SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Canadian News

The Canadian Press
Tab to fix government’s flawed Phoenix pay system could hit $20 million

CJAD News
Heritage value of Plateau regiment armoury at risk?

CBC News
P.E.I. veterans ‘ecstatic’ over district office reopening

The Canadian Press
Canada ranks ninth in UN quality-of-life ranking

The Globe and Mail
Canadian company in UAE sold armoured vehicles to South Sudan - More

CBC News
Crown seeks 'terrorism peace bond' for couple convicted then freed in B.C. Legislature bomb plot

The Canadian Press
Diplomats can’t reach two Canadians arrested in Turkey after failed coup

CBC News
Haiti case points to loopholes allowing cops to avoid disciplinary action

The Toronto Star
Pearson passengers pile up

CBC News
Billion-year-old air reveals surprise about oxygen on ancient Earth

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: July 30

Canadian Commentary

Brahim Benyoucef | Le Soleil
La mélodie de la terreur

Djemila Benhabib | Le Soleil
Résistons ensemble à l'islam politique

International Commentary

International News

The Washington Post
Air Force is close to declaring the F-35 ready for combat

The Virginian-Pilot
Sea-level rise a big issue for military in Hampton Roads, science says

The Washington Post
Air Force colonel learns man he helped on 9/11 at Pentagon lived

Ledger-Enquirer
Fort Benning soldier dies after falling ill on first day of Ranger School - Photo

United Press International
Rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral with secret payload

The Associated Press
Chelsea Manning could face punishment for suicide attempt - More

The Associated Press
WikiLeaks, NSA leaker Edward Snowden clash on Twitter

Reuters News Agency
FBI probes hacking of Democratic congressional group

United Press International
Trump Says Russia Remarks ‘Sarcastic’ - More

United Press International
Father of slain Muslim soldier challenges Trump on immigration ban

Reuters News Agency
Daughter Chelsea casts Clinton as great mom, driven public servant

CBC News
Hillary Clinton says she would be president ‘for all Americans’ - More

The Associated Press
Checking the facts from Hillary Clinton's speech - More

The Guardian
Donald Trump takes bait and responds to Clinton's DNC speech with Twitter salvo

The New York Times
Melania Trump’s website taken down after university degree debunked

The Associated Press
Murder charges dropped against suspect in Chandra Levy’s case - More

Miami Herald
Caretaker shot by Miami cop reunites with, gets hug from autistic man he tried to protect

Reuters News Agency
Kevin Rudd withdraws candidacy for top U.N. job

Reuters News Agency
Oil rally to resume later this year, demand to offset glut - More

Reuters News Agency
Ireland jails top bankers over 2008 banking meltdown

The Telegraph
Britain ‘grinds to a halt' with average person walking a half-mile a day

The Guardian
Armada portrait of triumphant Elizabeth I now belongs to Britain - More

The Telegraph
Gladstone the cat comes to Government - but will he get along with Larry and Palmerston?

The Telegraph
Pigeon cheating scandal: champion bird in race from south of France never left its Oxfordshire loft

Reuters News Agency
France had been hunting second church attacker after tip-off

The Guardian
Police were warned of Normandy attack but lacked the detail to act

The Washington Post
Artificial beaches in Paris are making officials nervous

The Guardian
Angela Merkel defends Germany's refugee policy

Stars and Stripes
Weapons stolen from arms room on US military base in Stuttgart

The Washington Post
Norway considers a mountain as a birthday gift for Finland - More - More

The Associated Press
Pope Francis makes sombre visit to Auschwitz - More

BBC News
Corsican nationalists warn jihadists of tough response

United Press International
Putin merges Crimea into Russia's southern federal district

The Associated Press
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groups

The Associated Press
Boko Haram ambush in Nigeria leaves five wounded

The Associated Press
Turkey creates “Traitors’ Cemetery” for dead coup plotters

Reuters News Agency
Turkish military promotes 99 colonels in shake-up, top brass little changed - More

Reuters News Agency
Erdoğan wants army under president's control - More

Hürriyet Daily News
General who ‘caused female soldier to commit suicide’ arrested over failed coup attempt

Reuters News Agency
Turkish army better able to fight Islamic State after purges: foreign minister

Reuters News Agency
Attempt at U.S.-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setbacks

Reuters News Agency
U.S. assessing reports air strike in Syria caused civilian casualties

Reuters News Agency
Aleppo plan must ensure protection for Syrians whether they leave or stay: ICRC

Reuters News Agency
Syria’s Nusra Front says ending al-Qaeda ties; U.S. fears for Aleppo - More

Reuters News Agency
Up to one million could flee fighting for Iraq's Mosul: ICRC

The Associated Press
Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway

The Associated Press
India re-imposes curfew in Srinagar, but clashes persist

The Associated Press
Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers stage protest

United Press International
Malta denied work visas to North Koreans as human rights advocates push for change

DK News
North Korea accuses Seoul of ‘cunning plot’ to release snakes over border

United Press International
North Korean propaganda lapel pins found near South Korean airport

Stars and Stripes
Analysts recommend second US aircraft carrier for Far East

Reuters News Agency
U.S. military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972

Stars and Stripes
US military warns Pokémon trainers: ‘Do not do stupid stuff’

The New York Times
On This Day: July 30

The Associated Press
Assis huit heures par jour? Bougez pour renverser les risques ! - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Les astronautes d'Apollo davantage touchés par les maladies cardiovasculaires

Agence France-Presse
Trump dit qu’il faisait preuve de sarcasme

Le Devoir
« Nous n'avons pas peur », déclare Clinton

Agence France-Presse
Les autorités identifient le deuxième tueur d'un prêtre

Agence France-Presse
La France s’engage dans la surveillance de masse

Agence France-Presse
Merkel maintient son cap sur les réfugiés

Agence France-Presse
Des milliers d’enfants détenus dans le cadre d’opérations anti-extrémistes

Agence France-Presse
L’armée turque remaniée en profondeur

Agence France-Presse
L’ONU réaffirme le besoin de « pauses humanitaires » à Alep

Agence France-Presse
La branche syrienne d’al-Qaïda, le Front al-Nosra, rompt avec le réseau djihadiste

Agence France-Presse
Israël met au point une technique pour tenter de stopper les « loups solitaires »

Books

Patricia Treble | Maclean’s
Harry Potter and the return of anticipation

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