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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International News

Agence France-Presse
Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Sailors created ‘rape list’ of female crew members of USS Florida

The New York Times
Trump May Be Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes

Agence France-Presse
Biden offers anti-Trump theme: stop fighting, 'start fixing' - More

The Associated Press
Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

The New York Times
Facial Recognition: Dawn of Dystopia, or Just the New Fingerprint?

The Observer
Hungary: The crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news

The Associated Press
Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU’s tighter gun rules - More

BBC News
Egypt explosion: Tourists on bus injured near Giza pyramids

Agence France-Presse
UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

Agence France-Presse
S. Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensions - More

The Associated Press
Trump: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran'

Agence France-Presse
India's acrimonious election comes to an end - More

The Associated Press
Seven French fighter jets make emergency landing in Indonesia

Bloomberg News
Probe finds F-35's first crash was caused by manufacturing defect

Agence France-Presse
Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory

Agence France-Presse
Argentina surprise: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to seek vice-presidency

Agence France-Presse
Bolivian president launches bid for reelection to fourth term - More

The New York Times
Colombian Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks

Agence France-Presse
Boeing reconnaît des défauts dans les simulateurs de vol du 737 MAX

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
En tête pour l'investiture démocrate, Joe Biden veut unir les États-Unis

Agence de Presse Reuters
Européennes : Merkel appelle à combattre l'extrême droite

Agence France-Presse
Les Suisses votent sur un durcissement de leur législation sur les armes

Agence France-Presse
La grand-messe nationaliste à Milan gâchée par un scandale autrichien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Turquie : Erdoğan ne reviendra pas sur l'achat des S-400 russes

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Arabie saoudite veut éviter une guerre dans la région - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Iran ne veut pas la guerre, assure le commandant des Pasdarans

Agence de Presse Reuters
Dernière phase des législatives indiennes au Bengale occidental

Agence France-Presse
Incertitude politique en Australie après le « miracle » électoral de Morrison

Agence QMI
Cinq morts dans un accident d'avion au large du Honduras

International Commentary

Garrett Epps | The Atlantic
What Pleases Trump Has the Force of Law

Roger Cohen | The New York Times
Steve Bannon Is a Fan of Italy’s Donald Trump

Nicholas Kristof | The New York Times
Is War Coming With Iran? We’re Already in One.

Ross Douthat | The New York Times
Don’t Fight Iran

Maureen Dowd | The New York Times
Will Trump Be the Sage One?

Simon Tisdall | The Guardian
Old grudges, new weapons… is the US on the brink of war with Iran?

Andrew Rawnsley | The Guardian
The middle ground no longer exists over Brexit. It’s all or nothing now.

Kenan Malik | The Guardian
As surveillance culture grows, can we even hope to escape its reach?

Louisa Lim and Ilaria Maria Sala | The Guardian
China wants us to forget the horrors of Tiananmen as it rewrites its history

Kati Marton | The Atlantic
The Merkel Model

Lives Lived

Foster Klug | The Associated Press
Eric Talmadge has died aged 57

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