SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Canadian News

Edmonton Sun
Terrorist “hoax” results in Edmonton woman charged

The Canadian Press
Canada urged to send peacekeepers to CAR

The Windsor Star
Windsor to erect memorial to peacekeeping and Afghan War

The Windsor Star
Windsor’s First World War memorial comes out of the shadows

The Windsor Star
Windsor Armouries to be repurposed - More - More

National Post
U.S. soldier awarded Medal of Bravery

Guelph Mercury
Walter Clark: From Crimean War trumpeter to leading Guelph citizen - More

The Canadian Press
Canada sending hundreds of monitors to Ukraine presidential election

The Globe and Mail
PRNPR dunes reopened to public - More

The Toronto Star
Michael Ignatieff’s uncle spied on suspected Nazis, MI5 files show

CBC News
RCMP’s Piaggio executive plane up for auction online

CBC News
Ex-girlfriend testifies in sex assault trial of GTA doctors

The Whig-Standard
RMC cadet receives severe reprimand for assault

The Ottawa Citizen
Lawyer targeted by CAF over positive review of his book - More - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: April 24

Canadian Commentary

Michael Bliss — The Globe and Mail
Why is Canada sending CF-18s to Poland?

Peter Foster — National Post
Socialism’s die-hard true believers

George Jonas — National Post
Vladimir Putin’s 19th-century muse

Michael Den Tandt — National Post
Canada's unrequited love for Barack Obama

Gary Bass — The Globe and Mail
The act of defiance that infuriated Henry Kissinger

Haroon Siddiqui — The Toronto Star
India votes: A million challenges in this election

Editorial — The Toronto Star
Why is the Harper government validating Egypt’s jailers?

Heather Mallick — The Toronto Star
Finding the right word

International Commentary

Editorial Board — The Christian Science Monitor
Why Obama reassures allies

International News

The Associated Press
Big Bang, evolution, climate change widely doubted in U.S.

CBC News
Earth Day selfies: NASA to create ‘mosaic image’ of Earth

The Associated Press
Detailed images of wartime wrecks off England captured by AUV - More

The Associated Press
Blair: Radicalized Islam a growing threat

The Associated Press
Former Iron Curtain still a barrier for deer

The Christian Science Monitor
US troops arriving in Eastern Europe

The Christian Science Monitor
Pentagon is cool to sanctions on Russian arms firm

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine, Russia, EU may meet to talk gas

Thomson Reuters News
Dead Ukraine politician faced hostile mob, video shows

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine crisis orchestrated by U.S., Sergey Lavrov says

Agence France-Presse
Russia will respond if interests attacked in Ukraine, says Lavrov

The Associated Press
Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist captive

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine revolt shows faces, but whose are the brains?

Thomson Reuters News
Russia says it will respond if Ukraine interests attacked

The Christian Science Monitor
For some, Russia’s tactics hark back to Soviet practices

Thomson Reuters News
Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt - More

The Christian Science Monitor
Tilt towards military unbalances Egypt’s ultra-conservative Salafists

Thomson Reuters News
Russia, China block Central African Republic blacklist at U.N.

The Associated Press
UN heads say Syria aid needs ‘largely unanswered’

The Christian Science Monitor
Encircled and alone, Lebanese village braces for Syrian assault

National Post
Mahmoud Abbas threatens to hand West Bank over to Israel

Thomson Reuters News
Hamas, Abbas’s PLO announce reconciliation agreement - More

The Associated Press
Afghan election commission delays vote results

The Associated Press
Pakistani army seeks closure of TV channel - More

Thomson Reuters News
Pirates raid oil tanker off Malaysia, take away three crewmembers

The Associated Press
Obama: US-Japan treaty applies to disputed islands

Thomson Reuters News
China won't swallow ‘bitter pill’ of ceding sovereign rights: CMC chairman

The Associated Press
Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

Thomson Reuters News
Obama and Abe to huddle at venerable Tokyo sushi counter

The Christian Science Monitor
Obama flies stag to Asia, and Japanese don't like it

The Associated Press
MH370: Australia to deploy powerful sonar in search

Thomson Reuters News
Australia vows to keep searching

Thomson Reuters News
Beach debris not from MH370 - More

The Canberra Times
Duntroon: The class of 2014

The New York Times
On This Day: April 24 - More - MoD - AP