An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled Islamist-dominated government.
It’s believed threats made by a terrorist group in a recently released propaganda video have kept a number of teams from a major cheerleading competition set to take place at West Edmonton Mall next week.
The tiny town of Vulcan, Alta., virtually tripled in size the day that actor Leonard Nimoy detoured from a comic book convention in 2010 to visit the community that has cosmically connected itself to his Star Trek character, Mr. Spock.
Alberta’s bottom line is being affected by a reduction in revenue from falling oil prices and the premier says a ten-year plan is in the works to minimize the impact on programs and services in the future.
Pressure is mounting on the federal government to take action on missing and murdered aboriginal women, with several premiers and aboriginal leaders meeting in Ottawa today to try to determine what can be done.
The death toll from severe weather that caused avalanches and flooding across much of Afghanistan has jumped to more than 200 people, and the number is expected to climb with cold weather and difficult conditions hampering rescue efforts, relief workers and UN officials said Friday.
The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary.
The man convicted of torturing a dog and cat to death in early 2014 will have to wait a little longer for his sentence, as a Calgary court said it will need to wait for an assessment to be completed.