Obama admits 'no strategy' on IS in Syria

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 11:17pm
US president says military options considered but "we don't have a strategy yet", as evidence emerges of IS atrocities.

Russia accused of lies over troops in Ukraine

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 11:14pm
US says that Russia "outright lied" over its military presence in Ukraine, after Nato releases photographic evidence.

UN soldiers seized by rebels in Golan Heights

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 11:04pm
US blames Nusra Front fighters for capture of 43 Fijians serving in UN observer force in Israeli-occupied area.

Libya government resigns to allow new cabinet

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 10:28pm
Government of Abdullah al-Thinni steps down amid fighting between rival militias in the capital, Tripoli.

Google drones: tech giant plans robot fleet

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 9:33pm
Google says it wants to create of sophisticated airborne drones to deliver packages to customers.

Details emerge on Sask. couple's tragic canoe adventure

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 8:19pm

As friends grieve the loss of an exceptional figure in the teaching community, some details are emerging about the canoe trip that took a tragic turn for David and Enid Dice.

Calgary brothers join ranks of Canadians fighting for ISIS

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 8:00pm

Two more Canadians are on the list of foreign fighters with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), CBC News has learned. Both are relatively recent converts to Islam from Calgary — and in a strange twist, they are brothers.

Canada's premiers pose like it's 1864 in Charlottetown

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 6:56pm

Every year, the province that hosts the premiers' annual summer meeting has to come up with an original photo op. For this week's meeting in the birthplace of Confederation, officials planned an homage to one of the most famous photos in Canadian political history.

Pakistan army steps in amid political crisis

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 6:39pm
Military offers to mediate as guarantor in dispute between PM Nawaz Sharif and opposition leader Imran Khan.

Surrey girl, 9, lured from home and sexually assaulted

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 6:39pm

Police are hunting for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl after luring her from her home in Surrey, B.C.

Jasper National Park cabin plan goes to Federal Court

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 6:16pm

Two conservation groups are asking a federal judge to scrap the controversial plan to allow a private company to build overnight cabins in Jasper National Park, saying that could lead to more development in other parks across Canada.

B.C. tour bus crashes on Coquihalla Highway, 56 injured, 6 critically

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 6:02pm

Fifty-six people have been injured, several critically, in a tour bus crash on the Coquihalla Highway, 30 kilometres south of Merritt, B.C.

B.C. teachers' strike: mediator Vince Ready stays involved

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 5:56pm

Veteran mediator Vince Ready says the two sides are still very far apart in the B.C. teachers' dispute, but he has agreed to another day of meetings Friday.

Indian banks connect poor to services

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 5:27pm
Programme launched by Prime Minister Modi aims to curb corruption and extortion of borrowers by lenders.

Chips, water helped lost camper survive 3 days in Manitoba wilderness

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 5:21pm

A Manitoba camper who was lost in the woods for three days says he relied on skills he saw on TV to survive, as well as a lighter and a bag of all-dressed potato chips.

Calgary man fights off coyote in living room with vacuum

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 5:11pm

A four-legged visitor got a little too close for comfort to a Calgary family earlier this week.

Argentinians stage strike over ailing economy

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 5:01pm
Union members and radical activists barricade major roads into capital over rising unemployment and inflation.

Family wants exhibits in Magnotta case kept from public

CBC Canadian News - August 28, 2014 - 5:01pm

The family of the man allegedly murdered by Luka Rocco Magnotta wants certain exhibits that are evidence in their son's death to remain under wraps permanently.

Poroshenko: Russian troops on Ukraine soil

Al Jazeera - August 28, 2014 - 4:28pm
Ukrainian leader cancels visit to Turkey and calls crisis meeting over "deteriorating situation" in region of Donetsk.

Le Fonds humanitaire des Métallos verse 15 000 $ à Oxfam pour les secours à Gaza

Presse-toi a gauche! - August 28, 2014 - 4:19pm

TORONTO, le 28 août 2014 - Le Fonds humanitaire des Métallos a débloqué 15 000 $ pour appuyer Oxfam Canada dans le travail humanitaire qu'il poursuit sans relâche dans la bande de Gaza.
« Le conflit qui secoue Gaza depuis peu a tué ou blessé des milliers de gens et eu un profond impact sur la population gazaouie », a déclaré Ken Neumann, directeur national du Syndicat des Métallos et président du Fonds humanitaire des Métallos.
« Oxfam procure une aide humanitaire dans la bande de Gaza depuis plusieurs (...)

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