Jury to decide whether 'Canadian Psycho' killer really 'insane'

A jury must decide whether to send "Canadian Psycho" killer Luka Magnotta to prison for life or to hospital indefinitely, after hearing final arguments in his trial Monday.

Canada, China to sign deal on return of fugitives'' seized assets

Canada is set to sign a deal with China to return ill-gotten assets seized from those suspected of economic crimes, the official China Daily reported on Monday, as Beijing works to track down corrupt officials who have fled overseas.

No more drunken sailors: Canadian Navy bans drinking at sea

The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday imposed an almost total ban on sailors drinking at sea after a warship had to be recalled from an international exercise because inebriated crew members got into trouble.

Indian-origin man charged with murder in Canada

A 33-year-old Indian-Canadian has been charged with the murder of another Indian-origin man in Canada.

Sikhs in Canadian province quit Liberal Party

A large group of Sikhs in the Canadian province of British Columbia quit the Liberal Party of Canada to protest the nomination of a party candidate backed by the World Sikh Organisation (WSO).

Canada joins UK in closing Cairo embassy to public over `security`

Canada on Monday joined Britain in closing its embassy in Cairo to the public for security reasons, with neither country providing details about any specific threat.

Canada charges 15-year-old with terrorism-related offences

 Canadian police charged a 15-year-old youth with terrorism-related offences on Wednesday, alleging that the teenager had committed a robbery "for the benefit, or at the direction, of a terrorist group."

Canada's First Consul General in Bengaluru assumes charge

Canada's first Consul General in Bengaluru, Sidney Frank, started his assignment on Wednesday. In his new role, Frank will be responsible for expanding Canada's presence and engagement in South India.

Canadian goes on trial in Indonesian school sex abuse scandal

A Canadian man went on trial Tuesday accused of sexually assaulting children at one of Indonesia`s most prestigious international schools, the most high-profile court case yet in a long-running scandal.

Canada `aware` of reports that citizen kidnapped in Syria

Canada said Sunday it was "aware of reports" that one of its nationals may have been kidnapped in Syria, amid suggestions it could have been a woman fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Kobane.


Billionaire media mogul seeks to lead Quebec separatists

Media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau announced Thursday he will seek the leadership of the Parti Quebecois, the standardbearer of a movement to split the province from the rest of Canada.


China asks US for help in hunting down fugitives

A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called on the US and other Western countries to put aside their wariness of China's justice system and work with Beijing to send back officials who have absconded overseas with ill-gained loot.

Oldest water on Earth discovered in Canada

Scientists have discovered the oldest water yet found on Earth, dating back to at least 1.5 billion years, in a Canadian mine.

All victims identified in Air Algeria crash

The identification of victims from a mysterious Air Algeria crash in Mali in July has been completed, allowing the remains to be returned to their families, the French foreign ministry said on Friday.

Mumbai attacks highlight terrorism can be deadly when abetted by sovereign state: Canada

The "sophisticated" 2008 Mumbai terror attacks highlight that violent extremism can become even more dangerous when "abetted by the capacities of a sovereign State", Canada has said, a veiled reference to Pakistan where LeT, the perpetrators of the attack, is based.

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.