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Forbes
Apple Just Made a Striking New Security Move That Could Impact All Users

Agence France-Presse
WhatsApp defends encryption as it tops 2 billion users

The Washington Post
House Democrats ask Secret Service for details about its payments to Trump’s company

The Washington Post
In Twitter tirade defending Roger Stone, Trump attacks federal judge, prosecutors

The Associated Press
Team of prosecutors quits after lighter sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone - More

Global News
Trump says COVID-19 will go away in April - More

BBC News
Coronavirus: 'Way too early' to predict end of outbreak, WHO says

The Washington Post
How Trump is weaponizing height

CBC News
U.S.-Mexico migration policies increasing violence against asylum seekers — MSF

The Washington Post
Bomb cyclones poised to form in the North Atlantic will rake Europe with high winds, ‘phenomenal seas’

Reuters News Agency
Irish PM Leo Varadkar says obligation on all to ensure political stability

Reuters News Agency
Berlin to limit sensitive military tenders to German firms

Reuters News Agency
Merkel allies press for swift resolution of succession question

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine sticks to positions on Russia but leaves room for "compromises"

Reuters News Agency
Haftar forces block U.N. flights in and out of Libya: U.N. mission

The Associated Press
US military downgrades efforts against extremists in Sahel

CBC News
Congo's Ebola outbreak remains a global emergency, WHO says

Agence France-Presse
Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens

Reuters News Agency
Turkey says 51 Syrian soldiers killed as rebels hit back in Idlib

Agence France-Presse
Erdoğan threatens Damascus, slams Moscow over Idlib 'massacre'

Reuters News Agency
Turkish delegation will visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib: minister - More

Reuters News Agency
Widowed, imprisoned, detained: remnants of Islamic State in limbo in Syria

The Associated Press
U.S. troops fatally shoot Syrian man after convoy is blocked

The Washington Post
Mahmoud Abbas says U.S. peace plan would make ‘Swiss cheese’ out of Palestinian land - More

The Associated Press
US, Taliban close to ‘reduction in violence’ agreement - More

The Associated Press
India takes foreign envoys to disputed Kashmir

Reuters News Agency
Mass shooting puts Thai army officers' side deals under scrutiny

The Associated Press
MS Westerdam heading to Cambodia after being turned away at other ports

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan says U.S. flies bombers near island after PLA exercises

Reuters News Agency
Uzbekistan sends protective equipment to virus-hit China

CBC News
China struggles with coronavirus, and a new normal

The Associated Press
WHO chief says coronavirus outbreak is 'public enemy No. 1'

The Associated Press
New virus has infected more than 45,100 people globally - More

The Associated Press
China’s Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS

CBC News
Who's the Canadian leading WHO's coronavirus investigation in China?

CBC News
Why doctors find fighting the coronavirus so challenging

Agence France-Presse
China sees hope in virus 'war'

CBC News
How social media platforms are fighting coronavirus misinformation

CBS News
North Korea still enhancing nuclear and missile programs, U.N. says

United Press International
U.N.: 40 percent of North Koreans need humanitarian aid

The Associated Press
Japan confirms 39 new virus cases, 174 total on cruise ship - More

Reuters News Agency
In fire-hit rural Australia, climate debate burns deep

La Tribune
Boeing pourra-t-il surmonter le crash du 737 MAX ?

Agence France-Presse
Quand la CIA et les Allemands décryptaient les secrets du monde

Radio-Canada
Affaire Roger Stone : les procureurs du gouvernement américain se retirent du dossier

Radio-Canada
Budget Trump : priorité à la déréglementation

Agence France-Presse
Le Sinn Féin appelle l'UE à soutenir son projet de réunification de l'Irlande

Agence France-Presse
Macron en haut des Alpes pour marquer un tournant vert

Agence France-Presse
Crimes au Darfour : le Soudan dit vouloir remettre Béchir à la CPI - Plus

Agence France-Presse
En Afrique australe, touchée par la crise climatique, des hommes et des bêtes aux abois

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : Ankara met en garde Damas, un hélicoptère du régime abattu - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Rares affrontements entre forces américaines et syriennes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Liban va demander l'aide du FMI pour restructurer sa dette

Agence France-Presse
Abbas clame son refus d'un État palestinien « gruyère » proposé par Trump

Agence France-Presse
Défendre l'Iran « jusqu'au dernier souffle », une marée humaine déferle sur Téhéran

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : 1100 morts, mais le nombre de nouveaux cas baisse

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Crise du coronavirus en Chine : la censure pour tenter d’endiguer les critiques

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : une « chance réelle de stopper » sa propagation

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : 39 nouveaux cas de contamination à bord du paquebot au Japon - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pyongyang a continué de renforcer son programme nucléaire, selon un rapport de l'Onu

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Feux en Australie : incursion dans un hôpital pour koalas

International Commentary

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