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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Samantha Nutt | The Globe and Mail
The lessons women are asking men to learn

Diana Swain | CBC News
Trump committed 'outright fraud': Why a blockbuster headline goes so far

Denise Balkissoon | The Globe and Mail
Climate adaptation for the rich: Bye-bye planet Earth

Mark Critch | The Globe and Mail
Small province, big heart: Why I stay in Newfoundland and Labrador

Blayne Haggart | iPolitics
NAFTA has been replaced, but at what cost to Canada?

John Ibbitson | The Globe and Mail
Canada will not forget how it was treated by Trump

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Did Canada give up on China in exchange for the USMCA?

Jonathan Manthorpe | iPolitics
The shine is off France’s Emmanuel Macron

David J. Bercuson | National Post
Putin may not want a fight with Israel, but he may get it

Conrad Black | National Post
Canadians don't see the Kavanaugh episode for what it is

Elizabeth Renzetti | The Globe and Mail
The lessons of Anita Hill: Bad days bring mighty change

Matt Kwong | CBC News
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation could give Democrats the ‘rage edge’

Stephanie Nolen | The Globe and Mail
A farewell to Brazil, country of broken dreams

International Commentary

International News

ABC News
Vintage Navion crash lands on highway in Mississippi; no one hurt

The Associated Press
Military families angry about damage, thefts during moves

The Associated Press
Government won’t appeal freedom for pizza deliveryman

Reuters News Agency
Final tweaks in North American trade deal keep lid on e-commerce

The Associated Press
Not Real News: A Look at What Didn’t Happen This Week

The Atlantic
The Chinese Motherboard Hack Is a Crisis, Even If It Didn’t Really Happen - More - More

The Associated Press
Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as U.S. Supreme Court justice - More - More

Reuters News Agency
McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November - More

The Associated Press
How they did it: The Republicans’ campaign to save Kavanaugh

The Washington Post
With Kavanaugh confirmed, impeachment could follow. Here’s how.

The Associated Press
US moves to take control of Manafort’s Trump Tower condominium

Reuters News Agency
PM Leo Varadkar says still 'fair bit of work' to do in Brexit talks

Reuters News Agency
Thousands march through Edinburgh to back Scottish independence

ABC News
US, NATO forces to conduct largest exercise since 2002

Reuters News Agency
Latvia's pro-European parties perform strongly in exit poll

Bloomberg News
Putin’s Denials Mask Dismay at ‘Laughable’ Spy Shortcomings Abroad

Reuters News Agency
Egypt bans former presidential candidate from travel abroad

Reuters News Agency
Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Fuel tanker crash kills 50 in Congo

Reuters News Agency
Worried Zimbabweans fill up cars and stockpile goods, bank sees improvement soon

Reuters News Agency
Mozambique launches initiative to disarm, reintegrate opposition fighters

Reuters News Agency
Turkey investigates disappearance of Saudi journalist, vows to find him

Reuters News Agency
Syrian rebels start to withdraw heavy weapons from Idlib buffer zone

Reuters News Agency
Golan Druze gather at border, chanting loyalty Bashar al-Assad

The Associated Press
In Sweida, young men take up arms to defend villages

Reuters News Agency
Yemen's Houthis arrest protesters in Sanaa

The Associated Press
NC soldier killed by improvised explosive device in Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
Afghan forces, Taliban battle for control of highway in Ghazni province

Reuters News Agency
French rescuers search for bodies in debris of Indonesian quake disaster

The Associated Press
At mass grave above Indonesian city, many questions linger

Reuters News Agency
Wilbur Ross eyes anti-China 'poison pill' for new trade deals

Agence France-Presse
China tight-lipped on disappeared Interpol chief - More

Reuters News Agency
French police probe Interpol chief's disappearance on China trip

ABC News
Mike Pompeo heads to North Korea

Reuters News Agency
Pompeo in Tokyo for talks ahead of Pyongyang visit

Reuters News Agency
Brazil's polarized election enters last day of campaigning

The Associated Press
Brazilian business community rallying around rightist

Reuters News Agency
Brazil's far-right Bolsonaro increases lead with run-off victory in sight

Reuters News Agency
Mexico defense chief says legalizing opium 'way out' of violence

Agence France-Presse
Brett Kavanaugh, le juge de Trump qui divise l'Amérique - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Manifestation devant le Congrès américain contre Kavanaugh

Agence France-Presse
20.000 personnes manifestent pour l'indépendance de l'Écosse

Agence France-Presse
Les agresseurs présumés de la fille de Marine Le Pen jugés le 23 octobre

La Libre
La peste porcine a peut-être été importée par des militaires - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La Lettonie élit ses députés, pro-russes et populistes favoris

Belga News
Lituanie : funérailles d'un héros de la résistance anti-soviétique

Agence de Presse Reuters
Manifestations dans toute l'Europe en faveur du navire Aquarius - Plus

Agence France-Presse
De Skripal au piratage de l’OIAC, les boulettes des espions du GRU

Belga News
120 migrants ont été secourus par Malte

Agence France-Presse
Melania Trump boucle sa tournée africaine en Égypte - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Au moins 60 morts et des dizaines de brûlés dans un accident monstre - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Ankara ouvre une enquête sur la disparition du journaliste saoudien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Idlib : Les rebelles entament leur retrait d'une zone tampon

Agence de Presse Reuters
Dizaines d'arrestations à Sana’a au Yémen lors de manifestations

Agence de Presse Reuters
Combats pour le contrôle d'un axe de la province afghane de Ghazni

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le chef de l'opposition pakistanaise en détention avant des élections partielles

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un avion humanitaire quitte la France samedi pour l'Indonésie

Agence France-Presse
Au moins 1.649 morts, la zone touchée déclarée « cimetière collectif »

Le Monde
Interpol demande à la Chine une clarification sur le sort de son président porté disparu

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo espère des progrès pour un nouveau sommet Trump-Kim

Agence France-Presse
Les gouvernements du monde approuvent un rapport-choc sur le climat

Agence France-Presse
Manifestations et bataille de tweets à la veille d’un scrutin incertain au Brésil

Books

Lives Lived

Fred Langan | The Globe and Mail
Isabel May McDonald has died aged 95 - More

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