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From TheJournal.ie China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US Meng Wanzhou

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US Huawei

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

From TheJournal.ie China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada Meng Wanzhou

China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada

Meng Wanzhou was arrested in the western city of Vancouver on 1 December.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian mother and baby killed in suspected bear attack Bear Attack

Canadian mother and baby killed in suspected bear attack

Their bodies were discovered by the child’s father.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman found after going missing in Canada British Columbia

Irishman found after going missing in Canada

Police had asked for the public’s help in locating Damien Hanley.

From The42 We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup Expansion

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Canada is going for it from today.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately Need For Weed

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery Irving Oil

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Four people received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

From TheJournal.ie This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada Joseph Norton

This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada

Grand Chief Joseph Norton is visiting Ireland next week. He told us what he thinks of Justin Trudeau and the current Canadian government.

From TheJournal.ie Two police officers among four fatalities in Canadian mass shooting as suspected gunman arrested New Brunswick

Two police officers among four fatalities in Canadian mass shooting as suspected gunman arrested

The incident happened in the Fredericton area of New Brunswick.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family Canada

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family

Authorities have named Fassal Hussain as the assailant behind Sunday’s deadly shooting spree.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant Canada This post contains videos

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant

The gunman was shot dead after an exchange of fire with police.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (21) dies in Canada car crash Saskatchewan

Irish woman (21) dies in Canada car crash

The young woman had been the sole occupant of the car.

From TheJournal.ie Remains recovered of eighth victim allegedly killed by Canadian landscaper Toronto

Remains recovered of eighth victim allegedly killed by Canadian landscaper

Bruce McArthur (66) was arrested in January and has been charged with eight counts of first-degree murder.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack Sentry Island

Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack

Aaron Gibbons put himself in harm’s way to protect his children, locals said.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will not back down' - Canada announces taxes on ketchup and lawnmowers in response to Trump tariffs Playing Ketchup

'We will not back down' - Canada announces taxes on ketchup and lawnmowers in response to Trump tariffs

The taxes on items including ketchup, lawn mowers and motor boats amount to $12.6 billion.

From TheJournal.ie French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach Locked Up

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

From TheJournal.ie Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use Canada

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

From TheJournal.ie Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!' Diplomatic Tensions

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit G7 Summit

'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit

The summit descended into farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's 'illegal', 'unacceptable' steel and aluminium tariffs will kick in today, and US allies are not happy Trade War

Trump's 'illegal', 'unacceptable' steel and aluminium tariffs will kick in today, and US allies are not happy

Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war between the nations.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion Canada

15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion

Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.

From TheJournal.ie It escaped Labrador: Mayo lifeboat crew in 7-hour callout to secure steel barge from Canada Transatlantic Drift

It escaped Labrador: Mayo lifeboat crew in 7-hour callout to secure steel barge from Canada

The 26 metre barge broke free from its moorings, over 3,080km away, last winter

From The42 'We're all caught up in our lives with work and Mayo football, but it just makes you think what happened to him' David Gavin

'We're all caught up in our lives with work and Mayo football, but it just makes you think what happened to him'

The memory of David Gavin lives on in Breaffy GAA club in Mayo.

From TheJournal.ie Body of 26-year-old Mayo man recovered in Canada David Gavin

Body of 26-year-old Mayo man recovered in Canada

Today the young man’s football club Breaffy GAA club confirmed the news, with “great relief and a lot of sadness”.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian man charged over Toronto van attack in which 10 people were killed Van Attack

Canadian man charged over Toronto van attack in which 10 people were killed

Alek Minassian has been charged with 10 counts of premeditated murder.

From TheJournal.ie What we know about the Toronto van attack in which 10 people were killed Canada

What we know about the Toronto van attack in which 10 people were killed

The suspect’s motives remain unknown.

From TheJournal.ie 9 people dead after van driven into crowd of pedestrians in Toronto Canada

9 people dead after van driven into crowd of pedestrians in Toronto

The vehicle fled the scene, but the driver was later arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of killings targeting Toronto’s gay community charged with 8th murder Canada

Man accused of killings targeting Toronto’s gay community charged with 8th murder

Police have identified the remains of seven victims from dismembered body parts found hidden inside some 20 planters belonging to the accused.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum Playing Fair

Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum

The organisation says it wants to observe whether or not both sides “play fair”.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian accused serial killer faces seventh murder charge after human remains in planter identified Toronto

Canadian accused serial killer faces seventh murder charge after human remains in planter identified

To date, police have found some 20 planters with dismembered body parts of several men.

From TheJournal.ie At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada Humboldt Broncos This post contains videos

At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada

The ages of those on the team varied from 16 to 20.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in hospital after being hit by police vehicle in Canada Squamish

Irishman in hospital after being hit by police vehicle in Canada

The Department of Foreign Affairs is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.

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