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With the Canadian economy in decent shape, the housing market is warming up again and the recent sharp drop in interest rates will entice even more activity
Experts note that previous talks have yielded little and say neither side has changed its position.
Authorities meanwhile deny the problem exists, locking up those who complain in a local mental hospital.
China has threatened to impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales with Taiwan after the Trump administration said it supported an $8 billion deal to the island. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement Tuesday, Aug. 20, that the State Department had made a determination approving a possible sale of 66 […]
The State Department approved an $8 billion sale of fighter jets and related equipment to the self-governing island. China views the sale as a violation of its sovereignty.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed leaders at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on August 20,  urging for greater collaboration and “fresh thinking to solve old problems” in the Middle East. During a news conference with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, Pompeo alluded to the Warsaw meeting discussions, where leaders from over 60 […]
As residents in countries around the world hold solidarity protests in support of Hong Kong protesters, many pro-China ...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked the UN Security Council on August 20 to stop Iran’s belligerent actions in order to prevent consequences that could cost human lives. “Greater cooperation in the Middle East is needed more than ever,” he said. Pompeo mentioned among other challenges in the region the one posed by the Islamic […]
OTTAWA—Liberal members of a parliamentary committee have blocked an opposition attempt to hear from ethics commissioner Mario Dion ...
An elderly UK couple were left "incensed" after a hotel waiter addressed them on their restaurant bill as "old people."
The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80.
A pastor in southwestern Mexico was shot dead during Sunday service in Oaxaca State on Aug. 19, according ...
One Dead, Several Injured After Fiery Crash in Southeastern Alberta
"It's like they are trying to erase us — erase all of my people," says the widow of a Muslim dairy farmer who died after being assaulted by a mob while he was transporting cows.
Hong Kong resident Simon Cheng disappeared on Aug. 8 during a business trip to neighboring Shenzhen. A Chinese official confirmed his arrest on Wednesday, saying it is an internal matter for Beijing.
TORONTO—The Ontario government has released the new sexual-education curriculum, replacing a much-criticized teaching plan brought in after the Progressive Conservatives took power ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced Tuesday that she plans to fulfill the commitment she made in Berlin with NATO allies to increase the country’s defense budget amid strong criticism from the U.S. government. At the last meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in July 2018 in Brussels, President Donald Trump said the allies […]
The former archbishop of Sydney and high-ranking Vatican official was sentenced in March to six years in prison for abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s.
A U.S. drone was shot down over Yemen, according to reports. CNN, Fox News, and Voice of America ...