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Canadian News

The Globe and Mail
Poilievre would cut foreign aid, reform procurement to fund military - More

CBC News
Air Canada found liable for chatbot's bad advice on plane tickets

CBC News
Mountie charged with leaking police information to Rwanda

National Post
'High impact' cyber attacks at Canadian banks nearly tripled in one year: OSFI

National Post
Canadian CEO embarks on a world tour to find workers

CBC News
B.C. Ferries footage winds up on billions of Windows computers

National Post
Federal funding supported academic conference with speakers who celebrated Hamas attack

TVA Nouvelles
Des images saisissantes d'une simulation d'attaque de drones

TVA Nouvelles
Les chargés de cours de l’Université Laval en grève pendant quatre jours

Alcool au volant : la limite québécoise restera à 0,08 - Plus

Canadian Commentary

Kelly Cryderman | The Globe and Mail
The coming AI wave is more like a tsunami

Randall Denley | National Post
A $14B victory for pampered public sector workers over Ontario taxpayers

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
Trudeau faces a moral dilemma on UNRWA funding

Rahim Mohamed | National Post
Justin Trudeau keeps dancing to Hamas's tune

Chris Selley | National Post
Everyone knows why protesters targeted Mount Sinai Hospital

Jesse Kline | National Post
Amira Elghawaby defends antisemitic protest in front of MSH

Tristin Hopper | National Post
Why Canada is not 'arming Israel'

Tony Keller | The Globe and Mail
Justin Trudeau has the power to fix one of his biggest political problems. Joe Biden isn’t so lucky.

Michel Maisonneuve | National Post
Canada Undefended: Our military readiness is dangerously insufficient.

Colby Cosh | National Post
A plan to digitize the Hitler's speeches aims to examine how he rose to power

François Brousseau | Radio-Canada
La Russie veut-elle militariser l’espace ?

Catherine Fournier | Le Devoir
Le véritable héritage de René Lévesque

International News

The Associated Press
Maine gunman says reservists were worried he was going to do something

The Associated Press
Gun rights are expansive in Missouri

Reuters News Agency
Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million, barred from NY business for three years - More - More

The Associated Press
Trump wants to fire thousands of government workers

Reuters News Agency
Scholz, Zelenskiy sign security agreement in Berlin

The Guardian
Ukrainian forces give up some positions in Avdiivka as Russian assault continues - More

Reuters News Agency
Prominent Ukrainian army unit launches own recruitment drive to strengthen ranks

Reuters News Agency
Zelenskiy tells Russians a vote for Putin is a vote for a murderer

Reuters News Agency
Russian emigres gather across Europe to mourn Navalny, denounce Putin

Reuters News Agency
ICJ holds hearings on Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu rejects international pressure for Palestinian state

Reuters News Agency
Israel bombards Gaza

The Associated Press
Oxygen runs out in Gaza hospital seized by Israeli forces

Reuters News Agency
Hamas says Israeli hostages have suffered many losses

The Atlantic
Satellite photos show Egypt building a wall near Gaza Strip

Reuters News Agency
German government approves participation in EU Red Sea mission

National Post
What is Iran's 'Axis of Resistance'?

Reuters News Agency
China to show off homemade airliner at Singapore air show - Photo

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan agrees to bring in Indian migrant workers to ease job crunch

The Associated Press
How accused US diplomat-turned-Cuban spy avoided scrutiny for decades

Agence France-Presse
La Russie développe une arme antisatellite, affirme la Maison-Blanche

Agence France-Presse
Trump et ses fils risquent une très lourde amende pour fraudes

Agence France-Presse
Gérard Depardieu visé par une nouvelle enquête pour agression sexuelle

Agence France-Presse
Zelensky à Berlin puis Paris pour des pactes de sécurité en pleine offensive russe

Agence France-Presse
Combats acharnés à Avdiïvka, où Kiev envoie des renforts

Agence France-Presse
Le dissident russe Oleg Orlov refuse de témoigner lors de son procès

Agence France-Presse
Liban : cinq combattants du Hezbollah et de son allié tués dans des raids israéliens

International Commentary

Amy Mackinnon | Foreign Policy
Alexei Navalny Wanted to Make Russia a ‘Normal Country’

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan | Foreign Affairs
How Navalny Changed Russia

Hamidreza Azizi and Hanna Notte | Foreign Affairs
Russia’s Dangerous New Friends

Howard W. French | Foreign Policy
Soviet Succession Was Bad. America’s Is Worse.

Husain Haqqani | Foreign Policy
Pakistan Can’t Stop the Cycle of Discontent

McKay Coppins | The Atlantic
Trump Has Always Been Like This

Kathleen Parker | The Washington Post
When Trump speaks, take him literally

Catherine Rampell | The Washington Post
The Trump gravy train is about to run over the RNC. Good.

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
The Real Difference Between Trump and Biden

Jamelle Bouie | The New York Times
Trump Owns Dobbs and Everything That Comes With It

Andrew S. Erickson, Gabriel B. Collins, and Matt Pottinger | Foreign Affairs
The Taiwan Catastrophe


Carlos Lozada | The New York Times
If You Know How to Read It, Washington Is an Open Book

Lives Lived

Reuters News Agency
Alexei Navalny has died aged 47 - More

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