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Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Canadian News

Global News
Assisted dying offer puts VAC’s mental health supports in doubt - More

CBC News
COVID-19 levels remain high in Ottawa as indicators decline

Global News
Omar Alghabra tests positive for COVID-19

The Canadian Press
Intelligence memo flagged possible 'violent revenge' after Ottawa protest shutdown

CBC News
A heat wave is building across the Prairies and climate change means we can expect more

CBC News
Inflation in Canada falls to 7.6% in first decrease in a year - More

CBC News
Gas may be cheaper, but otherwise prices are still on the rise - More

CBC News
Canada eyes cash for critical minerals in Biden's big new climate bill

Global News
Russian buyer of Canadian oil company accused of paying kickbacks to former Ukrainian PM

CTV News
More than half of Canadians say the pandemic negatively impacted their children

The Globe and Mail
How did Pearson airport’s delays get so bad?

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Canadian Commentary

Andrew Coyne | The Globe and Mail
Alberta is on the verge of the constitutional abyss

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
A highly contagious political virus is pouring over the Canada-U.S. border

Michael Bociurkiw | The Globe and Mail
Canada is falling short on its promises to Ukraine

Jordan MacInnis, Rachel Pulfer and Mohammad Popal | The Globe and Mail
Many of Afghanistan’s most vulnerable people still need to escape, and time is running out

International News

CNN News
USAF tests nuclear-capable long-range missile

Aviation Week Network
American Airlines has announced plans to buy 60 Boom Supersonic Overture airliners - More

CNN News
Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19

The Associated Press
Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary - More

BBC News
Alaska primary: Sarah Palin seeks comeback backed by Trump

The Associated Press
Biden signs landmark climate change, health bill into law

Reuters News Agency
Action wanes at U.N. to isolate Russia almost six months into Ukraine war

Reuters News Agency
World shares edge up even as inflation and policy concerns linger

Reuters News Agency
Britain launches dispute resolution with EU over post-Brexit research

Reuters News Agency
100 banks, 1,000 suspects: German fraud probe puts Scholz on the spot

Reuters News Agency
WHO dismisses ‘ridiculous’ name submissions for monkeypox

Agence France-Presse
Firefighters battle to control huge Valencia wildfire

Global News
Mykolaiv pushes back Russian threat but pays heavy price

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine hints at involvement in another Crimea explosion

Reuters News Agency
Russia says it has 'neutralised' Islamist cell in Crimea

Reuters News Agency
Tunisian constitution giving president wider powers comes into effect

Agence France-Presse
Twins, triplets among child victims of Cairo church blaze

France 24
Gunfire or starvation: Stark choice facing DR Congo's displaced

BBC News
‘Gaza’s children are used to the death and bombing’

Reuters News Agency
Germany, Israel condemn Palestinian president's Holocaust remarks

Agence France-Presse
Moqtada Sadr backtracks on call for huge Iraqi protest

Reuters News Agency
Iran ready to swap prisoners, urges U.S. to free jailed Iranians

Reuters News Agency
Myanmar junta hits back at ASEAN after being barred from meetings

Reuters News Agency
Bomb, arson attacks rock Thailand's south

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan says China continues military activity around the island

Reuters News Agency
China's Sichuan limits power to homes, offices amid extreme heat

Reuters News Agency
Chinese military to send troops to Russia for joint exercise

Reuters News Agency
Hong Kong court lifts reporting restriction on national security case

Reuters News Agency
North Korea fires two cruise missiles from west coast town of Onchon

The New York Times
On This Day: August 17 - BBC - TDinA

Agence France-Presse
Joe Biden promulgue une réforme majeure sur le climat et la santé - Plus

Radio-Canada
Liz Cheney battue par une pro-Trump lors d’une primaire républicaine - Plus - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Jill Biden positive à la COVID-19

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Grande-Bretagne lance une procédure de résolution de conflit post-Brexit sur la recherche

Agence de Presse Reuters
La hausse continue en Europe, les banques montent, Sanofi recule

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Parlement européen coopère dans l'enquête sur l'espionnage d'un député grec

La Tribune
Face au risque de crise énergétique, le charbon fait son grand retour chez les ménages allemands

Agence de Presse Reuters
Guterres rencontrera Zelensky et Erdoğan en Ukraine jeudi

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Allemagne et Israël condamnent les propos d'Abbas sur l'Holocauste

Agence de Presse Reuters
Birmanie : La France condamne la peine de prison prononcée contre Suu Kyi

Agence France-Presse
Cuba autorise l’investissement étranger dans le commerce - Plus

International Commentary

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