Court orders Canada to repatriate nationals held in Syrian camps

View of the city of Qamishli, the "capital" of Rojava, the territory inhabited by Kurds in northeastern Syria, from the Turkish side of border in Nusaybin, on Oct. 14, 2019. EFE FILE/ Ilya U.Topper

Toronto, Canada, Jan 20 (EFE).- A Canadian court on Friday ordered the repatriation of four of its nationals detained in camps in northeastern Syria. The men are among a number of foreign nationals suspected of being members of the Islamic State terror group and held in the camps in Rojava, also called the Autonomous Administration … Read more

‘Once in a generation’ winter storm set to sweep across much of US

Snow plows clear the roadway as passengers arrive to check in for their flights before a winter storm hits that threatens to close down air traffic at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 22 December 2022. EFE/EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Washington, Dec 22 (EFE).- A “once-in-a-generation” winter storm is expected to sweep across large parts of the United States, the National Weather Service warned Thursday. At a press conference on Thursday, US president Joe Biden urged the country to take the storm “seriously” and “heed the local warnings.” “This is not like a snow day … Read more