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Heat waves blamed on climate change

Heat waves blamed on climate change

Global warming is now fact, not theory, scientist says after statistical-based study
Syrian forces pound vital prize of Aleppo

Syrian forces pound vital prize of Aleppo

After Annan resignation, peace plan a distant memory

Pirates attack oil ship off Nigeria

Pirates attacked a ship being used by an oil servicing company in the waters off southeastern Nigeria on Saturday, killing two Nigerian naval guards and kidnapping four foreigners, the navy and the boat's shipping firm said.
Food earmarked for North Korea

Food earmarked for North Korea

The World Food Programme (WFP) is to send an initial batch of emergency food aid to North Korea, where a series of deluges and a typhoon killed nearly 120 people and left more than 84,000 others homeless last month.

Charest shrugs off high-profile opponent

Ex-police chief hasn't confirmed if he'll run; PQ gets leading adviser

Calendar: Splash today, city united! on monday

TODAY Victoria Symphony Splash in the Inner Harbour. Events: family zone, 1-5 p.m.; culinary corner, 3-9: 30 p.m.; street dance with The Midnights, 4-6 p.m.; orchestra parade, 6: 30 p.m. and the Victoria Symphony Concert, 7: 30-10 p.m. Donation.
Athens venues a model of decay

Athens venues a model of decay

There's still one group that loves the training pool for athletes at the former Olympic village in Athens' northern fringe. Frogs. They appear to delight in sitting on debris that floats on the half-filled pool's murky waters.

You're invited to today's Splash and Monday's City United!

Soak up the sun during the B.C. Day long weekend while enjoying live music during today's Symphony Splash and City United! on Monday.

Monitor: London 2012 special more on Olympics in sports


Good neighbours: Victoria's Jamaicans celebrate independence

Summer programs share nature with kids