05 May 2016
Fort McMurray: Alberta declared a state of emergency as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.
29 Apr 2016
Wellington: A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early today, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage.
06 Apr 2016
Sydney: A strong earthquake has rattled the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, but there was no tsunami threat and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
02 Apr 2016
Washington: A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of Southwestern Alaska, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.
01 Apr 2016
Tokyo: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's Southwest coast today, the US Geological Survey said, but local authorities said there was no danger of a tsunami.
02 Apr 2016
Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said India and Canada were "made for each other" as he met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau for the first time during which they reviewed bilateral ties including the progress on nuclear cooperation.
05 Feb 2016
Tokyo: An earthquake today struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami risk.
09 Feb 2016
Ottawa: Canada will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and bring home its six fighter jets on February 22, the government announced, going against public opinion.
28 Oct 2012
A potentially destructive Pacific tsunami hit Hawaii on Sunday after a powerful earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, triggering calls for urgent action to protect lives as sirens wailed across the archipelago.
23 Jan 2016
Ottawa: Shots rang out at a high school in Canada western plains province of Saskatchewan, leaving five people dead and two others critically injured, the Prime Minister has said.