Canada to compensate aboriginal children removed from families

Oct 7, 2017

Canada to compensate aboriginal children removed from families

Canada will pay up to 750 million Canadian dollars ($598 million) in compensation to thousands of aboriginals who were removed as children from their families decades ago, a top official said Friday, promising to end "a terrible legacy." The move is the latest bid by ...

'Burqa ban' law signals rightward political turn in Austria

/ Oct 1, 2017

'Burqa ban' law signals rightward political turn in Austria

A law prohibiting any kind of full-face covering, known popularly as the "Burqa Ban," took effect Sunday in Austria, where the strong support for it portends potential political upheaval in the country's upcoming national election. Parties campaigning on an anti-migrant message are poised to win ...