China easing airline access amid conflict with Washington
Chinese regulators said Thursday more foreign airlines will be allowed to fly to China as anti-coronavirus controls ease but it was unclear whether the change will defuse a fresh conflict with the Trump administration over air travel.
Tiananmen Square anniversary marked by crackdown, Hong Kong vigil ban
China tightened controls over dissidents while pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and elsewhere sought ways to mark the 31st anniversary Thursday of the crushing of the pro-democracy movement centred on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Trump's former defence secretary issues strong rebuke of president, use of military against protests
Former U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump's heavy-handed use of military force to quell protests near the White House.
Stockwell Day exits CBC commentary role, corporate posts after comments about racism in Canada
Former Conservative cabinet minister Stockwell Day has stepped down from his role as a commentator on CBC News Network's Power & Politics — and has left senior positions at two major companies — after making comments on Tuesday's show about racism in Canada he later admitted were "insensitive and hurtful".
Figure skater Asher Hill sees hypocrisy in recent flurry of racial equality statements
Asher Hill watched on his TV as American cities burned and on his phone as social media platforms lit up with sports teams, athletes and Canadian national sport organizations racing to condemn racism. He was outraged, devastated and had had enough.
Barack Obama urges young Americans to push for change in wake of George Floyd's death
Young people in the United States must capitalize on the momentum they have created through protests in the wake of George Floyd's death before the attention moves away, former president Barack Obama said in a virtual town hall Wednesday.