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Monday, 26 October 2020  - Some links might have expired.

Canadian News

CBC News
Progress toward gender balance in peacekeeping in 'peril,' committee told

The Canadian Press
COVID-19 making it hard for veterans to get help

The Canadian Press
Canada jumps closer to military-spending target thanks to COVID-19

The Hill Times
Tens of thousands of federal public servants still working from home

CBC News
Gatherings in private homes restricted in B.C.

CBC News
MPs vote to open investigation into federal COVID-19 response

CBC News
Legault prolongs red-zone restrictions until Nov. 23

CBC News
Premier calls out Manitobans doing 'dumb things' as record COVID-19 hospitalizations strain system

The Hill Times
Feds inch closer to Phoenix replacement

CTV News
Thanksgiving, fewer restrictions contributing to Canada's surge in COVID-19 cases, experts say

CBC News
RCMP officer who arrested Meng Wanzhou says he knew case was 'high-profile'

CBC News
How conspiracies like QAnon are slowly creeping into some Canadian churches

CBC News
Election day arrives in Saskatchewan

CBC News
Two federal byelections being held in Toronto today

Canadian Commentary

International News

Reuters News Agency
There could be lots of water on the moon, new studies suggest

The Associated Press
Asteroid pieces escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx

The Associated Press
Californians see power shutoffs as winds, fire danger rise - More

The Washington Post
California sees new wildfires break out as powerful 100-plus mph winds buffet state

The Associated Press
70,000 under evacuation orders as strong winds fan California wildfire

The Washington Post
Superintendent of VMI resigns after Black cadets describe relentless racism

Reuters News Agency
Biden blasts Trump as U.S. COVID-19 cases mount

CBC News
How the electoral college works to determine who wins the U.S. presidency

The Associated Press
U.S. Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

CBC News
Stock markets sell off on renewed uncertainty over COVID-19 and U.S. election

Reuters News Agency
British companies dread a Brexit border breakdown

Press Association
UK has mounted covert attacks against Russian leadership, says ex-mandarin

The Associated Press
Belarusians strike nationwide in latest push to oust president

Reuters News Agency
Renewed fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh threatens U.S.-backed truce

Deutsche Welle
Russian airstrikes kill Turkish-backed rebels in Syria

Reuters News Agency
Kurdish officials say they foiled attack on diplomats in northern Iraq

Reuters News Agency
Saudi-Led coalition says intercepted drone launched by Yemen's Houthis

Reuters News Agency
U.S. says it launched airstrike against Taliban in central Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
Mike Pompeo in India on first leg of Asia trip

Reuters News Agency
Pakistan's PM takes aim at Macron; asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Thai opposition tells PM to stop using monarchy

Reuters News Agency
American jailed for attempt to overthrow Vietnam government is back in California

News Article
Vietnam readies mass evacuation as Typhoon Molave looms

The Associated Press
Typhoon Molave displaces thousands, floods villages in Philippines

Reuters News Agency
China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms over Taiwan arms sales

The New York Times
As China clamps down, activists flee Hong Kong for refuge in the West

Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong refugee urges Berlin to simplify asylum process for activists

Reuters News Agency
Australia refers invasive search of women at Qatar airport to federal police

Reuters News Agency
Australia's COVID-19 lockdown also prevented about 400 deaths from other illnesses

The Sydney Morning Herald
Coronavirus could force delay in RAN’s $45b warship program

CTV News
TS Zeta likely a hurricane before hitting Yucatan, heading for U.S. - More

Agence France-Presse
Racisme : le directeur d'une école militaire américaine limogé

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pelosi souhaite garder la présidence de la Chambre

Radio-Canada
Les États-Unis limitent la durée des visas des correspondants étrangers

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'armée britannique prend le contrôle d'un pétrolier dans la Manche

Agence de Presse Reuters
Macron appelle à l'unité face aux tensions avec le Moyen-Orient

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le vaccin d'AstraZeneca produit une réponse immunitaire chez les personnes âgées

Agence France-Presse
Lituanie : l'opposition de centre droit remporte les élections législatives - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'OMS met en garde les États contre tout « nationalisme vaccinal »

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'opposition biélorusse lance un appel à une grève générale

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Maroc condamne la publication de caricatures de Mahomet

Agence France-Presse
Le président Buhari lance un appel à « la paix » au Nigeria en proie aux violences

Agence de Presse Reuters
Bakou et Erevan s'accusent de violer le cessez-le-feu dans le Haut-Karabakh

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le président turc prend encore Emmanuel Macron pour cible sur l'islam

Agence de Presse Reuters
Boycott de produits français au Koweït à cause des caricatures

Agence de Presse Reuters
Caricatures : L'ambassadeur de France convoqué par les autorités pakistanaises

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Chine réfléchit à son plan quinquennal sur fond de nouveaux objectifs climatiques

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Japon atteindra la neutralité carbone d'ici 2050, dit Suga

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les Chiliens votent en masse pour remplacer la Constitution de l'ère Pinochet

Agence de Presse Reuters
Colombie : Les forces de sécurité ont abattu un commandant de l'ELN

International Commentary

George T. Conway III | The Washington Post
I believe in the president, now more than ever

Ben Smith | The New York Times
Trump Had One Last Story to Sell. The Wall Street Journal Wouldn't Buy It.

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Four big constitutional fixes we need, thanks to Trump

Marc Fisher | The Washington Post
To many Americans, the future looks dark if the other side wins the election

Greg Sargent | The Washington Post
Could Trump end up going quietly?

Philip Rucker and Shane Harris | The Washington Post
Tumult at home, ailing alliances abroad: Trump’s America has been a ‘gift’ to Putin

John Lithgow | The Washington Post
Skewering Trump is delicious fun, but I can’t shake my case of the satirist’s dilemma

Fintan O’Toole | New York Review of Books
William Barr, Enabler-in-Chief

Carlo Rovelli | The Spectator
Winston Churchill’s remarkable love of science - More

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