World News | CTV News | Latest International News Headlines

World

U.S. says Assange could go to Australian prison if convicted

U.S. authorities launched a new battle on Wednesday to make Julian Assange face American justice, telling British judges that if they agree to extradite the WikiLeaks founder on espionage charges, he could serve any U.S. prison sentence he receives in his native Australia.

EU court tells Poland to pay US$1.2M a day in judicial dispute

The European Union raised the stakes Wednesday in a standoff with Poland over judicial independence and the primacy of EU law, with the bloc's top court fining Poland US$1.2 million a day to prevent what it called "serious and irreparable harm" to the EU's legal order and values.

Poland's President Andrzej Duda walks past Republican Guards as he arrives at the Elysee Palace Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Sign up for the latest news on climate change and environmental issues in Canada and around the world

COVID-19 COVERAGE

VACCINE TRACKER

Track the number of people who have been vaccinated in Canada and around the world

Who will be the first to get COVID-19 vaccines? AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin

COMPARE CANADA TO THE WORLD

Curious how different countries are faring? Chart and compare the curves using our interactive graphs

HOW U.S. STATES ARE DOING

How do Canadian provinces and territories compare to American states?

THE COVID-19 BRIEF

Sign up to receive the most important updates in your inbox three times a week

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)