June 22, 2022

G7 Summit in Germany to announce measures aimed at Russia overs its invasion of Ukraine, says US official

Damsged vehcils due to russian shelling in Ukraine (File image) Photo : AP Washington: Leaders at the upcoming G7 summit are likely to announce to increase pressure on Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine. “We will roll out a concrete set of proposals...

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Turkey: Security forces raid 3 houses, 1 hotel in Istanbul to dismantle Iranian intelligent cell for planning attacks on Israelis

Representative image Photo : iStock KEY HIGHLIGHTS Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, earlier this week, claimed that Israel and Turkey had stopped numerous attempts by Iran-backed terrorists to attack Israelis “The operational efforts with the Turkish security forces have borne fruit. In recent days, in a...

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French President Emmanuel Macron urges ‘compromises’ to break political deadlock

French President Emmanuel Macron (File image) Photo : AP Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged political parties of the country to make compromises to end a political deadlock, reported news agency AFP. Notably, the political impasse erupted in France after Macron lost his parliamentary...

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Most of GTA now accepting applications for $10-a-day childcare

Licensed childcare facilities in the Greater Toronto Area are now able to apply for the Canada-wide $10-a-day program, bringing parents one step closer to their promised rebate cheques. Ontario inked a deal with the federal government for $10-a-day childcare back in March and promised that fees...

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Top Dems thumbed their nose at women’s rights with Cuellar endorsement

If establishment Democrats have some grand strategy behind endorsing a conservative, anti-abortion, gun-loving Democrat during a time of rampant gun death and widespread attacks on women’s bodily autonomy, we’ve yet to hear it.  Nonetheless, top House Democrats like Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, Majority Leader Steny...

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Amid travel chaos, regulator unveils new passenger rights rules to fill refund ‘gap’

Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, June 22, 2022 5:41PM EDT Canada’s transport regulator aims to beef up its passenger rights charter, placing more stringent rules around reimbursement by airlines – though some advocates say the rules fall short of frameworks in other countries. New...

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Almost 100,000 mail ballots not counted in federal election, most arrived late

OTTAWA – Almost 100,000 mail-in ballots were not counted in the federal election, most because they arrived after the deadline, a report by Elections Canada has revealed. The body that administers Canada’s elections says 99,988 special ballots were “set aside” and not counted, including because they...

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