SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Saturday, 22 January 2022 - Updated at 2235 hrs EST

Canadian News

CBC News
Veteran finds best friend's T-shirt in the mail, 13 years after he was killed in Afghanistan

Global News
Canada poised to unveil ‘further support’ for Ukraine

The Canadian Press
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday

CBC News
Calling in student nurses points to pending crisis in Alberta hospitals, doctors say

CBC News
Ontario sewage tests indicate slow decline of COVID-19 infection rates

Global News
Ontario reports 4,026 people in hospital with COVID-19, 47 more deaths

The Associated Press
U.S. studies suggest COVID-19 boosters improve Omicron protection

The Globe and Mail
Once more people have had boosters, Canada to re-examine definition of ‘fully vaccinated’

CTV News
B.C. starting to manage COVID-19 more like common cold, officials say

The Canadian Press
Migrant deaths at Canada-U.S. border ‘warning shot’ of more to come

The Associated Press
Two Canadians die in shooting at Mexican resort - More - More

The Canadian Press
Canada commits $50M in effort to help Haiti rebuild from earthquake, political turmoil

The Globe and Mail
China’s efforts to force return of citizens who’ve immigrated a ‘growing problem,’ RCMP Commissioner says

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Canadian Commentary

International News

Air Force Times
USAF’s enlisted recruitment pipeline is drying up, general warns

Air Force Times
It cost millions to recruit, train new troops being booted for vaccine refusal

Air Force Times
No active-duty COVID deaths since vaccination deadlines, but reserve deaths continue

Navy Times
Sailor accused of torching the Bonhomme Richard wore wrong insignia to his Article 32 hearing

Navy Times
USS Kitty Hawk headed for the scrapyard

Navy Times
How the landlocked state of Nebraska got its own navy

Global News
Alec Baldwin sued for $25M by fallen Marine’s family over Capitol riot photo - More

The Associated Press
Wind-driven California wildfire above Big Sur forces people to flee their homes

Deutsche Welle
Thousands attend anti-abortion march in D.C.

The Associated Press
Igor Fruman gets a year in jail, US$10,000 fine in foreign donor case

Reuters News Agency
Annual COVID-19 booster preferable to frequent shots, Pfizer CEO says

Reuters News Agency
U.K. designates Omicron sub-lineage, BA.2, a variant under investigation

BBC News
Dover queues: Traffic builds on the A20 in Kent

BBC News
German navy chief resigns over Ukraine comments - More

Deutsche Welle
Germany rejects arms deliveries to Ukraine, but will send field hospital

Agence France-Presse
Germany's CDU elects longtime Merkel rival Friedrich Merz as leader - More

Deutsche Welle
Silvio Berlusconi drops presidential bid

Reuters News Agency
No breakthrough, but U.S. and Russia pledge more talks on Ukraine - More

Reuters News Agency
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania sending anti-armour and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine - More

Deutsche Welle
Germany blocks Estonian arms exports to Ukraine

Deutsche Welle
NATO to hold 12-day maritime exercise in the Mediterranean Sea

CBC News
Life inside the 'line of control'

Reuters News Agency
Britain claims Kremlin seeks to install pro-Russian leader in Ukraine - More

The Globe and Mail
How NATO allies may deter a Russian invasion of Ukraine

The Associated Press
Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions

BBC News
US 'lethal aid' arrives in Kyiv amid border build-up

The Associated Press
Where Ukraine's sunflowers once sprouted, fears now grow

France 24
Malians to stage new protests against stringent sanctions over poll delay

BBC News
Yemen rebel attack on UAE throws challenge to the region

The Associated Press
Saudi-led airstrike on prison leaves dozens dead, Yemeni rebels say - More

Agence France-Presse
Saudi-led coalition denies targeting prison after Yemen strike kills dozens

BBC News
French tourist Benjamin Briere goes on trial in Iran for espionage

BBC News
Hillary Clinton speaks with Afghan girl hiding from Taliban

The Associated Press
Norway hosts Taliban for meetings about pending humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

Deutsche Wellebr /> Afghanistan: UN pressures Taliban over missing women's activists

BBC News
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends Covid hamster cull

The Associated Press
Australia delivers water, telecommunications aid to Tonga

BBC News
Kiribati goes into first lockdown after Covid flight cases

The New York Times
On This Day: January 22 - BBC - TDIA

France 24
États-Unis : les opposants à l'avortement défilent en masse à Washington

France 24
Covid-19 : BA.2, le sous-variant d'Omicron scruté de près par les épidémiologistes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Léger assouplissement des restrictions sanitaires en Belgique

Agence France-Presse
Le conservateur Friedrich Merz, ancien rival d'Angela Merkel, élu à la tête de la CDU

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'ancien président polonais Lech Walesa atteint du COVID

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : le ministre russe de la Défense d'accord pour rencontrer son homologue britannique

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Nombre record de nouveaux cas en Russie

Agence France-Presse
Londres accuse Moscou de « chercher à installer un dirigeant prorusse » en Ukraine

Agence France-Presse
Macron appelle son homologue tunisien à mener une transition « inclusive »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Tunisie : Kaïs Saïed s'engage à respecter les libertés, dit l'Elysée

France 24
Au Mali, nouvelle journée de manifestation contre les sanctions de la Cédéao

Agence France-Presse
Au Burkina Faso, des heurts éclatent à Ouagadougou après une interdiction de manifester

Agence de Presse Reuters
Yémen : La coalition saoudienne nie avoir frappé une prison de Sa’ada

Agence de Presse Reuters
Yémen : Save The Children fait état de plus 60 morts dans des frappes aériennes

Agence France-Presse
Émeutes au Kazakhstan : plus de 450 arrestations pour terrorisme et troubles de masse

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Union européenne rétablit une présence physique en Afghanistan

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Pékin reste en « urgence totale » à deux semaines des JO

Agence de Presse Reuters
Washington suspend 44 vols États-Unis-Chine en réponse à Pékin

Agence de Presse Reuters
Biden et Kishida s'engagent à renforcer la coopération USA-Japon face à la Chine et d'autres menaces

Agence France-Presse
Nouvelle-Zélande : la première ministre reporte son mariage à cause de la pandémie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le défilé du carnaval de Rio reporté à avril à cause du coronavirus

Radio-Canada
Accueillir 6 millions de migrants vénézuéliens : un défi régional

Agence France-Presse
En Guadeloupe, des violences urbaines « planifiées et organisées » contre l'obligation vaccinale

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le juge haitien enquêtant sur l’assassinat de Jovenel Moïse se retire du dossier

Radio-Canada
Deux Canadiens tués et un blessé par balles au Mexique

International Commentary

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