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Canadian News

Global News
Throne speech lays out vision for COVID-19 rebuild with ‘economy of the future’ - More

CBC News
B.C. disaster drives home need for flood-resistant infrastructure across Canada

Glacier Media
Southwest B.C. to get battered with 'heavy rain' - More

The Canadian Press
Rail traffic in southern B.C. to resume Wednesday

CBC News
Cherished horse, pregnant cow airlifted to safety from flooded Thompson River farms

Global News
Thousands of Nova Scotians in the dark as win, torrential rain hits the Maritimes

CBC News
'Unprecedented' storm moves over southwestern Newfoundland

Global News
U.S. deer are catching COVID-19

CBC News
Marie-Claude Bibeau 'working extremely hard' to resume fresh potato trade with U.S. - More

Global News
Canada’s resettlement program for Afghan interpreters has left families separated

iPolitics
Ottawa urged to give nuclear energy a boost

BBC News
Apple suing 'hacker-for-hire' firm NSO that Citizen Lab warned them about

Canadian Commentary

International News

Observation Post
‘Mike is a cheater’ spray-painted on car belonging to veteran

ABC News
Expanded benefits for veterans exposed to burn pits coming

The Associated Press
Navy says fuel, water leaked from facility near Pearl Harbor

CNN News
Autopsy shows Brian Laundrie died by suicide - More

The Associated Press
Biden administration asks court to allow vaccine mandate

The Associated Press
US to require vaccines for all border crossers in January

Reuters News Agency
Biden to tout inflation-control efforts, release of oil reserves

BBC News
DART: Mission to smack Dimorphos asteroid set for launch - More

BBC News
'Incident' delays launch of James Webb Space Telescope - More

The Associated Press
British Airways flight not informed of Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait

The Telegraph
Boris Johnson's 'rough patch' prompts jitters among Tories

The Guardian
Boris Johnson is not unwell and has not lost his grip, says No 10

BBC News
Polluting greenhouse gases being sold online and smuggled to UK

BBC News
New homes in England to have electric car chargers by law

EADT News
F-35As to arrive next month at RAF Lakenheath

The Associated Press
Europe’s COVID-19 battle could lead to 700k more deaths by spring: WHO

Agence France-Presse
After helping his own family, a Kurd aids others in Poland

Reuters News Agency
Fiery Bulgaria bus crash kills at least 45 people, including children - More

The Associated Press
EU border agency: 'Illegal border crossings' on the rise

The Associated Press
Afghan referee sees no fair play in EU border policies

CNN News
Fearing new Russian threat, Ukraine races to upgrade its navy

Reuters News Agency
What is the risk of a war between Russia and Ukraine?

The Associated Press
Israel defense chief Benny Gantz flies to Morocco to cement security ties

The Associated Press
UN Libya envoy bows out as presidential vote approaches

France 24
French troops in Sahel : France drastically changing strategy on the ground

The Associated Press
West Africa has highest numbers of child soldiers, says UN

The Associated Press
Ethiopian PM says he'll lead army 'from the battlefront' as Tigray forces approach capital - More

Reuters News Agency
U.N. relocating staff families from Ethiopia

BBC News
Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: Foreigners advised to leave

BBC News
Ugandan militant escapee: IS forced me to fight

Reuters News Agency
Lira collapse leaves Turks bewildered, opposition angry

The Associated Press
Lebanon's interior minister: crisis with Gulf could worsen

The Defense Post
US Navy Announces Jordan-Based Joint Drone Hub

Agence France-Presse
Apple sues Israel’s NSO Group for targeting iPhones with Pegasus spyware

The Associated Press
Israel begins giving COVID shots to children age 5 to 11

The Associated Press
Yemen's Houthis: Saudi coalition strike hits Sana’a factory

Reuters News Agency
U.S. challenges OPEC+ with coordinated release of oil from reserves

France 24
IAEA seeks 'common ground' with Iran ahead of nuclear talks

NBC News
U.S. weighs grim options if nuclear talks with Iran collapse

Yahoo News
Frustrated with CIA, Trump administration turned to Pentagon for shadow war with Iran

BBC News
Afghanistan : 100 days of Taliban rule

BBC News
Yalda Hakim: My return to Afghanistan

BBC News
Escaping Afghanistan: Inside Operation Soccer Balls

Reuters News Agency
Pakistan allows Indian aid transit to Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
Navy calls off search after six die in Sri Lanka ferry accident

The Associated Press
Philippine supply boats reach marines at China-guarded shoal

USNI News
Destroyer USS Milius Transits Taiwan Strait - More

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan talks chips, Chinese 'coercion' in U.S. meeting

The Associated Press
After four years as pawn in US-China game, Seattle man is home

BBC News
Peng Shuai : China says tennis star case maliciously hyped up

Agence France-Presse
This image was doctored to combine unrelated photographs shot at different places

BBC News
Australia declares La Niña weather event has begun

Reuters News Agency
U.S. set to remove Colombia rebel group FARC from terrorism list

BBC News
Colombia peace deal: The families displaced five years on

BBC News
Mexican nursery's lottery win turns into nightmare

Reuters News Agency
Mexico eyes COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, especially for older adults

Agence France-Presse
Brian Laundrie s'est suicidé d'une balle dans la tête

TVA Nouvelles
Les derniers développements sur le coronavirus - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Pas de reconfinement en vue aux USA, dit la Maison blanche

Agence France-Presse
États-Unis : plus de 90% des employés fédéraux se sont pliés à l'obligation vaccinale

La Tribune
États-Unis : l'inflation, à un niveau jamais vu depuis 30 ans, ne durera pas, prophétise Janet Yellen

Agence de Presse Reuters
La surperformance des actions US versus Europe va se poursuivre en 2022

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le COVID-19 et les perspectives de hausse de taux plombent les actions

Agence France-Presse
Le Premier ministre français Jean Castex testé positif au Covid-19

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Le gouvernement examinera mercredi l'extension du rappel vaccinal aux plus de 40 ans

Agence France-Presse
Un médecin belge soupçonné d'avoir validé 2000 fausses vaccinations

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : L'Allemagne songe à durcir ses mesures, les USA déconseillent de s'y rendre

La Tribune
Covid-19 : l'Allemagne, où le variant delta est hors de contrôle, classée en risque maximal par les États-Unis

France 24
Un candidat émirati très controversé à la présidence d'Interpol

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le directeur de l'AIEA dit vouloir approfondir la coopération avec Téhéran

La Tribune
Le Sri Lanka fait machine arrière et réintroduit les pesticides

Agence France-Presse
Les États-Unis envoient 4 millions de doses au Vietnam

Agence France-Presse
La Chine demande à « ne pas monter en épingle » l'affaire Peng Shuai

La Tribune
Métaux stratégiques : sortir des griffes chinoises, le pari compliqué des États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
COVID-19 : Incendies, violences et pillages en Guadeloupe

France 24
Obligation vaccinale, chômage, inflation... Les raisons de la colère en Guadeloupe

Agence de Presse Reuters
France : « Nous allons aller » en Guadeloupe, dit Lecornu

La Tribune
Les violences en Guadeloupe plombent les réservations d'Air France, de Corsair et d'Air Caraïbes sur les Antilles

International Commentary

Molly Jong-Fast | The Atlantic
Biden Needs an Enemy

Megan McArdle | The Washington Post
How to be grateful during a pandemic

John Crace | The Guardian
Johnson makes a real pig’s ear of winning the CBI back over - More

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