Eight states have direct control over land in the Arctic. With ice melting faster than previously thought, the global contest for economic resources there has begun. And Russia is gaining ground, while China is buying stakes and influence.
US and dozens of other countries recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as oil-rich country's interim leader against President Nicolas Maduro, who refuses to step down and accuses Guaido of being a US puppet.
One of the terrorists who killed at least 50 people at two mosques had several Islamophobic names and dates of war against Muslims inscribed on his gun, while Turks were shown as one of the main targets.
Pro-independence Catalan leaders that flout the law are turning the question of independence into a counterproductive binary of good versus evil.
Cars, plastic, electricity, hurricanes, dead coral, heat and on the list goes. This is why more writers and scientists are being urged to piece the puzzle together for the world and declare this the single most pressing issue of our time.
A second minister in Trudeau's Cabinet has quit, saying she has lost confidence in the government's ability to deal with the escalating political issues.
Canada arrested Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States for allegedly violating US sanctions on Iran.
Meng Wanzhou was arrested at the US request in Vancouver last December and is currently under house arrest. In late January the US Justice Department charged her and Huawei of conspiring to violate US sanctions on Iran.
In another arbitrary detention, Egypt’s security forces have arrested Yasser Ahmed Albaz without any charges and his daughter is hoping Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will help.
Senegal President Macky Sall comfortably won another term in office in last Sunday's election, provisional figures showed on Thursday, giving him five more years to finish a raft of modernising projects.
Wilson-Raybould called it "incredibly inappropriate" but said she didn't think it was illegal. She said 11 people tried to interfere in her prosecutorial discretion including Trudeau.
The children, all from the same family, ranged in age from three months to 17 years old, said a woman who lives next door.
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