Daily Archives: June 11, 2017

Gulf Nations, Qatar Ease Diplomatic Rift Slightly

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates signaled Sunday they may allow some Qataris to stay in their countries amid a diplomatic rift with the Gulf nation.

Qatar meanwhile pledged those nations' citizens will have complete freedom to stay …

Canada rescues sailors in rough transatlantic seas

TRENTON, Ont.

Canada rescued those aboard three sailboats Saturday that were hit with hurricane-force winds and waves in the Atlantic Ocean about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) off the coast of Newfoundland.

Five people on the boats, participating in a transatlantic …

Qatar to take legal action against Gulf states

DOHA/BEIRUT

Qatari groups said Saturday they will take legal action against a number of Gulf states that have issued a blockade against the country .

The head of Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri said …

Canada wants ban on junk food ads to children

TRENTON, Ont

Canada announced Saturday it will institute restrictions on the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children and the first step is to get feedback from the public on how best to accomplish that goal.

The ban would …