Ottawa/IBNS: Amid continued violence between Israeli forces and Palestinians in Gaza, a virtual event was hosted on Sunday by a prominent Canadian Jewish advocacy group.
Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has assured that his nation will stand by Australia in the face of economic coercion by China.
Mount View/IBNS: Search engine giant Google has joined 30 other tech companies to protect the work visas for spouses of highly skilled tech immigrants.
Ottawa/IBNS: Due to the significant risks being posed by the new and more contagious variants, the Ontario government in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health Ontario, has extended the Stay-at-Home Order, set to expire on May 19 until at least June 2, 2021.
Ontario: Canadian-owned firms that invest and operate abroad create good middle-class jobs in Canada and around the world that are contributing to our country’s economic growth and prosperity, as well as to a speedy recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington/Sputnik: American forces have departed one of the biggest US bases in Afghanistan, Kandahar Airfield, NBC News reported citing three Defense Department officials.
The United States has asked its citizens not to travel to Nepal amid exploding Covid-19 crisis in the Himalayan country. Nepal has almost touched 10,000 daily counts, reported The Kathmandu Post.
Ottawa/IBNS: Ontario's decision to stop administering the AstraZeneca vaccine as the first dose was announced on May 11 during a news conference by Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Williams, who added that the future supply would instead be reserved for optional second shots.
Washington/Sputnik: The United States must view its withdrawal from Afghanistan not as closure, but as a transition, US Senator Jack Reed during an event at the Reagan Foundation.
Washington/Sputnik: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a release that it has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to administer to adolescents 12-15 years of age.
Winnipeg/IBNS: Manitoba's rising third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the province's decision to move all kindergarten to Grade 12 students in Winnipeg and Brandon to remote learning starting Wednesday.
Moscow/Sputnik: A birthday party at a mobile home community in the US city of Colorado Springs descended into violence when a man whose girlfriend was attending opened fire at the revelers, police said Saturday.
Washington/Sputnik: At least three people were injured in a shooting at a mall in Aventura, Florida, local media report.
The United States has asked the World Health Organization (WHO) to invite Taiwan to participate as an observer at the upcoming annual meeting of the World Health Assembly.
Washignton: American service members will move out with professionalism and dedication to fulfill the newest mission in Afghanistan, ending the U.S. presence in the country by September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said today.