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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
Mali a bad bet for new Canadian troop deployment

Haroon Siddiqui | The Toronto Star
A manual for combatting Trumpism in Canada

Rosie DiManno | The Toronto Star
Can Sarah Palin can see Ottawa from her house? - More - More

Doug Saunders | The Globe and Mail
When voters feel the world is broken, the Trumps rise

Tabatha Southey | The Globe and Mail
An invitation to U.S. tech companies: Make Canada your second choice

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
What Trudeau must say to Trump

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
With Trump, sunny ways is Trudeau’s best play

Jason Markusoff | Maclean’s
Conversational icebreakers for Trump and Trudeau - More

International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
USS Turner: Pentagon launches effort to solve a baffling WWII mystery

CNO Public Affairs
SAIL suicide prevention program launches Navy-wide

The Associated Press
United Airlines Pilot Taken off San Francisco-Bound Flight

CBC News
Alec Baldwin reprises Trump role as SNL host

Chicago Tribune
Meryl Streep targets Trump during emotional speech at fundraiser

The Washington Post
Franken says GOP colleagues question Trump’s mental health

CNN News
Trump aide repeats debunked voter fraud claim

Chicago Tribune
Does President Trump have the authority to ‘send in the feds’ to Chicago?

The Associated Press
Washington state’s top lawyer uses strategic streak to fight Trump

The Associated Press
Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce

The Associated Press
White House Declines to Publicly Defend Embattled Flynn

Veuer News
Poll shows Trump administration is more trusted than the news media

The Associated Press
From protests to ‘pussy hats,’ Trump resistance brews online

The Associated Press
After much hardship, refugee finds a home with French family

United Press International
Jean-Claude Juncker won’t seek EU presidency again - More

Agence France-Presse
Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected German president

The Associated Press
U.S. Army helicopters unloaded in Germany to boost combat presence

The Associated Press
Austrian official defends closing borders to deter migrants

The Associated Press
Polish PM says she’s OK after crash, ready to leave hospital

BBC News
How a painting fought fascism

The Associated Press
Defence minister says Serbia will get Russian MiG-29s

The Associated Press
WWII UXO is defused after 75,000 people evacuated in Thessaloniki

United Press International
Tensions flare between Greece, Turkey over Cyprus

The Associated Press
Congolese music festival for peace draws tens of thousands

Agence France-Presse
DR Congo capital’s street food booms as economic crisis grows

The Associated Press
Authoritarian Incumbent Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov Is Favorite in Turkmenistan Election

United Press International
Accused Istanbul nightclub shooter formally charged

Agence France-Presse
Syria opposition picks delegation for new peace talks

The Associated Press
Turkish troops and allied Syrian opposition fighters have enter the center of al-Bab

BBC News
Tahrir al-Sham: Al-Qaeda’s latest incarnation in Syria

The Associated Press
Hezbollah leader says Trump makes him optimistic

Agence France-Presse
Netanyahu hails US veto of Palestinian as Libya envoy

Agence France-Presse
For Arab MPs, Israeli parliament ‘harder than ever’

BBC News
Israel bars Peru’s fugitive ex-leader Alejandro Toledo

The Associated Press
Pakistan retaliates after US denies politician visa

The Associated Press
Cambodian opposition names acting chief after leader resigns

USNI News
Manila Predicts Beijing Will Build Base On Scarborough Shoal

The Associated Press
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Navy Times
U.S. Navy is planning fresh challenges to China’s claims in the South China Sea

BBC News
North Korea says ballistic missile test was a success

The Associated Press
South Korean Investigators to Again Summon Samsung Heir

United Press International
Conflicting rallies held in South Korea following Park’s impeachment

United Press International
Deal to end Brazil police strike fails as violence spikes

The Associated Press
Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject Trump

Agence France-Presse
Le musée Guggenheim célèbre son histoire modelée par l’immigration

La Presse
Un Donald Trump pour la France ?

Agence France-Presse
Thessalonique : 70.000 évacués pour neutraliser une bombe de la 2e Guerre mondiale

Agence France-Presse
À Kinshasa, l’essor des malewa, gargotes de rue d’une capitale en crise

Agence France-Presse
Etre député arabe en Israël, un « défi permanent »

Agence France-Presse
L’Irak débarrassé de l’EI en 2017, selon le ministre britannique de la Défense

Agence France-Presse
Expulsé d’Allemagne et blessé à Kaboul dans un attentat

Agence France-Presse
Missile nord-coréen : Trump assure Tokyo de son soutien

Agence France-Presse
Djihadisme : un premier Australien déchu de sa nationalité

Agence France-Presse
Les Mexicains appelés à manifester contre Donald Trump

Books

Fredrik Logevall | The Washington Post
Laos: A lesser-known disaster in the Vietnam era

Capt. R.L. Boudreau | The Chronicle Herald
Bluenose: The legend, the myth and the truth

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