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Saturday, 4 July 2015

Canadian News

The Canadian Press
RCMP to stand sentry at National War Memorial - More

CBC Radio
Leaked dogfight test reveals that F-35 is in ‘very big trouble’

CBC News
British sailors accused in Halifax gang rape photographed assault

The Canadian Press
Arctic hunting trip turns to rescue when boat runs out of gas

CBC News
WestJet flight from Las Vegas to Victoria receives bomb threat

CBC News
WestJet bomb threats likely won't tarnish airline's squeaky clean brand

CTV News
Women’s choir source of strength for military wives, personnel

The Canadian Press
CSIS relied on ‘assurances’ from foreign agencies not to torture

Times Colonist
Northern tour honours Twin Otter’s roots

Maclean’s
What’s behind the spate of bomb threats against airlines?

CBC News
Canada's economy isn't in recession, finance minister claims

The Canadian Press
Ottawa hasn’t said where most of $7-million ‘Celebrate Canada’ fund spent

The Globe and Mail
RCMP probed appointment of Arthur Porter to spy watchdog

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: July 4

Canadian Commentary

Kenneth Rogoff | The Globe and Mail
Why the Greek bailout failed

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
The meaning of Donald Trump: How to get rich by going too far

Colby Cosh | National Post
The Mother of all monumental miscarriages

International Commentary

International News

War is Boring
Test Pilot Admits the F-35 Can’t Dogfight - More - More

Jane’s Defence Weekly
JPO counters media report that F-35 cannot dogfight - More

The Associated Press
Solar plane lands in Hawaii

Thomson Reuters News
Top choice blocked for U.N. digital privacy investigator post

The Associated Press
Russian Progress ship launched to ISS

The Telegraph
Spitfire Mk.1A for sale - More

The Guardian
Survivor’s animated video recalls horror of King’s Cross tube bomb

Thomson Reuters News
France refuses asylum request by WikiLeaks founder Assange

The Guardian
Srebrenica 20 years on

Thomson Reuters News
Greeks deeply divided

Thomson Reuters News
Greek police fire stun grenades in Athens scuffles

Thomson Reuters News
Libyan car bombs explode in Derma, at least six killed

National Post
ISIL vows to demolish the pyramids and the sphinx

Thomson Reuters News
Twin suicide bombings kill 10 in northeast Nigeria, police say

Thomson Reuters News
Boko Haram insurgents step up attacks in Nigeria

Thomson Reuters News
François Hollande says ready to hold new summit on Boko Haram

Thomson Reuters News
Turkey reinforces Syria border, Davutoglu says no incursion planned

Thomson Reuters News
At least 25 Syrian al-Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Idlib

The Telegraph
Britain could launch ISIL air strikes in Syria within months

Thomson Reuters News
Syrian army bombards rebels trying to seize Aleppo

The Telegraph
Bethnal Green schoolgirls identified in Syria

The Guardian
From Syria to Bosnia: ISIS and its affiliates around the world

Thomson Reuters News
Israel accuses Hamas of aiding Islamic State in Egypt

Thomson Reuters News
Rockets land in Israel, Egyptian IS affiliate claims responsibility

Thomson Reuters News
Drone attack on al-Qaeda in Yemen kills four

Thomson Reuters News
Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen cities kill 16

Thomson Reuters News
Yemeni Houthis attack Najran and Jizan

Thomson Reuters News
Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points

Thomson Reuters News
China angered by new U.S. military strategy report

CBC News
Kim Jong-un and wife Ri Sol Ju open ZKPY’s international wing

The Guardian
Hyeonseo Lee’s story live

Thomson Reuters News
U.N. offers help on simmering Guyana-Venezuela territorial dispute

Thomson Reuters News
Bogotá on edge after two small explosions

The New York Times
On This Day: July 4

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