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May 29, 2018 2:12 PM Parkland parents decry game that simulates school shootings

Active Shooter lets players choose between being the shooter at a school or a responding SWAT team member An upcoming computer video game that would allow players to recreate school shootings by stalking school hallways and racking up kills has been condemned as insensitive and inappropriate by the parents of students who were shot to death during the massacre 23

May 16, 2018 2:22 AM Ontario doctor shot while aiding Palestinians in Gaza

A paramedic friend, Musa Abuhassanin, came to Loubani’s aid in the minutes after he was shot. An hour later, Abuhassanin was shot and killed while assisting another victim under fire. “We are very concerned that Canadian doctor and humanitarian worker Tarek Loubani was shot yesterday in Gaza,” Adam Austen, a spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Minister 12

May 14, 2018 3:52 AM Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles 28

May 8, 2018 9:43 PM Syrian media report Israeli attack near capital Damascus

No comment from Israel, which almost never confirms or denies airstrikes in Syria Syrian state-run media said Israel struck a military outpost near the capital Damascus on Tuesday, saying its air defences intercepted and destroyed two of the incoming missiles. The reported attack came shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing 27

April 21, 2018 5:25 PM Chemical weapons inspectors head to Syria to probe gas attack

The U.S. and Britain have accused the Syrian government and Russia of delaying the investigation in Douma to stage a cover up. Images that emerged from Douma in the hours after the attack showed lifeless bodies collapsed in crowded rooms, some with foam around their noses and mouths. Medical workers and activists in Douma at the time said at least 40 people 24

April 15, 2018 8:00 AM Call me radical, but journalists should be able to pledge support for Palestinian journalists: Neil Macdonald

Apparently, though, taking such a position in Canada can damage our credibility, and should be avoided. At least in certain circumstances. I can draw no other conclusion from the uproar over a statement by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a laudably titled group that regularly denounces suppression of speech and journalism in countries 18

April 15, 2018 4:39 AM 'Completely accomplished': U.S. vice-president touts success of Syria strikes

Mike Pence stressed President Donald Trump made clear U.S. 'prepared to sustain this effort' Vice-President Mike Pence say the United States did the morally right thing when it attacked Syrian chemical weapons facilities in retaliation for an attack on civilians. Pence credited the strong leadership of President Donald Trump and U.S. allies for conducting 22

March 7, 2018 10:17 PM U.S. Holocaust Museum revokes award to Burma’s Suu Kyi over response to Rohingya crisis

The museum said Burma’s civilian leader failed to halt or even acknowledge the violence against her country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. “We had hoped that you — as someone we and many others have celebrated for your commitment to human dignity and universal human rights — would have done something to condemn and stop the military’s brutal campaign and to express 21

March 5, 2018 10:17 AM Aid convoy starts to enter Syria's eastern Ghouta

Delivery would be first to the region in nearly three weeks An international aid convoy crossed a final Syrian army checkpoint and began to enter the besieged, rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta, a Reuters witness said on Monday. Separately, Ali al-Za'tari, a senior United Nations official with the convoy, told Reuters it would take "many hours" to offload 75

February 27, 2018 3:29 AM Saudi Arabia fires military chief amid stalemate Yemen war

The kingdom gave no reason behind the military shakeup but those fired included the country’s military chief of staff. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES—Saudi Arabia has replaced its military chief of staff and other defence officials amid its stalemated war in Yemen. The kingdom gave no reason behind the shakeup that was announced early Tuesday morning 26