Moscow has increased its military activities in their far north region, testing weapons with nuclear capabilities. Meanwhile, climate change continues to melt the walls of ice and the natural defences of the Russian north.
Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat, and fellow Canadian Michael Spavor were arrested in December 2018.
The closed-door trial for a Canadian man detained in China for more than two years on espionage charges lasted less than three hours, a Canadian diplomat said, criticising the lack of transparency.
A genocide is currently being carried out against the Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims says the motion that was passed in 266-0 vote. Trudeau and his Cabinet abstained from the vote.
China has denounced Canada’s “megaphone diplomacy” which seeks to pressure Beijing to release two Canadians being held on espionage charges.
The meeting is likely to be the first forum for the West to consider any possible joint response to Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny's jailing last week.
The Canadian actor, who starred as widower Captain von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews in the blockbuster 1965 musical "The Sound Of Music" and in 2012 became the oldest actor to win an Oscar, died at his home in Connecticut.
Cancer charities say the pandemic has made it more difficult for patients to reach out to support organisations, themselves facing funding cuts in the past year.
Although membership would not constitute a crime, the designation means the group may have assets seized and face harsher terrorism-related criminal penalties. Sending money to the organisation or buying their paraphernalia is now also illegal.
Statement issued in the name of executive members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party says authorities began raiding their offices in Mandalay and other regions and seized documents and laptop computers.
From US to Singapore, governments around the world are calling for a return to civilian rule under a previously established power-sharing system with the army. Protests against the coup also staged in different parts of the world.
Only immediate family members of 37-year-old Karima Baloch were allowed to attend her funeral on Sunday in the village of Tump in Balochistan.
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