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Showing posts with label global security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label global security. Show all posts

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

EU concerned over U.S. sanctions on Russia

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The European Union on Wednesday said it is concerned with the United States' proposed additional sanctions against Russia, citing a threat to energy independence.

Friday, 28 April 2017

Pyongyang Reaches 'Final Stage' of Nuclear Weaponization : S Korean FM

North Korea has almost completed its nuclear development program, putting every country in the world in imminent danger, South Korean Foreign Affairs Minister Yun Byung-se told the UN Security Council on Friday.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Turkey detains 23 ISIS suspects along Syrian border

Turkey detained 23 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants trying to enter Turkey through Syria, according to the Turkish General Staff's released statement Sunday.

Sunday, 17 January 2016

U.S. imposes ballistic missile sanctions on Iran

The United States imposed sanctions on 11 companies and individuals for supplying Iran’s ballistic missile program, the U.S. Treasury Department said just a day after sanctions targeting its nuclear program were lifted.

Monday, 21 September 2015

UN observes International Day of Peace with call for global ceasefire

UN, 21 September 2015 – The United Nations today observed the International Day of Peace with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing to all warring parties to lay down their weapons and observe a global ceasefire and “stop the killings and the destruction, and create space for lasting peace.”

Saturday, 1 February 2014

Germany seeks bigger role on global issues

Following years of restraint in foreign policy, Germany seemed to be rethinking its role on international issues, as shown by remarks of its leaders and senior officials on Friday, the first day of the 50th Munich Security Conference.

"Are we doing what we can to stabilize our neighborhood in the east and in Africa? Are we doing what we should to counter the dangers of terrorism? What role do we want to play in crisis in distant parts of the world?" asked President Joachim Gauck at the opening of the three-day conference.

Addressing top decision-makers from around the world, the president said that despite domestic debates that more responsibilities would mean more trouble, Germany should do more to guarantee global security.

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Ready for global disaster? Scientists leave 'Doomsday Clock' at five to midnight

The Science and Security Board of the US-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has warned UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that the hand of the Bulletin's symbolic Doomsday Clock still remains at five minutes to midnight because "the risk of civilization-threatening technological catastrophe remains high."

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is an online magazine that covers global security issues related to the dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction and emerging technologies. It was founded in 1945 after the US atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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