Government And Politics

OFC appoints lawyer to probe 'potential wrongdoing'

Apr 9, 2018

OFC appoints lawyer to probe 'potential wrongdoing' after FIFA audit, delays presidential election

Canada town's arena focus of mourning after crash kills 15

Apr 9, 2018

The people of a small Canadian town are grieving at their hockey arena, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial and gathering inside to mourn following the deaths of 15 people with the local youth hockey team in a highway crash

Expansion of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline in doubt

Apr 9, 2018

Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast is in doubt after the company's announced it is suspending all non-essential activities and spending on the project

Canada mourns: 15 die when truck, hockey team bus collide

Apr 8, 2018

Canadian police say 15 people were killed in a bus crash involving a junior hockey team in western Canada

Sweden: Man held after fire breaks out at Portuguese Embassy

Apr 4, 2018

Police in Sweden say they have detained a man his 50s who is suspected of arson at the Portuguese Embassy in Stockholm

Advisory board applauds plans for Myanmar visit to refugees

Apr 4, 2018

An advisory board appointed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has applauded Bangladesh's agreement to let a Myanmar state minister visit border refugee camps to which hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled

Saudis, UAE draw praise for pledging aid to Yemen

Apr 3, 2018

Saudis, UAE win praise for pledging aid to Yemen, where they are waging a devastating air campaign and imposing a crippling blockade

Sweden issues maritime warning for Russia's Baltic Sea drill

Apr 3, 2018

Swedish authorities have issued a warning to civilian maritime traffic on the Baltic Sea due to the Russian Navy's military drills and missile tests this week

When drone imperiled New Zealand plane, nobody called police

Apr 3, 2018

Air New Zealand and air safety agencies sounded public alarms last week when a drone had a close call with a landing passenger plane, but none of them called police to find the perpetrator

Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk dies in Toronto at age 90

Mar 28, 2018

Peter Munk, a Canadian immigrant who founded Barrick Gold and turned it into the world's largest gold producer, has died. He was 90.

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