SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Canadian News

The Ottawa Citizen
Canadian special forces under fire in Iraq battle

CBC News
Charge dropped against veteran accused of being near ex-wife’s house fire

The Canadian Press
HMCS Chicoutimi will be operational next year, says admiral - More

Flightglobal News
A-4 Skyhawks offered for CATS bid - More

The Globe and Mail
Ottawa mulls ‘super’ oversight body for security agencies

CBC News
Opposition drops inquiry to Justin Trudeau’s ‘elbowgate’ incident

Thomson Reuters News
Canada must do more to mitigate climate disasters, says Julie Gelfand

The Ottawa Citizen
VAC admits to another privacy breach by RCL staff

CBC News
Hundreds of undamaged Fort McMurray homes declared unsafe because of toxic ash

National Post
Leader of Toronto 18 terrorist group has made ‘insufficient change,’ PBC rules

The Canadian Press
Liberals want to end jailing of child migrants

The Canadian Press
All-party committee to study Commons fracas consequences for Trudeau

The Canadian Press
Canadian acquitted in UAE case released from prison after two years

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: June 1

Canadian Commentary

John Robson | National Post
Politicians are great at issuing apologies for past injustices

Margaret Wente | The Globe and Mail
The African surge into Europe

Editorial } The Globe and Mail
On paying ransoms to kidnappers, is saying ‘never’ really the best policy?

Editorial | The Toronto Star
We should learn the lessons of the Harper era

Father Raymond J. de Souza | National Post
Yes, StatsCan, I hear you

Rosie DiManno | The Toronto Star
The shine is still on the Justin Trudeau era

International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Edward Snowden raised debate on surveillance programs, Eric Holder concedes

The Associated Press
After San Bernardino attacks, crisis counselor faces her own grief

The Associated Press
Veteran Clinton aide cites email server talks in testimony

The Associated Press
Testimony from families of 9/11 victims sought at Guantánamo

The Guardian
US issues summer travel alert for Europe

The Guardian
Blair government's rendition policy led to rift between MI5 and MI6

The Guardian
Battle of Jutland centenary commemorated in Orkney - More - More

The Globe and Mail
Britain fears Mediterranean migrant crisis spreading to English Channel

ABC News
Stephen Hawking Baffled by Donald Trump’s Popularity - More

Thomson Reuters News
Brother of Paris attacker on trial over militant training

Thomson Reuters News
German foreign minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed

Thomson Reuters News
‘Tourists go home’: Spain tourism surge brings backlash

Thomson Reuters News
16-year prison sentence upheld for former captain of Costa Concordia - More - More

The Associated Press
Nadiya Savchenko sworn in as Ukrainian MP

RFE/RL News
Georgian vegan cafe attacked by sausage-wielding nationalists

Thomson Reuters News
Deadly week in Mediterranean as smugglers pack boats: UNHCR

The Associated Press
Mediterranean Sea disasters leave more than 1,000 dead

Thomson Reuters News
Russian airstrikes kill 23 in Idlib - More

Thomson Reuters News
Russia denies allegations it conducted fatal Idlib air strikes

The Guardian
El Niño is over – but it leaves nearly 100 million people short of food

The Guardian
Falluja: ISIS believed to have stopped 20,000 civilians leaving city

Thomson Reuters News
Netanyahu says willing to discuss Arab initiative for peace with Palestinians

The Associated Press
Iraqi forces in Fallujah repel IS attack in city’s south

The Associated Press
Amid heavy clashes in Fallujah, fears rise for civilians

Thomson Reuters News
Iraqi army pauses at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back

The Associated Press
Iran parliament confirms election of speaker for one-year term

The Associated Press
17 killed in fire at Indian army ammunitions depot

Thomson Reuters News
China to ‘pressure’ U.S. on maritime issues

The Associated Press
North Korean missile launch unsuccessful, according to the South - More

Thomson Reuters News
Good morning, North Korea! - More

The Associated Press
After decades, remains of 32 Australians return from Malaysia

Thomson Reuters News
WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

BBC News
OAS head calls emergency meeting over Venezuelan crisis

The New York Times
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