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4:20pm sharp: Thousands rally across Canada to legalize cannabis
Thousands of people have flooded the streets of Canadian cities in a protest calling for the legalization of marijuana. The rally has been inspired by government promises as well as the easing of cannabis policy in Uruguay and some US states.

21.04.2014 04:48

Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline again
The Obama administration said Friday that it is giving federal agencies more time to assess a proposed trans-national pipeline, likely keeping a decision about the controversial Keystone XL project from being made anytime soon.

18.04.2014 19:08

'Heartbleed' hacking spree: Canadian tax agency says hundreds of IDs stolen
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has reported that the private information of about 900 people was stolen using the Heartbleed security bug. Experts are warning that more attacks may occur.

15.04.2014 11:55

‘Rights of believers are violated’: Orthodox priest flees Ukraine in fear
The rights of believers are violated in Ukraine as the coup-imposed authorities don’t want the Russian Orthodox Church in the country, archpriest Andrey Novikov, who left Ukraine to escape persecution by Kiev, told RT.

14.04.2014 18:56

Canada to be first G20 country to abolish door-to-door postal service
Canadians are angry with their government’s plan to end door-to-door postal services, which would make it the first such G20 country, as delivery process have gone up dramatically.

14.04.2014 13:42

From Africa to Canada: Deadly Ebola virus outbreak gets mobile
The deadly Ebola virus has made its way towards Canada, as a local came from Africa with suspicious symptoms. It comes after the ‘molecular shark’, as the virus is branded, killed 59 in West Africa.

25.03.2014 05:09

Russia imposes retaliatory sanctions against Canada
Moscow has imposed sanctions on Canada in response to sanctions that Ottawa earlier introduced against some Russian officials in connection with the situation in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said.

24.03.2014 14:46

​300 arrested at Montreal protest against police brutality
Canadian police surrounded an annual protest against police brutality in Montreal, arresting 288 people before the demonstration had barely started.

16.03.2014 08:47

Sochi Paralympics Day 6: Russians score 50 medals, bagging 2 golds, bronze in slalom
Team Russia’s remarkable success at Sochi Paralympic Games has continued with two gold medals and one bronze in Men’s Slalom Standing and Slalom Visually Impaired. Japan grasped gold in Men’s Slalom Sitting, closely followed by an Austrian duo.

13.03.2014 21:46

‘US wants to catch up with Russia in the Arctic’
The US wants to play a leading role in exploring the Arctic but doesn’t have enough facilities or resources, and basically lags behind Russia, Edward Struzik, leading researcher of the Arctic region, told RT.

11.03.2014 11:32

​Canada considers fines instead of charges for pot possession
Canada’s Conservative government is considering loosening the country’s drug legislation so as to ticket rather than lay charges against those in possession of small amounts of marijuana, according to Justice Minister Peter MacKay.

06.03.2014 07:27

Hundreds arrested at Keystone XL White House sit-in protest
Several hundred people have been arrested during a peaceful protest in Washington DC after they strapped themselves to the White House fence and laid out their demands on Pennsylvania Avenue in protest against the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.

02.03.2014 19:49

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