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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Nathan Vanderklippe | The Globe and Mail
‘Best possible outcome’ as defiant North Korea’s missile launch fails

David Moscrop | Maclean’s
Donald Trump will always be at war

Robin V. Sears | The Toronto Star
Trump, Bannon are learning that the swamp swallows all

Charles Burton | The Globe and Mail
China is paralyzed on looming North Korea threat. Will Trump show restraint?

Scott Gilmore | Maclean’s
It’s time to say goodbye to the Clintons

Shannon Gormley | The Ottawa Citizen
When is spying OK? And does that include Trump’s spies? - More

Doug Saunders | The Globe and Mail
The world has a surplus of food. So why can’t we eliminate hunger?

Penny Collenette | The Toronto Star
Betrayal and beginnings — welcome to party leadership races

André Picard | The Globe and Mail
Chocolate is good for you? Sure, and the Easter bunny is real, too.

International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Last Doolittle Raider, 101, recalls 1942 attack - More - More

Chicago Tribune
Chicago’s 24-hour shooting total reaches 32

The Washington Post
People across the U.S. demanded to see Trump’s tax returns. A day later, he wants to know why.

The Associated Press
Trump: ‘Who paid for’ rallies seeking release of tax returns

The Guardian
Man accused of assaulting woman at election rally says Trump inspired him

The Hill
Trump reportedly annoyed by Time cover with Bannon

The Telegraph
Trump turns to foreign policy to win back approval at home

The Associated Press
Anna Cristina Niceta Lloyd is force behind Easter Egg Roll - More

The Washington Post
Jimmy Fallon returns to SNL as Jared Kushner

The New York Times
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump: Pillars of Family-Driven West Wing

The Associated Press
Five things to know about Mike Pence

The New York Times
Trump’s Appointees Raise Potential Ethics Conflicts

The Associated Press
Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware

The Washington Post
NASA snapped first photos of a worrisome crack in one of Greenland’s largest glaciers - More

The Independent
Kate Middleton opts for elegant cream ensemble for Easter celebrations - More

The Times
Trump demands gold‑plated welcome - More

The Associated Press
Facebook targets 30,000 fake accounts linked to France

The Associated Press
If the suit fits: French presidential hopefuls hone branding

The Observer
Mélenchon puts left in contention as French election becomes too close to call

The Associated Press
Fears, scars of extremism loom over French presidential vote

Reuters News Agency
Explosives used in Dortmund attack may have come from German military

The Associated Press
Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address - More

Reuters News Agency
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster: Time for tough talks with Russia

The Associated Press
Erdoğan claims Turkish referendum win, critics claim fraud - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Syrian army regains key town in north Hama province

Reuters News Agency
Death toll from Syria bomb attack rises - More

The Associated Press
Mass evacuation in Syria postponed

The Associated Press
A Saudi woman’s plea for help exposes risks runaways face

Reuters News Agency
Hamid Karzai calls decision to drop massive U.S. bomb ‘treason’

The Telegraph
Kim’s show of strength

The Sunday Times
Trump ‘ready to strike nuclear sites’ in North Korea

Reuters News Agency
U.S., allies weigh options after North Korea’s missile test

The Associated Press
Mike Pence arrives in South Korea to begin a 10-day trip to Asia - More - More

The New York Times
In a Shift, Deportees Find ‘Open Arms’ in Mexico

France Télévisions
Lapin de Pâques, licorne et « art du baratin » : Sean Spicer

France Télévisions
Des manifestants demandent à Donald Trump de publier ses déclarations de revenus et d’impôts

Radio France
« Tax March » à Los Angeles : Donald Trump « se prend pour un dictateur mais c’est notre employé ! »

Belga News
L’US Air Force déploie ses premiers F-35 opérationnels au Royaume-Uni

Agence France-Presse
Hollande au Chemin des Dames pour les 100 ans de cette bataille - Plus - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Hollande appelle à ne pas faire de l’Europe « le bouc-émissaire de nos renoncements »

La Libre
La dernière folie Ryanair : un vol à 175 euros pour New York !

Agence France-Presse
Messe de Pâques : le pape François demande la paix en Syrie, pays « martyrisé »

Belga News
Crise des migrants - Quelque 35 opérations de secours au large de la Libye

Agence France-Presse
La 101st Airborne Division déploie maintenant des « dizaines de soldats » en Somalie

Belga News
« Le référendum est un vote pour l’avenir de la Turquie », affirme Erdoğan

France Télévisions
Turquie : cinq questions pour comprendre le référendum

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : le bilan de l’attentat contre des personnes évacuées monte à 112 morts

Agence France-Presse
Mossoul : en six mois de bataille, l’EI recule sans être vaincu

Agence France-Presse
Les dates-clés de la bataille pour Mossoul

France Télévisions
Corée du Nord : après son grand défilé militaire, Pyongyang rate un tir de missile

Agence France-Presse
Corée du Nord : des soldats placides sous le regard des touristes chinois

Agence France-Presse
En Guyane, la mobilisation marque une pause pour le dimanche de Pâques

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