Aug 08 2018
On Friday, the Canadian government sent out a tweet condemning the arrests of women's rights activists, including Samar Badawi, the sister of jailed dissident Raif Badawi.
In response, Saudi Arabia - which has received $89 billion in arms from the United States in the past decade - expelled the Canadian ambassador and vowed to shut down all trade with the largest English-speaking country on earth.
"I don't think it will worsen the situation because very often when we make evident unjust imprisonments, like the case of Samar Badawi, that increases their protection and increases pressure on the government", she said in an interview Monday.
The Saudi government plans to move them immediately to other schools in countries like the USA and United Kingdom.
Ensaf Haidar, Raif Badawi's wife, who lives in Quebec with her three children, said Monday she was surprised when she heard about the two new arrests.
The sudden and unexpected dispute bore the hallmarks of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old future leader, whose recent foreign policy exploits include the war in Yemen, the boycott of Qatar and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's surprise resignation broadcast during a visit to the kingdom.
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"Any other attempt to interfere with our internal affairs from Canada, means that we are allowed to interfere in Canada's internal affairs, " the Saudi government said.
The accounts, which are followed by a number of Saudi diplomatic figures, are verified and largely share government announcements and pro-Riyadh messages.
Canada and Saudi Arabia's bilateral trade relationship was worth more than $4 billion in 2017, according to numbers posted on the Global Affairs Canada website.
State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Tuesday that the US raises such issues privately with Saudi Arabia - and that it is up to the Saudis and Canadians to work this out, but she declined to condemn the activist's arrest.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday the Canadian government will continue to raise its voice and defend human rights.
Spokesperson Heather Nauert added during a briefing with reporters on Tuesday that the USA has raised similar issues with Saudi Arabia. It has expelled the Canadian ambassador and recalled its envoy from Ottawa.
"It would be a shame for those students if they are deprived of the opportunity to study here", Freeland told reporters.
Aug 07 2018
First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil
The country's "Burqa Ban" also outlaws other accessories covering the face like balaclavas, masks and false beards. Police are going through surveillance video to determine if the other woman deliberately ripped off the niqab.
Aug 05 2018
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Federal and California officials would soon meet about the proposal, Wehrum said, adding, "All of us want one national program". More than a dozen states follow California's standards, amounting to about 40 percent of the country's new-vehicle market.
Aug 05 2018
California's Gov. Brown appeals to Trump for wildfire aid
The Mendocino Complex fire has scorched 314 square miles (813 square kilometers), making it the 7th largest ever in the state. The blazes have burned over 450,000 acres (703 square miles) and damaged or destroyed more than 2,000 structures.
Aug 03 2018
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Aug 02 2018
Crews report progress in fight against twin California fires
The fire was nearly 35 percent contained, and thousands of residents were allowed to return to their neighborhoods. Officials said Monday that 723 homes have been destroyed by that fire, up from a previous count of 657 homes lost.
Aug 01 2018
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USA sales slid 6.4 per cent in the most recent quarter, and they're down 8.7 per cent at the halfway point of the year. Harley-Davidson has announced a new strategy to take on global markets and push forward with electric motorcycles .
Jul 31 2018
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Chinese demand was a driving factor, and today the East Asian country accounts for one-third of global soybean consumption. China buys roughly 30 percent of all America's soy, and the tariff guarantees Chinese buyers will look to other countries.
Jul 30 2018
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Trump then claimed the United States has the "dumbest" and "worst" immigration laws in the world. Some Republican lawmakers doubted the government would be forced to shut down.
Jul 27 2018
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Mr Kirkley said that the sunrise would begin during the eclipse which would "wash out" the colours of the moon as it turned red. The total eclipse will begin at 1 am (July 28) and soon the moon will appear to turn red, looking the darkest at 01.52 am.
Jul 27 2018
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The Trump administration lobbied in June for individual trade deals with Canada and Mexico after three-way talks fizzled . Paris cited the results of research conducted by Earnscliffe Strategy Group for the Department of National Defence.
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