Toronto’s disgraced mayor Rob Ford went down fighting as the city council stripped him of most of his remaining powers, taunting hecklers as “punks,” comparing his punishment to a military invasion and knocking over a councillor as he charged across the chamber.
By Jerome Aning
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport and nearby Villamor Air Force Base were bustling with activity on Wednesday as the two facilities continued to serve as transit points for relief aid and humanitarian missions, both local and foreign.
A 71-year-old man who was headed to Los Angeles was detained after parts of a potential explosive device were found in his carry-on luggage at Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport, police said late Sunday.
By Ramon Tulfo
The people of Davao City, through Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, donated P18.5 million for the earthquake victims of Bohol and Cebu provinces in answer to a call from this column Saturday.
A Via Rail passenger train and a transit bus have collided at a crossing in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, and a fire official tells a television station that there are “multiple fatalities.”
Canada’s foreign minister John Baird is calling Syria’s offer to begin providing information on its chemical arsenal 30 days after it signs an international convention banning such weapons “ridiculous and absurd.”
US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed their grave concern Saturday about the “increasing signs” of a major chemical weapons attack in Syria.
Little more than a week after a giant python crushed two young Canadian boys to death, police have recovered 40 of the snakes from a hotel room.
Two young Canadian brothers who earlier this week were killed by a python that had escaped from its quarters were buried in the same small coffin Saturday.
Police in Canada said Thursday they have made two arrests in the cyberbullying case of a 17-year-old who died after a photo of her allegedly being sexually assaulted was shared online.
A shocked community in Canada planned a vigil Wednesday for two small boys strangled by a 100-pound (45-kilogram) python in their sleep.
An escaped python killed two children in their sleep in eastern Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday.
Canada will shutter its mission in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Sunday, a spokesman said, citing security reasons amid global concern over terror threats.