Canada to double refugee intake number in 2016

OTTAWA - Over the past few months, the subject of refugees has been a recurring theme in world news. Countries have taken differing positions on the issue,...

New Orleans park gunfight injures 17

NEW ORLEANS - Officials have confirmed that 17 people, including a 10-year-old boy, have been wounded in a gunfight at a park in New Orleans Police...

Mexican Supreme Court allows recreational use of marijuana

MEXICO CITY - The Mexican Supreme Court has legalised the recreational use of marijuana in a historic ruling. The ruling allows four activists from the Mexican Society...

White supremacist sentenced to death in Kansas

OLATHE - Frazier Glenn Miller Jr, 74, a white supremacist who killed three people at two Jewish centres in Kansas last year has been sentenced to...

Mexico spared major damage by giant storm Hurricane Patricia

MEXICO CITY - When a hurricane is so strong that measurements go beyond the Saffir-Simson scale, the potential for catastrophe goes beyond reasonable imagination....

Illegal drugs burned by Panama authorities

PANAMA CITY -  More than 11 tons of drugs seized from various anti-narcotics operations across the country have been burned by authorities in Panama. Emerging...

Adoption day: US set to lift ban on Iran 90 days after Vienna deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On October 18, the United States of America has approved conditional sanctions waivers for Iran, with the note that these measures will...

Pope Francis could change Cuba

HAVANA - Members of the dissident group Ladies in White are excited to meet Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic church. Some can...

Sarah Palin tells immigrants to speak “American”

WASHINGTON D.C. - Sarah Palin, former Republican vice-presidential candidate, is once again in the line of fire after making a controversial statement that immigrants coming into...

Is Obama bringing in the clean energy revolution?

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – The National Clean Energy Summit 8.0 kicked off with a keynote from President Obama. Thousands of clean energy advocates packed...