Egypt lifts state of emergency in place for more than 4 years

Egypt’s state of emergency will be lifted for the first time in years, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday. Sweeping powers were imposed in April 2017 after several deadly bombings. CBC | World News  More...

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Facebook knew about and failed to police abusive content globally: documents

Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service, it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such More...

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U.S. lays out new rules for international tourists arriving by air

The Biden administration detailed new international COVID-19 air travel polices for the United States Monday, including exemptions for kids and new federal contact More...

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With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions

As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19┬áthreatens to overwhelm Russia’s hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in More...

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‘Children are going to die’, UN agency warns as Afghanistan verges on collapse

Millions of Afghans, including children, could die of starvation unless urgent action is taken to pull Afghanistan back from the brink of collapse, a senior United More...

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Amazon rainforest helps push greenhouse gases to new record high

The World Meteorological Organization reported Monday that greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the More...

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

Ontario is lifting capacity limits today at restaurants, gyms, casinos and some other locations where proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required. CBC | World More...

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After the Taliban takeover, Afghans in Canada call on Ottawa not to let their country, families be forgotten

As the international community threatens to sideline the Taliban for human rights violations, some Afghan Canadians worry ordinary Afghans are suffering in the More...

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Military in Sudan detain prime minister, government officials in apparent coup

Military forces detained a number of senior Sudanese government figures on Monday, the country’s information ministry said, as the country’s main pro-democracy More...

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Picasso artworks sell for combined $135M at Las Vegas auction

Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks have been sold for a combined $ 109 million US ($ 135 million Cdn) in a Las Vegas auction coinciding with the artist’s 140th More...

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