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New cryptocurrency boutique opens in Regina

West News Wire: Digital currency now has a physical presence in Regina with a new QuickBit Crypto Boutique Store open for business. “A lot of people have heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency,” said Dale Mychasiw, the owner and operator of...

U.S. to Deploy Thousands of Troops Back to Afghanistan for Evacuation

West News Wire: The U.S. on Thursday announced it is deploying thousands of troops back into Afghanistan and to nearby countries as a startlingly successful Taliban onslaught now threatens the capital, Kabul. Three U.S. infantry battalions of roughly 1,000 troops...

Canada approved deal to sell $74-million worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

West News Wire: The federal government last year approved a deal with Canadian business connections for the sale of nearly $74-million of weapons to Saudi Arabia, even as there were calls for Canada to stop arms transactions with the...

Saudi Crown Prince requests Spying on Lebanese journalists and politicians

West News Wire: The French daily Le Monde revealed Monday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked to spy on several Lebanese journalists and politicians, including President Michel Aoun, through Israeli NSO's spyware Pegasus. Le Monde added in an...

Florida man gets 8 months in prison in U.S. Capitol attack

West News Wire: A federal judge on Monday dealt an eight-month prison sentence to Paul Hodgkins for the Florida man’s role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, making him the first among more than 500 accused...

Saudi war puts Yemeni children’s education and future under threat: UN

West News Wire: The United Nations has warned that Yemeni children’s education and futures were under threat because of the continued Saudi imposed war on the poorest Arab country. In a report titled "Education Disrupted: Impact of the Conflict on...

ECDHR reports on human rights violations in Bahrain, Saudi and the UAE

West News Wire: To mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) on June 26, published a report on the persistence of torture and human rights abuses in...

Statues of Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria toppled in Canada by protesters

Statues of Queen Elizabeth II and her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria were toppled and trashed in Canada during angry protests over the disturbing discovery of hundreds of indigenous children’s graves. Videos online show large crowds pulling down the statues in Winnipeg...

Saudi agents who killed Khashoggi received paramilitary training in the US

West News Wire: Four Saudi agents who murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi reportedly received paramilitary training in the US under a contract approved by the State Department. The 59-year-old, who had angered Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with his criticism...

Capitol riot suspects are being treated worse than “terrorists”

West News Wire: Fox News host Mark Levin has claimed that suspects in the January 6 attack on the Capitol are being treated worse than "terrorists" who are detained at Guantanamo Bay, and falsely claimed that the charges against...
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Losses to Japan, South Korea ends Asian teams’ World Cup dreams

West News Wire: Asian aspirations at the World Cup in Qatar have been dashed by Japan's penalty shootout loss...
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