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Wildfire near Fort McMurray. ©Reuters
Canadian city evacuated as huge blaze engulfs homes

The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town as a monster wildfire swept through the region.

Canadian city evacuated as huge blaze engulfs homes
Rock star Bryan Adams shared the photo of his defaced guitar on Instagram. Photo courtesy of Instagram/Bryan Adams
Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar

A run-in with customs at Cairo airport has left Grammy Award winning rock musician Bryan Adams fuming, after a border agent scrawled a number on the Canadian's prize guitar in paint marker.

Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar
Canada reviewing military role in anti-IS fight: PM
Canada reviewing military role in anti-IS fight: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada was reviewing its role in the fight against Islamic State jihadists, during a visit to London in which he also bantered with Queen Elizabeth II.

Canada reviewing military role in anti-IS fight: PM
Justin Bieber album smashes Spotify record
Justin Bieber album smashes Spotify record

Justin Bieber's new album has smashed the record for first week streaming on Spotify.

Justin Bieber album smashes Spotify record
Trudeau tells Obama Canada will be 'strong' partner against IS
Trudeau tells Obama Canada will be 'strong' partner against IS

Canada's freshly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to remain a "strong" partner in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Trudeau tells Obama Canada will be 'strong' partner against IS
Elizabeth Tursynbayeva
Kazakhstan's Elizabeth Tursynbayeva finishes 7th at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Canada

Figure skater from Kazakhstan Elizabeth Tursynbayeva, 15, finished 7th at Skate Canada International ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating.

Kazakhstan's Elizabeth Tursynbayeva finishes 7th at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Canada
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Unstoppable Golovkin wants all middleweight belts

Gennady Golovkin, the WBA Super, IBO and WBC Interim titleholder from Kazakhstan once again proved his undefeated status at the biggest boxing arena Madison Square Garden.

Unstoppable Golovkin wants all middleweight belts
Canada to send more military trainers to Iraq: Trudeau
Canada to send more military trainers to Iraq: Trudeau

Canada will send more military trainers to Iraq to drill local troops combatting the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, while remaining committed to pulling out its fighter jets.

Canada to send more military trainers to Iraq: Trudeau
Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees
Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced increasing calls to delay bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees by year's end due to security concerns, following attacks in Paris.

Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees
Silent march in Canada in memory of Paris victims
Silent march in Canada in memory of Paris victims

Up to 5,000 people marched in silence Sunday in Montreal in memory of victims of the Paris terror attacks.

Silent march in Canada in memory of Paris victims
Trudeau orders new bidding for Canadian fighter jets
Trudeau orders new bidding for Canadian fighter jets

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ordered a reopening of the bidding process to replace Canada's aging fleet of fighter jets.

Trudeau orders new bidding for Canadian fighter jets
Canada PM and provinces to hash out climate strategy
Canada PM and provinces to hash out climate strategy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet leaders of Canada's provinces and territories to hash out a cohesive climate strategy a week before key international talks in Paris.

Canada PM and provinces to hash out climate strategy
Obama rejects Canada's Keystone XL pipeline to US
Obama rejects Canada's Keystone XL pipeline to US

US President Barack Obama on Friday blocked the Keystone XL oil pipeline that Canada sought to build into the United States, ruling it would harm the fight against climate change.

Obama rejects Canada's Keystone XL pipeline to US
Justin Bieber. ©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Justin Bieber says 'Sorry' again - in Spanish

Pop idol Justin Bieber is finding a new way to say "Sorry" -- in Spanish.

Justin Bieber says 'Sorry' again - in Spanish
Trudeau says Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees
Trudeau says Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Canada's new prime minister vowed to make good on campaign promises to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the beginning of next year and bring home fighter jets battling the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

Trudeau says Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees
Canada's new leader to step out on world stage
Canada's new leader to step out on world stage

Justin Trudeau takes over as Canada's prime minister, striking out on the diplomatic stage with a fortnight of back-to-back summits leading up to the UN climate talks in Paris.

Canada's new leader to step out on world stage
Obama congratulates Canada's Trudeau
Obama congratulates Canada's Trudeau

President Barack Obama called Canada's Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau to congratulate him on his election victory, with both men vowing closer cooperation on trade and climate change.

Obama congratulates Canada's Trudeau
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Kazakhstan's young figure skater Elizabeth Tursynbayeva wins Skate Canada Autumn Classic

15-year-old figure skater representing Kazakhstan Elizabeth Tyrsynbaeva has come first among ladies at the Skate Canada Autumn Classic.

Kazakhstan's young figure skater Elizabeth Tursynbayeva wins Skate Canada Autumn Classic
Golovkin vs Lemieux. Photo courtesy of vk.com/ggolovkin
Golovkin-Lemieux face off and final press conference

Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs), WBA Super, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion has taken part in the final press conference with the IBF titleholder David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) in New York.

Golovkin-Lemieux face off and final press conference
Celine Dion appeal for new songs receives 4,000 submissions
Celine Dion appeal for new songs receives 4,000 submissions

A public appeal by Celine Dion for new songs for her next album in French has been met with a flood of offered tunes.

Celine Dion appeal for new songs receives 4,000 submissions