Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – Canada believes China showed “very concerning and unprofessional” behavior while harassing its patrol aircraft near North Korea, Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Saturday, but she declined comment when asked whether she had raised the issue with her Chinese counterpart. Speaking on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, … Read more

Canada introduces law to freeze handgun sales, ban look-alike toys

Canada introduces law to freeze handgun sales, ban look-alike toys

OTTAWA, May 30 (Reuters) – Canada’s government introduced legislation Monday to implement a “national freeze” on the sale and purchase of handguns as part of a gun control package that would also limit magazine capacities and ban some toys that look like guns. The new legislation, which resurrects some measures that were shelved last year … Read more

Having shipped artillery shells to Ukraine, Canada asks S.Korea for more

Having shipped artillery shells to Ukraine, Canada asks S.Korea for more

Canada’s Defense Minister Anita Anand speaks with Canadian military personnel during a visit to highlight military aid for Ukraine at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, April 14, 2022. REUTERS/Lars Hagberg/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 30 (Reuters) – Canada has asked South Korea to supply … Read more

Police arrest several in Canadian capital as bikers parade turns unruly

Police arrest several in Canadian capital as bikers parade turns unruly

April 29 (Reuters) – (This April 29 story refiles to removes extraneous notes, changes “arrests” to “arrest” in headline) Police in the Canadian capital, Ottawa, arrested several people on Friday, after a march by hundreds of bikers, pedestrians and cars waving Canadian flags through downtown Ottawa turned unruly, authorities said. Friday’s parade was a protest … Read more

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia’s acts in Ukraine as ‘genocide’

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia’s acts in Ukraine as ‘genocide’

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 27, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 27 (Reuters) – Canadian lawmakers voted unanimously on Wednesday to call Russia’s attacks in Ukraine a “genocide”, with members … Read more

Blasts heard overnight in three Russian provinces along Ukraine border

Blasts heard overnight in three Russian provinces along Ukraine border

April 27 (Reuters) – Series of blasts were heard in the early hours of Wednesday in three Russian provinces bordering Ukraine, authorities said, and an ammunition depot in the Belgorod province caught fire around the same time. Belgorod regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said a fire at the ammunition depot near the Staraya Nelidovka village had … Read more

Time travel may be possible

Time travel may be possible

(MENAFN-Asia Times) Have you ever made a mistake that you wish you could undo? Correcting past mistakes is one of the reasons we find the concept of time travel so fascinating. As often portrayed in science fiction, with a time machine, nothing is permanent anymore — you can always go back and change it. But … Read more

Canada says G20 cannot function with Russia at the table

Canada says G20 cannot function with Russia at the table

Candian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to journalists outside the US Trade Representative’s office in Washington, US, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on Friday said that it was impossible to collaborate with Russia in the … Read more

Combat sports-Ice Wars promises ‘prize fighting on ice’

Combat sports-Ice Wars promises ‘prize fighting on ice’

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (Reuters) – Upstart combat sports league “Ice Wars” will pit ice hockey enforcers against each other in a rink next month but instead of scoring the puck, the goal is to knock your opponent out cold. “I’m calling it prize fighting on ice because at the end of the day, there … Read more

Mexico says it does not accept Russian invasion of Ukraine

Mexico says it does not accept Russian invasion of Ukraine

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks at a conference prior to the inauguration of the new Felipe Angeles Airport in Zumpango municipality in Mexico State, Mexico March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Luis Cortes/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, April 9 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said … Read more