SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Friday, 25 April 2014

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Noémi Mercier and Alec Castonguay — Maclean’s
Our military’s disgrace - More - More - More

Ernie Regehr — The Toronto Star
Canada doesn’t need military buildup to protect Arctic from Russia

Mark MacKinnon — The Globe and Mail
The slide towards a 20th century war in Eastern Europe

Nahlah Ayed — CBC News
The family feud that is Ukraine’s divided Donetsk

Editorial — The Toronto Star
Downsview Park has been a huge disappointment

James Cudmore — CBC News
Heartbleed bug delay begs explanation from Revenue Canada

Rosie DiManno — The Toronto Star
Tough questions at doctors’ sex assault trial

Noémi Mercier et Alec Castonguay — L’actualité
Crimes sexuels dans l’armée : quand Facebook console

International Commentary

Editorial Board — The Christian Science Monitor
Why Obama reassures allies

Dana Milbank — The Washington Post
Overseas, President Obama projects a whole lot of nothing

George F. Will — The Washington Post
Barack Obama, the adolescent president

Editorial Board — The Washington Post
Clapper’s gag order does not stir trust

Robert J. Samuelson — The Washington Post
Media bias explained in two studies

International News

CBC News
Simon Ostrovsky, U.S. journalist held in Ukraine, now free

The Associated Press
UK police seek to halt Britons joining Syria rebels - More

Agence France-Presse
All the world’s a stage for Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

The Toronto Star
Mata Hari glib during final interrogation: MI5 files

The Associated Press
France warns against war in Ukraine

The Toronto Star
Diksmuide’s Trench of Death

The Christian Science Monitor
US troops arriving in Eastern Europe

Thomson Reuters News
Obama poised for new sanctions on Russia

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine revolt shows faces, but whose are the brains?

Thomson Reuters News
Russia says it will respond if Ukraine interests attacked

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine troops retake checkpoint from Pro-Russian separatists

The Washington Post
Clashes spread across eastern Ukraine

The Christian Science Monitor
For some, Russia’s tactics hark back to Soviet practices

Thomson Reuters News
Libya faces enormous security challenge: U.S. diplomat

The Associated Press
Militant group in Egypt says it killed officer

The Christian Science Monitor
Tilt towards military unbalances Egypt’s ultra-conservative Salafists

Thomson Reuters News
Russia, China block Central African Republic blacklist at U.N.

The Associated Press
South Sudan president fires longtime army leader

The Associated Press
UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

Thomson Reuters News
Syria’s chemical weapons removal: Chlorine gas sparks suspicion

The Christian Science Monitor
Encircled and alone, Lebanese village braces for Syrian assault

Thomson Reuters News
Hamas, Abbas’s PLO announce reconciliation agreement - More

Agence France-Presse
Israeli ministers mull reprisals for Palestinian unity deal

Thomson Reuters News
China welcomes Palestinian unity deal, hopes will help peace

Agence France-Presse
Car bomb kills eight in central Iraq - More

The Associated Press
UN fund pays $990 million in Kuwait compensation

The Associated Press
Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack - More

The Associated Press
Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?

Thomson Reuters News
Pakistani fighter jets target militant hideouts near Afghan border - More

Dawn
US embassy asked to remove Sheikh Rashid from ‘no-fly’ list

The Associated Press
Kashmiris stage protests during Indian election

The Associated Press
China splurging on military as US pulls back

The Associated Press
Pyongyang’s pop queens stage comeback

Thomson Reuters News
China says it will maintain patrols near Japan’s new island base

Thomson Reuters News
Obama reaffirms commitment to Japan

Thomson Reuters News
Beach debris not from MH370 - More

The Canberra Times
Duntroon: The class of 2014

Thomson Reuters News
Australia and New Zealand commemorate 99th anniversary of military action - More

The Age
Younger soldiers lead Melbourne’s Anzac march

The Canberra Times
Veteran soldier’s medal to be returned to family

The Age
Top hacker says US spies on Australia

Thomson Reuters News
Marshall Islands sues nuclear nations for disarmament failure

The New York Times
On This Day: April 25 - More - MoD - AP

Agence France-Presse
Guantánamo, ses eaux turquoises, son cinéma en plein air, sa prison

Agence France-Presse
Le Kosovo se dote à contrecoeur d’un tribunal pour crimes de guerre

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : un journaliste américain, détenu trois jours par les séparatistes, libéré

Agence France-Presse
La Russie en trouble-fête pour le 5e anniversaire du Partenariat oriental

Agence France-Presse
Obama menace la Russie de « nouvelles sanctions »

Agence France-Presse
La Russie lance des manoeuvres après un assaut de Kiev contre les séparatistes

Agence France-Presse
Violences au Soudan du Sud : le Soudan demande une enquête

Agence France-Presse
Soudan du sud : Washington et Paris favorables à des sanctions

Agence France-Presse
L’Arménie commémore le génocide sous le signe de « condoléances » turques - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : pas d’amélioration de l’accès humanitaire

Agence France-Presse
Réconciliation Hamas-Fatah : le coup de poker palestinien

Agence France-Presse
Israël suspend les négociations de paix après l’accord inter-palestinien

Agence France-Presse
Irak : 13 morts dont huit dans un attentat à la voiture piégée

Agence France-Presse
Kaboul : trois Américains tués par un policier afghan dans un hôpital

Agence France-Presse
Obama demande l’aide de Pékin sur le dossier nord-coréen

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : face aux pénuries, Maduro lance son « offensive » économique

Agence France-Presse
Iles Senkaku : Obama choisit son camp

Le Point
25 avril 1328. Pendaison du trésorier de Charles IV

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 25 avril