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Canadian News

iPolitics
Midway through Canada’s involvement, security in Mali worsens

The Canadian Press
Geography, distance emerge as major foes for Canadian peacekeepers in Mali

Global News
Lethbridge air show postponed until 2020

CBC News
Person of ‘national security concern’ was accidentally granted permanent residency

The Canadian Press
Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

The Hill Times
‘Negotiations are done,’ says Canadian official, in face of U.S. Democrats looking to reopen USMCA

The Canadian Press
Overpaid workers will only pay back 'net' amounts under proposed new tax rules

iPolitics
Bureaucrat in charge of Phoenix pay system, Marie Lemay, being replaced

The Globe and Mail
Saudi refugee seeking ‘a normal, private life’

CBC News
Rahaf Mohammed speaks on escaping Saudi Arabia to Canada

The Canadian Press
The night the RCMP secretly kept an eye on future prime minister Pierre Trudeau

CBC News
RCMP getting civilian advisory board after years of harassment allegations - More

CBC News
Her brother told police she wanted to join ISIS. They dropped the case.

Global News
Captured Canadian could be long-sought narrator of ISIS propaganda

CBC News
Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso identified as Kirk Woodman - More

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

George F. Will | The Washington Post
Theresa May’s Brexit plan isn’t dead yet

Rory Cellan-Jones | BBC News
No-deal Brexit - the data dilemma

Michael McFaul | The Washington Post
Sorry, but Trump is not ‘tough on Russia’

E.J. Dionne Jr. | The Washington Post
William Barr’s hearing was one heck of a smokescreen

Adam Serwer | The Atlantic
Barr May Do Exactly What Trump Wants - More

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
More studies show terrible news for the climate. We should be alarmed.

International News

BBC News
No escape as 'snow day' becomes 'e-learning day'

The Washington Post
Pentagon seeks to expand scope and sophistication of U.S. missile defenses

Reuters News Agency
U.S. government's partial shutdown takes economic toll

The Associated Press
U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to reopen government; Trump says he’ll veto it

The Washington Post
Pelosi moves to belittle and undercut Trump in shutdown fight - More

BBC News
US government shutdown: Six ways it could end - More

Reuters News Agency
Nancy Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union speech - More

CBC News
How could the partial U.S. government shutdown end?

Agence France-Presse
One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

BBC News
McDonald's loses case against Irish rival - More - More

CBC News
Theresa May survives non-confidence vote sparked by Brexit deal defeat

CBC News
Theresa May's Brexit deal is benched — but the political brawl is far from over - More

CBC News
Benched by Brexit, Britain seems unable to think of much else

BBC News
GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes

Reuters News Agency
Canadian kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso

CBC News
Fierce government crackdown on protests in Zimbabwe

BBC News
Kenya attack: 21 confirmed dead in DusitD2 hotel siege - More

Agence France-Presse
Kenyan president says Nairobi attack over as jihadists killed - More

Reuters News Agency
Deadly Kenya attack was retaliation for Trump's Jerusalem policy, extremists say

The Guardian
Four Americans killed in Syria blast claimed by ISIS - More

CBS News
Fight against ISIS in Syria rages on

CNN News
Pence declares 'ISIS has been defeated'

The Washington Post
Killing of four Americans in Syria raises questions over Trump’s policy - More

The Washington Post
Crazy-rich Iranians face blowback at a time of sanctions and economic stress

Agence France-Presse
‘Naive, reckless’ tourists couchsurfing in war-torn Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
U.S. confirms American soldiers, civilians among 19 killed in Syria suicide bombing

Reuters News Agency
China shrugs off international criticism over death sentence for Canadian

Agence France-Presse
L’enquête russe n’est « pas une chasse aux sorcières », dit William Barr

Agence France-Presse
Lourdement défaite sur le Brexit, Theresa May face à une motion de censure

La Tribune
Droit des marques : la guerre du « Big Mac » est déclarée en Europe - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : Theresa May survit de justesse à une motion de censure

Agence France-Presse
Grand oral marathon pour Macron devant des maires sans concession - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La Canadienne raconte la nuit où tout a basculé

Agence de Presse Reuters
Constitution d'une coalition de gouvernement en Norvège

Agence France-Presse
Traité nucléaire INF : échec des discussions américano-russes à Genève

Agence France-Presse
La CPI suspend la remise en liberté de Laurent Gbagbo

Agence France-Presse
Un Canadien enlevé au Burkina Faso

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan des violences interethniques en RDC frise les 900 morts

Agence France-Presse
Kenya : au moins 15 morts lors d'une attaque jihadiste dans un complexe hôtelier - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Fin de l'attaque à Nairobi, les familles en quête des disparus

Agence France-Presse
Capturé en Syrie, il dit avoir rejoint l'EI par curiosité

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : 16 morts dont des soldats américains dans un attentat de l'EI

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le plan de paix de Trump propose un État palestinien sur 90% de la Cisjordanie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Yémen : Pourparlers à Amman sur l'échange de prisonniers

Agence France-Presse
Iran : tentative de lancement d’un satellite malgré les critiques américaines

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