SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Robert Rotberg | The Globe and Mail
Autocracy is on the rise again in Africa

International News

Navy Times
Student aviator in T-45 Goshawk crash got caught in power lines, but survived electrocution

Observation Post
How Doc Martens went from WWII discards to everyone’s favorite grunge boot

BBC News
NASA selects landing site for Moon rover mission

The Washington Post
Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion to protect 30% of Earth’s land and sea

The Washington Post
FBI held back ransomware decryption key from businesses to run operation targeting hackers

The Washington Post
Biden confronts extreme heat, now America’s leading weather-related cause of death

The Associated Press
U.S. now averaging more than 1,900 COVID-19 deaths a day

The Associated Press
J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response

ABC News
US records 1.1 million pediatric cases over past five weeks

The Associated Press
Republican political operative pardoned by Trump accused of illegal campaign scam

BBC News
US probes horseback charge on Haiti migrants - More

The Associated Press
Haitian journey to Texas border starts in South America - More

The Associated Press
Biden tells UN assembly that America is ready for 'relentless diplomacy'

BBC News
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden meet at White House

BBC News
Covid in Scotland: Soldiers to drive ambulances from this weekend - More

BBC News
Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

BBC News
Boris Johnson dismisses fears over tough winter

BBC News
Salisbury poisonings: Third man faces charges for Novichok attack

BBC News
World War Two: The brothers who fled Nazi occupation by kayak

Agence France-Presse
France wins EU backing in submarine row with US

The Associated Press
As Merkel bids farewell, German women wish for more equality - More

Reuters News Agency
Families race to salvage belongings as lava from La Palma volcano creeps toward homes

Reuters News Agency
Russia responsible for killing of Alexander Litvinenko, ECHR rules

The Associated Press
Ships rescue 190 Europe-bound migrants off Libya

The Associated Press
Two dead after helicopter mid-air in East Libya

BBC News
Coup attempt fails in Sudan - More

Agence France-Presse
France's defence minister warns Mali against hiring Russian 'mercenary' firm

Reuters News Agency
Taliban make request to address UN General Assembly

The Associated Press
Taliban name deputy ministers, double down on all-male team

The Associated Press
After Afghans fell from plane, families live with horror

Agence France-Presse
Afghan merchants fear for future as Taliban takeover raises costs

BBC News
Afghan girls school ban would be un-Islamic, Pakistan PM says

France 24
Perception that France is ‘too soft’ on China fed Australia submarine dispute

The Guardian
New Zealand police arrest pair trying to enter Auckland with ‘large amount’ of KFC

BBC News
Climate reporting reaches melting point

The New York Times
On This Day: September 22 - More - More

International Commentary

Lives Lived

Samy Magdy | The Associated Press
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi has died aged 85

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