CANADA

  • Man who attacked Canada's parliament had troubled, transient past 15 hours 48 minutes ago

    Montreal/Vancouver: The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and drug offences. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, a Canadian citizen and convert...
  • Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks 16 hours 26 minutes ago

    Ottawa: Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism as an opinion poll showed a majority of Canadians lacked confidence in their security services' ability to deter homegrown radicals who struck twice in the past week. Investigators said there was no apparent link between the two attackers, who killed a...
  • Suspicious envelopes sent to foreign missions in Istanbul 20 hours 35 minutes ago

    Istanbul: Suspicious envelopes containing a yellow powder were sent on Friday to the Belgian, Canadian and German consulates in Istanbul, prompting a security alert, officials said. One person who opened the envelope at the Canadian mission was directly exposed to the unknown substance, which was now being analysed by experts, Turkey's...
  • Watch: ISIS fighters from Canada Yesterday

    The shooting in Canada has raised fears of an ISIS connection. The terror group has increased recruitment from Canada with 30 Canadian fighting in Syria and Iraq. CNN Terrorism Analyst Paul Cruickshank, said, "The message of the video is that you need to emigrate from the Western countries, especially Canada,...
  • 'Man who attacked Canada Parliament was sharp-minded, talkative' Yesterday

    Abu-Bakhr Abdelkareem, former Ottawa Mission resident described the man who attacked Canadian Parliament as sharp-minded and talkative. ...
  • Ottawa shootout: Deceased suspect's mother grieves over the death of victims and not son Yesterday

    Ottawa: The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial and then storming into the Canadian Parliament before being shot dead, says that she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview with The Associated Press...
  • Security stepped up at Australia Parliament after Canada attack Yesterday

    Melbourne: Security has been stepped up at Parliaments and Canadian diplomatic missions around Australia, a day after a gunman opened fire at parliament in that country killing one soldier, according to a media report. Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, however assured that the nation's politicians were safe in the Parliament house and they...
  • Share sense of outrage with Canadian people over Parliament attack: Narendra Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India, which has experienced a horrific terrorist attack on its Parliament, can share the sense of outrage among Canadian people over the attack on their Parliament and assured that his government was commitment to strengthening bilateral cooperation for combating terrorism. A...
  • 32-year-old Canadian attacks Parliament, shot down by forces 2 days ago

    The suspect in the attack on Canada Parliament that put the country on high alert has been identified as 32-year-old native Michael Zehaf-Bibao. ...
  • Canada on high alert after attack on Parliament, PM says will not be intimidated by terrorism 2 days ago

    Ottawa: A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial on Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's Prime Minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days. "We will not...
  • Canada shooting: We're all shaken by it, says Barack Obama 2 days ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said. Obama said the motive for the shootings remained unknown. But he said as more becomes known, that information will be factored into US security considerations. "We have to remain vigilant,"...
  • Canada shooting: Parliament, government must function despite attacks, says PM Stephen Harper 2 days ago

    Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper voiced determination that Wednesday's shooting in the capital not deter the government and Parliament. "While the prime minister stated that facts are still being gathered, he condemned this despicable attack," a statement from the prime minister's office said after a soldier at the National War...
  • Canada Parliament attack: Soldier shot in Ottawa has died, guard injured, says cabinet minister 2 days ago

    Ottawa: The soldier shot at the Canadian war memorial in Ottawa has died, and a guard in the nearby parliament buildings has been wounded, Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney said on Wednesday. "Condolences to family of the soldier killed, & prayers for the Parliamentary guard wounded. Canada will not be terrorized...
  • Canada Parliament attack: Ottawa hospital says received three patients, two in stable condition 2 days ago

    Ottawa: Ottawa Hospital received three patients, two of whom are in stable condition, following shootings in the Canadian capital on Wednesday, a hospital spokeswoman said in an emailed statement. A Canadian soldier was shot at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa and a suspected gunman was shot and killed in...
  • US offers assistance to Canada in wake of Ottawa shootings 2 days ago

    Washington: The United States offered assistance to Canada on Wednesday in the wake of shootings at the Canadian parliament building in Ottawa, the White House said. Spokesman Josh Earnest said White House officials were working to arrange a phone call between President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to...
  • Canadian Parliament locked down, soldier fatally wounded in shooting, one suspect dead 2 days ago

    Ottawa: At least one gunman entered Canada's Parliament buildings on Wednesday and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators. Harper was safely removed from the building but the Parliament was locked down. Eyewitnesses said at least 30 shots were...
  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months 2 days ago

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • Firing close to Canada Parliament building, one soldier shot at 2 days ago

    Ottawa: A Canadian soldier was shot at the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa and a shooter was seen running towards the nearby parliament buildings, where more shots were fired, according to media and eyewitness reports on Wednesday. The buildings were put on lockdown as police and tactical teams converged on the...
  • Canada will send experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO 5 days ago

    Ottawa: The Canadian government said that it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organisation on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak. The government said in a news release that the Public Health Agency of Canada is supplying...
  • Canada to double UN contribution to fight Ebola 1 week ago

    Ottawa: Canada has promised to double its financial contribution to the United Nations' fight against Ebola in West Africa, the country's health minister announced on Friday. Ottawa will increase its aid to USD53 million, up from 30 million Canadian Dollars it had pledged last month, said Health Minister Rona Ambrose....
  • Canada offers to partner India in 'housing for all' October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Canada on Wednesday expressed interest in participating in India's ambitious programmes of 'Housing for All' and building 100 'smart cities' and offered its technology in this regard. The offer was made by visiting Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast during his meeting with Urban Development and Housing and...
  • Canada backs India's stand on Kashmir, stresses on dialogue with Pak October 15, 2014

    India and Canada have taken their nuclear cooperation to the next level. On Tuesday the Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj met her Canadian counterpart John Baird in the capital. Canada's CAMECO and Department of Atomic Energy are now in the process of working out commercial contracts for purchase of uranium....
  • PM Modi satisfied with India-Canada ties October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed satisfaction at the comprehensive nature of bilateral ties between India and Canada and called for engagements in areas of trade, investment, energy and healthcare. At a meeting with visiting Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird and International Trade Minister Ed Fast, Modi welcomed...
  • 16 air hostesses, crew of Pakistan airline disappear in Canada October 2, 2014

    Karachi: At least 16 air hostesses and cabin crew members of Pakistan's national carrier have disappeared in the last five months in Canada after going there on international flights. Four air hostesses of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) last month failed to show up for their return flights after disappearing from the...
  • Museum on human rights opens in Canada September 20, 2014

    Toronto: Governor General of Canada David Johnston inaugurate the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba in central Canada on Friday. The Museum can play a vital role in helping to engage in dialogue, to learn and to stand up for what is right and good, Xinhua quoted Johnston as...
  • India 5th most preferred study destination for MBA students: report September 14, 2014

    While an MBA degree continues to maintain its charm among the students, the reputation of the educational system is the most important factor which helps any prospective student decide a preferred study destination. A recent report on prospective students survey by the mba.com reveals that India gained itself a place in...
  • Apple fails the geography test, again September 13, 2014

    Toronto: Geography has again stumped Apple, with the technology company mixing up and relocating both Canada's largest city and its national capital on a map showing when different parts of the country can expect new iPhone deliveries. Not only did Apple's Canadian website misplace Toronto and Ottawa, it incorrectly placed Edmonton...
  • North America's first Islamic art museum to open in Toronto September 11, 2014

    Toronto: A shiny new Islamic art museum and cultural center will open in Toronto next week, becoming the first of its kind in North America. Bankrolled by Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, the facility will feature more than 1,000 artifacts including rare scriptures of the...
  • Snow storms hit western Canada September 11, 2014

    Ottawa: Calgary's one million residents are well accustomed to heavy snow and freezing temperatures but not in early September. Unseasonable snow storms battered the western Canadian city for a third day in a row, downing power lines to thousands of homes and businesses. The city at the centre of...
  • British Airways offers up to 50% off on select flights from India September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: British Airways on Tuesday joined its peers in offering limited period discounted tickets to air travellers, rolling out up to 50 per cent lower fares on its flight from India to select global destinations including London, New York and San Francisco. The airline has already commenced the bookings under the...