SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - Updated at 0800 hrs EDT

Canadian News

National Post
Canadians and Peshmerga both to blame for death of Sgt. Andrew Doiron: Kurdish commander

The Globe and Mail
Ottawa won’t release outside report on death of Canadian soldier in Iraq

Thomson Reuters News
CSIS sees sharp increase in Canadians joining Islamic State

National Post
Terrorist threat to Canada has ‘never been as direct or immediate’: CSIS boss

The Canadian Press
Terror fight hampering work on other criminal files, senior Mountie says

The Canadian Press
Inquiries into deaths of soldiers exclude families, says Ombudsman - More

CBC News
49 Canadian Rangers have died since January 2011

Toronto Star
Canada plans new ‘prestigious’ embassy in Israel

CBC News
Royal Navy members ordered to surrender passports and stay in Nova Scotia

The Associated Press
Canadian diplomat’s teen son pleads not guilty to murder

The Canadian Press
It seems everyone wanted a piece of Sen. Mike Duffy

CBC News
Mike Duffy’s cousin received $500 for P.E.I. media monitoring, court hears

CBC News
Mike Duffy trial: More details expected about photo expenses

The Canadian Press
Duffy dependence: More than 70 Conservative MPs leaned on suspended senator

CBC News
Canadian house prices 35% overvalued, Economist magazine says

CBC News
Budget 2015: Six elements to watch for - More

National Post
Liver transplants give twin Vietnamese adoptees second chance at life - More - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: April 21

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Military should call inquiry into death of Sgt. Andrew Doiron

George Petrolekas | The Globe and Mail
Iraq is a training mission. Why the cone of silence?

Peter J. Harris | The Ottawa Citizen
Experience Vimy to fully appreciate history

Josh Scheinert | National Post
Don't fight ISIL with lawyers

Louise Fréchette | The Globe and Mail
Does international intervention have a future?

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
EU must respond forcefully to escalating migrant tragedy

Margaret Wente | The Globe and Mail
Europe’s biggest test: a tidal wave of refugees

Christie Blatchford | National Post
Duffy trial reminds us why lucre is so often called ‘filthy’

Editorial | National Post
Anarchy in the Senate

Umut Özsu | Toronto Star
Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

International Commentary

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg View
It seems as though WWII never ended

International News

CBC News
Boston Marathon bombing jury set to make life or death choice

The Washington Post
Carol Leonnig wins Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Secret Service lapses

The Associated Press
Oskar Groening, former SS Auschwitz guard, goes on trial in Germany - More

Thomson Reuters News
Germany, defying Turkey, to call 1915 Armenian massacre ‘genocide’

Thomson Reuters News
Shipwrecked bodies brought ashore

The Associated Press
Captain, first mate arrested on suspicion of people trafficking

The Washington Post
U.N.: About 800 migrants died in capsized boat

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. fears new Greek law may ease guerrilla's jail terms

Thomson Reuters News
Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs

Thomson Reuters News
Sergei Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating

Thomson Reuters News
One Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours in east

The Associated Press
Mohammed Morsi, former Egyptian president, sentenced to 20 years in prison - More

Thomson Reuters News
Car bomb hits busy restaurant in Somali capital

Thomson Reuters News
U.S., allies stage 36 air strikes against Islamic State

The Washington Post
USS Theodore Roosevelt steams toward Yemen as fighting continues

Thomson Reuters News
Air strike on missile base in Yemen capital kills 25, wounds hundreds

The Associated Press
U.S sends warships towards Yemen

Thomson Reuters News
Yemen's Houthi fighters have tough record in ground war

The Washington Post
Reporter jailed in Iran faces four charges including espionage

Thomson Reuters News
Iran still respecting terms of interim nuclear deal: U.N. report

Bloomberg View
Iran’s Nuclear Program

Thomson Reuters News
China and Pakistan launch economic corridor plan worth $46 billion

Thomson Reuters News
Xi Jinping hails Pakistani security help in west China

Thomson Reuters News
Hun Sen hostility puts decade-old U.N. Khmer Rouge tribunal in doubt

Thomson Reuters News
Philippines accuses China of turning water cannon on its fishing boats

CBC News
Kim Jong-un climbs North Korea’s highest mountain

Thomson Reuters News
South Korean PM offers resignation to president amid bribery scandal

Thomson Reuters News
Japanese PM Abe makes ritual offering at Yasukuni shrine, irks neighbors

Thomson Reuters News
Japan PM Abe aims to improve ties with China

The New York Times
On This Day: April 21 - More

Agence France-Presse
Hillary Clinton élude les questions critiques sur la Fondation Clinton

Agence France-Presse
Attentats de Boston : les jurés doivent décider entre perpétuité et exécution

Agence France-Presse
États-Unis : six jeunes inculpés de soutien à l’EI

La Libre
La bourde d’un policier qui met l’Elysée en émoi

Belga News
Naufrage de migrants : pour Jan Jambon, « il faut veiller à ce qu’ils ne montent pas dans ces bateaux »

Agence France-Presse
Un sommet extraordinaire pour endiguer l’hécatombe

Agence France-Presse
Méditerranée : voici les causes du naufrage ayant fait 800 morts

Agence France-Presse
Grèce : le procès du parti néonazi Aube dorée suspendu

Agence France-Presse
L’Arménie commémorera vendredi le génocide, 100 ans après

Agence France-Presse
« Soyez les bienvenus en Ukraine »

Agence France-Presse
20 ans de prison pour l’ex-président Morsi

La Presse Canadienne
Mohamed Fahmy recevra un nouveau passeport canadien, affirme le ministre de l’Immigration

Agence France-Presse
Explosion d’un véhicule piégé à l’entrée d’une base de l’ONU en Somalie

Agence France-Presse
18 civils sont tués dans des explosions après des raids à Sana’a

La Libre
Bachar el-Assad : « Nos armes conventionnelles sont beaucoup plus efficaces que le chlore »

Agence France-Presse
Israël : un Belge condamné à sept ans de prison pour espionnage pour l'Iran

Agence France-Presse
Corée du Sud : le premier ministre offre sa démission

Journal Sud Ouest
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