A missile that hit Poland was probably a stray fired by Ukraine’s air defences and not a Russian strike, Poland and NATO said on Wednesday, easing global concern that the war in Ukraine could spill across the border. Nevertheless, NATO’s chief said that Moscow, not Kyiv was ultimately to blame, for starting the war in… Read More NATO, Poland allay escalation fears over missile hit
Regulations prohibiting the sale, purchase or transfer of handguns within Canada took effect on Friday, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the measure builds on earlier efforts banning handgun imports. The handgun freeze was announced in May alongside proposed legislation that would implement the nation’s strongest gun control measures in 40 years as part… Read More Canada introduces law banning handgun sales in gun control measure
Canada will impose new sanctions over Russia’s “sham” referendums in four occupied regions of Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Trudeau said Canada would never recognise the results of the referendums or Russia’s attempted illegal annexation of Ukrainian territories. “We intend to impose new sanctions against persons and entities that are complicit in this latest… Read More Canada to impose new sanctions on Russia over referendums in occupied Ukrainian regions
Canada will impose sanctions on those responsible for the death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini, including Iran’s so-called morality police and its leadership, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday. “We’ve seen Iran disregarding human rights time and time again, now we see it with the death of Mahsa Amini and the crackdown… Read More Canada to impose sanctions on those responsible for death of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini
Powerful storm Fiona ripped into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, knocking down trees and powerlines, and reducing many homes on the coast to “just a pile of rubble in the ocean.” The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the storm, downgraded to Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona, was now in… Read More Power supply cut, buildings damaged as Tropical Cyclone Fiona rips through eastern Canada
Canadian police on Monday found one of the suspects in a mass stabbing spree dead while the other suspect, his brother, was still on the run and may be injured, officials said. The brothers Damien and Myles Sanderson are suspected of murdering 10 people and wounding 18 in a stabbing rampage that devastated an indigenous… Read More Canadian police finds suspect in mass stabbings dead, another still on the run
Canadian police hunted for two suspects in a stabbing spree that killed 10 people and wounded at least 15 others mostly in a sparsely populated indigenous community early Sunday. The stabbings across 13 crime scenes were among the deadliest mass killings in modern Canadian history and certain to reverberate throughout the country, which is unaccustomed… Read More Ten dead, fifteen injured following stabbing spree in Canadian indigenous community of Saskatchewan
Canada has sanctioned 62 individuals and one defense sector entity over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement on Tuesday. The sanctioned individuals include high-ranking Russian government officials, their family members and senior officials of currently sanctioned defense sector entities, Trudeau said.