Category: World

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

The latest: British Columbia announced its four-step reopening plan on Tuesday, with the first step starting today with the easing of restrictions that affected...

Crew declared dead as lost Indonesian submarine found broken into pieces

Indonesia’s military on Sunday officially said all 53 crew members from a submarine that sank and broke apart last week are dead and that search teams had located...

China sanctions British citizens as retaliation for Xinjiang accusations

China is sanctioning nine U.K. citizens, accusing them of spreading lies about the treatment of Uighur Muslims after London imposed penalties on Chinese officials....

U.S. House delivers article of impeachment against Trump to Senate, triggering trial

Democrats marched the impeachment case against former president Donald Trump to the U.S. Senate on Monday night for the start of his historic trial, but Republican...

Unemployment benefits for millions in U.S. in peril as Trump fumes about COVID-19 bill

Unemployment benefits for millions in the United States struggling to make ends meet are set to lapse at midnight Saturday unless U.S. President Donald Trump signed an...

Trump says he’ll leave White House if electoral college votes for Biden, but he may never concede

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the electoral college votes for president-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to...

2 young children among migrants confirmed dead in crossing of English Channel

At least four migrants, including two young children, died Tuesday when their boat capsized while they and other migrants tried to cross the English Channel to Britain,...

100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of protests against president

About 100,000 demonstrators marched in the Belarusian capital calling for the authoritarian president’s ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him, on...

Hundreds of thousands without power as Hurricane Laura death toll rises to 14

The death toll from Hurricane Laura more than doubled Friday to at least 14 as communities began cleaning up along the devastated Louisiana coastline where hundreds of...

See the hajj — diminished, distanced by the coronavirus

Pilgrims visiting Mecca this year are physically distancing — standing apart and moving in small groups of 20 to limit exposure and potential transmission of the...

U.S. begins to pare back Hong Kong’s special status amid scrutiny over security law

The U.S. began eliminating Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law on Monday, halting defence exports and restricting the territory’s access to high...

COVID-19 around the world: U.S. cities fear protests may fuel new wave of outbreaks

The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated...