Al Jazeera journalists back in Cairo jail after verdict

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 30 min ago
Egyptian media say Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy returned to Tora prison after court finds them guilty.

India village council orders rapes of two sisters

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 53 min ago
Council orders sisters to be raped and paraded naked after their brother elopes with married woman.

Malaysia protesters camp overnight against PM Najib

Al Jazeera - 3 hours 8 min ago
Demonstrators stage sit-in in central Kuala Lumpur over alleged corruption scandal.

Mayor criticized for comparing Harper's use of private security to dictators' militias

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 8 min ago

The mayor of Oakville, Ont., has been under a barrage of online criticism for writing a tweet suggesting Stephen Harper's use of private security is like those that protected fascist dictators. He apologized after critics accused of him maligning Canadian veterans.

2 men conflict over donation made to Conservatives

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 27 min ago

A Brampton, Ont., man, who said he was shocked to see his political donation end up with the Conservatives and not the Liberals, was fully aware his money was going to the Tories, the volunteer who brokered the payment told CBC News in a statement.

Nexen pipeline suspension: gaps in documentation, regulator says

CBC Canadian News - 3 hours 59 min ago

Alberta’s Energy Regulator (AER) says “deficiencies” in documentation and pipeline monitoring prompted the decision to suspend 95 pipelines operated by Nexen Energy at an oilsands site.

Riot police break up Beirut anti-government protest

Al Jazeera - 4 hours 17 min ago
Night of mostly peaceful protests in Lebanese capital end in violence and arrests.

Campaign raises $130,000 for Syria refugee family

Al Jazeera - 4 hours 32 min ago
Picture of desperate man selling pens in Lebanon's streets with daughter inspired online fundraiser that has gone viral.

Strong storm raging across B.C.'s Lower Mainland leaves 200,000 homes without power

CBC Canadian News - 4 hours 34 min ago

Winds maxing out at 80 km/h in some parts of Southern B.C. have made for dangerous conditions on roads, with downed trees and power lines. At least 200,000 homes are without power in Metro Vancouver.

Dark day for press freedom?

Al Jazeera - 5 hours 18 min ago
A court in Egypt sentences Al Jazeera journalists to at least three years in prison in trial widely seen as political.

IAAF anti-doping manager 'shocked' at cover-up claims

Al Jazeera - 5 hours 18 min ago
Thomas Capdevielle speaks to Al Jazeera over accusations world governing body had covered up test results.

Senegal art village hope to attract world designers

Al Jazeera - 6 hours 39 min ago
In remote countryside, "The Thread" aspires to inspire local villagers and attract designers from across the world.

Military police probe far-right group's possible ties to Valcartier members

CBC Canadian News - 6 hours 46 min ago

Military police have opened an investigation into potential links between military personnel at CFB Valcartier near Quebec City and a group promoting anti-Semitic and anti-immigrant views.

A look at some of the rejected ideas for @Canada's first tweet

CBC Canadian News - 6 hours 48 min ago

How many polar bears is too many to promote Canada? That's one of several questions Foreign Affairs bureaucrats were asking themselves last fall in the lead-up to the launch of the @Canada Twitter account.

Victoria-area traffic stuck after accident shuts down Malahat Highway

CBC Canadian News - 7 hours 3 min ago

The Trans-Canada Highway outside of Victoria will be shut for most of the day after an accident this morning sent four people to hospital.

Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion hits 3 HRs against Tigers

CBC Canadian News - 7 hours 11 min ago

Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam in the seventh inning for his third home run of the game in Saturday's contest against Detroit. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games.

Girl found safe after allegedly forced into car by couple in Barrie

CBC Canadian News - 7 hours 13 min ago

Police have arrested two people who allegedly, at gunpoint, abducted a girl on a street in downtown Barrie, Ont., forcing her into a vehicle. The girl has been located and is safe, police say.

Labour fund interested in helping bring Nordiques back to Quebec City

CBC Canadian News - 7 hours 14 min ago

The Quebec Federation of Labour's Solidarity Fund has expressed interest in a partnership to help finance the return of the Nordiques hockey team to Quebec City.

Trudeau vows to scrap Conservatives' citizenship law

CBC Canadian News - 7 hours 16 min ago

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says if elected his government would repeal the Conservative government's "two-tiered" citizenship law and that he would do more to help free imprisoned Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy.

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