Canada’s ruling Conservative Party is split over a landmark US$15.1 billion bid by China’s CNOOC for oil producer Nexen, leaving Prime Minister Stephen Harper with a difficult final call to make.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
Canadian police said on Tuesday that a convicted kidnapper and attempted rapist who died in prison is responsible for at least one killing in British Columbia, and US authorities linked him to the slayings of four other teenage girls.26 Sep 2012 - 3:39pm
Twenty miners were safely evacuated after a fire at a potash mine in Canada’s western Saskatchewan province trapped them underground for several hours, the company said on Tuesday.26 Sep 2012 - 3:09pm
Britain and Canada are to establish joint diplomatic missions and share embassy offices overseas in a bid to save money, the countries' foreign ministers announced jointly in Ottawa.26 Sep 2012 - 4:10am
Nexen's shareholders approved CNOOC's US$15.1 billion bid for the Canadian oil and natural gas producer, the biggest foreign takeover by a Chinese company.21 Sep 2012 - 2:46am
Woman 'killed for phone'
A 22-year-old man appeared in a Beijing intermediate court on Tuesday, charged with killing a woman on April 8 to get money to buy a mobile phone, the Beijing Morning Post reports. The man allegedly stabbed the woman before strangling her. No verdict had been reached in the case.
Hospital attack on doctor20 Sep 2012 - 3:20am
Defence minister escapes bomb attack
SANAA - Yemen's defence minister, Major General Muhammad Nasir Ahmad, escaped a car bomb attack on his motorcade that killed at least 12 other people, a day after the government said it had killed the regional al-Qaeda branch's number two. Seven security guards and five civilians were killed and 12 others were wounded. Reuters12 Sep 2012 - 3:54am
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said yesterday his government will seek to correct trade imbalances with China as he manages a wave of takeover spending from the country.8 Sep 2012 - 2:55am
One person was killed and another seriously wounded when a gunman tried to storm the victory celebrations of Quebec's newly elected premier, Pauline Marois, whose separatist party is projected to win polls in the French-speaking province.6 Sep 2012 - 3:51am
Canadian explorer Dr Joe MacInnis has a unique take on leadership - he is inspired by the insights he gains from the abyssal ocean and outer space. This book sets out to show how leadership traits developed in extremely high-pressure zones can apply to the wide world.31 Aug 2012 - 2:35pm