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Canadian News

CBC News
Trudeau government refuses to support Gov. Gen. Julie Payette while under scrutiny

CBC News
Premier, education minister defend Ontario's back-to-school plan amid class size concerns

CBC News
Better ventilation, fewer cellphones called for in federal back-to-school guidelines

The Canadian Press
Hand sanitizer recall sparks concern

CTV News
Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted

CBC News
Canadian Hurricane Centre calls for extra storm readiness

CBC News
Collapsed Arctic ice shelf adds 'exclamation point' to dire climate trends, say scientists

CTV News
Parallels drawn between Beirut and Halifax explosions

CBC News
What the Beirut blast radius would look like if it occurred in Canadian port cities

CBC News
Storage of ammonium nitrate in Canada tightly regulated

The Canadian Press
Husband of N.S. mass shooting victim criticizes sale of replica police cars with gear

CBC News
Canada to impose $3.6B in tariffs in response to Trump's move against Canadian aluminium

The Canadian Press
Doug Ford blasts Trump's new U.S. tariffs

The Associated Press
China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges in two years

Canadian Commentary

International News

CBC News
NASA drops 'colonial' nicknames for distant cosmic objects

Navy Times
U.S. Navy to conduct small-boat operations in the Arctic

Navy Times
‘Despair’ spreading throughout the MSC fleet over ‘draconian’ COVID-19 restrictions

Navy Times
Air National Guard team removes live ordnance found inside Nebraska museum

Aviation Week Network
Wiring Fixes Among Changes FAA Will Require Before 737 MAX Can Return

BBC News
US paint-splashing protesters charged as 'gang' face life sentence

CBC News
Why mail-in ballots are at the epicentre of an electoral storm in the U.S.

Reuters News Agency
Facebook removes one of largest QAnon conspiracy groups after false posts

Reuters News Agency
Facebook’s dilemma: How to police claims about unproven COVID-19 vaccines

Reuters News Agency
Tired of Zoom calls? Company offers at-home hologram machines - More

Reuters News Agency
Paws for reflection: FCO’s cat Palmerston heads for retirement - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Extending UK furlough would trap people in false hope, finance minister says

The Barents Observer
700 US marines pulled out of Norway

Navy Times
Germany floats a new NATO spending yardstick: 10 percent

Reuters News Agency
Poland sees no need for new curbs despite virus spike - More

CNN News
Italy prepares to return to school ... with saws

Reuters News Agency
Spain's monarchy, beset by scandal, is funded by taxpayers

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine reports steady rise in COVID cases, deaths

Reuters News Agency
Russia's coronavirus cases at 877,135

Reuters News Agency
'They killed us twice': finding loved ones at last among Syria's tortured dead

Reuters News Agency
Death toll from Beirut port blast rises to 154

Navy Times
USAF C-17s delivering relief supplies to Beirut

Reuters News Agency
Lebanese count huge losses after Beirut blast

Reuters News Agency
U.N. agencies scramble to support Beirut blast victims

Reuters News Agency
WHO appeals for $15 million aid for Lebanon

Reuters News Agency
U.S. pledges over $17 million in initial disaster aid for Lebanon

Reuters News Agency
Countries rally round Lebanon after Beirut blast

Reuters News Agency
Lebanon navigates food challenge with no grain silo and few stocks

CNN News
Couple standing less than 600 meters from blast site survived Beirut explosion

Reuters News Agency
Ship that delivered explosive material to Beirut port was never supposed to stop there, says captain

Reuters News Agency
Iraq pledges to deepen oil output cuts in August, September

Navy Times
Pentagon not confirming any plans to halve US troops in Afghanistan by the election

Deutsche Welle
Coronavirus in Afghanistan: Do confirmed cases depict the real picture?

Deutsche Welle
Air India Express B737 breaks in two after skidding off runway at Calicut - More - Photo

Reuters News Agency
At least 17 dead in Boeing 737 crash in southwestern India

Reuters News Agency
India seizes container with 740 tonnes of ammonium nitrate

CNN News
India now has more than 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Reuters News Agency
Sri Lankan president, brother tighten grip with big election win

Reuters News Agency
Thai police arrest two leaders of student protests

Reuters News Agency
Don't stand so close: Singapore trials automated drones to check

Reuters News Agency
Philippines records most coronavirus cases in eastern Asia after new surge

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan in talks to make first purchase of MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones - Photo

Reuters News Agency
China says U.S. should stop arms sales to Taiwan

Reuters News Agency
Hong Kong to offer free coronavirus testing for all residents

Reuters News Agency
TikTok says 'shocked' by Trump ban order

Reuters News Agency
China opposes U.S. orders against TikTok, WeChat, to defend interests

Reuters News Agency
Factbox: WeChat owner Tencent investments in the United States and beyond

Reuters News Agency
Chinese court sentences another Canadian to death for drugs

Reuters News Agency
U.S.-China tensions hit European cyclical stocks

Deutsche Welle
US sanctions Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Chinese officials - More

CNN News
China seals off village after bubonic plague death in Inner Mongolia

Reuters News Agency
Kim Jong-un inspects flood relief; worry grows about North Korea's crops

Reuters News Agency
U.S. travel warning puts virus-battered Mexico on par with war-torn nations

Radio-Canada
L'État de New York réclame la dissolution de la National Rifle Association - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Très peu de progrès dans les discussions sur le plan de relance

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump publie des décrets interdisant les transactions avec ByteDance et Tencent

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Londres n'hésitera pas à allonger sa liste de quarantaines

Agence France-Presse
Le Covid-19 accélère la fin de la presse papier à travers le monde

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan de la catastrophe de Beyrouth atteint 154 morts

Radio-Canada
Après les explosions de Beyrouth, un « séisme politique » au Liban?

Radio-Canada
« On sent la colère, un désir de vengeance et une désillusion »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Programme alimentaire mondial va fournir des céréales au Liban

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'ex-roi d'Espagne Juan Carlos est à Abou Dhabi

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo appelle à la libération de prisonniers talibans

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Plus de deux millions de contaminations en Inde

Agence France-Presse
Chine : contre toute attente, les exportations flambent

Agence France-Presse
Chine-États-Unis : la guerre commerciale s'intensifie, après les mesures contre TikTok et WeChat

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