Canada's refugee minister John McCallum cited delays in establishing infrastructures as the reason for pushing back the deadline. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 08:29 GMT
Canada will be giving priority to full families, women, and members of the LGBT community.
Yesterday Turkey summoned the Russian envoy following the deadly incident. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 08:26 GMT
The report suggest Turkey only gave the fighter jet 17 seconds before shooting it down. Additionally,radar imaging from Russia’s Hmeymim base in Syria indicate that the Turkish jet actually violated Syrian airspace to attack the Russian jet.
Russia has been carrying out airstrikes in Syria since late September. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 08:25 GMT
Officials called for calm despite escalating tension after a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkey for allegedly violating its airspace.
Austrian teens Samra Kesinovic (left), and her friend Sabina Selimovic married Daesh militants shortly after arriving in Syria. (Facebook)
November 25, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
Austrian teen Samra Kesinovic, who fled to Syria and married a Daesh fighter was reportedly beaten to death for attempting to flee the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa.
The helicopter was reportedly shot down by Syrian rebels during a rescue operation. (RT/YouTube)
November 25, 2015 - 07:41 GMT
A Russian marine was reportedly killed by Syrian rebel fire in a helicopter crash during a rescue operation to retrieve two pilots aboard a Russian fighter jet, which had been previously shot down by Turkey.
Hundreds of Palestinians minors remain in Israeli custody despite criticism from human rights groups. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
An eight-year-old Palestinian boy was handcuffed and blind-folded during his arrest by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank town of Hebron.
The United States has asked Egypt not to send packages or mail on passenger aircraft destined for the US. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The parcels weighed about 10 kg and were loaded with explosive substances.
Lebanon has passed through 30 elections without selecting a president. (AFP/Jospeh Eid)
November 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama sent a letter to Prime Minister Tammam Salam urging action by Lebanese leaders.
US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
November 24, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama met today with French President Francois Hollande to discuss their joint strategy against Daesh.
Syrian refugees cross the border into Turkey at the Akcakale crossing. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Turkey currently hosts the highest number of Syrian refugees in the world.
Migrants from Africa often pass through Egypt's Sinai desert to reach Israel. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
On Monday Egyptian border guards killed five Sudanese nationals who were attempting to cross into Israel.
Tunisian security forces are deployed outside a house in the town of Oued Ellil, on October 23, 2014 (AFP Photo/Fethi Belaid)
November 24, 2015 - 17:21 GMT
Witnesses reported seeing an explosion hit a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis.
Reporters Without Borders activists take part in a protest in front of an Iran Air agency in Paris, on July 10, 2012. (AFP/Loic Venance)
November 24, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi is accused of giving mobile phone SIM cards to protesters and taking photos of demonstrations against the ruling Al Khalifa regime.
Olivier Corel, the
November 24, 2015 - 16:41 GMT
Olivier Corel is said to be close to the individual identified as the voice claiming responsibility for the Paris attacks.
Lavrov also called on Russians not to visit Turkey, citing high-level terrorism threats. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 16:23 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was set to meet his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul.
Recently leaked documents have revealed several phone conversations between Tony Blair and Muammar Gaddafi. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 16:08 GMT
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair will face questions about his role in orchestrating British foreign policy towards Libya.