The Associated Press notes the hostility in many American communities to Muslim cemeteries.
Bloomberg explores the revival of watchmaking in East Germany’s Saxony, and touches on the new two-day public work week in Venezuela.
Bloomberg View notes Japan’s rising levels of poverty, looks at the politicization of the Brazilian education system, and examines potential consequences of Pakistan-China nuclear collaboration.
The CBC reports on the difficulties of the Canada-European Union trade pact, reports on the conviction of an Alberta couple for not taking their meningitis-afflicted child to medical attention until it was too late, and notes that an American-Spanish gay couple was able to retrieve their child from a Thai surrogate mother.
MacLean’sexamines how Karla Homolka ending up shifting towards French Canada.
The National Post‘s Michael den Tandt is critical of the idea of a new Bombardier bailout.
Universe Today notes a paper arguing that, with only one example of life, we can say little with assuredness about extraterrestrial life’s frequency.
Vice‘s Noisey notes how Prince and Kate Bush ended up collaborating on “Why Should I Love You?”.
The Washington Postreports on a study suggesting that root crops like the potato were less suited to supporting complex civilizations than grains.
Bloomberg notes the defection of 13 North Korean workers at an overseas restaurant to the South, reports that Venezuela has declared Friday a holiday to try to save on power consumption, wonders if low oil prices will hurt the Philippines through diminished remittances from the Middle East, notes that Russian efforts at import substitution are failing, and argues against a $15 minimum wage in the United States.
The Inter Press Service reports on how forests can help solve urban water scarcity issues.
MacLean’snotes the general attack in Alberta on Mulcair, from the NDP and from the Wildrose Party.
The National Postnotes the export of old homes from British Columbia to the United States, and looks at how Russia’s targeting of terrorists’ families works out.