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In omicron free New Zealand, Christmas without restrictions

Wellington, New Zealand (AP): New Zealanders celebrated Christmas on Saturday in the warmth of mid-summer with few restrictions, in one of the few countries...

COVID-19 has been a lesson in Greek letters, one variant at...

Vancouver: The Greek alphabet arrived on the global stage and into everyday lexicon riding on waves of the novel coronavirus as the World Health...

Canada earmarks 20 per cent of climate funding to address biodiversity...

Glasgow (The Canadian Press) Canada's Environment Minister says the federal government will allocate at least 20 per cent of its $5.3 billion international climate...

Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help evacuees: officials

Ottawa: The military's special forces are operating outside the closed confines of Kabul's chaotic airport to get people on flights out of Afghanistan, Canadian...

Chaos as thousands flee Afghanistan after Taliban takeover

  By Ahmad Seir, Rahim Faiez, Kathy Gannon And Joseph Krauss Kabul Afghanistan (AP): Thousands of people packed into the Afghan capital's airport on Monday, rushing...

Wall Street lower amid pandemic, Afghanistan worries

By Yuri Kageyama NEW YORK (AP): Stocks fell in early trading Monday, amid worries about rising coronavirus infections in the U.S. and around the globe,...

Visit to Vancouver of H.E. Ajay Bisaria, High Commissioner of India...

H.E. Ajay Bisaria, High Commissioner of India to Canada, concluded his visit to Vancouver from 19 – 25 July, 2021. This was High Commissioner’s...

In U turn, UK’s Johnson to quarantine after COVID-19 contact

London (AP):  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will spend 10 days self-isolating after contact with a confirmed coronavirus case, his office said Sunday reversing...

Coronavirus more likely to spread indoors through maskless interaction: Study

Washington: Speaking in indoor spaces without wearing a mask poses the greatest risk of spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to others, a...

Meghan and Harry welcome second child, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana

Barbara: The second baby for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is officially here: Meghan gave birth to a healthy girl on Friday. A spokesperson...

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