Western Canada

3 Inmates Transported To Hospital After Prison Shanking

Reading Time: < 1 minute On February 22, 2020, at about 12:00 p.m., three inmates were victims of an assault at Edmonton Institution, a maximum-security federal institution. The injured inmates were evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment. No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident. The Edmonton Police Service and Read More…

Middle East

Hard-Line Conservatives Take Lead In Iran’s Legislative Elections

Reading Time: 2 minutes Conservatives took the lead Saturday as the first results of Iran’s parliamentary election came in. By 7 p.m. votes had been counted in more than 140 constituencies out of 208, according to National Elections Committee figures. 159 candidates managed to make it to Parliament, mostly fresh faces, in the 11th legislative election since the 1979 Read More…

COVID-19 World News

Coronavirus Outbreak In Italy Shuts Down Mass Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the Veneto and Lombardia regions, the number of people infected with the coronavirus has exceeded 50. Mass events are banned in 10 cities, and schools and shops are closed. The President of Lombardia Attilio Fontana, ANSA reports, announced this at a press conference. There are currently 12 cases of coronavirus in Veneto. One of Read More…