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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Gary Mason | The Globe and Mail
A dangerous rage is sweeping the land

Simon Johnson | The Globe and Mail
Russia’s looming defeat in Ukraine

Andrew Coyne | The Globe and Mail
Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan annoyed China? All the more reason for her to go.

International News

The Washington Post
Inside the USAF’s use of AR to train U.S. pilots to fight China, Russia

Bloomberg News
Lockheed F-35’s factory flaws persist even after 800 are built

The Associated Press
Pentagon denies DC request for National Guard migrant help

The Associated Press
Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents another $45.2M in punitive damages - More

Reuters News Agency
Alex Jones may have lied in court, but perjury charge would be unusual

Bloomberg News
Trump Tells Judge He Was Too Busy as President to Sue Clinton Sooner

The Associated Press
Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán hailed by US conservatives - More

The Associated Press
Meta trims election misinformation efforts as midterms loom

The Associated Press
Berlin forest fire contained but ammo dump still a problem

The Associated Press
Iran nuclear talks in Vienna as Tehran expands enrichment

The Associated Press
Relatives of POWs call on Red Cross to help find loved ones

The Associated Press
Three more ships with grain depart Ukraine ports under UN deal

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine wants shipping safe passage deal extended beyond grain

The Globe and Mail
For the wife of Azov Regiment commander, a life upended as she faces uncertainty about husband’s fate

Reuters News Agency
After Griner gets jail, Russia ready to discuss swap with U.S. - More

The Associated Press
Mali’s capital Bamako boosts security fearing jihadi attacks

The Associated Press
In a first, Somalia-based al-Shabab is attacking in Ethiopia

The Associated Press
UN experts: Rwandan forces operate with M23 rebels in Congo

The Associated Press
Palestinian militants respond with rockets after Israel hits Gaza with deadly strikes

Reuters News Agency
India bids to sell fighter jets to Malaysia, says six other countries interested

The Associated Press
Pelosi: China cannot stop US officials from visiting Taiwan

The Associated Press
China sanctions Pelosi, sends 100 warplanes to Taiwan operations

The Associated Press
Blinken: China’s firing missiles over Taiwan is unjustified escalation

Reuters News Agency
China halts dialogue with U.S. on military, climate over Pelosi Taiwan trip - More

The Associated Press
Why is China staging military exercises around Taiwan?

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan tensions reveal challenges for U.S. navy as Chinese threat grows

Reuters News Agency
Tensions with U.S. spur Chinese buying of chipmaking stocks

The Associated Press
China freezing out U.S. as relations in 'downward spiral' after Pelosi's Taiwan visit - More

The Associated Press
UN experts: North Korea is paving the way for new nuclear tests

The Associated Press
UN experts report North Korea is testing nuclear triggers

The Guardian
Chinese missile launches around Taiwan a threat to regional security, says Japan PM

Reuters News Agency
Analysis: Japanese backing for military build-up likely to rise after China's missiles

Reuters News Agency
Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary

International Commentary

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