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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
Ejection seat tangled with parachute in October Snowbirds crash: Investigators - More

The Canadian Press
Canadian Coast Guard partners with Mi’kmaq to rename icebreaker

CBC News
There are only about two dozen surviving veterans of WWII in N.L.

CBC News
N.L. extends its COVID-19-free streak by another day

CBC News
Air Canada cancels 30 domestic routes

Global News
Canada reports 409 new coronavirus cases, highest increase in over a week

Global News
Two years of coronavirus pandemic is ‘best-case scenario,’ doctor warns

CBC News
Toronto mayor, top doctor want to make masks mandatory indoors - More

CBC News
Quebec to make masks mandatory on public transit across province

The Canadian Press
Coronavirus not changing Canada Day for many, poll finds

The Associated Press
Canadians to be allowed into EU countries, but U.S. citizens shut out

CBC News
Canada extends ban on most foreign travellers to at least July 31

The Canadian Press
Toronto council votes against defunding police budget, approves various reforms - More

The Canadian Press
Veterans Affairs to hire hundreds of staff amid growing backlog of disability claims

The Canadian Press
Porter Airlines extends suspension of flights until August 31

Bloomberg News
OPC Starts Probe Into Tim Hortons Mobile App - More - More

The Canadian Press
How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America - More

Canadian Commentary

Matthew Fisher | Global News
Canada needs a foreign policy review

André Picard | The Globe and Mail
Kingston nailed its response to a COVID-19 salon outbreak

John Ivison | National Post
The COVID mission is far from accomplished

Patrice Dutil | The Hill Times
Why Donald Trump will resign

International News

Agence France-Presse
US Space Force names new unit 'SpOC'

The Associated Press
Firm to Offer Balloon Rides From Alaska to the Edge of Space - More

Space
SpaceX launches advanced GPS satellite for US Space Force, sticks rocket landing

The Associated Press
Confederate flag losing prominence 155 years after Civil War

The Washington Post
Facebook removes hundreds of boogaloo accounts for ‘promoting violence’ in coordinated takedown

Agence France-Presse
'Black Lives Matter' to be painted on NBA courts: reports

The Huffington Post
Hillary Clinton Repurposes Donald Trump Slogan for Sarcastic Dig at Pandemic Response

Bloomberg News
Trump Stirs New Alarm Over Russia by Dismissing Bounty Claims

The New York Times
Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say

The Associated Press
White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

The Associated Press
Trump’s two Russias confound coherent US policy

Politico
Judge rejects Roger Stone request to delay prison term

The Associated Press
U.S. could reach 100,000 new daily coronavirus cases if surge continues, Fauci says - More - More

The Associated Press
Distancing from Trump? Some Republicans step up critiques

Agence France-Presse
New York expands list of states subject to COVID-19 quarantine

The Associated Press
Fauci: US ‘going in wrong direction’ in coronavirus outbreak

CBC News
Companies are boycotting Facebook. But who does it hurt more?

Reuters News Agency
Boris Johnson demands Britain 'Build, build, build' to beat COVID-19 slump - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Is UK heading to no-trade-deal Brexit? Banks assess risk.

Reuters News Agency
Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide - More

Reuters News Agency
United States not on EU's 'safe' travel list, diplomats say

France 24
Belgian king expresses deep regret for colonial past in Congo - More

Reuters News Agency
China 'does not share our values', NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says

Agence France-Presse
Russian cosmonaut votes on Putin's reforms from ISS

Reuters News Agency
Russia accuses U.S. of 'destructive' stance on nuclear-test ban treaty

Agence France-Presse
France and Sahel leaders tout progress in anti-jihad campaign

Reuters News Agency
France warns W. Africa instability risks reversing gains against jihadists

France 24
DR Congo marks 60 years of independence

France 24
Netanyahu’s annexation plan threatens Palestinian, Israeli economies already struggling after Covid-19

France 24
Several dead as Iraqi hospital treating Covid-19 patients runs out of oxygen

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo faces opposition in UN push on Iran arms embargo

Agence France-Presse
Iran upholds five-year jail sentence for French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah

Foreign Policy
World Rebukes U.S. Over Iran

Agence France-Presse
Afghan official: Bomb, mortars kill 23 civilians in Helmand

The Associated Press
Mike Pompeo has spoken with the Taliban’s chief negotiator

Agence France-Presse
Myanmar finds soldiers guilty in Rohingya atrocities court martial

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan warns citizens of risk in Hong Kong visits after China passes law

Reuters News Agency
China passes controversial Hong Kong security law

Agence France-Presse
US ends arms exports, China restricts visas in Hong Kong row - More

Reuters News Agency
China approves COVID-19 vaccine for military use, skips final phase of testing

Reuters News Agency
New Flu Virus Found in Pigs in China Has Pandemic Potential, Say Researchers

Reuters News Agency
South Pole has warmed at triple the global rate over the past 30 years, new study suggests

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela's Maduro gives EU ambassador 72 hours to leave the country

Radio-Canada
Les appels de Trump avec les dirigeants étrangers auraient alarmé ses ex-collaborateurs

Radio-Canada
Le gouverneur de New York appelle le président Trump à imposer le port du masque

Agence France-Presse
La Défense : aucun suspect repéré, l'intervention policière se termine

Agence France-Presse
Le roi belge exprime pour la première fois des « regrets » pour le passé colonial en RDC

Agence France-Presse
Avec 118 migrants à bord, le navire Ocean Viking attend un port de débarquement

Radio-Canada
Poutine pour la vie : un vote fait sur mesure pour l’homme fort de la Russie

Agence France-Presse
Les Palestiniens prêts à des négociations directes avec Israël

Radio-Canada
Assassinat du général Soleimani : l'Iran lance un mandat d’arrêt contre Donald Trump

Agence France-Presse
Pékin accusé de stériliser de force des Ouïghours

Agence France-Presse
Pékin impose sa loi sur la sécurité à Hong Kong

Agence France-Presse
Un virus de grippe porcine découvert comme propice à une prochaine pandémie

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : Maduro donne 72 heures à l'ambassadrice de l'UE pour quitter le pays

International Commentary

Books

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