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Armed military personnel are seen at the entrance to a building that's been cordoned off by police tape.

The Philippine president blamed “foreign terrorists” for a bomb blast that killed four people Sunday, wounded dozens of other Catholic worshippers in the south, and sparked a security alarm, including in the capital, Manila, where state forces were put on alert.

Posted: December 4, 2023, 12:42 am
French gendarmes patrol the plaza near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

A German tourist died and two other people, including a British citizen, were hurt after an attack by a man armed with a knife and hammer near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Saturday, in what President Emmanuel Macron described as "a terrorist attack."

Posted: December 3, 2023, 6:20 pm
A doctor pretends to do CPR on a beachball that looks like Earth.

The evacuation of several hospitals this summer in the Northwest Territories is the latest example of how climate change can impact medical services, says Dr. Courtney Howard, an emergency room physician in Yellowknife. Howard is one of a group of Canadian doctors in Dubai this week at COP28.

Posted: December 3, 2023, 1:58 pm
Tooran Shamsollahi (left) with her daughter-in-law Parisa Eghbalian (middle), and granddaughter Reera Esmaeilion. Eghbalian and Esmaeilion died on Jan.8, 2020 when the IRGC shot down Flight PS752 shortly after takeoff in Tehran, Iran. Submitted.

Canadian Iranian human rights activist Hamed Esmaeilion — who lost his wife and child in the destruction of Flight PS752 by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps — says his parents have now been banned from leaving Iran, despite their permanent resident status in Canada.

Posted: December 3, 2023, 9:00 am
A hand holds a pencil just above a portrait of a person's head.

What kind of smile is on King Charles's face? How do his eyebrows look? Is he relaxed? Montreal portrait artist Steven Rosati pondered such thoughts as he created the image of Charles that will appear on one side of all Canadian coins.

Posted: December 3, 2023, 9:00 am
Chef Davide Sanna works in the kitchen of Piccola Cucina in New York's SoHo area.

Italy's food is famous the world over, but many talented young chefs, hoping to make a career in their country, find themselves frustrated by low pay, lack of labour protection and scant prospects.

Posted: December 3, 2023, 9:00 am
Haley and Trump seated next to each other in the Oval Office

Some Democrats are weighing a desperate gambit for stopping Donald Trump: Voting in the Republican primaries, for Nikki Haley, or another candidate. With Trump dominating primary polls, and leading most general-election polls, they're worried about their democracy and desperately seeking a plot twist.

Posted: December 3, 2023, 9:00 am
A woman with her back to the camera makes a 'V for victory' gesture near a burning tire.

The Canada Border Services Agency has denied entry to dozens of senior Iranian regime officials and is investigating about 100 people with status in Canada for potential ties to the regime in Tehran.

Posted: December 3, 2023, 9:00 am
A woman is surrounded by fellow demonstrators as she holds a rainbow LGBTQ pride flag.

Russian security forces raided gay clubs and bars across Moscow Friday night, less than 48 hours after the country's top court banned what it called the "global LGBTQ+ movement" as an extremist organization.

Posted: December 2, 2023, 9:25 pm
A man with dark hair and facial hair, wearing jeans, a black T-shirt and a silver necklace, poses for a portrait under an underpass.

Prominent Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi, an outspoken critic of the Iranian regime, has been arrested again less than two weeks after being freed on bail, after spending more than a year in prison, according to a close confidante.

Posted: December 2, 2023, 8:46 pm