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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - Updated at 0930 hrs EST

Canadian News

La Presse Canadienne
Début des audiences à Ottawa sur l'affaire SNC-Lavalin

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Wilson-Raybould participe à une réunion du Cabinet, mais reste muette

La Presse Canadienne
SNC-Lavalin : Jody Wilson-Raybould invitée à témoigner en comité

La Presse Canadienne
Les représailles tarifaires nuisent aux Américains, selon l'ambassadeur canadien

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Sept enfants d'une même famille périssent dans un incendie à Halifax - Plus

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Élan de solidarité pour les enfants syriens morts dans un incendie à Halifax

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Importante faille de sécurité informatique dans le logiciel Antidote

Radio-Canada
Aujourd’hui l’histoire

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

Canadian Commentary

Affaire SNC-Lavalin : partir quand on n’a rien à se reprocher

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Why did Justin Trudeau cut off his right hand?

Lori Turnbull |The Globe and Mail
Gerald Butts is trying to be a martyr. Voters are smarter than that.

Rex Murphy | National Post
Is there another storm coming, that Gerald Butts was trying to deter?

Andrew Coyne | National Post
The SNC-Lavalin affair is made for Hollywood, shot in Ottawa

Peter White | The Globe and Mail
Andrew Scheer has a chance to be Canada’s moral leader. Will he seize the moment?

Kelly Craft | The Globe and Mail
U.S. stands with Canada in support of restoring democracy in Venezuela

Ti-Anna Wang | The Globe and Mail
Canadians know the truth about the ruthless Chinese government

Frank Ching | The Globe and Mail
How long can Japan’s delicate dance between China and Taiwan last?

Lawrence Martin | The Globe and Mail
Old Bernie’s back. Does he have a shot?

International News

The Associated Press
US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts

The Associated Press
Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates - More

The Associated Press
Trump says he has 'absolute right' to declare emergency, faces 16-state lawsuit - More

The Washington Post
Chatterbox-in-Chief: Trump and the lawmakers he loves to call

The New York Times
Intimidation, Pressure and Humiliation: Trump’s War on the Investigations Encircling Him

The Washington Post
Despite warnings, Trump appointees pressed nuclear sales to Saudis, report says

The Associated Press
Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post - More

The Associated Press
Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

The Associated Press
Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

The Associated Press
US automakers to Trump: Don’t slap tariffs on imported cars

Global News
Kentucky teen sues Washington Post for $250 million, alleging ‘McCarthyism’

Global News
Time for Ku Klux Klan to ‘night ride again,’ writes small town Alabama newspaper editor

The Associated Press
Samsung poised to unveil new phones in bid to revive sales

Reuters News Agency
Teenager who joined IS group in Syria to lose UK citizenship

Reuters News Agency
May in Brussels again, seeking Brexit movement

Reuters News Agency
French senators call for probe into ex-Macron aide Benalla

Reuters News Agency
Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe

Reuters News Agency
Israel should apologize to Poland in Holocaust row: U.S. ambassador to Warsaw

The Associated Press
Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

Reuters News Agency
Climate change threatens to spark conflicts around the world: security experts

CBC News
Families of captured Ukrainian sailors fear the world has forgotten them

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu-Putin meeting delayed: Israeli official

The Associated Press
Putin warns US about new Russian weapons - More

The Associated Press
Putin focuses on social issues in state-of-the-nation speech - More

The Associated Press
Egypt executes nine over 2015 killing of top prosecutor - More

Reuters News Agency
U.N. investigator seeks scrutiny of South Sudan oil economy, decries new fighting

The Associated Press
Civilians evacuated from last Islamic State holdout in Syria - More

Reuters News Agency
Explainer: Does Islamic State still pose a threat?

Reuters News Agency
Palestinian president rejects tax money from Israel

Reuters News Agency
Ties with Saudi Arabia give UK leeway to push for peace in Yemen: Hunt

Reuters News Agency
Saudi prince sees 'useful returns' from expected $100 billion investment in India

Reuters News Agency
Iran calls U.S. sale of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia a hypocrisy

Reuters News Agency
Rouhani says Iran-U.S. tensions are at 'a maximum'

Reuters News Agency
Lockheed unveils new F-21 fighter jet configured for India - More - Video

Reuters News Agency
India plans to buy 21 MiG-29 jet fighters from Russia

Reuters News Agency
'Tarnished image': Myanmar touts troubled Rakhine as investment destination

Reuters News Agency
Senior Chinese general jailed for life for graft

The Associated Press
Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

Reuters News Agency
Kim to travel to Vietnam by train, summit at Government Guesthouse

The Associated Press
Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit

Reuters News Agency
TV: Trump says 'no rush' for denuclearization

Reuters News Agency
Kim Jong-un shuffles nuclear talks team after defections, spying allegations

Reuters News Agency
Ghosn's new lawyer, 'the Razor', takes aim at Nissan and prosecutors

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela's defence minister offers defiant response to Trump speech

The New York Times
On This Day: February 20

Agence de Presse Reuters
Rod Rosenstein devrait se retirer en mars

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Bernie Sanders se lance dans la course à la présidentielle américaine de 2020

Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump a voulu mettre un allié à la tête d'une enquête le visant

Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump fait avancer son projet de force spatiale

Agence France-Presse
France : des milliers de personnes se mobilisent contre l'antisémitisme

Agence France-Presse
En chute de popularité, Poutine promet aux Russes d'améliorer leur niveau de vie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Poutine prêt à répliquer aux Américains en Europe

Agence France-Presse
Yémen : retrait imminent de combattants de certains ports, espère l'ONU

Agence de Presse Reuters
Commerce : Trump évoque encore un report de l'échéance du 1er mars

Agence France-Presse
Kim Jong-un ira-t-il en train à Hanoï ?

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : les militaires en « alerte » aux frontières pour bloquer l'aide

Agence France-Presse
Haïti: le gouvernement nie avoir enrôlé des mercenaires

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Vivre et combattre la corruption en Haïti

International Commentary

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