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©Reuters/Christinne Muschi Canada in massive manhunt for cop killer A city in Canada's easternmost New Brunswick province remained on lockdown Thursday as police hunted for a man believed to have shot dead three officers and wounded two others in a brazen attack.
06 июня 2014
Thousands call for elections in Haiti Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince Thursday to demand that President Michel Martelly step down and new elections be held.
06 июня 2014
G7 leaders take tough message to Putin on Ukraine Western leaders said they stood united Thursday ahead of their first direct meetings with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Ukraine, with President Barack Obama giving him a month to back down or face more sanctions.
06 июня 2014
Canada's Justice Minister Peter MacKay. ©Reuters/Chris Wattie Canada unveils new prostitution law Canada's attorney general unveiled a law Wednesday that makes it legal to sell sex to individuals but illegal to buy it, after the high court struck down an anti-prostitution law.
05 июня 2014
©Reuters/Vladimir Piragov Canada's Centerra Gold threatens to close Kyrgystan mine Canada's Centerra Gold on Monday threatened to close its mine in Kyrgyzstan unless its receives long-awaited government approvals for its annual mine plan and related operating permits by June 13.
03 июня 2014
Daisuke Takahashi and Denis Ten. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovksi Denis Ten and Friends ice show ignites hearts in Almaty The ice show Denis Ten and Friends: Olympic Energy turned into an unforgettable experience for the guests of the show in Almaty.
31 мая 2014
Avro Anson. Photo courtesy of WWII plane crash remains discovered in western Canada The wreckage of a World War II military aircraft was found in Canada's far west, solving a 72-year old mystery surrounding its disappearance during a training flight, officials confirmed.
31 мая 2014
©Reuters/Mark Blinch Montreal policeman caught having sex in squad car A photo of a Montreal policeman having sex in his squad car was widely circulated online, prompting an investigation.
29 мая 2014
©Reuters/Thomas Mukoya Elephants from Canada take up residence in US zoo Three female Asian elephants took up residence at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington on Friday after a 2,500-mile (4,000-kilometer) road trip from western Canada.
24 мая 2014
©Reuters/Stringer Major meteor shower could delight N. America May 23-24 Skywatchers in the United States and Canada could see a one-of-a-kind meteor shower late Friday night and early Saturday, astronomers say.
21 мая 2014
©Reuters/Mariana Bazo Pregnant women have more car crashes in 2nd trimester: study A new study out Monday suggests a new hazard to consider while pregnant: driving.
13 мая 2014
Paul Johnston of the Ottawa Police Service. Photo courtesy of Philippines probes diplomat in Canada 'nanny trafficking' The Philippine government said Saturday it was investigating a Filipina diplomat charged in Canada for alleged human trafficking involving the exploitation of her nanny.
12 мая 2014
Ford, Chrysler recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles US automakers Ford and Chrysler recalled on Friday hundreds of thousands of vehicles, most of them in North America, to fix faulty software and mechanical problems.
10 мая 2014
©Reuters/Kacper Pempel France suspends pig imports from North America, Japan France has suspended imports of live pigs from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Japan to try to prevent the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus entering the country, the French agriculture ministry announced.
03 мая 2014
Apple will replace faulty iPhone 5 models Apple on Friday offered to replace some older iPhone 5 smartphones with flawed on-off buttons.
26 апреля 2014
The star on the map shows the location of a 6.7 magnitude earthquake reported off Vancouver Island in Canada. Photo courtesy of Strong 6.6 earthquake strikes off Canada's Vancouver island: USGS An earthquake measuring 6.6 struck late Wednesday off Canada's Vancouver island in the Pacific, the US Geological Survey said.
24 апреля 2014
Photo courtesy of Canadian woman's letter arrives -- after 45-year delay A 45-year-old letter mysteriously arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who received the ancient correspondence from her younger sister decades after it was sent, Canadian media reported.
24 апреля 2014
Russian foreign ministry. Photo courtesy of Russia expels Canadian diplomat Moscow has ordered a Canadian diplomat to leave the country in retaliation for Ottawa's expulsion of a Russian official, Russian news agencies said, citing a government source.
23 апреля 2014
©Reuters/Ben Nelms Canadians rally to legalize marijuana Several thousand people came out in Canada's biggest cities on Sunday to call for the legalization of marijuana -- a yearly protest that happens internationally on April 20.
22 апреля 2014
Actor Denzel Wahington (R),Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (C). ©Reuters Wrongfully imprisoned US boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76.
21 апреля 2014

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