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The move to pay C$16,989 ($12,600) to individuals in a pilot scheme echoes a trial study in Finland.
Washington says its "sweeping" sanctions target 271 employees of Syria's state scientific agency.
The unusual move comes amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
President says Emmanuel Macron will "defend the values which will bring French people together".
A relaxed-looking Barack Obama soon felt his age at his first public event since leaving the White House.
BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.
'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.
It follows Friday's killings, the Taliban's deadliest assault on Afghan forces since 2001.
Multiple suspects and a gun are in police hands after author Kuki Gallmann was ambushed and shot.
The son of a wealthy family says a laughing axe-wielding intruder killed his parents and brother.
Wearing bullet-proof gear, contractors removed the statue under the watch of armed snipers.
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.
Sit down and tell us where you stand on the election.
She escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.
Emmanuel Macron could become the youngest ever president of France at just 39. Who else has achieved at such a young age?
Space station commander Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space.
A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.
President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it could sink a US aircraft carrier.
A stampede in a tunnel at a German music festival in 2010 led to 21 deaths.
The police were guarding road workers in Chhattisgarh when they came under attack themselves.