As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several other major events have been happening globally. Here are some of the top Canadian News Today stories from around the world. 1. UAE and Bahrain sign peace agreements with Israel In a historic move, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed peace agreements with Israel in September. The agreements, known as the Abraham Accords, were brokered by the United States and aim to strengthen economic and diplomatic ties between the countries.