SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Monday, 27 July 2015 - Updated at 2125 hrs EDT

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Mark Kersten | The Globe and Mail
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International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Remains of 36 unidentified Marines from Battle of Tarawa return

The Washington Post
Bob Dole leads the fight for Eisenhower memorial

Thomson Reuters News
Accused Russian Taliban’s U.S. trial postponed

The Telegraph
Secret plan to deploy 5,000 soldiers on UK streets

The Guardian
Two MI5 surveillance operations in Northern Ireland blocked, ISC reveals

The Telegraph
Two electricians accidentally sealed inside nuclear submarine

Stars and Stripes
NATO envoys to discuss Islamic State attacks on Turkey

The Associated Press
Serbian police: Afghan refugee killed in migrants' fight

Stars and Stripes
Ukrainians training with US forces have their own lessons to share

The Associated Press
Ukraine's richest man warns of aid blockade in the east

The Associated Press
Obama holds talks on security, human rights in Ethiopia

The Washington Post
Obama commits US to intensified fight against terrorists in East Africa

Agence France-Presse
Deadly al-Shabaab attack strikes Mogadishu hotel

The Associated Press
Turkey accused of shelling Kurdish fighters battling ISIS in Syria

France 24
Is Turkey’s U-turn a game changer in the war on the IS group?

BBC News
Turkish air strikes ‘changing regional game’, says PM

The Associated Press
US, Turkey seek to establish Islamic State-free zone - More

CBC News
Assad admits military manpower shortage - More

The Associated Press
Iraqi forces retake Anbar University from ISIS

The Associated Press
Yemen ground fighting rages after airstrikes pause

The Washington Post
After Arab Spring, journalism briefly flowered and then withered

The Telegraph
Iran's hardliners tell US: you got a really good nuclear deal so appreciate it

The Associated Press
Afghan official: 21 dead, eight wounded in wedding gunfight

The Associated Press
In an Afghanistan awash in arms, a push to ban toy guns

Agence France-Presse
At least seven reported killed in Punjab, near Kashmir border

The Associated Press
Passenger tries to light fire on Shenzhen Airlines flight in China

The Associated Press
Colombia unearths landfill looking for scores of disappeared

BBC News
Mexico missing students: Search uncovers 60 mass graves

The New York Times
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