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Madonna gives impromptu concert in Paris square to honour attacks victims

By Canadian Press December 10, 2015 - 7:41am Updated: December 10, 2015 - 7:41am

PARIS — Pop star Madonna has staged an impromptu concert at Paris' Republique plaza to honour victims of the Nov. 13 attacks in which 130 people died.

The singer, who...

Sask. Premier honours Paris attack victims

By Lisa Schick November 29, 2015 - 10:07am Updated: November 29, 2015 - 10:15am

Premier Brad Wall is in Paris this weekend for the climate change summit, but on Sunday he took some time out to honour the victims of the attacks in Paris two weeks ago. ...

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Eagles of Death Metal recount attack on Bataclan

By 980 CJME November 26, 2015 - 7:07am Updated: November 26, 2015 - 7:15am

Members of the American rock band Eagles of Death Metal are recounting their story of survival inside the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris.

Gunman opened fire on the crowd...

Around 40 people gathered at Le Relais to mark the one week anniversary of the deadly Paris terror attacks.

Saskatoon vigil marks week since Paris attacks

By Lasia Kretzel November 21, 2015 - 9:57am Updated: November 21, 2015 - 12:36pm

As Paris marked the one week anniversary of the deadly terror attacks, so too did Saskatoon.

Cradling small candles in the cool winter evening, around 40 people gathered...

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Students Association man a booth on the U of S campus.

Local Muslims answer questions, promote unity over Paris attacks

By Bryn Levy November 19, 2015 - 6:28am Updated: November 19, 2015 - 11:56am

A Saskatoon Muslim group is reaching out in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

Noman Hassan and Wajaht Ahmad were among members of the Ahmadiy'ya Muslim Students'...

Saskatoon Francophone community on edge following Paris attacks

By Lasia Kretzel November 16, 2015 - 4:00pm Updated: November 16, 2015 - 4:00pm

Benoit Goubot had just finished work and arrived at the Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon's (FFS) weekly community get together when he learned about the attacks in his...

U of S professor urges Trudeau to stand by his plan for Syrian refugees

By François Biber November 16, 2015 - 2:35pm Updated: November 16, 2015 - 2:35pm

Amid political pressure to suspend Ottawa’s Syrian refugee plan, Justin Trudeau needs to stick to his word and keep Canada’s borders open according to a University of...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall.

Sask. Premier calls for suspension of federal refugee plan

By The Canadian Press November 16, 2015 - 11:41am Updated: November 16, 2015 - 1:48pm

Premier Brad Wall is asking the federal government to re-evaluate its Syrian refugee plan.

The new Liberal government has set a goal for 25,000 refugees by the end of...

Shoes and bloody shirt lay outside the Bataclan concert hall, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 in Paris.

Canada's role questioned following attacks in Paris

By Courtney Markewich November 16, 2015 - 9:21am Updated: November 16, 2015 - 9:36am

In the days following the attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead, some people are questioning what Canada will and should do.

Speaking to News Talk Monday morning,...

"We're not scared" - Parisian in Regina watches as attacks unfold

By Lisa Schick November 14, 2015 - 2:42pm Updated: November 14, 2015 - 2:45pm

"Saddening," "astounding," and "frustrating" is how a Regina man describes the attacks on his home city of Paris.

Arie Baum watched the coverage of the attacks as the...

The French flag flies at half mast at Sk. legislature

French flag flying at half mast at Sask. legislature

By Lisa Schick November 14, 2015 - 2:22pm Updated: November 14, 2015 - 3:36pm

The French flag joined all the flags at the Saskatchewan legislature on Saturday, flying at half mast, after the deadly attacks in Paris. 

Premier Brad Wall released a...