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All Canadians in Mali hotel reported safe

All the Canadians known to have been in the hotel in Mali that was stormed by Islamic extremists are safe, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Friday. READ

NATO general says more effective effort needed to combat ISIL globally

Security efforts will have to be stepped up on a global scale to combat the threat posed by ISIL in light of last week's terror attacks in Paris, says a senior NATO official. READ

Ex-Subway pitchman Fogle gets more than 15 years in prison for child porn, sex with minors

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on Thursday for trading in child pornography and having sex with underage prostitutes, with the judge describing his "perversion and lawlessness" as "extreme." READ

Urgent need for increased international co-operation in fight against terrorism: APEC leaders

Asia-Pacific leaders called Thursday for governments to urgently increase co-operation in the fight against terrorism as they wrapped up annual talks haunted by the Paris attacks. READ

European soccer stadiums on red alert as domestic leagues resume in wake of Paris attacks

Fear and trepidation, rather than excitement and thrills, may grip fans when Europe's domestic soccer leagues resume this weekend in the wake of deadly terror attacks in Paris. READ

Islamic State group making determined effort for chemical weapons, Iraqi, US officials say

The Islamic State group is aggressively pursuing development of chemical weapons, setting up a branch dedicated to research and experiments with the help of scientists from Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the region, according to Iraqi and U.S. intelligence officials. READ

Suspected Paris mastermind, his female cousin killed in raid in Paris suburb

The Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris died a day ago along with his female cousin in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, French officials said Thursday, adding it was still not clear exactly how he died. READ

Jury sees video showing wife's last moments before husband kills her, puts photo on Facebook

A jury on Tuesday viewed a surveillance video depicting the final moments of a young wife's life before she was fatally shot by her husband, who later posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook and insists he fired in self-defence. READ

Man shot by Minneapolis police has died — shooting sparked protests

Authorities said Tuesday that a black man who was shot in an apparent scuffle with Minneapolis police officers has died. READ

Head of Russia's FSB: crash of the passenger plane in Egypt was the result of 'terrorist' act

A homemade explosive device brought down a Russian passenger plane over Egypt last month, the head of Russia's FSB security service said Tuesday, telling President Vladimir Putin it's now clear the crash that killed 224 people was a "terrorist" act and offering a $50 million reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. READ

Trudeau tries to bring Canada back to Asia at APEC summit in Manila

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Manila on Tuesday night, with two vexing economic challenges waiting for him at the second major international summit of his first foreign trip. READ

Canada to beef training of Iraqi forces, but experts ask: How far will it go?

A former overseas commander says if Justin Trudeau's beefed-up training mission in Iraq is to succeed in a timely manner he'll have to consider allowing Canadian troops to accompany local forces on operations in limited circumstances. READ

France hunts 2nd fugitive in Paris attacks, urges EU security aid, launches airstrikes on IS

French police are hunting for a second fugitive directly involved in the deadly Paris attacks, officials said Tuesday, as France made an unprecedented demand that its European Union allies support its military action against the Islamic State group. READ

Germany-Netherlands soccer friendly called off shortly before kickoff after security alert

The friendly soccer game between Germany and the Netherlands was cancelled at short notice due to the serious threat of an attack at the stadium on Tuesday. READ

Community, activists seek answers after black man is shot by Minneapolis police officer

Community members and activists demanded Monday that Minneapolis police identify an officer who shot a black man suspected in an assault and release video of the incident. READ

Trudeau tells G20 leaders Canada will still play active role in terror fight

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told his fellow G20 leaders that Canada will continue to make a strong military contribution in the fight against Islamic militants — but it won't be from the air. READ

France seeks united U.S.-Russia assault on Islamic State militants as nation honours 129 dead

France wants to bring the United States and Russia together in a grand coalition dedicated to smashing the Islamic State group, President Francois Hollande told lawmakers Monday in a rare joint session in the Palace of Versailles as authorities worldwide struggled to pinpoint those responsible for the deadliest attacks on French soil since the Second World War. READ

French air strikes bomb Islamic State in Syria as police hunt for attacker they let go

PARIS -- France launched "massive" air strikes on the Islamic State group's de-facto capital in Syria Sunday night, destroying a jihadi training camp and a munitions dump in the city of Raqqa, where Iraqi intelligence officials say the attacks on Paris were planned READ

Utah judge reverses decision to have baby taken from lesbian foster parents

A Utah judge has reversed his decision to take a baby away from her lesbian foster parents and place her with a heterosexual couple after the ruling led to a national backlash. READ

Russia's track and field federation has been suspended by governing body IAAF

Russia's track and field federation was provisionally suspended Friday by the sport's governing body, keeping the country out of international competition for an indefinite period -- possibly including next year's Olympics in Brazil. READ

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