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Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela after Maduro regime refuses to accredit diplomats critical of president
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Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela after Maduro regime refuses to accredit diplomats critical of president

Canada announced on Sunday it was temporarily shutting its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for refusing to accredit diplomats critical of his regime.

Canada may crackdown on social media giants to deal with election meddling
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Canada may crackdown on social media giants to deal with election meddling

Facebook, Twitter, Google are being asked to promote transparency and authenticity on their platforms.

Rahaf Alqunun, teen from Saudi Arabia who fled country fearing abuse, reaches Toronto after Canada grants her asylum
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Rahaf Alqunun, teen from Saudi Arabia who fled country fearing abuse, reaches Toronto after Canada grants her asylum

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun smiled broadly as she exited an arrival door at Toronto's airport sporting a Canada zipper hoodie.

Canada demands immediate release of two citizens 'detained arbitrarily' in China, seeks support of allies
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Canada demands immediate release of two citizens 'detained arbitrarily' in China, seeks support of allies

Canada's top diplomat on Saturday called on allies for support in securing the release of Canadians detained in China, noting that the arrests are a "worrying precedent" for the entire international community.

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals allegedly linked to Jamal Khashoggi's murder, asks for 'transparent, rigorous account' of killing
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Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals allegedly linked to Jamal Khashoggi's murder, asks for 'transparent, rigorous account' of killing

Canada's sanctions target individuals alleged to be members of a Saudi hit squad that killed Jamal Khashoggi, as well as close aides of the prince.

We're not 'a banana republic' says Saudi Arabia, demands apology from Canada for demanding release of Saudi women's rights activists
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We're not 'a banana republic' says Saudi Arabia, demands apology from Canada for demanding release of Saudi women's rights activists

In August, Saudi Arabia froze new trade with Canada, blocked grain imports, expelled Canada’s ambassador and ordered all Saudi students home after Ottawa called for the release of activists detained for urging more rights for women.

Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud move
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Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud move

The motion also endorsed the findings of a UN mission that outlines humanitarian crimes against the Rohingya Muslima and other minorities by the Myanmar military.

Canada Hajj pilgrims, Saudi students face uncertainty due to diplomatic row; Ottawa's allies remain silent
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Canada Hajj pilgrims, Saudi students face uncertainty due to diplomatic row; Ottawa's allies remain silent

Riyadh abruptly severed diplomatic and trade ties earlier in August in response to Canada's demand the release of civil society activists in the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia-Canada dispute over activists' release escalates: As Ottawa issues defiant statement, a look at bilateral ties
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Saudi Arabia-Canada dispute over activists' release escalates: As Ottawa issues defiant statement, a look at bilateral ties

The Saudi government expelled Canada's ambassador, giving him 24 hours to leave the country, and recalled its own envoy to Ottawa, while freezing all new trade.

Saudi Arabia suspends Toronto flights amid row with Canada over release of detained Saudi activists
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Saudi Arabia suspends Toronto flights amid row with Canada over release of detained Saudi activists

Saudi Arabia's state airliner has suspended its direct flights to Toronto after Canada called for the release of detained activists for civil society and women's rights.

Canada files complaint with WTO against US steel tariffs, deems them 'illegal'
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Canada files complaint with WTO against US steel tariffs, deems them 'illegal'

Canada filed a complaint at the WTO in response to "illegal" US tariffs on imports of Canadian steel and aluminum.

Canadian minister Navdeep Bains asked to take off turban at Detroit airport during security check; US officials apologise
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Canadian minister Navdeep Bains asked to take off turban at Detroit airport during security check; US officials apologise

A Canadian Sikh minister was asked to take off his turban at a Detroit airport during a security check despite passing through the metal detector without any problem.

Justin Trudeau to meet Narendra Modi in Delhi: It will take combined charm of PMs to mitigate bad vibes
India

Justin Trudeau to meet Narendra Modi in Delhi: It will take combined charm of PMs to mitigate bad vibes

By the time Trudeau returned to Delhi, the Khalistan issue was already at a crescendo, with no modifier. And the bad vibes became amplified

'Don't ignore the political message of Occupy Wall Street': Paul Krugman
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'Don't ignore the political message of Occupy Wall Street': Paul Krugman

As Occupy Wall Street protests spread across the United States and over the world, industry and media experts are warning the larger population to take its social and political message very seriously