SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Canadian News

The Toronto Star
Privacy commissioner looking into CSIS privacy breach reporting

CBC News
Museum of the Flat Earth opens - More

The Canadian Press
Marc Garneau to unveil renewed campaign against pointing lasers at planes

The Globe and Mail
Disabled veterans finding doors shut to jobs in federal civil service

CBC News
Evacuation order lifted for all Fort McMurray oilsands camps

CBC News
Man charged with impersonating Fort McMurray evacuee

Thomson Reuters News
Canadian citizen sentenced in U.S. for breaking Iran sanctions

Agence France-Presse
Gulf countries, Canada to cooperate in anti-IS fight

The Globe and Mail
Former U.S. diplomat criticizes Canada’s ‘weakness’ on Russia

The Globe and Mail
Dion urged to push Saudi Arabia for prisoners’ release

The Canadian Press
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Tokyo

The Canadian Press
Retired police officers warn Quebec against starting costly gun registry

The Canadian Press
Kitsilano coast guard base boosts crew for summer, expects new vessel

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: May 24

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

International News

The Atlantic
The Permanence of the Confederate Flag

Defense One
Pentagon is Preparing for a Tank War With Russia

The Telegraph
Video: USMA cadet texts during graduation parade

The Washington Post
U.S. government to release report on overseas combatant, civilian deaths

The Associated Press
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life

Thomson Reuters News
Head of security for TSA removed from post - More

The Associated Press
Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home - More

The Guardian
World could warm by massive 10°C if all fossil fuels are burned - More

The Telegraph
Chelsea Pensioners walk amongst a field of 5,000 cotton poppies - More

The Telegraph
Never-before-seen photos of Edward VIII and his mistress Wallis Simpson

The Telegraph
Britain grants asylum to Mohamed Nasheed, ex-Maldives leader

The Independent
Angelina Jolie Pitt Has a New Job: Professor

The Independent Barents Observer
New intelligence vessel for Barents Sea based at Kirkenes - Photo - More

Agence France-Presse
Dutch F-35 jets touch down for European air show debut

Agence France-Presse
Lego loses innocence in toy arms race, finds study

Thomson Reuters News
Germany registers surge in crimes by right-wing radicals

Agence France-Presse
Austria's new president: The green professor who beat the far-right

The Associated Press
Polish FM: this is not the EU that Poles voted to join

The Atlantic
How Russia's New Facial Recognition App Could End Anonymity

The Associated Press
Libya gives green light for EU coast guard training

The Telegraph
Libya migrant crisis: Coast guard intercepts boats carrying 850 migrants

The Telegraph
Data suggests ‘internal explosion’ tore through right side of aircraft - More

Thomson Reuters News
EgyptAir 804: Search for flight recorders includes robot submarine - More

The Associated Press
Discrepancies emerge between the Greek and Egyptian accounts of what led up to the crash

Thomson Reuters News
Slow response to past crashes could hinder EgyptAir search, experts say

Thomson Reuters News
Egyptian prosecutor seeks data from France, Greece on crashed plane

Bloomberg News
EgyptAir crash won’t affect country’s tourism plans, minister says

Thomson Reuters News
Pope meets top Egyptian cleric, ending five-year freeze in relations

The Associated Press
World Humanitarian Summit opens in Istanbul

The Associated Press
Blasts in Syrian government strongholds kill 78 - More

Thomson Reuters News
Bombs kill nearly 150 in Syrian government-held cities

Thomson Reuters News
Syrian Kurds point finger at Western-backed opposition

The Christian Science Monitor
Syrians are lining up to fight ISIS

Thomson Reuters News
Russia has special responsibility to push Syria to stop attacks: U.S.

The Associated Press
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts

Thomson Reuters News
Shake-up in Israeli politics prompts 'seeds of fascism' warning

The Associated Press
Iraq announces mission to retake Fallujah from ISIS

The Associated Press
Iraqi forces battle IS militants outside Fallujah

Thomson Reuters News
Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State near Falluja, bombard city center - More

Thomson Reuters News
U.N. worried about Falluja civilians

The Telegraph
British-made cluster bomb found in Yemen, Amnesty International says

The Associated Press
Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits

The Associated Press
US election fascinates, worries Iran after nuclear deal

The Associated Press
Obama: Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace

Thomson Reuters News
Taliban chief killed because he posed threat to U.S. troops

The Atlantic
The Drone War Crosses Another Line

The Guardian
Death of Mullah Mansoor highlights Taliban's links with Iran

The Associated Press
Tajikistan vote allows president to rule indefinitely

The Telegraph
India launches £10m 'reusable' space shuttle

The Associated Press
Obama lifts decades-old arms ban on Vietnam

The Associated Press
Russia protests US reconnaissance flight over Sea of Japan

The Associated Press
Obama looks to mend old wounds during trip to Vietnam, Japan

Thomson Reuters News
Obama: Hiroshima visit to emphasize current U.S. ties with Japan

The Associated Press
Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

The Associated Press
US ex-POW in Japan to travel with Obama to Hiroshima - More

CBC News
Hiroshima survivor looks back on nuclear bomb horrors

Thomson Reuters News
Brazil's new top diplomat shifts focus from ideology to trade

Thomson Reuters News
Brazil's new government loses key minister to scandal

The Telegraph
Zika outbreak: Where is the virus spreading?

The Associated Press
Colombia investigating whether Spanish reporter was kidnapped

The Associated Press
Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue

The New York Times
On This Day: May 24

Agence France-Presse
Un responsable de l'agence de sécurité dans les transports limogé

The Associated Press
Angelina Jolie enseignera dans une prestigieuse université

The Associated Press
Les crimes d'extrême droite ont bondi de 40% en Allemagne en un an

Agence France-Presse
EgyptAir : les boîtes noires activement recherchées

Agence France-Presse
Les deux plus grandes religions du monde se rencontrent au Vatican

Agence France-Presse
David Cameron : « Des décennies avant que la Turquie ne rejoigne l'UE »

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : l'EI revendique des attentats faisant plus de 120 morts

Agence France-Presse
Washington exhorte Moscou à ce que Damas cesse de bombarder l'opposition

Agence France-Presse
L'EI tente de remonter le moral de ses troupes

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : l'EI revendique des attentats faisant près de 150 morts

Agence France-Presse
Le Hamas prépare une série d'exécutions publiques à Gaza

Agence France-Presse
Obama confirme la mort du chef des talibans afghans

Agence France-Presse
Obama lève l'embargo sur les ventes d'armes au Vietnam

Agence France-Presse
Bombe atomique à Hiroshima : Obama ne présentera pas d'excuses

Agence France-Presse
Brésil : le gouvernement intérimaire déjà rattrapé par un scandale

Agence France-Presse
Un semi-submersible chargé d'une tonne de cocaïne intercepté

Agence France-Presse
L’éphéméride du 24 mai

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