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Canadians may see onion shortage due to expanded recall: expert.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Thomson International is expanding its recall of red onions to include the yellow, white and sweet yellow varieties.

Russia to cut spending on annexed Crimea

The costs will be reduced in the next two years.

US Delivers First Batch Of Food, Water, Medical Supplies To Beirut.

The US military on Thursday delivered a first batch of food, water and medical supplies to Lebanon, two days after a massive explosion devastated Beirut and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

Trump Reimposes 10% Tariff On Canadian Aluminium Imports.

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced he has reimposed a 10 percent tariff on Canadian aluminum imports, saying that the key US trading partner is "taking advantage of us."

Agricultural production in Ukraine in H1 decreases by almost 19%.

Crop production fell by 56.8%.

More European Nations Tighten Curbs As Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 7 Lakh.

More countries across Europe imposed new travel restrictions and containment measures on Thursday with fears growing over a second wave of coronavirus infections as global deaths from the pandemic...

Microsoft Eyes Entire Global Operations Of TikTok In Talks: Report.

Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying the global operations of the fast-growing video-sharing app, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

European Union Releases $39 Million Emergency Aid For Beirut Blasts.

The European Union announced Thursday that it had released 33 million euros to finance emergency aid for Lebanon and mobilised material resources, including an Italian hospital ship, to help relief...

U.S. to reimpose tariff on some Canadian aluminum products, Trump says

The U.S. president made the announcement as he touted his administration "Buy American" policies at a Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing plant in Ohio.

U.S. senators put German port on notice for involvement in Russia's Nord Stream 2

The letter serves as formal legal notice.

Caroline Flack died by suicide after learning of prosecution, inquest finds.

Coroner says fact that assault case was set to ‘play out in press’ was ‘incredibly difficult for her’

16 Beirut Port Staff Detained Over Blast That Killed Over 100: Prosecutor.

At least 16 staff at Beirut's port, the site of a massive explosion, have been detained over the deadly blast that devastated large parts of the city, the military prosecutor said Thursday.

US Lifts Advisory On Avoiding All Foreign Travel Due To COVID Pandemic.

The United States on Thursday lifted a warning to its citizens to avoid all foreign travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, pointing to improvements.

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Ukraine expects to swap 100 prisoners with Russia-controlled Donbas within weeks – media.

The swap would be second this year and the fourth since Zelensky became president in 2019.

Canada ‘profoundly concerned’ about citizen facing death penalty in China.

'Canada opposes the use of the death penalty in all cases, everywhere,' said a Global Affairs Canada spokesman.

Coronavirus: CDC relaxes travel advice for about 20 countries.

Previously, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told U.S. travellers to avoid all nonessential international travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Moment of reckoning’: angry Lebanese vow not to let leaders off the hook.

As Emmanuel Macron promises aid will not go to corrupt hands, locals say ruling class’s credibility is finished

Sudanese refugees protest in Niger desert camp

EU spending hundreds of millions in countries such as Niger to stop flow of migrants

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Pakistan To Lift Coronavirus Restrictions On August 10.

Pakistan said it will lift most of the country's remaining coronavirus restrictions after seeing a gradual drop in new cases during the past month.

Ukrainian envoy says Ukraine may initiate new Budapest Memorandum if Minsk talks fail.

The Budapest Memorandum was signed on December 5, 1994.

Beirut explosion: Here’s how you can help the victims.

With damage from the blast pegged at anywhere between $3 billion and $5 billion, the need for aid and assistance is that much desperate. 

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U.S. Iran Envoy Resigns, Replaced By Top Diplomat In Charge Of Venezuela Policy

The U.S. State Department has said Brian Hook, the U.S. government's pointman on Iran policy under President Donald Trump, has resigned. 

Georgia school starts 1st day of classes, within hours student tests positive for coronavirus.

An elementary school in Georgia opened its doors to students on Monday, but hours later a Grade 2 student tested positive for COVID-19.

South African president under pressure over ANC corruption in pandemic.

Ruling party members involved in fraud related to coronavirus contract tenders

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Tel Aviv’s gesture of support for Lebanon proves controversial in Israel.

City hall lit up with the colours of the Lebanese flag following horrific explosion

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