Prominent Pakistani journalist shot

Al Jazeera - 1 hour 51 min ago
Hamid Mir, a popular TV host, is targeted by gunmen near Karachi airport and suffers three gunshot wounds.

Air Canada apologizes for luggage toss caught on video

CBC Canadian News - 2 hours 3 min ago

Air Canada is apologizing after a video purporting to show a baggage handler dropping luggage from roughly six metres off the ground hit social media.

S Korea divers see bodies inside sunken ferry

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 29 min ago
Three bodies seen in submerged hull of capsized ferry as rescue operation continues for nearly 300 missing people.

Attack on S Sudan UN base may be 'war crime'

Al Jazeera - 3 hours 24 min ago
Assault on base that killed 58 people and injured 100 others may "constitute a war crime", the United Nations says.

Racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found near Ottawa River

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 26 min ago

City of Ottawa workers are removing graffiti promoting racism and anti-Semitism that was painted under a bridge near the Ottawa River.

Ukraine offers Easter truce in the east

Al Jazeera - 3 hours 46 min ago
Government promises not to attack pro-Russian separatists over the weekend even as they continue to occupy buildings.

Rehtaeh Parsons suspect accused of threatening girl's father

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 48 min ago

One of two teens charged in the Rehtaeh Parsons child pornography case is now accused of threatening to kill the girl’s father, Glen Canning.

Two killed in Bahrain car blast

Al Jazeera - 3 hours 58 min ago
Explosion in a car kills two and wounds a third in a mostly Shia village outside the capital, interior ministry says.

Everest avalanche death toll rises to 13

Al Jazeera - 4 hours 17 min ago
Three Sherpas are still missing after the most deadly accident in the mountain's history.

4 new species of 'killer' sponges discovered off Pacific coast

CBC Canadian News - 4 hours 22 min ago

They look like fuzzy fingers, waving gently from the depths of the ocean floor but make no mistake — they're stone cold killers.

French journalists kidnapped in Syria freed

Al Jazeera - 4 hours 29 min ago
Four journalists found on the Turkish border with Syria after being kidnapped last June by al-Qaeda-linked group.

Scores of abducted girls freed in Nigeria

Al Jazeera - 4 hours 44 min ago
Education official confirms release of 44 of the 129 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters in Borno state.

'No news is good news': N.B. flood watch continues

CBC Canadian News - 5 hours 18 min ago

Ice jams and water levels continue to be a major concern in New Brunswick as the Red Cross has begun registering people who have voluntarily left their homes in the Perth-Andover area.

Le printemps des services publics

Presse-toi a gauche! - 5 hours 34 min ago
Un vrai printemps est en marche depuis un moment déjà : le printemps des services publics. En effet, je suis présentement en tournée avec mes consœurs présidentes du Secrétariat intersyndical des services publics (SISP) partout au Québec. Avec Lucie Martineau, présidente générale du Syndicat de la fonction publique et parapublique du Québec (SFPQ), et Carolle Dubé, présidente de l'Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux (APTS), nous sillonnons le Québec. (...) - Les blogues de Presse-toi à gauche ! / , ,

Maduro marks one year in office amid turmoil

Al Jazeera - 5 hours 58 min ago
Venezuelan president grapples with protests coupled with a slump in the economy that has caused shortage of basic goods.

Sub search for MH370 to be over in one week

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 58 min ago
Sonar scan of narrowed down area's seafloor in bid to find missing Malaysia plane to be completed in five to seven days.

'Al-Qaeda fighters' die in Yemen drone strike

Al Jazeera - 7 hours 58 min ago
Drone strikes two cars in al-Bayda province, killing 13 suspected fighters and three civilians, say security sources.

How dearth of Canadian teams in NHL hockey playoffs will hit local economies

CBC Canadian News - 8 hours 39 min ago

Bars and restaurants in six of seven Canadian NHL cities are bracing for another spring without a hometown run at the Stanley Cup, but despite their dire financial predictions, some experts insist that local economies – including the service industry – will survive without playoff hockey.

Looking for First Nations love: Indigenous dating life 'complex'

CBC Canadian News - 8 hours 39 min ago

Lisa Charleyboy has given a lot of careful thought to her dating life, not just in the typical way that you would expect of a millennial. "I’m a First Nations woman, and the issues of dating and marriage are complex for me," says Charleyboy.

US delays Keystone XL pipeline decision

Al Jazeera - April 18, 2014 - 10:33pm
Canadian PM and TransCanada Corporation express disappointment after review period of controversial project is extended.
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