Global

EU summit: Leaders split over centre-left bid for top job

EU leaders meeting in Brussels are divided over who should get the EU’s top jobs, including a successor to Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. Centre-right leaders from the EU’s biggest political group had played down the chances of agreement on Sunday on a new Commission president. They oppose a plan to give the post to Dutch […]

Global

Turkey threatens Libyan strongman Haftar as six citizens detained

Turkey says the forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar will become a “legitimate target” if they do not immediately release six Turks. The Turkish foreign ministry said the detention of its citizens amounted to “banditry and piracy”. Gen Haftar’s forces said on Friday they would attack Turkish targets over Turkish support for the internationally recognised […]

Canada

‘We were watching the trees come down in every direction’: 3 injured in Sask. storm

Environment Canada is dispatching a team to Meadow Lake Provincial Park in Saskatchewan to better assess what kind of weather event tore through the area, uprooting trees and flipping trailers. Residents of the Murray Doell campground and Lauman’s Landing recreational subdivision, about 360 km north of Saskatoon, reported seeing a tornado touch down on Saturday. One person was reported missing and […]