28 Nov 2015
Montreal: Some surviving relatives of drowned Kurdish toddler Aylan Kurdi, whose beached corpse became a global symbol of the Syrian refugee crisis, will be admitted to Canada, media reported today.
27 Nov 2015
Toronto: Canada's Liberal government has announced a USD75 million contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election.
22 Nov 2015
Halifax: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says it is investigating a bomb threat that caused a Turkish Airlines flight from New York City to Istanbul to divert and land in Canada.
17 Nov 2015
Belek (Turkey)- Canada will stick to a decision to withdraw its fighter jets from a mission against Islamic State militants despite last week's Paris attacks, new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday.
12 Nov 2015
Toronto: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wished the Indian diaspora in the country a happy Diwali and described it a global festival. "Today, I join Canada's Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist communities in recognising the occasion of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas," Trudeau said.
14 Nov 2015
Tokyo: A strong 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Kyushu in southwestern Japan today, triggering a minor tsunami in the southern part of Kagoshima prefecture, media reports stated.
04 Nov 2015
Jakarta: A strong earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia today, causing people to flee their homes in panic, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami.
06 Nov 2015
Ottawa: Canada's new Prime Minister vowed to make good on campaign promises to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the beginning of next year and bring home fighter jets battling the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
05 Nov 2015
Ottawa: Justin Trudeau was sworn-in as Canada's 23rd Prime Minister yesterday before a packed, flag-waving crowd, almost 50 years after his father took on the job.
26 Oct 2015
Vancouver: Four people have been confirmed dead after a whale-watching vessel carrying 27 sank off Canada's Pacific coast near Vancouver Island, the Coast Guard said.