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Canadian Commentary

International News

BBC News
Pieces of orbiting space junk 'avoid collision'

The Associated Press
Space probe BepiColombo makes first Venus fly-by on way to Mercury - More

The Associated Press
Health issues as wildfire smoke hits millions in US

Reuters News Agency
Trump urges big COVID-19 stimulus, McConnell disagrees as talks continue

The New York Times
As Trump’s Language Grows More Heated, Fears Rise of Political Violence

Reuters News Agency
In split-screen town halls, Trump and Biden squabble over coronavirus response

The Washington Post
Trump wants to be seen as a ‘great environmentalist’

The Washington Post
Giuliani was target of Russian intelligence operation to misinform Trump

The Washington Post
New single-day cases in U.S. reach highest level since late July

The New York Times
U.S. Virus Cases Climb Toward a Third Peak

Reuters News Agency
U.S. coronavirus cases surpass eight million as infections spike nationwide

The Associated Press
US warned Nevada not to use Chinese COVID tests from UAE

The Associated Press
Trump seizes on dubious Biden-Ukraine story

BBC News
Trump declines to disavow QAnon conspiracy theory

BBC News
Harris halts travel after aide tests positive for coronavirus - More

BBC News
Twitter: Major outage affects users around the world - More

BBC News
Covid alert level: London, Essex, York and other areas moving to Tier 2 - More

France 24
French authorities search homes of health minister, ex-PM - More - More

BBC News
Coronavirus: France reports more than 30,000 new infections

Agence France-Presse
'Corona chaos' as Germans baffled by virus rules

The Associated Press
German, Czech, Italian virus records deepen Europe worries

The Associated Press
Some European officials use virus as a cover to target Roma

Agence France-Presse
Israel to honour Poles who hid Roman Polanski during WWII

BBC News
Nigerian army warning amid anti-police brutality protests

The Associated Press
Kyrgyzstan’s president steps down amid political unrest - More

Reuters News Agency
Former Trump fundraiser to plead guilty in 1MDB foreign lobbying case

Reuters News Agency
Thailand bans protests as challenge to establishment escalates - More

The Associated Press
Thailand declares emergency after unprecedented protest

Reuters News Agency
Japan has decided to release Fukushima’s contaminated water into sea

The Associated Press
Australia prioritizes air service to three countries

Reuters News Agency
Former Mexican defense minister detained in United States

Agence France-Presse
L'ex-chef du Pentagone Jim Mattis refuse de se prononcer entre Trump et Biden

Radio-Canada
Présidentielle américaine : voici que vous devez savoir des grands électeurs

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pour Trump et Biden, chacun son show électoral faute de débat

Agence France-Presse
Facebook et Twitter accusés d'avoir bloqué un article controversé sur Biden

Agence France-Presse
Éditorial cinglant contre Trump de la revue Nature, qui soutient Biden

Radio-Canada
« Nous sommes de bons électeurs et nous allons voter » : le poids stratégique des aînés

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Le gouvernement britannique envisage de durcir le confinement

Agence de Presse Reuters
Sortie publique de la reine d'Angleterre sous le signe du Novitchok

La Tribune
Brexit : l'UE se réunit à Bruxelles, Johnson menace de stopper les négociations

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le président du Kirghizistan démissionne après dix jours de troubles

International Commentary

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