Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.
Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president on Sunday only hours after the two leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive.
Forty-five Canadians were relieved to be back home after their sun-drenched vacations turned into a nightmare, when tropical storm Odile blew down water, power and communication lines across the Baja Peninsula last week.
Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end. Nearly six months after Afghans cast ballots in a first-round vote, the country's election commission on Saturday said it would announce final, audited results on Sunday from a two-man runoff held in June.
The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.
City of Edmonton officials have identified two streets to add to Edmonton’s growing network of bike routes – and officials are hoping to gauge reaction from cyclists over how those bike lanes could be added.
Volunteers searching for clues about the fate of missing and murdered aboriginal women have found bones along the banks of the Red River in Winnipeg. Police are now analyzing the remains, found Tuesday evening, but don't know yet if they are human.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare and “fairly aggressive” type of malignant tumour. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital, said Ford was diagnosed with pleomorphic liposarcoma, a type of cancer found in soft, fatty tissue of the body.
After a fatal collision left one man lying dead on a busy road on the city’s south side, and caused major traffic delays that morning – and by the end of the day police said the driver of the vehicle involved had been charged.
Edmonton police said investigation by officers on the city’s west side, along with members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT), had resulted in the seizure of a number of different types of narcotics that were being packaged and sold from a business in the area.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko heaped much praise on Canada for its support in the face of a Russian military incursion, in a speech to Parliament punctuated by cheers and standing ovations.