SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Sunday, 20 January 2019 - Updated at 1620 hrs EST

Canadian News

CBC News
Plane diverted to Goose Bay leaves passengers stuck on board for 16 hours

The Canadian Press
No plans to eliminate ‘duty to report’ for CAF sex misconduct: CDS - More

CBC News
Lawyer questions Jason Kenney's Alberta residency while claiming living expenses in Ottawa

CBC News
The Liberal government wants to pin more medals on bureaucrats

The Canadian Press
CRA eyes new, digitally secure way to access services

CBC News
Big telcos hike internet prices

The Toronto Star
Two Ivory Coast men arrested in Clement sexting scandal: report

CBC News
Lunar eclipse to darken Canadian skies - More

CBC News
Chill out: Wolves take snow days too, says study

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: January 20

Canadian Commentary

International News

ABC News
Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

The Associated Press
US spy satellite launched into orbit from Vandenberg AFP

ABC News
Major blast of cold air moves into Northeast

The Associated Press
A scaled-down, but still angry, Women’s March returns - More

The Associated Press
U.S. diocese, school apologize after students mock Indigenous demonstrator in heated confrontation

Bloomberg News
Trump Tweaks Border Stance in Bid to Shift Shutdown Blame

The Observer
Pelosi rejects Trump shutdown deal before president announces it - More

The Associated Press
Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, veterans - More

The Observer
Mueller’s disavowal of bombshell Cohen report fuels Trump’s war with media

The Associated Press
Giuliani: ‘So what’ if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

The Washington Post
Alec Baldwin’s Trump tries to make a deal in the SNL cold open - More

United Press International
Low crime in El Paso predates ‘wall’; smugglers are U.S. citizens

Bloomberg News
White House prepares Trump executive order restricting China telecom firms

Reuters News Agency
U.S. State Dept says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

ABC News
Lunar Eclipse: What to know and how to watch it - More - Map

The Associated Press
Liam Fox says UK faces ‘political tsunami’ if Brexit halted

Reuters News Agency
Theresa May wants Irish treaty to break Brexit impasse: paper

The Telegraph
Man charged over Heathrow drone incident days after Gatwick chaos

The Associated Press
Yellow vests protest despite Macron’s outreach

The Associated Press
Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos

Agence France-Presse
The man behind Davos: has he helped make the world better?

The Associated Press
Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claim

The Associated Press
Up to 117 missing from sunken boat off Libya - More

Reuters News Agency
Thousands flee as militants kill more than 100 soldiers in northeast Nigeria

The Associated Press
Court declares Felix Tshisekedi winner of disputed Congo presidential vote - More

The Associated Press
In deadly Nairobi attack, stories of fear, bravery and loss

Foreign Policy
Al-Shabab Wants You To Know It’s Alive and Well

The Associated Press
US airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremists

Thomson Reuters Foundation
Briton's death in Kenya adds to long list of aid worker killings

Reuters News Agency
As Taliban ups pressure, families in Afghanistan's north seek shelter

The Associated Press
Bombing targets checkpoint in Damascus

The Associated Press
Pakistan counterterrorism officers arrested after killing family they claimed were insurgents

South China Morning Post
US-China trade deal ‘could well happen’, Donald Trump says

South China Morning Post
US-China Battle for Dominance Extends Across Pacific, Above and Below the Sea

The Associated Press
Trump says ‘things are going very well’ with North Korea

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela to receive 2,000 Cuban doctors pulled from Brazil

The Associated Press
Hope dashed for families of Colombian police cadets killed in attack

Reuters News Agency
Hundreds of Central American migrants enter Mexico with few checks

The New York Times
On This Day: January 20

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les femmes manifestent contre Trump pour la troisième année consécutive

Agence France-Presse
Trump propose un statut temporaire pour des immigrants en échange du mur - Plus - Plus

Agence QMI
Des militantes de l’Arizona reconnues coupables d’avoir laissé de l’eau et de la nourriture pour des migrants

La Tribune
Trump a-t-il demandé à son ancien avocat de mentir au Congrès ?

Agence France-Presse
Les 26 plus riches détiennent autant d’argent que la moitié de l’humanité

Agence France-Presse
La police s’entretient avec le prince Philip - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Brexit : Theresa May veut un traité bilatéral avec l’Irlande

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : le cabinet de May s’inquiète de « complots » parlementaires

Agence France-Presse
Les « gilets jaunes » restent mobilisés après le lancement du débat national

La Tribune
« Gilets Jaunes » : 84.000 manifestants pour l’Acte X, selon le gouvernement

Agence de Presse Reuters
Des « Gilets Jaunes » dénoncent les violences

Agence France-Presse
La France insoumise veut faire interdire les lanceurs de balles de défense

Agence France-Presse
Un vrai « ours soldat » de la 2e Guerre mondiale héros d’un dessin animé

La Tribune
Climat : Davos inquiet de l’impact du réchauffement sur les villes côtières

Agence de Presse Reuters
Somalie : L’armée US dit avoir tué 52 activistes dans un raid aérien

Agence France-Presse
Elections en RDC : Félix Tshisekedi proclamé président par la Cour constitutionnelle

Agence France-Presse
Affaire Khashoggi : Il faut « s’occuper » du prince héritier saoudien, dit Lindsey Graham

Agence France-Presse
L’ex-émissaire américain pour la coalition accuse Trump de donner un second souffle à l’EI

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un attentat fait trois morts à Afrin, dans le nord-ouest de la Syrie

Agence France-Presse
Une femme parmi les militaires américains tués en Syrie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le président libanais demande le rapatriement des réfugiés syriens

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un raid israélien déjoué dans le sud de la Syrie

Agence France-Presse
Un Français sauvé par la marine israélienne raconte sa dérive en mer

Agence de Presse Reuters
Sana’a visée par une série de raids aériens de la coalition saoudienne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Huit membres des forces afghanes tués dans attentat près de Kaboul

Agence de Presse Reuters
Birmanie : Des policiers attaqués par des insurgés rohingyas

Agence France-Presse
Un pays a été choisi pour le second sommet avec Kim, déclare Trump

Agence de Presse Reuters
L’épouse de Ghosn, qui réclame un procès équitable, a écrit à Macron

Agence France-Presse
Colombie : les pourparlers avec l’ELN enterrés après l’attentat de Bogota

Agence France-Presse
Des centaines de migrants centraméricains franchissent la frontière mexicaine

International Commentary

David Frum | The Atlantic
The President’s Hostage Attempt Is Going Miserably Wrong

Richard Fontaine | The Atlantic
The Shutdown Is Great News for Russia

Jonathan Chait | New York Magazine
Trump Didn’t Have Secret Contact With Russia — It Was Done in Plain Sight

Elaina Plott | The Atlantic
The ‘Bright Spot’ for Trump in the Government Shutdown

Brett McGurk | The Washington Post
Trump said he beat ISIS. Instead, he’s giving it new life.

David Rohde | The New Yorker
For a Besieged F.B.I., the Shutdown is the Latest Trump-Era Assault

Barbara Ellen | The Guardian
Why it sticks in the craw to see billionaire Trump ‘slumming it’

Stephen L. Carter | Bloomberg View
Advice in Verse to Trump, His Friends and His Enemies

Arwa Mahdawi | The Guardian
President Pence? That vision should terrify women

Robbie Gramer | Foreign Policy
Trump Can’t Do That. Can He?

Julian Lee | Bloomberg View
How OPEC Is Helping U.S. Oil Reach a Tipping Point

Kerry Brown | South China Morning Post
Resolving China’s ‘phantom conflict’ with the West demands a strong sense of perspective

REgina Ip | South China Morning Post
How China and the West can avoid major confrontation

Lives Lived

Erin Nyren | Reuters News Agency
Tony Mendez has died aged 78 - More

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