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Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - Updated at 1625 hrs EST

Canadian News

BBC News
Plan to rebuild defence early-warning system means political, fiscal headaches

Global News
Canada adds 4,630 new coronavirus cases

CBC News
Ontario reports 1,740 new COVID-19 cases — the fewest since mid-December - More

CTV News
Quebec records 1,166 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday

CBC News
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

CBC News
Made-in-Canada coronavirus vaccine starts human clinical trials - More

CBC News
Dr. Bonnie Henry tells British Columbians to 'do more

CTV News
Ontario extends state of emergency and stay-at-home order until Feb. 9 - More

CBC News
Freeland says government considering more pandemic travel restrictions to secure border - More

CBC News
Payette's access to expense account 'under careful consideration,' says Freeland

The Canadian Press
Suspected RCMP secrecy breach fallout upgraded to 'severe'

CBC News
Government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Radio-Canada
COVID-19 : le nombre de nouveaux cas quotidiens en déclin au Québec

Radio-Canada
COVID-19 : 1740 nouveaux cas et 63 morts en Ontario

Radio-Canada
Dans l'attente de nouvelles mesures pour limiter les voyages

Le Devoir
La Sûreté du Québec se charge de la surveillance de la quarantaine des voyageurs

Radio-Canada
Qu’est-ce que la colchicine?

Le Devoir
Cette pandémie que l’on ne saurait voir

Le Journal de Montréal
Où peut-on encore aller aux toilettes?

Radio-Canada
Ottawa doit suivre l'exemple de Biden et annuler Trans Mountain, plaide une coalition

TVA Nouvelles
Mitraillettes chez un complotiste

Radio-Canada
Joe Biden fait trembler les exportateurs canadiens

La Presse Canadienne
GRC : une présumée violation du secret par un haut responsable jugée « grave »

Direction - Histoire et patrimoine
Dates significatives dans l’histoire militaire canadienne

Canadian Commentary

André Picard | The Globe and Mail
How do we make sense of the contradictory pandemic news?

Erna Paris | The Globe and Mail
The healing of America must start with holding Donald Trump accountable for his actions

Chris Alexander | The Globe and Mail
As Russia awakens, Putin finds himself in peril

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
Julie Payette is what happens when Justin Trudeau turns everything into a branding exercise

Mike Van Soelen | The Globe and Mail
How Trudeau can recover from the governor-general scandal

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
Jason Kenney’s war of words verges on farce

Derek H. Burney | Postmedia News
Keystone decision highlights need for a wholly Canadian pipeline system

Preston Manning | Postmedia News
Lockdown rules are violating our rights

Lloyd Wilks | Postmedia News
Julie Payette’s resignation is a constitutional car crash

Rex Murphy | Postmedia News
A mini-exodus for our time – resignations from the Trudeau government

Sylvain Desjardins | Radio-Canada
Tunisie, une révolution inachevée

International News

The Associated Press
Widespread internet outages hit northeast U.S.

The Associated Press
Foot of snow blankets parts of Midwest, disrupts travel

Reuters News Agency
Biden plans to limit private prisons and transfer of military equipment to police

The Associated Press
US virus numbers drop, but race against new strains heats up

BBC News
Biden raises vaccination goal to 1.5m a day after criticism

The Associated Press
Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Associated Press
Who goes first? Vaccine rollout forces stark moral choices

Reuters News Agency
Moderna says it believes vaccine will work against new variants

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly to confirm Yellen as first female Treasury chief

The Associated Press
Man threatened family of congressman, journalist

The Associated Press
Appeals court weighs constitutionality of terror watchlist

The Associated Press
Schumer: Democrats must pass virus aid with or without GOP

The Associated Press
U.S. House delivers article of impeachment against Trump to Senate, triggering trial - More

The Associated Press
GOP largely votes against holding Trump impeachment trial

Reuters News Agency
Biden doesn't believe Trump will be convicted at his impeachment trial

The Associated Press
Inspector general probing whether DOJ officials tried to overturn election

The Associated Press
Rioters flaunt involvement in Capitol siege

The Associated Press
Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

Reuters News Agency
Trump opens Florida office to push his former administration's agenda

Reuters News Agency
Twitter permanently suspends My Pillow CEO for election misinformation

Reuters News Agency
Johnson & Johnson promises vaccine data "soon"

The Guardian
Why are people still flying into the UK despite Covid rules?

The Guardian
New quarantine rules expected for travellers to UK

Reuters News Agency
Britain to help other countries track down coronavirus variants

Reuters News Agency
English health service chief says restrictions on EU vaccine exports would be a worry

France 24
Covid-19 creates perfect conditions for mental health crises among students

BBC News
Covid vaccines: Why some countries will have to wait until 2022

Reuters News Agency
Dutch police detain more than 180 in third night of curfew violence - More

Reuters News Agency
EU to create private-public bio-defence preparedness plan

The Associated Press
Drug firms ‘must deliver’ on Covid-19 vaccine obligations, EU chief says

The Associated Press
EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants

Reuters News Agency
Germany backs EU export restrictions on vaccine after supply cuts - More

Reuters News Agency
Italian prime minister poised to resign, deepening political crisis

Janes Defence News
Spanish Eurofighters arrive in Romania for first deployment in support of NATO

Janes Defence News
Greece signs for Rafale combat aircraft

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin says vigorous efforts needed to extend Russia-U.S. New START arms treaty

The Associated Press
Biden, in first call with Putin, presses on Navalny, treaty

CBC News
Mass protests in wake of Navalny arrest could signal new political dynamic in Russia

The Associated Press
Navalny ally vows to press for his freedom despite crackdown

Reuters News Agency
Jailed Kremlin foe Navalny being used by West to destabilise Russia: Putin ally

The Associated Press
Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pact

The Independent Barents Observer
Is this Russia’s new coastal base for the ‘doomsday nuke’ drones?

CBC Radio
10 years after the Arab Spring, this Egyptian political activist has no regrets

Reuters News Agency
Israeli forces shoot dead suspected Palestinian attacker in West Bank - More

Janes Defence News
Russia launches MiG-41 development to replace MiG-31

Reuters News Agency
Indian farm protesters battle police to plant flags at historic Red Fort - More

Reuters News Agency
Indonesia escorts seized Iran, Panama-flagged tankers to dock for investigation

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan air force flexes muscles after latest Chinese incursion

Reuters News Agency
China reports decline in new COVID-19 cases

BBC News
Covid-19: Five days that shaped the outbreak

South China Morning Post
Xi Jinping urges world leaders to put aside divisions in virtual Davos speech

Reuters News Agency
Five arrested as Australia Day protests draw thousands

Agence France-Presse
Colombian defense minister dies of Covid-19 complications

The New York Times
On This Day: January 26 - More - Photos - More - More

Radio-Canada
Le Sénat reçoit l'acte d'accusation visant Donald Trump - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Joe Biden replace le « America First » de Trump au centre de sa politique

Agence France-Presse
Janet Yellen est la première femme à diriger le Trésor américain - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump ouvre un bureau en Floride pour prôner les idées de son administration

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Irlande prévoit de sortir très lentement du confinement après le 5 mars

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Près de 100.000 morts au Royaume-Uni, place au chagrin et à la colère

Agence France-Presse
Mutations du virus : le Royaume-Uni va partager son expertise en termes de génomes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : AstraZeneca dément une faible efficacité de son vaccin chez les personnes âgées

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : La Suède suspend le paiement des vaccins Pfizer

Agence de Presse Reuters
France : Le délai d'injection du vaccin Pfizer maintenu, dit Véran

Agence France-Presse
Vente d'un manuscrit unique sur la bataille d'Austerlitz annoté par Napoléon

Agence France-Presse
Ursula von der Leyen met la pression sur les fabricants de vaccins

Agence de Presse Reuters
Plus de 150 arrestations aux Pays-Bas après une nouvelle nuit de violences

Agence France-Presse
L'Allemagne envisage d'interrompre les vols vers son territoire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Italie : Conte a démissionné, le président va consulter les partis - Plus

Radio-Canada
Une révolte signée Navalny : une nouvelle dynamique se dessine en Russie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Poutine dément posséder un palais sur les rives de la mer Noire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Biden fera preuve de « patience » avec la Chine, dit la Maison blanche

Agence de Presse Reuters
Taiwan mène des exercices militaires après des incursions chinoises

Agence de Presse Reuters
Xi Jinping prône un rôle accru du G20 en matière économique

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Nouvelle-Zélande pourrait garder ses frontières fermées presque toute l'année

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Le bilan au Mexique s'alourdit à plus de 150.000 décès

International Commentary

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