Assault suspect arrested after large police presence shuts down Victoria street

At one point, officers donned gas masks and told reporters and the public to move back as they may use weapons capable of shooting a gas grenade: (CTV News) At one point, officers donned gas masks and told reporters and the public to move back as they may use weapons capable of shooting a gas grenade: (CTV News)

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German election to set direction after 16 years under Merkel

Germany's closely fought election on Sunday will set the direction of the European Union's most populous country after 16 years under Angela Merkel, whose party is scrambling to avoid defeat by its center-left rivals after a rollercoaster campaign. The environmentalist Greens also are eyeing at least a share of power.