Canada court orders tobacco firms to pay smokers USD 12.4 bn

A Canadian court has ordered tobacco firms to pay USD 12.4 billion to smokers in Quebec province who claimed they were never warned about the health risks associated with smoking.

Cyprus holds Lebanese man over possible bomb material

A Lebanese man holding a Canadian passport was remanded in Cypriot police custody on Thursday after two tonnes of potential bomb-making material was found in his home, police said.

Indian gets life term for killing wife in Canada

A 28-year-old India-origin man has been sentenced to life in prison by a Canadian court after he was found guilty of brutally stabbing his estranged wife to death at her workplace.