Canada’s Trudeau to skip Castro’s funeral

Canada’s Trudeau to skip Castro’s funeral

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not attend the funeral of Fidel Castro, his office said on Monday, days after Trudeau’s praise of the late Cuban leader sparked a backlash. Governor General David Johnston, Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Canada, will attend a commemoration in honor of Castro on Tuesday, at the request of Trudeau. […]

Who is and who isn’t attending Fidel Castro’s funeral

Who is and who isn’t attending Fidel Castro’s funeral

  A growing list of world leaders including French President François Hollande and US President Barack Obama have opted out of attending Sunday’s funeral of former Cuban president Fidel Castro. French President François Hollande On Monday, Hollande’s office told AFP that he would not be attending the former Cuban leader’s funeral on Sunday. He will […]

Scores killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen funeral

Scores killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen funeral

An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition on Saturday targeted a funeral hall packed with mourners in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, killing at least 82 people and turning the site into a “lake of blood,” according to a senior Health Ministry official. Nasser al-Argaly, the Health Ministry’s undersecretary, told a news conference that the strike also left […]