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PIA plane crashes into jetty at Toronto airport

No one was injured in the accident

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March 14, 2019


Nadal beats birthday boy Tsitsipas to win Toronto Masters

Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the 80th title of his career with victory at the Toronto Masters on Sunday

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August 13, 2018


Nadal to face Tsitsipas in Toronto Masters final

Rafael Nadal beat Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 on Saturday to set up a final with birthday boy Stefano Tsitsipas at the Toronto Masters

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August 12, 2018


Tsitsipas stuns Zverev to keep dream run alive in Toronto

Greek tyro Stefanos Tsitsipas’ dream run at the Rogers Cup continued on Friday as the teenager toppled defending champion Alexander Zverev 3-6 7-6(11) 6-4 to reach the semi-finals in Toronto

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August 11, 2018


Police identify Canada shooting suspect as Faisal Hussain

Toronto police have identified the 29-year-old man who shot dead two people and wounded 13 overnight on a busy street in Canada’s largest city. Police said the gunman was Faisal Hussain of Toronto. Hussain was found dead after an exchange of gunfire with police. Police said they were releasing his identity “due to the exceptional…

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July 24, 2018


Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian police

Toronto is grappling with a sharp rise in gun violence this year

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July 23, 2018


Ten killed as van plows into Toronto crowd in ‘deliberate’ act

TORONTO: At least 10 people have died after a man plowed a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Canada’s biggest city Toronto on Monday. The incident took place in broad daylight around 16 kilometers (10 miles) from a conference center hosting a meeting of G7 ministers, but officials said they had no evidence of…

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April 24, 2018


Van plows into Toronto crowd, killing nine

TORONTO: A man plowed a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Canada’s biggest city Toronto on Monday, killing at least nine people and wounding 16, police said. The incident took place in broad daylight around 10 miles (16 kilometers) from a conference center hosting a meeting of G7 ministers, but officials said…

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April 24, 2018


Van hits multiple pedestrians in Toronto: police

TORONTO: A white van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto’s northern suburbs on Monday and police have taken the driver into custody, police said on Twitter. Police in Canada’s largest city initially said eight to 10 people had been injured but later said it was unclear exactly how many had been hurt…

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April 23, 2018


Former Taliban hostage Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault, illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports on Tuesday. Joshua Boyle was freed last October along with his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children born in captivity….

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January 3, 2018


Canadian hostage says Taliban murdered his baby, raped wife

Freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle accused his kidnappers of murdering his baby daughter and raping his wife during his family’s years-long captivity by the Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated group operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Boyle leveled the accusations in a terse statement he read on arrival in Toronto late Friday with his American wife, Caitlan…

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October 14, 2017


Karachi among top 60 safest cities

  ISLAMABAD: A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit has placed Karachi in a list comprising 60 of the world’s safest cities. The Safe Cities Index 2017, comprising of 60 cities, places Tokyo at the top and Karachi at the bottom of the list. Asia and the Middle East and Africa dominate the bottom of…

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October 14, 2017


Melbourne retains world’s most liveable city crown

SYDNEY: Melbourne has topped a list of the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year running but terrorism and diplomatic tensions are eroding living conditions worldwide, an annual report from the Economist has found. The Australian city was ranked number one out of 140 cities, slightly ahead of the Austrian capital Vienna, with the…

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August 17, 2017


Canadian High Commission calls on COAS: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Canadian High Commissioner Perry Calderwood called on Chief Of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday at the General Headquarters (GHQ). According to a statement by the ISPR, the army chief and Canadian High Commissioner exchanged thoughts on matters of mutual interest and regional security. “The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan’s continuous efforts…

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July 13, 2017


Video: Canadian PM wishes Muslims a happy Ramazan

TORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wished Muslims in Canada and around the globe a happy Ramazan, on Friday.  In a video message that was shared from his official Facebook and Twitter account, Trudeau called for celebrating various cultures and traditions that make Canada a great place to live. “Everywhere, Ramazan reminds us to appreciate…

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May 27, 2017


Video: Malala’s witty speech makes Canadian PM laugh

TORONTO: The world knows her to be a brave Pakistani female education activist who refused to bow to fear in her pursuit of knowledge. However, Malala Yousafzai showed her wit when she referred to the Canadian Prime Minister’s age, making everyone else in the room (including his wife) laugh.

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April 13, 2017


Canada plane thief dies in crash: police

TORONTO: A man in his 20s was killed early Friday after crashing a stolen airplane on a roadway east of Toronto, police said. The Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk went down south of downtown Peterborough on the shores of Lake Ontario at 1:20 am local time (0520 GMT). Images of the wreck showed a crushed nose and…

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August 12, 2016


Canadian woman fires pellet gun at Pokemon GO players

TORONTO: A Canadian woman has been charged after she allegedly fired a pellet gun at Pokemon GO players from the rooftop of a Toronto-area home, local police said on Monday.

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July 26, 2016


‘Drunk’ pilots arrested ahead of Glasgow-Toronto flight

LONDON: Two pilots were due to appear in court in Scotland on Tuesday after being arrested on suspicion of being drunk as they prepared to fly to Canada. The men were due to pilot an Air Transat A310 plane carrying up to 250 passengers from Glasgow to Toronto on Monday. “Two men aged 39 and…

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July 19, 2016


First Canadian plane with Syrian refugees arrives in Toronto

OTTAWA, Canada: A plane carrying 163 Syrian refugees arrived in Canada Thursday, kicking off a drive to take in thousands from the war-torn country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at Toronto’s airport to greet them. The government hopes to bring in 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. “We will all remember this…

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December 11, 2015


Gangsters get their cut at Toronto film festival

TORONTO: Tom Hardy is not cut out for a life of crime. But the star of “Legend”, one of many mob movies headlining the Toronto film festival, says he can’t help being drawn to gangster tales. The British actor gives a masterful double performance in “Legend” as Reggie and Ronnie Kray — twin brothers who…

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September 15, 2015