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A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, a spokesperson for the Burkina Faso Security Ministry told Radio-Canada on Thursday.
The world is seeing growing resistance against the abuses of autocrats as states, civic groups and popular movements all push back against populists seeking to curtail freedoms, according to a new global report released Thursday that also outlines where Canada is both advancing and falling short in its efforts.
The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say.
Air traffic controllers at Reagan National Airport can peer down at Washington's centres of power from their high-tech perch. Yet these days, even from their elevated fishbowl, the people who direct the nation's skies are feeling powerless while on the job.
China's economy czar, Vice-Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at ending a costly tariff war over U.S. complaints about Beijing's technology ambitions.
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.
Taiwan held live-fire exercises along its east coast Thursday amid renewed threats from China to bring the island under its control by force if deemed necessary.
Two Canadian men detained in China face up to four hours of questioning each day and have no access to a lawyer, according to Canada's top diplomat in Beijing.
The remains of an Alberta man who went for a walk in Arizona on Christmas Eve in 2010 and never returned have been found.
Scientists in nutrition, health and sustainability compile what a healthy diet looks like — and also how to provide that food for a world population growing to 10 billion.
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: government cracks down on Zimbabwe protests; loneliness can have serious health effects; a British project has mail carriers checking on the well-being of elderly people on their routes.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday, clearing the way for her to attempt to forge a consensus among lawmakers on a Brexit divorce agreement.
At least 890 people are believed to have been killed in ethnic violence in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo last month, the United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday.
The U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, White House estimates show, as contractors and even the Coast Guard go without pay, and talks to end the impasse seemed stalled.
A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed two U.S. soldiers and two civilians working for the U.S. military in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump said the group had been defeated there and that he would pull out all American forces.
China says it's "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to Canadian Robert Schellenberg for drug smuggling.
The partial U.S. government shutdown is the longest in history, and the political process to end it is frozen. How long it will last is hard to say; but these are five ways it could end.