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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Diane Francis | National Post
What will Trump do as U.S. election nears?

International News

Army Times
How AR for military dogs could change how canine battle buddies operate

The Associated Press
Russian-U.S. crew launches on fast track to the ISS

The Washington Post
Earth has warmest September on record, and 2020 may clinch hottest year

The Washington Post
Phoenix has hit 100 degrees on half of the days in 2020

The Associated Press
Military contractor charged with fraud on Africa contracts

The Washington Post
11 TV shows to watch if you can’t take another debate or confirmation hearing

The Associated Press
Postal Service agrees to reverse service changes

The Associated Press
Barron Trump had coronavirus, but no symptoms - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump's 'lucky' aides recovering from coronavirus, again spurning masks

The Guardian
US militias forge alliances with conspiracy theorists ahead of election

Reuters News Agency
U.S. quietly ends probe of Obama-era 'unmasking' of Trump allies

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Supreme Court allows census to wind down early

Reuters News Agency
Early voting opens in three more U.S. states

Reuters News Agency
FDA faults quality control at Lilly plant making COVID drug

The Associated Press
After independent coronavirus test, NBC sets Trump town hall

The Washington Post
Trump wants to try for herd immunity. Without a vaccine, it could kill millions. - More

The Associated Press
Extra safety scrutiny planned as virus vaccine worries grow

The Guardian
MI5 Director General says Russian and Chinese threats to UK 'growing in severity' - More - More

Reuters News Agency
EU and Britain to keep talking past Johnson's Brexit deadline

Reuters News Agency
EU-UK trade deal difficult but still possible, source says

Reuters News Agency
EU summit to say Brexit progress 'still not sufficient'

Reuters News Agency
No time for conviviality: France imposes curfews to beat back coronavirus

BBC News
Europe ramps up Covid rules to stem second wave

Reuters News Agency
Countries turn to rapid antigen tests to contain second wave of COVID-19

Agence France-Presse
Pandemic caused 'unprecedented' emissions drop: study

The Guardian
Neo-Nazi leaders of Greece's Golden Dawn sentenced to 13 years

CBC News
Russia shuns lockdown but doubles down on enforcement

Reuters News Agency
Russia approves second COVID-19 vaccine after preliminary trials

Reuters News Agency
Russia will respond in kind against EU sanctions over Navalny case, says FM

Reuters News Agency
Dozens killed in spate of attacks in central Mali

Reuters News Agency
Somali Islamist insurgents pile up cash, says U.N. report

Reuters News Agency
Russia appeals to Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Reuters News Agency
Azerbaijan warns over pipelines as Nagorno-Karabakh tensions rise

The Associated Press
Nagorno-Karabakh fighting raises threat of deadly escalation

The Washington Post
Deaths of Syrian mercenaries show how Turkey, Russia could get sucked into Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The Associated Press
Lebanon, Israel begin indirect talks over maritime border - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. pleased Iraq doing more to protect U.S. embassy - Pompeo

The Washington Post
Two American hostages released by Yemeni rebels in swap for militants

The Guardian
Iran at breaking point as it fights third wave of coronavirus

BBC News
Afghan helicopters carrying wounded troops collide

Reuters News Agency
Afghan defence minister flies to embattled Helmand after Taliban gains

CBC News
Complacency and lifting restrictions could be driving India's high COVID-19 numbers

Reuters News Agency
Thai protest rivals in show of force on Bangkok streets - More

Reuters News Agency
Rodrigo Duterte wants entire Philippine population vaccinated for COVID-19

Navy Times
Chief of Naval Operations: China is ‘the strategic threat’ to the US

Reuters News Agency
Kim Jong-un pledges thousands of new homes in economic push

Reuters News Agency
Japanese supercomputer shows humidity affects aerosol spread of coronavirus

Navy Times
Are the US Army and US Marine Corps competing for missions in the Pacific?

Agence France-Presse
COVID-19 : l'essai clinique d'un traitement expérimental suspendu aux États-Unis

Radio-Canada
Vote des Latino-Américains : « Nous ne sommes pas un bloc politique »

Agence France-Presse
Joe Biden en Floride pour séduire les seniors

France 24
Holocauste : la tardive volte-face de Facebook sur le négationnisme

Agence France-Presse
ONU : l'Arabie saoudite écartée du Conseil des droits de l'Homme

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : L'Irlande du Nord va fermer ses restaurants et ses écoles - Plus

France 24
Avec l'arrivée de la grippe saisonnière, ruée sur les vaccins et craintes de pénurie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Le Royaume-Uni fait état de 19.724 nouvelles contaminations

Agence de Presse Reuters
Plus forte chute jamais enregistrée des émissions de CO2 au premier semestre

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les marchés n'ont plus peur d'une large victoire démocrate, dit-on chez Invesco

France 24
Covid-19 : les Pays-Bas décident un confinement partiel pour quatre semaines

Agence France-Presse
Les cyberguerriers lancent des avertissements sur le travail à domicile

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Plus de 7.000 nouveaux cas en Italie, nouveau record quotidien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : La Catalogne ferme bars et restaurants pour 15 jours

Agence de Presse Reuters
Peines de prison contre les cadres du parti grec d'extrême droite Aube dorée

Agence France-Presse
Les États-Unis veulent prolonger un traité de désarmement nucléaire, mais Moscou refuse

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Russie approuve un deuxième vaccin contre le coronavirus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Moscou appelle l'Arménie et l'Azerbaïdjan à respecter le cessez-le-feu dans le Haut-Karabakh

Agence de Presse Reuters
Début des opérations du navire turc en Méditerranée orientale

Agence France-Presse
Le Liban et Israël mènent pour la première fois des négociations sur leur frontière maritime

Agence France-Presse
À Bangkok, des manifestants pro-démocratie et des loyalistes face-à-face

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : L'humidité réduirait la contamination par aérosol

International Commentary

Lives Lived

The Ottawa Citizen
David John has died aged 79

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