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SEE: The top SA city for quality of living

Durban was ranked as South Africa's best city in terms of quality of living, according to Mercer's 21st Quality of ...

71 Dead After Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul

BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River ...

Iranians Prepare for Nowruz, the Persian New Year

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iranians on Wednesday were preparing for the annual Nowruz holiday that marks the Persian new year and ...

Hama watermills narrate an eternal story of giving and generosity

Hama, SANA- Hama province has been always famous for its archeological watermills since the first century B.C. as they have ...

Netherlands travel adivsory issued for Canadians due to terrorism - Vancouver Is Awesome

Netherlands travel adivsory issued for Canadians due to terrorism Vancouver Is Awesome The Government of Canada has issued a travel ...

Going hungry before some blood tests not required in B.C.: Providence Health s Colonist

VANCOUVER A new way of checking blood cholesterol levels is now in effect in British Columbia but a health-care provider ...

Appeal Court to decide on B.C. pipeline law that would impact Trans Mountain s Colonist

VANCOUVER A British Columbia Court of Appeal hearing on proposed provincial legislation that would impact the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion ...

Vancouver police, other first responders train for 'active deadly threat' s Colonist

VANCOUVER The Vancouver Police Department is working with the city's firefighters, paramedics and emergency communication provider to create what it ...

B.C. judge orders RCMP to give Meng data on devices seized during arrest s Colonist

VANCOUVER A judge has ordered the RCMP to provide copies of the content on seven electronic devices to an executive ...

China has now stopped buying any Canadian canola and thats 40% of our market - Vancouver Sun

China has now stopped buying any Canadian canola and that's 40% of our market Vancouver Sun Caught in trade dispute ...

Draft agreements reached in British Columbia to protect caribou, long-term plan in works

An agreement has been reached between the federal, provincial and two First Nations to offer temporary protection to the central ...

NHL looks elsewhere: Canucks wont be Sweden-bound in 2019 - Vancouver Sun

NHL looks elsewhere: Canucks won't be Sweden-bound in 2019 Vancouver Sun Despite the appeal of Elias Pettersson, the NHL has ...

Independent probe after man falls from window while fleeing Vancouver police s Colonist

VANCOUVER A man has fallen from a third floor window in Vancouver, suffering injuries described by police as life-threatening.A police ...

Homeless deaths more than doubled in British Columbia in 2016, coroner says s Colonist

VANCOUVER The number of homeless people who died in British Columbia more than doubled in 2016 compared with the previous ...

Anti-discrimination organization wants to map offenders with hate atlas s Colonist

VANCOUVER An advocacy organization says it wants to map hatred and discrimination across Canada in a move that is prompting ...

B.C. legislation targets Trans Mountain, say proponent and Alberta government s Colonist

VANCOUVER Environmental legislation proposed by British Columbia is specifically targeting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and would significantly impact it, ...

Cheetahs will not prosper in B.C.: panel rejects permit request for two big cats s Colonist

NELSON, B.C. The owners of two cheetahs will not be allowed to return the large, African cats to southeastern British ...

Real-life tsunami threat in Port Alberni, B.C., prompts evacuation updates s Colonist

VICTORIA When tsunami-alert sirens rang out in the dead of night in Port Alberni 14 months ago, most people fled ...

Draft agreements reached in B.C. to protect caribou, long-term plan in works s Colonist

VANCOUVER An agreement has been reached between the federal, provincial and two First Nations to offer temporary protection to the ...

Care providers call for B.C. seniors' advocate to step down and review of office s Colonist

VICTORIA The BC Care Providers Association is calling for the resignation of the province's seniors' advocate, alleging her relationship with ...

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Dassault Systèmes expands hub in Ireland

CORK CITY, Ireland - French and Irish business leaders, politicians and diplomats got together this week for the opening of ...

Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...

U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...

Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

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