SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Canadian News

CBC News
Prince Harry, Melania Trump in Toronto to kick off Invictus Games - More

The Globe and Mail
Recovery an ongoing journey for many at Invictus Games

The Canadian Press
Charity urges Ottawa to support veterans’s families

The Globe and Mail
MVA won't comment on possible probe into veteran’s triple murder-suicide

The Canadian Press
Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to

The Weather Channel
Why it’s snowing in Alberta and boiling hot in Ontario and Quebec

The Gazette
Dorval sets its sights on CFSA’s Pointe Picard sailing property

The Gazette
Cheer after cheer rang out to greet the chieftain in 1881

CBC News
Damage from hurricane Maria complicating Canadian rescue in Dominica

CBC News
How Canada could win the Amazon sweepstakes - More

CBC News
Canadian Radarsat-2 assists with hurricane recovery, other natural disasters - More

The Canadian Press
Canada sanctions Venezuelan President, cohorts

CBC News
New iPhones cost from $229 to $799 with a two-year contract

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: September 24

Canadian Commentary

Roy MacGregor | The Globe and Mail
David Johnston sails into the sunset

Terry Glavin | The Ottawa Citizen
Trudeau, at the United Nations, charms democrats and mass murderers alike

Terry Glavin | Maclean’s
Justin Trudeau’s UN motto: don’t make trouble, just wear silly socks

Conrad Black | National Post
Trump the best defence against world becoming playpen of nuclear powers

Chris Hall | CBC Radio
Inside Canada’s efforts to inject climate change into NAFTA 2.0

Andrew Coyne | National Post
The odd merger of Bombardier and the Canadian government

Christina Spencer | The Ottawa Citizen
Who’s targeting our diplomats? Don’t ask GAC

Shannon Gormley | The Ottawa Citizen
Merkel saves the world – whether she wants to or not

Editorial | The Ottawa Citizen
Phoenix pay system could burn through some Liberal seats in 2019

Kathryn Miles | The Globe and Mail
The tragic truth: We’re not prepared for earthquakes

International Commentary

International News

Military News
Airman Who Staved Off Ambush in Afghanistan to Receive Air Force Cross

The Virginian-Pilot
U.S. Navy sailor indicted in series of bomb threats at bases

The Virginian-Pilot
40 years after Navy tragedy, veterans gather to remember the dead

Military News
Air Force’s Newest Gunship, AC-130J Ghostrider, Is Almost Ready for Combat

The Associated Press
McCain doesn’t back GOP health care bill, drawing Trump ire - More

USA Today
Trump tweetstorm blasts McCain for opposing Obamacare repeal - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump pressures U.S. senators to back Republican healthcare bill

The Associated Press
Trump promises Alabama Sen. Strange will ‘drain the swamp’

The Associated Press
Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired - More - More

The Associated Press
Melania Trump set to embark on first solo trip outside US

The Associated Press
Trump weighs new travel restrictions - More

Bloomberg News
UN Reveals Images of a Haley-Tillerson Rivalry Both Deny Waging

Spiegel Online
UN Drinking Water Report: Thirsty in Paradise

The Guardian
Iraqi teenager appears in court accused of Parsons Green bombing

Reuters News Agency
Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

Reuters News Agency
Germany votes as history beckons for Merkel, and far-right

The Associated Press
Russia fights extradition of alleged hacker to United States after his arrest in Spain

The Associated Press
UN Peacekeepers: Congo leads world in sex abuse allegations

Spiegel Online
Two Paths Cross in the Ruins of Raqqa

Reuters News Agency
One French soldier killed in Iraq-Syria area

Reuters News Agency
Three Kurdish fighters killed, five wounded in blast south of oil city Kirkuk

U.S.-backed forces capture big gas field in Syria’s Deir al Zor province

The Associated Press
Iran tries to reconcile Syria and Hamas, rebuilding alliance

The Associated Press
Iran shows off latest missile during parade

Reuters News Agency
Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile

The Associated Press
Kim Jong-un, taking on Trump, makes it personal

Reuters News Agency
Small North Korean quake likely natural, not nuclear test - More

The Independent
Trump: ‘Rocket Man’ should’ve been handled by Clinton - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump has made ‘our rockets’ visit’ to U.S. mainland inevitable, North Korean FM says

BBC News
US bombers stage North Korea show of force - More

Live Science
Hydrogen Bomb vs. Atomic Bomb: What’s the Difference?

The Atlantic
What Would a Hydrogen Bomb Do to the Pacific Ocean?

CBC News
Here’s what could happen if North Korea detonated a hydrogen bomb

The Associated Press
World wonders could North Korea fire nuclear missile over Japan

Reuters News Agency
U.S. army probes fake evacuation orders sent to U.S. military, families in South Korea

The Washington Post
How do you prepare for a nuclear attack without freaking everyone out?

Reuters News Agency
Colombian police seize 7 tons of cocaine at banana farm

The Associated Press
Puerto Rico faces threat from failing dam - More

The Associated Press
Cuban official: Still no clue on US diplomat health mystery

The Associated Press
Families of missing in Mexican earthquake still hold out hope

The Associated Press
New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico - More

Live Science
Were Mexico’s Recent Earthquakes Related? - More

CNBC News
Trump says his wall along the US-Mexico border will have to be see-through - More

The New York Times
On This Day: September 24

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