US Senate rejects Keystone pipeline in close vote

The US Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected a bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to bring crude oil to Gulf coast refineries from Canada`s controversial tar sands.

Good relations with Canada a priority: Modi to Harper

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper on the margins of the G20 summit here Saturday and emphasised on strong ties between the two countries.

Canada court rejects doctors` bid to force native girl into chemo

 A judge on Friday rejected a bid by Canadian doctors to force an aboriginal girl into chemotherapy treatment in a groundbreaking ruling that affirms the right to pursue traditional healing over mainstream medicine.

Canadian held in 1980 Paris bombing to arrive in France Saturday: Sources

A Canadian academic accused of the deadly 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue is expected to arrive in France on Saturday after losing his battle against extradition earlier this week, sources told AFP.

Canada to begin Ebola vaccine trials

Canada is starting trials of its experimental Ebola vaccine on a small group of people in the Atlantic port city of Halifax, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced Friday.

Ottawa gunman staked out parliament prior to attack: Media

 A gunman who stormed Canada`s parliament last month had staked out the neo-Gothic building prior to the attack, local media said Thursday.

Canada to extradite accused Paris bomber to France

Canada`s top court refused Thursday to hear a university professor`s final plea to halt his extradition to France, effectively ensuring he will face trial for the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue.

House, Senate to vote on Keystone pipeline

Long-stalled legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas got new life after Senate Democrats suddenly abandoned efforts to block the measure in hopes of winning the last unresolved Senate race from the midterm elections.

Nepal rescuers find body of Canadian killed in October snowstorm

 Nepalese rescuers have retrieved the body of a Canadian woman who died in the massive snowstorm that claimed 43 lives in the Himalayas last month, police said Wednesday.

APEC leaders seek free trade progress at annual summit

Asia-Pacific leaders gather Tuesday for the climax of their annual summit with region-wide free trade the key focus as they try to narrow differing views on how to achieve it.

Former Canada deputy PM says she was raped

A former Canadian deputy prime minister waded into a nationwide uproar over sexual violence on Monday by revealing that she was twice assaulted when she was a budding politician years ago.

India's no. 1 woman player Dipika Pallikal unaware of world team event
India's no. 1 woman player Dipika Pallikal unaware of world team event

The highest-ranked Indian woman squash player, Dipika Pallikal, would be skipping next month's World Team Championships in Canada as she does not know about the event!

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp to produce Ebola treatment for US Dept of Defense

The U.S. Department of Defense has exercised an option with Canada`s Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp for the company to make 500 courses of its experimental treatment for Ebola, Tekmira said on Thursday.

Canada introduces law banning polygamist immigrants

Canada's Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has unveiled plans to ban entry to migrants who practice polygamy and what he termed "barbaric cultural practices."

Misconduct allegations made against Canadian MPs

Toronto: Canada's Liberal opposition party suspended two of its Members of Parliament after two female members from a rival party accused them of personal misconduct.

Cabinet approves treaty on transfer of sentenced prisoners between India, Nigeria

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave its approval for signing a treaty on transfer of sentenced persons between India and Nigeria.

Teenager who ran Canadian prostitution ring jailed

Ottawa: A teenage girl was jailed for six-and-a-half years Tuesday for drugging and beating girls as young as 13 into prostitution in Canada`s capital Ottawa after luring them through social media.

Canada suspends Burkina aid after army grabs power

Canada suspended development assistance to Burkina Faso on Tuesday after the West African country`s military seized power in one of the world`s poorest nations.

France, Canada stand side by side in terror fight: Hollande

Ontario: Visiting French President Francois Hollande brought a message of solidarity in the global fight against terrorism to Canada`s parliament Monday, less than two weeks after a lone gunman stormed its halls.

Canada conducts first airstrikes on IS targets in Iraq
Canada conducts first airstrikes on IS targets in Iraq

Canada conducted air strikes on Islamic State positions in Iraq for the first time on Sunday, while reports emerged that the jihadist group had executed more than 200 tribes  people in recent days.