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Canadian News

CBC News
UN secretary general says Canadian peacekeepers entering Mali 'war zone' but downplays risks

The Guardian
Trump's trade tirade casts Canada in unfamiliar role of America's bad guy

The Washington Post
Trudeau takes his turn as Trump’s principal antagonist, and Canadians rally around him

CNN News
Donald Trump held a press conference at the G7

Global News
Larry Kudlow says Justin Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’ - More

CBC News
'Special place in hell': Trump advisers blast Trudeau for comments at G7 summit - More - More

The Hill
Chrystia Freeland responds to Trump advisers: Attacks on Trudeau aren't 'appropriate or useful'

Newsweek
If North Korean Summit Goes Wrong, Blame Canada Says Top Trump Adviser Larry Kudlow

The Globe and Mail
Trump vs. Trudeau: Contrasting their rhetoric at the G7 summit

CBC News
Trump's tweets undo a weekend of G7 diplomacy - and baffle Canadian officials

The Huffington Post
Canada 'Will Not Be Pushed Around': Justin Trudeau - More

Global News
Canadian government still won’t back down after Donald Trump tweets

Global News
‘I can’t say that we’ve made progress’ with Trump on tariffs: Bill Morneau

CBC News
Canada's leftist activists search for new way forward

La Presse
Trudeau « malhonnête et faible », dit Trump - Plus

La Presse Canadienne
G7 : Ottawa ne veut pas d’une guerre de mots

La Presse Canadienne
G7 : un conseiller de Trump accuse Trudeau de traîtrise

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Donald Trump se ravise et refuse de signer la déclaration commune du G7

Agence France-Presse
Guerre d'images au G7 : un instant-clé, cinq photos, cinq versions - Plus

Le Soleil
Le G7 vu par les médias étrangers - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La poignée de mains Macron-Trump au G7 fait jaser

La Presse Canadienne
G7 : des dirigeants promettent de réduire la pollution du plastique

La Presse Canadienne
G7 : 3,8 milliards $ pour l’éducation des filles dans des pays en crise

Le Soleil
G7 : un bilan final de 13 arrestations à Québec

Le Huffington Post
CNN fait une erreur de géographie durant le G7

Agence France-Presse
Le Canada n'assiste plus les forces kurdes en Irak

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
L'homme qu'on attendait pas : Jean Chrétien se raconte (2/2)

Canadian Commentary

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
Canada’s good intentions not enough in Iraq

Campbell Clark | The Globe and Mail
Trump makes his own G7 reality, and shakes Trudeau’s summit

Peter McKenna | The Chronicle Herald
Trump burns bridges, torches Canada-U.S. diplomatic traditions

Paul Wells | Maclean’s
Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau: The empire of diminishing returns

Lawrence Martin | The Globe and Mail
What can Trudeau do about Trump the bully? Absolutely nothing.

Wesley K. Wark | The Globe and Mail
After Trump’s wrecking ball behaviour at G7 summit, what’s next?

Evan Solomon | Maclean’s
How far will Trump go against Canada? Just watch him.

Scott Gilmore | Maclean’s
How Canadians can boycott Donald Trump

Susan Delacourt | The Toronto Star
Is the death of the attention span the death of political dynasties?

Gilbert Lavoie | Le Soleil
Kim ne pourra croire Trump après ça

Danielle Beaudoin | Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Le sommet Kim-Trump, ou le mirage de la dénucléarisation

International Commentary

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
After Trump’s G-7 summit fiasco, be afraid

David Leonhardt | The New York Times
Trump Tries to Destroy the West

David Frum | The Atlantic
Trump Goes to War Against the Democracies

Krishnadev Calamur | The Atlantic
America Alone?

Max Boot | The Washington Post
Trump turns the G-7 into the G-6 vs. G-1

Jonathan Freedland | The Guardian
Trump is a useless negotiator, and Kim Jong-un will know that

George F. Will | The Washington Post
Trump can’t ask North Korea and Iran to become vegetarians

Evgeny Morozov | The Observer
US power to rule a digital world ebbs away

David Smith | The Guardian
It's Donald Trump's party – and he'll cry havoc if he wants to

Sophie Pedder | The Guardian
Emmanuel Macron is reviving France and calling Merkel’s bluff on European reform

Marina Hyde | The Guardian
Keep calm – the Top Guns of Brexit have got our backs

Fareed Zakaria | CNN News
Kim regime is brutal, but rational

Nicholas Kristof | The New York Times
North Korea, Trump and Human Rights

Evan Osnos | The New Yorker
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s Nuclear Summit and the Bid for History

Harry J. Kazianis | The Hill
In Singapore, remember history before signing a deal with Kim

Uri Friedman | The Atlantic
The ‘God Damn’ Tree That Nearly Brought America and North Korea to War

Amber Smith | The Hill
US troop presence will be critical to the Korean Peninsula for the foreseeable future

Frank Bruni | The New York Times
Scott Pruitt Smells Like the Ritz

Curtis Stone | People's Daily Online
US show of force shows who is really militarizing the South China Sea

Robin McKie | The Observer
Colonialism did not just create slavery: it changed geology

Henry A. Kissinger | The Atlantic
How the Enlightenment Ends

International News

Reuters News Agency
Explosion at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

The Associated Press
No quick fix for USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor

Reuters News Agency
Hawaiians build homes for volcano evacuees

The Hill
Melania Trump to appear on Sunday

The Guardian
'My touch, my feel': Trump shows his contempt for G7 allies

Reuters News Agency
Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs - More

CNN News
Trump plunges West into crisis over summit spat

The New York Times
Larry Kudlow Ties G-7 Tension to North Korea Meeting

The Associated Press
Trump’s combative trade stance toward allies poses risks

Reuters News Agency
Trump says Canadian prime minister 'acts hurt when called out'

The Huffington Post
John McCain Tells Allies: Americans Stand With You Even If Trump Doesn't

The Hill
White House tasks office with taping together papers after Trump rips them up: report

The Guardian
Anthony Scaramucci: 'I’m in the game for a fight. I love the fight'

The New York Times
A Visa Lottery Winner a Decade Ago, a U.S. Soldier Returns Home to Lithuania

The Associated Press
Federal judge temporarily blocks deportation of pizza worker

The Observer
May versus parliament: a showdown over Brexit with her own party

Reuters News Agency
Theresa May hopes UK lawmakers will not block EU exit laws

The Sunday Times
Revealed: Brexit backer Arron Banks’s golden Kremlin connection - More

The Guardian
Who is Arron Banks and what do the leaked emails show? - More

The Guardian
UK accused of failing to pass on fears over Saudi Arabia arms deal

The Associated Press
100 years of voting: Women in Britain celebrate suffragettes - More - More

Reuters News Agency
France, Europe stand by G7 statement after Trump U-turn: French official

BBC News
G7 summit: France condemns Trump 'fits of anger'

The Associated Press
G7 summit with Donald Trump a ‘depressing’ experience: Angela Merkel

Reuters News Agency
EU will act against U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum: Merkel - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump says 'fair trade now fool trade', venting anger on NATO allies

Reuters News Agency
Italy's anti-elite prime minister plays by rules at G7

Reuters News Agency
Spain's Socialists rebound in polls after ousting PM Mariano Rajoy

BBC News
Arkady Babchenko: Fake Ukrainian killer details plot

ABC News
Putin says willing to meet Trump whenever US is ready

Reuters News Agency
Putin would be ready to host G7 in Moscow

Reuters News Agency
U.S. soldier killed in Somalia firefight identified - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Heavy clashes near Yemen's port of Hodeidah

Reuters News Agency
Bashar al-Assad denies Russia makes decisions for him

The Associated Press
Iran, spurned by US, angrily watches Trump-North Korea talks

Reuters News Agency
Hassan Rouhani criticizes U.S. 'unilateralism' over nuclear deal

Reuters News Agency
Afghan forces seize huge bomb-making cache at Pakistani border

The Straits Times
Kim Jong-un arrives in Singapore - More - More - More

The Straits Times
Bodyguards in sharp suits seen jogging alongside black car at St Regis

The Washington Post
The ‘dotard’ meets ‘Little Rocket Man’: Trump and Kim are adversaries with similarities

The Associated Press
Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim ‘two dictators’ - More

Reuters News Agency
Kim scheduled to leave Singapore at 2 p.m. on Tuesday: source

The Associated Press
Kim taking big gamble leaving North Korea for Trump summit in Singapore

CNN News
How Trump and Kim made it to 'hello'

Reuters News Agency
Singapore deports South Korean media staff

ABC News
High stakes, tense talks, burning questions over Trump-Kim answered

The Straits Times
Trump-Kim summit will cost Singapore about $20m to host

The Associated Press
Trump faces toughest test yet in North Korea summit

Global News
North Korea won’t give up its nukes, has already gotten what it wants with Trump meeting: expert

CNN News
From real estate to diplomacy, Trump chases the ultimate deal in Singapore

People's Daily Online
China’s Chengdu J-20 fighter jets will be serialized - More

Xinhua News Agency
US says it overtakes China to have world's fastest supercomputer

Reuters News Agency
Xi Jinping calls out 'selfish, short-sighted' trade policies

Xinhua News Agency
Xi calls for keeping pace with trend of world, times

Xinhua News Agency
China, Russia, Mongolia vow to strengthen cooperation

The Straits Times
Kim Jong-un visits seafood restaurant in Pyongyang - More

The Associated Press
Business as usual in North Korea as public unaware of summit

Reuters News Agency
Trump may struggle to isolate North Korea again

Reuters News Agency
U.S. F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan's Okinawa

The Associated Press
Cuba releases details of incident involving US official

Books

Helen Epstein | The New York Review of Books
Rwanda: A Deathly Hush

Margaret Scott | The New York Review of Books
The Truth about the Killing Fields

Lives Lived

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