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Guantanamo Detainee Transferred to Canadian Prison

Posted September 29th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The last Westerner detained at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay has been returned to his native Canada. Canada’s public safety minister Vic Toews announced that 26-year-old Omar Khadr was transferred from Guantanamo Bay to a Canadian military base Saturday and was then sent to the Millhaven maximum security prison in Bath, Ontario. Khadr […]

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Iran: Canada Under Influence of ‘Zionist Regime’

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iran says Canada is “under the influence of the Zionist regime,” following Ottawa’s decision to suspend diplomatic relations with Tehran. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Saturday Tehran will give an “adequate reply” to what he called Canada’s extremist government. He did not say how Iran planned to respond. On Friday, Canada said it is closing […]

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Canada Cuts Relations with Iran

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Canada says it is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Foreign Minister John Baird said Friday his government “views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today.” He said Iranian diplomats in Canada must […]

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Canada Cuts Relations with Iran

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Canada says it is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Foreign Minister John Baird said Friday his government “views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today.” He said Iranian diplomats in Canada must […]

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Canada Cuts Relations with Iran

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Canada announced Friday it is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Foreign Minister John Baird said his government “views the Government of Iran as the most signifiant threat to global peace and security in the world today.” He said Iranian diplomats in Canada must […]

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Korean Jetliner Target of Bomb Threat

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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A Korean Air passenger jet made an emergency landing at a Canadian military air base late Tuesday after the airline received a bomb threat. The airline says its U.S. call center received the threat about 25 minutes after the Boeing 777 took off from Vancouver International Airport on a flight to Seoul. The plane was […]

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Rwandan Genocide Suspect Deported From Canada

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Rwanda’s foreign minister says Canada has deported a Rwandan man accused of helping to incite the country’s 1994 genocide. In messages posted Tuesday to the social media website Twitter, Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo says the suspect, Leon Mugesera, is airbound for the capital Kigali and is due to arrive there by midnight local time. Canadian […]

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Canada to Deport Alleged Rwandan Genocide Inciter

Posted January 11th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A man accused of helping to instigate the 1994 Rwandan genocide has lost his battle to remain in Canada. Leon Mugesera had requested a stay on his deportation order but was turned down Wednesday by Canada’s Federal Court in Montreal. Mugesera, a Rwandan Hutu, allegedly helped incite the genocide with a 1992 speech in which […]

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China Criticizes Canada’s Withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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China on Tuesday criticized Canada for pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol, saying the move goes against international efforts to combat climate change. Canada on Monday became the first country to formally withdraw from the protocol, saying the agreement was not in its interests and would not help solve the global climate crisis. Chinese Foreign […]

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Vancouver

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The western Canadian city of Vancouver has been rattled by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake. There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake, which shook buildings and trees for about 30 seconds Friday. Experts warned there may be minor aftershocks but said they did not expect the quake to trigger a tsunami. The U.S. geological […]

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