RALEIGH, N.C. — The New York Rangers are playing playoff hockey right now, according to newly acquired Martin St. Louis, who set up Derek Stepan’s winning goal in a 4-2 victory over Carolina on Friday night. The Rangers rallied from […]
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Travelling is fun – discovering new cultures, getting to know new people and trying to get used to new situations. When you’re young you think that you can get used to absolutely every weird thing you stumble upon during your journey, right? If you have never experienced the adventure of travelling or living in a foreign country, your answer would be yes. But those of us who has at least once found themselves far away from home and with strange people around, wouldn’t agree without ranting. Let me give you a little heads-up on things you may experience while moving to Spain – based on my personal experience.
How to prepare yourself for a starting new life in a foreign country? Well, there are no guidelines but the most important
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By Laura Mills ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Making his first public appearance since fleeing Ukraine, fugitive Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych pledged Friday to fight for his country’s future but said he will not ask for military assistance. “I intend to keep […]
KYIV, Ukraine — Russia sent fighter jets to patrol the border with Ukraine, reportedly gave shelter to the country’s fugitive president and stood by as pro-Russian gunmen stormed offices of a strategic region, deepening the crisis for Ukraine’s new government […]
PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby’s second Olympic experience was last dramatic and just as rewarding. Crosby returned from Sochi, Russia, with his second Olympic gold medal, this one as the captain of the Canadian team. Leading a national team certainly brings […]
By Monte Stewart VANCOUVER — Sorry, Canada. Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella has apologized for favouring Sweden over Canada in the men’s Olympic gold-medal hockey game. “If I have insulted anybody, that certainly wasn’t my intention and I think all […]
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin ratcheted up the pressure on Ukraine’s caretaker government Wednesday by ordering an urgent drill by all of his armed forces in western Russia. The move sends a clear signal to Kyiv and to […]
What awaits for tourists in Sochi
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former campaign manager says the governing Conservatives are falling short in their personal attacks on Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and will have to shift their emphasis to his policies. In an interview with Postmedia […]
By Raphael Satter And Yuriko Nagano TOKYO — A major bitcoin exchange has gone bust after secretly racking up catastrophic losses, other virtual currency companies said Tuesday — a potentially fatal blow for the exotic new form of money. The […]
New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro and Venice are all famous for their pre-Lenten carnivals, but there are plenty of other cities that have celebrations of their own that are worth experiencing. Here are five places that you may have never […]
By Yuras Karmanau And Maria Danilova SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — With Viktor Yanukovych on the run, Ukraine’s interim government drew up a warrant Monday for the fugitive president’s arrest in the killing of anti-government protesters last week, while Russia issued its […]
Fiery protests and bloodshed in Ukraine have refocused the world’s attention on this troubled nation in the shadow of Russia. As uncertainty reigns, we have assembled a panel of experts to discuss what’s next for this troubled nation. On our […]
By Jospeh Wilson BARCELONA, Spain — WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum says the popular messaging application for smartphones acquired this week by Facebook will soon be offering a voice service. Koum says “we are going to introduce voice in WhatsApp in […]
KYIV – President Viktor Yanukovych fled the capital Saturday after being abandoned by his guards as armed militants and their delirious supporters took firm control of the capital’s streets and swarmed the presidential palace. Hours later, Yanukovych’s sworn enemy, former […]
Maria Danilova And Yuras Karmanau KIEV, Ukraine — Protesters took control of Ukraine’s capital Saturday, seizing the president’s office as parliament voted to remove him and hold new elections. President Viktor Yanukovych described the events as a coup and insisted […]
TORONTO — Jonas Valanciunas scored 14 points in the second-half to lead the Toronto Raptors to a come-from-behind 98-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Air Canada Centre on Friday night. The second-year centre from Lithuania paced a third-quarter […]
OTTAWA — A delegation of Canadian politicians — including senators and government and opposition MPs — are at the Vatican this week for the elevation of Gérald Cyprien Lacroix to the College of Cardinals. It’s just the latest taxpayer-funded visit […]
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president and opposition leaders signed a wide-ranging agreement Friday aimed at ending a three-month political crisis that exploded this week into violence and led to the death of more than 100 people. The agreement, thrashed out […]
KIEV, Ukraine — A medic in the embattled Ukrainian capital says 32 protesters have died in the latest chaotic battles with police in Kyiv. Protest medic Andriy Huk told The Associated Press that the activists died Thursday. Earlier, an AP […]
KYIV, Ukraine — A brief truce in Ukraine’s embattled capital failed Thursday, spiraling into fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters that left at least 22 people dead. Government snipers were reported to be shooting at some of the protesters […]
OTTAWA — Bobby Ryan made the most of his Olympic break after he was left off Team USA. The Ottawa Senators’ winger proposed to longtime girlfriend Danielle Rhodes on the Eiffel Tower while on vacation in Paris. “It was just […]
By THE CANADIAN PRESS BROSSARD, Que. — While the top stars had the hockey world’s attention in Sochi it was back to work on Wednesday for the NHL players who were left behind. Montreal Canadiens defenceman Josh Gorges said it […]
LONDON — Second-half goals from Toni Kroos and Thomas Mueller gave holder Bayern Munich a 2-0 victory over 10-man Arsenal and a firm grip of their last 16 Champions League tie on Wednesday. Kroos scored in the 54th minute with […]
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Venus Williams pummeled Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-1 in a second-round match between former world No. 1s at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. Williams showed the form that once delivered her seven Grand Slam titles. Ivanovic […]
KYIV, Ukraine — Thick, dark smoke rose above the centre of the Ukrainian capital amid the boom of police stun grenades Wednesday, as officers in riot gear sought to push demonstrators away from the city’s main square following deadly clashes […]
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MANCHESTER, England — Barcelona outclassed 10-man Manchester City in the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday, with Lionel Messi netting from the penalty spot in a 2-0 first-leg victory. The Argentina forward scored his 25th goal in 27 games […]
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Mike Babcock was asked what he was thinking as he watched the United States-Russia thriller on Saturday.
The slogan “Russia, Great, New, Open” welcomes visitors to a hugely popular exhibit within the Olympic Park that magnificently depicts the complex tapestry of peoples and regions of this immense country.
OTTAWA — Conservative MP Ted Opitz exceeded his personal contribution limit to his 2008 nomination race for the riding of Mississauga South by nearly $7,000, Canada’s election commissioner has found. In a compliance agreement posted in the most recent Canada […]
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SOCHI, Russia — Those poor Norwegians.
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Swiss vote on immigration boosts far-right parties through rest of Europe | World news | The Observer.
When Christian Ragger heard that the Swiss had voted to cap immigration into their country in a referendum last weekend, he was “deeply impressed”, he says. “All over the world, immigration is protected [from being limited]. It required a special courage to vote in that way. This was a typically democratic Swiss action.”
Ragger heads the local branch of the Austrian Freedom party (FPÖ) in its mountainous stronghold of Carinthia, in the south of the country. Once led by the flamboyant (Read more…)
OTTAWA – Canada’s defence industry has beaten out German and French competitors to win a massive contract worth at least $10 billion US to supply armoured military vehicles to Saudi Arabia. The win was announced by International Trade Minister Ed […]
This may seem like the obvious thing to say, but this isn’t 2010. It was never going to be 2010. Canada may win gold again, or they may fail to win gold, and however it turns out, it’s not going […]