The Alberta NDP and Wildrose Parties are calling on Premier Jim Prentice to apologize for comments he made on Wednesday, suggesting that Albertans were to blame for the province’s financial troubles.
Details emerging from the theft of nearly US$5 million in gold bars on an interstate highway indicate the heist was carefully planned and raise questions about who was involved other than the three armed robbers.
Rooms at Hungary's village-for-rent are going fast. More than 300 inquiries and reservations for 280 guests have been made since Mayor Kristof Pajer last week began advertising the village of Megyer, available for 210,000 forints ($760) a day.
A U.S. ambassador struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.
Indonesian officials said Thursday they will reject an Australian offer to swap prisoners as part of a last-ditch attempt to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days.
Iran said Thursday that a team of special operatives has freed an Iranian diplomat abducted more than 19 months ago in Yemen, a rare acknowledgement by Tehran of an intelligence operation carried out on foreign soil.