Man charged after woman assaulted, gun seized in Toronto

A Glock 26 9mm pistol loaded with 18 rounds of ammunition seen in this photo was allegedly recovered from a man while he was being arrested for assault. (Toronto Police Service) A Glock 26 9mm pistol loaded with 18 rounds of ammunition seen in this photo was allegedly recovered from a man while he was being arrested for assault. (Toronto Police Service)

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Death of Mahsa Amini in Iran sparks protests in Canada, globally

Across Canada and around the world, protesters stood shoulder to shoulder on Saturday in solidarity for women's rights and freedom in Iran, as the country enters its third consecutive week of roiling protests spurred by the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody.

Long COVID: What science has learned about the loss of smell and taste

Some five per cent of global COVID-19 survivors have now developed long-lasting taste and smell problems, according to a 2022 study. More than two years into the pandemic, researchers found an estimated 15 million people may still have problems perceiving odours, while 12 million may struggle with taste.

Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city

After being encircled by Ukrainian forces, Russia pulled troops out Saturday from an eastern Ukrainian city that it had been using as a front-line hub. It was the latest victory for the Ukrainian counteroffensive that has humiliated and angered the Kremlin.