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Canadian News

CBC News
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world

CBC News
Ontario to close all non-essential businesses - More

CBC News
Toronto's mayor declares state of emergency

CBC News
Go home and stay there, Trudeau tells Canadians

CBC News
Labatt retools beer production and starts making hand sanitizer instead

CBC News
Prescott’s mayor tells returning snowbirds to keep going, don't stop and shop

CBC News
CAF units overseas await deployment of their own COVID-19 testing kits

CBC News
More flights will pick up stranded Canadians

CBC News
CSE taking down COVID-related fraud sites

The Christian Science Monitor
A health officer with a fan club? Meet Dr. Bonnie Henry.

National Post
Stopping COVID-19 could require eight months of 'aggressive social distancing'

Reuters News Agency
Canada says it won't participate in Games in summer 2020 - More

Canadian Commentary

Harrison Ruess | National Post
Canadians are helping stem the spread of coronavirus

Conrad Black | National Post
Getting a handle on COVID-19's economic fallout

Dr. Judi L. Malone | CBC News
Doing too much, calmly together

International News

USNI News
Marine Corps planning force optimized for conflict with China

The Associated Press
Boeing suspends operations in Seattle area

Agence France-Presse
US orders first shutdown of website over coronavirus fraud - More

The Associated Press
Tensions rise as $2 trillion virus aid stalls in Washington

The Associated Press
Trump struggles to adjust to crisis presidency

ABC News
Trump considering loosening coronavirus guidelines amid growing economic fallout - More

ABC News
US, Trump says, not built to be 'shut down' - More

The Associated Press
Testing blunders crippled US response as coronavirus spread

The New York Times
Here’s What Calling in the National Guard Means

The Washington Post
Fauci on Trump: ‘I can’t jump in front of the microphone and push him down’ - More

The Associated Press
Trump appears to waffle on shutdown as Congress pursues aid

The Washington Post
Trump suggests containment measures may be too extreme; surgeon general disagrees

Agence France-Presse
Fear and foreboding in New York, US coronavirus hotbed

The Associated Press
Malaria drugs’ promise for coronavirus spurs hope, shortages

The Associated Press
Over 1.5 billion globally asked to stay home

Reuters News Agency
Photos of the past week

Agence France-Presse
Britain orders lockdown as WHO warns pandemic 'accelerating'

Reuters News Agency
UK calls in the army and warns people to stay home or face lockdown - More

USNI News
France Deploys Tonerre to Serve as Hospital Ship

Reuters News Agency
European stocks sink again

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin says coronavirus aid to Italy is not a ploy to get EU sanctions lifted

Agence France-Presse
Spain moves to extend state of emergency

Reuters News Agency
Russia and Turkey cut short joint patrol in Idlib

The Associated Press
War-torn Syria braces for lockdown

Agence France-Presse
Oil prices volatile

Agence France-Presse
Emirates reverses decision to suspend all passenger flights

Reuters News Agency
Skies clear as more flights grounded

Reuters News Agency
Iran's death toll from coronavirus climbs to 1,812 with 127 new deaths

Reuters News Agency
Rouhani: U.S. should lift sanctions if it wants to help Iran

Agence France-Presse
US envoy says Kabul, Taliban in first prisoner exchange talks

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo visits Kabul - More

The New York Times
As U.S. Troops Leave Afghanistan, Diplomats Are Left to Fill Uncertain Mission

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo in highest-level US talks with Taliban to break impasse

The Associated Press
US slashes aid to Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
Weeks after Thai soldier kills 29, Amnesty report describes conscript abuses

Reuters News Agency
China sees drop in new coronavirus cases; all of them imported

Reuters News Agency
U.S. axed CDC expert job in China months before virus outbreak

Reuters News Agency
Missile tests and meetings: North Korea signals confidence

Reuters News Agency
South Korea reports fewest new coronavirus cases since February 29 peak

Agence France-Presse
Asian markets sink

Reuters News Agency
WFH triggers demand jump for memory chips, laptops and network goods

The Associated Press
Tokyo Olympics seem sure to happen — but in 2021, not 2020

Agence France-Presse
Prison riot kills 23 in Colombia

Radio-Canada
Plus de 27 millions d’Américains ne sont pas assurés

Radio-Canada
L'aide accordée aux États les plus touchés par la COVID-19

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump dit avoir proposé l'aide US à l'Iran et la Corée du Nord

La Tribune
Coronavirus : plus d'un milliard de personnes appelées à se confiner dans le monde

Agence de Presse Reuters
Boris Johnson menace d'imposer des mesures plus restrictives

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un conseiller de Boris Johnson dément avoir dit « tant pis » pour les retraités

Agence France-Presse
Les barrages anti-coronavirus se dressent partout

Agence France-Presse
Anne Hidalgo veut un confinement « beaucoup plus sévère »

Agence de Presse Reuters
La France dans l'attente d'une nouvelle phase de confinement

Agence France-Presse
Le porte-hélicoptères Tonnerre transformé en hôpital flottant

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'UE se rapproche de négociations d'adhésion avec l'Albanie et la Macédoine du Nord

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Palestinien tué par l'armée israélienne en Cisjordanie

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : Mike Pompeo en visite à Kaboul

Agence de Presse Reuters
Singapore Airlines cloue au sol l'essentiel de sa flotte

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Chine fait état 39 nouveaux cas, tous importés

Agence de Presse Reuters
Canada et Australie envisagent les JO de Tokyo en 2021 - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Japon déconseille à ses ressortissants de se rendre aux USA

International Commentary

Annie Karni, Maggie Haberman and Reid J. Epstein | The New York Times
‘Wartime President’? Trump Rewrites History in an Election Year

Dahleen Glanton | Chicago Tribune
Trump’s new campaign rally? His daily coronavirus news conference.

Anne Applebaum | The Atlantic
When Disease Comes, Rulers Grab More Power

Katherine Kelaidis | The Atlantic
What the Great Plague of Athens Can Teach Us Now

Books

Rob Merrill | The Associated Press
‘The Glass Hotel’ a tragic tale for the times - More

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