Amnesty International says it has ‘credible evidence’ Turkish police are holding detainees, denying them food, water and medical treatment and in the worst cases some have been subjected to severe beatings and torture
The attack happened in the south western city of Reutlingen near Stuttgart where one woman was killed and two others injured before the man wielding the machete was injured by the police.
The middle-aged woman was killed instantly after she followed a younger woman out of the car, which was in the tiger enclosure at the Badaling Wildlife World, near the Great Wall of China.
From lonely pensioners to Japanese schoolgirls with shattered dreams, Takanobu Nishimoto and his crew of middle-aged men will lend an ear to clients who would never dream of spilling their guts to a therapist or worse, their families.
The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city.
A so-called 'heat dome' is the main reason for the scorching temperatures above 30 C across central Canada, the Maritimes and 26 U.S. states this weekend.
KABUL -- The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul
CELINE DION blew millions of fans away last night when she gyrated her hips to the likes of Cher and Rihanna in a skimpy bejewelled dress on Jimmy Fallon.
Eco warrior enthusiast Leonardo DiCaprio is back to doing what he does best: Fighting for the environment while simultaneously contributing to its demise.
Scientists in Victoria have successfully placed the first offshore earthquake early warning sensor along the Cascadia fault off Vancouver Island.
After recent shootings of black men by police in the United States, and the retaliatory shootings of police officers, Ottawa police recruiter Const. Mark Miller says his job is getting tougher, particularly when it comes to his own community.
Hip fans in B.C. are breathlessly anticipating tonight's concert, as the band plays its first show since late May's shocking revelation that front man Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
Humans and wild animals often help each other out, but the relationship is usually accidental. For example, birds of prey sometimes follow farm equipment through fields because the hardware flushes small animals out. Humans don't help the birds intentiona
A Digby, N.S., man who helped free a whale from a fishing net said he's convinced it came to the downtown waterfront looking for help.
The capture of CO2 from smokestacks could make an important contribution to limiting climate change, but there are two obstacles. One is that you have to store that CO2 somewhere (like underground reservoirs). The other is that the capture process require
Shots are fired in a Munich shopping centre and a major police operation is under way, German media report.
Al Saraha, a monthly magazine printed in Arabic and widely distributed around London, Ont., recently printed an article with the headline "The Question Which Everyone Ignores: Why Did Hitler Kill the Jews?"
A serviceman who was threatened with a knife near an RAF base was the victim of an attempted abduction, police say.
Every day of the year, Canadians across the country are finding themselves trapped in faulty elevators, while countless more are suffering through inconvenience and isolation because of elevators that are out of service — and the problem is worsening, an
After accusations that Windows 10 collects too much data about users, France's National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has order Microsoft to comply with the French Data Protection Act within three months. The company has been ordered to "stop collect
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a lawsuit on Thursday that American copyright wonks, technologists and security researchers have been hotly awaiting for nearly 20 years. If they succeed, one of America’s most controversial technology laws w
Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk Wednesday unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the company into electric semi trucks and buses, car sharing and solar energy systems
A new brain treatment has helped save an athlete's life and get back on her skis again.
Day two of the Council of the Federation talks in Whitehorse sees the 13 provincial and territorial leaders wrestle with one of the most perennially dysfunctional aspects of Canada's economy: how hard it is to do business across provincial borders.
According to Nathan Churchill, the study’s lead author and a postdoctoral fellow in St. Michael’s Neuroscience Research Program, this is different from most concussion studies, which usually focus on male athletes in ‘a single high-risk sport like hockey
Hundreds of Hells Angels biker gang members are set to arrive in Ottawa this weekend for what is expected to be the organization’s largest gathering in Canadian history.
The figure of 103 for the UK was the highest in the EU, with six member states reporting 211 in total in 2015, according to Europol.
Canada will support the U.S. and France as they take on a more active role in liberating Iraq's second largest city from ISIS, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says.
Influential American senators are pressuring the U.S. government to support punishing duties against Canada’s softwood lumber industry.
Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley" and the box-office successes "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died. He was 81.
A "notable" uptick in police-reported crime in Alberta contributed to the first increase in the national rate in 12 years, Statistics Canada says.
Bill Cosby, the formerly beloved comedian who now faces nearly 60 accusations of sexual abuse, is reportedly “completely blind.”
Authorities are investigating after a riot broke out for six hours Tuesday night at the Burnaby Youth Detention Centre, and inmates set fire to the place, causing extensive property damage
Bees are bringing in big bucks to B.C.'s economy, generating $500 million in activity, according to a new report by Vancity credit union.
Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Morgan faulted the institution rather than the individuals involved for a bout of violence that nearly erupted into a full-scale riot
Advocates, opposition parties are pressing for the Liberals to refer the Islamic State’s genocide against the religious minority to the ICC
While Ottawa plans to position self-nominations as move to transparency, it has quietly set up committee to provide short list for PM
A debate over free speech erupted online after Twitter permanently suspended the account of a well-known conservative pundit.
A Nova Scotia teen has kicked his way into Queen's University on a football scholarship.
The parents of a two-month-old baby girl are facing charges after the infant was left unattended inside a hot vehicle in Markham, Ont. earlier this week, police say.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has tasked the country's top civil servant with overseeing a troubled system that has botched paycheques for 80,000 federal workers.
Ontario’s debt is set to jump by $50
billion over the next four years, the
province’s financial watchdog warns.
MELANIA Trump's speech writer has claimed responsibility for inserting passages in a speech that resembled an address made by Michelle Obama.
Robert Mugabe isn't known for his subdued taste, and his million-dollar birthday was just as extravagant as people have come to expect.
An Italian restaurant has come under fire after attempting to take a light-hearted stance on the Black Lives Matter protest movement for an advertisement.
The City of Mississauga is apologizing to
a Muslim woman after she and her 11-year-
old autistic daughter were asked to leave
a public outdoor swimming pool.
Most Canadian parents with children under the age of 18 will see more money starting today, as the Liberal government's new Canada Child Benefit payments start flowing to families.
Conservation groups across the country are calling into question both the ethics and the effectiveness of a proposal to recover woodland caribou in Alberta.
A group called Ansar al-Khilafah Brazil has pledged allegiance to ISIS less than three weeks before the Rio Olympics are due to begin.
A group of 300 young migrants have reportedly 'barricaded' themselves inside a building in southern Italy to demand better living conditions.
The vessel, Henry VIII's flagship, has gone on display in the newly-revamped Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth exactly 471 years after it perished in the Solent on July 19, 1545.
China's first space station, Tiangong-1, has hit the headlines after satellite trackers suggested it might be out of control and about to crash to Earth – potentially into a populated area.
This was the third stabbing the city had seen in less than 30 hours. Six people were injured in two separate stabbings in the ByWard Market over the weekend. Police have charged both Mohamed Hamed Mohamed, 26, and Ali Abbari, 21
A woman and her three daughters have been attacked by a knife-wielding man at a holiday site in the south of France, French media report.
Alexander Migues sped his motorcycle alongside the 19-tonne truck driven by Mohamed Bouhlel as it ploughed along the promenade in Nice, killing 84 people watching fireworks on Bastille Day.
The family were attacked on holiday in the Hautes Alpes near Montpellier in the south of France by 37-year-old knifeman Mohamed Boufarkouch, who fled but was later arrested by police.
Three Walmart stores in Thunder Bay, Ont., are no longer accepting Visa, the payment company said Monday as it encouraged its customers to take their business elsewhere.
The judge said there was no evidence to determine what the indigenous woman meant by her words during the attack.
Five months before a $20,000 cellphone bill was leaked to the media in an apparent attempt to damage Tory MLA Thomas Lukaszuk’s leadership campaign, it was retrieved from secure storage at the request of the executive assistant to former premier Alison Re
Setbacks and shortcomings at the federal government's tech support agency could delay Statistics Canada's release of "mission critical" information required by the Bank of Canada, Department of Finance and commercial banks, according to a new report.
Newly released documents shed light on Edward Downey, the man accused of murdering a five-year-old girl and her mother last week. The Parole Board of Canada documents paint the accused as a career criminal who often worked as a pimp and in the drug trade.
Speedy little birds react to the size and movement of objects in their environment.
Multiple injuries have been reported on a train near Würzburg after a man went on a stabbing rampage. According to Bavaria's Interior Ministry, the suspect has been shot dead by police.
A drunk British tourist in Canada was brutally punched and kneed by police as they tried to arrest him for causing a ruckus during the popular Calgary Stampede festival.
The swift rounding up of judges and others accused of taking part in a failed coup in Turkey indicates the government had prepared a list beforehand, the EU commissioner dealing with Turkey's membership bid has said.
GERMAN officials are reporting a 'massive failure in the rule of law' as thousands of refugees due for deportation remain in the country.
A Baltimore judge on Monday cleared the highest-ranking cop tied to Freddie Gray’s death.
Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in a bench trial before Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams
The immersive and inescapable way children and teens are exposed to violence in their "media diet" on social media apps, video games and movies can make them more aggressive, violent and fearful, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy sta
Evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes was confirmed on Monday in a report issued by Canadian law professor and sports lawyer Richard McLaren.
A West Virginia Republican lawmaker said Sunday his comments made on Twitter calling for Democrat Hillary Clinton's public execution weren't meant to be taken literally.
Henrik Stenson wins the British Open. Stenson finished at 20-under 264, the lowest 72-hole score ever in a major. Stenson won by three shots over Phil Mickelson, a runner-up for the 11th time in a major, but never like this.
Australian Will Power has won his third Honda Indy Toronto. Brazil's Helio Castroneves was second, ahead of Ontario's James Hinchcliffe. Toronto native James Hinchcliffe finished third for his first career podium at his home race.
Officials say a dead whale that keeps returning to the Southern California coast after being towed out to the ocean might have floated back to the coast again.
For security reasons, the City of Cleveland has banned a large list of items from public spaces outside this week’s Republican convention site, including metal-tipped umbrellas, water guns, string longer than six inches, canned goods and tennis balls.
An airplane crashed Sunday afternoon at the Cold Lake Air Show, and the pilot's condition is unknown. The T-28 Trojan aircraft crashed at around 2 p.m. on Sunday, 4 Wing spokesman Mathew Strong said.
A Newfoundland ecological reserve that bears the oldest known evidence of multi-cellular life is now a World Heritage Site.
North Shore Rescue team harnessed up to save a dog stuck on a cliff at the top of St. Mark's Summit on the Howe Sound Crest Trail in Cypress Provincial Park.
An 11-year old camper's letter successfully made the trip from the Laurentians to her grandmother's home in Perth, Ont. despite an incomplete address thanks to the help of 16,000 Facebookers, a paramedic and one very determined postal worker.
For close to half a century, the family of residential school student Marieyvonne Alaka did not know where she died or where she was buried. Now, her mother is preparing to visit the little girl’s grave for the first time.
As you may have suspected, your car is spying on you. Fire up a new model and it updates more than 100,000 data points, including rather personal details like the front-seat passenger’s weight. The navigation system tracks every mile and remembers your ro
At least seven officers were injured and at least three of them are feared dead in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a source said.
Bomb-making guides, images of beheadings and plans of MI5 headquarters were found at the East London home of the bright 16-year-old, where her father had let her watch ultra-violent material.
Judge Monte Watkins sentenced Cory Batey, a former Vanderbilt University football player, to 15 years prison Friday.
Exposing the uncertainties unleashed by Britain's decision to leave the European Union, the U.K. minister in charge of negotiating the divorce said Sunday that most EU citizens in Britain when it leaves the bloc will be able to stay -- but some might have
A letter drafted by U.S. and Canadian anti-doping leaders urging Russia's removal from the upcoming Olympics is circulating days before the public release of a report expected to detail a state-sponsored doping system that corrupted the country's entire s
A 91-year-old woman has been questioned by police in Germany — after she filled in the blanks in a piece of modern art based on a crossword puzzle.
A bullet from the gun fired by a Colorado deputy struck a suspect's weapon and traveled straight down the pistol's barrel.
A lawyer for the Turkish government, Robert Amsterdam, said that "there are indications of direct involvement" in the coup attempt of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who is living in exile in Pennsylvania.
So-called death midwives provide the dying and their families with a wide range of services similar to birth midwives so the term should not be legally challenged by organizations that govern maternity care, says a spokeswoman for a British Columbia group
A Hamilton father finally gets his day in court.
For the past few weeks, wildlife lovers near Christina Lake have been trying to catch a red-eared slider near Christina Lake. Red-eared sliders are not indigenous to the region; they grow to be over a foot long and can do serious damage to local painted t
Bird Studies Canada, which monitors sea bird mortality, says there have been about half a dozen reports of dead Rhinoceros Auklets around the Victoria area and Washington State.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't taking the bait set out by the Russian Embassy in Canada, which used Thursday's attack in Nice to go after NATO's mission in eastern Europe.
A Moncton, N.B., doctor who checked the medical files of more than 100 young women, including co-workers, waitresses and women he met at the gym and bars, has been fired.
Donald Trump declared on Twitter Friday morning that he has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
The team out for a morning practice came across an exhausted woman in the water, with no lifejacket, and helped bring her to safety.
The Canadian government has purchased a series of five unmanned drones that come with their own launch and retrieval system, meaning they do not rely on long runways to operate.
Under wraps for 13 years, the U.S. on Friday released once-top secret pages from a congressional report into 9-11 that questioned whether Saudis who were in contact with the hijackers after they arrived in the U.S. knew what they were planning.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says a group within the military engaged in an attempted coup.
Experienced fishing guide Neil Sherwood managed to swim for more than three hours in rough seas off Vancouver Island's west coast before rescuers managed to spot him.
A Colorado teen decided she wasn't going to work after discovering a bear had locked itself in her Subaru. Sheriff's deputies in Jefferson County, Colo., responded to the call about the bear stuck inside her car on Tuesday morning.
A shop owner in Christchurch, New Zealand, prevented a robbery by ignoring an armed man and calmly handing an order to a paying customer.
Mounds of ankle-deep fish flies are piling up in the Manitoba town of Gimli where town workers are scooping them with shovels and filling dozens of garbage bags at a time.
A lorry strikes a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, in what local authorities describe as an "attack".
Mike Danks was about to go for a hike on the North Shore when the call came in — a young woman was lost near the BCMC trail on the North Shore, where he just happened to be with his three young daughters and two of their friends.
One minute hiker Rachel Lautard was watching a dog pass her, the next minute, 'I was on my back with this bear on top of me.'
The drug, sold under the brand name Epclusa, is a once-daily pill taken for 12 weeks that can rid the body of all six strains of hepatitis C
Halifax company Spring Loaded Technology won a $1M contract with Canadian military to try out bionic knee braces and has delivered the first 60.
Calgary police have taken a man into custody who "may have been involved" in the disappearance of five-year-old Taliyah Leigh Marsman and are searching an area east of the city, investigators say.
Study says participants also agreed to allow data sharing with NSA and employers.
The Tenors say member Remigio Pereira will no longer perform with the Canadian vocal quartet until further notice, blaming him for altering the O Canada lyrics at the MLB all-star game on Tuesday by including the phrase "all lives matter."
A MAN suffered an agonising death after his wife grabbed his TESTICLES and crushed them in her grip for five minutes.
For the first time, a federal judge has suppressed evidence obtained without a warrant by U.S. law enforcement using a stingray, a surveillance device that can trick suspects' cell phones into revealing their locations.
Gyulchehra Bobokulova, 38, says she was ordered by Allah to decapitate the girl but now claims in a Moscow prison confession to have repented for the medieval February 29 killing.
A woman who once claimed to be Paul
Bernardo’s biggest fan is back behind bars
after allegedly slashing a guard’s throat at
the U.S. Consulate in downtown Toronto.
A dog who was rescued as a deaf three-month-old puppy recently received the Agility Trial Champion of Canada title, completing a seven-year climb through the ranks of canine athleticism with the rescuer who became trainer and teammate.
When Tara Seeger put up a sign asking Canada Post to restore door-to-door service, she didn't know it would create so much controversy. The city of St. Albert told her to take it down. Instead, she added more.
Starting this month, tourists to Nova Scotia will have the opportunity to accompany Parks Canada staff on a crab hunting excursion at Kejimkujik National Park, to help control an invasive species.
Charges of fraud and breach of trust against Senator Patrick Brazeau were withdrawn by the Crown on Wednesday.
A Langley man who earned the moniker “Dr. Frankenstein of weapons” by manufacturing and selling silencers and gun parts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Medical marijuana users insist that using pot does their bodies good, but doctors are seeing an increasing number of long-time smokers discovering that the drug they once loved because it took away their pain is now making them sick.
Texas's open-carry gun laws contributed to the chaos after five police officers were killed by a lone shooter in Dallas last week. As tensions in the U.S. boil over, the potential for more violence looms.
Lake Como in Italy has long served as a tranquil paradise for the rich and famous, with George Clooney and Madonna owning luxury villas. But its railway station is now a makeshift migrant camp.
OTTAWA - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is telling Ottawa there's no more time to
Afghan native Obaidullah Siddiqui was stripped of his right to stay in Canada because he returned to his war-torn homeland to visit his parents.