbs National Christmas Tree

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): In a bizarre incident, a man climbed the National Christmas Tree, on the Ellipse by the White House in the USA, media reports said on Saturday.

Canada conducted 'fair, unbiased, and tr

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): The United States on Friday said Canada is conducting a 'fair, unbiased, and transparent legal proceeding' with respect to Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei. 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke on Friday with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi and discussed the issue of U.S.-Iraq partnership to defeat terrorist group Islamic State (IS), officials said.

Canada: Edmonton judge to rule on Omar K

Edmonton, Dec 21 (IBNS): An Edmonton judge will rule on former Guantanamo Bay detained Omar Khadr's request for relaxed bail conditions and a Canadian passport.

James Mattis resigns as US Defence Secre

Washington, Dec 21 (IBNS): Amid differences with US President  Donald Trump over plans to withdraw troops from Syria, US Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned on Thursday, media reports said.

Third Canadian arrested over employment

Beijing/Ottawa, Dec 20 (IBNS): China on Thursday said the third Canadian has been arrested over an employment issue, media reports said.

Third Canadian citizen detained in China

Ottawa, Dec 20 (IBNS): The third Canadian citizen, who has been detained in China, was a teacher, media reports said.

China detains third Canadian citizen, bi

Ottawa, Dec 19 (IBNS): Amid growing discord between the two countries, Canada on Wednesday said its third citizen has been detained by China, media reports said.

Canada wants way out of $13 billion armo

Ottawa, Dec 17 (IBNS): Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has said his country is looking for a way out of the $13 billion deal of exporting armoured vehicle to Saudi Arabia, media reports said.

HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll found d

New York, Dec 17 (IBNS):  The co-founder of the popular app HQ Trivia, Colin Kroll,  was found dead at his residence in New York city on Sunday, media reports said.

China's detention of Canadians is 'very

Ottawa, Dec 15 (IBNS): Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has said China's detention of two Canadians is "very concerning".

US: Man charged with hate crime over ass

New York, Dec 15 (IBNS): Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on Saturday that a Manhattan man has been charged with assault as a hate crime in a subway attack on a female who was riding a Manhattan bound E train last month, officials said.

Canada: Brampton lawmakers meet seniors

Brampton, Dec 14 (IBNS): Liberal Party lawmakers from Brampton along with Minister of Seniors Filomena Tassi and members of Parliament Ruby Sahota and Sonia Sidhu were invited to the Seniors Town hall here last Sunday to understand the needs of the the aged and develop better programs and services for them, media reports said.

US: Border Patrol arrests gang members a

Texas, Dec 14 (IBNS): U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two gang members and two child predators in less than 24 hours.

Senate votes to condemn Saudi crown prin

Washington DC, Dec 14 (IBNS) : The US Senate on Thursday delivered back-to-back rebukes of President Trump’s affinity with  Saudi Arabia, first voting to end U.S. participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen and then unanimously approving a resolution blaming the kingdom’s crown prince for the ghastly killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post said. 

US House of Representatives calls Myanma

Washington, Dec 14 (IBNS):  The  US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a resolution labeling Burmese military’s atrocities against the Rohingya people genocide.

Does China counter Canada by arresting i

Beijing, Dec 12 (IBNS): Days after Chinese telecom giant Huawei Chief Executive Officer (CEO) was arrested, Canadian ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig has been detained in China, media reports said.

Canadian court grants bail to China's Hu

Vancouver, Dec 12 (IBNS): A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to China's telecom giant Huawei Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Meng Wanzhou, 10 days after she was arrested as per the requests of the US authorities, sparking diplomatic dispute, media reports said.

Canada's continued struggle with drug sh

Toronto, Dec 11 (IBNS): A survey held by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPA) revealed that for the last three years Canada had been struggling to grapple with drug shortages affecting one in four adults in the country, media reports said.

Sunwing flight turns around due to techn

Ottawa, Dec 10 (IBNS): Cuba-bound Sunwing flight turned around on Sunday night and returned to Canada due to some technical faults, media reports said.

Canada: Police investigate death of youn

Toronto, Dec 8 (IBNS): Police are investigating the death of a 14-year old boy whose dead body was found near a park in the west of Canadian city of Toronto, media reports said.

Canada's parliamentary committee wants p

Ottawa, Dec 8 (IBNS): A high-level Canadian parliamentary committee wants its country to probe into and prosecute extremists who are posing threats to India's security, media reports said.

Trump 'undisciplined', says Tillerson

Houston, Dec 7 (IBNS): Former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson called his former boss, President Donald Trump, "undisciplined" on Thursday, Hindustan Times said.

Bomb scare at CNN's New York City office

New York, Dec 7 (IBNS): Police have declared the site secure after the offices of TV news channel CNN here were evacuated following a phoned-in bomb threat on Thursday night.

Canada Post cancels holiday delivery ove

Ottawa, Dec 6 (IBNS): Canada Post has cancelled the holiday delivery guarantee over the backlogs created due to the rotating strike, media reports said.

Canada: Doug Ford faces criticism over q

Toronto, Dec 6 (IBNS): Ontario Premier Doug Ford is facing criticism from the opposition parties over the quashing of $6.7-billion Hydro One deal, media reports said.

Canada: Forced out of job over sexual or

Calgary, Dec 5 (IBNS): A Calgary principal has alleged that she was forced out of job owing to her sexual orientation, media reports said.

Bank of Canada keeps overnight rate targ

Ottawa, Dec 5 (IBNS): The Bank of Canada has kept the overnight rate target unchanged at 1.75 per cent, media reports said.

Paris Agreement: Donald Trump says Macro

Washington, Dec 5 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his French counterpart  Emmanuel Macron's move of retreating fuel tax hikes amid riots in Paris justified his decision of rejecting 2015 Paris Agreement.

Donald Trump may meet Kim Jong Un in 201

Washington, Dec 2 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump has said his next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to take place in 2019.

UN chief saddened at news of death of fo

New York, Dec 2 (IBNS): In a statement released on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed his sadness at the news of the death of former US President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died on Friday.

US govt proposes change in H1B applicati

Washington, Dec 2 (IBNS): The United States has proposed new change to the H1B rules to help those with advanced degrees from U.S. universities over regular H1B applicants.

Canada PM Trudeau condoles death of Geor

Ottawa, Dec 1 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his wife Sophie have condoled the demise of former US President George Herbert Walker Bush, who passed away on Friday evening aged 94.

Canada, US, Mexico formally sign new tra

Buenos Aires, Dec 1 (IBNS): Canada, the United States and Mexico have formally signed the new trade deal, United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), at Buenos Aires in Argentina.

US' 41st President George HW Bush dies a

Washington, Dec 1 (IBNS): George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st US President, passed away on Friday evening at an age of 94.

Former US President George HW Bush passe

Washington, Dec 1 (IBNS): Former US President George HW Bush has passed away at an age of 94.

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