Thursday, February 15, 2018

If First Nations group gets its wish, Calgary will be renamed Wichispa Oyade

The Stoney Nakoda First Nations have applied to have a long list of well-known places across southern Alberta — including Calgary, Canmore...

Will the $300M price tag for Canada’s Arctic highway be worth it?

With the low price of oil and the federal government's ban on oil and gas leases in the Arctic, will the $300-million...

Human rights skirted at Asia summit as Trump rounds off tour

MANILA (Reuters) - Leaders of Asian nations meeting in Manila on Monday skirted around the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims triggered by Myanmar’s military...

As Trump dodges questions on human rights, Filipinos ask Trudeau to step into the...

A coalition of Filipino and Canadian activists is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to do what U.S. President Donald Trump seems...

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills more than 330, injures thousands

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 330 people in both countries, sent people fleeing their...

Residents dig with hands to find survivors of Iraq-Iran earthquake that has killed hundreds

Rescuers in the mountainous border region between Iraq and Iran have been digging with their bare hands through the debris of buildings...

Trump says has ‘great relationship’ with Duterte; brief mention of rights

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a “great relationship” with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, while a White...

North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, ‘defects to South’

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, the...

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 210

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region,...

Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen airports, seaports

Saudi Arabia said Monday that the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shia rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports in the Arab...

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