The Council of Islamic Ideology, led by Chairman Muhammad Khan Sheeran, is a constitutional body of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, but can only advise and not make laws.
Police arrest 2 Arabs, hunt 3rd, after they were documented committing horrific rape of mentally disabled girl while shouting racist slurs.
SWEDISH police have blamed Scandinavian teenage girls' “Nordic alcohol culture” and Western behaviour for a steep rise in sex attacks carried out by migrants.
Rio de Janeiro police swarmed two slums on Sunday searching for suspects in the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old Brazilian girl who said more than 30 men assaulted her — a case that shocked the nation set to host the Olympics in August.
Former Liberal interim leader Bob Rae has apologized for a gagging gesture he made at the party's weekend convention, his reaction to the prime minister's praise of Conservative predecessor Stephen Harper.
Toronto Parks staff are looking into reports that the bodies of two animals – possibly a pair of missing capybaras – washed up in a Toronto river located far from the west-end zoo where the animals escaped Monday.
The Cincinnati Zoo has temporarily closed its gorilla exhibit after a special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into a moat.
Richard Daniel Wolfe, a founder of the notorious street gang Indian Posse, died Friday after being found in need of medical attention at the Prince Albert Penitentiary where he was serving time, according to prison officials.
Daham Al Hasan is looking to reunite his huge family in Denmark, where he could reportedly pocket more than £21,000 in child benefits each year
A disfiguring tropical disease that had been contained to Syria has now spread across the Middle East as millions are displaced from the war-torn region.
An asylum seeker who jokingly wore a T-shirt saying 'I'm Muslim, don't panic' was so savagely beaten by his fellow refugees that he had to be rushed to hospital.
A mysterious man who’s been sitting in a Lower Mainland jail for two years has been ordered deported.
There is nowhere to send him.
Teenage students were filmed getting lap dances from a stripper they hired for their classroom graduation party - after telling teachers she was coming in to give a lecture about equal rights.
Possible Conservative Party leadership contender Kevin O’Leary says he and his fellow Tories “are losers” but he has a plan to make them “winners” again.
The firmness of Justin Trudeau's grip on the reins of the ruling party will be put to the test today as grassroots Liberals decide whether to embrace his vision for transforming the party from an exclusive club into a modern political movement.
Conservatives will vote today on a motion to delete existing parts of the party's policy that oppose same sex marriage.
A potential settlement expected to reach billions of dollars could be presented to Manitoba’s Metis as early as September after the Liberal government signalled it is taking steps to fulfill a 146-year-old disagreement over land.
PC Amar Tasaddiq Hussain, 29, sent West Midlands Police into 'overdrive' after phoning through an anonymous warning that a terrorist was planning to kidnap a Muslim policeman.
A woman who was arrested for allegedly firing a gun during an argument with her husband wore a 'stop domestic violence' T-shirt for her police mugshot .
More than 100 leading scientists say the Rio Olympics should be moved or postponed due to the Zika outbreak, in a letter to the World Health Organization.
An estimated 2,000 children have been permanently withdrawn from public school over their parents’ fears of the sex education curriculum
Shadow IT for pushy execs is a time-honored tradition, laws be damned.
Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network, the company announced Thursday, in a bid to significantly expand its online ad network. As The Wall Street...
Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to
Brazilian police say they are hunting for more than 30 men suspected of participating in the gang rape of a 16-year-old over the weekend.
The 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich manoeuvre recently used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living centre.
Procurement Minister Judy Foote says the Liberal government will not release the cost of the navy's new frigate replacements until it has a signed contract with Irving Shipbuilding.
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.
The Royal Canadian Navy is giving Canadians a glimpse of what life is like deep in Atlantic waters.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne came to Alberta to talk environment but instead found herself publicly ridiculed on the floor of the legislature as the leader of a failed, debt-ridden enterprise.
More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based smugglers took advantage of calmer seas to send desperate migrants n
The crow is known to police and has a dedicated social-media following
The worrying forecast could threaten jobs at the fast food franchise, a former CEO of the company warns
Dr. Mohannad al-Zubn helped a woman give birth in the King Fahd Medical City in the Saudi capital of Riyadh last month. According to Al-Araby, the father went to the hospital in order to "thank" the doctor, only to pull out a gun and shoot him at close ra
Joanna Palani, 23, who is now back in Copenhagen studying politics and philosophy, has said ISIS soldiers are 'very easy to kill' compared to President Assad's 'specialist killing machines.'
Canada's ambassador to Ireland, and the onetime sergeant-at-arms who shot Ottawa gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau after he stormed Parliament Hill in 2014, has tackled a protester at a ceremony in Dublin this morning.
A deep dive into Internet infrastructure, plus a rare visit to a subsea cable landing site.
A Calgary student has literally just reinvented the wheel, and it's paid off in the form of a university entrance scholarship.
A grand plan to relocate the Canadian embassy in Moscow to a modern building has stalled yet again, as "corrupt" Russian bureaucrats withhold permits and approvals. The delay has stuck Ottawa with a rent bill of at least $25 million for a building left un
Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips received a tweet from a man who said his boot "would look nice" on her face. "Several times in fact."
Some provincial governments, it appears, are now well into the wonderfully lucrative business model of grabbing private property. Civil forfeiture laws are supposed to target drug dealers and other criminals, but that's not always the case, Neil Macdonald
What started out as an awesome American road trip has turned into an odyssey of internet shame for three Canadians accused of disrespecting U.S. natural treasures from Yellowstone to the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Cancer death rates increased in many countries as unemployment rose during the global economic crisis but universal health coverage such as Canada's provided a buffer, according to a large international study.
More than one-fifth of the money paid to veterans by the federal government for prescribed drugs in the fiscal year 2015-16 went toward medical cannabis. The data, obtained by CBC News through an Access to Information request, shows the effect medical mar
After Birmingham Police received a number of calls about kids playing soccer in the parking lot of a tractor equipment company on Messer Highway, they decided to join in.
"Eat, drink and be merry," quantified.
A laboratory experiment in Hungary has spotted an anomaly in radioactive decay that could be the signature of a previously unknown fifth fundamental force of nature, physicists say – if the finding holds up.
A man is facing child pornography charges after an incident in the men's washroom at West Edmonton Mall's Scotiabank Theatre Sunday.
The seven-time Formula One world champion suffered traumatic injuries after hitting his head against a rock while skiing in Meribel, France in December 2013.
After almost two years of captivity in Russia, Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, 35, is finally back at home.
It’s irresistible, enticing and addicting. And, it’s available 24-hours a day all over the world to billions of people. Facebook beckons to users seemingly with a two-prong approach – both the pressure and pleasure to post.
Apple supplier Foxconn cut 60,000 jobs at a single factory, work that is now being completed by robots. As many as 600 companies in Kunshan may follow suit.
Tells Fox Business a "$35,000 robotic arm" is cheaper than hiring, training mortals.
Greenpeace says it has brokered an agreement between two major fishing groups and a number of major fish processors and retailers to prevent fishing for cod in a part of the Arctic Ocean where it has not been sourced from previously.
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades.
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Police in Abbotsford have arrested a woman with a history of sex offences against children for breaching a probation order forbidding her from using the internet.
The Trudeau government paid $17,800 for the British “Deliverology” guru who came to speak at a cabinet retreat in Alberta last month, CTV News has learned.
Turkey has been accused of sending on to Europe many 'serious medical cases' among Syrian refugees but excluding the most qualified. A Turkish official said they had the right to 'choose'.
Burt Kwouk, who was best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, dies aged 85.
Analysts fear Islamic State could increase its terror attacks on civilians as it loses ground on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria.
Anger is brewing, as stones are deliberately aimed at women and children.
Bomb threats close 26 schools across Britain on GCSE exam day as one chilling call warns 'shrapnel will take children's heads off'
Facebook has apologized for wrongly banning a photo of plus-sized model Tess Holliday for violating the its ‘health and fitness’ advertising policy
The Raptors are converting critics to believers — and at least one stateside pundit feels the need to say sorry to Canada. ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith on Monday apologized to “all Canadians everywhere” for counting out the Toronto Raptors.
Among those arrested were 46-year-old Jason Kennedy, a children’s pastor for Grace Baptist Church, and 32-year-old Zubin Parakh, who is a “creative pastor” for LifeHouse Church. Both men were charged with trafficking and “patronizing prostitution.”
Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour.
A Toronto elementary school is offering a "sanitized" version of Ontario's sex-ed curriculum as a way to stop parents who oppose the lessons from pulling their kids from class.
Alexander Van der Bellen is elected Austria's president, as Norbert Hofer narrowly fails in his bid to become the EU's first far-right head of state.
A Baltimore officer has been found not guilty of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police in the city accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he suffe
After waking up to snow and recording a daytime high of just 5.5 C on Sunday, it should be of no surprise that we’ve had a historically cold weekend in Calgary. In fact, 2016 is on track to be one of the coldest May long weekends over the past 40 years.
CTVNews.ca examines how Hillary Clinton's views on trade, Keystone XL, climate change and gender parity could impact her Canadian neighbours if she becomes the next U.S. president.
Retired Montreal police officer Marc Brisebois remembers always being grateful for any gun-related information that popped up on his screen whenever he was on patrol and called to a house.
The 34-year-old was a finance lecturer at Monash University in Melbourne. Earlier this year she told how she wanted to prove vegans were 'not weak or malnourished' by taking on the climb.
Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood claims that young actors in Hollywood are being sexually abused by predatory high-powered 'vipers' working in the industry..
Lezlye Donahue survived Hurricane Katrina. Going on “The Biggest Loser,” she says, was worse than that.
“It’s my biggest nightmare,” she says, “and it’s with me to this day.”
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Charles Wade, a prominent Black Lives Matter organizer and co-founder of Operation Help or Hush, was arrested last month and charged with human trafficking and prostitution.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT. Witnesses reported that the 20-year-old man (pictured) was making religious proclamations as he entered the Santiago Zoo lion enclosure.
As government data tracks a spike of fentanyl across Canada, people who use illicit drugs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside say there is virtually no heroin left on the street after it has been pushed out by the cheaper and more potent fentanyl.
The beginning of the end of MMA as a boys' club came eight years ago when Ronda Rousey, at the time an Olympic judo star who took a bronze medal in Beijing, found a new direction in the combat sport.
Newly unearthed documents suggest Ontario’s Liberal government could have saved hydro customers $1.5 billion by terminating an agreement with Samsung, but decided against it.
An Islamic State group spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the U.S. to launch attacks on civilians there if they are unable to travel to the group's self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq.
A video posted of a mom erupting in laughter over a Chewbacca mask has taken the internet by storm being Facebook's most popular live post.
With their habitat destroyed, black bears are entering fire-ravaged Fort McMurray to scavenge for food
While parts of eastern Canada are enjoying summer-like temperatures this long weekend, residents of Calgary are dealing with even more snow.
Former Montreal Canadiens enforcer Georges Laraque was among those who helped foil a kidnapping attempt in Jeanne-Mance Park Saturday.
A school has reportedly banned whistles from being blown at the end of playtime over fears the sound they make is "too aggressive"
A feared viral disease proven deadly in Norwegian fish farms has been confirmed for the first time by federal scientists studying farmed salmon in B.C.
Canada has won its second straight gold medal at the world hockey championship after posting a 2-0 victory over Finland in the tournament final.
RCMP are asking for the public's help finding 17-year-old Jasmine Kaye-Masuskapeo of the Ahtahkakoop First Nation.
State Rep. Kenny Havard insists he wasn't serious about his amendment to a bill meant to combat human trafficking
A vicious wildfire nicknamed "the beast" hasn't caused too much trouble for nearly 200 beasts that roam a reclaimed oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alta.
Feeding stations atop downtown buildings include a contraceptive feed. It's aimed at lowering reproduction in the birds that leave droppings on sidewalks, awnings and park benches.
There's a new option for Calgarians in need, especially those with religious dietary restrictions.
Honolulu has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a lawsuit from two gay women who allege a police officer wrongfully arrested them after seeing them kissing in a grocery store.
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Jayne Ellen Heideck, the suspect in the fire at the Centre Métropolitain de Chirurgie, which performs gender-confirming surgery.
The developer of the failed Ground Zero Mosque has nailed down “Sharia-compliant financing” for a new, luxury condominium tower and Islamic cultural museum on the same site, he and his banking partners said Wednesday.
The $174 million dollar project fe
When police arrived at the yellow brick house in Garland, Texas, on the afternoon of Aug. 17, 2010, they found Alan Nevil lying near death in a neighbor’s yard. He had been shot five times. One bullet was lodged in his throat.
The woman didn't appear to be injured or in distress, and police aren't sure if a crime took place.
After getting the money from the cash register, the polite thief who shot a hole in the ceiling did something truly Canadian - he apologized.
Founding Beastie Boys member John Berry, who coined the name of the influential New York band, has died at the age of 52.
A city in western India has suffered through the country's highest temperature in history — a scorching 51 degrees Celsius.
Staff at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland have discovered that a mug in their collection has been harbouring a secret for more than 70 years.
After decades on the brink of extinction, cod, a species of fish that was once the lifeblood of Newfoundland and Labrador’s economy, is finally making a comeback.
At least one Syrian woman a week is disclosing to staff at the Arab Community Centre of Toronto that they are a victim of domestic violence. Staff say it highlights helping families deal with and prevent abuse requires a specialized approach.
Over 400 products from CRF Frozen Foods in Pasco, Washington, sold under more than 40 different brand names at major retailers like Costco, Target, Trader Joe's and Safeway are being recalled in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Government House leader Dominic LeBlanc says it is withdrawing a controversial motion that would have given the Liberals more control over the ins and outs of parliamentary business.
Morley Safer, the legendary, Toronto-born reporter who covered such landmark stories as the construction of the Berlin Wall and the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 84, according to CBS News.
Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, a noted activist, put the Trudeau government in an awkward position Wednesday and called for Canada to pass legislation to punish Russians accused of human rights abuses — something Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane
The World Beer Cup saw 6,596 beers from 1,907 breweries from 55 countries entered in the competition that some refer to as the "Olympics of Beer."
A recent attempt to get stem cell scientists to dial back their enthusiasm when talking publicly about their research highlights the growing problem of scientific spin: the overzealous hyping of drugs and therapies that are nowhere near to being proven sa
"I had no more cleavage showing than any other woman," said Jenna Vecchio, who claims she was asked to cover up at an Orleans Movati.
Wood already has plenty to offer conventional construction methods, but it may soon have a new trick up its sleeve. Scientists have come up with a way to turn a block of linden wood transparent, winding up with a material that could find use in everything
A billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970, and a third of bird species across the continent are threatened with extinction, a new report says.
A YOUNG girl burned to death by crazed Islamic State fighters used her final words to ask her distraught mother to forgive them.
Tensions in the House of Commons were high Wednesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed through a group of MPs, leading to a shouting match with NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and accusations that the prime minister elbowed an MP in the chest.
The opposition parties are pushing back after Liberal House Leader Dominc LeBlanc gave notice the government could seize total control of the House of Commons.
The New Democrats and Conservatives are accusing the Liberals of breaking their election promise to recognize a ‘sacred obligation to veterans,’ after the justice department moved forward with a court case involving pensions for injured soldiers.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is formally apologizing in the House of Commons for a 1914 government decision that barred most of the passengers of the Komagata Maru from entering Canada.
Two dozen horses in Montreal face uncertain futures after the city put a one-year moratorium on horse-drawn carriages, a popular tourist industry in the cobblestone streets Old Montreal.
As mountains of impractical donations intended for Fort McMurray fire evacuees pile up in warehouses, a Red Cross Alberta executive explains how the kindness of strangers can become a burden for aid workers.
More than 50 Muslim states have blocked 11 gay and transgender organisations from attending a meeting at the United Nations next month dedicated to ending AIDS.
A hulking 6-foot-5, 260-pound El-Amin hit and kicked Snipes then stood up and tossed him on the floor.
French police turned the tables on violent protesters on Wednesday by staging their own protests around the country to denounce the “anti-cop hatred” they say they have suffered in two months of protests against labour reforms.
French leader Marine Le Pen thrust her mobile phone down her cleavage to keep it out of the hands of fraud inspectors who raided Front National headquarters, daring them to “come and get it”, say French reports.
Officials have ruled that an altercation involving a black University of Iowa student in downtown Iowa City two weeks ago does not meet the criteria for a hate crime.