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US, Canada call on China to release detained Canadians

US, Canada call on China to release detained...

Beijing (China) dec 22: The United States joined Canada on Friday in calling on Beijing to release two Canadians detained...

India tea may benefit from Sri Lanka wage hike, Vietnam problems

India tea may benefit from Sri Lanka wage...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Dec 22: Indian tea is expected to benefit from wage hike in Sri Lankan plantations and residue...

Sri Lanka eyes four million tourists with US$ 5 bn foreign exchange income next year

Sri Lanka eyes four million tourists with US$...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Dec 22: Sri Lanka Tourism is targeting four million tourist arrivals and US$ 5 billion foreign exchange...

UN Chief welcomes resolution of political crisis in Sri Lanka

UN Chief welcomes resolution of political crisis in...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) dec 22: The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres lauding the "resilience" of Sri Lanka's democratic institutions,...

Mission (almost) impossible: Uniting France's battered, fragmented left

Mission (almost) impossible: Uniting France's battered, fragmented left

Paris (France) Dec 22: That is the challenge taken up by Place publique, a fledgling political party - or "movement"...

EU boss urges CRACKDOWN on France: Oettinger calls for bloc to sanction Macron over budget

EU boss urges CRACKDOWN on France: Oettinger calls...

Paris (France) Dec 22: EUROPEAN Union budget chief Gunther Oettinger has urged Brussels to launch a fiscal crackdown on France...

Concerns over Paris climate target

Concerns over Paris climate target

Paris (France) dec 22: The Federal Government insists it will meet the Paris emissions target set for 2030, despite government...

British drug kingpin Robert Dawes jailed in Paris over cocaine shipment on Air France flight from Venezuela

British drug kingpin Robert Dawes jailed in Paris...

Paris (France) dec 22: AFrench court on Friday jailed British drug kingpin Robert Dawes for 22 years for large-scale cocaine...

Paris airport brings in new taxi scheme after Thai couple charged €247 fare

Paris airport brings in new taxi scheme after...

Paris (France) dec 22: Paris's main airport has introduced new taxi regulations after an unregistered driver charged a Thai couple...

UK grabs third consecutive win with victory over Murray State

UK grabs third consecutive win with victory over...

London (UK) Dec 22: The UK women's basketball team has now won three games in a row after taking down...

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday's Kentucky vs. North Carolina game

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday's Kentucky...

Lodnon (UK) dec 22: Where to watch, how to follow Saturday's men's college basketball game in the CBS Sports Classic...

Man found shot to death in vehicle at east Birmingham apartment complex identified

Man found shot to death in vehicle at...

Birmingham (UK) Dec 22: Authorities have released the name of a man shot to death Thursday night in east Birmingham.

Leaders from top US university view Birmingham research links at first hand

Leaders from top US university view Birmingham research...

Birmingham (UK) Dec 22: Senior leaders from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign visited the University of Birmingham to mark...

Doctor lay dead in Birmingham hospital storeroom for two days

Doctor lay dead in Birmingham hospital storeroom for...

Birmingham (UK) Dec 22: Eduard Zigar, 25, took his own life at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham less than a...

London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Friday

London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Friday

London (UK) Dec 22: Thank you Sandy Stoner for this shot of a sunrise on the commute from work.

Man due in court over stabbings at London health centres

Man due in court over stabbings at London...

London (UK) Dec 22: A man has been charged over stabbings at two east London health centres.

BBC in London put on lockdown over climate change protest by Extinction Rebellion

BBC in London put on lockdown over climate...

London (UK) Dec 22: The BBC's headquarters in London was today placed on lockdown as climate change activists staged protests...

Beefeaters at Tower of London strike for first time in 55 years

Beefeaters at Tower of London strike for first...

London (UK) Dec 22: Beefeaters at the Tower of London took strike action on Friday for the first time in...

In case you missed it: Worst tornado in over 20 years strikes Washington state; Tropical cyclone pummels Australia

In case you missed it: Worst tornado in...

Washington (USA) dec 22: A powerful storm plowed into Washington state early this week, unleashing the strongest tornado to hit...

'There's no major city like it': Toronto's unique ravine system under threat

'There's no major city like it': Toronto's unique...

Toronto (Canada) Dec 22: It can be difficult to keep up with Lawrence Warriner while walking; running, it's next to...

There's A $21 Million Mansion For Sale In Toronto And It's Right Beside Drake's House

There's A $21 Million Mansion For Sale In...

Toronto (Canada) dec 22: This mega-mansion at 26 Park Lane Circle steps from Drake's Toronto Mansion.

Stats show sharp uptick in Toronto shootings, but murder rate still below a dozen other Canadian cities

Stats show sharp uptick in Toronto shootings, but...

Vancouver (Canada) Dec 22: As of the end of Thursday, Dec. 20, Toronto saw 406 shootings in 2018, resulting in...

Toronto ready for more autonomy: Tory

Toronto ready for more autonomy: Tory

Toronto (Canada) dec 22: Toronto Mayor John Tory isn't seeking a divorce from the Doug Ford government, but he does...

A deadly year of gun violence in Toronto

A deadly year of gun violence in Toronto

Toronto (Canada) Dec 22: This has been an especially deadly year in Toronto, with the city notching 95 homicides so...

Ottawa in store for a drenching Friday, but at least it's not freezing

Ottawa in store for a drenching Friday, but...

Ottawa (Canada) dec 22: The good news is that whoever is in charge of the weather decided to spare the...

The Ottawa inventor behind Instant Pot is coming for the rest of your kitchen

The Ottawa inventor behind Instant Pot is coming...

Ottawa (Canada) dec 22: This Christmas, as presents are unwrapped everywhere, Ottawa's Robert Wang will take another giant leap toward...

Western Canadian grassroots group plans 'Convoy to Ottawa' to push pipelines

Western Canadian grassroots group plans 'Convoy to Ottawa'...

Ottawa (Canada) dec 22:Many in the oil and gas industry are hurting and they've been finding large-scale and visible ways...