Hate crimes in Canada jump 47 percent in 2017

Hate crimes in Canada increased 47 percent in 2017, primarily targeting Muslims, Jews and black people, according to figures released by the country's statistical agency on

Putin wants old Russian empire back: Poroshenko

Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko accused Russia is Vladimir Putin of seeking to annex his entire country and called in interviews with German media for Chancellor Angela Merkel

250 runners cheat, take shortcuts at China marathon

More than 250 runners cheated at last weekend's half-marathon in Shenzhen including many who took shortcuts, Chinese state media said on Thursday, calling it "deeply

Facebook mulled charging for access to user data

Facebook on Wednesday said it considered charging application makers to access data at the social network. Such a move would have been a major shift away from the policy of not

China to widen market access for foreign investors

China will widen market access for foreign investors and step up protection of intellectual property rights, China's president Xi Jinping said on Wednesday ahead of the G20

Environment created for participatory polls: CEC

Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said a competitive and participatory election environment has been created for all the parties ahead of the next