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Sri Lanka's Parliamant approves budget amid economic crisis

Sri Lanka's Parliamant approves budget amid economic crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Parliament approved a budget Thursday that includes reforms aimed at improving the country's finances as it attempts to recover from its worst economic crisis. The 5.
Alberta legislation would set up independent agency to investigate police complaints

Alberta legislation would set up independent agency to investigate police complaints

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has introduced legislation aimed at making police forces more accountable and responsive to the communities they serve.

Officer injured in shooting amid tension in northern Kosovo

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo law enforcement on Friday said one officer was injured by gunmen after increasing police presence fearing tension in northern areas dominated by the ethnic Serb minority.
New Mexico seeks tougher provisions for US nuclear dump

New Mexico seeks tougher provisions for US nuclear dump

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials outlined new conditions Thursday for a proposed permit for the U.S.
Peru president's power grab recalls country's dark past

Peru president's power grab recalls country's dark past

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's ousted President Pedro Castillo rose to power 17 months ago as a populist outsider.
Advocates seek funding for free contraception in next B.C. budget

Advocates seek funding for free contraception in next B.C. budget

VICTORIA — A B.C. advocacy group says it's going to push the government to fulfil a promise to cover the cost of prescription contraception, and for it to be included in the next provincial budget. The B.C.
New Zealand PM Ardern says China has become 'more assertive'

New Zealand PM Ardern says China has become 'more assertive'

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Reflecting on her five years as New Zealand's leader, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said China has undoubtedly become more assertive in the region over that time, but cautioned that building relationships with small Pac
US sending $275 million in military aid to Ukraine

US sending $275 million in military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending an additional $275 million in military aid to Ukraine, including large amounts of ammunition and high-tech systems that can be used to detect and counter drones in its ongoing war with Russia, according to U.S.
Conroy brings rural perspective to B.C.'s bottom line, may expand speculation tax

Conroy brings rural perspective to B.C.'s bottom line, may expand speculation tax

VICTORIA — Katrine Conroy says she asked to keep her old job as British Columbia's forests minister because there was unfinished business, but Premier David Eby had other plans and put her in charge of managing the province's finances.
Alberta NDP says premier's rejection of federal authority lays separation groundwork

Alberta NDP says premier's rejection of federal authority lays separation groundwork

EDMONTON — Alberta’s NDP Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith's comments rejecting the legitimacy of the federal government betray her unspoken plan to lay the groundwork for eventual separation.
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