Saturday, 14 December 2019

Tag Archives: Canada

Rohingya women, children drown while fleeing Myanmar violence

LONDON: Dozens of Rohingya women and children desperate to flee the violence in Myanmar are drowning while attempting to escape to Bangladesh by boat. A Bangladeshi border guard, who asked not to be identified, told, guards had retrieved eight bodies on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River on Wednesday ...

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Australia, Canada, UK Issue New Travel Advisories for India

NEW DELHI: Australia, Canada and the UK have issued fresh advisories to their citizens travelling to India to avoid visiting parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and the India-Pakistan border, barring the Wagah border. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK and Australia’s ...

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Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada

OTTAWA: A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic’s anti-superhero blockbuster, police said. “Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on ...

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UK now less appealing to rich Chinese

LONDON: The UK has slipped down the list of preferred destinations for Chinese millionaires considering moving overseas, a report suggests. While the US remains the favourite place to settle, Canada now ranks second pushing Britain into third spot. The survey found around half of those millionaires quizzed were mulling a ...

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Justin Trudeau meets baby Justin Trudeau

The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, came face to face with his namesake as he met the baby of Syrian refugees who was named in his honour. The meeting took place at the Calgary Stampede on Saturday, where two-month-old Justin Trudeau Adam Bilan slept happily as the prime minister briefly ...

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Trudeau ‘proud’ as Malala to formally receive Canadian citizenship on 12th

OTTAWA: On April 12, Malala Yousafzai will officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship that was given to her in 2014. She will be addressing the Canadian Parliament as well, announced Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canadian Government’s website has confirmed the announcement. “I am pleased to announce Malala Yousafzai’s upcoming visit to ...

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Pakistan to host WWE-style competition with 20 world wrestlers

LONDON: Pakistan is going to host a WWE-style international competition, with wrestlers coming from 20 different countries. According to details wrestlers from England, Japan, United States, Canada and other countries will showcase their talent in Pakistan during months of May and November. The competition will be held in Lahore, Karachi, ...

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Quebec City mosque shooting: Six killed, eight wounded

QUEBEC CITY: Six people have been killed and another eight wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, police say. Shots were fired at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday night, where more than 50 people had gathered for evening prayers. One suspect was arrested at ...

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U.S. tempers part of Trump travel ban amid big protests, criticism

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent Republicans and protests that drew tens of thousands in major American cities. Trump signed the directive on Friday, ...

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