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Canada, Britain, Ukraine and other nations have called on Iran to facilitate a 'transparent' investigation into a Ukrainian passenger jet's downing last year.

Canada has said Iran could not make decisions unilaterally about how families should be compensated over the Ukrainian flight shot down by Tehran last year.

World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

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World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

World leaders condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Iran dithering on crash probe, says Ukraine airline

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Iran dithering on crash probe, says Ukraine airline

Those in the Iranian investigation into the downing of a passenger plane ago are deliberately dragging their feet, Ukraine International ...

Canada opposes Iran-led probe on downed Ukrainian plane

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Canada opposes Iran-led probe on downed Ukrainian plane

Iran "investigating itself" on the accidental downing of a Ukraine airlines passenger plane failed to "inspire confidence or trust", the ...

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Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

Police shot and seriously injured 21-year-old Tunisian national Brahum Aouissaoui, who was charged after his condition in hospital improved.

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Biden speaks to Trump allies Netanyahu, Modi

US President-elect Joe Biden held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India.

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Trump refuses to concede, Biden leads on Covid

President Donald Trump, who is refusing to concede election defeat, injected new volatility by firing his defense secretary.

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World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

Leaders from across the world are embracing Joe Biden's win.

Canada's <em>Trudeau</em> congratulates Joe Biden on US election victory

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Canada's Trudeau congratulates Joe Biden on US election victory

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 'looks forward' to working with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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Quebec's ban on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

Civil liberties groups are set to challenge a law they say has created 'second-class citizenship' for some Canadians.

'Nice attacker does not represent Islam', says <em>Trudeau</em>

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'Nice attacker does not represent Islam', says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deplored Thursday's deadly stabbings in Nice and stressed that the attacker does not represent ...

<em>Trudeau</em> urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister Justin ...

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Canadians suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and their families are languishing in displacement camps in northeast Syria.

Egypt releases Canadian engineer detained for over a year

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Egypt releases Canadian engineer detained for over a year

A Canadian engineer who was detained for over a year without charges in Egypt has been released.

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, writes Jillian Kestler D'amours.

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Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against hosting an in-person G7 meeting.

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons ...

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Canada looks to reinstate Saudi arms sales agreement

Canada has renegotiated a $14bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia after patching over recent tensions, marking a u-turn for liberal PM ...

UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

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UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Johnson is the highest-profile political leader to have contracted the virus, which has infected more than 500,000 people around the world.

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US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

The measure came as infections and deaths soared in Europe.

Duplicitous <em>Trudeau</em> supports Israel at ICC

Ramona Wadi

Duplicitous Trudeau supports Israel at ICC

Comment: To support Israel at the ICC while pretending to back Palestinians at the UN is a duplicitous charade which must be exposed, writes ...

Canada asks Iran to handover airliner's black boxes

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Canada asks Iran to handover airliner's black boxes

Canada repeated its request that Iran quickly hand over to France or Ukraine black boxes from the Ukrainian airliner which Tehran's forces ...

Iran repatriates bodies of Ukrainian victims of downed plane

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Iran repatriates bodies of Ukrainian victims of downed plane

Nine Ukrainian flight crew and two passengers were seen removed from an aircraft in Kiev in a solemn ceremony on Sunday.

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