The incident occurred two blocks from Toronto’s convention center, where leaders of the world’s 20 largest industrialized and emerging economies will meet Friday and Saturday.
Authorities detain Sudan-bound ship
The ship was anchored off the southern city of Limassol under police guard with a suspected military cache that would contravene a 2004 U.N. embargo on arms sales and deliveries to Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region.
Police spokesman Michalis Katsounotos said that “pending certification of the legality of the cargo, [the Antigua and Barbuda-flagged Santiago ship] is prohibited from leaving.”
Mr. Katsounotos told reporters the Santiago “appeared to be bound for Sudan and Singapore,” according to the ship’s documents.
Rains burst levee; 68,000 flee
BEIJING | Torrential rains burst a dike in southern China, sending 68,000 people fleeing their homes and prompting China’s top leaders to call Tuesday for stepped-up rescue operations for the thousands still in danger.
Floodwaters breached the Changkai levee on the Fu River in Jiangxi province late Monday, forcing residents to relocate from their homes in the nearby city of Fuzhou, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
No casualties have been reported.
• From wire dispatches and staff reports
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