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A Canadian soldier who was shot at the war memorial on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill being tended to yesterday. Parliament buildings were put on lockdown as police officers converged on the area. PHOTO: REUTERS
Police and paramedics tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa yesterday. Photo: AP

Terror strikes at heart of Canada

October 23
Country on alert after gunmen break into Parliament building
Gallery: Cadaver dog work more accepted by cops, courts

Cadaver dog work more accepted by cops, courts

BENTON — Increasingly, police investigators and courts are putting their faith in four-legged tools — canines that can detect even small particles of human remains.

Nobel laureate to be honoured in Philadelphia

Nobel laureate to be honoured in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — When Ms Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls’ education, she will do so as the world’s youngest Nobel laureate.

US man charged with killing Saudi college student

US man charged with killing Saudi college student

SAN FERNANDO, California — A US man was charged yesterday (Oct 20) with killing a Saudi Arabian college student whose body was found along a desert freeway, nearly 241km from...

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