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

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

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

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.

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

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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.

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

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 Trudeau who previously hinted he would end the deal.

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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.

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 ...

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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.

Iran to send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine

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Iran to send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine

Tehran said it was prepared to allow experts from France, Canada and the US to analyse the data from the jet.

Black boxes from Iran crash 'must go to France'

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Black boxes from Iran crash 'must go to France'

Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from a crashed jet to France for analysis.

Canada, Iran foreign ministers to meet on Friday

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Canada, Iran foreign ministers to meet on Friday

More than 50 Canadian citizens were among the 176 people killed last week when Iran mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet.

Fresh plane crash protests as Iran makes first arrests

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Fresh plane crash protests as Iran makes first arrests

Iran has struggled to contain the fallout over its handling of the air disaster, after initially dismissing Western claims it was brought down ...

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Trudeau partly blames US for Iran plane deaths

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slammed America of what he says was a needless escalation of hostilities against Iran which led to the Ukrainian plane being mistakenly shot down.

Arash Azizi

Is this Iran's 'Chernobyl moment'?

Comment: Arash Azizi asks if the Iranian regime's crisis of competence will bring it down.

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World reacts to Iran's admission it downed Ukrainian plane

World leaders are demanding accountability, justice and compensation following Iran's admission it 'unintentionally' shot down a passenger jet ...

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Canada's Trudeau demands 'accountability' from Iran following plane admission

The Canadian leader has called for transparency and justice for the families of the 176 victims of the Ukrainian plane shot down by Iran, 63 of ...

Iran admits it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukraine passenger jet

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Iran admits it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukraine passenger jet

President Hassan Rouhani said a military investigation had found 'missiles fired due to human error' brought down the Boeing 737 on Wednesday, ...

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Ukraine leader does not rule out missile in crash

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says he is not ruling out the 'missile theory' behind the plane which crashed earlier this week in Iran.

Iran refutes mounting speculation Ukraine jet downed by missile

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Iran refutes mounting speculation Ukraine jet downed by missile

Iran's aviation authority has refuted mounting video and witness testimonies that Ukrainian Flight PS752 was not hit by a missile, while all ...

US, Boeing invited to Iran plane crash inquiry

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US, Boeing invited to Iran plane crash inquiry

Tehran has called the reports that it downed the plane with a missile 'psychological warfare'.

Video reportedly shows Iranian missile hitting Ukrainian plane

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Video reportedly shows Iranian missile hitting Ukrainian plane

Video verified by The New York Times appeared to show an Iranian missile hitting the Ukrainian plane which crashed near Tehran on Wednesday, ...

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