Doctors, politicians sound alarm in Calgary over potential for coronavirus to spread in Chinese detention camps

Doctors, human rights advocates and politicians raised concerns about coronavirus on Sunday in Calgary, fearing it could quickly spread through Chinese detention camps. READ MORE: China finishes new hospital for coronavirus victims as its death toll hits 361 The coalition called on the international community to take action to save Uighurs, a Turkish minority group […]

Defense Secretary Esper says he ‘didn’t see’ evidence of an Iranian plot to attack four embassies

Top Trump administration officials struggled to defend an airstrike that killed a senior Iranian general Sunday morning, acknowledging that they could not confirm President Donald Trump’s Friday assertion that Iranians planned to attack four embassies. On CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he “didn’t see” evidence of an Iranian plan to attack […]

‘The UK doesn’t need to involve itself more than necessary’, says Dr Lina Khatib on rising US-Iran tensions – Channel 4 News

5 Jan 2020 The Foreign Office has strengthened its travel advice for Iran and Iraq since the assassination of General Soleimani. The Foreign Office has strengthened its travel advice for Iran and Iraq since the assassination of General Soleimani. Only essential travel to the countries is advised. But hundreds of people are still in there. […]

Hamas allows rival Fatah to mark anniversary in Gaza rally for 1st time in 7 years – National

Tens of thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in Gaza on Wednesday to mark the 55th anniversary of President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement. The territory’s Hamas rulers permitted the event for the first time in years. The militant Islamic group Hamas, which seized control of the Gaza Strip by force from the Fatah-led Palestinian […]

Lysette Anthony alleges she was raped on two occasions by the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein – Channel 4 News

20 Dec 2019 It is not about sex, it is about domination and control. That’s what the British actress Lysette Anthony tells us tonight. It is not about sex, it is about domination and control. That’s what the British actress Lysette Anthony tells us tonight, as she makes new allegations that she was raped more […]

What to know as a deeply divided Britain goes to the polls again on Thursday

LONDON — For the second time since Britain voted to withdraw from the European Union, and with the country still deeply divided over the outcome, voters will head to the polls Thursday for a general election. With the future of Britain’s status in Europe still undecided after years of haggling, Brexit has inevitably been high […]

‘What are you at?’ Donald Trump presses Trudeau over Canada’s NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending. “What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO […]

Disgraced Prince Andrew retains Canadian military roles

Prince Andrew, the much-disgraced Duke of York, stepped away from public life late last month in the aftermath of a disastrous interview on the BBC. In the weeks since, organizations around the world, including the prince’s old Canadian private school, have raced to cut ties with the bungling royal. His own mother reportedly cancelled his […]

Reports: Prince Charles in preparation to take over as head of British monarchy

Reports in multiple U.K. outlets indicate that Prince Charles is in preparation to take over as the head of the British monarchy once his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, turns 95 in 18 months. British tabloid The Sun says Charles met with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, yesterday at Sandringham to discuss the move, which comes […]