Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: Canada

US presses ahead with Mexico trade pact

WASHINGTON: The United States is pressing ahead with a free trade pact with Mexico, but whether Canada will join depends on a new round of talks next week, after negotiations ended Friday without an agreement. Officials had appeared to be on track to reach a deal that would rewrite the ...

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Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots

OTTAWA: A fight between two groups of young men that culminated in shots being fired on Thursday prompted the evacuation of a mall in Toronto, a month after a mass shooting in the nation’s largest city left two dead. Police Superintendent Rob Johnson said the shooting took place on the ...

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Imran Abbas nomination for 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani heartthrob Imran Abbas is onto another feat as he has bagged nomination for the 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018. Sharing the delightful news with his fans, Imran took to Instagram to post: “Official Nominee for the 100 most handsome faces 2018. Honoured to represent Pakistan in WORLD’S ...

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EU seeks details from Saudi Arabia amid Canada row

BRUSSELS: The European Union has asked Saudi Arabia to shed light on the arrests and charges facing women human rights activists, saying that the detainees should be granted due process to defend themselves. Saudi Arabia has in recent months detained several women’s rights activists. The detentions have triggered a major ...

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4 killed in shooting in Canada, including two police

  OTTAWA: Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in eastern Canada and a suspect has been arrested, authorities said. Residents of the Brookside neighborhood of Fredericton, New Brunswick reported waking to the sounds of multiple gunshots. Witnesses described to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) seeing ...

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Saudi Arabia halts all medical treatment for citizens in Canada

RIYADH/TORONTO: Saudi Arabia barred all citizens from receiving medical treatment in Canada as a diplomatic dispute over criticism of its human rights record intensifies. Riyadh also announced it is coordinating the transfer of all Saudi patients from Canadian hospitals to other medical facilities outside Canada, the Saudi press agency reported ...

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Saudi Arabia Suspends Ties With Canada Over Activist Row

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Canada after that country’s foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested civil rights activists, it said in a statement released to the official Saudi Press Agency on Sunday. It also gave the Canadian ambassador 24 hours to leave the country ...

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Man arrested in assault at Canada parliament

OTTAWA: An Ottawa man was scheduled to make a brief court appearance after allegedly assaulting a federal police officer in the second recent violent incident at Canada’s parliament. The alleged assault occurred late Monday, a week after another man in an unrelated incident attacked a ceremonial guard on the parliament ...

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Canadians feel little pain of rate hikes – so far

OTTAWA: Canadian consumers are feeling little pain from four rate hikes by the Bank of Canada, despite all warnings to the contrary, with most escaping higher monthly mortgage costs, others priced out of home buying altogether, and many enjoying income gains. Data released on Friday showed retail sales rose 2.0 ...

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Salman’s fans insult Katrina Kaif in Canada

BOLLYWOOD actor Katrina Kaif has wrapped up Salman Khan’s ‘Da-bangg tour’ few days ago and although she received a warm welcome by the people in the cities she visited, not everyone seemed to be entirely happy with the star. After ending one of her shows, things became a little embarrassing ...

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