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May 12, 2018 2:23 PM Where does Syria go from here?

The CBC's Margaret Evans reports from Damascus, accompanied by Syrian government representatives She took questions Saturday about the ongoing conflict and the country's future. The conflict playing out in Syria between Iran and Israel left 42 people dead this week, including 19 Iranians, according to a Syria war monitor. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory 19

May 9, 2018 11:01 AM South Sudan pleads with U.S. not to cut aid, as White House is threatening

U.S. is South Sudan's largest donor, but says it is 'losing patience' even as ceasefire talks near South Sudan's government urged the United States on Wednesday not to "abandon" the country after Washington said it would review its assistance programs because it could not continue a partnership with leaders perpetuating "endless war". "We are asking 24

May 3, 2018 7:41 PM Comey slams Giuliani for calling FBI agents ‘stormtroopers’

Giuliani referred to FBI agents as “stormtroopers,” a term originally used to describe specialist soldiers of the German Army in World War I and adopted by the Nazi Party for members of its paramilitary wing. In recent days, as Giuliani has made a string of media appearances, he has taken repeated shots at Comey, whom Trump fired last year. Comey is currently 13

March 30, 2018 10:26 AM Roadside bomb in Syria kills 2 coalition troops and wounds 5 near Turkey

Explosion occurred near town's security headquarters just before midnight, local official says The U.S. military said Friday that two coalition personnel were killed and five were wounded by a roadside bombing in Syria. The military did not say where the incident occurred but it came hours after a local Syrian official said that a roadside bomb has exploded 17

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 20

February 24, 2018 9:00 PM Why Darkest Hour won’t win the Oscar for Best Picture

We’re handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the March 4 Academy Awards, starting with the longshots. Today: Darkest Hour. We’re handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the March 4 Academy Awards. Today: Darkest Hour. Give Gary Oldman his glittering gold statue now. He’s the overwhelming favourite to win Best Actor 29

February 22, 2018 4:54 PM Evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honour at the U.S. Capitol next week. He’s the first religious leader to be given the tribute

Congress has held such solemn ceremonies just 32 times in American history. WASHINGTON—The body of the late Rev. Billy Graham will lie in honour at the U.S. Capitol, congressional leaders announced Thursday, with the evangelist becoming the first religious leader to be honoured by the nation in that way. Graham, who died Wednesday age 99, will lie in honour 28

February 21, 2018 4:59 PM Israel gives thousands of African migrants a choice — go to jail, or be deported to a country you’ve never seen before

Some 40,000 African migrants in Israel, nearly all from Eritrea and Sudan, began receiving deportation notices this month. The deportation plan, which is widely presumed to involve relocation to Rwanda and Uganda, has sparked outrage in Israel. KAMPALA, UGANDA—Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could 31

February 14, 2018 7:40 PM Cleveland Clinic does its 2nd face transplant; male patient was badly disfigured in car crash

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday. The operation in late September was the second face transplant by the Ohio hospital. More than two dozen face transplants have been done around the world, starting in 2005 with a French woman mauled 50

February 14, 2018 7:32 PM Trump’s military parade could cost as much as $30 million, Mick Mulvaney says

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s proposal to hold a large-scale military parade in Washington, with marching soldiers and rows of tanks and armoured vehicles, could cost as much as $30 million, according to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. The cost would depend on how many troops are involved and the types of military equipment 23