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Canadian News

Agence QMI
La Maison-Blanche prise au dépourvu par un appel de Trudeau à Trump

Agence QMI
La GRC s’attaque aux fraudes par textos

Agence QMI
Revenu Canada versera 3,17 millions $ en récompenses à ses employés

La Presse Canadienne
30.000 $ pour changer le nom d’un « laboratoire » en « centre »

La Presse Canadienne
Facebook veut offrir son interface en inuktitut

Agence QMI
Au moins 70 décès causés par la canicule

Le Soleil
L'eau en bouteille rapporte gros... aux entreprises

TVA Nouvelless
La francophonie a rendez-vous à l'Assemblée nationale

Agence QMI
Le gouvernement Couillard réitère son appui à Michaëlle Jean

Le Soleil
Michaëlle Jean monte au front

Le Soleil
La Catalogne divise l’Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie

Agence QMI
Ottawa recommande d'éviter tout voyage en Haïti

TVA Nouvelles
Les Haïtiens d’ici sont inquiets

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

John Birmingham | The Sydney Morning Herald
The Thai cave rescue has dredged up our faith in humanity

Max Boot | The Washington Post
Kim Jong-un has played Trump like a Stradivarius

Michael D’Antonio | CNN Opinion
Trump is the skunk at NATO’s garden party

Ned Temko | The Christian Science Monitor
US-Europe ties and the audacity of July 1948

Richard Schifter | CNN Opinion
Nikki Haley is still a star

Jonathan Capehart | The Washington Post
Why Trump’s Montana rally was scarier than normal - Video

Greg Sargent | The Washington Post
Trump’s delusions are about to blow up in his own voters’ faces

James Downie | The Washington Post
The Giuliani deception tour continues

Editorial | The Sydney Morning Herald
Ignore Bannon’s hysteria over China - More

Paul Waldman | The Washington Post
Stop fooling yourself. Roe is gone.

Jeffrey Toobin | The New Yorker
How Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Undo Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Legacy

International News

Defense News
USAF quietly, and reluctantly, pushing JSTARS recapitalization source selection ahead

Defense News
Has the US Navy thought the FFG(X) through? New report raises questions.

Wired News
The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018, So Far

The Washington Post
Trump’s advisers increasingly are a target of public fury

The Washington Post
Republicans face increasing pressure to embrace policies they once opposed

The Associated Press
Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee - More

The Irish Times
This year’s midterm elections will be the first real test of the Trump presidency

The Globe and Mail
U.S. companies, consumers feeling fallout of Trump’s trade war with Canada

The Irish Times
Pulse of America: Fear and insecurity at Mexico border

The Associated Press
Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

Quartz
Even if the US never used a plastic straw again, it would barely make a dent

The Associated Press
British police believe, but can't yet prove, Novichok death connected to Skripal poisoning

The Huffington Post
Trump-Putin-Brexit Nexus Comes Together

Reuters News Agency
Trump's visit exposes Britain's Brexit paradox

The Associated Press
In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government - More

BBC News
Boris Johnson quits to add to pressure on May over Brexit - More

Reuters News Agency
Theresa May appoints Dominic Raab as new Brexit minister

Global News
Brexit checkup: U.K., European Union divorce on track despite high-profile resignations

Reuters News Agency
Higher oil prices to spur Farnborough jet orders

The Huffington Post
Stephen King Has a 'Warning' For Britons

National Post
Punishing heat wave reveals ancient settlements in Wales - More - More

Global News
Prince Louis at the Chapel Royal in St James’s Palace - More

The Washington Post
Mattis must balance desire to preserve NATO while not crossing Trump - More

The Washington Post
Mattis urges NATO allies to judge administration by its actions, not its tweets

Wired News
LiDAR Images Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

The Associated Press
US, Europe clamp down on migration even as arrivals drop

The Irish Times
China seeks closer ties with Europe

Reuters News Agency
German mid-term budget plan insufficient for military: senior official

Global News
Donald Trump’s attacks on NATO might make some leaders less likely to spend more

Reuters News Agency
Trump assails NATO members days before summit

The Sydney Morning Herald
Allies wonder will NATO survive Trump

Defense News
Germany’s choice for a Tornado replacement could undermine NATO

Defense News
Can Europe sustain more than one next-generation fighter?

Defense One
This is How Russia Could Test NATO, Warns Former US Army Europe Commander

Reuters News Agency
The issues on the table when Trump and Putin meet

Reuters News Agency
When Donald meets Vladimir: the neophyte and the black belt

Breaking Defense
China and Russia in the Arctic: Axis of Ambivalence

Reuters News Agency
Ethiopia, Eritrea to jointly develop ports on Eritrea's Red Sea Coast

The Globe and Mail
Surprise summit in militaristic Eritrea could bring peace to Horn of Africa

Slate
Signs of a Thaw for Ethiopia and Eritrea

Reuters News Agency
Syrian rebels say army besieges their enclave in the southern city of Dera’a

The Independent
Syrian conflict: After series of calamitous defeats, is ISIS about to lose its last town?

Reuters News Agency
Russia plans to evacuate 1,000 from de-escalation zone in Syria

United Press International
Netanyahu pledges to listen to historians on Holocaust stance

The New Yorker
The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

Reuters News Agency
Israel announces Gaza sanctions in response to cross-border blazes

The Associated Press
A neighbor’s word can bring death sentence in Iraq IS trials

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Military identifies soldier killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

Stars and Stripes
Green Berets and Afghan commandos announce capture of ISIS stronghold

The Associated Press
Pompeo pushes peace talks on unannounced trip to Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
Myanmar court presses secrets act charges against Reuters reporters

BBC News
When Europe, Canada slapped new sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya treatment, where was US?

Reuters News Agency
Sports-loving ex-navy Seal dies in Thai cave

BBC News
Four more boys rescued by Thai Navy divers - More

BBC News
Cave rescue: Divers ready to save remaining five Thais

The Associated Press
Rescuers search for dozens still missing after Japan floods

The Sydney Morning Herald
Tragedy behind Dr Richard Harris’ Thai cave rescue credentials

Reuters News Agency
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang visits Berlin with trade warning for Trump

Reuters News Agency
China issues statement on expanding imports, promoting trade balance

Army Times
US Navy destroyers make a rare passage through the Taiwan Strait

Reuters News Agency
China urges U.S. to avoid actions that endanger peace in Taiwan Strait

Global News
China is leaking banned, ozone-killing chemicals, says EIA - More - More

United Press International
Seoul: 'U.S., North Korea in power struggle of wrestling game'

Reuters News Agency
Trump suggests China might be interfering in U.S.-North Korea talks

The Associated Press
Donald Trump still confident Kim Jong-un will denuclearize, honouring ‘our handshake’

Reuters News Agency
Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 112

Stars and Stripes
Air Force fighters escape Typhoon Maria’s path, draw a crowd in Tokyo

Navy Times
Typhoon in Guam damages several KC-135s

Reuters News Agency
New Zealand to buy P-8A Poseidons to boost South Pacific surveillance - More

Defense News
New Zealand’s new strategic defense policy statement calls out China, Russia

United Press International
U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua reports gunfire near her house

United Press International
Haiti protests strand U.S. church groups; some flights resume

CBS News
Strong Winds and Rain Still Threatening Puerto Rico - More

The Associated Press
États-Unis : 50 enfants migrants vont retrouver leur famille

Agence France-Presse
Rudy Giuliani lance une nouvelle salve contre l’enquête russe

Agence France-Presse
OTAN, Russie, amis, ennemis : Trump brouille les cartes

Agence France-Presse
Trump critique de nouveau ses alliés de l’OTAN

Agence France-Presse
Trump entretient le suspense sur son choix pour la Cour suprême

Agence France-Presse
Trump va ancrer la Cour suprême dans le conservatisme

Agence France-Presse
L’ONU dénonce « fermement » le recours aux enfants dans les conflits

Agence France-Presse
Le prince Louis baptisé lors d’une cérémonie privée

Agence France-Presse
Manifestations à gogo au Royaume-Uni pour la visite de Trump

Agence France-Presse
Le ministre du Brexit David Davis a démissionné

Agence France-Presse
GB : le gouvernement en crise après la démission du ministre du Brexit

Agence France-Presse
Le ministre britannique des Affaires étrangères, Boris Johnson, démissionne

Agence de Presse Reuters
May incapable de négocier un bon accord de Brexit, dit Jeremy Corbyn

Agence France-Presse
Violente tempête sur fond de Brexit

Agence France-Presse
La Britannique empoisonnée au Novitchok a rendu l’âme

Agence de Presse Reuters
Paris s’attend à un sommet de l’OTAN mis sous pression par Trump

Agence de Presse Reuters
Novitchok : La Russie a mené une attaque sur le sol britannique, selon Gavin Williamson

Agence France-Presse
Enquête pour meurtre après le décès d’une femme empoisonnée au Novitchok

Le Devoir
Plus de violence conjugale pendant la Coupe du monde

Agence de Presse Reuters
Vol 804 d’Egyptair : Le Caire rejette la thèse de l’incendie

Agence France-Presse
Premier exercice de la marine israélienne en France depuis 55 ans

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : pouvoirs élargis et gouvernement resserré pour Erdoğan - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Israël ferme un point de passage à la frontière avec la bande de Gaza

Agence de Presse Reuters
Visite surprise du secrétaire d’État Mike Pompeo en Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse
Deuxième jour de la périlleuse opération d’extraction

Agence France-Presse
Grotte en Thaïlande : « bonnes nouvelles » promises sous peu par le chef des sauveteurs

Agence France-Presse
Coincés dans une grotte : huit garçons secourus, opération suspendue

Agence France-Presse
Grotte en Thaïlande : chronologie d’une saga de 16 jours

Agence France-Presse
Trump convaincu que Kim Jong Un respectera « la poignée de main »

Agence France-Presse
Intempéries au Japon : le bilan monte à 100 morts - Plus

Agence France-Presse
L’ancien président brésilien Lula doit rester en prison

Agence France-Presse
Flambée de violence au Nicaragua : 14 morts dans des affrontements

Agence France-Presse
Port-au-Prince entre anarchie et timide retour à la normalité

Agence France-Presse
Après trois jours de violence, les Haïtiens se réapprovisionnent

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