Category: World

Escher art exhibit premieres at Barcelona museum

More than 200 works from the Dutch artist M.C. Escher, known for his intricate optical-illusion lithographs, are on display at the Barcelona Maritime Museum as part of a new exhibit that runs until Sept. 26, 2021. Source link

The West Block — Episode 32, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 32, Season 10 Sunday, May 2, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Harjit Sajjan, National Defence Minister Candice Bergen, Conservative Deputy Leader Patty Hajdu, Health Minister Location: Ottawa, Ontario Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West

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At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Egypt passenger train derailment

A passenger train derailed on Sunday north of Cairo, killing at least 11 people, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years. Four train wagons ran off the tracks at

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The West Block — Episode 30, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 30, Season 10 Sunday, April 18, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Erin O’Toole, Official Opposition Leader Dr. Naheed Dosani, Palliative Care Physician Location: Ottawa, Ontario   Mercedes

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Rapper DMX on life support after heart attack, lawyer says

DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. “He had a heart attack. He’s quite ill,” Richman said. Richman said he could not confirm reports that DMX, 50,

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The West Block — Episode 27, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 27, Season 10 Sunday, March 28, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Lt. Heather Macdonald, Royal Canadian Navy Marc Garneau, Foreign Affairs Minister Location: Ottawa, Ontario Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West Block: International tensions

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Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital amid jump in seismic activity

A volcano in southwestern Iceland on the Reykjanes Peninsula erupted on Friday, following thousands of small earthquakes in the area in recent weeks, the country’s meteorological office said. The eruption occurred near Fagradalsfjall, a mountain on the peninsula located around 30

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The West Block — Episode 25, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 25, Season 10 Sunday, March 14, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Alexandra Auclair, Department of National Defence Erin O’Toole, Official Opposition Leader Location: Ottawa, Ontario   Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West Block: Alexandra

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EU, Italy halt AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia

A shipment of over a quarter million AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines destined for Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union, in the first use of an export control system instituted by the bloc to make sure big pharma companies would respect

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U.K. won’t take vaccines from COVAX program, says high commissioner

The United Kingdom won’t access its share of vaccine doses from the COVAX facility, says British High Commissioner to Canada Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque. In an interview with Power & Politics, d’Allegeershecque told host Vassy Kapelos that while the United Kingdom is one of

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