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May 23, 2018 12:39 PM North Korea nuclear site trip for foreign journalists underway

North Korea has said it will use explosives to close nuclear test tunnels later this week International journalists left on a marathon journey to a North Korean nuclear test site on Wednesday, after Pyongyang belatedly cleared a number of South Korean media to witness what it says will be the dismantling of its only nuclear test facility. The trek will involve 125

May 21, 2018 1:27 AM Kayakers take Kinder Morgan protest offshore in U.S

'We are going to not allow Kinder Morgan to finish this pipeline,' says protester More than 200 kilometres south of where the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is slated to end, environmental groups in the U.S. took to the water in Seattle on Sunday to add their voices to ongoing opposition to the project. While the roughly 1,200-kilometre 93

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 123

May 6, 2018 3:46 PM Thousands of German high schoolers protest English exam they say was too hard

In a petition that has almost 36,000 signatures, students complain that the standardized test had excerpts that were too difficult and obscure to analyze. BERLIN—High school students in Germany have gathered tens of thousands of signatures in an online petition to complain about an “unfair” final English exam, saying the test was much harder than in previous 68

April 26, 2018 11:23 AM Armenia parliament to select new PM next week amid political crisis

It's unclear if appointment will assuage the masses who helped topple longtime leader Serzh Sargsyan The Armenian parliament on Thursday called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister after the country was plunged into a political crisis with the abrupt resignation of its leader. Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled the country for ten years 72

April 23, 2018 9:30 PM Russian rocket stage holding highly toxic fuel to fall in Canadian Arctic

The Russian rocket stage will drop into Baffin Bay, outside Canada’s territorial waters, but within ocean it claims to regulate and control. Although the rocket is Russian, the launch is a commercial service paid for by the European Space Agency. “The ESA prides itself on being the most environmentally friendly space agency in the world,” said Byers 75

April 18, 2018 2:17 PM Workers at some 60 daycare centres in Montreal and Laval begin 2-day strike

Daycare workers are upset with the pace of negotiations toward a new contract and say the employer wants to impose cutbacks. About 6,000 children are affected by the walkout. MONTREAL — About 60 daycare centers in Montreal and Laval will be closed today and Thursday due to a strike. About 6,000 children are affected by the walkout, which also includes 48

April 14, 2018 9:45 PM Hungarian anti-government protest draws thousands in Budapest

Saturday’s rally exposed the country’s deep divisions following the re-election of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, with protesters demanding a new national electoral system. “We want new and fair elections,” opposition activist Gergely Gulyas told the huge crowd. “This is the responsibility of the government and we’re going to remind them of this, peacefully 76

March 24, 2018 2:27 PM Hundreds gather in Toronto in support of U.S. gun control rally

Demonstrators hear speakers at Queen's Park denounce gun violence About 200 people have gathered in Toronto on Saturday for the March of Our Lives rally to show solidarity with the U.S. gun control movement. The Toronto rally got underway at 10 a.m. at Nathan Phillips Square, where demonstrators began a march to Queen's Park. Organizers say there will be speakers 77

March 23, 2018 10:21 PM Alberta premier calls B.C. complaints about high gas prices environmental hypocrisy

B.C. premier has asked federal government to step in to combat high gas prices Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says if British Columbia wants to keep gasoline prices low it should stop opposing the Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion. B.C. Premier John Horgan said Thursday he would like to see the federal government step in to deal with high gas prices 138