Stephanie Jenzer

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Canadian pastor charged in Myanmar for defying COVID-19 restriction on gatherings

David Lah said devout Christians could not get the coronavirus, then he got it himself. Now the Canadian who has been in Myanmar since at least February faces jail time for holding public sermons in defiance of government rules restricting large events.

'Gave their lives for us': Canada's role in Italian campaign remembered 75 years later

This week, Canada's role in the Italian campaign — which saw 93,000 soldiers take part in an aggressive push up the country's coast during the Second World War — is being remembered on its 75th anniversary.

Born out of a cycling scandal 20 years ago, it's Russia doping crisis that dogs WADA today

As the World Anti-Doping Agency marked its 20th anniversary last week, there were warnings that the coming days will be critical to the future of the international body meant to safeguard clean sport for the world's athletes.

Author and political activist Arundhati Roy on missing India's election — and being a lifelong agitator

The CBC's Nahlah Ayed speaks to author and political activist Arundhati Roy on the eve of India's election results.

How Modi's populist message won the Indian PM a second term

Over the last five years, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been seen both as an incorruptible champion of the masses and the “divider in chief.” He's now poised for another five-year term at the helm of a country at a crossroads.

'The battle is still on': Fake news rages in India's WhatsApp elections

As hundreds of millions of Indians vote in the country's massive staggered election, journalists and civil society groups are working overtime to try and fight back against fast-moving falsehoods that some fear could alter the outcome of the vote.

'The first thing is food': But aid pledges fall short after Mozambique cyclone

An unprecedented cyclone hits a devastatingly poor country. At what point should other countries intervene? For India, the answer was made easier by serendipity: it happened to have three naval vessels in the Indian Ocean when Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique on March 14, killing more than 500 people.

Extraordinary destruction and flooding in Mozambique point to unprecedented storm

Beira is still in mourning, still bearing the scars of sudden catastrophe. As the city tries to get back on its feet, its people are still trying to make sense of a singular storm that defied the rules of any they have ever known.

'Absolutely devastating': British lamb farmers fear impact of no-deal Brexit

A vote in Parliament due Tuesday evening could help determine the fate of Theresa May's Brexit deal — as well as the fate of millions of British lambs being born right now.
CBC in Myanmar

'No genocide happened here': 1 year after Rohingya exodus, only handful have returned

A year after hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar in what the UN called a military-led campaign of violence with genocidal intent but state officials deny was a genocide, fewer than 200 have returned, CBC's Nahlah Ayed reports.

Spain built fences 20 years ago to keep migrants away. Here's how that worked out

Long before wall-building became a showpiece election promise in the U.S., fences went up on Europe’s southern border to keep migrants out.

Russia could be reinstated hours ahead of Pyeongchang closing ceremony

With the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony set for Sunday in Pyeongchang, one wonders if somewhere nearby there aren't boxes of new Russian uniforms waiting to be opened. The IOC executive committee look into Russians' conduct at the Games Saturday, then decide their fate.

How 6 Canadian hockey players became Korean citizens and Olympians

Korea has recruited six Canadian players to bolster its men's hockey chance at the Olympics. Those players play their first game Feb. 15 and meet Team Canada on Feb. 18.

Unknown soldier: 1 forensic anthropologist, 27,000 Canadians missing in action

Sarah Lockyer, 31, is the tiny program's co-ordinator and lone forensic anthropologist. She travels twice a year to France to study the remains of Canadians uncovered by construction workers or farmers in old battlefields increasingly invaded by modern-day development. On the trip back, it's not unusual for her to be carrying a piece of human bone in her luggage.
CBC Investigates

Did the UN ignore warnings of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya in Myanmar?

According to internal documents and sources consulted by CBC News, there are signs several UN figures and other international actors — including a key Canadian official — have been reticent to pressure Myanmar on the rights of Rohingya.