President Joe Biden's first meeting with a foreign counterpart since taking office was high on policy and low on pomp as the coronavirus forced him to convene virtually with Canada's Justin Trudeau.
Trudeau and Biden discussed Covid-19, the Keystone XL oil pipeline and climate change and are set to meet virtually or in person next month.
Indian government and farmer leaders to hold new round of talks next week, while Canadian PM Justin Trudeau once again voices backing for protesting farmers despite New Delhi's warning against "interference".
India says comments by Canada PM Trudeau amount to "interference in its domestic affairs," as thousands of farmers angry over new farm laws continue blockade of key highways leading to capital New Delhi.
Canada, in early September, suspended the export of some drone parts to Turkey after they were used by Azerbaijan to defend its territories against Armenia in the occupied Karabakh region.
Activist Nathan Law who declined to disclose his whereabouts for safety has said that he left because Hong Kong needs an advocate for democracy who can work internationally.
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in what was widely seen as a retaliatory measure against Canada after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's December 2018 arrest in Vancouver.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
The video, filmed and released by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, show an officer rushing at Chief Allan Adam on March 10 during an encounter over an expired license plate. The officer tackles Adam and punches him in the face.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected almost 5 million people, with around 320,000 deaths. Here are more coronavirus-related updates for May 19:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the ban includes over 1,500 models and variants of assault-style firearms, including two guns used by the gunman as well as the AR-15 and other weapons that have been used in a number of mass shootings in the US.
The Cyclone helicopter was deployed onboard the Halifax-class frigate HMCS Fredericton and was participating in a NATO training exercise off the coast of Greece when the incident occurred, according to the Canadian Armed Forces.
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