SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Sunday, 30 August 2015

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Los Angeles Times
The busboy who cradled a dying RFK has finally stepped out of the past

United Press International
U.S. Navy orders more P-8A Poseidon aircraft

United Press International
First Norwegian F-35 rolls off production line

Agence France-Presse
US teen sentenced to 11 years for IS group support

The Associated Press
Obama: US-Israel ties will improve after Iran deal in place

The Associated Press
Candidate Scott Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet

The Washington Post
NASA worried that Greenland’s melting could speed up

The Associated Press
Residents around Gulf of Mexico remember Katrina’s might, recovery

CBC Radio’s Day 6
Ex-marine remembers Hurricane Katrina and rescuing his neighbours

The Associated Press
Officials urge Floridians to stay prepared for tropical storm

United Press International
Tropical Storm Erika downgraded to tropical depression

CBC News
Six people start a year of isolation in Hawaii dome

The Telegraph
Britain orders £46m air defence radar to protect Falklands from Argentina

The Telegraph
Falklands plan tantamount to surrender to Argentina, warns wounded veteran

The Telegraph
Britain ‘owes Afghan interpreters a debt of honour’

The Telegraph
Thieves steal Air Commodore Paddy Teakle’s medals

The Associated Press
UK police say woman and four children may be Syria-bound

The Guardian
Julian Assange told Edward Snowden not to seek asylum in Latin America

Thomson Reuters News
Charlie Hebdo to publish Mohammad cartoon on front page

The Guardian
Emmanuel Todd: the French thinker who won't toe the Charlie Hebdo line

France 24
European ministers to discuss train security in wake of attack - More - More

The Associated Press
Security worry: How to stop the ‘lone wolf’ attacks

The Telegraph
Armed patrols and spot checks planned for European trains

The Associated Press
Court overturns assembly ban in Heidenau

The Guardian
Syrians fleeing civil war find European safety via Arctic Circle

The Associated Press
As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

The Guardian
A laboratory for refugee politics: inside Passau

The Telegraph
Nazi gold train: Inside Hitler’s labyrinth on the trail of hidden legend

The Telegraph
Nazi gold train: Russia may lay claim to any treasure

The Associated Press
Norwegian TV to air fictional series about Russian invasion

Agence France-Presse
Suspects due in Hungarian court over deaths in truck tragedy

The Associated Press
Where to house Europe’s migrants?

The Associated Press
Greek election could result in new, big coalition

The Guardian
Libyan militia captures smugglers allegedly responsible for migrant deaths

The Associated Press
Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison - More - More

The Associated Press
French soldier in Mali killed in accidental shooting

The Associated Press
UN warns South Sudan of sanctions, if peace deal isn’t kept

Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram fighters sentenced to death over bombing in Chadian capital - More - More

The Washington Post
As migrant tragedies shock Europe, a bigger crisis looms in Middle East

The Associated Press
Turkey announces first airstrikes on ISIS as part of U.S.-led coalition - More

The Associated Press
Syrian rebels say cease-fire with Hezbollah collapses

The Associated Press
Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside

Agence France-Presse
Iraqi PM grants civilian access to Baghdad’s Green Zone

The Associated Press
Gunbattles between rival Taliban factions leave five dead

Agence France-Presse
Thai police arrest suspect in deadly Bangkok shrine blast - More

The Associated Press
Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand PM Najib resign

The Associated Press
Bangkok blast: Police find bomb-making parts - More

The Associated Press
China approves prisoner amnesty to mark end-WWII anniversary

CBC Radio’s Day 6
How censors are keeping Chinese citizens in the dark about ‘Black Monday’

United Press International
North Korean airline is ranked worst in the world - More

United Press International
Kim Jong-un idolization focus of North Korea’s Youth Day

The Associated Press
Money laundering probe in case of Argentine prosecutor

The Guardian
Pinochet’s torture ship now flies the flag for Chile around the world

The Associated Press
Dominica digs out from Tropical Storm Erika

The New York Times
On This Day: August 30

Agence France-Presse
Obama nomme le premier « envoyé spécial » chargé des otages

Agence France-Presse
Les adversaires de la NSA perdent un point en justice

Agence France-Presse
Le chef de la Nasa veut arrêter de « faire du stop spatial avec les Russes »

Infos de France Télévisions
Piratage d’Ashley Madison : le scandale ne fait que commencer

Agence France-Presse
Un recruteur d’Al Qaïda condamné en Floride à 15 ans de prison

Infos de France Télévisions
Les stigmates de Katrina toujours visibles 10 ans après

Agence France-Presse
Des représentants de la Suède et de l’Équateur vont se pencher lundi sur le cas Assange

Infos de France Télévisions
Pologne : à la recherche du train perdu

45e Nord
L’exercice géant Trident Juncture 2015 n’est pas en lien avec la menace russe

Agence France-Presse
Mort de 71 migrants dans un camion en Autriche : quatre suspects devant la justice

Agence de Presse Thomson Reuters
Chantage contre le roi du Maroc, deux journalistes mis en examen

Agence France-Presse
Sofia cherche à contourner Moscou pour l’entretien de ses vieux MiG soviétiques

Agence France-Presse
Égypte : trois journalistes d’Al-Jazeera condamnés à trois ans de prison

Infos de France Télévisions
Un soldat français tué par le tir accidentel d’un autre soldat français au Mali

Agence France-Presse
Centrafrique : 163 enfants-soldats libérés par la milice anti-balaka, rapporte l’Unicef

Agence France-Presse
Soudan du Sud : armée et rebelles ont reçu l’ordre de cesser les combats

Agence France-Presse
Grèce : le scrutin s’annonce serré entre Syriza et la droite

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : gouvernement provisoire, avec pour la première fois un parti prokurde

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : une coalition rebelle aux portes d’un aéroport militaire tenu par le régime

Agence France-Presse
L’ONU définit les modalités d’une enquête sur les attaques chimiques en Syrie

Agence France-Presse
10 hommes fouettés par Al-Qaïda pour blasphème et consommation d’alcool

Agence de Presse Thomson Reuters
Le principal suspect de l’attentat de Bangkok aurait été arrêté

Agence France-Presse
La Croix-Rouge sud-coréenne propose des pourparlers pour réunir des familles

Agence de Presse Thomson Reuters
La tempête Erika en route vers la Floride, 20 morts en Dominique

Agence France-Presse
L’éphéméride du 30 août

Lives Lived

Elaine Woo | Los Angeles Times
Frank E. Petersen Jr. has died aged 83

The Washington Post
Paul Royle has died aged 101 - More

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