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Canada appreciates family’s release from Taliban captivity

TORONTO -UNS : Canada voiced relief Thursday at the release of a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children born in Taliban captivity. The kidnapped couple were taken hostage in Afghanistan while backpacking in Central Asia in 2012. “We are greatly relieved that …

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Trump praises Pakistan’s cooperation in release of US-Canadian family from terrorists

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump announced Thursday that US and Pakistani officials had secured the release of a American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children from Taliban captivity. He praised the Pakistani government and armed forces for the cooperation to rescue the …

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Five US,Canadian hostages recovered from terrorists custody by Pak Army

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army recovered five Western hostages including one Canadian, his US national wife and their three children from terrorist’s custody through an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops. According to a statement by the ISPR, the hostages were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan during 2012 …

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Canada’s parliament pass anti-Islamophobia motion

OTTAWA – Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion Thursday paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia. The motion, which passed easily, asks the government to “recognize the need to quell the …

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US,Canada to probe uptick in migrant flow

Canada and the United States on Friday pledged to cooperate to determine why migrants are increasingly attempting to cross the border illegally into America’s northern neighbor. The pledge came after talks between Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and visiting US Homeland Security Secretary John …

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Trump NSA Michael Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

WASHINGTON -UNS : Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted …

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Canadian PM to attend funeral for mosque shooting victims

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday will attend the funeral of two Algerians and a Tunisian man killed with three others in a mosque shooting, as he seeks to pull together a nation shaken by the hate crime. Up to 5,000 mourners are …

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Quebec mosque shooting suspect charged with murdering six people

QUEBEC CITY/TORONTO: A French-Canadian university student was the sole suspect in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque and was charged with the premeditated murder of six people, Canadian authorities said on Monday, in what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called “a terrorist attack.” Court documents …

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Canada welcomes refugees, airline rejects US-bound passenger

TORONTO: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed those fleeing war and persecution on Saturday even as Canadian airlines said they would turn back U.S.-bound passengers to comply with an immigration ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries. A day after U.S. President Donald Trump put a …

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Communities launch hate-Free Zone against Trump policies

NEW YORK-UNS- EST, community groups launched a community defense and “Hate-Free Zone” in Kensington, Brooklyn, as a part of a national movement to build a line of defense against the Trump administration’s policies of xenophobia, racism, and bigotry. The action appropriately coincided with the executive …

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