41-0? Minor hockey groups say kids’ games should be about fun, not scores

41-0? Minor hockey groups say kids’ games should be about fun, not scores

Hockey groups across the country are looking for ways to manage runaway scores in a bid to keep the sport fun for kids.The issue swelled for the Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario after a team of eight-year-olds from Kitchener crushed...
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CFL commissioner, group behind franchise bid set to make ‘special announcement’ in Halifax

CFL commissioner, group behind franchise bid set to make ‘special announcement’ in Halifax

The commissioner of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the organization hoping to bring a franchise to Canada’s East Coast are set to make “a special announcement” in Halifax on Wednesday.There are no details on what Randy Ambrosie and the Maritime....
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Armistice 1918 centenary: Augustin Trébuchon, France’s last fallen soldier

Armistice 1918 centenary: Augustin Trébuchon, France’s last fallen soldier

US Republicans strengthen Senate majority while Democrats seize House Read more Several ‘firsts’ in US midterm elections Read more Trump declares midterms ‘tremendous success’ despite Democrats taking House Read more Poverty, corruption central...
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Lessons in the Decline of Democracy From the Ruined Roman Republic

Lessons in the Decline of Democracy From the Ruined Roman Republic

The U.S. Constitution owes a huge debt to ancient Rome. The Founding Fathers were well-versed in Greek and Roman History. Leaders like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison read the historian Polybius, who laid out one of the clearest descriptions of...
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Emmanuel Macron: Six held in ‘attack’ plot against French president

Emmanuel Macron: Six held in ‘attack’ plot against French president

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The arrests come as Mr Macron tours the battlefields of northern France Six people have been arrested in France on suspicion of planning to carry out a “violent” attack on President Emmanuel Macron, officia...
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Africa: Women and Children the Big Losers When Governance is Measured

Africa: Women and Children the Big Losers When Governance is Measured

Photo: Natalia Micevic/UNHCR Women and children rest against a tent in the General Hospital site in a makeshift site in Bunia, in Ituri province, DRC (file photo). interview By Sethi Ncube The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released 2018’s Ibrahim Index...
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Devotees at Sabarimala temple attack TV cameraman filming protests; police say no case registered yet

Devotees at Sabarimala temple attack TV cameraman filming protests; police say no case registered yet

Sabarimala: A cameraman of a Malayalam television news channel was attacked, allegedly by angry devotees, at the Lord Ayyappa temple complex on Tuesday when he was filming a protest organised to prevent the entry of a woman, whom they suspected...
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Four sleeping puppies set on fire in Hyderabad garbage dump; three dead, one injured

Four sleeping puppies set on fire in Hyderabad garbage dump; three dead, one injured

Hyderabad: Four puppies sleeping in a garbage dump here were allegedly set on fire by some people, leaving three dead and the other seriously injured, the police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Saturday after which a member of...
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#MeToo in India: Sexual misconduct in music industry needs to be called out, perpetrators held accountable

#MeToo in India: Sexual misconduct in music industry needs to be called out, perpetrators held accountable

Almost exactly a year after Pune venue High Spirits’ founder Khodu Irani was outed by several testimonies of sexual misconduct and harassment, India’s #MeToo movement brought to the front more charges of harassment, sexual assault and abuse against women i...
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Despite global and domestic headwinds, GDP growth to be near-trend in 2019: Moody’s Investors Service

Despite global and domestic headwinds, GDP growth to be near-trend in 2019: Moody’s Investors Service

Mumbai: Despite the many global and domestic headwinds, the country’s GDP growth will be “near trend” in 2019, global rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said Tuesday. The agency said emerging markets, including India and Indonesia,...
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