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Canadian News

CBC News
Thousands of Afghan contractors, family members could be eligible to resettle in Canada - More

CBC News
Heat waves are increasing across Canada — and hotter nights are also dangerous

CBC News
'No relief in sight' for wildfire forecast in southern B.C.

The Associated Press
Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Friday

Reuters News Agency
Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots effective against delta variant - More

Reuters News Agency
Longer gap between Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots boosts antibodies higher, study finds

Global News
Are fake vaccine cards being used to enter Canada?

CBC News
Governor general-designate Mary Simon speaks with the Queen - More

The Canadian Press
Canada-U.S. border partnership doesn’t guarantee bilateral COVID-19 restrictions: ambassador

CBC News
Fauci says prospect of open border for fully vaccinated Canadians part of active U.S. talks

Canadian Commentary

Rali Jamali | Le Devoir
Haïti et Cuba, même combat

International News

The Associated Press
Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

The Associated Press
Ex-airman: Guilt over drone strikes prompted to leak secrets

BBC News
Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, FAA says

The Associated Press
Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

The Associated Press
Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

The Associated Press
Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

ABC News
Stanford University reports seven breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated students

The New York Times
Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections

The Washington Post
For unvaccinated, coronavirus is soaring again

The Associated Press
Virus’s impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing

The Washington Post
CDC warns this is a ‘pivotal moment’ in fight against delta variant - More - More

The Washington Post
Millions continue to refuse coronavirus shots as the delta variant drives new outbreaks

The Washington Post
FDA-authorized coronavirus vaccines are exceptionally protective — but they’re not perfect

The Associated Press
GOP’s vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions

The Associated Press
Pelosi says ‘deadly serious’ Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP

The Associated Press
Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

The Associated Press
Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh

The Associated Press
Garland vows crackdown on gun trafficking as violence surges

The Associated Press
316 people are shot every day in America

The Associated Press
Trump inaugural committee chair to be released on $250M bail

The Associated Press
Kaseya gets master decryption key after July 4th global attack - More

The Associated Press
Not Real News: A Look at What Didn’t Happen This Week

Iceland Review
COVID-19 Spreads at Record Rate in Iceland - More

BBC News
Week in pictures: 17-23 July 2021

The Associated Press
RAF Lakenheath: F-15E Strike Eagle pilot thanks British man who guaranteed a happy landing - More

BBC News
Covid vaccines: Why a giant plastic bag shortage is slowing the rollout

CNN News
Covid 'pingdemic' and Brexit mean food and gas shortages in parts of UK

Deutsche Welle
UK eyes plan to end coronavirus 'pingdemic'

BBC News
Daily Covid cases down for third day in UK

The Associated Press
Pegasus Affair: Macron changes phone, reinforces security in wake of spyware allegations

Deutsche Welle
UN rejects Russian bid to scrap Bosnia peace envoy post

Deutsche Welle
EU slams Russia's 'continued crackdown' on journalists

Agence France-Presse
At least a dozen civilians killed in Central African Republic attack, UN says

The Associated Press
Eritrean refugees under attack in Ethiopia’s Tigray war

The Associated Press
Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination

CNN News
As the West winds down its 'war on terror,' jihadists are filling the vacuum, UN warns

The Associated Press
House votes to evacuate more Afghan allies as US war ends

The Associated Press
To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

The Associated Press
US launched several airstrikes in support of Afghan forces this week

The New York Times
Veterans Push to Get Afghan Partners in War to the U.S.

CNN News
Afghan interpreter for US Army was beheaded by Taliban. Others fear they will be hunted down, too.

Deutsche Welle
Xi visits Tibet for the first time as president

The Associated Press
Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

The Associated Press
Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection

France 24
China warned of future disasters as Zhengzhou floods toll passes 50

BBC News
China imposes sanctions on US officials

The Associated Press
Why Japan ‘rising sun’ flag provokes Olympic ire

CBC News
Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony: What we know, how to watch

The Associated Press
Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era, in miniature

The Associated Press
As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk? - More

The Associated Press
Tokyo Games open with pomp despite circumstance

Deutsche Welle
Ecuador declares emergency in prisons after deadly riots

The Associated Press
Haiti leader’s slaying exposes role of ex-Colombian soldiers

The Associated Press
Violence, protests overshadow Mass for slain Haitian leader - More

Reuters News Agency
Haiti president’s funeral: Gunshots force guests to run for cover

Deutsche Welle
Biden announces fresh sanctions against Cuba - More

The Associated Press
Volunteers hunting for Mexico’s ‘disappeared’ become targets

Deutsche Welle
Pegasus spyware: Mexico one of the biggest targets

Radio-Canada
« Frustrant, rageant » : un médecin d’Atlanta se résigne à affronter la 4e vague

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'UE ne peut renégocier le protocole nord-irlandais, dit Beaune

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pegasus : Le président français a changé de téléphone et de numéro

France 24
Covid-19 : quand la vaccination vire au conflit familial

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus/France : Le retour à une vie normale pas certain en 2022, selon Delfraissy

Agence de Presse Reuters
Dassault : Bénéfice en hausse au S1, porté par les livraisons militaires - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan des inondations en Belgique s'alourdit à 37 morts

Agence France-Presse
Covid-19 : la moitié des adultes vaccinés en Europe, la reprise menacée par le variant Delta

Radio-Canada
Affaires Pegasus : le Maroc poursuit Amnistie internationale - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan des violences en Afrique du Sud s'alourdit à 337 morts

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Français soupçonné dans le projet d'assassinat du président malgache

Agence France-Presse
Près de 150 Palestiniens blessés dans des heurts avec des soldats israéliens

Agence de Presse Reuters
Afghanistan : L'armée change de stratégie pour limiter ses pertes face aux taliban

Agence de Presse Reuters
Xi Jinping en visite au Tibet pour la première fois en tant que président

Agence France-Presse
Inondations en Chine : le bilan humain s'alourdit, des rues transformées en torrents de boue

Radio-Canada
Place à la cérémonie d’ouverture des Jeux de Tokyo

France 24
En direct : édition spéciale cérémonie d'ouverture des JO de Tokyo 2021

Agence France-Presse
Australie : la vague épidémique à Sydney est déclarée « urgence nationale »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Équateur : Au moins 22 morts dans des émeutes dans deux prisons

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : le président Maduro « prêt » pour des négociations avec l'opposition

Agence de Presse Reuters
Colombie : Dix arrestations après une attaque contre l'hélicoptère présidentiel

Agence France-Presse
Haïti prépare les funérailles du président assassiné Jovenel Moïse

Radio-Canada
Appels à la justice et colère aux funérailles de Jovenel Moïse

Agence France-Presse
Joe Biden sanctionne un ministre cubain et dit que ce n’est « qu’un début » - Plus

International Commentary

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