Visit our new website: worldnews.easybranches.com

Tortured in Syria, Abdullah Almalki hails long-sought apology as 'victory for Canada'

  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 03:14

Journalist Mohamed Fahmy and Amnesty International Canada secretary general Alex Neve listen as Abdullah Almalki speaks during a press conference in Ottawa on May 3, 2016. An Ottawa man who was falsely imprisoned in Syria for nearly two years says he's hoping last week's apology and settlement from the federal government will help him finally move on with his life.

Canada News

Tags


Businessweek

Related Stories

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin 'kills dozens'
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:05

Activists believe US-led coalition aircraft bombed the site and that prisoners are among the dead. BBC News - Middle East

NDP Leader John Horgan offers tribute to Gwen Barlee; Katrine Conroy recognizes Chrissy Archibald
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:30

There was a break in the partisan rancour in the legislature as two recently deceased British Columbians were fondly remembered. The Georgia Straig...

The federal government gives $3 million to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:37

The funding is provided through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund. The Georgia Straight

Retired UK ambulances saving lives in Syria
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:01

Volunteers from the 'Unity Convoy' have delivered 100 ambulances to the devastated country. BBC News - Middle East

Berlusconi hails Italy poll revival as Renzi loses ground
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:32

The ex-leader celebrates local election wins in 16 out of 22 cities with two other parties. BBC News - Europe

US accuses Syria of planning 'major chemical attack'
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:12

Officials warned Bashar al-Assad and his military will "pay a heavy price" if it carries out such an attack. Euronews RSS

Man charged after alleged sex assault on toddler at Citadel day home
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:55

Police have charged a Calgary man with the alleged sexual assault of a three- year-old girl at a northwest day home. Canada stories

Angels in America, Brothel #9, Pericles, and Creeps among winners at Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:29

The Piano Teacher won for outstanding script, and Revolutions took the Georgia Straight Critic's Choice Innovation award. The Georgia Straight

Syria Will 'Pay a Heavy Price' for Another Chemical Attack, White House Says - New York Times
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:08

New York TimesSyria Will 'Pay a Heavy Price' for Another Chemical Attack, White House SaysNew York TimesA man was helped to a hospital after a...

Syria ‘planning new chemical attack’
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:06

THE White House says it appears the Syrian government is preparing for another chemical weapons attack and is warning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...

B.C. and Alberta authorities detecting fentanyl's more dangerous cousin carfentanil with increasing frequency
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:32

There’s increasing evidence that western Canada is entering a more dangerous phase of its overdose epidemic. The Georgia Straight

US warns Syria against 'chemical attack'
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:31

Syria will pay "a heavy price" if it goes ahead with "potential preparations" for a strike, the US says. BBC News - Middle East


News Categories