Canadian World News

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 03:41:09 EDT
2 million without power, people trapped after Hurricane Ian swamps southwest Florida
Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit and knocking out power to 2 million people before a...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 07:21:27 EDT
Suspected sabotage of Nord Stream pipelines has energy prices climbing again
European companies are ramping up security around pipelines and energy prices are climbing again as the suspected sabotage of two pipelines that deliver natural gas from Russia underscored the vulnera...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 13:06:24 EDT
Denmark unveils World Cup jerseys that protest host Qatar
Denmark will wear team jerseys at the World Cup that protest the human rights record of host nation Qatar, with a black option unveiled Wednesday to honour migrant workers who died during construction...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:48:32 EDT
Iran's president calls death of young woman 'tragic' but says 'chaos' would not be accepted
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday said that the death of a young woman in custody had "saddened" everyone in the Islamic Republic, but warned that "chaos" would not be accepted amid spreadi...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 07:08:40 EDT
Hurricane Ian hits Florida as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S.
Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday in southwest Florida as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamping city streets with water and smashing trees along the coast. ...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 17:08:26 EDT
R. Kelly facing $300,000 US payment to sex abuse victim
A U.S. federal judge signaled Wednesday that she plans to order disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly to pay more than $300,000 US to one his victims in a decades-long scheme to use his fame to sexually a...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:46:57 EDT
Draft offices reportedly appear on Russian border to intercept fleeing conscripts
Long lines of Russians trying to escape being called up to fight in Ukraine continued to clog highways out of the country on Wednesday, and Moscow reportedly set up draft offices at borders to interce...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:33:57 EDT
Federal government warns Canadian hockey players in Russia, Belarus to leave
Canadians continue to play hockey for Kontinental Hockey League teams in Russia and Belarus despite the Canadian government's warning to get out of those countries.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:33:06 EDT
Body of famed U.S. extreme skier Hilaree Nelson found on Nepalese mountain
The body of a famed U.S. extreme skier who went missing this week after falling from the world's eighth-highest mountain was recovered Wednesday and transported to Nepal's capital.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:04:16 EDT
Huge Russia-based disinformation network about Ukraine war disabled
A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Uk...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:00:56 EDT
As masses flee Russia to avoid conscription, European neighbours grapple with whether to let them in
Vladmir Putin's call to 'partially mobilize' Russian men to fight against Ukraine has created an exodus at its borders and significant ethical questions for its neighbours.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 07:42:21 EDT
Hurricane Ian knocks out all electricity in Cuba
Hurricane Ian knocked out power across Cuba on Tuesday, then continued on a collision course with Florida amid expectations it would strengthen into a catastrophic Category 4 storm. Florida officials ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:55:15 EDT
Ebola deaths in Uganda rise to 23 as outbreak grows
The risk of potential serious public health impact from the outbreak within Uganda is considered high, WHO says.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:14:50 EDT
Clashes, global protests flare over death of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini
Iranian riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in dozens of cities on Tuesday, state media and social media said, amid continuing protests against the death of young Iranian woman ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:55:17 EDT
Kremlin paves way to annexing 4 regions of Ukraine as it announces referendum results
The Kremlin paved the way Tuesday to annex part of Ukraine and escalate the war by announcing that residents of a large swath overwhelmingly supported joining with Russia in stage-managed referendums ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:26:23 EDT
Rescuers search for famed ski climber who fell off 8th-highest mountain
Nepalese rescuers in a helicopter are searching for a famed U.S. ski climber a day after she fell off near the peak of the world's eighth-highest mountain.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 11:07:45 EDT
Chess world rocked by cheating accusations made by game's leading player
The genteel world of chess has been rocked by accusations of cheating made by the game's leading player.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:49:52 EDT
Lights out, heaters off: Europeans prepare for winter energy crisis after Russia turns off gas
No longer able to afford skyrocketing power bills after Russia cut gas supplies, European businesses are shutting down and residents are bracing for rolling blackouts during a cold, dark and potential...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 08:47:35 EDT
Singer Shakira to face tax fraud trial in Spain
Shakira is facing trial on accusations that she failed to pay the equivalent of roughly $19.1 million Cdn in taxes.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:42:54 EDT
Trudeau slaps new sanctions on Iran's 'morality police' as protests grip the country