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NATO sends more ships, jets to eastern Europe as Russia builds up troops near Ukraine

| News | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:15:43 EST

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Canadian academic Hassan Diab goes to trial next year in French terrorism case

David Cochrane | News/Politics | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:01:17 EST

France’s case against Ottawa academic Hassan Diab in connection with a bombing outside a Paris synagogue 40 years ago will go to trial in 2023 — more than five years after he was set free due to a lack of evidence. read more

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Mutinous soldiers say military junta now controls Burkina Faso

The Associated Press | News/World | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 07:11:09 EST

More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after the democratically elected president was detained following a day of gun battles in the capital. read more

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The Canadian Press | News/World | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:24:03 EST

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is now required to access big-box and other large-scale retail stores across Quebec. read more

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Auger-Aliassime joins fellow Canadian Shapovalov in Aussie Open quarter-finals

The Canadian Press | Sports/Tennis | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:13:36 EST

Some 24 hours after Denis Shapovalov reached his first Australian Open men's singles quarter-final, his friend and countryman Felix Auger-Aliassime joined him in the final eight. read more

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French fashion designer Thierry Mugler dead at 73

Yuri Kageyama | News/Entertainment | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 10:11:33 EST

French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73. read more

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Michigan high school reopens nearly 2 months after shooting that left 4 students dead

The Associated Press | News/Canada/Windsor | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:44:17 EST

The Michigan high school where four students were killed reopened for the first time since the Nov. 30 shooting that also injured other students and a teacher. read more

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Royal Family's attempt to get distance from Prince Andrew is an act of self-preservation

Janet Davison | News/World | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

Buckingham Palace's 42-word announcement that Prince Andrew had lost his military affiliations and royal patronages was remarkably terse, but it was also remarkably symbolic, representing how far his reputation has fallen in recent years, along with how focused the institution of the monarchy can be as it looks toward its future. read more

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Proposed statue of 17th-century female prodigy raises uncomfortable questions about Italy's monuments

Megan Williams | News/World | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

A movement to honour Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia, the first woman in the world to graduate from university, with a statue in Padua's Prato della Valle square has sparked a national debate in Italy about historical conservation and gender representation in monuments. read more

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Canada's Jacob Panetta suspended by ECHL, cut from team for apparent racist gesture

CBC Sports | Sports/Hockey | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 13:46:56 EST

The ECHL swiftly suspended defenceman Jacob Panetta for an apparent racial gesture toward fellow Canadian Jordan Subban of South Carolina Stingrays during Saturday's game. The Jacksonville Icemen later released Panetta, a 26-year-old from Belleville, Ont., who later apologized and addressed his actions. read more

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Armenia's president resigns after finding himself more figurehead than power broker

The Associated Press | News/World | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 16:03:52 EST

Armen Sarkissian, who was chosen in 2018, complained that his office is not granted sufficient powers to allow him to be an effective head of state. read more

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern postpones wedding after announcing new COVID-19 restrictions

The Associated Press | News/World | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 01:43:12 EST

New Zealanders are set to face new COVID-19 restrictions after nine cases of the Omicron variant were detected in a single family who flew to Auckland for a wedding earlier this month, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Sunday. read more

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Russia rejects U.K. claim of Kremlin seeking to replace Ukraine's leader

Reuters | News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:45:04 EST

Moscow has rejected Britain's accusation that the Kremlin is seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine. Britain said earlier that Russian intelligence officers were in contact with a number of former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for an invasion. read more

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Norway hosts Taliban for meetings about pending humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:26:14 EST

A Taliban delegation has arrived in Norway for talks with the Norwegian government and several allied countries on alleviating a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, as well as for meetings with civil society activists and human rights defenders from the country. read more

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Wind-driven California wildfire above Big Sur forces hundreds to flee area

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:56:51 EST

Firefighters on Saturday were battling a wildfire that broke out in the rugged mountains along Big Sur, forcing hundreds of residents on this precarious stretch of the California coast to evacuate and authorities to shut its main roadway. read more

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U.S. supports Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania sending 'defensive equipment' to Ukraine

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 11:25:23 EST

The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania plans to send U.S.-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine, a move that the United States fully endorsed Saturday amid Kyiv's escalating tensions with Russia. read more

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Hong Kong leader warns of worsening COVID-19 outbreak, defends hamster cull

| News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 16:41:56 EST

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday warned that COVID-19 infections could be growing exponentially in a congested residential area of the city and that overall cases had also spread due to an outbreak in pet hamsters. read more

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Mexican president opens up about his health after overnight hospital stay for heart procedure

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 16:46:19 EST

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spoke with unusual frankness about his health on Saturday, acknowledging he spent the night in a Mexico City hospital after undergoing a cardiac catheterization. read more

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Death toll from Yemen prison airstrike rises to 82, Houthis and aid group say

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 07:57:17 EST

The death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a prison run by Yemen's Houthi rebels climbed to at least 82 detainees, the rebels and an aid group said Saturday. Internet access in the Arab world's poorest country remained largely down. read more

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No breakthrough, but U.S. and Russia pledge more talks on Ukraine

Reuters | News/World | Fri, 21 Jan 2022 03:01:51 EST

The top U.S. and Russian diplomats made no major breakthrough at talks on Ukraine on Friday but agreed to keep talking to try to resolve a crisis that has stoked fears of a military conflict. read more

UK’s Boris Johnson facing 2020 lockdown birthday bash allegation: report

UK’s Boris Johnson facing 2020 lockdown birthday bash allegation: report

Politics/World/Boris Johnson | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 21:58:18 +0000

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is already facing investigation over two alleged government parties during COVID-19 lockdowns . read more

‘People need help now’: B.C. ranchers in urgent need of financial aid to rebuild their lives

‘People need help now’: B.C. ranchers in urgent need of financial aid to rebuild their lives

Canada/Economy/Environment | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 21:43:28 +0000

“In the space of about 12 hours, we watched a lifetime's worth of work wash down the river and disappear," rancher Rhonda MacDonald told Global News. read more

Stowaway survives 11-hour flight in nose wheel of cargo plane

Stowaway survives 11-hour flight in nose wheel of cargo plane

Trending/World/Stowaway | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 18:45:25 +0000

The young man survived the flight from Johannesburg, South Africa, to the Netherlands, despite extreme cold and lack of oxygen. read more

U.K. to drop COVID test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers Feb. 11

U.K. to drop COVID test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers Feb. 11

Health/Politics/World | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 18:17:35 +0000

Currently, people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 arriving in Britain are required to take a lateral flow test within two days of arriving. read more

Canada weighing small weapons shipment to Ukraine amid Russia threat: sources

Canada weighing small weapons shipment to Ukraine amid Russia threat: sources

Canada/Politics/World | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 17:19:05 +0000

The federal cabinet is meeting as tensions remain high over the potential for a Russian incursion into Ukraine and as NATO beefs up defence and deterrence forces. read more

Winnipeg police name victims in two homicides

Winnipeg police name victims in two homicides

Crime/World/crime in winnipeg | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:24:39 +0000

Winnipeg police to provide public update of two recent homicides. read more

‘Dangerous to assume’ we’re in COVID-19 pandemic endgame, WHO head warns

‘Dangerous to assume’ we’re in COVID-19 pandemic endgame, WHO head warns

Health/World/COVID | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:13:21 +0000

The head of the World Health Organization is warning that conditions remain ideal for more COVID-19 variants to emerge and says it's dangerous to assume Omicron is the last one. read more

NATO beefing up presence amid Russian threats as chief vows to ‘defend all allies’

NATO beefing up presence amid Russian threats as chief vows to ‘defend all allies’

Canada/Politics/World | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 13:21:56 +0000

The decision comes after Ireland warned that new Russian war games off its coast are not welcome given tensions over whether President Vladimir Putin intends to attack Ukraine. read more

Majority of Canadians are open to assisting Ukraine, poll finds

Majority of Canadians are open to assisting Ukraine, poll finds

Canada/World/canada ukraine aid | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:59:35 +0000

Canada has already loaned Ukraine $120 million to aid its "economic resilience," according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and more aid is expected "very shortly." read more

United Arab Emirates intercepts 2 missiles targeting Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates intercepts 2 missiles targeting Abu Dhabi

World/Abu Dhabi/abu dhabi missiles | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 03:43:08 +0000

The WAM news agency said on Twitter that missile fragments fell harmlessly over the capital, Abu Dhabi. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. read more

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