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Canadian News

Global News
Over 40% of military sexual misconduct class action claims are from men: CDS

The Canadian Press
Gen. Wayne Eyre felt need to respond to predecessor's letter to senior officers - More

CBC News
CDS says fixing 'fragile' morale one of his top priorities

Global News
Unvaccinated soldiers put others at risk, says CDS

CTV News
New CDS keeping eye on Ukraine, Ethiopia

CBC News
Refugee family that fled Afghanistan with Canada's approval is now stuck abroad in web of bureaucracy

CBC News
B.C. prepares for more storm activity - More - More

CBC News
Fraser Valley farmers won't know for weeks how floodwaters have affected prized soil

CBC News
Before-and-after photos from the Sumas Prairie region of Abbotsford

CTV News
Helicopter delivers supplies to residents stranded in rural Cape Breton

The Canadian Press
Placentia mobilizes to feed truckers stranded after massive storm

Saltwire Media
RCAF sending more aircraft to aid southwestern Newfoundland

Saltwire Media
Helicopter dispatched to rescue off-grid Newfoundland couple from 'apocalyptic kind of water'

Reuters News Agency
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world

CBC News
Canada's first cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in Ottawa - More

The Canadian Press
Vaccine equity, not travel bans needed to combat COVID-19 Omicron variant: scientists

The Globe and Mail
Why the new COVID-19 variant Omicron has scientists on alert

CBC News
How Brampton went from a COVID-19 hotspot to one of Canada's most vaccinated communities

The Washington Post
Amid massive shortage, Canada taps strategic reserves of maple syrup - More - More

CBC Radio
Cyber Monday deals may be fueling carbon emissions: experts

Canadian Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Flood watches issued in Northwest U.S. as some urged to evacuate

The New York Times
Man Survives Flight From Guatemala to Miami in Plane’s Landing Gear - More

BBC News
Covid vaccine: Can US troops be punished for refusing the jabs?

The Washington Post
What to know about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus - More

The Guardian
Fauci: US could face ‘fifth wave’ of Covid as Omicron variant nears - More

The Telegraph
With Kamala Harris looking unelectable, the Democrats are considering the nuclear option

Rolling Stone
Trump Was ‘Fact Free’ During Briefings, Says Former National Intelligence Director - More

Reuters News Agency
Moscow says 27 Russian more diplomats due to leave U.S. in January

Deutsche Welle
Iceland's left-right coalition takes office for second term

BBC News
Covid: Face masks and travel PCR tests to be compulsory in UK from Tuesday

BBC News
New Covid variant: Will new measures against Omicron work?

The Guardian
Where has Omicron spread, and why are scientists so concerned?

BBC News
Migrant crisis: Priti Patel not included in Calais meeting

BBC News
Migrant crisis: The Channel beaches that host a lethal trade in human hope

Deutsche Welle
Frontex plane to patrol English Channel after Calais emergency talks

Reuters News Agency
France says it will not be 'held hostage' by Britain over migrant crisis

BBC News
Netherlands tightens partial lockdown amid surging Covid infections

BBC News
13 test positive for Omicron after South Africa-Netherlands flights

Daily Mail
Dutch police arrest couple who fled Omicron quarantine hotel

Agence France-Presse
New Covid variant shuts borders across the globe

Agence France-Presse
Swiss voters back Covid pass law

The Associated Press
Here’s why WHO skipped two Greek letters to name new variant ‘Omicron’ - More

Global News
Moderna says Omicron COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by early 2022 - More

The Associated Press
WHO slams southern Africa travel bans spurred by Omicron variant scare

Agence France-Presse
EU, NATO vow action against hybrid threats on Baltic visit

France 24
Snow delights children, but blocks migrants at Belarus border

BBC News
Russia-Ukraine border: Why Moscow is stoking tensions

Agence France-Presse
French forces face violent protests after crossing into Niger from Burkina Faso

Agence France-Presse
DR Congo to let Uganda pursue rebels on its territory

BBC News
Omicron symptoms mild so far, says South African doctor - More

BBC News
South Africa's president calls for lifting of Omicron travel bans

BBC News
Israel to impose travel ban for foreigners over new Covid variant - More

The Associated Press
ISIS roadside bomb in Iraq leaves five Peshmerga fighters dead, four wounded

The Huffington Post
Saudis Poised to Invest in Jared Kushner Fund - More

The Washington Post
After 50 years, the mystery of Vietnam War photos of ‘Donut Dollies’ is solved - More

Deutsche Welle
Taiwan scrambles interceptors after 27 PLAAF aircraft enter its ADIZ - More

Agence France-Presse
7.5-magnitude earthquake shakes north Peru

The New York Times
Guantánamo Bay: Beyond the Prison

The Associated Press
500 vigilantes gather in Mexico town, pledge to aid police

Agence France-Presse
Naufrage dans la Manche : la France assure vouloir « travailler » avec ses « amis britanniques »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Migrants : Un avion européen Frontex au-dessus de la Manche dès le 1er décembre

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le variant Omicron circule probablement en France, dit Véran

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Plus de 37.000 nouveaux cas en France

Agence France-Presse
La 1ère « image » d'Omicron montre bien plus de mutations que sur Delta

Agence France-Presse
Le Pen appelle Zemmour à se rallier à sa candidature

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : 13 cas de variant Omicron parmi des passagers à Amsterdam

Agence France-Presse
La grippe aviaire se propage dans plusieurs régions du monde

Agence France-Presse
Covid-19 : les Suisses approuvent par référendum la loi sur le passe sanitaire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Italie : Des dizaines de migrants secourus au large de la Calabre

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Maroc suspend provisoirement les liaisons aériennes avec l'étranger

Agence de Presse Reuters
Six soldats soudanais tués dans une attaque éthiopienne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Niger : Un convoi militaire français bloqué, au moins deux morts

Agence de Presse Reuters
La France va commencer à rapatrier des ressortissants d'Éthiopie, d'après une source

Agence France-Presse
Omicron : Israël ferme ses frontières aux ressortissants étrangers

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Arabie saoudite suspend ses liaisons aériennes avec sept nouveaux pays

Agence de Presse Reuters
Nucléaire iranien : Les pourparlers reprennent à Vienne, sans grand espoir d'avancée

Agence France-Presse
Le variant Omicron gagne l’Australie

Agence France-Presse
Séisme de magnitude 7,5 dans le Nord du Pérou

Agence France-Presse
Le gouvernement français multiplie les gestes en direction des Antilles

Agence France-Presse
Vers la fin de la souveraineté d’Élisabeth II sur la Barbade

La Presse Canadienne
Au Mexique, des producteurs d’avocats se défendent des cartels

International Commentary

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