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Canada woman breaks silence on PM groping allegation

Jul 07, 2018 - 3:16 PM

'I issue this statement reluctantly, in response to mounting media pressure to confirm that I was the reporter who was the subject of the Open Eyes editorial, published in the Creston Valley Advance in August of 2000,' Rose Knight says in a statement.

HEAD OF STATE. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a press conference at the conclusion of the G7 summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, June 9, 2018. Photo by Lars Harberg / AFP

Trump threatens to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan

Jun 16, 2018 - 3:14 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."

ALLIES. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House on June 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught

Jun 02, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.

TRADE WAR. Steel is loaded onto a truck for shipping at the NLMK Indiana steel mill on March 15, 2018 in Portage, Indiana. Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images North America / AFP

Plus points on human rights, a miss on environment for Justin Trudeau

Nov 15, 2017 - 1:07 PM

(UPDATED) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is confronted by the issues of human rights, women empowerment, and his country's illegal shipment of trash to the Philippines at the 31st ASEAN Summit

MAN OF THE HOUR. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the International Media Center for the 31st ASEAN Summit on November 14. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Duterte says Trudeau raising EJKs 'an official insult'

Nov 14, 2017 - 11:12 PM

(UPDATED) When asked about Trudeau's comment, Duterte says: 'I said I will not explain. It is a personal and official insult. That’s why you hear me throwing out curses and epithets.'

INSULT. President Duterte said he didn't like foreigners making comments on how he runs the country. Photo from ASEAN Media Pool

Trudeau says ‘now theoretically possible to get back’ Canada trash in PH

Nov 14, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says they are still ironing out certain details like who should bear the financial responsibility for taking back the trash, shipped to the Philippines by a Canadian company

GARBAGE PROBLEM. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the International Media Center for the 31st ASEAN Summit on November 14. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Environmental group urges Duterte: Tell Justin Trudeau to get back trash

Nov 09, 2017 - 2:13 PM

'We are waiting on the President to make good on his campaign promise to hold Canada and Trudeau accountable for their trash,' says environmental group BAN Toxics, as both leaders attend the APEC Summit in Vietnam

CANADA TRASH. An environmental group renews its call for President Rodrigo Duterte to tell Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to bring back the trash that was illegally dumped in the Philippines in 2013. File photo from

Abu Sayyaf kills Canadian hostage; Trudeau outraged

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:47 AM

3rd UPDATE Police and military forces vow to bring the criminals to justice following the beheading of one of two Canadians kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf in September 2015

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APEC hottie? Trudeau says popularity good for Canada

Nov 20, 2015 - 12:11 AM

It gives us an opportunity to highlight the issues that are important to us Trudeau tells reporters in Manila

CANADA FOCUS. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his popularity will allow Canada to highlight the issues it wants to focus on. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

PH groups urge Canadian PM: Take back illegal trash

Nov 13, 2015 - 11:20 AM

Such action will show that his government does not and will not condone the illegal garbage trade that is treating low and middle income countries as dumps say environmentalists

NEW LEADERSHIP. Can new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally resolve the issue of illegal Canada garbage stranded in the Philippines? File photo by Geoff Robins/AFP