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Canadian News

CBC News
Pangnirtung declares state of emergency over extended power outages - More

CBC News
Major snowfall expected for parts of Maritimes starting Sunday night

CBC News
Canada's oil and gas emissions cap is coming — here's what to expect

CBC News
Burgers, chowder, fish and chips: Kentville's prepaid meals make sure no one goes hungry

CBC News
Salmon farming companies settle class-action lawsuit alleging global price-fixing scheme

CBC News
Indigo bookstore vandalism sparks debate over definition of antisemitism

CBC News
Canadian Iranian activist says Iran won't let his parents leave the country

CBC News
Dozens of Iranian regime officials denied entry to Canada, says CBSA

Radio-Canada
Montée des crimes haineux : un gouffre de plus en plus grand selon Amira Elghawaby

Agence QMI
Le Québec sera frappé par une tempête de dimanche à lundi

Agence QMI
Loi 31 : une association de locataires demande la démission de la ministre de l’Habitation

Canadian Commentary

Alexander Panetta | CBC News
Here's a wild way for Democrats to try to stop Trump: Vote in Republican primaries

International News

The Associated Press
US Navy says it will cost $1.5M to salvage P-8A that sits on Kāne‘ohe Bay coral reef

The New York Times
Drunk and Asleep on the Job: Air Traffic Controllers Pushed to the Brink

BBC News
Queens New York: Four killed including two children in stabbing attack

Rolling Stone
Trump Says if Jesus ‘Came Down’ He’d Win the Blue States

Reuters News Agency
Trump calls on supporters to 'guard the vote' in Democratic-run US cities

ABC News
RSV in winter 2023: Everything you need to know

The Guardian
Snow leaves hundreds of people stranded in Lake District overnight - More

The Observer
Families of Covid victims to confront Johnson at inquiry over ‘Let the bodies pile high’ comment

The Observer
Covid inquiry: 10 questions facing Boris Johnson

The Observer
Rishi Sunak accused of hypocrisy after backing phase-out of fossil fuels at COP28

The Associated Press
A snowstorm brings Munich airport to a standstill and causes travel chaos in central Europe

BBC News
Russia accused of killing unarmed Ukrainian prisoners of war

The Guardian
British Army officer, 32, dies while off-duty in Kenya - More - More

The Associated Press
Israel expands Gaza ground offensive - More

Reuters News Agency
Israel says it uncovered 800 shafts to Hamas tunnels below Gaza - More

The Observer
Israel using captured Hamas prisoners to track down top leaders

The Observer
Israeli grid-maps make life in Gaza ‘macabre game of Battleships’, say aid workers

The Times of Israel
Rockets hit in north, south; IDF tells residents of some Khan Younis areas to evacuate

The Times of Israel
ICC chief prosecutor meets with Oct. 7 survivors in Israel

The Associated Press
Ships face Houthi-claimed attack in Red Sea

The Associated Press
As host of UN COP28 climate talks, the autocratic UAE is now allowing in critics it once kept out

The Observer
Extreme weather could shut down one in 12 hospitals worldwide, report warns

The Associated Press
Earth is running a fever. And UN climate talks are focusing on the contagious effect on human health.

The Guardian
‘An obvious message’: King Charles’s Greek flag tie at COP28 rekindles marbles row

The Guardian
Iran ‘using Gaza conflict as cover’ for execution of 127 people since war began

The Guardian
Heavily pregnant Afghan women eligible to come to UK are stuck in Pakistan

BBC News
Henry Kissinger's Cambodia legacy of bombs and chaos

Reuters News Agency
Magnitude 7.5 quake in Mindanao triggered tsunami warnings in Japan and more than 600 aftershocks

People Magazine
1972 Andes Plane Crash Survivor Reflects on Group’s Decision to Eat Bodies of Friends Who Died

The Associated Press
Kissinger’s unwavering support for brutal regimes still haunts Latin America

Agence France-Presse
Attaque au couteau à Paris : un Allemand tué et deux personnes blessées - Plus

TVA Nouvelles
« Je n'étais pas la première » : violée par un soldat russe, elle le fait condamner en justice

Agence France-Presse
Le point sur le conflit entre Israël et le Hamas

Agence France-Presse
Le Royaume-Uni effectuera des vols au dessus de Gaza pour localiser les otages

Agence France-Presse
Philippines : au moins trois morts dans un attentat à la bombe lors d’une messe

Agence France-Presse
Pérou : neuf morts et 23 blessés dans la violente attaque d'une mine d'or

International Commentary

Timothy McLaughlin | The Atlantic
South China Sea: The Most Dangerous Conflict No One Is Talking About

Will Hutton | The Observer
Ursula von der Leyen is right: We’ll be going back on Brexit

Kenan Malik | The Observer
Solidarity with Palestinians is not hate speech, whatever would-be censors say

Howard Jacobson | The Observer
Charging Jews with genocide is to declare them guilty of precisely what was done to them

Douglass Cater and Kenneth Harris | The Guardian
Kissinger on Kissinger: ‘My job was to inspire, not to gratify’

Torsten Bell | The Observer
Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive worked wonders on his bureaucrats’ waistlines

Books

Jon Ungoed-Thomas | The Observer
Royal book at centre of racism row barely stirs a ripple on London streets

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