Graffiti artist 'El Sexto' held in Cuban detention centre for spray painting anti-Castro message - CBC.ca
Graffiti artist 'El Sexto' held in Cuban detention centre for spray painting anti-Castro message
The end of the nine-day official mourning period of Fidel Castro's death means life is back to normal for most Cubans — except for Danilo Maldonado, who languishes in a Cuban detention centre. His crime? On the day of Castro's death, the 33-year-old ...
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Eyeing re-election, Germany's Merkel takes tougher tone on migrants
ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, passing a resolution on tackling forced marriage and honour killings, and cracking down on dual citizenship.
Angela Merkel Backs Partial Burqa Ban, Tougher Rules For Dual Citizens
Merkel's conservatives toughen tone on integrating migrants in Germany
Merkel Party Demands Defense of German Nationality for 2017 Vote
Indonesia earthquake kills nearly 100, stirs memories of 2004 tsunami
'It was very bad, the tremors felt even stronger than 2004 earthquake,' said a Meureudu resident. 'I was so scared the tsunami was coming.' Nearly 100 people killed by Indonesian earthquake. ▷ ...
Nearly 100 killed, hundreds hurt as quake strikes Indonesia
Nearly 100 killed, hundreds injured in 6.5-magnitude Indonesia earthquake
The Latest: Indonesia search efforts hampered as night falls
Pakistani plane with more than 40 aboard crashes
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with more than 40 people on board crashed in the mountainous north of the country on Wednesday, police and the civil aviation authority said. Flight PK-661 was bound for the capital of Islamabad from the ...
Pakistani plane crashes after takeoff with 48 people aboard
Pakistani plane crashes with 47 passengers on board
Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashes into mountain and explodes
Aleppo rebels call for ceasefire, civilian evacuation as Syrian troops gain ground
The proposal calls for the immediate evacuation of 500 wounded civilians, while allowing others to leave for northern rural Aleppo. Residents flee the violence in the eastern rebel-held parts of Aleppo. (GEORGE OURFALIAN / AFP/Getty Images). By Sarah ...
Canada, Western leaders call for immediate Aleppo ceasefire
Syrian rebels pull back in Aleppo, call for ceasefire
As Syrian troops gain ground, Aleppo rebels propose truce
Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can't we stop debating discovery math? - Ottawa Citizen
Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can't we stop debating discovery math?
The Canadian education system is ranked among the best in the world, with our nation's students coming seventh overall in a new international study of school systems — but despite the largely good news, Tuesday's report has once again ignited the ...
PCs, Green leader unimpressed with Liberal role in improved test scores
New exam results may support Trump's claim that some American schools are worse than those in 'third-world' countries
New Report: U.S. students falling behind in math literacy
Donald Trump is Time's person of the year
Time magazine has named President-elect Donald Trump its person of the year. "It's a great honour. It means a lot," Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC's Today show. Time cover person of the year 2016. President-elect Donald Trump on Time's ...
Trump wins so big as TIME's 'Person of the Year'
Trump named Time magazine's Person of the Year
Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year
Iraqii special forces capture new land in eastern Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq -- Iraq special forces captured a new neighbourhood Wednesday from the Islamic State group in eastern Mosul, according to a senior commander -- the latest gain in a massive military operation now its seventh week. The commander of a joint ...
Iraqi forces battle jihadists deep inside Mosul
IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul
Mosul operation, what consequences for Iraq?
Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency.
Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency. “We are convinced that he would be a dangerous president and would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being,” the letter stated. Some of the individuals who signed the letter include Michael V. Hayden, former director of the CIA and NSA; John D. Negroponte, first director of national intelligence; and Robert B. Zoellick, former deputy secretary of state. – NYT