SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - Updated at 2030 hrs EDT

Canadian News

CBC News
CFNIS investigating new allegation of assault on RMC cadet - More - More

CBC News
HMS Erebus dives not yet revealing what happened

CBC News
Dutch King thanks Canada

The Canadian Press
CAF more effective in Arctic than people believe: report

The Canadian Press
Forces lack ‘consensus’ on extent of sexual misconduct

The Whig-Standard
Woman says she wasn't attracted to accused cadet

The Globe and Mail
Harper Government aims to keep lid on details of Saudi arms deal

The Globe and Mail
UN to ask Canada to significantly increase foreign aid spending

CTV News
Calgary woman receives award for WW2 code-breaking efforts

CBC News
For Ian Tyson, WWI project becomes personal

Toronto Star
Jason Kenney calls on Iraqi forces ‘to do better’

The Canadian Press
Undercover cops manipulated alleged B.C. bomb plotters, defence argues

The Canadian Press
RCMP conduct anti-radicalization raids in Montreal

CBC News
10 senators to be referred to RCMP

Toronto Star
Extra Mounties guarding Parliament Hill ring up hotel bills

The Globe and Mail
Former Supreme Court judge to arbitrate future Senate expense disputes

CBC News
Is the Senate creating a double-standard with expense scandal arbitrator?

Toronto Star
Toronto police say Pan Ams won’t be G20 all over again

Ottawa Sun
John Baird joins law firm as senior adviser - More

The Canadian Press
Bail hearing today for Canadian teen facing murder charge in Miami

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: May 27

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Walter Pincus | The Washington Post
The real lesson of Vietnam

International News

The Associated Press
Obama: Time left in office ‘really concentrates the mind’

The Associated Press
Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

The Associated Press
Tours on USS Arizona Memorial suspended

The Associated Press
Georgia man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State

CBC News
Pranksters publish secretly-recorded public conversations to make point about NSA

The Associated Press
FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy

Toronto Star
Edward Snowden leaks could bring down part of U.S. Patriot Act

The Associated Press
Prosecutors seek seven years for Boston Marathon bomber’s friend

Thomson Reuters News
U.N. council urges end to impunity for attacks on journalists

The Associated Press
New official James Bond novel to be called ‘Trigger Mortis’

Thomson Reuters News
France warns Iran over nuclear deal as deadline nears

Thomson Reuters News
Thousands of Kosovars mourn Albanian militants killed in Macedonia

Thomson Reuters News
Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine

The Telegraph
‘Tanks don’t need visas,’ says Russian deputy PM

Thomson Reuters News
Libyan prime minister says survives assassination attempt

The Associated Press
Greece says deal close; Wolfgang Schaeuble quashes optimism

Thomson Reuters News
Egyptian police general killed in roadside bomb attack in Sinai

Thomson Reuters News
Erdogan aims to turn Turkey into major defense industry power

Thomson Reuters News
Kurdish party committed to peace talks whatever Turkish poll outcome

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State shoots dead 20 in Palmyra amphitheatre

Thomson Reuters News
Amnesty International: Hamas committed war crimes against Gaza civilians - More

Thomson Reuters News
Israel strikes Gaza after rocket lands near Israeli port Ashdod

Thomson Reuters News
Israeli air force chief unfazed Egypt may get Russian S-300s

The Associated Press
Middle East envoy Tony Blair resigns amid moribund peace efforts - More

The Associated Press
ISIS suicide attacks target Iraqi army in Anbar

Thomson Reuters News
Iraq Shi’ite militia take lead in campaign to reverse Islamic State gains

The Associated Press
Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq’s Anbar kill 17 troops

Thomson Reuters News
Saudi Arabia designates two Hezbollah officials as terrorists

Thomson Reuters News
Arab forces strike Houthi-held Yemen military port

Thomson Reuters News
Afghan Taliban gunmen killed after attack on Kabul guesthouse

The Associated Press
Nepal earthquake victims without shelter ahead of monsoon rains

Thomson Reuters News
Nepal recovers more human remains from UH-1Y Huey crash site

Thomson Reuters News
Malaysian police reveal grim secrets of jungle trafficking camps

The Telegraph
Human remains and makeshift cages made of bamboo and barbed wire found

Thomson Reuters News
Before Burma seized migrant boat, Rohingya whisked away

Thomson Reuters News
Philippine, Vietnamese troops play soccer and sing on disputed island

Thomson Reuters News
China to extend military reach, build lighthouses in disputed waters

The Associated Press
Ash Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on - More

Thomson Reuters News
Japan, Philippines to deepen ties as China asserts sea claims

Thomson Reuters News
U.S., South Korea, Japan seek to raise pressure on North’s nuclear program

Thomson Reuters News
No special treatment for Australian IS fighter’s family

Thomson Reuters News
Firm linked to Australian IS fighter transferred up to A$20 million: U.N.

Thomson Reuters News
Australia’s search for MH370 under scrutiny

Thomson Reuters News
Member of Colombian rebel peace team killed in aerial bombing

The New York Times
On This Day: May 27

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