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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
US soldier in Afghanistan accused of raping Alabama student

United Press International
U.S. Navy diving system for sustained operations approved

United Press International
Wheel dropped by helicopter crashes through roof of Illinois home

The Associated Press
Thousands of Californians without power, as PG&E prepares for wildfires - More - More

Reuters News Agency
American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights until Jan. 16 - More

United Press International
Melania Trump announces construction of White House tennis pavilion - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. intelligence analyst arrested over alleged leak of classified information

Agence France-Presse
Warren edges ahead of Biden in latest US polls

CBSS News
Senate Intelligence Committee report warns Russia's 2016 playbook offers roadmap for 2020 election meddling

The Associated Press
Trump puts it in writing — he won't co-operate in impeachment probe

The Guardian
Impeachment: White House refuses to comply with inquiry - More

ABC News
Biden says Trump should be impeached - More

CBS News
An inside look at Trump's “Remain in Mexico” policy

The Associated Press
Louisiana becomes new hub in immigrant detention

Global News
The U.S. is expected to withdraw from the Open Skies treaty - More

The Associated Press
Boris Johnson asks Trump for diplomatic help in fatal crash

The Guardian
Brexit talks in Brussels between EU and the UK come to a halt

The Associated Press
Protesters in Brussels demand new Brexit vote

United Press International
U.S. Army's Atlantic Resolve troops start rotation in Europe

The Associated Press
Heavily armed assailant livestreams attack on German synagogue, kills two nearby - More

United Press International
Pompeo visits Greece, signs new defense deal

Reuters News Agency
Tunisian presidential candidate freed from jail days before run-off vote

The Guardian
Trump has handed over ISIS fight in Syria, Turkey says, as offensive looms

The Atlantic
The U.S. Moves Out, and Turkey Moves In - More

Agence France-Presse
Trump blasted by US veterans for 'abandoning' Kurdish allies

The Associated Press
Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack - More

Reuters News Agency
Turkish forces cross into northern Syria, begin offensive against Kurds

The Guardian
'People are panicking but life goes on': Syrian Kurds brace for war

CBC News
Why Russia is settling in for the long haul in Syria

The Washington Post
U.S. military is taking custody of two accused of involvement in beheadings of ISIS hostages - More

Agence France-Presse
Filmmaker sheds new light on Britain's role in 1953 Iran coup

Agence France-Presse
Iranian women allowed into football stadium for first time in decades

The Associated Press
Hong Kong protesters clamor for release of detained activist

Agence France-Presse
China warns Apple against 'reckless' support of HK protesters

Agence France-Presse
Chinese media slams NBA's 'about face' on Hong Kong

Agence France-Presse
Even in death, Uighurs feel long reach of Chinese state

Agence France-Presse
US curbs China officials' visas, demands end to Uighur 'repression'

The Associated Press
Hopes are dim as US and China resume high-stakes trade talks

The Associated Press
Ecuador imposes curfew as protests force President Lenin Moreno to leave Quito - More

Agence France-Presse
Destitution : Donald Trump choisit l'affrontement avec le Congrès - Plus

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Affaire ukrainienne : l'administration Trump bloque le témoignage d'un diplomate

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : Londres et Bruxelles au bord de la rupture

Agence France-Presse
Allemagne : deux morts dans un attentat antisémite le jour de Yom Kippour

Agence France-Presse
Du Big Bang aux exoplanètes : le Nobel de physique à deux Suisses et un Canado-Américain

Agence France-Presse
Un Nobel pour Greta Thunberg ? Les bookmakers y croient, les experts sceptiques

Agence France-Presse
Élections en Tunisie : Nabil Karoui, candidat au second tour, libéré de prison

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Algérie : manifestations, répression et impasse politique

Agence France-Presse
Le procès d'un féminicide qui a choqué la Turquie

Agence France-Presse
La Turquie va attaquer en Syrie « sous peu », ignorant les atermoiements de Trump

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Syrie : après ses bombardements meurtriers, la Turquie amorce son offensive terrestre

Agence France-Presse
Au Xinjiang, la mémoire en ruines des cimetières musulmans

Agence France-Presse
Équateur : chaos à Quito, couvre-feu autour des lieux de pouvoir

Agence France-Presse
Sur la route à travers l'Amazonie, l'asphalte mange la forêt

International Commentary

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Trump’s proclamation that he’ll ignore Congress is unconstitutional and unhinged.

Jim Hoagland | The Washington Post
Trump hasn’t gone mad. He’s gone rogue.

Max Boot | The Washington Post
Pence, Pompeo and Barr deserve to be impeached, too

Rebecca Solnit | The Guardian
President Trump is at war with the rule of law. This won't end well.

David Ignatius | The Washington Post
Trump has opened the door for an Islamic State resurgence in Syria

Kathy Gilsinan | Defense One
Trump Is Killing a Fatally Flawed Syria Policy - More

David Edgerton | The Guardian
Brexit is a necessary crisis – it reveals Britain’s true place in the world

Rafael Behr | The Guardian
Boris Johnson’s ‘deal’ has collided with reality. So, what now?

Dorian Lynskey | The Guardian
'Alexa, are you invading my privacy?' – the dark side of our voice assistants

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