Saturday, 20 July 2019

Tag Archives: Canada

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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Shahid Afridi meets Salman Khan during event in Canada

TORONTO: Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi met Bollywood actor Salman Khan at an event in Canada. Afridi shared a picture of himself standing with Khan on his Twitter account. “Great to meet @BeingSalmanKhan today with community members,” he tweeted. “All the best for the event.”   Great to meet @BeingSalmanKhan ...

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France says Europe united against US tariffs

AIX-EN-PROVENCE: The French government insisted on Sunday that Washington should expect united retaliation from Europe to further tariff increases after Germany signaled it was prepared to negotiate. With Germany’s powerful car industry facing the threat of higher U.S. duties, Chancellor Angela Merkel said last Thursday she would back a lowering ...

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Canada hits back at US on tariffs, says it will not back down

OTTAWA: Canada struck back at the Trump administration over US steel and aluminium tariffs on Friday, vowing to impose punitive measures on C$16.6 billion ($12.63 billion) worth of American goods until Washington relents. The announcement by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland marks a new low in ties between the neighbors and ...

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Canada to announce marijuana legalization date soon

TORONTO: The Canadian government said Wednesday it will soon announce the date when cannabis will become legal – but warned it will remain illegal until then. The Senate gave final passage to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday. But Canadians will have to wait at least ...

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UK excludes India from relaxed student visa rules

LONDON: The UK government has caused outrage with its decision to exclude Indian students from a new list of countries considered “low risk” in order to facilitate an easier visa application process to UK universities. In changes to its immigration policy tabled in Parliament yesterday, the UK Home Office announced ...

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