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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Mélanie Meloche-Holubowski | Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Pourquoi les élèves et étudiants canadiens font-ils la grève pour le climat? - Plus

Fabien Deglise | Le Devoir
Brexit : comment réussir le divorce?

International Commentary

António Guterres | The Guardian
The climate strikers should inspire us all to act at the next UN summit

Michelle O'Neill | The Guardian
The decision to prosecute only one soldier over Bloody Sunday is unbelievable

Eamonn McCann | The Guardian
Bloody Sunday was a very British atrocity – the top brass got away with it

Jonathan Freedland | The Guardian
Theresa May has finally got the Brexiters where she wants them

Owen Jones | The Guardian
Britain is in crisis – and Theresa May is blocking the only solution

J.D. Simkins | Military Times
‘Combat Obscura’: Afghanistan Uncensored - More

Michael Morell and Mike Vickers | The Washington Post
This is not the moment to retreat from Afghanistan

Max Boot | The Washington Post
Not all terrorism is treated equally

Anne Applebaum | The Washington Post
Radicalism kills. Why do we only care about one kind?

Brian Klaas | The Washington Post
A short history of President Trump’s anti-Muslim bigotry

Ben Mathis-Lilley | Slate
The New Zealand Shooter Wrote That “the West” Is in a War for Survival

Shirin Sinnar | Slate
Confronting Domestic Terrorism Means Confronting White Nationalism

Ashley Nunes | The Globe and Mail
Is the Boeing 737 Max safe? That depends on how you define safety.

James Fallows | The Atlantic
Three Implications of the 737 Max Crashes

Andrew Sheng | South China Morning Post
Plane crashes, Brexit chaos, and leadership in a fog of uncertainty

Kathy Gilsinan | The Atlantic
What Is ISIS Without Land?

Greg Sargent | The Washington Post
Trump rages as fresh signs of his weakness emerge

Bruce Handy | The Atlantic
It’s Gonna Be Yuge: The many towers that Trump never built

Susan B. Glasser | The New Yorker
Is America Becoming Trump’s Banana Republic?

Robert Kagan | The Washington Post
The strongmen are back. We have no idea how to confront them.

Olivia Nuzzi | New York Magazine
Trump’s Phone Friends May Be More Important Than His Staff. So Who’s He Calling?

International News

ABC News
Powerful storm ends after almost 150 reports of severe weather

France 24
US bars entry to ICC investigators, says 'attacking America's rule of law'

Reuters News Agency
Mueller, in U.S. court filing, says multiple probes continue

The Washington Post
Trump warns: Police, military supporters could get tough - More - More

The Washington Post
Trump downplays risk of white nationalism: ‘It’s a small group of people’ - More

ABC News
US Muslim advocacy group to Trump: 'We hold you responsible' for increase in Islamophobia

NBC News
Supreme Court expands scope of census citizenship question case

The Associated Press
Ex-Trump aide Rick Gates continues to cooperate: Court filing

Reuters News Agency
Few Americans see savings from Trump's tax reform: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Reuters News Agency
Beto O'Rourke was a teenage hacker

Xinhua News Agency
Trump meets Irish PM on trade, security

Xinhua News Agency
U.S. organization selects China specialists for public intellectuals program

Reuters News Agency
What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next - More

The Atlantic
Mueller Might Not Be Done With Manafort Yet

Reuters News Agency
Trump vows 'VETO!' after bipartisan Senate rebuke on wall - More - More

NBC News
Inside his veto fight with the GOP, Trump may have found 'a gift'

The Associated Press
Facebook says outages due to 'server configuration change'

NBC News
Astronomer says aliens might zap black holes with lasers to travel the galaxy

The Guardian
Prosecutors explain Bloody Sunday murder charges against 'Soldier F'

The Irish Times
British MoD to fund all costs of Bloody Sunday accused

BBC News
Brexit: DUP welcomes 'renewed focus' on their concerns after talks

Reuters News Agency
May's ultimatum to rebels: Long delay to Brexit unless you vote for my deal

Agence France-Presse
Theresa May's EU withdrawal agreement could yet return from the dead

BBC News
How swarming drones will change warfare

France 24
France repatriates 'several' children from camps in Syria

Reuters News Agency
Boeing black box review begins in France - More

ABC News
New details emerge about Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight's final moments

The New York Times
Boeing 737 Max Hit Trouble Right Away, Pilot’s Tense Radio Messages Show

Reuters News Agency
Global students' strike targets climate change

The Associated Press
Europeans urge Russia to return to arms-control treaty

CBC News
Can geoengineering halt climate change?

Reuters News Agency
Algeria ruling FLN party turns its back on Bouteflika

Agence France-Presse
Malawi floods leave thousands homeless

Reuters News Agency
Ebola outbreak contained in Congo, could be over by September: WHO

CBC News
Syria is out of the headlines after 8 years of brutal war, but people still die every day

Reuters News Agency
U.S. says a few hundred IS fighters left in Syria fight, no withdrawal timeline

The Associated Press
Hamas says agreement to restore calm with Israel - More

Xinhua News Agency
U.S. warship quarantined at sea for months in Gulf due to virus outbreak

BBC News
On patrol with Afghan Special Forces, without US support

France 24
Climate change forces Mongolia's herders to move to the city

Reuters News Agency
China defends Xinjiang centers for Muslims, but aims to 'downsize'

Reuters News Agency
Premier Li Keqiang says it is not realistic to decouple economies of China, U.S. - More

Agence France-Presse
China approves foreign investment law, possible US olive branch

Reuters News Agency
North Korea may suspend nuclear talks with 'gangster-like' U.S., says diplomat - More - More

The Korea Times
Kim Jong-un expected to make announcement on nuke talks soon - More

The Washington Post
A shadowy group trying to overthrow Kim Jong-un raided a North Korean embassy in broad daylight

ABC News
Pompeo, Bolton deny derailing North Korea nuclear talks - More

The Korea Times
Seoul says North Korea unlikely to activate missile site

The Korea Times
South Korean defense ministry pushes forward 'smart' reform plan

The Associated Press
At least 49 killed, 20 seriously wounded in attacks on New Zealand mosques - More

Reuters News Agency
Social media platforms say they are taking action to remove NZ shooting content

CBC News
New Zealand shooting suspect had 'many' other targets planned

International Business Times
New Zealand Shooter's Manifesto Praises Trump

Stuff News
Air New Zealand ramps up security on regional flights

Stuff News
Warning signs of terror attack in New Zealand have been apparent, experts say

Stuff News
Terrorism security expert says New Zealanders need to be alert to potential threats

Reuters News Agency
Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner hunts allies for election comeback

Agence France-Presse
Bernie Sanders se blesse dans sa douche

Nouvelles de France 24
Washington prive de visas le personnel de la CPI enquêtant sur des militaires américains

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Inquiétudes et malaise à Renton, où on assemble le Boeing 737 MAX

TVA Nouvelles
Nouvelles preuves de similarités entre les écrasements d'Ethiopian Airlines et Lion Air

Agence France-Presse
Boeing 737 MAX : une dizaine de jours pour modifier le système

Agence France-Presse
Trump signe le premier veto de sa présidence - Plus - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Climat : des jeunes organisent un « die-in » devant le siège de l'ONU - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Accord sur une réduction « significative » du plastique à usage unique

Agence France-Presse
47 ans après le « Bloody Sunday », un vétéran britannique poursuivi pour meurtres

Agence de Presse Reuters
Des milliers de jeunes manifestent contre le dérèglement climatique

Agence de Presse Reuters
Deux hommes liés aux attentats de novembre 2015 arrêtés aux Pays-Bas

Agence de Presse Reuters
Madrid fixe au 10 juin l'exhumation des restes du général Franco

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Un autre vendredi de mobilisation en Algérie - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Paris rapatrie pour la première fois de Syrie des enfants de jihadistes - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : les forces antijihadistes consolident leur étau autour du réduit de l’EI

Agence de Presse Reuters
La peur dissuade les réfugiés syriens de rentrer chez eux, selon des diplomates

Agence de Presse Reuters
Attentat suicide contre des personnes fuyant Baghouz en Syrie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Quatorze djihadistes français entendus par la justice irakienne

Agence France-Presse
Vives tensions entre Washington et Kaboul autour du dialogue avec les talibans

Nouvelles de France 24
Face au changement climatique, les nomades de Mongolie quittent les steppes

Agence France-Presse
Attentats contre des mosquées à Christchurch : au moins 49 morts - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Le tireur a filmé son attaque et publié un « manifeste » - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Attentats anti-musulmans ou d'extrême droite : des précédents

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