‘Letter from Masanjia’ moves Ottawa audience to tears

China 09/16/18, 08:21

Documentary tells story of courageous SOS letter-writer exposing horror behind products produced by forced labour in the Chinese prison system. The award-winning documentary “Letter from Masanjia” moved viewers to tears at Bytowne Cinema on Sept. 3. A true story that changed history in China, it tells of a man’s extraordinary courage ...

Gao Rongrong Tells Story of Torture on Video Before Her Death

China 09/16/18, 07:21

Gao Rongrong, a former staff member of the Luxun Institute of Fine Arts in Shenyang City, suffered tremendously from torture by the CCP, and died at the age of 37. Mrs. Gao died in an emergency treatment room in the First Hospital affiliated with the China Medical University in Shenyang ...

Video: Typhoon Mangkhut caused the destruction in Hong Kong

World 09/16/18, 06:36

Typhoon Mangkhut hurtles towards Hong Kong on Sunday (Sep 16), lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing dozens in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland. Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the ...

Montenegro-Croatia relations in danger over training ship

Europe 09/16/18, 03:28

TIVAT, Montenegro (AP) — More than two decades after fighting a war, Montenegro and Croatia have resolved almost all of their differences after fighting a war, except for one: a dispute over an 85-year-old former Royal Yugoslav Navy training ship.

Photos: Ferocious typhoon plows through rain-soaked Philippines

World 09/14/18, 23:51

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines' northeastern coast early Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power, and plowed through the agricultural region at the start of the onslaught. The typhoon made landfall before dawn in the coastal town ...

Afghan official: Death toll in suicide bombing rises to 68

World 09/12/18, 06:50

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in a suicide bombing among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 68, up from 32, provincial officials Wednesday. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said 165 others were wounded in the attack a day ...

Putin treats China’s leader to pancakes, vodka at forum

China 09/11/18, 23:49

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has treated Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russian pancakes in a show of warm personal ties between the two leaders. The two leaders ate pancakes with caviar and had shots of vodka at an exhibition at the sidelines of an economic forum in ...

Defining a genocide and story of live organ harvesting

China 09/11/18, 09:27

Prestigious international journal publishes article characterizing Chinese regime's long-running Falun Gong persecution as a ‘cold genocide’. What’s the difference between a cold genocide and a hot genocide? That’s one of the weighty issues discussed in a peer-reviewed article headed by a Canadian researcher published recently in the world’s top journal on ...

Man arrested in extraordinary airport car chase

Europe 09/10/18, 19:48

PARIS (AP) — Pursued by police vehicles, a man smashed a stolen car Monday into security barriers at two airports in Lyon, southeast France, and then crashed through two glass doors of a terminal and sped onto the runway, before being arrested. The dramatic car chase was captured on amateur video. ...

Photos: Million told to evacuate as typhoon Jebi smashes Japan

World 09/08/18, 12:51

Typhoon Jebi smashes Japan: Giant waves and 135mph winds rock the country as train station roof COLLAPSES during the worst storm in 25 years and a MILLION are told to evacuate. A powerful typhoon slammed into western Japan on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and injuring scores of people as ...

Pope tells bishops to fight abuse, culture behind it

Europe 09/08/18, 11:53

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops Saturday that they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion to fight the clerical culture that has fueled the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy. Francis cited his recent letter about combating abuse during an audience ...

President Trump expecting to receive letter from North Korea’s Kim

U.S. 09/07/18, 17:27

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's expecting get a letter in the coming days that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sending him through Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump tells reporters traveling with him on Air Force One that Kim's recent overtures amount to "a very ...

Live: North Korea repeats call for end-of-war declaration

World 09/06/18, 09:09

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on an upcoming inter-Korean summit (all times local): 4 p.m. North Korea has reiterated its calls for the United States to agree to a declaration to formally end the Korean War, which it says President Donald Trump promised during his June summit with Kim Jong ...

Now is the time for President Trump to make great trade deal

Opinion 09/05/18, 07:21

Thom Dammrich - President, National Marine Manufacturers Association, delivered this opinion. From candidate to commander-in-chief, President Trump has consistently decried America’s trade deficit and China’s relentless unfair trade practices. And since the very beginning, his devotion to fixing the nation’s “failed” trade policies has been unwavering. Since his inauguration, the president has ...

We Need Journalism, Not Grandstanding

Opinion 08/26/18, 15:52

Journalism is dead. It wasn’t killed by anything President Donald Trump tweeted. It committed suicide because President Trump exists. On Aug. 16, more than 200 newspapers and many local television stations showed solidarity with one another by editorializing against the president’s criticism of the press—his calling many of them “fake news.” ...