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Kazemi death case heard in Canada

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 11:47
related countries: Iran Iran

A Canadian sues Iran over the death in custody of his mother, photojournalist Zahra Kazemi.
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Flu vaccine put on hold in Canada

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 14:11

GlaxoSmithKline tells doctors in Canada to stop using a batch of its swine flu, amid reports of severe side effects.
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Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 10:12
related countries: United States United States

More than two million cots are recalled in the US and Canada over fears that a defect could cause children to suffocate.
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Canada hears of Afghan 'torture'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 4:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Canadian diplomat says many Afghan detainees captured by Canadian forces in 2006 and 2007 are likely to have been tortured.
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How Canadian cat sparked rumours of Lady Thatcher's death

Friday, November 13th 2009, 10:59

A text message announcing the death of a minister's cat, named Thatcher after his political heroine, sparks an embarrassing diplomatic incident in Canada.
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Canadian rescued from bears on Arctic ice

Monday, November 9th 2009, 22:37

A Canadian teenager is rescued from a drifting ice floe in the Arctic, after being stranded with two polar bears while snowmobiling.
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Charles tribute to Canada troops

Friday, November 6th 2009, 13:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Prince of Wales praises Canada's armed forces for their courage on the latest leg of his 11-day tour of the country.
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Germany angered by Opel decision

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 10:27
related places: Vauxhall

General Motors announces that it has cancelled plans to sell Opel and Vauxhall to Canadian car parts firm Magna.
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Canadian's bid to sue US rejected

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 23:29
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: New York

A New York court rules against allowing a Syrian-born Canadian to sue US authorities over his mistaken arrest for terrorism links.
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Fugitive Thai banker faces trial

Friday, October 30th 2009, 7:49
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A fugitive Thai banker loses a 13-year extradition battle and is sent back to Thailand from Canada to face trial.
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Biker massacre

Friday, October 30th 2009, 0:13

Gang feud behind the slaughter that shocked Canada
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Canadian bikers guilty of murder

Friday, October 30th 2009, 0:03

Six men are convicted of murdering eight fellow bikers in the worst mass murder in the Canadian province of Ontario.
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Canadian coyotes kill folk singer

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 0:23

Two coyotes attack and kill a teenage folk singer in a park in eastern Canada, in a highly rare attack.
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Canada checks boat migrants' case

Monday, October 19th 2009, 11:36
related places: Pacific

Canadian officials examine the status of 76 suspected illegal migrants detained when their ship was seized off Canada's Pacific coast.
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Canada intercepts 'Sri Lanka migrant' ship

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 4:30
related places: Pacific

A ship carrying 76 suspected Sri Lankan migrants has been seized off Canada's Pacific coast, officials say.
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Newsweek reporter freed in Iran

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 22:00
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian-Canadian journalist arrested during the protests that followed Iran's disputed presidential election is freed.
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Cowboy heritage

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 11:22

How the population is changing in Canadian cattle city
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Jamaica hijacker given 20 years

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 22:17
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

A 21-year-old man who tried to hijack a Canadian charter jet in Jamaica in April is jailed for 20 years.
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Canada bishop faces porn charges

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 9:14

Bishop Raymond Lahey turns himself in to Canadian police to face charges of possessing child pornography.
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International conman held in US

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 21:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

A Colombian man who has spent his life stealing from rich hotel guests is arrested on the US border with Canada.
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Canada anger at 'flu body bags'

Friday, September 18th 2009, 11:51

Canada's health minister orders an inquiry after body bags are sent to aboriginal communities as part of swine flu preparations.
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Fears as Uganda players abscond

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 13:10
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Seven Ugandan cricketers go missing in Canada, raising fears that future sportsmen and women may not get visas.
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Mandelson positive over Vauxhall

Friday, September 11th 2009, 3:19
related places: Vauxhall

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says he is upbeat about Vauxhall after it was taken over by Canada's Magna.
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Canadian firm to buy GM's Opel

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 19:43
related places: Vauxhall

Germany announces General Motors will sell Opel and Vauxhall to Canada's car parts manufacturer Magna.
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Canada granted Guantanamo appeal

Friday, September 4th 2009, 15:53

The Canadian government wins the right to appeal against an order to seek the return of a Guantanamo Bay detainee.
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Canada challenges SA refugee case

Friday, September 4th 2009, 8:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Canada's government appeals against the granting of refugee status to a white South African who had been stabbed.
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Canada SA refugee ruling 'racist'

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 11:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa says a Canadian decision to grant refugee status to a white South African who was repeatedly stabbed is "racist".
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China invests in Canada oil sands

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 6:29

Asia's largest oil company, PetroChina, agrees to buy a 60% stake in two planned Canadian oil sands projects for $1.7bn.
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Facebook changes privacy policy

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 16:14

Social networking site Facebook has agreed to change its privacy policy as a result of negotiations with Canada's government.
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Cash pledge for Canada Olympics

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 10:32
related places: Vancouver

Olympics bosses promise to help plug a shortfall in sponsor cash for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.
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US murder suspect dead in motel

Monday, August 24th 2009, 13:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles

A reality TV contestant accused of murdering his wife, an ex-model, is found dead in a motel room in his native Canada, police say.
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Major storms hit Canada province

Friday, August 21st 2009, 12:24

Violent storms hit southern parts of the Canadian province of Ontario, damaging buildings, closing roads and killing one person.
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Germany offers Opel suitor loan

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 10:13
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany is prepared to give a 4.5bn euros loan to Opel if its favoured suitor - Canada's Magna - is chosen to take over the firm.
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Canada PM focuses on Arctic north

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 0:19

Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits the Arctic region in a bid to promote Canada's sovereignty in the far north.
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Canada in Arctic show of strength

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 23:34

Canada is launching a "sovereignty" exercise in the Arctic to show a visible presence in the resource-rich area.
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'Fake' photo woman back home

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 8:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Canadian woman stranded in Kenya for three months because of a row over her passport photo returns home.
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Canada 'must help Guantanamo man'

Friday, August 14th 2009, 20:02

Canada's appeal court upholds a ruling ordering the government to seek the return of a detainee at Guantanamo Bay.
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Canada on alert as BC fires burn

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 16:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Much of British Columbia in Canada remains on alert where forest fires have forced some 5,000 people to leave.
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Canada probes child driver video

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 11:01

Canadian police begin investigating a video showing a young boy driving a car along a dirt road.
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Ethiopia jails Canadian for life

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 10:53
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A Canadian man is sentenced to life in prison by Ethiopian judges after he was convicted of terror offences.
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German trial for Kohl-era figure

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 8:15
related countries: Germany Germany

A Canadian judge rejects an appeal by businessman Karlheinz Schreiber against extradition to Germany on corruption charges.
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