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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Canadian News

Times Colonist
HMCS Regina crew receives rousing welcome in Esquimalt

The Toronto Star
Suicide claims more soldiers than those killed by Afghan combat

The Canadian Press
MND insists military mental health service improving

The Ottawa Citizen
Harper Government under fire for scavenging parts from museum CC-130 - More

The Edmonton Journal
Métis veteran awarded French Legion of Honour

The Ottawa Citizen
Kenney rallies Canada to fight Islamist ‘genocide’

Postmedia News
Dealing with foreign fighters who return home must go beyond imprisonment, experts say

The Globe and Mail
Canada set to strengthen Ukraine ties with loans, humanitarian aid

CBC News
Petro Poroshenko: ‘I am thankful to Canada’

The Canadian Press
NDP refuses to back Canadian military mission in Iraq

The Globe and Mail
Answering a written question from an MP cost the government $117,188

The Canadian Press
Alberta putting government airplane fleet up for sale

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: September 18

Canadian Commentary

Neil Macdonald | CBC News
U.S. is off to a war that doesn’t make sense — again

William Marsden | Postmedia News
Arab countries talk tough but promise little

Editorial Board | National Post
Ukraine steps back from the brink

International Commentary

Yaqoob Khan Bangash | The Express Tribune
England & Scotland — better together

Editorial | The Express Tribune
America’s muddled strategy against ISIS

Talat Masood | The Express Tribune
The politico-military dynamic

Editorial | The Express Tribune
Punjabi Taliban and Afghanistan

Editorial Board | The Christian Science Monitor
To save Africans from Ebola, salve their fears

International News

The Associated Press
Fireball over Rockies was Russian spy satellite

The Associated Press
House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

BBC News
New York man charged with trying to support IS

BBC News
Obama says Ebola outbreak a ‘global security threat’

Thomson Reuters News
Nuclear deal elusive as Iran, six powers resume talks in New York

The Associated Press
Report: World to see more people displaced

Bloomberg News
Gordon Brown: “Once it’s done, it’s done”

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefire

BBC News
Syria conflict: Dozens killed in strikes on Talbiseh

The Associated Press
Iraqi prime minister nixes US ground troops

Agence France-Presse
Iraq Jihadists face growing pressure, but not US troops

Agence France-Presse
IS militants can’t be defeated by air strikes: Iran FM

Agence France-Presse
US ‘obsessed’ with sanctions against Tehran: Iran FM

Thomson Reuters News
Afghan rivals said close to ending feud on how to share power

Agence France-Presse
PAT presses fresh murder charges against PM Nawaz, close aides

The Express Tribune
Nawaz regrets delay in Chinese president’s visit

Agence France-Presse
China’s Xi on charm offensive ahead of first India visit

Agence France-Presse
Bangladesh court commutes top Jamaat-e-Islami leader’s death sentence

BBC News
China trial for Uighur academic Ilham Tohti

BBC News
US man held after attempt to ‘swim to North Korea’

The Associated Press
North Korea rejects US offer to send high-level envoy

The Associated Press
Australia: 15 detained for planning ‘random, violent act’ - More - More

The Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Christian school targeted by death threats from ‘Islamic State’ flagged car

The New York Times
On This Day: September 18

The Associated Press
Des troupes au sol américaines pourraient s’impliquer en Irak, selon un général

Agence France-Presse
Une dernière bataille pour convaincre les indécis en Écosse

Agence France-Presse
Ebola : « Une menace potentielle pour la sécurité mondiale », selon Obama

Le Point
Dundee, bastion indépendantiste

Agence France-Presse
Indépendance de l’Écosse : le « non » a une longueur d’avance

Agence France-Presse
Deux civils tués dans des tirs à Donetsk

Agence France-Presse
L’ONU a besoin d’un milliard de dollars pour stopper Ebola

Agence France-Presse
Kenya : un an après, l’horreur de l’attaque du Westgate toujours présente

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
L’État islamique se prépare à des frappes américaines en Syrie

Agence de Presse Thomson Reuters
Damas admet l’existence de trois sites chimiques supplémentaires

Agence France-Presse
Premier obus tiré de Gaza depuis le cessez-le-feu

Agence France-Presse
Irak : al-Qaida appelle à rejoindre l’État islamique contre l’Occident

Agence France-Presse
Le président chinois Xi arrive en Inde fort de promesses d’investissements

Agence France-Presse
Sept policiers tués lors d’une attaque attribuée aux Farc

Journal Sud Ouest
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