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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Canadian News

CBC News
Navy submarine fleet said to be ‘operational’

CBC News
Canadian Coast Guard communication centres closing in B.C.

The Canadian Press
Military makes arrest in computer probe

The Canadian Press
Funeral for Ernest Côté to be held March 7

CBC News
Much of Canada may be in a deep freeze, but other parts of the world are baking

The Gazette
Court appearance for man RCMP fears will commit a terrorist act

CBC News
Young women motivated by ideology, sense of adventure

CBC News
ISIS recruits’ beliefs usually known by families, Steven Blaney says

The Gazette
Up to six teens from Montreal, Laval might have joined Jihadists in Syria

The Toronto Star
A guide to terror cases across Canada

CBC News
Bill C-51 defies key rulings on security certificates, lawyers say

CBC News
Cheerleading teams to pull out of West Edmonton Mall event

CBC News
Bombardier sees first flight test of CS300 - More - More

CBC News
Chris Hadfield’s flying suit found in thrift store

The Canadian Press
Allan Gotlieb says he’s never seen Canada-U.S. relationship cooler

The New York Times
An Immodest Proposal Rankles a Capital Known for Modesty

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: February 28

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | National Post
Amend C-51 or kill it

Haroon Siddiqui | Toronto Star
Being stupid in the endless war on terrorism

Neil Macdonald | CBC News
Why Barack Obama won’t say ‘Islamic extremists’

International Commentary

Ewen MacAskill | The Guardian
MI5 and Mohammed Emwazi

Charles Krauthammer | The Washington Post
The U.S.’s looming capitulation to Iran

David Brooks | The New York Times
Converting the Ayatollahs

Eugene Robinson | The Washington Post
The wisdom in negotiating with Iran

Editorial | The New York Times
North Korea’s Nuclear Expansion

Isaac Herzog | The New York Times
Dividing the U.S. on Israel

Betty McCollum | The Washington Post
Netanyahu’s campaign rally

Fareed Zakaria | The Washington Post
Whose war is it?

Sam Kiley | Sky News
Behind the twisted appeal of ‘Jihadi John’

International News

The Washington Post
The Obama-Netanyahu fight over Iran, explained

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. Navy opens door to more orders of Boeing jets - More

Thomson Reuters News
Bid for more US defense funds gets chilly House reception

The New York Times
Move to Ban a Bullet Adds to Its Appeal - More

The Washington Post
Palin’s claims about the suicides of some war veterans don’t hold up

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. Internet providers hit with tougher rules, plan challenges

Thomson Reuters News
Most Americans see combating climate change as a moral duty

The New York Times
In Brooklyn, Eager to Join ISIS, if Only His Mother Would Return His Passport

Thomson Reuters News
‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as Londoner - More

The Guardian
Pictures of Mohammed Emwazi before he became ISIS killer - More

The Associated Press
UK spies face questions about failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

The Washington Post
Families of slain Islamic State hostages react to outing of ‘Jihadi John’

Sky News
Prince Harry to leave Armed Forces

CBC News
Amedy Coulibaly shot Paris market hostage dead after man said he was Jewish

CBC News
Swedish office building tests implanted RFID microchips in workers

The Globe and Mail
The Chechen commander who fought – and died – for Ukraine

Thomson Reuters News
Deaths shake Ukraine truce; Petro Poroshenko wary of Russian threat

Thomson Reuters News
Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia’s security concerns over Ukraine

The Associated Press
Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons from front line

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine sends $15 million for Russian gas

Thomson Reuters News
Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in Brussels

Thomson Reuters News
Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Putin is a ‘naked king’ facing economic ruin

Thomson Reuters News
Boris Nemtsov, Russian opposition leader, shot dead in Moscow

Thomson Reuters News
Libyan PM says Turkey supplying weapons to rival Tripoli group

Toronto Star
Fahmy charges spurious, Egyptian prosecutor says

The New York Times
Obscure Group Says It Set Off Blasts in Egypt, Raising Alarm

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. military ends mission in Liberia months early

The New York Times
Fatality Rate Is Falling in West African Ebola Clinics

The New York Times
Bin Laden Aide Convicted of Conspiracy in 1998 East Africa Bombings

Thomson Reuters News
Turkish police seal off street outside U.S. consulate, detain suspect

Thomson Reuters News
Bolstering technology Turkey’s priority in defense deal

The New York Times
U.N. Official Seeks Havens for Syrians

The New York Times
ISIS Onslaught Engulfs Assyrian Christians

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State must keep expanding to survive: financial report

National Post
Stop ISIS atrocities by cutting off their cash flow, agency urges countries

CBC News
ISIS recruits: Radicalized young women motivated by ideology, sense of adventure

The Associated Press
James Foley’s parents says U.S. government failed the executed ISIS hostage

Toronto Star
Captured Yazidi women long for escape from Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State aims to eradicate Iraq minorities: rights groups

CBC News
Blogging Saudi’s weekly flogging delayed again

The New York Times
Rebels Accuse Saudis of Fueling Unrest to Divide Yemen

The Washington Post
For Yemen’s Arab Spring activists, hope plummets as chaos deepens

The Associated Press
In message to US, Iran test-fires new weapon

The Washington Post
A pioneer on a risky road: The life of Afghanistan’s first female taxi driver

Voice of America News
New Signs of Optimism for Afghan-Pakistan Relations

Thomson Reuters News
Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

The Associated Press
Philippine soldiers killed in communist rebel ambush

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. Navy P-8A Patrols South China Sea

Thomson Reuters News
Draft Chinese law paves way for counter-terror operations abroad

The Washington Post
China removes top U.S. tech firms from government purchasing list

Thomson Reuters News
North Korea steps up verbal threats

Voice of America News
South Korea Floats Cash for Prisoner Exchange With North

Thomson Reuters News
3D-printed jet engine unveiled by Australian researchers

The New York Times
Case Against Argentine President, Brought by Prosecutor Who Died, Is Dismissed

Thomson Reuters News
U.S., Cuba to meet for second round of normalization talks

The New York Times
On This Day: February 28 - More

Agence France-Presse
États-Unis : des règles adoptées pour garantir la « neutralité » d’Internet

Agence France-Presse
« Jihadi John » : Cameron promet de mettre « hors d’état de nuire » pareils criminels

Agence France-Presse
Attentats de Copenhague : la police a arrêté un complice présumé

Agence France-Presse
Espagne : interpellation de huit combattants espagnols revenus d’Ukraine

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : l’ONU se réunit, la trêve semble tenir dans l’Est

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : trois soldats tués dans l’Est après deux jours d’accalmie

Agence France-Presse
Amal Clooney en appelle à Stephen Harper

Agence France-Presse
La CPI confirme l’acquittement d’un ancien milicien congolais

Agence France-Presse
Pour Paris et Londres, « Bachar el-Assad ne peut pas être l’avenir de la Syrie »

Agence France-Presse
Irak : quand l’État islamique tentait d’anéantir une culture

Agence France-Presse
Destruction au musée de Mossoul : l’Unesco demande une réunion de crise du Conseil de sécurité

Agence France-Presse
Le porte-avions Charles de Gaulle, un défi technique 24 heures sur 24

Agence France-Presse
Dans Acapulco en proie à la violence, l’armée devant les écoles

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 28 février

Lives Lived

The Associated Press
Leonard Nimoy has died aged 83 - More

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