Two dead in stabbing attack at Ismaili center in Lisbon

LISBON, March 28 (Reuters) – At least two people were killed and one injured in a knife attack at the Ismaili center in Lisbon on Tuesday, Portuguese police and a Muslim community official said. Officers shot the assailant after he refused to lay down his gun and approached them with a large knife. He was … Read more

Israeli defense minister calls for halt to judicial reform

JERUSALEM, March 25 (Reuters) – Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Saturday called on the government to suspend legislation on court system changes, saying the bitter dispute over the measures posed a danger to national security . “The growing division is seeping into military and defense institutions – it is a clear, immediate and real … Read more

Roxham Road still busy with asylum seekers after Biden and Trudeau change pact

CHAMPLAIN, New York/TORONTO, March 25 (Reuters) – Asylum seekers warned by police that they could be deported have continued to enter Canada through the unofficial border crossing from the United States to Quebec at Roxham Road a day after the two countries amended a 20-year-old asylum pact trying to stem the influx. US President Joe … Read more

Biden and Trudeau united against authoritarian regimes after China-Russia summit

OTTAWA, March 24 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented a united front against authoritarian regimes on Friday during Biden’s visit to the Canadian capital days after a summit was held in Moscow by Chinese and Russian leaders. Images of Biden and Trudeau standing side by side in Ottawa … Read more

“If not now, when ?” : emotional Australian Prime Minister pushes Indigenous referendum forward

SYDNEY, March 23 (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese held back tears on Thursday as he revealed the question the government wants to ask in a referendum on whether to recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the constitution of the country. ” If not now, when ? asked Albanese, muffled during a … Read more

Record international migration boosts historic Canadian population increase

OTTAWA, March 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s population grew by more than one million people for the first time in history in 2022, almost entirely due to an increase in the number of immigrants and temporary residents , Statistics Canada announced on Wednesday. The total population rose by a record 1.05 million people to 39.57 million … Read more