The attack on the Istanbul airport is but the latest trauma in a nightmare couple of years for Turkey. It has been battered by terrorism, overflows of foreign refugees, political turmoil, and even a headlong descent into friendless international isolation
A South Carolina man is facing multiple attempted murder charges after he opened fire on a crowd gathering outside a nightclub early Sunday, police said.
A former candidate for the Alberta Party's top job is one of 10 men police have arrested in a child sexual exploitation case.
Five migrants had £14,400 worth of dollars and euros seized at Copenhagen airport under controversial new law which sees valuables confiscated by those seeking asylum in Denmark.
Pig manure has a high-oil content, and can be blended with rock to create a cheap, renewable alternative to asphalt, and reduce stinky pig waste.
Travellers seeking visa waiver entry to the US may soon be asked to list their social media profiles, if a Department of Homeland Security proposal is enacted.
Calum McSwiggan claimed on social media Monday that he had been 'beaten up by three guys' outside a popular West Hollywood gay club and that authorities would not help him.
U.S. Joint Base Andrews in Maryland is on lockdown after an active shooter is reported, and personnel have been told to shelter in place, base officials say.
The federal government has officially listed microbeads as a toxic substance, giving it the ability to ban the plastic beads used in cleansers.
The suspected assailant was killed by police in Kiryat Arba, a Jewish settlement near the Palestinian city of Hebron
The three suicide bombers who carried out a deadly attack on Istanbul's main airport were of Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationality, a Turkish official said on Thursday.
International terror attacks seemingly inspired by the Islamic State group are increasing as its fortunes fall in Syria and Iraq. If IS is behind the attack, it would be in keeping with its campaign of exporting terror with an aim at deflecting attention
A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said.
A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an Australian citizen to death for heroin trafficking.
The province will change how it displays sex and gender information on drivers licenses and health cards, according to the Minister of Government and Consumer Services.
It was the latest move to bar citizenship to anyone who balks at Swiss culture.
Marine mammal rescue teams were hoping on Tuesday to renew their attempt to disentangle a blue whale found enmeshed in fishing line off the Southern California coast a day after initial efforts to free the giant creature failed.
Two orphaned black bears that escaped death when a conservation officer refused to kill them were released into the wild on Vancouver Island last week.
Wildlife experts across the country are urging people to let sleeping fawns lie as several people from Windsor, Ont., to Edmonton, Alb., have delivered the babies to shelters.
The Montreal Canadiens have traded defenceman P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Shea Weber in a blockbuster deal involving the two NHL all-stars.
Have you ever thought about what app companies do with your data once you share it with them? Do you wonder if they track your location, or your social networks or something else? If any of those thoughts have ever crossed your mind — and there are good r
Brazilian emergency responders have a message for travelers arriving to the city just ahead of the 2016 Olympics: “Welcome to hell”.
It was a concerning story of a mother in a hijab attacked by a woman wearing a Canada T-shirt in what looked like an example of Islamophobia. “It is not being investigated as a hate crime,” London Police Const. Sandasha Bough said Monday.
NEW DELHI -- It is still not certain whether the monsoons will be as "good" this year as early forecasts suggest, but at least the rains are here and are making their way across India, bringing long-awaited and direly needed succor to millions in 13 droug
Alberta utility provider ENMAX is billing it as "Canada's largest rooftop solar array" and according to the company, the installation that will produce renewable electricity in the City of Leduc, will soon be complete.
As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth checks distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block.
Make way, Liberal cabinet: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have another all-Canadian crew in his corner as he suits up for his latest feature role — comic book character.
For Anna Davidson, there is nothing better than a tall glass of beer with a side of stitch-stitch-purl. And she's not alone.
More than one million Canadians have now donated to the massive Red Cross campaign to help Fort McMurray residents forced from their homes almost two months ago.
In the hot lobbying firefight going on at the moment over the government’s systematic stifling of international online shopping by Canadians, one important voice is absent: consumers. This is not terribly unusual. Farmers seldom ask the cow for permission
Avatar Hothi and his son, Paul, were on their farm near Heffley Creek when they noticed a teen struggling in the North Thomson River close to their farm in Kamloops, B.C.
Fifty top Pakistani clerics have issued a religious decree declaring that transgender people have full marriage, inheritance and funeral rights under Islamic law.
Two explosions and gunfire rock Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, with reports of "multiple" people injured.
The number of Quebecers who left for other provinces between 1971 and 2015 was almost 600,000 higher than the number of Canadians who came to Quebec during that period, according to a Fraser Institute report.
When the dark days come, how will the rich react?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is dropping its visa requirement for Mexican visitors as of December 2016, while Mexico has agreed to lift long-standing restrictions on Canadian beef imports by October.
Ikea Canada is recalling millions of dressers over concerns the furniture could topple over, following the deaths of six children in the United States.
The mother of B.C. teen Amanda Todd says learning that the man accused of cyberbullying her daughter can be extradited to Canada to stand trial was a 'bittersweet moment.' A Dutch court has ruled that Aydin Coban, the man accused of bullying 15-year-old
The overall violent victimization rate among aboriginals in 2014 was more than double the rate for non-aboriginals, according to a new StatsCan report.
The second of two large rodents that broke out of a Toronto zoo and captured the city's attention has been rounded up.
Oceanside police say a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a man, then drove for about a kilometre and a half with his body lodged in the car.
A toddler was rescued by her father after falling into a septic tank at a provincial rest stop in Saskatchewan.
Police in London, Ont. are looking for a well-coiffed beauty salon bandit who is alleged to have fled without paying for eight hours of work on her hair.
Serial killer John Paul Ostamas has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 75 years for the 2015 killings of three homeless men on the streets of Winnipeg.
More than 10,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Italy in just four days as the EU fails to provide a deterrent by sending back those found not to be genuine refugees.
Each year about 6.5 million deaths worldwide are linked to air pollution, a number that could grow in coming decades unless the energy sector steps up its efforts to slash emissions, the International Energy Agency warned Monday.
Ever since the 2014 Russian intervention in Ukraine — and ensuing sanctions imposed by the U.S. — the acts of intimidation have increased significantly
Your thoughts and prayers will do nothing to stop mass shootings in this viral video game that mocks played-out, post-tragedy platitudes.
In a world of pre-packaged food, cooking apps and Google, ATCO's Blue Flame Kitchen is the only remaining home service department based with a utility company in North America.
A massive wildfire burning out of control in the foothills of central California has left at least 150 homes in ruins and damaged another 75, officials said on Saturday, warning that more residents may be forced to flee the advancing flames.
Widespread flooding that began in West Virginia Thursday left at least 25 people dead and prompted Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to declare a federal disaster.
Around 300 West Virginia National Guard troops assisted local emergency officials in going door-to-
The war between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels, along with Russia's annexation of Crimea, has forced more than 1.7 million people from their homes to other parts of Ukraine.
Moldovan officials said the uranium was due to be sold for £154,000, adding that it had uncovered a criminal group specialising in smuggling radioactive substances and had detained seven people.
Stéphanie Creignou, 38, suffered whiplash after a drone dropped out of the air and crashed down on to her head. She was knocked out from the impact and taken to a Quebec medical facility.
A convert to Islam who made monkey chants at an Asian policeman march claimed he couldn't be racist because he is Muslim. Sallahudin Albritani, born Desmond McHale, was arrested during...
A senior Iraqi commander said the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation.
The CN Tower turns 40 on Sunday, marking a milestone for Canada’s tallest and arguably most iconic building.
The House of Commons petitions committee says it is investigating allegations of fraud in connection with a petition calling for a second EU referendum.
One unnamed dog owner in the Isfahan province, central Iran, said officials had shown up suddenly at his house. They said his dog needed to be taken away to have 'vaccinations'.
Voters in Iceland have elected a new president, and in doing so have made a Canadian woman the Nordic nation's new first lady.
TransCanada Corp. is formally requesting arbitration over U.S. President Barack Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, seeking $15 billion in damages.
Officers found one victim dead outside Studio 74 in Fort Worth, and several people were transported to hospitals — one of whom died from his injuries.
On June 17th, a horrific image began circulating on Facebook: a slew of dead dogs, 24 in all, massacred on the grounds of a US security company in Kuwait.
Former employees of this company, Eastern Securities, as well as US dog vendors and the Kuwaiti g
The US Navy is quietly pushing ahead with a radical new cannon that one day could transform how wars are fought, even though some Pentagon officials have voiced concerns over its cost and viability.
DNA analysis has confirmed that an odd-looking bear shot and killed by a hunter in Arviat, Nunavut last month wasn’t the offspring of a polar bear and a grizzly bear — it was a blond grizzly.
How secretive is the NDP about the economic impact of the carbon tax? You'd have better luck getting Donald Trump's tax returns. The NDP has refused for months to release any study showing the economic impacts of the new tax —&nbsp;things like how man
An outdoor swimming pool in Mistelbach, Austria (pictured), has banned refugees after a 13-year-old girl told police that a man followed her into the women's dressing room and sexually molested her.
A company at the centre of a controversy over Fort McMurray wildfire cleanup fired several workers after it received a threat that the company would be reported to the government, CBC News has learned.
​A provincial arm of a prairie protest movement that ascended to the role of Official Opposition in the federal parliament is now officially registered with Elections Alberta as a political party.
A violent storm in eastern China that packed gale-force winds and hail killed 98 people and injured hundreds as it flattened power lines, overturned cars and ripped roofs off houses in Jiangsu province.
The first use of a gene-editing tool to rewrite our immune system DNA is one step away.
In a dangerously flawed decision unsealed today, a federal district court in Virginia ruled that a criminal defendant has no “reasonable expectation of privacy” in his personal computer, located inside his home. According to the court, the federal governm
NHL draft: All seven Canadian teams are picking in the top 12 on Friday with five of them picking inside the first six selections
A viral video of a brutal parking job has led Vancouver police to a teenager without a driver's licence who appears to have panicked after striking a parked car with his mom's "borrowed" Porsche Cayenne.
Volkswagen agrees to pay $10.2bn (£6.9bn) to settle some claims in the US from its emissions cheating scandal, according to reports.
A huge snake that has lived in the roof of an Australian home for more than a decade tries to upgrade to the master bedroom.
The Catholic Church of Montreal plans to bar priests, volunteers and all those involved in faith education from being alone with children later this year.
Nadir Syed, of Hounslow, West London, was found guilty of preparing acts of terrorism in an attack he hoped would out-do the brutality of Lee Rigby's murder
The case involved the knife-point rape of a 15-year-old girl who lived in an Edmonton group home
Lightning has killed 56 people, mostly farm labourers working in fields, across the eastern India state of Bihar
Special forces have shot a gunman dead who stormed a cinema in central Germany, leaving dozens wounded, authorities have confirmed to local media.
The Canadian government is proceeding with a campaign promise to lift the visa requirement for Mexican travellers on Dec. 1, even though public servants are warning the move comes with significant risks.
Abu Bakr Al-Rabeeah has seen car bombs, witnessed death, sheltered from bullets and moved an ocean away from home. Now, the 15-year-old refugee wants to tell his story.
Researchers say Chinese surgeons transplanting amount of organs that far surpasses amount available from voluntary donors
The massive die-off of sea stars in B.C.'s Howe Sound has had a domino effect on other creatures, resulting in the virtual clearcut of kelp forests in the area, scientists have found.
InMobi ad network, which reaches more than 1 billion devices, settles FTC charges.
The Mohammed family, from Glasgow, cold-called victims posing as advisors from Visa, then hijacked the victims calls to their banks to take money from them
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is refusing to recommit to an open competition to select Canada's next fighter jet, despite increasing questions over whether his government will keep its promise to do so.
The SQ says some prisoners took a corrections officer hostage at about 3:30 p.m..
A Canadian plane has reached its destination at a British research station, completing a daring 10-hour flight and transporting two ailing workers in a risky South Pole rescue mission.
Leamington, Ont., Mayor John Paterson is irate after a group of eight U.S. governors voted Tuesday to allow a small Wisconsin town to draw its drinking water from Lake Michigan.
Conservative MP Jason Kenney is strongly considering
leaving federal politics to run for the Progressive
Conservative leadership in Alberta, a friend and
longtime Tory strategist said Tuesday.
The Alberta Federation of Labour is urging the RCMP to look into the "ugly and dangerous rhetoric" being directed at women in politics.
The race to the South Pole is on, as
pilots and a plane from Calgary gamble
with weather and extreme conditions to
pluck an ailing Antarctic worker from
American research station.
Renowned for his breathtaking courage and legendary talent with a sniper rifle, Francis Pegahmagabow was a soldier and Indigenous leader who left an indelible mark on Canada's history.
An upset Newfoundlander called 911 to report her pizza didn't have enough cheese, police say.
A Kelowna, B.C. strata council is spending more than a quarter of a million dollars to put in anti-woodpecker siding on a 17-storey condominium building because of extensive damage from busy woodpeckers.
Crofton, B.C.'s volunteer firefighters are being praised for the way they showed compassion for a distressed deer and got it out of its trap.
Police in London, Ont., are looking for a woman after she allegedly attacked a Muslim woman shopping at a grocery store with her four-month-old son.
HUNDREDS of migrants shouting "f*** the UK" have stormed the roads in and around Calais and hurled rocks at British motorists in a desperate attempt to reach the UK before Britons decide whether or not to leave the EU.
Vote Leave board member Arabella Arkwright has quit the campaign after she retweeted anti-Muslim material on social media, including a picture of a white girl surrounded by people wearing burqas.
The 400 members of the Familiensport-und FKK-Bund Waldteichfreunde Moritzburg nudist group have been told they will not be able to skinny dip in the lake that will separate them from the refugees.
Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says he's ready to return to the octagon.
A German tourist died and another is missing after going for a hike in Arizona, which along with California and New Mexico, is dealing with oppressive heat and wildfires.
Russia has floated out the hull for what will soon be the world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker. The Arktika is set to become the most powerful twin-reactor icebreaker.
Canada's finance ministers have reached an agreement in principle to revamp Canada's pension plan.
Under pressure from Republican leaders, the Justice Department on Monday afternoon reversed itself and released a full, uncensored transcript of the Orlando terrorist's 911 call on the night of the massacre, calling the morning’s furor over omissions in t
The humble Bramble Cay melomys has disappeared from its island in the Great Barrier Reef.
A man from the United States has been charged after allegedly trying to sneak across the Canadian border by hiding in the back of a vehicle. The man was found by Canada Border Services Agency officers on June 13 as the vehicle tried to enter Manitoba at
A 32-year-old Calgary father describes the shock of finding out his family's home address is on an ISIS hit list.
Grande Cache is asking Alberta's minister of municipal affairs to review its viability as a town.
Today is the longest day of the year, the summer solstice, and for the first time in decades, you can end it with a view of the full moon.
A suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards who were on their way to work at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul on Monday.
Authorities in Istanbul have banned transgender and gay pride marches in June over fears people would be attacked by those from the far-right.
The winding tunnels used by the American Expeditionary Force, sent by President Wilson to reinforce Britain and France, were recently discovered by an amateur battlefield explorer
Authorities have been searching the home of a Pennsylvania man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager whose parents police say gave her to him when she was 14 because he helped them financially. She was one of a dozen girls living in the residence.
When the government shut down a high-flying promotional stunt, a Vancouver Island-based brewery found a new way to deliver "Beer From a Bird."
Steven Vollrath will be sentenced for kidnapping, aggravated assault and impersonating a peace officer on Aug. 15 for an attack on Richard Suter, the man behind the patio crash that killed two-year-old Geo Mounsef.
Last weekend's mass shooting in Orlando has sparked a new round of debate over U.S. gun laws. Amidst that turmoil, ten families who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 have made remarkable progress in their bid to sue the
Nine out of 10 Stanley Cup rioters who were taken to court by ICBC have been found liable for damages they did to vehicles during the riot.
VICTORIA — Burglars have stolen an iconic Bengal tiger skin that was mounted on the wall of one of Victoria’s historic watering holes.
New details of the allegations against Toronto Police officers Joshua Cabero, Leslie Nyznik and Sameer Kara emerged this week after a judge agreed to lift a publication ban on some documents in the case.
Here in Athens’s Syntagma Square, just after breakfast time one weekday morning, pensioner Dimitris Christoulas put a handgun to his head and pulled the trigger, writes SUE REID.
Belgian authorities have raided dozens of homes and arrested 12 suspects in a major anti-terror investigation. Islamic extremists were planning to target Belgium's game with Ireland in Bordeaux.
Fifteen men who "systematically" groomed and sexually abused teenage girls in Halifax are jailed.
The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping.