Michael Spavor breaks silence after returning from China, says he’s ‘overjoyed’ to be home

Michael Spavor breaks silence after returning from China, says he’s ‘overjoyed’ to be home By David Lao Global News Posted October 1, 2021 4:16 pm     Updated October 1, 2021 4:54 pm 14:29 Michael Kovrig returns home, and Garneau on the deal to free the two Michaels RELATED: "The West Block" host Mercedes Stephenson speaks with Michael Kovrig, his…

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Fumio Kishida to become Japan’s new prime minister after winning party leadership

Fumio Kishida to become Japan’s new prime minister after winning party leadership By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press Posted September 29, 2021 3:07 am View image in full screen Japan's former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida speaks after being announced the winner of the Liberal Democrat Party leadership election in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Kishida has won the governing party…

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Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing as he pursues Philippine presidency

Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing as he pursues Philippine presidency By Staff Reuters Posted September 29, 2021 1:07 am View image in full screen Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, attends a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Las Vegas. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Yordenis Ugas, of Cuba, in a welterweight championship bout Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP…

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Canada, China trade barbs at UN General Assembly over 2 Michaels, Meng Wanzhou

Canada, China trade barbs at UN General Assembly over 2 Michaels, Meng Wanzhou By Saba Aziz Global News Posted September 27, 2021 10:26 pm 1:45 UNGA 2021: Garneau thanks allies after 2 Michaels released from Chinese prison, returned to Canada WATCH: UNGA 2021: Garneau thanks allies after 2 Michaels released from Chinese prison, returned to Canada comments Leave a comment…

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The two Michaels are back home from China. Here’s what we know about how that happened

The two Michaels are back home from China. Here’s what we know about how that happened By Rachel Gilmore Global News Posted September 27, 2021 4:43 pm     Updated September 27, 2021 5:20 pm 0:28 White House press secretary says China’s release of 2 Michaels ‘positive’ news WATCH: White House press secretary says China's release of 2 Michaels 'positive'…

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As Angela Merkel departs, here’s how Germany’s government could look

As Angela Merkel departs, here’s how Germany’s government could look By Geir Moulson The Associated Press Posted September 27, 2021 8:27 am     Updated September 27, 2021 8:28 am 0:25 Merkel’s bloc sees worst election result since 1949 as Germany’s Social Democrats rise WATCH: Merkel’s bloc sees worst election result since 1949 as Germany’s Social Democrats rise comments Leave…

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China continues to deny retaliatory arrests, freed 2 Michaels for health reasons

China continues to deny retaliatory arrests, freed 2 Michaels for health reasons By Huizhong Wu The Associated Press Posted September 27, 2021 7:54 am     Updated September 27, 2021 12:32 pm 3:01 Canada-China relations remain uncertain after Michaels, Meng Wanzhou released WATCH: Canada-China relations remain uncertain after Michaels, Meng Wanzhou released. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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Could release of 2 Michaels, Meng Wanzhou thaw Canada-China relations? Experts are mixed

Could release of 2 Michaels, Meng Wanzhou thaw Canada-China relations? Experts are mixed By Sean Boynton Global News Posted September 25, 2021 8:00 am     Updated September 25, 2021 11:19 am 3:28 Trudeau says Michael Spavor, Michael Kovrig ‘on their way home’ WATCH: Trudeau says Michael Spavor, Michael Kovrig 'on their way home' comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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Evergrande, China’s goliath developer is in major debt, here’s what it means

Evergrande, China’s goliath developer is in major debt, here’s what it means By The Staff Global News Posted September 21, 2021 11:36 am 1:07 Evergrande sell-off putting pressure on Chinese developers: analyst WATCH: Evergrande sell-off putting pressure on Chinese developers comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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China, COVID-19, energy at top of mind during Japan’s leadership race debate

China, COVID-19, energy at top of mind during Japan’s leadership race debate By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press Posted September 18, 2021 4:00 pm View image in full screen A computer monitor shows the live streaming of the candidates for the presidential election of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party speaking at a debate session hosted by the Japan National Press…

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U.S., Britain, Australia form new Indo-Pacific security alliance, AUKUS

U.S., Britain, Australia form new Indo-Pacific security alliance, AUKUS By Aamer Madhani And Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press Posted September 15, 2021 6:19 pm     Updated September 15, 2021 8:51 pm View image in full screen President Joe Biden delivers remarks about a national security initiative on September 15, 2021 in the East Room of the White House in…

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Afghanistan’s Gen Z faces uncertain future: ‘Dreams snatched in front of our eyes’

Afghanistan’s Gen Z faces uncertain future: ‘Dreams snatched in front of our eyes’ By Islamabad bureau, Parniyan Zemaryalai in London and Zeba Siddiqui in New Delhi Reuters Posted August 30, 2021 11:30 am 11:00 Afghanistan Crisis: Canada to enter negotiations with Taliban, Garneau says Afghanistan Crisis: Canada to enter negotiations with Taliban, Garneau says comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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Emergency response system didn’t work properly during U.S. Capitol riot: report

Emergency response system didn’t work properly during U.S. Capitol riot: report By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO The Associated Press Posted August 24, 2021 8:58 pm 2:18 ‘I was effectively defenceless’: Officers at inquiry relive U.S. Capitol insurrection WATCH: 'I was effectively defenceless' – Officers at inquiry relive U.S. Capitol insurrection – Jul 27, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook…

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Taliban takeover in Afghanistan opens door for al-Qaida resurgence, experts say

Taliban takeover in Afghanistan opens door for al-Qaida resurgence, experts say By Eric Tucker The Associated Press Posted August 23, 2021 8:13 pm View image in full screen Pentagon spokesman John Kirby with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Taylor, Joint Staff Operations, listens to a reporter's question about Afghanistan during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Monday, Aug. 23,…

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Evacuation flights resume out of Kabul as Taliban cements its hold on Afghanistan

Evacuation flights resume out of Kabul as Taliban cements its hold on Afghanistan By Staff Reuters Posted August 17, 2021 1:30 am     Updated August 17, 2021 1:37 am 3:08 Frustration simmers over Canada’s efforts to help Afghan refugees WATCH: Frustration simmers over Canada's efforts to help Afghan refugees comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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Poor countries still waiting for COVID-19 vaccines as COVAX donations trickle in

Poor countries still waiting for COVID-19 vaccines as COVAX donations trickle in By Maria Cheng and Lori Hinnant The Associated Press Posted August 14, 2021 9:50 am 0:45 Pandemic treaty must address inequalities: WHO WATCH: Pandemic treaty must address inequalities: WHO – May 25, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via…

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Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers say U.S. extradition case filled with gaps, is ‘fatally flawed’

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers say U.S. extradition case filled with gaps, is ‘fatally flawed’ By Amy Smart The Canadian Press Posted August 13, 2021 9:46 pm     Updated August 13, 2021 9:48 pm 2:09 Canada’s relationship with China takes another major hit after sentencing of Michael Spavor WATCH ABOVE: Canada's relationship with China takes another major hit after sentencing of…

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