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Canadian News

CBC News
Canadian soldier killed during parachuting training exercise in Bulgaria - More - More

CBC News
New evacuation orders issued as 'aggressive' northern Alberta wildfires grow

Global News
A growing number of Canadian victims of overseas terrorism

Global News
Six men charged after downtown Toronto shooting - More

The Toronto Star
Shooting at Nathan Phillips Square dominated international media’s coverage of Raptors parade

CBC News
Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds

Global News
Canada fears foreign meddling in this year’s election

Global News
National climate emergency declared by House of Commons

CBC News
Canadians are worried about climate change

Global News
Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme

The Associated Press
China suspends imports from Canadian pork company

Canadian Commentary

International News

Reuters News Agency
Trump's pick for Defence withdraws after reports of domestic violence - More - More

The Associated Press
US air quality is slipping after years of improvement

The Associated Press
Screeners find six smoke grenades in airline passenger's bag

NBC News
Trump's worst enemy as he kicks off his re-election bid may be himself

CBC News
Trump's poll numbers may be lacklustre, but his re-election bid has these key advantages

The Associated Press
Trump, outsider-turned-insider, sells self as rebel for 2020

BBC News
Trump promises 'wild' rally and mass deportations

The Associated Press
Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week - More

The Washington Post
Trump vows mass immigration arrests

The Associated Press
NY approves driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

The New York Times
Paul Manafort Seemed Headed to Rikers. Then the Justice Department Intervened.

The Associated Press
Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

CBC News
Facebook wants to be your bank with its new Libra cryptocurrency

The Associated Press
Global population growth slowing due to greater longevity and lower fertility rates

The Associated Press
German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence

The Associated Press
Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US

Reuters News Agency
Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo - More - More

The Associated Press
Egypt dismisses HRW criticism over Morsi's death - More

Reuters News Agency
Violence between herders, farmers leaves at least 161 dead in Congo past week - More

The Associated Press
Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

The Associated Press
Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents

The Associated Press
UN threatens to cut off food aid to Yemen amid ongoing evidence Houthis are stealing it

Agence France-Presse
US piles pressure on Iran with new troop deployments

The Associated Press
Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout

Reuters News Agency
Iran will not wage war against any nation, president says - More

Agence France-Presse
China warns US against opening Middle East 'Pandora's box'

The Associated Press
Helicopter saves six climbers in Pakistan's north

Agence France-Presse
UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response

The Associated Press
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologizes but says she won't resign

The Associated Press
Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived

The Associated Press
Activists reject Hong Kong leader's apology

Agence France-Presse
Science suffers collateral damage as US, China tensions rise

The Associated Press
What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit

The Associated Press
Tsunami warning issued for Japan after earthquake

The Associated Press
Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela receives second shipment of Red Cross aid

The Associated Press
Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country

The Associated Press
Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners

Agence France-Presse
Un soldat d'élite américain devant une cour martiale pour crimes de guerre en Irak

Agence France-Presse
Les États-Unis vont commencer à expulser « des millions » de sans-papiers

Agence France-Presse
L'annonce de la peine d'El Chapo reportée à juillet

Agence France-Presse
Facebook dévoile les détails sur sa nouvelle cryptomonnaie

Agence France-Presse
Que fera l'industrie aérienne pour réduire son impact climat?

Agence France-Presse
Deux milliards de personnes de plus sur Terre en 2050

Agence France-Presse
L'ex-président égyptien Mohamed Morsi meurt pendant sa comparution au tribunal

Agence France-Presse
Washington publie de nouvelles photos qui incrimineraient l'Iran

Agence France-Presse
Washington envoie des renforts au Moyen-Orient, l'Iran fait monter la pression

Agence France-Presse
Le président chinois en Corée du Nord jeudi

International Commentary

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