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Canadian schools spend more as enrolment and test scores fall

The question of value for money is central to any public policy consideration. Given its scale, coupled with its critical ...


Cape Town 19th on Prime Global Cities Index for Q1

Cape Town came in 19th place out of 45 cities in the world monitored for Knight Frank's Prime Global Cities ...


Canada Sends Delegation to China to Press for Release of Citizens

OTTAWA - Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally ...


Huawei Founder Shrugs Off US Blacklisting Order

The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is dismissing the decision by the United States to blacklist the company on ...


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Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

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USA sweep Canada to reach Women's T20 and World Cup Qualifiers

Dubai [UAE], May 22 (ANI): Sindhu Sriharsha-led USA produced three impressive performances to sweep Canada at the ICC Women's Qualifier ...

Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

"Damn, we got it. We won one in their barn!"To Cree hockey player Eugene Arcand, these words made little sense. ...

Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

Ontario is undoubtedly in the midst of an opioid overdose crisis. From January to September 2018, an incredible 1,031 Ontarians ...

Canada, Europe to Choose When 737 MAX Is Safe as Regulators Meet

FORT WORTH, TEXAS/MONTREAL - In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX ...

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

Lausanne - The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the ...

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Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...


Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...


Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...


U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...


Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...


Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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