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At least 14 killed after series of explosions rock Afghanistan, Taliban says A series of explosions shook Afghanistan on Wednesday, the Taliban said, including a blast inside a mosque in the capital of Kabul that killed at least five worshippers and three bombings of minivans in the country's north that killed nine passengers.
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Dozens of migrants missing off Tunisia's coast after boat capsized Rescue teams searched Wednesday for dozens of people reported missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Europe capsized off Tunisia's coast.
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Pfizer to offer low cost meds and vaccines to 45 developing countries Pfizer said Wednesday that it will provide nearly two dozen products, including its top-selling COVID-19 vaccine and treatment, at not-for-profit prices in some of the world's poorest countries. Most of the countries are in Africa, but the list also inclu
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.K. PM's office showed 'failures of leadership and judgement' by holding lockdown parties: report A report into lockdown-breaching U.K. government parties published Wednesday said blame for a 'culture' of rule-breaking in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office must rest with those at the top.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Russia launches fresh offensive, wants sanctions relief to free up Ukraine food supply routes Russian forces launched offensives on towns in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, with constant mortar bombardment destroying several houses and killing civilians, Ukrainian officials said, as Russia focuses its attack on the industrial Donbas region.
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Australian owner of major Ring of Fire deposits brings big promises, controversial reputation The Australian owner of the company that holds the largest mining stake in the Ring of Fire has a controversial reputation for business dealings with Indigenous people back home. Canadian and Australian interests weigh in on whether Andrew Forrest's backg
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Working to save an urban forest gave me back my confidence Brigette Watson faced a major hurdle when she decided to help save an urban forest in Montreal: her anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Conservative leadership candidates gather in Quebec for final debate of the race Conservative leadership candidateswill gather tonight for the final official debate of the race a French-language matchup that will challenge the candidates' languages skills as they fight for the top job.
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What's a derecho and why is it so destructive? The science behind this powerful storm When Canadian tornado expert David Sills studied the forecast on Saturday morning, he never expected the line of storms headed for Windsor, Ont., would soon strengthen into Canadas first derecho in decades, wreaking havoc across southern Ontario and Quebe
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North Korea fires suspected ICBM after Biden visits region North Korea fired three missiles, including one thought to be an intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday, after U.S. President Joe Biden left Asia following a trip in which he agreed to new measures to deter the nuclear-armed state.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend