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Dr Tahir ul Qadri quits politics

TORONTO: Noted Islamic scholar and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) head Dr Tahir ul Qadri announced on Saturday that he was resigning from politics. "I announce my retirement from the political activities of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). I…

Canada to ban single-use plastics from 2021

MONTREAL: Canada will ban single-use plastics from 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday, declaring it a “global challenge” to phase out the plastic bags, straws and cutlery clogging the world’s oceans.

Saudi teen asylum seeker expected in Canada

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, was already…