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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Fabien Deglise | Le Devoir
La menace terroriste par le drone

International News

Reuters News Agency
International panel to criticize FAA's Boeing 737 MAX approval process - More

The Atlantic
Keeping Warm Outdoors: The Military Origins of Layering

The New York Times
The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner

Agence France-Presse
Sean Spicer makes ballroom dance debut

Reuters News Agency
Trump says he does not want war - More - More

The Washington Post
Trump’s competing instincts on Iran: Big threats vs. eagerness to make a deal

The New York Times
Eight Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A.

BBC News
North Carolina cheerleaders warned for pro-Trump display

The Guardian
Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’

The Guardian
The silenced: Meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump

Reuters News Agency
Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

Reuters News Agency
Corey Lewandowski defends Trump, defies Democrat - More

BBC News
Saudi oil attacks: Why does the US hide oil underground?

Reuters News Agency
Democrat Jerrold Nadler says committee focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh - More

Reuters News Agency
Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban

The New Yorker
A Haphazard Recovery in the Bahamas

Reuters News Agency
Oil sheds gains, stocks inch lower as focus turns to Fed

Agence France-Presse
Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

BBC News
A wall is appearing across the African continent, dividing north and south

BBC Future
The truth about eating eggs

Agence France-Presse
Facebook taps London police to track terror livestreams - More

BBC News
Gatwick Airport commits to facial recognition tech at boarding

BBC News
Supreme Court examines lawfulness of Parliament suspension

The Guardian
Boris Johnson humiliated by Luxembourg PM at 'empty chair' press conference

BBC News
Sarah Thomas: Woman first to swim Channel four times non-stop

BBC News
Saudi oil attacks: NATO chief 'extremely concerned' about escalation

Agence France-Presse
Spain to hold repeat election in November after talks fail

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu fights for record fifth term - More

Agence France-Presse
Benny Gantz: A military man on a mission to beat Netanyahu

Agence France-Presse
Israel exit polls show possibility of another deadlock - More

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu's main election rival, Benny Gantz, says it appears prime minister lost

BBC News
Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals

Reuters News Agency
Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

Agence France-Presse
US singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks

Reuters News Agency
Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia

The Guardian
Middle East drones signal end to era of fast jet air supremacy

The Associated Press
Iran's supreme leader says 'no talks with U.S. at any level' - More

Reuters News Agency
Explosion hits Kabul, three killed

Reuters News Agency
Blast kills 24 near election rally for Afghan president - More

Agence France-Presse
Taliban kill at least 48 in two blasts

BBC News
Taliban say 'door is open' on Trump peace talks

BBC News
Afghanistan war: Tracking the killings in August 2019

Agence France-Presse
600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar at 'serious risk of genocide': UN

Reuters News Agency
Rohingya in Bangladesh face tide of hostility as welcome turns to fear

Reuters News Agency
Carrie Lam to hold dialogue aimed at easing Hong Kong tensions

CBC News
Is there a way out for Hong Kong?

Reuters News Agency
As China sway grows, U.S. to confront it on Uighur issue at U.N. gathering

Reuters News Agency
U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday

Reuters News Agency
Trade talks seen as unlikely to mend U.S.-China divide

Reuters News Agency
South Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North

BBC News
Why are South Korean politicians shaving their heads?

Reuters News Agency
Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

The Guardian
Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after four months in custody

Agence France-Presse
Audition houleuse de Corey Lewandowski au Congrès

Agence France-Presse
Greta Thunberg rencontre Barack Obama

Agence de Presse Reuters
Wall Street recule en début de séance, le pétrole grimpe

Agence France-Presse
Humberto devient un ouragan « majeur » et se rapproche des Bermudes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Johnson réaffirme qu'il ne demandera pas de report du Brexit

Agence de Presse Reuters
Grande-Bretagne : La Cour suprême examine la suspension des travaux parlementaires - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Une Américaine traverse quatre fois la Manche à la nage sans s'arrêter

Agence France-Presse
Le réchauffement climatique sera plus fort que prévu, selon de nouveaux modèles

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pas de réaction de Macron à attendre sur Snowden

Agence France-Presse
Macron durcit le ton sur l'immigration, prudent sur les retraites

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Féminicide : la colère et l’urgence françaises

Agence France-Presse
L'ONU s'excuse après avoir attribué le bombardement de Guernica à l'Espagne

Agence France-Presse
L'Espagne va retourner aux urnes pour la quatrième fois en quatre ans

Agence de Presse Reuters
Libye : Frappe aérienne des forces d'Haftar sur Syrte

Agence France-Presse
Présidentielle en Tunisie : vers un duel entre candidats hors normes au 2e tour

Agence France-Presse
Ankara, Moscou et Téhéran cherchent à éviter le pire à Idleb - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Netanyahu appelle les Israéliens à voter, prévoit un scrutin « très serré » - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Bibi ou Benny?

Agence France-Presse
Israël : Netanyahu et Gantz dans un mouchoir de poche pour leur match retour

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Opep juge qu'il est trop tôt pour agir après les attaques en Arabie

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
L'Arabie saoudite touchée droit au coeur, trois questions pour comprendre

Agence France-Presse
Trump envoie Pompeo à Jeddah pour décider de la réponse aux attaques

Agence France-Presse
Attaques en Arabie : l’alliance controversée de Trump avec Ryad au coeur des choix américains

Agence France-Presse
Attaques en Arabie : Lindsey Graham dénonce un « acte de guerre »

Agence France-Presse
Attaques en Arabie saoudite : Washington met en cause l'Iran et prépare la riposte - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Khamenei réaffirme son refus de négociations bilatérales avec Washington - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Explosion lors d'un meeting du président afghan, 24 morts

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : double attentat pendant la campagne électorale, au moins 48 morts

Agence de Presse Reuters
Hong Kong : Carrie Lam veut apaiser les tensions grâce au dialogue

Agence France-Presse
La Corée du Sud confirme un premier foyer de peste porcine africaine

Agence France-Presse
Mexique : 29 corps découverts dans une fosse clandestine

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