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August 19, 2017 11:11 PM Remembering Dieppe: Calgarians honour 75th anniversary of historic battle

93-year-old Tommy Baker was just 16 when he joined the 14th Canadian Armoured Regiment — Calgary Tanks A special ceremony was held at the Military Museums in Calgary on Saturday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. Politicians from all levels of government, military personnel and every day Calgarians were in attendance, but it was a 93-year-old 4

August 19, 2017 3:06 PM Manhunt continues for Moroccan suspect in Spain's dual attacks

Spanish interior minister declares terror cell 'broken' as possible ringleader of attacks remains at large Authorities in Spain searched Saturday for a member of an Islamic extremist cell that staged vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, focusing on links with his Moroccan comrades, a missing imam believed to have radicalized them and a house 4

August 19, 2017 3:03 PM Finland stabbings 'a likely terror act'

HELSINKI -- The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. The suspect -- an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker -- was shot and wounded in the thigh 7

August 19, 2017 2:46 PM Two men wounded by gunfire in T.O. hotel

Two men in their 20s were taken to hospital after being shot early Saturday in a downtown hotel. Toronto Police responded to the lobby of the Hyatt Regency near King and Peter Sts. just after 4:30 a.m. “Two male victims were found in the lobby,” Const. Caroline de Kloet said Saturday. “One had a gunshot wound to the stomach and the other the leg.” “Both males 3

August 19, 2017 2:01 PM 7 stabbed in Siberian attack; Russia skeptical of ISIS claim

MOSCOW -- A knife-wielding man went on a stabbing rampage Saturday in a Siberian city, wounding seven people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State's Aamaq news agency hours later claimed the attacker was "an Islamic State soldier." There was no immediate Russian comment and it was unclear if the IS claim was opportunistic. A statement 4

August 19, 2017 12:04 PM 7 wounded in Siberia stabbing attack

A knife-wielding man went on a stabbing rampage in a Siberian city on Saturday, wounding seven people before police shot and killed him. A statement from Russia's Investigative Committee said the mid-day attack on a central street in Surgut said the suspect had been identified as a local resident in his early 20s. It said information was being sought 4

August 19, 2017 11:41 AM Stabbing in Finland investigated as possible terrorism

A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday. It appeared that the man — an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker — targeted women in particular in his rampage in two public squares, said Crista Granroth 7

August 19, 2017 9:13 AM 'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later

Some 9,000 Canadians taken prisoner during the Second World War; only a few are left to tell the story At the age of 21, Paul Delorme was a Canadian soldier like most others — until the day he found himself in a rank never now assigned to Canadian soldiers: prisoner of war. To mark the 75th year since the Dieppe raid, Delorme and three other former soldiers 7

August 19, 2017 2:00 AM Canadian victim of Barcelona attack remembered as ‘compassionate, generous, adventurous’

Ian Wilson was killed and four other Canadians were injured when a van mowed through crowds in Barcelona on Thursday. The Canadian killed in this week’s terrorist attack in Barcelona has been identified as Ian Wilson, the father of Vancouver Police Department Staff-Sergeant Fiona Wilson. “My dad, Ian Moore Wilson, was a much-loved husband, father, brother 10

August 18, 2017 6:36 PM Two dead after multiple stabbings in Turku, Finland

HELSINKI — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland’s western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack. A suspect — who police said was “a youngish man with a foreign background” — was being treated in the city’s main hospital 6