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Sunday, 1 May 2016 - Updated at 1725 hrs EDT

Canadian News

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International Commentary

Greg Satell | Forbes
2020 Is Shaping Up to Be a Pivotal Year

David Blair | The Telegraph
The realities of cyber warfare are chilling

Valerie Plame | The Washington Post
How the CIA failed a spy who went missing in Iran

Ana Swanson | The Washington Post
Six maps that will make you rethink the world

International News

The Associated Press
Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief - More

Thomson Reuters News
Obama torches Trump

Los Angeles Times
Government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

The New York Times
Sneak attack on bank-message system led to global breach

Defense News
Could Connectivity Failure Ground F-35?

The Associated Press
Confederate monument near the University of Louisville to be relocated - Photo

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Navy to use quantum computer to crack problems

The New York Times
‘Don’t pick me,’ say big names on becoming Trump’s vice president

United Press International
Michael Bloomberg assails Sanders, Trump as demagogues

Thomson Reuters News
UN: Rising Heat at Work Is Major New Climate Threat

The Associated Press
OPCW looks to counter new chemical weapons threats

The Associated Press
Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

Defense News
Norway’s Sub-Snub Impacts Negatively On Nordic Defense Cooperation

Agence France-Presse
Finland Risks 'Serious Crisis' With Russia if it Joins NATO, Experts Warn

The Associated Press
Albania hopes to lure tourists with Communist nuclear bunker

Thomson Reuters News
Somaliland’s drought deepens

Thomson Reuters News
Islamist group al Shabaab kills 15 soldiers

Thomson Reuters News
20 Syrians readmitted to Turkey under EU migrant deal

The Associated Press
Car bomb in southern Turkey kills policeman, 23 wounded

Thomson Reuters News
Drone attack kills two at Islamic State depot in northern Syria

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. says working to de-escalate Syrian violence

United Press International
Obama's U.S. troop deployment in Syria criticized

The Associated Press
Why Aleppo is Syria’s fiercest battleground

The Associated Press
Iraqi PM orders arrest of protesters who attacked parliament

Thomson Reuters News
Two car bombs kill at least 14 in southern Iraq

Thomson Reuters News
Saudi Arabia hands over Houthi prisoners as Yemen peace efforts inch ahead

Thomson Reuters News
Houthis seize Yemeni military base, endangering peace talks

The Associated Press
President Hassan Rouhani welcomes parliamentary results

The New York Times
A Year After Earthquake, Nepal’s Recovery Is Just Beginning

The Associated Press
Philippine militants free 10 Indonesian hostages - More

News Article
The secret sex parties of North Korea’s elite

Agence France-Presse
Colombia arrests top Peruvian crime lords

The New York Times
On This Day: May 1

Agence France-Presse
Obama fait rire le tout-Washington une dernière fois

Agence France-Presse
Cinq ans après Ben Laden, la CIA veut la tête de l’EI

Nouvelles de France 24
Un 1er-Mai marqué par la contestation de la Loi travail

Agence France-Presse
Bruxelles : le hall des départs de l'aéroport partiellement rouvert

Agence France-Presse
UE : entrée en vigueur de nouvelles règles douanières

Agence France-Presse
Nauvrage au large de la Libye : 26 migrants sauvés, 84 disparus

Agence France-Presse
Migrants : l’accord avec la Turquie fonctionne, selon Berlin

Agence de Presse Thomson Reuters
La Turquie frappée par deux attentats meurtriers, un policier et trois soldats tués

Nouvelles de France 24
Accord américano-russe pour une nouvelle trêve en Syrie, qui n’inclut pas Alep

Agence France-Presse
L'EI exécute quatre jeunes accusés d'espionnage

Agence France-Presse
Irak : l'EI revendique les attentats ayant fait 33 morts

Agence France-Presse
Le Royaume-Uni estime avoir tué environ un millier de combattants de l'EI

Agence France-Presse
Moqtada Sadr, ex-bête noire des Américains, devenu champion des réformes

Agence France-Presse
Des milliers de manifestants dans la Zone verte à Bagdad

Agence France-Presse
Philippines : dix otages indonésiens libérés par un groupe islamiste Abou Sayyaf

Agence France-Presse
Valls en Nouvelle-Zélande, avant une visite impromptue en Australie - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Les sous-marins australiens construits par DCNS seront armés par les USA

Agence France-Presse
Brésil : manifestations anti-destitution à l'occasion du 1er mai

Agence France-Presse
Les « zones rouges » de Colombie où gisent les disparus de la guerre

Agence France-Presse
L’éphéméride du 1 mai

Books

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
Canadians should remain true to uniform

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