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    Canada to offer temporary permits to those stranded by Trump ban

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:50am on January 30, 2017

    Canada will offer temporary residency permits to travellers who become stranded here by president Donald Trump's order banning travellers from seven Muslim-majority nations, the immigration minister said Sunday...

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    Canada mosque attack kills six

    Agence France-Presse . Quebec City | Updated at 12:30am on January 31, 2017

    Gunmen stormed into a Quebec mosque during evening prayers and opened fire on dozens of worshippers, killing six and wounding eight in what Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau condemned as a ‘terrorist attack.’...

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    Trump stands firm over travel ban

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on January 30, 2017

    The Trump administration is standing firm over its ban on immigration from seven countries despite court rulings and mass protests against it...

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    Yemen clashes leave 109 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Aden | Updated at 12:43am on January 30, 2017

    Fierce battles between Yemeni government forces and Shia rebels on the country’s west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday...

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    Boat with 31 mostly Chinese tourists missing in Malaysia

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:42pm on January 29, 2017

    A boat carrying 31 people, including around 20 Chinese tourists, is missing after sailing out from an...

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    Judge blocks part of Trump’s immigration ban

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:15am on January 30, 2017

    A federal judge blocked Saturday part of president Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban, ordering authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travellers stuck at US airports...

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    Trump, Putin discuss 'mutually beneficial' trade, security

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:35am on January 29, 2017

    President Donald Trump had an hour-long discussion Saturday with Russian president Vladimir Putin — the first since Trump assumed office last week — raising questions over the fate of US sanctions against Moscow and whether the two will look to enhance military cooperation against the Islamic State group...

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    No time to create walls between nations: Rouhani

    Reuters | Updated at 07:14pm on January 28, 2017

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday it was no time to build walls between nations and criticised steps towards cancelling world trade agreements...

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    China marks Lunar New Year with prayers, incense, fireworks

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:36am on January 28, 2017

    Chinese are heading to temples and fairs to wish for an auspicious start to the Lunar New Year...

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    Thousand boat migrants rescued, one found dead in Mediterranean

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on January 28, 2017

    Some 1,000 migrants were saved from leaky boats in the central Mediterranean on Friday and one person was found dead, Italy's coast guard said...