The First Flight In 6 Years has Taken Off From Yemen's Capital Sana'a
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The First Flight In 6 Years has Taken Off From Yemen’s Capital Sana’a

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yemen: Reopening of Sana’a airport is a stepping stone towards sustainable peace By: Tiril SkarsteinNorwegian Refugee Council Phone: +47 90569287 Statement by Erin Hutchinson, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Country Director in Yemen, on the resumption today of commercial flights from Sana’a: “The take-off of the first commercial flight from Sana’a airport in almost six years Read More…

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Stones, Blood And Fire As Deborah Samuel Is Murdered In The Caliphate

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Stones, Blood And Fire As Deborah Samuel Is Murdered In The Caliphate “Who kills in name of god leaves god without a name.”                          —Prof. Wole Soyinka, 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature. Thursday’s stoning to death and eventual burning of Deborah Samuel at Read More…

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Charest Wins First English Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes The first all-candidates English debate for the Conservative Party leadership was filled with rhetoric and lots of promises Through the first Conservative debate, the public got their first assessment of the candidates’ positions and commitments on significant issues affecting Canadians. Every Candidate made lofty promises but fell short on specifics as to how they planned Read More…

Russia Threatens Finland As It Moves A Step Closer To NATO Membership
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Russia Threatens Finland As It Moves A Step Closer To NATO Membership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finland and Sweeden are set to becoming the newest members of NATO Alliances For decades Russia and Finland had been bound to an international treaty that prevented the Nordic nation from becoming a member of NATO. With the illegal invasion of Ukraine in February and the Annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia’s aggression in the Read More…

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New Firearm Regulations Set To Take Effect May 18 Of This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes There has been a steady increase in gun violence year after year and recent mass shootings in Canada had the country calling for stricter gun laws By: Charlotte Hui Every year, the country continues to see a steady rise in firearm-related shootings, and according to Statistics Canada, 277 out of 743 murders in 2020 were Read More…

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Spain Launches 024, National Helpline For Mental Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spain is among several countries that are putting significant resources into mental health services Mental health is a priority objective of Spain’s public policies. It forms part of the Public Agenda to make it visible and end the stigmas and taboos around this illness. Far too many suffer in silence, and it’s time to bring Read More…

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Civilian Casualties Halved Since The Start Of The Truce In Yemen

Reading Time: 2 minutes The number of civilians killed and injured in Yemen has dropped by more than 50 per cent since the start of the truce agreement on 2 April.  By: Jasmin Lavoie, NRC Media Coordinator in Yemen: jasmin.lavoie@nrc.no, +967 73 600 339 In the month before the announcement of the truce, 213 civilians were injured or killed in Read More…

Cop27 Climate Change Conference Is Set For November 2020 In Egypt
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Cop27 Climate Change Conference Is Set For November 2020 In Egypt

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK and Egypt bring more than 40 countries together to drive the implementation of climate commitments The UK and Egypt will bring together more than 40 countries in Copenhagen this week to focus on what climate action needs to be taken to deliver key commitments ahead of COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh in November. In the Read More…

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Will the New Housing Pilot Really Help the Dene People?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The federal government spends $200,000 a year to approve Dene Nation’s Strategic Housing Plan By: Charlotte Hui Northwest Territories -Today, situated on Treaty 8 Territory, Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Dene National Chief Gerald Antoine announced additional funding for the Dene Nation’s Strategic Housing initiative. The new housing pilot project will help the Read More…

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Historic Visit By Prime Minister Trudeau To Meet With Ukrainian President Zelensky

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada will continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with Ukraine On May 8, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, and Foreign Minister Melanie Joly made a surprise visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, and met with President Volodymyr Zelensky. Due to the high-security risk, Trudeau’s visit became public once he had landed. They Read More…

Putin Declares Victory Amidst Mounting Russian Casualties
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Putin Declares Victory Amidst Mounting Russian Casualties

Reading Time: < 1 minute Putin’s use of Parade Day to declare victory is another ploy to deceive the Russian people Russia declares victory on its annual parade day. The day marks the end of commemoration of the end of World War 2 and the defeat of Nazi Germany at the hands of the Soviets Red Army. Russian President Vladimir Read More…

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Bongbong Marcos, On The Verge Of Becoming Philippines Next President

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ferdinand Marcos Jr is set to replace outgoing Duterte as the next President of the country The 2022 Philippine presidential elections are on the verge of installing the son of former dictator Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr. The disgraced dictator served as the country’s tenth president from 1965 to 1986. During his 20-year reign, most Read More…

Europe Sports Trending

Barcelona vs Lyon, Real Madrid vs Liverpool: Two Football Finals With Spanish Clubs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Barcelona vs Lyon, Real Madrid vs Liverpool: Two Football Finals With Spanish Clubs May is the month for European football finals. On 21 May, Barcelona of Spain will confront Lyon of France in the final of the women’s Champions league at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy. This promises to be a gorgeous encounter as Read More…

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Many campaign promises are made, but will they be kept?

Reading Time: 4 minutes All campaign promises from the Progressive Conservative Party, the Liberal Party, and the New Democratic Party for the Ontario 2022 general election The 2022 Election will be held on June 2, and Progressive Conservative Party, the Liberal Party, and the New Democratic Party have announced different campaign promises. We have rounded up all the pledges Read More…

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Canadian Mobile Users Will Benefit From Huawei’s 5G Technology

Reading Time: 3 minutes Analysis of Huawei’s leading technologies in the world and the political factors involved By: Charlotte Hui In Global Data’s recent H2 2021 report 5G Radio Access Report “RAN”: Competitive Landscape Assessment, Huawei’s 5G RAN portfolio has been ranked top provider for the third year. In the H2 2021 report, Huawei’s product portfolio outclassed its competitors Read More…

Syrians' Losing Daily Fight For Survival
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Syrians’ Losing Daily Fight For Survival

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Like nothing, we have seen”: Syrians fight to survive an unprecedented economic crisis By: Ahmed Bayram, NRC’s Middle East,+962790160147  Vulnerable Syrian families need urgent financial support to survive the country’s debilitating economic crisis, warns the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ahead of the sixth Brussels pledging conference on Syria. New findings released by NRC today show how families across Syria Read More…

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the MMIWG report
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Today Canada Honours Its Missing Murdered, Indigenous Woman, Girls & Two Spirited

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada called the Missing Murdered, Indigenous Woman, Girls & Two-Spirited Genocide. May 5th is dedicated to honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, and Gender-Diverse People, (MMIGG2S). Indigenous women are far more likely to go missing or become murder victims within Canada. For years the Indigenous community has asked the various Federal Governments to call Read More…

Israel High Court Set Danger Precedent
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Israel High Court Set Danger Precedent

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Dangerous” Israel High Court of Justice decision permits forcible transfer of Palestinians in Masafer Yatta By: Media and Communications Adviser, Amman, ahmed.bayram@nrc.no, Jerusalem, 5 May 2022 — A new Israeli court ruling paves the way for the forcible transfer of Palestinians in the southern West Bank area of Masafer Yatta, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned today. Read More…

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Premier Ford, To Ask Lieutenant Governor to Dissolve the Government at 3 pm

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ontario Premier Doug Ford called for the dissolution of the legislature and the launch of an election campaign By: Charlotte Hui Doug Ford will meet with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell today at 3 P.M. to officially start the election campaign. Dowdeswell is likely to accept Ford’s proposal to dissolve the provincial parliament and sign a Read More…

Eastern Canada Trending

More Vaccine Clinics Coming To Toronto To Boost Immunization In Seniors

Reading Time: < 1 minute Toronto Public Health continues to bring vaccination clinics to local community centers for people 65 and older By: Charlotte Hui Last night, Toronto Public Health announced that it is committed to bringing COVID-19 vaccination clinics into community centers over the next two weeks to make it easier for Torontonians to access the COVID-19 vaccine in Read More…

Robert Falcon-Ouellette, Frontrunner To Become Winnipeg's Next Mayor
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Robert Falcon-Ouellette, Frontrunner To Become Winnipeg’s Next Mayor

Reading Time: 2 minutes If elected, Dr. Falcon-Ouellette will break the city’s 85-year-old streak of only electing lawyers and businesspeople The announcement by the current Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowan back in October of 2020 that he will not seek re-election left the race wide open for anyone wanting the city’s top job. For many months there has been speculation Read More…

Over A Quarter-million People Are Victims Of A New “water war” in Burkina Faso
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Over A Quarter-million People Are Victims Of A New “water war” in Burkina Faso

Reading Time: 3 minutes Water is a precious currency in the peak dry season of Burkina Faso By: Jessica WanlessGlobal Media Adviser Norwegian Refugee Council Thirty-two water facilities have been destroyed so far this year, impacting nearly 300,000 people according to a group of 13 national and international organizations providing humanitarian and development assistance in the country. Targeted attacks have Read More…