The alleged attacker, identified only by his first name Rheda, is accused of following the student as she walked home from a nightclub at 5am in Hannover, Germany.
The student, named online as Clifford Durand, who attends St John's University, New York, later bragged about getting into a fight with the female pupil, saying she 'got shoved in the neck.'
Sydney woman Tara Nettleton, the widow of notorious Australian Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has reportedly died in Syria, leaving their five children orphaned.
Venezuela’s socialist government is asking more than 100 malls to close or generate their own power four hours each day, from 1pm to 3pm and from 7pm to 9pm.
As federal and provincial politicians pat themselves on the back for their climate change “leadership,” and pipeline opponents gloat about stalling construction of new Canadian pipelines, tanker-loads of foreign oil are delivered regularly to Eastern Cana
The Vancouver moms might have to become regulars on the Canucks' road show. Ryan Miller stopped 33 shots to end a five-game losing streak and the Canucks won their second straight road game with their mothers in the stands, holding off the Arizona Coyotes
Two teenagers have been credited for pulling out an RCMP officer from a flipped car in northeastern B.C. The officer was injured and McGowan and Merrick said he thanked them for their help.
Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least 10 people and injuring 80, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them.
Following weeks of rumours that gravitational waves have finally been discovered, scientists are set to make a much-anticipated announcement Thursday morning.
Nearly 30 years after his disappearance, a Kitchener, Ont., man solved his own cold case when he suddenly remembered his identity.
Saskatchewanians are eager to correct the record after an NBA announcer insisted Wednesday that their province is named for its abundance of sasquatches.
A "swarm" of small earthquakes is rattling residents in the southwestern New Brunswick village of McAdam.
A bird that is rarely spotted is being seen by thousands in a video taken in Churchill, Man. and posted to Facebook.
The father of a teenage hockey player who was injured in November during a game in Ottawa hopes that criminal charges laid against the teen who hit his son will encourage other players to think about their on-ice behaviour.
It's always great to see people like Beyoncé on the receiving end of karma. One vocal man had a few words for the singer after noticing her racist, Black Panther Party inspired half-time performance in a video that is quickly going viral, showing that the
Many First Nation teenagers who leave home to come to Thunder Bay, Ont., for high school are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a high school nurse in the city.
A B.C. family visiting the west coast of Vancouver Island over the weekend found a shoe with a dismembered foot inside — the latest in a series of similar discoveries throughout the region since 2007.
A COUPLE will be deported from America after being found guilty of keeping two women as “virtual slaves”.
British Columbia's government has laid out its plan for the future in a throne speech that highlighted how the province must avoid become like its neighbour to east.
The 28-year-old Sunderland winger turned up at Bradford Crown Court this morning with his girlfriend Stacey Flounders.
Boeing has delivered a new type of fuel cell to the US Navy for testing that can both store energy and generate electricity. Called a "reversible solid oxide fuel cell," it's designed to provide a more sustainable source of power.
The Yazidi women – who call themselves the 'Force of the Sun Ladies' – have taken up arms in the quest for revenge but also to preserve the future of their race in northern Iraq.
It’s Valentine’s Day on Sunday, maybe a good time to ask your sweetheart how much money he or she is hiding from you.
In a statement released Tuesday, the university condemned the incident as an act of hate that violated the school’s deeply held values of equity, inclusion and respect.
Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Some of the most expensive and sought-after breeds of dogs are being nursed back to health in Vancouver after being seized from an alleged puppy mill in nearby Langley.
A mom from Alaska recently found a Happy Meal she bought six years ago -- and it's barely changed a bit.
An East Vancouver family has an extra reason to celebrate Family Day after their dog was brought back to life by Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services.
Jim Balsillie, co-founder of Research In Motion, argues that given Canada's current "innovation deficit," implementing the Trans Pacific Partnership would seriously impede the country's future prosperity.
Marine mammal researchers are sounding the alarm about beluga deaths in the St. Lawrence Estuary, after a majority of the carcasses recovered last year were once again found to belong to pregnant females, new mothers and newborn calves.
The former defence minister was advised not to buy two French helicopter carriers by the top defence bureaucrat, only to be told the exact opposite six weeks later by the chief of the defence staff, documents obtained through access to information reveal.
As much as Canada's oil industry would like higher prices, Saudi Arabia has other ideas, Paul Haavardsrud writes.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has successfully argued that a full fatality inquiry into the deaths of two men at its Horizon oilsands site should not go ahead. Instead, the inquiry will be limited to issues around ambulance transportation.
At more than $115,000, plus the loss of livelihood and future income, it could be the most expensive penalty ever paid for careless parking in Calgary.
A leopard found its way into a school in southern India on Sunday afternoon, attacking at least two people who tried to capture the animal.
A Gambian 24-year-old has been held by police after the murder of Lauren Mann, 25, in Vienna. The Grand Junction, Colorado, native was found suffocated in her apartment.
An unmanned watercraft code-named the “Seagull” was unveiled by Elbit Systems on Monday afternoon in a demonstration that took place in the gulf of Haifa.
Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone.
One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease.
A teen who was involved in a disturbing viral video that shows a boy punching an unsuspecting older man on the street has turned himself in to police. But the 17-year-old attacker is still at large.
Premier Kathleen Wynne says despite 'challenges,' Ontario is on track to receive 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of this month.
Indian officials are saying that an explosion that happened at a private Indian engineering college on Saturday, which killed a bus driver for the school, was caused by a falling meteorite. If the claims prove true, it would be the first such death in rec
The Rev Gu Yuese is believed to be the most senior government-sanctioned clergyman to be arrested since the Cultural Revolution
Police in Germany are investigating whether a carnival parade in Bavaria broke hate crime laws after it included a float mocked up as a Nazi tank with the words “Asylum Defence” written along it.
The students leaked an email asking them not to report on an alleged on-campus voyeurism case.
Canada will cease air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria by Feb. 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday.
A group of 12 men who sexually exploited a vulnerable teenage girl in West Yorkshire receive jail sentences of up to 20 years.
Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other buyers of its oil in euros and is billing new crude sales in euros, too, looking to reduce its dependence on the U.S. dollar following last month's sanctions relief.
Mark Pearson may not even have made physical contact with woman in her 60s on busy concourse - but CPS approved sex assault charge
There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night. Here are four major takeaways from Saturday night's GOP debate.
For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of 'fascinating vapour' through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile
The unearthing of 13-year-old emails in an attempt to discredit a woman accusing Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault underscores the growing importance of 'digital debris' in criminal and civil trials, experts say.
An intern who gained Internet fame for an ill-timed nap is making the most of the sudden attention.
The Panthers use a 4-3 formation, blitz on only about a quarter of opponents' passing downs but do so effectively and thrive on takeaways. Meanwhile, the Broncos use a 3-4 formation, blitz on about 40 percent of passing downs, had a league-best 52 sacks,
Somali intelligence officials released a video showing two airport workers handling a laptop believed to have a bomb that later exploded in a passenger plane.
Tunisia says it has completed the first part of a 200km (125-mile) barrier along its border with Libya, which is designed to deter terrorism.
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to withdraw Canada’s CF-18 fighter jets from the U.S.-led bombing mission against ISIS by the end of March, a majority of Canadians disagree with the move, according to a new poll released Saturday by the Angus
Newly uncovered internal memos reveal the Obama administration knowingly exaggerated charges of racial discrimination in probes of Ally Bank and other defendants in the $900 billion car-lending business as part of a “racial justice” campaign that’s lookin
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Once, Kira Forster was a girl growing up in Victoria. She was a dancer who often struggled with poor self-esteem. Now, she's one of the biggest wrestlers in all of Mexican pro wrestling.
Mitchell Barnett was walking past the Thunderbirds playing field on Thursday afternoon when he saw a juvenile bald eagle swoop down to the field.
A bighorn sheep herd in B.C.’s interior is in trouble after coming into contact with domestic sheep and the contagious disease they carry.
A stray dog has been given a second shot at life and an appropriate new name after it was found in rural Saskatchewan with an arrow pierced straight through its body.
A young Italian stage actor involved in a hanging scene gone wrong has been declared clinically dead, according to Italian media. Despite Schumacher being masked, an unnamed audience member noticed tremors and other movements that indicated the actor was
Rescuers in Taiwan continued searching for more than 100 people missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck before dawn, collapsing a high-rise residential building and killing at least 18 people.
Five Czech skiers were killed in a huge avalanche that swept away their group of 17 in the Austrian skiing region of Tyrol on Saturday, police say.
North Korea defies international warnings and launches a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.
The Meenwach'heewouwan Maskinnou (Healing Path) Walkers left Moose Factory, Ontario, yesterday on a journey by snowshoe that will take them to Chisasibi, Quebec, over the course of a month.
When a bride-to-be from Toronto found herself stranded on a New York City street amid the chaos of a fatal crane collapse, a trailblazing chaplain from the local fire department came to her rescue.
David Suzuki will never forget the day, 30 years ago, he interviewed Haida activist and artist Guujaaw about his fight against logging operations on Haida Gwaii.
An Ulster University student has been humiliated online after a girl he sneaked out on after a one-night stand posted a message on his Facebook shaming his behaviour.
P.E.I. residents will spend Saturday digging out from Friday's snowstorm that dumped a reported 51 cm of snow on parts of the Island. Highways across P.E.I. are snow covered or partly snow covered. Traffic is running smoothly on the Confederation Bridge.
A storm that brought rain, freezing rain and snow to Nova Scotia Friday and overnight has caused cancellations and delays at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and has left hundreds of Nova Scotia Power customers without power.
An Ontario fire marshal investigator says the victims of a deadly seniors’ apartment building fire may have been overcome by smoke after fleeing their apartments and venturing into a top floor hallway.
What would you do if you came face to face with a polar bear in your kitchen window? Kate Turnbull and Tim Coombs who live in Labrador know exactly how it feels.
DUBLIN — Gunmen wearing disguises opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel Friday, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland’s top cocaine-smuggling gang.
Two young men are dead and six others are injured following an after-hours incident at a Calgary luge-bobsled track.
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities. Similar, smaller PEGIDA-style protests were planned in France, Britain, Poland, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands.
The price tag for the 2015 federal election has come in at $443 million, up 53 per cent from the $290 million the 2011 election cost taxpayers, according to the Elections Canada preliminary estimate.
An 11-year-old boy in Tennessee has been found guilty of murdering an 8-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to let him see their puppies.
Health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present.
A panel of lawmakers in the predominantly Mormon state of Utah has heartily endorsed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis.
Two small planes collided in midair Friday and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles harbour. There was no immediate word of any survivors, authorities said.
Emergency response crews in Taiwan are searching for survivors in the rubble of a residential high-rise that collapsed in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake.
A Canadian company that helps people watch U.S. Netflix from Canada can no longer accept PayPal after the online payment processor cut off its service.
Police say 22 incidents of sexual assault occurred on the first night of the Carnival street party, with thousands packing the streets amid tight security.
What happens when five meat-eating Albertans switch to a diet consisting entirely of raw food for a month? Spoiler: some of them don’t mind it.
Kim Stacey, owner of Emma’s Eatery, cited several reasons for the closure — but much of the online jousting is over her criticism of the attitude of young Nova Scotians
The Conservatives chastised the defence minister in question period Thursday for remarks he made in a speech last week linking the start of the Syrian civil war to climate change.
Toronto slugger Jose Bautista would like to be a Blue Jay for life. It appears to be up to the team's new front office to make the next move. "It would be an honour if I had the opportunity to do so," Bautista told The Canadian Press from Tampa, Fla.
Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died. White, who was 74, suffered from Parkinson's Disease and had retreated from the public even as the band he founded kept performing.
A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant.
A high-risk offender who was convicted of torturing and killing animals and admitted to wanting to kill homeless people has been granted unsupervised weekly two-hour visits into the community.
The mayor of Powell River says a fixed-connection from his community to the Lower Mainland will help the town grow, because people wouldn't have to deal with problem ferries anymore.
A Winnipeg man who wears a T-Rex costume around Winnipeg is garnering a lot of attention. Sean Piper purchased the dinosaur costume last October, and since then the T-Rex, named Conrad, has taken on a life of its own.
Lobster fisherman Barry Sullivan and his daughter, Cassandra, pulled a three-clawed lobster from one of their traps this week of Herring Cove.
Plus: New Brunswick lowers taxes on the 1 per cent and Indigenous Affairs minister promises to take action on residential school survivors denied claims
A United Nations panel has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained," the BBC reported on Thursday.
Former Friends star Matt LeBlanc will be joining the BBC's popular Top Gear program, presenting the revamped car show with Chris Evans, the British broadcaster said Thursday.
Middle of nowhere happens to be ground zero in the search for gravitational waves, which were first posited by Albert Einstein a century ago and may soon become one of the hottest fields in science.
Police arrest two suspected Islamic State members reportedly planning an attack on Alexanderplatz in central Berlin.
Here's a lesser-known connection between the winner of this year's first U.S. presidential contest and the home and native land of his birth: Canada's prime minister recalls debating Ted Cruz.
Internal government documents say Manitoba First Nations live in some of the most dilapidated homes in the country and it will cost $2 billion to eliminate mould and chronic overcrowding in that province alone.
Suncor Energy, Canada's biggest oilsands player, has posted a net loss of $2 billion for the final three months of 2015 as it was walloped by the steep drop in crude prices.
Since Friday, the story of Maggie the would-be mother dog has gone viral. Maggie's owner, Grant Harty, says he and his wife have been amazed at the reaction online.
“I think people who know anything about Salt Spring and the Southern Gulf Islands know that the people there have a reputation for going their own way,” says author Evelyn C. White. She says Salt Spring Island's early black settlers had a lot to do with t
A study says risky human behaviour in the outdoors is behind a growing number of attacks by large carnivores such as bears, cougars and coyotes.
Two crew members aboard HMCS Winnipeg, which is based in Esquimalt, B.C., have been charged in Japan with using a controlled substance, the Royal Canadian Navy said Tuesday in a statement.
Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman has been suspended for 20 games by the NHL following a hearing with league officials. Wideman hit linesman Don Henderson from behind during a game on Jan. 27.
Bob Elliott, half of the enduring television and radio comedy team Bob and Ray, has died, He was 92. Elliott, father of actor-comedian Chris Elliott, died Tuesday at his home in Cundy's Harbor, Maine, part of the town of Harpswell.
Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed how the federal government can help Alberta's flagging economy, including making changes to employment insurance and allocating millions in infrastructure money.
It was a one-night match made in heaven for a maternal dog and a pair of young rescue puppies at Barker's Pet Motel and Grooming in St. Albert on Friday.
It was all in day’s work, according to wildlife officer Adam Jalbert, but it made all the difference for a white-tailed buck facing certain death in the Athabasca area.
EDMONTON - Alberta has done "a lot of heavy lifting" for Canada for many years, and now it's time for some payback from Ottawa, says Premier Rachel Notley.
WINNIPEG — An injured Manitoba woman who crawled up a snowbank to seek help after spending overnight in a frigid ditch trying to keep her young daughter warm has lost her feet to frostbite.
A growing number of Canadian snowbirds are selling their U.S. sunbelt properties, taking profits as a rising U.S. dollar boosts their Canadian-dollar value.
Warning - graphic content : Randy men can't get enough of innovate VirtuaDolls sex aid - prompting the firm behind it to make an astonishing admission
Government-assisted refugees have more children, lower language skills and lower education levels compared with those being resettled by private groups
Wait times for doctors and psychiatrists forcing patients with urgent care needs to seek hospital care
Federal minister says Vancouver’s offer of $250-million worth of city-owned property is a ‘good statement’
As the old industrial model contracts and weakens, workers nervously wait for the government to find a new path to prosperity
Aaron Driver, who authorities fear might get involved in terrorist activity, says he had no choice but to agree to a peace bond, while his lawyer calls it a "fair compromise."
One of the people terror suspect Awso Peshrary is not allowed to contact is Ayyub Arab, who was injured during a shooting at an Ottawa restaurant Sunday evening.
Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.
The owner of an emaciated husky in Maple Ridge, B.C., that ate gravel to try to stay alive faces two charges of animal cruelty.
A Red Deer cross-country skier was attacked by an owl while skiing near Heritage Ranch, resulting in a sore neck and several scalp puncture wounds.