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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Mark Kingwell | The Globe and Mail
Who can be president? The usual suspects.

Matt Gurney | National Post
It's past time to end the blockades

International News

BBC News
‘Mad’ Mike Hughes dies after homemade rocket crashes - More - More

ABC News
As plastic bag bans go into effect, some question the unintended consequences

Slate
Sixty-Five Percent of Voters Believe Trump Will Win Reelection

Slate
Chris Matthews Slammed for Comparing Sanders’ Victory to Nazi Invasion of France - More

Quartz
Justice Sotomayor calls out the US Supreme Court in a sharp dissent

The Observer
Pentagon reveals deal with Britain to replace Trident

The Associated Press
US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

CNN News
Boris Johnson has a problem

CBC News
How a 'future Queen in training' is finding her voice

CNN News
New British passport made by a French-Dutch company in Poland

The New Yorker
Was Jeanne Calment the Oldest Person Who Ever Lived? - More - More - More

Agence France-Presse
Macron says 'not sure' EU-UK trade deal possible before end of 2020

Agence France-Presse
Fear, isolation cloaks town at centre of Italy's coronavirus outbreak - More

Agence France-Presse
Italy announces three deaths linked to coronavirus - More

BBC News
Coronavirus: Italy imposes strict lockdown in outbreak hotspots - More

The Associated Press
More Russian weapons for Serbia despite US sanction threats

The Associated Press
Moscow targets Chinese with raids amid virus fears

Agence France-Presse
Sandstorm forces closure of airports on Spain's Canary Islands - More

The Atlantic
The Great Sphinx of Giza Through the Years

Reuters News Agency
Eight dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area - More

The Associated Press
Avigdor Lieberman stills holds keys to Israel's future government

The Associated Press
Israel Strikes Gaza, Syria After Palestinian Rockets Attacks - More

The Associated Press
Palestinian rockets fired at Israel following clash at Gaza border

The Associated Press
Iraqi officials say protester shot dead in fresh violence

Reuters News Agency
U.S. blocking G20 mention of climate change in draft communique, diplomats say

The Associated Press
Iran raises death toll from new virus to eight, infections to 43

The Associated Press
Iran's state TV: Hardliners win all seats for Tehran in vote

Quartz India
Kashmiri evacuees from Wuhan face a different lockdown

Agence France-Presse
'America First' vs 'Make in India' as Modi hosts Trump

The Associated Press
Passage to India: Trump hopes for warm embrace, adulation

Agence France-Presse
Walls, mud packs and monkey removal for Trump in India - More

BBC News
What will Trump's visit do for US-India ties?

Reuters News Agency
China reports 648 new cases of coronavirus, but infections outside Hubei falling

Reuters News Agency
New coronavirus cases fall in China, but WHO concerned by global spread - More

Agence France-Presse
South Korea virus cases spike, as Italy and Iran take drastic steps - More

The Associated Press
S. Korea Reports 161 New Virus Cases, Bringing Total to 763

Reuters News Agency
South Korea raises disease alert to highest level as coronavirus cases soar - More

Agence France-Presse
Virus hits shipping, spreading global economic strain

Reuters News Agency
Japan minister apologizes after woman who leaves ship tests positive for virus

ABC News
75th anniversary of iconic photo of Iwo Jima flag raising

The Associated Press
Haiti police exchange fire with troops near national palace

CNN News
Police in Panama found more than five tons of drugs in a homemade semi-submersible vessel

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : « Pas sûr qu'on aura un accord global d'ici la fin de l'année », estime Macron

Agence de Presse Reuters
La France se prépare à une épidémie de coronavirus, dit Oliver Véran

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : premières villes mises en quarantaine en Europe

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : près de 80 cas en Italie, au moins 11 villes en isolement

Agence France-Presse
Séisme frontalier : huit morts en Turquie, 25 blessés en Iran

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un soldat turc tué dans la région d'Idlib

Agence de Presse Reuters
Des soldats israéliens tuent un Palestinien en bordure de Gaza

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le G20 appelle à une réponse coordonnée contre le coronavirus

Agence de Presse Reuters
La coalition saoudienne dit avoir déjoué une attaque des Houthis en mer Rouge

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Nouveau bilan en Iran, qui fait état désormais de huit morts

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : les débuts encourageants d'une trêve historique

Agence France-Presse
L'Iran enregistre le plus grand nombre de décès dans un pays hors Extrême-Orient

Agence de Presse Reuters
La bataille contre le coronavirus toujours dans une phase cruciale, dit Xi

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : l'épidémie accélère hors de Chine, à une vitesse qui inquiète l'OMS

Agence de Presse Reuters
La période d'incubation du coronavirus pourrait atteindre les 27 jours

Agence France-Presse
Corée du Sud : forte augmentation des cas de coronavirus - Plus

International Commentary

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