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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Rex Murphy | National Post
I accept and I disagree: Justin Trudeau's amazing doublespeak

Raymond de Souza | National Post
The PM falls back to ends justifying means

Nick Taylor-Vaisey | Maclean’s
How a bill becomes law —- when SNC-Lavalin pulls the strings

John Ivison | National Post
Trudeau always saw Wilson-Raybould as a problem to be circumvented

Penny Bryden | The Globe and Mail
The SNC-Lavalin affair fails the scandal test – so far

Conrad Black | National Post
It's now extraordinarily hard to argue Trudeau deserves re-election

Stephen LeDrew | National Post
Trudeau should resign, but you know he won't

Philippe J. Fournier | Maclean’s
The rise and fall of Justin Trudeau’s political honeymoon

Margaret Wente | The Globe and Mail
Will Justin Trudeau skate through the latest SNC storm?

Paul Park | National Post
Forty years ago, I took John Diefenbaker to his final lunch - More

Ramz Aziz | Maclean’s
My encounters with CSIS

Michael Byers | The Globe and Mail
Why Putin’s embarrassing nuclear failure is no laughing matter

Nina Khrushcheva | The Globe and Mail
Putin and Xi are gambling with their countries’ futures

Tom Grimmer | The Globe and Mail
No way out: Hong Kong’s revolution, born of despair and ennui, meets a crushing reality

International News

Stars and Stripes
Military working dogs show off in honor of new stamp - More

The Associated Press
Quake Damage Estimate Tops $5B at NAWS China Lake

The Washington Post
Hackers just found serious vulnerabilities in F-15 flight system

Agence France-Presse
Sprinting to the future: Robo-shorts that help runners get ahead

The Washington Post
Inspector general finds politically motivated harassment at State Department

The Associated Press
Recession Signs Worry Trump

Global News
Trump says ‘whether you love me or hate me, you’ve got to vote for me’

Business Insider
Anthony Scaramucci rips into Trump as their feud escalates

The Associated Press
Donald Trump talks about U.S. buying Greenland - More - More

BBC News
Greenland: Trump warned that island cannot be bought from Denmark - More - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts

The Associated Press
Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

The Associated Press
Federal appeals court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

Stars and Stripes
Merkel says Germany must improve its military amid spending row with US

Reuters News Agency
Italy's Salvini dismisses fears for health of stranded migrants

The Associated Press
Captain of Iranian supertanker no longer wants the job, says his lawyer - More

Reuters News Agency
Libya reopens southern airport closed since 2014

Reuters News Agency
Pirates kidnap eight crew members in raid on German ship off Cameroon

Business Insider
Israel decides to let Rep. Rashida Tlaib enter the country on humanitarian grounds

Reuters News Agency
Rashida Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

The Associated Press
Iraq takes security measures following mysterious blast at munitions depot

Business Insider
Marines sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with a LAV-25 on the USS Boxer’s flight deck

Reuters News Agency
Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan

Reuters News Agency
India says it will ease lockdown in India-run Kashmir in 'next few days'

The Associated Press
UN says second attempt to return Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar planned

Reuters News Agency
Indonesian village wants Canada's trash

Agence France-Presse
Time is running out for Jakarta

The Washington Post
U.S. plans $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan - More

CBC News
How Beijing wages its media assault on the credibility of the Hong Kong protesters

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong protesters face crucial weekend test after airport setback

Reuters News Agency
Inside the Hong Kong protesters’ anarchic campaign against China

Agence France-Presse
Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store

Agence France-Presse
N. Korea fires missiles, rejects further talks with South

Reuters News Agency
U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week

Defense News
Tension between South Korea and Japan could hurt US goals in the Pacific — and China is watching

Stars and Stripes
Man shot by security forces dies after intruding into Andersen AFB on Guam

Agence France-Presse
Tourisme spatial : Virgin Galactic prépare les premiers vols pour « l'année prochaine »

Agence France-Presse
Après la déclaration d'un diplomate chinois, Wall Street repart à la hausse

Agence France-Presse
Les enfants migrants détenus ont droit à de la nourriture et du savon, tranche un juge

Agence de Presse Reuters
Et si les USA achetaient le Groenland ?

Agence de Presse Reuters
Commerce : Washington et Londres progressent rapidement vers un accord, dit Trump

Agence France-Presse
Les catastrophes naturelles ont causé des pertes de 40 milliards de dollars

Agence France-Presse
Chute du Rideau de Fer : « Personne n'a pensé que ça irait aussi vite »

Agence France-Presse
Solution diplomatique mais blocage politique pour les migrants de l'Open Arms

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Open Arms toujours bloqué au large de Lampedusa

Le Devoir
« Cold Case Hammarskjöld » : chronique d’une mort planifiée

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Palestinien tué après avoir attaqué un policier israélien

Agence France-Presse
Israël autorise la visite de l'élue américaine Rashida Tlaib

Agence de Presse Reuters
Yémen : Les séparatistes à Aden disent être prêts à dialoguer - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Inde lèvera « dans les prochains jours » les mesures de restriction imposées au Cachemire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le président indonésien propose de transférer la capitale à Bornéo

Agence France-Presse
« Apocalypse Now » ressort 40 ans après dans une nouvelle version

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Chine a les moyens d'une intervention à Hong Kong, selon le Global Times

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un magnat de Hong Kong appelle à la paix, nouvelles manifestations attendues

Agence France-Presse
Week-end crucial pour les manifestants après les violences à l'aéroport de Hong Kong

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump prédit que la guerre commerciale avec la Chine sera brève

Agence France-Presse
Nouveaux tirs de Pyongyang, qui rejette l'appel « insensé » au dialogue de Séoul - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'alimentation en eau de Sydney baisse à un rythme inédit

International Commentary

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