Canadian parliament calls on government to declare China's treatment of Uyghurs 'genocide'

Toronto (Canada), February 23: Canada's House of Commons adopted a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities...

Canada sees increasing cases of COVID-19 variants

Ottawa (Canada) Feb 17: The COVID-19 second wave in Canada's epidemiological curve has been trending downward for weeks, with the seven-day national average dropping from...

Canada reportedly reviewing Iran official recording on flight PS752 being intentionally hit

Toronto (Canada), February 10: Canadian officials are reviewing a secret audio allegedly of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussing the possibility that Ukrainian International...

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 800,000

Ottawa (Canada), February 7: Canada's cumulative COVID-19 cases surpassed 800,000 as of Saturday noon, with the total hitting 800,348, including 20,680 deaths, according to CTV.

Congressional study group says US should not rush troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Washington (US), February 4: A US congressionally mandated study group recommended in a report released on Wednesday that the United States not rush to pull...

Canada needs continued efforts to fight COVID-19, says Canada's top doctor

Ottawa [Canada], January 24: Stringent and consistent efforts are needed to sustain a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases across Canada, Theresa Tam, Canada's chief...

Canada's governor general resigns

Ottawa (Canada), January 22: Canadian Governor General Julie Payette announced her resignation Thursday afternoon after media reported the conclusion of a harassment investigation at the...

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new administration takes office

Washington (US), January 22: The United States registered a record high of over 4,300 daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as the new administration took office.

UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid tightened travel restrictions

London (UK), January 17: Britain's aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging...

Canadian PM voices frustration with slow pace of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Ottawa (Canada), January 6: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that he is worried about the slow pace of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout...

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 600,000

Ottawa (Canada), January 4: Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 600,000 as of Sunday afternoon, with the total hitting 601,653, including 15,865 deaths, according to CTV.

Four killed in Canada helicopter crash

Ottawa (Canada), January 3: Four people died Friday when a helicopter crashed into a farmer's field in Alberta, Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said...

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in U.S.

Washington (US), December 31: As lots of Americans are heading home or traveling for holidays, public health experts are warning of another possible catastrophic COVID-19...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York (US), December 31: U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 340,000 on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns...

UN confirms closure of Darfur peacekeeping mission

United Nations, December 31: The joint United Nations-African Union mission in the Darfur region of Sudan (UNAMID) will officially end operations on Thursday, when the...

Over 10 mln children to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021: UNICEF

United Nations, December 31: More than 10 million children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), northeast Nigeria, the Central Sahel, South Sudan and...

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy on innovative finance, sustainable...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Hiro Mizuno of Japan as the special envoy on innovative...

UN condemns deadly Aden airport attack

United Nations, December 31: The United Nations on Wednesday strongly condemned the deadly attack on Aden airport, which reportedly has killed at least 26 people...

UN chief appoints Lynn Hastings as deputy special coordinator for Mideast peace...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Lynn Hastings of Canada as deputy special coordinator for the...

UN chief appoints Anita Kiki Gbeho as deputy special representative for UN...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Anita Kiki Gbeho of Ghana as his new deputy special...

U.S. Houston mayor asks for collective efforts to reduce violence

Houston (US), December 28 (ANI): U.S. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Sunday urged community leaders to work together to bring down violence in the city.

Canada's COVID-19 cases top 550,000

Ottawa (Canada), December 28: Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 550,000, with the total hitting 552,020, including 14,963 deaths, as of Sunday afternoon, according to CTV.

Canada confirms two more cases of new coronavirus variant

Ottawa (Canada), December 28: Canada confirmed two more COVID-19 variant cases Sunday evening, bringing the country's total variant cases to four.

Art McDonald appointed Canadian chief of defence staff

Ottawa (Canada), December 24: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced the appointment of Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, currently commander of the Royal Canadian Navy,...

Canadian COVID-19 cases expected to surpass 500,000 in one day

Ottawa (Canada), December 19: Canadian COVID-19 cases are expected to surpass the 500,000 level on Saturday as the country saw an increase of 4,671 new...

Focus on saving planet's most precious resource at India Water Impact Summit...

New Delhi [India], December 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) on Thursday organised...

Ontario to begin vaccinations next week in Toronto, Ottawa

Toronto (Canada) December 11: Ontario will administer its first COVID-19 vaccines next Tuesday at two hospitals in Toronto and Ottawa, the province confirmed Thursday as...