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Canadian News

Radio-Canada
Horreurs en soins de longue durée : l'Ontario au courant depuis 2005, dit l’ex-ombudsman

TVA Nouvelles
Soldats en CHSLD : « le Québec paie sa part pour l’armée », répond Legault à Trudeau

Radio-Canada
Écoles : Québec étudie un relâchement de la distanciation pour septembre

Radio-Canada
Le risque d'une deuxième vague dès cet été est réel en cas d'indiscipline

Radio-Canada
Ottawa souhaite rouvrir partiellement la frontière pour réunir les familles

Radio-Canada
L'isolement de 14 jours recommandé pour les visiteurs dans l'Est-du-Québec

La Presse Canadienne
Le Canada serait vulnérable à l'argent sale et au blanchiment d'argent

Radio-Canada
Des centaines de milliers de poules abattues en raison de la COVID-19

Radio-Canada
Ottawa attend toujours les boîtes noires de l’avion abattu par l’Iran

Canadian Commentary

Tabatha Southey | Maclean’s
#Tabatha2020: Make an Unconstitutional Executive Order Again

Randall Denley | National Post
Who really controls Ontario COVID-19 testing and reopening rates?

Colby Cosh | National Post
What did (and did not) cause disaster in LTC homes

Matthew Fisher | Global News
Steep costs of pandemic will cut foreign aid funding when it’s needed most

Chris Selley | National Post
A bizarre, unfathomable pandemic screw-up Canadian officials will have to answer for

John Ivison | National Post
Trudeau's trail of broken promises haunt his UN Security Council campaign

Jonathan Manthorpe | The Globe and Mail
Canada should not cut ties with China, but we need new friends in Asia

Editorial | National Post
Take a hard line on China, whether Beijing likes it or not

Matt Gurney | National Post
Canada makes identity theft way too easy

Andrew MacDougall | Maclean’s
The end of the NDP

International News

The Virginian-Pilot
VFA-213 pulled off USS Gerald R. Ford after sailor tests positive for COVID-19

The Associated Press
Veterans Affairs says it’ll stop almost all use of hydroxychloroquine on veterans

The Associated Press
SpaceX presses ahead with its second attempt to launch - More

The Associated Press
Masks on Leatherneck Square: Virus changes Marine training

CNN News
Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved 'countless lives' by driving into an active shooter, police say

BBC News
World's largest all-electric plane takes flight

The Associated Press
Transcripts released of Flynn’s calls with Russian diplomat

The Associated Press
George Floyd protesters set Minneapolis police station afire - More

The Associated Press
Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew

ABC News
Atlanta protesters amass outside CNN headquarters - More

Agence France-Presse
US braces for more protests over police killing of black man

The Guardian
Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence' - More

The Associated Press
Trump calls Floyd death ‘shocking,’ calls protesters ‘thugs’

The Associated Press
Analysis: Trump fuels new tensions in moment of crisis

The Associated Press
Twitter and Trump: A feud years in the making finally erupts

The Associated Press
Columbus protest over George Floyd’s death turns violent

CBC News
Pandemic slowed U.S. immigration to a trickle before Trump ordered a freeze

CIDRAP News
CDC advises when it's safe to leave COVID-19 self-quarantine

The Associated Press
Boston Marathon cancelled for first time in 124-year history

CBC News
Joe Biden's pick for U.S. vice-president could be the most consequential in 60 years - More

CNN News
Trump's slap at Twitter shows his use of power for personal whims

The Hill Times
U.S. academic who saw Trump victory in 2016 says president’s re-election bid in serious trouble

The Associated Press
Biden ally sees Klobuchar as less likely Biden running mate

The Associated Press
Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

The Associated Press
NSA: Russian agents have been hacking Exim email program - More

BBC News
'Hackers burned my hand with computer virus'

The Associated Press
Nations ease more restrictions, air travel opening up more

The Associated Press
No Eiffel, Mona Lisa or Versailles: Iconic sites stay closed

Agence France-Presse
Virus tolls surge in Americas as Europe re-opens

The Economist
Masks probably slow the spread of covid-19

CIDRAP News
Indoor spread of COVID-19 can be lessened, experts say

The Associated Press
Roam close to home: Europe’s tourists play safe in pandemic

The Associated Press
Hello and welcome: Robot waiters to the rescue amid virus

The Associated Press
Russia expands stats on coronavirus-related deaths after criticism

Aviation Week Network
U.S. Warns Russian Jets Risk Raising Libyan War To Regional Threat

Reuters News Agency
ISIL broadcast says God sent COVID-19 to punish its foes

The Associated Press
U.N. announces first two peacekeeper deaths from virus

The Associated Press
New report alleges killings, mass detentions in Ethiopia

The Associated Press
UN urges $2.4 billion in aid for war-torn Yemen

The Associated Press
Afghan government says Taliban attack on checkpoint kills 14

The Associated Press
Locust invasion wreaks havoc on Pakistan's crops, orchards

Reuters News Agency
Pilot of doomed Pakistan airliner bounced engines off runway three times on first approach

The Associated Press
AP Explains: What’s behind latest India-China border tension

Foreign Policy
Why India and China Are Sparring

BBC News
China-India border: Why tensions are rising between the neighbours

Agence France-Presse
Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia

Reuters News Agency
China says military force an option to stop Taiwan’s fight for independence

Agence France-Presse
China faces mounting pressure over Hong Kong security law

The Guardian
Three million Hong Kong residents 'eligible' for UK citizenship

The Guardian
China threatens 'countermeasures' against UK over Hong Kong crisis

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

Agence France-Presse
China slams 'senseless' US move at UN over Hong Kong

The Associated Press
Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. businesses in Hong Kong mark ‘sad day’ as Trump says city’s special status is over

The Associated Press
Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO as rift with China grows - More

Agence France-Presse
US indicts North Koreans, Chinese over $2.5 bn network to dodge sanctions - More

The Associated Press
Australian court rules queen’s letters can be made public

The Associated Press
Stranded in paradise: Hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific

The Associated Press
New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

International Commentary

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