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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Gwynne Dyer | The Hill Times
Ukraine: No big war

Father Raymond J. de Souza | National Post
Why George H.W. Bush was the best man ever to be president

David M. Shribman | The Globe and Mail
George H.W. Bush: Casual American giant of the 20th century

Charles Burton | The Globe and Mail
Saturday night supper: World order may have changed before our eyes

Colin Robertson | The Globe and Mail
Why the G20 still matters

International Commentary

International News

United Press International
Zumwalt-class destroyer Advanced Gun System dead, vessel mission being redefined

BBC News
George H.W. Bush’s service dog Sully pays touching last tribute

The Associated Press
At Capitol, Bush saluted as ‘gentle soul,’ ‘great man’

Reuters News Agency
Trump to notify Congress in 'near future' he will terminate NAFTA

The Associated Press
Trump keeps up pressure on Democrats over border wall

The Associated Press
Trump praises Roger Stone for refusing to testify against him - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump urges 'full sentence' for Michael Cohen in Russia probe - More

The Washington Post
Trump’s latest tweets cross clear lines, experts say

The Associated Press
Trump lawyers want Stormy Daniels to pay back $340K in legal fees

Reuters News Agency
Republican state lawmakers scramble to curb incoming Democrats' power

The Associated Press
Where are the drones? Amazon’s customers are still waiting

The Associated Press
Reused rocket launches with 64 satellites

BBC News
Soyuz rocket successfully carries three astronauts into space

The Associated Press
All three astronauts enter International Space Station

The Associated Press
NASA spacecraft arrives at asteroid Bennu

Reuters News Agency
UK government will not pull December 11 Brexit deal vote, minister says

BBC News
UK faces constitutional crisis over Brexit legal advice, Labour warns

Reuters News Agency
Philippe meets opposition as Macron seeks way out of 'yellow vest' crisis

Reuters News Agency
Total says fuel stations running dry due to 'yellow vest' protests

The Associated Press
Leaders gather for key UN climate talks in Poland - More

BBC News
Climate change: ‘Trump effect’ threatens Paris pact

The Associated Press
Whale songs and war: The less talked-about climate change impacts

Reuters News Agency
Without action on climate, civilization will collapse, David Attenborough warns

The Globe and Mail
IEA calls for countries to boost support for carbon-capture and storage technology

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin calls absurd accusation it has designs on Ukrainian sea ports

Reuters News Agency
Putin escaped critique for Ukraine actions at G20, says German conservative

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin defends Putin's 'high five' with Saudi crown prince

Reuters News Agency
Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria

Reuters News Agency
U.S.-led aircraft hit IS hostage killer in Syria-coalition envoy

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu, Mike Pompeo to meet Monday: Israeli PM's office

The Associated Press
Yemen’s other conflicts simmer in city once held by al-Qaida

Reuters News Agency
Coalition allows evacuation of wounded Houthis before Sweden hosts Yemen talks - More

Reuters News Agency
Iran backs Yemen peace talks, wants end of crisis: state TV

The Associated Press
Qatar will pull out of OPEC - More

Reuters News Agency
Oil surges 5 percent on trade truce, expected supply cuts

Reuters News Agency
Trump asks Pakistan PM for help with Afghan peace talks, minister says

Reuters News Agency
Sri Lanka court restrains Rajapaksa from acting as PM

Reuters News Agency
Trump says China to cut tariffs on U.S.-made autos after trade war truce - More

Reuters News Agency
China says U.S., China working toward removing all tariffs

Reuters News Agency
Factbox: Contrasting Chinese, U.S. statements on trade war agreement

Reuters News Agency
China-U.S. trade truce sends world stocks, emerging markets surging - More

BBC News
Angela Merkel's ‘PM crib sheet’ amuses Australia

BBC News
'Kiwi' nickname not discriminatory, Australian tribunal finds

BBC News
Why some see Chile's plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal

Agence France-Presse
Le chien de George H. W. Bush l’accompagne pour son dernier voyage

Agence France-Presse
La dépouille de George H.W. Bush exposée solennellement au Capitole - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La chef de la CIA va informer des parlementaires sur le meurtre de Khashoggi

Agence France-Presse
La Cour suprême ne sauvera pas les fées crevettes menacées par le mur de Trump

Agence France-Presse
Une sonde rattrape l’astéroïde Bennu

Agence France-Presse
Facture très lourde pour l’Arc de Triomphe

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : le pouvoir prépare un « geste » dans l'urgence

Agence France-Presse
Prison pour deux « Gilets jaunes » après l'incendie d'un bâtiment public

Agence France-Presse
Macron cherche une réponse aux « Gilets jaunes »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les « Gilets jaunes » toujours massivement soutenus, selon un sondage

Agence de Presse Reuters
Climat : Des dizaines de milliers de manifestants à Bruxelles

Agence France-Presse
Climat : le monde toujours pas sur les bons rails, dénonce l’ONU

Agence France-Presse
Le monde appelé à faire plus pour limiter les catastrophes climatiques

Agence France-Presse
L’avenir du Sahara occidental débattu à Genève après des années d’impasse

Belga News
Est de la RDC : une quinzaine de morts dans des combats entre l’armée et des rebelles

Agence France-Presse
Yémen : l’émissaire de l’ONU attendu à Sana’a avant des négociations en Suède

Belga News
Le Qatar va quitter l’Opep

Agence de Presse Reuters
L’Iran dit soutenir les pourparlers de paix au Yémen

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un important chef militaire taliban tué en Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse
La Chine va « réduire et supprimer » les droits de douane - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Trump répondra aux voeux de Kim Jong Un après la dénucléarisation

Agence France-Presse
88 arrestations lors d'une opération antigang en Haïti

Agence France-Presse
La caravane des migrants se disloque au Mexique

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